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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
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history
Cash to Debt 0.14
NAS:AVGO's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
90% of the 862 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.57 vs. NAS:AVGO: 0.14 )
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: 27.12 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.14
Equity to Asset 0.39
NAS:AVGO's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
81% of the 858 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 0.62 vs. NAS:AVGO: 0.39 )
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: 0.69 Max: 0.87
Current: 0.39
0.3
0.87
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: 1.59
M-Score: -1.21
WACC vs ROIC
10.78%
-0.90%
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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history
Operating margin (%) -2.52
NAS:AVGO's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
72% of the 859 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 4.15 vs. NAS:AVGO: -2.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
NAS:AVGO' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.88  Med: 21.9 Max: 25
Current: -2.52
-6.88
25
Net-margin (%) -6.20
NAS:AVGO's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
75% of the 858 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 2.69 vs. NAS:AVGO: -6.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
NAS:AVGO' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.41  Med: 19.83 Max: 23.82
Current: -6.2
-10.41
23.82
ROE (%) -6.36
NAS:AVGO's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
75% of the 843 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 3.90 vs. NAS:AVGO: -6.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
NAS:AVGO' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -22.94  Med: 20.81 Max: 34.28
Current: -6.36
-22.94
34.28
ROA (%) -2.56
NAS:AVGO's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
71% of the 866 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. NAS:AVGO: -2.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
NAS:AVGO' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.15  Med: 12.94 Max: 23.98
Current: -2.56
-8.15
23.98
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -10.39
NAS:AVGO's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
75% of the 865 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 7.28 vs. NAS:AVGO: -10.39 )
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: 63.65 Max: 112.33
Current: -10.39
-27.03
112.33
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 36.90
NAS:AVGO's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 737 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. NAS:AVGO: 36.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NAS:AVGO' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.5  Med: 8.9 Max: 36.9
Current: 36.9
5.5
36.9
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 46.50
NAS:AVGO's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 542 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. NAS:AVGO: 46.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NAS:AVGO' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.3  Med: 36.85 Max: 92.6
Current: 46.5
7.3
92.6
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 30.10
NAS:AVGO's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 476 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. NAS:AVGO: 30.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NAS:AVGO' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -19.1  Med: 19.55 Max: 103.5
Current: 30.1
-19.1
103.5
» NAS:AVGO's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q4 2015

AVGO Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Jim Simons 451,700 sh (+143.50%)
RS Investment Management 137,147 sh (+30.23%)
Pioneer Investments 114,749 sh (+19.29%)
Andreas Halvorsen 7,364,891 sh (+6.13%)
Paul Tudor Jones 60,000 sh (unchged)
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
George Soros Sold Out
Daniel Loeb 1,500,000 sh (-9.09%)
Keeley Asset Management Corp 4,025 sh (-15.88%)
Paul Tudor Jones 2,300 sh (-53.06%)
Joel Greenblatt 9,123 sh (-62.91%)
Lee Ainslie 208,780 sh (-65.79%)
» More
Q1 2016

AVGO Guru Trades in Q1 2016

John Hussman 6,058 sh (New)
Jana Partners 35,000 sh (New)
George Soros 161,743 sh (New)
Leucadia National 4,400 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%)
» More
Q2 2016

AVGO Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Pioneer Investments 126,805 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 10,883 sh (New)
Jim Simons 246,996 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 56,200 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%)
» More
Q3 2016

AVGO Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Stanley Druckenmiller 201,900 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 116,581 sh (New)
Steve Mandel 2,606,593 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 148,232 sh (+16.90%)
John Hussman Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Jim Simons 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%)
» 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 Ltd was incorporated under the laws of the Republic of Singapore in August 2005 under the name Avago Technologies Ltd. The Company changed its name from Avago Technologies Ltd to Broadcom Ltd. The Company is engaged in designing, developing and supplying analog and digital semiconductor connectivity solutions. The Company's product portfolio serves four primary end markets: wired infrastructure, wireless communications, enterprise storage and industrial & other. The Company offers products including Broadband Access + Modems, Enterprise + Network Processors, Wireless Infrastructure, Ethernet Communication + Switching, Set-Top Box + Media Processors, and Wireless Connectivity products. The applications for its products in end markets include data center networking, home connectivity, broadband access, telecommunications equipment, smartphones and base stations, data center servers and storage, factory automation, power generation and alternative energy systems, and displays. 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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Ratios

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Forward P/E 13.25
AVGO's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
85% of the 97 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 17.86 vs. AVGO: 13.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 49.76
AVGO's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked lower than
80% of the 379 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 18.13 vs. AVGO: 49.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
AVGO' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.5  Med: 25.14 Max: 50
Current: 49.76
14.5
50
P/B 3.69
AVGO's P/B is ranked lower than
79% of the 838 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. AVGO: 3.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
AVGO' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.81  Med: 4.11 Max: 9.46
Current: 3.69
2.81
9.46
P/S 6.01
AVGO's P/S is ranked lower than
87% of the 846 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.42 vs. AVGO: 6.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
AVGO' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.2  Med: 3.96 Max: 6.8
Current: 6.01
2.2
6.8
PFCF 31.61
AVGO's PFCF is ranked lower than
70% of the 410 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 17.38 vs. AVGO: 31.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
AVGO' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.63  Med: 22.4 Max: 48.64
Current: 31.61
10.63
48.64
POCF 24.05
AVGO's POCF is ranked lower than
79% of the 502 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 10.88 vs. AVGO: 24.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
AVGO' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.94  Med: 15.82 Max: 28.49
Current: 24.05
8.94
28.49
EV-to-EBITDA 38.37
AVGO's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
83% of the 629 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 11.57 vs. AVGO: 38.37 )
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 Max: 40.8
Current: 38.37
8.6
40.8
Current Ratio 2.22
AVGO's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
53% of the 863 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 2.34 vs. AVGO: 2.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
AVGO' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.36  Med: 3.95 Max: 6.18
Current: 2.22
1.36
6.18
Quick Ratio 1.74
AVGO's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
51% of the 862 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.79 vs. AVGO: 1.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
AVGO' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.11  Med: 3.31 Max: 5.43
Current: 1.74
1.11
5.43
Days Inventory 50.74
AVGO's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
72% of the 826 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 78.21 vs. AVGO: 50.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
AVGO' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 43.86  Med: 58.19 Max: 69.13
Current: 50.74
43.86
69.13
Days Sales Outstanding 72.74
AVGO's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
59% of the 782 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 63.29 vs. AVGO: 72.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
AVGO' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 39.53  Med: 52.11 Max: 72.74
Current: 72.74
39.53
72.74
Days Payable 66.58
AVGO's Days Payable is ranked higher than
65% of the 756 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 50.75 vs. AVGO: 66.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
AVGO' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 60.78  Med: 67.84 Max: 78.58
Current: 66.58
60.78
78.58

Dividend & Buy Back

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history
Dividend Yield 1.08
AVGO's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
71% of the 591 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.88 vs. AVGO: 1.08 )
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: 1.08
0.2
2.14
Dividend Growth (3y) 40.40
AVGO's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked higher than
88% of the 293 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 vs. AVGO: 40.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
AVGO' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 47.8
Current: 40.4
0
47.8
Forward Dividend Yield 2.28
AVGO's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
72% of the 570 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 2.05 vs. AVGO: 2.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.07
AVGO's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
72% of the 734 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 2.29 vs. AVGO: 1.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
AVGO' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 1.21 Max: 2.14
Current: 1.07
0.2
2.14
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -3.80
AVGO's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
57% of the 600 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: -2.70 vs. AVGO: -3.80 )
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: -3.9  Med: -3.85 Max: -0.9
Current: -3.8
-3.9
-0.9

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Projected FCF 2.51
AVGO's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
75% of the 479 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.31 vs. AVGO: 2.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
AVGO' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.72  Med: 2.3 Max: 2.73
Current: 2.51
1.72
2.73
Price/Median PS Value 1.49
AVGO's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
71% of the 746 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. AVGO: 1.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
AVGO' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.56  Med: 0.96 Max: 1.5
Current: 1.49
0.56
1.5
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -0.39
AVGO's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
67% of the 853 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. AVGO: -0.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
AVGO' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.4  Med: 5.4 Max: 9.1
Current: -0.39
-0.4
9.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 31.57
AVGO's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 361 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 6.37 vs. AVGO: 31.57 )
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: 28.4 Max: 39.5
Current: 31.57
19.9
39.5

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $10,944
EPS (TTM) $ -0.92
Beta1.19
Short Percentage of Float1.35%
52-Week Range $114.25 - 181.90
Shares Outstanding (Mil)397.33

Analyst Estimate

Oct16 Oct17 Oct18
Revenue (Mil $) 13,329 16,349 17,171
EPS ($) 11.06 13.31 14.46
EPS w/o NRI ($) 11.06 13.31 14.46
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
16.29%
Dividends Per Share ($) 1.92 2.10 2.38
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