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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 3.25
WCG's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
82% of the 33 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 0.56 vs. WCG: 3.25 )
WCG' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.44   Max: No Debt
Current: 3.25

Equity to Asset 0.40
WCG's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
79% of the 33 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 0.38 vs. WCG: 0.40 )
WCG' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 0.5
Current: 0.4

0.2
0.5
Interest Coverage 23.62
WCG's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
89% of the 28 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 8.28 vs. WCG: 23.62 )
WCG' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 23.62   Max: 9999.99
Current: 23.62

23.62
9999.99
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 4.52
M-Score: -1.99
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
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 2.95
WCG's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 33 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 4.65 vs. WCG: 2.95 )
WCG' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -2.44   Max: 7.01
Current: 2.95

-2.44
7.01
Net-margin (%) 1.84
WCG's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 33 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 2.98 vs. WCG: 1.84 )
WCG' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -2.44   Max: 4.33
Current: 1.84

-2.44
4.33
ROE (%) 11.55
WCG's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 33 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 10.83 vs. WCG: 11.55 )
WCG' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -6.42   Max: 97.1
Current: 11.55

-6.42
97.1
ROA (%) 5.08
WCG's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 33 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 4.33 vs. WCG: 5.08 )
WCG' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -6.08   Max: 10.62
Current: 5.08

-6.08
10.62
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 190.71
WCG's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 32 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 134.04 vs. WCG: 190.71 )
WCG' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -94.82   Max: 957.95
Current: 190.71

-94.82
957.95
Revenue Growth (%) 19.00
WCG's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 29 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 13.70 vs. WCG: 19.00 )
WCG' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 49
Current: 19

0
49
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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q2 2013

WCG Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Paul Tudor Jones 8,900 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 3,798 sh (New)
Richard Pzena 785,100 sh (New)
Vanguard Health Care Fund 774,289 sh (+121.86%)
Mariko Gordon 1,293,535 sh (+2.02%)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Jim Simons 113,000 sh (-79.88%)
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Q3 2013

WCG Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Ray Dalio 8,431 sh (New)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 1,047,500 sh (New)
Vanguard Health Care Fund 793,989 sh (+2.54%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt 3,796 sh (-0.05%)
Mariko Gordon 1,104,894 sh (-14.58%)
Richard Pzena 590,445 sh (-24.79%)
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Q4 2013

WCG Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Pioneer Investments 95,083 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 64,588 sh (New)
Jim Simons 44,200 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 5,700 sh (New)
John Hussman 26,000 sh (New)
Vanguard Health Care Fund 854,506 sh (+7.62%)
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt 3,667 sh (-3.4%)
Richard Pzena 529,860 sh (-10.26%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 778,600 sh (-25.67%)
Mariko Gordon 813,216 sh (-26.4%)
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Q1 2014

WCG Guru Trades in Q1 2014

John Hussman 100,000 sh (+284.62%)
Joel Greenblatt 13,155 sh (+258.74%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 1,490,400 sh (+91.42%)
Pioneer Investments 131,138 sh (+37.92%)
Mariko Gordon 1,023,289 sh (+25.83%)
Vanguard Health Care Fund 1,061,500 sh (+24.22%)
Richard Pzena 574,333 sh (+8.39%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Jim Simons 35,320 sh (-20.09%)
Steven Cohen 47,080 sh (-27.11%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with WCG

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Mariko Gordon 2014-03-31 Add 25.83%0.53%$56.64 - $72.71 $ 76.5118%1023289
John Hussman 2014-03-31 Add 284.62%0.36%$56.64 - $72.71 $ 76.5118%100000
Vanguard Health Care Fund 2014-03-31 Add 24.22%0.04%$56.64 - $72.71 $ 76.5118%1061500
Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 Add 258.74%0.01%$56.64 - $72.71 $ 76.5118%13155
Mariko Gordon 2013-12-31 Reduce -26.4%0.92%$62.6 - $74.76 $ 76.5110%813216
John Hussman 2013-12-31 New Buy0.13%$62.6 - $74.76 $ 76.5110%26000
Ray Dalio 2013-12-31 Sold Out 0.01%$62.6 - $74.76 $ 76.5110%0
Mariko Gordon 2013-09-30 Reduce -14.58%0.51%$55.77 - $70.96 $ 76.5120%1104894
Ray Dalio 2013-09-30 New Buy0.01%$55.77 - $70.96 $ 76.5120%8431
Vanguard Health Care Fund 2013-06-30 Add 121.86%0.09%$51 - $62.57 $ 76.5137%774289
Joel Greenblatt 2013-06-30 New Buy0.01%$51 - $62.57 $ 76.5137%3798
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 17.20
WCG's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
78% of the 36 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 18.70 vs. WCG: 17.20 )
WCG' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 5.53   Max: 40.93
Current: 17.2

5.53
40.93
P/B 2.20
WCG's P/B is ranked higher than
72% of the 36 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 2.11 vs. WCG: 2.20 )
WCG' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.36   Max: 6.57
Current: 2.2

0.36
6.57
P/S 0.30
WCG's P/S is ranked higher than
89% of the 36 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 0.51 vs. WCG: 0.30 )
WCG' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.04   Max: 0.96
Current: 0.3

0.04
0.96
PFCF 45.30
WCG's PFCF is ranked higher than
61% of the 36 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 13.89 vs. WCG: 45.30 )
WCG' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 1.36   Max: 74.44
Current: 45.3

1.36
74.44
EV-to-EBIT 6.63
WCG's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
94% of the 36 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 12.18 vs. WCG: 6.63 )
WCG' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 17.7
Current: 6.63

0.1
17.7
Shiller P/E 32.00
WCG's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
81% of the 36 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 41.07 vs. WCG: 32.00 )
WCG' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 3.93   Max: 33.3
Current: 32

3.93
33.3
Current Ratio 1.86
WCG's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
88% of the 26 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 0.78 vs. WCG: 1.86 )
WCG' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.24   Max: 2.18
Current: 1.86

1.24
2.18
Quick Ratio 1.86
WCG's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
88% of the 26 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 0.78 vs. WCG: 1.86 )
WCG' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.24   Max: 2.18
Current: 1.86

1.24
2.18

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 10.70
WCG's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
97% of the 36 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. WCG: 10.70 )
WCG' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 4.19   Max: 110.71
Current: 10.7

4.19
110.71
Price/Tangible Book 2.80
WCG's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
86% of the 36 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 12.96 vs. WCG: 2.80 )
WCG' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.73   Max: 18.58
Current: 2.8

0.73
18.58
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.50
WCG's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
64% of the 36 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 vs. WCG: 1.50 )
WCG' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.14   Max: 1.45
Current: 1.5

0.14
1.45
Price/Median PS Value 1.00
WCG's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
83% of the 36 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 1.15 vs. WCG: 1.00 )
WCG' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.21   Max: 2.61
Current: 1

0.21
2.61
Price/Graham Number 1.50
WCG's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
89% of the 36 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 4.25 vs. WCG: 1.50 )
WCG' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.8   Max: 3.94
Current: 1.5

0.8
3.94
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 14.70
WCG's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
94% of the 33 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 10.40 vs. WCG: 14.70 )
WCG' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 5.6   Max: 1108.7
Current: 14.7

5.6
1108.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 1.81
WCG's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
54% of the 28 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 17.15 vs. WCG: 1.81 )
WCG' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 1.9   Max: 98.9
Current: 1.81

1.9
98.9

Business Description

Industry: Health Care Plans » Health Care Plans
Compare:UNH, ESRX, WLP, HUM, AET » details
Traded in other countries:UWQ.Germany
Wellcare Health Plans, Inc., a Delaware corporation was formed in May 2002. The Company provides managed care services to government-sponsored health care programs focusing on Medicaid and Medicare. It offers a variety of health plans for families, children, and the aged, blind and disabled, as well as prescription drug plans. As of December 31, 2012, the Company serves approximately 2.7 million members nationwide. The Company has three reportable operating segments namely Medicaid, Medicare Advantage and Prescription Drug Plans, which are within its two main business lines: Medicaid and Medicare. It operates Medicaid health plans in Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Illinois, Kentucky, Missouri, New York and Ohio, its Medicare Advantage (MA)coordinated care plans (CCP) in California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Illinois, Louisiana, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, Ohio and Texas and its stand-alone Medicare prescription drug plan in 49 states and the District of Columbia. Medicaid was established to provide medical assistance to low-income and disabled persons. It is state operated and implemented, although it is funded and regulated by both the state and federal governments. Medicare is a federal health insurance program that provides eligible persons age 65 and over, and some disabled persons, a variety of hospital, medical and prescription drug benefits. The Medicare Advantage segment consists of MA plans which comprise of CCPs. MA is Medicare's managed care alternative to original Medicare, which provides individuals standard Medicare benefits directly through CMS. Prescription Drug Plans offers stand-alone Medicare Part D coverage to Medicare-eligible beneficiaries through its PDP segment. The Medicare Part D prescription drug benefit is supported by risk sharing with the federal government through risk corridors designed to limit the losses and gains of the drug plans and by reinsurance for catastrophic drug costs. The Company's health care operations are highly regulated by both state and federal government agencies.

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