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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 4/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.02
HCN's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
75% of the 577 Companies
in the Global REIT - Healthcare Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 0.05 vs. HCN: 0.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
HCN' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0  Med: 0.02 Max: N/A
Current: 0.02
Equity to Asset 0.54
HCN's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
66% of the 600 Companies
in the Global REIT - Healthcare Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 0.47 vs. HCN: 0.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
HCN' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.45  Med: 0.53 Max: 0.67
Current: 0.54
0.45
0.67
Interest Coverage 0.84
HCN's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
89% of the 473 Companies
in the Global REIT - Healthcare Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 2.89 vs. HCN: 0.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
HCN' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.23  Med: 0.86 Max: 9999.99
Current: 0.84
0.23
9999.99
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 1.21
M-Score: -1.83
WACC vs ROIC
2.66%
2.27%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 15.31
HCN's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
81% of the 613 Companies
in the Global REIT - Healthcare Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 45.61 vs. HCN: 15.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
HCN' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -588.18  Med: 20.87 Max: 83.29
Current: 15.31
-588.18
83.29
Net-margin (%) 25.06
HCN's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
62% of the 613 Companies
in the Global REIT - Healthcare Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 36.72 vs. HCN: 25.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
HCN' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 5.04  Med: 43.20 Max: 214.66
Current: 25.06
5.04
214.66
ROE (%) 6.11
HCN's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
56% of the 616 Companies
in the Global REIT - Healthcare Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 7.02 vs. HCN: 6.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
HCN' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 0.73  Med: 5.85 Max: 11.96
Current: 6.11
0.73
11.96
ROA (%) 3.51
HCN's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 623 Companies
in the Global REIT - Healthcare Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 3.27 vs. HCN: 3.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
HCN' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 0.68  Med: 3.61 Max: 7.42
Current: 3.51
0.68
7.42
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 4.46
HCN's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
70% of the 507 Companies
in the Global REIT - Healthcare Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 11.46 vs. HCN: 4.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
HCN' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 3.01  Med: 4.45 Max: 17.67
Current: 4.46
3.01
17.67
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 12.50
HCN's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 424 Companies
in the Global REIT - Healthcare Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. HCN: 12.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
HCN' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -8.4  Med: 7.00 Max: 91.3
Current: 12.5
-8.4
91.3
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 4.60
HCN's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 376 Companies
in the Global REIT - Healthcare Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. HCN: 4.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
HCN' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: -100.00 Max: 14.2
Current: 4.6
0
14.2
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 59.90
HCN's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 316 Companies
in the Global REIT - Healthcare Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 4.90 vs. HCN: 59.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
HCN' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -39.9  Med: -6.40 Max: 59.9
Current: 59.9
-39.9
59.9
» HCN's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q3 2014

HCN Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jim Simons 178,500 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 93,200 sh (+60.14%)
Pioneer Investments 110,700 sh (unchged)
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 131,311 sh (-23.17%)
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Q4 2014

HCN Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Jim Simons 1,135,300 sh (+536.02%)
Pioneer Investments 111,600 sh (+0.81%)
Jeremy Grantham 84,800 sh (-9.01%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 96,304 sh (-26.66%)
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Q1 2015

HCN Guru Trades in Q1 2015

John Burbank 20,382 sh (New)
Jim Simons 1,432,400 sh (+26.17%)
Jeremy Grantham 94,300 sh (+11.20%)
Pioneer Investments 115,700 sh (+3.67%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 89,638 sh (-6.92%)
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Q2 2015

HCN Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Chris Davis 196,478 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 8,071 sh (New)
Jim Simons 2,051,763 sh (+43.24%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 89,938 sh (+0.33%)
John Burbank Sold Out
Pioneer Investments 112,600 sh (-2.68%)
Jeremy Grantham 78,800 sh (-16.44%)
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Preferred stocks of Health Care REIT, Inc.

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
HCNPRJ26.501.53
HCNPRI59.551.36Health Care Reit --- 6 1/2 % Cum Conv Perp Pfd Shs Series -I-

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 25.69
HCN's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
68% of the 501 Companies
in the Global REIT - Healthcare Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 15.90 vs. HCN: 25.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
HCN' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 8.94  Med: 37.29 Max: 260.96
Current: 25.69
8.94
260.96
Forward P/E 38.17
HCN's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
82% of the 319 Companies
in the Global REIT - Healthcare Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 17.99 vs. HCN: 38.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 30.60
HCN's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
74% of the 492 Companies
in the Global REIT - Healthcare Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 16.40 vs. HCN: 30.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
HCN' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 20.35  Med: 42.73 Max: 652.67
Current: 30.6
20.35
652.67
P/B 1.62
HCN's P/B is ranked lower than
79% of the 607 Companies
in the Global REIT - Healthcare Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. HCN: 1.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
HCN' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.96  Med: 1.73 Max: 2.28
Current: 1.62
0.96
2.28
P/S 5.91
HCN's P/S is ranked higher than
58% of the 619 Companies
in the Global REIT - Healthcare Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. HCN: 5.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
HCN' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 5  Med: 7.53 Max: 10.58
Current: 5.91
5
10.58
PFCF 22.87
HCN's PFCF is ranked lower than
57% of the 209 Companies
in the Global REIT - Healthcare Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 20.00 vs. HCN: 22.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
HCN' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 6.38  Med: 22.94 Max: 280.87
Current: 22.87
6.38
280.87
POCF 18.20
HCN's POCF is ranked lower than
72% of the 521 Companies
in the Global REIT - Healthcare Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 14.04 vs. HCN: 18.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
HCN' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 7.12  Med: 14.05 Max: 22.73
Current: 18.2
7.12
22.73
EV-to-EBIT 34.35
HCN's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
76% of the 542 Companies
in the Global REIT - Healthcare Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 20.59 vs. HCN: 34.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
HCN' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 20.8  Med: 65.50 Max: 272.6
Current: 34.35
20.8
272.6
PEG 3.26
HCN's PEG is ranked lower than
65% of the 167 Companies
in the Global REIT - Healthcare Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. HCN: 3.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
HCN' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 1.25  Med: 4.52 Max: 294.6
Current: 3.26
1.25
294.6
Shiller P/E 58.48
HCN's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
88% of the 286 Companies
in the Global REIT - Healthcare Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 20.71 vs. HCN: 58.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
HCN' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 15.76  Med: 29.08 Max: 81.85
Current: 58.48
15.76
81.85
Current Ratio 1.90
HCN's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
75% of the 574 Companies
in the Global REIT - Healthcare Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. HCN: 1.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
HCN' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.23  Med: 1.98 Max: 9.06
Current: 1.9
1.23
9.06
Quick Ratio 1.90
HCN's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
77% of the 574 Companies
in the Global REIT - Healthcare Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 0.80 vs. HCN: 1.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
HCN' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.23  Med: 1.98 Max: 9.06
Current: 1.9
1.23
9.06
Days Sales Outstanding 97.05
HCN's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
90% of the 507 Companies
in the Global REIT - Healthcare Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 18.63 vs. HCN: 97.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
HCN' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 27.88  Med: 104.43 Max: 539.94
Current: 97.05
27.88
539.94

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 5.16
HCN's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
59% of the 795 Companies
in the Global REIT - Healthcare Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 5.48 vs. HCN: 5.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
HCN' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 3.77  Med: 5.48 Max: 9.97
Current: 5.16
3.77
9.97
Dividend Payout 2.45
HCN's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
85% of the 621 Companies
in the Global REIT - Healthcare Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 0.89 vs. HCN: 2.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
HCN' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.39  Med: 1.62 Max: 19.13
Current: 2.45
0.39
19.13
Dividend growth (3y) 3.90
HCN's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
53% of the 327 Companies
in the Global REIT - Healthcare Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 3.30 vs. HCN: 3.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
HCN' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: -6.3  Med: 2.30 Max: 11.4
Current: 3.9
-6.3
11.4
Yield on cost (5-Year) 6.10
HCN's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
51% of the 798 Companies
in the Global REIT - Healthcare Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 5.85 vs. HCN: 6.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
HCN' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 4.46  Med: 6.48 Max: 11.78
Current: 6.1
4.46
11.78
Share Buyback Rate -20.80
HCN's Share Buyback Rate is ranked lower than
80% of the 399 Companies
in the Global REIT - Healthcare Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: -7.00 vs. HCN: -20.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
HCN' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: -6.2  Med: -18.80 Max: -30.4
Current: -20.8

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 1.64
HCN's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
76% of the 595 Companies
in the Global REIT - Healthcare Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. HCN: 1.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
HCN' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.61  Med: 1.57 Max: 2.12
Current: 1.64
0.61
2.12
Price/Projected FCF 8.58
HCN's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
92% of the 261 Companies
in the Global REIT - Healthcare Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 1.38 vs. HCN: 8.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
HCN' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.79  Med: 4.09 Max: 17.04
Current: 8.58
0.79
17.04
Price/Median PS Value 0.79
HCN's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
82% of the 565 Companies
in the Global REIT - Healthcare Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. HCN: 0.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
HCN' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.39  Med: 1.01 Max: 4.32
Current: 0.79
0.39
4.32
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 2.96
HCN's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
78% of the 144 Companies
in the Global REIT - Healthcare Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 1.22 vs. HCN: 2.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
HCN' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.26  Med: 1.96 Max: 86.4
Current: 2.96
0.26
86.4
Price/Graham Number 1.72
HCN's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
83% of the 489 Companies
in the Global REIT - Healthcare Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 0.89 vs. HCN: 1.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
HCN' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.37  Med: 1.34 Max: 2.73
Current: 1.72
0.37
2.73
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 2.95
HCN's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
69% of the 592 Companies
in the Global REIT - Healthcare Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. HCN: 2.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
HCN' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 0.4  Med: 1.50 Max: 4.8
Current: 2.95
0.4
4.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 1.23
HCN's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 344 Companies
in the Global REIT - Healthcare Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. HCN: 1.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
HCN' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -33  Med: -12.25 Max: 4.3
Current: 1.23
-33
4.3

Analyst Estimate

Dec15 Dec16
Revenue(Mil) 3,225 3,484
EPS($) 1.44 1.66
EPS without NRI($) 1.44 1.66

Business Description

Industry: REITs » REIT - Healthcare Facilities
Compare:HTA, VTR, LTC, OHI, HCP » details
Traded in other countries:HCW.Germany,
Health Care REIT, Inc. was incorporated in Delaware, in 1970. It is a real estate investment trust (REIT) that invests in senior housing and health care real estate. The Company also provides property management and development services. Its property types include investment properties and medical office buildings. The Company is operates five business segments: seniors housing triple-net, seniors housing operating, medical office buildings, hospitals and life science. Under the seniors housing triple-net segment, it invests in seniors housing and health care real estate through acquisition and financing of primarily single tenant properties. The seniors housing operating properties include the seniors housing communities. The medical facility properties include medical office buildings, hospitals and life science buildings. The hospital investments are leased & incudes hospitals generally include acute care hospitals, inpatient rehabilitation hospitals, and long-term acute care hospitals. The life science portfolio consists of laboratory and office facilities specifically designed and constructed for use by biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies. The Company competes with other real estate investment trusts, real estate partnerships, private equity and hedge fund investors, banks, insurance companies, finance/investment companies, government-sponsored agencies, taxable and tax-exempt bond funds, health care operators, developers and other investors in the acquisition, development, leasing and financing of health care and senior housing properties. It competes for investments based on a number of factors including rates, financings offered, underwriting criteria and reputation. The operators/tenants of its properties compete on a local and regional basis with operators/tenants of properties that provide comparable services. The Company also faces competition from other health care facilities for tenants, such as physicians and other health care providers that provide comparable facilities and services. The Company is subject to federal, state and local environmental and occupational health and safety laws and regulations.
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