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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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Cash to Debt 2.87
CAVM's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
71% of the 1219 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.89 vs. CAVM: 2.87 )
CAVM' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 1.34   Max: No Debt
Current: 2.87

Equity to Asset 0.78
CAVM's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
82% of the 1180 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 0.63 vs. CAVM: 0.78 )
CAVM' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -2.51   Max: 0.87
Current: 0.78

-2.51
0.87
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 26.36
M-Score: -3.00
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 : 5/10

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Operating margin (%) -2.00
CAVM's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 1201 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 5.16 vs. CAVM: -2.00 )
CAVM' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -1718.67   Max: 5.38
Current: -2

-1718.67
5.38
Net-margin (%) -4.10
CAVM's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 1201 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 4.46 vs. CAVM: -4.10 )
CAVM' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -1743.67   Max: 17.98
Current: -4.1

-1743.67
17.98
ROE (%) -4.96
CAVM's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 1198 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 5.69 vs. CAVM: -4.96 )
CAVM' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -40.6   Max: 18.99
Current: -4.96

-40.6
18.99
ROA (%) -3.89
CAVM's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 1219 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. CAVM: -3.89 )
CAVM' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -130.43   Max: 15.11
Current: -3.89

-130.43
15.11
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -7.43
CAVM's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 1215 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 9.20 vs. CAVM: -7.43 )
CAVM' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -1077.79   Max: 29.75
Current: -7.43

-1077.79
29.75
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 11.00
CAVM's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 859 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: -1.60 vs. CAVM: 11.00 )
CAVM' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -16.8   Max: 140.7
Current: 11

-16.8
140.7
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -20.60
CAVM's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 650 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: -3.50 vs. CAVM: -20.60 )
CAVM' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 81.7
Current: -20.6

0
81.7
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Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q1 2014

CAVM Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Joel Greenblatt 5,062 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 283,000 sh (New)
Jim Simons 66,200 sh (+27.55%)
Steven Cohen 9,427 sh (-69.05%)
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Q2 2014

CAVM Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Kyle Bass 59,600 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 329,000 sh (+16.25%)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
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Q3 2014

CAVM Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Kyle Bass Sold Out
Chuck Royce 284,000 sh (-13.68%)
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Q4 2014

CAVM Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Joel Greenblatt 16,802 sh (New)
Jim Simons 4,900 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 259,000 sh (-8.80%)
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Ratios

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Forward P/E 28.65
CAVM's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
72% of the 1303 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. CAVM: 28.65 )
N/A
P/B 11.90
CAVM's P/B is ranked lower than
72% of the 1303 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 2.25 vs. CAVM: 11.90 )
CAVM' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 2.57   Max: 12.57
Current: 11.9

2.57
12.57
P/S 10.09
CAVM's P/S is ranked lower than
80% of the 1303 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.95 vs. CAVM: 10.09 )
CAVM' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 3.97   Max: 16.49
Current: 10.09

3.97
16.49
PFCF 108.20
CAVM's PFCF is ranked higher than
61% of the 1303 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 435.77 vs. CAVM: 108.20 )
CAVM' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 39.69   Max: 658
Current: 108.2

39.69
658
POCF 64.18
CAVM's POCF is ranked higher than
61% of the 1303 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 25.21 vs. CAVM: 64.18 )
CAVM' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 30.79   Max: 217.17
Current: 64.18

30.79
217.17
Current Ratio 3.79
CAVM's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
81% of the 1206 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 2.59 vs. CAVM: 3.79 )
CAVM' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.77   Max: 8.67
Current: 3.79

1.77
8.67
Quick Ratio 2.98
CAVM's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
80% of the 1206 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.91 vs. CAVM: 2.98 )
CAVM' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.51   Max: 7.97
Current: 2.98

1.51
7.97
Days Inventory 135.90
CAVM's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
51% of the 1303 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 90.89 vs. CAVM: 135.90 )
CAVM' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 48.43   Max: 156.93
Current: 135.9

48.43
156.93
Days Sales Outstanding 47.17
CAVM's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
81% of the 1303 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 68.70 vs. CAVM: 47.17 )
CAVM' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 47.17   Max: 79.19
Current: 47.17

47.17
79.19

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Cash 96.40
CAVM's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
73% of the 1303 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. CAVM: 96.40 )
CAVM' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 7.9   Max: 101.54
Current: 96.4

7.9
101.54
Price/Net Current Asset Value 37.20
CAVM's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
62% of the 1303 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. CAVM: 37.20 )
CAVM' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 4.93   Max: 22.4
Current: 37.2

4.93
22.4
Price/Tangible Book 18.30
CAVM's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
69% of the 1303 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. CAVM: 18.30 )
CAVM' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 4.34   Max: 16.89
Current: 18.3

4.34
16.89
Price/DCF (Projected) 7.00
CAVM's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
74% of the 1303 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. CAVM: 7.00 )
CAVM' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 4.14   Max: 9.61
Current: 7

4.14
9.61
Price/Median PS Value 1.40
CAVM's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
58% of the 1303 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. CAVM: 1.40 )
CAVM' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.68   Max: 1.3
Current: 1.4

0.68
1.3
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) -0.20
CAVM's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
52% of the 1190 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 3.00 vs. CAVM: -0.20 )
CAVM' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: -0.2   Max: 2
Current: -0.2

-0.2
2

Business Description

Industry: Semiconductors » Semiconductors
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Cavium Inc was incorporated in the state of California on November 21, 2000. The Company designs, develops and markets semiconductor processors for intelligent and secure networks. The Company a provider of semiconductor processors that enables processing for networking, communications, storage, wireless, security, video and connected home and office applications. The Company's products are used in an array of networking equipment, including routers, switches, content-aware switches, UTM and other security appliances, application-aware gateways, voice/video/data, or triple-play, gateways, wireless local area network, or WLAN, and 3G/Wimax/Long Term Evolution, or LTE access, aggregation and gateway devices, storage networking equipment, servers and intelligent network interface cards, Internet protocol, or IP surveillance systems, digital video recorders, wireless HDMI cable replacement systems, video conferencing systems and connected home and office equipment such as print servers, wireless routers and broadband gateways. The Company offers semiconductors that provide single or multiple cores of processors, along with intelligent Layer 4 through 7 processing for enterprise network, data center, broadband and consumer, and access and service provider markets. Its products provide scalable, low-power, high performance processors that integrate single or multiple cores, hardware accelerators and input/output interfaces into a single chip and are available across a range of price and performance points. The Company's MontaVista Software products offer commercial grade embedded Linux operating systems, development tools, support and services and its software embedded Linux products provide operating system and productivity tools across a range of embedded processors that are sold by the company.
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