NASDAQ:ESIO - Electro Scientific Industries Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$29.96 +0.03 (+0.10 %)
(As of 01/16/2019 01:25 AM ET)
Previous Close$29.93
Today's Range$29.93 - $29.96
52-Week Range$13.92 - $29.98
Volume607,800 shs
Average Volume982,680 shs
Market Capitalization$1.03 billion
P/E Ratio11.18
Dividend YieldN/A
Electro Scientific Industries, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, supplies laser-based microfabrication solutions for the microtechnology industry worldwide. The company provides printed circuit board laser drilling products, including laser via drilling systems for electrical interconnect applications that require dimensions to create electrical connections between layers in flexible circuits, high-density circuit boards, and interconnect packages; micro via drilling technology that addresses the changing applications in interconnect packages, multichip modules, and high density interconnect circuit boards; and ultraviolet laser processing systems that employ technology in lasers, optics, and motion control. It also offers semiconductor manufacturing products comprising wafer marking equipment for use in serialization and wafer identification; wafer and circuit trim tools that adjust the electrical performance of semiconductor devices or hybrid circuits; and memory yield improvement systems and related laser upgrades. In addition, the company provides component test products that combine high-speed small parts handling technology with real-time control systems to provide inspection solutions for manufacturers of multilayer ceramic capacitors and other passive components, such as capacitor arrays, inductors, resistors, varistors, and hybrid circuits. Further, it offers industrial machining products, such as platforms for precision drilling, scribing, cutting, etching, routing, and marking various materials and devices; and laser systems to manufacturers of end devices for drilling, marking, and cutting. The company sells its products through direct sales and service offices, value-added resellers, and independent representatives. Electro Scientific Industries, Inc. was founded in 1944 and is headquartered in Portland, Oregon.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Miscellaneous electrical machinery, equipment, & supplies
Sub-IndustryElectronic Equipment & Instruments
SectorComputer and Technology
Current SymbolNASDAQ:ESIO


Current Ratio5.67
Quick Ratio4.16


Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$367.88 million
Price / Sales2.79
Cash Flow$3.1143 per share
Price / Cash Flow9.62
Book Value$7.94 per share
Price / Book3.77


Net Income$116.22 million
Net Margins37.32%
Return on Assets33.24%


Market Cap$1.03 billion

Electro Scientific Industries (NASDAQ:ESIO) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Electro Scientific Industries' stock symbol?

Electro Scientific Industries trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "ESIO."

How were Electro Scientific Industries' earnings last quarter?

Electro Scientific Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:ESIO) posted its earnings results on Tuesday, October, 30th. The semiconductor company reported $0.59 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.57 by $0.02. The semiconductor company had revenue of $85.92 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $84.35 million. Electro Scientific Industries had a net margin of 37.32% and a return on equity of 45.60%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 21.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the business posted $0.39 earnings per share. View Electro Scientific Industries' Earnings History.

When is Electro Scientific Industries' next earnings date?

Electro Scientific Industries is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, January 30th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Electro Scientific Industries.

What price target have analysts set for ESIO?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year price targets for Electro Scientific Industries' stock. Their predictions range from $30.00 to $35.00. On average, they anticipate Electro Scientific Industries' share price to reach $31.25 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 4.3% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Electro Scientific Industries.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Electro Scientific Industries?

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

Has Electro Scientific Industries been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about ESIO stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Electro Scientific Industries earned a media sentiment score of 1.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media headlines about the semiconductor company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term.

Are investors shorting Electro Scientific Industries?

Electro Scientific Industries saw a decline in short interest in December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totalling 2,183,233 shares, a decline of 35.8% from the December 14th total of 3,399,621 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 664,251 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 3.3 days. Approximately 6.6% of the company's stock are short sold. View Electro Scientific Industries' Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Electro Scientific Industries' key competitors?

Who are Electro Scientific Industries' key executives?

Electro Scientific Industries' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Michael D. Burger, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 60)
  • Mr. Allen L. Muhich, VP of Admin., CFO & Corp. Sec. (Age 52)
  • Mr. Steven L. Harris, VP of Engineering (Age 55)
  • Mr. John Edward Williams, VP of Marketing (Age 50)
  • Mr. Brian Smith, Director of Investor Relations

Who are Electro Scientific Industries' major shareholders?

Electro Scientific Industries' stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Havens Advisors LLC (0.16%), Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (0.04%) and 6 Meridian (0.03%). Company insiders that own Electro Scientific Industries stock include John Edward Williams, Paul R Oldham and Raymond A Link. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Electro Scientific Industries.

Which institutional investors are selling Electro Scientific Industries stock?

ESIO stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Louisiana State Employees Retirement System. Company insiders that have sold Electro Scientific Industries company stock in the last year include John Edward Williams and Raymond A Link. View Insider Buying and Selling for Electro Scientific Industries.

Which institutional investors are buying Electro Scientific Industries stock?

ESIO stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Havens Advisors LLC and 6 Meridian. View Insider Buying and Selling for Electro Scientific Industries.

How do I buy shares of Electro Scientific Industries?

Shares of ESIO 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 Electro Scientific Industries' stock price today?

One share of ESIO stock can currently be purchased for approximately $29.96.

How big of a company is Electro Scientific Industries?

Electro Scientific Industries has a market capitalization of $1.03 billion and generates $367.88 million in revenue each year. The semiconductor company earns $116.22 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.68 on an earnings per share basis. Electro Scientific Industries employs 655 workers across the globe.

What is Electro Scientific Industries' official website?

The official website for Electro Scientific Industries is

How can I contact Electro Scientific Industries?

Electro Scientific Industries' mailing address is 13900 NW SCIENCE PARK DR, PORTLAND OR, 97229. The semiconductor company can be reached via phone at 503-641-4141 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Electro Scientific Industries (NASDAQ ESIO)

Community Ranking:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  246 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  265 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  511
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Electro Scientific Industries and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe ESIO will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe ESIO will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 1/16/2019 by Staff

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