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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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Cash to Debt 0.11
FSL's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
93% of the 835 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.82 vs. FSL: 0.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
FSL' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.06  Med: 0.13 Max: N/A
Current: 0.11
Equity to Asset -1.00
FSL's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
100% of the 811 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 0.63 vs. FSL: -1.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
FSL' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -1.51  Med: -1.09 Max: 0.27
Current: -1
-1.51
0.27
Interest Coverage 2.06
FSL's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
92% of the 497 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1091.58 vs. FSL: 2.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
FSL' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.48  Med: 0.99 Max: 2.06
Current: 2.06
0.48
2.06
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: -1.73
M-Score: -2.99
WACC vs ROIC
10.10%
50.87%
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 (%) 17.04
FSL's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 825 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 4.76 vs. FSL: 17.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
FSL' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -149.79  Med: -1.37 Max: 15.71
Current: 17.04
-149.79
15.71
Net-margin (%) 8.11
FSL's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 824 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. FSL: 8.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
FSL' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -151.91  Med: -8.97 Max: 21.32
Current: 8.11
-151.91
21.32
ROA (%) 11.80
FSL's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 836 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 2.94 vs. FSL: 11.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
FSL' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -72.94  Med: -8.26 Max: 12.74
Current: 11.8
-72.94
12.74
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 53.68
FSL's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 834 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 8.73 vs. FSL: 53.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
FSL' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -246.55  Med: 19.88 Max: 51.07
Current: 53.68
-246.55
51.07
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -8.80
FSL's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
67% of the 515 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: -1.80 vs. FSL: -8.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
FSL' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: -5.15 Max: -4.2
Current: -8.8
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -8.80
FSL's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
65% of the 391 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: -1.20 vs. FSL: -8.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
FSL' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: -19.10 Max: -6.1
Current: -8.8
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Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

FSL Guru Trades in Q2 2014

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

FSL Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Joel Greenblatt 77,805 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 24,400 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) 30.40
FSL's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
71% of the 553 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 19.00 vs. FSL: 30.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
FSL' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 30.42  Med: 37.41 Max: 152.15
Current: 30.4
30.42
152.15
Forward P/E 14.58
FSL's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
60% of the 278 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 16.58 vs. FSL: 14.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 30.50
FSL's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
71% of the 554 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 19.00 vs. FSL: 30.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
FSL' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 30.52  Med: 37.54 Max: 156.5
Current: 30.5
30.52
156.5
P/S 2.44
FSL's P/S is ranked lower than
70% of the 818 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.42 vs. FSL: 2.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
FSL' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.46  Med: 0.95 Max: 2.99
Current: 2.44
0.46
2.99
PFCF 27.13
FSL's PFCF is ranked lower than
79% of the 430 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 17.26 vs. FSL: 27.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
FSL' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 14.69  Med: 41.95 Max: 305
Current: 27.13
14.69
305
POCF 15.58
FSL's POCF is ranked lower than
67% of the 563 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 12.65 vs. FSL: 15.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
FSL' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 6.02  Med: 15.55 Max: 41.12
Current: 15.58
6.02
41.12
EV-to-EBIT 21.29
FSL's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
67% of the 559 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 14.65 vs. FSL: 21.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
FSL' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 14.1  Med: 20.90 Max: 218.1
Current: 21.29
14.1
218.1
Current Ratio 2.56
FSL's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
51% of the 825 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 2.43 vs. FSL: 2.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
FSL' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.72  Med: 2.47 Max: 3.33
Current: 2.56
1.72
3.33
Quick Ratio 1.64
FSL's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
59% of the 825 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.85 vs. FSL: 1.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
FSL' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.22  Med: 1.69 Max: 2.52
Current: 1.64
1.22
2.52
Days Inventory 107.83
FSL's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
69% of the 801 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 78.55 vs. FSL: 107.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
FSL' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 88.22  Med: 100.78 Max: 126.74
Current: 107.83
88.22
126.74
Days Sales Outstanding 43.65
FSL's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
72% of the 765 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 59.36 vs. FSL: 43.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
FSL' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 27.52  Med: 36.45 Max: 44.27
Current: 43.65
27.52
44.27

Valuation & Return

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Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 4.70
FSL's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 820 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 3.40 vs. FSL: 4.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
FSL' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 0.5  Med: 4.80 Max: 7.1
Current: 4.7
0.5
7.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -0.78
FSL's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 234 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 3.38 vs. FSL: -0.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
FSL' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -0.6  Med: 0.50 Max: 23.6
Current: -0.78
-0.6
23.6

Business Description

Industry: Semiconductors » Semiconductors
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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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