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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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 1.64
ACLS's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
52% of the 835 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.78 vs. ACLS: 1.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
ACLS' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.45  Med: 2.37 Max: No Debt
Current: 1.64
Equity to Asset 0.61
ACLS's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
52% of the 809 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.62 vs. ACLS: 0.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
ACLS' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.22  Med: 0.74 Max: 0.86
Current: 0.61
0.22
0.86
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 1.97
M-Score: -2.57
WACC vs ROIC
16.02%
3.14%
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 : 5/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 2.25
ACLS's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
60% of the 826 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 4.52 vs. ACLS: 2.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
ACLS' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -74.67  Med: -5.15 Max: 106.53
Current: 2.25
-74.67
106.53
Net-margin (%) 1.27
ACLS's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
61% of the 826 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 4.08 vs. ACLS: 1.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
ACLS' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -78.6  Med: -5.54 Max: 14.6
Current: 1.27
-78.6
14.6
ROE (%) 1.86
ACLS's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
62% of the 814 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 5.46 vs. ACLS: 1.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
ACLS' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -48.84  Med: -5.71 Max: 23.78
Current: 1.86
-48.84
23.78
ROA (%) 1.29
ACLS's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
60% of the 837 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.83 vs. ACLS: 1.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
ACLS' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -34.96  Med: -4.28 Max: 18.1
Current: 1.29
-34.96
18.1
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 4.82
ACLS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
60% of the 835 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 9.42 vs. ACLS: 4.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
ACLS' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -80.44  Med: -11.03 Max: 102.16
Current: 4.82
-80.44
102.16
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -14.70
ACLS's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
77% of the 551 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: -1.50 vs. ACLS: -14.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ACLS' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -34.5  Med: -9.00 Max: 13.9
Current: -14.7
-34.5
13.9
» ACLS's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q3 2014

ACLS Guru Trades in Q3 2014

PRIMECAP Management 11,640,000 sh (+25.96%)
Donald Smith 10,602,318 sh (+2.90%)
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%)
Donald Smith 11,135,496 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 2,208,995 sh (-0.45%)
Arnold Schneider 2,774,693 sh (-7.51%)
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Q1 2015

ACLS Guru Trades in Q1 2015

PRIMECAP Management 12,342,000 sh (unchged)
Donald Smith 10,693,546 sh (-3.97%)
Chuck Royce 2,086,495 sh (-5.55%)
Arnold Schneider 1,808,643 sh (-34.82%)
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Q2 2015

ACLS Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Paul Tudor Jones 32,469 sh (New)
Jim Simons 77,200 sh (New)
Donald Smith 11,027,916 sh (+3.13%)
PRIMECAP Management 12,342,000 sh (unchged)
Arnold Schneider 1,713,603 sh (-5.25%)
Chuck Royce 1,976,495 sh (-5.27%)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 103.91
ACLS's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
92% of the 548 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 16.70 vs. ACLS: 103.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
ACLS' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 9.2  Med: 24.23 Max: 119.2
Current: 103.91
9.2
119.2
Forward P/E 13.42
ACLS's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
68% of the 279 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 16.50 vs. ACLS: 13.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 102.30
ACLS's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
92% of the 548 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 16.60 vs. ACLS: 102.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
ACLS' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 9.35  Med: 24.23 Max: 119.2
Current: 102.3
9.35
119.2
P/B 2.01
ACLS's P/B is ranked lower than
62% of the 801 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. ACLS: 2.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
ACLS' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.07  Med: 1.14 Max: 2.12
Current: 2.01
0.07
2.12
P/S 1.48
ACLS's P/S is ranked lower than
55% of the 826 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.28 vs. ACLS: 1.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
ACLS' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.09  Med: 1.19 Max: 2.17
Current: 1.48
0.09
2.17
PFCF 64.40
ACLS's PFCF is ranked lower than
89% of the 434 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 16.79 vs. ACLS: 64.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
ACLS' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 10.61  Med: 39.50 Max: 186
Current: 64.4
10.61
186
POCF 53.67
ACLS's POCF is ranked lower than
91% of the 574 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 11.58 vs. ACLS: 53.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
ACLS' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 9.84  Med: 35.17 Max: 218.67
Current: 53.67
9.84
218.67
EV-to-EBIT 48.64
ACLS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
87% of the 561 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 12.47 vs. ACLS: 48.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
ACLS' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -506.6  Med: -3.60 Max: 64.4
Current: 48.64
-506.6
64.4
Current Ratio 4.16
ACLS's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
78% of the 825 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.23 vs. ACLS: 4.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
ACLS' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.86  Med: 4.18 Max: 6.51
Current: 4.16
0.86
6.51
Quick Ratio 2.13
ACLS's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
60% of the 825 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.72 vs. ACLS: 2.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
ACLS' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.58  Med: 2.27 Max: 3.79
Current: 2.13
0.58
3.79
Days Inventory 238.60
ACLS's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
94% of the 802 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 79.04 vs. ACLS: 238.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
ACLS' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 100.6  Med: 204.79 Max: 460.21
Current: 238.6
100.6
460.21
Days Sales Outstanding 60.65
ACLS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
51% of the 767 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 62.19 vs. ACLS: 60.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
ACLS' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 40.08  Med: 68.43 Max: 103.43
Current: 60.65
40.08
103.43

Valuation & Return

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history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 2.68
ACLS's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
62% of the 562 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.34 vs. ACLS: 2.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
ACLS' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 0.2  Med: 2.59 Max: 10.37
Current: 2.68
0.2
10.37
Price/Tangible Book 2.03
ACLS's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
58% of the 778 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.56 vs. ACLS: 2.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
ACLS' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.15  Med: 1.36 Max: 3.68
Current: 2.03
0.15
3.68
Price/Projected FCF 5.19
ACLS's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
88% of the 313 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.39 vs. ACLS: 5.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
ACLS' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.49  Med: 2.60 Max: 256
Current: 5.19
0.49
256
Price/Median PS Value 1.25
ACLS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
70% of the 778 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.91 vs. ACLS: 1.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
ACLS' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.17  Med: 1.12 Max: 4.26
Current: 1.25
0.17
4.26
Price/Graham Number 3.19
ACLS's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
87% of the 519 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. ACLS: 3.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
ACLS' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.54  Med: 1.22 Max: 3.24
Current: 3.19
0.54
3.24
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 2.06
ACLS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
58% of the 828 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. ACLS: 2.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
ACLS' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 1.6  Med: 10.50 Max: 106205.9
Current: 2.06
1.6
106205.9

Analyst Estimate

Dec15 Dec16
Revenue(Mil) 302 307
EPS($) 0.15 0.24
EPS without NRI($) 0.15 0.24

Business Description

Industry: Semiconductors » Semiconductor Equipment & Materials
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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 aftermarket lifecycle products and services, including used tools, spare parts, equipment upgrades, maintenance services and customer training. The Company operates in one business segment, which is the manufacture of capital equipment for the semiconductor manufacturing industry. 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 primarily 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. As of December 31, 2014, it had 265 active patents issued in the United States and 413 active patents granted in other countries, as well as 234 patent applications (43 in the United States and 191 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.
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