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ACM Research, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, develops, manufactures, and sells single-wafer wet cleaning equipment for enhancing the manufacturing process and yield for integrated chips worldwide. It offers space alternated phase shift technology for flat and patterned wafer surfaces, which employs alternating phases of megasonic waves to deliver megasonic energy in a uniform manner on a microscopic level; timely energized bubble oscillation technology for patterned wafer surfaces at advanced process nodes, which provides cleaning for 2D and 3D patterned wafers; Tahoe technology for delivering cleaning performance using less sulfuric acid and hydrogen peroxide; and electro-chemical plating technology for advanced metal plating. The company markets and sells its products under the Ultra C brand name through direct sales force and third-party representatives. ACM Research, Inc. was incorporated in 1998 and is headquartered in Fremont, California.
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High margins render the company resilient under dire circumstances, hence able to drive competitors out or acquire them. ROE and ROA measure the average flow generated by each invested dollar. Their marginal value is a forecast of future growth, and it is considered by Buffett and Munger the most important single indicator.
The average Net Margin over the past 5 years is +10.1%.
The trend of Net Margin over the past 5 years is +2.12%.
The average ROA over the past 5 years is +5.49%.
The trend of ROA over the past 5 years is +0.33%.
The average ROE over the past 5 years is +8.05%.
The trend of ROE over the past 5 years is +0.03%.
Being debt the number one cause of investment losses and company death, the ratio Debt/FCF is of utmost importance to guarantee safety. On the other hand the Graham’s stability measures the drawdown of earnings, hence indicating the reliability of the flow generated by the company.
The Debt/FCF trailing twelve month is -0.49.
The trend of Debt/FCF over the past 5 years is -0.33.
Graham’s Stability measure stands at 1.00.
Growth can be dangerous when forecasting, simply projecting the current growth is in general wrong. A company passes through multiple phases, from being young and unprofitable, to the first periods of profitability and high growth, until it arrives at a period of regime with limited growth. Identifying in which phase the company is in may help forecasting.
The Revenue CAGR over the past 5 years is +60.5%.
The trend of Revenue growth rate over the past 5 years is -0.93%.
The Earnings CAGR over the past 5 years is -.
The trend of Earnings growth rate over the past 5 years is -44.86%.
The Equity CAGR over the past 5 years is +82.74%.
The trend of Equity growth rate over the past 5 years is -191.87%.
The FCF CAGR over the past 5 years is +77.29%.
The trend of FCF growth rate over the past 5 years is -.