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Us Physical Ther is Among the Companies in the Health Care Facilities Industry With the Highest Forward P/E Ratio (USPH, ENSG, UHS, SEM, HCA)

By Nick Russo

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 47.86. Following is Ensign Group Inc with a a forward P/E ratio of 20.02. Universal Hlth-B ranks third highest with a a forward P/E ratio of 13.98.

Select Medical follows with a a forward P/E ratio of 12.73, and Hca Healthcare I rounds out the top five with a a forward P/E ratio of 12.60.

SmarTrend recommended that its subscribers protect gains by selling shares of Ensign Group Inc on August 5th, 2019 by issuing a Downtrend alert when the shares were trading at $51.61. Since that call, shares of Ensign Group Inc have fallen 22.7%. 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 us physical ther ensign group inc universal hlth-b select medical hca healthcare i

Ticker(s): USPH ENSG UHS SEM HCA