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Overview NVE Corporation s a leader in the practical commercialization of spintronics, a nanotechnology that relies on electron spin rather than electron charge to acquire, store and transmit information.

The company manufactures high-performance spintronic products including sensors and couplers that are used to acquire and transmit data.

NVE’s award-winning products are smaller, more precise, higher speed, and more rugged than conventional devices.
Historical Highlights
 1989  –  Founded as Nonvolatile Electronics, Inc. in Edina, Minn.
1990  – First government contracts
(from the National Science Foundation and U.S. Navy)
1993  – First patent (“Offset magnetoresistive memory structures”)
1994  – Moved into a portion of current location in Eden Prairie, Minn.
   – First commercial spintronic sensor (NVSB50)
1995  – MRAM Patent License Option Agreement with Motorola
2000  – Formal name changed to NVE Corporation
 – Introduced spintronic couplers
2001  – Distribution agreement with Digi-Key
 – Pioneer MRAM patent (“Spin-dependent tunneling memory”)
2002  – Expanded into entire building at current location
2003  – NASDAQ listed (initial price of $7.85 per share)
2004  – Initial orders from Starkey Laboratories
2006  – St. Jude Medical Supplier Partnering Agreement
2007  – Newark distribution agreement
2008  – IL500 series of spintronic couplers
2009  – Tunneling Magnetoresistive angle sensors
2010  – Controller Area Network couplers
2011  – Long-term agreements with St. Jude Medical and Phonak AG
2013  – Completed major expansion
2014  – Quarter-size couplers
2015  – 6 kilovolt couplers
2016  – Rotation sensors
Major Product Lines  Spintronic sensors
 IsoLoop® Spintronic Couplers
Large Customers  St. Jude Medical, Inc.
 Avago Technologies
 Sonova AG
Financial Highlights
(from our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended 3/31/16)
 $27.7 million total revenue
 $2.53/share net income
 $14.3 million operating cash flow
 76% gross margin; 59% operating margin; 44% net margin
 $92.9 million ($19.21/share) cash plus marketable securities
Awards and Accolades
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 2015 Technology Leadership Award for Spintronic Magnetic Sensors (Frost & Sullivan)
 America’s 100 Best Small Companies four consecutive years (Forbes)
 2009 Top Product of the Year (Medical Product Manufacturing News)
Dividend $1.00/share quarterly dividends in recent quarters
Share
Repurchases
$2.31 million
in fiscal 2016
Rankings
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 #1 Dividend yield in the semiconductors industry (SmarTrend)
 #1 Profit Margin for small-cap semiconductor-specialized NYSE and NASDAQ stocks (Benzinga)
 #3 Return on revenue among largest Minnesota-based publicly-traded companies (The Business Journal)
Stock Symbol
Nasdaq: NVEC
Shares Outstanding 4,835,010 shares outstanding as of April 29, 2016
Stock Indices
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Russell 2000®, NASDAQ Industrial Index, SmallTimes Nanotech Index, NASDAQ U.S. Benchmark Electronic Equipment Index, Star Tribune 100 Index
Employees 47 as of March 31, 2016
Patents
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 More than 50 issued U.S. patents
 Over 100 patents worldwide either issued, pending,
or licensed from others
Facility Eden Prairie, Minnesota
Approximately 21,000 square feet of laboratories, offices, and production
Headquarters 11409 Valley View Road
Eden Prairie, MN 55344
(952) 829-9217
 
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