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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 : 7/10

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industry
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Cash to Debt No Debt
NVEC's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
90% of the 1220 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.89 vs. NVEC: No Debt )
NVEC' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.5   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.99
NVEC's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
100% of the 1181 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 0.63 vs. NVEC: 0.99 )
NVEC' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.13   Max: 1
Current: 0.99

0.13
1
Interest Coverage No Debt
NVEC's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
68% of the 721 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 279.11 vs. NVEC: No Debt )
NVEC' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 3.26   Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt

3.26
9999.99
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 145.35
M-Score: -2.50
WACC vs ROIC
4.90%
12.88%
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 : 7/10

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Operating margin (%) 60.60
NVEC's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
100% of the 1202 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. NVEC: 60.60 )
NVEC' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -67.43   Max: 84.16
Current: 60.6

-67.43
84.16
Net-margin (%) 45.76
NVEC's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 1202 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 4.47 vs. NVEC: 45.76 )
NVEC' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -70.42   Max: 121.73
Current: 45.76

-70.42
121.73
ROE (%) 12.32
NVEC's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 1200 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 5.69 vs. NVEC: 12.32 )
NVEC' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -210.67   Max: 270.22
Current: 12.32

-210.67
270.22
ROA (%) 12.11
NVEC's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 1220 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. NVEC: 12.11 )
NVEC' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -113.06   Max: 213.26
Current: 12.11

-113.06
213.26
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 205.79
NVEC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 1216 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 9.15 vs. NVEC: 205.79 )
NVEC' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -413.02   Max: 34168.42
Current: 205.79

-413.02
34168.42
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -6.10
NVEC's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 863 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: -1.60 vs. NVEC: -6.10 )
NVEC' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -60   Max: 23.2
Current: -6.1

-60
23.2
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -5.70
NVEC's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 651 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: -3.50 vs. NVEC: -5.70 )
NVEC' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -76.4   Max: 68
Current: -5.7

-76.4
68
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -6.00
NVEC's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 576 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: -7.30 vs. NVEC: -6.00 )
NVEC' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -81.3   Max: 124.1
Current: -6

-81.3
124.1
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Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q1 2014

NVEC Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Bill Frels 673,754 sh (-0.12%)
Jim Simons 8,500 sh (-57.29%)
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Q2 2014

NVEC Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jim Simons 9,800 sh (+15.29%)
Bill Frels 674,314 sh (+0.08%)
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Q3 2014

NVEC Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jim Simons 11,313 sh (+15.44%)
Bill Frels 670,774 sh (-0.52%)
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Q4 2014

NVEC Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Jim Simons 23,722 sh (+109.69%)
Bill Frels 664,699 sh (-0.91%)
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 24.70
NVEC's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
73% of the 1303 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 56.30 vs. NVEC: 24.70 )
NVEC' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 10.82   Max: 90.31
Current: 24.7

10.82
90.31
Forward P/E 21.19
NVEC's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
83% of the 1303 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. NVEC: 21.19 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 24.80
NVEC's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
76% of the 1303 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 55.40 vs. NVEC: 24.80 )
NVEC' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 10.84   Max: 89.94
Current: 24.8

10.84
89.94
P/B 2.70
NVEC's P/B is ranked higher than
51% of the 1303 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 2.23 vs. NVEC: 2.70 )
NVEC' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 2.31   Max: 17.48
Current: 2.7

2.31
17.48
P/S 11.46
NVEC's P/S is ranked lower than
74% of the 1303 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 2.03 vs. NVEC: 11.46 )
NVEC' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 4.13   Max: 17.13
Current: 11.46

4.13
17.13
PFCF 31.30
NVEC's PFCF is ranked higher than
71% of the 1303 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 479.33 vs. NVEC: 31.30 )
NVEC' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 11.03   Max: 99999999.99
Current: 31.3

11.03
99999999.99
POCF 24.52
NVEC's POCF is ranked higher than
67% of the 1303 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 24.81 vs. NVEC: 24.52 )
NVEC' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 10.53   Max: 253.94
Current: 24.52

10.53
253.94
EV-to-EBIT 17.39
NVEC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
79% of the 1303 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 45.40 vs. NVEC: 17.39 )
NVEC' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 7.6   Max: 117.5
Current: 17.39

7.6
117.5
PEG 124.00
NVEC's PEG is ranked higher than
91% of the 1303 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. NVEC: 124.00 )
NVEC' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.21   Max: 75.65
Current: 124

0.21
75.65
Shiller P/E 25.80
NVEC's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
89% of the 1303 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. NVEC: 25.80 )
NVEC' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 2.36   Max: 249.57
Current: 25.8

2.36
249.57
Current Ratio 26.31
NVEC's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
99% of the 1207 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 2.59 vs. NVEC: 26.31 )
NVEC' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.86   Max: 84.69
Current: 26.31

0.86
84.69
Quick Ratio 23.14
NVEC's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
99% of the 1207 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.91 vs. NVEC: 23.14 )
NVEC' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.68   Max: 84.69
Current: 23.14

0.68
84.69
Days Inventory 200.99
NVEC's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
56% of the 1303 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 90.89 vs. NVEC: 200.99 )
NVEC' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 7.91   Max: 519.79
Current: 200.99

7.91
519.79
Days Sales Outstanding 23.35
NVEC's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
94% of the 1303 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 68.09 vs. NVEC: 23.35 )
NVEC' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 0.85   Max: 89.14
Current: 23.35

0.85
89.14

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 3.02
NVEC's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
73% of the 597 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. NVEC: 3.02 )
NVEC' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0   Max: 0
Current: 3.02

Yield on cost (5-Year) 3.10
NVEC's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
67% of the 631 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.85 vs. NVEC: 3.10 )
NVEC' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0   Max: 0
Current: 3.1

Share Buyback Rate -0.20
NVEC's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
84% of the 802 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: -2.10 vs. NVEC: -0.20 )
NVEC' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 0   Max: -176.7
Current: -0.2

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Cash 15.10
NVEC's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
83% of the 1303 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. NVEC: 15.10 )
NVEC' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 1.05   Max: 615
Current: 15.1

1.05
615
Price/Net Current Asset Value 13.10
NVEC's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
73% of the 1303 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. NVEC: 13.10 )
NVEC' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 0.99   Max: 725
Current: 13.1

0.99
725
Price/Tangible Book 2.90
NVEC's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
59% of the 1303 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. NVEC: 2.90 )
NVEC' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.97   Max: 71.43
Current: 2.9

0.97
71.43
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.70
NVEC's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
86% of the 1303 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. NVEC: 1.70 )
NVEC' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.22   Max: 125
Current: 1.7

1.22
125
Price/Median PS Value 1.30
NVEC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
61% of the 1303 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. NVEC: 1.30 )
NVEC' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.05   Max: 2.31
Current: 1.3

0.05
2.31
Price/Graham Number 1.80
NVEC's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
73% of the 1303 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. NVEC: 1.80 )
NVEC' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.21   Max: 12.79
Current: 1.8

0.21
12.79
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 5.70
NVEC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
75% of the 1191 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 3.00 vs. NVEC: 5.70 )
NVEC' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.9   Max: 13.1
Current: 5.7

0.9
13.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 2.37
NVEC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
73% of the 443 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 5.09 vs. NVEC: 2.37 )
NVEC' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -0.4   Max: 60
Current: 2.37

-0.4
60

Analyst Estimate

Mar15 Mar16
Revenue(Mil) 31 35
EPS($) 2.92 3.22
EPS without NRI($) 2.92 3.22

Business Description

Industry: Semiconductors » Semiconductors
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NVE Corp is a Minnesota corporation founded in 1989. The Company develops and sells devices that use spintronics, a nanotechnology that relies on electron spin rather than electron charge to acquire, store and transmit information. It manufactures spintronic products including sensors and couplers that are used to acquire and transmit data. It has also licensed its spintronic magnetoresistive random access memory technology, commonly known as MRAM. The Company's competitors include Hermetic Switch, Inc., Meder Electronic AG (Engen/Welschingen, Germany), and Memscap SA (Grenoble, France), Fairchild Semiconductor International, Lite-On Technology Corporation, Renesas Electronics Corporation, Toshiba Corporation, and Vishay Intertechnology. The Company's principal sources of raw materials include suppliers of raw silicon and semiconductor foundry wafers that are incorporated into its products, and suppliers of device packaging services. Its wafers sources are based around the world; most of its packaging services take place in Asia. NVE and IsoLoop are its registered trademarks. Other trademarks it claims include GMR Switch and GT Sensor. The Company is subject to environmental laws and regulations, particularly with respect to industrial waste and emissions.
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