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How to buy Veeco Instruments stock

Learn how to easily invest in Veeco Instruments stock.

Veeco Instruments Inc is a semiconductor equipment & materials business based in the US. Veeco Instruments shares (VECO) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Veeco Instruments employs 993 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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Veeco Instruments stock price (NASDAQ: VECO)

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Veeco Instruments shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-01-17.
Latest market close$27.05
52-week range$18.22 - $32.40
50-day moving average $27.35
200-day moving average $23.88
Wall St. target price$33.50
PE ratio 94.645
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.34

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Veeco Instruments price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $27.05 from 2022-01-21

1 week (2022-01-14) -15.44%
1 month (2021-12-19) N/A
3 months (2021-10-22) 18.74%
6 months (2021-07-23) 19.69%
1 year (2021-01-22) 30.80%
2 years (2020-01-23) 70.02%
3 years (2019-01-23) 221.64%
5 years (2017-01-23) 0.74%

Is Veeco Instruments stock undervalued or overvalued?

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

Veeco Instruments's P/E ratio

Veeco Instruments's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 95x. In other words, Veeco Instruments shares trade at around 95x 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.

Veeco Instruments's PEG ratio

Veeco Instruments's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 0.53. 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 Veeco Instruments's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Veeco Instruments's EBITDA

Veeco Instruments's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $77.1 million.

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

Veeco Instruments financials

Revenue TTM $569.3 million
Operating margin TTM 8.74%
Gross profit TTM $194.3 million
Return on assets TTM 3.3%
Return on equity TTM 4.26%
Profit margin 3.12%
Book value $8.65
Market capitalisation $1.6 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Veeco Instruments share dividends

We're not expecting Veeco Instruments to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Veeco Instruments share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Veeco Instruments's shares have ranged in value from as little as $18.22 up to $32.4. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

VECO.US volatility(beta: 1.4)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 Veeco Instruments's is 1.3969. This would suggest that Veeco Instruments's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Veeco Instruments overview

Veeco Instruments Inc. , together with its subsidiaries, develops, manufactures, sells, and supports semiconductor and thin film process equipment primarily to make electronic devices worldwide. The company offers laser annealing, ion beam deposition and etch, metal organic chemical vapor deposition, single wafer wet processing and surface preparation, molecular beam epitaxy, and atomic layer deposition and other deposition systems, as well as packaging lithography equipment. Its process equipment systems are used in the production of a range of microelectronic components, including logic, dynamic random-access memory, photonics devices, power electronics, radio frequency filters and amplifiers, thin film magnetic heads, and other semiconductor devices. The company markets and sells its products to integrated device manufacturers and foundries; outsourced semiconductor assembly and test, hard disk drive, and photonics manufacturers; and research centers and universities. Veeco Instruments Inc. was founded in 1945 and is headquartered in Plainview, New York.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Veeco Instruments is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 2.172% of Veeco Instruments shares are held by insiders and 103.068% by institutions.
How many people work for Veeco Instruments?
Latest data suggests 993 work at Veeco Instruments.
When does the fiscal year end for Veeco Instruments?
Veeco Instruments's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Veeco Instruments based?
Veeco Instruments's address is: 1 Terminal Drive, Plainview, NY, United States, 11803
What is Veeco Instruments's ISIN number?
Veeco Instruments's international securities identification number is: US9224171002
What is Veeco Instruments's CUSIP number?
Veeco Instruments's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 922417100

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