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Top 5 Companies in the Managed Health Care Industry With the Highest Price to Forward Sales (CI, UNH, AET, HUM, UAM)

By Amy Schwartz

Below are the three companies in the Managed Health Care industry with the highest price to forward sales ratios. The ratio shows how much Wall Street values every dollar of the company's future sales and is useful in comparing comparable companies. Generally the lower the ratio, the more attractive the investment.

CIGNA ranks highest with a a price to forward sales ratio of 0.93. UnitedHealth is next with a a price to forward sales ratio of 0.77. Aetna ranks third highest with a a price to forward sales ratio of 0.75.

Humana follows with a a price to forward sales ratio of 0.59, and Universal American rounds out the top five with a a price to forward sales ratio of 0.41.

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Ticker(s): CI UNH AET HUM UAM