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9 Health Care Provider Stocks to Buy Now

CCRN, KND, NHC, MWIV, SCAI, BRLI, PDCO, HWAY, MCK improve in weekly rankings

The grades of nine health care provider stocks are better this week, according to the Portfolio Grader database. Every one of these stocks has an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”) rating.

Cross Country Healthcare, Inc. (CCRN) is bumping up its rating from a C (“hold”) to a B (“buy”) this week. Cross Country Healthcare provides healthcare staffing and outsourcing services to the healthcare market. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategories of Earnings Momentum, Earnings Surprise and Sales Growth, CCRN also gets A’s. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CCRN stock.

Kindred Healthcare, Inc. (KND) earns a B this week, jumping up from last week’s grade of C. Kindred Healthcare is a national healthcare services company operating hospitals, nursing centers, institutional pharmacies and a contract rehabilitation services business. 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 KND stock.

This week, National HealthCare Corporation (NHC) is showing good progress as the company’s rating jumps from a B (“buy”) last week to an A (“strong buy”). National Healthcare operates long-term health care centers. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of NHC stock.

The rating of MWI Veterinary Supply, Inc. (MWIV) moves up this week, rising from a C to a B. MWI Veterinary Supply distributes animal health products to veterinarians across the United States. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MWIV stock.

Surgical Care Affiliates, Inc. (SCAI) boosts its rating from a C to a B this week. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SCAI stock.

This week, Bio-Reference Laboratories, Inc. (BRLI) pushes up from a B to an A rating. Bio-Reference provides laboratory testing services, primarily to customers in the greater New York metropolitan area. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of BRLI stock.

Patterson Companies, Inc. (PDCO) shows solid improvement this week. The company’s rating rises from a B to an A. Patterson distributes dental products, veterinary supplies for companion pets, and rehabilitation supplies. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PDCO stock.

This is a strong week for Healthways, Inc. (HWAY). The company’s rating climbs to A from the previous week’s B. Healthways provides specialized, comprehensive diabetes and cardiac disease management services to physicians, health plans, and hospitals. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of HWAY stock.

The rating of McKesson Corporation (MCK) moves up this week, rising from a B to an A. McKesson distributes pharmaceuticals, medical-surgical supplies, and health and beauty care products throughout North America. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MCK 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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