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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 : 9/10

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industry
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Cash to Debt No Debt
SILC's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
96% of the 803 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.55 vs. SILC: No Debt )
SILC' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 4.55   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.82
SILC's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
92% of the 761 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.56 vs. SILC: 0.82 )
SILC' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.52   Max: 0.9
Current: 0.82

0.52
0.9
Interest Coverage No Debt
SILC's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
78% of the 521 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 115.57 vs. SILC: No Debt )
SILC' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 12.44   Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt

12.44
9999.99
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 9.19
M-Score: -3.03
WACC vs ROIC
10.54%
20.81%
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 : 8/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 20.88
SILC's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 795 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.93 vs. SILC: 20.88 )
SILC' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -96.74   Max: 23.98
Current: 20.88

-96.74
23.98
Net-margin (%) 17.97
SILC's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 795 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.75 vs. SILC: 17.97 )
SILC' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -91.16   Max: 23.45
Current: 17.97

-91.16
23.45
ROE (%) 13.86
SILC's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 782 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 5.15 vs. SILC: 13.86 )
SILC' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -35.87   Max: 34.29
Current: 13.86

-35.87
34.29
ROA (%) 11.93
SILC's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 804 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.75 vs. SILC: 11.93 )
SILC' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -29.13   Max: 19.78
Current: 11.93

-29.13
19.78
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 44.48
SILC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 802 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 9.53 vs. SILC: 44.48 )
SILC' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -127.36   Max: 101.99
Current: 44.48

-127.36
101.99
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 22.10
SILC's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 661 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. SILC: 22.10 )
SILC' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -22.4   Max: 57.4
Current: 22.1

-22.4
57.4
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 24.80
SILC's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 500 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. SILC: 24.80 )
SILC' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -14.8   Max: 56.7
Current: 24.8

-14.8
56.7
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 19.20
SILC's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 418 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: -0.30 vs. SILC: 19.20 )
SILC' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -10.6   Max: 51.3
Current: 19.2

-10.6
51.3
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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

SILC Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jim Simons 126,000 sh (-26.40%)
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Q3 2014

SILC Guru Trades in Q3 2014

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Q4 2014

SILC Guru Trades in Q4 2014

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Q1 2015

SILC Guru Trades in Q1 2015

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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 19.20
SILC's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
83% of the 882 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 82.50 vs. SILC: 19.20 )
SILC' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 4.47   Max: 127.94
Current: 19.2

4.47
127.94
Forward P/E 14.01
SILC's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
85% of the 882 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. SILC: 14.01 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 19.60
SILC's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
84% of the 882 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 89.90 vs. SILC: 19.60 )
SILC' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 4.47   Max: 108.75
Current: 19.6

4.47
108.75
P/B 2.50
SILC's P/B is ranked higher than
60% of the 882 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. SILC: 2.50 )
SILC' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.49   Max: 9.81
Current: 2.5

0.49
9.81
P/S 3.50
SILC's P/S is ranked lower than
63% of the 882 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.54 vs. SILC: 3.50 )
SILC' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.82   Max: 7.09
Current: 3.5

0.82
7.09
PFCF 10.60
SILC's PFCF is ranked higher than
91% of the 882 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. SILC: 10.60 )
SILC' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 5.83   Max: 73.81
Current: 10.6

5.83
73.81
POCF 9.63
SILC's POCF is ranked higher than
87% of the 882 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 35.00 vs. SILC: 9.63 )
SILC' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 9.02   Max: 1200
Current: 9.63

9.02
1200
EV-to-EBIT 14.63
SILC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
84% of the 882 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 64.50 vs. SILC: 14.63 )
SILC' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -25.9   Max: 108.3
Current: 14.63

-25.9
108.3
PEG 0.46
SILC's PEG is ranked higher than
99% of the 882 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. SILC: 0.46 )
SILC' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.22   Max: 7.48
Current: 0.46

0.22
7.48
Shiller P/E 24.60
SILC's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
85% of the 882 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. SILC: 24.60 )
SILC' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 14   Max: 2718
Current: 24.6

14
2718
Current Ratio 3.93
SILC's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
88% of the 774 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.09 vs. SILC: 3.93 )
SILC' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 2.43   Max: 11.38
Current: 3.93

2.43
11.38
Quick Ratio 2.56
SILC's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
82% of the 774 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.66 vs. SILC: 2.56 )
SILC' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.42   Max: 9.88
Current: 2.56

1.42
9.88
Days Inventory 226.29
SILC's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
50% of the 882 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 73.12 vs. SILC: 226.29 )
SILC' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 88.64   Max: 257.12
Current: 226.29

88.64
257.12
Days Sales Outstanding 83.00
SILC's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
69% of the 882 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 82.67 vs. SILC: 83.00 )
SILC' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 59.33   Max: 132.53
Current: 83

59.33
132.53

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 2.80
SILC's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
73% of the 437 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.95 vs. SILC: 2.80 )
SILC' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.77   Max: 2.78
Current: 2.8

0.77
2.78
Dividend Payout 0.54
SILC's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
83% of the 882 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. SILC: 0.54 )
SILC' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 1.28   Max: 2.44
Current: 0.54

1.28
2.44
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.80
SILC's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
67% of the 443 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.06 vs. SILC: 2.80 )
SILC' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.77   Max: 2.78
Current: 2.8

0.77
2.78
Share Buyback Rate -1.50
SILC's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
70% of the 562 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: -0.80 vs. SILC: -1.50 )
SILC' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 2.2   Max: -15.8
Current: -1.5

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Cash 28.10
SILC's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
87% of the 882 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. SILC: 28.10 )
SILC' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 0.42   Max: 351
Current: 28.1

0.42
351
Price/Net Current Asset Value 7.30
SILC's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
84% of the 882 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. SILC: 7.30 )
SILC' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 0.25   Max: 10.04
Current: 7.3

0.25
10.04
Price/Tangible Book 2.90
SILC's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
65% of the 882 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. SILC: 2.90 )
SILC' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.22   Max: 8.07
Current: 2.9

0.22
8.07
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.50
SILC's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
82% of the 882 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. SILC: 1.50 )
SILC' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.16   Max: 39.75
Current: 1.5

0.16
39.75
Price/Median PS Value 1.10
SILC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
76% of the 882 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. SILC: 1.10 )
SILC' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.14   Max: 3.55
Current: 1.1

0.14
3.55
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.80
SILC's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
98% of the 882 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. SILC: 0.80 )
SILC' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.24   Max: 3.18
Current: 0.8

0.24
3.18
Price/Graham Number 1.60
SILC's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
85% of the 882 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 10.10 vs. SILC: 1.60 )
SILC' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.41   Max: 6.14
Current: 1.6

0.41
6.14
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 6.80
SILC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
81% of the 788 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. SILC: 6.80 )
SILC' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.9   Max: 114.4
Current: 6.8

0.9
114.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 37.52
SILC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
94% of the 377 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 7.45 vs. SILC: 37.52 )
SILC' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -11.7   Max: 50.6
Current: 37.52

-11.7
50.6

Business Description

Industry: Communication Equipment » Communication Equipment
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Traded in other countries:S1L.Germany, SILCF.Israel,
Silicom was incorporated under the laws of Israel in 1987. The Company is engaged in the design, manufacture, marketing and support of high performance networking and data infrastructure solutions for servers, server based systems and communications devices. Its products are sold to OEM customers who offer networking appliances, servers and storage devices. The products are comprised of High-end server network interface cards with and without bypass (Server Adapters); Intelligent and programmable cards, with features such as encryption, acceleration, data compression, redirection, time stamping and/or other offload features (Smart Adapters); Stand-alone Bypass Switches (mostly Intelligent bypass switches); and The patented SETAC (Server To Appliance Converter) product family, a solution that enables standard servers to be configured as network appliances with high-density front networking ports and easy port modularity. Smart Adapter products include server adapters such as: redirector cards, encryption and data compression hardware acceleration cards, time stamping cards, Network processor acceleration cards, and VHIO - a product off-loading virtualization switching from the CPU. The manufacturing operations consist primarily of producing finished goods from components and sub-assemblies purchased from third parties. The principal market segments for its products are: Network appliances, including WAN optimization, internet security, application delivery, Traffic Management and network monitoring; Servers; Data storage including Big Data; and The Cloud (virtualized data centers with and without SDN). With respect to Server Adapters, its competitor is Intel. In bypass cards segment, competitors are Interface Masters, Portwell/Casewell, Lanner and Adlink. In the Smart Adapters product segment, Cavium, Tilera, Netronome, Napatech, Endace (now a part of Emulex), Solarflare and Myricom are competitors. In the Intelligent Bypass Switches segment competitor is Net Optics (recently acquired by IXIA), Gigamon, and Interface Masters.
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