3 Health Care Provider Stocks to Buy Now

by Portfolio Grader | January 22, 2013 9:00 am

3 Health Care Provider Stocks to Buy Now

This week, three Health Care Provider stocks are improving their overall ratings on Portfolio Grader[1]. Each of these stocks is rated an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”).

Amsurg (NASDAQ:AMSG[2]) is bettering its rating of C (“hold”) from last week to a B (“buy”) this week. AmSurg, in partnership with physicians, is involved in the development, acquisition, and operation of ambulatory surgery centers. The stock price has risen 5.6% over the past month, better than the 3% increase the Nasdaq has seen over the same period of time. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of AMSG stock[3].

The Providence Service (NASDAQ:PRSC[4]) earns a B this week, jumping up from last week’s grade of C. 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. Wall Street seems to agree with the upgrade and has propelled the stock up 14.2% over the past month. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PRSC stock[5].

Tenet Healthcare (NYSE:THC[6]) is progressing from last week’s rating of B (“buy”) as the company improves to an A (“strong buy”) this week. Tenet Healthcare is an investor-owned health care services company that mainly operates general hospitals and related health care facilities, such as outpatient surgery centers, diagnostic imaging centers and a number of medical office buildings. Investors seem to agree with the upgraded status of the stock, and have pushed the stock up 10.8% over the past month. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of THC stock[7].

Louis Navellier’s proprietary Portfolio Grader[8] 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[9].

Endnotes:
  1. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  2. AMSG: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=AMSG
  3. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of AMSG stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=AMSG
  4. PRSC: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=PRSC
  5. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PRSC stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=PRSC
  6. THC: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=THC
  7. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of THC stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=THC
  8. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  9. here: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/

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