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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.

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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

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» SNDK's 30-Y Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Operating Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow
Operating Cash Flow & Net Income

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Guru Trades

Q3 2015

SNDK Guru Trades in Q3 2015

David Dreman 321 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 121,200 sh (+33.04%)
PRIMECAP Management 12,598,676 sh (+20.96%)
Ken Fisher 231,676 sh (+1.22%)
Paul Tudor Jones 41,300 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones 56,600 sh (unchged)
Pioneer Investments 26,709 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Leon Cooperman Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
First Eagle Investment 1,550,473 sh (-21.14%)
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Q4 2015

SNDK Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Eric Mindich 466,855 sh (New)
David Einhorn 465,300 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 348,342 sh (New)
Mario Gabelli 5,750 sh (New)
Jerome Dodson 450,000 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 71,023 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 34,879 sh (+30.59%)
David Dreman Sold Out
Ray Dalio Sold Out
PRIMECAP Management 12,562,101 sh (-0.29%)
First Eagle Investment 1,472,973 sh (-5.00%)
Ken Fisher 20,340 sh (-91.22%)
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Q1 2016

SNDK Guru Trades in Q1 2016

George Soros 175,104 sh (New)
John Paulson 20,800 sh (New)
Jim Simons 1,774,699 sh (New)
Mario Gabelli 63,000 sh (+995.65%)
Eric Mindich 3,745,058 sh (+702.19%)
Paul Tudor Jones 300,000 sh (+322.40%)
Jeremy Grantham 757,543 sh (+117.47%)
PRIMECAP Management 12,746,501 sh (+1.47%)
Paul Tudor Jones 300,000 sh (unchged)
Pioneer Investments 34,879 sh (unchged)
First Eagle Investment Sold Out
David Einhorn Sold Out
Ken Fisher Sold Out
Jerome Dodson 375,000 sh (-16.67%)
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Q2 2016

SNDK Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Jim Simons Sold Out
Jerome Dodson Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Mario Gabelli Sold Out
Pioneer Investments Sold Out
PRIMECAP Management Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Eric Mindich Sold Out
John Paulson Sold Out
George Soros Sold Out
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Business Description

Industry: Computer Hardware » Data Storage  
Traded in other countries:SSK.Germany, SNDK.Switzerland, 0R3H.UK,
Headquarter Location:USA
SanDisk Corp designs, develops and manufactures data storage solutions using flash memory, proprietary controller and firmware technologies.

SanDisk Corp was incorporated in Delaware in June 1988. The Company designs, develops and manufactures data storage solutions in a variety of form factors using flash memory, controller, firmware and software technologies. Its solutions include SSDs, embedded products, removable cards, universal serial bus, or USB, drives, wireless media drives, digital media players and wafers and components. The Company's SSD products are used in both client computing platforms and enterprise data centers. Its embedded flash products are used in mobile phones, tablets, computing platforms, imaging devices, and many other products. Its removable cards are used in consumer electronics devices such as mobile phones, tablets, digital cameras, gaming devices and personal computers or PCs. The Company operates in one segment, flash memory storage products. It operates in United States, China, Taiwan, Other Asia-Pacific & Europe, Middle East and Africa. The Company competes with NAND flash memory manufacturers, including Hynix, Intel, Micron Technology, Inc., or Micron, Samsung and Toshiba. The Company's primary competitors currently include, among others, Kingston Technology Company, Inc., or Kingston, Lexar Media, Inc., or Lexar, a subsidiary of Micron, PNY Technologies, Inc., or PNY, Samsung, Sony and Transcend Information, Inc., or Transcend. In the USB flash drive market. SanDisk is the Company's trademark, and is registered in the U.S. and other countries.



Dividend & Buy Back

Dividend Yield % 0.79
SNDK's Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
81% of the 1849 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. SNDK: 0.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
SNDK' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 0
Current: 0.79
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.29
SNDK's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked higher than
64% of the 1210 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. SNDK: 0.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
SNDK' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 0
Current: 0.29
Forward Dividend Yield % 1.58
SNDK's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
62% of the 1738 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 2.22 vs. SNDK: 1.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 0.79
SNDK's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
80% of the 2276 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 2.23 vs. SNDK: 0.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
SNDK' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 0
Current: 0.79

Valuation & Return


More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $5,598
EPS (TTM) $ 2.05
Short Percentage of Float6.68%
52-Week Range $44.28 - 78.83
Shares Outstanding (Mil)202.94

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 5,533 5,795 6,443
EPS ($) 3.26 3.60 4.03
EPS without NRI ($) 3.26 3.60 4.03
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
Dividends per Share ($) 0.60 0.60
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