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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 : 9/10

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Cash to Debt No Debt
NANO's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
98% of the 852 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.66 vs. NANO: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
NANO' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 9.54 Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Equity to Asset 0.85
NANO's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
86% of the 847 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.62 vs. NANO: 0.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
NANO' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.72  Med: 0.82 Max: 0.92
Current: 0.85
0.72
0.92
Interest Coverage 102.09
NANO's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
57% of the 672 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 53.74 vs. NANO: 102.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
NANO' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.27  Med: 26.56 Max: 102.09
Current: 102.09
5.27
102.09
F-Score: 8
Z-Score: 10.95
M-Score: -2.10
WACC vs ROIC
16.40%
40.73%
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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Operating margin (%) 13.16
NANO's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 847 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 4.38 vs. NANO: 13.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
NANO' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -81.75  Med: -0.05 Max: 21.97
Current: 13.16
-81.75
21.97
Net-margin (%) 19.91
NANO's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 846 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.92 vs. NANO: 19.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
NANO' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -81.02  Med: -0.6 Max: 29.75
Current: 19.91
-81.02
29.75
ROE (%) 21.06
NANO's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 832 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.97 vs. NANO: 21.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
NANO' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -61.6  Med: -0.36 Max: 40.31
Current: 21.06
-61.6
40.31
ROA (%) 16.99
NANO's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 856 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. NANO: 16.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
NANO' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -50  Med: -0.32 Max: 30.46
Current: 16.99
-50
30.46
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 31.29
NANO's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 855 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 8.12 vs. NANO: 31.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
NANO' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -101.32  Med: 0.73 Max: 48.27
Current: 31.29
-101.32
48.27
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 12.40
NANO's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 725 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. NANO: 12.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NANO' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -16.2  Med: 2 Max: 23.1
Current: 12.4
-16.2
23.1
» NANO's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

Q1 2016

NANO Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 31,554 sh (New)
Jim Simons 364,500 sh (+54.76%)
Chuck Royce 2,807,174 sh (+6.16%)
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Q2 2016

NANO Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 50,796 sh (+60.98%)
Jim Simons 526,100 sh (+44.33%)
Chuck Royce 2,352,274 sh (-16.20%)
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Q3 2016

NANO Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Joel Greenblatt 10,532 sh (New)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 77,029 sh (+51.64%)
Jim Simons 499,600 sh (-5.04%)
Chuck Royce 2,028,374 sh (-13.77%)
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Q4 2016

NANO Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Joel Greenblatt 22,709 sh (+115.62%)
Jim Simons 749,500 sh (+50.02%)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 76,782 sh (-0.32%)
Chuck Royce 1,846,681 sh (-8.96%)
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Business Description

Industry: Semiconductors » Semiconductor Equipment & Materials    NAICS: 334413    SIC: 3829
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Nanometrics Inc along with its subsidiaries provides process control metrology and inspection systems used in the fabrication of integrated circuits, high-brightness LEDs, discrete components and data storage devices.

Nanometrics Inc was incorporated in California on 1975. The Company along with its subsidiaries provides process control metrology and inspection systems used in the fabrication of integrated circuits, LEDs, discrete components and data storage devices. Its automated and integrated systems address process control applications, including critical dimension and film thickness measurement, device topography, defect inspection, overlay registration, and analysis of other film properties such as optical, electrical and material characteristics. Its process control solutions are deployed throughout the fabrication process, from front-end-of-line substrate manufacturing, to production of semiconductors and other devices, to wafer-scale packaging applications. The Nanometrics products address the process control requirements of the semiconductor manufacturing industry. It includes Automated Standalone Systems, System Platform, and Integrated Systems. The Automated systems are made up of both semi-automated and fully automated metrology systems. The Atlas II, Atlas II+, Atlas XP/Atlas XP and Atlas-M are different metrology systems that provide optical critical dimension, or OCD, thin film metrology and wafer stress for transistor and interconnect metrology applications. In System Platform, Lynx platform enables cluster metrology factory automation for improved cost of ownership to customers by combining Atlas II and IMPULSE, UniFire metrology and SPARK inspection systems. The Integrated metrology systems are installed directly onto wafer processing equipment to provide near real-time measurements for improved process control and maximum throughput. The IM systems are sold directly to end customers and through OEM channels. The Company's Material Characterization products include systems that are used to monitor the physical, optical, electrical and material characteristics of discrete electronic industry, HB-LED, solar PV, compound semiconductor, strained silicon and silicon-on-insulator devices, including composition, crystal structure, layer thickness, dopant concentration, contamination and electron mobility. The Company sells its metrology and inspection systems to several semiconductor manufacturers and equipment suppliers, producers of HB-LEDs, solar PVs, data storage devices, silicon wafers and photomasks. The Company offers local direct sales, service and application support through the offices located in United States, South Korea, Japan, Taiwan, China, Singapore, United Kingdom, France and Italy, and works with dealers and sales representatives in Asia and in other countries. In automated metrology, the Company competes with KLA-Tencor Corporation and Nova Measuring Instruments Ltd. for thin film, overlay, and critical dimension metrology. Its competitor in integrated metrology is Nova. Further, the Company competes with a number of companies in HB-LED and solar PV markets.

Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 16.10
NANO's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
70% of the 568 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 23.67 vs. NANO: 16.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
NANO' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.02  Med: 21.47 Max: 1554
Current: 16.1
5.02
1554
Forward P/E 22.03
NANO's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
62% of the 116 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 20.53 vs. NANO: 22.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 16.10
NANO's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
70% of the 561 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 23.58 vs. NANO: 16.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
NANO' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.02  Med: 21.47 Max: 1554
Current: 16.1
5.02
1554
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 22.27
NANO's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked lower than
53% of the 385 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 19.96 vs. NANO: 22.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
NANO' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.46  Med: 18.26 Max: 1838.75
Current: 22.27
8.46
1838.75
P/B 2.85
NANO's P/B is ranked lower than
67% of the 865 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.91 vs. NANO: 2.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
NANO' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.17  Med: 1.74 Max: 2.85
Current: 2.85
0.17
2.85
P/S 3.17
NANO's P/S is ranked lower than
71% of the 864 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.72 vs. NANO: 3.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
NANO' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.15  Med: 1.87 Max: 3.44
Current: 3.17
0.15
3.44
PFCF 16.88
NANO's PFCF is ranked higher than
55% of the 413 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 18.30 vs. NANO: 16.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
NANO' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.85  Med: 18.6 Max: 5236.67
Current: 16.88
7.85
5236.67
POCF 15.39
NANO's POCF is ranked lower than
58% of the 512 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 12.31 vs. NANO: 15.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
NANO' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.47  Med: 16.16 Max: 287.42
Current: 15.39
6.47
287.42
EV-to-EBIT 19.17
NANO's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
50% of the 585 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 18.61 vs. NANO: 19.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
NANO' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -98.8  Med: -0.6 Max: 419.5
Current: 19.17
-98.8
419.5
EV-to-EBITDA 14.95
NANO's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
55% of the 649 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 13.37 vs. NANO: 14.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
NANO' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -410.9  Med: 5.4 Max: 632.5
Current: 14.95
-410.9
632.5
Current Ratio 5.15
NANO's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
82% of the 847 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.37 vs. NANO: 5.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
NANO' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.44  Med: 5.55 Max: 12.33
Current: 5.15
2.44
12.33
Quick Ratio 4.17
NANO's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
81% of the 847 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. NANO: 4.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
NANO' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.06  Med: 4.13 Max: 8.41
Current: 4.17
1.06
8.41
Days Inventory 163.94
NANO's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
86% of the 816 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 76.90 vs. NANO: 163.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
NANO' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 156.74  Med: 171.61 Max: 289.74
Current: 163.94
156.74
289.74
Days Sales Outstanding 65.13
NANO's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
52% of the 770 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 62.88 vs. NANO: 65.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
NANO' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 42.69  Med: 69.42 Max: 109.67
Current: 65.13
42.69
109.67
Days Payable 38.69
NANO's Days Payable is ranked lower than
64% of the 743 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 50.62 vs. NANO: 38.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
NANO' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 23.6  Med: 42.35 Max: 60.07
Current: 38.69
23.6
60.07

Buy Back

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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -1.90
NANO's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
54% of the 591 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: -2.50 vs. NANO: -1.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
NANO' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -14.7  Med: -6.1 Max: -0.9
Current: -1.9
-14.7
-0.9

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Cash 8.07
NANO's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
59% of the 287 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 10.79 vs. NANO: 8.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Cash only.
NANO' s Price/Net Cash Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.91  Med: 10.51 Max: 75.53
Current: 8.07
1.91
75.53
Price/Net Current Asset Value 4.02
NANO's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
56% of the 598 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 4.74 vs. NANO: 4.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
NANO' s Price/Net Current Asset Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.47  Med: 2.97 Max: 5.46
Current: 4.02
0.47
5.46
Price/Tangible Book 2.96
NANO's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
65% of the 829 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.06 vs. NANO: 2.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
NANO' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.24  Med: 1.79 Max: 4.83
Current: 2.96
0.24
4.83
Price/Projected FCF 2.03
NANO's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
64% of the 473 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.53 vs. NANO: 2.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
NANO' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.5  Med: 2.17 Max: 3.68
Current: 2.03
0.5
3.68
Price/Median PS Value 1.69
NANO's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
76% of the 806 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.16 vs. NANO: 1.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
NANO' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.11  Med: 1.12 Max: 2.81
Current: 1.69
0.11
2.81
Price/Graham Number 1.46
NANO's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
54% of the 546 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.52 vs. NANO: 1.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
NANO' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.64  Med: 2.02 Max: 4.36
Current: 1.46
0.64
4.36
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 5.24
NANO's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 885 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. NANO: 5.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
NANO' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 5.75 Max: 22.2
Current: 5.24
0.2
22.2

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $221.1
EPS (TTM) $ 1.73
Beta1.86
Short Percentage of Float0.48%
52-Week Range $12.50 - 27.33
Shares Outstanding (Mil)24.92

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 253 274
EPS ($) 1.24 1.52
EPS w/o NRI ($) 1.24 1.52
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
10.00%
Dividends Per Share ($)
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