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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
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history
Cash to Debt 0.21
VHS's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
63% of the 230 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 0.28 vs. VHS: 0.21 )
VHS' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.15   Max: 0.34
Current: 0.21

0.15
0.34
Equity to Asset 0.08
VHS's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
53% of the 231 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 0.45 vs. VHS: 0.08 )
VHS' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.05   Max: 0.22
Current: 0.08

0.05
0.22
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 1.53
M-Score: -2.82
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 : 5/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 4.87
VHS's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 233 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 9.44 vs. VHS: 4.87 )
VHS' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 4.86   Max: 5.41
Current: 4.87

4.86
5.41
Net-margin (%) 1.03
VHS's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 233 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 5.38 vs. VHS: 1.03 )
VHS' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -1.46   Max: 1.03
Current: 1.03

-1.46
1.03
ROE (%) 15.75
VHS's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 227 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 9.51 vs. VHS: 15.75 )
VHS' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -19.96   Max: 19.42
Current: 15.75

-19.96
19.42
ROA (%) 1.23
VHS's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 234 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 3.98 vs. VHS: 1.23 )
VHS' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -1.8   Max: 1.23
Current: 1.23

-1.8
1.23
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 12.36
VHS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 234 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 17.97 vs. VHS: 12.36 )
VHS' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 12.16   Max: 15.19
Current: 12.36

12.16
15.19
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Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q1 2013

VHS Guru Trades in Q1 2013

Vanguard Health Care Fund 2,556,780 sh (unchged)
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Q2 2013

VHS Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Mario Gabelli 330,300 sh (New)
Jim Simons 56,900 sh (New)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 175,000 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 24,700 sh (New)
Vanguard Health Care Fund 1,545,695 sh (-39.55%)
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Q3 2013

VHS Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Jim Simons 445,200 sh (+682.43%)
Mario Gabelli 517,366 sh (+56.64%)
Vanguard Health Care Fund Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Jean-Marie Eveillard Sold Out
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Q4 2013

VHS Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Mario Gabelli Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with VHS

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Vanguard Health Care Fund 2013-09-30 Sold Out 0.12%$20.71 - $21 $ 21.011%0
Mario Gabelli 2013-09-30 Add 56.64%0.02%$20.71 - $21 $ 21.011%517366
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2013-09-30 Sold Out 0.01%$20.71 - $21 $ 21.011%0
Vanguard Health Care Fund 2013-06-30 Reduce -39.55%0.06%$11.95 - $20.76 $ 21.0149%1545695
Mario Gabelli 2013-06-30 New Buy0.04%$11.95 - $20.76 $ 21.0149%330300
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2013-06-30 New Buy0.01%$11.95 - $20.76 $ 21.0149%175000
John Burbank 2012-12-31 Sold Out 0.01%$9.68 - $12.6 $ 21.0189%0
John Burbank 2012-09-30 New Buy0.01%$8.21 - $12.37 $ 21.01120%16260
Ron Baron 2012-03-31 Sold Out 0.05%$9.54 - $11.55 $ 21.01114%0
Ron Baron 2011-12-31 Reduce -52.3%0.06%$8.66 - $10.81 $ 21.01116%750000
Ron Baron 2011-09-30 New Buy0.11%$10.39 - $18 $ 21.0147%1572179
Vanguard Health Care Fund 2011-09-30 Add 31.47%0.03%$10.39 - $18 $ 21.0147%2556780
Vanguard Health Care Fund 2011-06-30 New Buy0.17%$17.38 - $18.05 $ 21.0118%1944800
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Ratios

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history
P/E(ttm) 28.00
VHS's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
54% of the 175 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 21.80 vs. VHS: 28.00 )
VHS' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 9.13   Max: 45.67
Current: 28

9.13
45.67
P/B 4.26
VHS's P/B is ranked lower than
59% of the 222 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 2.29 vs. VHS: 4.26 )
VHS' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.8   Max: 4.29
Current: 4.26

1.8
4.29
P/S 0.28
VHS's P/S is ranked higher than
93% of the 232 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 1.37 vs. VHS: 0.28 )
VHS' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.09   Max: 0.28
Current: 0.28

0.09
0.28
EV-to-EBIT 13.73
VHS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
71% of the 205 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 17.82 vs. VHS: 13.73 )
VHS' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 9.2   Max: 13.9
Current: 13.73

9.2
13.9

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Median PS Value 2.00
VHS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
74% of the 206 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. VHS: 2.00 )
VHS' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.83   Max: 1.97
Current: 2

0.83
1.97
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 7.30
VHS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
73% of the 221 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 5.50 vs. VHS: 7.30 )
VHS' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 7.2   Max: 10.9
Current: 7.3

7.2
10.9

Business Description

Industry: Health Care Providers » Medical Care
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Traded in other countries:1VH.Germany
Vanguard Health Systems, Inc. is an operator of regionally-focused integrated healthcare delivery networks with significant presence in several large and attractive markets.
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