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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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history
Cash to Debt No Debt
PSEM's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
91% of the 1113 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.99 vs. PSEM: No Debt )
PSEM' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 7.07   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.86
PSEM's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
91% of the 1088 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 0.63 vs. PSEM: 0.86 )
PSEM' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.71   Max: 0.96
Current: 0.86

0.71
0.96
Interest Coverage No Debt
PSEM's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
81% of the 652 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 767.50 vs. PSEM: No Debt )
PSEM' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 7.21   Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt

7.21
9999.99
F-Score: 9
Z-Score: 7.06
M-Score: -3.06
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 : 5/10

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history
Operating margin (%) 2.40
PSEM's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 1103 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 4.71 vs. PSEM: 2.40 )
PSEM' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -23.51   Max: 19.64
Current: 2.4

-23.51
19.64
Net-margin (%) 4.85
PSEM's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 1103 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 3.27 vs. PSEM: 4.85 )
PSEM' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -16.72   Max: 16.03
Current: 4.85

-16.72
16.03
ROE (%) 2.98
PSEM's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 1097 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 4.76 vs. PSEM: 2.98 )
PSEM' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -9.77   Max: 18.77
Current: 2.98

-9.77
18.77
ROA (%) 2.56
PSEM's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 1114 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. PSEM: 2.56 )
PSEM' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -8.28   Max: 14.65
Current: 2.56

-8.28
14.65
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 3.70
PSEM's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 1113 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 7.54 vs. PSEM: 3.70 )
PSEM' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -58.26   Max: 90.81
Current: 3.7

-58.26
90.81
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -5.20
PSEM's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 798 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: -2.50 vs. PSEM: -5.20 )
PSEM' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -23.2   Max: 30.8
Current: -5.2

-23.2
30.8
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -22.10
PSEM's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 585 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: -7.00 vs. PSEM: -22.10 )
PSEM' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -22.1   Max: 94.6
Current: -22.1

-22.1
94.6
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -30.20
PSEM's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 508 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: -8.20 vs. PSEM: -30.20 )
PSEM' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -30.2   Max: 177.3
Current: -30.2

-30.2
177.3
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Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

PSEM Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Chuck Royce 2,121,689 sh (+4.36%)
Jim Simons 397,523 sh (-2.53%)
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Q1 2014

PSEM Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Chuck Royce 2,338,859 sh (+10.24%)
Jim Simons 409,633 sh (+3.05%)
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Q2 2014

PSEM Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Chuck Royce 2,434,998 sh (+4.11%)
Jim Simons 409,030 sh (-0.15%)
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Q3 2014

PSEM Guru Trades in Q3 2014

George Soros 249,020 sh (New)
Jim Simons 436,423 sh (+6.7%)
Chuck Royce 2,444,480 sh (+0.39%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with PSEM

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

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George Soros 2014-09-30 New Buy0.02%$8.6 - $10.39 $ 13.544%249020
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Ratios

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history
P/E(ttm) 49.40
PSEM's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
67% of the 1164 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 63.70 vs. PSEM: 49.40 )
PSEM' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 8.41   Max: 628.67
Current: 49.4

8.41
628.67
P/B 1.40
PSEM's P/B is ranked higher than
72% of the 1164 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.97 vs. PSEM: 1.40 )
PSEM' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.62   Max: 2.5
Current: 1.4

0.62
2.5
P/S 2.40
PSEM's P/S is ranked higher than
57% of the 1164 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.84 vs. PSEM: 2.40 )
PSEM' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.85   Max: 6.59
Current: 2.4

0.85
6.59
PFCF 18.30
PSEM's PFCF is ranked higher than
80% of the 1164 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 117.57 vs. PSEM: 18.30 )
PSEM' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 7.46   Max: 1139
Current: 18.3

7.46
1139
EV-to-EBIT 54.36
PSEM's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
64% of the 1164 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 37.82 vs. PSEM: 54.36 )
PSEM' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -448.9   Max: 231.8
Current: 54.36

-448.9
231.8
Shiller P/E 211.80
PSEM's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
84% of the 1164 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. PSEM: 211.80 )
PSEM' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 16.26   Max: 1174
Current: 211.8

16.26
1174
Current Ratio 8.34
PSEM's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
95% of the 1106 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 2.52 vs. PSEM: 8.34 )
PSEM' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 2.97   Max: 25.51
Current: 8.34

2.97
25.51
Quick Ratio 7.74
PSEM's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
95% of the 1106 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. PSEM: 7.74 )
PSEM' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 2.03   Max: 24.03
Current: 7.74

2.03
24.03

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Cash 3.25
PSEM's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
95% of the 1164 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. PSEM: 3.25 )
PSEM' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 1.41   Max: 192.2
Current: 3.25

1.41
192.2
Price/Net Current Asset Value 2.55
PSEM's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
94% of the 1164 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. PSEM: 2.55 )
PSEM' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 1.34   Max: 9.49
Current: 2.55

1.34
9.49
Price/Tangible Book 1.44
PSEM's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
75% of the 1164 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 2.34 vs. PSEM: 1.44 )
PSEM' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.69   Max: 5.43
Current: 1.44

0.69
5.43
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.21
PSEM's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
91% of the 1164 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. PSEM: 1.21 )
PSEM' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.66   Max: 2.31
Current: 1.21

0.66
2.31
Price/Median PS Value 1.22
PSEM's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
58% of the 1164 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. PSEM: 1.22 )
PSEM' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.47   Max: 4.56
Current: 1.22

0.47
4.56
Price/Graham Number 1.74
PSEM's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
74% of the 1164 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 3.40 vs. PSEM: 1.74 )
PSEM' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.56   Max: 8.5
Current: 1.74

0.56
8.5
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 1.80
PSEM's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
62% of the 1092 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 3.10 vs. PSEM: 1.80 )
PSEM' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 36.1
Current: 1.8

0.4
36.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -3.50
PSEM's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
65% of the 408 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 6.72 vs. PSEM: -3.50 )
PSEM' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -1.7   Max: 74
Current: -3.5

-1.7
74

Analyst Estimate

Jun15 Jun16
Revenue(Mil) 138 143
EPS($) 0.53 0.65
EPS without NRI($) 0.53 0.65

Business Description

Industry: Semiconductors » Semiconductors
Compare:INTC, TSM, BRCM, ARMH, ADI » details
Traded in other countries:PS7.Germany,
Pericom Semiconductor Corp was incorporated in California in June 1990. The Company designs, develops and markets high-performance integrated circuits ("ICs") and frequency control products ("FCPs") used for the transfer, routing, and timing of digital and analog signals within and between computer, networking, datacom and telecom systems. Its IC products include functions that support the connectivity, timing and signal conditioning of high-speed parallel and serial protocols that transfer data among a system's microprocessor, memory and various peripherals, such as displays and monitors, and between interconnected systems. The Company's FCPs are electronic components that provide frequency references such as crystals and oscillators for computer, communication and consumer electronic products. Its analog, digital and mixed-signal ICs, together with its FCP products enable higher system bandwidth and signal quality, resulting in better operating reliability, signal integrity, and lower overall system cost in applications such as notebook computers, servers, network switches and routers, storage area networks, digital TVs, cell phones, GPS and digital media players. The Company has three operating segments which aggregate into one reportable segment, the interconnectivity device supply market. The Company uses its expertise in high-performance digital, analog, mixed-signal silicon-based IC and quartz-based FCP designs, its reusable core cell library and its modular design methodology to achieve a rapid rate of new product introductions. Within each of the company's IC product families, the product portfolio has evolved from a standard building block into both standard products of increasing performance and application-specific standard products ("ASSP"), which are tailored to meet a specific high volume application. Within each product family, it continues to address the common trends of decreasing supply voltage, higher integration and faster speeds. Within the company's quartz based FCP product families, including crystal, crystal oscillator ("XO"), and voltage controlled crystal oscillator ("VCXO"), it has evolved its technologies to include specialized XO and hybrid capability. The IC semiconductor and FCP industry is intensely competitive. The Company's IC competitors include Analog Devices, Cypress Semiconductor Corporation, Fairchild Semiconductor International, Hitachi, Integrated Device Technology, Inc., Maxim Integrated Products, Inc., Motorola, On Semiconductor Corp., NXP, Parade Technologies, PLX Technology, Silicon Laboratories, Inc., STMicroelectronics, Texas Instruments, Inc. and Toshiba. Its FCP competitors include Vectron International, Inc., Connor Winfield Ltd., Fox Electronics, Ecliptek Corporation, Mtron PTI, Epson Toyocom Corporation and among others.
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