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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 : 9/10

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Cash to Debt No Debt
ENTR's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
78% of the 1013 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 4.92 vs. ENTR: No Debt )
ENTR' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 6.19   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.91
ENTR's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
94% of the 1005 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 0.65 vs. ENTR: 0.91 )
ENTR' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -1.9   Max: 0.94
Current: 0.91

-1.9
0.94
Interest Coverage No Debt
ENTR's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
97% of the 571 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 464.62 vs. ENTR: No Debt )
ENTR' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 9999.99   Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt

F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 8.26
M-Score: -3.98
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 (%) -15.98
ENTR's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
59% of the 989 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 2.37 vs. ENTR: -15.98 )
ENTR' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -320.7   Max: 16.83
Current: -15.98

-320.7
16.83
Net-margin (%) -25.51
ENTR's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
62% of the 989 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.59 vs. ENTR: -25.51 )
ENTR' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -3256.98   Max: 30.78
Current: -25.51

-3256.98
30.78
ROE (%) -24.52
ENTR's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
61% of the 984 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 2.33 vs. ENTR: -24.52 )
ENTR' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -192.75   Max: 26.03
Current: -24.52

-192.75
26.03
ROA (%) -22.41
ENTR's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
65% of the 998 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. ENTR: -22.41 )
ENTR' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -157.47   Max: 23.21
Current: -22.41

-157.47
23.21
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -70.84
ENTR's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
66% of the 998 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 4.03 vs. ENTR: -70.84 )
ENTR' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -373.34   Max: 65.95
Current: -70.84

-373.34
65.95
Revenue Growth (%) 2.60
ENTR's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 705 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: -0.60 vs. ENTR: 2.60 )
ENTR' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 316.9
Current: 2.6

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316.9
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Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q1 2013

ENTR Guru Trades in Q1 2013

Jim Simons 246,200 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt 32,388 sh (-81.29%)
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Q2 2013

ENTR Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Chuck Royce 519,200 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Jim Simons 189,800 sh (-22.91%)
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Q3 2013

ENTR Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Chuck Royce 519,200 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
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Q4 2013

ENTR Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Chuck Royce 519,200 sh (unchged)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with ENTR

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Joel Greenblatt 2013-06-30 Sold Out 0.01%$3.72 - $4.58 $ 3.93-6%0
Joel Greenblatt 2013-03-31 Reduce -81.29%0.04%$3.95 - $5.69 $ 3.93-19%32388
Joel Greenblatt 2012-09-30 Reduce -65.4%0.12%$5.41 - $6.48 $ 3.93-32%155377
Joel Greenblatt 2012-06-30 New Buy0.19%$3.43 - $5.75 $ 3.93-9%449123
Joel Greenblatt 2011-12-31 Sold Out 0.01%$3.76 - $6.04 $ 3.93-23%0
Joel Greenblatt 2011-09-30 New Buy0.01%$3.57 - $9.33 $ 3.93-31%16248
George Soros 2011-06-30 Sold Out $7.35 - $9.42 $ 3.93-53%0
George Soros 2011-03-31 New Buy$7.55 - $13.58 $ 3.93-62%17400
Mario Gabelli 2011-03-31 Sold Out $7.55 - $13.58 $ 3.93-62%0
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Ratios

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P/B 1.30
ENTR's P/B is ranked higher than
72% of the 982 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.79 vs. ENTR: 1.30 )
ENTR' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.36   Max: 8.72
Current: 1.3

0.36
8.72
P/S 1.37
ENTR's P/S is ranked higher than
60% of the 1019 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.65 vs. ENTR: 1.37 )
ENTR' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.23   Max: 5.07
Current: 1.37

0.23
5.07
EV-to-EBIT 15.90
ENTR's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
67% of the 698 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 20.80 vs. ENTR: 15.90 )
ENTR' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 3.2   Max: 131.1
Current: 15.9

3.2
131.1

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Cash 5.70
ENTR's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
70% of the 324 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 8.80 vs. ENTR: 5.70 )
ENTR' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 1.85   Max: 26.96
Current: 5.7

1.85
26.96
Price/Net Current Asset Value 3.90
ENTR's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
76% of the 481 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 7.00 vs. ENTR: 3.90 )
ENTR' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 0.91   Max: 11.03
Current: 3.9

0.91
11.03
Price/Tangible Book 1.60
ENTR's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
64% of the 969 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. ENTR: 1.60 )
ENTR' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.52   Max: 7
Current: 1.6

0.52
7
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.80
ENTR's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
89% of the 374 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. ENTR: 0.80 )
ENTR' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.97   Max: 5.89
Current: 0.8

0.97
5.89
Price/Median PS Value 0.90
ENTR's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
75% of the 952 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. ENTR: 0.90 )
ENTR' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.15   Max: 2.93
Current: 0.9

0.15
2.93
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 6.30
ENTR's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
69% of the 750 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 4.60 vs. ENTR: 6.30 )
ENTR' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.8   Max: 31.3
Current: 6.3

0.8
31.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -11.27
ENTR's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
54% of the 572 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. ENTR: -11.27 )
ENTR' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -44   Max: -9.1
Current: -11.27

-44
-9.1

Business Description

Industry: Semiconductors » Semiconductors
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Traded in other countries:43E.Germany
Entropic Communications, Inc., a Delaware corporation was incorporated in January 2001. The Company is a fabless semiconductor Company that designs, develops and markets systems solutions to enable connected home entertainment. Its technologies change the way high-definition and standard-definition television-quality video, or HD video and SD video, respectively, and other multimedia content such as movies, music, games and photos are brought into and delivered throughout the home. Entropic is a pioneer of key technologies that enable connected home networking of digital entertainment over existing coaxial cable. The Company is a founding member of Multimedia over Coax Alliance, a global home networking consortium that sets standards for the distribution of video and other multimedia entertainment over coaxial cable. Its products include: home networking chipsets based on the MoCA standard; high-speed broadband access chipsets; integrated circuits that simplify and enhance digital broadcast satellite services; and silicon television tuner integrated circuits. The Company has core competencies in video communications, networking algorithms and protocols, system-on-a-chip design, embedded software, mixed signal and radio frequency integrated circuit design, and communications and radio frequency systems. Entropic uses its experience with service provider-based deployments to create solutions that address the requirements associated with delivering multiple streams of HD video into and throughout the home while seamlessly coexisting with video, voice and data services that are using the same coaxial cable infrastructure. Entropic provides systems solutions comprised of silicon integrated circuits and associated software as a platform to enable delivery of multiple streams of HD video and other multimedia content into and throughout the home. Its solutions are based upon its ability to combine the following core competencies: Video communications, networking algorithms and protocols, System-on-a-chip design, mixed signal and embedded software capabilities, Radio frequency integrated circuit design expertise, Comprehensive communications and radio frequency systems-level capabilities and Domain expertise in operator-based deployments. The Company's products include home networking, broadband access, DBS outdoor unit and silicon television tuner solutions. Its solutions target applications in all HD video and other multimedia content distribution networks through cable, satellite, telecommunications and terrestrial mediums. Entropic's solutions are currently used in consumer electronic and networking devices, including set-top boxes, broadband routers with embedded wireless home networking, optical network terminals, low-noise block converters, multi-room DVRs, and residential gateways, and could be used in other devices, such as digital televisions, gaming consoles, media servers and network attached storage devices. Its goal is to be

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