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Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Excellent Stock Value (NYSE: VHS)

Shares of VHS traded higher by 0.35% or $0.03/share to $8.50. NYSE is trading at a price to book ratio of 1.86. The PEG is 0.96 suggesting that the shares are trading at an excellent value relative to firm's growth rate. The price to sales ratio came in at 0.1. Hence, the firm is extremely cheap relative to its top line sales figures. On average, 87392 shares of VHS exchange hands on a given day and today's volume is recorded at 85253. These financial metrics combined make this company seem undervalued. Value investors may have an eye on this one, especially if the stock gets cheaper.

Vanguard Health Systems, Inc. (Vanguard) is an operator of healthcare delivery networks with presence in various urban and suburban markets.