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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 : 8/10

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Cash to Debt No Debt
RFMD's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
97% of the 827 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. RFMD: No Debt )
RFMD' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.32   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.76
RFMD's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
71% of the 804 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 0.63 vs. RFMD: 0.76 )
RFMD' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.36   Max: 0.91
Current: 0.76

0.36
0.91
Interest Coverage 4.57
RFMD's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
86% of the 493 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 2159.95 vs. RFMD: 4.57 )
RFMD' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.48   Max: 52.28
Current: 4.57

0.48
52.28
F-Score: 8
Z-Score: 12.75
M-Score: -2.87
WACC vs ROIC
2.11%
19.72%
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 : 6/10

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Operating margin (%) 11.12
RFMD's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 818 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 4.68 vs. RFMD: 11.12 )
RFMD' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -98.06   Max: 25.33
Current: 11.12

-98.06
25.33
Net-margin (%) 8.76
RFMD's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 818 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. RFMD: 8.76 )
RFMD' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -100.16   Max: 17.34
Current: 8.76

-100.16
17.34
ROE (%) 15.23
RFMD's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 814 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 5.10 vs. RFMD: 15.23 )
RFMD' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -106.3   Max: 20.65
Current: 15.23

-106.3
20.65
ROA (%) 11.21
RFMD's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 829 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 2.91 vs. RFMD: 11.21 )
RFMD' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -57.18   Max: 16.15
Current: 11.21

-57.18
16.15
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 35.63
RFMD's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 825 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 8.33 vs. RFMD: 35.63 )
RFMD' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -150.19   Max: 43.58
Current: 35.63

-150.19
43.58
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 2.10
RFMD's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 505 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: -0.70 vs. RFMD: 2.10 )
RFMD' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -9.2   Max: 70.3
Current: 2.1

-9.2
70.3
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -23.00
RFMD's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
80% of the 372 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: -1.50 vs. RFMD: -23.00 )
RFMD' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -41.5   Max: 280.3
Current: -23

-41.5
280.3
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -55.00
RFMD's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
92% of the 320 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: -8.60 vs. RFMD: -55.00 )
RFMD' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -100   Max: 180.2
Current: -55

-100
180.2
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Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

RFMD Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Caxton Associates 150,000 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 40,936 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 282,454 sh (New)
Seth Klarman 9,759,185 sh (+48.20%)
Steven Cohen 29,200 sh (unchged)
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Mario Gabelli Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Chuck Royce 1,729,500 sh (-0.92%)
Jim Simons 1,865,847 sh (-39.94%)
George Soros 1,766,666 sh (-73.50%)
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Q3 2014

RFMD Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 42,203 sh (New)
Ken Heebner 780,000 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 1,814,645 sh (+4332.88%)
George Soros 2,926,666 sh (+65.66%)
Seth Klarman 9,759,185 sh (unchged)
Caxton Associates Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Chuck Royce 1,566,500 sh (-9.42%)
Jim Simons 1,120,247 sh (-39.96%)
Louis Moore Bacon 51,465 sh (-81.78%)
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Q4 2014

RFMD Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Ken Heebner 1,000,000 sh (+28.21%)
Jim Simons 1,124,247 sh (+0.36%)
Seth Klarman Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
George Soros Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Chuck Royce 1,373,000 sh (-12.35%)
Joel Greenblatt 391,570 sh (-78.42%)
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Q1 2015

RFMD Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Jim Simons Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Chuck Royce Sold Out
Ken Heebner Sold Out
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 46.60
RFMD's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
86% of the 545 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 19.70 vs. RFMD: 46.60 )
RFMD' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 9.83   Max: 1660
Current: 46.6

9.83
1660
Forward P/E 14.81
RFMD's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
57% of the 301 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 16.42 vs. RFMD: 14.81 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 46.60
RFMD's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
75% of the 545 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 21.40 vs. RFMD: 46.60 )
RFMD' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 10.22   Max: 411
Current: 46.6

10.22
411
P/B 6.01
RFMD's P/B is ranked lower than
116% of the 747 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.45 vs. RFMD: 6.01 )
RFMD' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.21   Max: 6.14
Current: 6.01

0.21
6.14
P/S 3.98
RFMD's P/S is ranked lower than
110% of the 726 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. RFMD: 3.98 )
RFMD' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.22   Max: 4.06
Current: 3.98

0.22
4.06
PFCF 33.86
RFMD's PFCF is ranked lower than
94% of the 439 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. RFMD: 33.86 )
RFMD' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 3.17   Max: 302.5
Current: 33.86

3.17
302.5
POCF 24.76
RFMD's POCF is ranked lower than
76% of the 575 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 13.21 vs. RFMD: 24.76 )
RFMD' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 1.81   Max: 54.83
Current: 24.76

1.81
54.83
EV-to-EBIT 33.68
RFMD's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
73% of the 559 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 17.04 vs. RFMD: 33.68 )
RFMD' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -342.6   Max: 3568.4
Current: 33.68

-342.6
3568.4
Current Ratio 3.17
RFMD's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
63% of the 818 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 2.46 vs. RFMD: 3.17 )
RFMD' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.7   Max: 16.98
Current: 3.17

1.7
16.98
Quick Ratio 2.41
RFMD's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
61% of the 818 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.86 vs. RFMD: 2.41 )
RFMD' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.13   Max: 14.53
Current: 2.41

1.13
14.53
Days Inventory 73.14
RFMD's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
55% of the 792 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 78.68 vs. RFMD: 73.14 )
RFMD' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 52.42   Max: 212.6
Current: 73.14

52.42
212.6
Days Sales Outstanding 65.04
RFMD's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
55% of the 754 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 60.36 vs. RFMD: 65.04 )
RFMD' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 30.42   Max: 77.26
Current: 65.04

30.42
77.26

Valuation & Return

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Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 3.00
RFMD's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
54% of the 807 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. RFMD: 3.00 )
RFMD' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 12.3
Current: 3

0.2
12.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -14.16
RFMD's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked lower than
82% of the 230 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 2.71 vs. RFMD: -14.16 )
RFMD' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -14.2   Max: 9.6
Current: -14.16

-14.2
9.6

Analyst Estimate

Mar15 Mar16 Mar17
Revenue(Mil) 1,400 1,568 1,803
EPS($) 1.12 1.31 1.55
EPS without NRI($) 1.12 1.31 1.55

Business Description

Industry: Semiconductors » Semiconductors
Compare:INTC, TSM, BRCM, ARMH, ADI » details
Traded in other countries:RFM.Germany,
RF Micro Devices Inc was incorporated under the laws of the State of North Carolina in 1991. It designs and manufactures of high-performance radio frequency (RF) solutions. The companys products enable worldwide mobility, provide enhanced connectivity and support advanced functionality in the mobile handset, wireless infrastructure, wireless local area network (WLAN or WiFi), cable television (CATV)/broadband, Smart Energy/advanced metering infrastructure (AMI), and aerospace and defense markets. The Company is recognized for its portfolio of semiconductor technologies and RF systems expertise, and it is a preferred supplier to the worlds mobile device, customer premises and communications equipment providers. Its design and manufacturing expertise encompasses many semiconductor process technologies, which it access through both internal and external resources. The Company is a manufacturer of gallium arsenide (GaAs)-based compound semiconductors for RF applications. It accesses silicon-based technologies and a small percentage of GaAs through external foundries. Its design and manufacturing resources enable it to deliver products optimized for performance and cost in order to meet its customers performance, cost and time-to-market requirements. It designs, develops, manufactures and markets its products to both domestic and international OEMs and ODMs for commercial, industrial, military, aerospace and other markets in both wireless and wired communications applications. The Company offers a line of products that range from single-function components to highly integrated ICs (integrated circuits) and multi-chip modules (MCMs). Its ICs include gain blocks, LNAs, PAs, receivers, transmitters, transceivers, modulators, demodulators, attenuators, switches, frequency synthesizers and voltage-controlled oscillators (VCOs). Its MCM products include PA modules, switch-filter modules, active antenna products, VCOs, phase-locked loops (PLLs), coaxial resonator oscillators (CROs), active mixers, variable gain amplifiers, hybrid amplifiers, power doublers and optical receivers. Its products employ an array of semiconductor process technologies, including GaAs, GaN, silicon complementary metal oxide semiconductor (CMOS) and silicon germanium (SiGe). It sells its products worldwide directly to customers as well as through a network of domestic and foreign sales representative firms and distributors. The Company operates in a very competitive industry characterized by rapid advances in technology and new product introductions.
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