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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
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Cash to Debt 0.29
OTCPK:HCHC's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
75% of the 887 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.31 vs. OTCPK:HCHC: 0.29 )
OTCPK:HCHC' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.06   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.29

Equity to Asset 0.17
OTCPK:HCHC's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
64% of the 883 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.39 vs. OTCPK:HCHC: 0.17 )
OTCPK:HCHC' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -1.46   Max: 0.65
Current: 0.17

-1.46
0.65
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: 0.99
M-Score: 8.26
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 : 5/10

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Operating margin (%) -8.14
OTCPK:HCHC's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 905 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 13.27 vs. OTCPK:HCHC: -8.14 )
OTCPK:HCHC' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -62.11   Max: 5.43
Current: -8.14

-62.11
5.43
Net-margin (%) -8.38
OTCPK:HCHC's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 905 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.15 vs. OTCPK:HCHC: -8.38 )
OTCPK:HCHC' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -28.28   Max: 62.65
Current: -8.38

-28.28
62.65
ROE (%) -35.16
OTCPK:HCHC's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 877 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 12.52 vs. OTCPK:HCHC: -35.16 )
OTCPK:HCHC' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -127.23   Max: 181.6
Current: -35.16

-127.23
181.6
ROA (%) -14.52
OTCPK:HCHC's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 909 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.60 vs. OTCPK:HCHC: -14.52 )
OTCPK:HCHC' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -46.06   Max: 107.47
Current: -14.52

-46.06
107.47
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -42.36
OTCPK:HCHC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 909 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 21.44 vs. OTCPK:HCHC: -42.36 )
OTCPK:HCHC' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -159.66   Max: 30.23
Current: -42.36

-159.66
30.23
Revenue Growth (%) -17.30
OTCPK:HCHC's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 792 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. OTCPK:HCHC: -17.30 )
OTCPK:HCHC' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -32.6   Max: 85.3
Current: -17.3

-32.6
85.3
EPS Growth (%) -33.80
OTCPK:HCHC's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 682 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. OTCPK:HCHC: -33.80 )
OTCPK:HCHC' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -78.4   Max: 134.4
Current: -33.8

-78.4
134.4
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Ratios

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P/B 2.47
HCHC's P/B is ranked higher than
81% of the 956 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.71 vs. HCHC: 2.47 )
HCHC' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.19   Max: 2.96
Current: 2.47

0.19
2.96
P/S 0.27
HCHC's P/S is ranked higher than
99% of the 956 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.62 vs. HCHC: 0.27 )
HCHC' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.09   Max: 37.14
Current: 0.27

0.09
37.14
EV-to-EBIT -9.46
HCHC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
67% of the 956 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 19.03 vs. HCHC: -9.46 )
HCHC' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 7.7   Max: 191
Current: -9.46

7.7
191
Shiller P/E 4.35
HCHC's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
98% of the 956 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 50.02 vs. HCHC: 4.35 )
HCHC' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 1.9   Max: 8.64
Current: 4.35

1.9
8.64
Current Ratio 1.40
HCHC's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
82% of the 896 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. HCHC: 1.40 )
HCHC' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 3.02
Current: 1.4

0.2
3.02
Quick Ratio 1.31
HCHC's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
83% of the 896 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.97 vs. HCHC: 1.31 )
HCHC' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 3.02
Current: 1.31

0.2
3.02

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 17.50
HCHC's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
76% of the 956 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.07 vs. HCHC: 17.50 )
HCHC' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.68   Max: 15.19
Current: 17.5

0.68
15.19
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.67
HCHC's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
86% of the 956 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.23 vs. HCHC: 1.67 )
HCHC' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.45   Max: 8.67
Current: 1.67

1.45
8.67
Price/Median PS Value 0.47
HCHC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
98% of the 956 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.15 vs. HCHC: 0.47 )
HCHC' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.24   Max: 75.93
Current: 0.47

0.24
75.93
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 1.20
HCHC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
61% of the 794 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.70 vs. HCHC: 1.20 )
HCHC' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.5   Max: 13
Current: 1.2

0.5
13
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -0.26
HCHC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
73% of the 725 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.04 vs. HCHC: -0.26 )
HCHC' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -4.7   Max: 85
Current: -0.26

-4.7
85

Business Description

Industry: Communication Services » Telecom Services
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Primus Telecommunications Group, Inc., was formed as a corporation under the laws of Delaware in 1994. The Company is an integrated facilities-based communications services provider offering a portfolio of international and domestic voice, wireless, Internet, VoIP, data, colocation and data center services to customers located mainly in Australia, Canada, and the United States. Its main markets are Australia and Canada, where it have deployed significant network infrastructure. The Company classifies its services into three categories: Growth Services, Traditional Services and International Carrier Services. The Company's Growth Services, which includes its broadband, SME VoIP, Australian on-network local services, data, and data center services, to fulfill the demand for high quality, competitively priced communications services. The Company manages its Traditional Services, which includes its domestic and international long-distance voice, local landline services, including Australia off-network local services, wireless, residential VoIP services, prepaid cards, and dial-up Internet services, for cash flow generation that it reinvests to develop and market its Growth Services, particularly in its main markets of Australia and Canada. It also provides its International Carrier Services voice termination services to other telecommunications carriers and resellers requiring IP or time-division multiplexing access. Its competitors in Australia are Telstra Corporation Limited, the dominant carrier, SingTel Optus Pty Limited, iiNet Limited, SP Telemedia Limited. In Canada it competes with Bell Canada and TELUS. The Company is subject to varying degrees of regulation in each of the jurisdictions in which it operates.
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