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Tessera Technologies is Among the Companies in the Semiconductor Equipment Industry With the Highest Return on Equity (TSRA, KLAC, AMAT, LRCX, CCMP)

By Shiri Gupta

Below are the three companies in the Semiconductor Equipment industry with the highest 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 Technologies ranks highest with a ROE of 25.2%. Kla-Tencor is next with a ROE of 20.9%. Applied Materials ranks third highest with a ROE of 17.8%.

Lam Research follows with a ROE of 15.7%, and Cabot Microelectronics rounds out the top five with a ROE of 13.8%.

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