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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

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.88
HAR's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
58% of the 2637 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.29 vs. HAR: 0.88 )
HAR' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0   Max: 2.42
Current: 0.88

0
2.42
Equity to Asset 0.46
HAR's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
50% of the 2606 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 0.56 vs. HAR: 0.46 )
HAR' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.32   Max: 0.6
Current: 0.46

0.32
0.6
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 4.66
M-Score: -2.49
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
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history
Operating margin (%) 6.71
HAR's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 2640 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 3.82 vs. HAR: 6.71 )
HAR' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -17.62   Max: 12.23
Current: 6.71

-17.62
12.23
Net-margin (%) 4.84
HAR's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 2640 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 2.92 vs. HAR: 4.84 )
HAR' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -14.62   Max: 8.84
Current: 4.84

-14.62
8.84
ROE (%) 15.47
HAR's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 2602 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 5.78 vs. HAR: 15.47 )
HAR' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -36.53   Max: 24.06
Current: 15.47

-36.53
24.06
ROA (%) 7.23
HAR's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 2648 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 3.03 vs. HAR: 7.23 )
HAR' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -15.89   Max: 12.91
Current: 7.23

-15.89
12.91
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 37.49
HAR's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 2643 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 9.70 vs. HAR: 37.49 )
HAR' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -61.91   Max: 61.76
Current: 37.49

-61.91
61.76
Revenue Growth (%) 13.30
HAR's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 1951 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. HAR: 13.30 )
HAR' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -7.3   Max: 16.9
Current: 13.3

-7.3
16.9
EBITDA Growth (%) 14.80
HAR's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 1587 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. HAR: 14.80 )
HAR' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -27.5   Max: 35.5
Current: 14.8

-27.5
35.5
EPS Growth (%) 20.90
HAR's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 1419 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. HAR: 20.90 )
HAR' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -52.7   Max: 74.5
Current: 20.9

-52.7
74.5
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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

HAR Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Ken Heebner 90,000 sh (New)
John Rogers 235,724 sh (+209.51%)
Paul Tudor Jones 9,714 sh (+67.48%)
Steven Cohen 20,485 sh (+17.91%)
Jim Simons 208,400 sh (+11.09%)
Robert Olstein 129,000 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 178,900 sh (-0.89%)
Chuck Royce 570,230 sh (-9.53%)
NWQ Managers 571,353 sh (-42.8%)
George Soros 175,000 sh (-50%)
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Q1 2014

HAR Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Pioneer Investments 5,713 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 2,467 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 418,213 sh (+1941.56%)
Ken Heebner 995,000 sh (+1005.56%)
Jim Simons 241,700 sh (+15.98%)
John Rogers 232,470 sh (-1.38%)
George Soros 150,000 sh (-14.29%)
Mario Gabelli 141,000 sh (-21.19%)
NWQ Managers 424,078 sh (-25.78%)
Robert Olstein 89,000 sh (-31.01%)
Chuck Royce 362,030 sh (-36.51%)
Paul Tudor Jones 2,200 sh (-77.35%)
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Q2 2014

HAR Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Joel Greenblatt 260,339 sh (+10452.9%)
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 (+48.7%)
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 (+20.3%)
Robert Olstein 102,000 sh (+14.61%)
John Rogers 349,205 sh (+1.02%)
Ken Heebner Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Jim Simons 356,700 sh (-8.77%)
Mario Gabelli 95,000 sh (-14.41%)
Pioneer Investments 9,940 sh (-15.61%)
Chuck Royce 169,600 sh (-40.18%)
NWQ Managers 186,889 sh (-52.02%)
George Soros 7,500 sh (-94%)
Steven Cohen 600 sh (-99.76%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with HAR

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Ken Heebner 2014-09-30 Sold Out 1.8%$102.03 - $117.15 $ 108.59-3%0
NWQ Managers 2014-09-30 Reduce -52.02%0.22%$102.03 - $117.15 $ 108.59-3%186889
Robert Olstein 2014-09-30 Add 14.61%0.17%$102.03 - $117.15 $ 108.59-3%102000
Julian Robertson 2014-09-30 New Buy0.11%$102.03 - $117.15 $ 108.59-3%4300
George Soros 2014-09-30 Reduce -94%0.09%$102.03 - $117.15 $ 108.59-3%7500
Joel Greenblatt 2014-09-30 Add 20.3%0.05%$102.03 - $117.15 $ 108.59-3%313192
Ken Heebner 2014-06-30 Reduce -36.68%1.03%$99.98 - $112.01 $ 108.592%630000
Joel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 Add 10452.9%0.35%$99.98 - $112.01 $ 108.592%260339
John Rogers 2014-06-30 Add 48.7%0.15%$99.98 - $112.01 $ 108.592%345686
Mario Gabelli 2014-06-30 Reduce -21.28%0.02%$99.98 - $112.01 $ 108.592%111000
Ken Heebner 2014-03-31 Add 1005.56%2.55%$80.2 - $110.9 $ 108.5910%995000
Robert Olstein 2014-03-31 Reduce -31.01%0.47%$80.2 - $110.9 $ 108.5910%89000
NWQ Managers 2014-03-31 Reduce -25.78%0.11%$80.2 - $110.9 $ 108.5910%424078
Mario Gabelli 2014-03-31 Reduce -21.19%0.02%$80.2 - $110.9 $ 108.5910%141000
Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 New Buy$80.2 - $110.9 $ 108.5910%2467
NWQ Managers 2013-12-31 Reduce -42.8%0.27%$65.19 - $84.5 $ 108.5940%571353
Ken Heebner 2013-12-31 New Buy0.19%$65.19 - $84.5 $ 108.5940%90000
John Rogers 2013-12-31 Add 209.51%0.16%$65.19 - $84.5 $ 108.5940%235724
George Soros 2013-12-31 Reduce -50%0.13%$65.19 - $84.5 $ 108.5940%175000
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 28.00
HAR's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
66% of the 2783 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 31.90 vs. HAR: 28.00 )
HAR' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 7.65   Max: 52.97
Current: 28

7.65
52.97
P/B 4.02
HAR's P/B is ranked lower than
59% of the 2783 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.64 vs. HAR: 4.02 )
HAR' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.55   Max: 9.31
Current: 4.02

0.55
9.31
P/S 1.35
HAR's P/S is ranked higher than
56% of the 2783 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 0.97 vs. HAR: 1.35 )
HAR' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.17   Max: 3.25
Current: 1.35

0.17
3.25
PFCF 23.01
HAR's PFCF is ranked higher than
79% of the 2783 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. HAR: 23.01 )
HAR' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 2.39   Max: 7385
Current: 23.01

2.39
7385
EV-to-EBIT 19.99
HAR's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
68% of the 2783 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 23.53 vs. HAR: 19.99 )
HAR' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -254.7   Max: 53.1
Current: 19.99

-254.7
53.1
PEG 1.54
HAR's PEG is ranked higher than
89% of the 2783 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. HAR: 1.54 )
HAR' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.6   Max: 8.71
Current: 1.54

0.6
8.71
Shiller P/E 89.43
HAR's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
79% of the 2783 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. HAR: 89.43 )
HAR' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 3.7   Max: 119.08
Current: 89.43

3.7
119.08
Current Ratio 1.59
HAR's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
53% of the 2630 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. HAR: 1.59 )
HAR' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.33   Max: 3.18
Current: 1.59

1.33
3.18
Quick Ratio 1.10
HAR's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
50% of the 2630 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.41 vs. HAR: 1.10 )
HAR' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.71   Max: 1.64
Current: 1.1

0.71
1.64

Dividend & Buy Back

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history
Dividend Yield 1.16
HAR's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
66% of the 1726 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.72 vs. HAR: 1.16 )
HAR' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.04   Max: 1.36
Current: 1.16

0.04
1.36
Dividend Payout 0.32
HAR's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
80% of the 2783 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 9.95 vs. HAR: 0.32 )
HAR' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.01   Max: 1.9
Current: 0.32

0.01
1.9
Dividend growth (3y) 188.40
HAR's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
100% of the 865 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. HAR: 188.40 )
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
66% of the 1780 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. HAR: 1.10 )
HAR' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.04   Max: 1.36
Current: 1.1

0.04
1.36
Share Buyback Rate 0.80
HAR's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
87% of the 1489 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: -1.00 vs. HAR: 0.80 )
HAR' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 4.8   Max: -7.4
Current: 0.8

Valuation & Return

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history
Price/Tangible Book 6.44
HAR's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
59% of the 2783 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.98 vs. HAR: 6.44 )
HAR' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.06   Max: 12.06
Current: 6.44

1.06
12.06
Price/DCF (Projected) 2.33
HAR's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
79% of the 2783 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. HAR: 2.33 )
HAR' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.29   Max: 17.46
Current: 2.33

0.29
17.46
Price/Median PS Value 1.32
HAR's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
54% of the 2783 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. HAR: 1.32 )
HAR' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.23   Max: 2.98
Current: 1.32

0.23
2.98
Price/Graham Number 2.80
HAR's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
61% of the 2783 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. HAR: 2.80 )
HAR' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.84   Max: 4.83
Current: 2.8

0.84
4.83
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 5.00
HAR's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
66% of the 2592 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 4.90 vs. HAR: 5.00 )
HAR' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1.9   Max: 13.9
Current: 5

1.9
13.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 1.52
HAR's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
68% of the 1722 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. HAR: 1.52 )
HAR' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 1.2   Max: 39.2
Current: 1.52

1.2
39.2

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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