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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 : 5/10

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Cash-to-Debt 0.30
NAS:CAVM's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
81% of the 847 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.77 vs. NAS:CAVM: 0.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
NAS:CAVM' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 6.54 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.3
Equity-to-Asset 0.45
NAS:CAVM's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
72% of the 844 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 0.62 vs. NAS:CAVM: 0.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
NAS:CAVM' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.51  Med: 0.78 Max: 0.87
Current: 0.45
-2.51
0.87
Piotroski F-Score: 3
Altman Z-Score: 3.26
Beneish M-Score: -2.41
WACC vs ROIC
13.04%
-17.46%
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 : 5/10

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Operating Margin % -22.14
NAS:CAVM's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
87% of the 844 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 4.69 vs. NAS:CAVM: -22.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
NAS:CAVM' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -32.5  Med: -2.54 Max: 5.38
Current: -22.14
-32.5
5.38
Net Margin % -24.40
NAS:CAVM's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
87% of the 843 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 3.63 vs. NAS:CAVM: -24.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
NAS:CAVM' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -47.83  Med: -2.54 Max: 17.98
Current: -24.4
-47.83
17.98
ROE % -27.48
NAS:CAVM's ROE % is ranked lower than
89% of the 826 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 4.52 vs. NAS:CAVM: -27.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
NAS:CAVM' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -40.6  Med: -3.1 Max: 18.99
Current: -27.48
-40.6
18.99
ROA % -15.54
NAS:CAVM's ROA % is ranked lower than
88% of the 850 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 2.48 vs. NAS:CAVM: -15.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
NAS:CAVM' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -32.56  Med: -2.4 Max: 15.11
Current: -15.54
-32.56
15.11
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -61.86
NAS:CAVM's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
90% of the 849 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 9.62 vs. NAS:CAVM: -61.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
NAS:CAVM' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -100.44  Med: -11.45 Max: 27.06
Current: -61.86
-100.44
27.06
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 18.90
NAS:CAVM's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
86% of the 720 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. NAS:CAVM: 18.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
NAS:CAVM' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -16.8  Med: 17.6 Max: 139.4
Current: 18.9
-16.8
139.4
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 242.90
NAS:CAVM's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
99% of the 487 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. NAS:CAVM: 242.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
NAS:CAVM' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -22.1 Max: 242.9
Current: 242.9
0
242.9
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» NAS:CAVM's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2017-05-01 Est.)


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

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Guru Trades

Q2 2016

CAVM Guru Trades in Q2 2016

George Soros 76,180 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 6,100 sh (New)
Ken Fisher 98,928 sh (New)
Chuck Royce Sold Out
RS Investment Management 658,444 sh (-45.80%)
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Q3 2016

CAVM Guru Trades in Q3 2016

David Dreman 16 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 28,500 sh (New)
Ken Fisher 134,650 sh (+36.11%)
George Soros Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
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Q4 2016

CAVM Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Jim Simons 33,433 sh (New)
David Dreman 16 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Ken Fisher 110,523 sh (-17.92%)
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Q1 2017

CAVM Guru Trades in Q1 2017

Ken Fisher 754,633 sh (+582.78%)
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Business Description

Industry: Semiconductors » Semiconductors    NAICS: 334413    SIC: 3674
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Traded in other countries:DQD.Germany,
Headquarter Location:USA
Cavium Inc designs, develops and markets semiconductor processors that enable intelligent processing for wired and wireless networking, communications, storage, cloud, wireless, security, video and connected home and office applications.

Cavium provides microprocessors used in various applications in networking, communications, and data center applications. While boasting Cisco, Amazon, and Nokia Solutions and Networks as key customers, Cavium has developed an ARM-based server chip, ThunderX, to compete against Intel's Xeon server processor line.

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Cavium Insider Invests in Company Finance and Administration vice president buys 20,000 shares
Arthur Chadwick (Insider Trades), vice president of Finance and Adminstration and chief financial officer of Cavium Inc. (CAVM), purchased 20,000 shares in the company on Aug. 25. The price per share was $55.33 for a total transaction of $1,106,600. Read more...

Ratios

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Forward PE Ratio 26.39
CAVM's Forward PE Ratio is ranked lower than
75% of the 265 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 19.57 vs. CAVM: 26.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PB Ratio 6.40
CAVM's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
93% of the 836 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.91 vs. CAVM: 6.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
CAVM' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.57  Med: 6.96 Max: 12.8
Current: 6.4
2.57
12.8
PS Ratio 7.06
CAVM's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
89% of the 837 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.72 vs. CAVM: 7.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
CAVM' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.98  Med: 7.49 Max: 15.28
Current: 7.06
3.98
15.28
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 63.45
CAVM's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
93% of the 512 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 12.56 vs. CAVM: 63.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
CAVM' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 28.52  Med: 58.65 Max: 21940
Current: 63.45
28.52
21940
EV-to-EBIT -41.31
CAVM's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 830 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 19.23 vs. CAVM: -41.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
CAVM' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1530.8  Med: -43.8 Max: 1321.4
Current: -41.31
-1530.8
1321.4
EV-to-EBITDA -160.98
CAVM's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 903 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 13.47 vs. CAVM: -160.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
CAVM' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -333.6  Med: 62.2 Max: 8893.6
Current: -160.98
-333.6
8893.6
Current Ratio 2.91
CAVM's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
61% of the 840 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 2.42 vs. CAVM: 2.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
CAVM' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.77  Med: 3.33 Max: 8.67
Current: 2.91
1.77
8.67
Quick Ratio 2.20
CAVM's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
58% of the 839 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.85 vs. CAVM: 2.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
CAVM' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.51  Med: 2.6 Max: 7.97
Current: 2.2
1.51
7.97
Days Inventory 88.71
CAVM's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
58% of the 813 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 77.37 vs. CAVM: 88.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
CAVM' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 88.71  Med: 128.55 Max: 156.93
Current: 88.71
88.71
156.93
Days Sales Outstanding 76.06
CAVM's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
62% of the 766 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 63.48 vs. CAVM: 76.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
CAVM' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 47.17  Med: 56.26 Max: 79.19
Current: 76.06
47.17
79.19
Days Payable 75.13
CAVM's Days Payable is ranked higher than
71% of the 743 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 51.49 vs. CAVM: 75.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
CAVM' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 47.35  Med: 72.24 Max: 97.42
Current: 75.13
47.35
97.42

Buy Back

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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -8.70
CAVM's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
75% of the 573 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: -2.40 vs. CAVM: -8.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
CAVM' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -84.1  Med: -7.5 Max: -3.5
Current: -8.7
-84.1
-3.5

Valuation & Return

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Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 5.69
CAVM's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
88% of the 457 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.54 vs. CAVM: 5.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
CAVM' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.1  Med: 5.29 Max: 8.12
Current: 5.69
4.1
8.12
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.94
CAVM's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
70% of the 750 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. CAVM: 0.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
CAVM' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.69  Med: 1.02 Max: 1.3
Current: 0.94
0.69
1.3
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -2.42
CAVM's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
84% of the 1019 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 4.11 vs. CAVM: -2.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
CAVM' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.45  Med: 0.8 Max: 3.1
Current: -2.42
-2.45
3.1

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $603.3
EPS (TTM) $ -2.41
Beta1.93
Short Percentage of Float11.18%
52-Week Range $35.90 - 73.01
Shares Outstanding (Mil)67.83

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 955 1,077
EPS ($) 2.67 3.42
EPS without NRI ($) 2.67 3.42
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
24.52%
Dividends per Share ($)
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Cavium Insider Invests in Company Aug 30 2016 
Weekly CFO Buys Highlight: Covisint Corp., Citigroup Inc., Cavium Inc. Feb 14 2016 
This Technology Company Is A Buy For Long-Term Gains Jun 08 2015 
Momentum Builds for NBASE-T Alliance With Twelve New Participants Dec 15 2014 
Cray to Explore Alternative Processor Technologies for Supercomputing Nov 17 2014 
Why You Should Invest Your Money In This Cisco Supplier Sep 04 2014 
Cavium Networks Inc. (CAVM) VP Finance & Admin CFO Arthur D Chadwick sells 5,500 Shares Mar 10 2011 
Cavium Networks Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-K) Feb 28 2011 

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