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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 0.22
HCHC's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
66% of the 462 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.43 vs. HCHC: 0.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
HCHC' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.06  Med: 0.19 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.22
Equity to Asset 0.08
HCHC's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
90% of the 452 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.41 vs. HCHC: 0.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
HCHC' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.46  Med: 0.09 Max: 0.65
Current: 0.08
-1.46
0.65
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: 1.42
M-Score: -1.54
WACC vs ROIC
2.51%
3.06%
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 : 5/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) -0.29
HCHC's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
73% of the 459 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.31 vs. HCHC: -0.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
HCHC' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -21.36  Med: -2.37 Max: 5.12
Current: -0.29
-21.36
5.12
Net-margin (%) -0.87
HCHC's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
70% of the 460 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.85 vs. HCHC: -0.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
HCHC' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -23.74  Med: -2.51 Max: 62.65
Current: -0.87
-23.74
62.65
ROE (%) -17.18
HCHC's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
82% of the 440 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.01 vs. HCHC: -17.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
HCHC' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -44.74  Med: -19.65 Max: 181.6
Current: -17.18
-44.74
181.6
ROA (%) -1.12
HCHC's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
70% of the 471 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.61 vs. HCHC: -1.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
HCHC' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -46.06  Med: -3.27 Max: 107.47
Current: -1.12
-46.06
107.47
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -3.93
HCHC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
78% of the 463 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.57 vs. HCHC: -3.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
HCHC' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -94.96  Med: -12.29 Max: 379.03
Current: -3.93
-94.96
379.03
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 7.10
HCHC's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 400 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. HCHC: 7.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
HCHC' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -32.6  Med: -5.25 Max: 85.3
Current: 7.1
-32.6
85.3
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -31.30
HCHC's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
85% of the 322 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. HCHC: -31.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
HCHC' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -78.4  Med: 4.25 Max: 134.4
Current: -31.3
-78.4
134.4
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Guru Trades

Q4 2014

HCHC Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Charles Brandes 20,600 sh (New)
Mario Gabelli 45,000 sh (New)
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Q1 2015

HCHC Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Charles Brandes 20,600 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli Sold Out
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Q2 2015

HCHC Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Paul Tudor Jones 62,913 sh (New)
Charles Brandes 20,600 sh (unchged)
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Q3 2015

HCHC Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Charles Brandes Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
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SymbolPriceYieldDescription
HCCDZ0.000.00

Ratios

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history
Forward P/E 4.84
HCHC's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
96% of the 480 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.36 vs. HCHC: 4.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
P/B 13.11
HCHC's P/B is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 700 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.04 vs. HCHC: 13.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
HCHC' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.28  Med: 1.76 Max: 30.67
Current: 13.11
0.28
30.67
P/S 0.09
HCHC's P/S is ranked higher than
98% of the 696 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. HCHC: 0.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
HCHC' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.08  Med: 0.31 Max: 37.14
Current: 0.09
0.08
37.14
EV-to-EBITDA 30.19
HCHC's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 701 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.33 vs. HCHC: 30.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
HCHC' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -208.2  Med: 2.20 Max: 38
Current: 30.19
-208.2
38
Shiller P/E 12.98
HCHC's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
63% of the 207 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.76 vs. HCHC: 12.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
HCHC' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.95  Med: 26.53 Max: 54.23
Current: 12.98
6.95
54.23
Current Ratio 1.64
HCHC's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
68% of the 455 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. HCHC: 1.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
HCHC' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 1.01 Max: 3.02
Current: 1.64
0.2
3.02
Quick Ratio 1.57
HCHC's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
71% of the 455 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. HCHC: 1.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
HCHC' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 1.01 Max: 3.02
Current: 1.57
0.2
3.02
Days Inventory 7.58
HCHC's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
72% of the 344 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.82 vs. HCHC: 7.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
HCHC' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.8  Med: 5.80 Max: 5.8
Current: 7.58
Days Sales Outstanding 69.47
HCHC's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
70% of the 359 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 47.09 vs. HCHC: 69.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
HCHC' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 21.53  Med: 43.66 Max: 102.23
Current: 69.47
21.53
102.23
Days Payable 28.21
HCHC's Days Payable is ranked lower than
75% of the 303 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 62.79 vs. HCHC: 28.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
HCHC' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.54  Med: 39.30 Max: 118.72
Current: 28.21
11.54
118.72

Valuation & Return

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Price/Median PS Value 0.30
HCHC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
95% of the 702 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.96 vs. HCHC: 0.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
HCHC' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 1.10 Max: 96.64
Current: 0.3
0.3
96.64
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -2.57
HCHC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
79% of the 457 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. HCHC: -2.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
HCHC' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.57  Med: 10.80 Max: 31737.9
Current: -2.57
-2.57
31737.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 81.16
HCHC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 239 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.30 vs. HCHC: 81.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
HCHC' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -22.2  Med: 2.40 Max: 87.1
Current: 81.16
-22.2
87.1

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $984
EPS $ -0.47
Beta-0.04
Short Percentage of Float21.82%
52-Week Range $3.33 - 13.28
Shares Outstanding(Mil)25.59

Business Description

Industry: Communication Services » Telecom Services
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HC2 Holdings Inc, formerly PTGi Holding Inc, was formed as a corporation under the laws of Delaware in 1994 and operates as a holding company of operating subsidiaries mainly in the United States and the United Kingdom. The Company operates a network of direct routes. It provides premium voice communication services for national telecom operators, mobile operators, wholesale carriers, prepaid operators, Voice over Internet Protocol service operators and Internet service providers. The Company classifies its services into two categories: Traditional Services and International Carrier Services and has provided these services from its two business units: North America Telecom and ICS. The Company manages its Traditional Services, which includes its domestic and international long-distance voice, local landline services, prepaid cards, and dial-up Internet services; and its International Carrier Services, particularly in its main markets of Asia Pacific, Latin America, North America/Canada/Mexico and Europe/Middle East/Asia. The Company is subject to varying degrees of regulation in each of the jurisdictions in which it operates.
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