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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
SIGM's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
89% of the 1110 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.92 vs. SIGM: No Debt )
SIGM' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.02   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.69
SIGM's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
72% of the 1087 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 0.63 vs. SIGM: 0.69 )
SIGM' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.26   Max: 0.92
Current: 0.69

0.26
0.92
Interest Coverage No Debt
SIGM's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
73% of the 648 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 767.50 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: 6
Z-Score: 0.98
M-Score: -4.06
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 : 4/10

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history
Operating margin (%) -11.99
SIGM's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 1100 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 4.65 vs. SIGM: -11.99 )
SIGM' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -96.22   Max: 25.9
Current: -11.99

-96.22
25.9
Net-margin (%) -9.79
SIGM's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 1100 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 3.23 vs. SIGM: -9.79 )
SIGM' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -92.02   Max: 31.74
Current: -9.79

-92.02
31.74
ROE (%) -11.12
SIGM's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 1095 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 4.71 vs. SIGM: -11.12 )
SIGM' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -91.75   Max: 35.23
Current: -11.12

-91.75
35.23
ROA (%) -8.11
SIGM's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
54% of the 1111 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. SIGM: -8.11 )
SIGM' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -48.94   Max: 30.82
Current: -8.11

-48.94
30.82
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -47.19
SIGM's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
60% of the 1110 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 7.54 vs. SIGM: -47.19 )
SIGM' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -304.23   Max: 182.95
Current: -47.19

-304.23
182.95
Revenue Growth (%) -13.70
SIGM's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 796 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: -2.40 vs. SIGM: -13.70 )
SIGM' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -37.6   Max: 72.5
Current: -13.7

-37.6
72.5
EBITDA Growth (%) -37.70
SIGM's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 584 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: -7.00 vs. SIGM: -37.70 )
SIGM' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -37.7   Max: 497.2
Current: -37.7

-37.7
497.2
» SIGM's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

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
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Q1 2014

SIGM Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Jim Simons 975,404 sh (+21.12%)
John Rogers 3,639,755 sh (+4.3%)
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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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with SIGM

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
George Soros 2014-09-30 Sold Out $4.17 - $5.44 $ 5.0710%0
Charles Brandes 2014-09-30 New Buy$4.17 - $5.44 $ 5.0710%30700
George Soros 2014-06-30 New Buy$3.3 - $4.93 $ 5.0726%47500
John Rogers 2013-12-31 Add 77.4%0.09%$4.06 - $5.72 $ 5.07-4%3489775
John Rogers 2013-06-30 Add 138.13%0.08%$4.58 - $5.24 $ 5.076%1694950
John Rogers 2013-03-31 Add 68.81%0.02%$4.36 - $5.65 $ 5.071%711775
John Rogers 2012-12-31 Add 24.29%0.01%$5.04 - $6.27 $ 5.07-12%421655
George Soros 2011-12-31 Sold Out 0.0015%$5.73 - $8.59 $ 5.07-32%0
John Rogers 2011-09-30 Reduce -21.07%0.01%$7.42 - $8.86 $ 5.07-39%215605
George Soros 2011-09-30 Reduce -44.61%$7.42 - $8.86 $ 5.07-39%11300
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Ratios

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P/B 1.20
SIGM's P/B is ranked higher than
78% of the 1161 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.95 vs. SIGM: 1.20 )
SIGM' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.62   Max: 16.78
Current: 1.2

0.62
16.78
P/S 1.00
SIGM's P/S is ranked higher than
77% of the 1161 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. SIGM: 1.00 )
SIGM' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.63   Max: 11.17
Current: 1

0.63
11.17
PFCF 28.00
SIGM's PFCF is ranked higher than
75% of the 1161 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 84.39 vs. SIGM: 28.00 )
SIGM' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 5.47   Max: 838
Current: 28

5.47
838
EV-to-EBIT -4.22
SIGM's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
55% of the 1161 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 36.66 vs. SIGM: -4.22 )
SIGM' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -659.5   Max: 1857.5
Current: -4.22

-659.5
1857.5
Current Ratio 2.91
SIGM's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
74% of the 1105 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 2.51 vs. SIGM: 2.91 )
SIGM' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.28   Max: 12.63
Current: 2.91

1.28
12.63
Quick Ratio 2.52
SIGM's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
77% of the 1105 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.89 vs. SIGM: 2.52 )
SIGM' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.05   Max: 11.52
Current: 2.52

1.05
11.52

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Cash 7.14
SIGM's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
90% of the 1161 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. SIGM: 7.14 )
SIGM' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 1.84   Max: 272
Current: 7.14

1.84
272
Price/Net Current Asset Value 3.25
SIGM's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
92% of the 1161 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. SIGM: 3.25 )
SIGM' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 1.61   Max: 662.5
Current: 3.25

1.61
662.5
Price/Tangible Book 1.46
SIGM's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
75% of the 1161 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 2.31 vs. SIGM: 1.46 )
SIGM' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.93   Max: 13.48
Current: 1.46

0.93
13.48
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.12
SIGM's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
92% of the 1161 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. SIGM: 1.12 )
SIGM' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.44   Max: 75.67
Current: 1.12

0.44
75.67
Price/Median PS Value 0.61
SIGM's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
94% of the 1161 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. SIGM: 0.61 )
SIGM' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 6.52
Current: 0.61

0.4
6.52
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) -22.60
SIGM's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
62% of the 1091 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 3.10 vs. SIGM: -22.60 )
SIGM' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 48.9
Current: -22.6

0.1
48.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 24.09
SIGM's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
89% of the 405 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 6.69 vs. SIGM: 24.09 )
SIGM' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -4.7   Max: 56.9
Current: 24.09

-4.7
56.9

Analyst Estimate

Jan15 Jan16
Revenue(Mil) 185
EPS($) -0.31
EPS without NRI($) -0.31

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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