Magma Design Automation, Inc. (NASDAQ:LAVA)

CAPS Rating: No stars

The Company provides electronic design automation software products and related services. Its software enables chip designers produce complex integrated circuits used in the communications, computing, networking and semiconductor industries.

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65 Outperform
15 Underperform
 

All-Star Players

16 Outperform
1 Underperform
 

Wall Street

3 Outperform
1 Underperform
 

Top LAVA Bull/Bear Pitches

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walldrug1316 (< 20)
Submitted April 25, 2007

Throughout the period Magma was battling lawsuits they continued to pump money into R&D and grow their top line. Now that the distraction of litigation is out of the way they can really start to grow the bottom line. I don't think that the pop in… More

edaguru (< 20)
Submitted December 03, 2009

LAVA CFO righted the ship, yet there is a deficit in R&D funding and too broad a product portfolio so they will be out distanced by their peers SNPS and CDNS. Look for increasing pressure on top line, which will force even less R&D investment. The… More

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Member Avatar edaguru (< 20) Submitted: 12/3/2009 12:40:19 PM : Underperform Start Price: $2.37 LAVA Score: -91.44

LAVA CFO righted the ship, yet there is a deficit in R&D funding and too broad a product portfolio so they will be out distanced by their peers SNPS and CDNS. Look for increasing pressure on top line, which will force even less R&D investment. The current price is at a premium due to constant speculation about being a takeover target.

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Member Avatar UltraContrarian (30.15) Submitted: 10/25/2009 6:29:37 PM : Underperform Start Price: $2.33 LAVA Score: -90.32

WHAT?!? How did LAVA get to be 5 stars? Don't negative book, constant losses and declining revenue count for anything these days?

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Member Avatar lukylex (69.91) Submitted: 10/14/2009 10:09:41 AM : Outperform Start Price: $2.52 LAVA Score: +67.19

5 star stock on the rebound

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Score Leader

TrackNeedham

TrackNeedham (93.04) Score: +215.25

The Score Leader is the player with the highest score across all their picks in LAVA.

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Pick
Member Name Member
Rating
Start
Date
Call Time
Frame
Start
Price
Stock
Gain
Index
Gain
Score Commentary
ContractKiller 97.77 10/1/2009 Outperform 5Y $2.07 +254.59% +130.81% +123.78 0 Comment
Megageil82 < 20 10/31/2007 Underperform 1Y $14.97 -50.97% +65.27% +116.24 0 Comment
ToeInsider 28.33 3/11/2008 Underperform NS $9.28 -20.91% +93.83% +114.73 0 Comment
greatwriter 52.07 10/2/2007 Underperform 1Y $14.31 -48.71% +64.76% +113.47 1 Comment
39272x5 93.40 11/9/2009 Outperform 5Y $2.22 +230.63% +125.22% +105.41 0 Comment
vive8vicious < 20 10/26/2009 Outperform 5Y $2.33 +215.02% +124.70% +90.32 0 Comment
TrackMikeSmith 98.89 10/29/2009 Outperform 5Y $2.30 +219.13% +131.13% +88.00 0 Comment
wcword 20.45 10/29/2009 Outperform 3Y $2.32 +216.38% +128.70% +87.68 0 Comment
pagefm83 < 20 3/17/2010 Outperform 5Y $2.61 +181.23% +107.64% +73.58 0 Comment
vikings04 < 20 10/16/2009 Outperform 3Y $2.48 +195.97% +123.47% +72.50 0 Comment

Wall Street

See what the Wall Street professionals think, according to their public statements and filings.

Player Name Player
Rating
Start
Date
Call Time
Frame
Start
Price
Stock
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S&P
Gain
Score End Date Commentary
TrackNeedham 93.04 12/15/2011 Underperform NS $7.17 +2.37% +97.62% +95.25 0 Comment
TrackDADavidson 91.34 4/9/2010 Outperform NS $2.93 +150.17% +104.07% +46.10 0 Comment
TrackNeedham 93.04 12/4/2009 Outperform NS $2.39 +179.92% +19.82% +160.10 3/31/2011 @ $6.69 0 Comment
TrackDeutscheSec 87.93 7/27/2007 Outperform NS $14.90 -50.74% +74.60% -125.34 0 Comment
TrackNeedham 93.04 4/27/2007 Outperform NS $13.63 -44.97% -4.88% -40.10 5/2/2008 @ $7.50 0 Comment
TrackCowenandCo 87.72 4/27/2007 Outperform NS $14.31 -48.71% +72.40% -121.11 0 Comment
TrackBroadpointAmTech < 20 9/12/2006 Outperform NS $7.57 -3.04% +6.34% -9.38 4/17/2012 @ $7.34 0 Comment

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