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Advanced Energy Industries is Among the Companies in the Semiconductor Equipment Industry With the Lowest EPS Growth (AEIS, KLAC, NVMI, DQ, LRCX)

By James Quinn

Below are the three companies in the Semiconductor Equipment industry with the lowest year-over-year expected earnings per share (EPS) growth rates. The long-term growth rate is the expected annual increase in operating EPS over the next three to five years.

Advanced Energy Industries ranks lowest with a EPS growth of 3.3%. Following is Kla-Tencor with a EPS growth of 25.7%. Nova Measuring Instruments ranks third lowest with a EPS growth of 35.8%.

Daqo New Energy follows with a EPS growth of 38.5%, and Lam Research rounds out the bottom five with a EPS growth of 40.5%.

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