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

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$4.96 -0.10 (-1.98 %)
(As of 02/21/2019 02:38 PM ET)
Previous Close$5.06
Today's Range$4.93 - $5.11
52-Week Range$4.03 - $10.67
Volume1,262 shs
Average Volume61,063 shs
Market Capitalization$70.58 million
P/E Ratio8.75
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta2.35
Amtech Systems, Inc. manufactures and sells capital equipment and related consumables for use in fabricating solar cells, light-emitting diodes (LEDs), and semiconductor devices in the United States, Europe, China, Malaysia, Taiwan, Germany, the Netherlands, France, and internationally. The company operates through three segments: Solar, Semiconductor, and Polishing. 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 optical and photonics applications. 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 headquartered in Tempe, Arizona.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Special industry machinery, not elsewhere classified
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorComputer and Technology
Current SymbolNASDAQ:ASYS
CUSIPN/A
Phone480-967-5146

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$176.43 million
Cash Flow$0.6937 per share
Book Value$6.35 per share

Profitability

Net Income$5.30 million

Miscellaneous

Employees468
Market Cap$70.58 million
OptionableOptionable

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 data on Thursday, February, 7th. The semiconductor company reported ($0.12) EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of ($0.24) by $0.12. The semiconductor company had revenue of $29.50 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $27.70 million. Amtech Systems had a positive return on equity of 0.44% and a negative net margin of 2.66%. The company's quarterly revenue was down 59.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $0.42 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, May 9th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Amtech Systems.

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

Amtech Systems updated its first quarter 2019 earnings guidance on Thursday, February, 7th. 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 $29.03 million.

What price target have analysts set for ASYS?

3 equities research analysts have issued 12-month target prices for Amtech Systems' shares. Their forecasts range from $5.50 to $16.00. On average, they expect Amtech Systems' share price to reach $9.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 91.5% 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?

News stories about ASYS stock have been trending somewhat positive on Thursday, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Amtech Systems earned a media sentiment score of 0.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave press coverage about the semiconductor company a news buzz of 9.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term.

Who are some of Amtech Systems' key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Amtech Systems own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Amtech Systems investors own include Micron Technology (MU), Alibaba Group (BABA), NVIDIA (NVDA), Pixelworks (PXLW), Sorrento Therapeutics (SRNE), Enphase Energy (ENPH), Anavex Life Sciences (AVXL), KEMET (KEM), Avid Bioservices (CDMO) and Corbus Pharmaceuticals (CRBP).

Who are Amtech Systems' key executives?

Amtech Systems' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Jong S. Whang, Exec. Chairman & CEO (Age 73)
  • Mr. Robert T. Hass, Exec. VP of Fin., CFO, Treasurer & Sec. (Age 68)
  • Ms. Lisa D. Gibbs, VP & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 44)
  • Dr. Jan-Marc Luchies, Chief Technology Officer
  • Mr. Michael Whang, Chief Risk & Information Officer and VP of Operations (Age 47)

Who are Amtech Systems' major shareholders?

Amtech Systems' stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (8.87%), Royce & Associates LP (7.88%), Alambic Investment Management L.P. (1.70%), Janney Montgomery Scott LLC (0.92%), Brandywine Global Investment Management LLC (0.76%) and Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan (0.60%). 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 Acadian Asset Management LLC, Janney Montgomery Scott LLC, Royce & Associates LP, Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd. and Advisor Group Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Amtech Systems company stock in the last year include Fokko Pentinga, Michael Whang 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 Alambic Investment Management L.P., Brandywine Global Investment Management LLC, Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan, Two Sigma Investments LP, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, WealthTrust Axiom LLC and Bank of New York Mellon Corp. 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 $4.96.

How big of a company is Amtech Systems?

Amtech Systems has a market capitalization of $70.58 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 468 workers across the globe.

What is Amtech Systems' official website?

The official website for Amtech Systems is http://www.amtechsystems.com.

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:  227 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  274 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  501
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 2/21/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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