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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 : 4/10

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Cash to Debt 0.13
NAS:HMHC's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
91% of the 160 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.21 vs. NAS:HMHC: 0.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
NAS:HMHC' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.13  Med: 1.45 Max: N/A
Current: 0.13
Equity to Asset 0.33
NAS:HMHC's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
79% of the 147 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. NAS:HMHC: 0.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
NAS:HMHC' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.33  Med: 0.59 Max: 0.64
Current: 0.33
0.33
0.64
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: -0.66
M-Score: -3.45
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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Operating margin (%) -7.98
NAS:HMHC's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
79% of the 157 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.63 vs. NAS:HMHC: -7.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
NAS:HMHC' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -157.27  Med: -8.2 Max: -6.22
Current: -7.98
-157.27
-6.22
Net-margin (%) -10.86
NAS:HMHC's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
80% of the 159 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.53 vs. NAS:HMHC: -10.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
NAS:HMHC' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -168.48  Med: -8.12 Max: -6.78
Current: -10.86
-168.48
-6.78
ROE (%) -13.08
NAS:HMHC's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
84% of the 151 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.27 vs. NAS:HMHC: -13.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
NAS:HMHC' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -13.73  Med: -7.62 Max: -5.86
Current: -13.08
-13.73
-5.86
ROA (%) -5.06
NAS:HMHC's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
78% of the 159 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.01 vs. NAS:HMHC: -5.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
NAS:HMHC' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -66.86  Med: -3.78 Max: -2.77
Current: -5.06
-66.86
-2.77
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -45.29
NAS:HMHC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
84% of the 158 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.64 vs. NAS:HMHC: -45.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
NAS:HMHC' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -914.1  Med: -31.64 Max: 12.08
Current: -45.29
-914.1
12.08
» NAS:HMHC's 10-Y Financials

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Guru Trades

Q3 2015

HMHC Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Paul Tudor Jones 44,003 sh (New)
Jim Simons 486,242 sh (New)
First Pacific Advisors 585,960 sh (New)
Ron Baron 1,772,748 sh (+73.54%)
Julian Robertson 77,400 sh (+12.50%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 3,296,383 sh (+6.52%)
Pioneer Investments Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
John Paulson Sold Out
Keeley Asset Management Corp 1,529,280 sh (-2.57%)
Scott Black 76,783 sh (-5.52%)
Chuck Royce 325,518 sh (-6.40%)
Louis Moore Bacon 89,206 sh (-55.60%)
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Q4 2015

HMHC Guru Trades in Q4 2015

FPA Capital Fund 208,730 sh (New)
First Pacific Advisors 805,985 sh (+37.55%)
Paul Tudor Jones 59,098 sh (+34.30%)
Keeley Asset Management Corp 1,654,561 sh (+8.19%)
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Ron Baron 1,750,000 sh (-1.28%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 3,087,963 sh (-6.32%)
Scott Black 54,604 sh (-28.89%)
Julian Robertson 54,100 sh (-30.10%)
Chuck Royce 218,818 sh (-32.78%)
Jim Simons 215,800 sh (-55.62%)
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Q1 2016

HMHC Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Joel Greenblatt 295,470 sh (New)
Jim Simons 500,800 sh (+132.07%)
FPA Capital Fund 414,640 sh (+98.65%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 4,212,843 sh (+36.43%)
First Pacific Advisors 974,667 sh (+20.93%)
Ron Baron 1,980,200 sh (+13.15%)
Julian Robertson Sold Out
Scott Black 54,086 sh (-0.95%)
Keeley Asset Management Corp 1,340,831 sh (-18.96%)
Chuck Royce 108,459 sh (-50.43%)
Paul Tudor Jones 27,736 sh (-53.07%)
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Q2 2016

HMHC Guru Trades in Q2 2016

FPA Capital Fund 1,156,997 sh (+179.04%)
First Pacific Advisors 2,417,224 sh (+148.01%)
Chuck Royce 261,559 sh (+141.16%)
Ron Baron 2,000,000 sh (+1.00%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 4,045,467 sh (-3.97%)
Keeley Asset Management Corp 1,184,460 sh (-11.66%)
Scott Black 47,366 sh (-12.42%)
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Business Description

Industry: Education » Education & Training Services
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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company provides content, services and technology to both educational institutions and consumers, reaching over 50 million students in more than 150 countries. It also published trade and reference materials.

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Co was incorporated on March 5, 2010. The Company is engaged in the providing education solutions across a variety of media. It provides content, services and technology to both educational institutions and consumers, reaching over 50 million students in more than 150 countries. Company's intellectual property assets consist of its trademarks and copyrights in its content. It operates in the United States. Its competitors include Pearson Education, Inc., McGraw Hill Education, Cengage Learning, Inc., Scholastic Corporation and K12 Inc.

Ratios

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P/B 1.68
HMHC's P/B is ranked lower than
55% of the 139 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.71 vs. HMHC: 1.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
HMHC' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.2  Med: 1.8 Max: 2.55
Current: 1.68
1.2
2.55
P/S 1.19
HMHC's P/S is ranked higher than
53% of the 148 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.42 vs. HMHC: 1.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
HMHC' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.19  Med: 1.96 Max: 2.79
Current: 1.19
1.19
2.79
PFCF 10.40
HMHC's PFCF is ranked higher than
60% of the 52 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.23 vs. HMHC: 10.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
HMHC' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.39  Med: 10.41 Max: 30.93
Current: 10.4
6.39
30.93
POCF 6.28
HMHC's POCF is ranked higher than
77% of the 77 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 11.67 vs. HMHC: 6.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
HMHC' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.5  Med: 7.73 Max: 18.89
Current: 6.28
5.5
18.89
EV-to-EBIT -19.47
HMHC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 104 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 11.61 vs. HMHC: -19.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
HMHC' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -42.3  Med: -27.8 Max: -19.47
Current: -19.47
-42.3
-19.47
EV-to-EBITDA 12.77
HMHC's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
69% of the 111 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.86 vs. HMHC: 12.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
HMHC' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8  Med: 12.9 Max: 21.8
Current: 12.77
8
21.8
Current Ratio 1.37
HMHC's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
51% of the 141 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.35 vs. HMHC: 1.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
HMHC' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.37  Med: 2.55 Max: 2.93
Current: 1.37
1.37
2.93
Quick Ratio 0.94
HMHC's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
71% of the 141 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.29 vs. HMHC: 0.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
HMHC' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.94  Med: 2.04 Max: 2.51
Current: 0.94
0.94
2.51
Days Inventory 90.00
HMHC's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
82% of the 84 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.87 vs. HMHC: 90.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
HMHC' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 78.7  Med: 81.9 Max: 96.53
Current: 90
78.7
96.53
Days Sales Outstanding 86.12
HMHC's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
80% of the 114 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 31.73 vs. HMHC: 86.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
HMHC' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 65.05  Med: 72.27 Max: 86.12
Current: 86.12
65.05
86.12
Days Payable 54.37
HMHC's Days Payable is ranked higher than
72% of the 96 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 23.93 vs. HMHC: 54.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
HMHC' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 22.71  Med: 41.84 Max: 54.37
Current: 54.37
22.71
54.37

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Valuation & Return

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Price/Median PS Value 0.60
HMHC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
75% of the 135 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. HMHC: 0.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
HMHC' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.6  Med: 1.05 Max: 1.34
Current: 0.6
0.6
1.34
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -5.10
HMHC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
76% of the 150 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. HMHC: -5.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
HMHC' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.17  Med: 0.6 Max: 0.7
Current: -5.1
-5.17
0.7

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $1,471
EPS (TTM) $ -1.35
Short Percentage of Float6.35%
52-Week Range $12.98 - 22.57
Shares Outstanding (Mil)122.28

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17
Revenue (Mil $) 1,511 1,587
EPS ($) -0.94 -0.86
EPS w/o NRI ($) -0.94 -0.86
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends Per Share ($)
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Articles On GuruFocus.com
Baron Funds Comments on Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Aug 17 2016 
FPA Capital Comments on Houghton Mifflin Aug 03 2016 
FPA Capital Fund 2nd Quarter 2016 Commentary Aug 03 2016 
FPA Capital Fund Continues to Buy Western Digital, Veeco Jul 29 2016 
FPA Capital Fund Increases 5 of Its Current Holdings Jul 13 2016 
FPA Capital Fund Buys Sanderson Farms, Sells Barnes & Noble Jan 19 2016 
Baron Funds Comments on Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Co. Jan 14 2016 
Baron Funds Comments on Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company Aug 19 2015 
Manning & Napier's Top 5 New Stock Buys of Q2 Jul 09 2015 
Scott Black Adds 12 New Positions During 1QFY15 To His Portfolio May 21 2015 

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