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Nanometrics Inc (NANO) Files 10-K for the Fiscal Year Ended on December 31, 2018

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Nanometrics Inc (NANO) files its latest 10-K with SEC for the fiscal year ended on December 31, 2018. Nanometrics Inc along with its subsidiaries provides process control metrology and inspection systems used in the fabrication of integrated circuits, high-brightness light-emitting diode, discrete components and data storage devices. Nanometrics Inc has a market cap of $710.240 million; its shares were traded at around $29.33 with a P/E ratio of 12.47 and P/S ratio of 2.20.


For the last quarter Nanometrics Inc reported a revenue of $77.0 million, compared with the revenue of $78.21 million during the same period a year ago. For the latest fiscal year the company reported a revenue of $324.5 million, an increase of 25.5% from last year. For the last five years Nanometrics Inc had an average revenue growth rate of 17.2% a year.

The reported diluted earnings per share was $2.34 for the year, an increase of 100% from previous year. The Nanometrics Inc enjoyed an operating margin of 20.49%, compared with the operating margin of 16.55% a year before. The 10-year historical median operating margin of Nanometrics Inc is 8.28%. The profitability rank of the company is 8 (out of 10).

At the end of the fiscal year, Nanometrics Inc has the cash and cash equivalents of $111.0 million, compared with $34.9 million in the previous year. The company had no long term debt. The interest coverage to the debt is at a comfortable level of 200.9. Nanometrics Inc has a financial strength rank of 9 (out of 10).

At the current stock price of $29.33, Nanometrics Inc is traded at close to its historical median P/S valuation band of $27.85. The P/S ratio of the stock is 2.20, while the historical median P/S ratio is 2.10. The stock gained 11.55% during the past 12 months.

Directors and Officers Recent Trades:

  • Director Timothy J Stultz sold 17,667 shares of NANO stock on 02/20/2019 at the average price of $30.13. The price of the stock has decreased by 2.66% since.

For the complete 20-year historical financial data of NANO, click here.

This article first appeared on GuruFocus.