Barclays Capital Reaffirms Equal Weight Rating on Veeco Instruments (VECO)

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Veeco Instruments (NASDAQ: VECO)‘s stock had its “equal weight” rating reaffirmed by research analysts at Barclays Capital (NYSE: BCS) in a report released on Tuesday.

Shares of Veeco Instruments opened at 34.82 on Tuesday. Veeco Instruments has a 52 week low of $20.35 and a 52 week high of $57.67. The company has a market cap of $1.350 billion and a P/E ratio of 11.19.

The company last announced its quarterly results on Monday, April 30th. It reported $0.49 earnings per share (EPS) for the previous quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.21 EPS by $0.28. The company’s quarterly revenue was down 45.1% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts predict that Veeco Instruments will post $0.31 earnings per share next quarter.

A number of other analysts have also recently weighed in on VECO. Analysts at Credit Suisse (NYSE: CS) raised their EPS on shares of Veeco Instruments in a research note to investors on Tuesday. They now have a “neutral” rating and a $32.00 price target on the stock. Separately, analysts at UBS AG (NYSE: UBS) raised their price target on shares of Veeco Instruments from $36.00 to $42.00 in a research note to investors on Tuesday. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock. Finally, analysts at Needham & Company reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Veeco Instruments in a research note to investors on Tuesday.

Veeco Instruments Inc. designs, manufactures and markets equipment to make light emitting diodes (LEDs), solar cells, hard-disk drives and other devices.

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