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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
vs
history
Cash to Debt 7.16
HSII's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
73% of the 174 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.49 vs. HSII: 7.16 )
HSII' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.37   Max: No Debt
Current: 7.16

Equity to Asset 0.43
HSII's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
61% of the 179 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.44 vs. HSII: 0.43 )
HSII' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.35   Max: 0.61
Current: 0.43

0.35
0.61
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 2.24
M-Score: -2.99
WACC vs ROIC
12.12%
5.82%
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 : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 5.19
HSII's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 180 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.24 vs. HSII: 5.19 )
HSII' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -13.42   Max: 12.26
Current: 5.19

-13.42
12.26
Net-margin (%) 1.32
HSII's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 180 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.02 vs. HSII: 1.32 )
HSII' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -23.68   Max: 20.67
Current: 1.32

-23.68
20.67
ROE (%) 2.75
HSII's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 175 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 13.80 vs. HSII: 2.75 )
HSII' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -49.5   Max: 48.09
Current: 2.75

-49.5
48.09
ROA (%) 1.27
HSII's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 180 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.48 vs. HSII: 1.27 )
HSII' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -24   Max: 22.68
Current: 1.27

-24
22.68
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 79.63
HSII's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 179 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 61.40 vs. HSII: 79.63 )
HSII' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -108.19   Max: 425.41
Current: 79.63

-108.19
425.41
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -3.70
HSII's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 159 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.10 vs. HSII: -3.70 )
HSII' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -31   Max: 19.7
Current: -3.7

-31
19.7
» HSII's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q1 2014

HSII Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Jim Simons 152,502 sh (+19.70%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 363,500 sh (unchged)
Arnold Van Den Berg Sold Out
Chuck Royce 454,197 sh (-5.70%)
Joel Greenblatt 24,726 sh (-71.44%)
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Q2 2014

HSII Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Chuck Royce 786,289 sh (+73.12%)
Jim Simons 192,400 sh (+26.16%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 399,033 sh (+9.78%)
Joel Greenblatt 16,990 sh (-31.29%)
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Q3 2014

HSII Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jim Simons 317,921 sh (+65.24%)
Joel Greenblatt 17,834 sh (+4.97%)
Chuck Royce 814,569 sh (+3.60%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 382,784 sh (-4.07%)
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Q4 2014

HSII Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 12,554 sh (New)
Jim Simons 374,102 sh (+17.67%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 380,684 sh (-0.55%)
Joel Greenblatt 15,994 sh (-10.32%)
Chuck Royce 615,738 sh (-24.41%)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 64.50
HSII's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
54% of the 186 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 24.30 vs. HSII: 64.50 )
HSII' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 6.08   Max: 109.4
Current: 64.5

6.08
109.4
Forward P/E 35.97
HSII's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
64% of the 186 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.75 vs. HSII: 35.97 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 65.70
HSII's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
52% of the 186 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 22.10 vs. HSII: 65.70 )
HSII' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 6.08   Max: 109.4
Current: 65.7

6.08
109.4
P/B 1.80
HSII's P/B is ranked higher than
80% of the 186 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.79 vs. HSII: 1.80 )
HSII' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.81   Max: 4.01
Current: 1.8

0.81
4.01
P/S 0.86
HSII's P/S is ranked higher than
53% of the 186 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.61 vs. HSII: 0.86 )
HSII' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.42   Max: 1.85
Current: 0.86

0.42
1.85
PFCF 8.70
HSII's PFCF is ranked higher than
89% of the 186 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 24.73 vs. HSII: 8.70 )
HSII' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 4.78   Max: 3168
Current: 8.7

4.78
3168
POCF 8.13
HSII's POCF is ranked higher than
86% of the 186 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.30 vs. HSII: 8.13 )
HSII' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 4.41   Max: 99
Current: 8.13

4.41
99
EV-to-EBIT 9.82
HSII's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
81% of the 186 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.01 vs. HSII: 9.82 )
HSII' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -235   Max: 235.4
Current: 9.82

-235
235.4
Current Ratio 1.60
HSII's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
66% of the 179 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. HSII: 1.60 )
HSII' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.12   Max: 2.31
Current: 1.6

1.12
2.31
Quick Ratio 1.60
HSII's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
67% of the 179 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. HSII: 1.60 )
HSII' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.12   Max: 2.31
Current: 1.6

1.12
2.31
Days Sales Outstanding 48.61
HSII's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
82% of the 186 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 70.39 vs. HSII: 48.61 )
HSII' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 38.62   Max: 79.3
Current: 48.61

38.62
79.3

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 2.16
HSII's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
50% of the 127 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.14 vs. HSII: 2.16 )
HSII' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.35   Max: 4.53
Current: 2.16

0.35
4.53
Dividend Payout 1.41
HSII's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
56% of the 186 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.76 vs. HSII: 1.41 )
HSII' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.04   Max: 1.91
Current: 1.41

0.04
1.91
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.01
HSII's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
62% of the 129 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.54 vs. HSII: 2.01 )
HSII' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.32   Max: 4.14
Current: 2.01

0.32
4.14
Share Buyback Rate -1.20
HSII's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
61% of the 136 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: -0.30 vs. HSII: -1.20 )
HSII' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 3.7   Max: -85.7
Current: -1.2

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 4.30
HSII's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
68% of the 186 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.00 vs. HSII: 4.30 )
HSII' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.39   Max: 6.64
Current: 4.3

1.39
6.64
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.20
HSII's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
80% of the 186 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.74 vs. HSII: 1.20 )
HSII' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.42   Max: 2.28
Current: 1.2

0.42
2.28
Price/Median PS Value 1.00
HSII's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
75% of the 186 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. HSII: 1.00 )
HSII' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.71   Max: 2.08
Current: 1

0.71
2.08
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 3.50
HSII's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
70% of the 186 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. HSII: 3.50 )
HSII' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.39   Max: 0.72
Current: 3.5

0.39
0.72
Price/Graham Number 3.50
HSII's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
59% of the 186 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.37 vs. HSII: 3.50 )
HSII' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.86   Max: 5.57
Current: 3.5

0.86
5.57
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 10.10
HSII's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
80% of the 178 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.70 vs. HSII: 10.10 )
HSII' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 186.9
Current: 10.1

0.4
186.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 17.80
HSII's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
73% of the 129 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.41 vs. HSII: 17.80 )
HSII' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -0.1   Max: 66.6
Current: 17.8

-0.1
66.6

Business Description

Industry: Employment Services » Staffing & Outsourcing Services
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Heidrick & Struggles International, Inc., was formed on November 15, 1953. The Company along with its subsidiaries offers services such as Executive Search, Culture Shaping, and Leadership Consulting. The Company along with its subsidiaries facilitates the clients in recruitment, management and deployment of senior executives. It offers access to decision makers, facilitates recurring search and consulting engagements, higher fees per search, brand visibility, and a leveraged international footprint. In addition to executive search, the Company also provides a range of other services to its clients such as culture shaping and leadership consulting services which includes executive assessment, leadership development, board and top team effectiveness, and succession planning. The Company provides its services to a range of clients through the expertise of approximately 300 consultants. The Company's search process consists of analyzing the client's business needs in order to understand its organizational structure, relationships, and culture; determine the required set of skills for the position; define the required experience; and identify the other characteristics of successful candidates; select, contact, interview and evaluate candidates on the basis of experience and the cultural fit with the client's organization; present confidential written reports on the candidates who potentially fit the position's specifications; schedule a mutually convenient meeting between the client and each candidate; complete references on the final candidate selected by the client; and assist the client in structuring the compensation package and supporting the successful candidate's integration into the client's team. The Company's consulting services includes succession planning, executive assessment, talent retention management, executive development, transition consulting for newly appointed executives, and mergers and acquisitions human capital integration consulting. The Company provides its executive search services on a retained basis, recruiting senior executives The Company's clients are from sectors such as Fortune 1000 companies; non-U.S. companies; Middle market and emerging growth companies; Governmental, higher education and not-for-profit organizations; and other private and public entities. The Company's direct competition comes from four established retained executive search firms that conduct searches mainly for the senior-level positions within an organization. Its competitors include Egon Zehnder International, Korn/Ferry International, Russell Reynolds Associates, Inc. and Spencer Stuart & Associates. It also faces competition from Internet-based firms and smaller boutiques that specialize in certain regional markets or industry segments.
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