$0.66 EPS Expected for Nanometrics Incorporated (NANO)

July 13, 2018 - By Peter Erickson

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.95 in Q1 2018. Its down 0.21, from 1.16 in 2017Q4. It turned negative, as 16 investors sold Nanometrics Incorporated shares while 43 reduced holdings. 27 funds opened positions while 29 raised stakes. 18.75 million shares or 2.46% less from 19.23 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported.
Macquarie Group Incorporated has invested 0% in Nanometrics Incorporated (NASDAQ:NANO). Moreover, Ativo Mgmt Limited Liability Com has 0.14% invested in Nanometrics Incorporated (NASDAQ:NANO). Moreover, Bnp Paribas Arbitrage has 0% invested in Nanometrics Incorporated (NASDAQ:NANO) for 11,078 shares. Los Angeles Mgmt And Equity Research reported 0.01% of its portfolio in Nanometrics Incorporated (NASDAQ:NANO). Goldman Sachs Incorporated invested in 0% or 704,074 shares. Parametric Portfolio Associates Limited Liability holds 0% or 86,231 shares in its portfolio. State Of Tennessee Treasury Department accumulated 17,406 shares or 0% of the stock. Rhumbline Advisers owns 57,824 shares. State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue has invested 0% in Nanometrics Incorporated (NASDAQ:NANO). Aqr Cap Mngmt Limited Liability Corp accumulated 75,427 shares. Jpmorgan Chase Company owns 292,869 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado holds 10,578 shares. Schwab Charles Investment Mgmt Inc reported 117,911 shares. reported 0% in Nanometrics Incorporated (NASDAQ:NANO). Dimensional Fund Advsrs Limited Partnership holds 1.52 million shares or 0.02% of its portfolio.

Since February 8, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 18 selling transactions for $6.57 million activity. $362,800 worth of Nanometrics Incorporated (NASDAQ:NANO) shares were sold by BENTLEY J THOMAS. Another trade for 12,962 shares valued at $400,298 was made by Taylor Janet Therese on Wednesday, May 2. The insider Heidrich Kevin sold 2,546 shares worth $67,190. The insider Stultz Timothy J sold 20,000 shares worth $575,200. $1.76M worth of stock was sold by Rhine Bruce C on Friday, May 4.

Analysts expect Nanometrics Incorporated (NASDAQ:NANO) to report $0.66 EPS on August, 7.They anticipate $0.36 EPS change or 120.00 % from last quarter’s $0.3 EPS. NANO’s profit would be $15.77 million giving it 14.12 P/E if the $0.66 EPS is correct. After having $0.67 EPS previously, Nanometrics Incorporated’s analysts see -1.49 % EPS growth. The stock increased 2.87% or $1.04 during the last trading session, reaching $37.28. About 253,792 shares traded. Nanometrics Incorporated (NASDAQ:NANO) has risen 41.44% since July 13, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 28.87% the S&P500.

Nanometrics Incorporated (NASDAQ:NANO) Ratings Coverage

Among 2 analysts covering Nanometrics (NASDAQ:NANO), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Nanometrics had 3 analyst reports since May 2, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was downgraded on Tuesday, May 29 by Stifel Nicolaus. The stock has “Buy” rating by Benchmark on Wednesday, May 2. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, May 2 by Stifel Nicolaus.

Nanometrics Incorporated provides process control metrology and inspection systems for use primarily in the fabrication of semiconductors and other solid-state devices worldwide. The company has market cap of $890.64 million. It offers automated metrology systems that provide optical critical dimension, thin film metrology, and wafer stress for transistor and interconnect metrology applications; and integrated metrology systems that are installed onto wafer processing equipment to provide near real-time measurements. It has a 23.08 P/E ratio. The company's materials characterization products include systems that are used to monitor the physical, optical, electrical, and material characteristics of discrete electronic industry, opto-electronic, high brightness LEDs, solar photovoltaics, compound semiconductor, strained silicon, and silicon-on-insulator devices, including composition, crystal structure, layer thickness, dopant concentration, contamination, and electron mobility.

More important recent Nanometrics Incorporated (NASDAQ:NANO) news were published by: Streetinsider.com which released: “UPDATE: Nanometrics (NANO) PT Raised to $42 at DA Davidson” on July 02, 2018, also Nasdaq.com published article titled: “Nanometrics to Announce Second Quarter Financial Results on July 31, 2018”, Nasdaq.com published: “Nanometrics to Participate in the 10th Annual CEO Investor Summit 2018” on June 27, 2018. More interesting news about Nanometrics Incorporated (NASDAQ:NANO) was released by: Investorplace.com and their article: “Nasdaq Hits Record High: 5 Tech Stocks Defying Trade Fears” with publication date: June 21, 2018.

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