3 Health Care Provider Stocks to Sell Now

by Portfolio Grader | October 23, 2012 2:40 pm

3 Health Care Provider Stocks to Sell Now

For the current week, the overall ratings of three Health Care Provider stocks are worse, according to the Portfolio Grader[1] database. Each of these rates a “D” (“sell”) or “F” overall (“strong sell”).

This week, Health Management Associates (NYSE:HMA[2]) falls to a D (“sell”), worse than last week’s grade of C (“hold”). Health Management Associates operates general acute care hospitals in rural communities located primarily in the southeastern and southwestern United States. The stock price has dropped 10.1% over the past month, worse than the 1.8% decrease the S&P 500 has seen over the same period of time. To get an in-depth look at HMA, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of HMA stock[3].

Magellan Health Services (NASDAQ:MGLN[4]) experiences a ratings drop this week, going from last week’s C to a D. Magellan Health Services coordinates and manages the delivery of behavioral healthcare treatment services. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MGLN stock[5].

This is a rough week for PharMerica (NYSE:PMC[6]). The company’s rating falls to D from the previous week’s C. PharMerica provides services to patients in hospitals and long term care settings. The stock also rates an F in Sales Growth. For a full analysis of PMC stock, visit Portfolio Grader[7].

Louis Navellier’s proprietary Portfolio Grader[1] stock ranking system assesses roughly 5,000 companies every week based on a number of fundamental and quantitative measures. Stocks are given a letter grade based on their results — with A being “strong buy,” and F being “strong sell.” Explore the tool here[8].

Endnotes:
  1. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  2. HMA: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=HMA
  3. To get an in-depth look at HMA, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of HMA stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=HMA
  4. MGLN: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=MGLN
  5. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MGLN stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=MGLN
  6. PMC: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=PMC
  7. For a full analysis of PMC stock, visit Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=PMC
  8. here: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/

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