Initiating Research Reports on Semiconductor Equities -- ASML Holding, Photronics, Veeco Instruments, and Teradyne

NEW YORK, November 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --

If you want a Stock Review on ASML, PLAB, VECO, or TER then come over to and sign up for your free customized report. Semiconductor Equipment and Materials companies provide the basis for the manufacturing of semiconductors. The major areas of the production process include deposition, etch, ion implanting, planarization, process diagnostics, rapid thermal processing, and testing. This morning, takes a close look at the recent performance of ASML Holding N.V. (NASDAQ: ASML), Photronics Inc. (NASDAQ: PLAB), Veeco Instruments Inc. (NASDAQ: VECO), and Teradyne Inc. (NYSE: TER). This morning's free research reports on the aforesaid equities are available upon registration on at:

ASML Holding 

Veldhoven, the Netherlands headquartered ASML Holding N.V.'s stock finished Tuesday's session 1.58% higher at $180.75 with a total trading volume of 526,466 shares. The Company's shares have advanced 5.89% in the past month, 19.69% over the previous three months, and 61.10% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 8.77% and 27.90%, respectively. Furthermore, shares of ASML Holding, which through its subsidiaries, engages in the design, manufacture, market, and servicing of semiconductor processing equipment used in the fabrication of integrated circuits, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 68.05.

On October 19th, 2017, research firm B. Riley & Co. reiterated its 'Neutral' rating on the Company's stock with an increase of the target price from $162 a share to $166 a share. Visit us today and access our complete research report on ASML at:


Shares in Brookfield, Connecticut-based Photronics Inc. ended at $9.70, up 3.19% from the last trading session. The stock recorded a trading volume of 784,879 shares. The Company's shares have gained 7.18% in the last one month. The stock is trading 13.66% above its 50-day moving average. Moreover, shares of Photronics, which together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells photomasks in Taiwan, Korea, the US, Europe, and internationally, have an RSI of 67.32. The complimentary report on PLAB can be downloaded at:

Veeco Instruments 

Plainview, New York headquartered Veeco Instruments Inc.'s stock ended yesterday's session 2.27% higher at $18.05. A total volume of 571,035 shares was traded, which was above their three months average volume of 570,910 shares. The Company's shares are trading 10.77% below their 50-day moving average. Additionally, shares of Veeco Instruments, which together with its subsidiaries, designs, develops, manufactures, markets, and supports thin film process equipment to make light emitting diodes, micro-electromechanical systems, power electronics, wireless devices, hard disk drives, and semiconductor devices worldwide, have an RSI of 35.54.

On October 12th, 2017, Veeco Instruments announced plans to release its Q3 2017 financial results after the market close on November 02nd, 2017. The Company will host a conference call at 5:00 p.m. ET that same day to review these results. A live webcast of the call can be assessed under the investor relations section of the Company's website.

On October 24th, 2017, research firm KeyBanc Capital Markets downgraded the Company's stock rating from 'Overweight' to 'Sector Weight'. Register for free on and access the latest research report on VECO at:


On Tuesday, shares in North Reading, Massachusetts headquartered Teradyne Inc. recorded a trading volume of 3.09 million shares, which was above their three months average volume of 2.33 million shares. The stock finished 0.47% higher at $42.89. The Company's shares have advanced 13.29% in the last one month, 28.72% in the previous three months, and 68.86% since the start of this year. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 15.57% and 28.79%, respectively. Furthermore, shares of Teradyne, which designs, develops, manufactures, sells, and supports automatic test equipment worldwide, have an RSI of 83.79.

On October 26th, 2017, Teradyne reported third-quarter 2017 results. Revenue for the quarter was $503 million, of which $397 million was in Semiconductor Test, $40 million in Industrial Automation, $35 million in System Test, and $31 million in Wireless Test. GAAP net income for Q3 2017 was $103.4 million, or $0.52 per share; and non-GAAP net income was $107.7 million, or $0.54 per diluted share. 

On October 27th, 2017, research firm Evercore ISI downgraded the Company's stock rating from 'Outperform' to 'In-line'. Get free access to your research report on TER at:


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