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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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industry
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Cash to Debt 0.83
SMTC's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
55% of the 1014 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 4.92 vs. SMTC: 0.83 )
SMTC' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.69   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.83

Equity to Asset 0.57
SMTC's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
56% of the 1005 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 0.65 vs. SMTC: 0.57 )
SMTC' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.36   Max: 0.93
Current: 0.57

0.36
0.93
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 3.43
M-Score: -4.02
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 (%) -18.31
SMTC's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
60% of the 985 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 2.37 vs. SMTC: -18.31 )
SMTC' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -18.31   Max: 29.88
Current: -18.31

-18.31
29.88
Net-margin (%) -27.64
SMTC's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
62% of the 985 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.59 vs. SMTC: -27.64 )
SMTC' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -27.64   Max: 23.46
Current: -27.64

-27.64
23.46
ROE (%) -30.69
SMTC's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
62% of the 980 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 2.33 vs. SMTC: -30.69 )
SMTC' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -30.69   Max: 32.36
Current: -30.69

-30.69
32.36
ROA (%) -17.33
SMTC's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
63% of the 994 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. SMTC: -17.33 )
SMTC' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -17.33   Max: 23.04
Current: -17.33

-17.33
23.04
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -64.77
SMTC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
66% of the 994 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 4.09 vs. SMTC: -64.77 )
SMTC' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -64.77   Max: 92.23
Current: -64.77

-64.77
92.23
Revenue Growth (%) 7.80
SMTC's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 707 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: -0.40 vs. SMTC: 7.80 )
SMTC' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -9.5   Max: 30.2
Current: 7.8

-9.5
30.2
» SMTC's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q1 2013

SMTC Guru Trades in Q1 2013

Paul Tudor Jones 9,900 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 227,300 sh (+1.02%)
Mariko Gordon 1,402,515 sh (unchged)
Columbia Wanger 836,000 sh (-1.42%)
Steven Cohen 8,244 sh (-9.71%)
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Q2 2013

SMTC Guru Trades in Q2 2013

John Hussman 130,000 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 24,999 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 28,902 sh (+250.58%)
Columbia Wanger 836,000 sh (unchged)
Pioneer Investments Sold Out
Mariko Gordon Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
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Q3 2013

SMTC Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Jim Simons 186,616 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 172,216 sh (+588.89%)
John Hussman Sold Out
Steven Cohen 26,414 sh (-8.61%)
Columbia Wanger 360,000 sh (-56.94%)
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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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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with SMTC

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 Reduce -75.16%0.13%$24.2 - $32.16 $ 25.61-13%42783
John Hussman 2013-09-30 Sold Out 0.21%$28.82 - $34.43 $ 25.61-19%0
Joel Greenblatt 2013-09-30 Add 588.89%0.15%$28.82 - $34.43 $ 25.61-19%172216
Mariko Gordon 2013-06-30 Sold Out 2.5%$30.19 - $36.89 $ 25.61-25%0
John Hussman 2013-06-30 New Buy0.21%$30.19 - $36.89 $ 25.61-25%130000
Joel Greenblatt 2013-06-30 New Buy0.04%$30.19 - $36.89 $ 25.61-25%24999
Joel Greenblatt 2012-06-30 Sold Out 0.05%$22.73 - $28.6 $ 25.611%0
Joel Greenblatt 2011-12-31 New Buy0.06%$20.32 - $25.76 $ 25.619%19080
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Ratios

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P/B 3.10
SMTC's P/B is ranked lower than
66% of the 982 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.79 vs. SMTC: 3.10 )
SMTC' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.54   Max: 5.31
Current: 3.1

1.54
5.31
P/S 2.90
SMTC's P/S is ranked lower than
69% of the 1026 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.66 vs. SMTC: 2.90 )
SMTC' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.89   Max: 10.9
Current: 2.9

1.89
10.9
PFCF 22.70
SMTC's PFCF is ranked higher than
51% of the 529 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 20.20 vs. SMTC: 22.70 )
SMTC' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 9   Max: 77.54
Current: 22.7

9
77.54
EV-to-EBIT 24.40
SMTC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
52% of the 706 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 20.57 vs. SMTC: 24.40 )
SMTC' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 6.6   Max: 160.9
Current: 24.4

6.6
160.9
PEG 2.70
SMTC's PEG is ranked higher than
55% of the 261 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.88 vs. SMTC: 2.70 )
SMTC' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.68   Max: 1500.84
Current: 2.7

0.68
1500.84
Shiller P/E 104.10
SMTC's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
75% of the 278 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 28.02 vs. SMTC: 104.10 )
SMTC' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 15.75   Max: 105.04
Current: 104.1

15.75
105.04

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 14.60
SMTC's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
88% of the 954 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. SMTC: 14.60 )
SMTC' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.83   Max: 21.09
Current: 14.6

1.83
21.09
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.20
SMTC's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
77% of the 365 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. SMTC: 1.20 )
SMTC' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.71   Max: 9.93
Current: 1.2

0.71
9.93
Price/Median PS Value 0.80
SMTC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
90% of the 938 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. SMTC: 0.80 )
SMTC' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.24   Max: 3.68
Current: 0.8

0.24
3.68
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 4.10
SMTC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
52% of the 750 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. SMTC: 4.10 )
SMTC' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.6   Max: 15.1
Current: 4.1

0.6
15.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 3.72
SMTC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
81% of the 574 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. SMTC: 3.72 )
SMTC' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -4.3   Max: 29.8
Current: 3.72

-4.3
29.8

Business Description

Industry: Semiconductors » Semiconductors
Compare:INTC, TSM, BRCM, ARMH, ADI » details
Traded in other countries:SM2.Germany
Semtech Corporation was incorporated in Delaware in 1960. The Company designs, produces and market products that sold into the enterprise computing, communications, high-end consumer and industrial end-markets. High-End Consumer includes handheld products, set-top boxes, digital televisions, digital video recorders and other consumer equipment. Industrial include automated meter reading, military and aerospace, medical, security systems, automotive, industrial and home automation, and other industrial equipment. Enterprise computing product markets include optical receiver and transceiver, desktops, notebooks, servers, graphic boards, monitors, printers, and other computer peripherals. Communications market applications include base stations, backplane, optical networks, carrier networks, switches and routers, servers, cable modems, signal conditioners, wireless LAN, and other communication infrastructure equipment. The Company's end-customers are mainly original equipment manufacturers and their suppliers, including Alcatel, Apple, Cisco, Compal Electronics, Huawei, Hewlett Packard, Intel, LG Electronics, Motorola, Nokia Siemens Networks, Phonak, Quanta Computer, Research In Motion, Samsung, Sanyo, and Sony. The Company designs, develops, manufactures and markets analog and mixed signal semiconductor products. The Company operates its business in one enterprise-wide reportable segment. Its product lines include Power Management Products, Protection Products, Advanced Communication and Sensing Products, Transport and Datacom Products and Microwave and High-Reliability Products. It competes with domestic and international semiconductor companies, many of which have substantially greater financial and other resources with which to pursue engineering, manufacturing, marketing and distribution of their products. The Company is subject to various environmental laws and regulations.

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