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Relatively Low Current Ratio Detected in Shares of Healthways Inc in the Health Care Services Industry (HWAY, ESRX, PINC, CHE, DPLO)

By Amy Schwartz

Below are the three companies in the Health Care Services industry with the lowest current ratios. Current ratio is useful to get an idea of how quickly a company can repay its short-term liabilities with its short-term assets. The higher the current ratio, the more capable the company is of paying its obligations.

Healthways Inc ranks lowest with a a current ratio of 0.6. Express Scripts is next with a a current ratio of 0.7. Premier Inc-Cl A ranks third lowest with a a current ratio of 0.7.

Chemed Corp follows with a a current ratio of 0.9, and Diplomat Pharmac rounds out the bottom five with a a current ratio of 1.0.

SmarTrend is tracking the current trend status for Chemed Corp and will alert subscribers who have CHE in their portfolio or watchlist when shares have changed trend direction.

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Ticker(s): ESRX PINC CHE DPLO