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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 : 7/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.14
LPNT's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
64% of the 221 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 0.29 vs. LPNT: 0.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
LPNT' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.09 Max: N/A
Current: 0.14
Equity to Asset 0.40
LPNT's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
56% of the 219 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 0.45 vs. LPNT: 0.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
LPNT' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 0.44 Max: 0.59
Current: 0.4
0.2
0.59
Interest Coverage 14.69
LPNT's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
60% of the 157 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 9.36 vs. LPNT: 14.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
LPNT' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.94  Med: 3.28 Max: 4.22
Current: 14.69
2.94
4.22
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 2.17
M-Score: -2.78
WACC vs ROIC
3.88%
6.56%
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 : 8/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 8.17
LPNT's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 219 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 7.46 vs. LPNT: 8.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
LPNT' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.4  Med: 11.89 Max: 14.26
Current: 8.17
8.4
14.26
Net-margin (%) 2.96
LPNT's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
59% of the 221 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 4.28 vs. LPNT: 2.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
LPNT' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.81  Med: 4.23 Max: 6.1
Current: 2.96
2.81
6.1
ROE (%) 6.89
LPNT's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
60% of the 204 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 9.24 vs. LPNT: 6.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
LPNT' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.78  Med: 7.66 Max: 10.68
Current: 6.89
5.78
10.68
ROA (%) 2.74
LPNT's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
56% of the 222 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 3.42 vs. LPNT: 2.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
LPNT' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.28  Med: 3.44 Max: 4.26
Current: 2.74
2.28
4.26
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 14.59
LPNT's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
56% of the 221 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 19.71 vs. LPNT: 14.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
LPNT' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.06  Med: 18.37 Max: 21.68
Current: 14.59
12.06
21.68
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 16.80
LPNT's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 160 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 8.20 vs. LPNT: 16.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
LPNT' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 10.35 Max: 28.2
Current: 16.8
0
28.2
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 7.10
LPNT's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 128 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 7.90 vs. LPNT: 7.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
LPNT' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4  Med: 9.70 Max: 68.4
Current: 7.1
4
68.4
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -5.80
LPNT's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
77% of the 121 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 9.00 vs. LPNT: -5.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
LPNT' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.8  Med: 7.95 Max: 46.2
Current: -5.8
-5.8
46.2
» LPNT's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2016-02-12)


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

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Guru Trades

Q1 2015

LPNT Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Vanguard Health Care Fund 341,100 sh (New)
Diamond Hill Capital 913,261 sh (+106.36%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 1,045,671 sh (+1.37%)
Jim Simons 245,430 sh (-31.33%)
Paul Tudor Jones 8,700 sh (-36.96%)
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Q2 2015

LPNT Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Pioneer Investments 32,803 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 95,679 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 524,550 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 15,284 sh (+75.68%)
Diamond Hill Capital 1,048,939 sh (+14.86%)
Vanguard Health Care Fund 341,100 sh (unchged)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 743,512 sh (-28.90%)
Jim Simons 80,341 sh (-67.27%)
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Q3 2015

LPNT Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Ray Dalio 6,061 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 53,999 sh (+64.62%)
Joel Greenblatt 761,980 sh (+45.26%)
Jim Simons 111,530 sh (+38.82%)
Diamond Hill Capital 1,140,173 sh (+8.70%)
Vanguard Health Care Fund 341,100 sh (unchged)
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 740,312 sh (-0.43%)
Paul Tudor Jones 6,310 sh (-58.71%)
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Q4 2015

LPNT Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Vanguard Health Care Fund 341,100 sh (unchged)
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Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 20.57
LPNT's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
63% of the 262 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 25.50 vs. LPNT: 20.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
LPNT' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.56  Med: 14.98 Max: 32.67
Current: 20.57
9.56
32.67
Forward P/E 14.33
LPNT's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
61% of the 192 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 16.21 vs. LPNT: 14.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 20.57
LPNT's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
62% of the 200 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 25.50 vs. LPNT: 20.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
LPNT' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.69  Med: 14.09 Max: 31.2
Current: 20.57
7.69
31.2
P/B 1.31
LPNT's P/B is ranked higher than
81% of the 306 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 2.48 vs. LPNT: 1.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
LPNT' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.56  Med: 1.09 Max: 3.16
Current: 1.31
0.56
3.16
P/S 0.61
LPNT's P/S is ranked higher than
79% of the 306 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. LPNT: 0.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
LPNT' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.36  Med: 0.67 Max: 1.88
Current: 0.61
0.36
1.88
PFCF 8.24
LPNT's PFCF is ranked higher than
87% of the 198 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 19.61 vs. LPNT: 8.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
LPNT' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.03  Med: 12.80 Max: 43.43
Current: 8.24
6.03
43.43
POCF 4.83
LPNT's POCF is ranked higher than
89% of the 269 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 13.37 vs. LPNT: 4.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
LPNT' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.02  Med: 5.77 Max: 12.08
Current: 4.83
3.02
12.08
EV-to-EBIT 11.66
LPNT's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
83% of the 286 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 18.02 vs. LPNT: 11.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
LPNT' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.4  Med: 10.70 Max: 29.7
Current: 11.66
7.4
29.7
EV-to-EBITDA 7.09
LPNT's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
92% of the 301 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 12.79 vs. LPNT: 7.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
LPNT' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5  Med: 7.20 Max: 20.2
Current: 7.09
5
20.2
PEG 2.76
LPNT's PEG is ranked higher than
50% of the 76 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 2.76 vs. LPNT: 2.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
LPNT' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.43  Med: 1.50 Max: 3.97
Current: 2.76
0.43
3.97
Shiller P/E 23.56
LPNT's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
60% of the 68 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 28.25 vs. LPNT: 23.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
LPNT' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.75  Med: 17.80 Max: 30.87
Current: 23.56
11.75
30.87
Current Ratio 2.08
LPNT's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
77% of the 221 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 1.33 vs. LPNT: 2.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
LPNT' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.03  Med: 2.28 Max: 3.82
Current: 2.08
1.03
3.82
Quick Ratio 1.89
LPNT's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
76% of the 221 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 1.22 vs. LPNT: 1.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
LPNT' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.94  Med: 2.02 Max: 3.6
Current: 1.89
0.94
3.6
Days Inventory 53.74
LPNT's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
81% of the 158 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 16.82 vs. LPNT: 53.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
LPNT' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 15.15  Med: 17.43 Max: 64.08
Current: 53.74
15.15
64.08
Days Sales Outstanding 53.44
LPNT's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
60% of the 188 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 46.01 vs. LPNT: 53.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
LPNT' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 40.06  Med: 50.53 Max: 61.27
Current: 53.44
40.06
61.27
Days Payable 76.43
LPNT's Days Payable is ranked higher than
67% of the 146 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 42.47 vs. LPNT: 76.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
LPNT' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 17.86  Med: 28.30 Max: 85.95
Current: 76.43
17.86
85.95

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 5.91
LPNT's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
70% of the 204 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 4.09 vs. LPNT: 5.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
LPNT' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.68  Med: 6.03 Max: 23.32
Current: 5.91
2.68
23.32
Price/Projected FCF 0.60
LPNT's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
91% of the 171 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 1.41 vs. LPNT: 0.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
LPNT' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.39  Med: 0.66 Max: 3.02
Current: 0.6
0.39
3.02
Price/DCF (Earnings Based) 2.00
LPNT's Price/DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked lower than
83% of the 46 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 1.54 vs. LPNT: 2.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price/Median PS Value 0.91
LPNT's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
66% of the 299 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. LPNT: 0.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
LPNT' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.6  Med: 1.14 Max: 4.17
Current: 0.91
0.6
4.17
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 2.62
LPNT's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
56% of the 86 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 2.45 vs. LPNT: 2.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
LPNT' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.5  Med: 1.43 Max: 3.95
Current: 2.62
0.5
3.95
Price/Graham Number 2.33
LPNT's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
51% of the 193 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 2.41 vs. LPNT: 2.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
LPNT' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.25  Med: 2.00 Max: 9.55
Current: 2.33
1.25
9.55
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 8.59
LPNT's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 209 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. LPNT: 8.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
LPNT' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.4  Med: 9.30 Max: 13.6
Current: 8.59
3.4
13.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 14.91
LPNT's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 101 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 10.86 vs. LPNT: 14.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
LPNT' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.6  Med: 15.70 Max: 28.7
Current: 14.91
11.6
28.7

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $5107
EPS $ 3.26
Beta0.66
Short Percentage of Float4.04%
52-Week Range $58.61 - 88.18
Shares Outstanding(Mil)43.53

Analyst Estimate

Dec15 Dec16 Dec17
Revenue(Mil) 5,747 7,082 7,474
EPS($) 3.94 4.21 4.63
EPS without NRI($) 3.94 4.21 4.63

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Business Description

Industry: Health Care Providers » Medical Care
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LifePoint Health Inc was incorporated in Delaware and was established in May 1999 as LifePoint Hospitals Inc. The Company is a healthcare company dedicated to Making Communities Healthier. The Company through its subsidiaries provides inpatient, outpatient and post-acute services close to home. It owns and operates community hospitals, regional health systems, physician practices, outpatient centers, and post-acute facilities in 20 states. It owns and operates approximately more than 60 community hospitals, more than 1,100 physician practices, nearly 40 post-acute service providers and facilities including home health and hospice services, long-term care services, nursing homes and assisted living facilities, and more than 30 outpatient centers, including urgent care centers, diagnostic imaging centers, ambulatory surgery centers, and radiation oncology programs.
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