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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 15.91
HSON's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
67% of the 138 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.51 vs. HSON: 15.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
HSON' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.48  Med: 26.00 Max: No Debt
Current: 15.91
Equity to Asset 0.49
HSON's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
53% of the 137 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. HSON: 0.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
HSON' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.27  Med: 0.45 Max: 0.69
Current: 0.49
0.27
0.69
Interest Coverage 4.49
HSON's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
85% of the 119 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 44.87 vs. HSON: 4.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
HSON' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 15.25  Med: 10000.00 Max: 9999.99
Current: 4.49
15.25
9999.99
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 0.48
M-Score: -1.79
WACC vs ROIC
-1.50%
17.06%
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 : 3/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 0.70
HSON's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
83% of the 137 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.53 vs. HSON: 0.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
HSON' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.16  Med: -0.84 Max: 1.87
Current: 0.7
-7.16
1.87
Net-margin (%) 0.50
HSON's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
80% of the 137 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.12 vs. HSON: 0.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
HSON' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.88  Med: -0.64 Max: 1.77
Current: 0.5
-6.88
1.77
ROE (%) 3.84
HSON's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
80% of the 136 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.79 vs. HSON: 3.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
HSON' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -48.24  Med: -5.26 Max: 13.45
Current: 3.84
-48.24
13.45
ROA (%) 1.79
HSON's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
78% of the 139 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.62 vs. HSON: 1.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
HSON' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -24.56  Med: -2.51 Max: 5.84
Current: 1.79
-24.56
5.84
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 10.32
HSON's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
83% of the 137 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 68.96 vs. HSON: 10.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
HSON' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -87.77  Med: -10.23 Max: 24.48
Current: 10.32
-87.77
24.48
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -15.40
HSON's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
96% of the 111 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. HSON: -15.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
HSON' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -17.4  Med: -9.40 Max: -3.5
Current: -15.4
-17.4
-3.5
» HSON's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-05-11)


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

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Guru Trades

Q1 2015

HSON Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Jim Simons 157,700 sh (+5.91%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 4,854,555 sh (+0.14%)
Arnold Schneider 1,538,453 sh (-4.60%)
Chuck Royce 282,131 sh (-35.36%)
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Q2 2015

HSON Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Jim Simons 205,289 sh (+30.18%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 4,894,841 sh (+0.83%)
Chuck Royce Sold Out
Arnold Schneider 1,522,453 sh (-1.04%)
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Q3 2015

HSON Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Jim Simons 205,600 sh (+0.15%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 4,878,541 sh (-0.33%)
Arnold Schneider 1,433,983 sh (-5.81%)
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Q4 2015

HSON Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Jim Simons 216,100 sh (+5.11%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 4,806,215 sh (-1.48%)
Arnold Schneider 1,368,607 sh (-4.56%)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 42.83
HSON's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
96% of the 115 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.07 vs. HSON: 42.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
HSON' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.36  Med: 14.52 Max: 55.46
Current: 42.83
4.36
55.46
PE(NRI) 51.40
HSON's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
96% of the 114 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.65 vs. HSON: 51.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
HSON' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.12  Med: 21.03 Max: 710
Current: 51.4
6.12
710
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 8.37
HSON's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 83 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.45 vs. HSON: 8.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
HSON' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.04  Med: 10.15 Max: 28.43
Current: 8.37
3.04
28.43
P/B 1.45
HSON's P/B is ranked higher than
75% of the 135 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.26 vs. HSON: 1.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
HSON' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 1.50 Max: 5.76
Current: 1.45
0.2
5.76
P/S 0.17
HSON's P/S is ranked higher than
83% of the 136 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. HSON: 0.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
HSON' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.18 Max: 0.53
Current: 0.17
0.02
0.53
EV-to-EBIT -17.58
HSON's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
81% of the 114 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.90 vs. HSON: -17.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
HSON' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -223.1  Med: -3.80 Max: 320.1
Current: -17.58
-223.1
320.1
EV-to-EBITDA 40.09
HSON's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
70% of the 117 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9.53 vs. HSON: 40.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
HSON' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -38.1  Med: 6.30 Max: 2209.5
Current: 40.09
-38.1
2209.5
Current Ratio 2.06
HSON's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
61% of the 135 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.76 vs. HSON: 2.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
HSON' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.23  Med: 1.73 Max: 2.34
Current: 2.06
1.23
2.34
Quick Ratio 2.06
HSON's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
63% of the 135 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.75 vs. HSON: 2.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
HSON' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.23  Med: 1.73 Max: 2.34
Current: 2.06
1.23
2.34
Days Sales Outstanding 49.19
HSON's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
63% of the 97 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 54.81 vs. HSON: 49.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
HSON' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 42.97  Med: 51.84 Max: 71.62
Current: 49.19
42.97
71.62
Days Payable 6.87
HSON's Days Payable is ranked lower than
79% of the 86 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 19.92 vs. HSON: 6.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
HSON' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.49  Med: 10.08 Max: 12.65
Current: 6.87
6.49
12.65

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 1.95
HSON's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
68% of the 136 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. HSON: 1.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
HSON' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 2.22
Current: 1.95
0
2.22
Forward Dividend Yield 7.78
HSON's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
95% of the 130 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.06 vs. HSON: 7.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.96
HSON's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
72% of the 161 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.72 vs. HSON: 1.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
HSON' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 2.22
Current: 1.96
0
2.22
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -0.90
HSON's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
65% of the 95 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: -0.80 vs. HSON: -0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
HSON' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -13.4  Med: -5.70 Max: -0.9
Current: -0.9
-13.4
-0.9

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 1.98
HSON's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
86% of the 86 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.32 vs. HSON: 1.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
HSON' s Price/Net Current Asset Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.43  Med: 2.78 Max: 12.44
Current: 1.98
0.43
12.44
Price/Tangible Book 1.45
HSON's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
84% of the 110 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.89 vs. HSON: 1.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
HSON' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.29  Med: 1.74 Max: 5.98
Current: 1.45
0.29
5.98
Price/Median PS Value 0.92
HSON's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
60% of the 103 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. HSON: 0.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
HSON' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.16  Med: 1.08 Max: 2.51
Current: 0.92
0.16
2.51
Price/Graham Number 3.95
HSON's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
56% of the 102 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.69 vs. HSON: 3.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
HSON' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.77  Med: 1.16 Max: 8.08
Current: 3.95
0.77
8.08
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -5.70
HSON's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
68% of the 133 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.50 vs. HSON: -5.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
HSON' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 8.20 Max: 1191.7
Current: -5.7
0.3
1191.7

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $463
EPS $ 0.06
Beta-0.45
Short Percentage of Float0.22%
52-Week Range $2.10 - 3.24
Shares Outstanding(Mil)34.48

Business Description

Industry: Employment Services » Staffing & Outsourcing Services
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Traded in other countries:HDH.Germany,
Hudson Global Inc is incorporated in Delaware. The Company provides professional-level recruitment and related talent solutions. Its three reportable segments include: Hudson Americas, Hudson Asia Pacific, and Hudson Europe. The Company's service offerings include Permanent Recruitment, Contract Consulting, Legal eDiscovery, Recruitment Process Outsourcing and Talent Management solutions. Permanent Recruitment offers on both a retained and contingent basis, its Permanent Recruitment services leverage the Company's more than 1,100 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 talent for the clients. In Contract Consulting, the Company provides project management, interim management and professional contract staffing services. Legal eDiscovery services comprise eDiscovery solutions, managed document review; encompassing logistical deployment, project management, process design and productivity management, and contract attorney staffing. Hudson RPO delivers outsourced recruitment solutions tailored to the individual needs of mid to large-cap multinational companies. Hudson's Talent Management Solutions capability encompasses services such as talent assessment, 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, 2013, there were approximately 160 Hudson Americas clients, 1,100 Hudson Asia Pacific clients and 2,000 Hudson Europe clients. The Company 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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