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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 : 7/10

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Cash to Debt 1.21
HIMX's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
50% of the 1014 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 4.92 vs. HIMX: 1.21 )
HIMX' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.41   Max: No Debt
Current: 1.21

Equity to Asset 0.59
HIMX's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
56% of the 1005 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 0.65 vs. HIMX: 0.59 )
HIMX' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.51   Max: 0.82
Current: 0.59

0.51
0.82
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 5.34
M-Score: -2.56
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 : 6/10

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Revenue Growth (%) 7.50
HIMX's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 707 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: -0.40 vs. HIMX: 7.50 )
HIMX' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 38.5
Current: 7.5

0
38.5
EBITDA Growth (%) 22.90
HIMX's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 473 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: -4.10 vs. HIMX: 22.90 )
HIMX' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 38.1
Current: 22.9

0
38.1
EPS Growth (%) 23.70
HIMX's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 414 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: -3.60 vs. HIMX: 23.70 )
HIMX' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 39.5
Current: 23.7

0
39.5
» HIMX's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q1 2013

HIMX Guru Trades in Q1 2013

Jim Simons 2,872,600 sh (+10.31%)
Charles Brandes 20,000 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
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Q2 2013

HIMX Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Steven Cohen 13,632 sh (New)
Jim Simons 3,232,700 sh (+12.54%)
Charles Brandes Sold Out
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Q3 2013

HIMX Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Jeremy Grantham 13,900 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 450,000 sh (+3201.06%)
Jim Simons 588,800 sh (-81.79%)
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Q4 2013

HIMX Guru Trades in Q4 2013

RS Investment Management 307,000 sh (New)
Julian Robertson 1,963,363 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 19,600 sh (New)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Steven Cohen 74,983 sh (-83.34%)
» More
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with HIMX

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Julian Robertson 2013-12-31 New Buy8.9%$8.505 - $14.17 $ 9.28-12%1963363
Charles Brandes 2013-06-30 Sold Out $4.87 - $7.71 $ 9.2851%0
Charles Brandes 2012-06-30 New Buy$1.77 - $2.35 $ 9.28359%20000
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 26.00
HIMX's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
53% of the 578 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 24.40 vs. HIMX: 26.00 )
HIMX' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 1.88   Max: 41.26
Current: 26

1.88
41.26
P/B 3.50
HIMX's P/B is ranked lower than
73% of the 982 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.79 vs. HIMX: 3.50 )
HIMX' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.44   Max: 8.83
Current: 3.5

0.44
8.83
P/S 2.07
HIMX's P/S is ranked lower than
55% of the 1026 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.66 vs. HIMX: 2.07 )
HIMX' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.26   Max: 3.29
Current: 2.07

0.26
3.29
PFCF 49.00
HIMX's PFCF is ranked higher than
62% of the 529 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 20.20 vs. HIMX: 49.00 )
HIMX' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 4.06   Max: 99999999.99
Current: 49

4.06
99999999.99
EV-to-EBIT 20.40
HIMX's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
52% of the 706 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 20.57 vs. HIMX: 20.40 )
HIMX' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 1   Max: 70.6
Current: 20.4

1
70.6
PEG 1.60
HIMX's PEG is ranked higher than
60% of the 261 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.88 vs. HIMX: 1.60 )
HIMX' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 1.6   Max: 11.18
Current: 1.6

1.6
11.18
Shiller P/E 32.70
HIMX's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
58% of the 278 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 28.02 vs. HIMX: 32.70 )
HIMX' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 2.8   Max: 35.29
Current: 32.7

2.8
35.29

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 2.69
HIMX's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
75% of the 474 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.59 vs. HIMX: 2.69 )
HIMX' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 2.29   Max: 24.82
Current: 2.69

2.29
24.82
Dividend Payout 0.70
HIMX's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
67% of the 333 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 0.39 vs. HIMX: 0.70 )
HIMX' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 1.03   Max: 5.5
Current: 0.7

1.03
5.5
Dividend growth (3y) 1.40
HIMX's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
61% of the 134 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 12.60 vs. HIMX: 1.40 )
HIMX' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 6.3
Current: 1.4

0
6.3
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.23
HIMX's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
93% of the 516 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.73 vs. HIMX: 1.23 )
HIMX' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 1.05   Max: 11.34
Current: 1.23

1.05
11.34
Share Buyback Rate 1.10
HIMX's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
93% of the 562 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: -1.50 vs. HIMX: 1.10 )
HIMX' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 0   Max: -4.8
Current: 1.1

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Current Asset Value 27.30
HIMX's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
75% of the 467 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 6.80 vs. HIMX: 27.30 )
HIMX' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 2.24   Max: 41.67
Current: 27.3

2.24
41.67
Price/Tangible Book 3.80
HIMX's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
69% of the 954 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. HIMX: 3.80 )
HIMX' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.48   Max: 8.41
Current: 3.8

0.48
8.41
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.60
HIMX's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
63% of the 365 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. HIMX: 1.60 )
HIMX' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.19   Max: 1.59
Current: 1.6

0.19
1.59
Price/Median PS Value 2.50
HIMX's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
79% of the 938 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. HIMX: 2.50 )
HIMX' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.34   Max: 3.31
Current: 2.5

0.34
3.31
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.60
HIMX's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
59% of the 115 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. HIMX: 1.60 )
HIMX' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.57   Max: 2.7
Current: 1.6

0.57
2.7
Price/Graham Number 2.20
HIMX's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
59% of the 571 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. HIMX: 2.20 )
HIMX' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.48   Max: 2.95
Current: 2.2

0.48
2.95
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 4.90
HIMX's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
55% of the 750 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. HIMX: 4.90 )
HIMX' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1.4   Max: 101
Current: 4.9

1.4
101
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 19.50
HIMX's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
91% of the 574 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. HIMX: 19.50 )
HIMX' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -11   Max: 26.1
Current: 19.5

-11
26.1

Business Description

Industry: Semiconductors » Semiconductors
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Traded in other countries:H6Q.Germany
Himax Technologies, Inc., was incorporated in the Cayman Islands. The Company designs, develops and markets semiconductors that are critical components of flat panel displays. The Company's main products are display drivers for large-sized TFT-LCD panels, which are mainly used in desktop monitors, notebook computers and televisions, and display drivers for small and medium-sized TFT-LCD panels, which are mainly used in mobile handsets and consumer electronics products such as netbook computers (typically ten inches or below in diagonal measurement), digital cameras, mobile gaming devices, portable DVD players, digital photo frame and car navigation displays. It also offers display drivers for panels using OLED technology and LTPS technology. In addition, it is expanding its product offerings to include non-driver products such as timing controllers, TFT-LCD television and monitor chipsets, LCOS projector solutions, power ICs, CMOS image sensors and wafer level optics products. The Company's customers are panel, television and module makers. It mainly sells its products through its direct sales teams located in Taiwan, China, South Korea and Japan.

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