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Lowest Return on Equity in the Managed Health Care Industry Detected in Shares of Universal American (UAM, MGLN, WCG, GTS, HNT)

By James Quinn

Below are the three companies in the Managed Health Care industry with the lowest 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.

Universal American ranks lowest with a ROE of -2.4%. Magellan Health Services is next with a ROE of 2.3%. WellCare Health Plans ranks third lowest with a ROE of 6.9%.

Triple-S Management follows with a ROE of 7.6%, and Health Net rounds out the bottom five with a ROE of 8.6%.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of Universal American on March 7th, 2016 as our technology indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $6.80. Since that recommendation, shares of Universal American have risen 20.2%. We continue to monitor Universal American for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

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