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Top 5 Companies in the Semiconductor Equipment Industry With the Lowest Debt-to-Capital Ratio (UTEK, XCRA, PLAB, UCTT, TER)

By Shiri Gupta

Below are the three companies in the Semiconductor Equipment industry with the lowest Debt-to-Capital ratios. The debt-to-capital ratio is an important measure of how a company is financing its operations along with some insight into its financial strength, relative to other companies in its industry.

Ultratech Inc ranks lowest with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 54.6%. Following is Xcerra Corp with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 636.6%. Photronics Inc ranks third lowest with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 668.4%.

Ultra Clean Hold follows with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 1,482.6%, and Teradyne Inc rounds out the bottom five with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 1,577.8%.

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Keywords: lowest debt-to-capital ratio :utek ultratech inc xcerra corp photronics inc ultra clean hold Teradyne Inc

Ticker(s): XCRA PLAB UCTT TER