TMCNet:  PharMerica has the Lowest P/E Ratio in the Health Care Distributors Industry (PMC, CAH, OMI, MCK, PDCO)

[April 19, 2013]

PharMerica has the Lowest P/E Ratio in the Health Care Distributors Industry (PMC, CAH, OMI, MCK, PDCO)

Apr 19, 2013 (SmarTrend(R) News Watch via COMTEX) -- Below are the three companies in the Health Care Distributors industry with the lowest price to earnings (P/E) ratios. P/E is an important valuation tool when comparing companies in the same industry. A higher P/E ratio means that investors are paying more for each unit of net income, so the stock is more expensive compared to one with a lower P/E ratio.PharMerica ranks lowest with a a P/E ratio of 10.03. Following is Cardinal Health with a a P/E ratio of 12.52. Owens & Minor ranks third lowest with a a P/E ratio of 16.19.


McKesson follows with a a P/E ratio of 16.35, and Patterson rounds out the bottom five with a a P/E ratio of 18.33.

SmarTrend recommended that its subscribers protect gains by selling shares of PharMerica on February 26th, 2013 by issuing a Downtrend alert when the shares were trading at $13.70. Since that call, shares of PharMerica have fallen 5.5%. We are now looking for when a new Uptrend will commence and will alert SmarTrend subscribers in real time.

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