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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 : 9/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 1.08
HCCI's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
60% of the 1900 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 1.36 vs. HCCI: 1.08 )
HCCI' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.02   Max: No Debt
Current: 1.08

Equity to Asset 0.73
HCCI's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
84% of the 1912 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. HCCI: 0.73 )
HCCI' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.05   Max: 0.82
Current: 0.73

-0.05
0.82
Interest Coverage 20.36
HCCI's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
62% of the 1267 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 24.23 vs. HCCI: 20.36 )
HCCI' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 2.1   Max: 9999.99
Current: 20.36

2.1
9999.99
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 5.08
M-Score: -1.43
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 (%) 3.00
HCCI's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 1893 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 5.96 vs. HCCI: 3.00 )
HCCI' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -2.84   Max: 9.45
Current: 3

-2.84
9.45
Net-margin (%) 1.61
HCCI's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 1893 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 4.16 vs. HCCI: 1.61 )
HCCI' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -4.92   Max: 7.88
Current: 1.61

-4.92
7.88
ROE (%) 2.87
HCCI's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 1879 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 6.49 vs. HCCI: 2.87 )
HCCI' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -1.94   Max: 55.62
Current: 2.87

-1.94
55.62
ROA (%) 2.10
HCCI's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 1895 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 3.40 vs. HCCI: 2.10 )
HCCI' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -10.5   Max: 14.73
Current: 2.1

-10.5
14.73
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 6.01
HCCI's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 1891 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 12.77 vs. HCCI: 6.01 )
HCCI' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 2.56   Max: 25.26
Current: 6.01

2.56
25.26
Revenue Growth (%) 20.00
HCCI's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 1521 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. HCCI: 20.00 )
HCCI' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -16.6   Max: 22
Current: 20

-16.6
22
EBITDA Growth (%) 6.20
HCCI's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 1257 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 5.40 vs. HCCI: 6.20 )
HCCI' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 100
Current: 6.2

0
100
EPS Growth (%) -2.60
HCCI's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 1139 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 6.20 vs. HCCI: -2.60 )
HCCI' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -34.1   Max: 91.3
Current: -2.6

-34.1
91.3
» HCCI's 10-Y Financials

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

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Guru Trades

Q1 2013

HCCI Guru Trades in Q1 2013

Chuck Royce 1,180,239 sh (+36.79%)
Tom Gayner 259,500 sh (unchged)
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Q2 2013

HCCI Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Tom Gayner 259,500 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 1,121,416 sh (-4.98%)
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Q3 2013

HCCI Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Tom Gayner 259,500 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 1,062,605 sh (-5.24%)
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Q4 2013

HCCI Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Tom Gayner 259,500 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 994,548 sh (-6.4%)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 67.50
HCCI's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
69% of the 1566 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 20.10 vs. HCCI: 67.50 )
HCCI' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 32.27   Max: 596.82
Current: 67.5

32.27
596.82
P/B 1.97
HCCI's P/B is ranked lower than
51% of the 1848 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. HCCI: 1.97 )
HCCI' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.56   Max: 4.97
Current: 1.97

1.56
4.97
P/S 1.11
HCCI's P/S is ranked lower than
51% of the 1931 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 0.94 vs. HCCI: 1.11 )
HCCI' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.69   Max: 2.62
Current: 1.11

0.69
2.62
EV-to-EBIT 36.63
HCCI's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
68% of the 1645 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 14.87 vs. HCCI: 36.63 )
HCCI' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 13.1   Max: 221.8
Current: 36.63

13.1
221.8
PEG 11.49
HCCI's PEG is ranked lower than
69% of the 825 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. HCCI: 11.49 )
HCCI' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 24   Max: 81.98
Current: 11.49

24
81.98
Shiller P/E 167.46
HCCI's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
72% of the 813 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 22.80 vs. HCCI: 167.46 )
HCCI' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 66.55   Max: 198.4
Current: 167.46

66.55
198.4

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 154.09
HCCI's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
95% of the 622 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 6.00 vs. HCCI: 154.09 )
HCCI' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 6.62   Max: 186.27
Current: 154.09

6.62
186.27
Price/Tangible Book 2.22
HCCI's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
51% of the 1700 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. HCCI: 2.22 )
HCCI' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.84   Max: 3.31
Current: 2.22

1.84
3.31
Price/Median PS Value 0.98
HCCI's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
71% of the 1775 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. HCCI: 0.98 )
HCCI' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.92   Max: 1.41
Current: 0.98

0.92
1.41
Price/Graham Number 2.57
HCCI's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
64% of the 1423 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. HCCI: 2.57 )
HCCI' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.98   Max: 4.88
Current: 2.57

1.98
4.88
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 2.70
HCCI's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
62% of the 1744 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 6.70 vs. HCCI: 2.70 )
HCCI' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.5   Max: 7.6
Current: 2.7

0.5
7.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -1.32
HCCI's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
62% of the 1136 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 4.73 vs. HCCI: -1.32 )
HCCI' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -18.8   Max: -1.4
Current: -1.32

-18.8
-1.4

Business Description

Industry: Industrial Products » Pollution & Treatment Controls
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Heritage-Crystal Clean Inc is a Delaware corporation. It provides parts cleaning, containerized waste management, used oil collection and vacuum truck services. It owns and operates used oil re-refinery. The Company is a provider of parts cleaning and hazardous and non-hazardous waste services to small and mid-sized customers in both the manufacturing and automotive service sectors in North America. The Company operates its business through the Environmental Services and Oil Business segments. The Environmental Services segment consists of the Company's parts cleaning, containerized waste management and vacuum truck service activities. Many of these substances are subject to extensive and complex regulations, and mismanagement can result in citations, penalties, and substantial direct costs, both to the service provider and also to the generator. The Company performed more than 300,000 parts cleaning service calls. Its services allow its customers to outsource their handling and disposal of parts cleaning solvent and other wastes and related administrative responsibilities to the Company. The Oil Business segment consists of the Company's used oil collection and used oil re-refining activities. Through used oil re-refining, the Company recycles used oil into high quality lubricating base oil and byproducts, it is a supplier to firms that produce and market finished lubricants. As of December 29, 2012, the Oil Business segment had 151 active trucks to collect used oil from automotive shops and industrial plants. Through its network of 71 branches, as of December 29, 2012, the Company provided parts cleaning, used oil collection and re-refining, and industrial waste removal services to over 86,000 customer locations. Through its used oil collection service, the Company collects the used oil generated by its customers when they replace used lubricating oil in vehicles and machinery. The customers store the used oil that they generate in tanks, which must be emptied regularly to mitigate the risk of overflow or termination of their oil change activities. The services are highly regulated by various governmental agencies at the federal, state, and local levels, including the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA); the Department of Transportation (DOT); the Department of Labor Occupation, Safety and Health Administration (OSHA); the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA); and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

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