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Semtech (NAS:SMTC) Financial Strength

: 3 (As of Oct. 2023)
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Semtech has the Financial Strength Rank of 3. It displays poor financial strength and is likely in financial distress. Usually this is caused by too much debt for the company.

Warning Sign:

Semtech Corp displays poor financial strength. Usually, this is caused by too much debt for the company.

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). The higher, the better.
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better.
3. Altman Z-Score.

Semtech did not have earnings to cover the interest expense. Semtech's debt to revenue ratio for the quarter that ended in Oct. 2023 was 1.71. As of today, Semtech's Altman Z-Score is 0.75.


Competitive Comparison

For the Semiconductors subindustry, Semtech's Financial Strength, along with its competitors' market caps and Financial Strength 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.


Semtech Financial Strength Distribution

For the Semiconductors industry and Technology sector, Semtech's Financial Strength distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Semtech's Financial Strength falls into.



Semtech Financial Strength Calculation

GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company's financial situation is. It is based on these factors

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest Coverage (current year). The higher, the better.

Note: If both Interest Expense and Interest Income are empty, while Net Interest Income is negative, then use Net Interest Income as Interest Expense.

Interest Coverage is a ratio that determines how easily a company can pay interest expenses on outstanding debt. It is calculated by dividing a company's Operating Income (EBIT) by its Interest Expense:

Semtech's Interest Expense for the months ended in Oct. 2023 was $-25.6 Mil. Its Operating Income for the months ended in Oct. 2023 was $-6.5 Mil. And its Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation for the quarter that ended in Oct. 2023 was $1,373.6 Mil.

Semtech's Interest Coverage for the quarter that ended in Oct. 2023 is

Semtech did not have earnings to cover the interest expense.

The higher the ratio, the stronger the company's financial strength is.

2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better.

Semtech's Debt to Revenue Ratio for the quarter that ended in Oct. 2023 is

Debt to Revenue Ratio=Total Debt (Q: Oct. 2023 ) / Revenue
=(Short-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation + Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation) / Revenue
=(0 + 1373.618) / 803.596
=1.71

3. Altman Z-Score.

Z-Score model is an accurate forecaster of failure up to two years prior to distress. It can be considered the assessment of the distress of industrial corporations.

The zones of discrimination were as such:

When Z-Score is less than 1.81, it is in Distress Zones.
When Z-Score is greater than 2.99, it is in Safe Zones.
When Z-Score is between 1.81 and 2.99, it is in Grey Zones.

Semtech has a Z-score of 0.75, indicating it is in Distress Zones. This implies bankrupcy possibility in the next two years.

Warning Sign:

Altman Z-score of 0.75 is in distress zone. This implies bankruptcy possibility in the next two years.

* 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.


Semtech  (NAS:SMTC) Financial Strength Explanation

The maximum rank is 10. Companies with rank 7 or higher will be unlikely to fall into distressed situations. Companies with rank of 3 or less are likely in financial distress.

Semtech has the Financial Strength Rank of 3. It displays poor financial strength and is likely in financial distress. Usually this is caused by too much debt for the company.


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Semtech (NAS:SMTC) Business Description

Traded in Other Exchanges
Address
200 Flynn Road, Camarillo, CA, USA, 93012-8790
Semtech Corp is engaged in designing, developing, manufacturing and marketing analog and mixed-signal semiconductors, algorithms and wireless semiconductors, connectivity modules, gateways, routers and connected services for IoT. The company operates in four reportable segments' 1) Signal Integrity, 2) Advanced Protection and Sensing, 3) IoT System and 4) IoT Connected Services. The majority of the company's revenue is earned through Advanced Protection and Sensing Products segment. Geographically majority of the company's revenue is earned from Asia Pacific region.
Executives
Sylvia Summers director 200 FLYNN ROAD, CAMARILLO CA 93012
Mark Lin officer: EVP and CFO 200 FLYNN ROAD, CAMARILLO CA 93012
Michael W Rodensky officer: VP 200 FLYNN ROAD, CAMARILLO CA 93012
Walsh Paul V Jr director 200 FLYNN ROAD, CAMARILLO CA 93012
Hong Q Hou director, Board of Directors
Paul H Pickle director, officer: President and CEO 200 FLYNN ROAD, CAMARILLO CA 93012
Gregory Michael Fischer director 200 FLYNN ROAD, CAMARILLO CA 93012
William Ross Gray officer: VP 200 FLYNN ROAD, CAMARILLO CA 93012
Thomas John Mueller officer: EVP 200 FLYNN ROAD, CAMARILLO CA 93012
Asaf Silberstein officer: Vice President 200 FLYNN ROAD, CAMARILLO CA 93012-8079
Julie Anne Mcgee officer: SVP and CMO 200 FLYNN ROAD, CAMARILLO CA 93012
John Michael Wilson officer: Vice President SEMTECH CORPORATION, 200 FLYNN ROAD, CAMARILLO CA 93012-8790
Christopher H Chang officer: SVP 200 FLYNN ROAD, CAMARILLO CA 93012-8790
Mohan Maheswaran director, officer: President and CEO 200 FLYNN ROAD, CAMARILLO CA 93012
Emeka Chukwu officer: VP - Chief Financial Officer 200 FLYNN ROAD, CAMARILLO CA 93012-8790