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Healthcare Stocks Dominating Wall Street: Skyline Medical Inc. (NASDAQ:SKLN), UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH)

Skyline Medical Inc. (NASDAQ:SKLN) persists its position slightly strong in context of buying side, while shares price rose 105.50% during latest trading session.

Skyline Medical Inc. (SKLN) revealed the signing of a letter of intent to form a joint venture with Electronic On-Ramp, a Native American Indian, certified Small Disadvantaged Business owned by a Service Disabled Veteran.  EOR’s Partner contracts with the U.S. National Institutes of Health and Department of Defense are expected to provide Skyline Medical with access to bid on procurement contracts for up to $550 million or more in federal funds budgeted for health, security, life safety systems support, humanitarian assistance and disaster preparedness.

Narrow down focus to other ratios, the co has current ratio of 1.70 that indicates if SKLN lies in 1.3% to 3% then it is acceptable for both active and passive investors, but sometimes its varies industry to industry. Generally, it indicates good short-term financial strength. Street is more conscious on this after SunEdison, Inc. case. To make strengthen these views, the active industry firm has Quick Ratio of 1.50, which indicates firm has sufficient short-term assets to cover its immediate liabilities. In addition, the firm has debt to equity ratio of 0.00, sometimes its remain same with long term debt to equity ratio.

Following previous ticker characteristics, UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) also run on active notice, stock price knocked down -0.29% after traded at $136.87 in most recent trading session.

UNH has price to earnings ratio of 21.42 and the price to current year EPS stands at 5.50%. Whereas the traders who further want to see about this, may be interested to see Price to next year’s EPS that would be 14.54%. The earning yield also gives right direction to lure investment, as the co has 1.83% dividend yield. The debt to equity ratio appeared as 0.91 for seeing its liquidity position.

Taking notice on volatility measures, price volatility of stock was 1.55% for a week and 1.10% for a month. The price volatility’s Average True Range for 14 days was 1.65. On these bases, analysts would recommend this stock as an “Active Revolving Stocks.” The firm attains analyst recommendation of 1.60 out of 1-5 scale with week’s performance of -3.62%. UNH’s institutional ownership was registered as 88.90%, while insider ownership was 0.70%.


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