by Portfolio Grader | November 20, 2012 10:02 am
This week, seven Health Care Provider stocks are improving their overall ratings on Portfolio Grader. Each of these stocks is rated an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”).
UnitedHealth (NYSE:UNH) ups its rating to a B (“buy”) this week after earning a C (“hold”) in the week before. UnitedHealth Group provides healthcare services, including health benefit plans and services to national employers, non-employer based insurance options and health and well-being services for individuals aged 50 and older. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategories of Equity and Cash Flow, UNH also gets A’s. The stock currently has a trailing PE Ratio of 9.90. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of UNH stock.
This is a strong week for Chemed (NYSE:CHE). The company’s rating climbs to B from the previous week’s C. Chemed provides hospice care, and plumbing and drain cleaning services in the United States. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CHE stock.
The rating of Healthways (NASDAQ:HWAY) moves up this week, rising from a C to a B. Healthways provides specialized, comprehensive diabetes and cardiac disease management services to physicians, health plans, and hospitals. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of HWAY stock.
AmerisourceBergen (NYSE:ABC) improves from a C to a B rating this week. AmerisourceBergen is a pharmaceutical services company that offers drug distribution and related services to healthcare providers and pharmaceutical manufacturers. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ABC stock.
HealthSouth (NYSE:HLS) gets a higher grade this week, advancing from a C last week to a B. HealthSouth provides inpatient rehabilitative healthcare services. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of HLS stock.
ExamWorks Group (NYSE:EXAM) is progressing from last week’s rating of B (“buy”) as the company improves to an A (“strong buy”) this week. ExamWorks Group is a provider of independent medical examinations, peer and bill reviews, and related services. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of EXAM stock.
BioScrip (NASDAQ:BIOS) boosts its rating from a B to a A this week. BioScrip provides pharmacy and home health services in the United States. The stock has a trailing PE Ratio of 8.50. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of BIOS 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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