NASDAQ:VECO

Veeco Instruments Competitors

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$20.20
MA: $21.55
$22.70
52-Week Range
$8.91
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$23.13
Volume257,518 shs
Average Volume429,970 shs
Market Capitalization$1.06 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.42

Competitors

Veeco Instruments (NASDAQ:VECO) Vs. AMAT, LRCX, KLAC, ENTG, MKSI, and BRKS

Should you be buying VECO stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the sub-industry of "semiconductor equipment" are considered alternatives and competitors to Veeco Instruments, including Applied Materials (AMAT), Lam Research (LRCX), KLA (KLAC), Entegris (ENTG), MKS Instruments (MKSI), and Brooks Automation (BRKS).

Applied Materials (NASDAQ:AMAT) and Veeco Instruments (NASDAQ:VECO) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, risk, valuation, earnings, dividends and profitability.

Risk & Volatility

Applied Materials has a beta of 1.48, indicating that its share price is 48% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Veeco Instruments has a beta of 1.42, indicating that its share price is 42% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

78.8% of Applied Materials shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 98.2% of Veeco Instruments shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.4% of Applied Materials shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 3.6% of Veeco Instruments shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Applied Materials and Veeco Instruments' revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Applied Materials$17.20 billion7.41$3.62 billion$4.1733.31
Veeco Instruments$419.35 million2.52$-78,730,000.00($0.35)-60.80

Applied Materials has higher revenue and earnings than Veeco Instruments. Veeco Instruments is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Applied Materials, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings for Applied Materials and Veeco Instruments, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Applied Materials041902.83
Veeco Instruments00603.00

Applied Materials presently has a consensus price target of $143.3750, suggesting a potential upside of 3.21%. Veeco Instruments has a consensus price target of $20.8333, suggesting a potential downside of 2.10%. Given Applied Materials' higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Applied Materials is more favorable than Veeco Instruments.

Profitability

This table compares Applied Materials and Veeco Instruments' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Applied Materials21.04%40.65%18.07%
Veeco Instruments-9.61%5.05%2.29%

Summary

Applied Materials beats Veeco Instruments on 11 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Lam Research (NASDAQ:LRCX) and Veeco Instruments (NASDAQ:VECO) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, risk, valuation, earnings, dividends and profitability.

Risk & Volatility

Lam Research has a beta of 1.33, indicating that its share price is 33% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Veeco Instruments has a beta of 1.42, indicating that its share price is 42% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

84.0% of Lam Research shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 98.2% of Veeco Instruments shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.3% of Lam Research shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 3.6% of Veeco Instruments shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Lam Research and Veeco Instruments' revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Lam Research$10.04 billion9.42$2.25 billion$15.9541.50
Veeco Instruments$419.35 million2.52$-78,730,000.00($0.35)-60.80

Lam Research has higher revenue and earnings than Veeco Instruments. Veeco Instruments is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Lam Research, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings for Lam Research and Veeco Instruments, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Lam Research041902.83
Veeco Instruments00603.00

Lam Research presently has a consensus price target of $518.1304, suggesting a potential downside of 21.73%. Veeco Instruments has a consensus price target of $20.8333, suggesting a potential downside of 2.10%. Given Veeco Instruments' stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Veeco Instruments is more favorable than Lam Research.

Profitability

This table compares Lam Research and Veeco Instruments' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Lam Research23.60%55.82%20.06%
Veeco Instruments-9.61%5.05%2.29%

Summary

Lam Research beats Veeco Instruments on 9 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

KLA (NASDAQ:KLAC) and Veeco Instruments (NASDAQ:VECO) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, risk, valuation, earnings, dividends and profitability.

Risk & Volatility

KLA has a beta of 1.26, indicating that its share price is 26% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Veeco Instruments has a beta of 1.42, indicating that its share price is 42% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares KLA and Veeco Instruments' revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
KLA$5.81 billion9.36$1.22 billion$10.3534.09
Veeco Instruments$419.35 million2.52$-78,730,000.00($0.35)-60.80

KLA has higher revenue and earnings than Veeco Instruments. Veeco Instruments is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than KLA, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings for KLA and Veeco Instruments, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
KLA08802.50
Veeco Instruments00603.00

KLA presently has a consensus price target of $282.9333, suggesting a potential downside of 19.81%. Veeco Instruments has a consensus price target of $20.8333, suggesting a potential downside of 2.10%. Given Veeco Instruments' stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Veeco Instruments is more favorable than KLA.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

88.7% of KLA shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 98.2% of Veeco Instruments shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.2% of KLA shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 3.6% of Veeco Instruments shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares KLA and Veeco Instruments' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
KLA21.76%65.49%18.66%
Veeco Instruments-9.61%5.05%2.29%

Summary

KLA beats Veeco Instruments on 9 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Entegris (NASDAQ:ENTG) and Veeco Instruments (NASDAQ:VECO) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, analyst recommendations, earnings, dividends, valuation, profitability and institutional ownership.

Risk & Volatility

Entegris has a beta of 1.33, indicating that its share price is 33% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Veeco Instruments has a beta of 1.42, indicating that its share price is 42% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Entegris and Veeco Instruments' revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Entegris$1.59 billion10.32$254.86 million$1.9362.93
Veeco Instruments$419.35 million2.52$-78,730,000.00($0.35)-60.80

Entegris has higher revenue and earnings than Veeco Instruments. Veeco Instruments is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Entegris, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for Entegris and Veeco Instruments, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Entegris02502.71
Veeco Instruments00603.00

Entegris currently has a consensus price target of $100.7778, suggesting a potential downside of 17.02%. Veeco Instruments has a consensus price target of $20.8333, suggesting a potential downside of 2.10%. Given Veeco Instruments' stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Veeco Instruments is more favorable than Entegris.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

98.4% of Entegris shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 98.2% of Veeco Instruments shares are held by institutional investors. 1.7% of Entegris shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 3.6% of Veeco Instruments shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares Entegris and Veeco Instruments' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Entegris15.03%26.54%12.06%
Veeco Instruments-9.61%5.05%2.29%

Summary

Entegris beats Veeco Instruments on 9 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

MKS Instruments (NASDAQ:MKSI) and Veeco Instruments (NASDAQ:VECO) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, analyst recommendations, earnings, dividends, valuation, profitability and institutional ownership.

Risk & Volatility

MKS Instruments has a beta of 1.6, indicating that its share price is 60% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Veeco Instruments has a beta of 1.42, indicating that its share price is 42% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares MKS Instruments and Veeco Instruments' revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
MKS Instruments$1.90 billion5.57$140.39 million$4.5242.36
Veeco Instruments$419.35 million2.52$-78,730,000.00($0.35)-60.80

MKS Instruments has higher revenue and earnings than Veeco Instruments. Veeco Instruments is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than MKS Instruments, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for MKS Instruments and Veeco Instruments, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
MKS Instruments02802.80
Veeco Instruments00603.00

MKS Instruments currently has a consensus price target of $180.00, suggesting a potential downside of 5.99%. Veeco Instruments has a consensus price target of $20.8333, suggesting a potential downside of 2.10%. Given Veeco Instruments' stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Veeco Instruments is more favorable than MKS Instruments.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

94.0% of MKS Instruments shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 98.2% of Veeco Instruments shares are held by institutional investors. 1.1% of MKS Instruments shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 3.6% of Veeco Instruments shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares MKS Instruments and Veeco Instruments' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
MKS Instruments12.78%16.49%9.74%
Veeco Instruments-9.61%5.05%2.29%

Summary

MKS Instruments beats Veeco Instruments on 10 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Brooks Automation (NASDAQ:BRKS) and Veeco Instruments (NASDAQ:VECO) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, analyst recommendations, earnings, dividends, valuation, profitability and institutional ownership.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Brooks Automation and Veeco Instruments' revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Brooks Automation$897.27 million7.92$64.85 million$1.2675.95
Veeco Instruments$419.35 million2.52$-78,730,000.00($0.35)-60.80

Brooks Automation has higher revenue and earnings than Veeco Instruments. Veeco Instruments is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Brooks Automation, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Risk & Volatility

Brooks Automation has a beta of 1.97, indicating that its share price is 97% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Veeco Instruments has a beta of 1.42, indicating that its share price is 42% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for Brooks Automation and Veeco Instruments, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Brooks Automation02502.71
Veeco Instruments00603.00

Brooks Automation currently has a consensus price target of $81.8750, suggesting a potential downside of 14.45%. Veeco Instruments has a consensus price target of $20.8333, suggesting a potential downside of 2.10%. Given Veeco Instruments' stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Veeco Instruments is more favorable than Brooks Automation.

Profitability

This table compares Brooks Automation and Veeco Instruments' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Brooks Automation7.23%7.95%6.13%
Veeco Instruments-9.61%5.05%2.29%

Institutional & Insider Ownership

95.3% of Brooks Automation shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 98.2% of Veeco Instruments shares are held by institutional investors. 1.6% of Brooks Automation shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 3.6% of Veeco Instruments shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Brooks Automation beats Veeco Instruments on 9 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.


Veeco Instruments Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
Applied Materials logo
AMAT
Applied Materials
2.1$138.91-0.3%$127.47 billion$17.20 billion35.44Analyst Report
Insider Selling
Lam Research logo
LRCX
Lam Research
2.2$662.00-0.9%$94.61 billion$10.04 billion37.55
KLA logo
KLAC
KLA
2.2$352.85-0.3%$54.37 billion$5.81 billion42.93
Entegris logo
ENTG
Entegris
1.8$121.45-0.5%$16.43 billion$1.59 billion62.28Analyst Downgrade
Insider Selling
MKS Instruments logo
MKSI
MKS Instruments
2.1$191.46-1.9%$10.57 billion$1.90 billion38.22Unusual Options Activity
Brooks Automation logo
BRKS
Brooks Automation
1.9$95.70-2.8%$7.10 billion$897.27 million108.75
Amkor Technology logo
AMKR
Amkor Technology
1.9$25.05-2.0%$6.10 billion$4.05 billion19.57News Coverage
CMC Materials logo
CCMP
CMC Materials
1.6$192.98-1.9%$5.63 billion$1.12 billion39.95Analyst Upgrade
Advanced Energy Industries logo
AEIS
Advanced Energy Industries
1.8$118.45-0.1%$4.55 billion$788.95 million43.87Analyst Report
News Coverage
FormFactor logo
FORM
FormFactor
1.7$50.85-0.1%$3.95 billion$589.46 million51.36Analyst Report
Onto Innovation logo
ONTO
Onto Innovation
1.5$70.69-1.2%$3.46 billion$305.90 million-372.05Insider Selling
News Coverage
Cohu logo
COHU
Cohu
1.5$49.84-0.9%$2.40 billion$583.33 million-44.90News Coverage
Xperi logo
XPER
Xperi
1.6$22.33-1.2%$2.35 billion$280.07 million-38.50
Ultra Clean logo
UCTT
Ultra Clean
1.5$55.05-3.3%$2.24 billion$1.07 billion50.97High Trading Volume
Axcelis Technologies logo
ACLS
Axcelis Technologies
1.7$44.33-3.1%$1.50 billion$342.96 million33.33Gap Down
Photronics logo
PLAB
Photronics
1.6$13.04-1.2%$826.54 million$609.69 million24.60
PDF Solutions logo
PDFS
PDF Solutions
1.6$18.73-1.6%$695.73 million$85.58 million-74.92
AXT logo
AXTI
AXT
1.7$12.41-0.5%$522.30 million$83.26 million-413.53Insider Selling
Rubicon Technology logo
RBCN
Rubicon Technology
0.5$10.73-4.3%$25.98 million$3.53 million-44.69Gap Down
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