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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 : 4/10

Interest Coverage 1.52
MRGE's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
95% of the 1705 Companies
in the Global Health Information Services industry.

( Industry Median: 109.38 vs. MRGE: 1.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
MRGE' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 0
Current: 1.52
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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Guru Trades

Q1 2015

MRGE Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Jim Simons 1,005,155 sh (+114.89%)
Paul Tudor Jones 14,658 sh (-6.39%)
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Q2 2015

MRGE Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Jim Simons 1,430,755 sh (+42.34%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
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Q3 2015

MRGE Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Paul Tudor Jones 1,682,006 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 43,452 sh (New)
Mario Gabelli 222,000 sh (New)
Jim Simons 2,121,455 sh (+48.28%)
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Q4 2015

MRGE Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Mario Gabelli Sold Out
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Business Description

Industry: Application Software » Health Information Services
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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Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $227.6
EPS (TTM) $ 0.16
Short Percentage of Float2.19%
52-Week Range $2.13 - 7.13
Shares Outstanding (Mil)98.90

Analyst Estimate

Revenue (Mil $)
EPS ($) -0.12
EPS w/o NRI ($) -0.12
EPS Growth Rate
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