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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 : 2/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.76
WBMD's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
76% of the 1806 Companies
in the Global Health Information Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.17 vs. WBMD: 0.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
WBMD' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.74  Med: 4.59 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.76
Equity to Asset 0.09
WBMD's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
94% of the 1719 Companies
in the Global Health Information Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.61 vs. WBMD: 0.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
WBMD' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: 0.48 Max: 0.85
Current: 0.09
0.05
0.85
Interest Coverage 4.57
WBMD's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
90% of the 1173 Companies
in the Global Health Information Services industry.

( Industry Median: 613.26 vs. WBMD: 4.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
WBMD' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.11  Med: 6.88 Max: 9999.99
Current: 4.57
1.11
9999.99
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: -8.20
M-Score: -2.44
WACC vs ROIC
4.58%
24.42%
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
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 18.22
WBMD's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 1762 Companies
in the Global Health Information Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.75 vs. WBMD: 18.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
WBMD' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -13.07  Med: 7.93 Max: 19.69
Current: 18.22
-13.07
19.69
Net-margin (%) 8.70
WBMD's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 1763 Companies
in the Global Health Information Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.38 vs. WBMD: 8.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
WBMD' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.33  Med: 8.69 Max: 150.01
Current: 8.7
-4.33
150.01
ROE (%) 68.07
WBMD's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 1707 Companies
in the Global Health Information Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.90 vs. WBMD: 68.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
WBMD' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.44  Med: 9.33 Max: 101.54
Current: 68.07
-3.44
101.54
ROA (%) 4.46
WBMD's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 1810 Companies
in the Global Health Information Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.01 vs. WBMD: 4.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
WBMD' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.3  Med: 4.09 Max: 50.46
Current: 4.46
-1.3
50.46
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 162.50
WBMD's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 1778 Companies
in the Global Health Information Services industry.

( Industry Median: 22.73 vs. WBMD: 162.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
WBMD' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.83  Med: 73.99 Max: 739.71
Current: 162.5
-2.83
739.71
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 10.40
WBMD's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 1367 Companies
in the Global Health Information Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.90 vs. WBMD: 10.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
WBMD' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.6  Med: 21.10 Max: 35.2
Current: 10.4
5.6
35.2
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 1.20
WBMD's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
60% of the 1109 Companies
in the Global Health Information Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. WBMD: 1.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
WBMD' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 1.20 Max: 153.8
Current: 1.2
0
153.8
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -3.50
WBMD's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
62% of the 1027 Companies
in the Global Health Information Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.80 vs. WBMD: -3.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
WBMD' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -39.7  Med: -3.50 Max: 235.7
Current: -3.5
-39.7
235.7
» WBMD's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2016-02-23)


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q4 2014

WBMD Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Steven Cohen Sold Out
Jim Simons 175,880 sh (-23.16%)
Joel Greenblatt 27,692 sh (-35.66%)
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Q1 2015

WBMD Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Paul Tudor Jones 10,272 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 311,679 sh (+1025.52%)
Jim Simons 101,400 sh (-42.35%)
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Q2 2015

WBMD Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Jim Simons 341,000 sh (+236.29%)
Joel Greenblatt 642,462 sh (+106.13%)
Paul Tudor Jones 10,237 sh (-0.34%)
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Q3 2015

WBMD Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Lee Ainslie 35,890 sh (New)
Jim Simons 423,100 sh (+24.08%)
Paul Tudor Jones 9,653 sh (-5.70%)
Joel Greenblatt 478,141 sh (-25.58%)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 37.62
WBMD's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
73% of the 1687 Companies
in the Global Health Information Services industry.

( Industry Median: 23.21 vs. WBMD: 37.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
WBMD' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.35  Med: 41.33 Max: 1108.61
Current: 37.62
7.35
1108.61
Forward P/E 25.06
WBMD's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
75% of the 939 Companies
in the Global Health Information Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.64 vs. WBMD: 25.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 42.46
WBMD's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
73% of the 1265 Companies
in the Global Health Information Services industry.

( Industry Median: 24.04 vs. WBMD: 42.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
WBMD' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.34  Med: 50.31 Max: 997.75
Current: 42.46
7.34
997.75
P/B 17.90
WBMD's P/B is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 2326 Companies
in the Global Health Information Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.38 vs. WBMD: 17.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
WBMD' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.28  Med: 4.04 Max: 32
Current: 17.9
1.28
32
P/S 3.77
WBMD's P/S is ranked lower than
79% of the 2326 Companies
in the Global Health Information Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.69 vs. WBMD: 3.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
WBMD' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.45  Med: 4.51 Max: 16.39
Current: 3.77
1.45
16.39
PFCF 28.02
WBMD's PFCF is ranked lower than
64% of the 1266 Companies
in the Global Health Information Services industry.

( Industry Median: 21.98 vs. WBMD: 28.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
WBMD' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.51  Med: 28.79 Max: 371.29
Current: 28.02
11.51
371.29
POCF 20.45
WBMD's POCF is ranked lower than
62% of the 1556 Companies
in the Global Health Information Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.90 vs. WBMD: 20.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
WBMD' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.57  Med: 20.96 Max: 73.02
Current: 20.45
8.57
73.02
EV-to-EBIT 18.88
WBMD's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
56% of the 1755 Companies
in the Global Health Information Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. WBMD: 18.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
WBMD' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -709.4  Med: 30.20 Max: 6242.8
Current: 18.88
-709.4
6242.8
EV-to-EBITDA 14.58
WBMD's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
59% of the 1897 Companies
in the Global Health Information Services industry.

( Industry Median: 12.49 vs. WBMD: 14.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
WBMD' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.4  Med: 21.80 Max: 190.8
Current: 14.58
1.4
190.8
PEG 9.47
WBMD's PEG is ranked lower than
88% of the 530 Companies
in the Global Health Information Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.78 vs. WBMD: 9.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
WBMD' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.53  Med: 1.30 Max: 98.97
Current: 9.47
0.53
98.97
Shiller P/E 48.39
WBMD's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
67% of the 406 Companies
in the Global Health Information Services industry.

( Industry Median: 33.94 vs. WBMD: 48.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
WBMD' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 39.24  Med: 46.87 Max: 57.07
Current: 48.39
39.24
57.07
Current Ratio 2.87
WBMD's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
68% of the 1733 Companies
in the Global Health Information Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.97 vs. WBMD: 2.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
WBMD' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.94  Med: 3.73 Max: 9.39
Current: 2.87
0.94
9.39
Quick Ratio 2.87
WBMD's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
69% of the 1733 Companies
in the Global Health Information Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.88 vs. WBMD: 2.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
WBMD' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.94  Med: 3.73 Max: 9.39
Current: 2.87
0.94
9.39
Days Sales Outstanding 88.40
WBMD's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
66% of the 1430 Companies
in the Global Health Information Services industry.

( Industry Median: 70.48 vs. WBMD: 88.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
WBMD' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 79.26  Med: 91.39 Max: 131.54
Current: 88.4
79.26
131.54

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Projected FCF 2.31
WBMD's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
68% of the 1261 Companies
in the Global Health Information Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.57 vs. WBMD: 2.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
WBMD' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.49  Med: 1.70 Max: 3.19
Current: 2.31
0.49
3.19
Price/DCF (Earnings Based) 5.42
WBMD's Price/DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked lower than
90% of the 228 Companies
in the Global Health Information Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.68 vs. WBMD: 5.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price/Median PS Value 0.82
WBMD's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
69% of the 2139 Companies
in the Global Health Information Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. WBMD: 0.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
WBMD' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.34  Med: 1.03 Max: 3.07
Current: 0.82
0.34
3.07
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 4.23
WBMD's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
89% of the 550 Companies
in the Global Health Information Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.71 vs. WBMD: 4.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
WBMD' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.03  Med: 2.69 Max: 87.69
Current: 4.23
1.03
87.69
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 5.29
WBMD's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 1745 Companies
in the Global Health Information Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. WBMD: 5.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
WBMD' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 3.30 Max: 68.3
Current: 5.29
0.1
68.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 12.90
WBMD's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 701 Companies
in the Global Health Information Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.48 vs. WBMD: 12.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
WBMD' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -14.1  Med: 14.30 Max: 108.9
Current: 12.9
-14.1
108.9

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $607
EPS $ 1.27
Beta0.57
Short Percentage of Float18.32%
52-Week Range $37.57 - 58.25
Shares Outstanding(Mil)37.48

Analyst Estimate

Dec15 Dec16 Dec17
Revenue(Mil) 632 688 749
EPS($) 1.43 1.64 1.93
EPS without NRI($) 1.43 1.64 1.93

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Business Description

Industry: Application Software » Health Information Services
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WebMD Health Corp is a Delaware corporation that was incorporated on May 3, 2005 under the name WebMD Health Holdings, Inc. The Company completed an initial public offering on September 28, 2005. The Company is a provider of health information services to consumers, physicians and other healthcare professionals, employers and health plans through its public and private online portals and health-focused publications. Its public portals for consumers enable them to obtain health and wellness information including information on specific diseases or conditions, check symptoms, locate physicians, store individual healthcare information, receive periodic e-newsletters on topics of individual interest and participate in online communities with peers and experts. The Company's public portals for physicians and healthcare professionals make it easier for them to access clinical reference sources, stay abreast of the latest clinical information, learn about new treatment options, earn continuing medical education credit and communicate with peers. The Company generates revenue from its public portals mainly through the sale of advertising and sponsorship products, including CME services. The sponsors and advertisers of its public portals include pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device and consumer products companies. The Company's private portals enable employers and health plans to provide its employees and members with access to personalized health and benefit information and decision-support technology that helps them to make more informed benefit, treatment and provider decisions. In addition, it offers, clients of its private portals, telephonic health coaching services on a per participant basis across an employee or plan population. The Company's sales, marketing and account management personnel work with pharmaceutical, medical device, biotechnology and consumer products companies to place its advertisements and other sponsored products on the Company's public portals and in some of its publications. Customers of WebMD Health Services include employers, such as International Business Machines Corporation, Metropolitan Life Insurance Company, Honda of America, The Kroger Co., Medtronic, Inc., EMC Corporation, Starbucks Corporation, Dell Inc., Walmart Stores, Inc., United Airlines and Hewlett-Packard Company and health plans, such as Wellpoint, Inc., Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama, HealthNet, ConnecticutCare, Cigna and Horizon Blue Cross and Blue Shield. The markets it participates in are intensely competitive, continually evolving and might, in some cases, be subject to rapid change. It also competes, in some cases, with joint ventures or other alliances formed by two or more of its competitors or by its competitors with other third parties. The Internet and its associated technologies are subject to government regulation.
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