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Veeco Instruments Stock Price, Forecast & Analysis (NASDAQ:VECO)

$14.81
-0.12 (-0.80 %)
(As of 11/14/2019 08:59 AM ET)
Today's Range
$14.73
Now: $14.81
$14.91
50-Day Range
$11.15
MA: $12.84
$16.44
52-Week Range
$6.27
Now: $14.81
$17.23
Volume147,600 shs
Average Volume287,156 shs
Market Capitalization$724.21 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.38
Veeco Instruments Inc, together with its subsidiaries, develops, manufactures, sells, and supports semiconductor and thin film process equipment primarily to make electronic devices worldwide. It offers metal organic chemical vapor deposition systems; packaging lithography equipment; precision surface processing systems; laser annealing systems; ion beam deposition and etch systems; molecular beam epitaxy systems; 3D wafer inspection systems; and atomic layer deposition and other deposition systems. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Special industry machinery, not elsewhere classified
Sub-IndustrySemiconductor Equipment
SectorComputer and Technology
Current SymbolNASDAQ:VECO
CUSIP92241710
Phone516-677-0200

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$542.08 million
Cash Flow$1.01 per share
Book Value$8.23 per share

Profitability

Net Income$-407,090,000.00

Miscellaneous

Employees1,043
Market Cap$724.21 million
Next Earnings Date2/10/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Veeco Instruments (NASDAQ:VECO) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Veeco Instruments' stock symbol?

Veeco Instruments trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "VECO."

How will Veeco Instruments' stock buyback program work?

Veeco Instruments declared that its Board of Directors has authorized a share buyback program on Wednesday, December 13th 2017, which permits the company to buyback $100,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are typically an indication that the company's management believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Veeco Instruments' earnings last quarter?

Veeco Instruments Inc. (NASDAQ:VECO) issued its earnings results on Monday, November, 4th. The semiconductor company reported $0.05 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of ($0.01) by $0.06. The semiconductor company had revenue of $108.95 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $104.37 million. Veeco Instruments had a negative return on equity of 6.97% and a negative net margin of 47.03%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was down 14.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $0.11 earnings per share. View Veeco Instruments' Earnings History.

When is Veeco Instruments' next earnings date?

Veeco Instruments is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, February 10th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Veeco Instruments.

What guidance has Veeco Instruments issued on next quarter's earnings?

Veeco Instruments updated its fourth quarter earnings guidance on Monday, November, 4th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $(0.03)-0.18 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.06. The company issued revenue guidance of $100-120 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $110.99 million.

What price target have analysts set for VECO?

3 equities research analysts have issued 1 year target prices for Veeco Instruments' shares. Their forecasts range from $12.00 to $19.00. On average, they expect Veeco Instruments' share price to reach $16.33 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 10.3% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Veeco Instruments.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Veeco Instruments?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Veeco Instruments in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Veeco Instruments.

Has Veeco Instruments been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about VECO stock have been trending somewhat negative on Thursday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research group rates the sentiment of 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. Veeco Instruments earned a daily sentiment score of -1.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles about the semiconductor company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days. View News Stories for Veeco Instruments.

Are investors shorting Veeco Instruments?

Veeco Instruments saw a drop in short interest in the month of October. As of October 31st, there was short interest totalling 1,110,000 shares, a drop of 9.8% from the September 30th total of 1,230,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 263,600 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 4.2 days. Currently, 2.3% of the shares of the company are sold short. View Veeco Instruments' Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Veeco Instruments' key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Veeco Instruments own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Veeco Instruments investors own include NVIDIA (NVDA), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Intel (INTC), Finisar (FNSR), Energy Transfer LP Unit (ET), General Electric (GE), AT&T (T), ABIOMED (ABMD), Activision Blizzard (ATVI) and Cypress Semiconductor (CY).

Who are Veeco Instruments' key executives?

Veeco Instruments' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. John R. Peeler, Exec. Chairman (Age 64)
  • Dr. William John Miller, CEO & Director (Age 51)
  • Mr. Shubham Maheshwari, Exec. VP, CFO & COO (Age 47)
  • Mr. John P. Kiernan, Sr. VP of Fin., Chief Accounting Officer & Treasurer (Age 57)
  • Mr. Ajit Paranjpe, Chief Technology Officer (Age 56)

Who are Veeco Instruments' major shareholders?

Veeco Instruments' stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Fisher Asset Management LLC (2.64%), River & Mercantile Asset Management LLP (1.81%), California Public Employees Retirement System (0.86%), State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D (0.40%), Assenagon Asset Management S.A. (0.33%) and Rhumbline Advisers (0.32%). Company insiders that own Veeco Instruments stock include John P Kiernan, John R Peeler, Peter J Simone, Shubham Maheshwari and William John Miller. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Veeco Instruments.

Which institutional investors are selling Veeco Instruments stock?

VECO stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including River & Mercantile Asset Management LLP, Assenagon Asset Management S.A. and Fisher Asset Management LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Veeco Instruments.

Which institutional investors are buying Veeco Instruments stock?

VECO stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D, California Public Employees Retirement System, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Rhumbline Advisers, State of Tennessee Treasury Department and First Trust Advisors LP. Company insiders that have bought Veeco Instruments stock in the last two years include John P Kiernan, John R Peeler, Shubham Maheshwari and William John Miller. View Insider Buying and Selling for Veeco Instruments.

How do I buy shares of Veeco Instruments?

Shares of VECO 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 Veeco Instruments' stock price today?

One share of VECO stock can currently be purchased for approximately $14.81.

How big of a company is Veeco Instruments?

Veeco Instruments has a market capitalization of $724.21 million and generates $542.08 million in revenue each year. The semiconductor company earns $-407,090,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($0.04) on an earnings per share basis. Veeco Instruments employs 1,043 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Veeco Instruments.

What is Veeco Instruments' official website?

The official website for Veeco Instruments is http://www.veeco.com/.

How can I contact Veeco Instruments?

Veeco Instruments' mailing address is Terminal Drive, Plainview NY, 11803. The semiconductor company can be reached via phone at 516-677-0200 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Veeco Instruments (NASDAQ VECO)

Community Ranking:  1.9 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  393 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  633 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,026
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Veeco Instruments and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe VECO will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe VECO will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 11/14/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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