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Daqo New Energy is Among the Companies in the Semiconductor Equipment Industry With the Lowest Current Ratio (DQ, AMKR, PLAB, ASYS, AMAT)

By Amy Schwartz

Below are the three companies in the Semiconductor Equipment industry with the lowest current ratios. Current ratio is useful to get an idea of how quickly a company can repay its short-term liabilities with its short-term assets. The higher the current ratio, the more capable the company is of paying its obligations.

Daqo New Energy ranks lowest with a a current ratio of 0.4. Amkor Technology is next with a a current ratio of 1.5. Photronics ranks third lowest with a a current ratio of 2.1.

Amtech Systems follows with a a current ratio of 2.2, and Applied Materials rounds out the bottom five with a a current ratio of 2.4.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of Applied Materials on May 20th, 2016 as our technology indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $22.24. Since that recommendation, shares of Applied Materials have risen 7.2%. We continue to monitor Applied Materials for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

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