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Top 5 Companies in the Health Care Supplies Industry With the Lowest EPS Growth (ICUI, WST, ALGN, COO, OSUR)

By Nick Russo

Below are the three companies in the Health Care Supplies industry with the lowest year-over-year expected earnings per share (EPS) growth rates. The long-term growth rate is the expected annual increase in operating EPS over the next three to five years.

Icu Medical ranks lowest with a EPS growth of 126.8%. Following is West Pharmaceut with a EPS growth of 498.7%. Align Technology ranks third lowest with a EPS growth of 1,006.6%.

Cooper Cos Inc follows with a EPS growth of 1,156.4%, and Orasure Tech rounds out the bottom five with a EPS growth of 2,000.0%.

SmarTrend recommended that its subscribers protect gains by selling shares of Orasure Tech on January 31st, 2020 by issuing a Downtrend alert when the shares were trading at $7.17. Since that call, shares of Orasure Tech have fallen 14.4%. We are now looking for when a new Uptrend will commence and will alert SmarTrend subscribers in real time.

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Ticker(s): ICUI WST ALGN COO OSUR