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Highest Return on Equity in the Health Care Facilities Industry Detected in Shares of HealthSouth (HLS, UHS, WOOF, USPH, ENSG)

By Nick Russo

Below are the three companies in the Health Care Facilities industry with the highest return on equity. The ROE is a general indication of the company's efficiency; investors usually look for companies with ROEs that are high and are growing.

HealthSouth ranks highest with a ROE of 3,675.5%. Universal Health Services is next with a ROE of 1,645.6%. VCA Antech ranks third highest with a ROE of 1,540.4%.

US Physical Therapy follows with a ROE of 1,431.1%, and Ensign Group Inc/The rounds out the top five with a ROE of 1,131.3%.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of VCA Antech on December 13th, 2016 as our technology indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $65.11. Since that recommendation, shares of VCA Antech have risen 42.0%. We continue to monitor VCA Antech for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

Keywords: highest return on equity healthsouth universal health services vca antech us physical therapy ensign group inc/the

Ticker(s): HLS UHS WOOF USPH ENSG