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Shares of Ultra Clean Hold Rank the Lowest in Terms of P/E Ratio in the Semiconductor Equipment Industry (UCTT, AEIS, AMKR, AMAT, LRCX)

By David Diaz

Below are the three companies in the Semiconductor Equipment industry with the lowest price to earnings (P/E) ratios. P/E is an important valuation tool when comparing companies in the same industry. A higher P/E ratio means that investors are paying more for each unit of net income, so the stock is more expensive compared to one with a lower P/E ratio.

Ultra Clean Hold ranks lowest with a a P/E ratio of 5.65. Following is Adv Energy Inds with a a P/E ratio of 9.46. Amkor Tech Inc ranks third lowest with a a P/E ratio of 10.22.

Applied Material follows with a a P/E ratio of 11.75, and Lam Research rounds out the bottom five with a a P/E ratio of 12.09.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of Ultra Clean Hold on April 16th, 2019 as our technology indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $11.99. Since that recommendation, shares of Ultra Clean Hold have risen 14.3%. We continue to monitor Ultra Clean Hold for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

Keywords: lowest p/e ratio ultra clean hold adv energy inds amkor tech inc applied material lam research

Ticker(s): UCTT AEIS AMKR AMAT LRCX