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Qorvo (QRVO) Earnings Power Value (EPV) : $55.90 (As of Mar24)


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What is Qorvo Earnings Power Value (EPV)?

As of Mar24, Qorvo's earnings power value is $55.90. *

* GuruFocus does not store EPV value into our database if Average Maintenance CAPEX is 0.

Margin of Safety is -75.82

The basic concept of EPV is that one should value a stock based on the current free cash flow of a company and not on future projections which may, or may not, come true. It is arguably a better way to analyze stocks than Discounted Cash Flow analysis that relies on highly speculative growth assumptions many years into the future. Assumption: Current profitability is sustainable.


Qorvo Earnings Power Value (EPV) Historical Data

The historical data trend for Qorvo's Earnings Power Value (EPV) can be seen below:

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

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Qorvo Earnings Power Value (EPV) Chart

Qorvo Annual Data
Trend Mar15 Mar16 Mar17 Mar18 Mar19 Mar20 Mar21 Mar22 Mar23 Mar24
Earnings Power Value (EPV)
Get a 7-Day Free Trial Premium Member Only Premium Member Only -5.49 8.70 26.81 43.95 55.90

Qorvo Quarterly Data
Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22 Jun22 Sep22 Dec22 Mar23 Jun23 Sep23 Dec23 Mar24
Earnings Power Value (EPV) Get a 7-Day Free Trial Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 43.95 43.70 45.10 52.55 55.90

Competitive Comparison of Qorvo's Earnings Power Value (EPV)

For the Semiconductors subindustry, Qorvo's Earnings Power Value (EPV), along with its competitors' market caps and Earnings Power Value (EPV) data, can be viewed below:

* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.


Qorvo's Earnings Power Value (EPV) Distribution in the Semiconductors Industry

For the Semiconductors industry and Technology sector, Qorvo's Earnings Power Value (EPV) distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Qorvo's Earnings Power Value (EPV) falls into.



Qorvo Earnings Power Value (EPV) Calculation

Earnings Power Value also known as just Earnings Power is a valuation technique popularised by Bruce Greenwald, an authority on value investing at Columbia University. It is arguably a better way to analyze stocks than Discounted Cash Flow analysis that relies on highly speculative growth assumptions many years into the future.

The basic concept of EPV is that one should value a stock based on the current free cash flow of a company and not on future projections which may, or may not, come true. This valuation tool excludes the potential growth that a company may have so that needs to be looked at separately. Since future growth is excluded from the analysis, only the maintenance capital expenditures are subtracted from after-tax EBIT (earnings before interest and taxes) and growth capex is ignored.

Qorvo's "Earning Power" Calculation:

Average of Last 20 Quarters Last Quarter
Revenue 3,848
DDA 389
Operating Margin % 14.17
SGA * 25% 90
Tax Rate % -15.29
Maintenance Capex 131
Cash and Cash Equivalents 1,029
Short-Term Debt 439
Long-Term Debt 1,549
Shares Outstanding (Diluted) 97

1. Start with "Earnings" not including accounting adjustments (one-time charges not excluded unless policy has changed). "Earnings" are "Operating Income.

2. Look at average margins over a business/Industry cycle: Average Operating Margin = 14.17%

To normalize margins and eliminate the effects on profitability of valuing the firm at different points in the business cycle, it is usually best to take a long-term average of operating margins. Ideally this would be as long as 10 years and include at least one economic downturn. However, since most of companies do not have as long as 10-year history, here GuruFocus uses the latest 5 years data to do the calculation. To smooth out unusual years but reflect recent developments, we take an average of the 5 year margin.

3. Multiply average margins by sustainable revenues and then adjust for maintenance SGA. This yields "normalized" EBIT:

To be conservative, GuruFocus uses an average of the 5 year revenues as the sustainable revenue.
EPV analysis recognises that part of SG&A expenditure is made to maintain and replace the existing assets, while part is made to grow sales. Since EPV is only interested in what it costs a going concern to maintain its existing asset base, it adds back a percentage of SG&A (between 15% and 50% - this is a matter of judgment and industry knowledge) to make up for the fact that some of this expenditure went to fund growth and shouldn't be accounted for. To start off, we assume 25% for the sake of prudence.
Sustainable Revenue = $3,848 Mil, Average Operating Margin = 14.17%, Average Adjusted SGA = 90,
therefore "Normalized" EBIT = Sustainable Revenue * Average Operating Margin + Average Adjusted SGA = 3,848 * 14.17% +90 = $635.638719713 Mil.

4. Multiply by one minus Average Tax Rate (NOPAT):

Same as average operating margin calculation, GuruFocus takes an average of the 5 years tax rates.
Average Tax Rate = -15.29%, and "Normalized" EBIT = $635.638719713 Mil,
therefore After-tax "Normalized" EBIT = "Normalized" EBIT * ( 1 - Average Tax Rate ) = 635.638719713 * ( 1 - -15.29% ) = $732.83741453791 Mil.

5. Add back Excess Depreciation (after tax at 1/2 average tax rate). This yields "normalized" Earnings:

Excess Depreciation = Average DDA * % of Excess Depreciation (after tax at 1/2 average tax rate) = 389 * 0.5 * -15.29% = $-29.7607913365 Mil.
"Normalized" Earnings = After-tax "Normalized" EBIT + Excess Depreciation = 732.83741453791 + -29.7607913365 = $703.07662320141 Mil.

6. Adjusted for Maintenance Capital Expenditure:

First, calculate the revenue change regarding to the previous year. If the revenue decreased from the previous year, then the Maintenance Capital Expenditure = Capital Expenditure (positive).
Second, if the revenue increased from the previous year, then calculate the percentage of Net PPE as of corresponding Revenue.
Third, calculate Capital Expenditure (positive) - percentage of Net PPE as of corresponding Revenue * revenue increase.
If [Capital Expenditure (positive) - percentage of Net PPE as of corresponding Revenue * revenue increase] was negative, then the Maintenance Capital Expenditure = Capital Expenditure (positive).
If [Capital Expenditure (positive) - percentage of Net PPE as of corresponding Revenue * revenue increase] was positive, then the Maintenance Capital Expenditure = Capital Expenditure (positive) - percentage of Net PPE as of corresponding Revenue * revenue increase.
Fourth, GuruFocus uses an average of the 5 year maintenance capital expenditures as maintenance CAPEX.
Qorvo's Average Maintenance CAPEX = $131 Mil *.
* GuruFocus does not store EPV value into our database if Average Maintenance CAPEX is 0.

7. Investors require a return of "WACC" for the risk they are taking: WACC = 9%

8. Qorvo's current cash and cash equivalent = $1,029 Mil.
Qorvo's current interest bearing debt = Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation + Short-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation = 1,549 + 439 = $1988.012 Mil.
Qorvo's current Shares Outstanding (Diluted Average) = 97 Mil.

Qorvo's Earnings Power Value (EPV) for Mar24 is calculated as:

EPV = ( ( Norm. Earnings-Maint. CAPEX *) / WACC + CashandEquiv - Int. Bearing Debt ) / Shares Outstanding (Diluted Average)
= ( ( 703.07662320141 - 131)/ 9%+1,029-1988.012 )/97
=55.90

Margin of Safety (EPV)=( Earnings Power Value (EPV)-Current Price )/Earnings Power Value (EPV)
=( 55.904554389497-98.29 )/55.904554389497
= -75.82%

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

* GuruFocus does not store EPV value into our database if Average Maintenance CAPEX is 0.


Qorvo  (NAS:QRVO) Earnings Power Value (EPV) Explanation

Assumption: Current profitability is sustainable.

Earnings power value (EPV) uses a very basic equation which assumes no growth, although it does rely on an assumption about the cost of capital as well as the fact that current earnings are sustainable. It also involves several adjustments to clean up the underlying Earnings figures.


Be Aware

Though using today's earnings in calculating Earnings Power Value, GuruFocus is normalizing these earnings to the business cycle. This eliminates the effects on profitability of valuing the firm at different points in the business cycle. This means that we are considering the average earnings over 5 years.


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Qorvo (QRVO) Business Description

Industry
Traded in Other Exchanges
Address
7628 Thorndike Road, Greensboro, NC, USA, 27409-9421
Qorvo represents the combined entity of RF Micro Devices and TriQuint Semiconductor, which merged in January 2015. The company specializes in radio frequency filters, power amplifiers, and front-end modules used in many of the world's most advanced smartphones. Qorvo also has a suite of products sold into a variety of nonsmartphone end markets, such as wireless base stations, cable TV and networking equipment, and infrastructure and military applications.
Executives
Steven E Creviston officer: VP and Pres. Mobile Products
Gina Harrison officer: VP and Corporate Controller 7628 THORNDIKE ROAD, GREENSBORO NC 27409
Philip Chesley officer: Pres. Infra & Defense 7628 THORNDIKE ROAD, GREENSBORO NC 27409
Walden C Rhines director C/O TRIQUINT SEMICONDUCTOR INC, 2300 NE BROOKWOOD PKWY, HILLSBORO OR 97124
Paul J Fego officer: VP, Global Operations 15 SECOR ROAD, PO BOX 5226, BROOKFIELD CT 06804
Frank P. Stewart officer: SVP, Advanced Cellular 7628 THORNDIKE ROAD, GREENSBORO NC 27409
Roderick Nelson director 2300 NE BROOKWOOD PARKWAY, HILLSBORO OR 97124
Robert A Bruggeworth director, officer: President and CEO C/O RF MICRO DEVICES, INC., 7628 THORNDIKE ROAD, GREENSBORO NC 27409
John R Harding director C/O MARIMBA INC, 440 CLYDE AVENUE, MOUNTAINVIEW CA 94043
Grant Brown officer: SVP & Chief Financial Officer 7628 THORNDIKE ROAD, GREENSBORO NC 27409
Jeffery R Gardner director ONE ALLIED DRIVE, LITTLE ROCK AR 72202
James L Klein officer: VP and Pres. Infra. & Defense 2300NE BROOKWOOD PKWY, HILLSBORO OR 97124
Susan Louise Spradley director C/O NORTEL NETWORKS, 8200 DIXIE ROAD STE 100, BRAMPTON ONTARIO A6 L6T 5PT
Walter H Wilkinson director C/O RF MICRO DEVICES, INC., 7628 THORNDIKE ROAD, GREENSBORO NC 27409
Mark J. Murphy officer: Chief Financial Officer DELPHI AUTOMOTIVE PLC, 5725 DELPHI DRIVE, TROY MI 48098