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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
87% of the 1100 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.96 vs. DSPG: No Debt )
DSPG' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: No Debt   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.76
DSPG's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
80% of the 1079 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 0.63 vs. DSPG: 0.76 )
DSPG' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.71   Max: 0.92
Current: 0.76

0.71
0.92
Interest Coverage 2.38
DSPG's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
61% of the 646 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 567.97 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: 3.65
M-Score: -2.74
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 (%) -0.27
DSPG's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 1091 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 4.71 vs. DSPG: -0.27 )
DSPG' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -67.6   Max: 22.54
Current: -0.27

-67.6
22.54
Net-margin (%) 0.87
DSPG's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 1091 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 3.29 vs. DSPG: 0.87 )
DSPG' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -69.46   Max: 71.44
Current: 0.87

-69.46
71.44
ROE (%) 0.85
DSPG's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 1085 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. DSPG: 0.85 )
DSPG' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -70.39   Max: 42.05
Current: 0.85

-70.39
42.05
ROA (%) 0.66
DSPG's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 1101 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 2.65 vs. DSPG: 0.66 )
DSPG' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -55.74   Max: 37.4
Current: 0.66

-55.74
37.4
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -3.01
DSPG's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 1100 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 7.55 vs. DSPG: -3.01 )
DSPG' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -959.02   Max: 382.13
Current: -3.01

-959.02
382.13
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -12.10
DSPG's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 790 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: -2.50 vs. DSPG: -12.10 )
DSPG' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -12.1   Max: 28.4
Current: -12.1

-12.1
28.4
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -6.50
DSPG's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 582 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: -7.20 vs. DSPG: -6.50 )
DSPG' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -45.5   Max: 90.1
Current: -6.5

-45.5
90.1
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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

DSPG Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Jim Simons 387,500 sh (-2.96%)
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Q1 2014

DSPG Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Ronald Muhlenkamp 26,985 sh (New)
Jim Simons 460,208 sh (+18.76%)
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Q2 2014

DSPG Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jim Simons 461,819 sh (+0.35%)
Ronald Muhlenkamp 11,700 sh (-56.64%)
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Q3 2014

DSPG Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Ronald Muhlenkamp 27,860 sh (+138.12%)
Jim Simons 512,994 sh (+11.08%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with DSPG

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

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Ronald Muhlenkamp 2014-09-30 Add 138.12%0.03%$8.41 - $9.38 $ 11.1726%27860
Ronald Muhlenkamp 2014-06-30 Reduce -56.64%0.02%$7.96 - $8.94 $ 11.1732%11700
Ronald Muhlenkamp 2014-03-31 New Buy0.04%$8.43 - $10.27 $ 11.1723%26985
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 203.10
DSPG's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
60% of the 1162 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 68.70 vs. DSPG: 203.10 )
DSPG' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 9.99   Max: 376
Current: 203.1

9.99
376
P/B 1.74
DSPG's P/B is ranked higher than
66% of the 1162 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 2.03 vs. DSPG: 1.74 )
DSPG' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.39   Max: 2.41
Current: 1.74

0.39
2.41
P/S 1.82
DSPG's P/S is ranked higher than
64% of the 1162 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.88 vs. DSPG: 1.82 )
DSPG' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.43   Max: 4.96
Current: 1.82

0.43
4.96
PFCF 25.39
DSPG's PFCF is ranked higher than
76% of the 1162 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 150.85 vs. DSPG: 25.39 )
DSPG' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 5.19   Max: 217.75
Current: 25.39

5.19
217.75
Current Ratio 2.12
DSPG's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
61% of the 1093 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 2.51 vs. DSPG: 2.12 )
DSPG' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 2.12   Max: 12.58
Current: 2.12

2.12
12.58
Quick Ratio 1.67
DSPG's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
63% of the 1093 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.89 vs. DSPG: 1.67 )
DSPG' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.67   Max: 12.24
Current: 1.67

1.67
12.24

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Current Asset Value 36.03
DSPG's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
70% of the 1162 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. DSPG: 36.03 )
DSPG' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 1.78   Max: 443.65
Current: 36.03

1.78
443.65
Price/Tangible Book 1.88
DSPG's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
68% of the 1162 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 2.39 vs. DSPG: 1.88 )
DSPG' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.88   Max: 6.91
Current: 1.88

0.88
6.91
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.15
DSPG's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
91% of the 1162 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. DSPG: 1.15 )
DSPG' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.25   Max: 5.96
Current: 1.15

0.25
5.96
Price/Median PS Value 1.57
DSPG's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
50% of the 1162 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. DSPG: 1.57 )
DSPG' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.37   Max: 15.29
Current: 1.57

0.37
15.29
Price/Graham Number 4.09
DSPG's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
63% of the 1162 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 3.53 vs. DSPG: 4.09 )
DSPG' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.77   Max: 4.97
Current: 4.09

0.77
4.97
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) -0.20
DSPG's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
55% of the 1079 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 3.00 vs. DSPG: -0.20 )
DSPG' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1   Max: 6.5
Current: -0.2

1
6.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -5.28
DSPG's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
64% of the 404 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 6.72 vs. DSPG: -5.28 )
DSPG' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -27.5   Max: 26.1
Current: -5.28

-27.5
26.1

Business Description

Industry: Semiconductors » Semiconductors
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Traded in other countries:DP3.Germany,
DSP Group was incorporated in California in 1987 and reincorporated in Delaware in 1994. It completed its initial public offering in February 1994. The Company provides a portfolio of wireless chipsets integrating DECT (Digital Enhanced Cordless Telecommunications) and CAT-iq (Cordless Advanced Technology - Internet Quality), 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. It also enables converged voice, audio and data connectivity across diverse mobile, consumer and enterprise products - including connected multimedia terminals, mobile devices, home automation & security, cordless phones, VoIP systems and home gateways. The Company's new products include three main groups of products: home segment products consisting of ULE ICs targeting the growing markets of smart home devices and DECT/CAT-iq ICs for residential gateway devices supplied by telecommunication service providers and which integrate the DECT/CAT-iq functionality and address the newly evolving market of home phones supporting high definition voice (HD Voice) and smart home applications; office segment products consisting of VoIP SoC products for Enterprise, SMB and SoHo; and mobile segment products consisting of products targeted for mobile and wearable markets that incorporate its noise suppression and voice quality enhancement HDClear technology. Its blue-chip customer base features leading international CE manufacturers, including the world's top consumer brands, which have deployed its chipset solutions at prominent tier-one telecom operators across the globe, and include: Aprotech, AEG, Alcatel, AT&T, Arris, Atlink, Arcadyan, Askey, Audioline, Ayecom, Baycom, Belgacom, Binatone, British Telecom, Brother, CCT Tech, Cetis, China Telecom, Cisco, Cybertan, Grandstream, Deutsche Telekom, Doro, Escene, France Telecom, Freebox, Giant, Gaoxinqi, Gemtek, Global China Technologies, Grandstream, Hagenuk, Huawei, Innomedia, Intelbras, Invoxia, JXE, Kocom, Korea Telecom, KPN, LG Electronics, Matsushita, Mitac, Mitrastar, Motorola, Moimstone, NEC, NTT, OnReal, Ooma, Panasonic, Philips, Pioneer, Plantronics, Sagemcom, Samsung, Sanyo, Sercomm, SGW, Sharp, Siemens (Gigaset), SK Telecom, Sony, Spracht, Sumitomo, Swissvoice, Swisscom, TCL, Tecom, Telecom Italia, Telefonica, Telstra, Technicolor, Telefield (RCA), Topcom, Uniden, Unihan, Urmet, Uwin, Turkcell, Verizon, VTech, WNC, Xingtel, Yamaha, Yealink and ZTE. Its 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. Its competitors are developers of different wireless home automation technologies, including Analog, Z-wave and Zigbee. Among those, the major competition in di
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