Veeco Instruments Inc. (VECO): Price and Financial Metrics

Veeco Instruments Inc. (VECO): $19.63

-0.11 (-0.56%)

POWR Rating

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  • VECO scores best on the Growth dimension, with a Growth rank ahead of 88.9% of US stocks.
  • VECO's strongest trending metric is Growth; it's been moving down over the last 177 days.
  • VECO's current lowest rank is in the Sentiment metric (where it is better than 10.29% of US stocks).

VECO Stock Summary

  • Of note is the ratio of VEECO INSTRUMENTS INC's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; merely 22.4% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of -15.6%, VEECO INSTRUMENTS INC's debt growth rate surpasses just 18.3% of about US stocks.
  • VEECO INSTRUMENTS INC's shareholder yield -- a measure of how much capital is returned to stockholders via dividends and buybacks -- is 11.18%, greater than the shareholder yield of 85.46% of stocks in our set.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to VEECO INSTRUMENTS INC are RKLY, NVMI, ALRM, ACMR, and AMPH.
  • Visit VECO's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

VECO Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Technology stock, VECO's price/earnings ratio is 11.48% lower, now standing at 21.6.
  • VECO's price/sales ratio has moved up 0.2 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for VECO.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
VECO 2022-11-25 1.5 2.3 21.6 18.2
VECO 2022-11-23 1.6 2.3 21.8 18.4
VECO 2022-11-22 1.6 2.3 21.7 18.3
VECO 2022-11-21 1.6 2.3 21.8 18.3
VECO 2022-11-18 1.6 2.3 21.8 18.4
VECO 2022-11-17 1.6 2.3 21.9 18.4

VECO Growth Metrics

    Its 2 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at -21.27%.
  • Its 3 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 270.14%.
  • The 2 year net income to common stockholders growth rate now stands at 160.68%.
Over the past 33 months, VECO's revenue has gone up $225,961,000.

The table below shows VECO's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2022-09-30 645.31 92.467 46.229
2022-06-30 623.643 75.182 40.181
2022-03-31 605.988 82.045 36.874
2021-12-31 583.277 67.742 26.038
2021-09-30 569.251 66.079 17.734
2021-06-30 531.083 46.2 9.321

VECO's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • VECO has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 33.62% of graded US stocks.
  • VECO's asset turnover comes in at 0.573 -- ranking 73rd of 104 Machinery stocks.
  • AQUA, GHM, and BKR are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with VECO.

The table below shows VECO's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 0.573 0.416 0.048
2021-03-31 0.537 0.420 0.029
2020-12-31 0.521 0.428 0.024
2020-09-30 0.503 0.426 -0.026
2020-06-30 0.504 0.413 -0.047
2020-03-31 0.501 0.400 -0.061

VECO Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of VECO, see our VECO price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $28.67 Average Broker Recommendation 1.42 (Moderate Buy)

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VECO Price/Volume Stats

Current price $19.63 52-week high $32.40
Prev. close $19.74 52-week low $16.11
Day low $19.44 Volume 240,100
Day high $19.82 Avg. volume 441,659
50-day MA $18.74 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $21.72 Market Cap 1.01B

Veeco Instruments Inc. (VECO) Company Bio

Veeco Instruments designs, manufactures, and markets thin film equipment to make light emitting diodes, power electronics, wireless devices, hard disk drives, and semiconductors worldwide. The company was founded in 1945 and is based in Plainview, New York.

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Latest VECO News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about VEECO INSTRUMENTS INC that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate VECO as an investment opportunity.

Veeco Appoints Dr. Lena Nicolaides to Its Board of Directors

PLAINVIEW, N.Y., Nov. 21, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Veeco Instruments Inc. (NASDAQ: VECO) recently announced the appointment of Lena Nicolaides, Ph.D., to its Board of Directors. In addition to her vast industry experience and leadership qualities, Dr. Nicolaides was identified through a search process in connection with the Board’s desire for increased diversity. Dr. Nicolaides serves as Senior Vice President and General Manager of a pattern inspection process control division for KLA Corporatio

Yahoo | November 21, 2022

Are Investors Undervaluing Veeco Instruments Inc. (NASDAQ:VECO) By 50%?

Does the November share price for Veeco Instruments Inc. ( NASDAQ:VECO ) reflect what it's really worth? Today, we will...

Yahoo | November 9, 2022

Veeco (VECO) Receives a Buy from Benchmark Co.

In a report released today, Mark Miller from Benchmark Co. maintained a Buy rating on Veeco (VECO - Research Report), with a price target of $25.00. The company's shares closed yesterday at $18.00.Miller covers the Technology sector, focusing on stocks such as Western Digital, Nova Measuring, and Seagate Tech. According to TipRanks, Miller has an average return of 14.9% and a 51.07% success rate on recommended stocks. Veeco has an analyst consensus of Strong Buy, with a price target consensus of $24.00, implying a 33.33% upside from current levels. In a report released today, Oppenheimer also maintained a Buy rating on the stock with a $25.00 price target.

Christine Brown on TipRanks | November 8, 2022

VEECO ANNOUNCES upcoming investor events

PLAINVIEW, N.Y., Nov. 08, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Veeco Instruments Inc. (NASDAQ: VECO) today announced that management is scheduled to participate in the following investor events: Three Part Advisors 2022 Southwest IDEAS Conference on Wednesday, November 16, 2022 at the Westin Dallas Downtown in Dallas, TX. Veeco management will be presenting at 5:30 PM ET. The presentation will be available via webcast on the events page of Veeco management will also be available to meet one-on

Yahoo | November 8, 2022

Veeco Instruments (VECO) Q3 Earnings and Revenues Surpass Estimates

Veeco (VECO) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of 9.76% and 1.07%, respectively, for the quarter ended September 2022. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?

Yahoo | November 7, 2022

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VECO Price Returns

1-mo 9.06%
3-mo -1.16%
6-mo -7.67%
1-year -24.67%
3-year 40.41%
5-year 33.99%
YTD -31.05%
2021 64.00%
2020 18.22%
2019 98.18%
2018 -50.10%
2017 -49.06%

Continue Researching VECO

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