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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 : 6/10

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industry
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Cash-to-Debt No Debt
RBCN's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
95% of the 848 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.76 vs. RBCN: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
RBCN' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.21  Med: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Equity-to-Asset 0.95
RBCN's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
98% of the 844 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.63 vs. RBCN: 0.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
RBCN' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.63  Med: 0.95 Max: 0.98
Current: 0.95
-3.63
0.98
Piotroski F-Score: 5
Altman Z-Score: -7.22
Beneish M-Score: -9.36
WACC vs ROIC
9.29%
-130.35%
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 : 2/10

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Operating Margin % -403.88
RBCN's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
98% of the 849 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 5.48 vs. RBCN: -403.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
RBCN' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -403.88  Med: -35.87 Max: 40.86
Current: -403.88
-403.88
40.86
Net Margin % -410.60
RBCN's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
98% of the 849 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.98 vs. RBCN: -410.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
RBCN' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -410.6  Med: -28.5 Max: 37.63
Current: -410.6
-410.6
37.63
ROE % -94.70
RBCN's ROE % is ranked lower than
96% of the 828 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 4.85 vs. RBCN: -94.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
RBCN' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -487.12  Med: -11.89 Max: 20.11
Current: -94.7
-487.12
20.11
ROA % -89.26
RBCN's ROA % is ranked lower than
97% of the 856 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.71 vs. RBCN: -89.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
RBCN' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -89.26  Med: -6.54 Max: 18.91
Current: -89.26
-89.26
18.91
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -132.53
RBCN's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
93% of the 853 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 9.85 vs. RBCN: -132.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
RBCN' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -132.53  Med: -12.83 Max: 37.28
Current: -132.53
-132.53
37.28
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -26.00
RBCN's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
92% of the 734 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. RBCN: -26.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
RBCN' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -77.2  Med: -29.1 Max: 48.7
Current: -26
-77.2
48.7
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 28.90
RBCN's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
80% of the 563 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. RBCN: 28.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
RBCN' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -3.1 Max: 367.6
Current: 28.9
0
367.6
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 21.00
RBCN's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
69% of the 513 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.90 vs. RBCN: 21.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
RBCN' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -85.1  Med: 15.9 Max: 128.4
Current: 21
-85.1
128.4
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Guru Trades

Q3 2016

RBCN Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Jim Simons 706,900 sh (+2.43%)
John Rogers 3,760,729 sh (+0.17%)
Zeke Ashton Sold Out
Chuck Royce 1,103,589 sh (-19.69%)
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Q4 2016

RBCN Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Jim Simons 832,900 sh (+17.82%)
John Rogers 3,251,726 sh (-13.53%)
Chuck Royce 771,090 sh (-30.13%)
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Q1 2017

RBCN Guru Trades in Q1 2017

Jim Simons 896,000 sh (+7.58%)
Chuck Royce 801,705 sh (+3.97%)
John Rogers 2,467,591 sh (-24.11%)
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Q2 2017

RBCN Guru Trades in Q2 2017

Jim Simons 120,240 sh (+34.20%)
Chuck Royce 94,335 sh (+17.67%)
John Rogers 180,297 sh (-26.93%)
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John Rogers 2017-06-30 Reduce -26.93%0.01%$7.2 - $10.1 $ 8.30-3%180,297
John Rogers 2017-05-31 Reduce -26.93%0.01%Premium Member Access $9.91 $ 8.30-16%180,297
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John Rogers 2016-12-31 Reduce -13.53%$4.73 - $6.66 $ 8.3049%325,173
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Business Description

Industry: Semiconductors » Semiconductor Equipment & Materials    NAICS: 334413    SIC: 3674
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Traded in other countries:39YA.Germany,
Headquarter Location:USA
Rubicon Technology Inc is an electronic materials provider that develops, manufactures and sells monocrystalline sapphire and other crystalline products for LEDs, RFICs, blue laser diodes, optoelectronics and other optical applications.

Rubicon Technology Inc was incorporated on February 7, 2001. The Company is a manufacturer of high-quality sapphire substrates and optical windows that are used in monocrystalline sapphire for applications in light-emitting diodes (LEDs), optical systems and specialty electronic devices. For the LED market, it sell two to four-inch material mainly in core form and six and eight-inch material primarily in polished wafer form. The Company fabricates its products from the boules and sells them in four general categories: core, as-cut, as-ground and polished. It currently offer two, three, four, six and eight-inch diameter wafers, in C, R, A, and M planar orientations. A sapphire crystal has multiple orientation planes resulting from its crystalline structure symmetry. Its core product line consists of its sapphire cores drilled from sapphire boules with high-precision. Its as-cut product line consists of sapphire cores sliced using a wire saw machine. Its as-ground product line consists of cut sapphire wafers that undergo a double-sided lapping and edge grinding process. Its polished product line primarily consists of finely polished, ultra-clean, six and eight-inch sapphire wafers. Its polished wafers undergo two polishing phases including both a mechanical and a chemical mechanical planarization phase. Its patterned sapphire substrates (PSS) product line consists of finely polished, ultra-clean, four and six-inch patterned sapphire wafers. The Company also offers optically-polished windows and ground window blanks of sapphire. It provides sapphire and other crystal products in many sizes, shapes and product formats for specialty applications. The Company market and sell its products through its direct sales force to customers in Asia, Australia, North America and Europe. Its customers are semiconductor device manufacturers and wafer polishing companies. It is subject to a variety of foreign, federal, state and local laws and regulations governing the protection of the environment.

Ratios

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PB Ratio 0.56
RBCN's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
96% of the 825 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.88 vs. RBCN: 0.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
RBCN' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.15  Med: 0.98 Max: 6.23
Current: 0.56
0.15
6.23
PS Ratio 1.53
RBCN's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
59% of the 832 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.75 vs. RBCN: 1.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
RBCN' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.21  Med: 2.46 Max: 23.83
Current: 1.53
0.21
23.83
EV-to-EBIT -0.09
RBCN's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 583 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 18.38 vs. RBCN: -0.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
RBCN' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -247.8  Med: -1.5 Max: 346.5
Current: -0.09
-247.8
346.5
EV-to-EBITDA -0.10
RBCN's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 647 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 13.38 vs. RBCN: -0.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
RBCN' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -327.1  Med: 0 Max: 555.2
Current: -0.1
-327.1
555.2
EV-to-Revenue 0.33
RBCN's EV-to-Revenue is ranked higher than
92% of the 836 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.79 vs. RBCN: 0.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
RBCN' s EV-to-Revenue Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.4  Med: 2.1 Max: 20.6
Current: 0.33
-0.4
20.6
Shiller PE Ratio 0.11
RBCN's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked higher than
99% of the 139 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 44.47 vs. RBCN: 0.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
RBCN' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 0.12 Max: 1.59
Current: 0.11
0.1
1.59
Current Ratio 19.73
RBCN's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
98% of the 850 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.39 vs. RBCN: 19.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
RBCN' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.63  Med: 13.66 Max: 31.54
Current: 19.73
0.63
31.54
Quick Ratio 16.93
RBCN's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
97% of the 849 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.84 vs. RBCN: 16.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
RBCN' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.47  Med: 9.47 Max: 26.61
Current: 16.93
0.47
26.61
Days Inventory 138.15
RBCN's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
87% of the 816 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 78.87 vs. RBCN: 138.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
RBCN' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 34.38  Med: 151.66 Max: 316.51
Current: 138.15
34.38
316.51
Days Sales Outstanding 15.01
RBCN's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
93% of the 771 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 61.39 vs. RBCN: 15.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
RBCN' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 15.01  Med: 54.84 Max: 91.53
Current: 15.01
15.01
91.53
Days Payable 5.30
RBCN's Days Payable is ranked lower than
97% of the 751 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 52.14 vs. RBCN: 5.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
RBCN' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.3  Med: 33.31 Max: 93.3
Current: 5.3
5.3
93.3

Buy Back

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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -5.70
RBCN's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
63% of the 573 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: -3.30 vs. RBCN: -5.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
RBCN' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -346.7  Med: -5.1 Max: 0.4
Current: -5.7
-346.7
0.4

Valuation & Return

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Price-to-Net-Cash 1.44
RBCN's Price-to-Net-Cash is ranked higher than
97% of the 279 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 9.49 vs. RBCN: 1.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Cash only.
RBCN' s Price-to-Net-Cash Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.91  Med: 5.72 Max: 11.6
Current: 1.44
0.91
11.6
Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value 0.58
RBCN's Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value is ranked higher than
99% of the 574 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 4.56 vs. RBCN: 0.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value only.
RBCN' s Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.37  Med: 2.23 Max: 8.84
Current: 0.58
0.37
8.84
Price-to-Tangible-Book 0.56
RBCN's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
96% of the 796 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.05 vs. RBCN: 0.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
RBCN' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.19  Med: 1.04 Max: 5.54
Current: 0.56
0.19
5.54
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.63
RBCN's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
91% of the 805 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.16 vs. RBCN: 0.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
RBCN' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.12  Med: 1.03 Max: 8.34
Current: 0.63
0.12
8.34
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -1260.10
RBCN's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
100% of the 852 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.30 vs. RBCN: -1260.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
RBCN' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -29747.7  Med: -2.1 Max: 1534980
Current: -1260.1
-29747.7
1534980

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $14.13
EPS (TTM) $ -22.06
Beta1.16
Short Percentage of Float5.62%
52-Week Range $4.61 - 10.45
Shares Outstanding (Mil)2.72

Analyst Estimate

Dec17
Revenue (Mil $)
EPS ($) -1.02
EPS without NRI ($) -1.02
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($)
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