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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 0.22
PRSC's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
56% of the 221 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 0.29 vs. PRSC: 0.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
PRSC' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.06  Med: 0.45 Max: N/A
Current: 0.22
Equity to Asset 0.20
PRSC's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
82% of the 219 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 0.45 vs. PRSC: 0.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
PRSC' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.05  Med: 0.29 Max: 0.88
Current: 0.2
-0.05
0.88
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 2.42
M-Score: -2.04
WACC vs ROIC
5.82%
15.23%
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 (%) 3.08
PRSC's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
71% of the 219 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 7.46 vs. PRSC: 3.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
PRSC' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -21.59  Med: 5.20 Max: 11.32
Current: 3.08
-21.59
11.32
Net-margin (%) 0.66
PRSC's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
71% of the 221 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 4.28 vs. PRSC: 0.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
PRSC' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -22.5  Med: 2.22 Max: 6.47
Current: 0.66
-22.5
6.47
ROE (%) 4.36
PRSC's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
70% of the 204 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 9.24 vs. PRSC: 4.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
PRSC' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -147.29  Med: 12.02 Max: 49.13
Current: 4.36
-147.29
49.13
ROA (%) 1.32
PRSC's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
67% of the 222 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 3.42 vs. PRSC: 1.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
PRSC' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -33.91  Med: 4.59 Max: 9.67
Current: 1.32
-33.91
9.67
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 111.97
PRSC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 221 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 19.71 vs. PRSC: 111.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
PRSC' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -375.46  Med: 92.26 Max: 195.64
Current: 111.97
-375.46
195.64
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 11.70
PRSC's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 160 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 Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
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 128 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 EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -16.5  Med: 7.90 Max: 42.3
Current: 7.9
-16.5
42.3
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 2.00
PRSC's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
67% of the 121 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 9.00 vs. PRSC: 2.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
PRSC' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -26.5  Med: 5.90 Max: 25.8
Current: 2
-26.5
25.8
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Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q1 2015

PRSC Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Jim Simons 898,900 sh (-3.52%)
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Q2 2015

PRSC Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Joel Greenblatt 9,165 sh (New)
Jim Simons 864,000 sh (-3.88%)
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Q3 2015

PRSC Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Jim Simons 879,800 sh (+1.83%)
Joel Greenblatt 8,102 sh (-11.60%)
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Q4 2015

PRSC Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Jim Simons 921,900 sh (+4.79%)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 70.85
PRSC's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
88% of the 271 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 23.30 vs. PRSC: 70.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
PRSC' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.33  Med: 24.35 Max: 89.76
Current: 70.85
6.33
89.76
Forward P/E 12.97
PRSC's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
70% of the 193 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 15.82 vs. PRSC: 12.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 60.40
PRSC's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
85% of the 203 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 23.30 vs. PRSC: 60.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
PRSC' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.67  Med: 24.27 Max: 76.42
Current: 60.4
6.67
76.42
P/B 2.97
PRSC's P/B is ranked lower than
63% of the 301 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 2.42 vs. PRSC: 2.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
PRSC' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.25  Med: 2.52 Max: 4.27
Current: 2.97
0.25
4.27
P/S 0.35
PRSC's P/S is ranked higher than
86% of the 305 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 1.23 vs. PRSC: 0.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
PRSC' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.34 Max: 2.33
Current: 0.35
0.02
2.33
PFCF 62.11
PRSC's PFCF is ranked lower than
84% of the 206 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 20.58 vs. PRSC: 62.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
PRSC' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.67  Med: 12.42 Max: 232.64
Current: 62.11
0.67
232.64
POCF 15.00
PRSC's POCF is ranked lower than
54% of the 281 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 13.69 vs. PRSC: 15.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
PRSC' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.54  Med: 8.54 Max: 2842
Current: 15
0.54
2842
EV-to-EBIT 15.65
PRSC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
61% of the 297 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 17.78 vs. PRSC: 15.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
PRSC' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.5  Med: 12.80 Max: 51.9
Current: 15.65
-3.5
51.9
EV-to-EBITDA 8.09
PRSC's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
83% of the 304 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 12.42 vs. PRSC: 8.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
PRSC' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4  Med: 8.60 Max: 18.5
Current: 8.09
-4
18.5
Current Ratio 1.31
PRSC's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
51% of the 221 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 1.33 vs. PRSC: 1.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
PRSC' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.04  Med: 1.51 Max: 5.43
Current: 1.31
1.04
5.43
Quick Ratio 1.31
PRSC's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
55% of the 221 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 1.22 vs. PRSC: 1.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
PRSC' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.04  Med: 1.51 Max: 5.43
Current: 1.31
1.04
5.43
Days Sales Outstanding 31.44
PRSC's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
69% of the 188 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 46.01 vs. PRSC: 31.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
PRSC' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 28.71  Med: 37.06 Max: 87.17
Current: 31.44
28.71
87.17
Days Payable 6.04
PRSC's Days Payable is ranked lower than
93% of the 146 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 42.47 vs. PRSC: 6.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
PRSC' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.38  Med: 2.03 Max: 22.91
Current: 6.04
1.38
22.91

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Projected FCF 1.15
PRSC's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
68% of the 172 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. PRSC: 1.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
PRSC' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.16  Med: 0.72 Max: 1.42
Current: 1.15
0.16
1.42
Price/Median PS Value 0.95
PRSC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
58% of the 301 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. PRSC: 0.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
PRSC' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.08  Med: 1.03 Max: 6.55
Current: 0.95
0.08
6.55
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 7.33
PRSC's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
100% of the 90 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 2.16 vs. PRSC: 7.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
PRSC' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.28  Med: 0.42 Max: 7.77
Current: 7.33
0.28
7.77
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 6.38
PRSC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 209 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. PRSC: 6.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
PRSC' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.9  Med: 6.90 Max: 19.6
Current: 6.38
1.9
19.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 12.66
PRSC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 101 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 10.86 vs. PRSC: 12.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
PRSC' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.7  Med: 11.45 Max: 66.4
Current: 12.66
0.7
66.4

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $2160
EPS $ 0.62
Beta0.83
Short Percentage of Float7.17%
52-Week Range $39.08 - 56.92
Shares Outstanding(Mil)15.37

Analyst Estimate

Dec15 Dec16 Dec17
Revenue(Mil) 1,878 1,803 1,903
EPS($) 1.83 2.96 3.35
EPS without NRI($) 1.83 2.96 3.35

Business Description

Industry: Health Care Providers » Medical Care
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