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Profitability & Growth : 2/10

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Q3 2015

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Chuck Royce 974,084 sh (+2.70%)
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Jim Simons 830,600 sh (+10.06%)
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Mario Gabelli 10,900 sh (New)
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Business Description

Industry: Semiconductors » Semiconductor Equipment & Materials  
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Cascade Microtech Inc designs, develops, manufactures and markets wafer probing solutions for the electrical measurement and testing of chips. It mainly operates in Beaverton, Oregon, North St. Paul, Minnesota, Munich, Germany.

Cascade Microtech Inc was incorporated in the state of Oregon in 1984. The Company designs, develops, manufactures and markets wafer probing solutions for the electrical measurement and testing of high performance semiconductor devices. Its product enables precision on-wafer measurement of integrated circuits. It is also used in production applications to test semiconductor devices prior to completion of the manufacturing process. It operates in two business segments: Systems and Probes. Sales of its probe stations are included in the Systems segment and sales of its analytical probes and production probe cards are included in the Probes segment. It operates in Oregon, Minnesota and Dresden, Germany, with sales, service and support centers in North America, Germany, Japan, Taiwan, China and Singapore. It designs, manufactures and sells multiple product lines, including probe stations, thermal subsystems, reliability test systems, analytical probes, production probe cards and various services and accessories. Its products are used by semiconductor manufacturers, test subcontractors, research organizations and designers. The Company sells its probe stations, thermal subsystems, reliability test systems, analytical probes, and production probe cards through a combination of manufacturers' representatives, distributors and direct sales people. The competitors of the company include Vector Semiconductor Co. Ltd., Signatone Corporation, MPI Corporation, Tokyo Seimitsu Co., LTD/Accretech, Tokyo Electron ("TEL"), The Micromanipulator Company Inc. and Wentworth Laboratories Inc., among others. In the market for thermal subsystems, it competes against ERS Electronic, GmbH, Temptronic Environmental Test Chambers and Espec Corp. Its reliability test products compete against a number of competitors including Qualitau, Inc., STAr Technologies, Inc., Reedholm Instruments Co. and Chiron technology Pte. Ltd. It is subject to federal, state and local laws and regulations.

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Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $147.0
EPS (TTM) $ 0.72
Short Percentage of Float1.82%
52-Week Range $12.27 - 22.01
Shares Outstanding (Mil)15.91
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Cascade Microtech Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Nov 03 2010 
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