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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 : 2/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 1.00
VTSS's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
54% of the 1032 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 7.70 vs. VTSS: 1.00 )
VTSS' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.22   Max: No Debt
Current: 1

Equity to Asset 0.09
VTSS's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
69% of the 1015 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 0.65 vs. VTSS: 0.09 )
VTSS' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.82   Max: 0.95
Current: 0.09

-0.82
0.95
F-Score: 2
Z-Score: -30.90
M-Score: -2.95
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 : 2/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) -14.91
VTSS's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
59% of the 988 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 3.28 vs. VTSS: -14.91 )
VTSS' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -500.62   Max: 28.21
Current: -14.91

-500.62
28.21
Net-margin (%) -21.28
VTSS's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
60% of the 988 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 2.42 vs. VTSS: -21.28 )
VTSS' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -561.37   Max: 28
Current: -21.28

-561.37
28
ROE (%) -138.79
VTSS's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
69% of the 984 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 2.66 vs. VTSS: -138.79 )
VTSS' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -183.04   Max: 14.31
Current: -138.79

-183.04
14.31
ROA (%) -22.31
VTSS's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
64% of the 1002 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.57 vs. VTSS: -22.31 )
VTSS' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -177.57   Max: 12.76
Current: -22.31

-177.57
12.76
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -429.00
VTSS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
68% of the 998 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 6.55 vs. VTSS: -429.00 )
VTSS' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -2273.37   Max: 48.16
Current: -429

-2273.37
48.16
Revenue Growth (%) -31.20
VTSS's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 740 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: -2.20 vs. VTSS: -31.20 )
VTSS' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -34.3   Max: 50
Current: -31.2

-34.3
50
EBITDA Growth (%) 5.80
VTSS's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 526 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: -6.40 vs. VTSS: 5.80 )
VTSS' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -50.5   Max: 114.6
Current: 5.8

-50.5
114.6
EPS Growth (%) -16.90
VTSS's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 465 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: -5.30 vs. VTSS: -16.90 )
VTSS' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -86.7   Max: 147.4
Current: -16.9

-86.7
147.4
» VTSS's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q2 2013

VTSS Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Jim Simons 84,900 sh (+87.83%)
Chuck Royce 1,440,978 sh (+6.82%)
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Q3 2013

VTSS Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Jim Simons 258,600 sh (+204.59%)
Chuck Royce 1,440,978 sh (unchged)
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Q4 2013

VTSS Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Jim Simons 328,200 sh (+26.91%)
Chuck Royce 1,485,978 sh (+3.12%)
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Q1 2014

VTSS Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Steven Cohen 14,301 sh (New)
George Soros 103,800 sh (New)
Jim Simons 531,100 sh (+61.82%)
Chuck Royce 1,510,978 sh (+1.68%)
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» Details

Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with VTSS

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
George Soros 2014-03-31 New Buy$2.9 - $4.59 $ 3.12-15%103800
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Ratios

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P/B 23.80
VTSS's P/B is ranked lower than
66% of the 1080 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.94 vs. VTSS: 23.80 )
VTSS' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.43   Max: 34.77
Current: 23.8

0.43
34.77
P/S 1.56
VTSS's P/S is ranked higher than
66% of the 1080 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.75 vs. VTSS: 1.56 )
VTSS' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.14   Max: 10.66
Current: 1.56

0.14
10.66
EV-to-EBIT -12.92
VTSS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
51% of the 1080 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 49.68 vs. VTSS: -12.92 )
VTSS' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 7   Max: 1072.3
Current: -12.92

7
1072.3
Current Ratio 1.28
VTSS's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
56% of the 1030 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 2.53 vs. VTSS: 1.28 )
VTSS' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.6   Max: 20.88
Current: 1.28

0.6
20.88
Quick Ratio 1.08
VTSS's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
52% of the 1030 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.99 vs. VTSS: 1.08 )
VTSS' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 20.05
Current: 1.08

0.4
20.05

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 31.20
VTSS's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
64% of the 1080 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 2.31 vs. VTSS: 31.20 )
VTSS' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.45   Max: 64
Current: 31.2

0.45
64
Price/Median PS Value 1.80
VTSS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
57% of the 1080 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. VTSS: 1.80 )
VTSS' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 58.44
Current: 1.8

0.4
58.44
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 1.00
VTSS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
66% of the 790 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. VTSS: 1.00 )
VTSS' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 14.2
Current: 1

0.1
14.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 1.90
VTSS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
76% of the 658 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. VTSS: 1.90 )
VTSS' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -76.9   Max: -11.3
Current: 1.9

-76.9
-11.3

Business Description

Industry: Semiconductors » Semiconductors
Compare:INTC, TSM, BRCM, ARMH, ADI » details
Traded in other countries:VTSN.Germany
Vitesse Semiconductor Corp is a supplier of integrated circuits ("ICs") used by manufacturers of networking systems for Carrier and Enterprise networking applications. It designs, develops and markets semiconductor products for these applications.
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