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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 0.23
HRG's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
79% of the 518 Companies
in the Global Conglomerates industry.

( Industry Median: 5.24 vs. HRG: 0.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
HRG' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.04   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.23

Equity to Asset 0.03
HRG's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
93% of the 297 Companies
in the Global Conglomerates industry.

( Industry Median: 0.44 vs. HRG: 0.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
HRG' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.02   Max: 0.8
Current: 0.03

0.02
0.8
Interest Coverage 1.77
HRG's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
95% of the 322 Companies
in the Global Conglomerates industry.

( Industry Median: 10000.00 vs. HRG: 1.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
HRG' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.66   Max: 9999.99
Current: 1.77

0.66
9999.99
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: 0.41
M-Score: 0.69
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 : 5/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 0.29
HRG's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
66% of the 326 Companies
in the Global Conglomerates industry.

( Industry Median: 3.02 vs. HRG: 0.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
HRG' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -45.62   Max: 22.83
Current: 0.29

-45.62
22.83
Net-margin (%) -4.16
HRG's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
74% of the 326 Companies
in the Global Conglomerates industry.

( Industry Median: 2.12 vs. HRG: -4.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
HRG' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -30.89   Max: 52.4
Current: -4.16

-30.89
52.4
ROE (%) -20.46
HRG's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
74% of the 415 Companies
in the Global Conglomerates industry.

( Industry Median: 0.56 vs. HRG: -20.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
HRG' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -16.52   Max: 39.05
Current: -20.46

-16.52
39.05
ROA (%) -0.81
HRG's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 527 Companies
in the Global Conglomerates industry.

( Industry Median: -1.39 vs. HRG: -0.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
HRG' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -9.25   Max: 27.49
Current: -0.81

-9.25
27.49
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 0.67
HRG's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 414 Companies
in the Global Conglomerates industry.

( Industry Median: 0.80 vs. HRG: 0.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
HRG' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -129480   Max: 77.33
Current: 0.67

-129480
77.33
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 18.60
HRG's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 251 Companies
in the Global Conglomerates industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. HRG: 18.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
HRG' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 18.6
Current: 18.6

0
18.6
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 26.50
HRG's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 248 Companies
in the Global Conglomerates industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. HRG: 26.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
HRG' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -54.6   Max: 76.8
Current: 26.5

-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

Q2 2014

HRG Guru Trades in Q2 2014

John Burbank 10,017 sh (New)
Leucadia National 41,633,479 sh (+123.84%)
Leucadia National 41,600,000 sh (+123.66%)
Jim Simons 700,600 sh (+33.73%)
Chuck Royce 1,009,600 sh (unchged)
Leon Cooperman 12,122,247 sh (-1.80%)
Murray Stahl 60,053 sh (-4.92%)
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Q3 2014

HRG Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 25,251 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 162,971 sh (New)
John Burbank 15,002 sh (+49.77%)
Murray Stahl 63,509 sh (+5.75%)
Leucadia National 41,600,000 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 1,009,600 sh (unchged)
Leon Cooperman 11,126,857 sh (-8.21%)
Jim Simons 597,900 sh (-14.66%)
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Q4 2014

HRG Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 33,592 sh (+33.03%)
Leucadia National 46,600,000 sh (+12.02%)
Murray Stahl 68,978 sh (+8.61%)
Jim Simons 638,744 sh (+6.83%)
Chuck Royce 1,009,600 sh (unchged)
Leucadia National 46,633,479 sh (unchged)
John Burbank Sold Out
Leon Cooperman 10,811,163 sh (-2.84%)
Leon Cooperman 10,811,163 sh (-2.84%)
Louis Moore Bacon 35,843 sh (-78.01%)
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Q1 2015

HRG Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Murray Stahl 89,782 sh (+30.16%)
Leucadia National 46,600,000 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon 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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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
96% of the 124 Companies
in the Global Conglomerates industry.

( Industry Median: 11.59 vs. HRG: 3.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
P/B 2.40
HRG's P/B is ranked lower than
67% of the 428 Companies
in the Global Conglomerates industry.

( Industry Median: 1.43 vs. HRG: 2.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
HRG' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.5   Max: 2.87
Current: 2.4

0.5
2.87
P/S 0.40
HRG's P/S is ranked higher than
81% of the 404 Companies
in the Global Conglomerates industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. HRG: 0.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
HRG' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.16   Max: 4.61
Current: 0.4

0.16
4.61
PFCF 7.50
HRG's PFCF is ranked higher than
78% of the 143 Companies
in the Global Conglomerates industry.

( Industry Median: 15.40 vs. HRG: 7.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
HRG' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 1.99   Max: 891.9
Current: 7.5

1.99
891.9
POCF 5.83
HRG's POCF is ranked higher than
71% of the 195 Companies
in the Global Conglomerates industry.

( Industry Median: 9.92 vs. HRG: 5.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
HRG' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 1.81   Max: 19.94
Current: 5.83

1.81
19.94
EV-to-EBIT 454.83
HRG's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
98% of the 240 Companies
in the Global Conglomerates industry.

( Industry Median: 18.76 vs. HRG: 454.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
HRG' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -1198.7   Max: 451.6
Current: 454.83

-1198.7
451.6
Current Ratio 6.14
HRG's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
83% of the 452 Companies
in the Global Conglomerates industry.

( Industry Median: 1.54 vs. HRG: 6.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
HRG' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 2.48   Max: 138.47
Current: 6.14

2.48
138.47
Quick Ratio 5.20
HRG's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
80% of the 451 Companies
in the Global Conglomerates industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. HRG: 5.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
HRG' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.79   Max: 138.47
Current: 5.2

1.79
138.47
Days Inventory 88.70
HRG's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
73% of the 250 Companies
in the Global Conglomerates industry.

( Industry Median: 54.93 vs. HRG: 88.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
HRG' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 38.54   Max: 208.34
Current: 88.7

38.54
208.34
Days Sales Outstanding 189.39
HRG's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
91% of the 220 Companies
in the Global Conglomerates industry.

( Industry Median: 47.30 vs. HRG: 189.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
HRG' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 26.77   Max: 179.55
Current: 189.39

26.77
179.55

Dividend & Buy Back

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history
Dividend Yield 3.90
HRG's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
76% of the 316 Companies
in the Global Conglomerates industry.

( Industry Median: 2.22 vs. HRG: 3.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
HRG' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 2.12   Max: 2.53
Current: 3.9

2.12
2.53
Yield on cost (5-Year) 3.90
HRG's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
70% of the 324 Companies
in the Global Conglomerates industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. HRG: 3.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
HRG' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 2.12   Max: 2.53
Current: 3.9

2.12
2.53
Share Buyback Rate -1.00
HRG's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
56% of the 213 Companies
in the Global Conglomerates industry.

( Industry Median: -1.90 vs. HRG: -1.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
HRG' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 4.6   Max: -101.8
Current: -1

Valuation & Return

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history
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.90
HRG's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
74% of the 177 Companies
in the Global Conglomerates industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. HRG: 0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Projected) only.
HRG' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.43   Max: 38.69
Current: 0.9

0.43
38.69
Price/Median PS Value 0.30
HRG's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
98% of the 334 Companies
in the Global Conglomerates industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. HRG: 0.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
HRG' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.11   Max: 4.58
Current: 0.3

0.11
4.58
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 0.20
HRG's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
55% of the 502 Companies
in the Global Conglomerates industry.

( Industry Median: -0.20 vs. HRG: 0.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) only.
HRG' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 18.2
Current: 0.2

0.2
18.2

Analyst Estimate

Sep15
EPS($) 3.39
EPS without NRI($) 3.39

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 In addition, Salus, its wholly-owned indirect subsidiary, is engaged in the business of providing secured asset-based loans across a variety of industries, and Front Street, its wholly-owned indirect subsidiary, was formed in March 2010 to act as a long-term reinsurer, and to provide reinsurance to the specialty insurance sector of fixed, deferred and payout annuities. 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. 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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