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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 : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 4.57
SNPS's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
63% of the 835 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.85 vs. SNPS: 4.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
SNPS' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.72  Med: 4267.88 Max: 20289.04
Current: 4.57
0.72
20289.04
Equity to Asset 0.64
SNPS's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
51% of the 811 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.63 vs. SNPS: 0.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
SNPS' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.43  Med: 0.62 Max: 0.77
Current: 0.64
0.43
0.77
Interest Coverage 131.25
SNPS's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
56% of the 501 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 2007.22 vs. SNPS: 131.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
SNPS' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 37.14  Med: 10000.00 Max: 9999.99
Current: 131.25
37.14
9999.99
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 3.96
M-Score: -2.78
WACC vs ROIC
8.62%
10.23%
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 : 7/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 12.60
SNPS's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 826 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 4.72 vs. SNPS: 12.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
SNPS' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -8.86  Med: 13.49 Max: 29.23
Current: 12.6
-8.86
29.23
Net-margin (%) 11.52
SNPS's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 826 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. SNPS: 11.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
SNPS' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -22.06  Med: 12.41 Max: 20.02
Current: 11.52
-22.06
20.02
ROE (%) 8.31
SNPS's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 817 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 5.15 vs. SNPS: 8.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
SNPS' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -25.01  Med: 9.94 Max: 21.26
Current: 8.31
-25.01
21.26
ROA (%) 5.34
SNPS's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 838 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.94 vs. SNPS: 5.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
SNPS' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -12.87  Med: 5.83 Max: 15.19
Current: 5.34
-12.87
15.19
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 125.10
SNPS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 834 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 9.21 vs. SNPS: 125.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
SNPS' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -42.57  Med: 86.63 Max: 158.23
Current: 125.1
-42.57
158.23
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 8.50
SNPS's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 516 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: -1.80 vs. SNPS: 8.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SNPS' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: 7.60 Max: 26
Current: 8.5
0
26
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 8.60
SNPS's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 390 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: -1.40 vs. SNPS: 8.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SNPS' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -48.4  Med: 8.60 Max: 52.7
Current: 8.6
-48.4
52.7
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 3.70
SNPS's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 343 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: -6.10 vs. SNPS: 3.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SNPS' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -57  Med: 3.70 Max: 98.8
Current: 3.7
-57
98.8
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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

SNPS Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 19,582 sh (+7.68%)
David Dreman 3,294 sh (+6.88%)
Dodge & Cox 21,519,511 sh (+0.22%)
Westport Asset Management 1,176,204 sh (-7.47%)
Jeremy Grantham 50,800 sh (-9.77%)
Ken Fisher 243,985 sh (-12.01%)
Jim Simons 1,289,334 sh (-13.55%)
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Q3 2014

SNPS Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 30,950 sh (+58.05%)
Ken Fisher 273,722 sh (+12.19%)
David Dreman 3,402 sh (+3.28%)
Dodge & Cox 21,508,411 sh (-0.05%)
Westport Asset Management 1,152,204 sh (-2.04%)
Jim Simons 1,178,034 sh (-8.63%)
Jeremy Grantham 41,100 sh (-19.09%)
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Q4 2014

SNPS Guru Trades in Q4 2014

RS Investment Management 561,905 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 35,420 sh (+14.44%)
David Dreman 3,725 sh (+9.49%)
Ken Fisher 292,616 sh (+6.90%)
Dodge & Cox 21,310,523 sh (unchged)
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Westport Asset Management 1,142,204 sh (-0.87%)
Dodge & Cox 21,310,523 sh (-0.92%)
Jim Simons 1,146,934 sh (-2.64%)
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Q1 2015

SNPS Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Joel Greenblatt 17,479 sh (New)
David Dreman 4,085 sh (+9.66%)
Ken Fisher 305,920 sh (+4.55%)
RS Investment Management 577,714 sh (+2.81%)
Dodge & Cox 21,222,723 sh (-0.41%)
Westport Asset Management 1,132,204 sh (-0.88%)
Paul Tudor Jones 24,420 sh (-31.06%)
Jim Simons 405,634 sh (-64.63%)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 32.17
SNPS's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
67% of the 556 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 20.60 vs. SNPS: 32.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
SNPS' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 11.81  Med: 24.19 Max: 333.03
Current: 32.17
11.81
333.03
Forward P/E 17.12
SNPS's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
52% of the 291 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 17.21 vs. SNPS: 17.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 32.00
SNPS's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
68% of the 550 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 20.50 vs. SNPS: 32.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
SNPS' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 11.86  Med: 24.21 Max: 314
Current: 32
11.86
314
P/B 2.55
SNPS's P/B is ranked lower than
65% of the 823 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.74 vs. SNPS: 2.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
SNPS' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.43  Med: 2.05 Max: 3.24
Current: 2.55
1.43
3.24
P/S 3.70
SNPS's P/S is ranked lower than
76% of the 853 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. SNPS: 3.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
SNPS' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.68  Med: 2.80 Max: 3.97
Current: 3.7
1.68
3.97
PFCF 17.46
SNPS's PFCF is ranked higher than
55% of the 438 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 19.40 vs. SNPS: 17.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
SNPS' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 7.32  Med: 13.22 Max: 33.72
Current: 17.46
7.32
33.72
POCF 13.81
SNPS's POCF is ranked higher than
52% of the 569 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 14.17 vs. SNPS: 13.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
SNPS' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 6.64  Med: 11.27 Max: 22.93
Current: 13.81
6.64
22.93
EV-to-EBIT 23.66
SNPS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
66% of the 559 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 15.54 vs. SNPS: 23.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
SNPS' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -687.1  Med: 18.30 Max: 137.9
Current: 23.66
-687.1
137.9
PEG 3.48
SNPS's PEG is ranked lower than
67% of the 137 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.73 vs. SNPS: 3.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
SNPS' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.41  Med: 2.17 Max: 16.27
Current: 3.48
0.41
16.27
Shiller P/E 33.69
SNPS's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
53% of the 251 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 30.81 vs. SNPS: 33.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
SNPS' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 20.89  Med: 30.37 Max: 493
Current: 33.69
20.89
493
Current Ratio 1.17
SNPS's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
82% of the 826 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.45 vs. SNPS: 1.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
SNPS' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.91  Med: 1.51 Max: 3.6
Current: 1.17
0.91
3.6
Quick Ratio 1.17
SNPS's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
71% of the 826 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.86 vs. SNPS: 1.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
SNPS' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.91  Med: 1.51 Max: 3.6
Current: 1.17
0.91
3.6
Days Sales Outstanding 57.18
SNPS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
53% of the 763 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 59.98 vs. SNPS: 57.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
SNPS' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 34.09  Med: 53.12 Max: 83.43
Current: 57.18
34.09
83.43

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 15.40
SNPS's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
97% of the 789 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.88 vs. SNPS: 15.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
SNPS' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 2.84  Med: 6.74 Max: 82.56
Current: 15.4
2.84
82.56
Price/Projected FCF 1.07
SNPS's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
75% of the 306 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.58 vs. SNPS: 1.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
SNPS' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.62  Med: 1.13 Max: 2.93
Current: 1.07
0.62
2.93
Price/DCF (Earnings Based) 4.08
SNPS's Price/DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked lower than
94% of the 17 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.95 vs. SNPS: 4.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price/Median PS Value 1.32
SNPS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
61% of the 786 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. SNPS: 1.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
SNPS' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.71  Med: 1.11 Max: 2.24
Current: 1.32
0.71
2.24
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 2.62
SNPS's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
85% of the 68 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.29 vs. SNPS: 2.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
SNPS' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.51  Med: 1.99 Max: 11.72
Current: 2.62
0.51
11.72
Price/Graham Number 4.65
SNPS's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
89% of the 535 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.38 vs. SNPS: 4.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
SNPS' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.3  Med: 2.87 Max: 18.3
Current: 4.65
1.3
18.3
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 4.17
SNPS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 824 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. SNPS: 4.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
SNPS' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 0.7  Med: 5.10 Max: 17
Current: 4.17
0.7
17
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 17.42
SNPS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 234 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.71 vs. SNPS: 17.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
SNPS' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -4.8  Med: 12.20 Max: 38.4
Current: 17.42
-4.8
38.4

Business Description

Industry: Semiconductors » Semiconductor Equipment & Materials
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Traded in other countries:SYP.Germany,
Synopsys Inc was incorporated in 1986 in North Carolina and reincorporated in Delaware in 1987. The Company is engaged in the electronic design automation software and related services for semiconductor design companies. It delivers semiconductor design and verification software platforms and integrated circuit manufacturing software products to the electronics market. In addition, it provides intellectual property, system-level design hardware and software products and design services. The products and services of the Company are divided into five common groupings which are Galaxy(tm) Design Platform and Discovery(tm) Verification Platform, Intellectual Property (IP) and System-Level Solutions, manufacturing solutions and professional services. The Company's Galaxy Design Platform provides its customers with a single, integrated IC design solution which includes individual products and which incorporates common libraries and consistent timing, delay calculation and constraints throughout the design process. The Company's Discovery Verification Platform is a portfolio of functional, analog/mixed-signal, formal and low-power verification solutions. Synopsys' IP portfolio includes its IP products and components. The Company offers a portfolio of silicon-proven digital, PHY, analog and verification IP for SoC designs. The Company operates in United States, Europe, Japan and Asia Pacific. The Company is subject to rules and regulations promulgated by a number of governmental and self-regulated organizations, including the SEC, NASDAQ and the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board.
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