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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 : 9/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 431.62
MED's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
76% of the 939 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.95 vs. MED: 431.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
MED' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.06  Med: 1.74 Max: N/A
Current: 431.62
Equity to Asset 0.75
MED's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
86% of the 922 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. MED: 0.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
MED' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.26  Med: 0.73 Max: 0.8
Current: 0.75
0.26
0.8
Interest Coverage No Debt
MED's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
99% of the 805 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 18.73 vs. MED: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
MED' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.77  Med: 276.75 Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt
14.77
9999.99
F-Score: 9
Z-Score: 13.00
M-Score: -2.79
WACC vs ROIC
6.21%
87.36%
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

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 10.47
MED's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 937 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 3.28 vs. MED: 10.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
MED' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.52  Med: 9.97 Max: 12.28
Current: 10.47
6.52
12.28
Net-margin (%) 7.31
MED's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 936 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.94 vs. MED: 7.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
MED' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.45  Med: 6.47 Max: 7.61
Current: 7.31
4.45
7.61
ROE (%) 22.67
MED's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 923 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 6.32 vs. MED: 22.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
MED' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.72  Med: 22.04 Max: 32.75
Current: 22.67
12.72
32.75
ROA (%) 16.88
MED's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 943 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.74 vs. MED: 16.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
MED' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.54  Med: 16.16 Max: 24.98
Current: 16.88
9.54
24.98
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 95.32
MED's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 938 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 12.53 vs. MED: 95.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
MED' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 24.47  Med: 58.13 Max: 89.64
Current: 95.32
24.47
89.64
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -4.50
MED's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
76% of the 796 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. MED: -4.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
MED' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -45.9  Med: 30.50 Max: 63.7
Current: -4.5
-45.9
63.7
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 5.70
MED's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 672 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. MED: 5.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
MED' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.6  Med: 24.30 Max: 78.8
Current: 5.7
5.6
78.8
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 11.80
MED's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 605 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. MED: 11.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
MED' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -14.1  Med: 26.00 Max: 68.9
Current: 11.8
-14.1
68.9
» MED's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2016-08-03)


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Guru Trades

Q2 2015

MED Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Jim Simons 544,925 sh (+43.36%)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 87,767 sh (+5.72%)
Chuck Royce 1,400 sh (unchged)
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Q3 2015

MED Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Jim Simons 588,500 sh (+8.00%)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 87,784 sh (+0.02%)
Chuck Royce 1,400 sh (unchged)
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Q4 2015

MED Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Jim Simons 746,300 sh (+26.81%)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 90,384 sh (+2.96%)
Chuck Royce Sold Out
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Q1 2016

MED Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Paul Tudor Jones 16,900 sh (New)
Jim Simons 827,900 sh (+10.93%)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 70,347 sh (-22.17%)
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Business Description

Industry: Retail - Apparel & Specialty » Specialty Retail
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Medifast Inc is engaged in the productions, distributions, and sales of weight loss and weight management products and other consumable health and diet products. Its product lines include weight loss and management, meal replacement, and vitamins.

Medifast Inc is a Delaware Corporation, incorporated in 1993. The Company is engaged in the productions, distributions, and sales of weight loss and weight management products and other consumable health and diet products. Its product lines include weight loss and management, meal replacement, and vitamins. Its products and services are sold to weight loss program participants via the Internet, telephone, and brick and mortar clinics. It operates in two reportable segments; Medifast, and MWCC and Wholesale. The Medifast segment consists of the sales from Medifast Direct Marketing and Take Shape For Life. The MWCC and Wholesale segment consists of the sales of Medifast Corporate and Franchise Weight Control Centers as well as Medifast Wholesale Physicians and international sales. Medifast Weight Control Centers is the brick and mortar clinic channel of the Company with affiliate-owned locations in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Texas, Florida, Maryland, North Carolina and Virginia. Medifast Weight Control Centers offer a high-touch model including comprehensive Companys programs for weight loss and maintenance, customized client counseling, an InBody body composition analysis, and monitoring with a BodyGem indirect calorimeter that determines resting metabolic rates. In the direct-to-consumer channel, Medifast Direct, customers order its product directly through the Companys website, www.medifast1.com or its in-house call center. Take Shape For Life is the personal coaching division of the Company. It enriches lives by providing clinically proven weight loss and weight management products and programs. It offers clinically proven products and programs for weight management, weight maintenance, and long-term health through multiple channels of distribution. It offers a variety of weight loss and weight management products under the Medifast and Essential 1 brands and for select private label customers. Its line includes more than 75 options, including, but not limited to bars, bites, pretzels, puffs, cereal crunch, drinks, eggs, hearty choices, oatmeal, pancakes, pudding, soft serve, shakes, smoothies, soft bakes, and soups. The Company continues to build and leverage its core brand through multiple marketing strategies for each of its distinct distribution channels such as Medifast Direct, Medical Wholesale, Medifast Weight Control Centers, and Take Shape For Life to their target audiences. It has also developed a comprehensive social media utilizing Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, blogger endorsements, and more. The Company competes with NutriSystem Inc., Herbalife Ltd., USANA Health Sciences, and Weight Watchers International, Inc. The formulation, processing, packaging, and labeling of the Company's products is subject to regulation by several federal agencies, but principally by the FDA.

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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 21.32
MED's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
53% of the 843 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 19.38 vs. MED: 21.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
MED' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.97  Med: 20.54 Max: 61.23
Current: 21.32
8.97
61.23
PE(NRI) 21.71
MED's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
53% of the 735 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 19.64 vs. MED: 21.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
MED' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.97  Med: 19.32 Max: 61.23
Current: 21.71
8.97
61.23
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 22.99
MED's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked lower than
52% of the 430 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 21.69 vs. MED: 22.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
MED' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.61  Med: 21.57 Max: 201.3
Current: 22.99
7.61
201.3
P/B 4.66
MED's P/B is ranked lower than
82% of the 1050 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.61 vs. MED: 4.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
MED' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.36  Med: 3.87 Max: 10.94
Current: 4.66
1.36
10.94
P/S 1.57
MED's P/S is ranked lower than
73% of the 1035 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.65 vs. MED: 1.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
MED' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.49  Med: 1.30 Max: 4.73
Current: 1.57
0.49
4.73
PFCF 16.96
MED's PFCF is ranked higher than
57% of the 444 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 18.94 vs. MED: 16.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
MED' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.42  Med: 15.73 Max: 139.65
Current: 16.96
8.42
139.65
POCF 15.72
MED's POCF is ranked lower than
64% of the 588 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 11.88 vs. MED: 15.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
MED' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.44  Med: 12.35 Max: 51.95
Current: 15.72
5.44
51.95
EV-to-EBIT 12.16
MED's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
61% of the 881 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 13.95 vs. MED: 12.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
MED' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.8  Med: 11.40 Max: 38.8
Current: 12.16
4.8
38.8
EV-to-EBITDA 9.78
MED's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
59% of the 929 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 10.86 vs. MED: 9.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
MED' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.9  Med: 8.60 Max: 29.4
Current: 9.78
3.9
29.4
PEG 5.00
MED's PEG is ranked lower than
77% of the 310 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. MED: 5.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
MED' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.22  Med: 0.76 Max: 4.87
Current: 5
0.22
4.87
Shiller P/E 32.55
MED's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
69% of the 241 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 19.87 vs. MED: 32.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
MED' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 21.68  Med: 34.71 Max: 105.48
Current: 32.55
21.68
105.48
Current Ratio 3.72
MED's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
87% of the 893 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.59 vs. MED: 3.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
MED' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.99  Med: 3.29 Max: 6.73
Current: 3.72
0.99
6.73
Quick Ratio 3.18
MED's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
91% of the 893 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.87 vs. MED: 3.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
MED' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.46  Med: 2.30 Max: 4.52
Current: 3.18
0.46
4.52
Days Inventory 66.77
MED's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
61% of the 886 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 89.69 vs. MED: 66.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
MED' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 74.24  Med: 92.05 Max: 165.97
Current: 66.77
74.24
165.97
Days Sales Outstanding 2.84
MED's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
82% of the 740 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 12.19 vs. MED: 2.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
MED' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.88  Med: 1.96 Max: 2.21
Current: 2.84
0.88
2.21
Days Payable 57.89
MED's Days Payable is ranked higher than
60% of the 686 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 48.11 vs. MED: 57.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
MED' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 44.31  Med: 57.99 Max: 73.92
Current: 57.89
44.31
73.92

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 2.13
MED's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
55% of the 919 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.41 vs. MED: 2.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
MED' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.81  Med: 1.48 Max: 2.2
Current: 2.13
0.81
2.2
Dividend Payout 0.31
MED's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
66% of the 580 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.43 vs. MED: 0.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
MED' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.69  Med: 0.73 Max: 0.76
Current: 0.31
0.69
0.76
Forward Dividend Yield 2.84
MED's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
57% of the 877 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.71 vs. MED: 2.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.13
MED's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
61% of the 1097 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.86 vs. MED: 2.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
MED' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.81  Med: 1.48 Max: 2.2
Current: 2.13
0.81
2.2
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 5.00
MED's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
92% of the 493 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: -0.50 vs. MED: 5.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
MED' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -20.4  Med: -7.60 Max: 8
Current: 5
-20.4
8

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Net Cash 9.89
MED's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
52% of the 147 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 10.75 vs. MED: 9.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Cash only.
MED' s Price/Net Cash Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.11  Med: 18.85 Max: 382.25
Current: 9.89
8.11
382.25
Price/Net Current Asset Value 6.66
MED's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
62% of the 593 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 4.25 vs. MED: 6.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
MED' s Price/Net Current Asset Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.25  Med: 10.25 Max: 164.67
Current: 6.66
5.25
164.67
Price/Tangible Book 4.63
MED's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
76% of the 968 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. MED: 4.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
MED' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.1  Med: 3.97 Max: 24.19
Current: 4.63
1.1
24.19
Price/Projected FCF 1.42
MED's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
59% of the 547 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. MED: 1.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
MED' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.99  Med: 2.86 Max: 11.64
Current: 1.42
0.99
11.64
Price/Median PS Value 1.20
MED's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
66% of the 956 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.98 vs. MED: 1.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
MED' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.18  Med: 1.00 Max: 4.73
Current: 1.2
0.18
4.73
Price/Graham Number 2.12
MED's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
64% of the 702 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.43 vs. MED: 2.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
MED' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.35  Med: 1.87 Max: 6.25
Current: 2.12
0.35
6.25
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 8.21
MED's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 1088 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. MED: 8.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
MED' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.6  Med: 8.80 Max: 20.7
Current: 8.21
2.6
20.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 10.08
MED's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 525 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 3.72 vs. MED: 10.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
MED' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10  Med: 29.90 Max: 47.3
Current: 10.08
10
47.3

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $271.8
EPS (TTM) $ 1.65
Beta0.62
Short Percentage of Float2.89%
52-Week Range $26.14 - 35.32
Shares Outstanding (Mil)11.85

Analyst Estimate


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Dec16
Revenue (Mil $)
EPS ($) 1.82
EPS w/o NRI ($) 1.82
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends Per Share ($)

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