Switch to:

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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.76
MU's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
55% of the 1036 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 5.76 vs. MU: 0.76 )
MU' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.32   Max: 8.42
Current: 0.76

0.32
8.42
Equity to Asset 0.49
MU's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
51% of the 1022 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 0.64 vs. MU: 0.49 )
MU' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 0.86
Current: 0.49

0.4
0.86
Interest Coverage 1.02
MU's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
67% of the 575 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 320.94 vs. MU: 1.02 )
MU' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1.02   Max: 22.01
Current: 1.02

1.02
22.01
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 3.64
M-Score: -2.45
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

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 2.60
MU's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 1012 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 3.07 vs. MU: 2.60 )
MU' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -39.6   Max: 43.91
Current: 2.6

-39.6
43.91
Net-margin (%) 13.12
MU's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 1012 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 2.26 vs. MU: 13.12 )
MU' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -41.19   Max: 28.59
Current: 13.12

-41.19
28.59
ROE (%) 13.02
MU's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 1009 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 2.59 vs. MU: 13.02 )
MU' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -39.43   Max: 44.52
Current: 13.02

-39.43
44.52
ROA (%) 6.22
MU's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 1027 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 1.51 vs. MU: 6.22 )
MU' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -17.79   Max: 30.42
Current: 6.22

-17.79
30.42
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 2.17
MU's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 1023 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 6.11 vs. MU: 2.17 )
MU' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -25.13   Max: 84.98
Current: 2.17

-25.13
84.98
Revenue Growth (%) 2.10
MU's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 745 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: -1.80 vs. MU: 2.10 )
MU' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -25.1   Max: 20.5
Current: 2.1

-25.1
20.5
EBITDA Growth (%) -7.00
MU's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 523 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: -6.50 vs. MU: -7.00 )
MU' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -75.8   Max: 210.7
Current: -7

-75.8
210.7
EPS Growth (%) -13.70
MU's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 465 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: -6.00 vs. MU: -13.70 )
MU' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -23.8   Max: 139.4
Current: -13.7

-23.8
139.4
» MU's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

» Details

Guru Trades

Q3 2013

MU Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Jim Simons 2,361,836 sh (New)
David Einhorn 23,020,200 sh (New)
Andreas Halvorsen 37,349,100 sh (+400.55%)
Ken Heebner 5,735,000 sh (+386.02%)
Ray Dalio 1,997,717 sh (+63.86%)
Seth Klarman 64,000,000 sh (+54.22%)
Jeremy Grantham 406,000 sh (+30.46%)
Paul Tudor Jones 30,800 sh (+23.2%)
PRIMECAP Management 35,482,335 sh (+1.47%)
Steven Cohen 3,550,000 sh (unchged)
John Burbank Sold Out
Robert Karr 4,828,697 sh (-10.36%)
Donald Smith 22,502,594 sh (-16.73%)
Steven Cohen 12,168,826 sh (-25.05%)
George Soros 1,150,000 sh (-42.5%)
» More
Q4 2013

MU Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Chuck Royce 5,800 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 648,183 sh (New)
RS Investment Management 321,100 sh (New)
Whitney Tilson 100,000 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 72,878 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 92,767 sh (+201.19%)
David Einhorn 47,700,200 sh (+107.21%)
Jeremy Grantham 521,847 sh (+28.53%)
Steven Cohen 4,272,600 sh (unchged)
PRIMECAP Management 35,282,035 sh (-0.56%)
Donald Smith 20,320,887 sh (-9.7%)
Seth Klarman 51,655,434 sh (-19.29%)
Andreas Halvorsen 28,160,135 sh (-24.6%)
Ken Heebner 4,240,000 sh (-26.07%)
Steven Cohen 7,297,432 sh (-40.03%)
Robert Karr 2,361,697 sh (-51.09%)
Jim Simons 805,636 sh (-65.89%)
Ray Dalio 664,217 sh (-66.75%)
George Soros 200,000 sh (-82.61%)
» More
Q1 2014

MU Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Joel Greenblatt 15,339 sh (New)
Jim Simons 5,287,040 sh (+556.26%)
Chuck Royce 10,300 sh (+77.59%)
George Soros 250,000 sh (+25%)
Whitney Tilson 113,120 sh (+13.12%)
Seth Klarman 51,655,434 sh (unchged)
Caxton Associates Sold Out
Robert Karr Sold Out
Ken Heebner Sold Out
PRIMECAP Management 35,171,835 sh (-0.31%)
Donald Smith 20,219,546 sh (-0.5%)
David Einhorn 44,004,293 sh (-7.75%)
RS Investment Management 295,700 sh (-7.91%)
Paul Tudor Jones 72,648 sh (-21.69%)
Andreas Halvorsen 20,667,617 sh (-26.61%)
Ray Dalio 423,374 sh (-36.26%)
Steven Cohen 4,584,076 sh (-37.18%)
Jeremy Grantham 225,547 sh (-56.78%)
Louis Moore Bacon 197,801 sh (-69.48%)
» More
Q2 2014

MU Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Julian Robertson 49,300 sh (New)
Ken Heebner 4,906,500 sh (New)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 3,300,530 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 66,725 sh (New)
John Burbank 7,698 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 162,900 sh (New)
George Soros 700,000 sh (+180%)
RS Investment Management 554,000 sh (+87.35%)
Ray Dalio 686,474 sh (+62.14%)
Louis Moore Bacon 215,559 sh (+8.98%)
Whitney Tilson 117,165 sh (+3.58%)
Steven Cohen 3,940,000 sh (unchged)
Seth Klarman 51,655,434 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
PRIMECAP Management 34,863,335 sh (-0.88%)
Donald Smith 18,691,359 sh (-7.56%)
David Einhorn 40,344,293 sh (-8.32%)
Andreas Halvorsen 17,699,068 sh (-14.36%)
Chuck Royce 6,500 sh (-36.89%)
Paul Tudor Jones 43,601 sh (-39.98%)
Jim Simons 2,477,136 sh (-53.15%)
Jeremy Grantham 8,400 sh (-96.28%)
» More
» Details

Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with MU

(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
Donald Smith 2014-06-30 Reduce -7.56%0.7%$21.13 - $32.5 $ 32.8821%18691359
Julian Robertson 2014-06-30 New Buy0.59%$21.13 - $32.5 $ 32.8821%49300
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2014-06-30 New Buy0.26%$21.13 - $32.5 $ 32.8821%3300530
George Soros 2014-06-30 Add 180%0.11%$21.13 - $32.5 $ 32.8821%700000
Ray Dalio 2014-06-30 Add 62.14%0.07%$21.13 - $32.5 $ 32.8821%686474
Joel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 Sold Out 0.01%$21.13 - $32.5 $ 32.8821%0
John Burbank 2014-06-30 New Buy$21.13 - $32.5 $ 32.8821%7698
Ray Dalio 2014-03-31 Reduce -36.26%0.04%$20.67 - $25.49 $ 32.8839%423374
Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 New Buy0.01%$20.67 - $25.49 $ 32.8839%15339
George Soros 2014-03-31 Add 25%0.01%$20.67 - $25.49 $ 32.8839%250000
Seth Klarman 2013-12-31 Reduce -19.29%6.17%$16.551 - $23.14 $ 32.8869%51655434
Donald Smith 2013-12-31 Reduce -9.7%0.81%$16.551 - $23.14 $ 32.8869%20320887
Ray Dalio 2013-12-31 Reduce -66.75%0.19%$16.551 - $23.14 $ 32.8869%664217
George Soros 2013-12-31 Reduce -82.61%0.18%$16.551 - $23.14 $ 32.8869%200000
Seth Klarman 2013-09-30 Add 54.22%11.25%$12.47 - $17.62 $ 32.88127%64000000
Donald Smith 2013-09-30 Reduce -16.73%1.41%$12.47 - $17.62 $ 32.88127%22502594
George Soros 2013-09-30 Reduce -42.5%0.13%$12.47 - $17.62 $ 32.88127%1150000
Ray Dalio 2013-09-30 Add 63.86%0.11%$12.47 - $17.62 $ 32.88127%1997717
John Burbank 2013-09-30 Sold Out 0.01%$12.47 - $17.62 $ 32.88127%0
Premium More recent guru trades are included for Premium Members only!!
» Interactive Charts

Peter Lynch Chart ( What is Peter Lynch Charts )

Guru Investment Theses on Micron Technology Inc

David Einhorn Comments on Micron Technologies - Jan 23, 2014

MU (MU) is a manufacturer of semiconductor memory chips (DRAM and NAND flash). This isn't our first go-round with MU; it was a large short position from January 2001 to February 2005. Back then, DRAM was a lousy industry with too many competitors selling an undifferentiated product, often below cost. In the first quarter of 2001 when the shares were trading in the low $40s we wrote:

MU is valued at 6.5x current run-rate revenues and, today, generates no profits. In its best year ever (fiscal 2000), MU recorded $2.52 per share of earnings, making the current price 17x the peak earnings of a cyclical, commodity manufacturer. In the previous two years, MU lost money.

At the time, the valuation was kept aloft by the hopes and dreams of sell-side analysts. In our next letter we shared the following anecdote:

In an exchange of e-mails with a leading sell-side analyst who recommends purchase of MU with a $70 per share target, we solicited his justification for the current $24 billion market capitalization (let alone the $40 billion suggested by his target.) Our analyst friend explained he tried to use cyclical valuation methodologies to come up with a rationale for buying the stock but failed because such an approach suggests "the stock should trade in the teens." However, he maintains, should we have a good pricing environment next year, "people will treat the stock the same way [as they have] and take it much higher than they should." Lest we be unclear about his raison d'être, he added he "could just perennially stamp an underperform on MU because he can't justify the $24 billion, but that would be boring." He need not worry; we are fans of boring.

This sort of unchecked cheerleading among sell-side analysts is by no means gone. Today, they spin different fables to justify otherwise inexplicable valuations for the latest flavor-of-the-month stocks. As for MU, a decade of poor results exposed every flaw in the business and killed any love for the stock. The sell-side groupthink has reversed: the mostly bearish analysts now contort themselves to justify earnings estimates that are too low, price targets that are too pessimistic, and stock ratings that are too negative.

We established a position in MU at an average price of $16.49, marking the first time we have taken a long position in a company in which we once had a material short position. The industry has changed and so has MU. Its purchase of Elpida Memory out of bankruptcy in August 2013 marks the end of a decade of consolidation from roughly a dozen major DRAM players down to just three. Technological advances and locked-up intellectual property have made it unlikely that any new players will enter the industry in the intermediate term. MU and its competitors have signaled that they will refrain from adding capacity and will instead prioritize economic value-add. For the first time in memory, MU intends to use its excess cash flow to shrink the outstanding share count rather than build new factories. We believe the company will approach $4 per share of earnings and free cash flow in calendar 2014, and should enjoy a better multiple as investors begin to appreciate the new dynamic. The shares ended the quarter at $21.75.

 

From David Einhorn (Trades, Portfolio)'s fourth quarter 2013 commentary.

Check out David Einhorn latest stock trades

Top Ranked Articles about Micron Technology Inc

Donald Smith's Largest Second Quarter Holdings
Donald Smith (Trades, Portfolio) is the President and Chief Investment Officer at Donald Smith (Trades, Portfolio) & Co., a discipline-based value investing fund. The fund’s website boasts that that they are a “deep-value manager employing a strict bottom-up approach.” Donald Smith (Trades, Portfolio) & Co.’s investment team seeks out-of-favor companies that are valued in the bottom decile of price-to-tangible book value ratios.

Read more...
David Einhorn’s Top Stock Picks Post Major Gains
David Einhorn (Trades, Portfolio)’s hedge fund firm Greenlight Capital is up 5.4% for 2014 through May, a positive turn from the 1.5% loss he reported for the first quarter. The fund was plagued by a 61% year-to-date increase in a significant short, Keurig Green Mountain Inc. (GMCR). He also reported shorting a basket of technology stocks, where the Nasdaq 100 Technology Sector has risen 12% year to date. Athenahealth Inc. (ATHN), another short which he announced on May 5, is down 6.4% since the start of the year, but has returned to around the level it was before he made the announcement. Read more...
Weekly CEO Sells Highlight: Micron Technology Inc., Penske Automotive Group Inc., Huntsman Corp and Sunstone Hotel Investors Inc.
According to GuruFocus Insider Data, these are the largest CEO sales during the past week: Micron Technology Inc, Penske Automotive Group Inc, Huntsman Corp, and Sunstone Hotel Investors Inc. Read more...
Greenlight Capital and David Einhorn's Top Five of the First Quarter
During the first quarter David Einhorn of Greenlight Capital bought eight new stocks. The guru’s portfolio now carries 42 stocks and is valued at $6.7 billion. According to his Investing Philosophy, Einhorn believes an investment approach emphasizing intrinsic value will achieve consistent absolute investment returns. Read more...
Weekly CEO Sells Highlight: Groupon Inc., Micron Technology, Sysorex Global Holdings Corp.
According to GuruFocus Insider Data, these are the largest CEO sales during the past week: Groupon Inc, Micron Technology, Sysorex Global Holdings Corp. Read more...
Weekly CFO Sells Highlight: Intercept Pharmaceuticals Inc., Micron Technology Inc., Facebook Inc.
According to GuruFocus Insider Data, the recent CFO sales were: Intercept Pharmaceuticals Inc., Micron Technology Inc. and Facebook Inc. Read more...
Guru Donald Smith's Top Five Q4 Stocks
Donald Smith (Trades, Portfolio) is the guru and CIO of Donald Smith (Trades, Portfolio) & Co., a registered investment adviser specializing in managing value equity accounts for tax-exempt and taxable funds, as well as high net worth individuals. The deep-value investing fund looks for out-of-favor stocks that are valued in the bottom decile of price-to-tangible book value ratios. Read more...
David Einhorn Comments on Micron Technologies
MU (MU) is a manufacturer of semiconductor memory chips (DRAM and NAND flash). This isn't our first go-round with MU; it was a large short position from January 2001 to February 2005. Back then, DRAM was a lousy industry with too many competitors selling an undifferentiated product, often below cost. In the first quarter of 2001 when the shares were trading in the low $40s we wrote: Read more...
Weekly CFO Sells Highlight: Gilead Sciences Inc., Micron Technology Inc., Adobe Systems Inc.
According to GuruFocus Insider Data, the recent CFO sales were: Gilead Sciences Inc., Micron Technology Inc. and Adobe Systems Inc. Read more...
Top Returning Investment Gurus of 2013
It was a good year for most fund managers, and a great year for some. With 2013 winding down, it’s clear which gurus had the winningest picks for the year. According to the Score Board of Gurus, the gurus whose stock investments of the past 12 months have gained the most are: John Paulson, Robert Karr, Bruce Berkowitz’s Fairholme Fund, Michael Price and Jean-Marie Eveillard. These investors’ stock picks significantly outperformed both the average hedge fund return through Oct. 31 of 6%, and the year-to-date S&P 500 return of 27.4%. Read more...

Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 10.80
MU's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
95% of the 1080 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 84.40 vs. MU: 10.80 )
MU' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 3.54   Max: 115.75
Current: 10.8

3.54
115.75
P/B 3.50
MU's P/B is ranked lower than
62% of the 1080 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. MU: 3.50 )
MU' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.26   Max: 3.63
Current: 3.5

0.26
3.63
P/S 2.60
MU's P/S is ranked lower than
56% of the 1080 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 1.75 vs. MU: 2.60 )
MU' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.25   Max: 2.98
Current: 2.6

0.25
2.98
PFCF 12.10
MU's PFCF is ranked higher than
89% of the 1080 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. MU: 12.10 )
MU' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 2.77   Max: 411.67
Current: 12.1

2.77
411.67
EV-to-EBIT 15.20
MU's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
82% of the 1080 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 51.77 vs. MU: 15.20 )
MU' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 4.9   Max: 565.7
Current: 15.2

4.9
565.7
PEG 0.39
MU's PEG is ranked higher than
98% of the 1080 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. MU: 0.39 )
MU' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 3.36
Current: 0.39

0.4
3.36
Shiller P/E 397.70
MU's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
78% of the 1080 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. MU: 397.70 )
MU' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 325.38   Max: 421.63
Current: 397.7

325.38
421.63
Current Ratio 2.04
MU's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
57% of the 923 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 2.55 vs. MU: 2.04 )
MU' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.32   Max: 5.29
Current: 2.04

1.32
5.29
Quick Ratio 1.51
MU's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
57% of the 923 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 2.01 vs. MU: 1.51 )
MU' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.96   Max: 4.32
Current: 1.51

0.96
4.32

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 3.68
MU's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
50% of the 1080 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 2.32 vs. MU: 3.68 )
MU' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.41   Max: 8.56
Current: 3.68

0.41
8.56
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.91
MU's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
86% of the 1080 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. MU: 1.91 )
MU' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.95   Max: 14.19
Current: 1.91

0.95
14.19
Price/Median PS Value 1.81
MU's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
56% of the 1080 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. MU: 1.81 )
MU' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.26   Max: 5.6
Current: 1.81

0.26
5.6
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.12
MU's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
97% of the 1080 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. MU: 1.12 )
MU' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.54   Max: 7.18
Current: 1.12

0.54
7.18
Price/Graham Number 1.26
MU's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
84% of the 1080 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 4.64 vs. MU: 1.26 )
MU' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.35   Max: 3.81
Current: 1.26

0.35
3.81
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 6.60
MU's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
70% of the 841 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. MU: 6.60 )
MU' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 20.2
Current: 6.6

0.2
20.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 11.71
MU's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
91% of the 680 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 0.78 vs. MU: 11.71 )
MU' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -37.5   Max: 38.9
Current: 11.71

-37.5
38.9

Business Description

Industry: Semiconductors » Semiconductor Memory
Compare:CODE, RMBS, RMTR, LEDS, NLST » details
Traded in other countries:MTE.Germany
Micron Technology, Inc. is a Delaware Corporation which was incorporated in 1978. The Company is global manufacturer and marketer of semiconductor devices, principally NAND Flash, DRAM and NOR Flash memory, as well as other innovative memory technologies, packaging solutions and semiconductor systems for use in leading-edge computing, consumer, networking, automotive, industrial, embedded and mobile products. In addition, it manufactures semiconductor components for CMOS image sensors and other semiconductor products. The Company markets its products through its internal sales force, independent sales representatives and distributors primarily to original equipment manufacturers ("OEMs") and retailers located around the world. The Company obtains products from three primary sources: (1) production from its wholly-owned manufacturing facilities, (2) production from its joint venture manufacturing facilities, and (3) to a lesser degree, from third party manufacturers. The Company has four reportable segments: NAND Solutions Group, DRAM Solutions Group, Wireless Solutions Group, and Embedded Solutions Group. NAND Solutions Group includes high-volume NAND Flash products sold into data storage, personal music players and the high-density computing market, as well as NAND Flash products sold to Intel Corporation ("Intel") through IM Flash. DRAM Solutions Group includes DRAM products sold to the PC, consumer electronics, networking and server markets. Wireless Solutions Group includes DRAM, NAND Flash and NOR Flash products, including multi-chip packages, sold to the mobile device market. Embedded Solutions Group includes DRAM, NAND Flash and NOR Flash products sold into automotive and industrial applications, as well as NOR and NAND Flash sold to consumer electronics, networking, PC and server markets. The Company's manufacturing facilities are located in the United States, China, Israel, Italy, Malaysia, Puerto Rico and Singapore. Its semiconductor memory products are offered under the Micron, Lexar, Crucial, SpecTek and Numonyx brand names and private labels. The Company faces intense competition in the semiconductor memory market from a number of companies, including Elpida Memory, Inc.; Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.; SanDisk Corporation; SK Hynix Inc.; Spansion Inc. and Toshiba Corporation.
» More Articles for MU

Headlines

Articles On GuruFocus.com
Donald Smith's Largest Second Quarter Holdings Aug 22 2014 
Micron: A Worthy Candidate with Big Opportunities Aug 13 2014 
Here's Why Micron Technology Is a Good Buy at the Current Valuation Aug 12 2014 
Micron Technology: Time to Buy The Stock After Earnings Jul 25 2014 
Can This Chip-Maker Take Your Portfolio Returns Higher? Jul 11 2014 
Here's Why Micron Technology Should Continue Outperforming Jun 26 2014 
David Einhorn’s Top Stock Picks Show Large Gains Jun 23 2014 
Will Micron’s Q3 Live Up To Investors’ Expectations? Jun 19 2014 
Guru Donald Smith’s Top Five Stocks Jun 17 2014 
Why is Micron a Safe and Lucrative Investment? Jun 16 2014 


More From Other Websites
Falling Short Interest in Semiconductor Stocks Aug 27 2014
Micron Upped to Strong Buy on Positive Estimate Revisions Aug 26 2014
Zacks Rank #1 Additions for Tuesday Aug 26 2014
Why TheStreet Ratings Team Rates Micron Technology (MU) Stock a 'Buy' Aug 25 2014
Mellanox Enables Highly Efficient Virtual Desktop Infrastructure using VMware’s Virtual SAN... Aug 25 2014
Mellanox Enables Highly Efficient Virtual Desktop Infrastructure using VMware’s Virtual SAN... Aug 25 2014
Good Time to Buy Micron Technology, Cummins? Aug 21 2014
One Factor Driving Micron Technology (MU) Stock Up Today Aug 20 2014
Inspur Selects Micron as Leading Memory Provider for Server Portfolio Aug 20 2014
Inspur Selects Micron as Leading Memory Provider for Server Portfolio Aug 20 2014
Inspur Selects Micron as Leading Memory Provider for Server Portfolio Aug 20 2014
Asian Hedge Funds Widen Bets on Micron, Sprint Amid Takeovers Aug 19 2014
[video] Nasdaq hits new 13+ year high Aug 18 2014
[$$] Probe Points to Lack of Training in Micron Technology CEO's Fatal Plane Crash Aug 15 2014
A Chance To Earn 37% Annualized From This High-Flying Tech Stock Aug 15 2014
Einhorn's Greenlight Cuts Apple Stake, Adds to Micron, SunEdison Positions Aug 14 2014
Qualcomm’s position in the broader semiconductor market Aug 14 2014
57 Percent of Back-to-School Shoppers Will Not Buy New Computers, Study Finds Aug 12 2014
Micron (MU) Positive on DRAM, NAND Demand/Supply Scenario Aug 12 2014
Tech Today: Amazon 'Fire' Lukewarm, PCs Looking Up, Micron's Sold Out, Sprint Plunges Aug 06 2014

Personalized Checklist








Within your circle of competence?
Macro economic environment favorable?
High quality business?
Enough margin of safety with stocks?
Gurus are buying?
Insiders are buying?
Management capable and shareholder friendly?
Catalyst for stock price to appreciate?
Your level of confidence with the research?

Add Notes, Comments or Ask Questions

User Comments

ValRav
ReplyValRav - 3 months ago
Tsang,
Creat call )
Tsang
ReplyTsang - 7 months ago
ann over priced stock

Get WordPress Plugins for easy affiliate links on Stock Tickers and Guru Names | Earn affiliate commissions by embedding GuruFocus Charts
GuruFocus Affiliate Program: Earn up to $400 per referral. ( Learn More)
Free 7-day Trial
FEEDBACK