Amtech Systems Company Profile (NASDAQ:ASYS)

About Amtech Systems (NASDAQ:ASYS)

Amtech Systems logoAmtech Systems, Inc. is engaged in the manufacture of capital equipment, including thermal processing, silicon wafer handling automation and related consumables used in fabricating solar cells, Light Emitting Diode (LED) and semiconductor devices. The Company operates through three business segments: solar, semiconductor and polishing. The solar segment supplies thermal processing systems, including diffusion; plasma-enhanced chemical vapor deposition (PECVD); atomic layer deposition (ALD), and related automation, parts and services to the solar/photovoltaic industry. The semiconductor segment supplies thermal processing equipment, including solder reflow equipment and related controls for use by the semiconductor manufacturers and in electronics assembly for automotive and other industries. The polishing supplies segment produces consumables and machinery for lapping (fine abrading) and polishing of materials, such as sapphire substrates and optical components.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Computer and Technology
  • Industry: Industrial Machinery
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:ASYS
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $203.39 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 13,337,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $11.68
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $8.93
  • 52 Week Range: $3.99 - $15.45
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 131.47
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 28.24
  • P/E Growth: 2.84
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $152.25 million
  • Price / Sales: 1.34
  • Book Value: $5.31 per share
  • Price / Book: 2.87
  • EBITDA: $4.9 million
  • Net Margins: 1.00%
  • Return on Equity: 2.34%
  • Return on Assets: 1.18%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.14%
  • Current Ratio: 1.79%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.42%
  • Average Volume: 174,600 shs.
  • Beta: 2.11
  • Short Ratio: 0.99

Frequently Asked Questions for Amtech Systems (NASDAQ:ASYS)

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) posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August, 9th. The company reported $0.25 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of ($0.05) by $0.30. The firm earned $47.76 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $40.40 million. Amtech Systems had a return on equity of 2.34% and a net margin of 1.00%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 43.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company posted ($0.09) EPS. View Amtech Systems' Earnings History.

Where is Amtech Systems' stock going? Where will Amtech Systems' stock price be in 2017?

3 equities research analysts have issued 12-month target prices for Amtech Systems' stock. Their forecasts range from $12.00 to $13.50. On average, they anticipate Amtech Systems' share price to reach $12.50 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Amtech Systems.

What are analysts saying about Amtech Systems stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Amtech Systems stock:

  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "AMTECH SYSTEMS, INC. is engaged in the manufacture of several items of capital equipment, one of which is patented, used by customers in the manufacture of semiconductors. Co. has recently obtained a U.S. patent on technology on which it expects to base a proposed new photo chemical vapor deposition (CVD) product for use in semiconductor manufacturing facilities. The Company has engaged the University of California, Santa Cruz, to conduct a study to determine the feasibility of such a product. " (10/17/2017)
  • 2. Benchmark Co. analysts commented, "We have raised our target price from $10 to $12 which corresponds to a forward multiple of 16 after adjustment for net cash/share. Raising Target Price Rating: Buy Current Price $9.64 Price Target $12.00 52-Wk Range $3.99 – $9.68 Market Cap $127 Shares Outstanding 13.1 Average Volume (30 day) 73,692 Float 10.8 Net Cash/Share $2.20 Sector Weight Market Weight Mark Miller 925-648-2692 [email protected]/* */ FY Sep Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Total P/E EPS 2016A ($0.31)A ($0.11)A ($0.09)A ($0.02)A ($0.53)A 2017E ($0.00)A ($0.11)A $0.25A $0.17E $0.31E 31.1 2018E $0.26E $0.17E $0.12E $0.05E $0.60E 16.1 Revenue (m) 2016A $22.1A $22.5A $33.3A $42.4A $120.3A 2017E $29.1A $32.9A $47.8A $47.5E $157.3E 2018E $53.0E $47.5E $44.0E $39.0E $183.5E Amtech Systems (ASYS) August 10, 2017 Page 2 Analysis and Investment Recommendation Amtech’s reported net GAAP income of $0.25 per diluted share was 31 cents upside to investor expectations, while sales of $47.8 million exceeded investor expectations by $7.4 million. Strength was noted among all three segments: solar, semi, and polishing. June quarter gross margins of 32.5% were up 700 bps sequentially and 360 bps Y/Y." (8/10/2017)

Who are some of Amtech Systems' key competitors?

Who are Amtech Systems' key executives?

Amtech Systems' management team includes the folowing people:

  • Jong S. Whang, Executive Chairman of the Board
  • Fokko Pentinga, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • Robert T. Hass, Chief Financial Officer, Vice President, Treasurer, Secretary, Director
  • Jan-Marc Luchies, Chief Technology Officer
  • Robert M. Averick, Director
  • Paul J. van der Wansem, Director
  • Michael Garnreiter CPA, Independent Director
  • Egbert Jan Geert Goudena, Independent Director
  • Robert F. King, Independent Director

Who owns Amtech Systems stock?

Amtech Systems' stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include SCHREYER LESLIE J (16.60%). Company insiders that own Amtech Systems stock include Piton Capital Partners Llc and Robert F King. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Amtech Systems.

How do I buy Amtech Systems stock?

Shares of Amtech Systems 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 Amtech Systems' stock price today?

One share of Amtech Systems stock can currently be purchased for approximately $15.25.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Amtech Systems (NASDAQ ASYS)
Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  103 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  148 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  251
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Amtech Systems 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 Amtech Systems (NASDAQ:ASYS) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 3.00)
Consensus Price Target: $12.50 (18.03% downside)
Consensus Price Target History for Amtech Systems (NASDAQ:ASYS)
Price Target History for Amtech Systems (NASDAQ:ASYS)
Analysts' Ratings History for Amtech Systems (NASDAQ:ASYS)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
8/10/2017Cowen and CompanyReiterated RatingOutperform$10.50 -> $13.50LowView Rating Details
8/10/2017Benchmark Co.Reiterated RatingBuy$12.00HighView Rating Details
8/4/2017Roth CapitalInitiated CoverageBuy -> Buy$12.00HighView Rating Details
2/8/2016Noble FinancialReiterated RatingHoldN/AView Rating Details
2/5/2016Stifel NicolausBoost Price TargetBuy$9.00 -> $10.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/17/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Amtech Systems (NASDAQ:ASYS)
Earnings by Quarter for Amtech Systems (NASDAQ:ASYS)
Earnings History by Quarter for Amtech Systems (NASDAQ ASYS)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
8/9/2017Q3 2017($0.05)$0.25$40.40 million$47.76 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/10/2017Q2 2017($0.12)($0.11)$27.95 million$32.94 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/9/2017Q1 2017($0.25)$0.00$26.01 million$29.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/17/2016Q416($0.08)($0.02)$36.35 million$42.41 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/4/2016Q316($0.27)($0.09)$31.26 million$33.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/5/2016Q216($0.44)($0.11)$21.16 million$22.48 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/4/2016Q116($0.33)($0.31)$23.36 million$22.07 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/19/2015Q415($0.33)$0.10$27.14 million$28.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/6/2015Q315($0.25)($0.12)$34.07 million$40.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/7/2015Q215($0.37)($0.19)$25.40 million$24.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/5/2015Q115($0.27)($0.53)$14.40 million$12.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/20/2014Q414($0.24)($0.33)$16.10 million$19.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/7/2014Q314($0.29)($0.53)$14.15 million$9.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/7/2014Q214($0.17)($0.39)$11.80 million$12.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/6/2014Q114($0.18)($0.08)$9.90 million$14.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/21/2013Q4($0.39)($0.27)ViewListenView Earnings Details
8/8/2013Q3 2013($0.34)($1.27)$8.59 million$6.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/9/2013Q2 2013($0.33)($0.22)$9.77 million$8.11 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/7/2013Q1 2013($0.34)($0.44)$10.33 million$9.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
12/4/2012-1.42($1.49)$10.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/9/2012($0.52)($0.31)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/10/2012($0.23)($0.54)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/9/2012($0.24)($0.09)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/15/2011$0.29$0.31ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/9/2011$0.70$0.74ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/10/2011$0.51$0.77ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/8/2011$0.37$0.52ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Amtech Systems (NASDAQ:ASYS)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.23 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.54 EPS


Dividend History for Amtech Systems (NASDAQ:ASYS)
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Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Amtech Systems (NASDAQ:ASYS)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 34.60%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 49.99%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Amtech Systems (NASDAQ:ASYS)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Amtech Systems (NASDAQ:ASYS)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Amtech Systems (NASDAQ:ASYS)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
6/8/2017Robert F KingDirectorSell4,700$8.68$40,796.00View SEC Filing  
11/2/2015Piton Capital Partners LlcMajor ShareholderBuy100,000$5.15$515,000.00View SEC Filing  
10/20/2015Piton Capital Partners LlcMajor ShareholderBuy55,000$5.22$287,100.00View SEC Filing  
10/19/2015Piton Capital Partners LlcMajor ShareholderBuy5,000$5.27$26,350.00View SEC Filing  
10/16/2015Piton Capital Partners LlcMajor ShareholderBuy27,000$5.12$138,240.00View SEC Filing  
10/12/2015Piton Capital Partners LlcMajor ShareholderBuy305,000$4.92$1,500,600.00View SEC Filing  
9/15/2015Robert F KingDirectorBuy2,000$4.87$9,740.00View SEC Filing  
8/24/2015Piton Capital Partners LlcMajor ShareholderBuy15,000$5.11$76,650.00View SEC Filing  
6/24/2015Piton Capital Partners LlcMajor ShareholderBuy25,000$10.25$256,250.00View SEC Filing  
6/17/2015Piton Capital Partners LlcMajor ShareholderBuy50,000$10.67$533,500.00View SEC Filing  
5/22/2015Fokko PentingaCEOSell27,947$11.73$327,818.31View SEC Filing  
5/12/2015M3c Holdings LlcMajor ShareholderBuy25,000$10.78$269,500.00View SEC Filing  
4/17/2015Leslie J SchreyerMajor ShareholderBuy25,000$11.09$277,250.00View SEC Filing  
3/30/2015Leslie J SchreyerMajor ShareholderBuy150,000$10.97$1,645,500.00View SEC Filing  
3/18/2015M3c Holdings LlcMajor ShareholderBuy19,438$11.02$214,206.76View SEC Filing  
3/13/2015Leslie J SchreyerMajor ShareholderBuy5,562$10.84$60,292.08View SEC Filing  
3/12/2015Leslie J SchreyerMajor ShareholderBuy50,000$11.01$550,500.00View SEC Filing  
3/5/2015Leslie J SchreyerMajor ShareholderBuy25,000$11.00$275,000.00View SEC Filing  
3/2/2015Leslie J SchreyerMajor ShareholderBuy34,000$10.95$372,300.00View SEC Filing  
2/24/2015Leslie J SchreyerMajor ShareholderBuy50,000$10.63$531,500.00View SEC Filing  
2/23/2015M3c Holdings LlcMajor ShareholderBuy11,000$10.40$114,400.00View SEC Filing  
1/27/2015Robert M AverickMajor ShareholderBuy10,000$8.90$89,000.00View SEC Filing  
12/24/2014Robert M AverickMajor ShareholderBuy6,497$8.25$53,600.25View SEC Filing  
12/16/2014Robert M AverickMajor ShareholderBuy8,503$7.98$67,853.94View SEC Filing  
11/26/2014Leslie J SchreyerMajor ShareholderBuy100,000$8.98$898,000.00View SEC Filing  
10/6/2014Robert M AverickMajor ShareholderBuy15,000$10.35$155,250.00View SEC Filing  
8/6/2014Robert M AverickMajor ShareholderBuy2,500$8.50$21,250.00View SEC Filing  
5/22/2014Robert Averickmajor shareholderBuy7,500$8.01$60,075.00View SEC Filing  
3/14/2014Alfred GieseDirectorSell4,000$11.76$47,040.00View SEC Filing  
3/7/2014Alfred GieseDirectorSell5,050$12.90$65,145.00View SEC Filing  
3/6/2014Robert KingDirectorSell2,000$13.20$26,400.00View SEC Filing  
3/4/2014Jong WhangChairmanSell31,250$12.33$385,312.50View SEC Filing  
3/3/2014Alfred GieseDirectorSell3,333$11.35$37,829.55View SEC Filing  
3/3/2014Fokko PentingaCEOSell29,250$11.89$347,782.50View SEC Filing  
2/28/2014Bradley Clark AndersonCFOSell22,500$11.14$250,650.00View SEC Filing  
2/28/2014Robert KingDirectorSell5,000$11.61$58,050.00View SEC Filing  
2/21/2014Jong WhangChairmanSell60,000$9.93$595,800.00View SEC Filing  
1/6/2014Leslie Schreyermajor shareholderBuy13,600$7.27$98,872.00View SEC Filing  
12/31/2013Leslie Schreyermajor shareholderBuy17,400$6.72$116,928.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Amtech Systems (NASDAQ:ASYS)
Latest Headlines for Amtech Systems (NASDAQ:ASYS)
DateHeadline logoAmtech Systems, Inc. (ASYS) Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research to "Buy" - October 17 at 5:16 PM logoAmtech Systems, Inc. (ASYS) Stock Rating Lowered by Zacks Investment Research - October 16 at 8:44 PM logoAmtech Systems, Inc. (ASYS) Rating Increased to Strong-Buy at Zacks Investment Research - October 10 at 5:46 PM logoAmtech Systems Reaches Analyst Target Price - October 6 at 12:08 AM logoETFs with exposure to Amtech Systems, Inc. : October 2, 2017 - October 2 at 4:02 PM logoAmtech Systems (ASYS) versus Its Competitors Head to Head Contrast - October 2 at 8:33 AM logoAmtech Systems, Inc. (ASYS) Receives Average Recommendation of "Buy" from Analysts - September 29 at 2:46 AM logoAmtech Systems (ASYS) versus The Competition Financial Contrast - September 28 at 10:22 AM logoAmtech Systems (ASYS) and Its Peers Head to Head Analysis - September 28 at 8:28 AM logo3 Stocks from Wall Street's Hottest Industries to Buy Now - September 27 at 7:52 PM logoETFs with exposure to Amtech Systems, Inc. : September 19, 2017 - September 19 at 9:09 PM logo5 Tech Stocks with Impressive P/S Ratios to Buy Now - September 18 at 4:31 PM logoComparing Amtech Systems (ASYS) & Its Rivals - September 15 at 9:02 AM logoIs Amtech Systems (ASYS) Stock a Solid Choice Right Now? - September 13 at 5:16 PM logoHead to Head Review: Amtech Systems (ASYS) and John Bean Technologies Corporation (JBT) - September 9 at 10:26 AM logo3 Reasons Momentum Stock Investors Will Love Amtech Systems (ASYS) - September 8 at 4:34 PM logoETFs with exposure to Amtech Systems, Inc. : September 7, 2017 - September 7 at 4:10 PM logoAmtech Systems, Inc. :ASYS-US: Earnings Analysis: Q3, 2017 By the Numbers : September 4, 2017 - September 4 at 4:35 PM logoAmtech Systems, Inc. :ASYS-US: Earnings Analysis: Q3, 2017 By the Numbers : September 4, 2017 - September 4 at 4:35 PM logoAmtech Systems, Inc. (ASYS) Receives Average Rating of "Buy" from Analysts - September 4 at 2:32 AM logoAmtech Systems (ASYS) vs. Lydall (LDL) Head-To-Head Contrast - August 29 at 2:10 PM logoJohn Bean Technologies Corporation (JBT) & Amtech Systems (ASYS) Critical Survey - August 26 at 12:22 AM logoAmtech Systems (ASYS) and Nordson Corporation (NDSN) Head-To-Head Contrast - August 20 at 10:12 PM logoContrasting Intevac (IVAC) & Amtech Systems (ASYS) - August 19 at 6:28 PM logoAmtech Systems (ASYS) Prices 1.06M Common Stock Offering at $9.50/Share - August 19 at 3:48 PM logoAmtech Prices Underwritten Public Offering of Common Stock - August 18 at 4:15 PM logoAmtech Systems (ASYS) Announces Common Public Offering - August 18 at 3:53 AM logoAmtech Announces Proposed Public Offering of Common Stock - August 17 at 10:50 PM logoMSC Industrial Direct (MSM) and Amtech Systems (ASYS) Financial Analysis - August 16 at 6:32 AM logoEdited Transcript of ASYS earnings conference call or presentation 9-Aug-17 9:00pm GMT - August 11 at 9:41 PM logoAmtech Systems, Inc. (ASYS) Receives "Outperform" Rating from Cowen and Company - August 10 at 7:46 PM logoAmtech Systems, Inc. (ASYS) Posts Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.30 EPS - August 10 at 3:42 PM logoAmtech Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASYS) Rating Reiterated by Benchmark Co. - August 10 at 2:16 PM logoAmtech Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASYS) Given Consensus Rating of "Buy" by Analysts - August 10 at 10:42 AM logoAfter-Hours Stock Movers 08/09: (HDSN) (ASYS) (LYV) Higher; (BW) (QTM) (CBI) Lower (more...) - August 9 at 9:19 PM logoAmtech posts 3Q profit - August 9 at 9:19 PM logoAmtech Reports Significantly Higher Revenue and Earnings for Q3 Fiscal 2017 - August 9 at 4:16 PM logoReviewing Amtech Systems (ASYS) and Energy Recovery (ERII) - August 8 at 8:22 PM logoAmtech Systems, Inc. (ASYS) Earns Buy Rating from Analysts at Roth Capital - August 6 at 10:26 PM logoAmtech Systems to Announce Third Quarter Financial Results on August 9, 2017 - August 3 at 5:31 PM logo Brokerages Anticipate Amtech Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASYS) Will Announce Earnings of -$0.05 Per Share - August 2 at 8:20 PM logoHead-To-Head Review: Tennant (TNC) versus Amtech Systems (ASYS) - August 1 at 4:32 PM logoAmtech Systems (ASYS) Looks Good: Stock Moves 7.1% Higher - July 17 at 4:26 PM logoAmtech beats by $0.01, beats on revenue - May 11 at 9:07 PM logoAmtech Systems (ASYS) Receives Follow-on Order for Bi-facial N-type Technology Turnkey Line - April 26 at 9:38 AM logoAMTECH SYSTEMS INC Files SEC form 8-K, Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders - March 21 at 12:34 PM logoAMTECH SYSTEMS INC Files SEC form 10-Q, Quarterly Report - February 10 at 1:50 AM logo4:19 pm Amtech Systems reports Q1 (Dec) results, beats on revs; guides Q2 revs below two analyst estimate - February 10 at 1:50 AM logoThis stock gained 42 percent (and it's from Arizona) but two Chinese stocks are big winners in Trump’s first week - January 25 at 2:16 AM logoAMTECH SYSTEMS INC Files SEC form 8-K, Regulation FD Disclosure - January 24 at 4:09 PM



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