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Relatively Low EPS Growth Detected in Shares of DaVita in the Health Care Services Industry (DVA, CHE, AIRM, LDR, DGX)

By Amy Schwartz

Below are the three companies in the Health Care Services industry with the lowest year-over-year expected earnings per share (EPS) growth rates. The long-term growth rate is the expected annual increase in operating EPS over the next three to five years.

DaVita ranks lowest with a EPS growth of 0.4%. Following is Chemed with a EPS growth of 5.2%. Air Methods ranks third lowest with a EPS growth of 6.4%.

Landauer follows with a EPS growth of 12.8%, and Quest Diagnostics rounds out the bottom five with a EPS growth of 14.8%.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of Quest Diagnostics on February 18th, 2016 as our technology indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $65.35. Since that recommendation, shares of Quest Diagnostics have risen 15.9%. We continue to monitor Quest Diagnostics for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

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