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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 : 4/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.37
HTCH's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
78% of the 2024 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.46 vs. HTCH: 0.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
HTCH' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 0.77 Max: 2.14
Current: 0.37
0.2
2.14
Equity-to-Asset 0.23
HTCH's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
91% of the 1995 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 0.56 vs. HTCH: 0.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
HTCH' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.23  Med: 0.55 Max: 0.71
Current: 0.23
0.23
0.71
Piotroski F-Score: 5
Altman Z-Score: -1.43
Beneish M-Score: -4.22
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 % -7.45
HTCH's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
85% of the 2004 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. HTCH: -7.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
HTCH' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -43.02  Med: -9.48 Max: 1.77
Current: -7.45
-43.02
1.77
Net Margin % -13.26
HTCH's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
87% of the 2006 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 2.57 vs. HTCH: -13.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
HTCH' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -41.35  Med: -16.23 Max: 2.84
Current: -13.26
-41.35
2.84
ROE % -47.53
HTCH's ROE % is ranked lower than
94% of the 1975 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 4.93 vs. HTCH: -47.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
HTCH' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -47.53  Med: -23.41 Max: 3.62
Current: -47.53
-47.53
3.62
ROA % -13.20
HTCH's ROA % is ranked lower than
90% of the 2029 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 2.57 vs. HTCH: -13.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
HTCH' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -22.25  Med: -12.41 Max: 2.22
Current: -13.2
-22.25
2.22
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -12.24
HTCH's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
84% of the 2024 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 9.74 vs. HTCH: -12.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
HTCH' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -32.87  Med: -11.87 Max: 6.14
Current: -12.24
-32.87
6.14
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -9.80
HTCH's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
79% of the 1922 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. HTCH: -9.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
HTCH' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -22.8  Med: -8.1 Max: 20.9
Current: -9.8
-22.8
20.9
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -20.00
HTCH's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
85% of the 1545 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 6.30 vs. HTCH: -20.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
HTCH' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -61.2  Med: 3.2 Max: 157.7
Current: -20
-61.2
157.7
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate -16.50
HTCH's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
77% of the 1376 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. HTCH: -16.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
HTCH' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -51.3  Med: -16.5 Max: 47.2
Current: -16.5
-51.3
47.2
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Guru Trades

Q1 2016

HTCH Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Jim Simons 3,195,047 sh (+35.02%)
Mario Gabelli 12,000 sh (unchged)
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Q2 2016

HTCH Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Mario Gabelli 12,000 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 2,968,297 sh (-7.10%)
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Q3 2016

HTCH Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Mario Gabelli 12,000 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 2,852,497 sh (-3.90%)
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Q4 2016

HTCH Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Jim Simons Sold Out
Mario Gabelli Sold Out
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Business Description

Industry: Computer Hardware » Electronic Components  
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Traded in other countries:HTH.Germany,
Hutchinson Technology is engaged in the manufacture of suspension assemblies. It supplies critical precision component technologies to the market.

Hutchinson Technology Inc was incorporated in Minnesota in the year 1965. The Company is a technology manufacturer that creates value by developing solutions to critical customer problems. The Company has one reportable segment namely the Disk Drive Components Division. Its Disk Drive Components Division is a supplier of suspension assemblies for hard disk drives. Its disk drive products are sold through the Company's account management team. Its competitors are Nihon Hatsujo Kabusikigaisha, Magnecomp Precision Technology Public Company Limited, and NAT Peripheral (H.K.) Co., Ltd. As of September 27, 2015, the Company had 216 US patents and 16 foreign patents. The Company's products are classified as medical devices and therefore are subject to governmental regulations.

Ratios

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industry
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history
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 35.71
HTCH's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
73% of the 1080 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 17.41 vs. HTCH: 35.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
HTCH' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.1  Med: 19.25 Max: 253.48
Current: 35.71
4.1
253.48
PB Ratio 2.66
HTCH's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
69% of the 2037 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.59 vs. HTCH: 2.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
HTCH' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.09  Med: 0.65 Max: 2.66
Current: 2.66
0.09
2.66
PS Ratio 0.57
HTCH's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
71% of the 2055 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.02 vs. HTCH: 0.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
HTCH' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.06  Med: 0.33 Max: 1.33
Current: 0.57
0.06
1.33
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 8.11
HTCH's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
76% of the 935 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 15.96 vs. HTCH: 8.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
HTCH' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.45  Med: 9.87 Max: 1104.4
Current: 8.11
1.45
1104.4
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 5.89
HTCH's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
78% of the 1123 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 11.30 vs. HTCH: 5.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
HTCH' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.49  Med: 5.63 Max: 34.81
Current: 5.89
0.49
34.81
EV-to-EBITDA 19.64
HTCH's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
70% of the 1644 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 11.18 vs. HTCH: 19.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
HTCH' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -161.1  Med: 6.7 Max: 67.8
Current: 19.64
-161.1
67.8
Current Ratio 0.79
HTCH's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
95% of the 1943 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.94 vs. HTCH: 0.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
HTCH' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.79  Med: 4.06 Max: 7.32
Current: 0.79
0.79
7.32
Quick Ratio 0.52
HTCH's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
95% of the 1943 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.47 vs. HTCH: 0.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
HTCH' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.49  Med: 3.57 Max: 6.49
Current: 0.52
0.49
6.49
Days Inventory 69.11
HTCH's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
52% of the 1953 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 71.35 vs. HTCH: 69.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
HTCH' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 43.07  Med: 62.72 Max: 74.02
Current: 69.11
43.07
74.02
Days Sales Outstanding 18.14
HTCH's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
95% of the 1631 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 75.04 vs. HTCH: 18.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
HTCH' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 18.14  Med: 49.17 Max: 59.06
Current: 18.14
18.14
59.06
Days Payable 26.70
HTCH's Days Payable is ranked lower than
84% of the 1566 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 58.29 vs. HTCH: 26.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
HTCH' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 15.98  Med: 22.94 Max: 36.84
Current: 26.7
15.98
36.84

Buy Back

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industry
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history
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -12.00
HTCH's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
84% of the 1301 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: -1.60 vs. HTCH: -12.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
HTCH' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -14.8  Med: -0.8 Max: 3.6
Current: -12
-14.8
3.6

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 2.67
HTCH's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
65% of the 1954 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. HTCH: 2.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
HTCH' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.16  Med: 1.09 Max: 2.86
Current: 2.67
0.16
2.86
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.73
HTCH's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
76% of the 1877 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.22 vs. HTCH: 1.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
HTCH' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 2.58 Max: 6.71
Current: 1.73
0.3
6.71
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -8.58
HTCH's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
86% of the 2080 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 3.86 vs. HTCH: -8.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
HTCH' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.58  Med: 3.8 Max: 6.9
Current: -8.58
-8.58
6.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -32.21
HTCH's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
96% of the 1170 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 7.40 vs. HTCH: -32.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
HTCH' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -95.5  Med: -9.05 Max: 15.1
Current: -32.21
-95.5
15.1

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $234.6
EPS (TTM) $ -0.92
Short Percentage of Float3.57%
52-Week Range $1.32 - 4.00
Shares Outstanding (Mil)33.92

Analyst Estimate

Sep16
Revenue (Mil $)
EPS ($) -0.77
EPS without NRI ($) -0.77
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($)
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