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Financial Strength : 3/10

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Profitability & Growth : 3/10

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Q2 2015

EZCH Guru Trades in Q2 2015

George Soros 21,166 sh (New)
Jim Simons 277,800 sh (-5.32%)
Ronald Muhlenkamp 289,891 sh (-13.48%)
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Q3 2015

EZCH Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Mario Gabelli 98,400 sh (New)
Jim Simons 281,900 sh (+1.48%)
George Soros Sold Out
Ronald Muhlenkamp Sold Out
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Q4 2015

EZCH Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Mario Gabelli 307,050 sh (+212.04%)
Jim Simons 639,619 sh (+126.90%)
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Q1 2016

EZCH Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Jim Simons Sold Out
Mario Gabelli Sold Out
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Industry: Semiconductors » Semiconductors
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Traded in other countries:LP2.Germany, EZCH.Israel,
EZChip Semiconductor Ltd is engaged in the development & marketing of Internet application solutions to improve the connectivity & performance of corporate LAN & WAN.

EZChip Semiconductor Ltd, formerly known as Dan-Serb Ltd., was incorporated as a limited liability company under the laws of the State of Israel in 1989. The Company along with its subsidiary is engaged in the development and marketing of Ethernet network processors for networking equipment. It provides its customers with solutions that scale from a few Gigabits per second to hundreds of Gigabits per second. Its network processors provide flexibility and performance coupled with superior integration and power efficiency for applications in carrier, data center, cloud and enterprise networking equipment. The Company designs and produces network processors for high-speed networking equipment, integrating several key functions into a single chip. Its products include: Network Processor Chips and Evaluation Boards and Network-processor Based Systems. The NP-2 is a single-chip, full-duplex, 10-Gigabit network processor. In addition to the integration of packet processing, classification search engines and MACs provided in the previous generation NP-1c, the NP-2 also includes traffic managers for improved QoS. Evaluation Boards and Network-processor Based Systems - Evaluation systems are usually required by customers to enable them to test their NPU-based systems. These systems also serve customers to differentiate themselves through software applications and are in need of high-performance packet processing hardware platforms for their software applications. Development Software Toolkits - EZdriver is a software development toolset with a graphical user interface for writing, testing and debugging programs for network processors to implement a range of applications and reduce time to market of next-generation networking products. It includes a hardware-software simulator, a compiler, debugger and other utilities. The Company's marketing communications activities include: seminar programs, guest speaker invitations and technical conferences; public relations activities and customer events; technical articles in industry publications and marketing collateral materials; and information exchange on the Internet. The Company also works with vendors of complementary technologies to provide its customers with interoperable solutions. It provides interoperability with devices from numerous semiconductor companies, including Broadcom, Marvell, PMC-Sierra and Zarlink. It holds four U.S. registered patents. The Company competes with all these vendors as well as with multi-core processors that target networking equipment from vendors, such as Broadcom, Cavium Networks and other smaller vendors.

Guru Investment Theses on EZChip Semiconductor Ltd

Mario Gabelli Comments on Ezchip Semiconductor Ltd. - May 03, 2016

Ezchip Semiconductor Ltd. (NASDAQ:EZCH), based in Yokneam, Israel is a fabless semiconductor company that provides data-path processing solutions for a range of applications for carrier, cloud and data center networks. On September 30, 2015, the company entered into a merger agreement with Mellanox Technologies to be acquired of $25.50 cash per share, in a transaction worth $765 million. Regulatory and shareholder votes were received by February of 2016, and the deal officially closed on February 22, 2016. The Fund earned a 2.36% annualized return.



From Mario Gabelli (Trades, Portfolio)'s first quarter 2016 ABC Fund shareholder commentary.

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Mario Gabelli Comments on Ezchip Semiconductor Ltd. Guru stock highlight
Ezchip Semiconductor Ltd. (NASDAQ:EZCH), based in Yokneam, Israel is a fabless semiconductor company that provides data-path processing solutions for a range of applications for carrier, cloud and data center networks. On September 30, 2015, the company entered into a merger agreement with Mellanox Technologies to be acquired of $25.50 cash per share, in a transaction worth $765 million. Regulatory and shareholder votes were received by February of 2016, and the deal officially closed on February 22, 2016. The Fund earned a 2.36% annualized return. Read more...

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Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $108.2
EPS (TTM) $ -0.18
Short Percentage of Float0.67%
52-Week Range $14.30 - 25.50
Shares Outstanding (Mil)29.96

Analyst Estimate

Dec15 Dec16 Dec17
Revenue (Mil $) 111 131 150
EPS ($) 1.21 1.64 1.79
EPS w/o NRI ($) 1.21 1.64 1.79
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Articles On GuruFocus.com
Mario Gabelli Comments on Ezchip Semiconductor Ltd. May 03 2016 
The Gabelli ABC Fund 1st Quarter Shareholder Commentary May 03 2016 
Weekly 3-Year Low Highlights: SSNI, EZCH, TSC, DCIX Sep 17 2013 

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