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Relatively High EPS Growth Detected in Shares of Photronics in the Semiconductor Equipment Industry (PLAB, UTEK, RTEC, ENTG, LRCX)

By David Diaz

Below are the three companies in the Semiconductor Equipment industry with the highest year-over-year expected earnings per share (EPS) growth rates.

Photronics ranks highest with a EPS growth of 164.3%. Following is Ultratech with a EPS growth of 156.7%. Rudolph Technologies ranks third highest with a EPS growth of 96.2%.

Entegris follows with a EPS growth of 41.4%, and Lam Research rounds out the top five with a EPS growth of 40.5%.

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