by Portfolio Grader | November 6, 2012 9:00 am
For the current week, the overall ratings of three Health Care Provider stocks are worse, according to the Portfolio Grader database. Each of these rates a “D” (“sell”) or “F” overall (“strong sell”).
Universal Health Services (NYSE:UHS) is on the decline this week, earning a D (“sell”) after receiving a C (“hold”) last week. Universal Health Services owns and operates acute care hospitals, behavioral health centers, surgical hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers and radiation oncology centers. For Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategory of Earnings Surprise, UHS also gets an F. The stock price has fallen 5.3% over the past month, worse than the 3% decrease the S&P 500 has seen over the same period of time. For a full analysis of UHS stock, visit Portfolio Grader.
HMS Holdings (NASDAQ:HMSY) gets weaker ratings this week as last week’s C drops to a D. HMS Holdings provides proprietary information management and data processing products and services. The stock also gets an F in Earnings Surprise. Wall Street appears to agree with the stock downgrade, with share prices dropping 22.3% over the past month. The stock has a trailing PE Ratio of 44.50. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of HMSY stock.
Triple-S Management (NYSE:GTS) is having a tough week. The company’s rating falls from a C to a D rating. Triple-S Management is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association. The stock also rates an F in Earnings Surprise. Share prices fell 14.1% over the past month. To get an in-depth look at GTS, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of GTS 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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