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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 : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.73
CODE's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
67% of the 835 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 1.85 vs. CODE: 0.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
CODE' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.08  Med: 0.73 Max: 6.63
Current: 0.73
0.08
6.63
Equity to Asset 0.38
CODE's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
85% of the 811 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 0.63 vs. CODE: 0.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
CODE' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.6  Med: 0.44 Max: 0.58
Current: 0.38
-0.6
0.58
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 2.61
M-Score: -3.24
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 : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) -3.06
CODE's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
75% of the 826 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 4.72 vs. CODE: -3.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
CODE' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -99.56  Med: -3.61 Max: 6.86
Current: -3.06
-99.56
6.86
Net-margin (%) -5.59
CODE's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
75% of the 826 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. CODE: -5.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
CODE' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -106.71  Med: -5.73 Max: 22.85
Current: -5.59
-106.71
22.85
ROE (%) -13.21
CODE's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
81% of the 817 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 5.15 vs. CODE: -13.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
CODE' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -412.08  Med: -13.69 Max: 4.6
Current: -13.21
-412.08
4.6
ROA (%) -5.12
CODE's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
77% of the 838 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 2.94 vs. CODE: -5.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
CODE' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -87.13  Med: -5.61 Max: 18.82
Current: -5.12
-87.13
18.82
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -11.24
CODE's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
78% of the 834 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 9.21 vs. CODE: -11.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
CODE' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -135.5  Med: -9.71 Max: 74.47
Current: -11.24
-135.5
74.47
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 5.50
CODE's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 516 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: -1.80 vs. CODE: 5.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CODE' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -24.2  Med: -5.20 Max: 19.8
Current: 5.5
-24.2
19.8
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -22.70
CODE's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
81% of the 390 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: -1.40 vs. CODE: -22.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CODE' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -45.4  Med: -27.60 Max: 27.4
Current: -22.7
-45.4
27.4
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 8.10
CODE's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 343 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: -6.10 vs. CODE: 8.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CODE' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -61.3  Med: 40.40 Max: 93.3
Current: 8.1
-61.3
93.3
» CODE's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

CODE Guru Trades in Q2 2014

RS Investment Management 813,000 sh (New)
George Soros 3,066,666 sh (New)
Jim Simons 495,210 sh (+27.13%)
Steven Cohen 12,100 sh (unchged)
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
George Soros 2,666,666 sh (-6.98%)
Chuck Royce 1,029,000 sh (-11.48%)
Charles de Vaulx 1,685,954 sh (-53.75%)
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Q3 2014

CODE Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 16,801 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 390,500 sh (+3127.27%)
RS Investment Management 1,219,900 sh (+50.05%)
Jim Simons 727,900 sh (+46.99%)
Chuck Royce 924,900 sh (-10.12%)
George Soros 2,166,666 sh (-18.75%)
Charles de Vaulx 674,856 sh (-59.97%)
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Q4 2014

CODE Guru Trades in Q4 2014

John Paulson 430,000 sh (New)
John Burbank 17,972 sh (New)
George Soros 3,552,926 sh (+63.98%)
George Soros 3,666,666 sh (+3.20%)
Chuck Royce Sold Out
Charles de Vaulx Sold Out
Jim Simons 707,500 sh (-2.80%)
Paul Tudor Jones 12,694 sh (-24.44%)
RS Investment Management 426,330 sh (-65.05%)
Steven Cohen 38,000 sh (-90.27%)
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Q1 2015

CODE Guru Trades in Q1 2015

John Paulson Sold Out
RS Investment Management Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
John Burbank Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
George Soros Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
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Ratios

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industry
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history
Forward P/E 23.36
CODE's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
67% of the 291 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 17.21 vs. CODE: 23.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
P/B 4.53
CODE's P/B is ranked lower than
83% of the 823 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 1.74 vs. CODE: 4.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
CODE' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.85  Med: 1.45 Max: 4.53
Current: 4.53
0.85
4.53
P/S 1.88
CODE's P/S is ranked lower than
56% of the 853 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. CODE: 1.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
CODE' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.43  Med: 0.89 Max: 2.17
Current: 1.88
0.43
2.17
PFCF 124.48
CODE's PFCF is ranked lower than
95% of the 438 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 19.40 vs. CODE: 124.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
CODE' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 10.29  Med: 22.92 Max: 124.48
Current: 124.48
10.29
124.48
POCF 30.15
CODE's POCF is ranked lower than
81% of the 569 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 14.17 vs. CODE: 30.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
CODE' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 6.02  Med: 11.03 Max: 36.4
Current: 30.15
6.02
36.4
Current Ratio 1.91
CODE's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
61% of the 826 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 2.45 vs. CODE: 1.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
CODE' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.4  Med: 2.07 Max: 4.03
Current: 1.91
0.4
4.03
Quick Ratio 1.19
CODE's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
70% of the 826 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 1.86 vs. CODE: 1.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
CODE' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.21  Med: 1.53 Max: 2.89
Current: 1.19
0.21
2.89
Days Inventory 112.71
CODE's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
73% of the 802 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 78.55 vs. CODE: 112.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
CODE' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 61.48  Med: 89.00 Max: 118.55
Current: 112.71
61.48
118.55
Days Sales Outstanding 39.90
CODE's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
78% of the 763 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 59.98 vs. CODE: 39.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
CODE' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 37.64  Med: 53.72 Max: 113.68
Current: 39.9
37.64
113.68

Valuation & Return

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history
Price/Tangible Book 10.37
CODE's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
95% of the 789 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 1.88 vs. CODE: 10.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
CODE' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 2.79  Med: 4.03 Max: 9.2
Current: 10.37
2.79
9.2
Price/Projected FCF 2.12
CODE's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
63% of the 306 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 1.58 vs. CODE: 2.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
CODE' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 1.29  Med: 1.59 Max: 1.88
Current: 2.12
1.29
1.88
Price/Median PS Value 2.13
CODE's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
86% of the 786 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. CODE: 2.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
CODE' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.54  Med: 1.04 Max: 1.89
Current: 2.13
0.54
1.89
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -1.40
CODE's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
71% of the 824 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. CODE: -1.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
CODE' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -1.4  Med: 6.00 Max: 8.3
Current: -1.4
-1.4
8.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -27.44
CODE's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
93% of the 234 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 3.71 vs. CODE: -27.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
CODE' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -27.4  Med: -6.75 Max: 6.3
Current: -27.44
-27.4
6.3

Business Description

Industry: Semiconductors » Semiconductor Memory
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Spansion Inc was incorporated in 2005 in Delaware. The Company is engaged in designing, manufacturing and developing of embedded systems semiconductors, which include flash memory, microcontroller, mixed-signal and analog products and embedded system-on-chip solutions. The Company focuses on embedded markets such as transportation, industrial, consumer, communications and gaming. The embedded markets require reliable flash memory solutions, microcontrollers, mixed-signal and analog and other programmable semiconductors that run applications in a broad range of electronic systems. The Company's products are designed to accommodate various voltage, interface and density requirements for a range of applications and customer platforms. The Company's NOR flash memory product designs are based on its proprietary two-bit-per-cell MirrorBit technology, which has a simpler cell architecture, higher yields and lower costs than competing floating gate NOR flash memory technology. The Embedded systems solutions is used in many applications, including automotive, consumer electronics, networking and telecommunications equipment, smart phones, tablets, PCs, gaming consoles and industrial equipment and other products. The Company operates in two product groups for embedded applications: flash memory and microcontroller and analog products. The flash memory market consists of two architectures: NOR and NAND flash memory. NOR flash memory is predominantly used for reliable code execution and performance-oriented storage in consumer electronics, automobiles, communications, gaming and industrial applications. NAND flash memory is predominantly used for data storage in applications, such as solid-state drives, removable storage devices and embedded managed NAND devices. Microcontrollers are a small computer on a single integrated circuit containing a processor core, memory, and programmable input/output peripheral capability. Microcontrollers are designed for embedded applications where they are frequently the principle, and sometimes sole integrated circuit. The Company has a family of 8-, 16-, 32-bit proprietary and 32-bit ARM based microcontrollers that are used in automotive such as body electronics, chassis and safety, power train and hybrid, home appliances, digital audio / video equipment, industrial and office equipment. Analog semiconductors measure, condition and regulate real world functions such as temperature, speed, sound and electrical current. The Company offers environmentally-friendly power management technology through its lineup of power management integrated circuits (PMIC), including DC/DC converters, voltage regulators and supervisors, and power monitoring and reset integrated circuits (ICs). It also offers a family of LED lighting driver ICs and energy harvesting solutions. The Company's customers consist of OEMs, ODMs, distributors and contract manufacturers.
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