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5 Health Care Provider Stocks to Buy Now

AIRM, MWIV, HCA, PRSC, LDR improve in weekly rankings

   

The grades of five Health Care Provider stocks are better this week, according to the Portfolio Grader database. Every one of these stocks has an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”) rating.

Air Methods (NASDAQ:AIRM) is progressing from last week’s rating of B (“buy”) as the company improves to an A (“strong buy”) this week. Air Methods provides air medical emergency transport services and systems in the United States. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategories of Earnings Growth, Earnings Momentum, Equity, and Margin Growth, AIRM also gets A’s. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of AIRM stock.

MWI Veterinary Supply (NASDAQ:MWIV) gets a higher grade this week, advancing from a B last week to a A. MWI Veterinary Supply distributes animal health products to veterinarians across the United States. Shares of MWIV have increased 9% over the past month, better than the 0.2% the Nasdaq has seen over the same period of time. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MWIV stock.

The rating of HCA Holdings (NYSE:HCA) moves up this week, rising from a B to a A. HCA Holdings operates acute care hospitals, outpatient facilities, clinics and other patient care delivery settings. The stock currently has a trailing PE Ratio of 4.70. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of HCA stock.

The Providence Service (NASDAQ:PRSC) is making progress this week as its rating of C (“hold”) from last week increases to a B (“buy”) rating this week. Providence Service provides government-sponsored social services directly and through not-for-profit social services organizations whose operations it manages, and it arranges for and manages non-emergency transportation services. Investors have pushed the stock price up 24.2% over the past month. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PRSC stock.

Landauer (NYSE:LDR) shows solid improvement this week. The company’s rating rises from a C to a B. Landauer supplies personnel radiation monitoring services. The stock has a dividend yield of 2.2%. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of LDR 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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