Top Medical Stocks To Buy Right Now


Select Medical Holdings Corp. (SEM Quick QuoteSEM ) is poised to grow on the back of its growing patient admissions, diversified business, increasing top line, favorable cash flows, plus acquisitions and partnerships with various healthcare entities.

The company is a leading operator in its business segments, based on the number of facilities in the United States. Its leadership position and reputation as a high-quality, cost-effective healthcare provider in each of its business segments allows it to attract patients and employees, aids in marketing efforts to referral sources and helps negotiate payor contracts. As of Jun 30, 2021, the company had operations in 46 states and the District of Columbia. It operated 99 critical illness recovery hospitals in 28 states, 30 rehabilitation hospitals in 12 states and 1,833 outpatient rehabilitation clinics in 38 states and the District of Columbia. Concentra, a joint venture subsidiary, operated 518 occupational health centers in 41 states as of Jun 30 2021.

Top Medical Stocks To Buy Right Now: Biglari Holdings Inc.(BH)


Biglari Holdings Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates and franchises restaurants in the United States. It owns, operates, and franchises restaurants under restaurant concepts, including Steak n Shake, a classic American brand serving premium burgers and milk shakes; and Western, which offers signature steak dishes and other classic American menu items, as well operates other concepts, Great American Steak & Buffet, and Wood Grill Buffet consisting of hot and cold food buffet style dining. As of December 31, 2014, the company operated 417 Steak n Shake company-operated restaurants and 128 franchised units; and 4 Western company-operated restaurants and 68 franchised units. Biglari Holdings Inc. also engages in underwriting commercial trucking insurance, and selling physical damage and nontrucking liability insurance to truckers; and publishes and sells magazines, and related publishing products and services in print and digital under the MAXIM and Maxim brand names, as well as licenses media products and services. The company was formerly known as The Steak n Shake Company and changed its name to Biglari Holdings Inc. in April 2010. Biglari Holdings Inc. was founded in 1934 and is based in San Antonio, Texas.


Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Sean Williams]

    A third healthcare giant that’s been taken to the woodshed of late is generic-drug giant Teva Pharmaceutical Industries (NYSE:TEVA), which, at a forward P/E of six, is cheaper, at least based on this metric, than it’s been in a decade.

  • [By George Budwell]

    Generic-drug giant Teva Pharmaceutical Industries (NYSE:TEVA) lost over 14% of its value during the month of February, according to data from S&P Global Market Intelligence. The culprit? 

  • [By Jon C. Ogg]

    Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (NYSE: TEVA) was downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight with a $17 price target (versus a $16.73 close) at Morgan Stanley. Teva had a consensus target price of $20.89.

  • [By Motley Fool Transcribing]

    Teva Pharmaceutical Industries (NYSE:TEVA) Q4 2018 Earnings Conference CallFeb. 13, 2019 8:00 a.m. ET

    Contents:
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Top Medical Stocks To Buy Right Now: United Parcel Service Inc.(UPS)


United Parcel Service, Inc., a package delivery company, provides transportation, logistics, and financial services in the United States and internationally. It operates in three segments: U.S. Domestic Package, International Package, and Supply Chain & Freight. The U.S. Domestic Package segment engages in the time-definite delivery of letters, documents, and packages in the United States. The International Package segment offers air and ground delivery of small packages and letters to approximately 220 countries and territories, including shipments outside the United States, as well as shipments with either origin or distribution outside the United States; export services; and domestic services move shipments within a country?s borders. The Supply Chain & Freight segment provides forwarding and logistics services, such as supply chain design and management, freight distribution, customs brokerage, mail, and consulting services in approximately 195 countries and territorie s; and less-than-truckload and truckload services to customers in North America. In addition, the company offers various technology solutions for automated shipping, visibility, and billing; information technology systems and distribution facilities to various industries comprising healthcare, technology, and consumer/retail; and a portfolio of financial services that provides customers with short-term working capital, government guaranteed lending, global trade financing, credit cards, and export financing. It operates a fleet of approximately 99,800 package cars, vans, tractors, and motorcycles; an air fleet of 527 aircraft; and 33,800 containers used to transport cargo in its aircraft. The company was founded in 1907 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.


Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Lou Whiteman]

    Logistics giant United Parcel Service (NYSE:UPS) is in the middle of an ambitious plan to spend upwards of $20 billion on new facilities, vehicles, aircraft, and technology through 2020, while at the same time remaining committed to growing its dividend, funding pension obligations, and continuing to buy back shares.

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

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  • [By Lee Samaha]

    After a few years of underperforming FedEx (NYSE:FDX), UPS’ (NYSE:UPS) stock has outperformed its rival’s by 33 percentage points over the last year. Moreover, both stocks are up by the low double digits in 2019. What’s going on with UPS, and has the company turned the corner? Let’s try to answer these questions in the context of UPS’ latest fourth-quarter earnings report.

  • [By John Rotonti]

    Rotonti: The Wall Street Journal recently reported that Amazon is “trying to poach shippers from FedEx Corp. and United Parcel Service Inc. by targeting a common complaint: fuel surcharges and extra fees that drive up the cost of home deliveries.” What is Parnassus’s investment thesis on United Parcel Service (NYSE:UPS) and does this development change your thesis on UPS?

Top Medical Stocks To Buy Right Now: Intercontinental Hotels Group(IHG)

InterContinental Hotels Group PLC owns, manages, franchises, and leases hotels and resorts worldwide. It operates hotels, resorts, and restaurants under various brands, including InterContinental, HUALUXE, Crowne Plaza, Hotel Indigo, Holiday Inn, Holiday Inn Express, Candlewood Suites, Staybridge Suites, EVEN, and Kimpton. The company also manages IHG Rewards Club, a hotel loyalty program with approximately 84 million members worldwide. As of January 29, 2016, it owned, managed, leased, and franchised approximately 5,000 hotels in approximately 100 countries. The company was founded in 1967 and is headquartered in Denham, the United Kingdom.

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