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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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industry
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Cash to Debt No Debt
SIGM's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
98% of the 1212 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. SIGM: No Debt )
SIGM' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.05   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.70
SIGM's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
72% of the 1172 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 0.63 vs. SIGM: 0.70 )
SIGM' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.27   Max: 0.92
Current: 0.7

0.27
0.92
Interest Coverage No Debt
SIGM's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
97% of the 712 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 350.32 vs. SIGM: No Debt )
SIGM' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 2.71   Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt

2.71
9999.99
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: 2.11
M-Score: -3.57
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 : 3/10

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Operating margin (%) -9.49
SIGM's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 1194 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. SIGM: -9.49 )
SIGM' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -96.22   Max: 25.9
Current: -9.49

-96.22
25.9
Net-margin (%) -11.52
SIGM's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
54% of the 1194 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 4.36 vs. SIGM: -11.52 )
SIGM' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -92.02   Max: 31.74
Current: -11.52

-92.02
31.74
ROE (%) -14.59
SIGM's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 1193 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 5.66 vs. SIGM: -14.59 )
SIGM' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -70.15   Max: 35.23
Current: -14.59

-70.15
35.23
ROA (%) -10.57
SIGM's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
57% of the 1212 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 3.15 vs. SIGM: -10.57 )
SIGM' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -44.43   Max: 30.82
Current: -10.57

-44.43
30.82
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -44.90
SIGM's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
60% of the 1209 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 8.97 vs. SIGM: -44.90 )
SIGM' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -304.23   Max: 182.95
Current: -44.9

-304.23
182.95
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -1.60
SIGM's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 854 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: -1.60 vs. SIGM: -1.60 )
SIGM' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -37.6   Max: 72.5
Current: -1.6

-37.6
72.5
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -50.70
SIGM's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
158% of the 566 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: -7.30 vs. SIGM: -50.70 )
SIGM' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -75   Max: 50.8
Current: -50.7

-75
50.8
» SIGM's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q1 2014

SIGM Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Jim Simons 975,404 sh (+21.12%)
John Rogers 3,639,755 sh (+4.30%)
Chuck Royce 1,049,187 sh (-35.25%)
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Q2 2014

SIGM Guru Trades in Q2 2014

George Soros 47,500 sh (New)
Chuck Royce Sold Out
Jim Simons 935,103 sh (-4.13%)
John Rogers 2,978,045 sh (-18.18%)
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Q3 2014

SIGM Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Charles Brandes 30,700 sh (New)
George Soros Sold Out
John Rogers 2,890,195 sh (-2.95%)
Jim Simons 840,603 sh (-10.11%)
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Q4 2014

SIGM Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Jim Simons 911,500 sh (+8.43%)
John Rogers 2,823,695 sh (unchged)
Charles Brandes 30,700 sh (unchged)
John Rogers 2,823,695 sh (-2.30%)
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Ratios

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Forward P/E 34.72
SIGM's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
71% of the 1296 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. SIGM: 34.72 )
N/A
P/B 1.94
SIGM's P/B is ranked higher than
61% of the 1296 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 2.22 vs. SIGM: 1.94 )
SIGM' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.62   Max: 16.78
Current: 1.94

0.62
16.78
P/S 1.45
SIGM's P/S is ranked higher than
60% of the 1296 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.97 vs. SIGM: 1.45 )
SIGM' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.63   Max: 11.17
Current: 1.45

0.63
11.17
PFCF 87.67
SIGM's PFCF is ranked higher than
66% of the 1296 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 460.58 vs. SIGM: 87.67 )
SIGM' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 5.47   Max: 838
Current: 87.67

5.47
838
POCF 17.53
SIGM's POCF is ranked higher than
81% of the 1296 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 25.05 vs. SIGM: 17.53 )
SIGM' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 4.61   Max: 649
Current: 17.53

4.61
649
EV-to-EBIT -10.73
SIGM's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
52% of the 1296 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 46.11 vs. SIGM: -10.73 )
SIGM' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -659.5   Max: 1857.5
Current: -10.73

-659.5
1857.5
Current Ratio 2.93
SIGM's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
73% of the 1196 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. SIGM: 2.93 )
SIGM' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.29   Max: 10.49
Current: 2.93

1.29
10.49
Quick Ratio 2.53
SIGM's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
75% of the 1196 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. SIGM: 2.53 )
SIGM' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.13   Max: 8.54
Current: 2.53

1.13
8.54
Days Inventory 79.10
SIGM's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
69% of the 1296 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 90.37 vs. SIGM: 79.10 )
SIGM' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 49.58   Max: 291.69
Current: 79.1

49.58
291.69
Days Sales Outstanding 51.20
SIGM's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
78% of the 1296 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 67.26 vs. SIGM: 51.20 )
SIGM' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 36.48   Max: 122.32
Current: 51.2

36.48
122.32

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 2.35
SIGM's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
61% of the 1296 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. SIGM: 2.35 )
SIGM' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.93   Max: 13.48
Current: 2.35

0.93
13.48
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) -9.30
SIGM's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
63% of the 1185 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 3.00 vs. SIGM: -9.30 )
SIGM' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 48.9
Current: -9.3

0.1
48.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 17.48
SIGM's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
86% of the 440 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 5.52 vs. SIGM: 17.48 )
SIGM' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -4.7   Max: 56.9
Current: 17.48

-4.7
56.9

Analyst Estimate

Jan16
Revenue(Mil) 222
EPS($) 0.23
EPS without NRI($) 0.23

Business Description

Industry: Semiconductors » Semiconductors
Compare:INTC, TSM, BRCM, ARMH, ADI » details
Traded in other countries:SG2.Germany,
Sigma Designs Inc was incorporated in January 1982. The Company is a provider of integrated system-on-chip, or SoC, solutions that serve as the foundation for consumer products, including televisions, set-top boxes and video networking products. Its primary products are semiconductors that are targeted toward end-product manufacturers, Original Equipment Manufacturers, or OEMs, and Original Design Manufacturers, or ODMs. It sells its products into four primary markets which are the Digital Television, or DTV market, the home networking market, the set-top box market, and the home control market. The Company derives a portion of its revenue from other products and services, including technology licenses, software development kits, engineering support services for hardware and software, engineering development for customization of chipsets and other accessories. The Companys main competitors include Broadcom Corporation, Mediatek, MStar Semiconductor, RealTek and ST Microelectronics for its media processors; Broadcom, Marvell Technology Group, Ltd. and Qualcomm for its HPNA, HPAV and G.hn products; Texas Instruments, Freescale and Silicon Lab through their Zigbee based chips for its Z-Wave products; and Pixelworks and Marvell for its VXP products. The Company is subject to taxation in Hong Kong, Israel, Singapore, the United States and various other countries and states.
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