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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 0.25
NAS:CAVM's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
85% of the 861 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 2.56 vs. NAS:CAVM: 0.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
NAS:CAVM' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.25  Med: 8.21 Max: N/A
Current: 0.25
Equity to Asset 0.48
NAS:CAVM's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
73% of the 857 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 0.66 vs. NAS:CAVM: 0.48 )
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: 0.8 Max: 0.89
Current: 0.48
-2.51
0.89
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 2.55
M-Score: -1.43
WACC vs ROIC
14.40%
-5.13%
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 (%) -21.90
NAS:CAVM's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
86% of the 858 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 4.01 vs. NAS:CAVM: -21.90 )
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: -21.9
-32.5
5.38
Net-margin (%) -5.57
NAS:CAVM's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
75% of the 857 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 2.72 vs. NAS:CAVM: -5.57 )
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: -5.57
-47.83
17.98
ROE (%) -5.85
NAS:CAVM's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
74% of the 842 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 3.71 vs. NAS:CAVM: -5.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
NAS:CAVM' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -40.6  Med: -1.12 Max: 18.99
Current: -5.85
-40.6
18.99
ROA (%) -3.80
NAS:CAVM's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
74% of the 865 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. NAS:CAVM: -3.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
NAS:CAVM' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -35.81  Med: -2.4 Max: 15.11
Current: -3.8
-35.81
15.11
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -55.91
NAS:CAVM's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
90% of the 864 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 7.13 vs. NAS:CAVM: -55.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
NAS:CAVM' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -121.39  Med: -11.45 Max: 27.06
Current: -55.91
-121.39
27.06
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 16.30
NAS:CAVM's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 738 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. NAS:CAVM: 16.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NAS:CAVM' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -16.8  Med: 16.3 Max: 139.4
Current: 16.3
-16.8
139.4
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -48.40
NAS:CAVM's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
91% of the 476 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. NAS:CAVM: -48.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NAS:CAVM' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -22.2 Max: 122.4
Current: -48.4
0
122.4
» NAS:CAVM'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

CAVM Guru Trades in Q4 2015

RS Investment Management 1,121,980 sh (+224.35%)
Chuck Royce 69,000 sh (-41.53%)
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Q1 2016

CAVM Guru Trades in Q1 2016

RS Investment Management 1,214,730 sh (+8.27%)
Chuck Royce 69,000 sh (unchged)
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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

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

Industry: Semiconductors » Semiconductors
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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 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 is 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. Its competitors include companies that provide processor products to one or more of its markets, including Freescale Semiconductor, Inc., which was acquired by NXP Semiconductors, Intel Corporation, Broadcom Limited, Marvell Technology Group Ltd., Applied Micro Circuits Corporation, Qualcomm Incorporated, and Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.

Top Ranked Articles about Cavium Inc

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 P/E 20.58
CAVM's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
69% of the 131 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 16.89 vs. CAVM: 20.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
P/B 3.79
CAVM's P/B is ranked lower than
84% of the 958 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.48 vs. CAVM: 3.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
CAVM' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.57  Med: 7.02 Max: 12.8
Current: 3.79
2.57
12.8
P/S 6.83
CAVM's P/S is ranked lower than
90% of the 947 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.42 vs. CAVM: 6.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
CAVM' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.98  Med: 7.57 Max: 15.28
Current: 6.83
3.98
15.28
POCF 384.86
CAVM's POCF is ranked lower than
99% of the 579 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 11.13 vs. CAVM: 384.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
CAVM' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 28.52  Med: 58.77 Max: 21940
Current: 384.86
28.52
21940
Current Ratio 2.73
CAVM's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
58% of the 860 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 2.29 vs. CAVM: 2.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
CAVM' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.71  Med: 3.4 Max: 9.52
Current: 2.73
1.71
9.52
Quick Ratio 2.10
CAVM's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
56% of the 859 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.82 vs. CAVM: 2.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
CAVM' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.31  Med: 2.68 Max: 9.1
Current: 2.1
1.31
9.1
Days Inventory 102.38
CAVM's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
66% of the 827 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 78.21 vs. CAVM: 102.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
CAVM' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 98.88  Med: 128.55 Max: 156.93
Current: 102.38
98.88
156.93
Days Sales Outstanding 110.62
CAVM's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
82% of the 780 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 62.33 vs. CAVM: 110.62 )
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: 110.62
Current: 110.62
47.17
110.62
Days Payable 89.57
CAVM's Days Payable is ranked higher than
82% of the 755 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 50.62 vs. CAVM: 89.57 )
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: 89.57
47.35
97.42

Buy Back

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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -3.60
CAVM's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
56% of the 600 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: -2.60 vs. CAVM: -3.60 )
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: -6.3 Max: -3.5
Current: -3.6
-84.1
-3.5

Valuation & Return

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Price/Projected FCF 4.68
CAVM's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
87% of the 558 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.35 vs. CAVM: 4.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
CAVM' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.92  Med: 5.77 Max: 8.88
Current: 4.68
3.92
8.88
Price/Median PS Value 0.90
CAVM's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
65% of the 921 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. CAVM: 0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
CAVM' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.68  Med: 1.02 Max: 1.57
Current: 0.9
0.68
1.57
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -2.45
CAVM's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
71% of the 990 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. CAVM: -2.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
CAVM' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.52  Med: 0.8 Max: 3.1
Current: -2.45
-2.52
3.1

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $478.1
EPS (TTM) $ -0.45
Beta1.62
Short Percentage of Float17.05%
52-Week Range $35.90 - 69.05
Shares Outstanding (Mil)67.00

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 602 949 1,076
EPS ($) 1.38 2.34 3.46
EPS w/o NRI ($) 1.38 2.34 3.46
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
19.94%
Dividends Per Share ($)
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Headlines

Articles On GuruFocus.com
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 
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 
Weekly CFO Sells Highlight: MDRX, JDSU, CAVM, S, SPW Feb 26 2011 
Cavium Networks Inc. (CAVM) VP Finance & Admin CFO Arthur D Chadwick sells 79,250 Shares Feb 24 2011 
Cavium Networks Inc. (CAVM) COO Rajiv Khemani sells 12,395 Shares Feb 24 2011 
Cavium Networks Inc. (CAVM) Pres., CEO, Chairman of board Syed Ali sells 125,000 Shares Feb 04 2011 

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