4 Health Care Provider Stocks to Buy Now

by Portfolio Grader | March 18, 2014 9:15 am

4 Health Care Provider Stocks to Buy Now

This week, four health care provider stocks are improving their overall rating on Portfolio Grader[1]. Each of these rates an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”).

Magellan Health Services, Inc. (MGLN[2]) ups its rating to a B (“buy”) this week after earning a C (“hold”) in the week before. Magellan Health Services coordinates and manages the delivery of behavioral healthcare treatment services. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategories of Earnings Surprise and Cash Flow, MGLN also gets A’s. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MGLN stock[3].

This week, Cardinal Health, Inc. (CAH[4]) is making solid headway. The company’s rating improves to an A (“strong buy”) from last week’s B (“buy”) rating. Cardinal Health provides products and services related to the safety and productivity of healthcare. Shares of CAH have increased 8.4% over the past month, better than the 1.7% decrease the S&P 500 has seen over the same period of time. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CAH stock[5].

Amedisys, Inc. (AMED[6]) gets a higher grade this week, advancing from a C last week to a B. Amedisys provides home health care and hospice services in the United States. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of AMED stock[7].

The rating of Concord Medical Services Holding Ltd. ADR (CCM[8]) moves up this week, rising from a B to an A. Concord Medical Services operates a network of radiotherapy and diagnostic imaging centers in the People’’s Republic of China. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CCM stock[9].

Louis Navellier’s proprietary Portfolio Grader[10] 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[11].

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

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