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3 Health Care Provider Stocks to Sell Now

CHDX, PSSI, PRSC slump in weekly rankings


This week, the ratings of three Health Care Provider stocks on Portfolio Grader are down. Each of these rates a “D” (“sell”) or “F” overall (“strong sell”).

Chindex (NASDAQ:CHDX) is on the decline this week, earning a D (“sell”) after receiving a C (“hold”) last week. Chindex provides healthcare services in China and internationally. For Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategory of Cash Flow, CHDX also gets an F. The trailing PE Ratio for the stock is 59.10. To get an in-depth look at CHDX, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CHDX stock.

This week, PSS World Medical (NASDAQ:PSSI) drops from a C to a D rating. PSS World Medica markets and distributes medical supplies and equipment to office based physicians and long term care providers. The stock also gets an F in Earnings Surprise. As of Oct. 16, 2012, 11.3% of outstanding PSS World Medical shares were held short. For a full analysis of PSSI stock, visit Portfolio Grader.

The Providence Service (NASDAQ:PRSC) earns a D this week, falling 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. The stock receives F’s in Earnings Growth, Earnings Momentum, and Earnings Revisions. Earnings Surprise and Margin Growth also get F’s. The stock price has dropped 10.2% over the past month, worse than the 3.6% decrease the Nasdaq has seen over the same period of time. To get an in-depth look at PRSC, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PRSC 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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