Cohu is a publicly traded global company (NASDAQ: COHU) with headquarters in the San Diego, CA area (Poway) and operations in the Americas, Europe, and Asia. We create leading-edge solutions for semiconductor test and inspection. Our equipment is used by global semiconductor manufacturers and test subcontractors worldwide.

Cohu develops, manufactures, and sells equipment and systems recognized in the industry under the brands of Delta Design, Rasco, Ismeca and Integrated Test Solutions. 

Delta Design offers Pick-and-Place Test Handlers, Thermal subsystems, and Environmental Chambers to the worldwide semiconductor industry. The quality built into Delta Design equipment is a product of experience and a commitment to providing dependable, timely, and innovative solutions to customers. Delta Design, a Cohu SEG business unit, is located in Poway, California. 

Rasco offers Gravity Feed and Test-In-Strip handlers, MEMS test units and high performance contactor solutions. We design quality into our products, relentlessly pursue continuous improvements and follow the objective to delight our customers by doing it right the first and every time. Rasco, a Cohu SEG business unit, is located in Kolbermoor, Germany. 

Ismeca develops and markets turret-based test handlers and package inspection equipment for integrated circuits, light emitting diodes (LEDs) and discrete components. Ismeca, a Cohu SEG business unit, is based in La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland. 

Cohu Integrated Test Solutions offers a broad product portfolio of Cantilever contact sockets and Pogo Pin integrated solutions. These are suitable for Gravity, Pick-and-Place, Turret, and Strip handlers with applications available for High Power, MEMS sensors, Bare Die, Digital and Analog ICs, and LED test.
Poway, US
Size (employees)
1,800 (est)+13%
Cohu is headquartered in Poway, US

Cohu Office Locations

Cohu has an office in Poway
Poway, US (HQ)
12367 Crosthwaite Cir

Cohu Data and Metrics

Cohu Financial Metrics

Cohu's revenue was reported to be $282.1 m in FY, 2016 which is a 5% increase from the previous period.
Numbers are in $, USD

Revenue (FY, 2016)

282.1 m

Revenue growth (FY, 2015 - FY, 2016), %


Gross profit (FY, 2016)

94.8 m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

3 m

EBIT (FY, 2016)

5.7 m

Market capitalization (22-Jun-2017)

456.7 m

Closing share price (22-Jun-2017)


Cash (31-Dec-2016)

96 m
Cohu's current market capitalization is $456.7 m.
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


247.3 m333.3 m269.7 m282.1 m

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

176.8 m221.1 m180.6 m187.3 m

Gross profit

70.5 m112.2 m89 m94.8 m

Gross profit Margin, %


R&D expense

40.5 m36 m33.1 m34.8 m

Operating expense total

40.5 m36 m33.1 m34.8 m


(35.8 m)9.1 m8 m5.7 m

EBIT margin, %


Interest income

54 k30 k44 k342 k

Pre tax profit

(4.9 m)(6.1 m)(5.5 m)(221 k)

Income tax expense

(2.3 m)3.3 m2.2 m2.7 m

Net Income

(33.4 m)8.7 m250 k3 m
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


51.7 m70.9 m115.4 m96 m

Accounts Receivable

60.8 m73.6 m59.8 m63 m

Current Assets

186.8 m214.8 m234.5 m245.1 m


71.3 m63.1 m60.3 m58.8 m

Total Assets

345.4 m344.8 m345.3 m345.5 m

Accounts Payable

26 m26 m27.3 m31.4 m

Current Liabilities

61 m69.6 m63.2 m68.7 m

Additional Paid-in Capital

89.9 m97.9 m105.5 m112 m

Retained Earnings

131.5 m134.2 m128.2 m124.6 m

Total Equity

253.2 m247.1 m238.1 m235.5 m

Financial Leverage

1.4 x1.4 x1.5 x1.5 x
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

(33.4 m)8.7 m250 k3 m

Depreciation and Amortization

13.5 m13.5 m11.3 m10.4 m

Accounts Receivable

(2.5 m)(15 m)9 m(4.6 m)


13.1 m(1.9 m)(5.7 m)4.6 m

Accounts Payable

6.7 m320 k3.4 m5.7 m

Cash From Operating Activities

(51.1 m)19.7 m21.5 m24.5 m

Purchases of PP&E

(3.9 m)(1.7 m)(6.6 m)(3.5 m)

Cash From Investing Activities

8.6 m31 m(32.9 m)

Dividends Paid

(4.5 m)(6.1 m)(6.2 m)(6.4 m)

Cash From Financing Activities

(3.2 m)(4.2 m)(5 m)(6.7 m)
Y, 2016

Financial Leverage

1.5 x

Cohu Operating Metrics

Cohu's Order Book was reported to be 65.1 m in FY, 2016, which is a 2% decrease from the previous period
FY, 2015FY, 2016

Order Book

66.5 m65.1 m

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