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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
FORM's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
96% of the 1103 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.97 vs. FORM: No Debt )
FORM' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 25.34   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.84
FORM's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
89% of the 1082 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 0.63 vs. FORM: 0.84 )
FORM' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.05   Max: 0.91
Current: 0.84

-0.05
0.91
Interest Coverage No Debt
FORM's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
96% of the 641 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 767.50 vs. FORM: No Debt )
FORM' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 83.44   Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt

83.44
9999.99
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 4.35
M-Score: -3.21
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 : 6/10

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history
Operating margin (%) -14.69
FORM's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
57% of the 1092 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 4.50 vs. FORM: -14.69 )
FORM' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -107.28   Max: 20.32
Current: -14.69

-107.28
20.32
Net-margin (%) -14.69
FORM's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 1092 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 3.19 vs. FORM: -14.69 )
FORM' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -115.01   Max: 16.46
Current: -14.69

-115.01
16.46
ROE (%) -12.33
FORM's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 1087 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 4.25 vs. FORM: -12.33 )
FORM' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -38.08   Max: 13
Current: -12.33

-38.08
13
ROA (%) -10.45
FORM's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
57% of the 1104 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 2.33 vs. FORM: -10.45 )
FORM' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -33.56   Max: 14.82
Current: -10.45

-33.56
14.82
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -57.65
FORM's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
61% of the 1103 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 7.00 vs. FORM: -57.65 )
FORM' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -205.42   Max: 68.93
Current: -57.65

-205.42
68.93
Revenue Growth (%) 4.40
FORM's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 786 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: -1.80 vs. FORM: 4.40 )
FORM' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 32.5
Current: 4.4

0
32.5
EBITDA Growth (%) -45.30
FORM's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 560 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: -6.20 vs. FORM: -45.30 )
FORM' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -45.3   Max: 66.8
Current: -45.3

-45.3
66.8
EPS Growth (%) -34.40
FORM's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 483 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: -6.80 vs. FORM: -34.40 )
FORM' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -39.4   Max: 79.3
Current: -34.4

-39.4
79.3
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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

FORM Guru Trades in Q4 2013

John Rogers 310,675 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 1,805,661 sh (+7.98%)
PRIMECAP Management 7,987,018 sh (+3.06%)
Charles Brandes 21,200 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Jim Simons 674,615 sh (-9.48%)
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Q1 2014

FORM Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Steven Cohen 15,900 sh (New)
John Rogers 404,675 sh (+30.26%)
Jim Simons 739,417 sh (+9.61%)
Chuck Royce 1,812,161 sh (+0.36%)
PRIMECAP Management 7,993,218 sh (+0.08%)
Charles Brandes 21,200 sh (unchged)
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Q2 2014

FORM Guru Trades in Q2 2014

PRIMECAP Management 7,993,218 sh (unchged)
Charles Brandes Sold Out
Chuck Royce 1,722,161 sh (-4.97%)
Jim Simons 631,700 sh (-14.57%)
John Rogers 164,475 sh (-59.36%)
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Q3 2014

FORM Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jim Simons 836,300 sh (+32.39%)
PRIMECAP Management 7,993,218 sh (unchged)
John Rogers Sold Out
Chuck Royce 1,693,661 sh (-1.65%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with FORM

(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
John Rogers 2014-09-30 Sold Out 0.02%$6.61 - $8.41 $ 8.1910%0
John Rogers 2014-06-30 Reduce -59.36%0.02%$5.41 - $8.09 $ 8.1924%164475
Charles Brandes 2014-06-30 Sold Out $5.41 - $8.09 $ 8.1924%0
John Rogers 2014-03-31 Add 30.26%0.01%$6.01 - $7.19 $ 8.1924%404675
John Rogers 2013-12-31 New Buy0.02%$5 - $6.69 $ 8.1944%310675
Charles Brandes 2013-09-30 New Buy$6 - $7.66 $ 8.1920%21200
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Ratios

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P/B 1.60
FORM's P/B is ranked higher than
69% of the 1154 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.91 vs. FORM: 1.60 )
FORM' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.59   Max: 4.86
Current: 1.6

0.59
4.86
P/S 1.85
FORM's P/S is ranked higher than
62% of the 1154 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. FORM: 1.85 )
FORM' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.16   Max: 8.91
Current: 1.85

1.16
8.91
EV-to-EBIT -8.52
FORM's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
53% of the 1154 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 39.12 vs. FORM: -8.52 )
FORM' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -38.1   Max: 49.5
Current: -8.52

-38.1
49.5
Current Ratio 5.15
FORM's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
88% of the 1101 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 2.49 vs. FORM: 5.15 )
FORM' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 4.58   Max: 12.08
Current: 5.15

4.58
12.08
Quick Ratio 4.60
FORM's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
89% of the 1101 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. FORM: 4.60 )
FORM' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 4.15   Max: 11.69
Current: 4.6

4.15
11.69

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Cash 4.65
FORM's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
93% of the 1154 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. FORM: 4.65 )
FORM' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 0.96   Max: 9.11
Current: 4.65

0.96
9.11
Price/Net Current Asset Value 3.13
FORM's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
92% of the 1154 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. FORM: 3.13 )
FORM' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 0.89   Max: 7.63
Current: 3.13

0.89
7.63
Price/Tangible Book 2.14
FORM's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
64% of the 1154 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 2.29 vs. FORM: 2.14 )
FORM' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.72   Max: 4.92
Current: 2.14

0.72
4.92
Price/Median PS Value 0.55
FORM's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
95% of the 1154 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. FORM: 0.55 )
FORM' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.37   Max: 3.16
Current: 0.55

0.37
3.16
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) -11.70
FORM's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
58% of the 1079 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 3.10 vs. FORM: -11.70 )
FORM' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 2   Max: 29997.8
Current: -11.7

2
29997.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -52.15
FORM's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked lower than
53% of the 744 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 0.13 vs. FORM: -52.15 )
FORM' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -58   Max: 23.6
Current: -52.15

-58
23.6

Business Description

Industry: Semiconductors » Semiconductors
Compare:INTC, TSM, BRCM, ARMH, ADI » details
Traded in other countries:FMF.Germany
FormFactor Inc was incorporated in Delaware on April 15, 1993. The Company designs, develops, manufactures, sells and supports semiconductor wafer probe card products and solutions. Its MicroSpring interconnect technology, which includes resilient spring-like contact elements, enables to produce wafer probe cards for applications that requires reliability, speed, precision and signal integrity. MicroSpring contacts include geometrically precise tip structures that will enable precise contact with small bond pad sizes and pitches. The Matrix product can test up to 1,100 devices on a NAND Flash wafer, 3,100 devices on a NOR Flash wafer and will be able to test up to 1,450 devices on a DRAM wafer. The Company's customers include semiconductor chip manufacturers in the DRAM, Flash and SoC markets. It sells its products through its marketing staff located in United States, China, Germany, Italy, Japan, Singapore, South Korea, and Taiwan. It competes with domestic and foreign companies including Advantest Corporation, AMST Co., Ltd., BucklingBeam Solutions, Cascade Microtech, Inc., Feinmetall GmbH, Korea Instrument Co., Ltd., Japan Electronics Materials Corporation, V Probe, Inc., Micronics Japan Co., Ltd., Microfriend Inc., Soulbrain Engineering, Technoprobe, TSE Co., Ltd., Wentworth Laboratories, Inc., and Will Technology Co., Ltd, among others.
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