Veeco Instruments (VECO) Stock Price, News & Analysis

-0.15 (-0.37%)
(As of 05/17/2024 ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
314,011 shs
Average Volume
527,453 shs
Market Capitalization
$2.27 billion
P/E Ratio
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Price Target

Veeco Instruments MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.67 Rating Score
1.8% Upside
$40.71 Price Target
Short Interest
11.86% of Shares Sold Short
Dividend Strength
News Sentiment
0.58mentions of Veeco Instruments in the last 14 days
Based on 14 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$2.32 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
From $1.39 to $1.65 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

1.43 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

470th out of 598 stocks

Special Industry Machinery, Not Elsewhere Classified Industry

9th out of 13 stocks

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About Veeco Instruments Stock (NASDAQ:VECO)

Veeco Instruments Inc., together with its subsidiaries, develops, manufactures, sells, and supports semiconductor and thin film process equipment primarily to make electronic devices in the United States, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa, China, Rest of the Asia-Pacific, and internationally. The company offers laser annealing, ion beam deposition and etch, metal organic chemical vapor deposition, single wafer wet processing and surface preparation, molecular beam epitaxy, advanced packaging lithography, atomic layer deposition, and other deposition systems. Its process equipment systems are used in the production of a range of microelectronic components, including logic, dynamic random-access memory, photonics devices, power electronics, radio frequency filters and amplifiers, magnetic heads for hard disk drives, and other semiconductor devices. In addition, the company markets and sells its products to integrated device manufacturers and foundries; outsourced semiconductor assembly and test companies; and hard disk drive and photonics manufacturers, as well as research centers and universities. Veeco Instruments Inc. was founded in 1945 and is headquartered in Plainview, New York.

VECO Stock Price History

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Company Calendar

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Special industry machinery, not elsewhere classified
Semiconductor Equipment
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Price Target and Rating

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Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
Research Coverage
6 Analysts


Net Income
Pretax Margin


Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$666.43 million
Cash Flow
$1.65 per share
Book Value
$12.15 per share


Free Float
Market Cap
$2.27 billion

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Key Executives

  • Dr. William John Miller Ph.D. (Age 56)
    CEO & Director
    Comp: $1.08M
  • Mr. John P. Kiernan (Age 62)
    Senior VP & CFO
    Comp: $627.56k
  • Ms. Susan  WilkersonMs. Susan Wilkerson (Age 63)
    Senior Vice President of Global Sales & Services
    Comp: $626.03k
  • Dr. Peter Porshnev Ph.D. (Age 60)
    Senior Vice President of Unified Engineering
    Comp: $590.49k
  • Dr. Adrian Devasahayam Ph.D. (Age 53)
    Senior Vice President of Product Line Management
    Comp: $539.65k
  • Mr. Jean-Charles Bossert
    Senior Vice President of Global Operations
  • Mr. Robert W. Bradshaw
    Chief Administrative Officer
  • Anthony Pappone
    Head of Investor Relations
  • Mr. Kirk W. Mackey
    VP, Head of Legal, General Counsel & Secretary
  • Monica DeMarco
    Senior Vice President of Customer Experience

VECO Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Veeco Instruments stock right now?

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. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "moderate buy" VECO shares.
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What is Veeco Instruments' stock price target for 2024?

6 brokerages have issued 12-month target prices for Veeco Instruments' shares. Their VECO share price targets range from $35.00 to $46.00. On average, they anticipate the company's share price to reach $40.71 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 1.8% from the stock's current price.
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How have VECO shares performed in 2024?

Veeco Instruments' stock was trading at $31.03 at the beginning of 2024. Since then, VECO shares have increased by 28.9% and is now trading at $40.00.
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When is Veeco Instruments' next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, August 5th 2024.
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How were Veeco Instruments' earnings last quarter?

Veeco Instruments Inc. (NASDAQ:VECO) released its earnings results on Tuesday, November, 2nd. The semiconductor company reported $0.40 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.28 by $0.12. The semiconductor company earned $150.25 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $146.63 million. Veeco Instruments had a positive trailing twelve-month return on equity of 11.97% and a negative net margin of 2.51%. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $0.16 earnings per share.

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

Veeco Instruments issued an update on its second quarter 2024 earnings guidance on Wednesday, May, 8th. The company provided EPS guidance of 0.380-0.480 for the period, compared to the consensus estimate of 0.430. The company issued revenue guidance of $165.0 million-$185.0 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $174.9 million.

What is William J. Miller's approval rating as Veeco Instruments' CEO?

10 employees have rated Veeco Instruments Chief Executive Officer William J. Miller on William J. Miller has an approval rating of 95% among the company's employees. This puts William J. Miller in the top 30% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

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), AT&T (T), Energy Transfer (ET), Gilead Sciences (GILD), Intel (INTC), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), FireEye (FEYE), AbbVie (ABBV), Salesforce (CRM) and Ford Motor (F).

Who are Veeco Instruments' major shareholders?

Veeco Instruments' stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (12.65%), Wasatch Advisors LP (4.27%), Baillie Gifford & Co. (1.23%), Assenagon Asset Management S.A. (1.01%), Silvercrest Asset Management Group LLC (0.68%) and Nordea Investment Management AB (0.60%). Insiders that own company stock include Adrian Devasahayam, Dennis Thomas St, John P Kiernan, Mary Jane Raymond, Peter J Simone, Susan Wilkerson and William John Miller.
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How do I buy shares of Veeco Instruments?

Shares of VECO stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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Does Veeco Instruments have any subsidiaries?
The following companies are subsidiares of Veeco Instruments: Advanced Imaging, Applied Epi, Digital Instruments, Fluens Corporation, Ion Tech, Mill Lane Engineering, Monarch Labs, NanoDevices, OptiMag, Solid State Equipment Holdings, Synos Technology, TM Microscopes, ThermoMicroscopes Corp, Ultra-Tech Technologies Israel Ltd., Ultratech Inc., Ultratech International Inc., Veeco APAC LLC, Veeco Asia Pte. Ltd., Veeco GmbH, Veeco Instruments (Shanghai) Co. Ltd., Veeco Instruments Limited, Veeco Japan Ltd., Veeco Korea LLC, Veeco Malaysia Sdn. Bhd., Veeco Netherlands BV, Veeco Process Equipment Inc., and Veeco Taiwan Inc..
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This page (NASDAQ:VECO) was last updated on 5/17/2024 by Staff

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