Here are some stocks which are primarily involved in the long-term health care industry worth an examination. All have market caps over $300 million.
Sun Healthcare Group, Inc. (SUNH), is a California-based company which is a provider of long-term, sub-acute, and specialty healthcare services The stock has a P/E of 15.99, and a PEG of 1.05. Kindred Healthcare, Inc. (KND), is a Kentucky-based company which operates long-term acute care hospitals that provide outpatient services, nursing care, and long term care. The stock has a P/E of f 15.72, and a PEG of 1.49. Skilled Healthcare Group, Inc. (SKH), is a California-based company operates long-term care facilities, and provides post acute care services. The stock has a P/E of f 16.01, and a PEG of 1.21. National HealthCare Corporation (NHC), is a Tennessee-based company which operates long-term health care centers, assisted living centers, and independent living centers. The stock has a P/E of 16.75, it pays a yield of 1.60%. Odyssey HealthCare, Inc. (ODSY) is a Texas-based company which provides hospice care services. The stock has a P/E of 20.33, and a PEG of 1.61. Sunrise Senior Living, Inc. (SRZ), is a Virginia-based company which provides independent, and assisted living services to seniors. The stock has a P/E of 22.37, and a PEG of 2.01. Manor Care, Inc. (HCR) , is an Ohio-based company which provides skilled nursing care, assisted living care, post-acute medical and rehabilitation care, hospice care, and home health care. The stock has a P/E of 28.01, and a PEG of 1.57 It pays a yield of 1.10%. Assisted Living Concepts, Inc. (ALC) , is a Milwaukee-based company which operates over 200 assisted living residences for seniors. The stock has a P/E of 43.62, and a PEG of 1.71. Brookdale Senior Living, Inc. (BKD), is a Chicago-based company which operates independent living facilities, assisted living facilities, retirement centers, and continuing care retirement communities. The stock has been generating negative earnings, but pays a yield of 5.10%. Emeritus Corporation (ESC), is a Seattle-based company which owns and operates assisted living, and Alzheimer's and dementia care residential communities for senior citizens. The stock has been generating negative earnings.