Nanometrics Stock Price, News & Analysis (NASDAQ:NANO)

$31.83
-0.27 (-0.84 %)
(As of 09/20/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$31.5750
Now: $31.83
$32.1650
50-Day Range
$26.93
MA: $28.91
$32.00
52-Week Range
$25.52
Now: $31.83
$38.60
Volume245,646 shs
Average Volume173,808 shs
Market Capitalization$790.34 million
P/E Ratio22.86
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.64
Nanometrics Incorporated provides process control metrology and inspection systems for use primarily in the fabrication of semiconductors and other solid-state devices, and industrial and scientific applications worldwide. The company offers automated metrology systems that provide optical critical dimension, thin film metrology, and wafer stress metrology for transistor and interconnect metrology applications; and integrated metrology systems that are installed onto wafer processing equipment to provide near real-time measurements. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Measuring & controlling devices, not elsewhere classified
Sub-IndustrySemiconductor Equipment
SectorComputer and Technology
Current SymbolNASDAQ:NANO
CUSIP63007710
Phone408-545-6000

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$324.52 million
Cash Flow$2.6770 per share
Book Value$12.92 per share

Profitability

Net Income$57.65 million

Miscellaneous

Employees701
Market Cap$790.34 million
Next Earnings Date10/29/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Nanometrics (NASDAQ:NANO) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Nanometrics' stock symbol?

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

How will Nanometrics' stock buyback program work?

Nanometrics announced that its board has initiated a share repurchase program on Thursday, November 16th 2017, which authorizes the company to buyback $50,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are usually a sign that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Nanometrics' earnings last quarter?

Nanometrics Incorporated (NASDAQ:NANO) issued its earnings results on Tuesday, July, 30th. The semiconductor company reported $0.21 EPS for the quarter, meeting the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.21. The semiconductor company had revenue of $67.62 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $65.38 million. Nanometrics had a return on equity of 10.97% and a net margin of 10.58%. The firm's quarterly revenue was down 23.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $0.71 earnings per share. View Nanometrics' Earnings History.

When is Nanometrics' next earnings date?

Nanometrics is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, October 29th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Nanometrics.

What price target have analysts set for NANO?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month price targets for Nanometrics' shares. Their predictions range from $39.00 to $42.00. On average, they expect Nanometrics' share price to reach $40.40 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 26.9% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Nanometrics.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Nanometrics?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Nanometrics in the last year. There are currently 5 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Nanometrics.

Has Nanometrics been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about NANO stock have been trending negative this week, according to InfoTrie. InfoTrie ranks the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Nanometrics earned a media sentiment score of -2.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the semiconductor company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days. View News Stories for Nanometrics.

Are investors shorting Nanometrics?

Nanometrics saw a increase in short interest in the month of August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totalling 2,054,900 shares, an increase of 6.0% from the July 31st total of 1,937,900 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 246,700 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 8.3 days. Currently, 8.9% of the shares of the stock are sold short. View Nanometrics' Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Nanometrics' key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Nanometrics own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Nanometrics investors own include NVIDIA (NVDA), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Micron Technology (MU), Applied Materials (AMAT), Netflix (NFLX), Twitter (TWTR), AeroVironment (AVAV), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Neurocrine Biosciences (NBIX) and Square (SQ).

Who are Nanometrics' key executives?

Nanometrics' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Dr. Pierre Yves Lesaicherre Ph.D., Pres, CEO & Director (Age 56)
  • Mr. Greg Swyt, Principal Financial Officer & VP of Fin. (Age 58)
  • Ms. Janet Therese Taylor, Gen. Counsel (Age 61)
  • Mr. Rollin Kocher, Sr. VP of Sales & Marketing (Age 53)
  • Mr. James L. Barnhart, Sr. VP of Operations (Age 56)

Who are Nanometrics' major shareholders?

Nanometrics' stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (16.26%), Vanguard Group Inc. (6.59%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (4.21%), Fisher Asset Management LLC (3.84%), Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (3.17%) and Peregrine Capital Management LLC (1.84%). Company insiders that own Nanometrics stock include Bruce C Rhine, Greg Swyt, J Thomas Bentley, Janet Therese Taylor, Jeff Andreson, Kevin Heidrich, Pierre-Yves Lesaicherre, Rollin Kocher, Stanislaw M Borowicz and Timothy J Stultz. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Nanometrics.

Which major investors are selling Nanometrics stock?

NANO stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Vanguard Group Inc., Panagora Asset Management Inc., Wells Fargo & Company MN, Invesco Ltd., Fisher Asset Management LLC, Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc., D. E. Shaw & Co. Inc. and AQR Capital Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold Nanometrics company stock in the last year include Greg Swyt, Pierre-Yves Lesaicherre, Rollin Kocher and Timothy J Stultz. View Insider Buying and Selling for Nanometrics.

Which major investors are buying Nanometrics stock?

NANO stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Parallel Advisors LLC, Intrinsic Edge Capital Management LLC, Peregrine Capital Management LLC, Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Bridge City Capital LLC, Morgan Stanley and Acadian Asset Management LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Nanometrics.

How do I buy shares of Nanometrics?

Shares of NANO 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, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Nanometrics' stock price today?

One share of NANO stock can currently be purchased for approximately $31.83.

How big of a company is Nanometrics?

Nanometrics has a market capitalization of $790.34 million and generates $324.52 million in revenue each year. The semiconductor company earns $57.65 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.37 on an earnings per share basis. Nanometrics employs 701 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Nanometrics.

What is Nanometrics' official website?

The official website for Nanometrics is http://www.nanometrics.com/.

How can I contact Nanometrics?

Nanometrics' mailing address is 1550 BUCKEYE DRIVE, MILPITAS CA, 95035. The semiconductor company can be reached via phone at 408-545-6000 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Nanometrics (NASDAQ NANO)

Community Ranking:  2.6 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  309 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  277 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  586
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Nanometrics and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe NANO will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe NANO will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 9/21/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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