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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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Cash to Debt No Debt
LSI's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
89% of the 1110 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.92 vs. LSI: No Debt )
LSI' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.3   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.64
LSI's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
68% of the 1087 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 0.63 vs. LSI: 0.64 )
LSI' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.33   Max: 0.76
Current: 0.64

0.33
0.76
Interest Coverage No Debt
LSI's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
68% of the 648 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 767.50 vs. LSI: No Debt )
LSI' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.48   Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt

0.48
9999.99
F-Score: 8
Z-Score: 3.81
M-Score: -2.77
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 (%) 5.96
LSI's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 1100 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 4.65 vs. LSI: 5.96 )
LSI' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -95.68   Max: 25.14
Current: 5.96

-95.68
25.14
Net-margin (%) 5.88
LSI's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 1100 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 3.23 vs. LSI: 5.88 )
LSI' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -95.51   Max: 18.78
Current: 5.88

-95.51
18.78
ROE (%) 10.91
LSI's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 1095 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 4.71 vs. LSI: 10.91 )
LSI' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -113.53   Max: 27.9
Current: 10.91

-113.53
27.9
ROA (%) 6.07
LSI's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 1111 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. LSI: 6.07 )
LSI' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -68.62   Max: 15.26
Current: 6.07

-68.62
15.26
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 42.80
LSI's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 1110 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 7.54 vs. LSI: 42.80 )
LSI' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -1111.39   Max: 84.96
Current: 42.8

-1111.39
84.96
Revenue Growth (%) 1.60
LSI's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 796 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: -2.40 vs. LSI: 1.60 )
LSI' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -16.6   Max: 21.6
Current: 1.6

-16.6
21.6
EBITDA Growth (%) 3.30
LSI's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 584 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: -7.00 vs. LSI: 3.30 )
LSI' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -66.8   Max: 100
Current: 3.3

-66.8
100
EPS Growth (%) 63.90
LSI's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 507 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: -7.50 vs. LSI: 63.90 )
LSI' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -76.7   Max: 357.9
Current: 63.9

-76.7
357.9
» LSI's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

LSI Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Charles Brandes 17,500 sh (New)
George Soros 4,366,666 sh (+42.39%)
Ken Fisher 1,000,591 sh (+4.21%)
RS Investment Management 249,200 sh (unchged)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 1,000 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Steven Cohen 75,684 sh (-2.98%)
Chuck Royce 3,489,800 sh (-7.35%)
NWQ Managers 8,949,878 sh (-7.94%)
Joel Greenblatt 111,950 sh (-67.75%)
» More
Q4 2013

LSI Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Ronald Muhlenkamp 313,835 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 1,133,222 sh (New)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 50,000 sh (New)
David Dreman 7,572 sh (New)
Mario Gabelli 2,489,060 sh (New)
Jim Simons 1,234,003 sh (New)
George Soros Sold Out
RS Investment Management Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Charles Brandes Sold Out
Ken Fisher 985,658 sh (-1.49%)
NWQ Managers 4,757,093 sh (-46.85%)
Steven Cohen 27,432 sh (-63.75%)
Chuck Royce 1,021,700 sh (-70.72%)
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Q1 2014

LSI Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Joel Greenblatt 15,540 sh (New)
Jim Simons 5,984,003 sh (+384.93%)
Mario Gabelli 4,532,407 sh (+82.09%)
Ronald Muhlenkamp Sold Out
Ken Fisher Sold Out
David Dreman Sold Out
Jean-Marie Eveillard Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham 587,200 sh (-48.18%)
Steven Cohen 13,457 sh (-50.94%)
NWQ Managers 800,144 sh (-83.18%)
Chuck Royce 4,700 sh (-99.54%)
» More
Q2 2014

LSI Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
NWQ Managers Sold Out
Mario Gabelli Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Chuck Royce Sold Out
» More
» Details

Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with LSI

(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
Mario Gabelli 2014-06-30 Sold Out 0.27%$11.06 - $11.15 $ 11.140%0
NWQ Managers 2014-06-30 Sold Out 0.08%$11.06 - $11.15 $ 11.140%0
Joel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 Sold Out $11.06 - $11.15 $ 11.140%0
Ronald Muhlenkamp 2014-03-31 Sold Out 0.6%$10.97 - $11.1 $ 11.141%0
NWQ Managers 2014-03-31 Reduce -83.18%0.38%$10.97 - $11.1 $ 11.141%800144
Mario Gabelli 2014-03-31 Add 82.09%0.12%$10.97 - $11.1 $ 11.141%4532407
Ken Fisher 2014-03-31 Sold Out 0.03%$10.97 - $11.1 $ 11.141%0
David Dreman 2014-03-31 Sold Out 0.01%$10.97 - $11.1 $ 11.141%0
Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 New Buy$10.97 - $11.1 $ 11.141%15540
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2014-03-31 Sold Out $10.97 - $11.1 $ 11.141%0
Ronald Muhlenkamp 2013-12-31 New Buy0.6%$7.495 - $11.02 $ 11.1431%313835
George Soros 2013-12-31 Sold Out 0.37%$7.495 - $11.02 $ 11.1431%0
NWQ Managers 2013-12-31 Reduce -46.85%0.31%$7.495 - $11.02 $ 11.1431%4757093
Mario Gabelli 2013-12-31 New Buy0.15%$7.495 - $11.02 $ 11.1431%2489060
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 Sold Out 0.03%$7.495 - $11.02 $ 11.1431%0
David Dreman 2013-12-31 New Buy0.01%$7.495 - $11.02 $ 11.1431%7572
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2013-12-31 New Buy$7.495 - $11.02 $ 11.1431%50000
Charles Brandes 2013-12-31 Sold Out $7.495 - $11.02 $ 11.1431%0
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 46.60
LSI's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
67% of the 1161 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 62.20 vs. LSI: 46.60 )
LSI' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 9.66   Max: 158.75
Current: 46.6

9.66
158.75
P/B 4.13
LSI's P/B is ranked lower than
54% of the 1161 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.95 vs. LSI: 4.13 )
LSI' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.69   Max: 4.5
Current: 4.13

0.69
4.5
P/S 3.49
LSI's P/S is ranked lower than
51% of the 1161 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. LSI: 3.49 )
LSI' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.6   Max: 3.49
Current: 3.49

0.6
3.49
PFCF 29.32
LSI's PFCF is ranked higher than
74% of the 1161 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 84.39 vs. LSI: 29.32 )
LSI' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 10.12   Max: 71.45
Current: 29.32

10.12
71.45
EV-to-EBIT 38.35
LSI's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
66% of the 1161 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 36.66 vs. LSI: 38.35 )
LSI' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -198.8   Max: 46441.2
Current: 38.35

-198.8
46441.2
PEG 2.30
LSI's PEG is ranked higher than
91% of the 1161 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. LSI: 2.30 )
LSI' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0   Max: 9.27
Current: 2.3

0
9.27
Shiller P/E 555.38
LSI's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
83% of the 1161 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. LSI: 555.38 )
LSI' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 552.5   Max: 1109
Current: 555.38

552.5
1109
Current Ratio 3.04
LSI's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
75% of the 1105 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 2.51 vs. LSI: 3.04 )
LSI' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.3   Max: 4.2
Current: 3.04

1.3
4.2
Quick Ratio 2.69
LSI's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
78% of the 1105 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.89 vs. LSI: 2.69 )
LSI' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1   Max: 3.6
Current: 2.69

1
3.6

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 0.50
LSI's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
87% of the 526 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.59 vs. LSI: 0.50 )
LSI' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.36   Max: 0.76
Current: 0.5

0.36
0.76
Yield on cost (5-Year) 0.50
LSI's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
86% of the 560 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.68 vs. LSI: 0.50 )
LSI' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.36   Max: 0.76
Current: 0.5

0.36
0.76
Share Buyback Rate 4.20
LSI's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
95% of the 623 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: -1.40 vs. LSI: 4.20 )
LSI' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 4.2   Max: -31.5
Current: 4.2

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Cash 1114.00
LSI's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
78% of the 1161 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. LSI: 1114.00 )
LSI' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 18.68   Max: 1107
Current: 1114

18.68
1107
Price/Net Current Asset Value 22.73
LSI's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
71% of the 1161 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. LSI: 22.73 )
LSI' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 7.75   Max: 123.13
Current: 22.73

7.75
123.13
Price/Tangible Book 6.75
LSI's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
56% of the 1161 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 2.31 vs. LSI: 6.75 )
LSI' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.2   Max: 13.35
Current: 6.75

1.2
13.35
Price/DCF (Projected) 1114.00
LSI's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
77% of the 1161 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. LSI: 1114.00 )
LSI' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.67   Max: 1107
Current: 1114

0.67
1107
Price/Median PS Value 2.09
LSI's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
56% of the 1161 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. LSI: 2.09 )
LSI' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.47   Max: 6.82
Current: 2.09

0.47
6.82
Price/Graham Number 3.67
LSI's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
64% of the 1161 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 3.58 vs. LSI: 3.67 )
LSI' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.32   Max: 21.81
Current: 3.67

1.32
21.81
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 2.60
LSI's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
64% of the 1091 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 3.10 vs. LSI: 2.60 )
LSI' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 6.4
Current: 2.6

0.4
6.4

Business Description

Industry: Semiconductors » Semiconductors
Compare:INTC, TSM, BRCM, ARMH, ADI » details
Traded in other countries:LOG.Germany,
LSI Corporation was incorporated in California on November 6, 1980, and was reincorporated in Delaware on June 11, 1987. The Company designs, develops and markets networking semiconductors and storage systems. It provides silicon-to-system solutions that are used to create, store, consume and transport digital information. It offers integrated circuits used in hard disk drives, solid state drives, high-speed communications systems, computer servers, storage systems and personal computers. It also offers external storage systems, storage systems software, redundant array of independent disks, or RAID, adapters for computer servers, and RAID software applications. The Company has two segments — the Semiconductor segment and the Storage Systems segment. Its semiconductor segment designs, develops and markets complex integrated circuits for storage and networking applications. These solutions include both custom solutions and standard products. It designs custom solutions for a specific application defined by the customer. The Company develops products for market applications that it defines and sells them to multiple customers. It sells its integrated circuits for storage applications to makers of hard disk drives, solid state drives and computer servers. It sells its integrated circuits for networking applications principally to makers of devices used in computer and telecommunications networks and, to a lesser extent, to makers of personal computers. Its storage systems segment designs and sells enterprise storage systems and storage software applications that enable storage area networks. The Company also offers RAID adapters for computer servers and associated software for attaching storage devices to computer servers. It sells its storage systems and storage solutions mainly to OEMs who resell these products to end customers under their own brand name. The semiconductor industry is competitive and is characterized by rapidly changing technology, short product cycles and emerging standards. The semiconductor manufacturing process begins with wafer fabrication, where a design is transferred to silicon wafers through a series of processes, including photolithography, ion implantation, deposition of numerous films and the etching of these various films and layers. On January 3, 2012, the company acquired SandForce, Inc., a provider of flash storage processors, or FSPs, for enterprise and client flash solutions and solid state drives, or SSDs. Federal, state and local regulations, in addition to those of other nations, impose various environmental controls on certain chemicals and restricted substances used in the manufacture of semiconductor and storage products.

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