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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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Interest Coverage 39.21
IPCM's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
76% of the 211 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 6.13 vs. IPCM: 39.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
IPCM' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 0
Current: 39.21
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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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Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-07-29)


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Guru Trades

Q1 2015

IPCM Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 46,647 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 2,200 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 84,500 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Ron Baron 240,438 sh (-8.15%)
Joel Greenblatt 14,375 sh (-11.84%)
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Q2 2015

IPCM Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Steven Cohen 141,900 sh (+67.93%)
Chuck Royce 2,200 sh (unchged)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss Sold Out
Ron Baron 193,765 sh (-19.41%)
Joel Greenblatt 5,588 sh (-61.13%)
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Q3 2015

IPCM Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Mario Gabelli 99,050 sh (New)
Jim Simons 13,300 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 13,380 sh (+139.44%)
Ron Baron Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Chuck Royce 1,000 sh (-54.55%)
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Q4 2015

IPCM Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Chuck Royce Sold Out
Mario Gabelli Sold Out
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Business Description

Industry: Health Care Providers » Medical Care
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IPC The Hospitalist Co Inc a Delaware corporation was incorporated in January 1998. The Company is a provider of hospitalist services in the United States. The Company's affiliated hospitalists, physicians, nurse practitioners and physician assistants provide hospitalist solutions at hospitals and other inpatient facilities. As of December 31, 2013, its over 1,760 affiliated hospitalists, including physicians, nurse practitioners and physician assistants (collectively 'affiliated hospitalists') provides hospitalist solutions at over 410 hospitals and 1,100 other inpatient and post-acute care facilities primarily in 26 states. Collectively, its affiliated hospitalists work with more than 39,000 referring physicians and 3,600 health plans. The Company has increased its practice groups to 295 since the beginning of its operation. It successfully integrated these acquisitions into the Company and onto its proprietary technology based practice management system known as IPC-Link. The company, through its affiliated hospitalists, provides, manages and coordinates the care of hospitalized patients and serves as the inpatient partner of primary care physicians and specialists, allowing them to focus their time and resources on their office based practices or their specialties. It also provides its affiliated hospitalists with the infrastructure, information management systems, specialized training programs and administrative support necessary to perform these services. The Company's hospitalist programs are structured to provide acute care hospitals with a consistent on-site physician presence that typically results in fewer admitting physicians overseeing patients in the hospital, thereby reducing process variability and enhancing the ability to implement standardized practices. It provides its affiliated hospitalists with access to IPC-Link through its web-based 'Virtual Office' portal to support their clinical, administrative and communications needs. IPC-Link is distinctive in its ability to capture the results of each doctor-patient encounter and organize these results into a searchable database. IPC-Link enables its affiliated hospitalists to view and record important patient data, and allows hospitalists in a practice group to share patient information as needed. The Company uses IPC-Link to create customized surveys for patients who are discharged to home from an inpatient facility. To assist in monitoring and documenting the patient's discharge or transition to outpatient care. IPC-Link provides its call center with patient information and follow-up instructions. The Company's operations and relationships with healthcare providers such as hospitals, other healthcare facilities, and healthcare professionals are subject to extensive and increasing regulation by numerous federal, state, and local government entities. The Company competes with many types of healthcare providers, including teaching, research and government institutio

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Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $728.8
EPS (TTM) $ 1.59
Short Percentage of Float5.07%
52-Week Range $40.00 - 80.23
Shares Outstanding (Mil)17.45

Analyst Estimate


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Revenue (Mil $)
EPS ($) 2.00 2.33
EPS w/o NRI ($) 2.00 2.33
EPS Growth Rate
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Articles On GuruFocus.com
The Gabelli ABC Fund Merger and Arbitrage Shareholder Commentary for Q4 Jan 29 2016 
IPC The Hospitalist Company - Value Alert Oct 11 2013 
IPC THE HOSPITALIST COMPANY, INC. (IPCM) CFO Devra G Shapiro sells 5,000 Shares Mar 10 2011 
IPC THE HOSPITALIST COMPANY, INC. (IPCM) CEO & Chairman Adam D Md Singer sells 5,000 Shares Mar 04 2011 
IPC THE HOSPITALIST COMPANY, INC. (IPCM) CEO & Chairman Adam D Md Singer sells 5,000 Shares Feb 03 2011 
IPC THE HOSPITALIST COMPANY, INC. (IPCM) CEO & Chairman Adam D Md Singer sells 5,000 Shares Jan 04 2011 
IPC THE HOSPITALIST COMPANY, INC. (IPCM) CEO & Chairman Adam D Md Singer sells 5,000 Shares Dec 09 2010 
IPC THE HOSPITALIST COMPANY, INC. (IPCM) CEO & Chairman Adam D Md Singer sells 4,000 Shares Nov 02 2010 
IPC THE HOSPITALIST COMPANY, INC. (IPCM) CEO & Chairman Adam D Md Singer sells 2,000 Shares Oct 29 2010 
IPC THE HOSPITALIST COMPANY, INC. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Oct 27 2010 

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