Axcelis Technologies Company Profile (NASDAQ:ACLS)

About Axcelis Technologies (NASDAQ:ACLS)

Axcelis Technologies logoAxcelis Technologies, Inc. designs, manufactures and services ion implantation and other processing equipment used in the fabrication of semiconductor chips. The Company also provides aftermarket lifecycle products and services, including used tools, spare parts, equipment upgrades, maintenance services and customer training. The Company offers a complete line of high energy, high current and medium current implanters for all application requirements. The Company's Purion XE high energy system combines its radio frequency (RF) Linac high energy, spot beam technology with the Purion platform. The Company also offers the Purion M medium current system. The Company's Purion M systems also offer differentiation for specialty applications, such as hot silicon carbide. The Company's Purion H high current system is extendable into ultra-low energy applications to satisfy future process requirements, including leakage current performance.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Computer and Technology
  • Industry: Semiconductor Equipment & Testing
  • Sub-Industry: Semiconductor Equipment
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:ACLS
  • CUSIP: 05454010
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $957.01 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 31,223,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $24.74
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $22.09
  • 52 Week Range: $11.05 - $31.40
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 33.42
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 18.65
  • P/E Growth: 1.20
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $324.69 million
  • Price / Sales: 3.00
  • Book Value: $7.65 per share
  • Price / Book: 4.07
  • EBITDA: $37.37 million
  • Net Margins: 9.10%
  • Return on Equity: 12.52%
  • Return on Assets: 8.41%
  • Current Ratio: 4.65%
  • Quick Ratio: 2.68%
  • Average Volume: 406,111 shs.
  • Beta: 1.14
  • Short Ratio: 2.55

Frequently Asked Questions for Axcelis Technologies (NASDAQ:ACLS)

What is Axcelis Technologies' stock symbol?

Axcelis Technologies trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "ACLS."

How were Axcelis Technologies' earnings last quarter?

Axcelis Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:ACLS) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August, 3rd. The company reported $0.33 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.34 by $0.01. The firm earned $102.80 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $100.07 million. Axcelis Technologies had a net margin of 9.10% and a return on equity of 12.52%. Axcelis Technologies's revenue for the quarter was up 59.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $0.10 EPS. View Axcelis Technologies' Earnings History.

When will Axcelis Technologies make its next earnings announcement?

Axcelis Technologies is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, October, 31st 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Axcelis Technologies.

What guidance has Axcelis Technologies issued on next quarter's earnings?

Axcelis Technologies updated its third quarter earnings guidance on Thursday, August, 3rd. The company provided EPS guidance of $0.27-$0.31 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $0.28. The company issued revenue guidance of $95.0 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $93.05 million.

Where is Axcelis Technologies' stock going? Where will Axcelis Technologies' stock price be in 2017?

4 brokerages have issued 1 year target prices for Axcelis Technologies' stock. Their predictions range from $16.00 to $30.00. On average, they expect Axcelis Technologies' stock price to reach $25.60 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Axcelis Technologies.

What are analysts saying about Axcelis Technologies stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Axcelis Technologies stock:

  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Axcelis Technologies is a leading producer of ion implantation equipment used in the fabrication of semiconductors. The company also produces dry strip, photostabilization and rapid thermal processing equipment, which is used in semiconductor manufacturing primarily before and after the ion implantation process. In addition, the company provides extensive aftermarket service and support, including spare parts, equipment upgrades, maintenance services and customer training. " (9/22/2017)
  • 2. Benchmark Co. analysts commented, "We forecast earnings will increase from $1.27 per diluted share this year to $1.59 per diluted share in 2018." (5/5/2017)

Who are some of Axcelis Technologies' key competitors?

Who are Axcelis Technologies' key executives?

Axcelis Technologies' management team includes the folowing people:

  • Mary G. Puma, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • Kevin J. Brewer, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President
  • Lynnette C. Fallon, Executive Vice President - Human Resources/Legal, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary
  • Douglas A. Lawson, Executive Vice President - Corporate Marketing and Strategy
  • John E. Aldeborgh, Executive Vice President - Customer Operations
  • William J. Bintz, Executive Vice President - Product Development
  • Russell J. Low Ph.D., Executive Vice President - Engineering
  • Patrick H. Nettles Ph.D., Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board
  • Richard J. Faubert, Independent Director
  • R. John Fletcher, Independent Director

How do I buy Axcelis Technologies stock?

Shares of Axcelis Technologies can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Axcelis Technologies' stock price today?

One share of Axcelis Technologies stock can currently be purchased for approximately $31.15.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Axcelis Technologies (NASDAQ ACLS)
Community Ranking:  3.6 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  287 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  109 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  396
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Axcelis Technologies and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Axcelis Technologies (NASDAQ:ACLS) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Hold Rating, 3 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.75)
Consensus Price Target: $25.60 (17.82% downside)
Consensus Price Target History for Axcelis Technologies (NASDAQ:ACLS)
Price Target History for Axcelis Technologies (NASDAQ:ACLS)
Analysts' Ratings History for Axcelis Technologies (NASDAQ:ACLS)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
9/8/2017Benchmark Co.Reiterated RatingBuy -> Buy$24.00 -> $28.00LowView Rating Details
8/9/2017B. RileyReiterated RatingBuy$30.00LowView Rating Details
6/16/2017WedbushBoost Price Target$23.00 -> $27.00LowView Rating Details
6/16/2017Needham & Company LLCReiterated RatingBuy -> Buy$23.00 -> $27.00HighView Rating Details
5/15/2017Stifel NicolausLower Price TargetHold$19.00 -> $16.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/17/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Axcelis Technologies (NASDAQ:ACLS)
Earnings by Quarter for Axcelis Technologies (NASDAQ:ACLS)
Earnings History by Quarter for Axcelis Technologies (NASDAQ ACLS)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/31/2017$0.28N/AView Earnings Details
8/3/2017Q2 2017$0.34$0.33$100.07 million$102.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/4/2017Q1 2017$0.21$0.29$80.15 million$86.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/1/2017Q416$0.10$0.13$68.82 million$69.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/2/2016Q316$0.04$0.07$67.74 million$67.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/2/2016Q216$0.04$0.10$66.04 million$64.45 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/2/2016Q116$0.01$0.02$65.95 million$67.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/2/2016Q415$0.01$0.01$62.58 million$70.46 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/4/2015Q315$0.04$0.05$78.12 million$79.32 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/4/2015Q215$0.03$0.05$71.20 million$78.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/5/2015Q115$0.02$66.40 million$73.28 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/5/2014Q314($0.04)($0.03)$40.53 million$38.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/4/2014Q2($0.06)($0.06)$40.75 million$41.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/4/2014Q413$0.01$0.01$61.21 million$58.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/6/2013Q313($0.03)($0.04)$52.67 million$48.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/1/2013Q2 2013($0.06)($0.04)$46.03 million$47.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/2/2013Q1 2013($0.07)($0.08)$43.56 million$40.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/4/2013Q4 2012($0.07)($0.14)$40.07 million$44.62 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/1/2012Q312($0.08)($0.08)$45.18 million$44.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/3/2012($0.08)($0.06)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/2/2012($0.04)($0.01)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/25/2011$0.01ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/4/2011$0.02$0.04ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/27/2011$0.03$0.02ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Axcelis Technologies (NASDAQ:ACLS)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.13
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.81
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20171$0.21$0.21$0.21
Q2 20171$0.32$0.32$0.32
Q3 20171$0.30$0.30$0.30
Q4 20171$0.30$0.30$0.30
Q1 20181$0.35$0.35$0.35
Q2 20181$0.49$0.49$0.49
Q3 20181$0.50$0.50$0.50
Q4 20181$0.47$0.47$0.47
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Dividend History for Axcelis Technologies (NASDAQ:ACLS)
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Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Axcelis Technologies (NASDAQ:ACLS)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 5.66%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 75.34%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Axcelis Technologies (NASDAQ:ACLS)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Axcelis Technologies (NASDAQ:ACLS)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Axcelis Technologies (NASDAQ:ACLS)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
9/12/2017Kevin J. BrewerCFOSell62,348$22.46$1,400,336.08View SEC Filing  
9/12/2017William J. BintzEVPSell12,500$22.57$282,125.00View SEC Filing  
8/22/2017Kevin J. BrewerCFOSell17,339$20.75$359,784.25View SEC Filing  
8/15/2017Douglas A. LawsonEVPSell14,454$21.12$305,268.48View SEC Filing  
6/7/2017Joseph P. KeithleyDirectorSell20,000$24.58$491,600.00View SEC Filing  
6/6/2017Lynnette C. FallonVPSell31,250$24.49$765,312.50View SEC Filing  
6/6/2017William J. BintzEVPSell75,000$23.39$1,754,250.00View SEC Filing  
5/31/2017Joseph P. KeithleyDirectorSell20,000$21.64$432,800.00View SEC Filing  
5/26/2017Kevin J. BrewerCFOSell93,750$21.94$2,056,875.00View SEC Filing  
5/18/2017Douglas A. LawsonEVPSell12,117$21.18$256,638.06View SEC Filing  
5/16/2017John T. KurtzweilDirectorSell900$21.65$19,485.00View SEC Filing  
5/15/2017Lynnette C FallonVPSell31,250$21.22$663,125.00View SEC Filing  
5/11/2017Mary G. PumaInsiderSell187,500$21.05$3,946,875.00View SEC Filing  
5/10/2017William J. BintzEVPSell86,242$21.05$1,815,394.10View SEC Filing  
5/9/2017John E. AldeborghEVPSell50,000$21.04$1,052,000.00View SEC Filing  
2/16/2017William J BintzEVPSell20,250$16.01$324,202.50View SEC Filing  
2/7/2017Kevin J. BrewerCFOSell49,874$16.49$822,422.26View SEC Filing  
2/7/2017Lynnette C. FallonVPSell37,500$16.45$616,875.00View SEC Filing  
12/12/2016Barbara J LundbergDirectorSell7,000$13.66$95,620.00View SEC Filing  
8/9/2016William J. BintzEVPSell25,750$11.98$308,485.00View SEC Filing  
8/8/2016William J. BintzEVPSell5,751$11.98$68,896.98View SEC Filing  
8/5/2016Arthur L George JrDirectorBuy5,000$11.24$56,200.00View SEC Filing  
5/9/2016Douglas A LawsonEVPBuy5,000$2.50$12,500.00View SEC Filing  
5/6/2016Kevin J BrewerCFOBuy5,000$2.45$12,250.00View SEC Filing  
11/16/2015Lynnette C FallonVPBuy5,000$2.39$11,950.00View SEC Filing  
11/10/2015William J BintzEVPBuy5,000$2.35$11,750.00View SEC Filing  
11/9/2015John E. AldeborghEVPBuy19,166$2.37$45,423.42View SEC Filing  
11/9/2015Mary G. PumaCEOBuy40,000$2.36$94,400.00View SEC Filing  
8/17/2015John T KurtzweilDirectorBuy10,000$3.24$32,400.00View SEC Filing  
5/14/2015Lynnette C FallonVPSell125,000$3.14$392,500.00View SEC Filing  
2/19/2015Kevin J BrewerCFOSell71,007$2.79$198,109.53View SEC Filing  
2/18/2015Douglas A LawsonEVPSell80,250$2.74$219,885.00View SEC Filing  
11/19/2014Douglas A LawsonEVPSell55,000$2.16$118,800.00View SEC Filing  
11/10/2014Lynnette C FallonVPSell15,000$2.09$31,350.00View SEC Filing  
5/29/2014Arthur L George JrDirectorBuy15,000$1.86$27,900.00View SEC Filing  
5/28/2014Arthur L George JrDirectorBuy5,000$1.81$9,050.00View SEC Filing  
5/22/2014R John FletcherDirectorBuy5,000$1.73$8,650.00View SEC Filing  
5/19/2014Stephen R HardisDirectorBuy30,000$1.60$48,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/9/2014Douglas A LawsonEVPBuy10,000$1.59$15,900.00View SEC Filing  
12/17/2013Mary G PumaCEOSell12,550$2.16$27,108.00View SEC Filing  
12/17/2013William J BintzEVPSell3,240$2.17$7,030.80View SEC Filing  
11/11/2013Lynnette C FallonVPSell17,079$2.31$39,452.49View SEC Filing  
9/17/2013Mary G PumaCEOSell12,488$2.24$27,973.12View SEC Filing  
9/17/2013William J BintzEVPSell3,136$2.25$7,056.00View SEC Filing  
8/13/2013H Brian ThompsonDirectorBuy20,000$1.95$39,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/12/2013Stephen R HardisDirectorBuy24,148$1.85$44,673.80View SEC Filing  
8/8/2013William C JenningsDirectorBuy10,000$1.86$18,600.00View SEC Filing  
6/18/2013Mary G PumaCEOSell12,251$1.74$21,316.74View SEC Filing  
6/18/2013William J BintzEVPSell3,065$1.76$5,394.40View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Axcelis Technologies (NASDAQ:ACLS)
Latest Headlines for Axcelis Technologies (NASDAQ:ACLS)
DateHeadline logoAxcelis Technologies (ACLS) Looks Good: Stock Adds 6.2% in Session - Nasdaq - October 14 at 1:27 AM logoAxcelis Technologies (ACLS) Looks Good: Stock Adds 6.2% in Session - October 13 at 3:22 PM logoAxcelis Technologies Inc. (ACLS) Has Risen To A New High After S&P Change - October 12 at 8:47 PM logoNMI Holdings (NMIH) and Axcelis Technologies (ACLS) Set to Join S&P SmallCap 600 - - October 11 at 8:51 PM logoNMI Holdings and Axcelis Technologies Set to Join S&P SmallCap 600 - October 11 at 8:51 PM logoETFs with exposure to Axcelis Technologies, Inc. : October 10, 2017 - October 10 at 3:44 PM logoMACOM Technology Solutions Holdings (MTSI) versus Axcelis Technologies (ACLS) Financial Review - October 8 at 10:34 PM logoAxcelis Technologies, Inc. (ACLS) Expected to Post Quarterly Sales of $95.03 Million - October 8 at 1:48 AM logoAxcelis Technologies, Inc. (ACLS) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts - October 7 at 2:40 PM logoAxcelis Technologies, Inc. (ACLS) Expected to Announce Earnings of $0.28 Per Share - October 6 at 8:30 PM logoWhy Axcelis Technologies, Inc. Stock Popped 30.9% in September - Motley Fool - October 6 at 3:47 PM logoWhy Axcelis Technologies, Inc. Stock Popped 30.9% in September - October 6 at 1:41 PM logoFinancial Contrast: Axcelis Technologies (ACLS) vs. The Competition - October 6 at 10:16 AM logoAnalyzing Axcelis Technologies (ACLS) and Its Peers - October 2 at 4:08 AM logoAxcelis Technologies (ACLS) Says it Received Multiple 'Purion XE' Orders From Leading Chip Makers In China And AP ... - - September 28 at 1:44 AM logoCommit To Buy Axcelis Technologies At $20, Earn 11.9% Annualized Using Options - September 23 at 9:33 AM logoFinancial Review: Axcelis Technologies (ACLS) & Cohu (COHU) - September 22 at 9:02 AM logo$95.05 Million in Sales Expected for Axcelis Technologies, Inc. (ACLS) This Quarter - September 20 at 3:26 PM logoInfosys (INFY) to Transform CMA CGM's Information Systems - September 19 at 3:28 PM logoInfosys (INFY) to Transform CMA CGM's Information Systems - September 19 at 3:28 PM logoWhy Fujifilm (FUJIY) is a Must-Add Stock to Your Portfolio? - September 18 at 3:44 PM logoWilliam J. Bintz Sells 12,500 Shares of Axcelis Technologies, Inc. (ACLS) Stock - September 13 at 8:28 PM logoAxcelis Technologies, Inc. (ACLS) CFO Sells $1,400,336.08 in Stock - September 13 at 7:16 PM logoPitney Bowes (PBI) Extends Strategic Partnership with HP - Nasdaq - September 12 at 8:34 PM logoAxcelis Technologies, Inc. (ACLS) Given Consensus Rating of "Buy" by Brokerages - September 12 at 2:52 PM logoAxcelis Technologies (ACLS) & its Peers Head-To-Head Analysis - September 10 at 10:22 PM logoAxcelis Technologies, Inc. (ACLS) PT Raised to $28.00 at Benchmark Co. - September 8 at 10:44 AM logoAxcelis Announces Multiple Orders For 'Purion H' Including Successful Closure Of An Evaluation - PR Newswire (press release) - September 7 at 8:22 PM logoPitney Bowes to Boost e-Commerce Business With Newgistics Buy - September 7 at 3:21 PM logoAxcelis Announces Multiple Orders For 'Purion H' Including Successful Closure Of An Evaluation - September 7 at 3:21 PM logoAxcelis Technologies, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : ACLS-US : September 5, 2017 - September 5 at 3:41 PM logoArnold Schneider's Largest Sells of the 2nd Quarter - - Nasdaq - August 30 at 3:25 PM logo Analysts Expect Axcelis Technologies, Inc. (ACLS) Will Announce Earnings of $0.29 Per Share - August 30 at 2:12 PM logoAxcelis Technologies, Inc. (ACLS) CFO Sells $359,784.25 in Stock - August 24 at 7:34 PM logoIs Axcelis Technologies (ACLS) Stock a Solid Choice Right Now? - August 24 at 3:24 PM logoETFs with exposure to Axcelis Technologies, Inc. : August 21, 2017 - August 22 at 8:58 PM logoUltra Clean Holdings (UCTT) & Axcelis Technologies (ACLS) Financial Comparison - August 21 at 6:16 PM logoAxcelis Technologies, Inc. (ACLS) Receives Average Recommendation of "Buy" from Analysts - August 18 at 2:42 PM logoAxcelis Technologies, Inc. (ACLS) EVP Douglas A. Lawson Sells 14,454 Shares - August 15 at 7:40 PM logoWall Street Posts Best Day of Summer: Top 5 Winners - Nasdaq - August 15 at 3:46 PM logoAxcelis Technologies, Inc. :ACLS-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : August 9, 2017 - August 9 at 3:44 PM logoAxcelis Technologies' (ACLS) CEO Mary Puma on Q2 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - Seeking Alpha - August 6 at 1:22 AM logoEdited Transcript of ACLS earnings conference call or presentation 3-Aug-17 9:00pm GMT - August 4 at 8:29 PM logoAxcelis Technologies' (ACLS) Buy Rating Reaffirmed at B. Riley - August 4 at 10:08 AM logoAxcelis Technologies Earnings Advance 374% In Q2 - Nasdaq - August 4 at 1:56 AM logoAxcelis Announces Financial Results For Second Quarter 2017 - PR Newswire (press release) - August 4 at 1:56 AM logoAxcelis Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:ACLS) Announces Earnings Results - August 4 at 12:04 AM logoAxcelis Announces Financial Results For Second Quarter 2017 - August 3 at 8:55 PM logoAxcelis misses 2Q profit forecasts - August 3 at 8:55 PM logoAxcelis Technologies, Inc. (ACLS) Updates Q3 Earnings Guidance - August 3 at 8:08 PM



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