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

By David Diaz

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 32.4%. Universal Health Services is next with a ROE of 17.6%. Ensign Group Inc/The ranks third highest with a ROE of 16.2%.

VCA Antech follows with a ROE of 14.2%, and US Physical Therapy rounds out the top five with a ROE of 14.1%.

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