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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 No Debt
THOR's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
94% of the 320 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. THOR: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
THOR' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.94  Med: 50.12 Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Equity to Asset 0.83
THOR's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
82% of the 283 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 0.65 vs. THOR: 0.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
THOR' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.39  Med: 0.80 Max: 0.91
Current: 0.83
0.39
0.91
Interest Coverage 2914.08
THOR's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
52% of the 168 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 10000.00 vs. THOR: 2914.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
THOR' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 2.02  Med: 6457.04 Max: 9999.99
Current: 2914.08
2.02
9999.99
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 16.47
M-Score: -2.68
WACC vs ROIC
3.68%
10.59%
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
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history
Operating margin (%) 11.20
THOR's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 303 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 3.07 vs. THOR: 11.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
THOR' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -82.51  Med: 5.55 Max: 27.01
Current: 11.2
-82.51
27.01
Net-margin (%) 8.01
THOR's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 303 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 1.65 vs. THOR: 8.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
THOR' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -77.49  Med: 4.31 Max: 16.92
Current: 8.01
-77.49
16.92
ROE (%) 5.90
THOR's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 289 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. THOR: 5.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
THOR' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -36.67  Med: 4.12 Max: 45.42
Current: 5.9
-36.67
45.42
ROA (%) 4.93
THOR's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 322 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 0.05 vs. THOR: 4.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
THOR' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -25  Med: 2.42 Max: 38.18
Current: 4.93
-25
38.18
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 35.42
THOR's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 317 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 3.52 vs. THOR: 35.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
THOR' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -198.59  Med: 26.28 Max: 86.09
Current: 35.42
-198.59
86.09
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 7.60
THOR's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 201 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 3.00 vs. THOR: 7.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
THOR' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -2.1  Med: 14.20 Max: 71.9
Current: 7.6
-2.1
71.9
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -11.60
THOR's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
66% of the 175 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 4.10 vs. THOR: -11.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
THOR' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -11.6  Med: 5.25 Max: 133.5
Current: -11.6
-11.6
133.5
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -9.50
THOR's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
63% of the 174 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. THOR: -9.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
THOR' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -66.2  Med: 16.90 Max: 196.2
Current: -9.5
-66.2
196.2
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Financials


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q3 2014

THOR Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Joel Greenblatt 970,893 sh (+140.96%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 1,575,340 sh (+138.26%)
Paul Tudor Jones 33,802 sh (+86.36%)
Chuck Royce 348,300 sh (-44.08%)
Jim Simons 132,939 sh (-85.61%)
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Q4 2014

THOR Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 1,857,440 sh (+17.91%)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Chuck Royce Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
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Q1 2015

THOR Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 1,219,930 sh (-34.32%)
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Q2 2015

THOR Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Jim Simons 202,839 sh (New)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 1,066,760 sh (-12.56%)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 89.01
THOR's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
88% of the 156 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 28.20 vs. THOR: 89.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
THOR' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 19.97  Med: 58.01 Max: 541.28
Current: 89.01
19.97
541.28
Forward P/E 39.37
THOR's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
79% of the 96 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 23.31 vs. THOR: 39.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 89.40
THOR's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
88% of the 155 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 28.40 vs. THOR: 89.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
THOR' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 20.06  Med: 58.36 Max: 527.75
Current: 89.4
20.06
527.75
P/B 5.02
THOR's P/B is ranked lower than
73% of the 286 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 3.01 vs. THOR: 5.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
THOR' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.4  Med: 2.96 Max: 5.04
Current: 5.02
1.4
5.04
P/S 7.18
THOR's P/S is ranked lower than
79% of the 285 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 3.00 vs. THOR: 7.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
THOR' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 2.7  Med: 4.41 Max: 7.24
Current: 7.18
2.7
7.24
PFCF 34.79
THOR's PFCF is ranked lower than
54% of the 119 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 33.52 vs. THOR: 34.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
THOR' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 12.79  Med: 28.13 Max: 2111
Current: 34.79
12.79
2111
POCF 32.62
THOR's POCF is ranked lower than
68% of the 157 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 22.08 vs. THOR: 32.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
THOR' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 11.81  Med: 25.80 Max: 175.92
Current: 32.62
11.81
175.92
EV-to-EBIT 59.59
THOR's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
85% of the 159 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 21.34 vs. THOR: 59.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
THOR' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -3731.1  Med: 25.70 Max: 287.2
Current: 59.59
-3731.1
287.2
PEG 89.40
THOR's PEG is ranked lower than
95% of the 59 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 3.01 vs. THOR: 89.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
THOR' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.54  Med: 3.17 Max: 512.38
Current: 89.4
0.54
512.38
Shiller P/E 60.40
THOR's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
75% of the 96 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 32.28 vs. THOR: 60.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
THOR' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 23.74  Med: 71.57 Max: 427.2
Current: 60.4
23.74
427.2
Current Ratio 5.54
THOR's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
81% of the 312 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 2.44 vs. THOR: 5.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
THOR' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.9  Med: 7.65 Max: 13.05
Current: 5.54
1.9
13.05
Quick Ratio 4.68
THOR's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
80% of the 312 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 1.92 vs. THOR: 4.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
THOR' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.1  Med: 6.24 Max: 11.18
Current: 4.68
1.1
11.18
Days Inventory 149.92
THOR's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
58% of the 283 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 129.48 vs. THOR: 149.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
THOR' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 65.17  Med: 186.95 Max: 330.47
Current: 149.92
65.17
330.47
Days Sales Outstanding 61.72
THOR's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
62% of the 275 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 69.92 vs. THOR: 61.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
THOR' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 25.54  Med: 65.34 Max: 91.69
Current: 61.72
25.54
91.69

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Net Cash 24.77
THOR's Price/Net Cash is ranked lower than
70% of the 102 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 13.32 vs. THOR: 24.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Cash only.
THOR' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 4.25  Med: 18.19 Max: 1087.5
Current: 24.77
4.25
1087.5
Price/Net Current Asset Value 10.48
THOR's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
65% of the 207 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 6.33 vs. THOR: 10.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
THOR' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 2.61  Med: 10.00 Max: 362.5
Current: 10.48
2.61
362.5
Price/Tangible Book 8.21
THOR's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
73% of the 259 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 4.01 vs. THOR: 8.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
THOR' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 2.33  Med: 6.39 Max: 310.71
Current: 8.21
2.33
310.71
Price/Projected FCF 2.31
THOR's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
60% of the 112 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 2.02 vs. THOR: 2.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
THOR' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 1.06  Med: 2.19 Max: 12.75
Current: 2.31
1.06
12.75
Price/DCF (Earnings Based) 3.14
THOR's Price/DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked lower than
80% of the 15 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 1.65 vs. THOR: 3.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price/Median PS Value 1.63
THOR's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
80% of the 264 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. THOR: 1.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
THOR' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.7  Med: 1.11 Max: 23.14
Current: 1.63
0.7
23.14
Price/Graham Number 5.66
THOR's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
81% of the 138 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. THOR: 5.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
THOR' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.87  Med: 3.72 Max: 12.72
Current: 5.66
1.87
12.72
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 1.69
THOR's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 309 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. THOR: 1.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
THOR' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 0.3  Med: 3.30 Max: 9.6
Current: 1.69
0.3
9.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -5.26
THOR's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
73% of the 111 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 4.79 vs. THOR: -5.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
THOR' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -7.2  Med: 8.60 Max: 45.7
Current: -5.26
-7.2
45.7

Analyst Estimate

Dec15 Dec16
Revenue(Mil) 489 530
EPS($) 1.13 1.60
EPS without NRI($) 1.13 1.60

Business Description

Industry: Medical Devices » Medical Devices
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Traded in other countries:TL1.Germany,
Thoratec Corporation incorporated in the State of California in 1976 provides mechanical circulatory support with a product portfolio to treat the full range of clinical needs for advanced heart failure patients. It develops, manufactures and markets proprietary medical devices used for circulatory support. Following the sale of ITC in 2010, the Company has one operating segment: Cardiovascular group. This segment is organized and operates to develop and manufacture mechanical circulatory products to support the cardiovascular systems of humans. The Company's VAD products primarily serve patients suffering from late-stage HF. HF is a chronic disease that occurs when degeneration of the heart muscle reduces the pumping power of the heart, causing the heart to become too weak to pump blood at a level sufficient to meet the body's demands. Hospitals that perform open heart surgery and heart transplants are the potential customers for its Thoratec and HeartMate products. The Company estimates that it sells into 293 of these centers. According to the Company's estimates, it is in approximately 149 centers in the United States and 144 centers internationally. Competition from medical device companies and medical device divisions of healthcare companies, pharmaceutical companies and gene- and cell-based therapies is intense and is expected to increase. It therefore continues to expect new competitors both from the pharmacological and the medical device space. Among the medical device competitors are Aachen Innovative Solutions GmbH, AbioMed, Inc., Berlin Heart GmbH, HeartWare International Inc., Jarvik Heart, Inc., Maquet Cardiovascular, LLC (a division of Getinge AB), MicroMed Technology, Inc., Sun Medical Technology Research Corporation, SynCardia Systems, Inc., and Terumo Heart, Inc. All of the Company's proposed products will require regulatory approval prior to commercialization. In particular, medical devices are subject to rigorous pre-clinical testing as a condition of approval by the FDA and by similar authorities in foreign countries.
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