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Aehr Test Systems is a semiconductor equipment & materials business based in the US. Aehr Test Systems shares (AEHR) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Aehr Test Systems employs 71 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$18.8 million.

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  3. Search for Aehr Test Systems. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: AEHR. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
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Aehr Test Systems share price

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Aehr Test Systems shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-12-27.
Latest market closeUSD$2.2
52-week rangeUSD$1.1 - USD$2.78
50-day moving average USD$1.8485
200-day moving average USD$1.7686
Wall St. target priceUSD$3
PE ratio 153.4733
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$0.008

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Aehr Test Systems price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $2.2 from 2020-12-18

1 week (2021-01-07) -13.73%
1 month (2020-12-17) -0.45%
3 months (2020-10-16) 51.72%
6 months (2020-07-16) -9.84%
1 year (2020-01-16) 15.79%
2 years (2019-01-16) 92.98%
3 years (2018-01-16) 2.85
5 years (2016-01-15) 52.78%

Is Aehr Test Systems under- or over-valued?

Valuing Aehr Test Systems stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Aehr Test Systems's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Aehr Test Systems's P/E ratio

Aehr Test Systems's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 153x. In other words, Aehr Test Systems shares trade at around 153x recent earnings.

That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.

Aehr Test Systems's PEG ratio

Aehr Test Systems's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 5.92. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Aehr Test Systems's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Aehr Test Systems's EBITDA

Aehr Test Systems's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$713,000.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Aehr Test Systems's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Aehr Test Systems financials

Revenue TTM USD$18.8 million
Gross profit TTM USD$8.4 million
Return on assets TTM -13.21%
Return on equity TTM -16.53%
Profit margin -12.16%
Book value $0.529
Market capitalisation USD$57.6 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Aehr Test Systems shares

There are currently 180,162 Aehr Test Systems shares held short by investors – that's known as Aehr Test Systems's "short interest". This figure is 364.5% up from 38,788 last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Aehr Test Systems shares can be evaluated.

Aehr Test Systems's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Aehr Test Systems's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Aehr Test Systems shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Aehr Test Systems shares traded daily (recently around 667266.66666667). Aehr Test Systems's SIR currently stands at 0.27. In other words for every 100,000 Aehr Test Systems shares traded daily on the market, roughly 270 shares are currently held short.

However Aehr Test Systems's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Aehr Test Systems shares, or, against the total number of tradable Aehr Test Systems shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Aehr Test Systems's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Aehr Test Systems shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.009% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Aehr Test Systems shares, roughly 9 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Aehr Test Systems.

Find out more about how you can short Aehr Test Systems stock.

Aehr Test Systems share dividends

We're not expecting Aehr Test Systems to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Aehr Test Systems share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Aehr Test Systems's shares have ranged in value from as little as $1.1 up to $2.78. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

AEHR.US volatility(beta: 1.21)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Aehr Test Systems's is 1.2068. This would suggest that Aehr Test Systems's shares are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Aehr Test Systems overview

Aehr Test Systems primarily designs, engineers, manufactures, and sells test and burn-in equipment for use in the semiconductor industry in the United States, Asia, and Europe. It provides full wafer contact test systems, test during burn-in systems, test fixtures, and related accessories. The company offers Advanced Burn-in and Test System family of packaged part burn-in and test systems, which perform test during burn-in of complex devices, such as digital signal processors, microprocessors, microcontrollers, and systems-on-a-chip, as well as individual temperature control for high-power advanced logic devices. It also provides FOX systems, which are full wafer contact parallel test and burn-in systems designed to make contact with various pads of a wafer simultaneously; WaferPak contactor that includes a full-wafer probe card for use in testing wafers in FOX systems; DiePak carrier, a reusable and temporary package that enables integrated circuit (IC) manufacturers to perform test and burn-in of singulated bare die or very small multi-IC modules; and test fixtures that hold the devices undergoing test or burn-in and electrically connect the devices under test to the system electronics. In addition, the company offers WaferPak Aligner, which performs automatic alignment of the customer's wafer to the WaferPak contactor; and DiePak Loader that performs automatic loading of the customer's modules to the DiePak carrier. Further, Aehr Test Systems provides customer service and support programs, including system installation, system repair, applications engineering support, spare parts inventory, customer training, and documentation services. It markets and sells its products to semiconductor manufacturers, semiconductor contract assemblers, electronics manufacturers, and burn-in and test service companies through a network of distributors and sales representatives. Aehr Test Systems was founded in 1977 and is headquartered in Fremont, California.

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