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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
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history
Cash to Debt 0.04
HCN's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
64% of the 814 Companies
in the Global REIT - Healthcare Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 0.05 vs. HCN: 0.04 )
HCN' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.04

Equity to Asset 0.53
HCN's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
79% of the 854 Companies
in the Global REIT - Healthcare Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. HCN: 0.53 )
HCN' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.46   Max: 0.64
Current: 0.53

0.46
0.64
Interest Coverage 0.84
HCN's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
51% of the 687 Companies
in the Global REIT - Healthcare Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 2.65 vs. HCN: 0.84 )
HCN' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.23   Max: 9999.99
Current: 0.84

0.23
9999.99
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 1.45
M-Score: -2.05
WACC vs ROIC
2.24%
1.80%
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
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history
Operating margin (%) 12.04
HCN's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 855 Companies
in the Global REIT - Healthcare Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 41.36 vs. HCN: 12.04 )
HCN' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -588.18   Max: 83.29
Current: 12.04

-588.18
83.29
Net-margin (%) 15.32
HCN's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 857 Companies
in the Global REIT - Healthcare Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 34.00 vs. HCN: 15.32 )
HCN' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 5.04   Max: 214.66
Current: 15.32

5.04
214.66
ROE (%) 4.18
HCN's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 867 Companies
in the Global REIT - Healthcare Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 6.66 vs. HCN: 4.18 )
HCN' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 1.34   Max: 11.96
Current: 4.18

1.34
11.96
ROA (%) 2.14
HCN's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 870 Companies
in the Global REIT - Healthcare Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 2.93 vs. HCN: 2.14 )
HCN' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 0.68   Max: 7.42
Current: 2.14

0.68
7.42
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 1.86
HCN's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 776 Companies
in the Global REIT - Healthcare Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 6.19 vs. HCN: 1.86 )
HCN' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 0.56   Max: 17.67
Current: 1.86

0.56
17.67
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 10.00
HCN's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 666 Companies
in the Global REIT - Healthcare Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 0.70 vs. HCN: 10.00 )
HCN' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -8.4   Max: 91.3
Current: 10

-8.4
91.3
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 2.90
HCN's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 602 Companies
in the Global REIT - Healthcare Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. HCN: 2.90 )
HCN' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 15
Current: 2.9

0
15
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 33.60
HCN's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 504 Companies
in the Global REIT - Healthcare Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. HCN: 33.60 )
HCN' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -41.1   Max: 33.6
Current: 33.6

-41.1
33.6
» HCN's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q1 2014

HCN Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Pioneer Investments 98,200 sh (+1.55%)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 178,454 sh (-0.17%)
Jeremy Grantham 62,500 sh (-13.18%)
Ray Dalio 173,893 sh (-46.65%)
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Q2 2014

HCN Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Pioneer Investments 109,300 sh (+11.30%)
Ray Dalio 185,647 sh (+6.76%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 170,913 sh (-4.23%)
Jeremy Grantham 58,200 sh (-6.88%)
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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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Preferred stocks of Health Care REIT, Inc.

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
HCNPRJ7.064.52
HCNPRI0.003.61Health Care Reit --- 6 1/2 % Cum Conv Perp Pfd Shs Series -I-

Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 54.90
HCN's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
58% of the 936 Companies
in the Global REIT - Healthcare Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 27.80 vs. HCN: 54.90 )
HCN' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 8.82   Max: 260.96
Current: 54.9

8.82
260.96
Forward P/E 384.62
HCN's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
52% of the 936 Companies
in the Global REIT - Healthcare Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 30.77 vs. HCN: 384.62 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 74.00
HCN's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
63% of the 936 Companies
in the Global REIT - Healthcare Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 28.80 vs. HCN: 74.00 )
HCN' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 19.34   Max: 652.67
Current: 74

19.34
652.67
P/B 2.10
HCN's P/B is ranked lower than
55% of the 936 Companies
in the Global REIT - Healthcare Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 1.32 vs. HCN: 2.10 )
HCN' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.96   Max: 2.27
Current: 2.1

0.96
2.27
P/S 7.16
HCN's P/S is ranked higher than
64% of the 936 Companies
in the Global REIT - Healthcare Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 7.94 vs. HCN: 7.16 )
HCN' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 4.95   Max: 10.11
Current: 7.16

4.95
10.11
PFCF 25.60
HCN's PFCF is ranked higher than
84% of the 936 Companies
in the Global REIT - Healthcare Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. HCN: 25.60 )
HCN' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 18.68   Max: 27.92
Current: 25.6

18.68
27.92
POCF 21.33
HCN's POCF is ranked higher than
65% of the 936 Companies
in the Global REIT - Healthcare Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 17.75 vs. HCN: 21.33 )
HCN' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 7.12   Max: 22.73
Current: 21.33

7.12
22.73
EV-to-EBIT 93.82
HCN's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
57% of the 936 Companies
in the Global REIT - Healthcare Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 34.18 vs. HCN: 93.82 )
HCN' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 20.8   Max: 286
Current: 93.82

20.8
286
PEG 7.63
HCN's PEG is ranked higher than
90% of the 936 Companies
in the Global REIT - Healthcare Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. HCN: 7.63 )
HCN' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 1.25   Max: 2070.5
Current: 7.63

1.25
2070.5
Shiller P/E 75.80
HCN's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
74% of the 936 Companies
in the Global REIT - Healthcare Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. HCN: 75.80 )
HCN' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 15.16   Max: 82.66
Current: 75.8

15.16
82.66
Current Ratio 2.04
HCN's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
87% of the 797 Companies
in the Global REIT - Healthcare Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 0.83 vs. HCN: 2.04 )
HCN' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.23   Max: 3.36
Current: 2.04

1.23
3.36
Quick Ratio 2.04
HCN's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
87% of the 797 Companies
in the Global REIT - Healthcare Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 0.78 vs. HCN: 2.04 )
HCN' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.23   Max: 3.36
Current: 2.04

1.23
3.36
Days Sales Outstanding 79.46
HCN's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
61% of the 936 Companies
in the Global REIT - Healthcare Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 31.48 vs. HCN: 79.46 )
HCN' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 27.88   Max: 539.94
Current: 79.46

27.88
539.94

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 4.13
HCN's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
52% of the 846 Companies
in the Global REIT - Healthcare Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 4.22 vs. HCN: 4.13 )
HCN' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 3.77   Max: 9.97
Current: 4.13

3.77
9.97
Dividend Payout 2.22
HCN's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
59% of the 936 Companies
in the Global REIT - Healthcare Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 1.23 vs. HCN: 2.22 )
HCN' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.77   Max: 10.93
Current: 2.22

0.77
10.93
Dividend growth (3y) 3.90
HCN's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
73% of the 559 Companies
in the Global REIT - Healthcare Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. HCN: 3.90 )
HCN' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: -6.3   Max: 11.4
Current: 3.9

-6.3
11.4
Yield on cost (5-Year) 4.85
HCN's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
57% of the 849 Companies
in the Global REIT - Healthcare Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 4.46 vs. HCN: 4.85 )
HCN' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 4.46   Max: 11.78
Current: 4.85

4.46
11.78
Share Buyback Rate -20.80
HCN's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
59% of the 612 Companies
in the Global REIT - Healthcare Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: -6.10 vs. HCN: -20.80 )
HCN' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: -6.2   Max: -30.4
Current: -20.8

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 2.10
HCN's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
54% of the 936 Companies
in the Global REIT - Healthcare Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. HCN: 2.10 )
HCN' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.61   Max: 2.05
Current: 2.1

0.61
2.05
Price/Median PS Value 0.90
HCN's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
88% of the 936 Companies
in the Global REIT - Healthcare Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. HCN: 0.90 )
HCN' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.44   Max: 3.96
Current: 0.9

0.44
3.96
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 6.30
HCN's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
88% of the 936 Companies
in the Global REIT - Healthcare Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. HCN: 6.30 )
HCN' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.27   Max: 86.4
Current: 6.3

0.27
86.4
Price/Graham Number 2.50
HCN's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
61% of the 936 Companies
in the Global REIT - Healthcare Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. HCN: 2.50 )
HCN' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.39   Max: 3.3
Current: 2.5

0.39
3.3
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 1.10
HCN's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
52% of the 858 Companies
in the Global REIT - Healthcare Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 3.30 vs. HCN: 1.10 )
HCN' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 4.8
Current: 1.1

0.3
4.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -0.76
HCN's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
73% of the 527 Companies
in the Global REIT - Healthcare Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 0.66 vs. HCN: -0.76 )
HCN' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -33.1   Max: -0.2
Current: -0.76

-33.1
-0.2

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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