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Shares of Healthcare Tru-A Rank the Highest in Terms of Forward P/E Ratio in the Health Care REITs Industry (HTA, HR, DOC, HCP, VTR)

By James Quinn

Below are the three companies in the Health Care REITs industry with the highest forward price to earnings (P/E) ratios. Forward P/E uses estimated earnings to compare relative value among companies in the same industry. Generally, the lower the forward P/E, the more undervalued a company is believed to be.

Healthcare Tru-A ranks highest with a a forward P/E ratio of 79.39. Healthcare Rlty is next with a a forward P/E ratio of 78.28. Physicians Realt ranks third highest with a a forward P/E ratio of 61.99.

Hcp Inc follows with a a forward P/E ratio of 58.00, and Ventas Inc rounds out the top five with a a forward P/E ratio of 35.27.

SmarTrend recommended that its subscribers protect gains by selling shares of Ventas Inc on October 25th, 2019 by issuing a Downtrend alert when the shares were trading at $68.02. Since that call, shares of Ventas Inc have fallen 16.2%. We are now looking for when a new Uptrend will commence and will alert SmarTrend subscribers in real time.

Keywords: highest forward p/e ratio healthcare tru-a healthcare rlty physicians realt hcp inc ventas inc

Ticker(s): HTA HR DOC HCP VTR