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Best Semiconductor Equipment Stocks to Buy Now (2022)
Top semiconductor equipment stocks in 2022 ranked by overall Zen Score. See the best semiconductor equipment stocks to buy now, according to analyst forecasts for the semiconductor equipment & materials industry.

Industry: Semiconductor Equipment &...
Ticker
Company
Exchange
Industry
Zen Score
Market Cap
Price
1d %
EBITDA
P/E
D/E
AZTA
AZENTA INC
NASDAQ
Semiconductor Equipment & Materials
$4.65B$62.070.39%$2.19B2.18x0.11
KLIC
KULICKE & SOFFA INDUSTRIES INC
NASDAQ
Semiconductor Equipment & Materials
$2.72B$47.78-0.35%$498.49M6.63x0.33
ASYS
AMTECH SYSTEMS INC
NASDAQ
Semiconductor Equipment & Materials
$129.08M$9.22-0.54%$19.02M7.44x0.36
PLAB
PHOTRONICS INC
NASDAQ
Semiconductor Equipment & Materials
$1.15B$18.69-0.32%$238.80M11.26x0.32
ACMR
ACM RESEARCH INC
NASDAQ
Semiconductor Equipment & Materials
$534.55M$8.992.74%$66.35M12.37x0.58
AMAT
APPLIED MATERIALS INC
NASDAQ
Semiconductor Equipment & Materials
$91.80B$106.71-0.28%$8.31B14.17x1.17
ACLS
AXCELIS TECHNOLOGIES INC
NASDAQ
Semiconductor Equipment & Materials
$2.59B$78.76-0.57%$201.16M16.14x0.47
UCTT
ULTRA CLEAN HOLDINGS INC
NASDAQ
Semiconductor Equipment & Materials
$1.60B$35.14-0.90%$195.70M27.24x1.23
VECO
VEECO INSTRUMENTS INC
NASDAQ
Semiconductor Equipment & Materials
$1.02B$19.74-0.50%$87.79M21.23x1.26
ICHR
ICHOR HOLDINGS LTD
NASDAQ
Semiconductor Equipment & Materials
$837.87M$29.09-2.35%$119.19M11.36x0.94
AXTI
AXT INC
NASDAQ
Semiconductor Equipment & Materials
$233.45M$5.360.19%$27.68M13.07x0.35
NVMI
NOVA LTD
NASDAQ
Semiconductor Equipment & Materials
$2.47B$86.25-0.36%$160.82M19.51x0.69
TER
TERADYNE INC
NASDAQ
Semiconductor Equipment & Materials
$14.43B$92.670.41%$1.02B19.35x0.47
ASML
ASML HOLDING NV
NASDAQ
Semiconductor Equipment & Materials
$239.98B$605.71-0.91%$6.95B44.29x3.12
KLAC
KLA CORP
NASDAQ
Semiconductor Equipment & Materials
$55.21B$389.56-0.30%$4.37B17.49x5.24
LRCX
LAM RESEARCH CORP
NASDAQ
Semiconductor Equipment & Materials
$62.42B$457.67-1.18%$5.83B13.07x1.53
OLED
UNIVERSAL DISPLAY CORP
NASDAQ
Semiconductor Equipment & Materials
$5.32B$112.69-0.18%$287.67M28.17x0.26
ENTG
ENTEGRIS INC
NASDAQ
Semiconductor Equipment & Materials
$11.30B$75.81-0.85%$687.64M37.34x2.25
DQ
DAQO NEW ENERGY CORP
NYSE
Semiconductor Equipment & Materials
$4.08B$54.031.48%$2.18BN/A0.24
COHU
COHU INC
NASDAQ
Semiconductor Equipment & Materials
$1.69B$35.50-1.22%$169.89M18.11x0.36
INDI
INDIE SEMICONDUCTOR INC
NASDAQ
Semiconductor Equipment & Materials
$1.21B$8.163.42%-$40.64M-18.55x0.46
RBCN
RUBICON TECHNOLOGY INC
NASDAQ
Semiconductor Equipment & Materials
$4.57M$1.86-0.75%$932.00k5.46x0.78
AMBA
AMBARELLA INC
NASDAQ
Semiconductor Equipment & Materials
$2.93B$76.383.31%-$26.48M-67.00x0.17
AEHR
AEHR TEST SYSTEMS
NASDAQ
Semiconductor Equipment & Materials
$734.68M$26.72-1.40%$9.61M76.34x0.20
TRT
TRIO-TECH INTERNATIONAL
NYSEMKT
Semiconductor Equipment & Materials
$21.20M$5.203.17%$6.55M8.67x0.58
TGAN
TRANSPHORM INC
NASDAQ
Semiconductor Equipment & Materials
$286.33M$5.06-9.08%-$18.59M-13.30x0.59
IPGP
IPG PHOTONICS CORP
NASDAQ
Semiconductor Equipment & Materials
$4.49B$92.11-0.72%$436.85M17.99x0.15
ATOM
ATOMERA INC
NASDAQ
Semiconductor Equipment & Materials
$195.84M$8.211.61%-$15.50M-10.80x0.30
CAMT
CAMTEK LTD
NASDAQ
Semiconductor Equipment & Materials
$1.06B$23.88-1.00%N/A14.74x0.79
ADEA
ADEIA INC
NASDAQ
Semiconductor Equipment & Materials
$1.14B$10.822.27%-$118.99M-2.95x1.19
EMAN
EMAGIN CORP
NYSEMKT
Semiconductor Equipment & Materials
$67.27M$0.860.82%$3.02MN/A1.93

Semiconductor Equipment Stocks FAQ

What are the best semiconductor equipment stocks to buy right now in Dec 2022?

According to Zen Score, the 3 best semiconductor material stocks to buy right now are:

1. Azenta (NASDAQ:AZTA)


Azenta (NASDAQ:AZTA) is the top semiconductor equipment stock with a Zen Score of 66, which is 21 points higher than the semiconductor equipment industry average of 45. It passed 25 out of 38 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Azenta has seen its stock lose -43.25% over the past year, underperforming other semiconductor equipment stocks by -16 percentage points.

Azenta has an average 1 year price target of $85.50, an upside of 37.75% from Azenta's current stock price of $62.07.

Azenta stock has a consensus Strong Buy recommendation according to Wall Street analysts. Of the 4 analysts covering Azenta, 50% have issued a Strong Buy rating, 50% have issued a Buy, 0% have issued a hold, while 0% have issued a Sell rating, and 0% have issued a Strong Sell.

2. Kulicke & Soffa Industries (NASDAQ:KLIC)


Kulicke & Soffa Industries (NASDAQ:KLIC) is the second best semiconductor equipment stock with a Zen Score of 59, which is 14 points higher than the semiconductor equipment industry average of 45. It passed 21 out of 38 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Kulicke & Soffa Industries has seen its stock lose -18.44% over the past year, overperforming other semiconductor equipment stocks by 9 percentage points.

Kulicke & Soffa Industries has an average 1 year price target of $50.00, an upside of 4.65% from Kulicke & Soffa Industries's current stock price of $47.78.

Kulicke & Soffa Industries stock has a consensus Buy recommendation according to Wall Street analysts. Of the 3 analysts covering Kulicke & Soffa Industries, 33.33% have issued a Strong Buy rating, 0% have issued a Buy, 66.67% have issued a hold, while 0% have issued a Sell rating, and 0% have issued a Strong Sell.

3. Amtech Systems (NASDAQ:ASYS)


Amtech Systems (NASDAQ:ASYS) is the third best semiconductor equipment stock with a Zen Score of 58, which is 13 points higher than the semiconductor equipment industry average of 45. It passed 17 out of 33 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Amtech Systems has seen its stock lose -1.6% over the past year, overperforming other semiconductor equipment stocks by 26 percentage points.

Amtech Systems has an average 1 year price target of $16.50, an upside of 78.96% from Amtech Systems's current stock price of $9.22.

Amtech Systems stock has a consensus Strong Buy recommendation according to Wall Street analysts. Of the 2 analysts covering Amtech Systems, 100% have issued a Strong Buy rating, 0% have issued a Buy, 0% have issued a hold, while 0% have issued a Sell rating, and 0% have issued a Strong Sell.

What are the semiconductor equipment stocks with highest dividends?

Out of 10 semiconductor equipment stocks that have issued dividends in the past year, the 3 semiconductor equipment stocks with the highest dividend yields are:

1. Azenta (NASDAQ:AZTA)


Azenta (NASDAQ:AZTA) has an annual dividend yield of N/A, which is N/A percentage points lower than the semiconductor equipment industry average of 1%. Azenta's dividend payout is stable, having never dropped by more than 10% in the last 10 years. Azenta's dividend has shown consistent growth over the last 10 years.

Azenta's dividend payout ratio of 0.4% indicates that its dividend yield is sustainable for the long-term.

2. Asml Holding Nv (NASDAQ:ASML)


Asml Holding Nv (NASDAQ:ASML) has an annual dividend yield of 1.73%, which is 1 percentage points higher than the semiconductor equipment industry average of 1%. Asml Holding Nv's dividend payout is not stable, having dropped more than 10% four times in the last 10 years. Asml Holding Nv's dividend has shown consistent growth over the last 10 years.

Asml Holding Nv's dividend payout ratio of 82.2% indicates that its dividend yield is sustainable for the long-term.

3. Kulicke & Soffa Industries (NASDAQ:KLIC)


Kulicke & Soffa Industries (NASDAQ:KLIC) has an annual dividend yield of 1.42%, which is the same as the semiconductor equipment industry average of 1%. Kulicke & Soffa Industries's dividend payout is stable, having never dropped by more than 10% in the last 10 years. Kulicke & Soffa Industries's dividend has shown consistent growth over the last 10 years.

Kulicke & Soffa Industries's dividend payout ratio of 9.4% indicates that its dividend yield is sustainable for the long-term.

Why are semiconductor equipment stocks down?

Semiconductor equipment stocks were down -0.49% in the last day, and up 1.81% over the last week.

We couldn't find a catalyst for why semiconductor equipment stocks are down.

What are the most undervalued semiconductor equipment stocks?

Based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score, the 3 most undervalued semiconductor equipment stocks right now are:

1. Amtech Systems (NASDAQ:ASYS)


Amtech Systems (NASDAQ:ASYS) is the most undervalued semiconductor equipment stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Amtech Systems has a valuation score of 100, which is 48 points higher than the semiconductor equipment industry average of 52. It passed 7 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Amtech Systems's stock has dropped -1.6% in the past year. It has overperformed other stocks in the semiconductor equipment industry by 26 percentage points.

2. Ichor Holdings (NASDAQ:ICHR)


Ichor Holdings (NASDAQ:ICHR) is the second most undervalued semiconductor equipment stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Ichor Holdings has a valuation score of 86, which is 34 points higher than the semiconductor equipment industry average of 52. It passed 6 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Ichor Holdings's stock has dropped -37.02% in the past year. It has underperformed other stocks in the semiconductor equipment industry by -9 percentage points.

3. Photronics (NASDAQ:PLAB)


Photronics (NASDAQ:PLAB) is the third most undervalued semiconductor equipment stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Photronics has a valuation score of 86, which is 34 points higher than the semiconductor equipment industry average of 52. It passed 6 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Photronics's stock has gained 37.22% in the past year. It has overperformed other stocks in the semiconductor equipment industry by 65 percentage points.

Are semiconductor equipment stocks a good buy now?

55.17% of semiconductor equipment stocks rated by analysts are a strong buy right now. On average, analysts expect semiconductor equipment stocks to rise by 15.06% over the next year.

What is the average p/e ratio of the semiconductor equipment & materials industry?

The average P/E ratio of the semiconductor equipment & materials industry is 28.53x.
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