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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 : 5/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.13
FSL's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
67% of the 1035 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 5.88 vs. FSL: 0.13 )
FSL' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.06   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.13

Equity to Asset -1.14
FSL's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
70% of the 1019 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 0.64 vs. FSL: -1.14 )
FSL' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -1.51   Max: 0.27
Current: -1.14

-1.51
0.27
Interest Coverage 1.08
FSL's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
67% of the 578 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 320.94 vs. FSL: 1.08 )
FSL' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.48   Max: 1.08
Current: 1.08

0.48
1.08
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: -3.54
M-Score: -2.32
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 (%) 12.69
FSL's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 1016 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. FSL: 12.69 )
FSL' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -149.79   Max: 12.69
Current: 12.69

-149.79
12.69
Net-margin (%) -4.97
FSL's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 1016 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. FSL: -4.97 )
FSL' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -151.91   Max: 21.32
Current: -4.97

-151.91
21.32
ROA (%) -6.83
FSL's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 1030 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.57 vs. FSL: -6.83 )
FSL' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -119.37   Max: 14.69
Current: -6.83

-119.37
14.69
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 45.08
FSL's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 1026 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 6.17 vs. FSL: 45.08 )
FSL' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -290.9   Max: 45.08
Current: 45.08

-290.9
45.08
Revenue Growth (%) -10.60
FSL's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 739 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: -1.60 vs. FSL: -10.60 )
FSL' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: -4.2
Current: -10.6

EBITDA Growth (%) -6.30
FSL's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 524 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: -5.70 vs. FSL: -6.30 )
FSL' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: -6.3
Current: -6.3

EPS Growth (%) -46.70
FSL's EPS Growth (%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 466 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: -5.50 vs. FSL: -46.70 )
FSL' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: -46.7
Current: -46.7

» FSL's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

FSL Guru Trades in Q3 2013

RS Investment Management 183,100 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Jim Simons 247,200 sh (-42.8%)
Joel Greenblatt 134,192 sh (-62.1%)
Steven Cohen 35,313 sh (-84.25%)
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Q4 2013

FSL Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Joel Greenblatt 266,554 sh (+98.64%)
RS Investment Management 183,100 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
» More
Q1 2014

FSL Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Jim Simons 670,858 sh (New)
George Soros 400,000 sh (New)
RS Investment Management Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt 132,274 sh (-50.38%)
» More
Q2 2014

FSL Guru Trades in Q2 2014

George Soros Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
» More
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with FSL

(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
George Soros 2014-06-30 Sold Out 0.1%$21.08 - $25.88 $ 21.01-9%0
Joel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 Sold Out 0.05%$21.08 - $25.88 $ 21.01-9%0
George Soros 2014-03-31 New Buy0.1%$15.16 - $23.95 $ 21.017%400000
Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 Reduce -50.38%0.05%$15.16 - $23.95 $ 21.017%132274
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 Add 98.64%0.05%$13.98 - $17.73 $ 21.0136%266554
Joel Greenblatt 2013-09-30 Reduce -62.1%0.12%$13.55 - $17.28 $ 21.0136%134192
Joel Greenblatt 2013-06-30 Add 69.2%0.08%$12.73 - $16.69 $ 21.0140%354054
Joel Greenblatt 2013-03-31 New Buy0.16%$11.01 - $16.02 $ 21.0150%209254
Joel Greenblatt 2012-12-31 Sold Out 0.05%$7.64 - $11.06 $ 21.01125%0
John Burbank 2012-12-31 Sold Out 0.01%$7.64 - $11.06 $ 21.01125%0
Joel Greenblatt 2012-09-30 New Buy0.05%$8.85 - $12.1 $ 21.01103%78763
John Burbank 2012-09-30 New Buy0.01%$8.85 - $12.1 $ 21.01103%24635
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Ratios

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P/S 1.31
FSL's P/S is ranked higher than
70% of the 1079 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.72 vs. FSL: 1.31 )
FSL' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.46   Max: 1.51
Current: 1.31

0.46
1.51
PFCF 140.07
FSL's PFCF is ranked higher than
66% of the 1079 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 415.63 vs. FSL: 140.07 )
FSL' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 14.69   Max: 348.57
Current: 140.07

14.69
348.57
EV-to-EBIT 17.89
FSL's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
79% of the 1079 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 52.34 vs. FSL: 17.89 )
FSL' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 14.1   Max: 218.1
Current: 17.89

14.1
218.1
Current Ratio 2.57
FSL's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
68% of the 857 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 2.48 vs. FSL: 2.57 )
FSL' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.72   Max: 3.33
Current: 2.57

1.72
3.33
Quick Ratio 1.74
FSL's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
62% of the 857 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. FSL: 1.74 )
FSL' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.22   Max: 2.52
Current: 1.74

1.22
2.52

Valuation & Return

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Price/Median PS Value 1.53
FSL's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
52% of the 1079 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. FSL: 1.53 )
FSL' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.58   Max: 1.76
Current: 1.53

0.58
1.76
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 5.60
FSL's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
67% of the 839 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 5.10 vs. FSL: 5.60 )
FSL' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.5   Max: 7.1
Current: 5.6

0.5
7.1

Business Description

Industry: Semiconductors » Semiconductors
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Traded in other countries:1FS.Germany
Freescale Semiconductor Ltd is a provider of embedded processing solutions. It also offers complementary semiconductor products, including radio frequency, power management, analog, mixed-signal devices and sensors.
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