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Acadia Healthcar is Among the Companies in the Health Care Facilities Industry With the Lowest P/E Ratio (ACHC, HCA, THC, SEM, UHS)

By Amy Schwartz

Below are the three companies in the Health Care Facilities industry with the lowest price to earnings (P/E) ratios. P/E is an important valuation tool when comparing companies in the same industry. A higher P/E ratio means that investors are paying more for each unit of net income, so the stock is more expensive compared to one with a lower P/E ratio.

Acadia Healthcar ranks lowest with a a P/E ratio of 13.60. Following is Hca Healthcare I with a a P/E ratio of 16.10. Tenet Healthcare ranks third lowest with a a P/E ratio of 16.12.

Select Medical follows with a a P/E ratio of 16.26, and Universal Hlth-B rounds out the bottom five with a a P/E ratio of 18.11.

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