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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 0.09
FSL's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
63% of the 1230 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.85 vs. FSL: 0.09 )
FSL' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.06   Max: N/A
Current: 0.09

Equity to Asset -1.12
FSL's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
67% of the 1193 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 0.62 vs. FSL: -1.12 )
FSL' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -1.51   Max: 0.27
Current: -1.12

-1.51
0.27
Interest Coverage 2.06
FSL's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
62% of the 738 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 270.86 vs. FSL: 2.06 )
FSL' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.48   Max: 2.06
Current: 2.06

0.48
2.06
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: -1.81
M-Score: -2.65
WACC vs ROIC
12.64%
50.27%
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 : 4/10

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Operating margin (%) 16.08
FSL's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 1211 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 5.38 vs. FSL: 16.08 )
FSL' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -149.79   Max: 15.71
Current: 16.08

-149.79
15.71
Net-margin (%) 7.36
FSL's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 1211 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 4.50 vs. FSL: 7.36 )
FSL' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -151.91   Max: 21.32
Current: 7.36

-151.91
21.32
ROA (%) 10.72
FSL's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 1229 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. FSL: 10.72 )
FSL' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -72.94   Max: 12.74
Current: 10.72

-72.94
12.74
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 55.04
FSL's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 1225 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 9.34 vs. FSL: 55.04 )
FSL' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -249.22   Max: 56.59
Current: 55.04

-249.22
56.59
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -8.80
FSL's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 878 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: -0.70 vs. FSL: -8.80 )
FSL' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: -4.2
Current: -8.8

EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -8.80
FSL's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 670 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: -1.40 vs. FSL: -8.80 )
FSL' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: -6.1
Current: -8.8

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Financials


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

FSL Guru Trades in Q2 2014

George Soros Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
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Q3 2014

FSL Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Ray Dalio 24,400 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 77,805 sh (New)
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Q4 2014

FSL Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 15,678 sh (New)
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt 9,399 sh (-87.92%)
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Q1 2015

FSL Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Steven Cohen 300,000 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 60,220 sh (New)
Jim Simons 67,900 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 17,140 sh (+9.33%)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 39.00
FSL's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
65% of the 1316 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 56.20 vs. FSL: 39.00 )
FSL' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 30.81   Max: 152.15
Current: 39

30.81
152.15
Forward P/E 16.86
FSL's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
84% of the 1316 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. FSL: 16.86 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 37.80
FSL's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
70% of the 1316 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 54.70 vs. FSL: 37.80 )
FSL' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 30.96   Max: 156.5
Current: 37.8

30.96
156.5
P/S 2.88
FSL's P/S is ranked lower than
57% of the 1316 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. FSL: 2.88 )
FSL' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.46   Max: 2.9
Current: 2.88

0.46
2.9
PFCF 45.70
FSL's PFCF is ranked higher than
67% of the 1316 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. FSL: 45.70 )
FSL' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 14.69   Max: 305
Current: 45.7

14.69
305
POCF 21.11
FSL's POCF is ranked higher than
69% of the 1316 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 25.43 vs. FSL: 21.11 )
FSL' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 6.02   Max: 41.12
Current: 21.11

6.02
41.12
EV-to-EBIT 23.42
FSL's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
73% of the 1316 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 37.21 vs. FSL: 23.42 )
FSL' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 14.1   Max: 218.1
Current: 23.42

14.1
218.1
Current Ratio 2.45
FSL's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
67% of the 1217 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 2.59 vs. FSL: 2.45 )
FSL' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.72   Max: 3.33
Current: 2.45

1.72
3.33
Quick Ratio 1.53
FSL's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
60% of the 1217 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.94 vs. FSL: 1.53 )
FSL' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.22   Max: 2.52
Current: 1.53

1.22
2.52
Days Inventory 105.99
FSL's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
59% of the 1316 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 90.64 vs. FSL: 105.99 )
FSL' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 88.22   Max: 126.74
Current: 105.99

88.22
126.74
Days Sales Outstanding 43.63
FSL's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
84% of the 1316 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 66.73 vs. FSL: 43.63 )
FSL' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 27.52   Max: 44.27
Current: 43.63

27.52
44.27

Valuation & Return

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Price/Median PS Value 3.00
FSL's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
66% of the 1316 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. FSL: 3.00 )
FSL' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.52   Max: 2.87
Current: 3

0.52
2.87
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 2.40
FSL's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
94% of the 1316 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. FSL: 2.40 )
FSL' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 1.39   Max: 2.27
Current: 2.4

1.39
2.27
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 4.20
FSL's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
68% of the 1205 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 3.40 vs. FSL: 4.20 )
FSL' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.5   Max: 7.1
Current: 4.2

0.5
7.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 17.12
FSL's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
87% of the 454 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 4.02 vs. FSL: 17.12 )
FSL' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -0.6   Max: 23.6
Current: 17.12

-0.6
23.6

Business Description

Industry: Semiconductors » Semiconductors
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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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