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Also traded in: Germany, Israel

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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history
Cash to Debt No Debt
SILC's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
98% of the 532 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.56 vs. SILC: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
SILC' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.55  Med: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Equity to Asset 0.80
SILC's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
84% of the 518 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.59 vs. SILC: 0.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
SILC' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.52  Med: 0.84 Max: 0.9
Current: 0.8
0.52
0.9
Interest Coverage 294.80
SILC's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
57% of the 392 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 81.78 vs. SILC: 294.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
SILC' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.51  Med: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: 294.8
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 8.88
WACC vs ROIC
9.65%
20.91%
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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history
Operating margin (%) 20.34
SILC's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 529 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.06 vs. SILC: 20.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
SILC' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.79  Med: 20.98 Max: 23.98
Current: 20.34
10.79
23.98
Net-margin (%) 17.96
SILC's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 531 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.42 vs. SILC: 17.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
SILC' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.73  Med: 19.64 Max: 23.45
Current: 17.96
13.73
23.45
ROE (%) 15.42
SILC's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 521 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 4.17 vs. SILC: 15.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
SILC' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.96  Med: 14.72 Max: 29.12
Current: 15.42
5.96
29.12
ROA (%) 12.52
SILC's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 537 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.08 vs. SILC: 12.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
SILC' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.24  Med: 12.39 Max: 19.78
Current: 12.52
5.24
19.78
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 50.60
SILC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 530 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 10.18 vs. SILC: 50.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
SILC' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 33.07  Med: 64.47 Max: 120
Current: 50.6
33.07
120
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 17.10
SILC's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 470 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. SILC: 17.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SILC' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -22.3  Med: 14.6 Max: 57.4
Current: 17.1
-22.3
57.4
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 23.70
SILC's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 349 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.30 vs. SILC: 23.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SILC' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -14.7  Med: 17.3 Max: 57.1
Current: 23.7
-14.7
57.1
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 16.50
SILC's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 302 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: -2.70 vs. SILC: 16.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SILC' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.3  Med: 16.5 Max: 50.9
Current: 16.5
-10.3
50.9
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Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-10-26)


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Business Description

Industry: Communication Equipment » Communication Equipment
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Traded in other countries:S1L.Germany, SILCF.Israel,
Silicom 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.

Silicom Ltd 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 (now a part of Mellanox), Netronome, Napatech, Solarflare Myricom (a subsidiary of CSP), Lanner and Caswell are the competitors. In the Intelligent Bypass Switches segment competitor is Net Optics (subsidiary of IXIA), Gigamon, and Interface Masters.

Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 18.62
SILC's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
58% of the 338 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 21.38 vs. SILC: 18.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
SILC' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.45  Med: 17.21 Max: 39.56
Current: 18.62
4.45
39.56
PE(NRI) 18.62
SILC's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
59% of the 340 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 21.08 vs. SILC: 18.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
SILC' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.41  Med: 17.22 Max: 39.37
Current: 18.62
4.41
39.37
P/B 2.80
SILC's P/B is ranked lower than
65% of the 508 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.75 vs. SILC: 2.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
SILC' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.49  Med: 2.16 Max: 9.78
Current: 2.8
0.49
9.78
P/S 3.36
SILC's P/S is ranked lower than
75% of the 524 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.28 vs. SILC: 3.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
SILC' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.81  Med: 3.08 Max: 7.08
Current: 3.36
0.81
7.08
EV-to-EBIT 15.03
SILC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
58% of the 347 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 17.17 vs. SILC: 15.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
SILC' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.7  Med: 13.5 Max: 37.6
Current: 15.03
0.7
37.6
EV-to-EBITDA 15.03
SILC's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
53% of the 370 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 12.94 vs. SILC: 15.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
SILC' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.7  Med: 13.5 Max: 37.6
Current: 15.03
0.7
37.6
PEG 0.70
SILC's PEG is ranked higher than
76% of the 141 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.75 vs. SILC: 0.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
SILC' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.24  Med: 0.77 Max: 3.66
Current: 0.7
0.24
3.66
Shiller P/E 30.86
SILC's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
52% of the 97 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 29.26 vs. SILC: 30.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
SILC' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 19.42  Med: 51.09 Max: 2400
Current: 30.86
19.42
2400
Current Ratio 4.31
SILC's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
85% of the 512 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.07 vs. SILC: 4.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
SILC' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.43  Med: 6.21 Max: 11.38
Current: 4.31
2.43
11.38
Quick Ratio 2.49
SILC's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
72% of the 512 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.62 vs. SILC: 2.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
SILC' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.42  Med: 4.7 Max: 9.88
Current: 2.49
1.42
9.88
Days Inventory 200.23
SILC's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
89% of the 499 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 68.54 vs. SILC: 200.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
SILC' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 88.64  Med: 151.41 Max: 220.73
Current: 200.23
88.64
220.73
Days Sales Outstanding 82.82
SILC's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
62% of the 459 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 69.63 vs. SILC: 82.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
SILC' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 69.26  Med: 88.44 Max: 107.71
Current: 82.82
69.26
107.71
Days Payable 95.58
SILC's Days Payable is ranked higher than
77% of the 424 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 56.96 vs. SILC: 95.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
SILC' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 56.28  Med: 66.56 Max: 98.67
Current: 95.58
56.28
98.67

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 2.34
SILC's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
52% of the 377 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.45 vs. SILC: 2.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
SILC' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.77  Med: 2.56 Max: 3.88
Current: 2.34
0.77
3.88
Dividend Payout 0.44
SILC's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
54% of the 220 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.39 vs. SILC: 0.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
SILC' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.28  Med: 2.44 Max: 3.85
Current: 0.44
1.28
3.85
Forward Dividend Yield 2.34
SILC's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
56% of the 347 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.76 vs. SILC: 2.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.37
SILC's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
61% of the 478 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. SILC: 2.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
SILC' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.77  Med: 2.57 Max: 3.88
Current: 2.37
0.77
3.88
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -1.40
SILC's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
57% of the 332 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: -2.10 vs. SILC: -1.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
SILC' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -16  Med: -1.2 Max: 0
Current: -1.4
-16
0

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Current Asset Value 5.10
SILC's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
56% of the 377 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.94 vs. SILC: 5.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
SILC' s Price/Net Current Asset Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.25  Med: 3.27 Max: 10.05
Current: 5.1
0.25
10.05
Price/Tangible Book 3.82
SILC's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
66% of the 479 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. SILC: 3.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
SILC' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.22  Med: 2.31 Max: 8.04
Current: 3.82
0.22
8.04
Price/Projected FCF 0.04
SILC's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
100% of the 301 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 vs. SILC: 0.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
SILC' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.03  Med: 2.81 Max: 73.9
Current: 0.04
0.03
73.9
Price/DCF (Earnings Based) 0.65
SILC's Price/DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked higher than
90% of the 21 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.39 vs. SILC: 0.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price/Median PS Value 1.09
SILC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
57% of the 490 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. SILC: 1.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
SILC' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.13  Med: 0.82 Max: 3.35
Current: 1.09
0.13
3.35
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.90
SILC's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
62% of the 86 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. SILC: 0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
SILC' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.24  Med: 0.88 Max: 3.4
Current: 0.9
0.24
3.4
Price/Graham Number 1.78
SILC's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
54% of the 308 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.45 vs. SILC: 1.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
SILC' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.41  Med: 1.4 Max: 6.03
Current: 1.78
0.41
6.03
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 6.70
SILC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 528 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. SILC: 6.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
SILC' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.7  Med: 7.4 Max: 143.8
Current: 6.7
2.7
143.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 20.50
SILC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 241 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 6.17 vs. SILC: 20.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
SILC' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8  Med: 6.5 Max: 46.2
Current: 20.5
-8
46.2

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $94.21
EPS (TTM) $ 2.30
Beta1.05
Short Percentage of Float1.86%
52-Week Range $25.00 - 44.00
Shares Outstanding (Mil)7.35

Analyst Estimate

Dec16
Revenue (Mil $)
EPS ($) 2.57
EPS w/o NRI ($) 2.57
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends Per Share ($)
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