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

By James Quinn

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 49.15. Ensign Group Inc is next with a a forward P/E ratio of 25.43. Universal Hlth-B ranks third highest with a a forward P/E ratio of 14.16.

Hca Healthcare I follows with a a forward P/E ratio of 13.00, and Select Medical rounds out the top five with a a forward P/E ratio of 12.19.

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Keywords: highest forward p/e ratio us physical ther ensign group inc universal hlth-b hca healthcare i select medical

Ticker(s): USPH ENSG UHS HCA SEM