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Relatively Low Projected Earnings Growth Detected in Shares of Triple-S Mgmt-B in the Managed Health Care Industry (GTS, MGLN, HUM, WCG, UNH)

By David Diaz

Below are the three companies in the Managed Health Care industry with the lowest projected earnings growth. The growth of earnings per share (current fiscal year estimated vs. last year actual) is important to gauge future profitability and relative value. Higher EPS growth generally justifies higher earnings multiples.

Triple-S Mgmt-B ranks lowest with a projected earnings growth of 0.5%. Following is Magellan Health with a projected earnings growth of 5.9%. Humana Inc ranks third lowest with a projected earnings growth of 19.1%.

Wellcare Health follows with a projected earnings growth of 20.4%, and Unitedhealth Grp rounds out the bottom five with a projected earnings growth of 25.4%.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of Wellcare Health on October 18th, 2019 as our technology indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $273.66. Since that recommendation, shares of Wellcare Health have risen 27.9%. We continue to monitor Wellcare Health for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

Keywords: lowest projected earnings growth triple-s mgmt-b magellan health humana inc wellcare health unitedhealth grp

Ticker(s): GTS MGLN HUM WCG UNH