About Amtech Systems (NASDAQ:ASYS)
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.
Industry, Sector and Symbol
Industry Special industry machinery, not elsewhere classified
SectorComputer and Technology
Trailing P/E Ratio10.50
Forward P/E Ratio12.75
Sales & Book Value
Annual Sales$164.52 million
Price / Sales0.65
Cash Flow$0.8077 per share
Price / Cash8.84
Book Value$6.29 per share
Price / Book1.14
EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.68
Net Income$9.13 million
Return on Equity22.08%
Return on Assets11.63%
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) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, May, 10th. The semiconductor company reported $0.19 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of ($0.08) by $0.27. The semiconductor company had revenue of $32.78 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $27.80 million. Amtech Systems had a return on equity of 22.08% and a net margin of 9.52%. Amtech Systems's quarterly revenue was down .5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the firm earned ($0.11) earnings per share. View Amtech Systems' Earnings History.
What price target have analysts set for ASYS?
3 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month price targets for Amtech Systems' stock. Their forecasts range from $9.00 to $18.00. On average, they anticipate Amtech Systems' share price to reach $13.50 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Amtech Systems.
What are Wall Street 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. " (6/6/2018)
- 2. Benchmark Co. analysts commented, "We see FY17 earnings growing from $0.68 per diluted share to $0.86 per diluted share in FY18." (11/21/2017)
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)
- Mr. Michael Whang, VP of Operations (Age 46)
- Ms. Lisa Gibbs, VP & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 43)
Has Amtech Systems been receiving favorable news coverage?
Media headlines about ASYS stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. Accern rates the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Amtech Systems earned a coverage optimism score of 0.13 on Accern's scale. They also assigned media stories about the semiconductor company an impact score of 45.77 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near future.
Who are Amtech Systems' major shareholders?
Amtech Systems' stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (5.76%), Pacific Ridge Capital Partners LLC (3.66%), Alambic Investment Management L.P. (2.14%), Millennium Management LLC (1.77%), Systematic Financial Management LP (1.03%) and JPMorgan Chase & Co. (0.77%). Company insiders that own Amtech Systems stock include Fokko Pentinga, Jong S Whang, Michael Garnreiter, Michael Whang, Paul J Van Der Wansem and Robert F King. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Amtech Systems.
Which major investors are selling Amtech Systems stock?
ASYS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Millennium Management LLC, Barclays PLC, Dynamic Technology Lab Private Ltd and Russell Investments Group Ltd.. Company insiders that have sold Amtech Systems company stock in the last year include Fokko Pentinga, Jong S Whang, Michael Garnreiter, Michael Whang, Paul J Van Der Wansem and Robert F King. View Insider Buying and Selling for Amtech Systems.
Which major 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, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Ancora Advisors LLC, GSA Capital Partners LLP, Alambic Investment Management L.P., Matarin Capital Management LLC, Wedge Capital Management L L P NC and Pacific Ridge Capital Partners LLC. 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 $7.14.
How big of a company is Amtech Systems?
Amtech Systems has a market capitalization of $106.36 million and generates $164.52 million in revenue each year. The semiconductor company earns $9.13 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.68 on an earnings per share basis. Amtech Systems employs 455 workers across the globe.
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]
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