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Shares of Cohu Inc Rank the Lowest in Terms of Debt-to-Capital Ratio in the Semiconductor Equipment Industry (COHU, PLAB, UCTT, FORM, CCMP)

By Nick Russo

Below are the three companies in the Semiconductor Equipment industry with the lowest Debt-to-Capital ratios. The debt-to-capital ratio is an important measure of how a company is financing its operations along with some insight into its financial strength, relative to other companies in its industry.

Cohu Inc ranks lowest with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 300.7%. Following is Photronics Inc with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 668.4%. Ultra Clean Hold ranks third lowest with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 1,482.6%.

Formfactor Inc follows with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 1,872.6%, and Cabot Microelec rounds out the bottom five with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 1,947.8%.

SmarTrend recommended that its subscribers protect gains by selling shares of Photronics Inc on February 26th, 2019 by issuing a Downtrend alert when the shares were trading at $10.05. Since that call, shares of Photronics Inc have fallen 11.4%. We are now looking for when a new Uptrend will commence and will alert SmarTrend subscribers in real time.

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