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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 : 9/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt No Debt
HWKN's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
99% of the 1100 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.38 vs. HWKN: No Debt )
HWKN' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 3.75   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.78
HWKN's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
90% of the 1092 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.51 vs. HWKN: 0.78 )
HWKN' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.7   Max: 0.87
Current: 0.78

0.7
0.87
Interest Coverage No Debt
HWKN's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
94% of the 732 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 21.08 vs. HWKN: No Debt )
HWKN' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 91   Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt

91
9999.99
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 8.39
M-Score: -2.60
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 : 7/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 8.77
HWKN's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 1112 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 5.85 vs. HWKN: 8.77 )
HWKN' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 6.43   Max: 15.11
Current: 8.77

6.43
15.11
Net-margin (%) 5.64
HWKN's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 1112 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 3.99 vs. HWKN: 5.64 )
HWKN' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 4.88   Max: 10.03
Current: 5.64

4.88
10.03
ROE (%) 10.87
HWKN's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 1092 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 7.11 vs. HWKN: 10.87 )
HWKN' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 8.61   Max: 25.18
Current: 10.87

8.61
25.18
ROA (%) 8.46
HWKN's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 1113 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 3.75 vs. HWKN: 8.46 )
HWKN' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 7.03   Max: 19.38
Current: 8.46

7.03
19.38
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 24.30
HWKN's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 1111 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 9.96 vs. HWKN: 24.30 )
HWKN' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 21.25   Max: 59.74
Current: 24.3

21.25
59.74
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 4.60
HWKN's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 955 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. HWKN: 4.60 )
HWKN' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 2.6   Max: 25.5
Current: 4.6

2.6
25.5
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 0.50
HWKN's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 882 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. HWKN: 0.50 )
HWKN' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -11.1   Max: 42.1
Current: 0.5

-11.1
42.1
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -4.40
HWKN's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 796 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. HWKN: -4.40 )
HWKN' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -11.6   Max: 73.8
Current: -4.4

-11.6
73.8
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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

HWKN Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Joel Greenblatt 5,734 sh (New)
Bill Frels 83,000 sh (+22.06%)
Chuck Royce 1,214,592 sh (-5.09%)
Mario Gabelli 5,500 sh (-15.38%)
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Q1 2014

HWKN Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Jim Simons 12,000 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 8,512 sh (+48.45%)
Bill Frels 99,100 sh (+19.4%)
Mario Gabelli Sold Out
Chuck Royce 1,149,291 sh (-5.38%)
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Q2 2014

HWKN Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jim Simons 15,300 sh (+27.5%)
Bill Frels 99,100 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Chuck Royce 1,010,492 sh (-12.08%)
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Q3 2014

HWKN Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Mario Gabelli 10,502 sh (New)
Jim Simons 25,800 sh (+68.63%)
Chuck Royce 1,123,477 sh (+11.18%)
Bill Frels 99,100 sh (unchged)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with HWKN

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Mario Gabelli 2014-09-30 New Buy$34.45 - $37.8 $ 44.2922%10502
Joel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 Sold Out $33.86 - $37.52 $ 44.2923%0
Mario Gabelli 2014-03-31 Sold Out $33.68 - $37.19 $ 44.2924%0
Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 Add 48.45%$33.68 - $37.19 $ 44.2924%8512
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 New Buy0.01%$35.61 - $38.1 $ 44.2921%5734
Joel Greenblatt 2013-09-30 Sold Out 0.02%$37.08 - $43.8 $ 44.2911%0
Joel Greenblatt 2013-06-30 Add 90.06%0.01%$36.24 - $40.99 $ 44.2914%10402
Joel Greenblatt 2013-03-31 Reduce -24.87%$38.02 - $40.66 $ 44.2913%5473
Mario Gabelli 2013-03-31 Reduce -26.23%$38.02 - $40.66 $ 44.2913%9000
Joel Greenblatt 2012-12-31 New Buy0.02%$36.6 - $41.57 $ 44.2913%7285
Mario Gabelli 2012-12-31 Reduce -50.2%$36.6 - $41.57 $ 44.2913%12200
Mario Gabelli 2012-09-30 Reduce -28.99%$36.43 - $41.83 $ 44.2913%24500
Mario Gabelli 2012-06-30 Reduce -37.84%0.01%$31.56 - $37.55 $ 44.2929%34500
Mario Gabelli 2012-03-31 Reduce -33.67%0.01%$34.75 - $42.1 $ 44.2921%55500
Mario Gabelli 2011-12-31 Reduce -29.67%0.01%$29.66 - $40.67 $ 44.2920%83667
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 23.50
HWKN's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
72% of the 1167 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 26.50 vs. HWKN: 23.50 )
HWKN' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 5.57   Max: 25.54
Current: 23.5

5.57
25.54
P/B 2.46
HWKN's P/B is ranked higher than
61% of the 1167 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.86 vs. HWKN: 2.46 )
HWKN' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.28   Max: 3.56
Current: 2.46

1.28
3.56
P/S 1.33
HWKN's P/S is ranked higher than
63% of the 1167 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. HWKN: 1.33 )
HWKN' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.47   Max: 1.78
Current: 1.33

0.47
1.78
PFCF 27.01
HWKN's PFCF is ranked higher than
80% of the 1167 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 82.45 vs. HWKN: 27.01 )
HWKN' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 5.38   Max: 237.02
Current: 27.01

5.38
237.02
EV-to-EBIT 13.80
HWKN's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
81% of the 1167 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 19.95 vs. HWKN: 13.80 )
HWKN' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 2.8   Max: 16
Current: 13.8

2.8
16
Shiller P/E 20.85
HWKN's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
85% of the 1167 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 52.70 vs. HWKN: 20.85 )
HWKN' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 11.99   Max: 30.02
Current: 20.85

11.99
30.02
Current Ratio 3.29
HWKN's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
89% of the 1106 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.75 vs. HWKN: 3.29 )
HWKN' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 2.24   Max: 5.04
Current: 3.29

2.24
5.04
Quick Ratio 2.24
HWKN's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
87% of the 1106 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. HWKN: 2.24 )
HWKN' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.48   Max: 4
Current: 2.24

1.48
4

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 1.67
HWKN's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
52% of the 885 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.65 vs. HWKN: 1.67 )
HWKN' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.23   Max: 4.02
Current: 1.67

1.23
4.02
Dividend Payout 0.39
HWKN's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
69% of the 1167 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. HWKN: 0.39 )
HWKN' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.39   Max: 2.48
Current: 0.39

0.39
2.48
Dividend growth (3y) 6.30
HWKN's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
77% of the 582 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. HWKN: 6.30 )
HWKN' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 2.3   Max: 19.5
Current: 6.3

2.3
19.5
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.33
HWKN's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
57% of the 898 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.04 vs. HWKN: 2.33 )
HWKN' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 1.69   Max: 5.51
Current: 2.33

1.69
5.51
Share Buyback Rate -0.80
HWKN's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
70% of the 667 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: -0.80 vs. HWKN: -0.80 )
HWKN' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 3.6   Max: -0.8
Current: -0.8

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Current Asset Value 13.62
HWKN's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
92% of the 1166 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. HWKN: 13.62 )
HWKN' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 3.94   Max: 26.32
Current: 13.62

3.94
26.32
Price/Tangible Book 2.68
HWKN's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
64% of the 1167 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.52 vs. HWKN: 2.68 )
HWKN' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.43   Max: 3.49
Current: 2.68

1.43
3.49
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.49
HWKN's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
81% of the 1167 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 3.83 vs. HWKN: 1.49 )
HWKN' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.8   Max: 1.6
Current: 1.49

0.8
1.6
Price/Median PS Value 1.24
HWKN's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
62% of the 1167 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.15 vs. HWKN: 1.24 )
HWKN' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.52   Max: 1.57
Current: 1.24

0.52
1.57
Price/Graham Number 1.68
HWKN's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
72% of the 1167 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.12 vs. HWKN: 1.68 )
HWKN' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.7   Max: 1.8
Current: 1.68

0.7
1.8
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 7.20
HWKN's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
80% of the 1098 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 5.40 vs. HWKN: 7.20 )
HWKN' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 6.3   Max: 36.2
Current: 7.2

6.3
36.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -0.55
HWKN's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
67% of the 711 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 5.28 vs. HWKN: -0.55 )
HWKN' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -1.8   Max: 38.9
Current: -0.55

-1.8
38.9

Analyst Estimate

Mar15
EPS($) 2.43
EPS without NRI($) 2.43

Business Description

Industry: Chemicals » Specialty Chemicals
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Hawkins Inc was incorporated in Minnesota in 1955. It became a publicly-traded company in 1972. The Company distributes, blends and manufactures chemicals. It currently conducts business in two segments: Industrial and Water Treatment. Industrial Group operates industrial segment of the business, which is engaged in providing industrial chemicals, products and services to industries such as agriculture, energy, electronics, food, chemical processing, pharmaceutical, medical device and plating. Its principal products are acids, alkalis and industrial and food-grade salts. The Water Treatment segment is engaged in providing chemicals, equipment and solutions for potable water, municipal and industrial wastewater, industrial process water and non-residential swimming pool water. It has resources and flexibility to treat systems ranging in size from a single small well to a multi-million-gallon-per-day facility.
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