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How to buy Onto Innovation stock | $71.77

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Onto Innovation Inc
+$0.45 (+0.64%)

Onto Innovation Inc is a semiconductors business based in the US. Onto Innovation shares (ONTO) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Onto Innovation employs 1,247 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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Onto Innovation stock price (NYSE: ONTO)

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Onto Innovation shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-07-28.
Latest market close$71.77
52-week range$28.08 - $75.61
50-day moving average $69.95
200-day moving average $65.18
Wall St. target price$84.20
PE ratio 55.1316
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $1.22

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Is it a good time to buy Onto Innovation stock?

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Onto Innovation price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $71.77 from 2021-05-28

1 week (2021-07-24) N/A
1 month (2021-07-02) 1.04%
3 months (2021-05-04) 12.05%
6 months (2021-01-31) N/A
1 year (2020-07-31) N/A
2 years (2019-07-31) N/A
3 years (2018-07-31) N/A
5 years (2016-07-31) N/A

Is Onto Innovation under- or over-valued?

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

Onto Innovation's P/E ratio

Onto Innovation's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 55x. In other words, Onto Innovation shares trade at around 55x 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.

Onto Innovation's EBITDA

Onto Innovation's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $127.2 million.

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

Onto Innovation financials

Revenue TTM $585.8 million
Operating margin TTM 10.32%
Gross profit TTM $289.1 million
Return on assets TTM 2.59%
Return on equity TTM 4.73%
Profit margin 10.16%
Book value $26.40
Market capitalisation $3.3 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Onto Innovation shares

There are currently 1.4 million Onto Innovation shares held short by investors – that's known as Onto Innovation's "short interest". This figure is 11.4% down from 1.6 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Onto Innovation shares can be evaluated.

Onto Innovation's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Onto Innovation's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Onto Innovation shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Onto Innovation shares traded daily (recently around 296175.91397849). Onto Innovation's SIR currently stands at 4.65. In other words for every 100,000 Onto Innovation shares traded daily on the market, roughly 4650 shares are currently held short.

However Onto Innovation's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Onto Innovation shares, or, against the total number of tradable Onto Innovation shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Onto Innovation's short interest could be expressed as 0.03% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Onto Innovation shares in existence, roughly 30 shares are currently held short) or 0.0287% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Onto Innovation shares, roughly 29 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 Onto Innovation.

Find out more about how you can short Onto Innovation stock.

Onto Innovation share dividends

We're not expecting Onto Innovation to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have Onto Innovation's shares ever split?

Onto Innovation's shares were split on 27 October 2019. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Onto Innovation shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new INF% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Onto Innovation shares which in turn could have impacted Onto Innovation's share price.

Onto Innovation overview

Onto Innovation Inc. engages in the design, development, manufacture, and support of process control tools that performs macro defect inspection and metrology, lithography systems, and process control analytical software worldwide. It offers process and yield management solutions, and device packaging and test facilities through standalone systems for macro-defect inspection, packaging lithography, probe card test and analysis, and transparent and opaque thin film measurements; and process control software portfolio that includes solutions for standalone tools, groups of tools, or factory-wide suites. The company also provides spare parts and software licensing services. Its products are used by semiconductor wafer and advanced packaging device manufacturers; silicon wafer; light emitting diode; vertical-cavity surface-emitting laser; micro-electromechanical system; CMOS image sensor; power device; RF filter; data storage; and various industrial and scientific applications. The company was formerly known as Rudolph Technologies, Inc. Onto Innovation Inc.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Onto Innovation is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 1.745% of Onto Innovation shares are held by insiders and 100.74% by institutions.
How many people work for Onto Innovation?
Latest data suggests 1,247 work at Onto Innovation.
When does the fiscal year end for Onto Innovation?
Onto Innovation's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Onto Innovation based?
Onto Innovation's address is: 16 Jonspin Road, Wilmington, MA, United States, 01887
What is Onto Innovation's ISIN number?
Onto Innovation's international securities identification number is: US6833441057
What is Onto Innovation's CUSIP number?
Onto Innovation's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 630077105

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