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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
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history
Cash to Debt No Debt
TER's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
91% of the 1215 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.88 vs. TER: No Debt )
TER' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.7   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.82
TER's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
86% of the 1180 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.63 vs. TER: 0.82 )
TER' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.53   Max: 0.82
Current: 0.82

0.53
0.82
Interest Coverage 13.91
TER's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
51% of the 722 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 248.72 vs. TER: 13.91 )
TER' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 7.31   Max: 386.08
Current: 13.91

7.31
386.08
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 6.80
M-Score: -3.05
WACC vs ROIC
9.46%
5.73%
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 (%) 5.85
TER's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 1197 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 5.14 vs. TER: 5.85 )
TER' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -45.47   Max: 26.49
Current: 5.85

-45.47
26.49
Net-margin (%) 4.93
TER's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 1197 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 4.43 vs. TER: 4.93 )
TER' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -58.78   Max: 25.88
Current: 4.93

-58.78
25.88
ROE (%) 3.93
TER's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 1197 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 5.64 vs. TER: 3.93 )
TER' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -51.45   Max: 43.07
Current: 3.93

-51.45
43.07
ROA (%) 3.14
TER's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 1215 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. TER: 3.14 )
TER' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -32.34   Max: 25.27
Current: 3.14

-32.34
25.27
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 17.98
TER's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 1211 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 9.20 vs. TER: 17.98 )
TER' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -89.29   Max: 164.68
Current: 17.98

-89.29
164.68
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 5.50
TER's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 846 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: -1.70 vs. TER: 5.50 )
TER' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -24.7   Max: 31.8
Current: 5.5

-24.7
31.8
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -8.70
TER's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 644 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: -2.10 vs. TER: -8.70 )
TER' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -16.8   Max: 46.6
Current: -8.7

-16.8
46.6
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -37.60
TER's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 572 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: -5.30 vs. TER: -37.60 )
TER' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -56.7   Max: 93.5
Current: -37.6

-56.7
93.5
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Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q1 2014

TER Guru Trades in Q1 2014

George Soros 765,890 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 35,000 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 115,733 sh (New)
NWQ Managers 3,713,038 sh (+17.77%)
Pioneer Investments 35,600 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Robert Olstein Sold Out
Steven Cohen 62,171 sh (-19.35%)
Chuck Royce 9,842,678 sh (-29.84%)
Ken Fisher 613,001 sh (-48.18%)
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Q2 2014

TER Guru Trades in Q2 2014

David Dreman 65 sh (New)
Larry Robbins 3,126,880 sh (New)
NWQ Managers 8,463,937 sh (+127.95%)
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Pioneer Investments Sold Out
George Soros Sold Out
Chuck Royce 8,061,178 sh (-18.10%)
Ken Fisher 331,000 sh (-46.00%)
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Q3 2014

TER Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Joel Greenblatt 474,832 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 71,447 sh (New)
Larry Robbins 7,957,822 sh (+154.50%)
NWQ Managers 10,490,318 sh (+23.94%)
Ken Fisher 332,055 sh (+0.32%)
David Dreman Sold Out
Chuck Royce 7,858,698 sh (-2.51%)
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Q4 2014

TER Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Jim Simons 158,200 sh (New)
Larry Robbins 12,462,722 sh (+56.61%)
Paul Tudor Jones 97,016 sh (+35.79%)
Larry Robbins 11,962,722 sh (+50.33%)
Chuck Royce 7,458,488 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Ken Fisher 331,000 sh (-0.32%)
Chuck Royce 7,458,488 sh (-5.09%)
NWQ Managers 9,359,943 sh (-10.78%)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 48.90
TER's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
62% of the 1297 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 56.20 vs. TER: 48.90 )
TER' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 6.17   Max: 255
Current: 48.9

6.17
255
Forward P/E 13.00
TER's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
91% of the 1297 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. TER: 13.00 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 49.70
TER's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
67% of the 1297 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 56.20 vs. TER: 49.70 )
TER' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 6.19   Max: 306
Current: 49.7

6.19
306
P/B 1.90
TER's P/B is ranked higher than
63% of the 1297 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.25 vs. TER: 1.90 )
TER' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.45   Max: 3.9
Current: 1.9

0.45
3.9
P/S 2.50
TER's P/S is ranked lower than
54% of the 1297 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.98 vs. TER: 2.50 )
TER' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.46   Max: 4.53
Current: 2.5

0.46
4.53
PFCF 12.00
TER's PFCF is ranked higher than
89% of the 1297 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 732.90 vs. TER: 12.00 )
TER' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 4.91   Max: 87.9
Current: 12

4.91
87.9
POCF 8.10
TER's POCF is ranked higher than
87% of the 1297 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 26.43 vs. TER: 8.10 )
TER' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 2.6   Max: 257.86
Current: 8.1

2.6
257.86
EV-to-EBIT 32.95
TER's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
69% of the 1297 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 42.42 vs. TER: 32.95 )
TER' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -40.6   Max: 187.5
Current: 32.95

-40.6
187.5
Shiller P/E 21.70
TER's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
93% of the 1297 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. TER: 21.70 )
TER' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 21.7   Max: 314.5
Current: 21.7

21.7
314.5
Current Ratio 4.25
TER's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
84% of the 1206 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.58 vs. TER: 4.25 )
TER' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.87   Max: 4.25
Current: 4.25

1.87
4.25
Quick Ratio 3.89
TER's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
85% of the 1206 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. TER: 3.89 )
TER' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.4   Max: 3.89
Current: 3.89

1.4
3.89
Days Inventory 58.45
TER's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
79% of the 1297 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 90.69 vs. TER: 58.45 )
TER' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 53.66   Max: 142
Current: 58.45

53.66
142
Days Sales Outstanding 33.45
TER's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
91% of the 1297 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 67.85 vs. TER: 33.45 )
TER' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 33.03   Max: 86.73
Current: 33.45

33.03
86.73

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 1.30
TER's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
57% of the 599 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.59 vs. TER: 1.30 )
TER' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.29   Max: 0.99
Current: 1.3

0.29
0.99
Dividend Payout 0.49
TER's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
87% of the 1297 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. TER: 0.49 )
TER' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.49   Max: 0.49
Current: 0.49

Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.30
TER's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
61% of the 631 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.82 vs. TER: 1.30 )
TER' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.29   Max: 0.99
Current: 1.3

0.29
0.99
Share Buyback Rate 0.60
TER's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
88% of the 791 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: -2.20 vs. TER: 0.60 )
TER' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 5.3   Max: -10
Current: 0.6

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Cash 10.70
TER's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
85% of the 1297 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. TER: 10.70 )
TER' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 5.74   Max: 179.47
Current: 10.7

5.74
179.47
Price/Net Current Asset Value 7.30
TER's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
79% of the 1297 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. TER: 7.30 )
TER' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 2.9   Max: 189.67
Current: 7.3

2.9
189.67
Price/Tangible Book 2.40
TER's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
61% of the 1297 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. TER: 2.40 )
TER' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.26   Max: 10.92
Current: 2.4

1.26
10.92
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.90
TER's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
93% of the 1297 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. TER: 0.90 )
TER' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.56   Max: 5.89
Current: 0.9

0.56
5.89
Price/Median PS Value 1.10
TER's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
73% of the 1297 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. TER: 1.10 )
TER' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.29   Max: 2.92
Current: 1.1

0.29
2.92
Price/Graham Number 2.30
TER's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
67% of the 1297 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. TER: 2.30 )
TER' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.87   Max: 5.04
Current: 2.3

0.87
5.04
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 3.00
TER's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
62% of the 1187 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.10 vs. TER: 3.00 )
TER' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.5   Max: 22.9
Current: 3

0.5
22.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 6.37
TER's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
78% of the 425 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 4.86 vs. TER: 6.37 )
TER' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -2.6   Max: 13.7
Current: 6.37

-2.6
13.7

Business Description

Industry: Semiconductors » Semiconductor Equipment & Materials
Compare:ASML, AMAT, TOELY, KLAC, LRCX » details
Traded in other countries:TEY.Germany,
Teradyne Inc is a Massachusetts Corporation incorporated on September 23, 1960. The Company is a supplier of automatic test equipment. It designs, develops, manufactures and sells automatic test systems and solutions which are used to test semiconductors, wireless products, hard disk drives and circuit boards in the consumer electronics, automotive, computing, telecommunications, wireless, and aerospace and defense industries. Its automatic test equipment products and services include: semiconductor test systems; military/aerospace test instrumentation and systems; storage test systems, circuit-board test and inspection systems; and wireless test systems. The Company's customer base includes integrated device manufacturers, outsourced semiconductor assembly and test providers, wafer foundries, fabless companies that design, but contract with others for the manufacture of integrated circuits, developers of wireless devices and consumer electronics, manufacturers of circuit boards, automotive suppliers, wireless product manufacturers, storage device manufacturers, aerospace and military contractors. In 2013, the Company acquired ZTEC Instruments Inc., a supplier of modular wireless test instruments. This helped the Company to expand its Wireless Test Segment into the design verification test of wireless components and chipsets. In semiconductor test, the Company designs, manufactures, sells and support semiconductor test products and services. These test systems are used both for wafer level and device package testing. These chips are used in automotive, industrial, communications, consumer, and computer and electronic game applications, among others. Semiconductor test products and services are sold to integrated device manufacturers that integrate the fabrication of silicon wafers into their business, fabless companies that outsource the manufacturing of silicon wafers, foundries that cater to the processing and manufacturing of silicon wafers, and outsourced semiconductor assembly and test providers that provide test and assembly services for the final packaged devices to both fabless companies and integrated device manufacturers. In Wireless Test, the acquisition of LitePoint and ZTEC expanded the Company's product offerings in the wireless test industry. LitePoint designs, develops, and supports advanced wireless test equipment for the development and manufacturing of wireless devices, including smart phones, tablets, notebooks/laptops, personal computer peripherals, and other Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and cellular enabled devices. The LitePoint IQxstream is an optimized solution for high-speed testing of GSM, EDGE, W-CDMA, HSPA+, CDMA2000, and LTE technologies—used for calibration and verification of smartphones, tablets, and embedded cellular modules. The System Test segment is comprised of three business units: Mil/Aero, Storage Test and Commercial Board Test. In Mil/Aero, the Company's test products are used to ensure the readine
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