7 Health Care Provider Stocks to Buy Now

GTIV, RDNT, ESC, USPH, MWIV, AMSG, IPCM improve in weekly rankings

   
7 Health Care Provider Stocks to Buy Now

This week, seven Health Care Provider stocks are improving their overall rating on Portfolio Grader. Each of these rates an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”).

Gentiva Health Services’ (NASDAQ:GTIV) grade is moving up to a B (“buy”) this week from last week’s C (“hold”). Gentiva Health Services provides comprehensive home health services, including hospice, respiratory and home medical equipment, infusion therapy services and consulting, throughout most of the United States. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategories of Earnings Momentum and Cash Flow, GTIV also gets A’s. Shares of GTIV have increased 7.1% over the past month, better than the 2.1% increase the Nasdaq has seen over the same period of time. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of GTIV stock.

The rating of RadNet Inc. (NASDAQ:RDNT) moves up this week, rising from a C to a B. RadNet owns and operates outpatient diagnostic imaging centers. The stock currently has a trailing PE Ratio of 9.30. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of RDNT stock.

Emeritus (NYSE:ESC) gets a higher grade this week, advancing from a C last week to a B. Emeritus Corporation is a fully integrated senior housing services company focused on operating residential-style assisted-living communities. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ESC stock.

This week, U.S. Physical Therapy’s (NYSE:USPH) ratings are up from a C last week to a B. U.S. Physical Therapy operates outpatient physical and occupational therapy clinics that provide pre- and post-operative care and treatment for orthopedic-related disorders, sports-related injuries, preventative care, rehabilitation of injured workers and neurological-related injuries. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of USPH stock.

MWI Veterinary Supply (NASDAQ:MWIV) is making headway this week, with the company’s rating improving to an A (“strong buy”) from a B (“buy”) last week. MWI Veterinary Supply distributes animal health products to veterinarians across the United States. Investors seem to agree with the upgraded status of the stock, and have pushed the stock up 11.8% over the past month. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MWIV stock.

Amsurg (NASDAQ:AMSG) is seeing ratings go up from a C last week to a B this week. AmSurg, in partnership with physicians, is involved in the development, acquisition, and operation of ambulatory surgery centers. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of AMSG stock.

IPC (NASDAQ:IPCM) boosts its rating from a C to a B this week. IPC provides physician practice management solutions. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of IPCM 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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