$0.44 EPS Expected for Nanometrics Incorporated (NANO)

September 30, 2018 - By Catherine Diaz

Investors sentiment increased to 2.23 in Q2 2018. Its up 1.28, from 0.95 in 2018Q1. It improved, as 7 investors sold Nanometrics Incorporated shares while 36 reduced holdings. 49 funds opened positions while 47 raised stakes. 19.58 million shares or 4.41% more from 18.75 million shares in 2018Q1 were reported.
First Quadrant Lp Ca holds 0% or 2,611 shares. Bluemountain Mgmt Ltd Liability Co holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Nanometrics Incorporated (NASDAQ:NANO) for 17,233 shares. Dupont accumulated 33,495 shares. Prudential Fincl accumulated 213,251 shares. Ls Invest Advsr Ltd Liability Corporation holds 0% or 723 shares in its portfolio. Morgan Stanley reported 236,630 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Hsbc Public Limited Co has 103,203 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Mutual Of America Capital Mgmt invested in 0% or 88 shares. California State Teachers Retirement Sys holds 0% or 34,519 shares in its portfolio. Bancshares Of America De invested in 0% or 150,784 shares. Texas Permanent School Fund stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in Nanometrics Incorporated (NASDAQ:NANO). Legal And General Public Lc owns 46,817 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Citadel Limited Liability owns 111,191 shares. Us Financial Bank De holds 0% or 669 shares. Stone Ridge Asset Mngmt Ltd Liability Com holds 0.04% of its portfolio in Nanometrics Incorporated (NASDAQ:NANO) for 17,652 shares.

Since May 2, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 10 sales for $4.60 million activity. Taylor Janet Therese sold 12,962 shares worth $400,298. Kocher Rollin also sold $32,681 worth of Nanometrics Incorporated (NASDAQ:NANO) shares. $568,950 worth of Nanometrics Incorporated (NASDAQ:NANO) was sold by BENTLEY J THOMAS on Tuesday, May 22. Stultz Timothy J sold $1.24 million worth of Nanometrics Incorporated (NASDAQ:NANO) on Monday, May 7.

Analysts expect Nanometrics Incorporated (NASDAQ:NANO) to report $0.44 EPS on November, 1.They anticipate $0.22 EPS change or 100.00 % from last quarter’s $0.22 EPS. NANO’s profit would be $10.62M giving it 21.32 P/E if the $0.44 EPS is correct. After having $0.71 EPS previously, Nanometrics Incorporated’s analysts see -38.03 % EPS growth. The stock increased 2.94% or $1.07 during the last trading session, reaching $37.52. About 272,286 shares traded. Nanometrics Incorporated (NASDAQ:NANO) has risen 40.77% since September 30, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 25.15% the S&P500.

Nanometrics Incorporated (NASDAQ:NANO) Ratings Coverage

Among 3 analysts covering Nanometrics (NASDAQ:NANO), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 33% are positive. Nanometrics had 4 analyst reports since May 2, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. DA Davidson downgraded Nanometrics Incorporated (NASDAQ:NANO) on Thursday, August 16 to “Neutral” rating. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Nanometrics Incorporated (NASDAQ:NANO) rating on Wednesday, May 2. Stifel Nicolaus has “Buy” rating and $35 target. On Tuesday, May 29 the stock rating was downgraded by Stifel Nicolaus to “Hold”. As per Wednesday, May 2, the company rating was maintained by Benchmark.

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 $905.61 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 18.69 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.

Another recent and important Nanometrics Incorporated (NASDAQ:NANO) news was published by Seekingalpha.com which published an article titled: “Nanometrics: A High-Growth Firm For Medium Investment Horizon” on September 14, 2018.

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