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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 : 7/10

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industry
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Cash to Debt No Debt
ASYS's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
83% of the 1036 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 5.76 vs. ASYS: No Debt )
ASYS' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.93   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.62
ASYS's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
64% of the 1022 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.64 vs. ASYS: 0.62 )
ASYS' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.52   Max: 0.84
Current: 0.62

0.52
0.84
Interest Coverage No Debt
ASYS's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
75% of the 575 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 320.94 vs. ASYS: No Debt )
ASYS' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 44.19   Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt

44.19
9999.99
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 1.99
M-Score: -3.10
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 (%) -57.46
ASYS's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
67% of the 1012 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.07 vs. ASYS: -57.46 )
ASYS' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -57.46   Max: 15.52
Current: -57.46

-57.46
15.52
Net-margin (%) -57.67
ASYS's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
66% of the 1012 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.26 vs. ASYS: -57.67 )
ASYS' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -57.67   Max: 9.28
Current: -57.67

-57.67
9.28
ROE (%) -29.89
ASYS's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
62% of the 1009 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.59 vs. ASYS: -29.89 )
ASYS' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -29.89   Max: 19.67
Current: -29.89

-29.89
19.67
ROA (%) -18.09
ASYS's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
63% of the 1027 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.51 vs. ASYS: -18.09 )
ASYS' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -19   Max: 11.12
Current: -18.09

-19
11.12
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -119.51
ASYS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
66% of the 1023 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 6.11 vs. ASYS: -119.51 )
ASYS' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -127.39   Max: 97.27
Current: -119.51

-127.39
97.27
Revenue Growth (%) -34.50
ASYS's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 745 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: -1.80 vs. ASYS: -34.50 )
ASYS' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -34.5   Max: 40.7
Current: -34.5

-34.5
40.7
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Financials


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

ASYS Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Chuck Royce 221,900 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 109,491 sh (-1%)
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Q4 2013

ASYS Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Jim Simons 124,754 sh (+13.94%)
Chuck Royce 221,900 sh (unchged)
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Q1 2014

ASYS Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Chuck Royce 706,700 sh (+218.48%)
Jim Simons 159,096 sh (+27.53%)
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Q2 2014

ASYS Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Chuck Royce 768,900 sh (+8.8%)
Jim Simons 156,496 sh (-1.63%)
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Ratios

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P/B 1.80
ASYS's P/B is ranked higher than
62% of the 1080 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. ASYS: 1.80 )
ASYS' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 2.94
Current: 1.8

0.3
2.94
P/S 2.40
ASYS's P/S is ranked lower than
52% of the 1080 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.75 vs. ASYS: 2.40 )
ASYS' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.22   Max: 2.81
Current: 2.4

0.22
2.81
EV-to-EBIT -6.41
ASYS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
59% of the 1080 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 51.77 vs. ASYS: -6.41 )
ASYS' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 187.9
Current: -6.41

0.1
187.9
Current Ratio 2.02
ASYS's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
57% of the 923 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.55 vs. ASYS: 2.02 )
ASYS' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.91   Max: 5.67
Current: 2.02

1.91
5.67
Quick Ratio 1.50
ASYS's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
57% of the 923 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.01 vs. ASYS: 1.50 )
ASYS' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.28   Max: 5
Current: 1.5

1.28
5

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Current Asset Value 6.70
ASYS's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
88% of the 1080 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. ASYS: 6.70 )
ASYS' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 0.81   Max: 23.78
Current: 6.7

0.81
23.78
Price/Tangible Book 2.20
ASYS's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
63% of the 1080 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.32 vs. ASYS: 2.20 )
ASYS' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.41   Max: 4.43
Current: 2.2

0.41
4.43
Price/DCF (Projected) 2.20
ASYS's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
84% of the 1080 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. ASYS: 2.20 )
ASYS' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.43   Max: 7.46
Current: 2.2

0.43
7.46
Price/Median PS Value 3.00
ASYS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
63% of the 1080 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. ASYS: 3.00 )
ASYS' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.28   Max: 5.05
Current: 3

0.28
5.05
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 459.10
ASYS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
99% of the 841 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. ASYS: 459.10 )
ASYS' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.5   Max: 3631.5
Current: 459.1

0.5
3631.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 1.17
ASYS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
73% of the 680 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.78 vs. ASYS: 1.17 )
ASYS' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -6.2   Max: 0.9
Current: 1.17

-6.2
0.9

Business Description

Industry: Semiconductors » Semiconductor Equipment & Materials
Compare:ASML, AMAT, TOELY, KLAC, LRCX » details
Traded in other countries:AS3.Germany
Amtech Systems, Inc., was incorporated in Arizona in October 1981, under the name Quartz Engineering & Materials, Inc. It changed to its present name in 1987. It conducts its operations through five wholly-owned subsidiaries. The Company is a supplier of thermal processing systems, including related automation, parts and services, to the solar/photovoltaic, semiconductor, silicon wafer and MEMS industries and also offer PECVD (plasma-enhanced chemical vapor deposition) and PSG (phosphosilicate glass) equipment. It also manufactures polishing templates, steel carriers and double-sided polishing and lapping machines to fabricators of LED's, optics, quartz, ceramics and metal parts, and for manufacturers of medical equipment components. Its customers are mainly manufacturers of solar cells and integrated circuits. It compete in several distinct markets including semiconductor devices, semiconductor wafer, solar cell, MEMS and the market for lapping and polishing machines and supplies used in the LED and semiconductor markets. The Company is subject to environmental regulations in connection with its business operations, including regulations related to manufacturing and its customers' use of its products.
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