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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 : 4/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.26
NAS:AVGO's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
83% of the 775 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.77 vs. NAS:AVGO: 0.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
NAS:AVGO' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.14  Med: 1.97 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.26
Equity-to-Asset 0.38
NAS:AVGO's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
81% of the 773 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 0.61 vs. NAS:AVGO: 0.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
NAS:AVGO' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 0.67 Max: 0.87
Current: 0.38
0.3
0.87
Piotroski F-Score: 4
Altman Z-Score: 2.13
Beneish M-Score: -1.67
WACC vs ROIC
11.05%
-5.70%
WACC
ROIC
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 % -2.42
NAS:AVGO's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
73% of the 773 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 4.36 vs. NAS:AVGO: -2.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
NAS:AVGO' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.88  Med: 16.08 Max: 25
Current: -2.42
-6.88
25
Net Margin % -12.03
NAS:AVGO's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
80% of the 772 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 3.17 vs. NAS:AVGO: -12.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
NAS:AVGO' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -13.13  Med: 13 Max: 23.82
Current: -12.03
-13.13
23.82
ROE % -11.41
NAS:AVGO's ROE % is ranked lower than
82% of the 754 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. NAS:AVGO: -11.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
NAS:AVGO' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -22.94  Med: 16.04 Max: 34.28
Current: -11.41
-22.94
34.28
ROA % -4.44
NAS:AVGO's ROA % is ranked lower than
76% of the 779 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 2.18 vs. NAS:AVGO: -4.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
NAS:AVGO' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.15  Med: 8.67 Max: 23.98
Current: -4.44
-8.15
23.98
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -15.68
NAS:AVGO's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
81% of the 778 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 8.85 vs. NAS:AVGO: -15.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
NAS:AVGO' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -27.03  Med: 50.38 Max: 112.33
Current: -15.68
-27.03
112.33
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 51.20
NAS:AVGO's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
97% of the 716 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. NAS:AVGO: 51.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
NAS:AVGO' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.5  Med: 11.7 Max: 51.2
Current: 51.2
5.5
51.2
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 29.90
NAS:AVGO's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
81% of the 530 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 4.10 vs. NAS:AVGO: 29.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
NAS:AVGO' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.3  Med: 29.9 Max: 92.6
Current: 29.9
7.3
92.6
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» NAS:AVGO's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2017-06-01 Est.)


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Operating Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow
Operating Cash Flow & Net Income

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Guru Trades

Q1 2016

AVGO Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Jana Partners 35,000 sh (New)
George Soros 161,743 sh (New)
Leucadia National 4,400 sh (New)
John Hussman 6,058 sh (New)
Lee Ainslie 861,367 sh (+312.57%)
Keeley Asset Management Corp 7,095 sh (+76.27%)
Paul Tudor Jones 3,400 sh (+47.83%)
Andreas Halvorsen 9,832,748 sh (+33.51%)
RS Investment Management 143,159 sh (+4.38%)
Pioneer Investments Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Daniel Loeb 1,300,000 sh (-13.33%)
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Q2 2016

AVGO Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Jim Simons 246,996 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 56,200 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 126,805 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 10,883 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 591,610 sh (New)
RS Investment Management 151,563 sh (+5.87%)
Andreas Halvorsen 10,219,711 sh (+3.94%)
John Hussman 6,058 sh (unchged)
Keeley Asset Management Corp Sold Out
Leucadia National Sold Out
Daniel Loeb Sold Out
Jana Partners Sold Out
Lee Ainslie Sold Out
George Soros Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones 3,058 sh (-10.06%)
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Q3 2016

AVGO Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Steve Mandel 2,606,593 sh (New)
Stanley Druckenmiller 201,900 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 116,581 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 148,232 sh (+16.90%)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
John Hussman Sold Out
Steven Cohen 560,900 sh (-5.19%)
Andreas Halvorsen 4,555,957 sh (-55.42%)
Paul Tudor Jones 1,200 sh (-60.76%)
Caxton Associates 10,000 sh (-82.21%)
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Q4 2016

AVGO Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Daniel Loeb 300,000 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 101,960 sh (New)
Jim Simons 1,014,496 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 4,898 sh (+308.17%)
Steven Cohen 949,631 sh (+69.30%)
Steve Mandel 3,563,465 sh (+36.71%)
Caxton Associates 11,100 sh (+11.00%)
Pioneer Investments 162,282 sh (+9.48%)
Stanley Druckenmiller Sold Out
Andreas Halvorsen 4,418,919 sh (-3.01%)
» More
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Business Description

Industry: Semiconductors » Semiconductors    NAICS: 334413    SIC: 3674
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Broadcom Ltd is engaged in designing, developing and supplying analog & digital semiconductor connectivity solutions. Its product portfolio serves four end markets wired infrastructure, wireless communications, enterprise storage and industrial & other.

Broadcom Limited represents the combination of Broadcom and Avago and offers a diverse product portfolio across an array of customers and end markets. Avago's origins can be traced back to the chip division of Hewlett Packard, specializing in radio frequency filters and amplifiers used in many of the world's most advanced smartphones, as well as a wide variety of products into the enterprise storage, wired infrastructure, and industrial end markets. "Classic" Broadcom's strengths lie in networking, broadband, and connectivity chips.

Ratios

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Forward PE Ratio 15.27
AVGO's Forward PE Ratio is ranked higher than
75% of the 143 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 19.46 vs. AVGO: 15.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 42.57
AVGO's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
79% of the 388 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 20.39 vs. AVGO: 42.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
AVGO' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.42  Med: 24.44 Max: 48
Current: 42.57
14.42
48
PB Ratio 4.66
AVGO's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
86% of the 876 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.85 vs. AVGO: 4.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
AVGO' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.81  Med: 4.12 Max: 9.46
Current: 4.66
2.81
9.46
PS Ratio 5.85
AVGO's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
87% of the 863 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.72 vs. AVGO: 5.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
AVGO' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.2  Med: 4.02 Max: 6.8
Current: 5.85
2.2
6.8
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 26.89
AVGO's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
66% of the 423 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 17.99 vs. AVGO: 26.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
AVGO' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.63  Med: 23.11 Max: 48.64
Current: 26.89
10.63
48.64
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 21.26
AVGO's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
72% of the 528 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 12.57 vs. AVGO: 21.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
AVGO' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.94  Med: 16.09 Max: 28.49
Current: 21.26
8.94
28.49
EV-to-EBIT -163.71
AVGO's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 667 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 17.62 vs. AVGO: -163.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
AVGO' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -264.1  Med: 16.5 Max: 328.7
Current: -163.71
-264.1
328.7
EV-to-EBITDA 30.95
AVGO's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
82% of the 762 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 13.23 vs. AVGO: 30.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
AVGO' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.6  Med: 14.4 Max: 40.8
Current: 30.95
8.6
40.8
Current Ratio 3.46
AVGO's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
69% of the 771 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. AVGO: 3.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
AVGO' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.36  Med: 3.84 Max: 6.18
Current: 3.46
1.36
6.18
Quick Ratio 2.83
AVGO's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
70% of the 770 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.84 vs. AVGO: 2.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
AVGO' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.11  Med: 3.26 Max: 5.43
Current: 2.83
1.11
5.43
Days Inventory 50.87
AVGO's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
71% of the 745 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 77.40 vs. AVGO: 50.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
AVGO' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 43.86  Med: 58.07 Max: 69.13
Current: 50.87
43.86
69.13
Days Sales Outstanding 45.53
AVGO's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
71% of the 699 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 62.63 vs. AVGO: 45.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
AVGO' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 39.53  Med: 52.38 Max: 66.86
Current: 45.53
39.53
66.86
Days Payable 44.40
AVGO's Days Payable is ranked lower than
58% of the 678 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 50.62 vs. AVGO: 44.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
AVGO' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 44.4  Med: 65.99 Max: 78.58
Current: 44.4
44.4
78.58

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield % 1.38
AVGO's Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
60% of the 597 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.65 vs. AVGO: 1.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
AVGO' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 1.21 Max: 2.14
Current: 1.38
0.2
2.14
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 34.30
AVGO's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked higher than
85% of the 283 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 6.30 vs. AVGO: 34.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
AVGO' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 47.8
Current: 34.3
0
47.8
Forward Dividend Yield % 1.85
AVGO's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
52% of the 573 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.84 vs. AVGO: 1.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 7.61
AVGO's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
88% of the 738 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 2.17 vs. AVGO: 7.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
AVGO' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.1  Med: 6.67 Max: 11.8
Current: 7.61
1.1
11.8
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -17.20
AVGO's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
86% of the 586 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: -2.20 vs. AVGO: -17.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
AVGO' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -17.2  Med: -3.9 Max: -0.9
Current: -17.2
-17.2
-0.9

Valuation & Return

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vs
history
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 2.83
AVGO's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
75% of the 523 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.58 vs. AVGO: 2.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
AVGO' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.72  Med: 2.3 Max: 2.83
Current: 2.83
1.72
2.83
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.45
AVGO's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
64% of the 802 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. AVGO: 1.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
AVGO' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.55  Med: 0.97 Max: 1.45
Current: 1.45
0.55
1.45
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -0.61
AVGO's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
69% of the 991 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 3.01 vs. AVGO: -0.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
AVGO' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.61  Med: 5.4 Max: 9.1
Current: -0.61
-0.61
9.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 33.30
AVGO's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
90% of the 362 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 6.69 vs. AVGO: 33.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
AVGO' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 19.9  Med: 28.6 Max: 39.5
Current: 33.3
19.9
39.5

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $15,608
EPS (TTM) $ -4.84
Beta1.19
Short Percentage of Float1.54%
52-Week Range $139.18 - 227.75
Shares Outstanding (Mil)401.36

Analyst Estimate

Oct17 Oct18 Oct19
Revenue (Mil $) 17,005 18,105 14,560
EPS ($) 14.48 15.77 12.86
EPS without NRI ($) 14.48 15.77 12.86
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
15.61%
Dividends per Share ($) 4.10 5.20 6.28
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