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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 : 7/10

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Cash to Debt 0.92
SMTC's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
58% of the 1095 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.99 vs. SMTC: 0.92 )
SMTC' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.43   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.92

Equity to Asset 0.59
SMTC's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
62% of the 1079 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 0.63 vs. SMTC: 0.59 )
SMTC' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.27   Max: 0.94
Current: 0.59

0.27
0.94
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: 3.19
M-Score: -3.95
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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Operating margin (%) -19.98
SMTC's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
59% of the 1088 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. SMTC: -19.98 )
SMTC' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -18.31   Max: 29.88
Current: -19.98

-18.31
29.88
Net-margin (%) -30.22
SMTC's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
61% of the 1088 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 3.07 vs. SMTC: -30.22 )
SMTC' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -27.64   Max: 23.46
Current: -30.22

-27.64
23.46
ROE (%) -28.44
SMTC's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
60% of the 1081 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 4.08 vs. SMTC: -28.44 )
SMTC' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -26.73   Max: 39.88
Current: -28.44

-26.73
39.88
ROA (%) -16.96
SMTC's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
61% of the 1097 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 2.22 vs. SMTC: -16.96 )
SMTC' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -15.52   Max: 29.14
Current: -16.96

-15.52
29.14
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -60.19
SMTC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
62% of the 1097 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 6.63 vs. SMTC: -60.19 )
SMTC' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -64.33   Max: 126.82
Current: -60.19

-64.33
126.82
Revenue Growth (%) 7.80
SMTC's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 785 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: -2.50 vs. SMTC: 7.80 )
SMTC' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -9.5   Max: 43.9
Current: 7.8

-9.5
43.9
» SMTC's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

SMTC Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Steven Cohen 70,395 sh (+166.51%)
Columbia Wanger 560,000 sh (+55.56%)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt 42,783 sh (-75.16%)
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Q1 2014

SMTC Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 10,542 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 180,126 sh (+321.02%)
Columbia Wanger 560,000 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen 28,190 sh (-59.95%)
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Q2 2014

SMTC Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Columbia Wanger 560,000 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt 79,271 sh (-55.99%)
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Q3 2014

SMTC Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Joel Greenblatt 332,491 sh (+319.44%)
Columbia Wanger 560,000 sh (unchged)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with SMTC

(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 2014-09-30 Add 319.44%0.07%$21.8 - $28.07 $ 24.86-1%332491
Joel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 Reduce -55.99%0.04%$22.15 - $27.62 $ 24.86-1%79271
Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 Add 321.02%0.05%$21.62 - $26.46 $ 24.862%180126
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 Reduce -75.16%0.13%$24.2 - $32.16 $ 24.86-16%42783
John Hussman 2013-09-30 Sold Out 0.21%$28.82 - $34.43 $ 24.86-21%0
Joel Greenblatt 2013-09-30 Add 588.89%0.15%$28.82 - $34.43 $ 24.86-21%172216
Mariko Gordon 2013-06-30 Sold Out 2.5%$30.19 - $36.89 $ 24.86-27%0
John Hussman 2013-06-30 New Buy0.21%$30.19 - $36.89 $ 24.86-27%130000
Joel Greenblatt 2013-06-30 New Buy0.04%$30.19 - $36.89 $ 24.86-27%24999
Joel Greenblatt 2012-06-30 Sold Out 0.05%$22.73 - $28.6 $ 24.86-2%0
Joel Greenblatt 2011-12-31 New Buy0.06%$20.32 - $25.76 $ 24.866%19080
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Ratios

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P/B 2.99
SMTC's P/B is ranked higher than
51% of the 1148 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.89 vs. SMTC: 2.99 )
SMTC' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.54   Max: 5.31
Current: 2.99

1.54
5.31
P/S 3.04
SMTC's P/S is ranked higher than
51% of the 1148 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.75 vs. SMTC: 3.04 )
SMTC' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.89   Max: 10.9
Current: 3.04

1.89
10.9
EV-to-EBIT -15.63
SMTC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
66% of the 1148 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 39.29 vs. SMTC: -15.63 )
SMTC' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -16.9   Max: 160.9
Current: -15.63

-16.9
160.9
Shiller P/E 96.91
SMTC's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
85% of the 1148 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. SMTC: 96.91 )
SMTC' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 15.75   Max: 115.04
Current: 96.91

15.75
115.04
Current Ratio 3.57
SMTC's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
80% of the 1097 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 2.49 vs. SMTC: 3.57 )
SMTC' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 2.57   Max: 21.73
Current: 3.57

2.57
21.73
Quick Ratio 3.02
SMTC's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
82% of the 1097 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.91 vs. SMTC: 3.02 )
SMTC' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.76   Max: 20.79
Current: 3.02

1.76
20.79

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 10.40
SMTC's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
59% of the 1148 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 2.27 vs. SMTC: 10.40 )
SMTC' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.65   Max: 340.75
Current: 10.4

1.65
340.75
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.23
SMTC's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
90% of the 1148 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. SMTC: 1.23 )
SMTC' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.72   Max: 9.93
Current: 1.23

0.72
9.93
Price/Median PS Value 0.84
SMTC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
80% of the 1148 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. SMTC: 0.84 )
SMTC' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 3.82
Current: 0.84

0.2
3.82
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) -6.40
SMTC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
55% of the 1074 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. SMTC: -6.40 )
SMTC' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.6   Max: 15.1
Current: -6.4

0.6
15.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 3.78
SMTC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
83% of the 737 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 0.13 vs. SMTC: 3.78 )
SMTC' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -2.9   Max: 24.9
Current: 3.78

-2.9
24.9

Business Description

Industry: Semiconductors » Semiconductors
Compare:INTC, TSM, BRCM, ARMH, ADI » details
Traded in other countries:SM2.Germany
Semtech Corp was incorporated in Delaware in 1960. The Company, together with its subsidiaries is a supplier of analog and mixed-signal semiconductor products. It designs, develops and markets variety of products for commercial applications, the majority of which are sold into the enterprise computing, communications, high-end consumer and industrial end-markets. Enterprise Computing: datacenters, passive optical networks, optical receiver and transceiver, desktops, notebooks, servers, graphic boards, monitors, printers and other computer peripherals. Communications: base stations, backplane, optical networks, carrier networks, switches and routers, servers, cable modems, signal conditioners, wireless LAN and other communication infrastructure equipment. High-End Consumer: handheld products, set-top boxes, digital televisions, tablet computers, digital video recorders and other consumer equipment. Industrial: broadcast studio equipment, automated meter reading, military and aerospace, medical, security systems, automotive, industrial and home automation, video security and surveillance and other industrial equipment. The Company's end-customers are original equipment manufacturers and their suppliers, including Alcatel-Lucent, Cisco Systems, Inc., Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd., LG Electronics, Sharp Corporation, Nokia Solutions and Networks, Itron, Apple, Inc., Phonak International, Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., Google Inc., Amazon.com Inc., and ZTE Corporation. The Company is focused on developing new products that bring value to its target customers in target markets. The Company has four product lines: Signal Integrity and Timing, Protection, Power Management and High-Reliability and Wireless and Sensing. The Company outsources the majority of its manufacturing functions to third-party foundries and assembly and test contractors. It performs a limited amount of internal probe and final test activities at facilities in Camarillo, Irvine, Redondo Beach and San Diego, California; Neuchatel, Switzerland; and Reynosa, Mexico. The Company has been granted 154 U.S. patents and 48 foreign patents and has numerous patent applications pending with respect to products and technologies associated with its business. The Company's competitors with respect to Protection Products include STMicroelectronics, NXP Semiconductors N.V., ON Semiconductor Corporation and Infineon Technologies AG. The primary competitors with respect to Signal Integrity and Timing products are Texas Instruments Incorporated, Maxim Integrated Products, Inc., M/A-COM Technology Solutions Holdings, Inc., Inphi Corporation, Broadcom Corporation, Applied Micro Circuits Corporation and customer's own internal solutions. With respect to Power Management and High Reliability products, the Company's competitors include Texas Instruments Incorporated, Linear Technology Corporation, Maxim Integrated Products Inc., Microsemi Corporation and Monolithic Power Systems. The primary
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