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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 : 8/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 78.53
HSON's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. HSON: 78.53 )
HSON' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 1.03   Max: No Debt
Current: 78.53

Equity to Asset 0.47
HSON's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. HSON: 0.47 )
HSON' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.28   Max: 0.68
Current: 0.47

0.28
0.68
Interest Coverage No Debt
HSON's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. HSON: No Debt )
HSON' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 15.25   Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt

15.25
9999.99
F-Score: 2
Z-Score: 1.25
M-Score: -3.75
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 : 2/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) -4.05
HSON's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. HSON: -4.05 )
HSON' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -28.9   Max: 1.87
Current: -4.05

-28.9
1.87
Net-margin (%) -4.60
HSON's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. HSON: -4.60 )
HSON' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -42.54   Max: 1.77
Current: -4.6

-42.54
1.77
ROE (%) -40.86
HSON's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. HSON: -40.86 )
HSON' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -474.06   Max: 11.92
Current: -40.86

-474.06
11.92
ROA (%) -19.14
HSON's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. HSON: -19.14 )
HSON' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -131.04   Max: 5.8
Current: -19.14

-131.04
5.8
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -66.55
HSON's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. HSON: -66.55 )
HSON' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -605.37   Max: 23.15
Current: -66.55

-605.37
23.15
Revenue Growth (%) -8.50
HSON's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. HSON: -8.50 )
HSON' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -17.4   Max: -3
Current: -8.5

-17.4
-3
EPS Growth (%) 84.40
HSON's EPS Growth (%) is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. HSON: 84.40 )
HSON' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -74.1   Max: 163.5
Current: 84.4

-74.1
163.5
» HSON's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q1 2013

HSON Guru Trades in Q1 2013

Chuck Royce 749,705 sh (+41.21%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 4,790,275 sh (+1.06%)
Arnold Schneider 2,573,616 sh (-2.21%)
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Q2 2013

HSON Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Jim Simons 60,673 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 868,909 sh (+15.9%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 4,749,975 sh (-0.84%)
Arnold Schneider 2,428,115 sh (-5.65%)
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Q3 2013

HSON Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Chuck Royce 868,909 sh (unchged)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 4,749,975 sh (unchged)
Arnold Schneider 2,322,268 sh (-4.36%)
Jim Simons 37,500 sh (-38.19%)
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Q4 2013

HSON Guru Trades in Q4 2013

HOTCHKIS & WILEY 4,838,584 sh (+1.87%)
Chuck Royce 868,909 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 32,000 sh (-14.67%)
Arnold Schneider 1,807,361 sh (-22.17%)
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Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
P/B 1.61
HSON's P/B is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. HSON: 1.61 )
HSON' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 6.7
Current: 1.61

0.2
6.7
P/S 0.18
HSON's P/S is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. HSON: 0.18 )
HSON' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.02   Max: 0.54
Current: 0.18

0.02
0.54
EV-to-EBIT -3.16
HSON's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. HSON: -3.16 )
HSON' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 2.5   Max: 355.9
Current: -3.16

2.5
355.9

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 6.88
HSON's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. HSON: 6.88 )
HSON' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 3.94   Max: 31.15
Current: 6.88

3.94
31.15
Price/Tangible Book 1.60
HSON's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. HSON: 1.60 )
HSON' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.81   Max: 4.14
Current: 1.6

0.81
4.14
Price/DCF (Projected) 358.00
HSON's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. HSON: 358.00 )
HSON' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.57   Max: 402
Current: 358

1.57
402
Price/Median PS Value 0.88
HSON's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. HSON: 0.88 )
HSON' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 1.76
Current: 0.88

0.4
1.76
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 6.50
HSON's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. HSON: 6.50 )
HSON' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 40.3
Current: 6.5

0.3
40.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -4.00
HSON's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. HSON: -4.00 )
HSON' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -40.1   Max: 0.6
Current: -4

-40.1
0.6

Business Description

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Hudson Global, Inc., is incorporated in Delaware. On April 26, 2012, the company changed its corporate name to "Hudson Global, Inc." from "Hudson Highland Group, Inc. It provides specialized professional-level recruitment and related talent solutions. It three reportable geographic business segments include: Hudson Americas, Hudson Asia Pacific, and Hudson Europe. Its core service offerings include Permanent Recruitment, Contract Consulting, Legal eDiscovery, Recruitment Process Outsourcing ("RPO") and Talent Management solutions. Permanent Recruitment: Offered on both a retained and contingent basis, its Permanent Recruitment services leverage the firm's more than 1,200 consultants, supported by the Company's psychologists and other scientific specialists in the development and delivery of its proprietary methods to identify, select and engage the best-fit talent for critical client roles. Contract Consulting: In Contract Consulting, the company provides project management, interim management and professional contract staffing services. Legal eDiscovery: Legal eDiscovery services comprise eDiscovery solutions, managed document review (encompassing logistical deployment, project management, process design and productivity management), and contract attorney staffing. RPO: Hudson RPO delivers outsourced recruitment solutions tailored to the individual needs of mid- to large-cap multinational companies. Talent Management Solutions: Featuring embedded proprietary talent assessment and selection methodologies, Hudson's Talent Management Solutions capability encompasses services such as talent assessment (utilizing a variety of competency, attitude and experiential testing), interview training, executive coaching, employee development and outplacement. The Company's clients include small to large-sized corporations and government agencies. As of December 31, 2012, there were approximately 460 Hudson Americas clients, 1,200 Hudson Asia Pacific clients and 2,700 Hudson Europe clients. The majority of Hudson's roughly 1,200 client-facing consultants sell its portfolio of services to its existing client base of over 4,300 companies and to prospective client organizations. It competes on a number of parameters including degree and quality of candidate and position knowledge, industry expertise, service quality, and efficiency in completing assignments.
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