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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 3.36
NLST's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
59% of the 1032 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 7.70 vs. NLST: 3.36 )
NLST' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.06   Max: No Debt
Current: 3.36

Equity to Asset 0.60
NLST's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
60% of the 1015 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 0.65 vs. NLST: 0.60 )
NLST' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.11   Max: 0.87
Current: 0.6

0.11
0.87
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: -1.66
M-Score: -2.82
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 : 3/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) -42.72
NLST's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
66% of the 988 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 3.28 vs. NLST: -42.72 )
NLST' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -72.67   Max: 6.45
Current: -42.72

-72.67
6.45
Net-margin (%) -46.71
NLST's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
65% of the 988 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 2.42 vs. NLST: -46.71 )
NLST' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -69.88   Max: 3.35
Current: -46.71

-69.88
3.35
ROE (%) -153.51
NLST's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
69% of the 984 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 2.69 vs. NLST: -153.51 )
NLST' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -154.43   Max: 10.09
Current: -153.51

-154.43
10.09
ROA (%) -60.91
NLST's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
69% of the 1002 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 1.58 vs. NLST: -60.91 )
NLST' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -62.42   Max: 5.78
Current: -60.91

-62.42
5.78
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -193.46
NLST's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
67% of the 998 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 6.44 vs. NLST: -193.46 )
NLST' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -281   Max: 29.19
Current: -193.46

-281
29.19
Revenue Growth (%) -22.20
NLST's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 740 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: -1.80 vs. NLST: -22.20 )
NLST' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -54.5   Max: 255.3
Current: -22.2

-54.5
255.3
EBITDA Growth (%) -22.00
NLST's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 526 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: -6.40 vs. NLST: -22.00 )
NLST' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 72.3
Current: -22

0
72.3
EPS Growth (%) -18.20
NLST's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 463 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: -5.30 vs. NLST: -18.20 )
NLST' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -34.1   Max: 61.6
Current: -18.2

-34.1
61.6
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/B 3.20
NLST's P/B is ranked lower than
54% of the 1080 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 1.91 vs. NLST: 3.20 )
NLST' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.08   Max: 9.32
Current: 3.2

0.08
9.32
P/S 1.70
NLST's P/S is ranked higher than
62% of the 1080 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 1.76 vs. NLST: 1.70 )
NLST' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.04   Max: 7.9
Current: 1.7

0.04
7.9
EV-to-EBIT -4.66
NLST's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
52% of the 1080 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 50.61 vs. NLST: -4.66 )
NLST' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 6.9   Max: 23.8
Current: -4.66

6.9
23.8
Current Ratio 4.43
NLST's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
83% of the 1030 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 2.53 vs. NLST: 4.43 )
NLST' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.12   Max: 6.01
Current: 4.43

1.12
6.01
Quick Ratio 4.02
NLST's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
84% of the 1030 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 1.99 vs. NLST: 4.02 )
NLST' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.69   Max: 5.61
Current: 4.02

0.69
5.61

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Net Cash 7.90
NLST's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
86% of the 1080 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. NLST: 7.90 )
NLST' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 0.24   Max: 177
Current: 7.9

0.24
177
Price/Net Current Asset Value 4.70
NLST's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
87% of the 1080 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. NLST: 4.70 )
NLST' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 0.22   Max: 24.67
Current: 4.7

0.22
24.67
Price/Tangible Book 3.20
NLST's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
51% of the 1080 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 2.28 vs. NLST: 3.20 )
NLST' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.14   Max: 5.35
Current: 3.2

0.14
5.35
Price/Median PS Value 2.10
NLST's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
60% of the 1080 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. NLST: 2.10 )
NLST' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.08   Max: 6.74
Current: 2.1

0.08
6.74
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 4.00
NLST's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
55% of the 797 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. NLST: 4.00 )
NLST' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 4   Max: 14.5
Current: 4

4
14.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -35.52
NLST's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked lower than
54% of the 672 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 1.02 vs. NLST: -35.52 )
NLST' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 15.7   Max: 30.2
Current: -35.52

15.7
30.2

Business Description

Industry: Semiconductors » Semiconductor Memory
Compare:MU, CODE, RMBS, RMTR, LEDS » details
Traded in other countries:XAB.Germany
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.
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