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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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industry
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Cash to Debt No Debt
NAS:VICR's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
98% of the 2266 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. NAS:VICR: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
NAS:VICR' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.93  Med: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Equity to Asset 0.86
NAS:VICR's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
91% of the 2237 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 0.57 vs. NAS:VICR: 0.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
NAS:VICR' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.69  Med: 0.87 Max: 0.92
Current: 0.86
0.69
0.92
Interest Coverage No Debt
NAS:VICR's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
98% of the 1801 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 52.09 vs. NAS:VICR: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
NAS:VICR' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: No Debt  Med: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: 17.55
M-Score: -2.39
WACC vs ROIC
15.12%
-7.58%
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 : 3/10

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Operating margin (%) -3.05
NAS:VICR's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
79% of the 2251 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. NAS:VICR: -3.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
NAS:VICR' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -17.28  Med: -0.34 Max: 11.61
Current: -3.05
-17.28
11.61
Net-margin (%) -2.61
NAS:VICR's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
75% of the 2252 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 2.62 vs. NAS:VICR: -2.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
NAS:VICR' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -15.13  Med: -0.17 Max: 13.29
Current: -2.61
-15.13
13.29
ROE (%) -4.00
NAS:VICR's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
76% of the 2216 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 5.19 vs. NAS:VICR: -4.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
NAS:VICR' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -15.02  Med: -0.2 Max: 20.39
Current: -4
-15.02
20.39
ROA (%) -3.40
NAS:VICR's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
78% of the 2278 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 2.63 vs. NAS:VICR: -3.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
NAS:VICR' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -12.84  Med: -0.19 Max: 17.29
Current: -3.4
-12.84
17.29
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -8.85
NAS:VICR's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
81% of the 2269 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 9.74 vs. NAS:VICR: -8.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
NAS:VICR' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -46  Med: -0.83 Max: 30.98
Current: -8.85
-46
30.98
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 2.50
NAS:VICR's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 2021 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. NAS:VICR: 2.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NAS:VICR' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -15.3  Med: 4.8 Max: 16.7
Current: 2.5
-15.3
16.7
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 7.40
NAS:VICR's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 1622 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 5.60 vs. NAS:VICR: 7.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NAS:VICR' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -22.6  Med: 6.4 Max: 96.5
Current: 7.4
-22.6
96.5
» NAS:VICR's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2017-07-26)


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

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Guru Trades

Q4 2015

VICR Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Jim Simons 224,300 sh (+30.18%)
Mario Gabelli 170,000 sh (unchged)
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Q1 2016

VICR Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Jim Simons 229,500 sh (+2.32%)
Mario Gabelli 170,000 sh (unchged)
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Q2 2016

VICR Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Jim Simons 247,900 sh (+8.02%)
Mario Gabelli 168,000 sh (-1.18%)
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Q3 2016

VICR Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Jim Simons 264,200 sh (+6.58%)
Mario Gabelli 158,000 sh (-5.95%)
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Business Description

Industry: Computer Hardware » Electronic Components    NAICS: 334419    SIC: 3679
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Traded in other countries:VCV.Germany,
Vicor Corp is engaged in designing, developing, manufacturing and marketing of modular components and complete systems including power converters, power system components, and power systems for converting, regulating, and controlling electric current.

Vicor Corp was incorporated in Delaware in 1981. The Company is engaged in designing, developing, manufacturing and marketing of modular components and complete systems for converting, regulating, and controlling electric current. Power systems are incorporated into virtually all electronic equipment. In equipment utilizing Alternating Current ("AC") voltage from a primary source, a power system converts AC voltage into the stable Direct Current ("DC") voltage necessary to power subsystems and/or individual applications or "loads". In many electronic devices, this DC voltage may be further converted to one or more lower voltages required by a range of loads. The Company's business segments are organized by key product lines; The Brick Business Unit segment, The VI Chip segment, and The Picor segment. The Brick Business Unit segment ("BBU") designs, develops, manufactures and markets the Company's modular power converters and configurable products, and also includes the operations of the Company's Westcor division, the six entities comprising Vicor Custom Power, and the BBU operations of VJCL. The VI Chip segment includes VI Chip Corporation, which designs, develops, manufactures and markets the Company's factorized power architecture ("FPA") products. The VI Chip segment also includes the VI Chip business conducted through VJCL. The Picor segment includes Picor Corporation, which designs, develops, manufactures and markets integrated circuits and related products for use in a variety of power management and power system applications. Picor develops these products to be sold as part of Vicor's products or to third parties for separate applications. The customer applications it addresses include, in alphabetical order, aerospace and defense electronics, enterprise and high performance computing, industrial automation, telecommunications and networking infrastructure, test and measurement instrumentation, and vehicles and transportation. The Company's products are sold to customers ranging from smaller, independent manufacturers of specialized electronic devices to larger original equipment manufacturers, OEMs and their contract manufacturers. The Company faces competition from large manufacturers & suppliers.

Ratios

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P/B 4.40
VICR's P/B is ranked lower than
82% of the 2217 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.49 vs. VICR: 4.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
VICR' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.17  Med: 2.64 Max: 4.88
Current: 4.4
1.17
4.88
P/S 2.95
VICR's P/S is ranked lower than
77% of the 2234 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 0.94 vs. VICR: 2.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
VICR' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.85  Med: 2.01 Max: 4.94
Current: 2.95
0.85
4.94
EV-to-EBITDA 226.73
VICR's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
98% of the 1772 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 10.61 vs. VICR: 226.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
VICR' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -944.4  Med: 15.7 Max: 237.41
Current: 226.73
-944.4
237.41
Current Ratio 5.26
VICR's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
90% of the 2249 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.94 vs. VICR: 5.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
VICR' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.85  Med: 6.62 Max: 10.98
Current: 5.26
2.85
10.98
Quick Ratio 4.02
VICR's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
89% of the 2249 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.47 vs. VICR: 4.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
VICR' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.46  Med: 5.14 Max: 8.41
Current: 4.02
2.46
8.41
Days Inventory 83.19
VICR's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
58% of the 2188 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 72.38 vs. VICR: 83.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
VICR' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 64.86  Med: 77.85 Max: 94.53
Current: 83.19
64.86
94.53
Days Sales Outstanding 50.25
VICR's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
76% of the 1861 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 74.89 vs. VICR: 50.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
VICR' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 43.07  Med: 49.86 Max: 59.75
Current: 50.25
43.07
59.75
Days Payable 26.18
VICR's Days Payable is ranked lower than
84% of the 1773 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 57.63 vs. VICR: 26.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
VICR' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 17.14  Med: 23.34 Max: 32.15
Current: 26.18
17.14
32.15

Buy Back

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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 2.50
VICR's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
92% of the 1301 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: -2.00 vs. VICR: 2.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
VICR' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.5  Med: 0.2 Max: 2.6
Current: 2.5
-0.5
2.6

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Cash 18.39
VICR's Price/Net Cash is ranked lower than
66% of the 497 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 9.19 vs. VICR: 18.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Cash only.
VICR' s Price/Net Cash Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.56  Med: 12.18 Max: 91.85
Current: 18.39
3.56
91.85
Price/Net Current Asset Value 6.66
VICR's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
65% of the 1642 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 3.66 vs. VICR: 6.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
VICR' s Price/Net Current Asset Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.74  Med: 4.72 Max: 16.59
Current: 6.66
1.74
16.59
Price/Tangible Book 4.53
VICR's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
77% of the 2150 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.61 vs. VICR: 4.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
VICR' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1  Med: 2.69 Max: 8.74
Current: 4.53
1
8.74
Price/Projected FCF 5.03
VICR's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
81% of the 1304 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.16 vs. VICR: 5.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
VICR' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.95  Med: 2.32 Max: 8.05
Current: 5.03
0.95
8.05
Price/Median PS Value 1.48
VICR's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
68% of the 1976 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. VICR: 1.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
VICR' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.5  Med: 1.28 Max: 4.81
Current: 1.48
0.5
4.81
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -1.13
VICR's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
74% of the 2265 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 3.90 vs. VICR: -1.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
VICR' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.22  Med: 1.8 Max: 10
Current: -1.13
-1.22
10
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 16.83
VICR's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 1200 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 7.67 vs. VICR: 16.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
VICR' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 1 Max: 29.4
Current: 16.83
0.1
29.4

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $203.6
EPS (TTM) $ -0.13
Beta1.70
Short Percentage of Float1.84%
52-Week Range $7.00 - 16.15
Shares Outstanding (Mil)38.86
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Headlines

Articles On GuruFocus.com
Weekly CFO Buys Highlight Jun 24 2013 
Vicor Corp. (vicr) CFO James A Simms sells 2,461 Shares Dec 15 2010 
Vicor Corp. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Nov 03 2010 
Vicor Corp. (vicr) CFO James A Simms sells 3,663 Shares Oct 27 2010 
Vicor Corp. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Aug 03 2010 
Vicor Corp. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) May 05 2010 
Vicor Corp. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Nov 04 2009 
Vicor Corp. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Aug 05 2009 
Vicor Corp. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) May 06 2009 
Vicor Corp. (vicr) CEO Patrizio Vinciarelli buys 1,199 Shares Mar 05 2009 

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