Axcelis Stock Today


USD 81.93  0.74  0.91%   

Market Performance
9 of 100
Odds Of Distress
Less than 19
Axcelis Technologies is selling at 81.93 as of the 9th of December 2022; that is 0.91 percent increase since the beginning of the trading day. The stock's lowest day price was 77.68. Axcelis Technologies has less than a 19 % chance of experiencing some financial distress in the next two years of operation, but did not have a good performance during the last 90 trading days. Equity ratings for Axcelis Technologies are calculated daily based on our scoring framework. The performance scores are derived for the period starting the 19th of December 2020 and ending today, the 9th of December 2022. Click here to learn more.
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Business Domain
Semiconductors & Semiconductor Equipment
IPO Date
11th of July 2000
Information Technology
Axcelis Technologies, Inc. designs, manufactures, and services ion implantation and other processing equipment used in the fabrication of semiconductor chips in the United States, Europe, and Asia. The company was founded in 1978 and is headquartered in Beverly, Massachusetts. The company has 32.85 M outstanding shares of which 1.13 M shares are presently shorted by private and institutional investors with about 2.82 trading days to cover. More on Axcelis Technologies

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Axcelis Technologies Stock Highlights

Most reasonable investors view market volatility as an opportunity to invest at a favorable price or to sell short against a bearish trend. Axcelis Technologies' investment highlights are automatically generated signals that are significant enough to either complement your investing judgment regarding Axcelis Technologies or challenge it. These highlights can help you better understand the position you are entering and avoid costly mistakes.
Axcelis Technologies has very high historical volatility over the last 90 days
Over 90.0% of the company shares are held by institutions such as insurance companies
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Average Analyst Recommendation
Analysts covering Axcelis Technologies report their recommendations after researching Axcelis Technologies' financial statements, talking to executives and customers, or listening in on Axcelis Technologies' conference calls. The current trade recommendation is based on an ongoing consensus estimate among financial analysts covering Axcelis Technologies. The Axcelis consensus assessment is calculated by taking the average forecast from all of the analysts covering Axcelis Technologies.
Piotroski F Score
Piotroski F-Score is a popular financial indicator that puts together nine criteria to evaluate the financial strength of Axcelis Technologies based on its profitability, leverage, liquidity, source of funds, and operating efficiency. It is an academic score (developed by Joseph Piotroski in 2002) to determine the current strength of Axcelis Technologies financial position. Scores of 8 and 9 are usually classified as strong value stocks, whereas scores of 2 or below are considered weak value stocks.
Current ValueLast YearChange From Last Year 10 Year Trend
Weighted Average Shares Diluted30.9 M34.3 M
Moderately Down
Slightly volatile
Weighted Average Shares30.1 M33.6 M
Moderately Down
Slightly volatile
Return on Average Assets15.4514.3193
Significantly Up
Slightly volatile
Net Cash Flow from Operations162 M150.2 M
Significantly Up
Slightly volatile
Current Liabilities162 M150.1 M
Significantly Up
Slightly volatile
Total Liabilities231.2 M214.3 M
Significantly Up
Slightly volatile
Gross Margin38.2143.2417
Fairly Down
Slightly volatile
Total Debt48.4 M47.4 M
Fairly Up
Slightly volatile
Asset Turnover1.040.9615
Significantly Up
Current Assets668.1 M619.2 M
Significantly Up
Slightly volatile
Total Assets812.7 M753.2 M
Significantly Up
Slightly volatile
Macroaxis Advice
Unlike general analyst consensus, Macroaxis buy hold or sell recommendation is provided in the context of your current investment horizon and risk tolerance. The advice algorithm takes into account all of Axcelis Technologies' available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators. Your current horizon is 90 days - details
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Financial Strength
Axcelis Technologies' financial strength is of vital concern to both outside investors and internal stakeholders. Efficiency and cost control are keys to Axcelis Technologies' success, along with its ability to generate sufficient cash flow to pay bills, repay debt, and make a consistent year-to-year profit.
Financial leverage usually refers to the use of borrowed funds to amplify returns from an investment. In general, analyzing the relationship between debt to total assets helps investors to understand Axcelis Technologies' financial leverage. It provides some insight into what part of Axcelis Technologies' total assets is financed by creditors.
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By using current balance sheet information, investors can analyze the liability, assets, and equity on Axcelis Technologies' books and decide whether to invest or hold. Statistics such as return on equity (ROE), debt to equity (D/E) help investors determine how Axcelis Technologies deploys its capital and how much of that capital is borrowed.
Axcelis Technologies cash flow analysis is essential to understand how it generates and spends money over a specific period. It can also help you figure out where your money is going and how much cash you have available at a given moment. The company currently holds 46.41 M in liabilities with Debt to Equity (D/E) ratio of 0.1, which may suggest the company is not taking enough advantage from borrowing. Axcelis Technologies has a current ratio of 4.35, suggesting that it is liquid enough and is able to pay its financial obligations when due. Debt can assist Axcelis Technologies until it has trouble settling it off, either with new capital or with free cash flow. So, Axcelis Technologies' shareholders could walk away with nothing if the company can't fulfill its legal obligations to repay debt. However, a more frequent occurrence is when companies like Axcelis Technologies sell additional shares at bargain prices, diluting existing shareholders. Debt, in this case, can be an excellent and much better tool for Axcelis to invest in growth at high rates of return. When we think about Axcelis Technologies' use of debt, we should always consider it together with cash and equity.

Operating Cash Flow

162.05 Million
Axcelis Technologies (ACLS) is traded on NASDAQ Exchange in USA and employs 1,122 people. Axcelis Technologies is listed under Semiconductors & Semiconductor Equipment category by Fama And French industry classification. The company currently falls under 'Mid-Cap' category with a current market capitalization of 2.57 B. Market capitalization usually refers to the total value of a company's stock within the entire market. To calculate Axcelis Technologies's market, we take the total number of its shares issued and multiply it by Axcelis Technologies's current market price. To manage market risk and economic uncertainty, many investors today build portfolios that are diversified across equities with different market capitalizations. However, as a general rule, conservative investors tend to hold large-cap stocks, and those looking for more risk prefer small-cap and mid-cap equities. Axcelis Technologies conducts business under Semiconductors & Semiconductor Equipment sector and is part of Information Technology industry. The entity has 32.85 M outstanding shares of which 1.13 M shares are presently shorted by private and institutional investors with about 2.82 trading days to cover. Axcelis Technologies currently holds about 294.92 M in cash with 150.19 M of positive cash flow from operations. This results in cash-per-share (CPS) ratio of 8.69.
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Axcelis Technologies retains a total of 32.85 Million outstanding shares. The majority of Axcelis Technologies outstanding shares are owned by other corporate entities. These outside corporations are usually referred to as non-private investors looking to acquire positions in Axcelis Technologies to benefit from reduced commissions. Consequently, institutional investors are subject to a different set of regulations than regular investors in Axcelis Technologies. Please pay attention to any change in the institutional holdings of Axcelis Technologies as this could imply that something significant has changed or about to change at the company. Note that regardless of who owns the company, if the true value of the entity is less than the market is willing to pay for it, you may not be able to generate positive returns over time.

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Axcelis Stock Price Odds Analysis

In regard to a normal probability distribution, the odds of Axcelis Technologies jumping above the current price in 90 days from now is under 4%. The Axcelis Technologies probability density function shows the probability of Axcelis Technologies stock to fall within a particular range of prices over 90 days. Given the investment horizon of 90 days the stock has a beta coefficient of 1.6005. This suggests as the benchmark fluctuates upward, the company is expected to outperform it on average. However, if the benchmark returns are projected to be negative, Axcelis Technologies will likely underperform. Additionally, the company has an alpha of 0.3658, implying that it can generate a 0.37 percent excess return over NYSE Composite after adjusting for the inherited market risk (beta).
  Odds Below 81.93HorizonTargetOdds Above 81.93
96.21%90 days
Based on a normal probability distribution, the odds of Axcelis Technologies to move above the current price in 90 days from now is under 4 (This Axcelis Technologies probability density function shows the probability of Axcelis Stock to fall within a particular range of prices over 90 days) .

Axcelis Technologies Historical Income Statement

Axcelis Technologies Income Statement is one of the three primary financial statements used for reporting Axcelis's overall financial performance over a current year or for a given accounting period. An Income Statement sometimes referred to as the statement of Axcelis Technologies revenue and expense. Axcelis Technologies Income Statement primarily focuses on the company's revenues and expenses during a particular period.
Axcelis Technologies Revenues is relatively stable at the moment as compared to the past year. Axcelis Technologies reported last year Revenues of 662.43 Million. As of 12/09/2022, Income Tax Expense is likely to grow to about 23.5 M, while Gross Profit is likely to drop slightly above 228.2 M. View More Fundamentals

Axcelis Stock Against Markets

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Axcelis Technologies Corporate Directors

Axcelis Technologies corporate directors refer to members of an Axcelis Technologies board of directors. The board of directors generally takes responsibility for the Axcelis Technologies' affairs and long-term direction of the entity. A corporate director does not make decisions for the corporation on his own. As a member of the board of directors, she or he must function as a part of a group that makes decisions on behalf of the business only by the board of directors' meetings. To pass a resolution, a majority of Axcelis Technologies' board members must vote for the resolution. The Axcelis Technologies board of directors' duties also include the election, removal, and supervision of officers, including the adoption, amendment, and repeal of bylaws.
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Is Axcelis Technologies' industry expected to grow? Or is there an opportunity to expand the business' product line in the future? Factors like these will boost the valuation of Axcelis Technologies. If investors know Axcelis will grow in the future, the company's valuation will be higher. The financial industry is built on trying to define current growth potential and future valuation accurately. All the valuation information about Axcelis Technologies listed above have to be considered, but the key to understanding future value is determining which factors weigh more heavily than others.
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Market Capitalization
2.6 B
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Return On Equity
The market value of Axcelis Technologies is measured differently than its book value, which is the value of Axcelis that is recorded on the company's balance sheet. Investors also form their own opinion of Axcelis Technologies' value that differs from its market value or its book value, called intrinsic value, which is Axcelis Technologies' true underlying value. Investors use various methods to calculate intrinsic value and buy a stock when its market value falls below its intrinsic value. Because Axcelis Technologies' market value can be influenced by many factors that don't directly affect Axcelis Technologies' underlying business (such as a pandemic or basic market pessimism), market value can vary widely from intrinsic value.
Please note, there is a significant difference between Axcelis Technologies' value and its price as these two are different measures arrived at by different means. Investors typically determine Axcelis Technologies value by looking at such factors as earnings, sales, fundamental and technical indicators, competition as well as analyst projections. However, Axcelis Technologies' price is the amount at which it trades on the open market and represents the number that a seller and buyer find agreeable to each party.