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:
  • Industry: Semiconductor Equipment & Materials
  • Sub-Industry: Semiconductor Equipment
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:ACLS
  • CUSIP: 05454010
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $672.62 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 30,095,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $20.00
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $16.35
  • 52 Week Range: $9.68 - $22.85
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 37.56
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 13.71
  • P/E Growth: 0.97
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $286.35 million
  • Price / Sales: 2.35
  • Book Value: $7.21 per share
  • Price / Book: 3.10
  • EBIDTA: $29.36 million
  • Net Margins: 4.12%
  • Return on Equity: 5.65%
  • Return on Assets: 3.73%
  • Current Ratio: 5.85%
  • Quick Ratio: 2.90%
  • Average Volume: 293,334 shs.
  • Beta: 1.32
  • Short Ratio: 5.64

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) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, May, 4th. The company reported $0.29 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.21 by $0.08. The firm earned $86.90 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $80.15 million. Axcelis Technologies had a net margin of 4.12% and a return on equity of 5.65%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 28.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $0.02 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 Monday, July, 31st 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Axcelis Technologies.

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

Axcelis Technologies issued an update on its second quarter earnings guidance on Thursday, May, 4th. The company provided EPS guidance of $0.30-0.35 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $0.27. The company issued revenue guidance of $100 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $85.00 million.

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

4 brokerages have issued 12-month price targets for Axcelis Technologies' shares. Their predictions range from $16.00 to $30.00. On average, they expect Axcelis Technologies' share price to reach $23.25 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. 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)
  • 2. 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. " (5/3/2017)

Who are some of Axcelis Technologies' key competitors?

Who are Axcelis Technologies' key executives?

Axcelis Technologies' management team includes the folowing people:

  • Patrick H. Nettles Ph.D., Chairman of the Board
  • 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
  • William J. Bintz, Executive Vice President - Product Development, Engineering and Marketing
  • Douglas A. Lawson, Executive Vice President - Corporate Marketing and Strategy
  • John E. Aldeborgh, Executive Vice President - Customer Operations
  • Doug Moran, Vice President - Supply Chain
  • Richard J. Faubert, Director
  • Arthur L. George Jr., Director

Who owns Axcelis Technologies stock?

Axcelis Technologies' stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Primecap Management Co. CA (0.00%), Donald Smith & CO. Inc. (0.00%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.00%), Vanguard Group Inc. (0.00%), Tenzing Global Management LLC (3.07%) and Hood River Capital Management LLC (0.00%). Company insiders that own Axcelis Technologies stock include Arthur L George Jr, Barbara J Lundberg, Douglas A Lawson, John E Aldeborgh, John T Kurtzweil, Kevin J Brewer, Lynnette C Fallon, Mary G Puma and William J Bintz. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Axcelis Technologies.

Who sold Axcelis Technologies stock? Who is selling Axcelis Technologies stock?

Axcelis Technologies' stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Northpointe Capital LLC, Ameriprise Financial Inc., Kennedy Capital Management Inc., Kalmar Investments Inc. DE, Royce & Associates LP, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Tenzing Global Management LLC and Alambic Investment Management L.P.. Company insiders that have sold Axcelis Technologies stock in the last year include Barbara J Lundberg, Douglas A Lawson, John E Aldeborgh, John T Kurtzweil, Kevin J Brewer, Lynnette C Fallon, Mary G Puma and William J Bintz. View Insider Buying and Selling for Axcelis Technologies.

Who bought Axcelis Technologies stock? Who is buying Axcelis Technologies stock?

Axcelis Technologies' stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Hood River Capital Management LLC, Donald Smith & CO. Inc., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, EAM Investors LLC, Primecap Management Co. CA, Peregrine Capital Management LLC, Vanguard Group Inc. and Russell Investments Group Ltd.. Company insiders that have bought Axcelis Technologies stock in the last two years include Arthur L George Jr, Douglas A Lawson, John E Aldeborgh, John T Kurtzweil, Kevin J Brewer, Lynnette C Fallon, Mary G Puma and William J Bintz. View Insider Buying and Selling for Axcelis Technologies.

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 $22.35.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Axcelis Technologies (NASDAQ ACLS)
Community Ranking:  4.1 out of 5 (   )
Outperform Votes:  234 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  54 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  288
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) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Hold Rating, 3 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.75)
Consensus Price Target: $23.25 (4.03% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Axcelis Technologies (NASDAQ:ACLS)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
5/15/2017Stifel NicolausLower Price TargetHold$19.00 -> $16.00N/AView Rating Details
5/10/2017B. RileyReiterated RatingBuy$30.00LowView Rating Details
5/5/2017Needham & Company LLCReiterated RatingBuy$20.00 -> $23.00MediumView Rating Details
5/5/2017Benchmark Co.Reiterated RatingBuy -> Buy$21.00 -> $24.00HighView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/30/2015 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
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: 5.13%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 71.74%
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
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, Inc. :ACLS-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : May 29, 2017 - May 29 at 3:31 PM logoInsider Selling: Axcelis Technologies Inc (ACLS) CFO Sells 93,750 Shares of Stock - May 26 at 7:20 PM logoAxcelis Announces Multiple Follow On Orders For Purion Products From Several Chip Makers In AP Region - PR Newswire (press release) - May 22 at 3:20 PM logoAxcelis Announces Multiple Follow On Orders For Purion Products From Several Chip Makers In AP Region - May 22 at 3:20 PM logoAxcelis Technologies Inc (ACLS) EVP Sells $256,638.06 in Stock - May 18 at 7:47 PM logoAxcelis Technologies Inc (ACLS) Director Sells $19,485.00 in Stock - May 17 at 8:35 PM logoAxcelis Technologies Inc (ACLS) VP Sells $663,125.00 in Stock - May 15 at 7:31 PM logoAxcelis Technologies Inc (ACLS) Insider Sells $3,946,875.00 in Stock - May 11 at 10:14 PM logoWilliam J. Bintz Sells 86,242 Shares of Axcelis Technologies Inc (ACLS) Stock - May 11 at 10:14 PM logoJohn E. Aldeborgh Sells 50,000 Shares of Axcelis Technologies Inc (ACLS) Stock - May 11 at 10:14 PM logoHealthcare Veteran John Fletcher Joins MRI Interventions’ Board of Directors - May 11 at 3:30 PM logo Analysts Expect Axcelis Technologies Inc (ACLS) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $100.1 Million - May 11 at 11:50 AM logoAxcelis Is Due For A Breather - Seeking Alpha - May 10 at 8:29 PM logoAxcelis Technologies Inc (ACLS) Earns "Buy" Rating from B. Riley - May 10 at 7:03 PM logoWhy Axcelis Technologies (ACLS) Could Be Positioned for a Surge - Nasdaq - May 10 at 3:27 PM logoWhy Axcelis Technologies (ACLS) Could Be Positioned for a Surge - May 10 at 9:35 AM logoAxcelis Technologies Gets A Composite Rating Upgrade - May 9 at 3:19 PM logoGenpact (G) Posts In-Line Q1 Earnings, Revenues Rise Y/Y - May 9 at 3:19 PM logoAxcelis Announces Participation In Upcoming Investor Conferences - May 9 at 9:27 AM logo$0.31 EPS Expected for Axcelis Technologies Inc (ACLS) This Quarter - May 9 at 8:24 AM logoAxcelis Technologies' (ACLS) CEO Mary Puma on Q1 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - Seeking Alpha - May 8 at 3:18 PM logoAxcelis Technologies (ACLS) Looks Good: Stock Rises 9.3% - May 8 at 11:26 AM logoAxcelis Technologies Inc (ACLS) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" by Analysts - May 8 at 10:26 AM logoAxcelis Technologies Inc to Post Q2 2017 Earnings of $0.32 Per Share, B. Riley Forecasts (ACLS) - May 8 at 8:30 AM logoAxcelis Technologies Inc (ACLS) Receives Buy Rating from B. Riley - May 6 at 5:08 PM logoEdited Transcript of ACLS earnings conference call or presentation 4-May-17 9:00pm GMT - May 6 at 3:41 PM logoAxcelis Technologies Inc (ACLS) Earns "Buy" Rating from Benchmark Co. - May 6 at 2:04 PM logoNeedham & Company LLC Reiterates Buy Rating for Axcelis Technologies Inc (ACLS) - May 6 at 11:08 AM logoAxcelis Technologies Inc (ACLS) Issues Q2 Earnings Guidance - May 6 at 12:40 AM logoAxcelis Technologies' (ACLS) "Hold" Rating Reaffirmed at Stifel Nicolaus - May 5 at 5:01 PM logoAxcelis Technologies Inc (ACLS) Posts Quarterly Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.08 EPS - May 5 at 3:58 PM logoWhy Shares of Axcelis Technologies Popped Today - May 5 at 3:19 PM logoAxcelis Announces Financial Results For First Quarter 2017 - May 5 at 1:20 AM logoAxcelis Technologies Inc (ACLS) Updates Q2 Earnings Guidance - May 4 at 10:22 PM logoAxcelis tops Street 1Q forecasts - May 4 at 5:53 PM logoAxcelis Technologies (ACLS) Given Daily Media Impact Score of 0.24 - May 4 at 3:48 PM logoInvestor Network: Axcelis Technologies, Inc. to Host Earnings Call - May 4 at 3:19 PM logoAxcelis Technologies Inc (ACLS) Upgraded to "Strong-Buy" by Zacks Investment Research - May 3 at 8:48 PM logoAxcelis Technologies Inc (ACLS) Scheduled to Post Earnings on Thursday - May 2 at 10:24 AM logoAxcelis Technologies (ACLS) Earns Daily Coverage Optimism Rating of 0.31 - April 28 at 8:58 AM logoAxcelis Technologies (ACLS) Given Daily Media Impact Score of 0.37 - April 25 at 2:10 PM logoTimes are Good for Chip Equipment Makers, but Some Risks Could Appear - April 21 at 8:19 PM logo$80.03 Million in Sales Expected for Axcelis Technologies Inc (ACLS) This Quarter - April 20 at 1:49 PM logoSomewhat Critical Press Coverage Very Likely to Affect Axcelis Technologies (ACLS) Share Price - April 19 at 8:42 AM logoAxcelis Technologies Inc (ACLS) Expected to Post Earnings of $0.22 Per Share - April 18 at 1:25 PM logoFavorable News Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact Axcelis Technologies (ACLS) Stock Price - April 14 at 1:50 PM logoAxcelis Announces Multiple Purion Orders From Several Leading Chip Makers In Asia Pacific - April 13 at 3:31 PM logoAxcelis Announces Timing And Availability Of First Quarter 2017 Results And Conference Call - April 11 at 8:27 AM logoAxcelis Technologies Inc (ACLS) Given "Buy" Rating at Benchmark Co. - April 10 at 8:46 AM logoAxcelis Technologies (ACLS) Files $75M Mixed Securities Shelf - - April 9 at 5:51 AM



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