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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 6/10

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Cash to Debt 2.20
ACLS's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
69% of the 1122 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.96 vs. ACLS: 2.20 )
ACLS' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.45   Max: No Debt
Current: 2.2

Equity to Asset 0.76
ACLS's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
80% of the 1095 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.63 vs. ACLS: 0.76 )
ACLS' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.22   Max: 0.86
Current: 0.76

0.22
0.86
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 2.89
M-Score: -2.48
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 3/10

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history
Operating margin (%) -5.25
ACLS's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 1107 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 4.84 vs. ACLS: -5.25 )
ACLS' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -74.67   Max: 106.53
Current: -5.25

-74.67
106.53
Net-margin (%) -5.55
ACLS's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 1107 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 4.02 vs. ACLS: -5.55 )
ACLS' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -78.6   Max: 14.6
Current: -5.55

-78.6
14.6
ROE (%) -6.52
ACLS's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 1108 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 4.89 vs. ACLS: -6.52 )
ACLS' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -48.84   Max: 23.78
Current: -6.52

-48.84
23.78
ROA (%) -4.94
ACLS's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 1123 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.77 vs. ACLS: -4.94 )
ACLS' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -34.96   Max: 18.1
Current: -4.94

-34.96
18.1
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -7.33
ACLS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 1119 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 7.91 vs. ACLS: -7.33 )
ACLS' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -79.5   Max: 279.54
Current: -7.33

-79.5
279.54
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -11.90
ACLS's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 791 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: -1.80 vs. ACLS: -11.90 )
ACLS' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -34.5   Max: 13.9
Current: -11.9

-34.5
13.9
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -2.00
ACLS's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 488 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: -8.90 vs. ACLS: -2.00 )
ACLS' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -47.1   Max: 262.8
Current: -2

-47.1
262.8
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Financials


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q1 2014

ACLS Guru Trades in Q1 2014

PRIMECAP Management 5,262,606 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 2,131,395 sh (+8.94%)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Arnold Schneider 2,150,624 sh (-1.13%)
Donald Smith 10,656,268 sh (-1.78%)
Charles Brandes 29,300 sh (-45.03%)
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Q2 2014

ACLS Guru Trades in Q2 2014

PRIMECAP Management 9,241,100 sh (+75.6%)
Arnold Schneider 3,054,050 sh (+42.01%)
Chuck Royce 2,218,895 sh (+4.11%)
Charles Brandes Sold Out
Donald Smith 10,303,509 sh (-3.31%)
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Q3 2014

ACLS Guru Trades in Q3 2014

PRIMECAP Management 11,640,000 sh (+25.96%)
Donald Smith 10,602,318 sh (+2.9%)
Chuck Royce 2,218,895 sh (unchged)
Arnold Schneider 2,999,850 sh (-1.77%)
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Q4 2014

ACLS Guru Trades in Q4 2014

PRIMECAP Management 12,342,000 sh (+6.03%)
Donald Smith 11,135,496 sh (+5.03%)
Chuck Royce 2,208,995 sh (-0.45%)
Arnold Schneider 2,774,693 sh (-7.51%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with ACLS

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
PRIMECAP Management 2014-09-30 Add 25.96%0.01%$1.71 - $2.12 $ 2.849%11640000
Arnold Schneider 2014-06-30 Add 42.01%0.2%$1.54 - $2.25 $ 2.850%3054050
PRIMECAP Management 2014-06-30 Add 75.6%0.01%$1.54 - $2.25 $ 2.850%9241100
Charles Brandes 2014-06-30 Sold Out $1.54 - $2.25 $ 2.850%0
PRIMECAP Management 2014-03-31 New Buy0.01%$2.11 - $2.51 $ 2.821%5262606
Charles Brandes 2014-03-31 Reduce -45.03%$2.11 - $2.51 $ 2.821%29300
Charles Brandes 2013-09-30 New Buy$1.79 - $2.27 $ 2.838%53300
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Ratios

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Forward P/E 19.46
ACLS's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
85% of the 1177 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. ACLS: 19.46 )
N/A
P/B 1.87
ACLS's P/B is ranked higher than
66% of the 1177 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.05 vs. ACLS: 1.87 )
ACLS' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.07   Max: 3.21
Current: 1.87

0.07
3.21
P/S 1.58
ACLS's P/S is ranked higher than
70% of the 1177 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.99 vs. ACLS: 1.58 )
ACLS' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.09   Max: 3.16
Current: 1.58

0.09
3.16
Current Ratio 5.55
ACLS's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
89% of the 1113 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.54 vs. ACLS: 5.55 )
ACLS' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.86   Max: 6.51
Current: 5.55

0.86
6.51
Quick Ratio 2.15
ACLS's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
72% of the 1113 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.94 vs. ACLS: 2.15 )
ACLS' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.58   Max: 3.79
Current: 2.15

0.58
3.79
Days Inventory 280.08
ACLS's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
58% of the 1177 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 90.39 vs. ACLS: 280.08 )
ACLS' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 100.6   Max: 460.21
Current: 280.08

100.6
460.21
Days Sales Outstanding 76.93
ACLS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
64% of the 1177 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 70.27 vs. ACLS: 76.93 )
ACLS' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 40.08   Max: 103.43
Current: 76.93

40.08
103.43

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Current Asset Value 5.60
ACLS's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
86% of the 1177 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. ACLS: 5.60 )
ACLS' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 0.39   Max: 278
Current: 5.6

0.39
278
Price/Tangible Book 1.87
ACLS's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
70% of the 1177 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.48 vs. ACLS: 1.87 )
ACLS' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.15   Max: 3.66
Current: 1.87

0.15
3.66
Price/Median PS Value 1.32
ACLS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
60% of the 1177 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.19 vs. ACLS: 1.32 )
ACLS' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.17   Max: 4.26
Current: 1.32

0.17
4.26
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) -3.40
ACLS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
51% of the 1110 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. ACLS: -3.40 )
ACLS' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.5   Max: 106205.9
Current: -3.4

0.5
106205.9

Business Description

Industry: Semiconductors » Semiconductor Equipment & Materials
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Axcelis Technologies, Inc., was incorporated in Delaware in 1995. The Company designs, manufactures and services ion implantation, and other processing equipment used in the fabrication of semiconductor chips. It sells to semiconductor chip manufacturers. In addition to equipment, it provides extensive aftermarket lifecycle products and services, including used tools, spare parts, equipment upgrades, and maintenance services and customer training. The Company offers implanters for all application requirements. The newest systems are all based on a common Purion platform which offers purity, precision and productivity. The Company offers aftermarket service and support throughout the lifecycle of the equipment it manufactures, as well as equipment it manufactured previously. It sells its equipment and services through its direct sales force. The Company has competed in two principal product markets of the semiconductor wafer fabrication process: ion implantation and dry strip. The Company's international customers include the semiconductor manufacturers that are in various geographic regions such as United States, Asia Pacific, Japan and Europe. The Company competes in two product markets of the semiconductor wafer fabrication process: ion implantation and dry strip. In ion implantation, the Company competes against Applied Materials, Inc. Apart from Applied Materials, Inc., three other niche players are Ion Implantation Co., Ltd., Advanced Ion Beam Technology, Inc. and SEN.
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