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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 0.11
HHS's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
92% of the 206 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.81 vs. HHS: 0.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
HHS' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: 0.44 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.11
Equity to Asset 0.32
HHS's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
76% of the 199 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. HHS: 0.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
HHS' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.32  Med: 0.51 Max: 0.83
Current: 0.32
0.32
0.83
Interest Coverage 0.20
HHS's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
100% of the 176 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 45.85 vs. HHS: 0.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
HHS' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 15.93 Max: 33.02
Current: 0.2
0.2
33.02
F-Score: 8
Z-Score: 5.30
M-Score: -3.54
WACC vs ROIC
5.88%
-0.98%
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 : 6/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 0.25
HHS's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
71% of the 202 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.09 vs. HHS: 0.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
HHS' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -37.87  Med: 10.81 Max: 15.7
Current: 0.25
-37.87
15.7
Net-margin (%) -2.19
HHS's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
71% of the 202 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.83 vs. HHS: -2.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
HHS' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -34.51  Med: 5.67 Max: 9.44
Current: -2.19
-34.51
9.44
ROE (%) -7.92
HHS's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
76% of the 191 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.38 vs. HHS: -7.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
HHS' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -73.2  Med: 11.3 Max: 21.2
Current: -7.92
-73.2
21.2
ROA (%) -2.60
HHS's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
70% of the 206 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.92 vs. HHS: -2.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
HHS' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -32.29  Med: 5 Max: 12.03
Current: -2.6
-32.29
12.03
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 0.77
HHS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
69% of the 204 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 27.56 vs. HHS: 0.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
HHS' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -125.49  Med: 63.04 Max: 104.92
Current: 0.77
-125.49
104.92
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -4.40
HHS's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
70% of the 150 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. HHS: -4.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
HHS' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -17  Med: 7.5 Max: 19.5
Current: -4.4
-17
19.5
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Guru Trades

Q4 2015

HHS Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Chuck Royce 808,958 sh (+73.65%)
Paul Tudor Jones 21,771 sh (-5.22%)
Jim Simons 455,700 sh (-33.94%)
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Q1 2016

HHS Guru Trades in Q1 2016

HOTCHKIS & WILEY 22,102 sh (New)
Jim Simons 643,200 sh (+41.15%)
Paul Tudor Jones 21,771 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 626,570 sh (-22.55%)
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Q2 2016

HHS Guru Trades in Q2 2016

HOTCHKIS & WILEY 39,845 sh (+80.28%)
Jim Simons 1,048,800 sh (+63.06%)
Chuck Royce 803,400 sh (+28.22%)
Paul Tudor Jones 21,771 sh (unchged)
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Q3 2016

HHS Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Charles Brandes 38,490 sh (New)
Jim Simons 1,236,900 sh (+17.93%)
Chuck Royce 870,900 sh (+8.40%)
Paul Tudor Jones 21,771 sh (unchged)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 39,845 sh (unchged)
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Business Description

Industry: Advertising & Marketing Services » Marketing Services    NAICS: 541860    SIC: 7331
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Traded in other countries:HHK.Germany,
Harte-Hanks Inc is a multi-channel marketing company. The Company develops integrated solutions that connect brands with prospects and customers, moving them beyond awareness to transactions and brand loyalty.

Harte-Hanks Inc is a multi-channel marketing company develops integrated solutions to connects brands and customers. The Company offers a variety of integrated, multichannel, data-driven solutions for top brands around the globe. It offers range of marketing services and data management software, in media from direct mail to email. Its operating business segments are Customer Interaction and Trillium Software. The Customer Interaction services offer variety of integrated, multi-channel, data-driven marketing service solutions for its customers. The Trillium Software is a enterprise data quality solutions provider. The full complement of technologies and services includes global data profiling, data cleansing, enrichment, and data linking for e-business, customer relationship management, data governance, enterprise resource planning, supply chain management, data warehouse, and other enterprise applications. The Company operates teleservice workstations around the globe providing contact center solutions such as: speech, chat, integrated voice response, email, social cloud monitoring and web self-service. It provides both inbound and outbound contact center services and support many languages with its strategically placed global locations for both consumer and business-to-business markets. Its services include digital printing, print on demand, advanced mail optimization, logistics and transportation optimization, tracking, commingling, shrink wrapping and specialized mailings. The Company also maintains fulfillment centers throughout the U.S. where it provides custom kitting services, print on demand, product recalls and freight optimization allowing its customers to distribute literature and other marketing materials. The Company provide services to the retail, high-tech/telecom, financial services, automotive and consumer brands and pharmaceutical/healthcare vertical markets, in addition to a range of selected markets. Its business faces competition in all of its offerings and within each of its vertical markets. The Company is subject to a variety of domestic and international legal and regulatory requirements that impact its business, including, for example, regulations governing consumer protection and unfair business practices, contracts, ecommerce, intellectual property, labor and employment, securities, tax and other laws that are generally applicable to commercial activities.

Ratios

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industry
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history
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 9.04
HHS's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked higher than
80% of the 93 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.76 vs. HHS: 9.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
HHS' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.73  Med: 12 Max: 84.6
Current: 9.04
3.73
84.6
P/B 0.76
HHS's P/B is ranked higher than
89% of the 188 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. HHS: 0.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
HHS' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.43  Med: 1.53 Max: 4.31
Current: 0.76
0.43
4.31
P/S 0.20
HHS's P/S is ranked higher than
95% of the 186 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. HHS: 0.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
HHS' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.11  Med: 0.85 Max: 2.1
Current: 0.2
0.11
2.1
PFCF 5.57
HHS's PFCF is ranked higher than
88% of the 86 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.61 vs. HHS: 5.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
HHS' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.04  Med: 10.25 Max: 65.18
Current: 5.57
3.04
65.18
POCF 3.14
HHS's POCF is ranked higher than
94% of the 108 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 11.90 vs. HHS: 3.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
HHS' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.06  Med: 7.68 Max: 19.95
Current: 3.14
2.06
19.95
EV-to-EBIT 124.50
HHS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
96% of the 131 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.12 vs. HHS: 124.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
HHS' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.5  Med: 10 Max: 142.9
Current: 124.5
-7.5
142.9
EV-to-EBITDA 9.12
HHS's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
60% of the 141 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.17 vs. HHS: 9.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
HHS' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.1  Med: 7.7 Max: 11.1
Current: 9.12
-9.1
11.1
Shiller P/E 8.69
HHS's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
80% of the 40 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 28.96 vs. HHS: 8.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
HHS' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.95  Med: 9.39 Max: 21.6
Current: 8.69
3.95
21.6
Current Ratio 1.73
HHS's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
55% of the 201 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.64 vs. HHS: 1.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
HHS' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.78  Med: 1.57 Max: 3.62
Current: 1.73
0.78
3.62
Quick Ratio 1.72
HHS's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
58% of the 201 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.53 vs. HHS: 1.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
HHS' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.76  Med: 1.52 Max: 3.56
Current: 1.72
0.76
3.56
Days Inventory 3.31
HHS's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
75% of the 101 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 13.28 vs. HHS: 3.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
HHS' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.33  Med: 6.25 Max: 12.38
Current: 3.31
2.33
12.38
Days Sales Outstanding 59.96
HHS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
67% of the 159 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 79.02 vs. HHS: 59.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
HHS' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 57.11  Med: 71.81 Max: 91.7
Current: 59.96
57.11
91.7
Days Payable 112.89
HHS's Days Payable is ranked higher than
71% of the 138 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 57.36 vs. HHS: 112.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
HHS' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 24.58  Med: 74.08 Max: 112.89
Current: 112.89
24.58
112.89

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 5.67
HHS's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
87% of the 188 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. HHS: 5.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
HHS' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.74  Med: 3.72 Max: 32.69
Current: 5.67
0.74
32.69
Dividend Growth (3y) -7.20
HHS's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked lower than
71% of the 72 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.70 vs. HHS: -7.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
HHS' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.2  Med: 20.5 Max: 35.4
Current: -7.2
-7.2
35.4
Yield on cost (5-Year) 5.85
HHS's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
75% of the 224 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.38 vs. HHS: 5.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
HHS' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.77  Med: 3.89 Max: 34.19
Current: 5.85
0.77
34.19
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 0.60
HHS's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
82% of the 122 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: -2.40 vs. HHS: 0.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
HHS' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 3.4 Max: 8.1
Current: 0.6
0.3
8.1

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 7.89
HHS's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
71% of the 100 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.00 vs. HHS: 7.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
HHS' s Price/Net Current Asset Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.04  Med: 12.87 Max: 1027.5
Current: 7.89
6.04
1027.5
Price/Tangible Book 2.00
HHS's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
60% of the 143 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.96 vs. HHS: 2.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
HHS' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2  Med: 13.69 Max: 55.98
Current: 2
2
55.98
Price/Projected FCF 0.20
HHS's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
96% of the 68 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.78 vs. HHS: 0.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
HHS' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 0.61 Max: 108.07
Current: 0.2
0.2
108.07
Price/Median PS Value 0.23
HHS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
94% of the 125 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.59 vs. HHS: 0.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
HHS' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.23  Med: 2.01 Max: 3.45
Current: 0.23
0.23
3.45
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 0.80
HHS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
65% of the 193 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. HHS: 0.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
HHS' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.7  Med: 9.4 Max: 23.2
Current: 0.8
0.7
23.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 67.74
HHS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 92 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.78 vs. HHS: 67.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
HHS' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.8  Med: 13.1 Max: 67.74
Current: 67.74
-0.8
67.74

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $473.5
EPS (TTM) $ -0.17
Beta1.12
Short Percentage of Float0.54%
52-Week Range $0.85 - 3.73
Shares Outstanding (Mil)61.60

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17
Revenue (Mil $) 472 480
EPS ($) 0.28 0.38
EPS w/o NRI ($) 0.28 0.38
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends Per Share ($)
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