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Entegris, Inc. (NASDAQ:ENTG) attracting analysts when it go through a change of 1.78% in the current trading session to trade at $31.45. The company has a market cap of $4.46B.

Entegris, Inc. (ENTG), a leader in specialty chemicals and advanced materials solutions for the microelectronics industry, recently stated its financial results for the Company’s fourth quarter and fiscal year ended December 31, 2017.

The Company stated sales of $1.3 billion for fiscal 2017, an enhance of 14 percent from the preceding year. Net income for the year was $85.1 million, or $0.59 per diluted share, which comprised of amortization of intangible assets of $44.0 million, asset impairment charges of $13.2 million, $2.7 million of severance expenses, $20.7 million related to the refinancing of senior notes, and $66.7 million related to the effects of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. In the preceding year, net income was $97.1 million, or $0.68 per diluted share, which comprised of amortization of intangible assets of $44.3 million, asset impairment charges of $5.8 million, and $2.4 million of severance expenses. Non-GAAP net income for fiscal 2017 was $206.3 million, or $1.44 per diluted share, which raised from $132.8 million, or $0.94 per diluted share, in the preceding year.

 

Fourth-quarter sales were $350.6 million, an enhance of 14 percent from the same quarter last year and 1 percent higher sequentially. Fourth-quarter net loss was $28.3 million, or $0.20 per diluted share, which comprised of amortization of intangible assets of $11.0 million, $20.7 million related to the refinancing of senior notes, and $66.7 million related to the effects of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. Non-GAAP net income was $59.7 million, or $0.42 per diluted share, which contrast to $34.3 million, or $0.24 per diluted share, in the same quarter a year ago. In the fourth quarter of 2017, the Company generated cash from operations less capital expenditures, or free cash flow, of $60.1 million.

Bertrand Loy, president and chief executive officer, said: “The fourth quarter marked our fifth successive record quarter, capping the most successful year in Entegris’ 51-year history. We grew fiscal 2017 sales 14 percent to $1.3 billion, achieving growth across all three divisions, driven by demand for our solutions in advanced memory, logic, and mainstream semiconductor production. We were very happy with the quality of execution by the Entegris teams around the world. We delivered on our commitment to grow our bottom line at twice the rate of our top line, increasing our adjusted EBITDA by 35 percent to a record high of $357 million, or 26.6 percent of sales for the year. This strong cash flow is allowing us to create noteworthyvalue through a balanced capital allocation strategy compriseing of internal growth investments, planned acquisitions, and returning accessible cash to shareholders through dividends and share repurchases.

First-Quarter Outlook

For the first quarter ending March 31, 2018, the Company anticipates sales of $355 million to $365 million, net income of $49 million to $56 million, and net income per diluted share between $0.34 and $0.39. On a non-GAAP basis, EPS is predictable to range from $0.39 to $0.44 per diluted share, which reflects net income on a non-GAAP basis in the range of $56 million to $63 million, which is adjusted for predictable amortization expense of about $11 million or $0.05 per share.

Segment Results

The Company reports its results in the following segments:

Specialty Chemicals and Engineered Materials (SCEM): SCEM provides high-performance and high-purity process chemistries, gases and materials, in addition to safe and efficient delivery systems to support semiconductor and other advanced manufacturing processes.

Microcontamination Control (MC): MC solutions purify critical liquid chemistries and gases used in semiconductor manufacturing processes and other high-technology industries.

Looking at the stock’s movement on the chart, Entegris, Inc. have shares float of 2.19%.

Technical traders may be staring at recent indicator levels on shares of Entegris, Inc. (ENTG). Trading was heavy with 868,088 shares changing hands by the end of trading on Tuesday. Given that its average daily volume over the 30 days has been 930.71K shares a day, this signifies a pretty significant change over the norm.

ENTG Growth Evolution:

Entegris, Inc.  (NASDAQ:ENTG) has shown an EPS growth of -5.50% in the last 5 years and sales growth of 9.40% for the same year while for the next 5 years; the EPS growth estimates 20.94%.Along with this Sales growth yoy (quarter over quarter) was considered as 16.50%.

A statistical measure of the dispersion of returns (volatility) for ENTG producing salvation in Investors mouth, it has week volatility of 3.68% and for the month booked as 2.97%. Regardless of which metric you utilize, a firm understanding of the concept of volatility and how it is measured is essential to successful investing. A stock that maintains a relatively stable price has low volatility. When investing in a volatile security, the risk of success is increased just as much as the risk of failure.

Keeping an eyeball on Gross profit Margin, Net profit Margin & Operating Margin, the Gross profit margin of 44.40%; the net profit margin of 10.70% while its Operating margin was 16.60% for Entegris, Inc. (ENTG). Operating margin and profit margin both measure the efficiency of a firm by comparing profits against costs at three different spots on an income statement. On their own, these margins do not tell much of a story, but they are very useful when compared to past periods or to competitor firms in the same industry.

Comparing Operating and Profit Margin

If there is a huge discrepancy between a company’s profit margin (particularly its gross margin) and its operating margin, it suggests that the company is more efficient in creating and selling its products, but perhaps less efficient in managing training, administration, research or other day-to-day business costs.

The return on assets (ROA) (aka return on total assets, return on average assets), is one of the most widely used profitability ratios because it is related to both profit margin and asset turnover, and shows the rate of return for both creditors and investors of the company. Return on assets is 8.10% and Return on equity (ROE) is 14.50% while it’s Return on Investment (ROI) of 8.90%.

Beta is also an important valuation ratio for analyzing the stock of the company, ENTG’s beta remains at 1.51. The Free Cash Flow or FCF margin is 25.21. For the most recent quarter, quick ratio was 2.40, current ratio was 3.10, LT Debt/Equity ratio was 0.40 and Total Debt/Equity ratio stands at 0.50, while Payout ratio is 0.00%.