1 Large Health Care Stock Flying Under the Radar

Alere (NYSE: ALR  ) may be the largest health care provider you've never heard of. Dedicated to helping people manage their own health, Alere has 17,000 employees, a market cap of around $3 billion, and an enterprise value of $7 billion. Because of numerous acquisitions, the company has a large amount of goodwill on its books, and the challenge ahead is how well it integrates the acquired companies and technologies.

Fool analysts Rex Moore and Max Macaluso caught up with Alere's Kent Dicks at the recent mHealth Summit near Washington, D.C. In this segment of a four-part interview, Kent gives a broad overview of Alere.

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