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Highest Projected Earnings Growth in the Health Care Services Industry Detected in Shares of Cross Country Healthcare (CCRN, BEAT, SMED, AHS, AMED)

By Shiri Gupta

Below are the three companies in the Health Care Services industry with the highest projected earnings growth. The growth of earnings per share (current fiscal year estimated vs. last year actual) is important to gauge future profitability and relative value. Higher EPS growth generally justifies higher earnings multiples.

Cross Country Healthcare ranks highest with a projected earnings growth of 492.2%. Following is CardioNet with a projected earnings growth of 315.0%. Sharps Compliance ranks third highest with a projected earnings growth of 178.6%.

AMN Healthcare Services follows with a projected earnings growth of 109.2%, and Amedisys rounds out the top five with a projected earnings growth of 95.9%.

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Ticker(s): CCRN BEAT SMED AHS AMED