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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
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.09
HRG's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
77% of the 502 Companies
in the Global Conglomerates industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. HRG: 0.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
HRG' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.09  Med: 3.93 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.09
Equity to Asset 0.01
HRG's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
94% of the 334 Companies
in the Global Conglomerates industry.

( Industry Median: 0.45 vs. HRG: 0.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
HRG' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.61 Max: 0.8
Current: 0.01
0.01
0.8
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: 0.27
M-Score: -0.28
WACC vs ROIC
7.33%
0.68%
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 : 4/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) -0.17
HRG's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
76% of the 340 Companies
in the Global Conglomerates industry.

( Industry Median: 4.33 vs. HRG: -0.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
HRG' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.92  Med: 9.14 Max: 13.3
Current: -0.17
-3.92
13.3
Net-margin (%) -8.58
HRG's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
81% of the 344 Companies
in the Global Conglomerates industry.

( Industry Median: 2.87 vs. HRG: -8.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
HRG' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.57  Med: -0.17 Max: 2
Current: -8.58
-9.57
2
ROE (%) -57.77
HRG's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
88% of the 410 Companies
in the Global Conglomerates industry.

( Industry Median: 2.56 vs. HRG: -57.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
HRG' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -54.9  Med: -5.29 Max: 4.35
Current: -57.77
-54.9
4.35
ROA (%) -1.48
HRG's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
58% of the 513 Companies
in the Global Conglomerates industry.

( Industry Median: 0.09 vs. HRG: -1.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
HRG' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.42  Med: -0.11 Max: 1.55
Current: -1.48
-8.42
1.55
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 4.22
HRG's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
63% of the 409 Companies
in the Global Conglomerates industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. HRG: 4.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
HRG' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -129480  Med: -6.18 Max: 115.22
Current: 4.22
-129480
115.22
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -2.90
HRG's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
68% of the 270 Companies
in the Global Conglomerates industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. HRG: -2.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
HRG' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -100.00 Max: 18.6
Current: -2.9
0
18.6
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -31.20
HRG's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
86% of the 269 Companies
in the Global Conglomerates industry.

( Industry Median: -0.20 vs. HRG: -31.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
HRG' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -54.6  Med: -9.60 Max: 76.8
Current: -31.2
-54.6
76.8
» HRG's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q1 2015

HRG Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Murray Stahl 89,782 sh (+30.16%)
Leucadia National 46,600,000 sh (unchged)
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Leon Cooperman 10,748,763 sh (-0.58%)
Chuck Royce 969,200 sh (-4.00%)
Jim Simons 552,500 sh (-13.50%)
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Q2 2015

HRG Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Scott Black 31,200 sh (New)
First Eagle Investment 153,000 sh (New)
Jim Simons 568,965 sh (+2.98%)
Leon Cooperman 11,050,163 sh (+2.80%)
Murray Stahl 92,151 sh (+2.64%)
Leucadia National 46,600,000 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 484,600 sh (-50.00%)
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Q3 2015

HRG Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Columbia Wanger 2,297,916 sh (New)
Mario Gabelli 11,000 sh (New)
Leon Cooperman 12,359,988 sh (+11.85%)
Leucadia National 46,600,000 sh (unchged)
First Eagle Investment 153,000 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce Sold Out
Jim Simons 534,522 sh (-6.05%)
Scott Black 28,600 sh (-8.33%)
Murray Stahl 66,971 sh (-27.32%)
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Q4 2015

HRG Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Columbia Wanger 4,590,617 sh (+99.77%)
Jim Simons 963,390 sh (+80.23%)
Mario Gabelli 17,000 sh (+54.55%)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
Forward P/E 3.66
HRG's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
97% of the 105 Companies
in the Global Conglomerates industry.

( Industry Median: 10.08 vs. HRG: 3.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
P/B 5.32
HRG's P/B is ranked lower than
85% of the 473 Companies
in the Global Conglomerates industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. HRG: 5.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
HRG' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.5  Med: 0.79 Max: 6.99
Current: 5.32
0.5
6.99
P/S 0.36
HRG's P/S is ranked higher than
76% of the 446 Companies
in the Global Conglomerates industry.

( Industry Median: 0.82 vs. HRG: 0.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
HRG' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.15  Med: 1.44 Max: 4.61
Current: 0.36
0.15
4.61
PFCF 8.03
HRG's PFCF is ranked higher than
66% of the 179 Companies
in the Global Conglomerates industry.

( Industry Median: 11.54 vs. HRG: 8.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
HRG' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.92  Med: 4.16 Max: 16.64
Current: 8.03
1.92
16.64
POCF 5.53
HRG's POCF is ranked higher than
68% of the 262 Companies
in the Global Conglomerates industry.

( Industry Median: 9.18 vs. HRG: 5.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
HRG' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.71  Med: 6.86 Max: 19.94
Current: 5.53
1.71
19.94
EV-to-EBIT 59.05
HRG's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
90% of the 344 Companies
in the Global Conglomerates industry.

( Industry Median: 14.06 vs. HRG: 59.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
HRG' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1149.3  Med: -14.30 Max: 344.4
Current: 59.05
-1149.3
344.4
EV-to-EBITDA 20.42
HRG's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
71% of the 357 Companies
in the Global Conglomerates industry.

( Industry Median: 11.49 vs. HRG: 20.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
HRG' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -76.8  Med: -9.70 Max: 342.8
Current: 20.42
-76.8
342.8
Current Ratio 4.38
HRG's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
80% of the 459 Companies
in the Global Conglomerates industry.

( Industry Median: 1.54 vs. HRG: 4.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
HRG' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.48  Med: 5.61 Max: 138.47
Current: 4.38
2.48
138.47
Quick Ratio 3.37
HRG's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
79% of the 457 Companies
in the Global Conglomerates industry.

( Industry Median: 1.21 vs. HRG: 3.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
HRG' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.79  Med: 4.28 Max: 138.47
Current: 3.37
1.79
138.47
Days Inventory 93.12
HRG's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
71% of the 272 Companies
in the Global Conglomerates industry.

( Industry Median: 56.12 vs. HRG: 93.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
HRG' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 38.54  Med: 75.78 Max: 81.76
Current: 93.12
38.54
81.76
Days Sales Outstanding 149.87
HRG's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
67% of the 187 Companies
in the Global Conglomerates industry.

( Industry Median: 52.54 vs. HRG: 149.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
HRG' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 27.31  Med: 31.30 Max: 37.43
Current: 149.87
27.31
37.43
Days Payable 73.35
HRG's Days Payable is ranked higher than
64% of the 197 Companies
in the Global Conglomerates industry.

( Industry Median: 52.74 vs. HRG: 73.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
HRG' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 55.67  Med: 66.39 Max: 74.82
Current: 73.35
55.67
74.82

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 3.31
HRG's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
53% of the 353 Companies
in the Global Conglomerates industry.

( Industry Median: 2.67 vs. HRG: 3.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
HRG' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.36  Med: 2.54 Max: 3.31
Current: 3.31
2.36
3.31
Yield on cost (5-Year) 3.31
HRG's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
51% of the 361 Companies
in the Global Conglomerates industry.

( Industry Median: 2.71 vs. HRG: 3.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
HRG' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.36  Med: 2.54 Max: 3.31
Current: 3.31
2.36
3.31
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -12.30
HRG's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
71% of the 207 Companies
in the Global Conglomerates industry.

( Industry Median: -2.10 vs. HRG: -12.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
HRG' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -101.8  Med: -0.20 Max: 4.6
Current: -12.3
-101.8
4.6

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Projected FCF 0.71
HRG's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 188 Companies
in the Global Conglomerates industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. HRG: 0.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
HRG' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.43  Med: 1.25 Max: 6.98
Current: 0.71
0.43
6.98
Price/Median PS Value 0.25
HRG's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 370 Companies
in the Global Conglomerates industry.

( Industry Median: 0.96 vs. HRG: 0.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
HRG' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.11  Med: 0.48 Max: 4.53
Current: 0.25
0.11
4.53
Price/Graham Number 0.31
HRG's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 375 Companies
in the Global Conglomerates industry.

( Industry Median: 0.95 vs. HRG: 0.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
HRG' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.26  Med: 0.92 Max: 4.43
Current: 0.31
0.26
4.43
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 1.71
HRG's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 490 Companies
in the Global Conglomerates industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. HRG: 1.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
HRG' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 7.90 Max: 15.8
Current: 1.71
0.3
15.8

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $5816
EPS $ -2.82
Beta1.20
Short Percentage of Float4.82%
52-Week Range $10.33 - 14.73
Shares Outstanding(Mil)200.60

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Business Description

Industry: Conglomerates » Conglomerates
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HRG Group Inc was incorporated in Delaware in 1954 under the name Zapata Corporation and reincorporated in Nevada in April 1999 under the same name. Its principal operations are conducted through Spectrum Brands, its majority owned subsidiary that provides branded consumer products such as batteries, personal care products, small household appliances, pet supplies and home and garden pest control products, and FGL, its wholly-owned indirect subsidiary that provides life insurance and annuity products. It also owns 97.9% of Zap.Com Corporation, a public shell company that may seek assets or businesses to acquire or may sell assets and/or liquidate. The Spectrum Brands' broad line of products includes: consumer batteries, including alkaline and zinc carbon batteries, rechargeable batteries and chargers and hearing aid batteries, other specialty batteries and portable lighting products; small appliances, including small kitchen appliances and home product appliances; pet supplies, including aquatic equipment and supplies, dog and cat treats, small animal foods, clean up and training aids, health and grooming products and bedding; home and garden control products, including household insect controls, insect repellents and herbicides; electric shaving and grooming devices; and electric and wet personal care and styling devices. It operates its business in four reporting segments: Consumer Products, Insurance, Energy and Asset Management. Its raw materials include zinc, electrolytic manganese dioxide, brass and steel. Due to the nature of Spectrum Brands' operations, Spectrum Brands' facilities are subject to a broad range of federal, state, local and foreign legal and regulatory provisions relating to the environment, including those regulating the discharge of materials into the environment, the handling and disposal of solid and hazardous substances and wastes and the remediation of contamination associated with the releases of hazardous substances at its facilities.
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