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

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$5.65 -0.24 (-4.07 %)
(As of 09/24/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$5.89
Today's Range$5.63 - $5.89
52-Week Range$4.56 - $15.45
Volume66,800 shs
Average Volume219,261 shs
Market Capitalization$88.28 million
P/E Ratio8.31
Dividend YieldN/A
Amtech Systems logoAmtech 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


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


Trailing P/E Ratio8.31
Forward P/E Ratio7.64
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$164.52 million
Price / Sales0.51
Cash Flow$0.7750 per share
Price / Cash7.29
Book Value$6.29 per share
Price / Book0.90


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.68
Net Income$9.13 million
Net Margins10.67%
Return on Equity19.36%
Return on Assets11.06%


Outstanding Shares14,990,000
Market Cap$88.28 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) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August, 9th. The semiconductor company reported $0.18 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of ($0.10) by $0.28. The semiconductor company had revenue of $41.20 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $35.19 million. Amtech Systems had a return on equity of 19.36% and a net margin of 10.67%. The company's revenue for the quarter was down 13.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $0.25 earnings per share. View Amtech Systems' Earnings History.

When is Amtech Systems' next earnings date?

Amtech Systems is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, November, 19th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Amtech Systems.

What price target have analysts set for ASYS?

3 equities research analysts 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 $10.6667 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 88.8% 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.

Are investors shorting Amtech Systems?

Amtech Systems saw a increase in short interest in August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totalling 1,023,687 shares, an increase of 48.6% from the August 15th total of 688,772 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 202,766 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 5.0 days. Currently, 8.3% of the company's stock are sold short. View Amtech Systems' Current Options Chain.

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 a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Royce & Associates LP (7.57%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (7.29%), Acadian Asset Management LLC (1.12%), BlackRock Inc. (1.03%), Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd. (0.73%) and Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan (0.43%). 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 Renaissance Technologies LLC and Acadian Asset Management LLC. 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 bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Royce & Associates LP, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, BlackRock Inc., Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan, Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd., Algert Global LLC and Bank of Montreal Can. 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 $5.65.

How big of a company is Amtech Systems?

Amtech Systems has a market capitalization of $88.28 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.

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:  213 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  255 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  468
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 9/24/2018 by Staff

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