NASDAQ:ASYS - Amtech Systems Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$5.24 +0.19 (+3.76 %)
(As of 12/12/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$5.05
Today's Range$5.02 - $5.30
52-Week Range$4.25 - $11.52
Volume85,387 shs
Average Volume194,481 shs
Market Capitalization$76.74 million
P/E Ratio9.19
Dividend YieldN/A
Amtech Systems, Inc. manufactures and sells capital equipment and related consumables for use in fabricating solar cells, LED, and semiconductor devices in the United States, Asia, Europe, and internationally. It operates through Solar, Semiconductor, and Polishing segments. The Solar segment supplies thermal processing systems, including diffusion, plasma-enhanced chemical vapor deposition, and atomic layer deposition systems; and automation equipment comprising mass wafer transfer systems, sorters, long-boat transfer systems, load station elevators, buffers, and conveyers, as well as related parts and services. The Semiconductor segment designs, manufactures, sells, and services thermal processing equipment, including solder reflow equipment and related controls for use by various semiconductor manufacturers, as well as in electronics assembly for automotive and other industries. Its products include horizontal and vertical diffusion furnaces used to produce semiconductors, silicon wafers, and microelectromechanical systems, as well as lapping equipment, polishing templates and wafer insert carriers, mass wafer transfer systems, loaders, and sorters. The Polishing segment provides silicon wafers for semiconductor products; sapphire substrates for LED lighting and mobile devices; silicon carbide wafers for LED and power device applications; various glass and silica components for 3D image transmission; quartz and ceramic components for telecommunications devices; and medical device components and computer hard disks under the PR Hoffman brand name. The company sells its products through sales personnel, as well as a network of independent sales representatives and distributors. The company was formerly known as Quartz Engineering & Materials, Inc. and changed its name to Amtech Systems, Inc. in 1987. Amtech Systems, Inc. was founded in 1981 and is based in Tempe, Arizona.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Special industry machinery, not elsewhere classified
SectorComputer and Technology
Current SymbolNASDAQ:ASYS
Previous Symbol


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.08
Current Ratio2.93
Quick Ratio2.42


Trailing P/E Ratio9.19
Forward P/E Ratio-17.47
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$176.43 million
Price / Sales0.42
Cash Flow$0.8265 per share
Price / Cash Flow6.34
Book Value$6.29 per share
Price / Book0.83


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.57
Net Income$5.30 million
Net Margins3.01%
Return on Equity8.33%
Return on Assets5.07%


Outstanding Shares14,220,000
Market Cap$76.74 million

Amtech Systems (NASDAQ:ASYS) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Amtech Systems' stock symbol?

Amtech Systems trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "ASYS."

How were Amtech Systems' earnings last quarter?

Amtech Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASYS) announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November, 29th. The semiconductor company reported ($0.61) EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of ($0.17) by $0.44. The semiconductor company had revenue of $28.83 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $27.17 million. Amtech Systems had a net margin of 3.01% and a return on equity of 8.33%. The business's revenue for the quarter was down 47.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $0.53 EPS. View Amtech Systems' Earnings History.

When is Amtech Systems' next earnings date?

Amtech Systems is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 14th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Amtech Systems.

What guidance has Amtech Systems issued on next quarter's earnings?

Amtech Systems issued an update on its first quarter 2019 earnings guidance on Thursday, November, 29th. The company provided EPS guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $27-29 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $32 million.

What price target have analysts set for ASYS?

3 brokers have issued 1 year price objectives for Amtech Systems' shares. Their predictions range from $5.00 to $16.00. On average, they expect Amtech Systems' share price to reach $10.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 90.8% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Amtech Systems.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Amtech Systems?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Amtech Systems in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Amtech Systems.

Has Amtech Systems been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about ASYS stock has been trending extremely positive this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. InfoTrie rates the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Amtech Systems earned a news impact score of 5.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the semiconductor company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days.

Who are some of Amtech Systems' key competitors?

Who are Amtech Systems' key executives?

Amtech Systems' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Jong S. Whang, Exec. Chairman (Age 72)
  • Mr. Fokko Pentinga, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 63)
  • Mr. Robert T. Hass, Exec. VP of Fin., CFO, Treasurer & Sec. (Age 67)
  • Ms. Lisa Gibbs, VP & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 44)
  • Dr. Jan-Marc Luchies, Chief Technology Officer

Who are Amtech Systems' major shareholders?

Amtech Systems' stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (8.34%), Royce & Associates LP (7.63%), Pacific Ridge Capital Partners LLC (3.98%), Vanguard Group Inc. (3.67%), Ancora Advisors LLC (1.88%) and Janney Montgomery Scott LLC (1.20%). Company insiders that own Amtech Systems stock include Fokko Pentinga, Jong S Whang, Michael Garnreiter, Michael Whang, Paul J Van Der Wansem, Robert F King and Robert T Hass. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Amtech Systems.

Which institutional investors are selling Amtech Systems stock?

ASYS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Alambic Investment Management L.P., Bridgeway Capital Management Inc., Acadian Asset Management LLC, Pacific Ridge Capital Partners LLC, Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd., JPMorgan Chase & Co. and Vanguard Group Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Amtech Systems company stock in the last year include Fokko Pentinga, Michael Garnreiter, Michael Whang, Robert F King and Robert T Hass. View Insider Buying and Selling for Amtech Systems.

Which institutional investors are buying Amtech Systems stock?

ASYS stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Ancora Advisors LLC, Janney Montgomery Scott LLC and Royce & Associates LP. View Insider Buying and Selling for Amtech Systems.

How do I buy shares of Amtech Systems?

Shares of ASYS can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Amtech Systems' stock price today?

One share of ASYS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $5.24.

How big of a company is Amtech Systems?

Amtech Systems has a market capitalization of $76.74 million and generates $176.43 million in revenue each year. The semiconductor company earns $5.30 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.57 on an earnings per share basis. Amtech Systems employs 455 workers across the globe.

What is Amtech Systems' official website?

The official website for Amtech Systems is

How can I contact Amtech Systems?

Amtech Systems' mailing address is 131 SOUTH CLARK DRIVE, TEMPE AZ, 85281. The semiconductor company can be reached via phone at 480-967-5146 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Amtech Systems (NASDAQ ASYS)

Community Ranking:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  222 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  263 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  485
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Amtech Systems and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe ASYS will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe ASYS will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/12/2018 by Staff

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