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AmerisourceBergen Ranks the Lowest in Terms of Price to Sales Ratio in the Health Care Distributors Industry (ABC, CAH, MCK)

Published on Mon, 03/11/2013 - 10:19
By Peter Chu

Below are the three companies in the Health Care Distributors industry with the lowest price to sales per share ratios. Often companies with the lowest ratio present the greatest value to investors.

AmerisourceBergen (NYSE:ABC) is lowest with a price to sales ratio of 0.15. AmerisourceBergen Corporation is a pharmaceutical services company. The Company distributes pharmaceutical products and services. AmerisourceBergen distributes an offering of brand name and generic pharmaceuticals, over-the-counter healthcare products, home healthcare supplies and equipment, and related services to a variety of healthcare providers.

AmerisourceBergen has overhead space with shares priced $48.68, or 2.8% below the average consensus analyst price target of $50.09. AmerisourceBergen shares have support at the 50-day moving average (MA) of $45.76 and additional support at the 200-day MA of $40.89.

Following is Cardinal Health (NYSE:CAH) with a price to sales ratio of 0.15.

Finishing up the bottom three is McKesson (NYSE:MCK), with a price to sales ratio of 0.21.

By Peter Chu
pchu@fnno.com