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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 : 7/10

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Cash to Debt No Debt
DSPG's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
82% of the 637 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 10.14 vs. DSPG: No Debt )
DSPG' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: No Debt   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.77
DSPG's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
84% of the 620 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.59 vs. DSPG: 0.77 )
DSPG' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.72   Max: 0.92
Current: 0.77

0.72
0.92
Interest Coverage 2.38
DSPG's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
62% of the 397 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 109.07 vs. DSPG: 2.38 )
DSPG' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 2.38   Max: 9999.99
Current: 2.38

2.38
9999.99
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 3.03
M-Score: -2.70
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 : 4/10

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Operating margin (%) 0.05
DSPG's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 620 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.31 vs. DSPG: 0.05 )
DSPG' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -67.6   Max: 22.54
Current: 0.05

-67.6
22.54
Net-margin (%) 1.77
DSPG's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 620 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.04 vs. DSPG: 1.77 )
DSPG' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -69.46   Max: 71.44
Current: 1.77

-69.46
71.44
ROE (%) 1.82
DSPG's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 611 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. DSPG: 1.82 )
DSPG' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -118.9   Max: 29.67
Current: 1.82

-118.9
29.67
ROA (%) 1.39
DSPG's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 625 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.19 vs. DSPG: 1.39 )
DSPG' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -85.21   Max: 26.48
Current: 1.39

-85.21
26.48
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 0.92
DSPG's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 620 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 11.39 vs. DSPG: 0.92 )
DSPG' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -799.76   Max: 317.14
Current: 0.92

-799.76
317.14
Revenue Growth (%) -12.10
DSPG's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 512 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.10 vs. DSPG: -12.10 )
DSPG' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -12.1   Max: 28.4
Current: -12.1

-12.1
28.4
EBITDA Growth (%) -6.50
DSPG's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 356 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. DSPG: -6.50 )
DSPG' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -45.5   Max: 90.1
Current: -6.5

-45.5
90.1
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Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q1 2013

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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 75.10
DSPG's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
67% of the 433 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 22.80 vs. DSPG: 75.10 )
DSPG' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 9.99   Max: 104.35
Current: 75.1

9.99
104.35
P/B 1.30
DSPG's P/B is ranked higher than
72% of the 603 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.96 vs. DSPG: 1.30 )
DSPG' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.39   Max: 2.84
Current: 1.3

0.39
2.84
P/S 1.30
DSPG's P/S is ranked higher than
53% of the 644 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.22 vs. DSPG: 1.30 )
DSPG' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.43   Max: 5.8
Current: 1.3

0.43
5.8
PFCF 16.80
DSPG's PFCF is ranked higher than
72% of the 335 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 21.60 vs. DSPG: 16.80 )
DSPG' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 5.19   Max: 217.75
Current: 16.8

5.19
217.75
EV-to-EBIT 500.00
DSPG's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
81% of the 485 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 19.61 vs. DSPG: 500.00 )
DSPG' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 15.3   Max: 2870.3
Current: 500

15.3
2870.3

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Current Asset Value 12.70
DSPG's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
65% of the 284 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 8.70 vs. DSPG: 12.70 )
DSPG' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 2.5   Max: 443.65
Current: 12.7

2.5
443.65
Price/Tangible Book 1.40
DSPG's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
74% of the 548 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. DSPG: 1.40 )
DSPG' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.88   Max: 5.69
Current: 1.4

0.88
5.69
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.90
DSPG's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
79% of the 306 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. DSPG: 0.90 )
DSPG' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.29   Max: 4.77
Current: 0.9

0.29
4.77
Price/Median PS Value 1.10
DSPG's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
59% of the 596 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. DSPG: 1.10 )
DSPG' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.54   Max: 11.75
Current: 1.1

0.54
11.75
Price/Graham Number 2.20
DSPG's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
53% of the 400 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. DSPG: 2.20 )
DSPG' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.84   Max: 2.73
Current: 2.2

0.84
2.73
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 6.36
DSPG's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
82% of the 421 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.28 vs. DSPG: 6.36 )
DSPG' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -0.1   Max: 21.6
Current: 6.36

-0.1
21.6

Business Description

Industry: Communication Equipment » Communication Equipment
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Traded in other countries:DP3.Germany
DSP Group was incorporated in California in 1987 and reincorporated in Delaware in 1994. The Company a fabless semiconductor company which provides wireless chipset solutions for converged communications. Delivering semiconductor system solutions with software and reference designs, DSP Group enables original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), original design manufacturers (ODMs), consumer electronics (CE) manufacturers and service providers to cost-effectively develop new revenue-generating products with fast time to market. At the forefront of semiconductor innovation and operational excellence for over two decades, DSP Group provides a broad portfolio of wireless chipsets integrating DECT (Digital Enhanced Cordless Telecommunications)/CAT-iq (Cordless Advanced Technology—Internet and Quality), DECT ULE (Ultra Low Energy), Wi-Fi, PSTN (Public Switched Telephone Network), HDClear (previously BoneTone) intelligent voice enhancement, background noise elimination and speech recognition accuracy enhancement, video and VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) technologies. DSP Group enables converged voice, audio, video and data connectivity across diverse consumer and business products, including connected multimedia terminals, mobile devices, home automation & security, cordless phones, VoIP systems and home gateways. All of the Company's integrated circuit products are manufactured and tested by independent foundries and test houses. The Company sells its products mainly through distributors and directly to OEMs and original design manufacturers (ODMs) who incorporate the Company's products into consumer products. The Company's main competitors in the VoIP market include Broadcom, Dialog Semiconductors, Infineon, Texas Instruments and new Taiwanese IC vendors. The Company's main competitors in the multimedia market include Wi-Fi and multimedia application processor IC vendors like Atheros, Broadcom, CSR, Freescale, Intel, Marvel, Ralink, Samsung and Texas Instruments.

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