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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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Cash to Debt No Debt
NANO's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
95% of the 1110 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.92 vs. NANO: No Debt )
NANO' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.26   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.84
NANO's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
89% of the 1087 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.63 vs. NANO: 0.84 )
NANO' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.63   Max: 0.93
Current: 0.84

0.63
0.93
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 6.90
M-Score: -2.74
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 : 6/10

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Operating margin (%) -3.79
NANO's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 1100 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 4.65 vs. NANO: -3.79 )
NANO' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -81.75   Max: 25.07
Current: -3.79

-81.75
25.07
Net-margin (%) -14.99
NANO's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 1100 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.23 vs. NANO: -14.99 )
NANO' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -81.02   Max: 29.75
Current: -14.99

-81.02
29.75
ROE (%) -12.57
NANO's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 1095 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 4.71 vs. NANO: -12.57 )
NANO' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -61.6   Max: 40.31
Current: -12.57

-61.6
40.31
ROA (%) -10.38
NANO's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
57% of the 1111 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. NANO: -10.38 )
NANO' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -50   Max: 30.46
Current: -10.38

-50
30.46
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -6.48
NANO's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 1110 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 7.54 vs. NANO: -6.48 )
NANO' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -103.57   Max: 47.22
Current: -6.48

-103.57
47.22
Revenue Growth (%) -8.80
NANO's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 796 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: -2.40 vs. NANO: -8.80 )
NANO' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -16.2   Max: 32
Current: -8.8

-16.2
32
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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

NANO Guru Trades in Q4 2013

RS Investment Management 112,900 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 2,334,473 sh (-0.67%)
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Q1 2014

NANO Guru Trades in Q1 2014

RS Investment Management 112,900 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 2,288,173 sh (-1.98%)
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Q2 2014

NANO Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jim Simons 14,300 sh (New)
RS Investment Management 151,800 sh (+34.46%)
Chuck Royce 2,377,982 sh (+3.92%)
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Q3 2014

NANO Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jim Simons Sold Out
Chuck Royce 2,367,137 sh (-0.46%)
RS Investment Management 99,707 sh (-34.32%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with NANO

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Joel Greenblatt 2013-03-31 Sold Out 0.08%$14.2 - $16.1 $ 15.21%0
Joel Greenblatt 2012-12-31 Reduce -22.35%0.02%$12.65 - $14.9 $ 15.29%94665
Joel Greenblatt 2012-06-30 Add 21.55%0.03%$14.05 - $18.64 $ 15.2-5%130374
Joel Greenblatt 2012-03-31 New Buy0.17%$16.64 - $20.76 $ 15.2-13%107260
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Ratios

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P/B 1.90
NANO's P/B is ranked higher than
63% of the 1161 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.95 vs. NANO: 1.90 )
NANO' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.17   Max: 2.65
Current: 1.9

0.17
2.65
P/S 2.10
NANO's P/S is ranked higher than
59% of the 1161 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. NANO: 2.10 )
NANO' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.16   Max: 6.21
Current: 2.1

0.16
6.21
EV-to-EBIT -43.13
NANO's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
62% of the 1161 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 36.66 vs. NANO: -43.13 )
NANO' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -504.3   Max: 142.4
Current: -43.13

-504.3
142.4
Shiller P/E 76.90
NANO's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
86% of the 1161 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. NANO: 76.90 )
NANO' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 67.7   Max: 1267
Current: 76.9

67.7
1267
Current Ratio 5.53
NANO's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
90% of the 1105 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.51 vs. NANO: 5.53 )
NANO' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 2.44   Max: 14.82
Current: 5.53

2.44
14.82
Quick Ratio 4.27
NANO's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
88% of the 1105 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.89 vs. NANO: 4.27 )
NANO' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.06   Max: 13.52
Current: 4.27

1.06
13.52

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Cash 7.75
NANO's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
89% of the 1161 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. NANO: 7.75 )
NANO' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 1.19   Max: 75.53
Current: 7.75

1.19
75.53
Price/Net Current Asset Value 4.32
NANO's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
88% of the 1161 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. NANO: 4.32 )
NANO' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 0.68   Max: 50
Current: 4.32

0.68
50
Price/Tangible Book 2.11
NANO's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
65% of the 1161 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.31 vs. NANO: 2.11 )
NANO' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.24   Max: 4.91
Current: 2.11

0.24
4.91
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.37
NANO's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
88% of the 1161 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. NANO: 1.37 )
NANO' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.49   Max: 40.74
Current: 1.37

0.49
40.74
Price/Median PS Value 1.13
NANO's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
62% of the 1161 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. NANO: 1.13 )
NANO' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.01   Max: 2.9
Current: 1.13

0.01
2.9
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) -2.30
NANO's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
50% of the 1091 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.10 vs. NANO: -2.30 )
NANO' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.7   Max: 22.1
Current: -2.3

0.7
22.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 61.90
NANO's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
99% of the 405 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 6.69 vs. NANO: 61.90 )
NANO' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -14.4   Max: 5.2
Current: 61.9

-14.4
5.2

Business Description

Industry: Semiconductors » Semiconductor Equipment & Materials
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Traded in other countries:NNM.Germany,
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 addresses 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 Pltaform, 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.
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