Axcelis Technologies (NASDAQ:ACLS) changed -1.31% to recent value of $17.27. The stock transacted 375506 shares during most recent day however it has an average volume of 301.88K shares. It spotted trading -40.94% off 52-week high price. On the other end, the stock has been noted 32.95% away from the low price over the last 52-weeks.
On April 2, 2020, Axcelis Technologies (NASDAQ:ACLS) a leading supplier of innovative, high-productivity solutions for the semiconductor industry, revealed that it has received an order to ship its first Purion system into Japan. The order, from a leading Japanese semiconductor manufacturer, is for the Purion XE Power Series™ implanter. This Purion XE product line extension will be used in high volume production of power devices supporting automotive, mobile and IoT applications. The 200mm system is capable of running both standard silicon as well as thin wafers. The system is currently scheduled to ship in the second quarter.
Mary Puma, president and CEO of Axcelis Technologies, said, This is a significant win for Axcelis. We are very excited to be able to offer new and innovative implant solutions to leading Japanese semiconductor companies serving this very important market segment. Expanding our customer footprint in Japan and the power device market are key objectives of our growth strategy and this is an excellent first step.
Executive Vice President, Customer Operations John Aldeborgh commented, We are grateful to SCREEN Semiconductor Solutions for their assistance in fostering new opportunities to provide Axcelis’ advanced ion implant technology to Japanese chipmakers over the past two years. During this time Axcelis has developed a strong organization in Japan. The direct Axcelis sales, applications and comprehensive service team is being led by a recently hired Japanese country manager, and will provide strong support for this important market.
ACLS has a gross margin of 42.00% and an operating margin of 7.10% while its profit margin remained 5.00% for the last 12 months. Its earnings per share (EPS) expected to touch remained -63.80% for this year while earning per share for the next 5-years is expected to reach at 20.00%.
The company has 36.91M of outstanding shares and 32.34M shares were floated in the market. According to the most recent quarter its current ratio was 5.5 that represents company’s ability to meet its current financial obligations. The price moved ahead of -6.39% from the mean of 20 days, -24.11% from mean of 50 days SMA and performed -12.79% from mean of 200 days price. Company’s performance for the week was -12.73%, -28.52% for month and YTD performance remained -28.33%.