by Portfolio Grader | October 9, 2012 9:01 am
Four Health Care Provider stocks are moving up in their overall rating this week, according to the Portfolio Grader database. Every one of these is graded an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”).
McKesson (NYSE:MCK) is bumping up its rating from a C (“hold”) to a B (“buy”) this week. McKesson distributes pharmaceuticals, medical-surgical supplies, and health and beauty care products throughout North America. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategories of Equity and Cash Flow, MCK also gets A’s. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MCK stock.
This is a strong week for Omnicare Inc. (NYSE:OCR). The company’s rating climbs to B from the previous week’s C. Omnicare provides geriatric pharmaceutical services. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of OCR stock.
ExamWorks Group (NYSE:EXAM) boosts its rating from a C to a B this week. ExamWorks Group is a provider of independent medical examinations, peer and bill reviews, and related services. The stock price has risen 6% over the past month, better than the 1.3% increase the S&P 500 has seen over the same period of time. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of EXAM stock.
Vanguard Health Systems Inc. (NYSE:VHS) gets a higher grade this week, advancing from a C last week to a B. Vanguard Health Systems, Inc. is a Delaware Corporation. The Company is an operator of regionally-focused integrated healthcare delivery networks with significant presence in several large and attractive markets. Investors seem to agree with the upgraded status of the stock, and have pushed the stock up 19.4% over the past month. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of VHS stock.
Louis Navellier’s proprietary Portfolio Grader 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.
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