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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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Cash to Debt No Debt
RBCN's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
85% of the 1014 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 4.92 vs. RBCN: No Debt )
RBCN' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.21   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.97
RBCN's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
100% of the 1005 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.65 vs. RBCN: 0.97 )
RBCN' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -2.67   Max: 0.97
Current: 0.97

-2.67
0.97
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: 23.62
M-Score: -4.59
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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Operating margin (%) -84.03
RBCN's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
69% of the 985 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.37 vs. RBCN: -84.03 )
RBCN' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -146.23   Max: 40.86
Current: -84.03

-146.23
40.86
Net-margin (%) -73.11
RBCN's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
68% of the 985 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.59 vs. RBCN: -73.11 )
RBCN' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -150.43   Max: 37.63
Current: -73.11

-150.43
37.63
ROE (%) -15.50
RBCN's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
58% of the 980 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.33 vs. RBCN: -15.50 )
RBCN' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -15.5   Max: 16.68
Current: -15.5

-15.5
16.68
ROA (%) -14.97
RBCN's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
62% of the 994 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. RBCN: -14.97 )
RBCN' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -42.84   Max: 14.64
Current: -14.97

-42.84
14.64
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -21.75
RBCN's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
58% of the 994 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 4.09 vs. RBCN: -21.75 )
RBCN' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -36.98   Max: 29.57
Current: -21.75

-36.98
29.57
Revenue Growth (%) -18.40
RBCN's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 707 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: -0.40 vs. RBCN: -18.40 )
RBCN' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -77.2   Max: 48.8
Current: -18.4

-77.2
48.8
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Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q2 2013

RBCN Guru Trades in Q2 2013

John Burbank 470,530 sh (New)
John Rogers 1,417,420 sh (+159.8%)
RS Investment Management 366,922 sh (+24.84%)
Chuck Royce 1,615,122 sh (+18.31%)
Jim Simons Sold Out
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Q3 2013

RBCN Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Steven Cohen 4,300 sh (New)
Arnold Van Den Berg 40,865 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 1,648,722 sh (+2.08%)
John Burbank Sold Out
RS Investment Management 300,822 sh (-18.01%)
John Rogers 407,436 sh (-71.26%)
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Q4 2013

RBCN Guru Trades in Q4 2013

John Burbank 220,822 sh (New)
John Rogers 1,942,435 sh (+376.75%)
Arnold Van Den Berg 57,165 sh (+39.89%)
Chuck Royce 1,879,642 sh (+14.01%)
RS Investment Management Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
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Q1 2014

RBCN Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Arnold Van Den Berg 57,165 sh (unchged)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with RBCN

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
John Burbank 2013-12-31 New Buy0.08%$8.4 - $11.09 $ 10.913%220822
Arnold Van Den Berg 2013-12-31 Add 39.89%0.02%$8.4 - $11.09 $ 10.913%57165
John Burbank 2013-09-30 Sold Out 0.12%$7.94 - $13.21 $ 10.98%0
Arnold Van Den Berg 2013-09-30 New Buy0.05%$7.94 - $13.21 $ 10.98%40865
John Burbank 2013-06-30 New Buy0.12%$6.12 - $8.97 $ 10.949%470530
Ron Baron 2011-06-30 Sold Out $16.15 - $28.97 $ 10.9-54%0
Ron Baron 2011-03-31 Reduce -25%0.04%$17.83 - $27.4 $ 10.9-52%750000
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Ratios

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P/B 1.26
RBCN's P/B is ranked higher than
74% of the 982 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.79 vs. RBCN: 1.26 )
RBCN' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.5   Max: 6.36
Current: 1.26

0.5
6.36
P/S 5.92
RBCN's P/S is ranked lower than
84% of the 1026 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.66 vs. RBCN: 5.92 )
RBCN' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.21   Max: 23.68
Current: 5.92

0.21
23.68
EV-to-EBIT -7.06
RBCN's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
86% of the 706 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 20.57 vs. RBCN: -7.06 )
RBCN' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 1.7   Max: 265.1
Current: -7.06

1.7
265.1
Shiller P/E 60.77
RBCN's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
64% of the 278 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 28.02 vs. RBCN: 60.77 )
RBCN' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 47.72   Max: 79.67
Current: 60.77

47.72
79.67

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Cash 8.94
RBCN's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
51% of the 319 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 8.80 vs. RBCN: 8.94 )
RBCN' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 2.21   Max: 10.05
Current: 8.94

2.21
10.05
Price/Net Current Asset Value 4.58
RBCN's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
68% of the 467 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 6.80 vs. RBCN: 4.58 )
RBCN' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 1.86   Max: 8.39
Current: 4.58

1.86
8.39
Price/Tangible Book 1.26
RBCN's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
74% of the 954 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. RBCN: 1.26 )
RBCN' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.61   Max: 4.33
Current: 1.26

0.61
4.33
Price/Median PS Value 1.83
RBCN's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
73% of the 938 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. RBCN: 1.83 )
RBCN' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.09   Max: 6.33
Current: 1.83

0.09
6.33
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 0.40
RBCN's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
79% of the 750 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. RBCN: 0.40 )
RBCN' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 58.3
Current: 0.4

0.4
58.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -16.80
RBCN's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
51% of the 574 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. RBCN: -16.80 )
RBCN' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -170.2   Max: -29.7
Current: -16.8

-170.2
-29.7

Business Description

Industry: Semiconductors » Semiconductor Equipment & Materials
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Traded in other countries:39Y.Germany
Rubicon Technology, Inc., is an electronic materials provider that develops, manufactures and sells monocrystalline sapphire and other innovative crystalline products for LEDs, RFICs, blue laser diodes, optoelectronics and other optical applications.

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