Nanometrics Company Profile (NASDAQ:NANO)

About Nanometrics

Nanometrics 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: $19.88
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $21.21
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $19.50
  • 52-Week Range: $12.50 - $23.61
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 59.07
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 16.34
  • P/E Growth: 2.22
  • Market Cap: $502.29M
  • Outstanding Shares: 24,792,000
  • Beta: 1.46
  • Net Margins: 4.44%
  • Return on Equity: 6.06%
  • Return on Assets: 4.77%
  • Current Ratio: 3.63%
  • Quick Ratio: 2.75%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Nanometrics (NASDAQ:NANO) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Hold Rating, 2 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.67)
Consensus Price Target: $21.33 (5.30% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Nanometrics (NASDAQ:NANO)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
6/27/2016Stifel NicolausBoost Price TargetBuy$21.00 -> $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
8/10/2015DA DavidsonUpgradeNeutral -> Buy$18.00 -> $21.00View Rating Details
10/29/2014Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingHold$17.00 -> $15.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 10/22/2014 forward)


Earnings History for Nanometrics (NASDAQ:NANO)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
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 (NASDAQ:NANO)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.02 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.24 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$0.25$0.25$0.25
Q2 20171$0.32$0.32$0.32
Q3 20171$0.39$0.39$0.39
Q4 20171$0.34$0.34$0.34
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Dividend History for Nanometrics (NASDAQ:NANO)
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Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Nanometrics (NASDAQ:NANO)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 5.80%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 82.22%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
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 (NASDAQ:NANO)
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 logoNanometrics Incorporated (NASDAQ:NANO) Trading Down – Insiders Are Selling (NASDAQ:NANO) - September 27 at 10:54 AM logoInc. Magazine and the Houston Business Journal Rank iOFFICE Among Fastest Growing Companies (NASDAQ:NANO) - September 24 at 10:44 AM logoInsider Activity – Nanometrics Incorporated (NASDAQ:NANO) (NASDAQ:NANO) - September 24 at 10:44 AM logoNanometrics Has Returned 45.9% Since SmarTrend Recommendation (NANO) (NASDAQ:NANO) - September 21 at 10:27 AM logoNanometrics, Inc. – Value Analysis (NASDAQ:NANO) : September 19, 2016 (NASDAQ:NANO) - September 19 at 6:19 PM logoFinancial | Bpifrance grants Nanobiotix a 2M€ interest-free loan to support final development stage of lead product, NBTXR3 (NASDAQ:NANO) - September 19 at 6:19 PM logoNanometrics, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : NANO-US : September 16, 2016 (NASDAQ:NANO) - September 16 at 9:50 AM logoNanometrics Up 42.4% Since SmarTrend Uptrend Call (NANO) (NASDAQ:NANO) - September 14 at 10:37 AM logoCorporate | Nanobiotix announces submission for first market approval of lead product NBTXR3 in Europe (NASDAQ:NANO) - September 14 at 10:37 AM logoCorporate | Nanobiotix announces submission for first market approval of lead product NBTXR3 in Europe (NASDAQ:NANO) - September 14 at 10:37 AM logoNanometrics, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : NANO-US : September 5, 2016 (NASDAQ:NANO) - September 5 at 10:34 AM
News IconNanobiotix Half Year Results for the Six ... (NASDAQ:NANO) - September 1 at 6:15 PM logoFinancial | Nanobiotix half year results for the six months ended 30 June 2016 (NASDAQ:NANO) - September 1 at 9:30 AM logo44.8% Return Seen to Date on SmarTrend Nanometrics Call (NANO) (NASDAQ:NANO) - August 27 at 5:47 PM logoETF’s with exposure to Nanometrics, Inc. : August 23, 2016 (NASDAQ:NANO) - August 23 at 6:33 PM logoNanometrics, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : NANO-US : August 22, 2016 (NASDAQ:NANO) - August 22 at 10:57 AM logoNanometrics Up 42.0% Since SmarTrend Uptrend Call (NANO) (NASDAQ:NANO) - August 19 at 9:25 AM logoNanometrics Up 39.5% Since SmarTrend Uptrend Call (NANO) (NASDAQ:NANO) - August 12 at 6:28 PM logoNanometrics, Inc. :NANO-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2016 By the Numbers : August 10, 2016 (NASDAQ:NANO) - August 10 at 6:48 PM logoETF’s with exposure to Nanometrics, Inc. : August 10, 2016 (NASDAQ:NANO) - August 10 at 6:48 PM logoNanometrics, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : NANO-US : August 9, 2016 (NASDAQ:NANO) - August 9 at 9:33 AM logoNANOMETRICS INC Financials (NASDAQ:NANO) - August 3 at 6:44 PM logoNanometrics, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : NANO-US : July 29, 2016 (NASDAQ:NANO) - July 29 at 8:12 AM logo10-Q: NANOMETRICS INC (NASDAQ:NANO) - July 28 at 6:38 PM logoNANOMETRICS INC Files SEC form 10-Q, Quarterly Report (NASDAQ:NANO) - July 28 at 6:09 AM logoEdited Transcript of NANO earnings conference call or presentation 26-Jul-16 8:30pm GMT (NASDAQ:NANO) - July 26 at 7:45 PM logoRadient Technologies Inc. : Announces Appointment of Dimitris Tzanis to Board of Directors (NASDAQ:NANO) - July 26 at 6:40 PM logoNanometrics misses 2Q profit forecasts (NASDAQ:NANO) - July 26 at 5:57 PM logoQ2 2016 Nanometrics Inc Earnings Release - After Market Close (NASDAQ:NANO) - July 26 at 7:07 AM logoNanobiotix SA :NANO-FR: Earnings Analysis: For the six months ended December 31, 2015 : July 22, 2016 (NASDAQ:NANO) - July 22 at 3:35 AM logoWoodward (WWD) Q3 Earnings Top Estimates, Revenues Lag (NASDAQ:NANO) - July 21 at 9:12 AM logoOptical Metrology Market Gorws With Rising Demand for High Quality Parts Globally (NASDAQ:NANO) - July 20 at 9:19 AM logoNanometrics Announces Upcoming Investor Events (NASDAQ:NANO) - July 19 at 4:05 PM logoFinancial | Nanobiotix revenue for Q2 2016 (NASDAQ:NANO) - July 13 at 12:08 PM logoNanometrics to Announce Second Quarter Financial Results on July 26, 2016 (NASDAQ:NANO) - July 6 at 4:31 PM logoFinancial | Nanobiotix announces exercise of warrants by Capital Venture International (NASDAQ:NANO) - July 1 at 11:31 AM logoBadger Meter (BMI) Looks Good on Sales Channels Expansion (NASDAQ:NANO) - June 30 at 5:08 PM
News IconNanometrics Selected for Third-Generation 3D-NAND Process Control: Atlas® Systems Extend Advanced Device Manufacturing Capability (NASDAQ:NANO) - June 15 at 10:58 AM logoNanometrics Selected for Third-Generation 3D-NAND Process Control (NASDAQ:NANO) - June 14 at 4:29 PM logoNanobiotix announces exercise of warrants by Capital Venture International (NASDAQ:NANO) - June 14 at 2:19 AM
News IconNanometrics Launches New System for Optical Critical Dimension and Thin Film Metrology (NASDAQ:NANO) - June 10 at 6:37 PM logoAirXpanders Raises A$20 Million in Private Placement (NASDAQ:NANO) - June 9 at 6:43 PM logoNanometrics Introduces the IMPULSE+ Integrated Metrology System for Critical Dimension and Thin Film Process Control (NASDAQ:NANO) - June 9 at 9:09 AM


Nanometrics (NASDAQ:NANO) Chart for Saturday, October, 22, 2016

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