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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 : 5/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.02
HWAY's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
91% of the 217 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 0.30 vs. HWAY: 0.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
HWAY' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0  Med: 1.41 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.02
Equity to Asset 0.40
HWAY's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
57% of the 209 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 0.45 vs. HWAY: 0.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
HWAY' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.36  Med: 0.59 Max: 0.87
Current: 0.4
0.36
0.87
Interest Coverage 0.42
HWAY's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
98% of the 131 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 6.81 vs. HWAY: 0.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
HWAY' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.12  Med: 29.45 Max: 9999.99
Current: 0.42
0.12
9999.99
F-Score: 8
Z-Score: 1.72
M-Score: -2.83
WACC vs ROIC
1.21%
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 : 5/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 2.48
HWAY's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
73% of the 217 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 7.35 vs. HWAY: 2.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
HWAY' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -18.75  Med: 10.82 Max: 19.27
Current: 2.48
-18.75
19.27
Net-margin (%) 0.27
HWAY's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
73% of the 219 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 3.55 vs. HWAY: 0.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
HWAY' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -22.9  Med: 6.58 Max: 11.16
Current: 0.27
-22.9
11.16
ROE (%) 0.68
HWAY's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
75% of the 203 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 9.02 vs. HWAY: 0.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
HWAY' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -45.28  Med: 8.26 Max: 19.46
Current: 0.68
-45.28
19.46
ROA (%) 0.26
HWAY's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
71% of the 221 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 3.66 vs. HWAY: 0.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
HWAY' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -20.08  Med: 5.59 Max: 14.32
Current: 0.26
-20.08
14.32
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 11.07
HWAY's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
61% of the 218 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 16.21 vs. HWAY: 11.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
HWAY' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -86.95  Med: 83.77 Max: 292.34
Current: 11.07
-86.95
292.34
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 0.90
HWAY's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
75% of the 158 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 8.00 vs. HWAY: 0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
HWAY' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -2.3  Med: 17.30 Max: 38.5
Current: 0.9
-2.3
38.5
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -67.50
HWAY's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
95% of the 118 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 8.40 vs. HWAY: -67.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
HWAY' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -67.5  Med: 17.45 Max: 282.6
Current: -67.5
-67.5
282.6
» HWAY's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q3 2014

HWAY Guru Trades in Q3 2014

RS Investment Management 923,703 sh (-23.88%)
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Q4 2014

HWAY Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Jim Simons 183,214 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 628,000 sh (New)
RS Investment Management Sold Out
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Q1 2015

HWAY Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Paul Tudor Jones 20,477 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 11,473 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 2,316,700 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 1,778,500 sh (+183.20%)
Jim Simons 471,189 sh (+157.18%)
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Q2 2015

HWAY Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Chuck Royce 426,104 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 513,200 sh (+2406.23%)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Jim Simons 261,000 sh (-44.61%)
Steven Cohen 566,900 sh (-68.12%)
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Top Ranked Articles about Healthways Inc

Steven Cohen Buys Stake in Company Looking For Buyer
Steven Cohen (Trades, Portfolio)’s fund Point72 picked up its second large holding of the year, this time of Healthways Inc. (NASDAQ:HWAY). Cohen purchased 2,316,700 shares of the company on Jan. 26, equating to 6.55% of the company, according to GuruFocus Real Time Picks. Read more...

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 218.90
HWAY's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
97% of the 148 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 27.50 vs. HWAY: 218.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
HWAY' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 3.74  Med: 36.97 Max: 1074.44
Current: 218.9
3.74
1074.44
Forward P/E 33.67
HWAY's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
91% of the 91 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 19.23 vs. HWAY: 33.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 239.00
HWAY's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
96% of the 148 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 28.90 vs. HWAY: 239.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
HWAY' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 3.75  Med: 37.03 Max: 967
Current: 239
3.75
967
P/B 1.37
HWAY's P/B is ranked higher than
81% of the 190 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 2.65 vs. HWAY: 1.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
HWAY' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.44  Med: 1.80 Max: 7.76
Current: 1.37
0.44
7.76
P/S 0.53
HWAY's P/S is ranked higher than
81% of the 224 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. HWAY: 0.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
HWAY' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.28  Med: 0.82 Max: 5.31
Current: 0.53
0.28
5.31
PFCF 18.71
HWAY's PFCF is ranked higher than
57% of the 113 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 22.16 vs. HWAY: 18.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
HWAY' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 4.39  Med: 22.41 Max: 198.73
Current: 18.71
4.39
198.73
POCF 6.81
HWAY's POCF is ranked higher than
87% of the 153 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 14.76 vs. HWAY: 6.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
HWAY' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 2.06  Med: 9.02 Max: 23.98
Current: 6.81
2.06
23.98
EV-to-EBIT 34.60
HWAY's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
78% of the 166 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 20.01 vs. HWAY: 34.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
HWAY' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -393.3  Med: 15.60 Max: 444.6
Current: 34.6
-393.3
444.6
Current Ratio 0.91
HWAY's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
69% of the 210 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 1.35 vs. HWAY: 0.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
HWAY' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.77  Med: 2.04 Max: 3.85
Current: 0.91
0.77
3.85
Quick Ratio 0.91
HWAY's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
64% of the 210 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. HWAY: 0.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
HWAY' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.77  Med: 2.04 Max: 3.85
Current: 0.91
0.77
3.85
Days Sales Outstanding 53.81
HWAY's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
63% of the 188 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 46.02 vs. HWAY: 53.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
HWAY' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 32.1  Med: 48.40 Max: 62.24
Current: 53.81
32.1
62.24

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Projected FCF 0.88
HWAY's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
82% of the 99 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 1.53 vs. HWAY: 0.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
HWAY' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.27  Med: 1.31 Max: 11.49
Current: 0.88
0.27
11.49
Price/Median PS Value 0.66
HWAY's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
89% of the 198 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. HWAY: 0.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
HWAY' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.41  Med: 1.82 Max: 7.04
Current: 0.66
0.41
7.04
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 2.87
HWAY's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
63% of the 205 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. HWAY: 2.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
HWAY' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 0.2  Med: 4.50 Max: 22.9
Current: 2.87
0.2
22.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 12.74
HWAY's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 103 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 11.15 vs. HWAY: 12.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
HWAY' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: 3.6  Med: 25.25 Max: 80.5
Current: 12.74
3.6
80.5

Analyst Estimate

Dec15 Dec16 Dec17
Revenue(Mil) 779 832 889
EPS($) 0.12 0.35 0.48
EPS without NRI($) 0.12 0.35 0.48

Business Description

Industry: Health Care Providers » Medical Care
Compare:CHE, FMS, DVA, FSNUY, BDUUF » details
Traded in other countries:AFN.Germany,
Healthways Inc founded and incorporated in Delaware in the year 1981. It provides specialized, comprehensive solutions to help people improve their well-being. The Company's solutions provide interventions for each individual in a population, irrespective of age, or health status. It also offers wellness and disease prevention solutions through total population screening, well-being assessments, and supportive interventions; access to health improvement programs, such as fitness solutions, weight management, chiropractic, and complementary and alternative medicine; and educational materials and personal interactions with trained nurses and other healthcare professionals to create and sustain healthier behaviors for individuals who are in the early stages of chronic conditions. In addition, the company operates care enhancement and coaching centers; fitness centers; and provides health improvement programs and services in Brazil, Australia, and France. It offers its programs for lifestyle support, management and education delivered through web-based portals and mobile applications and may also offer a social networking enhancement opportunity. Its web-based tools include the Well-Being Connect portal and its educational capabilities that include the Dave Ramsey Core Financial Wellness program. It also utilizes mobile applications such as wellbeingGO, and its MeYou Health subsidiary mobile applications that include Well-Being Tracker, Daily Challenge and Walkadoo. Its clientele encompasses health plans, employers, integrated healthcare systems, hospitals, physicians, and government entities in the United States, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. The Company is subject to various rules and regulations set forth by the government time to time.
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