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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 0.19
IPCM's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
64% of the 345 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 0.21 vs. IPCM: 0.19 )
IPCM' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.19   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.19

Equity to Asset 0.60
IPCM's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
83% of the 330 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 0.42 vs. IPCM: 0.60 )
IPCM' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.67   Max: 0.77
Current: 0.6

-0.67
0.77
Interest Coverage 48.94
IPCM's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
82% of the 190 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 6.17 vs. IPCM: 48.94 )
IPCM' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 3.67   Max: 9999.99
Current: 48.94

3.67
9999.99
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 4.09
M-Score: -2.34
WACC vs ROIC
11.41%
9.92%
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 : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 9.36
IPCM's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 346 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 8.96 vs. IPCM: 9.36 )
IPCM' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 0.57   Max: 11.09
Current: 9.36

0.57
11.09
Net-margin (%) 5.62
IPCM's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 346 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 4.59 vs. IPCM: 5.62 )
IPCM' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -0.46   Max: 6.79
Current: 5.62

-0.46
6.79
ROE (%) 11.39
IPCM's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 326 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 10.33 vs. IPCM: 11.39 )
IPCM' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -5.42   Max: 16.33
Current: 11.39

-5.42
16.33
ROA (%) 6.77
IPCM's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 351 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 4.09 vs. IPCM: 6.77 )
IPCM' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -1   Max: 23.79
Current: 6.77

-1
23.79
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 110.87
IPCM's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 348 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 17.65 vs. IPCM: 110.87 )
IPCM' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 9.58   Max: 183.37
Current: 110.87

9.58
183.37
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 13.20
IPCM's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 256 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 8.50 vs. IPCM: 13.20 )
IPCM' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 17.6
Current: 13.2

0
17.6
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 10.10
IPCM's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 204 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 6.80 vs. IPCM: 10.10 )
IPCM' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 20.5
Current: 10.1

0
20.5
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 8.30
IPCM's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 193 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 8.10 vs. IPCM: 8.30 )
IPCM' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 26
Current: 8.3

0
26
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Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q1 2014

IPCM Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Jim Simons 111,528 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 7,700 sh (+92.50%)
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 (+216.40%)
Ron Baron 150,000 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones 10,227 sh (-17.30%)
Jim Simons 76,800 sh (-60.15%)
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Q4 2014

IPCM Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Ron Baron 261,765 sh (+74.51%)
Paul Tudor Jones 9,887 sh (-3.32%)
Jim Simons 19,381 sh (-74.76%)
Joel Greenblatt 16,305 sh (-76.46%)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 23.20
IPCM's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
86% of the 404 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 56.80 vs. IPCM: 23.20 )
IPCM' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 3.73   Max: 672.37
Current: 23.2

3.73
672.37
Forward P/E 20.88
IPCM's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
78% of the 404 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. IPCM: 20.88 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 22.90
IPCM's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
87% of the 404 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 54.10 vs. IPCM: 22.90 )
IPCM' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 3.67   Max: 365
Current: 22.9

3.67
365
P/B 2.40
IPCM's P/B is ranked higher than
76% of the 404 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. IPCM: 2.40 )
IPCM' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.87   Max: 4.59
Current: 2.4

1.87
4.59
P/S 1.30
IPCM's P/S is ranked higher than
74% of the 404 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 1.89 vs. IPCM: 1.30 )
IPCM' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.23   Max: 2.22
Current: 1.3

0.23
2.22
PFCF 21.80
IPCM's PFCF is ranked higher than
82% of the 404 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 116.67 vs. IPCM: 21.80 )
IPCM' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 9.62   Max: 43.95
Current: 21.8

9.62
43.95
POCF 18.76
IPCM's POCF is ranked higher than
74% of the 404 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 21.39 vs. IPCM: 18.76 )
IPCM' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 10.48   Max: 40.1
Current: 18.76

10.48
40.1
EV-to-EBIT 13.96
IPCM's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
89% of the 404 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 30.31 vs. IPCM: 13.96 )
IPCM' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 8.5   Max: 20.5
Current: 13.96

8.5
20.5
PEG 1.47
IPCM's PEG is ranked higher than
95% of the 404 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. IPCM: 1.47 )
IPCM' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.64   Max: 1.64
Current: 1.47

0.64
1.64
Shiller P/E 27.50
IPCM's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
90% of the 404 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. IPCM: 27.50 )
IPCM' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 21.14   Max: 104.26
Current: 27.5

21.14
104.26
Current Ratio 1.73
IPCM's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
80% of the 333 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 1.32 vs. IPCM: 1.73 )
IPCM' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.52   Max: 3.93
Current: 1.73

1.52
3.93
Quick Ratio 1.73
IPCM's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
84% of the 333 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. IPCM: 1.73 )
IPCM' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.52   Max: 3.93
Current: 1.73

1.52
3.93
Days Sales Outstanding 64.21
IPCM's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
65% of the 404 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 54.36 vs. IPCM: 64.21 )
IPCM' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 54.26   Max: 77.68
Current: 64.21

54.26
77.68

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.20
IPCM's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
92% of the 404 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. IPCM: 1.20 )
IPCM' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.09   Max: 2.85
Current: 1.2

1.09
2.85
Price/Median PS Value 0.90
IPCM's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
92% of the 404 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. IPCM: 0.90 )
IPCM' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.7   Max: 1.28
Current: 0.9

0.7
1.28
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.50
IPCM's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
95% of the 404 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. IPCM: 1.50 )
IPCM' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.83   Max: 3.62
Current: 1.5

0.83
3.62
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 7.10
IPCM's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
86% of the 340 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. IPCM: 7.10 )
IPCM' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 4.9   Max: 11.8
Current: 7.1

4.9
11.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 19.28
IPCM's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
85% of the 204 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 11.11 vs. IPCM: 19.28 )
IPCM' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -1.8   Max: 31.3
Current: 19.28

-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 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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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 05 2011 
IPC THE HOSPITALIST COMPANY, INC. (IPCM) CEO & Chairman Adam D Md Singer sells 5,000 Shares Feb 04 2011 
IPC THE HOSPITALIST COMPANY, INC. (IPCM) CEO & Chairman Adam D Md Singer sells 5,000 Shares Jan 05 2011 
IPC THE HOSPITALIST COMPANY, INC. (IPCM) CEO & Chairman Adam D Md Singer sells 5,000 Shares Dec 10 2010 
IPC THE HOSPITALIST COMPANY, INC. (IPCM) CEO & Chairman Adam D Md Singer sells 4,000 Shares Nov 03 2010 
IPC THE HOSPITALIST COMPANY, INC. (IPCM) CEO & Chairman Adam D Md Singer sells 2,000 Shares Oct 30 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 08 2010 

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