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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 : 10/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt No Debt
NTGR's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
81% of the 636 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 10.14 vs. NTGR: No Debt )
NTGR' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 1.5   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.71
NTGR's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
77% of the 618 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.59 vs. NTGR: 0.71 )
NTGR' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.41   Max: 0.73
Current: 0.71

-0.41
0.73
Interest Coverage No Debt
NTGR's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
96% of the 397 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 123.29 vs. NTGR: No Debt )
NTGR' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 8.56   Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt

8.56
9999.99
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 4.79
M-Score: -2.32
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 : 8/10

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history
Operating margin (%) 6.79
NTGR's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 622 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.31 vs. NTGR: 6.79 )
NTGR' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -7.95   Max: 11.6
Current: 6.79

-7.95
11.6
Net-margin (%) 4.03
NTGR's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 622 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.07 vs. NTGR: 4.03 )
NTGR' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -10.12   Max: 7.74
Current: 4.03

-10.12
7.74
ROE (%) 7.14
NTGR's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 613 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 5.69 vs. NTGR: 7.14 )
NTGR' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 2.25   Max: 14.3
Current: 7.14

2.25
14.3
ROA (%) 5.05
NTGR's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 627 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.19 vs. NTGR: 5.05 )
NTGR' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -30.98   Max: 9.44
Current: 5.05

-30.98
9.44
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 33.34
NTGR's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 622 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 11.39 vs. NTGR: 33.34 )
NTGR' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 26.39   Max: 102.92
Current: 33.34

26.39
102.92
Revenue Growth (%) 12.10
NTGR's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 508 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.10 vs. NTGR: 12.10 )
NTGR' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 21.7
Current: 12.1

0
21.7
EBITDA Growth (%) 3.70
NTGR's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 355 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. NTGR: 3.70 )
NTGR' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 52.2
Current: 3.7

0
52.2
EPS Growth (%) 0.20
NTGR's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 333 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.10 vs. NTGR: 0.20 )
NTGR' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 102.1
Current: 0.2

0
102.1
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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q1 2013

NTGR Guru Trades in Q1 2013

Paul Tudor Jones 7,600 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 45,861 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 4,951,389 sh (+14.73%)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Ken Fisher 1,171,914 sh (-0.67%)
Columbia Wanger 1,073,000 sh (-4.2%)
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Q2 2013

NTGR Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Joel Greenblatt 157,830 sh (+244.15%)
Paul Tudor Jones 11,500 sh (+51.32%)
Ken Fisher 1,191,439 sh (+1.67%)
Columbia Wanger 1,073,000 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 4,873,342 sh (-1.58%)
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Q3 2013

NTGR Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Steven Cohen 9,027 sh (New)
Scott Black 13,187 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 244,329 sh (+54.81%)
Paul Tudor Jones 13,500 sh (+17.39%)
Chuck Royce 5,203,186 sh (+6.77%)
Ken Fisher 1,214,369 sh (+1.92%)
Columbia Wanger 919,000 sh (-14.35%)
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Q4 2013

NTGR Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Paul Tudor Jones 14,900 sh (+10.37%)
Ken Fisher 1,218,004 sh (+0.3%)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Columbia Wanger 900,000 sh (-2.07%)
Scott Black 12,700 sh (-3.69%)
Chuck Royce 4,759,165 sh (-8.53%)
Joel Greenblatt 196,199 sh (-19.7%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with NTGR

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Joel Greenblatt 2013-09-30 Add 54.81%0.08%$28.3 - $33.66 $ 33.6110%244329
Scott Black 2013-09-30 New Buy0.05%$28.3 - $33.66 $ 33.6110%13187
Joel Greenblatt 2013-06-30 Add 244.15%0.15%$27.26 - $33.81 $ 33.617%157830
Joel Greenblatt 2013-03-31 New Buy0.08%$32.55 - $40.83 $ 33.61-7%45861
Joel Greenblatt 2012-12-31 Sold Out 0.16%$33.46 - $39.27 $ 33.61-7%0
Joel Greenblatt 2012-09-30 Reduce -27.93%0.06%$32.3 - $39.7 $ 33.61-8%63105
Joel Greenblatt 2012-06-30 Add 168.46%0.14%$29.53 - $39.38 $ 33.61-1%87557
Joel Greenblatt 2012-03-31 Add 261.95%0.08%$34.69 - $43.18 $ 33.61-7%32615
Joel Greenblatt 2011-12-31 New Buy0.04%$23.79 - $38.05 $ 33.610%9011
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 23.90
NTGR's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
60% of the 434 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 22.80 vs. NTGR: 23.90 )
NTGR' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 8.45   Max: 198.73
Current: 23.9

8.45
198.73
P/B 1.70
NTGR's P/B is ranked higher than
63% of the 600 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.96 vs. NTGR: 1.70 )
NTGR' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.78   Max: 4.47
Current: 1.7

0.78
4.47
P/S 1.00
NTGR's P/S is ranked higher than
64% of the 638 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.23 vs. NTGR: 1.00 )
NTGR' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.41   Max: 2.23
Current: 1

0.41
2.23
PFCF 19.10
NTGR's PFCF is ranked higher than
66% of the 332 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 21.59 vs. NTGR: 19.10 )
NTGR' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 6.72   Max: 423.17
Current: 19.1

6.72
423.17
EV-to-EBIT 10.60
NTGR's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
82% of the 485 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 19.94 vs. NTGR: 10.60 )
NTGR' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 1.8   Max: 43.8
Current: 10.6

1.8
43.8
PEG 1.00
NTGR's PEG is ranked higher than
72% of the 203 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. NTGR: 1.00 )
NTGR' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.26   Max: 62.47
Current: 1

0.26
62.47
Shiller P/E 23.90
NTGR's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
65% of the 248 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 24.72 vs. NTGR: 23.90 )
NTGR' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 10.15   Max: 39.95
Current: 23.9

10.15
39.95

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Current Asset Value 5.40
NTGR's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
65% of the 289 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 8.70 vs. NTGR: 5.40 )
NTGR' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 2.4   Max: 6.76
Current: 5.4

2.4
6.76
Price/Tangible Book 2.40
NTGR's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
54% of the 556 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. NTGR: 2.40 )
NTGR' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.27   Max: 4
Current: 2.4

1.27
4
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.00
NTGR's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
75% of the 310 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. NTGR: 1.00 )
NTGR' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.65   Max: 1.65
Current: 1

0.65
1.65
Price/Median PS Value 0.80
NTGR's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
82% of the 601 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. NTGR: 0.80 )
NTGR' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.46   Max: 1.49
Current: 0.8

0.46
1.49
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.90
NTGR's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
65% of the 81 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. NTGR: 0.90 )
NTGR' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.71   Max: 5.26
Current: 0.9

0.71
5.26
Price/Graham Number 1.60
NTGR's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
61% of the 407 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. NTGR: 1.60 )
NTGR' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.12   Max: 2.82
Current: 1.6

1.12
2.82
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 9.40
NTGR's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
83% of the 532 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 4.70 vs. NTGR: 9.40 )
NTGR' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 2.3   Max: 56.6
Current: 9.4

2.3
56.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 33.75
NTGR's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
94% of the 419 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. NTGR: 33.75 )
NTGR' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -2.5   Max: 41.1
Current: 33.75

-2.5
41.1

Business Description

Industry: Communication Equipment » Communication Equipment
Compare:PTFRY, QCOM, CSCO, ERIC, NOK » details
Traded in other countries:NGJ.Germany
Netgear, Inc was incorporated in Delaware on January 8, 1996. The Company is a networking company that delivers products to consumers, businesses and service providers. The Company's business is now managed in three specific business units: retail, commercial, and service provider. The retail business unit consists of easy-to-use home networking, storage and digital media products to connect users with the Internet and their content and devices. The commercial business unit consists of business networking, storage and security solutions without the cost and complexity of Big IT. The service provider business unit consists of made-to-order and retail proven, whole home networking solutions sold to service providers for sale to their customers. The Company's products are built on a variety of technologies such as wireless, Ethernet and powerline. Its product line consists of wired and wireless devices, including devices that enable commercial business networking, broadband access, network connectivity, network storage and security appliances. These products are available in multiple configurations to address the needs of its customers in each geographic region in which its products are sold. Commercial business networking products include: Ethernet switches, which are multiple port devices used to network PCs and peripherals via Ethernet wiring; Wireless controllers, which are devices used to manage and control multiple WiFi base stations which in turn provide WiFi connections to PCs and peripherals; Internet Security Appliances, which provide Internet access through capabilities such as anti-virus and anti-spam; and network attached storage, which enables file sharing among multiple PCs and other networked devices over a local area network. Products that enable broadband access include: routers, which connect the home or office networks to the Internet via broadband modems; gateways, which are routers with integrated modems, for Internet access; IP telephony products, used for transmitting voice communications over a network. Products that enable network connectivity and resource sharing include: wireless access points and range extenders, which provide a wireless link between a wired network and wireless devices; wireless network interface cards and adapters, which enable devices to be connected to the network wirelessly; Ethernet network interface cards and adapters, which enable devices to be connected to the network over Ethernet wiring; media adapters; powerline adapters and bridges; and Multimedia over Coax Alliance standard adapters and bridges. The Company sells products primarily through a sales channel network, which includes traditional retailers, online retailers, wholesale distributors, direct market resellers, value added resellers, and broadband service providers. The Company's products and manufacturing process are subject to numerous governmental regulations, which cover both the use of various materials as well a

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