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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 : 9/10

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Cash to Debt No Debt
TSRA's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
94% of the 1036 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 5.76 vs. TSRA: No Debt )
TSRA' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: No Debt   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.90
TSRA's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
96% of the 1022 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.64 vs. TSRA: 0.90 )
TSRA' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.83   Max: 0.97
Current: 0.9

0.83
0.97
Interest Coverage No Debt
TSRA's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
72% of the 575 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 320.94 vs. TSRA: No Debt )
TSRA' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 9999.99   Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt

F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 22.76
M-Score: -4.07
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 : 5/10

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Operating margin (%) -79.86
TSRA's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
68% of the 1012 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.07 vs. TSRA: -79.86 )
TSRA' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -309.75   Max: 49
Current: -79.86

-309.75
49
Net-margin (%) -109.86
TSRA's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
68% of the 1012 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.26 vs. TSRA: -109.86 )
TSRA' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -296.86   Max: 81.2
Current: -109.86

-296.86
81.2
ROE (%) -42.13
TSRA's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
64% of the 1009 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.59 vs. TSRA: -42.13 )
TSRA' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -42.13   Max: 43.76
Current: -42.13

-42.13
43.76
ROA (%) -38.28
TSRA's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
67% of the 1027 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.51 vs. TSRA: -38.28 )
TSRA' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -114.97   Max: 42.28
Current: -38.28

-114.97
42.28
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -1422.73
TSRA's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
70% of the 1023 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 6.11 vs. TSRA: -1422.73 )
TSRA' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -1422.73   Max: 640.33
Current: -1422.73

-1422.73
640.33
Revenue Growth (%) -19.00
TSRA's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 745 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: -1.80 vs. TSRA: -19.00 )
TSRA' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -28.7   Max: 68.6
Current: -19

-28.7
68.6
» TSRA's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

TSRA Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Chuck Royce 304,000 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 24,600 sh (New)
John Rogers 45,300 sh (+253.91%)
Richard Snow 18,000 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen 150,000 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen 2,431,552 sh (-24.74%)
Jim Simons 834,000 sh (-33.97%)
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Q4 2013

TSRA Guru Trades in Q4 2013

John Rogers 110,400 sh (+143.71%)
Steven Cohen 3,040,930 sh (+25.06%)
Chuck Royce 363,000 sh (+19.41%)
Steven Cohen 300,000 sh (unchged)
Richard Snow Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Jim Simons 247,300 sh (-70.35%)
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Q1 2014

TSRA Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Chuck Royce 377,800 sh (+4.08%)
John Rogers Sold Out
Steven Cohen 2,145,786 sh (-29.44%)
Jim Simons 57,300 sh (-76.83%)
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Q2 2014

TSRA Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jim Simons 148,914 sh (+159.88%)
Chuck Royce 386,500 sh (+2.3%)
Steven Cohen 2,127,206 sh (unchged)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with TSRA

(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 2012-03-31 Sold Out 0.21%$15.16 - $20.34 $ 29.5776%0
Ray Dalio 2011-09-30 Sold Out 0.07%$12.03 - $17.69 $ 29.57106%0
Joel Greenblatt 2011-09-30 Add 73.07%0.07%$12.03 - $17.69 $ 29.57105%90583
George Soros 2011-09-30 Sold Out 0.0029%$12.03 - $17.69 $ 29.57105%0
George Soros 2011-06-30 Reduce -33.33%$15.7 - $19.76 $ 29.5769%12000
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Ratios

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P/B 3.90
TSRA's P/B is ranked lower than
66% of the 1080 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. TSRA: 3.90 )
TSRA' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.92   Max: 43.32
Current: 3.9

0.92
43.32
P/S 7.30
TSRA's P/S is ranked lower than
77% of the 1080 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.75 vs. TSRA: 7.30 )
TSRA' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.71   Max: 29.96
Current: 7.3

1.71
29.96
PFCF 63.00
TSRA's PFCF is ranked higher than
62% of the 1080 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. TSRA: 63.00 )
TSRA' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 4.3   Max: 270.76
Current: 63

4.3
270.76
EV-to-EBIT -134.15
TSRA's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
61% of the 1080 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 51.77 vs. TSRA: -134.15 )
TSRA' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 1.6   Max: 805.1
Current: -134.15

1.6
805.1
Current Ratio 9.09
TSRA's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
96% of the 923 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.55 vs. TSRA: 9.09 )
TSRA' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 4.31   Max: 33.05
Current: 9.09

4.31
33.05
Quick Ratio 9.09
TSRA's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
97% of the 923 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.01 vs. TSRA: 9.09 )
TSRA' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 4.26   Max: 33.05
Current: 9.09

4.26
33.05

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 1.30
TSRA's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
55% of the 509 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. TSRA: 1.30 )
TSRA' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.65   Max: 2.26
Current: 1.3

0.65
2.26
Dividend Payout 1.76
TSRA's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
74% of the 1080 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. TSRA: 1.76 )
TSRA' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.26   Max: 1.43
Current: 1.76

0.26
1.43
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.30
TSRA's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
58% of the 545 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.73 vs. TSRA: 1.30 )
TSRA' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.65   Max: 2.26
Current: 1.3

0.65
2.26
Share Buyback Rate -1.90
TSRA's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
71% of the 567 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: -1.20 vs. TSRA: -1.90 )
TSRA' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: -0.4   Max: -97.5
Current: -1.9

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Cash 5.50
TSRA's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
94% of the 1080 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. TSRA: 5.50 )
TSRA' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 1.25   Max: 40.89
Current: 5.5

1.25
40.89
Price/Net Current Asset Value 5.50
TSRA's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
90% of the 1080 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. TSRA: 5.50 )
TSRA' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 1.23   Max: 40.02
Current: 5.5

1.23
40.02
Price/Tangible Book 4.90
TSRA's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
56% of the 1080 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.32 vs. TSRA: 4.90 )
TSRA' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.05   Max: 37.62
Current: 4.9

1.05
37.62
Price/DCF (Projected) 2.90
TSRA's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
82% of the 1080 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. TSRA: 2.90 )
TSRA' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.41   Max: 2.12
Current: 2.9

0.41
2.12
Price/Median PS Value 1.40
TSRA's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
53% of the 1080 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. TSRA: 1.40 )
TSRA' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 4.43
Current: 1.4

0.4
4.43
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 7.60
TSRA's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
77% of the 841 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. TSRA: 7.60 )
TSRA' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 63.4
Current: 7.6

0.1
63.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 1.39
TSRA's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
74% of the 680 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.78 vs. TSRA: 1.39 )
TSRA' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 4.6   Max: 70.4
Current: 1.39

4.6
70.4

Business Description

Industry: Semiconductors » Semiconductor Equipment & Materials
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Traded in other countries:TEB.Germany
Tessera Technologies, Inc., was founded and incorporated in the state of Delaware in 1990. The Company is a holding company with operating subsidiaries in two segments: Intellectual Property and DigitalOptics. The Company's Intellectual Property segment is managed by Tessera Intellectual Property Corp., generates revenue from manufacturers and other implementers that uses its technology. The segment includes its subsidiaries, Tessera, Inc. and Invensas Corporation ('Invensas'). Tessera, Inc. pioneered chip-scale packaging solutions, which it licenses to companies in the semiconductor industry. Invensas develops and acquires interconnect solutions and intellectual property in areas such as mobile computing and communications, memory and data storage, and 3-D Integrated Circuit (3DIC) technologies. DigitalOptics Corporation and its subsidiaries ('DOC') operate its DigitalOptics business. DOC designs and manufactures imaging systems for smartphones, generating revenue through product sales and software license fees and royalties. DOC's expertise in optics, camera modules, Micro Electro Mechanical Systems ('MEMS'), and image processing enable it to deliver products that expand the boundaries of smartphone photography. DOC also offers customized micro-optic lenses which may include Diffractive Optical Elements ('DOEs'), Refractive Optical Elements ('ROEs') and/or Integrated Micro-Optical Subassemblies ('IMOS'). The Company's semiconductor packaging technologies has been licensed to more than 70 companies. These customers include SK hynix, Intel, Motorola Mobility, Samsung and Texas Instruments, among others. The Company competes with other firms in acquiring patent portfolios or partnering with owners of patent portfolios. The Company's MEMS-based autofocus technology competes with autofocus technologies including traditional lens-motion-type autofocus, emerging lens-modification-type autofocus, solutions using voice coil motor technology, and also other computational-type autofocus solutions and other solutions and technologies provided by companies such as DxO Labs. Its Micro-optics products face competition from products offered by other Micro-optics manufacturers such as JenOptik A.G. as well as emerging technologies such as ASML's FlexRay technology. Competitors in the lens actuator field include VCM manufacturers such as Mitsumi Electric Co., Ltd, Shikoh, and TDK Corporation. It also compete with internal design groups at image sensor and lens manufacturers and camera module companies such as Omnivision Technologies, Inc., Aptina Imaging Corporation, STMicroelectronics, Inc., Samsung Electronics Co, Ltd., and Toshiba Corporation.
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