Axcelis Technologies (ACLS) Competitors

$113.23
-0.34 (-0.30%)
(As of 05/17/2024 ET)

ACLS vs. VECO, ACMR, SANM, IRDM, DXC, ATHM, QTWO, DOCN, BL, and NCNO

Should you be buying Axcelis Technologies stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Axcelis Technologies include Veeco Instruments (VECO), ACM Research (ACMR), Sanmina (SANM), Iridium Communications (IRDM), DXC Technology (DXC), Autohome (ATHM), Q2 (QTWO), DigitalOcean (DOCN), BlackLine (BL), and nCino (NCNO). These companies are all part of the "computer and technology" sector.

Axcelis Technologies vs.

Axcelis Technologies (NASDAQ:ACLS) and Veeco Instruments (NASDAQ:VECO) are both mid-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, media sentiment, earnings, institutional ownership, dividends, community ranking, analyst recommendations, valuation and risk.

Axcelis Technologies currently has a consensus price target of $169.00, indicating a potential upside of 49.25%. Veeco Instruments has a consensus price target of $40.71, indicating a potential upside of 1.79%. Given Axcelis Technologies' stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities analysts clearly believe Axcelis Technologies is more favorable than Veeco Instruments.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Axcelis Technologies
0 Sell rating(s)
2 Hold rating(s)
5 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.71
Veeco Instruments
0 Sell rating(s)
2 Hold rating(s)
4 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.67

Axcelis Technologies has higher revenue and earnings than Veeco Instruments. Veeco 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.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Axcelis Technologies$1.13B3.26$246.26M$7.5714.96
Veeco Instruments$666.43M3.40-$30.37M-$0.45-88.89

In the previous week, Veeco Instruments had 8 more articles in the media than Axcelis Technologies. MarketBeat recorded 14 mentions for Veeco Instruments and 6 mentions for Axcelis Technologies. Veeco Instruments' average media sentiment score of 0.58 beat Axcelis Technologies' score of 0.51 indicating that Veeco Instruments is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Axcelis Technologies
4 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
Veeco Instruments
4 Very Positive mention(s)
5 Positive mention(s)
3 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

90.0% of Axcelis Technologies shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 98.5% of Veeco Instruments shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.4% of Axcelis Technologies shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 2.4% of Veeco Instruments shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Axcelis Technologies received 88 more outperform votes than Veeco Instruments when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 71.65% of users gave Axcelis Technologies an outperform vote while only 54.73% of users gave Veeco Instruments an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Axcelis TechnologiesOutperform Votes
551
71.65%
Underperform Votes
218
28.35%
Veeco InstrumentsOutperform Votes
463
54.73%
Underperform Votes
383
45.27%

Axcelis Technologies has a beta of 1.64, meaning that its stock price is 64% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Veeco Instruments has a beta of 1.18, meaning that its stock price is 18% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Axcelis Technologies has a net margin of 22.16% compared to Veeco Instruments' net margin of -2.51%. Axcelis Technologies' return on equity of 30.22% beat Veeco Instruments' return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Axcelis Technologies22.16% 30.22% 20.37%
Veeco Instruments -2.51%11.97%6.34%

Summary

Axcelis Technologies beats Veeco Instruments on 13 of the 18 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding ACLS and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NASDAQ and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment > -1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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ACLS vs. The Competition

MetricAxcelis TechnologiesSpecial industry machinery IndustryComputer SectorNASDAQ Exchange
Market Cap$3.68B$24.19B$20.72B$7.94B
Dividend YieldN/A1.33%2.69%3.91%
P/E Ratio14.9622.08268.2118.78
Price / Sales3.263.19551.09111.67
Price / Cash14.9620.4029.2232.08
Price / Book4.084.256.654.68
Net Income$246.26M$628.70M$633.98M$217.01M
7 Day Performance-0.49%0.17%2.04%2.90%
1 Month Performance15.25%4.47%5.55%6.58%
1 Year Performance-21.65%13.08%24.66%10.15%

Axcelis Technologies Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
VECO
Veeco Instruments
1.6095 of 5 stars
$38.93
+3.2%
$39.00
+0.2%
+80.8%$2.20B$687.42M-86.511,215Analyst Forecast
Insider Selling
ACMR
ACM Research
4.5734 of 5 stars
$23.16
+0.6%
$31.88
+37.7%
+139.0%$1.32B$557.72M17.551,590Short Interest ↓
SANM
Sanmina
3.9747 of 5 stars
$65.71
+1.2%
$62.33
-5.1%
+31.7%$3.64B$8.94B15.5334,000Insider Selling
IRDM
Iridium Communications
4.6849 of 5 stars
$30.28
0.0%
$44.75
+47.8%
-47.9%$3.68B$790.72M144.19760Positive News
DXC
DXC Technology
4.3842 of 5 stars
$19.79
+1.3%
$23.20
+17.2%
-30.5%$3.62B$13.87B-10.36130,000Earnings Report
Analyst Forecast
News Coverage
Gap Down
ATHM
Autohome
2.8373 of 5 stars
$29.37
-1.9%
$46.00
+56.6%
-9.0%$3.69B$7.26B13.925,511Positive News
QTWO
Q2
0.5841 of 5 stars
$61.45
-0.1%
$55.33
-10.0%
+132.7%$3.69B$624.62M-45.522,315
DOCN
DigitalOcean
1.5494 of 5 stars
$39.39
+4.6%
$37.78
-4.1%
+10.6%$3.59B$692.88M74.321,156High Trading Volume
BL
BlackLine
3.279 of 5 stars
$57.84
-0.1%
$64.10
+10.8%
+8.2%$3.58B$608.47M251.481,750
NCNO
nCino
4.2514 of 5 stars
$31.12
+1.5%
$35.91
+15.4%
+30.7%$3.55B$476.54M-81.891,653

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This page (NASDAQ:ACLS) was last updated on 5/18/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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