Axcelis Technologies, Inc. designs, manufactures, and services ion implantation and other processing equipment used in the fabrication of semiconductor chips worldwide.
Flawless balance sheet with reasonable growth potential.
Share Price & News
How has Axcelis Technologies's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: ACLS's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: ACLS exceeded the US Semiconductor industry which returned 36.3% over the past year.
Return vs Market: ACLS exceeded the US Market which returned 6.7% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Axcelis Technologies's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
5 days ago | Simply Wall StWhat Did Axcelis Technologies' (NASDAQ:ACLS) CEO Take Home Last Year?
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1 month ago | Simply Wall StIndependent Director R. Fletcher Just Sold A Bunch Of Shares In Axcelis Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:ACLS)
Is Axcelis Technologies undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: ACLS ($28.33) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($6.08)
Significantly Below Fair Value: ACLS is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: ACLS is poor value based on its PE Ratio (41.6x) compared to the US Semiconductor industry average (37x).
PE vs Market: ACLS is poor value based on its PE Ratio (41.6x) compared to the US market (16.2x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: ACLS is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: ACLS is good value based on its PB Ratio (2.2x) compared to the US Semiconductor industry average (3.2x).
How is Axcelis Technologies forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 5 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: ACLS's forecast earnings growth (41% per year) is above the savings rate (2.2%).
Earnings vs Market: ACLS's earnings (41% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the US market (22.9% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: ACLS's revenue (11.5% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (9.4% per year).
High Growth Revenue: ACLS's revenue (11.5% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if ACLS's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
How has Axcelis Technologies performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: ACLS has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: ACLS's current net profit margins (6%) are lower than last year (9.2%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: ACLS has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 25.5% per year.
Accelerating Growth: ACLS's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: ACLS had negative earnings growth (-41.4%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Semiconductor industry average (-10.8%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: ACLS's Return on Equity (5.2%) is considered low.
How is Axcelis Technologies's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: ACLS's short term assets ($391.7M) exceed its short term liabilities ($75.4M).
Long Term Liabilities: ACLS's short term assets ($391.7M) exceed its long term liabilities ($60.0M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: ACLS is debt free.
Reducing Debt: ACLS had no debt 5 years ago.
Debt Coverage: ACLS has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.
Interest Coverage: ACLS has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
What is Axcelis Technologies's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate ACLS's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate ACLS's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if ACLS's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if ACLS's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of ACLS's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Mary Puma (62yo)
Ms. Mary G. Puma serves as the Chief Executive Officer and President at Axcelis Technologies Inc. From May 2000 to January 2002, Ms. Puma served as Axcelis Technologies Inc.'s President and Chief Operating ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Mary's total compensation ($USD2.16M) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD3.17M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Mary's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|CEO, President & Director||18.5yrs||US$2.16m||0.72% $6.7m|
|Executive VP & CFO||7.08yrs||US$983.32k||0.12% $1.1m|
|Executive Vice President of Product Development||no data||US$779.15k||0.067% $625.0k|
|Executive Vice President of Global Customer Operations||7.42yrs||US$831.53k||0.11% $1.0m|
|Executive Vice President of Engineering||3.75yrs||US$779.15k||0.040% $374.7k|
|Executive VP of HR and Legal||19.25yrs||US$922.89k||0.12% $1.2m|
|Executive Vice President of Corporate Marketing & Strategy||6.67yrs||no data||0.18% $1.7m|
Experienced Management: ACLS's management team is seasoned and experienced (7.3 years average tenure).
|CEO, President & Director||18.5yrs||US$2.16m||0.72% $6.7m|
|Independent Director||5.17yrs||US$184.38k||0.093% $865.7k|
|Independent Director||5.17yrs||US$166.88k||0.058% $539.9k|
|Independent Director||8.92yrs||US$176.88k||0.10% $943.6k|
|Independent Chairman of the board||2.17yrs||US$189.38k||0.11% $1.0m|
|Independent Director||17.5yrs||US$181.88k||0.0041% $38.4k|
|Independent Director||2.17yrs||US$166.88k||0.040% $376.2k|
|Independent Director||6.17yrs||US$174.38k||0.15% $1.4m|
|Independent Director||0.92yr||US$246.03k||0.019% $179.8k|
Experienced Board: ACLS's board of directors are considered experienced (5.2 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: ACLS insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Axcelis Technologies, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Axcelis Technologies, Inc.
- Ticker: ACLS
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 1995
- Industry: Semiconductor Equipment
- Sector: Semiconductors
- Market Cap: US$931.353m
- Shares outstanding: 32.88m
- Website: https://www.axcelis.com
Number of Employees
- Axcelis Technologies, Inc.
- 108 Cherry Hill Drive
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|ACLS||NasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Jul 2000|
|XXA1||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Jul 2000|
|A2AM8Z||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||COM USD0.001(POST REV SPLIT)||DE||USD||Jul 2016|
Axcelis Technologies, Inc. designs, manufactures, and services ion implantation and other processing equipment used in the fabrication of semiconductor chips worldwide. The company offers a line of high energy, high current, and medium current implanters for various application requirements. It also provides curing systems and thermal processing systems. In addition, the company offers aftermarket lifecycle products and services, including used tools, spare parts, equipment upgrades, maintenance services, and customer training. It sells its equipment and services to semiconductor chip manufacturers through its direct sales force. The company was founded in 1995 and is headquartered in Beverly, Massachusetts.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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|Company Analysis||2020/07/12 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/07/10 00:00|