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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 : 5/10

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industry
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Cash to Debt 0.10
GTIV's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
64% of the 300 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 0.18 vs. GTIV: 0.10 )
GTIV' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.02   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.1

Equity to Asset -0.24
GTIV's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
51% of the 305 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 0.41 vs. GTIV: -0.24 )
GTIV' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.25   Max: 0.75
Current: -0.24

-0.25
0.75
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: 0.33
M-Score: -4.22
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 : 5/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) -15.99
GTIV's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 307 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 9.84 vs. GTIV: -15.99 )
GTIV' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -30.94   Max: 9.38
Current: -15.99

-30.94
9.38
Net-margin (%) -20.46
GTIV's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 307 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 4.97 vs. GTIV: -20.46 )
GTIV' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -35.04   Max: 12.38
Current: -20.46

-35.04
12.38
ROA (%) -32.46
GTIV's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 308 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 4.18 vs. GTIV: -32.46 )
GTIV' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -43.82   Max: 18.71
Current: -32.46

-43.82
18.71
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -282.38
GTIV's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 307 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 20.06 vs. GTIV: -282.38 )
GTIV' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -569.68   Max: 132.63
Current: -282.38

-569.68
132.63
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 5.20
GTIV's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 239 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 8.00 vs. GTIV: 5.20 )
GTIV' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -26.3   Max: 13
Current: 5.2

-26.3
13
» GTIV's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q1 2014

GTIV Guru Trades in Q1 2014

David Dreman 138,616 sh (+3.19%)
Jim Simons 178,609 sh (+2.52%)
Chuck Royce 23,000 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 963,700 sh (-1.38%)
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Q2 2014

GTIV Guru Trades in Q2 2014

David Abrams 975,170 sh (New)
David Dreman 186,139 sh (+34.28%)
Chuck Royce Sold Out
Jim Simons 177,527 sh (-0.61%)
Mario Gabelli 923,500 sh (-4.17%)
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Q3 2014

GTIV Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 19,535 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 44,789 sh (New)
Mario Gabelli 872,800 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 872,800 sh (unchged)
David Abrams Sold Out
David Dreman Sold Out
Jim Simons 142,852 sh (-19.53%)
Mario Gabelli 725,200 sh (-21.47%)
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Q4 2014

GTIV Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Jim Simons 421,141 sh (+194.81%)
Joel Greenblatt 74,435 sh (+66.19%)
Mario Gabelli 459,000 sh (-36.71%)
Paul Tudor Jones 10,297 sh (-47.29%)
» More
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Insider Trades

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Ratios

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industry
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history
Forward P/E 9.45
GTIV's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
97% of the 330 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 28.09 vs. GTIV: 9.45 )
N/A
P/S 0.35
GTIV's P/S is ranked higher than
93% of the 330 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 1.75 vs. GTIV: 0.35 )
GTIV' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.06   Max: 0.77
Current: 0.35

0.06
0.77
PFCF 14.01
GTIV's PFCF is ranked higher than
91% of the 330 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 46.34 vs. GTIV: 14.01 )
GTIV' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 2.1   Max: 62.17
Current: 14.01

2.1
62.17
POCF 10.90
GTIV's POCF is ranked higher than
85% of the 330 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 18.20 vs. GTIV: 10.90 )
GTIV' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 1.66   Max: 52.23
Current: 10.9

1.66
52.23
EV-to-EBIT -5.60
GTIV's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
52% of the 330 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 24.39 vs. GTIV: -5.60 )
GTIV' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -15.6   Max: 27.3
Current: -5.6

-15.6
27.3
Current Ratio 1.38
GTIV's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
75% of the 307 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 1.32 vs. GTIV: 1.38 )
GTIV' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.25   Max: 3.47
Current: 1.38

1.25
3.47
Quick Ratio 1.38
GTIV's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
79% of the 307 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. GTIV: 1.38 )
GTIV' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.25   Max: 3.29
Current: 1.38

1.25
3.29
Days Sales Outstanding 52.95
GTIV's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
69% of the 330 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 50.15 vs. GTIV: 52.95 )
GTIV' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 52.18   Max: 173.52
Current: 52.95

52.18
173.52

Valuation & Return

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industry
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Price/DCF (Projected) 2.40
GTIV's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
77% of the 330 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. GTIV: 2.40 )
GTIV' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.25   Max: 5.09
Current: 2.4

0.25
5.09
Price/Median PS Value 0.80
GTIV's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
95% of the 330 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 1.37 vs. GTIV: 0.80 )
GTIV' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.14   Max: 1.57
Current: 0.8

0.14
1.57
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.80
GTIV's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
80% of the 330 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. GTIV: 0.80 )
GTIV' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.11   Max: 2.16
Current: 0.8

0.11
2.16
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) -17.90
GTIV's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
57% of the 307 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 4.50 vs. GTIV: -17.90 )
GTIV' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: -17.9   Max: 17.5
Current: -17.9

-17.9
17.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 26.89
GTIV's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
92% of the 211 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 11.50 vs. GTIV: 26.89 )
GTIV' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 2.9   Max: 55.2
Current: 26.89

2.9
55.2

Business Description

Industry: Health Care Providers » Medical Care
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Gentiva Health Services Inc is a provider of home health services & hospice services serving patients throughout the United States. The Company provides a single source for skilled nursing; physical, occupational, speech and neurorehabilitation services; hospice services; social work; nutrition; disease management education; help with daily living activities; and other therapies and services. The Companys operations involve servicing patients and customers through its Home Health segment, Hospice segment and Community Care segment. The Home Health segment is comprised of direct home nursing and therapy services operations, including specialty programs and its consulting business. The Company conducts direct home nursing and therapy services operations through licensed and Medicare-certified agencies from which the Company provides various combinations of skilled nursing and therapy services and paraprofessional nursing services to adult and elder patients. Reimbursement sources include government programs, such as Medicare and Medicaid, and private sources, such as health insurance plans, managed care organizations, long term care insurance plans and personal funds. The Community Care segment serves patients who have chronic or long-term disabilities who need help with routine personal care operating in 5 states: Texas, Missouri, Oklahoma, North Carolina and Kansas. These services include help with personal needs, such as bathing and dressing, and household activities, such as laundry and shopping, all of which help enable the patient to remain at home. The Companys Hospice segment serves terminally ill patients and their families through more than 210 locations operating in 30 states. Depending on a patients needs, each hospice patient is assigned an interdisciplinary team comprised of a physician, nurse(s), home health aide(s), medical social worker(s), chaplain, dietary counselor and bereavement coordinator, as well as other care professionals. Hospice services are provided in the patients home or other residence, such as an assisted living residence or nursing home, or in a hospital. The Medicare hospice benefit is designed for patients expected to live six months or less. Hospice services for a patient can continue, however, for more than six months, so long as the patient remains eligible as reflected by a physicians certification. The Companys home health and hospice businesses obtain patients and clients through personal and corporate sales presentations, telephone marketing calls, direct mail solicitation, referrals from other clients and advertising in a variety of local and national media, including the Yellow Pages, newspapers, magazines, trade publications and radio. The home health services industry in which the Company operates is competitive and fragmented. The Companys primary competitors for its home healthcare business are hospital-based home health agencies, local home health agencies and visiting nurse associ
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