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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 : 8/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt No Debt
AVGO's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
92% of the 1036 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 5.76 vs. AVGO: No Debt )
AVGO' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.3   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.86
AVGO's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
92% of the 1022 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 0.64 vs. AVGO: 0.86 )
AVGO' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.42   Max: 0.87
Current: 0.86

0.42
0.87
Interest Coverage 276.00
AVGO's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
61% of the 575 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 320.94 vs. AVGO: 276.00 )
AVGO' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.62   Max: 582
Current: 276

0.62
582
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 24.60
M-Score: -2.59
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 : 8/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 21.90
AVGO's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 1012 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 3.07 vs. AVGO: 21.90 )
AVGO' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -6.88   Max: 25
Current: 21.9

-6.88
25
Net-margin (%) 21.90
AVGO's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 1012 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 2.26 vs. AVGO: 21.90 )
AVGO' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -10.41   Max: 23.82
Current: 21.9

-10.41
23.82
ROE (%) 19.13
AVGO's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 1009 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 2.59 vs. AVGO: 19.13 )
AVGO' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -22.94   Max: 27.57
Current: 19.13

-22.94
27.57
ROA (%) 16.16
AVGO's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 1027 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.51 vs. AVGO: 16.16 )
AVGO' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -8.15   Max: 22.57
Current: 16.16

-8.15
22.57
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 53.80
AVGO's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 1023 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 6.11 vs. AVGO: 53.80 )
AVGO' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -27.56   Max: 109.77
Current: 53.8

-27.56
109.77
Revenue Growth (%) 5.50
AVGO's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 745 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: -1.80 vs. AVGO: 5.50 )
AVGO' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 5.5   Max: 11.7
Current: 5.5

5.5
11.7
EBITDA Growth (%) 7.30
AVGO's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 523 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: -6.50 vs. AVGO: 7.30 )
AVGO' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: 7.3   Max: 92.6
Current: 7.3

7.3
92.6
» AVGO's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

AVGO Guru Trades in Q3 2013

John Keeley 8,830 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 136,017 sh (+15.37%)
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Jim Simons 1,622,100 sh (-15.37%)
John Rogers 5,346 sh (-22.06%)
RS Investment Management 168,100 sh (-38.45%)
Steven Cohen 4,700 sh (-77.49%)
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Q4 2013

AVGO Guru Trades in Q4 2013

John Hussman 250,000 sh (New)
Lee Ainslie 2,358,512 sh (New)
Mariko Gordon 8,168 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 75,467 sh (+1505.68%)
Pioneer Investments 188,718 sh (+38.75%)
John Keeley 8,830 sh (unchged)
John Rogers Sold Out
RS Investment Management 140,200 sh (-16.6%)
Jim Simons 830,900 sh (-48.78%)
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Q1 2014

AVGO Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Daniel Loeb 2,000,000 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 143,921 sh (+90.71%)
RS Investment Management 187,080 sh (+33.44%)
Pioneer Investments 232,433 sh (+23.16%)
Lee Ainslie 2,800,615 sh (+18.74%)
John Hussman 250,000 sh (unchged)
John Keeley 8,830 sh (unchged)
Mariko Gordon Sold Out
Jim Simons 606,600 sh (-26.99%)
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Q2 2014

AVGO Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Joel Greenblatt 8,285 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 55,000 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 4,524 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 260,476 sh (+12.06%)
John Keeley 9,130 sh (+3.4%)
Daniel Loeb 2,000,000 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen 204,800 sh (unchged)
RS Investment Management 145,780 sh (-22.08%)
Jim Simons 383,300 sh (-36.81%)
John Hussman 100,000 sh (-60%)
Lee Ainslie 344,840 sh (-87.69%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with AVGO

(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
Lee Ainslie 2014-06-30 Reduce -87.69%2.19%$58.53 - $71.87 $ 76.1614%344840
John Hussman 2014-06-30 Reduce -60%0.72%$58.53 - $71.87 $ 76.1614%100000
Joel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 New Buy0.01%$58.53 - $71.87 $ 76.1614%8285
Daniel Loeb 2014-03-31 New Buy1.9%$52.49 - $65.31 $ 76.1631%2000000
Lee Ainslie 2014-03-31 Add 18.74%0.39%$52.49 - $65.31 $ 76.1631%2800615
Mariko Gordon 2014-03-31 Sold Out 0.02%$52.49 - $65.31 $ 76.1631%0
Lee Ainslie 2013-12-31 New Buy1.6%$42.2 - $53.56 $ 76.1666%2358512
John Hussman 2013-12-31 New Buy0.94%$42.2 - $53.56 $ 76.1666%250000
Mariko Gordon 2013-12-31 New Buy0.02%$42.2 - $53.56 $ 76.1666%8168
John Keeley 2013-09-30 New Buy0.01%$36.02 - $42.7 $ 76.1699%8830
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 32.00
AVGO's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
68% of the 1080 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 84.40 vs. AVGO: 32.00 )
AVGO' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 12.53   Max: 51.2
Current: 32

12.53
51.2
P/B 6.00
AVGO's P/B is ranked lower than
73% of the 1080 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. AVGO: 6.00 )
AVGO' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 2.96   Max: 6.03
Current: 6

2.96
6.03
P/S 6.90
AVGO's P/S is ranked lower than
76% of the 1080 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.75 vs. AVGO: 6.90 )
AVGO' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 2.24   Max: 6.96
Current: 6.9

2.24
6.96
PFCF 33.40
AVGO's PFCF is ranked higher than
67% of the 1080 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. AVGO: 33.40 )
AVGO' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 10.6   Max: 48.13
Current: 33.4

10.6
48.13
EV-to-EBIT 29.30
AVGO's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
70% of the 1080 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 51.77 vs. AVGO: 29.30 )
AVGO' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 10.7   Max: 91.8
Current: 29.3

10.7
91.8
PEG 1.10
AVGO's PEG is ranked higher than
95% of the 1080 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. AVGO: 1.10 )
AVGO' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.48   Max: 1.27
Current: 1.1

0.48
1.27
Shiller P/E 45.50
AVGO's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
84% of the 1080 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. AVGO: 45.50 )
AVGO' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 32.83   Max: 45.5
Current: 45.5

32.83
45.5
Current Ratio 4.89
AVGO's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
88% of the 923 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 2.55 vs. AVGO: 4.89 )
AVGO' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.36   Max: 6.18
Current: 4.89

1.36
6.18
Quick Ratio 4.17
AVGO's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
89% of the 923 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 2.01 vs. AVGO: 4.17 )
AVGO' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.11   Max: 5.43
Current: 4.17

1.11
5.43

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 1.40
AVGO's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
54% of the 509 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. AVGO: 1.40 )
AVGO' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 2.14
Current: 1.4

0.2
2.14
Dividend Payout 0.40
AVGO's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
85% of the 1080 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. AVGO: 0.40 )
AVGO' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.15   Max: 0.47
Current: 0.4

0.15
0.47
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.40
AVGO's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
57% of the 545 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.73 vs. AVGO: 1.40 )
AVGO' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 2.14
Current: 1.4

0.2
2.14
Share Buyback Rate -0.80
AVGO's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
79% of the 567 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: -1.20 vs. AVGO: -0.80 )
AVGO' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: -0.8   Max: -4.8
Current: -0.8

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Cash 25.00
AVGO's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
85% of the 1080 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. AVGO: 25.00 )
AVGO' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 9.99   Max: 191.4
Current: 25

9.99
191.4
Price/Net Current Asset Value 16.50
AVGO's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
80% of the 1080 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. AVGO: 16.50 )
AVGO' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 7.12   Max: 64
Current: 16.5

7.12
64
Price/Tangible Book 8.20
AVGO's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
61% of the 1080 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 2.32 vs. AVGO: 8.20 )
AVGO' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 3.91   Max: 15.96
Current: 8.2

3.91
15.96
Price/DCF (Projected) 2.20
AVGO's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
84% of the 1080 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. AVGO: 2.20 )
AVGO' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.85   Max: 2.26
Current: 2.2

1.85
2.26
Price/Median PS Value 1.90
AVGO's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
57% of the 1080 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. AVGO: 1.90 )
AVGO' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.62   Max: 1.6
Current: 1.9

0.62
1.6
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.30
AVGO's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
96% of the 1080 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. AVGO: 1.30 )
AVGO' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.68   Max: 1.07
Current: 1.3

0.68
1.07
Price/Graham Number 3.40
AVGO's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
65% of the 1080 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 4.64 vs. AVGO: 3.40 )
AVGO' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.59   Max: 4.81
Current: 3.4

1.59
4.81
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 3.40
AVGO's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
51% of the 841 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. AVGO: 3.40 )
AVGO' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1.1   Max: 9.3
Current: 3.4

1.1
9.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 27.17
AVGO's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
96% of the 680 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 0.78 vs. AVGO: 27.17 )
AVGO' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 27.5   Max: 39
Current: 27.17

27.5
39

Business Description

Industry: Semiconductors » Semiconductors
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Traded in other countries:VSW.Germany
Avago Technologies Limited was incorporated under the laws of the Republic of Singapore in August 2005. The Company is a designer, developer and global supplier of a broad range of analog semiconductor devices with a focus on III-V based products. Its primary target markets: wireless communications, wired infrastructure, industrial and automotive electronics, and consumer and computing peripherals. The Company's product portfolio ranges from simple discrete devices to complex sub-systems that include multiple device types and incorporate firmware for interface between digital systems. In some cases, its products include mechanical hardware that interfaces with optoelectronic or capacitive. It supports the wireless industry with a broad variety of RF semiconductor devices, including monolithic microwave integrated circuit filters and duplexers using its proprietary FBAR technology, front end modules that incorporate multiple die into multi-function RF devices, diodes and discrete transistors. In the storage and Ethernet networking markets, it supplies transceivers that receive and transmit information along optical fibers. It provides a range of product bandwidth options for customers, including options ranging from 125 megabyte data Fast Ethernet transmitters and receivers to 16 Gigabit transceivers. It provides a broad variety of products for the general industrial, automotive and consumer appliance markets. It offers optical isolators, or optocouplers, which provide electrical insulation and signal isolation for signaling systems that are susceptible to electrical noise or interference. The Company manufactures motion control encoders that control the paper feed and print head movement in printers and other office automation products. It operates as an early developer of image sensors for optical mouse applications, using LEDs and CMOS image sensors to create a subsystem that can detect motion over an arbitrary desktop surface. It sells its products through a network of distributors and its direct sales force globally. The Company's manufacturing operations employ a wide variety of semiconductors, electromechanical components and assemblies and raw materials. Its competitors are: Hittite Microwave Corporation, RF Micro Devices, Inc., Skyworks Solutions, Inc., TriQuint Semiconductor, Inc., Analog Devices, Inc., Heidenhain Corporation, NEC Electronics Corporation, Toshiba Corporation, Pixart Imaging Inc., Sharp Corporation, Finisar Corporation, International Business Machines Corp. Microelectronics Division, ST Microelectronics N.V. and Texas Instruments Incorporated. The Company's research and development, and manufacturing operations involve the use of hazardous substances and are regulated under international, federal, state and local laws governing health and safety and the environment.
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