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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 : 4/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.95
WBMD's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
73% of the 1687 Companies
in the Global Health Information Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.14 vs. WBMD: 0.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
WBMD' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.74  Med: 5000.2 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.95
Equity-to-Asset 0.16
WBMD's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
90% of the 1591 Companies
in the Global Health Information Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. WBMD: 0.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
WBMD' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: 0.56 Max: 0.84
Current: 0.16
0.05
0.84
Interest Coverage 6.96
WBMD's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
84% of the 1515 Companies
in the Global Health Information Services industry.

( Industry Median: 177.64 vs. WBMD: 6.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
WBMD' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.11  Med: 5.57 Max: No Debt
Current: 6.96
Piotroski F-Score: 7
Altman Z-Score: -5.20
Beneish M-Score: -2.75
WACC vs ROIC
5.15%
35.20%
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 : 8/10

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industry
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history
Operating Margin % 24.18
WBMD's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
90% of the 1627 Companies
in the Global Health Information Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. WBMD: 24.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
WBMD' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -13.07  Med: 13.89 Max: 24.18
Current: 24.18
-13.07
24.18
Net Margin % 12.95
WBMD's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
81% of the 1628 Companies
in the Global Health Information Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.79 vs. WBMD: 12.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
WBMD' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.33  Med: 11.54 Max: 150.01
Current: 12.95
-4.33
150.01
ROE % 39.00
WBMD's ROE % is ranked higher than
94% of the 1573 Companies
in the Global Health Information Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.51 vs. WBMD: 39.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
WBMD' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.44  Med: 17 Max: 101.54
Current: 39
-3.44
101.54
ROA % 6.70
WBMD's ROA % is ranked higher than
69% of the 1692 Companies
in the Global Health Information Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.52 vs. WBMD: 6.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
WBMD' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.3  Med: 5.61 Max: 50.46
Current: 6.7
-1.3
50.46
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 184.16
WBMD's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
84% of the 1648 Companies
in the Global Health Information Services industry.

( Industry Median: 21.15 vs. WBMD: 184.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
WBMD' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.83  Med: 145.7 Max: 739.71
Current: 184.16
-2.83
739.71
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 6.90
WBMD's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
56% of the 1425 Companies
in the Global Health Information Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. WBMD: 6.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
WBMD' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.6  Med: 15.6 Max: 35.3
Current: 6.9
5.6
35.3
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 32.20
WBMD's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
82% of the 1193 Companies
in the Global Health Information Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.70 vs. WBMD: 32.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
WBMD' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 21.2 Max: 155.1
Current: 32.2
0
155.1
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 85.20
WBMD's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
93% of the 1077 Companies
in the Global Health Information Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.70 vs. WBMD: 85.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
WBMD' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -39.7  Med: 40.85 Max: 235.7
Current: 85.2
-39.7
235.7
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Guru Trades

Q1 2016

WBMD Guru Trades in Q1 2016

George Soros 66,400 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 26,980 sh (+303.65%)
Jim Simons 855,900 sh (+22.98%)
Lee Ainslie 40,960 sh (+14.13%)
Joel Greenblatt 51,225 sh (-38.34%)
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Q2 2016

WBMD Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Steven Cohen 134,478 sh (New)
RS Investment Management 694,103 sh (New)
Lee Ainslie 48,370 sh (+18.09%)
George Soros Sold Out
Jim Simons 523,800 sh (-38.80%)
Paul Tudor Jones 7,800 sh (-71.09%)
Joel Greenblatt 12,999 sh (-74.62%)
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Q3 2016

WBMD Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Joel Greenblatt 243,768 sh (+1775.28%)
Paul Tudor Jones 22,715 sh (+191.22%)
Lee Ainslie 60,810 sh (+25.72%)
Jim Simons 251,380 sh (-52.01%)
Steven Cohen 11,100 sh (-91.75%)
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Q4 2016

WBMD Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Discovery Group I, LLC 68,485 sh (New)
George Soros 8,700 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 429,880 sh (+76.35%)
Steven Cohen 260,000 sh (unchged)
Lee Ainslie 55,742 sh (-8.33%)
Steven Cohen 10,000 sh (-9.91%)
Paul Tudor Jones 18,654 sh (-17.88%)
Jim Simons 31,400 sh (-87.51%)
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Business Description

Industry: Application Software » Health Information Services    NAICS: 621610    SIC: 8099
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WebMD Health Corp provides 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.

WebMD Health Corp provides healthcare information services to consumers, healthcare professionals, employers, and health plan providers through online portals, mobile platforms, and publications. Its public online portals include WebMD, targeted toward consumers, and Medscape, which is designed for physicians. The majority of the company's revenue comes from advertising and sponsorship revenue from these portals. The company's private portals, under the WebMD Health Services brand, help employers and health plans improve the health of their plan participant populations and include health coaching services. The company also sells information products and services using de-identified data purchased from third parties. The majority of WebMD's revenue is generated in the United States.

Ratios

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industry
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history
PE Ratio 25.54
WBMD's PE Ratio is ranked higher than
50% of the 1417 Companies
in the Global Health Information Services industry.

( Industry Median: 26.00 vs. WBMD: 25.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
WBMD' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.39  Med: 37.58 Max: 867.61
Current: 25.54
3.39
867.61
PE Ratio without NRI 25.54
WBMD's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked higher than
51% of the 1363 Companies
in the Global Health Information Services industry.

( Industry Median: 26.18 vs. WBMD: 25.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
WBMD' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4  Med: 40 Max: 1544
Current: 25.54
4
1544
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 27.08
WBMD's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
57% of the 742 Companies
in the Global Health Information Services industry.

( Industry Median: 24.46 vs. WBMD: 27.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
WBMD' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.58  Med: 34.51 Max: 288.54
Current: 27.08
1.58
288.54
PB Ratio 8.17
WBMD's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
82% of the 1779 Companies
in the Global Health Information Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.00 vs. WBMD: 8.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
WBMD' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.28  Med: 4.43 Max: 32
Current: 8.17
1.28
32
PS Ratio 3.83
WBMD's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
66% of the 1786 Companies
in the Global Health Information Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.38 vs. WBMD: 3.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
WBMD' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.46  Med: 4.13 Max: 12.75
Current: 3.83
1.46
12.75
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 20.47
WBMD's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
61% of the 750 Companies
in the Global Health Information Services industry.

( Industry Median: 26.35 vs. WBMD: 20.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
WBMD' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.65  Med: 26.83 Max: 461.53
Current: 20.47
11.65
461.53
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 16.66
WBMD's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
57% of the 923 Companies
in the Global Health Information Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.94 vs. WBMD: 16.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
WBMD' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.73  Med: 19.6 Max: 206.53
Current: 16.66
8.73
206.53
EV-to-EBIT 11.40
WBMD's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
70% of the 1205 Companies
in the Global Health Information Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.49 vs. WBMD: 11.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
WBMD' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -709.4  Med: 25.2 Max: 6242.8
Current: 11.4
-709.4
6242.8
EV-to-EBITDA 9.66
WBMD's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
67% of the 1321 Companies
in the Global Health Information Services industry.

( Industry Median: 13.39 vs. WBMD: 9.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
WBMD' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.4  Med: 20.2 Max: 190.8
Current: 9.66
1.4
190.8
PEG Ratio 1.09
WBMD's PEG Ratio is ranked higher than
72% of the 554 Companies
in the Global Health Information Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.03 vs. WBMD: 1.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
WBMD' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.35  Med: 1.34 Max: 494.87
Current: 1.09
0.35
494.87
Shiller PE Ratio 29.57
WBMD's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked higher than
64% of the 291 Companies
in the Global Health Information Services industry.

( Industry Median: 39.55 vs. WBMD: 29.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
WBMD' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 26.74  Med: 31.27 Max: 42.83
Current: 29.57
26.74
42.83
Current Ratio 6.45
WBMD's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
91% of the 1510 Companies
in the Global Health Information Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.84 vs. WBMD: 6.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
WBMD' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.1  Med: 3.62 Max: 8.81
Current: 6.45
1.1
8.81
Quick Ratio 6.45
WBMD's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
91% of the 1510 Companies
in the Global Health Information Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.72 vs. WBMD: 6.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
WBMD' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.1  Med: 3.62 Max: 8.81
Current: 6.45
1.1
8.81
Days Sales Outstanding 92.90
WBMD's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
71% of the 1288 Companies
in the Global Health Information Services industry.

( Industry Median: 67.53 vs. WBMD: 92.90 )
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: 99.98
Current: 92.9
79.26
99.98

Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -0.40
WBMD's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
71% of the 1126 Companies
in the Global Health Information Services industry.

( Industry Median: -2.40 vs. WBMD: -0.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
WBMD' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.2  Med: -0.4 Max: 13.3
Current: -0.4
-5.2
13.3

Valuation & Return

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history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 60.19
WBMD's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
97% of the 1462 Companies
in the Global Health Information Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. WBMD: 60.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
WBMD' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.41  Med: 5.83 Max: 59.29
Current: 60.19
2.41
59.29
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 1.90
WBMD's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
52% of the 865 Companies
in the Global Health Information Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.98 vs. WBMD: 1.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
WBMD' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.53  Med: 1.87 Max: 2.76
Current: 1.9
0.53
2.76
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) 2.39
WBMD's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked lower than
74% of the 117 Companies
in the Global Health Information Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.44 vs. WBMD: 2.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.92
WBMD's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
71% of the 1553 Companies
in the Global Health Information Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.15 vs. WBMD: 0.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
WBMD' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.38  Med: 1 Max: 2.65
Current: 0.92
0.38
2.65
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value 1.03
WBMD's Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value is ranked higher than
70% of the 358 Companies
in the Global Health Information Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.66 vs. WBMD: 1.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value only.
WBMD' s Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.01  Med: 2.43 Max: 4.12
Current: 1.03
1.01
4.12
Price-to-Graham-Number 8.26
WBMD's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked lower than
90% of the 881 Companies
in the Global Health Information Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.37 vs. WBMD: 8.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
WBMD' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.05  Med: 3.68 Max: 20.84
Current: 8.26
1.05
20.84
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 8.77
WBMD's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
81% of the 1899 Companies
in the Global Health Information Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.09 vs. WBMD: 8.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
WBMD' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 4 Max: 68.3
Current: 8.77
0.1
68.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 32.34
WBMD's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
89% of the 766 Companies
in the Global Health Information Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.46 vs. WBMD: 32.34 )
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: -24  Med: 12.8 Max: 106.1
Current: 32.34
-24
106.1

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $705.0
EPS (TTM) $ 1.97
Beta0.59
Short Percentage of Float15.45%
52-Week Range $48.10 - 67.55
Shares Outstanding (Mil)37.73

Analyst Estimate

Dec17
Revenue (Mil $)
EPS ($) 1.93
EPS without NRI ($) 1.93
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($)
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