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How to buy Axcelis Technologies stock

Learn how to easily invest in Axcelis Technologies stock.

Axcelis Technologies Inc is a semiconductor equipment & materials business based in the US. Axcelis Technologies shares (ACLS) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Axcelis Technologies employs 1,122 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $807.2 million.

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Axcelis Technologies stock price (NASDAQ: ACLS)

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Axcelis Technologies shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-10-02.
Latest market close$63.25
52-week range$45.14 - $83.74
50-day moving average $67.37
200-day moving average $63.91
Wall St. target price$90.80
PE ratio 14.2494
Dividend yield $0 (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $4.25

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Axcelis Technologies price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $63.25 from 2022-10-03

1 week (2022-09-28) 1.07%
1 month (2022-09-02) -0.22%
3 months (2022-07-05) 28.95%
6 months (2022-04-05) -3.57%
1 year (2021-10-05) 37.65%
2 years (2020-10-05) 171.93%
3 years (2019-10-04) 264.76%
5 years (2017-10-04) 126.70%

Is Axcelis Technologies stock undervalued or overvalued?

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

Axcelis Technologies's P/E ratio

Axcelis Technologies's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 14x. In other words, Axcelis Technologies shares trade at around 14x recent earnings.

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

Axcelis Technologies's PEG ratio

Axcelis Technologies's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.23. 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 Axcelis Technologies's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Axcelis Technologies's EBITDA

Axcelis Technologies's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $192 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Axcelis Technologies's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Axcelis Technologies financials

Revenue TTM $807.2 million
Operating margin TTM 23.05%
Gross profit TTM $286.4 million
Return on assets TTM 15.8%
Return on equity TTM 27.58%
Profit margin 18.47%
Book value $17.74
Market capitalisation $2 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Axcelis Technologies share dividends

We're not expecting Axcelis Technologies to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have Axcelis Technologies's shares ever split?

Axcelis Technologies's shares were split on a 1:4 basis on 30 June 2016. So if you had owned 4 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 1 share. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Axcelis Technologies shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 300% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Axcelis Technologies shares which in turn could have impacted Axcelis Technologies's share price.

Axcelis Technologies share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Axcelis Technologies's shares have ranged in value from as little as $45.14 up to $83.74. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

ACLS.US volatility(beta: 1.71)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 Axcelis Technologies's is 1.7083. This would suggest that Axcelis Technologies's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Axcelis Technologies overview

Axcelis Technologies, Inc. designs, manufactures, and services ion implantation and other processing equipment used in the fabrication of semiconductor chips in the United States, Europe, and Asia. The company offers high energy, high current, and medium current implanters for various application requirements. It also provides aftermarket lifecycle products and services, including used tools, spare parts, equipment upgrades, maintenance services, and customer training. It sells its equipment and services to semiconductor chip manufacturers through its direct sales force. The company was founded in 1978 and is headquartered in Beverly, Massachusetts. .

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Axcelis Technologies is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 1.967% of Axcelis Technologies shares are held by insiders and 87.231% by institutions.
How many people work for Axcelis Technologies?
Latest data suggests 1,122 work at Axcelis Technologies.
When does the fiscal year end for Axcelis Technologies?
Axcelis Technologies's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Axcelis Technologies based?
Axcelis Technologies's address is: 108 Cherry Hill Drive, Beverly, MA, United States, 01915-1053
What is Axcelis Technologies's ISIN number?
Axcelis Technologies's international securities identification number is: US0545402085
What is Axcelis Technologies's CUSIP number?
Axcelis Technologies's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 054540109

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