Veeco Instruments Stock Analysis, Valuation (NASDAQ:VECO)

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Veeco Instruments
Updated on : May 25, 2018
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VECO 16.6 (0%)
NASDAQ 7433.9 (0%)
Closing Price On: May 25, 2018
stock rating
RATING: ★★★★★★★★★★ (0/5)
Industry :
Electronics-Manufacturing Machines
Sector :
Computer and Technology
5 Quarter Revenue
Revenue Growth
2018-Q1
$million
%
YOY GROWTH
Compared to the industry
Long Term Growth
5 Year CAGR:
4.9%
Operating Profit
Operating Margin:
-12.6%
Sector Average:
5.4%
5 Quarter Net Profit
Net Margins
2018-Q1
%
LTM Margin
Debt/Equity Ratio
Debt:
278.5M
Debt/Equity Ratio:
 0.34
Compared to the industry
Cash Flow
Operating cash flow:
-$11.8M
Net Income:
-$15.8M
PROS      CONS
Recent Growth
Long Term Growth
PS Valuation
Operating Margins
Net Margins
High Debt Burden
ROIC
ROE
FCF Margin
Rating: ★★★★★★★★★★ (0/5)
Relative Valuation
VECO PS :
1.4
Industry PS :
2.9
Sector:   Computer and Technology.   *PE adjusted for one time items.
Other Metrics
Return on Invested Capital:
-6.9%
Return on Equity:
-7.6%
Free Cash Flow Margin:
-8.9%
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Veeco Instruments Stock Analysis

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Investors can watch the Amigobulls Veeco Instruments stock analysis video here. Our VECO analysis video highlights revenue and profit trends along with other important metrics such as valuation to find what makes the stock attractive.

Note: Amigobulls stock rating is our opinion based on the historical performance of the company's fundamentals. It is not indicative of the future performance of the stock.

Veeco Instruments Inc. Stock Rating 1.7/5

Amigobulls VECO stock analysis uses latest quarter 2018 Q1 financial data like Veeco Instruments revenue growth, profit margins and cash flows. We compare Veeco Instruments valuation with its sector peers to gauge relative attractiveness of VECO stock. Based on a company's historical fundamentals we arrive at Veeco Instruments stock rating which is indicative of the company's financial performance.

Should you buy VECO stock?

  • The Year Over Year (YoY) revenue growth for Veeco Instruments was 68% in 2018 Q1.
  • Revenue growth has been tremendous with a compounded annual growth of 4.9% over the last 5 years.
  • The lower PS ratio 1.4 for VECO stock versus Electronics-Manufacturing Machines industry average of 2.9 is a positive for the company.

Should you sell VECO stock?

  • Veeco Instruments reported an average operating margin of -12.6% over the Last Twelve Months (LTM).
  • Veeco Instruments posted an average Net loss of -11.2% in the last twelve months.
  • Veeco Instruments is debt laden and has a high debt/equity ratio of  0.34.
  • Trading at a PE ratio of 183.9, VECO stock is overvalued in comparison to industry average multiple of 24.8.
  • Veeco Instruments has a negative ROIC (Return on Invested Capital) of -6.9%.
  • A negative ROE of -7.6% indicates that the company is not able to generate profits with the money shareholders have invested.
  • Veeco Instruments has a negative FCF (Free Cash Flow) margin of -8.9%.

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