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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 : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.19
HMC's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
52% of the 1384 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. HMC: 0.19 )
HMC' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.14   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.19

Equity to Asset 0.38
HMC's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
57% of the 1384 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.46 vs. HMC: 0.38 )
HMC' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.33   Max: 0.41
Current: 0.38

0.33
0.41
Interest Coverage 59.06
HMC's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
78% of the 879 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 17.78 vs. HMC: 59.06 )
HMC' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 3.14   Max: 73.08
Current: 59.06

3.14
73.08
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 1.79
M-Score: -2.58
WACC vs ROIC
6.32%
4.29%
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 (%) 5.69
HMC's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 1394 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 5.61 vs. HMC: 5.69 )
HMC' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 1.89   Max: 8.98
Current: 5.69

1.89
8.98
Net-margin (%) 4.81
HMC's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 1394 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 4.33 vs. HMC: 4.81 )
HMC' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 1.37   Max: 6.03
Current: 4.81

1.37
6.03
ROE (%) 9.68
HMC's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 1380 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 8.95 vs. HMC: 9.68 )
HMC' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 3.21   Max: 17.8
Current: 9.68

3.21
17.8
ROA (%) 3.68
HMC's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 1402 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 4.29 vs. HMC: 3.68 )
HMC' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 1.12   Max: 6.09
Current: 3.68

1.12
6.09
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 8.82
HMC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 1399 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 12.75 vs. HMC: 8.82 )
HMC' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 3.43   Max: 32.79
Current: 8.82

3.43
32.79
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 9.90
HMC's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 1166 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 7.20 vs. HMC: 9.90 )
HMC' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -77.8   Max: 417.1
Current: 9.9

-77.8
417.1
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 7.80
HMC's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 1061 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 5.50 vs. HMC: 7.80 )
HMC' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -78.3   Max: 435.4
Current: 7.8

-78.3
435.4
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 2.50
HMC's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 961 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 6.30 vs. HMC: 2.50 )
HMC' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -38.5   Max: 62.3
Current: 2.5

-38.5
62.3
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Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q1 2014

HMC Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Jim Simons 219,263 sh (+35.01%)
Charles Brandes 2,376,202 sh (+31.89%)
Dodge & Cox 6,759,200 sh (-0.08%)
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Q2 2014

HMC Guru Trades in Q2 2014

HOTCHKIS & WILEY 5,996,624 sh (New)
David Dreman 1,338 sh (New)
Jim Simons 984,400 sh (+348.96%)
Charles Brandes 2,863,124 sh (+20.49%)
Dodge & Cox 6,759,200 sh (unchged)
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Q3 2014

HMC Guru Trades in Q3 2014

John Buckingham 38,113 sh (New)
Charles Brandes 3,178,629 sh (+11.02%)
Dodge & Cox 6,759,200 sh (unchged)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 5,903,497 sh (-1.55%)
David Dreman 1,143 sh (-14.57%)
Jim Simons 679,700 sh (-30.95%)
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Q4 2014

HMC Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Ken Fisher 7,261 sh (New)
David Dreman 1,499 sh (+31.15%)
John Buckingham 45,067 sh (+18.25%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 6,950,543 sh (+17.74%)
Charles Brandes 3,650,474 sh (+14.84%)
Dodge & Cox 6,759,200 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 658,200 sh (-3.16%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with HMC

(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
Charles Brandes 2014-12-31 Add 14.84%0.19%$28.87 - $32.86 $ 33.217%3650474
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 2014-12-31 Add 17.74%0.11%$28.87 - $32.86 $ 33.217%6950543
David Dreman 2014-12-31 Add 31.15%$28.87 - $32.86 $ 33.217%1499
Ken Fisher 2014-12-31 New Buy$28.87 - $32.86 $ 33.217%7261
Charles Brandes 2014-09-30 Add 11.02%0.14%$33.69 - $36.02 $ 33.21-4%3178629
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 2014-06-30 New Buy0.74%$32.68 - $35.65 $ 33.21-3%5996624
Charles Brandes 2014-06-30 Add 20.49%0.2%$32.68 - $35.65 $ 33.21-3%2863124
David Dreman 2014-06-30 New Buy$32.68 - $35.65 $ 33.21-3%1338
Charles Brandes 2014-03-31 Add 31.89%0.27%$34.4 - $41.35 $ 33.21-11%2376202
Ken Heebner 2013-09-30 Sold Out 0.49%$35.94 - $39.8 $ 33.21-13%0
Ken Fisher 2013-09-30 Sold Out $35.94 - $39.8 $ 33.21-13%0
Tweedy Browne 2013-06-30 Sold Out 3.8%$35.44 - $41.88 $ 33.21-14%0
Ken Heebner 2013-06-30 Reduce -32.43%0.22%$35.44 - $41.88 $ 33.21-14%500000
Ken Fisher 2013-06-30 Reduce -54.45%$35.44 - $41.88 $ 33.21-14%5694
Ken Heebner 2013-03-31 Add 311.11%0.52%$36.38 - $39.96 $ 33.21-13%740000
Ken Fisher 2013-03-31 Reduce -36.84%$36.38 - $39.96 $ 33.21-13%12500
Tweedy Browne 2012-12-31 Add 7.79%0.3%$29.36 - $36.63 $ 33.213%3861150
Ken Heebner 2012-12-31 New Buy0.17%$29.36 - $36.63 $ 33.213%180000
Ken Fisher 2012-12-31 Reduce -38.93%$29.36 - $36.63 $ 33.213%19792
Ken Fisher 2012-09-30 Reduce -53.04%$30.21 - $34.66 $ 33.213%32411
Ken Fisher 2012-06-30 Reduce -99.33%1.09%$30.58 - $38.87 $ 33.21-2%69025
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 12.00
HMC's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
84% of the 1451 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 19.50 vs. HMC: 12.00 )
HMC' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 4.51   Max: 378.96
Current: 12

4.51
378.96
Forward P/E 10.34
HMC's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
89% of the 1451 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 20.04 vs. HMC: 10.34 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 12.00
HMC's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
84% of the 1451 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 19.50 vs. HMC: 12.00 )
HMC' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 4.51   Max: 379.04
Current: 12

4.51
379.04
P/B 1.05
HMC's P/B is ranked higher than
78% of the 1451 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.68 vs. HMC: 1.05 )
HMC' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.7   Max: 1.97
Current: 1.05

0.7
1.97
P/S 0.58
HMC's P/S is ranked higher than
74% of the 1451 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.71 vs. HMC: 0.58 )
HMC' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.26   Max: 0.82
Current: 0.58

0.26
0.82
POCF 5.59
HMC's POCF is ranked higher than
85% of the 1451 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 10.88 vs. HMC: 5.59 )
HMC' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 2.72   Max: 13.95
Current: 5.59

2.72
13.95
EV-to-EBIT 14.18
HMC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
76% of the 1451 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 15.69 vs. HMC: 14.18 )
HMC' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -2130.4   Max: 2573.6
Current: 14.18

-2130.4
2573.6
PEG 1.29
HMC's PEG is ranked higher than
86% of the 1451 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. HMC: 1.29 )
HMC' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.27   Max: 37904
Current: 1.29

0.27
37904
Shiller P/E 19.10
HMC's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
85% of the 1451 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 40.11 vs. HMC: 19.10 )
HMC' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 5.47   Max: 23.25
Current: 19.1

5.47
23.25
Current Ratio 1.22
HMC's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
57% of the 1394 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. HMC: 1.22 )
HMC' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.87   Max: 1.35
Current: 1.22

0.87
1.35
Quick Ratio 0.94
HMC's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
62% of the 1394 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. HMC: 0.94 )
HMC' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.64   Max: 1.09
Current: 0.94

0.64
1.09
Days Inventory 53.64
HMC's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
73% of the 1451 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 58.76 vs. HMC: 53.64 )
HMC' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 46.39   Max: 62.01
Current: 53.64

46.39
62.01
Days Sales Outstanding 82.24
HMC's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
65% of the 1451 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 69.71 vs. HMC: 82.24 )
HMC' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 16.7   Max: 67.16
Current: 82.24

16.7
67.16

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 0.60
HMC's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
70% of the 1082 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.77 vs. HMC: 0.60 )
HMC' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.46   Max: 2.62
Current: 0.6

0.46
2.62
Dividend growth (3y) 32.70
HMC's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
90% of the 649 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 11.50 vs. HMC: 32.70 )
HMC' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 41.6
Current: 32.7

0
41.6
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.12
HMC's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
87% of the 1096 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.45 vs. HMC: 2.12 )
HMC' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 1.62   Max: 9.25
Current: 2.12

1.62
9.25
Share Buyback Rate 0.10
HMC's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
84% of the 874 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: -0.90 vs. HMC: 0.10 )
HMC' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 78.6   Max: -368.2
Current: 0.1

Valuation & Return

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history
Price/Tangible Book 1.05
HMC's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
80% of the 1451 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. HMC: 1.05 )
HMC' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.45   Max: 1.91
Current: 1.05

0.45
1.91
Price/DCF (Projected) 8.65
HMC's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
68% of the 1451 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 3.08 vs. HMC: 8.65 )
HMC' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.26   Max: 7.71
Current: 8.65

0.26
7.71
Price/Median PS Value 1.04
HMC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
80% of the 1451 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.31 vs. HMC: 1.04 )
HMC' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.44   Max: 1.45
Current: 1.04

0.44
1.45
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.31
HMC's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
89% of the 1451 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. HMC: 1.31 )
HMC' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.32   Max: 2.33
Current: 1.31

0.32
2.33
Price/Graham Number 0.72
HMC's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
86% of the 1451 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.49 vs. HMC: 0.72 )
HMC' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.27   Max: 3.75
Current: 0.72

0.27
3.75
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 7.10
HMC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
75% of the 1392 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 6.60 vs. HMC: 7.10 )
HMC' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 2   Max: 15.4
Current: 7.1

2
15.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 5.98
HMC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
68% of the 945 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 8.04 vs. HMC: 5.98 )
HMC' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -9.1   Max: 37
Current: 5.98

-9.1
37

Analyst Estimate

Mar15 Mar16
Revenue(Mil) 142,470 149,448
EPS($) 3.79 4.57
EPS without NRI($) 3.79 4.57

Business Description

Industry: Autos » Auto Manufacturers
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Traded in other countries:7267.Japan, HNDA.UK, HDM.Germany, HDMA.Germany, HNDAF.USA, 0Q0H.UK, HMC N.Mexico,
Honda Motor Co Ltd was incorporated on September 24, 1948 under the Commercial Code of Japan as Honda Giken Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha. The Company develops, produces, and manufactures motor products, including small general-purpose engines and scooters and specialty sports cars. Its business segments are the Motorcycle business, Automobile business, Financial services business, and Power product and other businesses. In Motorcycle business segment produces motorcycles, ranging from the 50cc class to the 1800cc class in cylinder displacement. Its motorcycles use internal combustion engines developed by the Company that are air- or water-cooled, four-cycle, and single, two, four or six-cylinder. Its motorcycle line consists of sports (including trial and moto-cross racing), business and commuter models. It has also produced all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) and multi utility vehicles (MUVs). Its automobiles segment use gasoline engines of three, four or six-cylinder, diesel engines, gasoline-electric hybrid systems and gasoline-electric plug-in hybrid systems. The Company also offers alternative fuel-powered vehicles such as natural gas, ethanol, electric and fuel cell vehicles. The Company offers financial services to its customers and dealers through finance subsidiaries in countries including Japan, the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Germany, Brazil and Thailand, with the aim of providing sales support for its products. The services of these subsidiaries include retail lending, leasing to customers and other financial services, such as wholesale financing to dealers. The Power Product and Other Businesses segment includes tillers, portable generators, general-purpose engines, grass cutters, outboard marine engines, water pumps, snow throwers, power carriers, power sprayers, lawn mowers and lawn tractors (riding lawn mowers). It owns more than 20,800 patents in Japan and more than 25,900 patents abroad.
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