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New Key Statistics Module, Z-Score and F-Score
Market Cap $M46,311Revenue $M10,659Net Margin (%)16.6Z-Score3.9
Enterprise Value $M46,311EPS $3.7Operating Margin %19.7F-Score7
P/E(ttm))27.5Cash Flow Per Share $5.3Pre-tax Margin (%)17.7Higher ROA y-yY
Price/Book4.710-y EBITDA Growth Rate %7.3Quick Ratio1.4Cash flow > EarningsY
Price/Sales4.65-y EBITDA Growth Rate %2.0Current Ratio1.9Lower Leverage y-yY
Price/Cash Flow11.0y-y EBITDA Growth Rate %-2.6ROA % (ttm)8.7Higher Current Ratio y-yN
Dividend Yield %1.3Insider Buy (3m)2ROE % (ttm)18.0Less Shares Outstanding y-yN
Payout Ratio %43.0Shares Outstanding M453ROI % (ttm)10.6Gross Margin Increase y-yY

Gurus Latest Trades with COV

Number of guru portfolios checked: 85. (List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)
TickerGuruDate Action
Impactdown Price Range
(Average)*
Current Price Change from Average Comment Current Shares
COVDavid Abrams 2014-12-31 Add1.75%$82.2 - $104.06
($96)
$ 106.7111%Add 12.6%2,950,000
COVDavid Einhorn 2014-12-31 Buy 1.2%$82.2 - $104.06
($96)
$ 106.7111%New holding, 851341 sh.851,341
COVHOTCHKIS & WILEY 2014-12-31 Add0.07%$82.2 - $104.06
($96)
$ 106.7111%Add 28.5%935,100
COVMario Gabelli 2014-12-31 Reduce-0.05%$82.2 - $104.06
($96)
$ 106.7111%Reduce -22.3%359,176
COVDavid Abrams 2014-09-30 Buy 13.4%$82.54 - $91.76
($88.57)
$ 106.7120%New holding, 2620000 sh.2,620,000
COVJohn Paulson 2014-09-30 Add2%$82.54 - $91.76
($88.57)
$ 106.7120%Add 79.93%12,595,000
COVPrivate Capital 2014-09-30 Reduce-0.85%$82.54 - $91.76
($88.57)
$ 106.7120%Reduce -33.88%157,828
COVGeorge Soros 2014-09-30 Sold Out -0.15%$82.54 - $91.76
($88.57)
$ 106.7120%Sold Out0
COVMario Gabelli 2014-09-30 Reduce-0.08%$82.54 - $91.76
($88.57)
$ 106.7120%Reduce -27.49%462,251
COVJohn Paulson 2014-06-30 Buy 2.7%$69.03 - $91.24
($74.56)
$ 106.7143%New holding, 7000000 sh.7,000,000
COVGeorge Soros 2014-06-30 Buy 0.15%$69.03 - $91.24
($74.56)
$ 106.7143%New holding, 227000 sh.227,000
COVJoel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 Sold Out $69.03 - $91.24
($74.56)
$ 106.7143%Sold Out0
COVBill Nygren 2014-06-30 Reduce-1.51%$69.03 - $91.24
($74.56)
$ 106.7143%Reduce -94.09%160,000
COVRobert Olstein 2014-06-30 Sold Out -0.95%$69.03 - $91.24
($74.56)
$ 106.7143%Sold Out0
COVYacktman Focused Fund 2014-06-30 Sold Out -0.62%$69.03 - $91.24
($74.56)
$ 106.7143%Sold Out0
COVYacktman Fund 2014-06-30 Sold Out -0.56%$69.03 - $91.24
($74.56)
$ 106.7143%Sold Out0
COVDonald Yacktman 2014-06-30 Sold Out -0.55%$69.03 - $91.24
($74.56)
$ 106.7143%Sold Out0
COVRay Dalio 2014-06-30 Sold Out -0.03%$69.03 - $91.24
($74.56)
$ 106.7143%Sold Out0
COVJoel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 Buy $66.35 - $72.5
($69.62)
$ 106.7153%New holding, 3746 sh.3,746
COVRay Dalio 2014-03-31 Reduce-0.02%$66.35 - $72.5
($69.62)
$ 106.7153%Reduce -41.8%47,058
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*The price and date might not be the actual time and price at which the transactions were made. In the case of institutional owners, the date is stated as the last day of their fiscal quarter. The prices are estimates if no accurate information available. Foreign holdings may not be included.

COV is held by these Gurus:

Ticker Guru Name Portfolio Date* Current Shares % of Shares Outstanding % of Total Assets Managed Change from Last Holdings Holding History
COV George Soros 2014-12-31197,7680.040.22New Buy
COV David Einhorn 2014-12-31851,3410.191.2New Buy
COV John Burbank 2014-12-315,09400.01New Buy
COV HOTCHKIS & WILEY 2014-12-31935,1000.210.33+28.5%
COV David Abrams 2014-12-312,950,0000.6515.6+12.6%
COV John Keeley 2014-12-3140,8600.010.08+0.05%
COV Vanguard Health Care Fund 2014-12-314,994,7001.11.2
COV Jean-Marie Eveillard 2014-12-311,50000
COV Ronald Muhlenkamp 2014-12-31181,6500.043.7-0.29%
COV Private Capital 2014-12-31152,8480.031.7-3.16%
COV Dodge & Cox 2014-12-3178,6860.020.01-11.61%
COV John Paulson 2014-12-3110,047,5002.225.3-20.23%
COV Mario Gabelli 2014-12-31359,1760.080.19-22.3%
COV Bill Nygren 2014-12-31000Sold Out
COV Bill Nygren 2014-09-30160,0000.040.09
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COV: Insider Buys/Sells

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InsiderPosition Date Trades Shares Trade Price ($) Change (%) Details
Sgrignari MichaelSenior Vice President 2014-12-05Sell25,795$103.483.12view
REILLEY DENNIS HDirector 2014-12-03Sell10,521$101.395.25view
Tarnoff Michael EVice President 2014-12-01Sell8,000$100.995.66view
BROWN RICHARD G JRVice President and Controller 2014-11-17Buy5,300$94.4412.99view
Lannum Coleman N IIIVice President 2014-11-14Buy821$93.5314.09view
Clemmer James CSenior Vice President 2014-11-10Sell3,464$92.4815.39view
BRUST ROBERT HDirector 2014-11-07Sell4,000$92.0315.95view
Lannum Coleman N IIIVice President 2014-08-27Buy3,338$87.2322.33view
Lannum Coleman N IIIVice President 2014-08-26Buy1,736$87.4622.01view
Lannum Coleman N IIIVice President 2014-08-19Buy1,720$87.8221.51view

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    Quarterly/Annual Reports about COV:

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    Gabelli Value 25 Fund Second Quarter Commentary Sep 15 2014 
    Paulson, Mindich and Soros Bought Covidien; Should You? Sep 11 2014 
    Abbott: A Brighter Future Aug 28 2014 

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    Medtronic's Pending Acquisition of Covidien Approved by Irish High Court Jan 26 2015
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    10-Q for Covidien Plc Jan 25 2015
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