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Top 5 Companies in the Semiconductor Equipment Industry With the Lowest Return on Equity (VECO, PDFS, PLAB, FORM, ENTG)

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.

Veeco Instrument ranks lowest with a ROE of -826.7%. Following is Pdf Solutions with a ROE of -112.5%. Photronics Inc ranks third lowest with a ROE of 229.3%.

Formfactor Inc follows with a ROE of 854.1%, and Entegris Inc rounds out the bottom five with a ROE of 1,118.2%.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of Veeco Instrument on January 9th, 2019 as our technology indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $8.19. Since that recommendation, shares of Veeco Instrument have risen 42.7%. We continue to monitor Veeco Instrument for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

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