NASDAQ:VECO - Veeco Instruments Stock Price, Price Target & More Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $15.45 -0.35 (-2.22 %) (As of 07/20/2018 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$15.45Today's Range$15.45 - $15.7552-Week Range$10.85 - $33.40Volume151,454 shsAverage Volume360,510 shsMarket Capitalization$769.33 millionP/E Ratio-772.50Dividend YieldN/ABeta0.52 Company ProfileFinancialsAnalyst RatingsEarnings HistoryInsider TradesHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial MediaChart Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Veeco Instruments Inc., together with its subsidiaries, develops, manufactures, sells, and supports semiconductor process equipment worldwide. It offers metal organic chemical vapor deposition systems; packaging lithography equipment; precision surface processing systems; laser annealing systems; ion beam etch and deposition systems; molecular beam epitaxy systems; 3D wafer inspection systems; and atomic layer deposition and other deposition systems. The company sells its products to light emitting diode, micro-electro mechanical system, outsourced semiconductor assembly and test, HDD, and semiconductor manufacturers, as well as research centers and universities. Veeco Instruments Inc. was founded in 1945 and is headquartered in Plainview, New York. Receive VECO News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for VECO and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry Special industry machinery, not elsewhere classified Sub-IndustrySemiconductor Equipment SectorComputer and Technology SymbolNASDAQ:VECO CUSIP92241710 Webwww.veeco.com Phone516-677-0200 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.34 Current Ratio2.80 Quick Ratio2.17 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio-772.50 Forward P/E Ratio35.93 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$484.76 million Price / Sales1.55 Cash Flow$0.9948 per share Price / Cash15.53 Book Value$17.41 per share Price / Book0.89 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)($0.02) Net Income$-44,790,000.00 Net Margins-11.24% Return on Equity0.51% Return on Assets0.31% Miscellaneous Employees1,014 Outstanding Shares48,690,000Market Cap$769.33 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 has initiated a share buyback program on Wednesday, December 13th 2017, which permits the company to buyback $100,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are generally 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 quarterly earnings data on Monday, May, 7th. The semiconductor company reported $0.20 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.06 by $0.14. The semiconductor company had revenue of $158.57 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $151.62 million. Veeco Instruments had a negative net margin of 11.24% and a positive return on equity of 0.51%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 67.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $0.09 EPS. View Veeco Instruments' Earnings History. When is Veeco Instruments' next earnings date? Veeco Instruments is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, August, 2nd 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Veeco Instruments. What guidance has Veeco Instruments issued on next quarter's earnings? Veeco Instruments updated its second quarter earnings guidance on Monday, May, 7th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $0.01-0.20 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $0.13. The company issued revenue guidance of $145-170 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $158.13 million. What price target have analysts set for VECO? 6 brokerages have issued 12 month price targets for Veeco Instruments' shares. Their forecasts range from $21.00 to $36.00. On average, they expect Veeco Instruments' stock price to reach $26.60 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 72.2% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Ratings for Veeco Instruments. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Veeco Instruments? 6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Veeco Instruments in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." Who are some of Veeco Instruments' key competitors? Some companies that are related to Veeco Instruments include Bodycote (BYPLF), Brooks Automation (BRKS), Milacron (MCRN), Axcelis Technologies (ACLS), Energy Recovery (ERII), Manitex International (MNTX), ACM Research (ACMR), Intevac (IVAC), Amtech Systems (ASYS), CVD Equipment (CVV), Greystone Logistics (GLGI), MagneGas (MNGA) and Enviro Technologies (EVTN). Who are Veeco Instruments' key executives? Veeco Instruments' management team includes the folowing people: Mr. John R. Peeler, Chairman & CEO (Age 63)Dr. William J. Miller, Pres (Age 50)Mr. Shubham Maheshwari, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 46)Mr. John P. Kiernan, Sr. VP of Fin., Chief Accounting Officer & Treasurer (Age 56)Todd Campbell, VP of Global Operations Has Veeco Instruments been receiving favorable news coverage? News coverage about VECO stock has been trending somewhat positive on Saturday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Veeco Instruments earned a coverage optimism score of 0.08 on Accern's scale. They also gave press coverage about the semiconductor company an impact score of 44.95 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days. Who are Veeco Instruments' major shareholders? Veeco Instruments' stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Fisher Asset Management LLC (2.91%), Baillie Gifford & Co. (2.65%), Peregrine Capital Management LLC (0.60%), Westpac Banking Corp (0.55%) and Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan (0.03%). 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 Peregrine Capital Management LLC, Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan and Fisher Asset Management LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Veeco Instruments. Which institutional investors are buying Veeco Instruments stock? VECO stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Baillie Gifford & Co. and Westpac Banking Corp. 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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is Veeco Instruments' stock price today? One share of VECO stock can currently be purchased for approximately $15.45. How big of a company is Veeco Instruments? Veeco Instruments has a market capitalization of $769.33 million and generates $484.76 million in revenue each year. The semiconductor company earns $-44,790,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($0.02) on an earnings per share basis. Veeco Instruments employs 1,014 workers across the globe. 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 ()Outperform Votes: 307 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 502 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 809MarketBeat'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 7/21/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: How do investors use RSI to grade stocks?