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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

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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Q2 2014

RFMD Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Louis Moore Bacon 282,454 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 150,000 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 40,936 sh (New)
Seth Klarman 9,759,185 sh (+48.20%)
Steven Cohen 29,200 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham 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)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Caxton Associates 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%)
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Seth Klarman Sold Out
George Soros Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones 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

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