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Financial Strength : 3/10

Interest Coverage 2.58
FSL's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
90% of the 676 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 53.52 vs. FSL: 2.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
FSL' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 2.58
Current: 2.58
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Profitability & Growth : 2/10

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Q2 2015

FSL Guru Trades in Q2 2015

George Soros 326,666 sh (New)
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Jim Simons 173,000 sh (-51.90%)
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Business Description

Industry: Semiconductors » Semiconductors  
Traded in other countries:1FS.Germany,

Freescale Semiconductor Ltd was incorporated in Delaware on December 3, 2003. The Company provides embedded processors such as microcontrollers and digital networking processors. Its embedded processors, along with its analog, sensor and radio frequency devices, as well as a full suite of software and design tools, it provides integrated embedded processing solutions. The Company's business is organized around five principal product groups: Microcontrollers, Digital Networking, Automotive Microcontrollers, Analog and Sensors, and Radio Frequency. The Company's embedded processor products include Microcontrollers, single and multicore MPUs, Digital Signal Controllers, applications processors and Digital Signal Processors. It also offers Radio Frequency, power management, motor drivers, high voltage actuators, analog, mixed-signal devices and precision sensors. The Company's Communications Processors product portfolio includes 32-bit and 64-bit offerings ranging from a single core to 28- and 45-nanometer multicore QorIQ communications processors. It's Microcontrollers product portfolio ranges from ultra-low power, low-end 8-bit products to higher performance 16-bit and 32-bit products with on-board flash memory such as the Qorivva product line. Its wireless products utilize and support multiple standards and frequencies, including the IEEE standard 802.15.4, and sub-1 GHz solutions in its solutions for medical devices, smart meters and smart energy, consumer appliances, Radio Frequency remote controls and home automation. The Company provides Applications Processors such as ARM-based i.MX application processors with integrated audio, video and graphics capability. Its Digital Signal Processors product portfolio includes single-core to multicore based on the StarCore architecture. Its Analog and Mixed-Signal products portfolio includes driving actuators such as in motors, valves, and lights, switching large currents, regulating power to electronic components in a system, charging and cell balancing batteries and providing precision sense and control interfaces for complex analog systems. The Company's Xtrinsic smart sensor platforms combine inertial sensors and embedded processors with connectivity and power management supported by a reference software toolset. The Company's Radio Frequency power portfolio includes solutions from 1 watt to more than 1 kilowatt. Its low power portfolio provides a mix of Radio Frequency small signal and low power products. The Company sells its products directly to OEMs, distributors, original design manufacturers and contract manufacturers. It owns and operates five manufacturing facilities, of which three are wafer fabrication facilities and two are assembly and test facilities.



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Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $4,590
EPS (TTM) $ 1.05
Short Percentage of Float5.13%
52-Week Range $23.66 - 45.67
Shares Outstanding (Mil)311.33

Analyst Estimate

Dec15 Dec16 Dec17
Revenue (Mil $) 4,528 4,561 4,290
EPS ($) 1.75 1.86 2.15
EPS without NRI ($) 1.75 1.86 2.15
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