Nanometrics Incorporated Company Profile (NASDAQ:NANO)

About Nanometrics Incorporated

Nanometrics Incorporated logoNanometrics Incorporated (Nanometrics) provides process control metrology and inspection systems used in the fabrication of integrated circuits, high-brightness light emitting diodes (HB-LEDs), discrete components and data storage devices. The Company operates in the segment of sale, design, manufacture, marketing and support of thin film and optical critical dimension systems. The Company's automated and integrated systems address process control applications, including critical dimension and film thickness measurement, device topography, defect inspection, and analysis of various other film properties, such as optical, electrical and material characteristics. The Company's process control solutions are deployed throughout the fabrication process, from front-end-of-line substrate manufacturing, to high-volume production of semiconductors and other devices, to advanced wafer-scale packaging applications.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Computer and Technology
  • Industry: Semiconductor Equipment & Materials
  • Sub-Industry: Semiconductor Equipment
  • Exchange: NASDAQ
  • Symbol: NANO
  • CUSIP: 63007710
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $27.65
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $26.04
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $23.19
  • 52-Week Range: $13.50 - $28.67
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 16.23
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 19.33
  • P/E Growth: 2.30
  • Market Cap: $708.77M
  • Outstanding Shares: 24,948,000
  • Beta: 1.48
  • Net Margins: 19.91%
  • Return on Equity: 12.62%
  • Return on Assets: 10.21%
  • Current Ratio: 5.15%
  • Quick Ratio: 4.23%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Nanometrics Incorporated (NASDAQ:NANO) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Hold Rating, 2 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.67)
Consensus Price Target: $26.33 (7.31% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Nanometrics Incorporated (NASDAQ:NANO)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
12/21/2016DA DavidsonBoost Price TargetBuy$30.00View Rating Details
11/22/2016Stifel NicolausDowngradeBuy -> Hold$25.00View Rating Details
4/27/2016Benchmark Co.Boost Price TargetBuy$18.50 -> $24.00View Rating Details
10/30/2015Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingHold$16.00 -> $15.00View Rating Details
10/8/2015Pacific CrestLower Price Target$21.00 -> $19.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 2/25/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Nanometrics Incorporated (NASDAQ:NANO)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
2/7/2017Q4 2016$0.27$0.33$57.18 million$59.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/27/2016Q3$0.28$0.33$57.53 million$58.71 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/26/2016Q2$0.27$0.26$55.30 million$55.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/26/2016Q1$0.06$0.16$46.25 million$47.49 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/29/2015Q3$0.03$0.05$45.17 million$45.68 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/23/2015Q2$0.08$0.08$47.48 million$48.63 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/28/2015Q115$0.06$0.14$48.93 million$50.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/2/2015Q414($0.15)($0.12)$38.13 million$39.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/28/2014Q314($0.25)($0.24)$27.50 million$27.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/30/2014Q214$0.05$0.05$49.36 million$48.03 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/29/2014Q114$0.08$0.09$51.15 million$51.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/4/2014Q413($0.01)$0.04$44.88 million$46.16 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/29/2013Q313($0.08)($0.06)$38.57 million$39.04 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/30/2013Q2 2013($0.20)($0.17)$32.26 million$34.55 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/30/2013Q1 2013($0.27)($0.22)$26.45 million$24.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/4/2013Q4 2012($0.15)($0.13)$30.17 million$30.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/30/2012($0.02)$0.10ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/26/2012$0.06$0.13ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/26/2012$0.14$0.12ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/27/2011$0.31$0.32ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/28/2011$0.48$0.47ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/28/2011$0.41$0.45ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/10/2011$0.47$0.34ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Nanometrics Incorporated (NASDAQ:NANO)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.20 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.47 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20162$0.00$0.05$0.03
Q2 20161$0.27$0.27$0.27
Q3 20161$0.30$0.30$0.30
Q4 20161$0.27$0.27$0.27
Q1 20171$0.24$0.24$0.24
Q2 20171$0.35$0.35$0.35
Q3 20171$0.35$0.35$0.35
Q4 20171$0.30$0.30$0.30
Q1 20181$0.32$0.32$0.32
Q2 20181$0.39$0.39$0.39
Q3 20181$0.47$0.47$0.47
Q4 20181$0.42$0.42$0.42
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Dividend History for Nanometrics Incorporated (NASDAQ:NANO)
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Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Nanometrics Incorporated (NASDAQ:NANO)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 5.80%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 83.10%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
2/22/2017Janet Therese TaylorGeneral CounselSell1,432$27.94$40,010.08View SEC Filing  
2/22/2017Jeff AndresonCFOSell3,520$27.94$98,348.80View SEC Filing  
2/22/2017Kevin HeidrichVPSell1,212$27.94$33,863.28View SEC Filing  
2/22/2017Stanislaw M BorowiczEVPSell3,280$27.94$91,643.20View SEC Filing  
2/22/2017Timothy J StultzCEOSell14,419$27.94$402,866.86View SEC Filing  
2/21/2017Kevin HeidrichVPSell5,000$28.00$140,000.00View SEC Filing  
2/21/2017Rollin KocherSVPSell4,482$27.97$125,361.54View SEC Filing  
2/14/2017Stanislaw M BorowiczEVPSell208$26.11$5,430.88View SEC Filing  
1/23/2017Rollin KocherSVPSell313$25.17$7,878.21View SEC Filing  
1/19/2017Kevin HeidrichVPSell7,588$26.00$197,288.00View SEC Filing  
1/19/2017Stanislaw M BorowiczEVPSell8,327$26.50$220,665.50View SEC Filing  
1/17/2017Stanislaw M BorowiczEVPSell208$25.47$5,297.76View SEC Filing  
1/4/2017Rollin KocherSVPSell449$24.96$11,207.04View SEC Filing  
1/3/2017Janet Therese TaylorGeneral CounselSell434$25.06$10,876.04View SEC Filing  
12/28/2016Kevin HeidrichVPSell326$26.00$8,476.00View SEC Filing  
12/21/2016Rollin KocherSVPSell1,562$25.79$40,283.98View SEC Filing  
12/14/2016Stanislaw M BorowiczEVPSell209$24.78$5,179.02View SEC Filing  
12/12/2016Rollin KocherSVPSell1,642$24.49$40,212.58View SEC Filing  
11/29/2016Bruce C RhineDirectorSell37,078$24.43$905,815.54View SEC Filing  
11/22/2016Kevin HeidrichVPSell30,000$25.00$750,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/22/2016Stanislaw M BorowiczEVPSell4,184$25.50$106,692.00View SEC Filing  
11/14/2016Stanislaw M BorowiczEVPSell208$23.60$4,908.80View SEC Filing  
10/28/2016Stanislaw M BorowiczEVPSell208$22.00$4,576.00View SEC Filing  
10/17/2016Kevin HeidrichVPSell7,000$19.72$138,040.00View SEC Filing  
10/3/2016Bruce C RhineDirectorSell10,000$22.08$220,800.00View SEC Filing  
9/22/2016Jeff AndresonCFOSell5,010$22.50$112,725.00View SEC Filing  
9/22/2016Stanislaw M BorowiczVPSell1,630$21.98$35,827.40View SEC Filing  
7/1/2016Bruce C RhineDirectorSell10,000$20.51$205,100.00View SEC Filing  
7/1/2016Janet Therese TaylorGeneral CounselSell1,093$20.52$22,428.36View SEC Filing  
7/1/2016Stanislaw M. BorowiczVPSell1,195$20.52$24,521.40View SEC Filing  
6/21/2016Bruce C RhineDirectorSell10,000$20.08$200,800.00View SEC Filing  
6/16/2016Stanislaw M BorowiczVPSell209$18.68$3,904.12View SEC Filing  
5/27/2016Stanislaw M BorowiczVPSell416$18.30$7,612.80View SEC Filing  
5/2/2016Bruce C RhineDirectorSell13,014$17.85$232,299.90View SEC Filing  
4/27/2016Stanislaw M BorowiczVPSell5,000$18.15$90,750.00View SEC Filing  
4/1/2016Kevin HeidrichVPSell20,000$15.41$308,200.00View SEC Filing  
1/4/2016Stanislaw M BorowiczVPSell526$14.75$7,758.50View SEC Filing  
9/21/2015Kevin HeidrichVPSell17,425$13.32$232,101.00View SEC Filing  
5/19/2015Timothy J StultzCEOSell11,112$15.75$175,014.00View SEC Filing  
1/2/2015Bruce C RhineDirectorSell2,500$16.37$40,925.00View SEC Filing  
9/25/2014Bruce C RhineDirectorSell2,500$15.14$37,850.00View SEC Filing  
8/6/2014Bruce C RhineDirectorSell30,000$16.27$488,100.00View SEC Filing  
8/5/2014Bruce C RhineDirectorSell10,000$16.15$161,500.00View SEC Filing  
8/4/2014Bruce C RhineDirectorSell10,000$16.05$160,500.00View SEC Filing  
7/1/2014Timothy J StultzCEOSell7,166$18.65$133,645.90View SEC Filing  
6/26/2014Bruce C RhineDirectorSell2,500$17.75$44,375.00View SEC Filing  
6/2/2014Timothy J StultzCEOSell8,500$16.97$144,245.00View SEC Filing  
5/23/2014Bruce A CrawfordCOOSell7,083$17.00$120,411.00View SEC Filing  
5/5/2014Bruce CrawfordCOOSell7,843$16.01$125,566.43View SEC Filing  
5/1/2014Timothy StultzCEOSell8,500$15.90$135,150.00View SEC Filing  
4/1/2014Timothy StultzCEOSell8,500$18.24$155,040.00View SEC Filing  
3/28/2014Bruce RhineDirectorSell2,500$17.87$44,675.00View SEC Filing  
3/14/2014Howard Bain IIIDirectorSell4,280$18.26$78,152.80View SEC Filing  
3/3/2014Timothy StultzCEOSell8,500$18.21$154,785.00View SEC Filing  
2/19/2014Bruce CrawfordCOOSell44,857$18.55$832,097.35View SEC Filing  
2/5/2014Timothy StultzCEOSell8,500$17.45$148,325.00View SEC Filing  
1/2/2014Timothy StultzCEOSell8,500$18.43$156,655.00View SEC Filing  
12/30/2013Bruce RhineDirectorSell2,500$18.54$46,350.00View SEC Filing  
12/11/2013Bruce RhineDirectorSell5,000$17.90$89,500.00View SEC Filing  
12/3/2013Timothy StultzCEOSell8,500$18.21$154,785.00View SEC Filing  
11/26/2013Bruce RhineDirectorSell5,000$18.55$92,750.00View SEC Filing  
11/22/2013Bruce RhineDirectorSell10,000$17.93$179,300.00View SEC Filing  
11/20/2013Howard Bain IIIDirectorSell2,500$17.63$44,075.00View SEC Filing  
11/19/2013Bruce RhineDirectorSell10,000$17.53$175,300.00View SEC Filing  
11/7/2013Bruce CrawfordCOOSell12,922$17.25$222,904.50View SEC Filing  
11/4/2013Bruce A CrawfordCOOSell47,395$17.55$831,782.25View SEC Filing  
11/4/2013Howard A Bain IIIDirectorSell4,887$18.00$87,966.00View SEC Filing  
6/10/2013Stephen J SmithDirectorSell3,655$15.00$54,825.00View SEC Filing  
5/14/2013Stephen J SmithDirectorSell19,578$14.36$281,140.08View SEC Filing  
4/11/2013Norman V CoatesDirectorSell63,413$14.12$895,391.56View SEC Filing  
3/25/2013Norman V CoatesDirectorSell20,378$15.07$307,096.46View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Latest Headlines for Nanometrics Incorporated (NASDAQ:NANO)
DateHeadline logoInsider Trading Activity Nanometrics Incorporated (NASDAQ:NANO) – CEO Sold 14,419 shares of Stock (NASDAQ:NANO) - February 24 at 9:14 AM logoNANOMETRICS INC Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers (NASDAQ:NANO) - February 14 at 9:16 PM logoNanometrics, Inc. :NANO-US: Earnings Analysis: Q4, 2016 By the Numbers : February 9, 2017 (NASDAQ:NANO) - February 9 at 7:46 PM logoEdited Transcript of NANO earnings conference call or presentation 7-Feb-17 9:30pm GMT (NASDAQ:NANO) - February 8 at 7:38 PM logoNanometrics, Inc. :NANO-US: Earnings Analysis: 2016 By the Numbers : February 8, 2017 (NASDAQ:NANO) - February 8 at 7:38 PM logoNanometrics, Inc. (NANO) Tops Q4 EPS by 6c (NASDAQ:NANO) - February 8 at 1:24 AM logoNanometrics Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2016 Financial Results (NASDAQ:NANO) - February 8 at 1:23 AM logo4:17 pm Nanometrics beats by $0.06, beats on revs; guides Q1 EPS below consensus, revs in-line (NASDAQ:NANO) - February 8 at 1:23 AM
News IconNanometrics Incorporated (NANO) Releases Earnings Results ... - Highland Mirror (NASDAQ:NANO) - February 7 at 8:21 PM logoNanometrics beats 4Q profit forecasts (NASDAQ:NANO) - February 7 at 8:21 PM
News IconExamining Nanometrics Incorporated (NASDAQ:NANO)'s track record of earnings - Post Analyst (NASDAQ:NANO) - February 7 at 3:19 PM logoQ4 2016 Nanometrics Inc Earnings Release - After Market Close (NASDAQ:NANO) - February 7 at 9:30 AM logoConsensus Rating Of Nanometrics Incorporated (NASDAQ:NANO) At 2.33 - Investor Newswire (NASDAQ:NANO) - February 3 at 12:38 AM
News IconA Local Magnitude (M L ) Formula for Western Alberta (NASDAQ:NANO) - February 1 at 12:44 AM logoInsider Trading Activity Nanometrics Incorporated (NASDAQ:NANO) – SVP Sold 313 shares of Stock (NASDAQ:NANO) - January 25 at 8:17 PM logoForm 4 NANOMETRICS INC For: Jan 23 Filed by: Kocher Rollin (NASDAQ:NANO) - January 25 at 12:34 AM logoForm 4 NANOMETRICS INC For: Jan 19 Filed by: Heidrich Kevin (NASDAQ:NANO) - January 21 at 12:32 AM logoNoteworthy Thursday Option Activity: NANO, BIIB, SWKS (NASDAQ:NANO) - January 19 at 10:41 PM logoActivist Investor Presses Rudolph Technologies, Nanometrics to Merge (NASDAQ:NANO) - January 19 at 10:41 PM logo[$$] Activist Investor Presses Rudolph Technologies, Nanometrics to Merge (NASDAQ:NANO) - January 19 at 10:41 PM logoNanometrics to Announce Fourth Quarter and Full Year Financial Results on February 7, 2017 (NASDAQ:NANO) - January 17 at 7:05 PM logoSemiconductor Inspection System Market Projected to Post a Growth Rate of 12% during 2016 to 2022 (NASDAQ:NANO) - January 7 at 10:43 PM
News IconSVP, Commercial Operations of Nanometrics Incorporated (NASDAQ:NANO), Kocher Rollin, sells 449 shares worth $11,207 (NASDAQ:NANO) - January 6 at 1:15 AM
News IconGeneral Counsel of Nanometrics Incorporated (NASDAQ:NANO), Taylor Janet Therese, sells 434 shares worth $10,876 (NASDAQ:NANO) - January 4 at 7:33 PM logoInsider Trading Activity Nanometrics Inc. (NASDAQ:NANO) – VP Sold 326 shares of Stock (NASDAQ:NANO) - December 30 at 7:04 PM logoNanometrics to Present at the 19th Annual Needham Growth Conference (NASDAQ:NANO) - December 22 at 7:01 PM logoBRIEF-Taiwan's TSMC orders equipment for T$3.95 bln (NASDAQ:NANO) - December 20 at 12:41 PM
News IconHedge Funds Are Dumping Nanometrics Incorporated (NANO) (NASDAQ:NANO) - December 5 at 4:49 AM logoETFs with exposure to Nanometrics, Inc. : December 2, 2016 (NASDAQ:NANO) - December 2 at 6:25 PM logoForm 4 NANOMETRICS INC For: Nov 22 Filed by: Heidrich Kevin (NASDAQ:NANO) - November 25 at 11:36 AM logoRudolph Technologies : to Participate in the Fifth Annual Midtown Cap Investor Summit 2016 (NASDAQ:NANO) - November 23 at 9:32 AM logoNanometrics to Participate in 5th Annual Midtown CAP Summit NYC (NASDAQ:NANO) - November 17 at 5:59 PM logoFinancial | Nanobiotix revenue for Q3 2016 (NASDAQ:NANO) - November 15 at 6:58 PM logoWoodward (WWD) Beats on Q4 Earnings, Offers '17 Outlook (NASDAQ:NANO) - November 15 at 10:00 AM logoScientific Clinical | Nanobiotix presents NBTXR3 preclinical data demonstrating its potential usage as in situ vaccine for cancer (NASDAQ:NANO) - November 14 at 10:28 AM logoETF’s with exposure to Nanometrics, Inc. : November 2, 2016 (NASDAQ:NANO) - November 2 at 6:38 PM logoNanometrics, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : NANO-US : October 31, 2016 (NASDAQ:NANO) - October 31 at 1:00 PM logoNanometrics, Inc. :NANO-US: Earnings Analysis: Q3, 2016 By the Numbers : October 31, 2016 (NASDAQ:NANO) - October 31 at 1:00 PM logoNANOMETRICS INC Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Financial Statements and Exhibits (NASDAQ:NANO) - October 27 at 6:25 PM logoNanometrics Reports Third Quarter 2016 Financial Results (NASDAQ:NANO) - October 27 at 6:25 PM logo4:36 pm Nanometrics beats by $0.05, beats on revs; guides Q4 EPS in-line, revs in-line (NASDAQ:NANO) - October 27 at 6:25 PM logoQ3 2016 Nanometrics Inc Earnings Release - After Market Close (NASDAQ:NANO) - October 27 at 11:11 AM
News IconStock Perspective: Nanometrics Incorporated (NASDAQ:NANO) Earnings in View (NASDAQ:NANO) - October 25 at 6:23 PM
News IconNanobiotix’s Partner, PharmaEngine, Has Launched a New NBTXR3 Clinical Trial in Head and Neck Cancers in Asia (NASDAQ:NANO) - October 22 at 10:25 AM logoScientific Clinical | Nanobiotix’s partner, PharmaEngine, has launched a new NBTXR3 clinical trial in head and neck cancers in Asia (NASDAQ:NANO) - October 20 at 6:40 PM logoNanometrics, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : NANO-US : October 13, 2016 (NASDAQ:NANO) - October 13 at 9:56 AM
News IconCorrections Buy (NASDAQ:NANO) - October 12 at 11:40 AM logoNanometrics downgraded by Pacific Crest (NASDAQ:NANO) - October 12 at 11:40 AM logoNanometrics to Announce Third Quarter Financial Results on October 27, 2016 (NASDAQ:NANO) - October 10 at 10:59 AM logoShares of NANO Up 54.6% Since Uptrend Call on Shares (NASDAQ:NANO) - September 28 at 6:03 PM


What is Nanometrics Incorporated's stock symbol?

Nanometrics Incorporated trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "NANO."

Where is Nanometrics Incorporated's stock going? Where will Nanometrics Incorporated's stock price be in 2017?

3 brokerages have issued twelve-month price objectives for Nanometrics Incorporated's shares. Their forecasts range from $24.00 to $30.00. On average, they anticipate Nanometrics Incorporated's stock price to reach $26.33 in the next twelve months.

When will Nanometrics Incorporated announce their earnings?

Nanometrics Incorporated is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, April, 10th 2017.

Who owns Nanometrics Incorporated stock?

Nanometrics Incorporated's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Royce & Associates LP (7.41%), Franklin Resources Inc. (5.92%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (4.30%), FMR LLC (3.83%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (3.00%) and State Street Corp (2.06%). Company insiders that own Nanometrics Incorporated stock include Bruce C Rhine, Janet Therese Taylor, Jeff Andreson, Kevin Heidrich, Rollin Kocher, Stanislaw M Borowicz and Timothy J Stultz.

Who sold Nanometrics Incorporated stock? Who is selling Nanometrics Incorporated stock?

Nanometrics Incorporated's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Franklin Resources Inc., Royce & Associates LP, Bogle Investment Management L P DE, Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, Wall Street Associates, Federated Investors Inc. PA, Cortina Asset Management LLC and Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC. Company insiders that have sold Nanometrics Incorporated stock in the last year include Bruce C Rhine, Janet Therese Taylor, Jeff Andreson, Kevin Heidrich, Rollin Kocher, Stanislaw M Borowicz and Timothy J Stultz.

Who bought Nanometrics Incorporated stock? Who is buying Nanometrics Incorporated stock?

Nanometrics Incorporated's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Guggenheim Capital LLC, Oxford Asset Management, AQR Capital Management LLC, Systematic Financial Management LP and Value Holdings Management CO. LLC.

How do I buy Nanometrics Incorporated stock?

Shares of Nanometrics Incorporated can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of Nanometrics Incorporated stock cost?

One share of Nanometrics Incorporated stock can currently be purchased for approximately $28.41.

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Last Updated on 2/25/2017 by Staff