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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
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history
Cash to Debt No Debt
HPOL's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
96% of the 962 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.72 vs. HPOL: No Debt )
HPOL' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.06   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.31
HPOL's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
53% of the 940 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. HPOL: 0.31 )
HPOL' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.07   Max: 0.92
Current: 0.31

0.07
0.92
Interest Coverage 23.66
HPOL's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
63% of the 677 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 21.89 vs. HPOL: 23.66 )
HPOL' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 23.66   Max: 9999.99
Current: 23.66

23.66
9999.99
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 0.50
M-Score: -2.97
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 (%) 5.33
HPOL's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 951 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.10 vs. HPOL: 5.33 )
HPOL' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -46.47   Max: 58.16
Current: 5.33

-46.47
58.16
Net-margin (%) 4.92
HPOL's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 951 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.59 vs. HPOL: 4.92 )
HPOL' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -40.87   Max: 21.6
Current: 4.92

-40.87
21.6
ROE (%) 44.27
HPOL's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 920 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.29 vs. HPOL: 44.27 )
HPOL' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -415.67   Max: 44.27
Current: 44.27

-415.67
44.27
ROA (%) 11.72
HPOL's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 966 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.48 vs. HPOL: 11.72 )
HPOL' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -89.12   Max: 15.1
Current: 11.72

-89.12
15.1
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 303.24
HPOL's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 961 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 33.75 vs. HPOL: 303.24 )
HPOL' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -704.29   Max: 675.16
Current: 303.24

-704.29
675.16
Revenue Growth (%) -8.10
HPOL's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked lower than
54% of the 730 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.10 vs. HPOL: -8.10 )
HPOL' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -13.4   Max: 16
Current: -8.1

-13.4
16
EBITDA Growth (%) 15.40
HPOL's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 604 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.20 vs. HPOL: 15.40 )
HPOL' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -39.8   Max: 37.2
Current: 15.4

-39.8
37.2
» HPOL's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q1 2013

HPOL Guru Trades in Q1 2013

Jim Simons 824,500 sh (+2.64%)
Chuck Royce 2,998,490 sh (+0.72%)
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Q2 2013

HPOL Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Jim Simons 857,800 sh (+4.04%)
Chuck Royce 2,953,490 sh (-1.5%)
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Q3 2013

HPOL Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Jim Simons 896,000 sh (+4.45%)
Chuck Royce 2,920,990 sh (-1.1%)
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Q4 2013

HPOL Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Jim Simons 1,008,960 sh (+12.61%)
Chuck Royce 1,755,990 sh (-39.88%)
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Ratios

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industry
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P/E(ttm) 18.10
HPOL's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
68% of the 770 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.70 vs. HPOL: 18.10 )
HPOL' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 8.82   Max: 228.42
Current: 18.1

8.82
228.42
P/B 6.55
HPOL's P/B is ranked lower than
73% of the 902 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. HPOL: 6.55 )
HPOL' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.43   Max: 11.55
Current: 6.55

0.43
11.55
P/S 0.85
HPOL's P/S is ranked higher than
66% of the 948 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.33 vs. HPOL: 0.85 )
HPOL' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.05   Max: 4.02
Current: 0.85

0.05
4.02
EV-to-EBIT 14.68
HPOL's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
61% of the 848 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.49 vs. HPOL: 14.68 )
HPOL' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 0.9   Max: 52.3
Current: 14.68

0.9
52.3

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 11.30
HPOL's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
73% of the 668 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. HPOL: 11.30 )
HPOL' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.38   Max: 121
Current: 11.3

1.38
121
Price/DCF (Projected) 2.00
HPOL's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked lower than
59% of the 509 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. HPOL: 2.00 )
HPOL' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 5.81
Current: 2

0.1
5.81
Price/Median PS Value 1.20
HPOL's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
54% of the 891 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. HPOL: 1.20 )
HPOL' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.09   Max: 11.16
Current: 1.2

0.09
11.16
Price/Graham Number 3.00
HPOL's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
62% of the 558 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. HPOL: 3.00 )
HPOL' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.26   Max: 4.44
Current: 3

1.26
4.44
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 6.80
HPOL's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
64% of the 851 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.60 vs. HPOL: 6.80 )
HPOL' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1.9   Max: 117.6
Current: 6.8

1.9
117.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 2.87
HPOL's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
64% of the 664 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.75 vs. HPOL: 2.87 )
HPOL' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -10.9   Max: 19.7
Current: 2.87

-10.9
19.7

Business Description

Industry: Business Services » Business Services
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