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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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Cash to Debt 1.13
GTAT's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
50% of the 1031 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 5.76 vs. GTAT: 1.13 )
GTAT' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.99   Max: No Debt
Current: 1.13

Equity to Asset 0.14
GTAT's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
68% of the 1014 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 0.64 vs. GTAT: 0.14 )
GTAT' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.05   Max: 0.34
Current: 0.14

0.05
0.34
F-Score: 2
Z-Score: 0.49
M-Score: -1.94
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 : 2/10

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Operating margin (%) -30.48
GTAT's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
64% of the 1009 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. GTAT: -30.48 )
GTAT' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -44.09   Max: 30.4
Current: -30.48

-44.09
30.4
Net-margin (%) -27.70
GTAT's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
62% of the 1009 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 2.26 vs. GTAT: -27.70 )
GTAT' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -53   Max: 19.44
Current: -27.7

-53
19.44
ROE (%) -24.91
GTAT's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
61% of the 1005 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. GTAT: -24.91 )
GTAT' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -8671.67   Max: 107.4
Current: -24.91

-8671.67
107.4
ROA (%) -6.97
GTAT's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 1023 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.52 vs. GTAT: -6.97 )
GTAT' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -18.14   Max: 16.19
Current: -6.97

-18.14
16.19
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -43.44
GTAT's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
63% of the 1019 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 6.17 vs. GTAT: -43.44 )
GTAT' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -193.19   Max: 761.26
Current: -43.44

-193.19
761.26
Revenue Growth (%) -13.30
GTAT's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 736 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: -2.20 vs. GTAT: -13.30 )
GTAT' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -75.7   Max: 124.6
Current: -13.3

-75.7
124.6
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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

GTAT Guru Trades in Q3 2013

John Burbank 150,805 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 64,656 sh (New)
Columbia Wanger 2,000,000 sh (unchged)
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Chuck Royce 8,500 sh (-57.5%)
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Q4 2013

GTAT Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Jim Simons 539,397 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 165,169 sh (+155.46%)
John Burbank 332,167 sh (+120.26%)
Columbia Wanger Sold Out
Chuck Royce Sold Out
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Q1 2014

GTAT Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 14,652 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 252,339 sh (+52.78%)
John Burbank Sold Out
Jim Simons 111,000 sh (-79.42%)
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Q2 2014

GTAT Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 22,840 sh (+55.88%)
Jim Simons Sold Out
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with GTAT

(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 Burbank 2014-03-31 Sold Out 0.1%$8.715 - $19.14 $ 18.445%0
John Burbank 2013-12-31 Add 120.26%0.05%$7.495 - $10.4 $ 18.4107%332167
John Burbank 2013-09-30 New Buy0.04%$4.08 - $8.48 $ 18.4209%150805
Joel Greenblatt 2013-06-30 Sold Out 0.15%$3.09 - $4.59 $ 18.4377%0
Joel Greenblatt 2012-12-31 Add 104.81%0.07%$2.86 - $5.3 $ 18.4369%794792
Joel Greenblatt 2012-09-30 Reduce -37.93%0.09%$4.76 - $6.94 $ 18.4235%388060
Joel Greenblatt 2012-03-31 Add 37.31%0.13%$7.42 - $9.64 $ 18.4130%681613
Joel Greenblatt 2011-12-31 Reduce -31.8%0.26%$6.63 - $8.95 $ 18.4138%496387
George Soros 2011-12-31 Sold Out 0.0021%$6.63 - $8.95 $ 18.4138%0
Joel Greenblatt 2011-09-30 Add 25.39%0.17%$7.23 - $12.49 $ 18.475%727887
George Soros 2011-09-30 New Buy$7.23 - $12.49 $ 18.475%17200
Joel Greenblatt 2011-06-30 Add 606.18%1.13%$9.32 - $16.1 $ 18.457%580504
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Ratios

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P/B 11.70
GTAT's P/B is ranked lower than
77% of the 1078 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.95 vs. GTAT: 11.70 )
GTAT' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.92   Max: 51.7
Current: 11.7

0.92
51.7
P/S 15.50
GTAT's P/S is ranked lower than
87% of the 1078 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. GTAT: 15.50 )
GTAT' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.48   Max: 16.71
Current: 15.5

0.48
16.71
Shiller P/E 83.60
GTAT's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
82% of the 1078 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. GTAT: 83.60 )
GTAT' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 4.98   Max: 88.86
Current: 83.6

4.98
88.86
Current Ratio 1.40
GTAT's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
55% of the 862 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 2.63 vs. GTAT: 1.40 )
GTAT' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.95   Max: 3.32
Current: 1.4

0.95
3.32
Quick Ratio 1.06
GTAT's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
53% of the 862 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 2.02 vs. GTAT: 1.06 )
GTAT' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.81   Max: 3.1
Current: 1.06

0.81
3.1

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 39.10
GTAT's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
79% of the 1078 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. GTAT: 39.10 )
GTAT' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 2.98   Max: 43.43
Current: 39.1

2.98
43.43
Price/Median PS Value 10.40
GTAT's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
76% of the 1078 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. GTAT: 10.40 )
GTAT' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.33   Max: 10.38
Current: 10.4

0.33
10.38
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 5.50
GTAT's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
65% of the 834 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. GTAT: 5.50 )
GTAT' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 3   Max: 114.2
Current: 5.5

3
114.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 2.94
GTAT's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
78% of the 668 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. GTAT: 2.94 )
GTAT' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 13.2   Max: 27.7
Current: 2.94

13.2
27.7

Business Description

Industry: Semiconductors » Semiconductors
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Traded in other countries:DM2.Germany
GT Advanced Technologies Inc. was originally incorporated in Delaware in September 2006. It is a technology company with innovative crystal growth equipment and solutions for the global solar, LED and electronics industries. The Company's products are designed to accelerate the adoption of advanced materials that improve performance and lower the cost of manufacturing. It also produces sapphire material at its pilot production facility in Massachusetts which is sold directly to customers and used to make a variety of products such as epitaxial-ready wafers for use in the LED and other specialty markets. The Company operates as one business unit comprised of three business segments: polysilicon business, photovoltaic, or PV, business and sapphire business. Primary market for its product development has been the solar industry where it has established a leadership position in two areas; products and services that enable the production of low-cost, high quality polysilicon, and silicon casting furnaces that produce crystalline ingots used in the production of solar cells. Photovoltaic (PV) systems are used in industrial, commercial and residential applications to convert sunlight directly into electricity. The focus of its PV business is the development, manufacture and sales of crystallization growth furnaces to produce silicon ingots used in the production of solar wafers. Its strategy includes better serving its customers and lowering its costs by maintaining its base of operations in Asia. The Company competes with both well established and new, low-cost equipment manufacturers, mainly located in China, for DSS furnaces for the production of multicrystalline ingots.
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