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Highest Future Earnings Growth in the Semiconductor Equipment Industry Detected in Shares of Daqo New Energy (DQ, NANO, BRKS, VECO, AMKR)

By Amy Schwartz

Below are the three companies in the Semiconductor Equipment industry with the highest future earnings growth. The growth of earnings per share (next fiscal year estimated vs. current fiscal year estimated) is important to gauge future profitability and relative value. Higher EPS growth generally justifies higher earnings multiples.

Daqo New Energy ranks highest with a future earnings growth of 141.0%. Following is Nanometrics with a future earnings growth of 125.2%. Brooks Automation ranks third highest with a future earnings growth of 115.3%.

Veeco Instruments follows with a future earnings growth of 40.1%, and Amkor Technology rounds out the top five with a future earnings growth of 38.8%.

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Keywords: highest future earnings growth daqo new energy nanometrics brooks automation Veeco Instruments amkor technology