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Health Care Stocks Poised for a Recovery


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Health Care Stocks Poised for a Recovery

Many healthcare stocks have been on a rollercoaster ride over the last few years, buffeted by both positive and negative forces.  Among the positive forces are long-term demographic trends and advancements in medical technology.  Some of the most negative forces emanate from Washington, including the complexities of ObamaCare and the possibility of cuts to Medicare and Medicaid.

The stocks named in the subscriber-restricted article represent a diverse group of companies in the healthcare area.  Most of them have been riding the rollercoaster downwards for a while, but all of them have the potential to bottom out and begin to climb again in the coming months.

George Putnam's March 2013 Turnaround Letter article hand picks ten diverse healthcare stocks with potential to bottom out and—most importantly—begin improving stock performance in the coming months.



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Turnaround Letter Stock Pick Named Top Performer of 2017


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What Last Year's Top Stock Pickers Are Buying in 2018


This Forbes write-up follows up on the recent Top Stock Tips report--naming The Turnaround Letter's Crocs recommendation the top performer of 2017: With 90% gains, CROX beat out 100 other investment ideas included in the report; and the stock continues to have value investing appeal, according to Putnam.


George notes, "We see additional upside for the stock in 2018 as management's efforts continue to bear fruit, though the gains will likely be more muted than we saw in 2017."