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Highest Forward P/E Ratio in the Health Care REITs Industry Detected in Shares of Healthcare Rlty (HR, HTA, HCP, DOC, VTR)

By Shiri Gupta

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 Rlty ranks highest with a a forward P/E ratio of 77.82. Healthcare Tru-A is next with a a forward P/E ratio of 75.52. Hcp Inc ranks third highest with a a forward P/E ratio of 63.22.

Physicians Realt follows with a a forward P/E ratio of 56.94, and Ventas Inc rounds out the top five with a a forward P/E ratio of 44.41.

SmarTrend is tracking the current trend status for Healthcare Rlty and will alert subscribers who have HR in their portfolio or watchlist when shares have changed trend direction.

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

Ticker(s): HR HTA HCP DOC VTR