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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 0.30
NUVA's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
84% of the 326 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 2.32 vs. NUVA: 0.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
NUVA' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 0.87 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.3
Equity to Asset 0.44
NUVA's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
75% of the 304 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 0.63 vs. NUVA: 0.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
NUVA' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.36  Med: 0.49 Max: 0.93
Current: 0.44
0.36
0.93
Interest Coverage 3.29
NUVA's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
89% of the 221 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 73.78 vs. NUVA: 3.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
NUVA' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.65  Med: 3.19 Max: No Debt
Current: 3.29
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 3.04
M-Score: -2.42
WACC vs ROIC
7.84%
7.00%
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 : 5/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 13.57
NUVA's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 308 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 2.42 vs. NUVA: 13.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
NUVA' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -34.77  Med: 2.72 Max: 17.15
Current: 13.57
-34.77
17.15
Net-margin (%) 4.06
NUVA's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 308 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 1.87 vs. NUVA: 4.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
NUVA' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -48.84  Med: -0.84 Max: 16.37
Current: 4.06
-48.84
16.37
ROE (%) 5.31
NUVA's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 303 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 1.47 vs. NUVA: 5.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
NUVA' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -40.87  Med: -1.05 Max: 21.43
Current: 5.31
-40.87
21.43
ROA (%) 2.49
NUVA's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 330 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 0.20 vs. NUVA: 2.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
NUVA' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -35.8  Med: -0.53 Max: 10.76
Current: 2.49
-35.8
10.76
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 26.54
NUVA's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 325 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 3.44 vs. NUVA: 26.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
NUVA' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -82.47  Med: 7.27 Max: 47.3
Current: 26.54
-82.47
47.3
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 3.40
NUVA's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 233 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 3.90 vs. NUVA: 3.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NUVA' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -40.2  Med: 13.4 Max: 480.7
Current: 3.4
-40.2
480.7
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 24.40
NUVA's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 195 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. NUVA: 24.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NUVA' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -41.25 Max: 24.4
Current: 24.4
0
24.4
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 162.10
NUVA's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 196 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. NUVA: 162.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NUVA' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -66.3  Med: -31.4 Max: 162.1
Current: 162.1
-66.3
162.1
» NUVA's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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Guru Trades

Q4 2015

NUVA Guru Trades in Q4 2015

John Paulson 31,800 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 219,900 sh (+2871.62%)
RS Investment Management 753,190 sh (+403.67%)
Joel Greenblatt 26,602 sh (+57.77%)
Jim Simons 286,588 sh (+15.38%)
Mario Gabelli 166,150 sh (+1.99%)
PRIMECAP Management 901,000 sh (unchged)
Samuel Isaly 806,000 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Ken Fisher 1,403,598 sh (-0.77%)
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Q1 2016

NUVA Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Pioneer Investments 33,834 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 21,787 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 674,900 sh (+206.91%)
RS Investment Management 1,031,723 sh (+36.98%)
Mario Gabelli 170,000 sh (+2.32%)
Ken Fisher 1,410,780 sh (+0.51%)
PRIMECAP Management 901,000 sh (unchged)
Samuel Isaly 806,000 sh (unchged)
John Paulson Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Jim Simons 260,200 sh (-9.21%)
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Q2 2016

NUVA Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Pioneer Investments 63,589 sh (+87.94%)
Jim Simons 319,188 sh (+22.67%)
Ken Fisher 1,412,861 sh (+0.15%)
Mario Gabelli 167,000 sh (-1.76%)
PRIMECAP Management 869,600 sh (-3.49%)
RS Investment Management 784,483 sh (-23.96%)
Steven Cohen 242,400 sh (-64.08%)
Paul Tudor Jones 3,712 sh (-82.96%)
Samuel Isaly 344,200 sh (-57.30%)
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Q3 2016

NUVA Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Jana Partners 80,744 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 5,600 sh (+50.86%)
Pioneer Investments 70,786 sh (+11.32%)
Ken Fisher 1,422,585 sh (+0.69%)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Samuel Isaly Sold Out
PRIMECAP Management 869,000 sh (-0.07%)
Mario Gabelli 165,000 sh (-1.20%)
Jim Simons 129,600 sh (-59.40%)
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Business Description

Industry: Medical Devices » Medical Devices    NAICS: 339112    SIC: 3841
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NuVasive Inc is a medical device company. The Company develops minimally-disruptive surgical products and procedurally-integrated solutions for the spine. Its currently-marketed product portfolio is focused on applications for spine fusion surgery.

NuVasive Inc was incorporated in Delaware on July 21, 1997, and began commercializing its products in 2001. It is a medical device company engaged in developing minimally disruptive surgical products and procedures for the spine. The Company's current-marketed product portfolio is engaged in applications for spine fusion surgery, including biologics. The Company's product offering includes a minimally disruptive surgical platform called Maximum Access Surgery, or MAS. The MAS platform combines three categories of solutions that collectively minimize soft tissue disruption during spine fusion surgery, provide maximum visualization and are designed to enable safe and reproducible outcomes for the surgeon and the patient. The platform includes its proprietary software-driven nerve detection and avoidance systems, NVM5 and NVJJB, and Intra-Operative Monitoring (IOM) support; MaXcess, an integrated split-blade retractor system; and a variety of specialized implants. The Company's primary business model is to loan its MAS systems to surgeons and hospitals that purchase implants, biologics and disposables for use in individual procedures. In addition, for larger customers, the Company's proprietary nerve monitoring systems, MaXcess and surgical instrument sets are placed with hospitals for an extended period at no up-front cost to them. The Company also offers a range of bone allograft in patented saline packaging, disposables and spine implants, which include its branded CoRoent products and fixation devices such as rods, plates and screws. Implants, biologics and disposables are shipped from the Company's inventories. The Company sells an immaterial quantity of MAS instrument sets, MaXcess and nerve monitoring systems to hospitals. Its spine surgery product line offerings, which include products for the thoracolumbar and the cervical spine, are used to enable access to the spine and to perform restoration and fusion procedures in a minimally disruptive fashion. In the United States, it currently sells its products through a combination of exclusive independent sales agencies and directly-employed sales shareowners. The Company has approximately 230 issued U.S. patents, 165 foreign national patents, and 284 pending patent applications. The Company's competitors are Medtronic Sofamor Danek (Medtronic), DePuy/Synthes, a Johnson & Johnson company, Stryker Spine, Globus Medical, Biomet Spine, and Zimmer Spine. It also faces competition from physician owned distributorships (PODs), which are medical device distributors that are owned, directly or indirectly, by physicians. The Company's products,medical devices and tissues subject to regulation by the FDA and other regulatory bodies.

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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 101.40
NUVA's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
89% of the 172 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 25.16 vs. NUVA: 101.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
NUVA' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.39  Med: 78.98 Max: 387.67
Current: 101.4
11.39
387.67
Forward P/E 32.89
NUVA's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
76% of the 54 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 21.74 vs. NUVA: 32.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 101.40
NUVA's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
90% of the 172 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 25.53 vs. NUVA: 101.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
NUVA' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.39  Med: 78.98 Max: 387.67
Current: 101.4
11.39
387.67
P/B 4.77
NUVA's P/B is ranked lower than
65% of the 300 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 3.08 vs. NUVA: 4.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
NUVA' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.98  Med: 3.62 Max: 10.89
Current: 4.77
0.98
10.89
P/S 3.97
NUVA's P/S is ranked lower than
58% of the 294 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 3.02 vs. NUVA: 3.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
NUVA' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.85  Med: 3.18 Max: 10.54
Current: 3.97
0.85
10.54
PFCF 86.09
NUVA's PFCF is ranked lower than
90% of the 107 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 26.13 vs. NUVA: 86.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
NUVA' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.97  Med: 48.68 Max: 670.85
Current: 86.09
6.97
670.85
POCF 25.45
NUVA's POCF is ranked lower than
66% of the 134 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 18.20 vs. NUVA: 25.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
NUVA' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.76  Med: 18.17 Max: 365.19
Current: 25.45
4.76
365.19
EV-to-EBIT 36.55
NUVA's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
71% of the 169 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 21.46 vs. NUVA: 36.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
NUVA' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -166  Med: 22.35 Max: 559.6
Current: 36.55
-166
559.6
EV-to-EBITDA 19.78
NUVA's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
58% of the 182 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 16.23 vs. NUVA: 19.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
NUVA' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -320.9  Med: 14.8 Max: 4339.7
Current: 19.78
-320.9
4339.7
Shiller P/E 1050.07
NUVA's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
98% of the 49 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 46.10 vs. NUVA: 1050.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
NUVA' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 971.67  Med: 1092.67 Max: 1123.67
Current: 1050.07
971.67
1123.67
Current Ratio 2.20
NUVA's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
56% of the 327 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 2.43 vs. NUVA: 2.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
NUVA' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.58  Med: 5.4 Max: 15.05
Current: 2.2
1.58
15.05
Quick Ratio 1.44
NUVA's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
60% of the 327 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 1.82 vs. NUVA: 1.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
NUVA' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.14  Med: 4 Max: 13.9
Current: 1.44
1.14
13.9
Days Inventory 308.53
NUVA's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
83% of the 290 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 134.83 vs. NUVA: 308.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
NUVA' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 266.24  Med: 334.46 Max: 491.78
Current: 308.53
266.24
491.78
Days Sales Outstanding 57.92
NUVA's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
65% of the 277 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 66.89 vs. NUVA: 57.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
NUVA' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 52.35  Med: 58.06 Max: 75.34
Current: 57.92
52.35
75.34

Buy Back

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industry
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history
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -4.10
NUVA's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
51% of the 209 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: -3.90 vs. NUVA: -4.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
NUVA' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -215.4  Med: -5.5 Max: -3.8
Current: -4.1
-215.4
-3.8

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Projected FCF 4.22
NUVA's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
71% of the 124 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 1.97 vs. NUVA: 4.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
NUVA' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.2  Med: 2.61 Max: 18.72
Current: 4.22
1.2
18.72
Price/Median PS Value 1.24
NUVA's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
59% of the 231 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 1.02 vs. NUVA: 1.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
NUVA' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 1 Max: 2.8
Current: 1.24
0.3
2.8
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 2.72
NUVA's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 315 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. NUVA: 2.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
NUVA' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 2.4 Max: 6.8
Current: 2.72
0.2
6.8

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $906.2
EPS (TTM) $ 0.67
Beta0.72
Short Percentage of Float13.55%
52-Week Range $36.81 - 69.50
Shares Outstanding (Mil)50.35

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $) 952 1,065 1,152 1,228
EPS ($) 1.57 2.05 2.46 2.75
EPS w/o NRI ($) 1.57 2.05 2.46 2.75
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
20.00%
Dividends Per Share ($)
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Guru Fisher Cuts NUVA - Medical Insurance Resists NuVasive Procedure Apr 11 2013 
NuVasive Inc. (NUVA) President and COO Keith Valentine sells 2,015 Shares Jan 25 2011 
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