NASDAQ:ACLS

Axcelis Technologies Competitors

$42.07
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$42.06
Now: $42.07
$43.78
50-Day Range
$34.71
MA: $41.23
$49.32
52-Week Range
$20.40
Now: $42.07
$50.21
Volume268,665 shs
Average Volume445,902 shs
Market Capitalization$1.42 billion
P/E Ratio31.63
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.42

Competitors

Axcelis Technologies (NASDAQ:ACLS) Vs. AMAT, LRCX, KLAC, ENTG, MKSI, and BRKS

Should you be buying ACLS stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the sub-industry of "semiconductor equipment" are considered alternatives and competitors to Axcelis Technologies, including Applied Materials (AMAT), Lam Research (LRCX), KLA (KLAC), Entegris (ENTG), MKS Instruments (MKSI), and Brooks Automation (BRKS).

Axcelis Technologies (NASDAQ:ACLS) and Applied Materials (NASDAQ:AMAT) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, earnings, dividends, profitability, analyst recommendations, valuation and risk.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current recommendations for Axcelis Technologies and Applied Materials, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Axcelis Technologies00603.00
Applied Materials041902.83

Axcelis Technologies presently has a consensus target price of $42.50, suggesting a potential upside of 1.02%. Applied Materials has a consensus target price of $144.44, suggesting a potential upside of 9.63%. Given Applied Materials' higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Applied Materials is more favorable than Axcelis Technologies.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Axcelis Technologies and Applied Materials' gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Axcelis Technologies$342.96 million4.14$17.03 million$0.5084.14
Applied Materials$17.20 billion7.03$3.62 billion$4.1731.59

Applied Materials has higher revenue and earnings than Axcelis Technologies. Applied Materials is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Axcelis Technologies, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Volatility & Risk

Axcelis Technologies has a beta of 1.42, suggesting that its share price is 42% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Applied Materials has a beta of 1.48, suggesting that its share price is 48% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

83.4% of Axcelis Technologies shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 78.8% of Applied Materials shares are owned by institutional investors. 2.9% of Axcelis Technologies shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 0.4% of Applied Materials shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares Axcelis Technologies and Applied Materials' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Axcelis Technologies9.79%10.28%7.86%
Applied Materials21.04%40.65%18.07%

Summary

Applied Materials beats Axcelis Technologies on 11 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Axcelis Technologies (NASDAQ:ACLS) and Lam Research (NASDAQ:LRCX) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, earnings, profitability, dividends, risk, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for Axcelis Technologies and Lam Research, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Axcelis Technologies00603.00
Lam Research042002.83

Axcelis Technologies currently has a consensus target price of $42.50, suggesting a potential upside of 1.02%. Lam Research has a consensus target price of $610.50, suggesting a potential downside of 0.66%. Given Axcelis Technologies' stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Axcelis Technologies is more favorable than Lam Research.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Axcelis Technologies and Lam Research's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Axcelis Technologies$342.96 million4.14$17.03 million$0.5084.14
Lam Research$10.04 billion8.74$2.25 billion$15.9538.53

Lam Research has higher revenue and earnings than Axcelis Technologies. Lam Research is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Axcelis Technologies, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Risk and Volatility

Axcelis Technologies has a beta of 1.42, suggesting that its stock price is 42% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Lam Research has a beta of 1.33, suggesting that its stock price is 33% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

83.4% of Axcelis Technologies shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 84.0% of Lam Research shares are owned by institutional investors. 2.9% of Axcelis Technologies shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 0.3% of Lam Research shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares Axcelis Technologies and Lam Research's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Axcelis Technologies9.79%10.28%7.86%
Lam Research23.60%55.82%20.06%

Summary

Lam Research beats Axcelis Technologies on 10 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Axcelis Technologies (NASDAQ:ACLS) and KLA (NASDAQ:KLAC) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, earnings, profitability, dividends, risk, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Axcelis Technologies and KLA's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Axcelis Technologies$342.96 million4.14$17.03 million$0.5084.14
KLA$5.81 billion8.63$1.22 billion$10.3531.41

KLA has higher revenue and earnings than Axcelis Technologies. KLA is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Axcelis Technologies, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

83.4% of Axcelis Technologies shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 88.7% of KLA shares are owned by institutional investors. 2.9% of Axcelis Technologies shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 0.2% of KLA shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for Axcelis Technologies and KLA, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Axcelis Technologies00603.00
KLA08902.53

Axcelis Technologies currently has a consensus target price of $42.50, suggesting a potential upside of 1.02%. KLA has a consensus target price of $292.1250, suggesting a potential downside of 10.14%. Given Axcelis Technologies' stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Axcelis Technologies is more favorable than KLA.

Profitability

This table compares Axcelis Technologies and KLA's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Axcelis Technologies9.79%10.28%7.86%
KLA21.76%65.49%18.66%

Risk and Volatility

Axcelis Technologies has a beta of 1.42, suggesting that its stock price is 42% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, KLA has a beta of 1.26, suggesting that its stock price is 26% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

KLA beats Axcelis Technologies on 10 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Entegris (NASDAQ:ENTG) and Axcelis Technologies (NASDAQ:ACLS) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, profitability, dividends, risk, institutional ownership, earnings and analyst recommendations.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Entegris and Axcelis Technologies' revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Entegris$1.59 billion9.35$254.86 million$1.9356.99
Axcelis Technologies$342.96 million4.14$17.03 million$0.5084.14

Entegris has higher revenue and earnings than Axcelis Technologies. Entegris is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Axcelis Technologies, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

98.4% of Entegris shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 83.4% of Axcelis Technologies shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.7% of Entegris shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 2.9% of Axcelis Technologies shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings and target prices for Entegris and Axcelis Technologies, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Entegris03502.63
Axcelis Technologies00603.00

Entegris currently has a consensus price target of $106.20, suggesting a potential downside of 3.45%. Axcelis Technologies has a consensus price target of $42.50, suggesting a potential upside of 1.02%. Given Axcelis Technologies' stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Axcelis Technologies is more favorable than Entegris.

Risk & Volatility

Entegris has a beta of 1.33, meaning that its share price is 33% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Axcelis Technologies has a beta of 1.42, meaning that its share price is 42% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Entegris and Axcelis Technologies' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Entegris15.03%26.54%12.06%
Axcelis Technologies9.79%10.28%7.86%

Summary

Entegris beats Axcelis Technologies on 9 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

MKS Instruments (NASDAQ:MKSI) and Axcelis Technologies (NASDAQ:ACLS) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, dividends, valuation, risk, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations and earnings.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for MKS Instruments and Axcelis Technologies, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
MKS Instruments02802.80
Axcelis Technologies00603.00

MKS Instruments presently has a consensus price target of $180.00, suggesting a potential upside of 0.08%. Axcelis Technologies has a consensus price target of $42.50, suggesting a potential upside of 1.02%. Given Axcelis Technologies' stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Axcelis Technologies is more favorable than MKS Instruments.

Profitability

This table compares MKS Instruments and Axcelis Technologies' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
MKS Instruments12.78%16.49%9.74%
Axcelis Technologies9.79%10.28%7.86%

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares MKS Instruments and Axcelis Technologies' revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
MKS Instruments$1.90 billion5.23$140.39 million$4.5239.79
Axcelis Technologies$342.96 million4.14$17.03 million$0.5084.14

MKS Instruments has higher revenue and earnings than Axcelis Technologies. MKS Instruments is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Axcelis Technologies, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Volatility & Risk

MKS Instruments has a beta of 1.6, meaning that its share price is 60% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Axcelis Technologies has a beta of 1.42, meaning that its share price is 42% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

94.0% of MKS Instruments shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 83.4% of Axcelis Technologies shares are held by institutional investors. 1.1% of MKS Instruments shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 2.9% of Axcelis Technologies shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

MKS Instruments beats Axcelis Technologies on 11 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Axcelis Technologies (NASDAQ:ACLS) and Brooks Automation (NASDAQ:BRKS) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, risk, dividends, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, profitability and earnings.

Risk and Volatility

Axcelis Technologies has a beta of 1.42, meaning that its stock price is 42% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Brooks Automation has a beta of 1.97, meaning that its stock price is 97% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

83.4% of Axcelis Technologies shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 95.3% of Brooks Automation shares are held by institutional investors. 2.9% of Axcelis Technologies shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 1.6% of Brooks Automation shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Axcelis Technologies and Brooks Automation's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Axcelis Technologies$342.96 million4.14$17.03 million$0.5084.14
Brooks Automation$897.27 million8.20$64.85 million$1.2678.65

Brooks Automation has higher revenue and earnings than Axcelis Technologies. Brooks Automation is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Axcelis Technologies, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for Axcelis Technologies and Brooks Automation, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Axcelis Technologies00603.00
Brooks Automation02502.71

Axcelis Technologies presently has a consensus target price of $42.50, suggesting a potential upside of 1.02%. Brooks Automation has a consensus target price of $81.8750, suggesting a potential downside of 17.38%. Given Axcelis Technologies' stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Axcelis Technologies is more favorable than Brooks Automation.

Profitability

This table compares Axcelis Technologies and Brooks Automation's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Axcelis Technologies9.79%10.28%7.86%
Brooks Automation7.23%7.95%6.13%


Axcelis Technologies Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
Applied Materials logo
AMAT
Applied Materials
2.1$131.75-2.5%$120.90 billion$17.20 billion33.61Analyst Downgrade
Lam Research logo
LRCX
Lam Research
2.2$614.54-4.3%$87.82 billion$10.04 billion34.86Earnings Announcement
Analyst Report
News Coverage
KLA logo
KLAC
KLA
2.2$325.08-2.1%$50.09 billion$5.81 billion39.55Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Upgrade
Entegris logo
ENTG
Entegris
1.8$109.99-2.9%$14.88 billion$1.59 billion56.41Upcoming Earnings
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MKS Instruments logo
MKSI
MKS Instruments
2.1$179.85-2.9%$9.93 billion$1.90 billion35.90Upcoming Earnings
Brooks Automation logo
BRKS
Brooks Automation
1.9$99.10-1.7%$7.36 billion$897.27 million112.61
Amkor Technology logo
AMKR
Amkor Technology
1.9$23.08-3.9%$5.63 billion$4.05 billion18.03Upcoming Earnings
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CMC Materials logo
CCMP
CMC Materials
1.6$184.02-1.9%$5.37 billion$1.12 billion38.10Analyst Upgrade
Advanced Energy Industries logo
AEIS
Advanced Energy Industries
1.8$112.87-2.0%$4.33 billion$788.95 million41.80Analyst Report
FormFactor logo
FORM
FormFactor
1.8$47.58-1.9%$3.70 billion$589.46 million48.06Upcoming Earnings
Onto Innovation logo
ONTO
Onto Innovation
1.5$68.03-2.3%$3.33 billion$305.90 million-358.05Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Report
Xperi logo
XPER
Xperi
1.8$20.95-1.0%$2.20 billion$280.07 million-36.12
Ultra Clean logo
UCTT
Ultra Clean
1.7$52.18-1.3%$2.12 billion$1.07 billion48.32Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
Cohu logo
COHU
Cohu
1.9$43.04-2.8%$2.07 billion$583.33 million-38.77Upcoming Earnings
Veeco Instruments logo
VECO
Veeco Instruments
1.4$21.46-1.8%$1.07 billion$419.35 million-24.95
Photronics logo
PLAB
Photronics
1.7$12.15-1.2%$770.13 million$609.69 million22.92
PDF Solutions logo
PDFS
PDF Solutions
1.6$17.66-2.6%$655.98 million$85.58 million-70.64Analyst Upgrade
AXT logo
AXTI
AXT
1.7$10.57-0.1%$445.91 million$83.26 million-352.22Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Downgrade
Rubicon Technology logo
RBCN
Rubicon Technology
0.5$10.51-0.0%$25.46 million$3.53 million-43.79
This page was last updated on 4/23/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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