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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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Cash to Debt No Debt
SIGM's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
92% of the 1013 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 4.92 vs. SIGM: No Debt )
SIGM' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.02   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.72
SIGM's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
73% of the 1005 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 0.65 vs. SIGM: 0.72 )
SIGM' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.26   Max: 0.92
Current: 0.72

0.26
0.92
Interest Coverage No Debt
SIGM's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
87% of the 571 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 464.62 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: 5
Z-Score: 0.85
M-Score: -3.22
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 (%) -38.48
SIGM's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
66% of the 989 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 2.37 vs. SIGM: -38.48 )
SIGM' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -96.22   Max: 25.9
Current: -38.48

-96.22
25.9
Net-margin (%) -46.98
SIGM's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
66% of the 989 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.59 vs. SIGM: -46.98 )
SIGM' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -92.02   Max: 31.74
Current: -46.98

-92.02
31.74
ROE (%) -62.81
SIGM's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
67% of the 984 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 2.33 vs. SIGM: -62.81 )
SIGM' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -119.83   Max: 20.32
Current: -62.81

-119.83
20.32
ROA (%) -46.08
SIGM's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
69% of the 998 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. SIGM: -46.08 )
SIGM' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -59.4   Max: 18.5
Current: -46.08

-59.4
18.5
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -184.96
SIGM's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
69% of the 998 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 4.03 vs. SIGM: -184.96 )
SIGM' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -398.07   Max: 107.16
Current: -184.96

-398.07
107.16
Revenue Growth (%) -3.70
SIGM's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 705 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: -0.60 vs. SIGM: -3.70 )
SIGM' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -37.6   Max: 72.5
Current: -3.7

-37.6
72.5
» SIGM's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q1 2013

SIGM Guru Trades in Q1 2013

John Rogers 711,775 sh (+68.81%)
Jim Simons 356,983 sh (-1.06%)
Chuck Royce 2,000,826 sh (-43.75%)
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Q2 2013

SIGM Guru Trades in Q2 2013

John Rogers 1,694,950 sh (+138.13%)
Jim Simons 426,462 sh (+19.46%)
Chuck Royce 1,659,580 sh (-17.06%)
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Q3 2013

SIGM Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Steven Cohen 19,107 sh (New)
Jim Simons 545,203 sh (+27.84%)
John Rogers 1,967,145 sh (+16.06%)
Chuck Royce 1,620,387 sh (-2.36%)
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Q4 2013

SIGM Guru Trades in Q4 2013

John Rogers 3,489,775 sh (+77.4%)
Jim Simons 805,345 sh (+47.71%)
Chuck Royce 1,620,387 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
» More
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with SIGM

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
George Soros 2011-12-31 Sold Out 0.0015%$5.73 - $8.59 $ 4.16-44%0
George Soros 2011-09-30 Reduce -44.61%$7.42 - $8.86 $ 4.16-50%11300
George Soros 2011-03-31 New Buy$11.37 - $14.95 $ 4.16-70%18500
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Ratios

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P/B 1.00
SIGM's P/B is ranked higher than
82% of the 982 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.79 vs. SIGM: 1.00 )
SIGM' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.62   Max: 20.32
Current: 1

0.62
20.32
P/S 0.70
SIGM's P/S is ranked higher than
80% of the 1019 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.65 vs. SIGM: 0.70 )
SIGM' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.67   Max: 11.17
Current: 0.7

0.67
11.17
EV-to-EBIT 76.90
SIGM's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
78% of the 698 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 20.80 vs. SIGM: 76.90 )
SIGM' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 2   Max: 1857.5
Current: 76.9

2
1857.5

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Cash 208.00
SIGM's Price/Net Cash is ranked lower than
95% of the 324 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 8.80 vs. SIGM: 208.00 )
SIGM' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 1.84   Max: 272
Current: 208

1.84
272
Price/Net Current Asset Value 3.50
SIGM's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
78% of the 481 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 7.00 vs. SIGM: 3.50 )
SIGM' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 1.61   Max: 662.5
Current: 3.5

1.61
662.5
Price/Tangible Book 1.20
SIGM's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
77% of the 969 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. SIGM: 1.20 )
SIGM' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.93   Max: 13.48
Current: 1.2

0.93
13.48
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.70
SIGM's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
91% of the 374 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. SIGM: 0.70 )
SIGM' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.44   Max: 75.67
Current: 0.7

0.44
75.67
Price/Median PS Value 0.30
SIGM's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
99% of the 952 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. SIGM: 0.30 )
SIGM' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.32   Max: 5.31
Current: 0.3

0.32
5.31
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 1.30
SIGM's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
70% of the 750 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 4.60 vs. SIGM: 1.30 )
SIGM' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 48.9
Current: 1.3

0.1
48.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 6.47
SIGM's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
86% of the 572 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. SIGM: 6.47 )
SIGM' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -2.1   Max: 11.5
Current: 6.47

-2.1
11.5

Business Description

Industry: Semiconductors » Semiconductors
Compare:INTC, TSM, BRCM, ARMH, ADI » details
Traded in other countries:SG2.Germany
Sigma Designs, Inc., a California corporation was incorporated in January 1982. The Company focuses 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 products are semiconductors that are targeted towards end-product manufacturers, Original Equipment Manufacturers, or OEMs and Original Design Manufacturers, or ODMs. The Company's products include, Media Processor SoCs, Home Networking Controllers and Home Control and Energy Management Automation. The media processor SoC product line consists of functionally similar platforms that are based on highly integrated chips, embedded software, and hardware reference designs. The integrated functions include applications processing (CPU), graphics processing (GPU), media processing (audio and video decoding/encoding), display processing, security management, memory control, and peripheral interfaces. The home networking product line consists of wired home networking controller chipsets that are designed to provide connectivity solutions between various home entertainment products and incoming video streams. These solutions are based on the HomePNA (HPNA), HomePlug AV (HPAV), and G.hn standards. The home control and energy management automation product line consists of our wireless Z-Wave chipsets and modules. These devices enable consumers to enjoy advanced home control and energy management automation functionality, such as home security, environmental and energy control and monitoring, within both new and existing homes. The Company also offers certain legacy products that are sold into prosumer and other industrial applications. These products include VXP brand video image processor chipsets and video encoder chipsets. It sells its products into six primary markets which are the Digital Television, or DTV, market, home networking market, internet protocol television, or IPTV, media processor market, home control and energy management market, prosumer and industrial audio/video market, and the connected media player market. The Company's main competitors are Broadcom Corporation, Intel Corporation, Mediatek, MStar Semiconductor, RealTek and ST Microelectronics, for its media processor; Broadcom, Marvell Technology Group, Ltd. and Qualcomm for its HPNA and HPAV products; Texas Instruments, Freescale and Silicon Lab for its Z-Wave products and Pixelworks and Marvell for VXP products. Its products and certain aspects of its operations are regulated under various environmental laws in the U.S., Europe and other parts of the world.

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