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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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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 132.81
EXAR's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
74% of the 852 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.66 vs. EXAR: 132.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
EXAR' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.83  Med: 495.76 Max: No Debt
Current: 132.81
Equity to Asset 0.90
EXAR's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
94% of the 847 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 0.62 vs. EXAR: 0.90 )
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: 0.9
0.63
0.98
Interest Coverage 12.35
EXAR's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
68% of the 672 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 53.74 vs. EXAR: 12.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
EXAR' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.35  Med: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: 12.35
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 11.06
M-Score: -2.45
WACC vs ROIC
14.68%
-1.70%
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 : 5/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 1.60
EXAR's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
63% of the 847 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 4.38 vs. EXAR: 1.60 )
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: 1.6
Current: 1.6
-225.58
1.6
Net-margin (%) 34.27
EXAR's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 846 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 2.92 vs. EXAR: 34.27 )
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: 34.27
Current: 34.27
-218.27
34.27
ROE (%) 22.39
EXAR's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 832 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 3.97 vs. EXAR: 22.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
EXAR' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -50.37  Med: -10.96 Max: 22.39
Current: 22.39
-50.37
22.39
ROA (%) 19.20
EXAR's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 856 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. EXAR: 19.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
EXAR' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -46.34  Med: -9.12 Max: 19.2
Current: 19.2
-46.34
19.2
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 4.23
EXAR's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
59% of the 855 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 8.12 vs. EXAR: 4.23 )
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: 4.23
-515.68
6.94
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 5.70
EXAR's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 725 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. EXAR: 5.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
EXAR' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -19.4  Med: 1.1 Max: 18.1
Current: 5.7
-19.4
18.1
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -39.30
EXAR's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
93% of the 537 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 4.50 vs. EXAR: -39.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
EXAR' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -72.7  Med: -39.3 Max: 200.7
Current: -39.3
-72.7
200.7
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Guru Trades

Q1 2016

EXAR Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Jim Simons 1,232,228 sh (+5.98%)
Chuck Royce 2,160,323 sh (-0.90%)
George Soros 1,435,586 sh (-19.75%)
RS Investment Management 174,640 sh (-35.94%)
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Q2 2016

EXAR Guru Trades in Q2 2016

George Soros 2,835,194 sh (+97.49%)
RS Investment Management 243,440 sh (+39.40%)
Jim Simons 1,441,028 sh (+16.94%)
Chuck Royce 2,048,323 sh (-5.18%)
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Q3 2016

EXAR Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Jim Simons 1,681,228 sh (+16.67%)
Chuck Royce 1,799,323 sh (-12.16%)
George Soros 1,366,666 sh (-51.80%)
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Q4 2016

EXAR Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Chuck Royce 1,810,196 sh (+0.60%)
Jim Simons 1,610,928 sh (-4.18%)
George Soros 306,666 sh (-77.56%)
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Business Description

Industry: Semiconductors » Semiconductors    NAICS: 334413    SIC: 3674
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Exar Corp 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.

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 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 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.

Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 10.92
EXAR's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
87% of the 568 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 23.67 vs. EXAR: 10.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
EXAR' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.39  Med: 63.81 Max: 194
Current: 10.92
9.39
194
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 9.43
EXAR's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked higher than
79% of the 385 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 19.96 vs. EXAR: 9.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
EXAR' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.09  Med: 122.56 Max: 5820
Current: 9.43
8.09
5820
P/B 1.95
EXAR's P/B is ranked higher than
50% of the 865 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.91 vs. EXAR: 1.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
EXAR' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.59  Med: 1.22 Max: 2.61
Current: 1.95
0.59
2.61
P/S 3.56
EXAR's P/S is ranked lower than
76% of the 864 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.72 vs. EXAR: 3.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
EXAR' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.67  Med: 3.01 Max: 8.45
Current: 3.56
1.67
8.45
PFCF 44.47
EXAR's PFCF is ranked lower than
80% of the 413 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 18.30 vs. EXAR: 44.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
EXAR' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 17.08  Med: 59.11 Max: 1028.57
Current: 44.47
17.08
1028.57
POCF 41.06
EXAR's POCF is ranked lower than
89% of the 512 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 12.31 vs. EXAR: 41.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
EXAR' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 15.6  Med: 44.97 Max: 6610
Current: 41.06
15.6
6610
EV-to-EBIT 110.68
EXAR's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
93% of the 585 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 18.61 vs. EXAR: 110.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
EXAR' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -738.9  Med: -5.6 Max: 4715.9
Current: 110.68
-738.9
4715.9
EV-to-EBITDA 15.80
EXAR's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
58% of the 649 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 13.37 vs. EXAR: 15.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
EXAR' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -494.5  Med: -1.1 Max: 153.1
Current: 15.8
-494.5
153.1
Current Ratio 9.66
EXAR's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
95% of the 847 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 2.37 vs. EXAR: 9.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
EXAR' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.74  Med: 8.15 Max: 47.64
Current: 9.66
1.74
47.64
Quick Ratio 8.80
EXAR's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
95% of the 847 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. EXAR: 8.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
EXAR' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.42  Med: 7.67 Max: 46.53
Current: 8.8
1.42
46.53
Days Inventory 105.42
EXAR's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
68% of the 816 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 76.90 vs. EXAR: 105.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
EXAR' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 69.79  Med: 91.45 Max: 120.93
Current: 105.42
69.79
120.93
Days Sales Outstanding 30.22
EXAR's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
86% of the 770 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 62.88 vs. EXAR: 30.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
EXAR' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 23.26  Med: 40.74 Max: 72.22
Current: 30.22
23.26
72.22
Days Payable 39.68
EXAR's Days Payable is ranked lower than
63% of the 743 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 50.62 vs. EXAR: 39.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
EXAR' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 30.33  Med: 47.1 Max: 75.71
Current: 39.68
30.33
75.71

Buy Back

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industry
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history
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -1.40
EXAR's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
57% of the 591 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: -2.50 vs. EXAR: -1.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
EXAR' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -12.1  Med: -2.1 Max: 4.7
Current: -1.4
-12.1
4.7

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Net Cash 2.88
EXAR's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
87% of the 287 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 10.79 vs. EXAR: 2.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Cash only.
EXAR' s Price/Net Cash Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.26  Med: 2.05 Max: 74.38
Current: 2.88
1.26
74.38
Price/Net Current Asset Value 2.34
EXAR's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
76% of the 598 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 4.74 vs. EXAR: 2.34 )
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: 1.81 Max: 8.31
Current: 2.34
1.11
8.31
Price/Tangible Book 2.25
EXAR's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
54% of the 829 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 2.06 vs. EXAR: 2.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
EXAR' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.94  Med: 1.39 Max: 5.77
Current: 2.25
0.94
5.77
Price/Projected FCF 2.52
EXAR's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
72% of the 473 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.53 vs. EXAR: 2.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
EXAR' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.7  Med: 1.25 Max: 5.72
Current: 2.52
0.7
5.72
Price/Median PS Value 1.18
EXAR's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
52% of the 806 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.16 vs. EXAR: 1.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
EXAR' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.35  Med: 1.31 Max: 7.42
Current: 1.18
0.35
7.42
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 0.92
EXAR's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
61% of the 885 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. EXAR: 0.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
EXAR' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 0.6 Max: 863.4
Current: 0.92
0.1
863.4

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $155.1
EPS (TTM) $ 1.03
Beta1.65
Short Percentage of Float2.18%
52-Week Range $5.00 - 11.35
Shares Outstanding (Mil)50.89

Analyst Estimate

Mar17 Mar18
Revenue (Mil $) 115 145
EPS ($) 0.31 0.52
EPS w/o NRI ($) 0.31 0.52
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
15.00%
Dividends Per Share ($)
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