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

$14.88
-0.68 (-4.37 %)
(As of 11/11/2019 03:12 PM ET)
Today's Range
$14.88
Now: $14.88
$15.36
50-Day Range
$11.15
MA: $12.57
$16.44
52-Week Range
$6.27
Now: $14.88
$17.23
Volume17,881 shs
Average Volume316,230 shs
Market Capitalization$727.68 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$0.89 per share
Book Value$8.23 per share

Profitability

Net Income$-407,090,000.00

Miscellaneous

Employees1,043
Market Cap$727.68 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 initiated a stock repurchase program on Wednesday, December 13th 2017, which permits the company to repurchase $100,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are usually an indication that the company's board believes its stock is 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 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of ($0.01) by $0.06. The semiconductor company earned $108.95 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $104.37 million. Veeco Instruments had a negative net margin of 47.03% and a negative return on equity of 6.97%. The firm's revenue was down 14.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm 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 issued an update on its fourth quarter earnings guidance on Monday, November, 4th. The company provided EPS guidance of $(0.03)-0.18 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share 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 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Veeco Instruments' shares. Their forecasts range from $12.00 to $19.00. On average, they anticipate Veeco Instruments' share price to reach $16.33 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 9.5% 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?

Headlines about VECO stock have been trending very negative this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research firm rates the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Veeco Instruments earned a news impact score of -3.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave 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 effect on the company's share price in the near future. View News Stories for Veeco Instruments.

Are investors shorting Veeco Instruments?

Veeco Instruments saw a decline in short interest during the month of October. As of October 15th, there was short interest totalling 1,230,000 shares, a decline of 6.8% from the September 15th total of 1,320,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 279,300 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 4.4 days. Currently, 2.6% of the company's shares 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), Finisar (FNSR), Intel (INTC), Energy Transfer LP Unit (ET), General Electric (GE), QUALCOMM (QCOM), AT&T (T), ABIOMED (ABMD) and Activision Blizzard (ATVI).

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 variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders 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 major 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 major investors are buying Veeco Instruments stock?

VECO stock was bought 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 $14.92.

How big of a company is Veeco Instruments?

Veeco Instruments has a market capitalization of $729.63 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:  392 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  633 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,025
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 11/11/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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