Lowest Projected Earnings Growth in the Health Care Facilities Industry Detected in Shares of Community Health Systems (CYH, HLS, USPH, ENSG, KND)
Below are the three companies in the Health Care Facilities industry with the lowest 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.
Community Health Systems ranks lowest with a projected earnings growth of 6.9%. Following is HealthSouth with a projected earnings growth of 7.8%. US Physical Therapy ranks third lowest with a projected earnings growth of 9.2%.
Ensign Group Inc/The follows with a projected earnings growth of 16.7%, and Kindred Healthcare rounds out the bottom five with a projected earnings growth of 19.1%.
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