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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 : 9/10

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Cash to Debt No Debt
POWI's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
78% of the 1014 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 4.92 vs. POWI: No Debt )
POWI' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.45   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.87
POWI's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
90% of the 1005 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 0.65 vs. POWI: 0.87 )
POWI' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.47   Max: 0.91
Current: 0.87

0.47
0.91
Interest Coverage 2350.70
POWI's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
64% of the 556 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 332.53 vs. POWI: 2350.70 )
POWI' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 7.18   Max: 9999.99
Current: 2350.7

7.18
9999.99
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 19.08
M-Score: -2.42
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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Operating margin (%) 15.58
POWI's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 985 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 2.37 vs. POWI: 15.58 )
POWI' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -2.44   Max: 25.62
Current: 15.58

-2.44
25.62
Net-margin (%) 16.50
POWI's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 985 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.59 vs. POWI: 16.50 )
POWI' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -11.27   Max: 23.52
Current: 16.5

-11.27
23.52
ROE (%) 13.11
POWI's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 980 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 2.33 vs. POWI: 13.11 )
POWI' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -14.74   Max: 30.5
Current: 13.11

-14.74
30.5
ROA (%) 11.42
POWI's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 994 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. POWI: 11.42 )
POWI' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -8.62   Max: 24.83
Current: 11.42

-8.62
24.83
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 47.00
POWI's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 994 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 4.09 vs. POWI: 47.00 )
POWI' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -4.47   Max: 204.55
Current: 47

-4.47
204.55
Revenue Growth (%) 4.00
POWI's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 707 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: -0.40 vs. POWI: 4.00 )
POWI' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -35.9   Max: 18.4
Current: 4

-35.9
18.4
EBITDA Growth (%) 0.90
POWI's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 473 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: -4.10 vs. POWI: 0.90 )
POWI' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -15.7   Max: 46.6
Current: 0.9

-15.7
46.6
EPS Growth (%) 4.00
POWI's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 414 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: -3.60 vs. POWI: 4.00 )
POWI' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -51   Max: 166.8
Current: 4

-51
166.8
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Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q1 2013

POWI Guru Trades in Q1 2013

Meridian Funds 311,800 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 49,000 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Jim Simons 130,800 sh (-38.48%)
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Q2 2013

POWI Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Meridian Funds 321,800 sh (+3.21%)
Chuck Royce 49,000 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 68,300 sh (-47.78%)
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Q3 2013

POWI Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Steven Cohen 9,475 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 8,721 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 49,000 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 28,200 sh (-58.71%)
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Q4 2013

POWI Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Ron Baron 4,000 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 5,809 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 62,419 sh (+615.73%)
Jim Simons 129,800 sh (+360.28%)
Chuck Royce 49,700 sh (+1.43%)
Steven Cohen 4,502 sh (-52.49%)
» More
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with POWI

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 Add 615.73%0.07%$51.4 - $57.282 $ 61.4214%62419
Ron Baron 2013-12-31 New Buy$51.4 - $57.282 $ 61.4214%4000
Joel Greenblatt 2013-09-30 New Buy0.02%$41.28 - $56.45 $ 61.4218%8721
Joel Greenblatt 2013-03-31 Sold Out 0.03%$33.61 - $44.65 $ 61.4253%0
Joel Greenblatt 2012-12-31 Add 45.87%0.01%$27.39 - $34.37 $ 61.42100%15430
Joel Greenblatt 2012-09-30 Reduce -50.91%0.03%$30.45 - $38.61 $ 61.4276%10578
Joel Greenblatt 2012-06-30 New Buy0.06%$35.68 - $42.8 $ 61.4257%21550
Ron Baron 2011-09-30 Sold Out 0.1708%$29.15 - $39.68 $ 61.4282%0
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 32.80
POWI's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
56% of the 578 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 24.40 vs. POWI: 32.80 )
POWI' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 15.79   Max: 102.09
Current: 32.8

15.79
102.09
P/B 4.20
POWI's P/B is ranked lower than
77% of the 982 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.79 vs. POWI: 4.20 )
POWI' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.45   Max: 6.62
Current: 4.2

1.45
6.62
P/S 5.40
POWI's P/S is ranked lower than
83% of the 1026 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.66 vs. POWI: 5.40 )
POWI' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 2.42   Max: 9.65
Current: 5.4

2.42
9.65
PFCF 22.00
POWI's PFCF is ranked higher than
51% of the 529 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 20.20 vs. POWI: 22.00 )
POWI' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 13.11   Max: 128.6
Current: 22

13.11
128.6
EV-to-EBIT 31.30
POWI's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
63% of the 706 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 20.57 vs. POWI: 31.30 )
POWI' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 9.8   Max: 187.1
Current: 31.3

9.8
187.1
PEG 7.50
POWI's PEG is ranked lower than
64% of the 261 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.88 vs. POWI: 7.50 )
POWI' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.67   Max: 163.06
Current: 7.5

0.67
163.06
Shiller P/E 82.50
POWI's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
72% of the 278 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 28.02 vs. POWI: 82.50 )
POWI' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 25.17   Max: 88.85
Current: 82.5

25.17
88.85

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 0.60
POWI's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
83% of the 474 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.59 vs. POWI: 0.60 )
POWI' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.12   Max: 0.73
Current: 0.6

0.12
0.73
Dividend Payout 0.17
POWI's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
83% of the 333 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 0.39 vs. POWI: 0.17 )
POWI' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.12   Max: 0.42
Current: 0.17

0.12
0.42
Dividend growth (3y) 17.00
POWI's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
83% of the 134 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 12.60 vs. POWI: 17.00 )
POWI' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 100
Current: 17

0
100
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.92
POWI's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
56% of the 516 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.73 vs. POWI: 1.92 )
POWI' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.38   Max: 2.34
Current: 1.92

0.38
2.34
Share Buyback Rate -1.00
POWI's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
78% of the 562 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: -1.50 vs. POWI: -1.00 )
POWI' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 2.8   Max: -154.4
Current: -1

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Cash 13.40
POWI's Price/Net Cash is ranked lower than
59% of the 319 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 8.80 vs. POWI: 13.40 )
POWI' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 4.84   Max: 31.13
Current: 13.4

4.84
31.13
Price/Net Current Asset Value 10.90
POWI's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
61% of the 467 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 6.80 vs. POWI: 10.90 )
POWI' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 3.84   Max: 23.97
Current: 10.9

3.84
23.97
Price/Tangible Book 5.80
POWI's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
79% of the 954 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. POWI: 5.80 )
POWI' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 2.3   Max: 16.82
Current: 5.8

2.3
16.82
Price/DCF (Projected) 2.20
POWI's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked lower than
52% of the 365 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. POWI: 2.20 )
POWI' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.26   Max: 4.56
Current: 2.2

1.26
4.56
Price/Median PS Value 1.20
POWI's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
59% of the 938 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. POWI: 1.20 )
POWI' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.39   Max: 2.97
Current: 1.2

0.39
2.97
Price/Graham Number 2.90
POWI's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
70% of the 571 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. POWI: 2.90 )
POWI' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.43   Max: 6.43
Current: 2.9

1.43
6.43
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 3.20
POWI's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
58% of the 750 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. POWI: 3.20 )
POWI' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.5   Max: 10.2
Current: 3.2

0.5
10.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 1.56
POWI's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
76% of the 574 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. POWI: 1.56 )
POWI' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -8.5   Max: 35.5
Current: 1.56

-8.5
35.5

Business Description

Industry: Semiconductors » Semiconductors
Compare:INTC, TSM, BRCM, ARMH, ADI » details
Traded in other countries:PWI.Germany
Power Integrations, Inc. was incorporated in California on March 25, 1988 and reincorporated in Delaware in December 1997. The Company designs, develops, manufactures and markets proprietary, high-voltage, analog integrated circuits for use mainly in AC-DC and DC-DC power conversion in the consumer, communications, computer and industrial electronics markets. It currently offers IC products that could be used in AC-DC power supplies with output wattages ranging from less than one watt up to approximately 500 watts; it also offers products designed for certain high-voltage DC-DC applications such as power-over-Ethernet. The Company's ICs could be used in virtually any power-supply application within its addressable power range; the vast majority is used in power supplies intended for the communications, consumer, computer and industrial end markets. The company's products include: TOPSwitch, TinySwitch, LinkSwitch, Hiper and DPA-Switch. To manufacture its wafers, the Company contracts with three foundries: OKI Electric Industry, or OKI; Seiko Epson Corporation, or Epson and XFAB Dresden GmbH & Co KG, or XFAB. These contractors manufacture its wafers at foundries located in Japan and Germany. The Company's products are assembled and packaged by independent subcontractors in China, Malaysia, Thailand and the Philippines. It sells its products to original equipment manufacturers, or OEMs, and merchant power supply manufacturers through a direct sales staff and through a worldwide network of independent sales representatives and distributors. Competing alternatives to its high-voltage ICs include monolithic and hybrid products from companies such as Fairchild Semiconductor, STMicroelectronics, Infineon, ON Semiconductor and Sanken Electric Company, as well as PWM controller chips paired with discrete high-voltage bipolar transistors and MOSFETs, which are produced by a number of vendors. The Company's trademarks are TOPSwitch, TinySwitch, LinkSwitch, DPA-Switch, EcoSmart, Hiper, Hiper-PLC and PI Expert. As of December 31, 2011, it held 534 U.S. patents and had received foreign patent protection on these patents resulting in 390 foreign patents. The U.S. patents have expiration dates ranging from 2013 to 2030. The company also holds trademarks in the U.S. and various other geographies including Taiwan, Korea, Hong Kong, China, Europe and Japan.

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