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Why Fundamental Investors Might Love Axcelis Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:ACLS)

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Attractive stocks have exceptional fundamentals. In the case of Axcelis Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:ACLS), there's is a company with impressive financial health as well as a excellent growth outlook. Below is a brief commentary on these key aspects. For those interested in digging a bit deeper into my commentary, read the full report on Axcelis Technologies here.

Flawless balance sheet with reasonable growth potential

ACLS's strong financial health means that all of its upcoming liability payments are able to be met by its current cash and short-term investment holdings. This implies that ACLS manages its cash and cost levels well, which is a key determinant of the company’s health. ACLS currently has no debt on its balance sheet. It has only utilized funding from its equity capital to run the business, which is typically normal for a small-cap company. Therefore the company has plenty of headroom to grow, and the ability to raise debt should it need to in the future.

NasdaqGS:ACLS Past and Future Earnings, September 18th 2019

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For Axcelis Technologies, I've compiled three key factors you should further examine:

  1. Historical Performance: What has ACLS's returns been like over the past? Go into more detail in the past track record analysis and take a look at the free visual representations of our analysis for more clarity.
  2. Valuation: What is ACLS worth today? Is the stock undervalued, even when its growth outlook is factored into its intrinsic value? The intrinsic value infographic in our free research report helps visualize whether ACLS is currently mispriced by the market.
  3. Other Attractive Alternatives : Are there other well-rounded stocks you could be holding instead of ACLS? Explore our interactive list of stocks with large potential to get an idea of what else is out there you may be missing!

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