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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
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Cash to Debt 0.08
HMN's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
67% of the 155 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. HMN: 0.08 )
HMN' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0   Max: 0.15
Current: 0.08

0
0.15
Equity to Asset 0.13
HMN's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
82% of the 152 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.09 vs. HMN: 0.13 )
HMN' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.08   Max: 0.15
Current: 0.13

0.08
0.15
Interest Coverage 10.82
HMN's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
83% of the 120 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 6.10 vs. HMN: 10.82 )
HMN' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.01   Max: 10.82
Current: 10.82

0.01
10.82
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 0.42
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 : 7/10

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Operating margin (%) 14.94
HMN's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 152 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 7.97 vs. HMN: 14.94 )
HMN' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 0.02   Max: 85.93
Current: 14.94

0.02
85.93
Net-margin (%) 10.75
HMN's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 152 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.79 vs. HMN: 10.75 )
HMN' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 1.31   Max: 11.19
Current: 10.75

1.31
11.19
ROE (%) 10.09
HMN's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 152 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 9.04 vs. HMN: 10.09 )
HMN' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 2.14   Max: 17.17
Current: 10.09

2.14
17.17
ROA (%) 1.26
HMN's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 152 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.74 vs. HMN: 1.26 )
HMN' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 2.02
Current: 1.26

0.2
2.02
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 281.42
HMN's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 132 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 153.52 vs. HMN: 281.42 )
HMN' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 0.62   Max: 2545.63
Current: 281.42

0.62
2545.63
Revenue Growth (%) 1.40
HMN's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 135 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. HMN: 1.40 )
HMN' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -2.2   Max: 10.9
Current: 1.4

-2.2
10.9
EBITDA Growth (%) 9.10
HMN's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 126 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 7.90 vs. HMN: 9.10 )
HMN' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -47.3   Max: 92.1
Current: 9.1

-47.3
92.1
EPS Growth (%) 10.50
HMN's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 127 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 5.00 vs. HMN: 10.50 )
HMN' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -44.9   Max: 84.7
Current: 10.5

-44.9
84.7
» HMN's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Equity & Asset
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q1 2013

HMN Guru Trades in Q1 2013

Jim Simons 23,831 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 26,700 sh (+110.24%)
John Rogers 436,869 sh (+4.84%)
Ken Fisher 65,925 sh (unchged)
Donald Smith 2,329,919 sh (-0.05%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 1,269,429 sh (-12.56%)
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Q2 2013

HMN Guru Trades in Q2 2013

HOTCHKIS & WILEY 1,324,229 sh (+4.32%)
Donald Smith 2,330,057 sh (+0.01%)
Ken Fisher 65,925 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
John Rogers 433,834 sh (-0.69%)
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Q3 2013

HMN Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Paul Tudor Jones 24,800 sh (New)
John Rogers 466,599 sh (+7.55%)
Ken Fisher 65,925 sh (unchged)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 1,314,429 sh (-0.74%)
Donald Smith 2,256,838 sh (-3.14%)
» More
Q4 2013

HMN Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Ken Fisher 65,925 sh (unchged)
John Rogers 464,109 sh (-0.53%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 1,301,239 sh (-1%)
Donald Smith 2,118,376 sh (-6.14%)
Paul Tudor Jones 8,754 sh (-64.7%)
» More
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with HMN

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Donald Smith 2011-12-31 Add 32.51%0.24%$10.74 - $14.03 $ 28.02120%2338758
Donald Smith 2011-09-30 Add 178.41%0.47%$10.94 - $15.9 $ 28.02108%1764913
Donald Smith 2011-06-30 New Buy0.32%$14.78 - $18.01 $ 28.0272%633937
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 10.30
HMN's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
79% of the 139 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 10.90 vs. HMN: 10.30 )
HMN' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 6.33   Max: 216.48
Current: 10.3

6.33
216.48
P/B 1.00
HMN's P/B is ranked higher than
77% of the 145 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. HMN: 1.00 )
HMN' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.42   Max: 2.03
Current: 1

0.42
2.03
P/S 1.13
HMN's P/S is ranked higher than
52% of the 156 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. HMN: 1.13 )
HMN' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.29   Max: 1.28
Current: 1.13

0.29
1.28
PFCF 5.70
HMN's PFCF is ranked higher than
77% of the 101 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 9.40 vs. HMN: 5.70 )
HMN' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 1.42   Max: 6.59
Current: 5.7

1.42
6.59
EV-to-EBIT 8.80
HMN's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
76% of the 142 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 10.00 vs. HMN: 8.80 )
HMN' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 2.1   Max: 3761.1
Current: 8.8

2.1
3761.1
PEG 1.20
HMN's PEG is ranked higher than
80% of the 81 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. HMN: 1.20 )
HMN' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.11   Max: 21.51
Current: 1.2

0.11
21.51
Shiller P/E 14.70
HMN's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
68% of the 85 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 13.39 vs. HMN: 14.70 )
HMN' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 4.37   Max: 26.6
Current: 14.7

4.37
26.6

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 2.91
HMN's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
57% of the 117 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. HMN: 2.91 )
HMN' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.46   Max: 7.18
Current: 2.91

1.46
7.18
Dividend Payout 0.29
HMN's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
76% of the 109 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.35 vs. HMN: 0.29 )
HMN' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.13   Max: 1.5
Current: 0.29

0.13
1.5
Dividend growth (3y) 30.60
HMN's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
96% of the 76 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: -5.80 vs. HMN: 30.60 )
HMN' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: -17.2   Max: 32.2
Current: 30.6

-17.2
32.2
Yield on cost (5-Year) 11.93
HMN's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
97% of the 117 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. HMN: 11.93 )
HMN' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 6.01   Max: 29.54
Current: 11.93

6.01
29.54
Share Buyback Rate -0.50
HMN's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
81% of the 103 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: -0.50 vs. HMN: -0.50 )
HMN' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 8.4   Max: -5.8
Current: -0.5

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 1.10
HMN's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
87% of the 141 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. HMN: 1.10 )
HMN' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.54   Max: 3.16
Current: 1.1

0.54
3.16
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.50
HMN's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
82% of the 92 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. HMN: 0.50 )
HMN' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 0.65
Current: 0.5

0.2
0.65
Price/Median PS Value 1.40
HMN's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
59% of the 150 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. HMN: 1.40 )
HMN' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.57   Max: 2.21
Current: 1.4

0.57
2.21
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.40
HMN's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
95% of the 38 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.80 vs. HMN: 0.40 )
HMN' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.32   Max: 2.38
Current: 0.4

0.32
2.38
Price/Graham Number 0.70
HMN's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
80% of the 127 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.80 vs. HMN: 0.70 )
HMN' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.43   Max: 2.06
Current: 0.7

0.43
2.06
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 11.30
HMN's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
79% of the 150 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 10.20 vs. HMN: 11.30 )
HMN' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1.5   Max: 48.1
Current: 11.3

1.5
48.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 35.86
HMN's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
93% of the 86 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 19.08 vs. HMN: 35.86 )
HMN' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -3.7   Max: 92.8
Current: 35.86

-3.7
92.8

Business Description

Industry: Insurance » Insurance - Diversified
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Horace Mann Educators is an insurance holding company incorporated in Delaware. Through its subsidiaries, the Company markets and underwrites personal lines of property and casualty insurance, retirement annuities and life insurance in the United States of America. The Company's main insurance subsidiaries are Horace Mann Life Insurance Company, Horace Mann Insurance Company and Teachers Insurance Company, each of which is an Illinois corporation; Horace Mann Property & Casualty Insurance Company, a California corporation; and Horace Mann Lloyds, an insurance company domiciled in Texas. The Company markets its products mainly to K-12 teachers, administrators and other employees of public schools and their families. Horace Mann's nearly one million customers typically have moderate annual incomes, with many belonging to two-income households. The Company markets and services its products mainly through a dedicated sales force of full-time agents trained to sell the Company's multiline products. Horace Mann conducts and manages its business through four segments. The three operating segments, representing the major lines of insurance business, are: property and casualty insurance, mainly personal lines automobile and home owner's products; annuity products, principally individual, tax-qualified fixed and variable deposits; and life insurance. The main property and casualty product offered by the Company is private passenger automobile insurance, which in 2012 represented 34% of its total insurance premiums written and contract deposits and 65% of property and casualty net written premiums. As of December 31, 2012, the Company had approximately 484,000 voluntary automobile policies in force. The Company competes in its target market with a number of national providers of personal automobile, homeowners and life insurance such as State Farm, Allstate, Farmers and Nationwide as well as several regional companies. As an insurance holding company, the Company is subject to extensive regulation by the states in which its insurance subsidiaries are domiciled or transact business.

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