Checking the Numbers on Electro Scientific Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:ESIO)

Saturday, 03 Feb, 2018

The company's stock is now moving with a +ve distance from the 200 day SMA of approximately 37.62%, and has a solid year to date (YTD) performance of -8.73% which means that the stock is constantly adding to its value from the previous fiscal year end price.

The most recent non open market insider trade was completed by MUHICH ALLEN L. on 12/05/2017, and was a acquisition of 25,000 shares with a final price of $0.

Analysts await Electro Scientific Industries, Inc. Also, the Hold rating count is 9 as of 1/29/18.

Sell side analysts plays vital role in buying and selling a stock where 1 analysts rated Electro Scientific Industries Inc. Finally, BidaskClub lowered Electro Scientific Industries from a "strong-buy" rating to a "buy" rating in a research note on Wednesday, December 6th. For the Current month, 11 analysts have assigned this stock as Buy where 12 assigned Outperform, 4 analysts believe it's a Hold, 0 said Underperform and only 0 assigned Sell rating. RBC Capital Markets has "Hold" rating and $77.0 target. (NASDAQ:ESIO) has risen 19.94% since February 2, 2017 and is uptrending. (NASDAQ:ESIO) touched its 1-Year High price of $27.72 on 11/27/17 and its 1-Year Low price of $ 6.17 on 04/12/17. The company has a current ratio of 2.81, a quick ratio of 1.96 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.08. The business had revenue of $110.80 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $107.00 million. The Return on Equity (ROE) and Return on Investment (ROI) values are -13.5 percent and -23.8 percent respectively. Its revenue stood at -6.10% a year on average in the period of last five years.

Shares of Electro Sci Inds (NASDAQ:ESIO) now have an Average Brokerage Recommendation of 1.33, number of Recs in ABR is 3 while industry rank of the company by ABR is 182 out of 265. Moreover the Company's Year To Date performance was -8.73%. The institutional investor held 155,762 shares of the health care company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $9.97M, up from 150,903 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Also, CFO Paul R. Oldham sold 120,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Thursday, November 9th. The shares were sold at an average price of $24.08, for a total value of $1,444,800.00. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief financial officer now owns 287,665 shares of the company's stock, valued at $6,926,973.20. With revenues expected to grow by 50.52% over the next year, the future seems bright for Electro Scientific Industries. The Return on Assets for Electro Scientific Industries, Inc. Another thing to keep in mind is that Electro Scientific Industries's share price is quite stable relative to the rest of the market, as indicated by its low beta. Northern Corp has 0% invested in Electro Scientific Industries, Inc. California State Teachers Retirement System now owns 55,864 shares of the semiconductor company's stock worth $460,000 after purchasing an additional 500 shares during the period. Clarivest Asset Mgmt Lc has 0.04% invested in Electro Scientific Industries, Inc. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief financial officer now directly owns 237,665 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $5,582,750.85.

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Electro Scientific Industries, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, supplies laser microfabrication solutions for the microtechnology industry worldwide. The Company operates through two segments: Component Processing and Micromachining. It provides printed circuit boards, including laser via drilling systems for electrical interconnect applications; micro via drilling technology that addresses the changing applications in integrated circuit packages, multichip modules, and high density interconnect circuit boards; and ultraviolet laser processing systems comprising single-beam and multi-beam systems.