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Last $12.22 USD
Change Today -0.22 / -1.77%
Volume 600.3K
HRG On Other Exchanges
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hrg group inc (HRG) Snapshot

Open
$12.36
Previous Close
$12.44
Day High
$12.40
Day Low
$12.12
52 Week High
12/30/14 - $14.32
52 Week Low
05/12/14 - $10.60
Market Cap
2.5B
Average Volume 10 Days
552.6K
EPS TTM
$0.41
Shares Outstanding
201.5M
EX-Date
11/3/98
P/E TM
30.0x
Dividend
--
Dividend Yield
--
Current Stock Chart for HRG GROUP INC (HRG)

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hrg group inc (HRG) Details

HRG Group, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides various branded consumer products. The company operates in four segments: Consumer Products, Insurance, Energy, and Financial Services. Its product portfolio includes consumer batteries, such as alkaline and zinc carbon batteries, rechargeable batteries and chargers, hearing aid batteries, other specialty batteries, and portable lighting products; small appliances comprising small kitchen appliances and home product appliances; and pet supplies consisting of aquatic equipment and supplies, dog and cat treats, small animal foods, clean up and training aids, health and grooming products, and bedding products. The company’s product portfolio also comprises hardware and home improvement products, including residential locksets, builders hardware, and plumbing products; home and garden control products, such as household insect controls, insect repellents, and herbicides; electric shaving and grooming devices; and electric personal care and styling devices. HRG Group, Inc. offers its products under various brand names. The company sells its products through retailers, wholesalers and distributors, hearing aid professionals, industrial distributors, and original equipment manufacturers. In addition, it provides life insurance and annuity products through independent agents, managing general agents, and specialty brokerage firms; long-term reinsurance to specialty insurance sector of fixed, deferred, and payout annuities; asset management services; and secured asset-based loans to various industries, as well as is engaged in owning, operating, acquiring, exploiting, and developing conventional oil and natural gas assets in the United States. The company was formerly known as Harbinger Group Inc. and changed its name to HRG Group, Inc. in March 2015. HRG Group, Inc. was founded in 1954 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

14,427 Employees
Last Reported Date: 11/21/14
Founded in 1954

hrg group inc (HRG) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President and Direct...
Total Annual Compensation: $500.0K
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: $500.0K
Managing Director, Executive Vice President o...
Total Annual Compensation: $500.0K
Chief Accounting Officer and Vice President
Total Annual Compensation: $250.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

hrg group inc (HRG) Key Developments

HRG Group, Inc. Announces the Launch of Senior Secured Notes Offering

HRG Group, Inc. announced an offering of $100 million in aggregate principal amount of its 7.875% Senior Secured Notes due 2019. The New Notes are to be issued under the indenture governing HRG's outstanding 7.875% Senior Secured Notes due 2019. The company expects to use the net proceeds from the issuance of the New Notes for working capital by it and its subsidiaries and for general corporate purposes, including further investments in HRG's existing businesses and the financing of future acquisitions and businesses. The offering is subject to market conditions and other factors. The offering will be made solely by means of a private placement to qualified institutional buyers and reoffered pursuant to Rule 144A under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and to certain persons in offshore transactions pursuant to Regulation S under the Securities Act.

HRG Seeks Acquisitions

HRG Group, Inc. (NYSE:HRG) intends to use the proceeds from $100 million senior secured notes offering for general corporate purposes, including further investments in HRG's existing businesses and the financing of future acquisitions and businesses.

Fidelity & Guaranty Under Strategic Review

HRG Group, Inc. (NYSE:HRG) announced that it is exploring strategic alternatives for Fidelity & Guaranty Life (NYSE:FGL) including a potential sale of all or part of its 80.6% interest. HRG Group, Inc. noted that there can be no assurance that the exploration of strategic alternatives will result in a transaction or that any transaction, if pursued, will be consummated.

 

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