5 Health Care Provider Stocks to Buy Now

The grades of five health care provider stocks are on the rise this week on Portfolio Grader. Each of these stocks is rated an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”).

Universal American (UAM) is making progress this week as its rating of C (“hold”) from last week increases to a B (“buy”) rating this week. Universal American is a life and accident and health insurance holding company. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategory of Earnings Momentum, UAM also gets an A. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of UAM stock.

Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGaA Sponsored ADR (FMS) gets a higher grade this week, advancing from a C last week to a B. Fresenius Medical Care offers kidney dialysis services and manufactures and distributes equipment and products used in the treatment of dialysis patients. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of FMS stock.

Quest Diagnostics Incorporated (DGX) is making headway this week, with the company’s rating improving to an A (“strong buy”) from a B (“buy”) last week. Quest Diagnostics provides diagnostic testing, information, and services. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of DGX stock.

AmSurg Corp. (AMSG) shows solid improvement this week. The company’s rating rises from a C to a B. AmSurg is involved in the development, acquisition, and operation of ambulatory surgery centers. 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 AMSG stock.

VCA Inc.’s (WOOF) ratings are looking better this week, moving up to an A from last week’s B. VCA Antech is an animal healthcare company that provides veterinary services, diagnostic testing and medical technology products and services to the veterinary market. Shares of the stock have been changing hands at an unusually rapid pace, three times the rate of the week prior. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of WOOF 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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