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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
98% of the 651 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.13 vs. SILC: No Debt )
SILC' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 4.55   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.89
SILC's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
97% of the 638 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.57 vs. SILC: 0.89 )
SILC' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.52   Max: 0.89
Current: 0.89

0.52
0.89
Interest Coverage No Debt
SILC's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
70% of the 397 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 179.69 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: 7
Z-Score: 13.17
M-Score: -1.72
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 : 9/10

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Operating margin (%) 24.30
SILC's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 646 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.76 vs. SILC: 24.30 )
SILC' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -96.74   Max: 23.98
Current: 24.3

-96.74
23.98
Net-margin (%) 22.72
SILC's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 646 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.89 vs. SILC: 22.72 )
SILC' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -91.16   Max: 23.45
Current: 22.72

-91.16
23.45
ROE (%) 20.47
SILC's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 639 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 5.37 vs. SILC: 20.47 )
SILC' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -35.87   Max: 34.29
Current: 20.47

-35.87
34.29
ROA (%) 17.78
SILC's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 652 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.78 vs. SILC: 17.78 )
SILC' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -29.13   Max: 19.78
Current: 17.78

-29.13
19.78
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 54.69
SILC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 652 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 9.84 vs. SILC: 54.69 )
SILC' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -127.36   Max: 101.99
Current: 54.69

-127.36
101.99
Revenue Growth (%) 32.20
SILC's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 538 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. SILC: 32.20 )
SILC' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -22.4   Max: 57.4
Current: 32.2

-22.4
57.4
EBITDA Growth (%) 40.40
SILC's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 397 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. SILC: 40.40 )
SILC' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -14.8   Max: 141
Current: 40.4

-14.8
141
EPS Growth (%) 42.20
SILC's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 379 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: -1.20 vs. SILC: 42.20 )
SILC' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -10.6   Max: 51.3
Current: 42.2

-10.6
51.3
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 11.20
SILC's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
91% of the 700 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 51.00 vs. SILC: 11.20 )
SILC' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 4.47   Max: 127.94
Current: 11.2

4.47
127.94
P/B 2.15
SILC's P/B is ranked higher than
64% of the 700 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.02 vs. SILC: 2.15 )
SILC' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.49   Max: 9.81
Current: 2.15

0.49
9.81
P/S 2.55
SILC's P/S is ranked higher than
57% of the 700 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. SILC: 2.55 )
SILC' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.82   Max: 7.09
Current: 2.55

0.82
7.09
PFCF 29.52
SILC's PFCF is ranked higher than
81% of the 700 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. SILC: 29.52 )
SILC' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 15.05   Max: 93.72
Current: 29.52

15.05
93.72
EV-to-EBIT 8.74
SILC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
89% of the 700 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 57.63 vs. SILC: 8.74 )
SILC' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 0.9   Max: 108.3
Current: 8.74

0.9
108.3
PEG 0.21
SILC's PEG is ranked higher than
99% of the 700 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. SILC: 0.21 )
SILC' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.24   Max: 5.77
Current: 0.21

0.24
5.77
Shiller P/E 20.97
SILC's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
89% of the 700 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. SILC: 20.97 )
SILC' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 14   Max: 2718
Current: 20.97

14
2718
Current Ratio 8.48
SILC's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
97% of the 648 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.05 vs. SILC: 8.48 )
SILC' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 2.43   Max: 11.38
Current: 8.48

2.43
11.38
Quick Ratio 5.31
SILC's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
95% of the 648 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.63 vs. SILC: 5.31 )
SILC' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.42   Max: 9.88
Current: 5.31

1.42
9.88

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 3.60
SILC's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
77% of the 361 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.83 vs. SILC: 3.60 )
SILC' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.44   Max: 2.23
Current: 3.6

1.44
2.23
Dividend Payout 0.40
SILC's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
85% of the 700 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. SILC: 0.40 )
SILC' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 1.28   Max: 1.82
Current: 0.4

1.28
1.82
Yield on cost (5-Year) 3.60
SILC's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
72% of the 368 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.05 vs. SILC: 3.60 )
SILC' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 1.44   Max: 2.23
Current: 3.6

1.44
2.23
Share Buyback Rate -1.50
SILC's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
70% of the 404 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: -0.80 vs. SILC: -1.50 )
SILC' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 7.2   Max: -15.8
Current: -1.5

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Cash 10.43
SILC's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
91% of the 700 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. SILC: 10.43 )
SILC' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 0.42   Max: 351
Current: 10.43

0.42
351
Price/Net Current Asset Value 4.50
SILC's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
87% of the 699 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. SILC: 4.50 )
SILC' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 0.32   Max: 33.6
Current: 4.5

0.32
33.6
Price/Tangible Book 2.15
SILC's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
71% of the 700 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.89 vs. SILC: 2.15 )
SILC' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.22   Max: 8.07
Current: 2.15

0.22
8.07
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.60
SILC's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
82% of the 700 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 13.68 vs. SILC: 1.60 )
SILC' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.24   Max: 39.75
Current: 1.6

0.24
39.75
Price/Median PS Value 0.87
SILC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
80% of the 700 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. SILC: 0.87 )
SILC' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.14   Max: 3.66
Current: 0.87

0.14
3.66
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.45
SILC's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
98% of the 700 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. SILC: 0.45 )
SILC' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.24   Max: 3.75
Current: 0.45

0.24
3.75
Price/Graham Number 1.03
SILC's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
87% of the 700 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. SILC: 1.03 )
SILC' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.41   Max: 6.14
Current: 1.03

0.41
6.14
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 11.40
SILC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
84% of the 574 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 vs. SILC: 11.40 )
SILC' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.9   Max: 114.4
Current: 11.4

0.9
114.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 44.56
SILC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
98% of the 483 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.38 vs. SILC: 44.56 )
SILC' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -8.4   Max: 44.8
Current: 44.56

-8.4
44.8

Business Description

Industry: Communication Equipment » Communication Equipment
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Traded in other countries:S1L.Germany, SILCF.Israel
Silicom.designs manufactures markets and supports server networking solutions for a range of servers and server based systems. The Company's first products were integrated circuits for information technology (or IT) manufacturers. In the early 1990s, the Company began focusing its strategy on designing, manufacturing, marketing and supporting a range of connectivity solutions for mobile and personal computers users. In subsequent years it developed several broadband internet related products. The Company's core expertise has always been its range of Ethernet and connectivity products, which provide personal computer users with solutions to their connectivity problems. In late 2002, it decided to employ its core know-how in the realm of server-based systems. The Company has developed a line of products for the server networking industry that facilitates interaction between servers, allowing them to communicate with each other through a larger number of ports and with higher performance than their original capabilities. These products allow server-based systems to fully exploit the high speed potential of Gigabit Ethernet. The products have either one, two, four or six ports, which plug into the servers between which interaction is facilitated. The products are divided into two groups: One group of products is based on Broadcom's chipset, including the PXG6, PXG4, PXG2, PXG2F, PEG1, PEG1F, PEG2, PEG4BP, PXG2BP, PXG4BP, and PXG2-ROHS. A second group is based on Intel's chipset, including the PXG6i, PXG4i, PXG2i, PXG2Fi, PXG4Fi, PXG2BPi, PXG4BPi, PXG4BPi-ROHS, PXG2BPFi and PXG4BPFi PEG2i, PEG4BPi. The Company's manufacturing operations consist mainly of producing finished goods from components and sub-assemblies purchased from third parties.
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