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Top 5 Companies in the Health Care Facilities Industry With the Highest Forward P/E Ratio (USPH, ENSG, SEM, THC, HCA)

By Amy Schwartz

Below are the three companies in the Health Care Facilities 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.

Us Physical Ther ranks highest with a a forward P/E ratio of 43.95. Ensign Group Inc is next with a a forward P/E ratio of 23.61. Select Medical ranks third highest with a a forward P/E ratio of 18.19.

Tenet Healthcare follows with a a forward P/E ratio of 17.77, and Hca Healthcare I rounds out the top five with a a forward P/E ratio of 15.53.

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Ticker(s): USPH ENSG SEM THC HCA