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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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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.52
MU's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
72% of the 857 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 1.73 vs. MU: 0.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
MU' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.32  Med: 0.96 Max: 8.42
Current: 0.52
0.32
8.42
Equity to Asset 0.45
MU's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
74% of the 852 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 0.64 vs. MU: 0.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
MU' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 0.58 Max: 0.86
Current: 0.45
0.4
0.86
Interest Coverage 1.56
MU's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
91% of the 589 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 29.28 vs. MU: 1.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
MU' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.02  Med: 8.43 Max: 14
Current: 1.56
1.02
14
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 1.64
M-Score: -3.14
WACC vs ROIC
12.05%
4.46%
WACC
ROIC
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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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 4.91
MU's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 854 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 4.25 vs. MU: 4.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
MU' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -34.87  Med: 4.62 Max: 18.87
Current: 4.91
-34.87
18.87
Net-margin (%) 2.86
MU's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 855 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. MU: 2.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
MU' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -38.21  Med: 4.82 Max: 21.81
Current: 2.86
-38.21
21.81
ROE (%) 2.97
MU's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
56% of the 838 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 4.55 vs. MU: 2.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
MU' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -32.97  Med: 3.94 Max: 30.6
Current: 2.97
-32.97
30.6
ROA (%) 1.45
MU's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 862 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 2.45 vs. MU: 1.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
MU' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -14.75  Med: 2.58 Max: 14.66
Current: 1.45
-14.75
14.66
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 4.95
MU's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
57% of the 860 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 7.69 vs. MU: 4.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
MU' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -19.2  Med: 7.84 Max: 27.9
Current: 4.95
-19.2
27.9
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 18.50
MU's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 740 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. MU: 18.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
MU' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -25.1  Med: 2.80 Max: 18.5
Current: 18.5
-25.1
18.5
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 45.10
MU's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 540 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. MU: 45.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
MU' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -76.2  Med: 16.20 Max: 216
Current: 45.1
-76.2
216
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Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-10-01)


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

Q3 2015

MU Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Pioneer Investments 1,990,692 sh (+414.01%)
Lee Ainslie 86,890 sh (+258.75%)
Whitney Tilson 181,420 sh (+32.30%)
Ray Dalio 954,874 sh (+32.08%)
PRIMECAP Management 44,038,516 sh (+15.94%)
David Dreman 109,904 sh (+7.20%)
Louis Moore Bacon 350,000 sh (unchged)
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
First Eagle Investment Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
RS Investment Management Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt 3,764,678 sh (-6.38%)
Donald Smith 14,168,008 sh (-7.18%)
David Einhorn 12,371,980 sh (-67.40%)
Seth Klarman 1,000,000 sh (-94.93%)
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Q4 2015

MU Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Steven Cohen 542,600 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 26,442 sh (New)
Jerome Dodson 2,000,000 sh (New)
Lee Ainslie 101,840 sh (+17.21%)
PRIMECAP Management 51,181,144 sh (+16.22%)
Seth Klarman 1,000,000 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
David Dreman Sold Out
David Einhorn Sold Out
Donald Smith 14,122,146 sh (-0.32%)
Pioneer Investments 1,608,770 sh (-19.19%)
Ray Dalio 414,949 sh (-56.54%)
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Q1 2016

MU Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Richard Snow 372,600 sh (New)
Chris Davis 19,300 sh (New)
Jim Simons 231,900 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 2,256,761 sh (+443.86%)
Pioneer Investments 2,312,376 sh (+43.74%)
Jerome Dodson 2,250,400 sh (+12.52%)
PRIMECAP Management 57,143,016 sh (+11.65%)
Donald Smith 14,620,639 sh (+3.53%)
Lee Ainslie Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Seth Klarman Sold Out
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Q2 2016

MU Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Jerome Dodson 2,300,000 sh (+2.20%)
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Business Description

Industry: Semiconductors » Semiconductor Memory
Compare:NAS:RMBS, OTCPK:AZKLF, NAS:NLST, NAS:IOTS, NAS:LEDS, NAS:ASML » details
Traded in other countries:MTE.Germany, MU.Mexico, MU.Switzerland,
Micron Technology Inc and its subsidiaries manufactures semiconductor systems. The Company's products include DRAM, NAND Flash, and NOR Flash, is the basis for solid-state drives, modules, multi-chip packages, and other system solutions.

Micron Technology Inc was incorporated in October 1978. The Company manufactures and markets a range of DRAM, NAND Flash and NOR Flash memory, as well as other memory technologies, packaging solutions and semiconductor systems for use in computing, consumer, networking, automotive, industrial, embedded and mobile products. It markets its products through its internal sales force, independent sales representatives and distributors to Original Equipment Manufacturers and retailers located around the world. The Company's segments include Compute and Networking Business Unit, Mobile Business Unit, Storage Business Unit and Embedded Business Unit. CNBU includes DRAM and NOR Flash products sold to the compute, networking, graphics and cloud server markets. MBU includes DRAM, NAND Flash and NOR Flash products sold to the smartphone, feature phone and tablet mobile-device market. SBU includes NAND Flash components and SSDs sold into enterprise and client storage, cloud and removable storage markets. SBU also includes NAND Flash products sold to Intel. EBU includes DRAM, NAND Flash and NOR Flash products sold into automotive and industrial applications, as well as the connected home and consumer electronics markets. Its manufacturing facilities are located in the United States, China, Japan, Malaysia, Puerto Rico, Singapore and Taiwan. It sells semiconductor products in both packaged and unpackaged forms. Its packaged products include memory modules, SSDs, MCPs, managed NAND, memory cards and USB devices. The semiconductor memory products are offered under the Micron, Lexar, Crucial, SpecTek and Elpida brand names and private labels. The Company faces intense competition in the semiconductor memory market from a number of companies, including Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.; SanDisk Corporation; SK Hynix Inc. and Toshiba Corporation.

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 44.35
MU's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
77% of the 594 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 19.88 vs. MU: 44.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
MU' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.54  Med: 12.36 Max: 113.08
Current: 44.35
3.54
113.08
Forward P/E 17.92
MU's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
53% of the 121 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 17.24 vs. MU: 17.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 44.35
MU's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
77% of the 571 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 20.52 vs. MU: 44.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
MU' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.54  Med: 12.36 Max: 113.08
Current: 44.35
3.54
113.08
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 40.77
MU's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked lower than
76% of the 379 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 18.97 vs. MU: 40.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
MU' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.92  Med: 9.69 Max: 205.12
Current: 40.77
3.92
205.12
P/B 1.14
MU's P/B is ranked higher than
69% of the 878 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 1.61 vs. MU: 1.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
MU' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.26  Med: 1.18 Max: 3.63
Current: 1.14
0.26
3.63
P/S 1.14
MU's P/S is ranked higher than
61% of the 880 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 1.48 vs. MU: 1.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
MU' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.25  Med: 1.24 Max: 2.63
Current: 1.14
0.25
2.63
POCF 4.59
MU's POCF is ranked higher than
86% of the 517 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 11.91 vs. MU: 4.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
MU' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.31  Med: 5.13 Max: 10.63
Current: 4.59
1.31
10.63
EV-to-EBIT 31.66
MU's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
74% of the 593 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 16.02 vs. MU: 31.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
MU' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -256.6  Med: 8.30 Max: 137.1
Current: 31.66
-256.6
137.1
EV-to-EBITDA 5.66
MU's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
80% of the 668 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 11.70 vs. MU: 5.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
MU' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2  Med: 6.00 Max: 45.5
Current: 5.66
2
45.5
PEG 4.56
MU's PEG is ranked lower than
76% of the 191 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 2.28 vs. MU: 4.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
MU' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.31  Med: 0.90 Max: 8.74
Current: 4.56
0.31
8.74
Shiller P/E 75.15
MU's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
72% of the 102 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 38.91 vs. MU: 75.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
MU' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 44.12  Med: 81.61 Max: 1131.33
Current: 75.15
44.12
1131.33
Current Ratio 2.25
MU's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
54% of the 851 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 2.45 vs. MU: 2.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
MU' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.45  Med: 2.49 Max: 5.29
Current: 2.25
1.45
5.29
Quick Ratio 1.60
MU's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
56% of the 851 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 1.86 vs. MU: 1.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
MU' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1  Med: 1.73 Max: 4.32
Current: 1.6
1
4.32
Days Inventory 93.66
MU's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
59% of the 823 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 78.19 vs. MU: 93.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
MU' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 77.76  Med: 87.31 Max: 112.67
Current: 93.66
77.76
112.67
Days Sales Outstanding 50.03
MU's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
63% of the 785 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 58.94 vs. MU: 50.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
MU' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 41.36  Med: 54.57 Max: 83.23
Current: 50.03
41.36
83.23
Days Payable 40.80
MU's Days Payable is ranked lower than
60% of the 774 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 47.66 vs. MU: 40.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
MU' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 33.29  Med: 41.09 Max: 76.55
Current: 40.8
33.29
76.55

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 1.23
MU's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
68% of the 850 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 1.78 vs. MU: 1.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
MU' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.41  Med: 1.59 Max: 7.2
Current: 1.23
0.41
7.2
Price/Projected FCF 0.78
MU's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
81% of the 495 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 1.32 vs. MU: 0.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
MU' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.48  Med: 2.29 Max: 14.19
Current: 0.78
0.48
14.19
Price/Median PS Value 0.94
MU's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
66% of the 857 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. MU: 0.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
MU' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 1.38 Max: 7.9
Current: 0.94
0.3
7.9
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 2.05
MU's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
71% of the 125 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. MU: 2.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
MU' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.37  Med: 1.38 Max: 7.18
Current: 2.05
0.37
7.18
Price/Graham Number 1.56
MU's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
56% of the 550 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 1.32 vs. MU: 1.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
MU' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.36  Med: 1.33 Max: 3.93
Current: 1.56
0.36
3.93
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 3.21
MU's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 898 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 3.00 vs. MU: 3.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
MU' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.7  Med: 8.20 Max: 26
Current: 3.21
0.7
26
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 24.40
MU's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 356 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 4.73 vs. MU: 24.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
MU' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -56  Med: -0.30 Max: 40.8
Current: 24.4
-56
40.8

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $12,782
EPS (TTM) $ 0.31
Beta1.87
Short Percentage of Float6.73%
52-Week Range $9.31 - 20.57
Shares Outstanding (Mil)1,038.39

Analyst Estimate


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Aug16 Aug17 Aug18
Revenue (Mil $) 12,349 13,738 13,742
EPS ($) -0.05 0.70 0.60
EPS w/o NRI ($) -0.05 0.70 0.60
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
-1.97%
Dividends Per Share ($)
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