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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 1.57
ACLS's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
64% of the 1231 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. ACLS: 1.57 )
ACLS' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.45   Max: No Debt
Current: 1.57

Equity to Asset 0.62
ACLS's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
65% of the 1194 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.62 vs. ACLS: 0.62 )
ACLS' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.22   Max: 0.86
Current: 0.62

0.22
0.86
F-Score: 1
Z-Score: 1.76
M-Score: -2.86
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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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) -3.50
ACLS's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 1211 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. ACLS: -3.50 )
ACLS' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -74.67   Max: 106.53
Current: -3.5

-74.67
106.53
Net-margin (%) -4.44
ACLS's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 1211 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 4.26 vs. ACLS: -4.44 )
ACLS' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -78.6   Max: 14.6
Current: -4.44

-78.6
14.6
ROE (%) -5.57
ACLS's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 1210 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 5.26 vs. ACLS: -5.57 )
ACLS' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -48.84   Max: 23.78
Current: -5.57

-48.84
23.78
ROA (%) -4.04
ACLS's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 1229 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.12 vs. ACLS: -4.04 )
ACLS' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -34.96   Max: 18.1
Current: -4.04

-34.96
18.1
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -5.26
ACLS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 1225 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 9.22 vs. ACLS: -5.26 )
ACLS' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -79.5   Max: 279.54
Current: -5.26

-79.5
279.54
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -14.70
ACLS's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 881 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: -1.10 vs. ACLS: -14.70 )
ACLS' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -34.5   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

Q2 2014

ACLS Guru Trades in Q2 2014

PRIMECAP Management 9,241,100 sh (+75.60%)
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 (+2.90%)
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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Ratios

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history
Forward P/E 19.46
ACLS's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
85% of the 1316 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. ACLS: 19.46 )
N/A
P/B 2.07
ACLS's P/B is ranked higher than
63% of the 1316 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.21 vs. ACLS: 2.07 )
ACLS' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.07   Max: 2.92
Current: 2.07

0.07
2.92
P/S 1.66
ACLS's P/S is ranked higher than
63% of the 1316 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.92 vs. ACLS: 1.66 )
ACLS' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.09   Max: 2.73
Current: 1.66

0.09
2.73
Current Ratio 4.65
ACLS's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
86% of the 1218 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.59 vs. ACLS: 4.65 )
ACLS' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.86   Max: 6.51
Current: 4.65

0.86
6.51
Quick Ratio 2.48
ACLS's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
75% of the 1218 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.94 vs. ACLS: 2.48 )
ACLS' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.58   Max: 3.79
Current: 2.48

0.58
3.79
Days Inventory 266.00
ACLS's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
56% of the 1316 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 90.64 vs. ACLS: 266.00 )
ACLS' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 100.6   Max: 460.21
Current: 266

100.6
460.21
Days Sales Outstanding 72.41
ACLS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
65% of the 1316 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 66.58 vs. ACLS: 72.41 )
ACLS' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 40.08   Max: 103.43
Current: 72.41

40.08
103.43

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Current Asset Value 2.75
ACLS's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
92% of the 1316 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. ACLS: 2.75 )
ACLS' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 10.37
Current: 2.75

0.2
10.37
Price/Tangible Book 2.07
ACLS's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
67% of the 1316 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. ACLS: 2.07 )
ACLS' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.15   Max: 3.66
Current: 2.07

0.15
3.66
Price/DCF (Projected) 10.43
ACLS's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
76% of the 1316 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. ACLS: 10.43 )
ACLS' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.49   Max: 256
Current: 10.43

0.49
256
Price/Median PS Value 1.39
ACLS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
59% of the 1316 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. ACLS: 1.39 )
ACLS' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.17   Max: 4.26
Current: 1.39

0.17
4.26
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) -2.30
ACLS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
52% of the 1205 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.30 vs. ACLS: -2.30 )
ACLS' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1.6   Max: 106205.9
Current: -2.3

1.6
106205.9

Business Description

Industry: Semiconductors » Semiconductor Equipment & Materials
Compare:ASML, AMAT, TOELY, KLAC, LRCX » details
Traded in other countries:XXA.Germany,
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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