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Highest Forward P/E Ratio in the Health Care Facilities Industry Detected in Shares of Us Physical Ther (USPH, WOOF, SCAI, THC, ACHC)

By David Diaz

Below are the three companies in the Health Care Facilities industry with the highest forward price to earnings (P/E) ratios. Forward P/E uses estimated earnings to compare relative value among companies in the same industry. Generally, the lower the forward P/E, the more undervalued a company is believed to be.

Us Physical Ther ranks highest with a a forward P/E ratio of 35.04. Following is Vca Inc with a a forward P/E ratio of 26.08. Surgical Care Af ranks third highest with a a forward P/E ratio of 25.17.

Tenet Healthcare follows with a a forward P/E ratio of 14.91, and Acadia Healthcar rounds out the top five with a a forward P/E ratio of 14.06.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of Acadia Healthcar on January 12th, 2018 as our technology indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $34.57. Since that recommendation, shares of Acadia Healthcar have risen 12.2%. We continue to monitor Acadia Healthcar for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

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Ticker(s): USPH THC ACHC