4 Health Care Provider Stocks to Buy Now

by Portfolio Grader | March 25, 2014 9:00 am

4 Health Care Provider Stocks to Buy Now

Four health care provider stocks are moving up in their overall rating this week, according to the Portfolio Grader[1] database. Every one of these is graded an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”).

Magellan Health Services, Inc. (MGLN[2]) is making progress this week as its rating of C (“hold”) from last week increases to a B (“buy”) rating this week. 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].

Cardinal Health, Inc. (CAH[4]) is making headway this week, with the company’s rating improving to an A (“strong buy”) from a B (“buy”) last week. Cardinal Health provides products and services related to the safety and productivity of healthcare. Shares of the stock have been trading at an exceptionally rapid pace, up twofold from the week prior. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CAH stock[5].

This is a strong week for Amedisys, Inc. (AMED[6]). The company’s rating climbs to B from the previous week’s C. 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].

This week, Concord Medical Services Holding Ltd. ADR’s (CCM[8]) ratings are up from a B last week to an A. Concord Medical Services operates a network of radiotherapy and diagnostic imaging centers in the People’’s Republic of China. Shares of CCM have increased 11.5% 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 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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