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Health Net Inc (NYSE:HNT)
PEG Ratio:
PE(NRI) Ratio / EBITDA 5-Y Growth
2.58 (As of Today)

PEG is defined as the P/E (NRI) Ratio divided by the growth ratio. The growth rate we use is the 5-year average EBITDA growth rate. As of today, Health Net Inc's P/E (NRI) Ratio is 60.00. Health Net Inc's 5-year average EBITDA growth rate is 23.30%. Therefore, Health Net Inc's PEG for today is 2.58.

HNT' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.44   Max: 154.45
Current: 2.58

0.44
154.45

During the past 13 years, Health Net Inc's highest PEG was 154.45. The lowest was 0.44. And the median was 8.74.

HNT's PEGis ranked lower than
73% of the 15 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 1.86 vs. HNT: 2.58 )

Peter Lynch thinks a company with a P/E (NRI) ratio equal to its growth rate is fairly valued.


Definition

PEG is defined as the P/E (NRI) Ratio divided by the growth ratio. The ratio we use is the 5-year average EBITDA growth rate.

Health Net Inc's PEG for today is calculated as

PEG=P/E (NRI) Ratio/EBITDA Growth Rate (5-year average)
=60/23.30
=2.58

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.


Explanation

To compare stocks with different growth rates, Peter Lynch invented a ratio called PEG. PEG is defined as the P/E ratio divided by the growth ratio. He thinks a company with a P/E ratio equal to its growth rate is fairly valued. Still he said he would rather buy a company growing 20% a year with a P/E of 20, instead of a company growing 10% a year with a P/E of 10.


Related Terms

P/E (NRI) Ratio, Peter Lynch Fair Value


Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.

Health Net Inc Annual Data

Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14
peg 0.0087.509.464.260.000.000.0058.070.811.26

Health Net Inc Quarterly Data

Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15
peg 10.944.951.340.810.750.460.741.262.298.87
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