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HealthSouth is Among the Companies in the Health Care Facilities Industry With the Lowest EPS Growth (HLS, UHS, WOOF, THC, KND)

By Amy Schwartz

Below are the three companies in the Health Care Facilities industry with the lowest year-over-year expected earnings per share (EPS) growth rates. The long-term growth rate is the expected annual increase in operating EPS over the next three to five years.

HealthSouth ranks lowest with a EPS growth of 513.2%. Following is Universal Health Services with a EPS growth of 747.5%. VCA Antech ranks third lowest with a EPS growth of 2,667.8%.

Tenet Healthcare follows with a EPS growth of 5,266.5%, and Kindred Healthcare rounds out the bottom five with a EPS growth of 21,746.0%.

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Keywords: lowest eps growth healthsouth universal health services vca antech Tenet Healthcare kindred healthcare

Ticker(s): HLS UHS WOOF THC KND