Vital Sync VPMP is Medtronic’s EMR connectivity and remote continuous patient monitoring software solution. Courtesy of Medtronic

The most popular S&P 500 health-care stocks owned by actively managed sustainable equity funds outperformed the least popular names in recent years, according to a study by RBC Capital Markets.

The widely held names tended to have better risk scores on environmental, social, and governance, or ESG, issues as measured by Sustainalytics, than stocks in conventionally managed funds, according to Sarah Mahaffy, U.S. equity strategist at RBC Capital Markets. The most popular among actively managed sustainable funds are Merck (ticker: MRK), Danaher (DHR), UnitedHealth (UNH), Medtronic (MDT), and Thermo Fisher

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