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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 : 2/10

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industry
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history
Cash-to-Debt 0.63
NLST's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
58% of the 847 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 1.77 vs. NLST: 0.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
NLST' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.07  Med: 2.78 Max: N/A
Current: 0.63
Equity-to-Asset -0.03
NLST's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
96% of the 844 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 0.62 vs. NLST: -0.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
NLST' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.05  Med: 0.4 Max: 0.87
Current: -0.03
-0.05
0.87
Piotroski F-Score: 4
Altman Z-Score: -8.34
Beneish M-Score: 1.15
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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industry
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history
Operating Margin % -56.14
NLST's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
94% of the 844 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 4.69 vs. NLST: -56.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
NLST' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -216.94  Med: -42.31 Max: -8.84
Current: -56.14
-216.94
-8.84
Net Margin % -57.14
NLST's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
94% of the 843 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 3.63 vs. NLST: -57.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
NLST' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -256.2  Med: -43.32 Max: -7.41
Current: -57.14
-256.2
-7.41
ROA % -53.63
NLST's ROA % is ranked lower than
96% of the 850 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 2.48 vs. NLST: -53.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
NLST' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -101.18  Med: -50.4 Max: -10.01
Current: -53.63
-101.18
-10.01
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -623.80
NLST's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
99% of the 849 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 9.62 vs. NLST: -623.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
NLST' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4608.49  Med: -163.7 Max: -45.68
Current: -623.8
-4608.49
-45.68
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -21.20
NLST's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
98% of the 720 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. NLST: -21.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
NLST' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -54.5  Med: -22.3 Max: 255
Current: -21.2
-54.5
255
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -10.90
NLST's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
65% of the 544 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 5.50 vs. NLST: -10.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
NLST' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -6.4 Max: 70.3
Current: -10.9
0
70.3
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate -15.70
NLST's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
60% of the 487 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. NLST: -15.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
NLST' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -34.1  Med: -5.6 Max: 61.6
Current: -15.7
-34.1
61.6
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Business Description

Industry: Semiconductors » Semiconductor Memory    NAICS: 334413    SIC: 3674
Compare:NAS:IOTS, NAS:MRAM, NAS:LEDS, NAS:RMBS, NAS:MU » details
Traded in other countries:XAB.Germany,
Headquarter Location:USA
Netlist Inc designs, manufactures and sells high performance, logic-based memory subsystems for the datacenter, storage and high-performance computing markets. Its memory subsystems consist of combinations of DRAM ICs, NAND and ASICs.

Netlist, Inc., designs, manufactures high performance memory subsystems for the server, high performance computing and communications markets. The Company's memory subsystems consist of combinations of DRAM ICs, NAND, ASICs and other components.

Ratios

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PS Ratio 3.49
NLST's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
70% of the 837 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 1.72 vs. NLST: 3.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
NLST' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.04  Med: 1.19 Max: 7.84
Current: 3.49
0.04
7.84
EV-to-EBIT -6.33
NLST's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 830 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 19.23 vs. NLST: -6.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
NLST' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -23.7  Med: -3 Max: 168.4
Current: -6.33
-23.7
168.4
EV-to-EBITDA -6.51
NLST's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 903 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 13.47 vs. NLST: -6.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
NLST' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -60  Med: -3.5 Max: 133.9
Current: -6.51
-60
133.9
Current Ratio 3.10
NLST's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
73% of the 840 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 2.42 vs. NLST: 3.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
NLST' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.14  Med: 2.61 Max: 6.01
Current: 3.1
1.14
6.01
Quick Ratio 2.59
NLST's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
74% of the 839 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 1.85 vs. NLST: 2.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
NLST' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.79  Med: 2.06 Max: 5.6
Current: 2.59
0.79
5.6
Days Inventory 67.78
NLST's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
55% of the 813 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 77.37 vs. NLST: 67.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
NLST' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 15.84  Med: 50.84 Max: 109.16
Current: 67.78
15.84
109.16
Days Sales Outstanding 32.52
NLST's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
90% of the 766 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 63.48 vs. NLST: 32.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
NLST' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.44  Med: 38.95 Max: 84.4
Current: 32.52
10.44
84.4
Days Payable 119.93
NLST's Days Payable is ranked higher than
94% of the 743 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 51.49 vs. NLST: 119.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
NLST' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.96  Med: 75.64 Max: 203.57
Current: 119.93
10.96
203.57

Buy Back

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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -24.70
NLST's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
87% of the 573 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: -2.40 vs. NLST: -24.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
NLST' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -25.7  Med: -15.2 Max: -0.5
Current: -24.7
-25.7
-0.5

Valuation & Return

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Price-to-Median-PS-Value 2.96
NLST's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
91% of the 750 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. NLST: 2.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
NLST' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.07  Med: 0.87 Max: 4.68
Current: 2.96
0.07
4.68
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -15.84
NLST's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 1019 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 4.11 vs. NLST: -15.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
NLST' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -16.17  Med: 87.3 Max: 2109.1
Current: -15.84
-16.17
2109.1

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $19.66
EPS (TTM) $ -0.21
Beta0.09
Short Percentage of Float5.56%
52-Week Range $0.83 - 2.19
Shares Outstanding (Mil)60.95

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 48 64
EPS ($) -0.02 0.20
EPS without NRI ($) -0.02 0.20
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($)
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