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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 : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 5.13
HNT's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
76% of the 29 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. HNT: 5.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
HNT' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.37  Med: 3.74 Max: No Debt
Current: 5.13
Equity to Asset 0.29
HNT's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
67% of the 27 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 0.36 vs. HNT: 0.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
HNT' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.19  Med: 0.36 Max: 0.45
Current: 0.29
0.19
0.45
Interest Coverage 7.37
HNT's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
68% of the 19 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 13.26 vs. HNT: 7.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
HNT' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.38  Med: 8.33 Max: 9999.99
Current: 7.37
0.38
9999.99
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 4.54
M-Score: -3.42
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 : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 1.74
HNT's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
62% of the 29 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 2.79 vs. HNT: 1.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
HNT' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -1.88  Med: 2.62 Max: 5.03
Current: 1.74
-1.88
5.03
Net-margin (%) 0.54
HNT's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
62% of the 29 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. HNT: 0.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
HNT' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -2.67  Med: 1.32 Max: 3.81
Current: 0.54
-2.67
3.81
ROE (%) 4.86
HNT's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
67% of the 27 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 6.64 vs. HNT: 4.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
HNT' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -20.14  Med: 10.60 Max: 19.56
Current: 4.86
-20.14
19.56
ROA (%) 1.57
HNT's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
59% of the 29 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 2.93 vs. HNT: 1.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
HNT' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -4.99  Med: 3.63 Max: 8
Current: 1.57
-4.99
8
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 246.03
HNT's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 25 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 86.38 vs. HNT: 246.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
HNT' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -41.94  Med: 121.61 Max: 382.71
Current: 246.03
-41.94
382.71
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 11.00
HNT's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
67% of the 24 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 13.30 vs. HNT: 11.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
HNT' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -3.9  Med: 8.40 Max: 20.3
Current: 11
-3.9
20.3
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 8.90
HNT's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 20 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 10.60 vs. HNT: 8.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
HNT' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -48  Med: 2.15 Max: 44
Current: 8.9
-48
44
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 38.30
HNT's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 21 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 7.30 vs. HNT: 38.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
HNT' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -23.8  Med: 4.45 Max: 64.8
Current: 38.3
-23.8
64.8
» HNT's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q3 2014

HNT Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jim Simons 680,800 sh (+23.27%)
Joel Greenblatt 12,673 sh (unchged)
First Eagle Investment Sold Out
Richard Snow 1,994,196 sh (-21.98%)
Paul Tudor Jones 26,501 sh (-90.39%)
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Q4 2014

HNT Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Jim Simons 796,200 sh (+16.95%)
Joel Greenblatt 12,673 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones 22,534 sh (-14.97%)
Richard Snow 1,140,807 sh (-42.79%)
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Q1 2015

HNT Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Joel Greenblatt 12,681 sh (+0.06%)
Jim Simons 628,800 sh (-21.02%)
Paul Tudor Jones 6,800 sh (-69.82%)
Richard Snow 45,290 sh (-96.03%)
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Q2 2015

HNT Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Richard Snow 74,315 sh (+64.09%)
Paul Tudor Jones 7,300 sh (+7.35%)
Jim Simons 506,500 sh (-19.45%)
Joel Greenblatt 3,302 sh (-73.96%)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 60.29
HNT's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
100% of the 17 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 24.60 vs. HNT: 60.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
HNT' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 4.89  Med: 21.55 Max: 92.26
Current: 60.29
4.89
92.26
Forward P/E 16.10
HNT's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
67% of the 15 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 16.56 vs. HNT: 16.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 61.30
HNT's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
100% of the 17 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 24.60 vs. HNT: 61.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
HNT' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 4.89  Med: 23.88 Max: 91.77
Current: 61.3
4.89
91.77
P/B 2.90
HNT's P/B is ranked lower than
59% of the 27 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 2.67 vs. HNT: 2.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
HNT' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.48  Med: 1.85 Max: 3.91
Current: 2.9
0.48
3.91
P/S 0.33
HNT's P/S is ranked higher than
82% of the 28 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. HNT: 0.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
HNT' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.06  Med: 0.24 Max: 0.52
Current: 0.33
0.06
0.52
PFCF 5.10
HNT's PFCF is ranked higher than
85% of the 20 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 14.67 vs. HNT: 5.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
HNT' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 3.29  Med: 15.06 Max: 1534.67
Current: 5.1
3.29
1534.67
POCF 4.79
HNT's POCF is ranked higher than
84% of the 19 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 10.95 vs. HNT: 4.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
HNT' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 3.1  Med: 12.28 Max: 76.73
Current: 4.79
3.1
76.73
EV-to-EBIT 9.31
HNT's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
80% of the 20 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 11.08 vs. HNT: 9.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
HNT' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -3.5  Med: 6.70 Max: 70.1
Current: 9.31
-3.5
70.1
PEG 2.63
HNT's PEG is ranked lower than
73% of the 15 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 1.86 vs. HNT: 2.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
HNT' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.44  Med: 8.74 Max: 154.45
Current: 2.63
0.44
154.45
Shiller P/E 45.40
HNT's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
76% of the 17 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 28.30 vs. HNT: 45.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
HNT' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 4.35  Med: 24.14 Max: 49.7
Current: 45.4
4.35
49.7
Current Ratio 1.52
HNT's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
71% of the 24 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 1.26 vs. HNT: 1.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
HNT' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.23  Med: 1.53 Max: 1.9
Current: 1.52
1.23
1.9
Quick Ratio 1.52
HNT's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
71% of the 24 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. HNT: 1.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
HNT' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.23  Med: 1.53 Max: 1.9
Current: 1.52
1.23
1.9
Days Sales Outstanding 15.38
HNT's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
75% of the 28 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 24.16 vs. HNT: 15.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
HNT' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 3.92  Med: 9.47 Max: 26.14
Current: 15.38
3.92
26.14

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 7.04
HNT's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
67% of the 6 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 7.07 vs. HNT: 7.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
HNT' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 1.91  Med: 6.04 Max: 228.67
Current: 7.04
1.91
228.67
Price/Tangible Book 4.38
HNT's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
50% of the 16 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 4.47 vs. HNT: 4.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
HNT' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.24  Med: 5.12 Max: 180.83
Current: 4.38
1.24
180.83
Price/Projected FCF 1.14
HNT's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
58% of the 19 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. HNT: 1.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
HNT' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.39  Med: 1.12 Max: 20.8
Current: 1.14
0.39
20.8
Price/Median PS Value 1.37
HNT's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
86% of the 28 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 0.95 vs. HNT: 1.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
HNT' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.32  Med: 1.15 Max: 2.92
Current: 1.37
0.32
2.92
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 8.96
HNT's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
100% of the 13 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 1.63 vs. HNT: 8.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
HNT' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.29  Med: 1.34 Max: 37.75
Current: 8.96
0.29
37.75
Price/Graham Number 3.40
HNT's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
82% of the 11 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 2.32 vs. HNT: 3.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
HNT' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.81  Med: 2.14 Max: 5.04
Current: 3.4
0.81
5.04
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 10.67
HNT's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 28 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 vs. HNT: 10.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
HNT' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 1.4  Med: 14.65 Max: 8707.3
Current: 10.67
1.4
8707.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 12.24
HNT's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
76% of the 17 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 16.77 vs. HNT: 12.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
HNT' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -26.8  Med: 4.60 Max: 38.1
Current: 12.24
-26.8
38.1

Analyst Estimate

Dec15 Dec16 Dec17
Revenue(Mil) 16,774 19,008 20,816
EPS($) 3.45 4.02 4.68
EPS without NRI($) 3.45 4.02 4.68

Business Description

Industry: Health Care Plans » Health Care Plans
Compare:UNH, ESRX, WLP, HUM, AET » details
Traded in other countries:FHS.Germany,
Health Net Inc was incorporated in the state of Delaware on 1990. The Company is an integrated managed care organization that delivers managed health care services. The Company's health plans and government contracts subsidiaries provide health benefits through its health maintenance organizations (HMOs), insured preferred provider organizations (PPOs) and point of service (POS). Its subsidiaries also offer managed health care products related to behavioral health and prescription drugs. The Company also owns health and life insurance companies licensed to sell exclusive provider organization (EPO), PPO, POS and indemnity products as well as auxiliary non-health products such as life and accidental death and dismemberment, dental, vision, behavioral health and disability insurance. These products are offered by its health and life insurance subsidiaries, which are licensed to sell insurance in approximately 49 states and the District of Columbia. It operates within three reportable segments: West Operations, Northeast Operations and Government Contracts. The Company's West Operations segment includes the operations of its commercial, Medicare and Medicaid health plans, the operations of its health and life insurance companies and its behavioral health and pharmaceutical services subsidiaries in Arizona, California and Oregon. The Company offers a full spectrum of managed health care products and services. It offers a range of Medicare products, including Medicare Advantage plans with and without prescription drug coverage, Medicare Part D stand-alone prescription drug plans ('PDP'), and Medicare supplement products that supplement traditional fee-for-service Medicare coverage. Its portfolio of Medicare Advantage plans focuses on simplicity so that members can sign up and use benefits with minimal paperwork and receive coverage that starts immediately upon enrollment. The Company provides ASO products to large employer groups in California. Its Government Contracts segment includes its TRICARE contract for the North Region and other health care-related government contracts that it administers for the U.S. Department of Defense (the 'Department of Defense') and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Certain components of these contracts are subcontracted to unrelated third parties. Its wholly-owned subsidiary, Health Net Federal Services, LLC ('HNFS'), administers a large managed care federal contract with the Department of Defense under the TRICARE program in the North Region. The Company maintains a network of qualified physicians, hospitals and other health care providers in each of the states in which it offers network based managed care products and services. It markets its products and services to individuals and employer groups through inside sales staff, independent brokers, agents and consultants and through the Internet. The Company operates in a highly competitive environment in an industry. Its health plans face subst
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