6 Health Care Providers & Services Stocks to Buy Now

This week, 6 Health Care Providers & Services stocks are improving their overall ratings on Portfolio Grader. Each of these stocks is rated an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”).

Humana Inc. (HUM) gets a higher grade this week, advancing from a C last week to a B. Humana Inc. is a benefits solutions company that offers an array of health and supplemental benefit products for employer groups, government benefit programs and individuals. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of HUM stock.

This is a strong week for Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (LH). The company’s rating climbs to B from the previous week’s C. Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings is a clinical laboratory company that offers clinical laboratory tests used by the medical profession in routine testing, patient diagnosis, and in the monitoring and treatment of disease. The company also gets A’s in sales growth and earnings momentum. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of LH stock.

VCA Inc. (WOOF) improves from a B to a A rating this week. VCA Inc. is an animal healthcare company that provides veterinary services, diagnostic testing and medical technology products and services to the veterinary market. The company also gets A’s in operating margin growth, earnings growth, and earnings revisions. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of WOOF stock.

Providence Service Corporation (PRSC) earns a B this week, jumping up from last week’s grade of C. Providence Service Corporation provides and manages government sponsored social services and non-emergency transportation services. The company also gets A’s in earnings surprise. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PRSC stock.

HealthSouth Corporation (HLS) boosts its rating from a D to a B this week. HealthSouth Corporation provides inpatient rehabilitative healthcare services. The company also gets A’s in sales growth, earnings momentum, return on equity, and free cash flow. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of HLS stock.

BioTelemetry, Inc. (BEAT) shows solid improvement this week. The company’s rating rises from a B to a A. BioTelemetry, Inc. provides ambulatory outpatient management solutions for monitoring clinical information regarding an individual’s health. The company also gets A’s in earnings revisions and earnings surprise. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of BEAT 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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