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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 : 6/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 2.18
SMCI's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
56% of the 636 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 6.25 vs. SMCI: 2.18 )
SMCI' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.85   Max: No Debt
Current: 2.18

Equity to Asset 0.59
SMCI's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
64% of the 611 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.58 vs. SMCI: 0.59 )
SMCI' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.33   Max: 0.65
Current: 0.59

0.33
0.65
Interest Coverage 44.52
SMCI's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
59% of the 371 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 124.89 vs. SMCI: 44.52 )
SMCI' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 4.89   Max: 9999.99
Current: 44.52

4.89
9999.99
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 5.25
M-Score: -1.93
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 : 7/10

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history
Operating margin (%) 2.34
SMCI's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 604 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. SMCI: 2.34 )
SMCI' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 2.34   Max: 9.13
Current: 2.34

2.34
9.13
Net-margin (%) 1.83
SMCI's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 604 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.61 vs. SMCI: 1.83 )
SMCI' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 1.83   Max: 5.6
Current: 1.83

1.83
5.6
ROE (%) 5.70
SMCI's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 596 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 5.11 vs. SMCI: 5.70 )
SMCI' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 5.7   Max: 35.48
Current: 5.7

5.7
35.48
ROA (%) 3.37
SMCI's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 610 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. SMCI: 3.37 )
SMCI' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 3.37   Max: 12.94
Current: 3.37

3.37
12.94
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 8.68
SMCI's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 607 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 12.61 vs. SMCI: 8.68 )
SMCI' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 8.68   Max: 54.32
Current: 8.68

8.68
54.32
Revenue Growth (%) 14.30
SMCI's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 512 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. SMCI: 14.30 )
SMCI' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 11.3   Max: 27.7
Current: 14.3

11.3
27.7
EBITDA Growth (%) -10.60
SMCI's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 396 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.70 vs. SMCI: -10.60 )
SMCI' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 55.9
Current: -10.6

0
55.9
EPS Growth (%) -10.10
SMCI's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 371 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.20 vs. SMCI: -10.10 )
SMCI' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -10.1   Max: 55.9
Current: -10.1

-10.1
55.9
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Financials


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q2 2013

SMCI Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Paul Tudor Jones 18,500 sh (-10.63%)
Chuck Royce 831,142 sh (-24.22%)
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Q3 2013

SMCI Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Steven Cohen 11,186 sh (New)
Jim Simons 25,300 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Chuck Royce 791,142 sh (-4.81%)
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Q4 2013

SMCI Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Joel Greenblatt 190,987 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 14,501 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 791,142 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
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Q1 2014

SMCI Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Steven Cohen 22,442 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Chuck Royce 351,142 sh (-55.62%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with SMCI

(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
Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 Sold Out 0.08%$16.44 - $22.97 $ 26.636%0
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 New Buy0.08%$13.47 - $17.18 $ 26.676%190987
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 26.00
SMCI's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
77% of the 685 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 48.20 vs. SMCI: 26.00 )
SMCI' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 5.91   Max: 39.4
Current: 26

5.91
39.4
P/B 2.70
SMCI's P/B is ranked higher than
62% of the 685 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.23 vs. SMCI: 2.70 )
SMCI' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.82   Max: 4.94
Current: 2.7

0.82
4.94
P/S 0.90
SMCI's P/S is ranked higher than
76% of the 685 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.45 vs. SMCI: 0.90 )
SMCI' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.28   Max: 1.17
Current: 0.9

0.28
1.17
EV-to-EBIT 15.99
SMCI's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
80% of the 685 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 45.70 vs. SMCI: 15.99 )
SMCI' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 2.4   Max: 22.4
Current: 15.99

2.4
22.4
PEG 8.20
SMCI's PEG is ranked higher than
82% of the 685 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. SMCI: 8.20 )
SMCI' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.14   Max: 12.74
Current: 8.2

0.14
12.74
Shiller P/E 36.60
SMCI's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
86% of the 685 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. SMCI: 36.60 )
SMCI' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 11.87   Max: 36.6
Current: 36.6

11.87
36.6
Current Ratio 2.09
SMCI's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
66% of the 622 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.04 vs. SMCI: 2.09 )
SMCI' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.46   Max: 2.63
Current: 2.09

1.46
2.63
Quick Ratio 1.08
SMCI's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
51% of the 622 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.63 vs. SMCI: 1.08 )
SMCI' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.58   Max: 1.55
Current: 1.08

0.58
1.55

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Current Asset Value 14.90
SMCI's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
79% of the 685 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. SMCI: 14.90 )
SMCI' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 3.94   Max: 26.94
Current: 14.9

3.94
26.94
Price/Tangible Book 2.60
SMCI's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
69% of the 685 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. SMCI: 2.60 )
SMCI' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.98   Max: 4.21
Current: 2.6

0.98
4.21
Price/DCF (Projected) 4.50
SMCI's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
77% of the 685 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. SMCI: 4.50 )
SMCI' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.71   Max: 3.32
Current: 4.5

1.71
3.32
Price/Median PS Value 1.40
SMCI's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
59% of the 685 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.15 vs. SMCI: 1.40 )
SMCI' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.56   Max: 1.68
Current: 1.4

0.56
1.68
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 4.10
SMCI's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
93% of the 685 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. SMCI: 4.10 )
SMCI' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.56   Max: 4.53
Current: 4.1

0.56
4.53
Price/Graham Number 1.70
SMCI's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
79% of the 685 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. SMCI: 1.70 )
SMCI' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.6   Max: 1.97
Current: 1.7

0.6
1.97
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 6.00
SMCI's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
70% of the 544 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. SMCI: 6.00 )
SMCI' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 4.5   Max: 41
Current: 6

4.5
41
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 5.68
SMCI's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
81% of the 460 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.61 vs. SMCI: 5.68 )
SMCI' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 2.6   Max: 117.1
Current: 5.68

2.6
117.1

Business Description

Industry: Communication Equipment » Communication Equipment
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Super Micro Computer, Inc. is engaged in server technology and green computing innovation. It develops and provides high performance server solutions based on an innovative, modular and open-standard architecture. The Company's solutions include a range of complete rackmount servers, storage systems, workstations, blade servers, networking devises and complete rack solutions, as well as subsystems and accessories which can be used by distributors, original equipment manufacturers, or OEMs, and end customers to assemble server systems. It offers its clients a high degree of flexibility and customization by providing what it believes to be the industry's broadest array of servers, server subsystems and accessories, which are interoperable and can be configured to create complete server systems. Its server systems, subsystems and accessories are architected to provide high levels of reliability, quality and scalability, thereby enabling benefits in the areas of performance, thermal management, power efficiency and total cost of ownership. The Company bases its solutions on open standard components, such as processors from Intel, AMD and Nvidia and its solutions can utilize both the Linux and Windows operating systems. The Company has developed a set of design principles which allow Company to aggregate individual industry standard materials to develop proprietary components, such as serverboards, chassis, power supplies and networking / storage devices. The Company markets its products through distributors, including resellers and system integrators, and OEMs, who in turn sell to their end customers in addition to select direct customers. Super Micro works closely with distributors and end customers to monitor customer requirements in order to develop new products that better meet end customer needs.
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