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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 : 9/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 1.07
HIMX's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
59% of the 1103 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.97 vs. HIMX: 1.07 )
HIMX' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.41   Max: No Debt
Current: 1.07

Equity to Asset 0.57
HIMX's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
60% of the 1082 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 0.63 vs. HIMX: 0.57 )
HIMX' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.51   Max: 0.82
Current: 0.57

0.51
0.82
Interest Coverage 185.39
HIMX's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
60% of the 641 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 767.50 vs. HIMX: 185.39 )
HIMX' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 36.5   Max: 9999.99
Current: 185.39

36.5
9999.99
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 4.42
M-Score: -2.50
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 : 7/10

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Operating margin (%) 8.59
HIMX's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 1092 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 4.50 vs. HIMX: 8.59 )
HIMX' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 1.76   Max: 12.59
Current: 8.59

1.76
12.59
Net-margin (%) 8.26
HIMX's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 1092 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 3.19 vs. HIMX: 8.26 )
HIMX' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 0.91   Max: 12.26
Current: 8.26

0.91
12.26
ROE (%) 14.85
HIMX's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 1087 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 4.25 vs. HIMX: 14.85 )
HIMX' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -1.67   Max: 45.82
Current: 14.85

-1.67
45.82
ROA (%) 8.68
HIMX's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 1104 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 2.33 vs. HIMX: 8.68 )
HIMX' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -0.93   Max: 28.35
Current: 8.68

-0.93
28.35
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 18.84
HIMX's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 1103 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 7.00 vs. HIMX: 18.84 )
HIMX' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 5.69   Max: 50.37
Current: 18.84

5.69
50.37
Revenue Growth (%) 7.50
HIMX's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 786 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: -1.80 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
92% of the 560 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: -6.20 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
90% of the 483 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: -6.80 vs. HIMX: 23.70 )
HIMX' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 39.5
Current: 23.7

0
39.5
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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

HIMX Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Julian Robertson 1,963,363 sh (New)
RS Investment Management 307,000 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 19,600 sh (New)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Steven Cohen 74,983 sh (-83.34%)
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Q1 2014

HIMX Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Chase Coleman 1,000,000 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 373,652 sh (+398.32%)
RS Investment Management Sold Out
Caxton Associates Sold Out
Julian Robertson 1,158,900 sh (-40.97%)
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Q2 2014

HIMX Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Chase Coleman Sold Out
Julian Robertson Sold Out
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Q3 2014

HIMX Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Caxton Associates 256,100 sh (New)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with HIMX

(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
Julian Robertson 2014-06-30 Sold Out 4.4%$5.94 - $11.98 $ 6.9-14%0
Julian Robertson 2014-03-31 Reduce -40.97%3.65%$11.38 - $15.65 $ 6.9-51%1158900
Julian Robertson 2013-12-31 New Buy8.9%$8.505 - $14.17 $ 6.9-34%1963363
Charles Brandes 2013-06-30 Sold Out $4.87 - $7.71 $ 6.912%0
Charles Brandes 2012-06-30 New Buy$1.77 - $2.35 $ 6.9242%20000
Whitney Tilson 2011-12-31 Sold Out 0.15%$0.985 - $1.13 $ 6.9557%0
Whitney Tilson 2011-09-30 Reduce -45.88%0.2%$1.1 - $2.14 $ 6.9342%370700
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 17.80
HIMX's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
84% of the 1154 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 65.90 vs. HIMX: 17.80 )
HIMX' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 1.88   Max: 40.89
Current: 17.8

1.88
40.89
P/B 2.60
HIMX's P/B is ranked higher than
57% of the 1154 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.91 vs. HIMX: 2.60 )
HIMX' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.44   Max: 8.83
Current: 2.6

0.44
8.83
P/S 1.50
HIMX's P/S is ranked higher than
68% of the 1154 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. HIMX: 1.50 )
HIMX' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.26   Max: 3.28
Current: 1.5

0.26
3.28
PFCF 30.00
HIMX's PFCF is ranked higher than
76% of the 1154 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. HIMX: 30.00 )
HIMX' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 3.15   Max: 99999999.99
Current: 30

3.15
99999999.99
EV-to-EBIT 16.80
HIMX's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
78% of the 1154 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 39.12 vs. HIMX: 16.80 )
HIMX' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 1   Max: 70.7
Current: 16.8

1
70.7
PEG 1.08
HIMX's PEG is ranked higher than
95% of the 1154 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. HIMX: 1.08 )
HIMX' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.56   Max: 7.16
Current: 1.08

0.56
7.16
Shiller P/E 27.60
HIMX's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
92% of the 1154 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. HIMX: 27.60 )
HIMX' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 2.8   Max: 54.41
Current: 27.6

2.8
54.41
Current Ratio 2.04
HIMX's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
60% of the 1101 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 2.49 vs. HIMX: 2.04 )
HIMX' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.87   Max: 4.74
Current: 2.04

1.87
4.74
Quick Ratio 1.57
HIMX's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
61% of the 1101 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. HIMX: 1.57 )
HIMX' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.21   Max: 3.99
Current: 1.57

1.21
3.99

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 3.90
HIMX's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
84% of the 523 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.62 vs. HIMX: 3.90 )
HIMX' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.83   Max: 32.04
Current: 3.9

0.83
32.04
Dividend Payout 0.70
HIMX's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
78% of the 1154 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 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
79% of the 212 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 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) 1.78
HIMX's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
53% of the 557 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.75 vs. HIMX: 1.78 )
HIMX' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.38   Max: 14.64
Current: 1.78

0.38
14.64
Share Buyback Rate 1.10
HIMX's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
91% of the 694 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: -1.60 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 23.00
HIMX's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
71% of the 1154 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. HIMX: 23.00 )
HIMX' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 2.6   Max: 43.26
Current: 23

2.6
43.26
Price/Tangible Book 2.80
HIMX's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
59% of the 1154 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 2.29 vs. HIMX: 2.80 )
HIMX' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.48   Max: 8.41
Current: 2.8

0.48
8.41
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.90
HIMX's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
95% of the 1154 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. HIMX: 0.90 )
HIMX' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.18   Max: 2.41
Current: 0.9

0.18
2.41
Price/Median PS Value 1.60
HIMX's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
51% of the 1154 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. HIMX: 1.60 )
HIMX' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.31   Max: 3.66
Current: 1.6

0.31
3.66
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.70
HIMX's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
98% of the 1154 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. HIMX: 0.70 )
HIMX' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.65   Max: 2.25
Current: 0.7

0.65
2.25
Price/Graham Number 1.50
HIMX's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
77% of the 1154 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 3.68 vs. HIMX: 1.50 )
HIMX' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.48   Max: 3.46
Current: 1.5

0.48
3.46
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 6.00
HIMX's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
77% of the 1079 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 3.10 vs. HIMX: 6.00 )
HIMX' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1.4   Max: 96.1
Current: 6

1.4
96.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 31.41
HIMX's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
97% of the 744 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 0.13 vs. HIMX: 31.41 )
HIMX' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -9.3   Max: 32.4
Current: 31.41

-9.3
32.4

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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