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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 : 8/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.03
MWIV's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
98% of the 42 Companies
in the Global Medical Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 0.84 vs. MWIV: 0.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
MWIV' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0  Med: 0.06 Max: N/A
Current: 0.03
Equity to Asset 0.48
MWIV's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
62% of the 39 Companies
in the Global Medical Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 0.45 vs. MWIV: 0.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
MWIV' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0  Med: 0.52 Max: 0.62
Current: 0.48
0
0.62
Interest Coverage 99.29
MWIV's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
56% of the 27 Companies
in the Global Medical Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 90.84 vs. MWIV: 99.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
MWIV' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 2.06  Med: 49.01 Max: 167.2
Current: 99.29
2.06
167.2
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 6.80
M-Score: -2.21
WACC vs ROIC
2.17%
13.34%
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 (%) 3.95
MWIV's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 41 Companies
in the Global Medical Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 4.04 vs. MWIV: 3.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
MWIV' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 2.57  Med: 3.89 Max: 4.41
Current: 3.95
2.57
4.41
Net-margin (%) 2.41
MWIV's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
54% of the 41 Companies
in the Global Medical Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 2.85 vs. MWIV: 2.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
MWIV' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 0.64  Med: 2.38 Max: 2.72
Current: 2.41
0.64
2.72
ROE (%) 15.43
MWIV's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 41 Companies
in the Global Medical Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 9.65 vs. MWIV: 15.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
MWIV' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 9.98  Med: 15.64 Max: 130.98
Current: 15.43
9.98
130.98
ROA (%) 7.63
MWIV's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 42 Companies
in the Global Medical Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 4.18 vs. MWIV: 7.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
MWIV' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 1.88  Med: 6.81 Max: 8.91
Current: 7.63
1.88
8.91
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 28.14
MWIV's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 42 Companies
in the Global Medical Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 21.16 vs. MWIV: 28.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
MWIV' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 22.96  Med: 30.38 Max: 55.35
Current: 28.14
22.96
55.35
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 23.20
MWIV's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 31 Companies
in the Global Medical Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 6.70 vs. MWIV: 23.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
MWIV' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: 4.55 Max: 29
Current: 23.2
0
29
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 19.30
MWIV's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 32 Companies
in the Global Medical Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 8.70 vs. MWIV: 19.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
MWIV' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: 10.35 Max: 27.9
Current: 19.3
0
27.9
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 18.40
MWIV's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 31 Companies
in the Global Medical Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 10.50 vs. MWIV: 18.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
MWIV' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: 23.45 Max: 64.7
Current: 18.4
0
64.7
» MWIV's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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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

Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Chuck Royce Sold Out
Mario Gabelli Sold Out
Ron Baron Sold Out
Mario Gabelli Sold Out
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Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 33.60
MWIV's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
84% of the 32 Companies
in the Global Medical Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 22.20 vs. MWIV: 33.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
MWIV' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 12.17  Med: 25.30 Max: 38.49
Current: 33.6
12.17
38.49
Forward P/E 25.84
MWIV's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
84% of the 19 Companies
in the Global Medical Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 16.61 vs. MWIV: 25.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 33.60
MWIV's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
84% of the 32 Companies
in the Global Medical Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 23.10 vs. MWIV: 33.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
MWIV' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 12.17  Med: 25.32 Max: 38.4
Current: 33.6
12.17
38.4
P/B 4.82
MWIV's P/B is ranked lower than
73% of the 40 Companies
in the Global Medical Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 2.68 vs. MWIV: 4.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
MWIV' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.37  Med: 3.13 Max: 5.49
Current: 4.82
1.37
5.49
P/S 0.81
MWIV's P/S is ranked higher than
60% of the 42 Companies
in the Global Medical Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 0.97 vs. MWIV: 0.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
MWIV' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.3  Med: 0.61 Max: 0.99
Current: 0.81
0.3
0.99
PFCF 55.23
MWIV's PFCF is ranked lower than
88% of the 24 Companies
in the Global Medical Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 18.53 vs. MWIV: 55.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
MWIV' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 15.63  Med: 55.21 Max: 1329.67
Current: 55.23
15.63
1329.67
POCF 41.30
MWIV's POCF is ranked lower than
88% of the 32 Companies
in the Global Medical Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 15.20 vs. MWIV: 41.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
MWIV' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 14.68  Med: 42.95 Max: 250.71
Current: 41.3
14.68
250.71
EV-to-EBIT 21.24
MWIV's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
78% of the 32 Companies
in the Global Medical Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 15.54 vs. MWIV: 21.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
MWIV' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 7.5  Med: 16.10 Max: 24
Current: 21.24
7.5
24
PEG 1.47
MWIV's PEG is ranked higher than
67% of the 21 Companies
in the Global Medical Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. MWIV: 1.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
MWIV' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.72  Med: 1.12 Max: 1.54
Current: 1.47
0.72
1.54
Shiller P/E 47.39
MWIV's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
84% of the 25 Companies
in the Global Medical Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 30.02 vs. MWIV: 47.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
MWIV' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 27.86  Med: 39.07 Max: 55.2
Current: 47.39
27.86
55.2
Current Ratio 1.61
MWIV's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
50% of the 40 Companies
in the Global Medical Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.61 vs. MWIV: 1.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
MWIV' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.99  Med: 1.77 Max: 2.16
Current: 1.61
0.99
2.16
Quick Ratio 0.79
MWIV's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
80% of the 40 Companies
in the Global Medical Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. MWIV: 0.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
MWIV' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.57  Med: 0.93 Max: 1.26
Current: 0.79
0.57
1.26
Days Inventory 54.54
MWIV's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
55% of the 40 Companies
in the Global Medical Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 50.52 vs. MWIV: 54.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
MWIV' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 22.83  Med: 51.09 Max: 54.62
Current: 54.54
22.83
54.62
Days Sales Outstanding 43.93
MWIV's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
62% of the 37 Companies
in the Global Medical Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 55.91 vs. MWIV: 43.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
MWIV' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 43.93  Med: 55.27 Max: 59.92
Current: 43.93
43.93
59.92

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 7.98
MWIV's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
70% of the 20 Companies
in the Global Medical Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 4.28 vs. MWIV: 7.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
MWIV' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 2.85  Med: 4.45 Max: 7.2
Current: 7.98
2.85
7.2
Price/Tangible Book 6.63
MWIV's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
61% of the 36 Companies
in the Global Medical Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 3.30 vs. MWIV: 6.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
MWIV' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 2.42  Med: 3.91 Max: 6.1
Current: 6.63
2.42
6.1
Price/Projected FCF 3.25
MWIV's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
91% of the 22 Companies
in the Global Medical Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.38 vs. MWIV: 3.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
MWIV' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 2.42  Med: 2.98 Max: 3.46
Current: 3.25
2.42
3.46
Price/DCF (Earnings Based) 1.18
MWIV's Price/DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked higher than
67% of the 6 Companies
in the Global Medical Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.24 vs. MWIV: 1.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price/Median PS Value 1.33
MWIV's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
62% of the 37 Companies
in the Global Medical Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. MWIV: 1.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
MWIV' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.57  Med: 0.98 Max: 1.33
Current: 1.33
0.57
1.33
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.54
MWIV's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
50% of the 14 Companies
in the Global Medical Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.54 vs. MWIV: 1.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
MWIV' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.82  Med: 1.20 Max: 1.32
Current: 1.54
0.82
1.32
Price/Graham Number 3.15
MWIV's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
74% of the 27 Companies
in the Global Medical Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.56 vs. MWIV: 3.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
MWIV' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.63  Med: 2.05 Max: 2.88
Current: 3.15
1.63
2.88
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 4.70
MWIV's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
61% of the 41 Companies
in the Global Medical Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. MWIV: 4.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
MWIV' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 4.2  Med: 6.20 Max: 13.4
Current: 4.7
4.2
13.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 22.91
MWIV's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 28 Companies
in the Global Medical Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 12.30 vs. MWIV: 22.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
MWIV' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: 15.9  Med: 25.70 Max: 28.4
Current: 22.91
15.9
28.4

Analyst Estimate

Sep15 Sep16 Sep17
Revenue(Mil) 3,237 3,575 3,929
EPS($) 6.22 7.22 8.51
EPS without NRI($) 6.22 7.22 8.51

Business Description

Industry: Medical Distribution » Medical Distribution
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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.
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MWI Veterinary Supply Inc. (MWIV) Senior VP, Secretary and CFO Mary Patricia B Thompson sells 1,000 Mar 03 2011 
MWI Veterinary Supply Inc. (MWIV) Senior VP, Secretary and CFO Mary Patricia B Thompson sells 3,000 Feb 16 2011 
MWI Veterinary Supply Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Feb 03 2011 
MWI Veterinary Supply Inc. (MWIV) President and CEO James F Jr Cleary sells 25,900 Shares Nov 18 2010 
MWI Veterinary Supply Inc. (MWIV) Senior VP, Secretary and CFO Mary Patricia B Thompson sells 12,000 Sep 22 2010 
MWI Veterinary Supply Inc. (MWIV) Senior VP, Secretary and CFO Mary Patricia B Thompson sells 1,500 Sep 02 2010 
MWI Veterinary Supply Inc. (MWIV) Senior VP, Secretary and CFO Mary Patricia B Thompson sells 1,500 Aug 03 2010 
MWI Veterinary Supply Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Jul 29 2010 

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