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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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Interest Coverage No Debt
MCRL's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
97% of the 589 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 29.28 vs. MCRL: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
MCRL' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 0
Current: No Debt
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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Guru Trades

Q4 2014

MCRL Guru Trades in Q4 2014

George Soros 1,926,666 sh (+6.06%)
Jim Simons 433,200 sh (+5.63%)
RS Investment Management 187,525 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Chuck Royce 1,080,800 sh (-5.36%)
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Q1 2015

MCRL Guru Trades in Q1 2015

RS Investment Management 403,975 sh (+115.42%)
Jim Simons 444,200 sh (+2.54%)
Chuck Royce 1,037,600 sh (-4.00%)
George Soros 1,644,570 sh (-14.64%)
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Q2 2015

MCRL Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Paul Tudor Jones 15,712 sh (New)
RS Investment Management Sold Out
George Soros Sold Out
Chuck Royce Sold Out
Jim Simons 418,600 sh (-5.76%)
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Q3 2015

MCRL Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
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Business Description

Industry: Semiconductors » Semiconductors
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Micrel Inc is a California corporation was incorporated in July 1978. The Company designs, develops, manufactures and markets a range of high-performance analog power integrated circuits, mixed-signal and digital ICs. The Company has two reportable segments namely standard products and other products, which consist of custom and foundry products. These products address various end markets including cellular handsets, portable computing, enterprise and home networking, wide area and metropolitan area networks, digital televisions and industrial equipment. The company also manufactures custom analog and mixed-signal circuits and provides wafer foundry services for customers who produce electronic systems for communications, consumer and military applications. The Company has a power management offering for the networking and communications infrastructure markets including cloud and enterprise servers, network switches and routers, storage area networks and wireless base stations. The Companys high bandwidth communications circuits are used mainly for enterprise networks, storage area networks, access networks and metropolitan area networks. This product portfolio consists of timing, clock management and high speed Physical Media Devices (PMD) products. The Companys family of Ethernet products targets the digital home, enterprise, industrial and automotive markets. This product portfolio consists of physical layer transceivers (PHY), Media Access Controllers (MAC), switches, and System-On-Chip (SoC) devices that support various Ethernet protocols supporting communication transmission speeds from 10 Megabits per second to a Gigabit per second. The Company's main linear and power competitors include Linear Technology Corporation, Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. and Texas Instruments Incorporated in one or more of its product areas. Other competitors include Freescale Semiconductor, Inc., Intersil Corporation, Fairchild Semiconductor International, Inc., Skyworks Solutions, Inc., Semtech Corporation and ON Semiconductor Corporation.

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Dividend Yield 1.44
MCRL's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
65% of the 562 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.94 vs. MCRL: 1.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
MCRL' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 1.44
Current: 1.44
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Dividend Payout 0.83
MCRL's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
74% of the 397 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. MCRL: 0.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
MCRL' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 0
Current: 0.83
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.44
MCRL's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
67% of the 676 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 2.57 vs. MCRL: 1.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
MCRL' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 1.44
Current: 1.44
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More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $245.7
EPS (TTM) $ 0.24
Short Percentage of Float1.84%
52-Week Range $10.18 - 15.72
Shares Outstanding (Mil)56.87
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