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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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.11
HHS's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
92% of the 167 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.84 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
72% of the 164 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.51 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 202 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 41.18 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
Piotroski F-Score: 8
Altman Z-Score: 5.32
Beneish M-Score: -3.54
WACC vs ROIC
7.49%
-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
vs
history
Operating Margin % 0.25
HHS's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
71% of the 164 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.91 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
70% of the 164 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.69 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
77% of the 151 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.28 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
68% of the 167 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.67 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) % 0.97
HHS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
67% of the 166 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 35.30 vs. HHS: 0.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
HHS' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -251.35  Med: 63.04 Max: 104.92
Current: 0.97
-251.35
104.92
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -4.40
HHS's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
70% of the 148 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. HHS: -4.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
HHS' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -17  Med: 7.5 Max: 19.5
Current: -4.4
-17
19.5
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Financials


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Cash & Debt
Operating Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow
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Guru Trades

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%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 39,845 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones 21,771 sh (unchged)
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Q4 2016

HHS Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Jim Simons 1,481,900 sh (+19.81%)
Charles Brandes 45,339 sh (+17.79%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 45,518 sh (+14.24%)
Paul Tudor Jones 21,771 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 715,572 sh (-17.84%)
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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 is a marketing services company that provides multichannel marketing solutions as well as consulting, data analytics, and strategic assessment. The company's offerings focus on business-to-business, retail, finance, and automotive segments through digital, social, mobile, and print media offerings. Harte-Hanks strives to develop better customer relationships through its marketing and analytical services for clients. The majority of its revenue is derived from its marketing services in the retail, technology, and consumer brand segments.

Ratios

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industry
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history
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 8.27
HHS's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked higher than
84% of the 89 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.17 vs. HHS: 8.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
HHS' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.73  Med: 11.76 Max: 84.6
Current: 8.27
3.73
84.6
PB Ratio 0.70
HHS's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
90% of the 190 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. HHS: 0.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
HHS' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.43  Med: 1.52 Max: 4.31
Current: 0.7
0.43
4.31
PS Ratio 0.18
HHS's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
97% of the 192 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. HHS: 0.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
HHS' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.11  Med: 0.84 Max: 2.04
Current: 0.18
0.11
2.04
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 5.17
HHS's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
95% of the 116 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 19.93 vs. HHS: 5.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
HHS' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.04  Med: 10.13 Max: 65.18
Current: 5.17
3.04
65.18
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 2.90
HHS's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
96% of the 128 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 13.80 vs. HHS: 2.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
HHS' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.06  Med: 7.6 Max: 19.95
Current: 2.9
2.06
19.95
EV-to-EBIT 119.77
HHS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
98% of the 180 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 11.92 vs. HHS: 119.77 )
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: 119.77
-7.5
142.9
EV-to-EBITDA 8.77
HHS's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
61% of the 193 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.08 vs. HHS: 8.77 )
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: 8.77
-9.1
11.1
Shiller PE Ratio 8.00
HHS's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked higher than
78% of the 41 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 23.36 vs. HHS: 8.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
HHS' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.85  Med: 9.39 Max: 21.6
Current: 8
3.85
21.6
Current Ratio 1.73
HHS's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
60% of the 164 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.54 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
60% of the 164 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.46 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
78% of the 83 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.07 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
73% of the 126 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 83.62 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: 72.76 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 109 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 62.28 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
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 6.12
HHS's Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
91% of the 179 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.45 vs. HHS: 6.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
HHS' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.76  Med: 3.77 Max: 32.69
Current: 6.12
0.76
32.69
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate -7.20
HHS's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked lower than
72% of the 72 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.60 vs. HHS: -7.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
HHS' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.2  Med: 20.5 Max: 35.4
Current: -7.2
-7.2
35.4
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 6.39
HHS's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
80% of the 227 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.49 vs. HHS: 6.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
HHS' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.79  Med: 3.93 Max: 34.19
Current: 6.39
0.79
34.19
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 0.60
HHS's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
81% of the 125 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: -2.10 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-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value 7.32
HHS's Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value is ranked lower than
67% of the 106 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.34 vs. HHS: 7.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value only.
HHS' s Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.04  Med: 13.01 Max: 1027.5
Current: 7.32
6.04
1027.5
Price-to-Tangible-Book 1.87
HHS's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
64% of the 135 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.86 vs. HHS: 1.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
HHS' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.87  Med: 13.7 Max: 55.98
Current: 1.87
1.87
55.98
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 0.19
HHS's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
98% of the 122 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.68 vs. HHS: 0.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
HHS' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.19  Med: 0.61 Max: 108.07
Current: 0.19
0.19
108.07
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.21
HHS's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
96% of the 173 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. HHS: 0.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
HHS' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.21  Med: 2.04 Max: 3.49
Current: 0.21
0.21
3.49
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 0.83
HHS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
70% of the 247 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.96 vs. HHS: 0.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
HHS' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.7  Med: 9.3 Max: 23.2
Current: 0.83
0.7
23.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 77.74
HHS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
96% of the 95 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.88 vs. HHS: 77.74 )
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: 77.74
Current: 77.74
-0.8
77.74

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $473.5
EPS (TTM) $ -0.17
Beta1.06
Short Percentage of Float0.74%
52-Week Range $0.85 - 2.85
Shares Outstanding (Mil)61.60

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17
Revenue (Mil $) 472 480
EPS ($) 0.28 0.38
EPS without NRI ($) 0.28 0.38
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($)
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