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Shares of Community Health Systems Rank the Lowest in Terms of PEG Ratio in the Health Care Facilities Industry (CYH, ENSG, KND, HGR, AMSG)

By Nick Russo

Below are the three companies in the Health Care Facilities industry with the lowest price to earnings to growth (PEG) ratios. PEG is valuable in assessing the tradeoff between the price of a stock and expected growth. Generally, the lower the PEG, the better.

Community Health Systems ranks lowest with a a PEG ratio of 0.33. Ensign Group Inc/The is next with a a PEG ratio of 0.53. Kindred Healthcare ranks third lowest with a a PEG ratio of 0.73.

Hanger Orthopedic follows with a a PEG ratio of 0.80, and Amsurg rounds out the bottom five with a a PEG ratio of 0.90.

SmarTrend recommended that its subscribers protect gains by selling shares of Hanger Orthopedic on January 7th, 2016 by issuing a Downtrend alert when the shares were trading at $15.20. Since that call, shares of Hanger Orthopedic have fallen 15.2%. We are now looking for when a new Uptrend will commence and will alert SmarTrend subscribers in real time.

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