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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 0.01
HWAY's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
57% of the 345 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 0.21 vs. HWAY: 0.01 )
HWAY' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.01

Equity to Asset 0.38
HWAY's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
65% of the 330 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 0.42 vs. HWAY: 0.38 )
HWAY' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.37   Max: 0.85
Current: 0.38

0.37
0.85
Interest Coverage 0.42
HWAY's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
62% of the 190 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 6.17 vs. HWAY: 0.42 )
HWAY' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.12   Max: 9999.99
Current: 0.42

0.12
9999.99
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 1.85
M-Score: -2.58
WACC vs ROIC
1.56%
1.32%
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 (%) 1.00
HWAY's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 346 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 8.96 vs. HWAY: 1.00 )
HWAY' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -18.75   Max: 19.27
Current: 1

-18.75
19.27
Net-margin (%) -0.75
HWAY's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 346 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 4.59 vs. HWAY: -0.75 )
HWAY' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -22.9   Max: 11.16
Current: -0.75

-22.9
11.16
ROE (%) -1.85
HWAY's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 326 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 10.33 vs. HWAY: -1.85 )
HWAY' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -45.28   Max: 19.46
Current: -1.85

-45.28
19.46
ROA (%) -0.71
HWAY's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 351 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 4.09 vs. HWAY: -0.71 )
HWAY' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -20.08   Max: 14.32
Current: -0.71

-20.08
14.32
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 4.37
HWAY's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 348 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 17.65 vs. HWAY: 4.37 )
HWAY' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -88.68   Max: 292.34
Current: 4.37

-88.68
292.34
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 0.90
HWAY's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 256 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 8.50 vs. HWAY: 0.90 )
HWAY' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -2.3   Max: 38.5
Current: 0.9

-2.3
38.5
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -67.50
HWAY's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 193 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 8.10 vs. HWAY: -67.50 )
HWAY' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -67.5   Max: 282.6
Current: -67.5

-67.5
282.6
» HWAY's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

HWAY Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jean-Marie Eveillard Sold Out
RS Investment Management 1,213,562 sh (-30.30%)
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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

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

HWAY Guru Trades in 2015

Steven Cohen 2,316,700 sh (New)
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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. (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
Forward P/E 29.50
HWAY's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
65% of the 404 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. HWAY: 29.50 )
N/A
P/B 2.30
HWAY's P/B is ranked higher than
75% of the 404 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. HWAY: 2.30 )
HWAY' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.44   Max: 7.67
Current: 2.3

0.44
7.67
P/S 0.92
HWAY's P/S is ranked higher than
78% of the 404 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 1.89 vs. HWAY: 0.92 )
HWAY' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.28   Max: 5.31
Current: 0.92

0.28
5.31
PFCF 74.20
HWAY's PFCF is ranked higher than
64% of the 404 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 116.67 vs. HWAY: 74.20 )
HWAY' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 4.39   Max: 86.08
Current: 74.2

4.39
86.08
POCF 13.35
HWAY's POCF is ranked higher than
81% of the 404 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 21.39 vs. HWAY: 13.35 )
HWAY' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 2.06   Max: 28.97
Current: 13.35

2.06
28.97
EV-to-EBIT 126.86
HWAY's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
63% of the 404 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 30.31 vs. HWAY: 126.86 )
HWAY' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -393.3   Max: 444.6
Current: 126.86

-393.3
444.6
Current Ratio 0.96
HWAY's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
61% of the 333 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 1.32 vs. HWAY: 0.96 )
HWAY' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.77   Max: 3.85
Current: 0.96

0.77
3.85
Quick Ratio 0.96
HWAY's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
64% of the 333 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. HWAY: 0.96 )
HWAY' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.77   Max: 3.85
Current: 0.96

0.77
3.85
Days Sales Outstanding 62.24
HWAY's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
65% of the 404 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 54.36 vs. HWAY: 62.24 )
HWAY' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 32.1   Max: 62.24
Current: 62.24

32.1
62.24

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.40
HWAY's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
86% of the 404 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. HWAY: 1.40 )
HWAY' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 7.5
Current: 1.4

0.3
7.5
Price/Median PS Value 1.10
HWAY's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
76% of the 404 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. HWAY: 1.10 )
HWAY' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 5.8
Current: 1.1

0.4
5.8
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 0.80
HWAY's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
51% of the 340 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. HWAY: 0.80 )
HWAY' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 22.9
Current: 0.8

0.2
22.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 8.49
HWAY's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
70% of the 204 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 11.11 vs. HWAY: 8.49 )
HWAY' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 3.6   Max: 80.5
Current: 8.49

3.6
80.5

Business Description

Industry: Health Care Providers » Medical Care
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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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Healthways Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Nov 08 2010 
Healthways Inc. (HWAY) CEO Ben R Jr Leedle sells 22,776 Shares Sep 29 2010 
Healthways Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Aug 06 2010 
Healthways Inc. (HWAY) CEO Ben R Jr Leedle sells 4,375 Shares Jun 23 2010 
Healthways Inc. (HWAY) CEO Ben R Jr Leedle sells 6,310 Shares Feb 18 2010 
Healthways Inc. (HWAY) CFO Mary A Chaput sells 2,586 Shares Feb 18 2010 


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