NASDAQ:VECO - Veeco Instruments Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $8.85 +0.18 (+2.08 %) (As of 01/18/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$8.85Today's Range$8.58 - $8.975052-Week Range$6.27 - $20.55Volume260,990 shsAverage Volume385,833 shsMarket Capitalization$414.36 millionP/E Ratio-442.50Dividend YieldN/ABeta0.75 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media 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 Current SymbolNASDAQ:VECO Previous Symbol CUSIP92241710 Webwww.veeco.com Phone516-677-0200Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.49 Current Ratio3.15 Quick Ratio2.28Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio-442.50 Forward P/E Ratio-885.00 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$484.76 million Price / Sales0.87 Cash Flow$1.0387 per share Price / Cash Flow8.52 Book Value$17.41 per share Price / Book0.51Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)($0.02) Net Income$-44,790,000.00 Net Margins-45.70% Return on Equity1.93% Return on Assets1.12%Miscellaneous Employees1,014 Outstanding Shares47,790,000Market Cap$414.36 million OptionableOptionable 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 repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are usually a sign that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued. How were Veeco Instruments' earnings last quarter? Veeco Instruments Inc. (NASDAQ:VECO) issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November, 1st. The semiconductor company reported $0.11 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.08 by $0.03. The semiconductor company earned $126.76 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $135.50 million. Veeco Instruments had a negative net margin of 45.70% and a positive return on equity of 1.93%. The company's quarterly revenue was down 2.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $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 Monday, February 11th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Veeco Instruments. How can I listen to Veeco Instruments' earnings call? Veeco Instruments will be holding an earnings conference call on Monday, February 11th at 5:00 PM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at 8002399838. What guidance has Veeco Instruments issued on next quarter's earnings? Veeco Instruments updated its fourth quarter 2018 earnings guidance on Thursday, November, 1st. The company provided EPS guidance of $-0.25--0.09 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.14. The company issued revenue guidance of $85-105 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $134.97 million.Veeco Instruments also updated its Q4 guidance to $(0.25)-(0.09) EPS. What price target have analysts set for VECO? 2 brokerages have issued 1 year price objectives for Veeco Instruments' shares. Their forecasts range from $38.00 to $38.00. On average, they expect Veeco Instruments' share price to reach $38.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 329.4% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Veeco Instruments. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Veeco Instruments? 2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Veeco Instruments in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 1 buy rating 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 trended somewhat positive on Saturday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research firm ranks the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Veeco Instruments earned a news sentiment score of 1.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media stories about the semiconductor company a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days. Who are some of Veeco Instruments' key competitors? Some companies that are related to Veeco Instruments include Milacron (MCRN), Axcelis Technologies (ACLS), Energy Recovery (ERII), ACM Research (ACMR), Manitex International (MNTX), Intevac (IVAC), Amtech Systems (ASYS), Magnegas Applied Tchnlgy Sltns (MNGA), CVD Equipment (CVV), Greystone Logistics (GLGI) and Enviro Technologies (EVTN). 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 many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (0.04%) and Fox Run Management L.L.C. (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 Louisiana State Employees Retirement System. 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 Fox Run Management L.L.C.. 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 $8.85. How big of a company is Veeco Instruments? Veeco Instruments has a market capitalization of $414.36 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. 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 ()Outperform Votes: 331 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 555 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 886MarketBeat'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 1/19/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What is Compound Interest?