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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 0.05
SNN's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
94% of the 321 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. SNN: 0.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
SNN' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: 0.16 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.05
Equity to Asset 0.53
SNN's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
64% of the 299 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 0.63 vs. SNN: 0.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
SNN' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.26  Med: 0.52 Max: 0.74
Current: 0.53
0.26
0.74
Interest Coverage 9.06
SNN's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
78% of the 221 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 71.73 vs. SNN: 9.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
SNN' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.87  Med: 25.04 Max: 94
Current: 9.06
8.87
94
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 4.95
M-Score: -2.90
WACC vs ROIC
5.92%
7.66%
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 : 7/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 11.74
SNN's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 304 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 2.77 vs. SNN: 11.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
SNN' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.74  Med: 18.9 Max: 23.22
Current: 11.74
11.74
23.22
Net-margin (%) 7.66
SNN's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 304 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 2.25 vs. SNN: 7.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
SNN' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.66  Med: 12.65 Max: 26.81
Current: 7.66
7.66
26.81
ROE (%) 9.21
SNN's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 302 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 1.47 vs. SNN: 9.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
SNN' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.21  Med: 19.69 Max: 39.32
Current: 9.21
9.21
39.32
ROA (%) 5.03
SNN's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 325 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 0.45 vs. SNN: 5.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
SNN' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.03  Med: 9.82 Max: 22.64
Current: 5.03
5.03
22.64
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 26.62
SNN's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 321 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 4.59 vs. SNN: 26.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
SNN' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 26.62  Med: 43.35 Max: 56.28
Current: 26.62
26.62
56.28
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 6.60
SNN's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 230 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. SNN: 6.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SNN' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -17.8  Med: 6.6 Max: 37.9
Current: 6.6
-17.8
37.9
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -5.20
SNN's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
63% of the 197 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. SNN: -5.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SNN' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -14.6  Med: 11.3 Max: 41.9
Current: -5.2
-14.6
41.9
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -15.00
SNN's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
75% of the 197 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. SNN: -15.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SNN' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -15  Med: 15.7 Max: 44.2
Current: -15
-15
44.2
GuruFocus has detected 7 Warning Signs with Smith & Nephew PLC $SNN.
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Business Description

Industry: Medical Devices » Medical Devices    NAICS: 339113 
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Traded in other countries:NPWA.Germany, SN..UK, SNNUF.USA,
Smith & Nephew PLC develops, manufactures, markets and sells medical devices in the sectors of Advanced Surgical Devices and Advanced Wound Management.

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, Trauma & Extremities consisting of internal and external devices used in the stabilisation of severe fractures and deformity correction procedures, Sports Medicine Joint Repair, offers surgeons a various instruments, technologies and implants necessary to perform minimally invasive surgery of the joints, Arthroscopy Enabling Technologies offers 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. Trauma & Extremities consists of internal and external devices used in the stabilisation of severe fractures and deformity correction procedures. Other Surgical businesses include gynaecological instrumentation as well as various products and technologies to assist in surgical treatment of the ear, nose and throat. Knee Implants, offers products for specialised knee replacement procedures and Hip Implants, offers specialist products for reconstruction of the hip joint. The Advanced Wound Management segment offers Advanced Wound Care, which 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 approaches to debridement and dermal repair/regeneration.

Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 44.63
SNN's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
71% of the 173 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 25.31 vs. SNN: 44.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
SNN' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12  Med: 18.09 Max: 44.63
Current: 44.63
12
44.63
Forward P/E 16.08
SNN's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
87% of the 56 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 23.92 vs. SNN: 16.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 43.04
SNN's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
70% of the 174 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 25.43 vs. SNN: 43.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
SNN' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.38  Med: 22.8 Max: 43.04
Current: 43.04
12.38
43.04
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 22.03
SNN's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked higher than
69% of the 111 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 31.22 vs. SNN: 22.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
SNN' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.57  Med: 18.51 Max: 47.82
Current: 22.03
11.57
47.82
P/B 3.89
SNN's P/B is ranked lower than
58% of the 298 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 3.10 vs. SNN: 3.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
SNN' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.63  Med: 3.94 Max: 7.01
Current: 3.89
2.63
7.01
P/S 3.50
SNN's P/S is ranked lower than
55% of the 287 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 3.10 vs. SNN: 3.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
SNN' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.44  Med: 2.85 Max: 4.33
Current: 3.5
1.44
4.33
PFCF 24.15
SNN's PFCF is ranked higher than
56% of the 108 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 26.96 vs. SNN: 24.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
SNN' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.01  Med: 23.76 Max: 85.26
Current: 24.15
14.01
85.26
POCF 15.75
SNN's POCF is ranked higher than
60% of the 134 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 18.72 vs. SNN: 15.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
SNN' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.87  Med: 14.31 Max: 32.24
Current: 15.75
8.87
32.24
EV-to-EBIT 29.56
SNN's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
63% of the 167 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 22.11 vs. SNN: 29.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
SNN' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.8  Med: 15.65 Max: 30.7
Current: 29.56
8.8
30.7
EV-to-EBITDA 16.46
SNN's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
50% of the 179 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 16.46 vs. SNN: 16.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
SNN' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.8  Med: 11.05 Max: 19
Current: 16.46
6.8
19
Shiller P/E 31.68
SNN's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
71% of the 48 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 47.77 vs. SNN: 31.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
SNN' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 21.48  Med: 29.63 Max: 36.81
Current: 31.68
21.48
36.81
Current Ratio 1.90
SNN's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
66% of the 321 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 2.45 vs. SNN: 1.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
SNN' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.83  Med: 1.9 Max: 2.75
Current: 1.9
0.83
2.75
Quick Ratio 0.94
SNN's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
80% of the 321 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 1.81 vs. SNN: 0.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
SNN' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.46  Med: 1.02 Max: 1.59
Current: 0.94
0.46
1.59
Days Inventory 363.76
SNN's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
91% of the 286 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 131.45 vs. SNN: 363.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
SNN' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 253.48  Med: 312.11 Max: 374.7
Current: 363.76
253.48
374.7
Days Sales Outstanding 93.14
SNN's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
69% of the 271 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 66.89 vs. SNN: 93.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
SNN' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 73.96  Med: 82.44 Max: 94.34
Current: 93.14
73.96
94.34

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 2.07
SNN's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
65% of the 190 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 1.71 vs. SNN: 2.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
SNN' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.83  Med: 1.58 Max: 2.08
Current: 2.07
0.83
2.08
Dividend Payout 0.78
SNN's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
82% of the 121 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 0.39 vs. SNN: 0.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
SNN' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.22  Med: 0.28 Max: 0.78
Current: 0.78
0.22
0.78
Dividend Growth (3y) 14.70
SNN's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked higher than
62% of the 76 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 9.10 vs. SNN: 14.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
SNN' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -54  Med: 11 Max: 19.6
Current: 14.7
-54
19.6
Forward Dividend Yield 1.63
SNN's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
64% of the 177 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 1.71 vs. SNN: 1.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 4.33
SNN's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
86% of the 218 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 1.68 vs. SNN: 4.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
SNN' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.74  Med: 3.28 Max: 4.35
Current: 4.33
1.74
4.35
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 1.30
SNN's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
91% of the 206 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: -3.90 vs. SNN: 1.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
SNN' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.5  Med: 0 Max: 20.2
Current: 1.3
-2.5
20.2

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 84.27
SNN's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
97% of the 265 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 4.15 vs. SNN: 84.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
SNN' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.18  Med: 15.27 Max: 97.19
Current: 84.27
4.18
97.19
Price/Projected FCF 1.97
SNN's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
52% of the 126 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 2.02 vs. SNN: 1.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
SNN' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.07  Med: 2.01 Max: 6.48
Current: 1.97
1.07
6.48
Price/Graham Number 12.82
SNN's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
96% of the 138 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 2.29 vs. SNN: 12.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
SNN' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.55  Med: 5.6 Max: 14
Current: 12.82
1.55
14
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 3.40
SNN's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 309 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. SNN: 3.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
SNN' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.3  Med: 6.4 Max: 11.4
Current: 3.4
3.3
11.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 2.17
SNN's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
69% of the 122 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 8.87 vs. SNN: 2.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
SNN' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1  Med: 21.7 Max: 36.1
Current: 2.17
1
36.1

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $4,690
EPS (TTM) $ 0.79
Beta0.63
Short Percentage of Float0.17%
52-Week Range $26.97 - 35.38
Shares Outstanding (Mil)457.72

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $) 4,727 4,843 5,113 5,240
EPS ($) 1.76 1.94 2.03 2.27
EPS w/o NRI ($) 1.76 1.94 2.03 2.27
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
22.46%
Dividends Per Share ($) 0.61 0.64 0.75 0.82
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