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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
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history
Cash to Debt 9.70
EXAR's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
68% of the 862 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.71 vs. EXAR: 9.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
EXAR' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.83  Med: 848.32 Max: No Debt
Current: 9.7
Equity to Asset 0.84
EXAR's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
84% of the 852 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 0.63 vs. EXAR: 0.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
EXAR' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.63  Med: 0.89 Max: 0.98
Current: 0.84
0.63
0.98
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 3.41
M-Score: -3.00
WACC vs ROIC
13.12%
-9.26%
WACC
ROIC
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 : 3/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) -10.73
EXAR's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
82% of the 856 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 4.22 vs. EXAR: -10.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
EXAR' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -225.58  Med: -24.32 Max: -0.48
Current: -10.73
-225.58
-0.48
Net-margin (%) -10.71
EXAR's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
80% of the 856 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 3.53 vs. EXAR: -10.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
EXAR' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -218.27  Med: -21.17 Max: 11.71
Current: -10.71
-218.27
11.71
ROE (%) -7.62
EXAR's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
79% of the 838 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 5.01 vs. EXAR: -7.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
EXAR' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -50.37  Med: -10.96 Max: 2.35
Current: -7.62
-50.37
2.35
ROA (%) -6.14
EXAR's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
80% of the 865 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 2.75 vs. EXAR: -6.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
EXAR' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -46.34  Med: -9.12 Max: 1.95
Current: -6.14
-46.34
1.95
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -37.55
EXAR's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
88% of the 865 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 8.59 vs. EXAR: -37.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
EXAR' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -515.68  Med: -71.15 Max: 6.94
Current: -37.55
-515.68
6.94
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 5.60
EXAR's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 731 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. EXAR: 5.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
EXAR' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -19.4  Med: 1.00 Max: 18.1
Current: 5.6
-19.4
18.1
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 21.80
EXAR's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 551 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. EXAR: 21.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
EXAR' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -72.7  Med: -29.60 Max: 200.7
Current: 21.8
-72.7
200.7
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 15.00
EXAR's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 482 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. EXAR: 15.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
EXAR' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -45.2  Med: -20.10 Max: 37.2
Current: 15
-45.2
37.2
» EXAR's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-05-02)


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

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Guru Trades

Q1 2015

EXAR Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Chuck Royce 3,601,411 sh (-1.53%)
Jim Simons 1,381,668 sh (-10.29%)
George Soros 3,340,901 sh (-23.49%)
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Q2 2015

EXAR Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Chuck Royce 3,439,011 sh (-4.51%)
Jim Simons 1,300,544 sh (-5.87%)
George Soros 2,620,757 sh (-21.56%)
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Q3 2015

EXAR Guru Trades in Q3 2015

RS Investment Management 201,030 sh (New)
George Soros 2,577,027 sh (-1.67%)
Jim Simons 1,240,968 sh (-4.58%)
Chuck Royce 2,694,970 sh (-21.64%)
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Q4 2015

EXAR Guru Trades in Q4 2015

RS Investment Management 272,610 sh (+35.61%)
Jim Simons 1,162,662 sh (-6.31%)
Chuck Royce 2,179,862 sh (-19.11%)
George Soros 1,788,822 sh (-30.59%)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
Forward P/E 14.18
EXAR's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
55% of the 118 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 15.29 vs. EXAR: 14.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
P/B 1.36
EXAR's P/B is ranked higher than
56% of the 835 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.59 vs. EXAR: 1.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
EXAR' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.59  Med: 1.21 Max: 2.61
Current: 1.36
0.59
2.61
P/S 1.83
EXAR's P/S is ranked lower than
61% of the 843 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.47 vs. EXAR: 1.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
EXAR' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.53  Med: 3.16 Max: 12.24
Current: 1.83
1.53
12.24
PFCF 290.51
EXAR's PFCF is ranked lower than
98% of the 391 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 16.70 vs. EXAR: 290.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
EXAR' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 17.08  Med: 64.25 Max: 1028.57
Current: 290.51
17.08
1028.57
POCF 83.58
EXAR's POCF is ranked lower than
95% of the 502 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 11.93 vs. EXAR: 83.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
EXAR' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 15.6  Med: 46.42 Max: 6610
Current: 83.58
15.6
6610
EV-to-EBITDA 101.25
EXAR's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
96% of the 641 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 10.77 vs. EXAR: 101.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
EXAR' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -492.2  Med: -0.40 Max: 153.1
Current: 101.25
-492.2
153.1
Current Ratio 3.17
EXAR's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
64% of the 855 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. EXAR: 3.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
EXAR' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.74  Med: 8.03 Max: 47.64
Current: 3.17
1.74
47.64
Quick Ratio 2.39
EXAR's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
62% of the 855 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.84 vs. EXAR: 2.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
EXAR' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.42  Med: 7.58 Max: 46.53
Current: 2.39
1.42
46.53
Days Inventory 123.23
EXAR's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
77% of the 826 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 79.54 vs. EXAR: 123.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
EXAR' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 69.79  Med: 84.86 Max: 118.33
Current: 123.23
69.79
118.33
Days Sales Outstanding 63.17
EXAR's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
52% of the 776 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 61.60 vs. EXAR: 63.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
EXAR' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 23.26  Med: 39.10 Max: 61.85
Current: 63.17
23.26
61.85
Days Payable 51.54
EXAR's Days Payable is ranked higher than
53% of the 779 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 48.61 vs. EXAR: 51.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
EXAR' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 30.33  Med: 45.29 Max: 75.71
Current: 51.54
30.33
75.71

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Cash 25.42
EXAR's Price/Net Cash is ranked lower than
82% of the 289 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 8.29 vs. EXAR: 25.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Cash only.
EXAR' s Price/Net Cash Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.26  Med: 2.07 Max: 74.38
Current: 25.42
1.26
74.38
Price/Net Current Asset Value 3.99
EXAR's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
52% of the 583 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 3.83 vs. EXAR: 3.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
EXAR' s Price/Net Current Asset Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.11  Med: 1.77 Max: 8.31
Current: 3.99
1.11
8.31
Price/Tangible Book 3.07
EXAR's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
71% of the 813 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.78 vs. EXAR: 3.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
EXAR' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.94  Med: 1.34 Max: 5.77
Current: 3.07
0.94
5.77
Price/Projected FCF 2.12
EXAR's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
72% of the 461 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.31 vs. EXAR: 2.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
EXAR' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.7  Med: 1.22 Max: 5.72
Current: 2.12
0.7
5.72
Price/Median PS Value 0.59
EXAR's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
89% of the 768 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. EXAR: 0.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
EXAR' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.31  Med: 1.25 Max: 7.06
Current: 0.59
0.31
7.06
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -7.09
EXAR's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
80% of the 847 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. EXAR: -7.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
EXAR' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.21  Med: 0.60 Max: 823.5
Current: -7.09
-7.21
823.5

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $156
EPS $ -0.35
Beta1.56
Short Percentage of Float4.57%
52-Week Range $4.82 - 11.14
Shares Outstanding(Mil)48.52

Analyst Estimate

Mar16 Mar17 Mar18
Revenue(Mil) 151 167 190
EPS($) 0.34 0.43 0.55
EPS without NRI($) 0.34 0.43 0.55

Business Description

Industry: Semiconductors » Semiconductors
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Traded in other countries:EXA.Germany,
Exar Corp was incorporated in California in April 1971 and was reincorporated in Delaware in 1991. The Company designs, develops and markets high performance analog mixed-signal integrated circuits (ICs) and advanced sub-system solutions for the Industrial and Embedded Systems, High-End Consumer and Infrastructure markets. Applying both analog and digital technologies, its products are deployed in a applications such as industrial, instrumentation and medical equipment, networking and telecommunication systems, servers, enterprise storage systems, flat panel displays, LED lighting solutions, set top boxes and digital video recorders. It provides customers with a breadth of component products and sub-system solutions based on advanced silicon integration. The Company's product portfolio includes Connectivity, Power Management, High Performance Analog, Processors, Flat Panel Display and LED lighting. The Company markets its products with sales offices and personnel located throughout the Americas, Europe, and Asia. Its products are also sold through channel partners, including distributors and manufacturers' representatives. These channel partners are assisted and managed by its regional sales teams. The Company sells products into three primary markets: Industrial and Embedded Systems, High-End Consumer and Infrastructure. Its products are organized into six primary product lines, which allow product definition based on market opportunities and trends. Its product lines include Connectivity, Power Management, High Performance Analog, Processors, Flat Panel Display and LED lighting. Competitors in its Industrial and Embedded Systems and Infrastructure markets include companies such as Analog Devices, Inc., Integrated Device Technology, Inc., Intersil Corporation, Linear Technology Corporation, Maxim Integrated Products, Inc., Monolithic Power Systems, NXP B.V., Silicon Labs, Texas Instruments Incorporated, Micrel Incorporated, Ambarella, Inc., HiSilicon Technologies Co., Ltd., Cavium Networks and Intel. Competitors in High-End Consumer products include companies such as Texas Instruments Incorporated, Intersil Corporation, Chipone, Novatek Microelectronics Corporation and Global Mixed-mode Technology, Inc.
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