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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
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.52
HAWK's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
51% of the 364 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.56 vs. HAWK: 0.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
HAWK' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.39  Med: 2.5 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.52
Equity to Asset 0.33
HAWK's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
65% of the 349 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.46 vs. HAWK: 0.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
HAWK' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.04  Med: 0.24 Max: 0.37
Current: 0.33
0.04
0.37
Interest Coverage 2.21
HAWK's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
68% of the 344 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.42 vs. HAWK: 2.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
HAWK' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.21  Med: 3755.17 Max: 12024.4
Current: 2.21
2.21
12024.4
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 1.79
M-Score: -2.75
WACC vs ROIC
6.67%
3.54%
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 : 4/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 2.17
HAWK's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
79% of the 366 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 19.21 vs. HAWK: 2.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
HAWK' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.17  Med: 6.86 Max: 8.01
Current: 2.17
2.17
8.01
Net-margin (%) 1.15
HAWK's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
76% of the 366 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 13.17 vs. HAWK: 1.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
HAWK' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.15  Med: 4.04 Max: 5.02
Current: 1.15
1.15
5.02
ROE (%) 2.91
HAWK's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
64% of the 369 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.65 vs. HAWK: 2.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
HAWK' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.91  Med: 37.64 Max: 84.42
Current: 2.91
2.91
84.42
ROA (%) 0.90
HAWK's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
63% of the 380 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.33 vs. HAWK: 0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
HAWK' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.9  Med: 3.08 Max: 5.61
Current: 0.9
0.9
5.61
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 27.03
HAWK's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 297 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 13.74 vs. HAWK: 27.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
HAWK' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 27.03  Med: 113.6 Max: 197.72
Current: 27.03
27.03
197.72
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 19.90
HAWK's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 257 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. HAWK: 19.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
HAWK' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 19.9
Current: 19.9
0
19.9
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 14.80
HAWK's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 225 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.40 vs. HAWK: 14.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
HAWK' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 14.8
Current: 14.8
0
14.8
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Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2017-02-15)


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

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Guru Trades

Q4 2015

HAWK Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Jim Simons 332,363 sh (+32.01%)
Mario Gabelli 183,326 sh (+0.01%)
Joel Greenblatt 19,956 sh (unchged)
John Hussman 82,145 sh (unchged)
Columbia Wanger 1,916,543 sh (-7.03%)
Paul Tudor Jones 9,700 sh (-11.01%)
Mario Cibelli 50,000 sh (-16.67%)
RS Investment Management 441,962 sh (-43.72%)
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Q1 2016

HAWK Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Steven Cohen 146,783 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 46,091 sh (+375.16%)
Joel Greenblatt 94,549 sh (+373.79%)
Jim Simons 760,063 sh (+128.68%)
Mario Cibelli 50,000 sh (unchged)
John Hussman 82,145 sh (unchged)
Columbia Wanger Sold Out
RS Investment Management Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 166,756 sh (-9.04%)
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Q2 2016

HAWK Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Mario Cibelli 87,000 sh (+74.00%)
John Hussman Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 151,371 sh (-9.23%)
Steven Cohen 113,483 sh (-22.69%)
Jim Simons 569,763 sh (-25.04%)
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Q3 2016

HAWK Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Paul Tudor Jones 8,200 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 318,383 sh (+180.56%)
Mario Cibelli 95,000 sh (+9.20%)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 130,521 sh (-13.77%)
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Business Description

Industry: Credit Services » Credit Services    NAICS: 522210    SIC: 6141
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Blackhawk Network Holdings Inc is engaged in providing various payment products. It offers gift cards, prepaid products, telecom and debit cards in physical and electronic forms and payment services in the United States and other countries.

Blackhawk Network Holdings Inc was founded in 2001 as a division of Safeway, and incorporated in Delaware as Blackhawk Network, Inc. in 2006 and changed its name to Blackhawk Network Holdings, Inc. The Company is a prepaid payment network utilizing proprietary technology to offer gift cards, other prepaid products and payment services in the United States and 18 other countries. Its payment network provides benefits to three primary constituents: consumers who purchase the products and services we offer, content providers who offer branded gift cards and other prepaid products that are redeemable for goods and services, and distribution partners who sell those products. For consumers, the Company provides convenience by offering quality brands and content at retail distribution locations and online, enhanced by customer promotions and loyalty incentive programs that may be offered by its distribution partners. For its content providers, the Company drives sales by providing access to millions of consumers and creating new customer relationships. For its distribution partners, the Company provides a significant, high-growth and highly productive product category that drives store traffic and customer loyalty. It offers gift cards from consumer brands such as Amazon.com, Applebee's, iTunes, Lowe's, Macy's and Starbucks and from payment networks such as American Express, MasterCard and Visa. It also distributes prepaid telecom products offered by leading prepaid wireless telecom brands. In addition, it distributes general purpose reloadable, or GPR, cards provided by Green Dot and NetSpend, as well as PayPower, its own GPR card. REloadit, the Company's proprietary reload network, allows consumers to reload funds onto certain of their previously purchased GPR cards. The Company distributes its products across multiple high-traffic channels such as grocery, convenience, specialty and online retailers. It competes with a number of other industry participants in the United States and internationally in connection with prepaid card issuance, program management, prepaid product distribution, marketing and processing and secondary card exchange. The Company's product and services that it offers and markets, and those for which it provides processing services are subject to a variety of federal and state laws and regulations.

Ratios

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history
P/E(ttm) 93.07
HAWK's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
87% of the 281 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.99 vs. HAWK: 93.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
HAWK' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 22.15  Med: 48.1 Max: 289.53
Current: 93.07
22.15
289.53
Forward P/E 18.25
HAWK's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
80% of the 44 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 11.85 vs. HAWK: 18.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 93.07
HAWK's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
86% of the 286 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. HAWK: 93.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
HAWK' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 22.06  Med: 48.1 Max: 276.67
Current: 93.07
22.06
276.67
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 33.18
HAWK's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked lower than
79% of the 86 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 12.59 vs. HAWK: 33.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
HAWK' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 27.58  Med: 34.41 Max: 55.4
Current: 33.18
27.58
55.4
P/B 2.63
HAWK's P/B is ranked lower than
78% of the 356 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.21 vs. HAWK: 2.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
HAWK' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.19  Med: 3.62 Max: 8.53
Current: 2.63
2.19
8.53
P/S 1.09
HAWK's P/S is ranked higher than
85% of the 341 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.73 vs. HAWK: 1.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
HAWK' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.9  Med: 1.2 Max: 1.56
Current: 1.09
0.9
1.56
PFCF 16.65
HAWK's PFCF is ranked lower than
77% of the 84 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.80 vs. HAWK: 16.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
HAWK' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.04  Med: 23.07 Max: 88.52
Current: 16.65
8.04
88.52
POCF 11.89
HAWK's POCF is ranked lower than
64% of the 107 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.93 vs. HAWK: 11.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
HAWK' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.83  Med: 15.76 Max: 67.42
Current: 11.89
6.83
67.42
EV-to-EBIT 51.89
HAWK's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
80% of the 283 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.65 vs. HAWK: 51.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
HAWK' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.6  Med: 22.15 Max: 54.9
Current: 51.89
7.6
54.9
EV-to-EBITDA 16.30
HAWK's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
52% of the 286 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.33 vs. HAWK: 16.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
HAWK' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.7  Med: 13.45 Max: 17.9
Current: 16.3
5.7
17.9
Current Ratio 0.98
HAWK's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
87% of the 279 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.91 vs. HAWK: 0.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
HAWK' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.74  Med: 0.94 Max: 1.07
Current: 0.98
0.74
1.07
Quick Ratio 0.94
HAWK's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
85% of the 278 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.67 vs. HAWK: 0.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
HAWK' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.7  Med: 0.92 Max: 1.07
Current: 0.94
0.7
1.07
Days Inventory 90.41
HAWK's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
68% of the 88 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 39.23 vs. HAWK: 90.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
HAWK' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 69.94  Med: 86.86 Max: 115.43
Current: 90.41
69.94
115.43
Days Sales Outstanding 38.83
HAWK's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
62% of the 180 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.92 vs. HAWK: 38.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
HAWK' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 34.87  Med: 40.53 Max: 48.99
Current: 38.83
34.87
48.99

Buy Back

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industry
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history
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -1.80
HAWK's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
57% of the 131 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: -3.50 vs. HAWK: -1.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
HAWK' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.8  Med: 0 Max: 0
Current: -1.8
-1.8
0

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Median PS Value 0.90
HAWK's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
56% of the 308 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.98 vs. HAWK: 0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
HAWK' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.75  Med: 0.99 Max: 1.2
Current: 0.9
0.75
1.2
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 1.91
HAWK's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
64% of the 358 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. HAWK: 1.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
HAWK' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.8  Med: 4.5 Max: 13.1
Current: 1.91
1.8
13.1

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $1,876
EPS (TTM) $ 0.39
Beta0.68
Short Percentage of Float9.77%
52-Week Range $28.88 - 39.30
Shares Outstanding (Mil)55.38

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $) 1,955 2,205 2,628 2,950
EPS ($) 1.91 2.11 2.75 2.80
EPS w/o NRI ($) 1.91 2.11 2.75 2.80
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
14.00%
Dividends Per Share ($)
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