D&P/Kroll updates multiples in healthcare services

BVWireIssue #229-3
October 20, 2021

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The S&P Healthcare Services Index declined by 0.6% in August, compared to the S&P 500 Index, which increased 2.9% over the same period, according to the August 2021 “Healthcare Services Sector Update” from Duff & Phelps, a Kroll Business. The best performing sectors were healthcare staffing (up 15.5%), specialty managed care (up 10.7%), and healthcare information technology (up 9.5%). The poorest performing sectors were behavioral health (down 18%), consumer-directed health/wellness (down 12.9%), and providers—other (down 11.1%). The current average LTM revenue and LTM EBITDA multiples for the healthcare services industry overall are 3.63x and 15.2x, respectively.
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