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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 : 5/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.19
MRGE's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
59% of the 2679 Companies
in the Global Health Information Services industry.

( Industry Median: 11.22 vs. MRGE: 0.19 )
MRGE' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.08   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.19

Equity to Asset 0.13
MRGE's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
60% of the 2422 Companies
in the Global Health Information Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. MRGE: 0.13 )
MRGE' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.12   Max: 0.89
Current: 0.13

0.12
0.89
Interest Coverage 1.37
MRGE's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
63% of the 1666 Companies
in the Global Health Information Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10000.00 vs. MRGE: 1.37 )
MRGE' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 9999.99
Current: 1.37

0.2
9999.99
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: -0.26
M-Score: -3.14
WACC vs ROIC
21.61%
8.27%
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 (%) 11.13
MRGE's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 2644 Companies
in the Global Health Information Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.74 vs. MRGE: 11.13 )
MRGE' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -339.18   Max: 17.53
Current: 11.13

-339.18
17.53
Net-margin (%) -0.21
MRGE's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 2644 Companies
in the Global Health Information Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.65 vs. MRGE: -0.21 )
MRGE' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -348.38   Max: 18.05
Current: -0.21

-348.38
18.05
ROE (%) -0.96
MRGE's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 2571 Companies
in the Global Health Information Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.74 vs. MRGE: -0.96 )
MRGE' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -160.1   Max: 26.06
Current: -0.96

-160.1
26.06
ROA (%) -0.12
MRGE's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 2689 Companies
in the Global Health Information Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.51 vs. MRGE: -0.12 )
MRGE' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -115.72   Max: 19.46
Current: -0.12

-115.72
19.46
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 489.46
MRGE's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 2659 Companies
in the Global Health Information Services industry.

( Industry Median: 30.47 vs. MRGE: 489.46 )
MRGE' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -6016.4   Max: 535.9
Current: 489.46

-6016.4
535.9
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -6.10
MRGE's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 2077 Companies
in the Global Health Information Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. MRGE: -6.10 )
MRGE' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -28.7   Max: 36.1
Current: -6.1

-28.7
36.1
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -12.60
MRGE's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 1703 Companies
in the Global Health Information Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.50 vs. MRGE: -12.60 )
MRGE' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -37   Max: 97.6
Current: -12.6

-37
97.6
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -100.00
MRGE's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
58% of the 1566 Companies
in the Global Health Information Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.10 vs. MRGE: -100.00 )
MRGE' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 170.5
Current: -100

0
170.5
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Guru Trades

Q1 2014

MRGE Guru Trades in Q1 2014

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Q2 2014

MRGE Guru Trades in Q2 2014

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Q3 2014

MRGE Guru Trades in Q3 2014

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Q4 2014

MRGE Guru Trades in Q4 2014

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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/B 11.70
MRGE's P/B is ranked lower than
58% of the 3000 Companies
in the Global Health Information Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. MRGE: 11.70 )
MRGE' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.56   Max: 19.39
Current: 11.7

0.56
19.39
P/S 2.72
MRGE's P/S is ranked higher than
63% of the 3000 Companies
in the Global Health Information Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.78 vs. MRGE: 2.72 )
MRGE' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.24   Max: 11.94
Current: 2.72

0.24
11.94
PFCF 16.00
MRGE's PFCF is ranked higher than
89% of the 3000 Companies
in the Global Health Information Services industry.

( Industry Median: 393.13 vs. MRGE: 16.00 )
MRGE' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 6.09   Max: 235
Current: 16

6.09
235
POCF 12.43
MRGE's POCF is ranked higher than
85% of the 3000 Companies
in the Global Health Information Services industry.

( Industry Median: 34.19 vs. MRGE: 12.43 )
MRGE' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 5.2   Max: 99999999.99
Current: 12.43

5.2
99999999.99
EV-to-EBIT 30.57
MRGE's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
74% of the 3000 Companies
in the Global Health Information Services industry.

( Industry Median: 52.88 vs. MRGE: 30.57 )
MRGE' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -209.9   Max: 1533.3
Current: 30.57

-209.9
1533.3
Current Ratio 1.13
MRGE's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
51% of the 2471 Companies
in the Global Health Information Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.91 vs. MRGE: 1.13 )
MRGE' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.64   Max: 5.2
Current: 1.13

0.64
5.2
Quick Ratio 1.07
MRGE's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
50% of the 2471 Companies
in the Global Health Information Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.81 vs. MRGE: 1.07 )
MRGE' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.42   Max: 3.87
Current: 1.07

0.42
3.87
Days Inventory 22.36
MRGE's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
82% of the 3000 Companies
in the Global Health Information Services industry.

( Industry Median: 438.89 vs. MRGE: 22.36 )
MRGE' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 7.82   Max: 265.45
Current: 22.36

7.82
265.45
Days Sales Outstanding 88.20
MRGE's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
68% of the 3000 Companies
in the Global Health Information Services industry.

( Industry Median: 87.53 vs. MRGE: 88.20 )
MRGE' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 59.29   Max: 142.77
Current: 88.2

59.29
142.77

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/DCF (Projected) 3.60
MRGE's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
80% of the 3000 Companies
in the Global Health Information Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. MRGE: 3.60 )
MRGE' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.15   Max: 26.64
Current: 3.6

1.15
26.64
Price/Median PS Value 1.30
MRGE's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
76% of the 3000 Companies
in the Global Health Information Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.37 vs. MRGE: 1.30 )
MRGE' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.18   Max: 5.32
Current: 1.3

0.18
5.32
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 3.00
MRGE's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
68% of the 2619 Companies
in the Global Health Information Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. MRGE: 3.00 )
MRGE' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 7.8
Current: 3

0.1
7.8

Business Description

Industry: Application Software » Health Information Services
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Traded in other countries:MRJ.Germany,
Merge Healthcare Inc is a Delaware corporation founded in 1987. The Company develops enterprise imaging software solutions that facilitate the management of images to create a more effective and efficient electronic healthcare experience for patients and physicians. Its solutions are designed to help solve some of the difficult challenges in health information exchange today, such as the incorporation of medical images and diagnostic information into broader healthcare IT applications, the interoperability of proprietary software solutions, and the ability to improve the efficiency and cost effectiveness of its customers businesses. The Companys solutions optimize processes for healthcare providers ranging in size from single provider practices to large health systems, to the sponsors of clinical trials and medical device manufacturers. It operates in two reportable segments: Merge Healthcare mainly generates revenue from the sale of software including upgrades; hardware, professional services, maintenance and electronic data interchange services. Merge DNA derives the vast majority of its revenue from software, professional services and hosting through subscription arrangements. Its product portfolio provides products and services to its customers, including Image Interoperability Platform iConnect: This interoperability and connectivity platform enables hospitals, imaging centers, Integrated Delivery Networks and Health Information Exchanges to create information exchanges within their environments and with other entities.,Clinical and Financial Information Systems - Digital Imaging Solutions: Picture Archiving and Communication Systems, specialty workstations and related applications manage the image workflow of a medical enterprise; Clinical information systems: These systems provide a complete electronic record of a medical procedure across a variety of specialties including Merge OrthoEMR for orthopaedics, and Merge RIS for radiology; Revenue Cycle Management: It offer software and services for the revenue cycle management of physician practices, Software Development Toolkits, Technologies and Platforms - Merge toolkits, technologies and platforms provide software developers with the necessary resources to assist in the timely development of new products and enhance existing products and Hosted Software Solutions for Clinical Trial Data Management It provide hosted software solutions for the collection, aggregation, analysis, reporting and overall management of clinical trials information. Its strategy is to be a provider of integrated, healthcare IT solutions and services that improve the exchange of healthcare information. It is subject to regulation in the U.S. by the Food and Drug Administration, including periodic FDA inspections, in Canada under Health Canadas Medical Devices Regulations, and in other countries by corresponding regulatory authorities.
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Merge Technologies Inc. (MRGE) CFO & Treasurer Steven M Oreskovich sells 19,000 Shares Dec 20 2010 
Merge Technologies Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-K/A) Aug 26 2010 
Merge Healthcare Acquisition of Confirma Complete Sep 01 2009 
Merge Healthcare Set to Acquire Confirma Aug 07 2009 
Merge Healthcare Reports Best Operating Income in Three Years Jul 30 2009 
Merge Healthcare Announces Second Straight Quarter of Topline Revenue and EPS Growth Feb 12 2009 
Merge Healthcare Sets Fourth Quarter Earnings Call Date Jan 29 2009 


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