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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

Interest Coverage 99.29
MWIV's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
83% of the 41 Companies
in the Global Medical Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 6.95 vs. MWIV: 99.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
MWIV' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 0
Current: 99.29
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••3. Consistency of the profitability
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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 : 2/10

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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

MWIV Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Ron Baron 152,873 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 10,000 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 48,200 sh (-4.37%)
Paul Tudor Jones 2,400 sh (-47.83%)
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Q3 2014

MWIV Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jeremy Grantham 10,599 sh (New)
Ron Baron 288,997 sh (+89.04%)
Chuck Royce 10,000 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 47,200 sh (-2.07%)
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Q4 2014

MWIV Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Ron Baron 315,300 sh (+9.10%)
Chuck Royce 10,000 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 46,400 sh (-1.69%)
Jeremy Grantham 7,900 sh (-25.46%)
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Q1 2015

MWIV Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Ron Baron Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Chuck Royce Sold Out
Mario Gabelli Sold Out
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Business Description

Industry: Medical Distribution » Medical Distribution
Traded in other countries:M4D.Germany,

MWI Veterinary Supply Inc commenced operations as part of a veterinary practice in 1976 and was incorporated as MWI Drug Supply, Inc., an Idaho corporation, in 1980. The Company is a distributor of animal health products. Its products include pharmaceuticals, vaccines, parasiticides, diagnostics, micro feed ingredients, supplies, specialty products, veterinary pet food, capital equipment & nutritional products. It markets these products to veterinarians in both the companion animal and production animal markets. It also offers its customers services, including its e-commerce platform, technology management systems, pharmacy fulfillment, inventory management system, equipment procurement consultation, special order fulfillment, educational seminars and pet cremation. As of September 30, 2012, it distributed its products from fourteen strategically located distribution centers throughout the United States and one in the United Kingdom. The Company competes with numerous vendors and distributors based on customer relationships, service and delivery, product selection, price and e-commerce capabilities. Certain of it businesses involve the distribution of pharmaceuticals, and in this regard it is subject to various local, state, federal and foreign governmental laws and regulations applicable to the distribution of pharmaceuticals.



Valuation & Return


More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $2,981
EPS (TTM) $ 5.65
Short Percentage of Float4.46%
52-Week Range $129.75 - 191.29
Shares Outstanding (Mil)12.91

Analyst Estimate

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Sep15 Sep16 Sep17
Revenue (Mil $) 3,237 3,575 3,929
EPS ($) 6.22 7.22 8.51
EPS w/o NRI ($) 6.22 7.22 8.51
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