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Lincare (lncr) Stock Research

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Company Description: Lincare Holdings Inc. provides oxygen and other respiratory therapy services to patients in their home. Lincares customers, numbering approximately 700,000 in 47 states, suffer from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), such as emphysema, chronic bronchitis or asthma, and require supplemental oxygen or other respiratory therapy services in order to alleviate the symptoms and discomfort of respiratory dysfunction. Lincare Holdings also provides a variety of durable medical equipment (DME) and home infusion therapies in certain geographic markets. Update

Market Research Update

Health Care Industry Research & Analysis: The health care industry depends on the care of health-related services by professionals for the benefit of patients. Medical device markers, insurance companies, pharmaceutical drug developers and government institutions are major participants in the treatment of sick, injured and disabled patients. Health Care Trading Strategy: Health Care stocks tend to be less sensitive to economic changes. Look for undervalued health care investments at any point in the business cycle when stock prices are low. However, biotech, employment staffing and insurance companies may all decrease during recessions for different reasons. Government intervention is another important factor in health care investments, since government spending in health care is a very large portion of overall health care spending. When governments change spending plans, different sub-sectors in the industry are significantly affected. Upward sloping stock charts and financial news may indicate a selling opportunity while the opposite means that stocks are becoming undervalued.

Industry Sub Sector: . The market is quickly expanding. This lowers the threat of direct competition and increases Lincare's profits.

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Strategy Analysis Update

Strategy: Lincare has a narrow focus that serves a particular customer niche with either a unique product or with a low cost advantage over competitors. (read more). Competitive Advantages:

Financial Analysis Update

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