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Advanced Energy Industries is Among the Companies in the Semiconductor Equipment Industry With the Lowest Return on Equity (AEIS, ASYS, VECO, CYBE, UTEK)

By Amy Schwartz

Below are the three companies in the Semiconductor Equipment industry with the lowest return on equity. The ROE is a general indication of the company's efficiency; investors usually look for companies with ROEs that are high and are growing.

Advanced Energy Industries ranks lowest with a ROE of -50.0%. Following is Amtech Systems with a ROE of -12.1%. Veeco Instruments ranks third lowest with a ROE of -10.4%.

Cyberoptics follows with a ROE of -5.4%, and Ultratech rounds out the bottom five with a ROE of -2.2%.

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Keywords: lowest return on equity advanced energy industries amtech systems Veeco Instruments cyberoptics ultratech