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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 : 6/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.34
PRSC's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
51% of the 211 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 0.33 vs. PRSC: 0.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
PRSC' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.06  Med: 0.47 Max: N/A
Current: 0.34
Equity to Asset 0.19
PRSC's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
83% of the 204 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 0.45 vs. PRSC: 0.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
PRSC' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.05  Med: 0.30 Max: 0.88
Current: 0.19
-0.05
0.88
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 2.08
M-Score: -1.83
WACC vs ROIC
3.78%
11.28%
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 (%) 3.10
PRSC's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
68% of the 212 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 7.05 vs. PRSC: 3.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
PRSC' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -21.59  Med: 6.51 Max: 11.94
Current: 3.1
-21.59
11.94
Net-margin (%) 1.19
PRSC's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
65% of the 214 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 3.29 vs. PRSC: 1.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
PRSC' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -22.5  Med: 2.64 Max: 7.31
Current: 1.19
-22.5
7.31
ROE (%) 10.01
PRSC's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 198 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 8.45 vs. PRSC: 10.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
PRSC' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -147.29  Med: 12.02 Max: 49.13
Current: 10.01
-147.29
49.13
ROA (%) 2.46
PRSC's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 216 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 3.44 vs. PRSC: 2.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
PRSC' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -33.91  Med: 5.20 Max: 10.97
Current: 2.46
-33.91
10.97
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 109.94
PRSC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 213 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 15.83 vs. PRSC: 109.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
PRSC' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -375.46  Med: 92.26 Max: 195.64
Current: 109.94
-375.46
195.64
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 11.70
PRSC's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 157 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 8.20 vs. PRSC: 11.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
PRSC' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 7.1  Med: 11.55 Max: 55.3
Current: 11.7
7.1
55.3
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 7.90
PRSC's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 123 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 7.90 vs. PRSC: 7.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
PRSC' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -16.5  Med: 7.90 Max: 42.3
Current: 7.9
-16.5
42.3
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 2.10
PRSC's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
63% of the 115 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 9.00 vs. PRSC: 2.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
PRSC' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -26.3  Med: 6.00 Max: 26
Current: 2.1
-26.3
26
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Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

PRSC Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jim Simons 939,495 sh (+12.21%)
Steven Cohen 20,300 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
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Q3 2014

PRSC Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jim Simons 986,400 sh (+4.99%)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
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Q4 2014

PRSC Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 7,200 sh (New)
Jim Simons 931,700 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 931,700 sh (-5.55%)
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Q1 2015

PRSC Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Jim Simons 898,900 sh (-3.52%)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 37.66
PRSC's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
68% of the 141 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 29.60 vs. PRSC: 37.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
PRSC' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 6.33  Med: 24.35 Max: 42.6
Current: 37.66
6.33
42.6
Forward P/E 23.98
PRSC's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
73% of the 92 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 20.37 vs. PRSC: 23.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 37.80
PRSC's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
68% of the 140 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 29.10 vs. PRSC: 37.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
PRSC' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 6.67  Med: 24.27 Max: 42.7
Current: 37.8
6.67
42.7
P/B 3.26
PRSC's P/B is ranked lower than
56% of the 194 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 2.73 vs. PRSC: 3.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
PRSC' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.25  Med: 2.50 Max: 4.27
Current: 3.26
0.25
4.27
P/S 0.41
PRSC's P/S is ranked higher than
85% of the 220 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. PRSC: 0.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
PRSC' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.35 Max: 2.33
Current: 0.41
0.02
2.33
PFCF 20.14
PRSC's PFCF is ranked higher than
57% of the 108 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 21.92 vs. PRSC: 20.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
PRSC' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 0.67  Med: 12.42 Max: 313.29
Current: 20.14
0.67
313.29
POCF 11.58
PRSC's POCF is ranked higher than
67% of the 155 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 15.63 vs. PRSC: 11.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
PRSC' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 0.54  Med: 8.54 Max: 2842
Current: 11.58
0.54
2842
EV-to-EBIT 20.51
PRSC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
51% of the 164 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 20.07 vs. PRSC: 20.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
PRSC' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -3.5  Med: 13.50 Max: 55.4
Current: 20.51
-3.5
55.4
Shiller P/E 33.76
PRSC's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
60% of the 82 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 31.19 vs. PRSC: 33.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
PRSC' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 25.87  Med: 34.08 Max: 47.44
Current: 33.76
25.87
47.44
Current Ratio 1.43
PRSC's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
55% of the 205 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 1.29 vs. PRSC: 1.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
PRSC' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.04  Med: 1.53 Max: 5.43
Current: 1.43
1.04
5.43
Quick Ratio 1.43
PRSC's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
59% of the 205 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 1.18 vs. PRSC: 1.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
PRSC' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.04  Med: 1.53 Max: 5.43
Current: 1.43
1.04
5.43
Days Sales Outstanding 42.71
PRSC's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
59% of the 184 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 46.60 vs. PRSC: 42.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
PRSC' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 28.71  Med: 38.54 Max: 99.95
Current: 42.71
28.71
99.95

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Projected FCF 1.22
PRSC's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
68% of the 90 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 1.62 vs. PRSC: 1.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
PRSC' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.16  Med: 0.66 Max: 1.38
Current: 1.22
0.16
1.38
Price/Median PS Value 1.22
PRSC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
56% of the 189 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 1.18 vs. PRSC: 1.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
PRSC' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.08  Med: 1.07 Max: 6.36
Current: 1.22
0.08
6.36
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 4.90
PRSC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 206 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 3.90 vs. PRSC: 4.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
PRSC' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 1.8  Med: 6.50 Max: 19.5
Current: 4.9
1.8
19.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 3.57
PRSC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
74% of the 103 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 11.00 vs. PRSC: 3.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
PRSC' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -2.7  Med: 11.10 Max: 66.4
Current: 3.57
-2.7
66.4

Analyst Estimate

Dec15 Dec16
EPS($) 1.26 1.95
EPS without NRI($) 1.26 1.95

Business Description

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