HSN, Inc. markets and sells a range of third party and private label merchandise primarily in the United States. The company offers electronics and housewares, jewelry, beauty, apparel, health, home fashions, accessories, vitamins/supplements, and other products directly to consumers through the HSN television network and HSN Web site. It also provides home furnishings, including indoor/outdoor furniture, window treatments, and other home related goods; and apparel and accessories through Cornerstone, which consists of various branded catalogs and related Web sites, including Frontgate, Ballard Designs, Garnet Hill, Smith+Noble, The Territory Ahead, TravelSmith, and Improvements, as well as 23 retail and outlet stores. The company was founded in 1981 and is headquartered in St. Petersburg, Florida.
Company Growth (employees)
St. Petersburg, US
Size (employees)
6,500 (est)-1%
HSN is headquartered in St. Petersburg, US

Key People at HSN

Mindy Grossman

Mindy Grossman

CEO & Director
Michael Attinella

Michael Attinella

Karen Etzkorn

Karen Etzkorn

Bill Brand

Bill Brand

President & CMO
Maria Martinez

Maria Martinez

Greg Henchel

Greg Henchel

CLO & Secretary

HSN Office Locations

HSN has offices in St. Petersburg, Saint Petersburg, Sarasota, Toledo and in 11 other locations
St. Petersburg, US (HQ)
1 HSN Drive

HSN Metrics

HSN Financial Metrics

Revenue (2016)

$3.6 b

Revenue growth (2015-16), %


Gross profit

$1.2 b

Gross profit margin (2016), %


Net income (2016)

$118.7 m

Market capitalization (21-Mar-2017)

$1.9 b

Closing share price (21-Mar-2017)


Cash (31-Dec-2016)

$42.7 m
HSN's current market capitalization is $1.9 b.
HSN's revenue was reported to be $3.6 b in FY, 2016 which is a 3.3% decrease from the previous period.
FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


$3.4 b$3.6 b$3.7 b$3.6 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

$2.2 b$2.3 b$2.4 b$2.4 b

Gross profit

$1.2 b$1.3 b$1.3 b$1.2 b

Gross profit Margin, %


Operating expense total

$947.2 m$988.5 m$1 b$1 b


$282.7 m$284.6 m$284 m$205.8 m

EBIT margin, %


Interest expense

$32 m$20.8 m$6.7 m$7.3 m$15.3 m$16.2 m

Interest income

$205 k$184 k$136 k$95 k

Pre tax profit

$276.1 m$277.5 m$268.9 m$189.7 m

Income tax expense

$80.1 m$83.4 m$97.7 m$104.5 m$99.6 m($71 m)

Net Income

$178.4 m$173 m$169.2 m$118.7 m
Y, 2009Y, 2011Y, 2012Y, 2013Y, 2014Y, 2015FY, 2016


$354.3 m$381.8 m$222.1 m$196.4 m$160 m$63.9 m$42.7 m

Accounts Receivable


$327.3 m$398.7 m$428 m$391.1 m

Current Assets

$867.3 m$953.9 m$843.9 m$813 m


$178.7 m$193.9 m$211.8 m$211.1 m


$9.9 m$9.9 m$9.9 m$9.9 m

Total Assets

$1.3 b$1.4 b$1.3 b$1.3 b

Accounts Payable

Current Liabilities

$476.1 m$513.5 m$514.7 m$544.1 m

Additional Paid-in Capital

$1.8 b$1.7 b$1.1 b$1 b

Retained Earnings

($1.3 b)($1.1 b)($939.7 m)($820.9 m)

Total Equity

$146.6 m$195.5 m

Financial Leverage

9.2 x6.7 x
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

$178.4 m$173 m$169.2 m$118.7 m

Depreciation and Amortization

$40.6 m$43.9 m$43.4 m$42.7 m

Accounts Receivable

($38 m)($77 m)($23 m)($52 m)


$3.6 m($71 m)($29 m)$7.6 m

Accounts Payable

Cash From Operating Activities

($25.7 m)($36.4 m)$203.5 m$236.5 m

Capital Expenditures

($52 m)($47.3 m)($60.7 m)($41.7 m)

Long-term Borrowings

($9.4 m)($12.5 m)($228.1 m)($25 m)

Dividends Paid

($42.3 m)($57.8 m)($597.9 m)($73.2 m)

Free Cash Flow

$264.2 m$278.3 m

HSN Market Value History

HSN Median Salaries

Source: 40 public H-1B filings from HSN

HSN Online Presence

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