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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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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 1.28
NAS:ACLS's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
55% of the 857 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.63 vs. NAS:ACLS: 1.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
NAS:ACLS' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.45  Med: 2.28 Max: No Debt
Current: 1.28
Equity to Asset 0.64
NAS:ACLS's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
54% of the 849 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.62 vs. NAS:ACLS: 0.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
NAS:ACLS' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.22  Med: 0.73 Max: 0.86
Current: 0.64
0.22
0.86
Interest Coverage 3.44
NAS:ACLS's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
84% of the 660 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 52.07 vs. NAS:ACLS: 3.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
NAS:ACLS' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.61  Med: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: 3.44
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 2.43
M-Score: -1.40
WACC vs ROIC
10.58%
11.85%
WACC
ROIC
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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Operating margin (%) 6.11
NAS:ACLS's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 856 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.99 vs. NAS:ACLS: 6.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
NAS:ACLS' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -74.67  Med: -5.18 Max: 6.87
Current: 6.11
-74.67
6.87
Net-margin (%) 4.19
NAS:ACLS's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 855 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.88 vs. NAS:ACLS: 4.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
NAS:ACLS' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -78.6  Med: -5.97 Max: 8.83
Current: 4.19
-78.6
8.83
ROE (%) 6.25
NAS:ACLS's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 835 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 4.63 vs. NAS:ACLS: 6.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
NAS:ACLS' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -48.84  Med: -7.44 Max: 9.02
Current: 6.25
-48.84
9.02
ROA (%) 4.02
NAS:ACLS's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 863 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.16 vs. NAS:ACLS: 4.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
NAS:ACLS' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -34.96  Med: -5.75 Max: 5.76
Current: 4.02
-34.96
5.76
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 11.30
NAS:ACLS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 862 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 7.28 vs. NAS:ACLS: 11.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
NAS:ACLS' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -80.44  Med: -7.49 Max: 24.15
Current: 11.3
-80.44
24.15
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 9.70
NAS:ACLS's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 738 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. NAS:ACLS: 9.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NAS:ACLS' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -34.4  Med: -8.25 Max: 13.7
Current: 9.7
-34.4
13.7
» NAS:ACLS's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-11-04)


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow
Oprt. Cash Flow & Net Income

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Guru Trades

Q3 2015

ACLS Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Joel Greenblatt 37,324 sh (New)
Jim Simons 571,029 sh (+639.67%)
Paul Tudor Jones 64,838 sh (+99.69%)
Chuck Royce 2,773,695 sh (+40.33%)
Donald Smith 11,695,785 sh (+6.06%)
PRIMECAP Management 12,465,000 sh (+1.00%)
Arnold Schneider 1,478,980 sh (-13.69%)
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Q4 2015

ACLS Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Chuck Royce 3,899,095 sh (+40.57%)
Arnold Schneider 1,909,695 sh (+29.12%)
PRIMECAP Management 13,674,200 sh (+9.70%)
Donald Smith 11,464,613 sh (-1.98%)
Paul Tudor Jones 60,115 sh (-7.28%)
Jim Simons 521,400 sh (-8.69%)
Joel Greenblatt 11,052 sh (-70.39%)
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Q1 2016

ACLS Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Joel Greenblatt 12,316 sh (+11.44%)
Paul Tudor Jones 66,115 sh (+9.98%)
PRIMECAP Management 13,809,200 sh (+0.99%)
Arnold Schneider 1,887,115 sh (-1.18%)
Donald Smith 11,299,156 sh (-1.44%)
Jim Simons 505,500 sh (-3.05%)
Chuck Royce 3,251,888 sh (-16.60%)
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Q2 2016

ACLS Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Arnold Schneider 2,009,963 sh (+326.04%)
Donald Smith 11,352,669 sh (+301.89%)
PRIMECAP Management 13,874,200 sh (+301.88%)
Jim Simons 462,600 sh (+266.05%)
Paul Tudor Jones 45,098 sh (+172.85%)
Chuck Royce 1,637,688 sh (+101.44%)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
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Business Description

Industry: Semiconductors » Semiconductor Equipment & Materials
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Axcelis Technologies Inc designs, manufactures and services ion implantation and other processing equipment used in the fabrication of semiconductor chips. It also provides aftermarket lifecycle products and services.

Axcelis Technologies Inc was incorporated in Delaware on December 21, 1995. The Company designs, manufactures and services ion implantation and other processing equipment used in the fabrication of semiconductor chips. It also provides after-market life-cycle products and services, including used tools, spare parts, equipment upgrades, maintenance services and customer training. The principal market for semiconductor manufacturing equipment is semiconductor manufacturers. Substantially all sales are made directly by the Company to its customers located in the United States, Europe and Asia Pacific. The Company's ion implantation systems product line includes high current, medium current and high energy implanters. Other products include legacy dry strip equipment, curing systems, and thermal processing systems. In addition to new equipment, the Company provides post-sales equipment service and support, including spare parts, equipment upgrades, used equipment, maintenance services and customer training. It sells equipment and services through direct sales force. The Company conducts sales and marketing activities from sales offices located in the United States, Taiwan, South Korea, China, Germany, Singapore and Italy. Its competitors include Applied Materials, Inc, Nissin Ion Implantation Co., Ltd., Advanced Ion Beam Technology, Inc. and SEN. The Company had 320 active patents issued in the United States and 427 active patents granted in other countries, as well as 205 patent applications (48 in the United States and 157 in other countries) on file with various patent agencies worldwide. The Company is subject to environmental laws and regulations in the countries in which it operates.

Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 6.85
ACLS's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
94% of the 564 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 20.65 vs. ACLS: 6.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
ACLS' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.58  Med: 16.04 Max: 112.2
Current: 6.85
2.58
112.2
Forward P/E 17.79
ACLS's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
55% of the 107 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 16.75 vs. ACLS: 17.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 6.85
ACLS's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
95% of the 559 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 20.68 vs. ACLS: 6.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
ACLS' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.58  Med: 16.04 Max: 112.2
Current: 6.85
2.58
112.2
P/B 2.04
ACLS's P/B is ranked lower than
57% of the 828 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.68 vs. ACLS: 2.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
ACLS' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.07  Med: 1.14 Max: 2.12
Current: 2.04
0.07
2.12
P/S 0.31
ACLS's P/S is ranked higher than
92% of the 841 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.51 vs. ACLS: 0.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
ACLS' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.09  Med: 1.01 Max: 2.17
Current: 0.31
0.09
2.17
EV-to-EBIT 22.03
ACLS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
61% of the 553 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 16.33 vs. ACLS: 22.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
ACLS' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -506.6  Med: -1.9 Max: 225.4
Current: 22.03
-506.6
225.4
EV-to-EBITDA 17.39
ACLS's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
65% of the 617 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 11.59 vs. ACLS: 17.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
ACLS' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -167  Med: -0.35 Max: 200.9
Current: 17.39
-167
200.9
Current Ratio 4.47
ACLS's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
81% of the 857 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.25 vs. ACLS: 4.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
ACLS' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.86  Med: 4.24 Max: 6.51
Current: 4.47
0.86
6.51
Quick Ratio 2.43
ACLS's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
66% of the 856 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.73 vs. ACLS: 2.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
ACLS' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.58  Med: 2.28 Max: 3.79
Current: 2.43
0.58
3.79
Days Inventory 234.07
ACLS's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
94% of the 825 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 77.94 vs. ACLS: 234.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
ACLS' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 182.42  Med: 256.54 Max: 460.21
Current: 234.07
182.42
460.21
Days Sales Outstanding 82.24
ACLS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
68% of the 775 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 62.56 vs. ACLS: 82.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
ACLS' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 40.08  Med: 55.3 Max: 82.24
Current: 82.24
40.08
82.24
Days Payable 53.81
ACLS's Days Payable is ranked higher than
56% of the 756 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 49.14 vs. ACLS: 53.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
ACLS' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 15.69  Med: 37.73 Max: 70.75
Current: 53.81
15.69
70.75

Buy Back

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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -2.40
ACLS's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
51% of the 597 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: -2.50 vs. ACLS: -2.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
ACLS' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.4  Med: -1.05 Max: -0.6
Current: -2.4
-2.4
-0.6

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Current Asset Value 2.86
ACLS's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
65% of the 579 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 4.21 vs. ACLS: 2.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
ACLS' s Price/Net Current Asset Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 2.44 Max: 10.43
Current: 2.86
0.2
10.43
Price/Tangible Book 2.01
ACLS's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
53% of the 801 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.87 vs. ACLS: 2.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
ACLS' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.15  Med: 1.42 Max: 3.68
Current: 2.01
0.15
3.68
Price/Projected FCF 0.68
ACLS's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
86% of the 459 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.44 vs. ACLS: 0.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
ACLS' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.36  Med: 2.6 Max: 341.33
Current: 0.68
0.36
341.33
Price/Median PS Value 0.32
ACLS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
97% of the 767 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. ACLS: 0.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
ACLS' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 1.27 Max: 5.03
Current: 0.32
0.2
5.03
Price/Graham Number 0.79
ACLS's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
84% of the 522 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.38 vs. ACLS: 0.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
ACLS' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.45  Med: 1.12 Max: 3.46
Current: 0.79
0.45
3.46
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 4.52
ACLS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 844 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. ACLS: 4.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
ACLS' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 7 Max: 110004.7
Current: 4.52
0.4
110004.7

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $281.7
EPS (TTM) $ 1.92
Beta1.04
Short Percentage of Float3.43%
52-Week Range $7.16 - 13.47
Shares Outstanding (Mil)29.16

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17
Revenue (Mil $) 276 317
EPS ($) 0.30 0.74
EPS w/o NRI ($) 0.30 0.74
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends Per Share ($)
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Axcelis Technologies Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Nov 05 2010 

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