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Eaton Vance Worldwide Health Sciences Fund;A

Ranked 7 out of 9 in Global Health/Biotechnology Funds over 36 months

All calculations are in USD unless stated

The Fund seeks long-term capital growth by investing in a global, diversified portfolio of securities of health science companies. The Fund normally invests at least 80% of its assets in securities of companies primarily engaged in the discovery, development, production or distribution of products related to health care.

sector performance

Global Health/Biotechnology Funds
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Total Return

Month by Month Performance

Quarterly Performance

to 31/03/2018 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2018 -1.2%
2017 16.2% 9.2% 5.4% 2.6% -1.6%
2016 -14.9% -11.3% 3.7% 0.2% -7.7%
2015 8.4% 9.0% 2.8% -12.1% 10.1%
2014 27.4% 6.9% 5.4% 5.4% 7.3%
2013 44.6% 14.9% 1.2% 14.2% 8.9%
2012 15.5% 10.0% 3.6% 4.7% -3.3%
2011 4.8% 4.2% 8.6% -11.7% 4.9%
2010 11.1% 9.9% -10.4% 11.0% 1.6%
2009 9.9% -4.2% 4.0% 9.7% 0.5%
2008 -7.2% -9.7% 4.3% 7.4% -8.3%
2007 6.5% -0.8% 6.8% 2.5% -1.9%
2006 0.0% -0.4% -6.0% 4.2% 2.5%
2005 7.7% -10.0% 4.9% 10.3% 3.4%
2004 6.8% 3.4% 0.7% -3.2% 6.0%
2003 30.5% 0.1% 18.9% 3.7% 5.6%
2002 -25.9% -7.4% -15.7% -12.1% 7.9%
2001 -6.6% -19.3% 13.4% -8.1% 11.0%
2000 81.7% 36.6% 20.0% 13.7% -2.5%
1999 23.9% -5.7% 0.6% 9.9% 18.8%
1998 23.5% 6.7% -6.2% -3.0% 27.2%
1997 10.5% 3.1% 8.5% 11.2% -11.2%
1996 18.4% 6.1% 8.8% 0.3% 2.2%
1995 61.2% 8.2% 12.7% 15.1% 14.8%
1994 -6.4% -6.5% -6.1% 8.5% -1.7%
1993 27.3% 0.0% 9.8% 6.9% 8.5%
1992 2.3% -1.6% -3.5% 1.4% 6.2%
1991 42.2% 21.3% -7.6% 14.2% 11.2%
1990 5.4% -2.3% 12.3% -16.8% 15.4%
1989 45.5% 11.4% 3.0% 20.8% 5.0%
1988 2.7% 8.3% -2.1% -0.4% -2.7%
1987 -3.6% 27.6% 1.4% -0.9% -24.9%
1986 7.0% 13.8% 12.4% -19.6% 4.0%
1985 15.5%

Returns Vs Risk

Performance is for the period shown (month end to month end, bid/bid, gross income reinvested, calculated in USD).

Registered For Sale In

  1. United States

Fund Info

  • Launch date26/07/1985
  • Share Class size614Mn
  • Base currencyUSD
  • ISINUS2779028131

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment1,000
  • Min. regular additional investment0

Charges

  • Annual management0.76%
  • Initial investment5.75