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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 : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 4.01
HNT's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
88% of the 33 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. HNT: 4.01 )
HNT' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.64   Max: No Debt
Current: 4.01

Equity to Asset 0.42
HNT's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
76% of the 33 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 0.39 vs. HNT: 0.42 )
HNT' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.19   Max: 0.42
Current: 0.42

0.19
0.42
Interest Coverage 8.28
HNT's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
71% of the 24 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 8.28 vs. HNT: 8.28 )
HNT' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.95   Max: 9999.99
Current: 8.28

0.95
9999.99
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 4.96
M-Score: -2.42
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 : 4/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 2.44
HNT's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 32 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 4.65 vs. HNT: 2.44 )
HNT' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -1.88   Max: 5.03
Current: 2.44

-1.88
5.03
Net-margin (%) 1.54
HNT's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 32 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 2.89 vs. HNT: 1.54 )
HNT' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -2.67   Max: 3.82
Current: 1.54

-2.67
3.82
ROE (%) 10.44
HNT's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 32 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 10.83 vs. HNT: 10.44 )
HNT' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -22.2   Max: 67.32
Current: 10.44

-22.2
67.32
ROA (%) 4.33
HNT's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 32 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 3.84 vs. HNT: 4.33 )
HNT' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -4.59   Max: 15.84
Current: 4.33

-4.59
15.84
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 134.04
HNT's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 31 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 134.04 vs. HNT: 134.04 )
HNT' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -46.92   Max: 350.55
Current: 134.04

-46.92
350.55
Revenue Growth (%) 1.30
HNT's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 29 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 13.70 vs. HNT: 1.30 )
HNT' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -3.9   Max: 34.9
Current: 1.3

-3.9
34.9
EBITDA Growth (%) 6.40
HNT's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 25 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 7.80 vs. HNT: 6.40 )
HNT' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -48   Max: 44
Current: 6.4

-48
44
EPS Growth (%) 7.00
HNT's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 23 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 7.00 vs. HNT: 7.00 )
HNT' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -23.8   Max: 64.8
Current: 7

-23.8
64.8
» HNT's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q1 2013

HNT Guru Trades in Q1 2013

Steven Cohen 2,247,755 sh (+56.36%)
Richard Snow 81,551 sh (+38.28%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 1,428,900 sh (+10.99%)
RS Investment Management 656,653 sh (+1.71%)
First Pacific Advisors 2,818,700 sh (unchged)
Vanguard Health Care Fund 3,506,058 sh (-9.25%)
Jim Simons 540,500 sh (-44.63%)
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Q2 2013

HNT Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Steven Romick 1,958,000 sh (New)
Jim Simons 667,400 sh (+23.48%)
Richard Snow 100,146 sh (+22.8%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 1,428,900 sh (unchged)
RS Investment Management Sold Out
Steven Cohen 2,026,398 sh (-9.85%)
Vanguard Health Care Fund 2,758,758 sh (-21.31%)
First Pacific Advisors 2,075,500 sh (-26.37%)
» More
Q3 2013

HNT Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Paul Tudor Jones 12,600 sh (New)
Richard Snow 134,786 sh (+34.59%)
Jim Simons 779,800 sh (+16.84%)
Steven Cohen 2,038,313 sh (+0.59%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 1,428,900 sh (unchged)
Steven Romick Sold Out
First Pacific Advisors Sold Out
Vanguard Health Care Fund 2,234,358 sh (-19.01%)
» More
Q4 2013

HNT Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Joel Greenblatt 7,867 sh (New)
Richard Snow 1,290,049 sh (+857.11%)
Paul Tudor Jones 16,500 sh (+30.95%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 1,428,900 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen 1,488,003 sh (-27%)
Vanguard Health Care Fund 1,136,758 sh (-49.12%)
Jim Simons 264,700 sh (-66.06%)
» More
» Details

Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with HNT

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Vanguard Health Care Fund 2013-12-31 Reduce -49.12%0.12%$27.27 - $33.05 $ 31.55%1136758
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 New Buy0.01%$27.27 - $33.05 $ 31.55%7867
Vanguard Health Care Fund 2013-06-30 Reduce -21.31%0.09%$26.95 - $32.77 $ 31.54%2758758
Joel Greenblatt 2012-12-31 Sold Out 0.19%$21.26 - $25.85 $ 31.531%0
Joel Greenblatt 2012-09-30 New Buy0.19%$17.97 - $26.89 $ 31.536%128344
Joel Greenblatt 2012-06-30 Sold Out 0.03%$24.24 - $40.51 $ 31.56%0
Vanguard Health Care Fund 2012-03-31 Reduce -20.16%0.15%$30.82 - $40 $ 31.5-10%3763458
Joel Greenblatt 2012-03-31 Reduce -29.71%0.01%$30.82 - $40 $ 31.5-10%7581
Daniel Loeb 2011-09-30 Sold Out 3.3302%$21.07 - $32.38 $ 31.521%0
Joel Greenblatt 2011-09-30 New Buy0.04%$21.07 - $32.38 $ 31.521%9692
George Soros 2011-09-30 Sold Out 0.0031%$21.07 - $32.38 $ 31.521%0
George Soros 2011-06-30 Reduce -59.52%0.01%$29.48 - $33.75 $ 31.5-1%6800
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2011-03-31 Add 36.94%0.05%$27.14 - $32.82 $ 31.56%1221500
George Soros 2011-03-31 Reduce -53.07%0.01%$27.14 - $32.82 $ 31.56%16800
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Steven Romick manages $11.3 billion in assets in the value-oriented FPA Crescent Fund (FPACX). He added two new stocks – both of the health care sector – in the second quarter: Health Net Inc. (HNT) and CareFusion Corp. (CFN). Read more...

Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 14.90
HNT's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
72% of the 29 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 14.90 vs. HNT: 14.90 )
HNT' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 4.89   Max: 92.26
Current: 14.9

4.89
92.26
P/B 1.54
HNT's P/B is ranked higher than
73% of the 30 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 1.75 vs. HNT: 1.54 )
HNT' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.49   Max: 3.88
Current: 1.54

0.49
3.88
P/S 0.23
HNT's P/S is ranked higher than
94% of the 33 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 0.42 vs. HNT: 0.23 )
HNT' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.06   Max: 0.52
Current: 0.23

0.06
0.52
PFCF 70.00
HNT's PFCF is ranked higher than
53% of the 30 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 13.64 vs. HNT: 70.00 )
HNT' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 3.71   Max: 1534.67
Current: 70

3.71
1534.67
EV-to-EBIT 3.78
HNT's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
97% of the 31 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 9.96 vs. HNT: 3.78 )
HNT' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 28.1
Current: 3.78

0.1
28.1
PEG 0.50
HNT's PEG is ranked higher than
95% of the 20 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 1.77 vs. HNT: 0.50 )
HNT' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.15   Max: 9139
Current: 0.5

0.15
9139
Shiller P/E 26.36
HNT's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
68% of the 22 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 17.27 vs. HNT: 26.36 )
HNT' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 4.35   Max: 51.59
Current: 26.36

4.35
51.59

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 11.41
HNT's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
50% of the 4 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 11.41 vs. HNT: 11.41 )
HNT' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 6.33   Max: 51.94
Current: 11.41

6.33
51.94
Price/Tangible Book 2.39
HNT's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
74% of the 19 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. HNT: 2.39 )
HNT' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.24   Max: 74.09
Current: 2.39

1.24
74.09
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.45
HNT's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked lower than
54% of the 24 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 0.74 vs. HNT: 1.45 )
HNT' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.39   Max: 4.42
Current: 1.45

0.39
4.42
Price/Median PS Value 0.96
HNT's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
69% of the 32 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 0.96 vs. HNT: 0.96 )
HNT' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.32   Max: 3.44
Current: 0.96

0.32
3.44
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.83
HNT's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
81% of the 16 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 0.93 vs. HNT: 0.83 )
HNT' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.34   Max: 9.19
Current: 0.83

0.34
9.19
Price/Graham Number 1.25
HNT's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
82% of the 17 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. HNT: 1.25 )
HNT' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.81   Max: 10.7
Current: 1.25

0.81
10.7
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 26.50
HNT's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
97% of the 33 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 10.00 vs. HNT: 26.50 )
HNT' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 3.6   Max: 8707.3
Current: 26.5

3.6
8707.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 19.55
HNT's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
75% of the 24 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 18.05 vs. HNT: 19.55 )
HNT' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -25.4   Max: 99.8
Current: 19.55

-25.4
99.8

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. is incorporated in the state of Delaware in 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). Plans to approximately 6.1 million individuals across the country through group, individual, Medicare, Medicaid and TRICARE programs. 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 currently 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, agen

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