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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

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.07
SNN's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
56% of the 475 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 2.09 vs. SNN: 0.07 )
SNN' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.07   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.07

Equity to Asset 0.53
SNN's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
61% of the 447 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 0.64 vs. SNN: 0.53 )
SNN' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.26   Max: 0.74
Current: 0.53

0.26
0.74
Interest Coverage 81.00
SNN's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
62% of the 262 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 231.38 vs. SNN: 81.00 )
SNN' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 7.79   Max: 81
Current: 81

7.79
81
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 4.29
M-Score: -2.70
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 : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 16.71
SNN's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 459 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 5.91 vs. SNN: 16.71 )
SNN' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 12.6   Max: 23.22
Current: 16.71

12.6
23.22
Net-margin (%) 11.09
SNN's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 459 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 4.15 vs. SNN: 11.09 )
SNN' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 8.9   Max: 26.81
Current: 11.09

8.9
26.81
ROE (%) 12.29
SNN's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 445 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. SNN: 12.29 )
SNN' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 13.93   Max: 47.17
Current: 12.29

13.93
47.17
ROA (%) 7.65
SNN's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 475 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 2.77 vs. SNN: 7.65 )
SNN' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 8.14   Max: 22.64
Current: 7.65

8.14
22.64
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 37.28
SNN's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 473 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 9.15 vs. SNN: 37.28 )
SNN' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 29.57   Max: 70.26
Current: 37.28

29.57
70.26
Revenue Growth (%) 0.80
SNN's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 341 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 5.00 vs. SNN: 0.80 )
SNN' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 0.8   Max: 37.2
Current: 0.8

0.8
37.2
EBITDA Growth (%) -2.80
SNN's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 314 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. SNN: -2.80 )
SNN' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -2.8   Max: 36.3
Current: -2.8

-2.8
36.3
EPS Growth (%) -5.60
SNN's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 298 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. SNN: -5.60 )
SNN' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -8.2   Max: 57.4
Current: -5.6

-8.2
57.4
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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

SNN Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Ken Fisher 1,055,926 sh (+0.72%)
Pioneer Investments 38,402 sh (unchged)
John Hussman 19,500 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 80,600 sh (-22.65%)
David Dreman 66,654 sh (-37.34%)
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Q1 2014

SNN Guru Trades in Q1 2014

David Dreman 78,118 sh (+17.2%)
Jim Simons 84,200 sh (+4.47%)
Pioneer Investments 38,402 sh (unchged)
John Hussman 19,500 sh (unchged)
Ken Fisher 994,111 sh (-5.85%)
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Q2 2014

SNN Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Louis Moore Bacon 30,000 sh (New)
Mario Gabelli 9,650 sh (New)
Jim Simons 143,000 sh (+69.83%)
Ken Fisher 1,361,425 sh (+36.95%)
Steven Cohen 204,800 sh (unchged)
John Hussman 19,500 sh (unchged)
David Dreman 74,877 sh (-4.15%)
Pioneer Investments 33,902 sh (-11.72%)
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Q3 2014

SNN Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Mario Gabelli 15,350 sh (+59.07%)
Louis Moore Bacon 40,000 sh (+33.33%)
Jim Simons 171,800 sh (+20.14%)
Pioneer Investments 34,059 sh (+0.46%)
John Hussman 19,500 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
David Dreman 74,325 sh (-0.74%)
Ken Fisher 973,153 sh (-28.52%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with SNN

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Ken Fisher 2014-09-30 Reduce -28.52%0.07%$33.164 - $36.14 $ 34.49-1%973153
Mario Gabelli 2014-09-30 Add 59.07%$33.164 - $36.14 $ 34.49-1%15350
Ken Fisher 2014-06-30 Add 36.95%0.07%$29.27 - $38.91 $ 34.496%3403562.5
Mario Gabelli 2014-06-30 New Buy$29.27 - $38.91 $ 34.496%24125
David Dreman 2013-12-31 Reduce -37.34%0.22%$24.02 - $28.74 $ 34.4931%166635
John Hussman 2012-12-31 Add 56%0.01%$20.41 - $22.26 $ 34.4962%48750
Ken Fisher 2012-09-30 Reduce -30.79%0.07%$19.84 - $22.37 $ 34.4964%2571732.5
Ken Fisher 2012-06-30 Reduce -28.11%0.08%$18.04 - $20.41 $ 34.4979%3715700
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 31.60
SNN's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
84% of the 511 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 85.90 vs. SNN: 31.60 )
SNN' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 10.22   Max: 44.27
Current: 31.6

10.22
44.27
P/B 3.80
SNN's P/B is ranked higher than
71% of the 511 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 3.88 vs. SNN: 3.80 )
SNN' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 2.32   Max: 8.19
Current: 3.8

2.32
8.19
P/S 3.50
SNN's P/S is ranked higher than
70% of the 511 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 3.41 vs. SNN: 3.50 )
SNN' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.67   Max: 4.76
Current: 3.5

1.67
4.76
PFCF 48.20
SNN's PFCF is ranked higher than
84% of the 511 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. SNN: 48.20 )
SNN' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 12.57   Max: 190.33
Current: 48.2

12.57
190.33
EV-to-EBIT 22.96
SNN's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
82% of the 511 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 64.69 vs. SNN: 22.96 )
SNN' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 8.8   Max: 110.4
Current: 22.96

8.8
110.4
PEG 8.18
SNN's PEG is ranked higher than
89% of the 511 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. SNN: 8.18 )
SNN' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 36.93
Current: 8.18

0.3
36.93
Shiller P/E 25.30
SNN's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
93% of the 511 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. SNN: 25.30 )
SNN' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 15.69   Max: 33.82
Current: 25.3

15.69
33.82
Current Ratio 2.06
SNN's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
63% of the 467 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 2.79 vs. SNN: 2.06 )
SNN' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.8   Max: 2.75
Current: 2.06

0.8
2.75
Quick Ratio 1.07
SNN's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
54% of the 467 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 2.01 vs. SNN: 1.07 )
SNN' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.45   Max: 1.62
Current: 1.07

0.45
1.62

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 2.60
SNN's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
83% of the 185 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 1.39 vs. SNN: 2.60 )
SNN' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.56   Max: 2.27
Current: 2.6

0.56
2.27
Dividend Payout 0.48
SNN's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
94% of the 511 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. SNN: 0.48 )
SNN' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.28   Max: 11.67
Current: 0.48

0.28
11.67
Dividend growth (3y) 19.10
SNN's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
88% of the 108 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 7.70 vs. SNN: 19.10 )
SNN' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: -54.3   Max: 19.6
Current: 19.1

-54.3
19.6
Yield on cost (5-Year) 5.82
SNN's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
95% of the 187 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 1.59 vs. SNN: 5.82 )
SNN' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 1.25   Max: 5.08
Current: 5.82

1.25
5.08
Share Buyback Rate -0.60
SNN's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
81% of the 317 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: -1.10 vs. SNN: -0.60 )
SNN' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 23.3   Max: -0.6
Current: -0.6

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 84.10
SNN's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
55% of the 511 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 6.71 vs. SNN: 84.10 )
SNN' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 4.14   Max: 166.63
Current: 84.1

4.14
166.63
Price/DCF (Projected) 2.00
SNN's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
89% of the 511 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. SNN: 2.00 )
SNN' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.04   Max: 3.28
Current: 2

1.04
3.28
Price/Median PS Value 1.20
SNN's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
70% of the 511 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. SNN: 1.20 )
SNN' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.6   Max: 1.83
Current: 1.2

0.6
1.83
Price/Graham Number 10.80
SNN's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
74% of the 511 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. SNN: 10.80 )
SNN' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.54   Max: 18.01
Current: 10.8

1.54
18.01
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 4.40
SNN's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
82% of the 469 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. SNN: 4.40 )
SNN' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.9   Max: 11.4
Current: 4.4

0.9
11.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 4.31
SNN's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
77% of the 213 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 5.50 vs. SNN: 4.31 )
SNN' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 2.9   Max: 72.5
Current: 4.31

2.9
72.5

Business Description

Industry: Medical Devices » Medical Devices
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Traded in other countries:SN..UK, NPW1.Germany, NPWA.Germany, SNNUF.USA,
Smith & Nephew PLC was incorporated on February 17, 1937. The Company develops, manufactures, markets and sells medical devices. The Company is organized into business segments namely Advanced Surgical Devices and Advanced Wound Management. The Advanced Surgical Devices offers Orthopaedic Reconstruction which includes Hip Implants, Knee Implants and ancillary products such as bone cement and mixing systems used in cemented reconstruction joint surgery, Trauma & Extremities consisting of internal and external devices used in the stabilisation of severe fractures and deformity correction procedures, Sports Medicine Joint Repair, which offers surgeons a various instruments, technologies and implants necessary to perform minimally invasive surgery of the joints, Arthroscopy Enabling Technologies which offer healthcare providers various technologies such as fluid management equipment for surgical access, high definition cameras, digital image capture, scopes, light sources and monitors to assist with visualisation inside the joints, radio frequency wands, electromechanical and mechanical blades, and hand instruments for removing damaged tissue. The Advanced Wound Management segment offers Advanced Wound Care includes products for the treatment of acute and chronic wounds, including leg, diabetic and pressure ulcers, burns and post-operative wounds, Advanced Wound Devices consists of traditional and single-use Negative Pressure Wound Therapy and hydrosurgery systems, Advanced Wound Bioactives includes biologics and other bioactive technologies that provide unique approaches to debridement and dermal repair/regeneration. The Company operates across the world and is subject to legislation, including anti-bribery and corruption and data protection, in each country in which they operates.
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