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Tessera Holding has the Lowest Return on Equity in the Semiconductor Equipment Industry (TSRA, VECO, PDFS, PLAB, UTEK)

By James Quinn

Below are the three companies in the Semiconductor Equipment industry with the lowest return on equity. The ROE is a general indication of the company's efficiency; investors usually look for companies with ROEs that are high and are growing.

Tessera Holding ranks lowest with a ROE of -1,418.6%. Following is Veeco Instrument with a ROE of -826.7%. Pdf Solutions ranks third lowest with a ROE of -112.5%.

Photronics Inc follows with a ROE of 229.3%, and Ultratech Inc rounds out the bottom five with a ROE of 428.1%.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of Tessera Holding on August 19th, 2016 as our technology indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $33.06. Since that recommendation, shares of Tessera Holding have risen 35.1%. We continue to monitor Tessera Holding for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

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