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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

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.28
PRSC's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
69% of the 350 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 0.20 vs. PRSC: 0.28 )
PRSC' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.07   Max: 42.8
Current: 0.28

0.07
42.8
Equity to Asset 0.19
PRSC's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
52% of the 334 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 0.42 vs. PRSC: 0.19 )
PRSC' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.19   Max: 0.85
Current: 0.19

-0.19
0.85
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 1.87
M-Score: -1.96
WACC vs ROIC
4.07%
13.29%
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 (%) 2.86
PRSC's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 350 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 9.21 vs. PRSC: 2.86 )
PRSC' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -21.59   Max: 11.94
Current: 2.86

-21.59
11.94
Net-margin (%) 1.37
PRSC's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 350 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 4.59 vs. PRSC: 1.37 )
PRSC' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -22.5   Max: 7.31
Current: 1.37

-22.5
7.31
ROE (%) 11.68
PRSC's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 331 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 11.00 vs. PRSC: 11.68 )
PRSC' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -147.29   Max: 49.13
Current: 11.68

-147.29
49.13
ROA (%) 3.03
PRSC's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 356 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 4.18 vs. PRSC: 3.03 )
PRSC' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -33.91   Max: 10.97
Current: 3.03

-33.91
10.97
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 99.27
PRSC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 353 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 17.58 vs. PRSC: 99.27 )
PRSC' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -377.94   Max: 194.77
Current: 99.27

-377.94
194.77
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 11.70
PRSC's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 260 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 8.50 vs. PRSC: 11.70 )
PRSC' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 7.1   Max: 55.3
Current: 11.7

7.1
55.3
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 7.90
PRSC's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 211 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 7.30 vs. PRSC: 7.90 )
PRSC' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -16.5   Max: 42.3
Current: 7.9

-16.5
42.3
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 2.10
PRSC's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 198 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 9.00 vs. PRSC: 2.10 )
PRSC' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -26.3   Max: 26
Current: 2.1

-26.3
26
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Financials


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Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q1 2014

PRSC Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Jim Simons 837,238 sh (+2.60%)
Joel Greenblatt 30,891 sh (-50.65%)
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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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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 36.20
PRSC's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
74% of the 408 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 54.70 vs. PRSC: 36.20 )
PRSC' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 6.33   Max: 41.37
Current: 36.2

6.33
41.37
Forward P/E 25.32
PRSC's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
79% of the 408 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. PRSC: 25.32 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 37.20
PRSC's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
78% of the 408 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 52.30 vs. PRSC: 37.20 )
PRSC' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 6.67   Max: 42.4
Current: 37.2

6.67
42.4
P/B 3.50
PRSC's P/B is ranked higher than
65% of the 408 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. PRSC: 3.50 )
PRSC' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.25   Max: 4.27
Current: 3.5

0.25
4.27
P/S 0.50
PRSC's P/S is ranked higher than
88% of the 408 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. PRSC: 0.50 )
PRSC' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.02   Max: 2.33
Current: 0.5

0.02
2.33
PFCF 23.30
PRSC's PFCF is ranked higher than
79% of the 408 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 141.88 vs. PRSC: 23.30 )
PRSC' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 0.67   Max: 313.29
Current: 23.3

0.67
313.29
POCF 13.73
PRSC's POCF is ranked higher than
80% of the 408 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 22.00 vs. PRSC: 13.73 )
PRSC' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 0.54   Max: 2842
Current: 13.73

0.54
2842
EV-to-EBIT 28.35
PRSC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
73% of the 408 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 31.13 vs. PRSC: 28.35 )
PRSC' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -3.5   Max: 55.4
Current: 28.35

-3.5
55.4
Shiller P/E 35.40
PRSC's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
83% of the 408 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. PRSC: 35.40 )
PRSC' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 25.87   Max: 47.91
Current: 35.4

25.87
47.91
Current Ratio 1.10
PRSC's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
66% of the 337 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 1.34 vs. PRSC: 1.10 )
PRSC' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.02   Max: 4.55
Current: 1.1

1.02
4.55
Quick Ratio 1.10
PRSC's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
68% of the 337 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. PRSC: 1.10 )
PRSC' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.02   Max: 4.55
Current: 1.1

1.02
4.55
Days Sales Outstanding 37.30
PRSC's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
83% of the 408 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 54.36 vs. PRSC: 37.30 )
PRSC' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 28.71   Max: 99.95
Current: 37.3

28.71
99.95

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.40
PRSC's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
87% of the 408 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. PRSC: 1.40 )
PRSC' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.16   Max: 1.02
Current: 1.4

0.16
1.02
Price/Median PS Value 1.40
PRSC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
66% of the 408 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. PRSC: 1.40 )
PRSC' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.08   Max: 5.84
Current: 1.4

0.08
5.84
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 3.50
PRSC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
66% of the 345 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. PRSC: 3.50 )
PRSC' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1.8   Max: 19.5
Current: 3.5

1.8
19.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -0.83
PRSC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
60% of the 208 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 11.83 vs. PRSC: -0.83 )
PRSC' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -2.7   Max: 66.4
Current: -0.83

-2.7
66.4

Business Description

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