NASDAQ:COHU - Cohu Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$17.84 +0.53 (+3.06 %)
(As of 11/16/2018 09:21 AM ET)
Previous Close$17.3118
Today's Range$16.95 - $17.84
52-Week Range$16.95 - $27.83
Volume268,660 shs
Average Volume520,508 shs
Market Capitalization$503.83 million
P/E Ratio13.31
Dividend Yield1.38%
Cohu, Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in the development, manufacture, sale, and servicing of semiconductor test and inspection handlers, micro-electro mechanical system (MEMS) test modules, test contactors, and thermal sub-systems for semiconductor manufacturers and test subcontractors worldwide. It offers pick-and-place handlers; thermal handler for microprocessors, graphics processors, and other integrated circuits; pick-and-place platform for fabless and outsourced semiconductor assembly and test customers, as well as for integrated device manufacturers; a platform for assembly automation; gravity-feed and test-in-strip handlers; and turret handler for testing and inspection of integrated circuits, LEDs, and discrete devices. The company also provides MEMS test modules that generate physical stimuli for testing of sensor integrated circuits; thermal sub-systems that offer temperature control of the integrated circuit during the testing process; contactor solutions; spares; and a range of device dedication kits that enable handlers to process various semiconductor packages. Cohu, Inc. markets its products through direct sales force and independent sales representatives. The company was formerly known as Cohu Electronics, Inc. and changed its name to Cohu, Inc. in 1972. Cohu, Inc. was founded in 1947 and is headquartered in Poway, California.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Instruments to measure electricity
Sub-IndustrySemiconductor Equipment
SectorComputer and Technology
Current SymbolNASDAQ:COHU
Previous Symbol


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.01
Current Ratio3.58
Quick Ratio2.87


Trailing P/E Ratio13.31
Forward P/E Ratio14.16
P/E Growth1.39

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$352.70 million
Price / Sales1.46
Cash Flow$1.7787 per share
Price / Cash10.03
Book Value$10.70 per share
Price / Book1.67


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.34
Net Income$32.84 million
Net Margins8.62%
Return on Equity13.46%
Return on Assets9.39%


Outstanding Shares28,890,000
Market Cap$503.83 million

Cohu (NASDAQ:COHU) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Cohu's stock symbol?

Cohu trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "COHU."

How often does Cohu pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Cohu?

Cohu declared a quarterly dividend on Monday, November 5th. Shareholders of record on Friday, November 16th will be paid a dividend of $0.06 per share on Wednesday, January 2nd. This represents a $0.24 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.35%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, November 15th. View Cohu's Dividend History.

How were Cohu's earnings last quarter?

Cohu, Inc. (NASDAQ:COHU) announced its quarterly earnings data on Monday, November, 5th. The semiconductor company reported $0.30 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.38 by $0.08. The semiconductor company had revenue of $86.20 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $92.03 million. Cohu had a net margin of 8.62% and a return on equity of 13.46%. The business's revenue was down 8.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $0.43 EPS. View Cohu's Earnings History.

When is Cohu's next earnings date?

Cohu is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 21st 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Cohu.

What price target have analysts set for COHU?

4 brokers have issued 1-year price objectives for Cohu's stock. Their forecasts range from $28.00 to $30.00. On average, they expect Cohu's share price to reach $29.3333 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 64.4% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Cohu.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Cohu?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Cohu in the last year. There are currently 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Cohu.

Has Cohu been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about COHU stock have been trending neutral on Friday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Cohu earned a news sentiment score of 0.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories about the semiconductor company a news buzz of 7.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days.

Are investors shorting Cohu?

Cohu saw a drop in short interest in October. As of October 15th, there was short interest totalling 1,587,338 shares, a drop of 35.3% from the September 28th total of 2,451,553 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 681,613 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.3 days. Currently, 5.8% of the company's shares are short sold. View Cohu's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Cohu's key competitors?

Who are Cohu's key executives?

Cohu's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Dr. Luis A. Müller, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 48)
  • Mr. Jeffrey D. Jones, VP of Fin. & CFO (Age 57)
  • Mr. Thomas D. Kampfer, VP of Corp. Devel., Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 54)
  • Mr. Christopher G. Bohrson, VP & GM of Digital Test Handlers (Age 58)
  • Mr. Ian von Fellenberg, Former VP & GM of Analog Test Handlers (Age 58)

Who are Cohu's major shareholders?

Cohu's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (14.53%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (8.37%), Royce & Associates LP (5.46%), Systematic Financial Management LP (3.37%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (2.11%) and Franklin Resources Inc. (1.65%). Company insiders that own Cohu stock include Fellenberg Ian Von, Hock Woo Chiang, James A Donahue, Jeffrey D Jones, Luis A Muller, Robert L Ciardella, Steven J Bilodeau and William Bendush. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Cohu.

Which institutional investors are selling Cohu stock?

COHU stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Franklin Resources Inc., Renaissance Technologies LLC, Royce & Associates LP, Allianz Asset Management GmbH, Prudential Financial Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co., JPMorgan Chase & Co. and Credit Suisse AG. Company insiders that have sold Cohu company stock in the last year include Fellenberg Ian Von, Hock Woo Chiang, Robert L Ciardella, Steven J Bilodeau and William Bendush. View Insider Buying and Selling for Cohu.

Which institutional investors are buying Cohu stock?

COHU stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Victory Capital Management Inc., Ceredex Value Advisors LLC, BlackRock Inc., Pacific Ridge Capital Partners LLC, Chicago Equity Partners LLC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Stratos Wealth Partners LTD. and Alps Advisors Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Cohu.

How do I buy shares of Cohu?

Shares of COHU 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 Cohu's stock price today?

One share of COHU stock can currently be purchased for approximately $17.84.

How big of a company is Cohu?

Cohu has a market capitalization of $503.83 million and generates $352.70 million in revenue each year. The semiconductor company earns $32.84 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.34 on an earnings per share basis. Cohu employs 1,800 workers across the globe.

What is Cohu's official website?

The official website for Cohu is

How can I contact Cohu?

Cohu's mailing address is 12367 Crosthwaite Circle, Poway CA, 92064. The semiconductor company can be reached via phone at 858-848-8100 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Cohu (NASDAQ COHU)

Community Ranking:  2.8 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  297 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  234 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  531
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Cohu and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe COHU will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe COHU will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 11/16/2018 by Staff

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