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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
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.77
HHS's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
54% of the 254 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.82 vs. HHS: 0.77 )
HHS' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.02   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.77

Equity to Asset 0.54
HHS's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
65% of the 252 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. HHS: 0.54 )
HHS' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.22   Max: 0.83
Current: 0.54

0.22
0.83
Interest Coverage 13.75
HHS's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
51% of the 164 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 83.82 vs. HHS: 13.75 )
HHS' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 3.67   Max: 509.73
Current: 13.75

3.67
509.73
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 4.66
M-Score: -2.67
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 (%) 6.90
HHS's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 259 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.96 vs. HHS: 6.90 )
HHS' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -11.72   Max: 16.74
Current: 6.9

-11.72
16.74
Net-margin (%) 3.66
HHS's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 259 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.96 vs. HHS: 3.66 )
HHS' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -10.86   Max: 52.61
Current: 3.66

-10.86
52.61
ROE (%) 5.97
HHS's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 246 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.92 vs. HHS: 5.97 )
HHS' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -21.52   Max: 82.01
Current: 5.97

-21.52
82.01
ROA (%) 3.07
HHS's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 260 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.71 vs. HHS: 3.07 )
HHS' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -10.17   Max: 44.14
Current: 3.07

-10.17
44.14
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 55.67
HHS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 258 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 27.56 vs. HHS: 55.67 )
HHS' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -76.77   Max: 118.77
Current: 55.67

-76.77
118.77
Revenue Growth (%) -12.80
HHS's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 202 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. HHS: -12.80 )
HHS' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -12.8   Max: 19.5
Current: -12.8

-12.8
19.5
EBITDA Growth (%) -19.20
HHS's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 158 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.10 vs. HHS: -19.20 )
HHS' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -20.1   Max: 52.3
Current: -19.2

-20.1
52.3
EPS Growth (%) -23.20
HHS's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 141 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.30 vs. HHS: -23.20 )
HHS' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -23.2   Max: 49.6
Current: -23.2

-23.2
49.6
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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

HHS Guru Trades in Q4 2013

John Burbank 22,210 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 13,760 sh (New)
John Hussman 55,500 sh (+117.65%)
Chuck Royce 11,588 sh (+24.76%)
Richard Pzena 2,914,559 sh (-9.87%)
Joel Greenblatt 275,635 sh (-29.34%)
Jim Simons 42,985 sh (-82.89%)
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Q1 2014

HHS Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Chuck Royce 726,391 sh (+6168.48%)
Jim Simons 149,126 sh (+246.93%)
Paul Tudor Jones 13,860 sh (+0.73%)
John Burbank Sold Out
John Hussman 40,000 sh (-27.93%)
Joel Greenblatt 75,372 sh (-72.66%)
Richard Pzena 36,124 sh (-98.76%)
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Q2 2014

HHS Guru Trades in Q2 2014

John Burbank 29,718 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 957,363 sh (+31.8%)
Richard Pzena Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones 13,728 sh (-0.95%)
Joel Greenblatt 58,388 sh (-22.53%)
John Hussman 20,000 sh (-50%)
Jim Simons 57,000 sh (-61.78%)
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Q3 2014

HHS Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 15,524 sh (+13.08%)
Chuck Royce 957,363 sh (unchged)
John Hussman 20,000 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt 35,620 sh (-38.99%)
John Burbank 12,195 sh (-58.96%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with HHS

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Joel Greenblatt 2014-09-30 Reduce -38.99%$6.4 - $7.22 $ 7.236%35620
John Burbank 2014-09-30 Reduce -58.96%$6.4 - $7.22 $ 7.236%12195
John Hussman 2014-06-30 Reduce -50%0.01%$6.66 - $8.89 $ 7.23-6%20000
John Burbank 2014-06-30 New Buy$6.66 - $8.89 $ 7.23-6%29718
Joel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 Reduce -22.53%$6.66 - $8.89 $ 7.23-6%58388
Richard Pzena 2014-06-30 Sold Out $6.66 - $8.89 $ 7.23-6%0
Richard Pzena 2014-03-31 Reduce -98.76%0.13%$6.71 - $8.57 $ 7.23-7%36124
Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 Reduce -72.66%0.04%$6.71 - $8.57 $ 7.23-7%75372
John Burbank 2014-03-31 Sold Out 0.01%$6.71 - $8.57 $ 7.23-7%0
John Hussman 2014-03-31 Reduce -27.93%0.01%$6.71 - $8.57 $ 7.23-7%40000
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 Reduce -29.34%0.03%$7.39 - $9.26 $ 7.23-11%275635
John Hussman 2013-12-31 Add 117.65%0.02%$7.39 - $9.26 $ 7.23-11%55500
John Burbank 2013-12-31 New Buy0.01%$7.39 - $9.26 $ 7.23-11%22210
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 22.40
HHS's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
80% of the 284 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 65.00 vs. HHS: 22.40 )
HHS' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 4.35   Max: 76
Current: 22.4

4.35
76
P/B 1.30
HHS's P/B is ranked higher than
84% of the 284 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.38 vs. HHS: 1.30 )
HHS' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.82   Max: 4.41
Current: 1.3

0.82
4.41
P/S 0.80
HHS's P/S is ranked higher than
75% of the 284 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. HHS: 0.80 )
HHS' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.29   Max: 2.43
Current: 0.8

0.29
2.43
PFCF 13.50
HHS's PFCF is ranked higher than
89% of the 284 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 76.30 vs. HHS: 13.50 )
HHS' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 3.04   Max: 25.8
Current: 13.5

3.04
25.8
EV-to-EBIT 12.15
HHS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
84% of the 284 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 30.72 vs. HHS: 12.15 )
HHS' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -7   Max: 14.7
Current: 12.15

-7
14.7
Shiller P/E 24.70
HHS's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
89% of the 284 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. HHS: 24.70 )
HHS' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 3.75   Max: 30.26
Current: 24.7

3.75
30.26
Current Ratio 1.71
HHS's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
70% of the 254 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.51 vs. HHS: 1.71 )
HHS' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.78   Max: 3.62
Current: 1.71

0.78
3.62
Quick Ratio 1.69
HHS's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
71% of the 254 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.47 vs. HHS: 1.69 )
HHS' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.76   Max: 3.56
Current: 1.69

0.76
3.56

Dividend & Buy Back

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history
Dividend Yield 4.80
HHS's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
84% of the 156 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.29 vs. HHS: 4.80 )
HHS' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.53   Max: 6.45
Current: 4.8

0.53
6.45
Dividend Payout 1.04
HHS's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
73% of the 284 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. HHS: 1.04 )
HHS' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0   Max: 2.83
Current: 1.04

0
2.83
Dividend growth (3y) -5.30
HHS's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
57% of the 100 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 11.00 vs. HHS: -5.30 )
HHS' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 35.4
Current: -5.3

0
35.4
Yield on cost (5-Year) 4.75
HHS's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
71% of the 157 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.91 vs. HHS: 4.75 )
HHS' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.54   Max: 6.51
Current: 4.75

0.54
6.51
Share Buyback Rate 0.70
HHS's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
87% of the 167 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: -0.60 vs. HHS: 0.70 )
HHS' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 9.1   Max: -7.8
Current: 0.7

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.51
HHS's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
94% of the 284 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.00 vs. HHS: 0.51 )
HHS' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.23   Max: 108.04
Current: 0.51

0.23
108.04
Price/Median PS Value 0.94
HHS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
83% of the 284 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.21 vs. HHS: 0.94 )
HHS' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.38   Max: 3.41
Current: 0.94

0.38
3.41
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 8.10
HHS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
82% of the 254 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. HHS: 8.10 )
HHS' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 6.8   Max: 23.5
Current: 8.1

6.8
23.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 3.81
HHS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
58% of the 131 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.10 vs. HHS: 3.81 )
HHS' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -0.4   Max: 34.9
Current: 3.81

-0.4
34.9

Business Description

Industry: Advertising & Marketing Services » Marketing Services
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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. The Company operates teleservice workstations around the globe providing advanced contact center solutions such as: speech, chat, integrated voice response, email, social cloud monitoring and web self-service. The Company 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 they provide 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.
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