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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 : 8/10

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Cash to Debt No Debt
ENTR's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
96% of the 1113 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.99 vs. ENTR: No Debt )
ENTR' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 1.24   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.84
ENTR's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
90% of the 1088 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 0.63 vs. ENTR: 0.84 )
ENTR' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -1.9   Max: 0.95
Current: 0.84

-1.9
0.95
Interest Coverage No Debt
ENTR's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
77% of the 652 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 767.50 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: 1.80
M-Score: -4.31
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 (%) -41.72
ENTR's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
62% of the 1103 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 4.71 vs. ENTR: -41.72 )
ENTR' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -320.7   Max: 16.83
Current: -41.72

-320.7
16.83
Net-margin (%) -40.90
ENTR's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
61% of the 1103 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 3.27 vs. ENTR: -40.90 )
ENTR' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -3256.98   Max: 30.78
Current: -40.9

-3256.98
30.78
ROE (%) -34.83
ENTR's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
61% of the 1097 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 4.76 vs. ENTR: -34.83 )
ENTR' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -104.44   Max: 40.76
Current: -34.83

-104.44
40.76
ROA (%) -30.80
ENTR's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
63% of the 1114 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. ENTR: -30.80 )
ENTR' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -124.77   Max: 35.69
Current: -30.8

-124.77
35.69
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -151.49
ENTR's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
64% of the 1113 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 7.54 vs. ENTR: -151.49 )
ENTR' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -741.27   Max: 68.52
Current: -151.49

-741.27
68.52
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 2.60
ENTR's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 798 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: -2.50 vs. ENTR: 2.60 )
ENTR' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 316.9
Current: 2.6

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316.9
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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

ENTR Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Chuck Royce 519,200 sh (unchged)
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Q1 2014

ENTR Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Chuck Royce 360,200 sh (-30.62%)
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Q2 2014

ENTR Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Louis Moore Bacon 100,000 sh (New)
Jim Simons 80,400 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 360,200 sh (unchged)
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Q3 2014

ENTR Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jim Simons 541,500 sh (+573.51%)
Chuck Royce 360,200 sh (unchged)
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with ENTR

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

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 $ 2.19-48%0
Joel Greenblatt 2013-03-31 Reduce -81.29%0.04%$3.95 - $5.69 $ 2.19-55%32388
Joel Greenblatt 2012-09-30 Reduce -65.4%0.12%$5.41 - $6.48 $ 2.19-62%155377
Joel Greenblatt 2012-06-30 New Buy0.19%$3.43 - $5.75 $ 2.19-49%449123
Joel Greenblatt 2011-12-31 Sold Out 0.01%$3.76 - $6.04 $ 2.19-57%0
Joel Greenblatt 2011-09-30 New Buy0.01%$3.57 - $9.33 $ 2.19-61%16248
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Ratios

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P/B 0.99
ENTR's P/B is ranked higher than
84% of the 1164 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.97 vs. ENTR: 0.99 )
ENTR' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.36   Max: 8.72
Current: 0.99

0.36
8.72
P/S 0.96
ENTR's P/S is ranked higher than
78% of the 1164 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.84 vs. ENTR: 0.96 )
ENTR' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.23   Max: 5.07
Current: 0.96

0.23
5.07
EV-to-EBIT -1.26
ENTR's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
51% of the 1164 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 37.82 vs. ENTR: -1.26 )
ENTR' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -120.4   Max: 131.1
Current: -1.26

-120.4
131.1
Current Ratio 5.17
ENTR's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
88% of the 1106 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 2.52 vs. ENTR: 5.17 )
ENTR' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 2.54   Max: 13.68
Current: 5.17

2.54
13.68
Quick Ratio 4.66
ENTR's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
89% of the 1106 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. ENTR: 4.66 )
ENTR' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.71   Max: 11.94
Current: 4.66

1.71
11.94

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Cash 3.78
ENTR's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
95% of the 1164 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. ENTR: 3.78 )
ENTR' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 1.85   Max: 40
Current: 3.78

1.85
40
Price/Net Current Asset Value 2.38
ENTR's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
95% of the 1164 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. ENTR: 2.38 )
ENTR' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 0.91   Max: 13.15
Current: 2.38

0.91
13.15
Price/Tangible Book 1.24
ENTR's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
80% of the 1164 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 2.34 vs. ENTR: 1.24 )
ENTR' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.52   Max: 8.42
Current: 1.24

0.52
8.42
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.61
ENTR's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
98% of the 1164 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. ENTR: 0.61 )
ENTR' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.76   Max: 5.89
Current: 0.61

0.76
5.89
Price/Median PS Value 0.64
ENTR's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
92% of the 1164 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. ENTR: 0.64 )
ENTR' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.15   Max: 3.07
Current: 0.64

0.15
3.07
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) -79.40
ENTR's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
66% of the 1092 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 3.10 vs. ENTR: -79.40 )
ENTR' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.8   Max: 1242263.6
Current: -79.4

0.8
1242263.6

Business Description

Industry: Semiconductors » Semiconductors
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Traded in other countries:43E.Germany,
Entropic Communications, Inc., was incorporated in Delaware in January 2001. The Company provides semiconductor solutions for the connected home. The Company transform how traditional HDTV broadcast and Internet protocol, or IP,-based streaming video content is seamlessly, reliably, and securely delivered, processed, and distributed into and throughout the home. Its next-generation Set-top Box, or STB, System-on-a-Chip, or SoC, and home connectivity, or Connectivity, solutions enable global Pay-TV operators to offer consumers more captivating whole-home entertainment experiences by evolving the way digital entertainment is delivered, connected and consumed - in the home and on the go. Its platform semiconductor solutions provide a unified vision for how its core silicon and software can be leveraged in reference hardware and software coupled with middleware and applications to enhance consumers' overall digital entertainment experiences. Its platform solutions power next-generation TV engagement experiences by: Reliably delivering broadcast and IP content into the home with its end-to-end Satellite and Broadband Access solutions, Seamlessly connecting digital entertainment to consumer devices throughout the home via a dependable MoCA (Multimedia over Coax Alliance) backbone; and Ensuring consumers can securely consume or watch rich digital entertainment with its advanced, open standards-based media processing SoC solutions. The Company offers a diverse portfolio of STB, SoC and connectivity solutions that include STB SoC Solutions and Connectivity Solutions. The Company serve five primary market segments with its technology: Cable, Satellite, Telco/IPTV, MoCA/CE Retail and Media Processing. With a focused approach on each market segment they understand customers' current needs and anticipate future requirements, which in turn enables customers to accelerate time-to-market on new STB devices, as well as deploy advanced new IP- and cloud-based services such as video on demand, or VOD, multi-room DVR, HD video calling and over-the-top, or OTT, content delivery, to drive average revenue per user. Its products are deployed by service providers globally, including Comcast, Cox Communications, DIRECTV, DISH Network, OCN (China), Time Warner Cable, Topway (China), UPC (Netherlands) and Verizon, as well as by a number of smaller service providers. Its product lines include STB SoC, Home Networking, DBS outdoor unit and Broadband Access solutions. Its solutions target applications in HD video and other multimedia content distribution networks through cable, satellite, telecommunications and terrestrial mediums. Its solutions are currently used in consumer electronic and service provider customer premises equipment, including STBs, DTAs, broadband routers, DOCSIS gateways, cable modems, optical network terminals, low-noise block converters, multi-room DVRs, residential gateways, Ethernet-to-coax adapters and MoCA-to-WiFi products, and can p
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