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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.

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Guru Trades

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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Q3 2015

HNT Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Jeremy Grantham 447,780 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 113,583 sh (+3339.82%)
Richard Snow Sold Out
Jim Simons 490,300 sh (-3.20%)
Paul Tudor Jones 5,600 sh (-23.29%)
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Q4 2015

HNT Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Mario Gabelli 26,350 sh (New)
Jim Simons 1,047,600 sh (+113.67%)
Joel Greenblatt 185,264 sh (+63.11%)
Eaton Vance Worldwide Health Sciences Fund 631,200 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
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Q1 2016

HNT Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Mario Gabelli Sold Out
Eaton Vance Worldwide Health Sciences Fund Sold Out
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Business Description

Industry: Health Care Plans » Health Care Plans  
Traded in other countries:FHS.Germany,
Health Net Inc is an integrated managed care organization that delivers managed health care services through health plans and government-sponsored managed care plans.

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

Top Ranked Articles about Health Net Inc

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5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 0.10
HNT's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
97% of the 34 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 5.92 vs. HNT: 0.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
HNT' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 0
Current: 0.1

Valuation & Return


More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $16,244
EPS (TTM) $ 2.37
Short Percentage of Float4.63%
52-Week Range $52.40 - 76.67
Shares Outstanding (Mil)77.63

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17
Revenue (Mil $) 17,693 18,845
EPS ($) 3.90 4.57
EPS without NRI ($) 3.90 4.57
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
Dividends per Share ($)
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