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Cabot Microelec is Among the Companies in the Semiconductor Equipment Industry With the Highest Forward P/E Ratio (CCMP, ENTG, BRKS, PDFS, KLAC)

By Shiri Gupta

Below are the three companies in the Semiconductor Equipment industry with the highest forward price to earnings (P/E) ratios. Forward P/E uses estimated earnings to compare relative value among companies in the same industry. Generally, the lower the forward P/E, the more undervalued a company is believed to be.

Cabot Microelec ranks highest with a a forward P/E ratio of 27.85. Following is Entegris Inc with a a forward P/E ratio of 26.07. Brooks Automatio ranks third highest with a a forward P/E ratio of 23.57.

Pdf Solutions follows with a a forward P/E ratio of 22.58, and Kla-Tencor Corp rounds out the top five with a a forward P/E ratio of 20.32.

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