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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 : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.36
IPCM's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
76% of the 307 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 0.19 vs. IPCM: 0.36 )
IPCM' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.26   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.36

Equity to Asset 0.61
IPCM's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
86% of the 307 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 0.41 vs. IPCM: 0.61 )
IPCM' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.2   Max: 0.79
Current: 0.61

-0.2
0.79
Interest Coverage 125.22
IPCM's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
89% of the 199 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 5.04 vs. IPCM: 125.22 )
IPCM' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 3.67   Max: 9999.99
Current: 125.22

3.67
9999.99
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: 4.17
M-Score: -2.35
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 : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 9.54
IPCM's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 309 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 8.52 vs. IPCM: 9.54 )
IPCM' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 0.57   Max: 11.09
Current: 9.54

0.57
11.09
Net-margin (%) 5.77
IPCM's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 309 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 4.94 vs. IPCM: 5.77 )
IPCM' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -0.46   Max: 6.79
Current: 5.77

-0.46
6.79
ROE (%) 11.87
IPCM's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 292 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 9.59 vs. IPCM: 11.87 )
IPCM' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -5.42   Max: 16.33
Current: 11.87

-5.42
16.33
ROA (%) 7.16
IPCM's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 310 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 3.53 vs. IPCM: 7.16 )
IPCM' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -1   Max: 23.79
Current: 7.16

-1
23.79
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 121.03
IPCM's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 309 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 17.51 vs. IPCM: 121.03 )
IPCM' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 9.58   Max: 183.37
Current: 121.03

9.58
183.37
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 17.10
IPCM's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 247 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 7.20 vs. IPCM: 17.10 )
IPCM' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 17.6
Current: 17.1

0
17.6
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 18.20
IPCM's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 200 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 6.80 vs. IPCM: 18.20 )
IPCM' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 20.5
Current: 18.2

0
20.5
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 17.90
IPCM's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 193 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 13.80 vs. IPCM: 17.90 )
IPCM' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 26
Current: 17.9

0
26
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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

IPCM Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Paul Tudor Jones 4,000 sh (New)
Ron Baron 150,000 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 60,129 sh (-39.71%)
Joel Greenblatt 10,618 sh (-71.75%)
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Q1 2014

IPCM Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Jim Simons 111,528 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 7,700 sh (+92.5%)
Joel Greenblatt 15,200 sh (+43.15%)
Ron Baron 150,000 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 55,733 sh (-7.31%)
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Q2 2014

IPCM Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jim Simons 192,700 sh (+72.78%)
Paul Tudor Jones 12,367 sh (+60.61%)
Joel Greenblatt 21,895 sh (+44.05%)
Ron Baron 150,000 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce Sold Out
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Q3 2014

IPCM Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Joel Greenblatt 69,275 sh (+216.4%)
Ron Baron 150,000 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones 10,227 sh (-17.3%)
Jim Simons 76,800 sh (-60.15%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with IPCM

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Joel Greenblatt 2014-09-30 Add 216.4%0.02%$43.98 - $49.77 $ 46-3%69275
Joel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 Add 44.05%$38.65 - $49.99 $ 466%21895
Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 Add 43.15%$48.93 - $59.39 $ 46-14%15200
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 Reduce -71.75%0.04%$49.1 - $62.88 $ 46-19%10618
Joel Greenblatt 2013-09-30 Add 264.84%0.05%$49.18 - $54.64 $ 46-11%37586
Joel Greenblatt 2013-06-30 Reduce -39.26%0.01%$39.33 - $53.38 $ 46-2%10302
Joel Greenblatt 2013-03-31 New Buy0.04%$39.71 - $44.88 $ 467%16960
Joel Greenblatt 2012-03-31 Sold Out 0.08%$30.61 - $45.65 $ 4639%0
Joel Greenblatt 2011-12-31 Add 28.55%0.02%$35.32 - $47.54 $ 468%15297
Ron Baron 2011-12-31 Add 20.1%0.01%$35.32 - $47.54 $ 468%151050
Joel Greenblatt 2011-09-30 New Buy0.07%$36.4 - $51.94 $ 468%11900
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 20.60
IPCM's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
89% of the 328 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 42.60 vs. IPCM: 20.60 )
IPCM' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 3.73   Max: 672.37
Current: 20.6

3.73
672.37
P/B 2.22
IPCM's P/B is ranked higher than
80% of the 328 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 3.00 vs. IPCM: 2.22 )
IPCM' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.87   Max: 4.59
Current: 2.22

1.87
4.59
P/S 1.20
IPCM's P/S is ranked higher than
77% of the 328 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. IPCM: 1.20 )
IPCM' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.23   Max: 2.22
Current: 1.2

0.23
2.22
PFCF 20.47
IPCM's PFCF is ranked higher than
83% of the 328 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 44.91 vs. IPCM: 20.47 )
IPCM' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 9.62   Max: 43.95
Current: 20.47

9.62
43.95
EV-to-EBIT 12.93
IPCM's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
89% of the 328 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 23.74 vs. IPCM: 12.93 )
IPCM' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 8.5   Max: 20.5
Current: 12.93

8.5
20.5
PEG 1.08
IPCM's PEG is ranked higher than
97% of the 328 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. IPCM: 1.08 )
IPCM' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.66   Max: 1.64
Current: 1.08

0.66
1.64
Shiller P/E 25.00
IPCM's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
88% of the 328 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 204.26 vs. IPCM: 25.00 )
IPCM' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 21.37   Max: 104.26
Current: 25

21.37
104.26
Current Ratio 1.66
IPCM's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
82% of the 310 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 1.32 vs. IPCM: 1.66 )
IPCM' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.41   Max: 4.02
Current: 1.66

1.41
4.02
Quick Ratio 1.66
IPCM's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
85% of the 310 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 1.19 vs. IPCM: 1.66 )
IPCM' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.41   Max: 4.02
Current: 1.66

1.41
4.02

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.03
IPCM's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
91% of the 328 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 3.63 vs. IPCM: 1.03 )
IPCM' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.02   Max: 3.15
Current: 1.03

1.02
3.15
Price/Median PS Value 0.85
IPCM's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
90% of the 328 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 1.22 vs. IPCM: 0.85 )
IPCM' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.17   Max: 1.38
Current: 0.85

0.17
1.38
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.22
IPCM's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
96% of the 328 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. IPCM: 1.22 )
IPCM' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.79   Max: 3.62
Current: 1.22

0.79
3.62
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 7.70
IPCM's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
89% of the 306 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 4.60 vs. IPCM: 7.70 )
IPCM' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 4.9   Max: 11.8
Current: 7.7

4.9
11.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 21.28
IPCM's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
85% of the 213 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 13.11 vs. IPCM: 21.28 )
IPCM' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -1.8   Max: 31.3
Current: 21.28

-1.8
31.3

Business Description

Industry: Health Care Providers » Medical Care
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Traded in other countries:3IP.Germany,
IPC The Hospitalist Company, 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 in
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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 
IPC THE HOSPITALIST COMPANY, INC. (IPCM) CEO & Chairman Adam D Md Singer sells 2,000 Shares Oct 07 2010 

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