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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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.99
HAR's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
56% of the 2175 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.37 vs. HAR: 0.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
HAR' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0   Max: 2.42
Current: 0.99

0
2.42
Equity to Asset 0.46
HAR's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
68% of the 2083 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 0.57 vs. HAR: 0.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
HAR' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.32   Max: 0.6
Current: 0.46

0.32
0.6
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 4.54
M-Score: -2.55
WACC vs ROIC
8.07%
17.73%
WACC
ROIC
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 : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 6.98
HAR's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 2167 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 3.43 vs. HAR: 6.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
HAR' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -17.65   Max: 12.23
Current: 6.98

-17.65
12.23
Net-margin (%) 5.28
HAR's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 2167 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 2.81 vs. HAR: 5.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
HAR' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -15.11   Max: 8.84
Current: 5.28

-15.11
8.84
ROE (%) 16.41
HAR's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 2146 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 5.87 vs. HAR: 16.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
HAR' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -36.77   Max: 24.06
Current: 16.41

-36.77
24.06
ROA (%) 7.54
HAR's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 2188 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 3.07 vs. HAR: 7.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
HAR' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -16.28   Max: 12.86
Current: 7.54

-16.28
12.86
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 42.08
HAR's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 2182 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 8.19 vs. HAR: 42.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
HAR' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -61.98   Max: 61.77
Current: 42.08

-61.98
61.77
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 13.30
HAR's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 1448 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. HAR: 13.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
HAR' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -7.3   Max: 16.9
Current: 13.3

-7.3
16.9
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 14.80
HAR's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 1135 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. HAR: 14.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
HAR' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -26.8   Max: 35.5
Current: 14.8

-26.8
35.5
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 20.90
HAR's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 1008 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. HAR: 20.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
HAR' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -52.7   Max: 74.5
Current: 20.9

-52.7
74.5
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Financials


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

HAR Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Joel Greenblatt 260,339 sh (+10452.90%)
Pioneer Investments 11,779 sh (+106.18%)
Jim Simons 391,000 sh (+61.77%)
Paul Tudor Jones 3,308 sh (+50.36%)
John Rogers 345,686 sh (+48.70%)
Steven Cohen 250,000 sh (unchged)
Robert Olstein 89,000 sh (unchged)
NWQ Managers 389,497 sh (-8.15%)
George Soros 125,000 sh (-16.67%)
Mario Gabelli 111,000 sh (-21.28%)
Chuck Royce 283,500 sh (-21.69%)
Ken Heebner 630,000 sh (-36.68%)
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Q3 2014

HAR Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Julian Robertson 4,300 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 313,192 sh (+20.30%)
Robert Olstein 102,000 sh (+14.61%)
John Rogers 349,205 sh (+1.02%)
Pioneer Investments 9,940 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Ken Heebner Sold Out
Jim Simons 356,700 sh (-8.77%)
Mario Gabelli 95,000 sh (-14.41%)
Chuck Royce 169,600 sh (-40.18%)
NWQ Managers 186,889 sh (-52.02%)
George Soros 7,500 sh (-94.00%)
Steven Cohen 600 sh (-99.76%)
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Q4 2014

HAR Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 3,300 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 4,300 sh (+616.67%)
Julian Robertson 14,800 sh (+244.19%)
John Rogers 445,368 sh (+27.54%)
Robert Olstein 121,000 sh (+18.63%)
George Soros Sold Out
Pioneer Investments Sold Out
NWQ Managers Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 81,000 sh (-14.74%)
Jim Simons 147,600 sh (-58.62%)
Joel Greenblatt 61,493 sh (-80.37%)
Chuck Royce 31,600 sh (-81.37%)
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Q1 2015

HAR Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Louis Moore Bacon 10,382 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 139,497 sh (+126.85%)
Jim Simons 194,400 sh (+31.71%)
Robert Olstein 143,000 sh (+18.18%)
John Rogers 514,324 sh (+15.48%)
Chuck Royce 31,600 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 71,000 sh (-12.35%)
Julian Robertson 12,500 sh (-15.54%)
» More
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 27.60
HAR's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
66% of the 1639 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 20.30 vs. HAR: 27.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
HAR' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 7.65   Max: 52.97
Current: 27.6

7.65
52.97
Forward P/E 17.70
HAR's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
60% of the 977 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 15.46 vs. HAR: 17.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 28.10
HAR's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
66% of the 1523 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 19.00 vs. HAR: 28.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
HAR' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 7.65   Max: 69.8
Current: 28.1

7.65
69.8
P/B 4.10
HAR's P/B is ranked lower than
79% of the 2378 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.63 vs. HAR: 4.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
HAR' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.55   Max: 9.31
Current: 4.1

0.55
9.31
P/S 1.40
HAR's P/S is ranked lower than
67% of the 2433 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 0.86 vs. HAR: 1.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
HAR' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.17   Max: 3.25
Current: 1.4

0.17
3.25
PFCF 21.50
HAR's PFCF is ranked lower than
57% of the 1328 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 17.76 vs. HAR: 21.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
HAR' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 2.39   Max: 7385
Current: 21.5

2.39
7385
POCF 15.32
HAR's POCF is ranked lower than
58% of the 1535 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 12.35 vs. HAR: 15.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
HAR' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 1.65   Max: 200.47
Current: 15.32

1.65
200.47
EV-to-EBIT 21.51
HAR's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
62% of the 1559 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 15.29 vs. HAR: 21.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
HAR' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -210.2   Max: 32.4
Current: 21.51

-210.2
32.4
Shiller P/E 42.10
HAR's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
72% of the 970 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 25.10 vs. HAR: 42.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
HAR' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 3.67   Max: 120.45
Current: 42.1

3.67
120.45
Current Ratio 1.64
HAR's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
63% of the 2105 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.98 vs. HAR: 1.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
HAR' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.33   Max: 3.18
Current: 1.64

1.33
3.18
Quick Ratio 1.20
HAR's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
62% of the 2105 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.47 vs. HAR: 1.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
HAR' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.71   Max: 1.64
Current: 1.2

0.71
1.64
Days Inventory 61.00
HAR's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
59% of the 2128 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 71.89 vs. HAR: 61.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
HAR' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 48.82   Max: 114.59
Current: 61

48.82
114.59
Days Sales Outstanding 58.73
HAR's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
64% of the 1864 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 70.88 vs. HAR: 58.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
HAR' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 48.75   Max: 79.91
Current: 58.73

48.75
79.91

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 1.10
HAR's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
70% of the 1897 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.82 vs. HAR: 1.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
HAR' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.03   Max: 1.36
Current: 1.1

0.03
1.36
Dividend Payout 0.29
HAR's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
59% of the 1291 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 0.35 vs. HAR: 0.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
HAR' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.01   Max: 1.9
Current: 0.29

0.01
1.9
Dividend growth (3y) 188.40
HAR's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
100% of the 588 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. HAR: 188.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
HAR' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 188.4
Current: 188.4

0
188.4
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.10
HAR's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
71% of the 1942 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.98 vs. HAR: 1.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
HAR' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.03   Max: 1.36
Current: 1.1

0.03
1.36
Share Buyback Rate 0.80
HAR's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
84% of the 1019 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: -1.60 vs. HAR: 0.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
HAR' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 4.8   Max: -7
Current: 0.8

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 7.20
HAR's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
83% of the 2433 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. HAR: 7.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
HAR' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.06   Max: 12.06
Current: 7.2

1.06
12.06
Price/DCF (Projected) 2.10
HAR's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked lower than
67% of the 1105 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. HAR: 2.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Projected) only.
HAR' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.29   Max: 17.46
Current: 2.1

0.29
17.46
Price/Median PS Value 1.40
HAR's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
59% of the 2391 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. HAR: 1.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
HAR' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.24   Max: 3.01
Current: 1.4

0.24
3.01
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.70
HAR's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
56% of the 421 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. HAR: 1.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
HAR' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.88   Max: 4.6
Current: 1.7

0.88
4.6
Price/Graham Number 3.00
HAR's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
76% of the 1689 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. HAR: 3.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
HAR' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.84   Max: 4.83
Current: 3

0.84
4.83
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 4.60
HAR's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
55% of the 2280 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. HAR: 4.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) only.
HAR' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 3.1   Max: 13.9
Current: 4.6

3.1
13.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 18.81
HAR's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
76% of the 823 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 4.91 vs. HAR: 18.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) only.
HAR' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -0.6   Max: 40.4
Current: 18.81

-0.6
40.4

Analyst Estimate

Jun15 Jun16 Jun17 Jun18
Revenue(Mil) 6,044 6,708 7,447 8,116
EPS($) 5.64 6.91 8.25 9.30
EPS without NRI($) 5.64 6.91 8.25 9.30

Business Description

Industry: Computer Hardware » Consumer Electronics
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Harman International Industries Inc is engaged in the development, manufacturing and marketing of audio products, lighting solutions and electronic systems & digitally integrated audio and infotainment systems for the automotive industry. The Infotainment segment designs, manufactures and markets infotainment systems for vehicle applications to be installed as original equipment by automotive manufacturers. The Company's infotainment systems are a combination of information and entertainment components including control GPS navigation, traffic information, Bluetooth, voice-activated telephone, texting and climate control, multi-seat entertainment, digital media compatibility, wireless internet access, hard disk recording and MP3 playback. It supplies infotainment systems for vehicles manufactured by Audi/Volkswagen, BMW, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, Toyota/Lexus, Porsche, Daimler, General Motors, PSA Peugeot Citroën, Hyundai, Kia, Geely, Mazda, Yamaha, Suzuki, Scion, Jaguar Land Rover and Ssangyong. The Lifestyle segment designs, manufactures and markets automotive audio systems for vehicle applications to be installed as original equipment by automotive manufacturers, as well as range of mid-to high-end loudspeaker and electronics for home, multimedia and mobile applications. It provides transducers and built-in speakers for notebook computers including Dell, Toshiba and Acer. Its aftermarket mobile products include speakers, amplifiers and digital signal processors. It manufactures loudspeakers under the Harman/Kardon, Infinity, JBL and Revel brand names for the home audio market. In the multimedia market it also offers branded iPad, iPod and iPhone docking devices including, JBL On Stage, JBL On Beat, Harman/Kardon Go +Play computer-embedded audio, portable wireless speakers including Harman/Kardon Onyx Studio, and the JBL Charge. The Professional segment designs, manufactures and markets range of loudspeakers, power amplifiers, digital signal processors, microphones, headphones, mixing consoles, lighting systems, video and control solutions and information delivery systems used by audio professionals in concert halls, stadiums, airports, houses of worship and public spaces. It designs products for recording, broadcast, cinema and music reproduction applications. It also provides products to the sound reinforcement, music instrument support and broadcast and recording segments of the professional audio market. It also offers complete systems solutions for professional installations and users. It also provides lighting solutions for the entertainment, architectural and commercial sectors under the Martin brand name. The Company faces competition from Alpine, Bosch, Panasonic, Continental, Visteon, Mitsubishi Electronics, Aisin Seiki, Delphi, Denso, Bose, Pioneer ASK, Foster Electric, Bang & Olufsen. The Company is subject to various U.S. Federal, state and local, and non-U.S. laws and regulations.
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