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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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 3.85
WCG's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
70% of the 27 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 1.51 vs. WCG: 3.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
WCG' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.44  Med: 6.04 Max: No Debt
Current: 3.85
Equity-to-Asset 0.25
WCG's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
73% of the 26 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 0.34 vs. WCG: 0.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
WCG' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 0.37 Max: 0.5
Current: 0.25
0.2
0.5
Debt-to-Equity 0.55
WCG's Debt-to-Equity is ranked higher than
53% of the 19 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 0.55 vs. WCG: 0.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-Equity only.
WCG' s Debt-to-Equity Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.04  Med: 0.39 Max: 2.09
Current: 0.55
0.04
2.09
Debt-to-EBITDA 1.93
WCG's Debt-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
63% of the 19 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 2.05 vs. WCG: 1.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-EBITDA only.
WCG' s Debt-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.1  Med: 0.94 Max: 3.25
Current: 1.93
-10.1
3.25
Interest Coverage 7.38
WCG's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
71% of the 24 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 12.39 vs. WCG: 7.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
WCG' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.76  Med: 25.28 Max: 72.29
Current: 7.38
3.76
72.29
Piotroski F-Score: 5
Altman Z-Score: 3.19
Beneish M-Score: -2.69
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

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 3.03
WCG's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
69% of the 26 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 5.13 vs. WCG: 3.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
WCG' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.34  Med: 2.69 Max: 7.01
Current: 3.03
-1.34
7.01
Net Margin % 1.66
WCG's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
69% of the 26 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 3.24 vs. WCG: 1.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
WCG' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.98  Med: 1.28 Max: 4.33
Current: 1.66
-0.98
4.33
ROE % 12.71
WCG's ROE % is ranked lower than
63% of the 24 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 15.08 vs. WCG: 12.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
WCG' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.23  Med: 9.74 Max: 32.16
Current: 12.71
-6.23
32.16
ROA % 3.63
WCG's ROA % is ranked lower than
63% of the 27 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 4.31 vs. WCG: 3.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
WCG' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.45  Med: 3.38 Max: 11.54
Current: 3.63
-2.45
11.54
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 193.21
WCG's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
65% of the 23 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 115.09 vs. WCG: 193.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
WCG' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -104.78  Med: 178.92 Max: 613.38
Current: 193.21
-104.78
613.38
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 13.80
WCG's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
65% of the 23 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 10.60 vs. WCG: 13.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
WCG' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 16.4 Max: 49
Current: 13.8
0
49
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 25.90
WCG's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
75% of the 20 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 11.60 vs. WCG: 25.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
WCG' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -2.15 Max: 46.6
Current: 25.9
0
46.6
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 10.90
WCG's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
63% of the 19 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 9.40 vs. WCG: 10.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
WCG' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -22.95 Max: 70.6
Current: 10.9
0
70.6
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Guru Trades

Q3 2016

WCG Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Joel Greenblatt 2,622 sh (New)
John Hussman 50,000 sh (New)
Lee Ainslie 27,820 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 2,300 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 12,246 sh (+44.72%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 32,421 sh (unchged)
Pioneer Investments 144,571 sh (-8.56%)
Vanguard Health Care Fund 1,061,400 sh (-10.80%)
Alan Fournier 629,945 sh (-29.02%)
Steven Cohen 46,500 sh (-64.50%)
Jim Simons 6,500 sh (-93.19%)
Eaton Vance Worldwide Health Sciences Fund 168,365 sh (-54.37%)
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Q4 2016

WCG Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Jim Simons 240,400 sh (+3598.46%)
Vanguard Health Care Fund 1,061,400 sh (unchged)
John Hussman 50,000 sh (unchged)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Alan Fournier 583,895 sh (-7.31%)
Joel Greenblatt 2,270 sh (-13.42%)
Lee Ainslie 23,320 sh (-16.18%)
Pioneer Investments 119,745 sh (-17.17%)
Paul Tudor Jones 6,725 sh (-45.08%)
Eaton Vance Worldwide Health Sciences Fund 94,080 sh (-44.12%)
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Q1 2017

WCG Guru Trades in Q1 2017

Jeremy Grantham 2,400 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 107,861 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 3,400 sh (New)
Jim Simons 618,300 sh (+157.20%)
Vanguard Health Care Fund 1,061,400 sh (unchged)
John Hussman 50,000 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Lee Ainslie Sold Out
Eaton Vance Worldwide Health Sciences Fund Sold Out
Pioneer Investments 96,102 sh (-19.74%)
Paul Tudor Jones 3,800 sh (-43.49%)
Alan Fournier 237,495 sh (-59.33%)
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Q2 2017

WCG Guru Trades in Q2 2017

Jim Simons 851,293 sh (+37.68%)
Vanguard Health Care Fund 1,061,400 sh (unchged)
Jeremy Grantham 2,400 sh (unchged)
John Hussman Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Alan Fournier Sold Out
Pioneer Investments 89,173 sh (-7.21%)
Caxton Associates 2,900 sh (-14.71%)
Steven Cohen 57,261 sh (-46.91%)
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Joel Greenblatt 2017-03-31 Sold Out $136.63 - $148.67 $ 180.5227%0
Joel Greenblatt 2016-12-31 Reduce -13.42%$113.51 - $141.4 $ 180.5242%2,270
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 2016-12-31 Sold Out 0.02%$113.51 - $141.4 $ 180.5242%0
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Business Description

Industry: Health Care Plans » Health Care Plans    NAICS: 923120    SIC: 6324
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Traded in other countries:UWQ.Germany,
Headquarter Location:USA
WellCare Health Plans Inc operates in the healthcare industry. Its key business includes provision of health care plans and prescription drug plans to families, children and individuals.

WellCare Health Plans Inc is a managed care organization focused on government-sponsored managed care services, including Medicare and Medicaid. WellCare's membership is concentrated in Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, New York, and Illinois. Its key segments are Medicaid health plans, Medicare health plans, and Medicare prescription drug plans. Medicaid health plans represent the largest proportion of both total membership and premium revenue. The Medicaid segment generates revenue from the premiums received from the states in which health plans are offered, based on a fixed per-member per-month amount. WellCare also provides Medicare Part C and Part D benefits through its Medicare Advantage plans.

Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 31.76
WCG's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
86% of the 21 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 19.90 vs. WCG: 31.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
WCG' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.53  Med: 21.36 Max: 112.92
Current: 31.76
5.53
112.92
Forward PE Ratio 23.53
WCG's Forward PE Ratio is ranked lower than
100% of the 11 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 15.85 vs. WCG: 23.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 31.76
WCG's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
81% of the 21 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 20.71 vs. WCG: 31.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
WCG' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.53  Med: 21.36 Max: 112.92
Current: 31.76
5.53
112.92
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 8.34
WCG's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked higher than
67% of the 18 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 9.97 vs. WCG: 8.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
WCG' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.26  Med: 8.76 Max: 137.56
Current: 8.34
2.26
137.56
PB Ratio 3.72
WCG's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
68% of the 25 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 2.89 vs. WCG: 3.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
WCG' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.36  Med: 2.06 Max: 6.49
Current: 3.72
0.36
6.49
PS Ratio 0.51
WCG's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
68% of the 25 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 0.58 vs. WCG: 0.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
WCG' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.04  Med: 0.3 Max: 0.96
Current: 0.51
0.04
0.96
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 7.88
WCG's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
67% of the 18 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 13.51 vs. WCG: 7.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
WCG' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.36  Med: 7.95 Max: 51.94
Current: 7.88
1.36
51.94
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 7.03
WCG's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
65% of the 20 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 10.80 vs. WCG: 7.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
WCG' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.27  Med: 7.43 Max: 2042.73
Current: 7.03
1.27
2042.73
EV-to-EBIT 9.05
WCG's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
90% of the 21 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 13.46 vs. WCG: 9.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
WCG' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -15  Med: 4.7 Max: 17.6
Current: 9.05
-15
17.6
EV-to-EBITDA 7.58
WCG's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
83% of the 23 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 9.98 vs. WCG: 7.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
WCG' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -30.6  Med: 4.4 Max: 33.6
Current: 7.58
-30.6
33.6
EV-to-Revenue 0.29
WCG's EV-to-Revenue is ranked higher than
92% of the 26 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 0.83 vs. WCG: 0.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
WCG' s EV-to-Revenue Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.1  Med: 0.2 Max: 0.7
Current: 0.29
-0.1
0.7
PEG Ratio 3.79
WCG's PEG Ratio is ranked lower than
77% of the 13 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 1.73 vs. WCG: 3.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
WCG' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.12  Med: 2.05 Max: 8.56
Current: 3.79
0.12
8.56
Shiller PE Ratio 58.75
WCG's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked lower than
85% of the 13 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 25.17 vs. WCG: 58.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
WCG' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 20.52  Med: 30.03 Max: 59.89
Current: 58.75
20.52
59.89
Current Ratio 1.31
WCG's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
65% of the 23 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 1.16 vs. WCG: 1.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
WCG' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.01  Med: 1.62 Max: 2.18
Current: 1.31
1.01
2.18
Quick Ratio 1.31
WCG's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
65% of the 23 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 1.16 vs. WCG: 1.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
WCG' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.01  Med: 1.62 Max: 2.18
Current: 1.31
1.01
2.18
Days Sales Outstanding 36.67
WCG's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
67% of the 18 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 32.83 vs. WCG: 36.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
WCG' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.47  Med: 25.21 Max: 51.61
Current: 36.67
11.47
51.61

Buy Back

vs
industry
vs
history
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -0.40
WCG's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
52% of the 21 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: -0.30 vs. WCG: -0.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
WCG' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -12.6  Med: -0.7 Max: 0
Current: -0.4
-12.6
0

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 7.20
WCG's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
58% of the 19 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 7.70 vs. WCG: 7.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
WCG' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.73  Med: 2.7 Max: 18.63
Current: 7.2
0.73
18.63
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 1.26
WCG's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
56% of the 18 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 1.19 vs. WCG: 1.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
WCG' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.15  Med: 0.95 Max: 2.01
Current: 1.26
0.15
2.01
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.76
WCG's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
83% of the 24 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. WCG: 1.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
WCG' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.23  Med: 1.08 Max: 2.91
Current: 1.76
0.23
2.91
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value 2.08
WCG's Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value is ranked lower than
73% of the 11 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 1.62 vs. WCG: 2.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value only.
WCG' s Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.34  Med: 1.56 Max: 3.41
Current: 2.08
0.34
3.41
Price-to-Graham-Number 3.19
WCG's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked higher than
58% of the 12 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 3.10 vs. WCG: 3.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
WCG' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.8  Med: 1.93 Max: 3.97
Current: 3.19
0.8
3.97
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 11.01
WCG's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
93% of the 27 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 6.07 vs. WCG: 11.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
WCG' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3422.4  Med: 16.6 Max: 1635.6
Current: 11.01
-3422.4
1635.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 19.69
WCG's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
67% of the 15 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 15.68 vs. WCG: 19.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
WCG' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.6  Med: 11.7 Max: 98
Current: 19.69
1.6
98

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $15,361.40
EPS (TTM) $ 5.69
Beta0.77
Short Percentage of Float3.80%
52-Week Range $113.34 - 184.88
Shares Outstanding (Mil)44.51

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $) 16,936 18,516 19,664
EPS ($) 6.70 7.67 8.58
EPS without NRI ($) 6.70 7.67 8.58
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($)

Piotroski F-Score Details

Piotroski F-Score: 55
Positive ROAY
Positive CFROAY
Higher ROA yoyY
CFROA > ROAY
Lower Leverage yoyY
Higher Current Ratio yoyN
Less Shares Outstanding yoyN
Higher Gross Margin yoyN
Higher Asset Turnover yoyN

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