WebMD Health Corp. (WBMD) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

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					         WebMD Health Corp. (WBMD) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis
                                     Review
        Reference Code: GDPH34140FSA                                                                                          Publication Date: AUG 2012

          7th Floor, 111 8th Ave                             Phone               +1 212 6243700                 Revenue          558.8 (million USD)
          NEW YORK, NY                                       Fax                 +1 302 6555049                 Net Profit       74.51 (million USD)
          10011                                              Website             www.wbmd.com                   Employees        1,700
                                                                                                                                 Pharmaceuticals           &
          United States                                      Exchange            WBMD [NASDAQ]                  Industry
                                                                                                                                 Healthcare

       Company Overview
       WebMD Health Corp. (WebMD) is a US based pharmaceutical and healthcare company that provides health information services
       to healthcare professionals, consumers, employers, physicians, and health plans through its public and private online portals
       health-focused publications and mobile platforms. The company operates in two segments, namely, public portal advertising and
       sponsorship and private portal services. It offers branded health and wellness content, tools and services through its own portals
       and third party sites.
       Key Executives                                                                SWOT Analysis
                      Name                                 Title                      WebMD Health Corp., SWOT Analysis
         Martin J. Wygod                     Chairman                                 Strengths                              Weaknesses
         Mark J. Adler                       Chairman,       Compensation
                                                                                      Expanding Operating Margin             Huge Debt
                                             Committee
         Neil F. Dimick                      Chairman, Nominating            &        Integrated Business Model              Legal Proceedings
                                             Governance Committee
         Jerome C. Keller                    Director                                 Opportunities                          Threats
         James V. Manning                    Chairman, Audit Committee
                                                                                      New Product Launches                   Increasing Competitive
        Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
        Research, GlobalData                                                                                                 Pressures
                                                                                      Emerging Markets
       Share Data                                                                                                            Failure of Technological
                                                                                                                             Infrastructure
         WebMD Health Corp.
        Share Price (USD) as on 10-Aug-                                14.93
        2012                                                                         Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
                                                                                     GlobalData
        EPS (USD)                                                        1.08
        Market Cap (million USD)                                         750
        Enterprise Value (million USD)                                   585
        Shares Outstanding (million)                                       50
       Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
       Research, GlobalData

       Financial Performance                                                         Recent Developments
                                                                                      Oct 17, 2011         WebMD, Bausch + Lomb Join Forces To Help
                                                                                                           Consumers And Doctors Improve Eye Health
                                                                                     Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
                                                                                     GlobalData




       Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
       Research, GlobalData




WebMD Health Corp. (WBMD) - Financial and Strategic SWOT                                                                       Reference Code: GDPH34140FSA
Analysis Review
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       Table of Contents
       Table of Contents ............................................................................................................................................................................... 2
          List of Tables .................................................................................................................................................................................. 3
          List of Figures ................................................................................................................................................................................. 3
       Section 1 - About the Company.......................................................................................................................................................... 4
       WebMD Health Corp. - Key Facts ...................................................................................................................................................... 4
       WebMD Health Corp. - Key Employees ............................................................................................................................................. 5
       WebMD Health Corp. - Key Employee Biographies ........................................................................................................................... 6
       WebMD Health Corp. - Major Products and Services ........................................................................................................................ 7
       WebMD Health Corp. - History ........................................................................................................................................................... 8
       WebMD Health Corp. - Company Statement.................................................................................................................................... 11
       WebMD Health Corp. - Locations And Subsidiaries ......................................................................................................................... 13
          Head Office ................................................................................................................................................................................... 13
          Other Locations & Subsidiaries ..................................................................................................................................................... 13
       Section 2 – Company Analysis ......................................................................................................................................................... 15
       WebMD Health Corp. - Business Description ................................................................................................................................... 15
       WebMD Health Corp. - SWOT Analysis ........................................................................................................................................... 16
          SWOT Analysis - Overview........................................................................................................................................................... 16
          WebMD Health Corp. - Strengths ................................................................................................................................................. 16
             Strength - Expanding Operating Margin .................................................................................................................................... 16
             Strength - Integrated Business Model ....................................................................................................................................... 16
             Strength - Consistent Increase in Revenue ............................................................................................................................... 16
          WebMD Health Corp. - Weaknesses ............................................................................................................................................ 16
             Weakness - Huge Debt ............................................................................................................................................................. 16
             Weakness - Legal Proceedings ................................................................................................................................................. 17
          WebMD Health Corp. - Opportunities ........................................................................................................................................... 17
             Opportunity - New Product Launches........................................................................................................................................ 17
             Opportunity - Emerging Markets ............................................................................................................................................... 17
             Opportunity - Growing Healthcare Market in the US ................................................................................................................. 17
          WebMD Health Corp. - Threats .................................................................................................................................................... 17
             Threat - Increasing Competitive Pressures ............................................................................................................................... 17
             Threat - Failure of Technological Infrastructure ......................................................................................................................... 18
             Threat - Stringent Government Regulations .............................................................................................................................. 18
       WebMD Health Corp. - Key Competitors .......................................................................................................................................... 19
       Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios ............................................................................................................................................. 20
       Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios........................................................................................................................................... 20
       Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios ................
				
DOCUMENT INFO
Description: WebMD Health Corp. (WebMD) is a US based pharmaceutical and healthcare company that provides health information services to healthcare professionals, consumers, employers, physicians, and health plans through its public and private online portals health-focused publications and mobile platforms. The company operates in two segments, namely, public portal advertising and sponsorship and private portal services. It offers branded health and wellness content, tools and services through its own portals and third party sites. The WebMD Health Network of the company include www.WebMD.com (WebMD Health), its primary public portal for consumers, and www.Medscape.com (Medscape), the company's primary public portal for physicians and other healthcare professionals, as well as other sites, which provides branded health and wellness content. WebMD is headquartered at New York, the US.
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