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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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history
Cash to Debt 3.39
VIMC's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
60% of the 834 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.59 vs. VIMC: 3.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
VIMC' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.73  Med: 9999.00 Max: No Debt
Current: 3.39
Equity to Asset 0.43
VIMC's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
78% of the 828 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 0.63 vs. VIMC: 0.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
VIMC' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.27  Med: 0.68 Max: 0.92
Current: 0.43
0.27
0.92
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 1.84
WACC vs ROIC
11.54%
22.71%
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 : 6/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 13.96
VIMC's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 827 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 4.25 vs. VIMC: 13.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
VIMC' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -48.53  Med: -10.56 Max: 17.88
Current: 13.96
-48.53
17.88
Net-margin (%) 7.66
VIMC's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 826 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 3.85 vs. VIMC: 7.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
VIMC' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -47.82  Med: -7.61 Max: 17.2
Current: 7.66
-47.82
17.2
ROE (%) 9.89
VIMC's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 811 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 5.22 vs. VIMC: 9.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
VIMC' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -28.47  Med: -5.79 Max: 21.56
Current: 9.89
-28.47
21.56
ROA (%) 3.61
VIMC's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 837 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 2.78 vs. VIMC: 3.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
VIMC' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -18.29  Med: -3.35 Max: 17.99
Current: 3.61
-18.29
17.99
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 19.24
VIMC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 837 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 9.18 vs. VIMC: 19.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
VIMC' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -79.73  Med: -29.89 Max: 158.71
Current: 19.24
-79.73
158.71
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 31.50
VIMC's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 718 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: -1.10 vs. VIMC: 31.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
VIMC' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -22.6  Med: 1.70 Max: 152.3
Current: 31.5
-22.6
152.3
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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

VIMC Guru Trades in Q2 2014

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Q4 2014

VIMC Guru Trades in Q4 2014

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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 54.00
VIMC's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
88% of the 755 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 16.81 vs. VIMC: 54.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
VIMC' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.47  Med: 48.09 Max: 1331.43
Current: 54
14.47
1331.43
PE(NRI) 58.10
VIMC's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
85% of the 633 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 18.29 vs. VIMC: 58.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
VIMC' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.99  Med: 54.19 Max: 1147.33
Current: 58.1
13.99
1147.33
P/B 3.94
VIMC's P/B is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 943 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.26 vs. VIMC: 3.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
VIMC' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 0.96 Max: 6.68
Current: 3.94
0.3
6.68
P/S 4.03
VIMC's P/S is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 942 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. VIMC: 4.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
VIMC' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.35  Med: 1.37 Max: 12.81
Current: 4.03
0.35
12.81
EV-to-EBIT 23.85
VIMC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
70% of the 786 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 13.27 vs. VIMC: 23.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
VIMC' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -133.2  Med: -1.60 Max: 63.4
Current: 23.85
-133.2
63.4
EV-to-EBITDA 21.98
VIMC's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
81% of the 894 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 10.56 vs. VIMC: 21.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
VIMC' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -90.9  Med: -1.30 Max: 650.2
Current: 21.98
-90.9
650.2
Current Ratio 1.78
VIMC's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
63% of the 831 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 2.38 vs. VIMC: 1.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
VIMC' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.31  Med: 7.14 Max: 17.52
Current: 1.78
1.31
17.52
Quick Ratio 1.64
VIMC's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
54% of the 831 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.79 vs. VIMC: 1.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
VIMC' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.21  Med: 5.79 Max: 17.09
Current: 1.64
1.21
17.09
Days Inventory 86.63
VIMC's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
53% of the 804 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 82.83 vs. VIMC: 86.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
VIMC' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 75.25  Med: 83.07 Max: 153.81
Current: 86.63
75.25
153.81
Days Sales Outstanding 76.99
VIMC's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
61% of the 752 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 65.89 vs. VIMC: 76.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
VIMC' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 15.34  Med: 71.90 Max: 141.4
Current: 76.99
15.34
141.4
Days Payable 226.91
VIMC's Days Payable is ranked higher than
97% of the 756 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 51.88 vs. VIMC: 226.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
VIMC' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 22.78  Med: 50.18 Max: 255.11
Current: 226.91
22.78
255.11

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Current Asset Value 11.66
VIMC's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
81% of the 774 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 3.89 vs. VIMC: 11.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
VIMC' s Price/Net Current Asset Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.52  Med: 1.40 Max: 13.65
Current: 11.66
0.52
13.65
Price/Tangible Book 4.50
VIMC's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
90% of the 942 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.51 vs. VIMC: 4.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
VIMC' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.43  Med: 1.11 Max: 5.36
Current: 4.5
0.43
5.36
Price/Projected FCF 4.91
VIMC's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
88% of the 522 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.46 vs. VIMC: 4.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
VIMC' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.45  Med: 1.17 Max: 38.57
Current: 4.91
0.45
38.57
Price/Median PS Value 2.86
VIMC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
96% of the 943 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 0.86 vs. VIMC: 2.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
VIMC' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.28  Med: 1.00 Max: 6.88
Current: 2.86
0.28
6.88
Price/Graham Number 3.41
VIMC's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
81% of the 772 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.21 vs. VIMC: 3.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
VIMC' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.33  Med: 2.60 Max: 14.2
Current: 3.41
1.33
14.2
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 4.20
VIMC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 823 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. VIMC: 4.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
VIMC' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.6  Med: 3.80 Max: 234.6
Current: 4.2
1.6
234.6

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $111
EPS $ 0.26
Short Percentage of Float2.36%
52-Week Range $5.60 - 16.49
Shares Outstanding(Mil)25.79

Business Description

Industry: Semiconductors » Semiconductors
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Vimicro International Corp was incorporated in the Cayman Islands on February 24, 2004. The Company and its subsidiaries designs, develops and markets semiconductor products with multimedia applications, including personal computer, camera multimedia processors and security processors. It also provides video surveillance and security products solutions and services. In addition, it is also involved in the packaging, testing and reselling of third party image sensors according to the Company's specifications. It conducts its operations in China. The Company completed its initial public offering in November 2005. The Company's multimedia processors are incorporated into the products of the largest PC and embedded notebook camera vendors, such as Logitech, as well as notebook computer vendors, such as the largest notebook vendor in the world, a U.S. based cross-platform consumer electronics producer, and the largest personal computer maker in China. The Company's solutions consist of semiconductors, software and system-level reference designs. The Company's products support standards, platforms and components in order to facilitate its customers designs and their assembly and supply chain management processes. The Company's PC and embedded notebook camera multimedia processors are fully compatible with sensors that are based on CMOS technology, the type of technology for sensors. All of its PC and embedded notebook camera multimedia processors are single-chip processors manufactured under its own brand name using its proprietary intellectual property. The Company's products integrate multiple multimedia applications, numerous industry-standard formats, advanced input/output capabilities, analog functions, on-chip memory, complex algorithms to provide high-quality still picture, video and audio and are architected to provide efficient use of silicon. It competes with ALi Corporation, EMPIA Technology, Sonix Technology and Sunplus Technology. The semiconductor industry in China is subject to substantial regulation. As of December 31, 2013, it had 561 registered patents. As of December 31, 2013, it registered 91 trademarks in China, including a trademark that incorporates its English name Vimicro.
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