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Cohu is a supplier of test and handling equipment, thermal subsystems, interface solutions, vision inspection, and micro-electro-mechanical system (MEMS) test solutions. The company offers equipment and services for the semiconductor industry and its test subcontractors.

TypePublic
Founded1957
HQPoway, CA, US
Websitecohu.com
Employee Ratings3.3
Overall CultureA+

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2021)3,240
Job Openings72
Revenue (FY, 2021)$887.2 M(+40%)
Share Price (May 2022)$29.5(+7%)
Cybersecurity ratingAMore
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Key People/Management at Cohu

Luis A. Müller

Luis A. Müller

Chief Executive Officer, Board Member
William E. Bendush

William E. Bendush

Board Member
Jeffrey D. Jones

Jeffrey D. Jones

Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer
Thomas D. Kampfer

Thomas D. Kampfer

Vice President, Corporate Development, General Counsel and Secretary
Andrew M. Caggia

Andrew M. Caggia

Board Member
Lynne J. Camp

Lynne J. Camp

Board Member
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Cohu Office Locations

Cohu has offices in Poway, Lincoln, Milpitas, Norwood and in 20 other locations
Poway, CA, US (HQ)
12367 Crosthwaite Cir
Lincoln, RI, US
6 Court Dr
Milpitas, CA, US
880 N McCarthy Blvd #100
Norwood, MA, US
825 University Ave
Saint Paul, MN, US
4444 Centerville Rd #105
Shanghai, CN
Unit 310 , A Building No . 200 Jinsu Road Pudong New District
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Cohu Financials and Metrics

Cohu Revenue

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Cohu's revenue was reported to be $887.21 m in FY, 2021
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Revenue (FY, 2021)

887.2m

Gross profit (FY, 2021)

387.0m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2021), %

43.6%

Net income (FY, 2021)

167.3m

EBIT (FY, 2021)

201.5m

Market capitalization (4-May-2022)

1.4b

Closing stock price (4-May-2022)

29.5

Cash (25-Dec-2021)

290.2m

EV

1.3b
Cohu's current market capitalization is $1.4 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2019FY, 2020FY, 2021

Revenue

583.3m636.0m887.2m

Revenue growth, %

29%9%

Cost of goods sold

353.5m364.2m500.3m

Gross profit

229.8m271.8m387.0m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021Q3, 2021

Revenue

147.8m150.0m143.5m138.9m144.1m150.6m225.5m244.8m225.1m

Cost of goods sold

93.4m87.6m84.6m82.8m83.1m87.1m123.3m140.1m129.4m

Gross profit

54.4m62.4m58.9m56.1m61.0m63.5m102.2m104.7m95.7m

Gross profit Margin, %

37%42%41%40%42%42%45%43%43%
Annual
USDFY, 2019FY, 2020FY, 2021

Cash

155.2m149.4m290.2m

Accounts Receivable

127.9m151.9m192.9m

Prepaid Expenses

17.5m18.8m16.2m

Inventories

130.7m142.5m161.1m
Annual
USDFY, 2019FY, 2020FY, 2021

Net Income

(69.7m)(13.8m)167.3m

Depreciation and Amortization

58.9m52.7m48.6m

Inventories

26.0k(15.0m)(35.9m)

Accounts Payable

(3.1m)15.1m17.3m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021Q3, 2021

Net Income

(22.7m)(42.0m)(52.4m)(17.3m)(22.0m)(28.7m)27.6m122.7m146.4m

Depreciation and Amortization

15.0m30.1m45.4m13.0m26.0m39.3m12.6m25.0m37.1m

Inventories

2.5m(2.5m)(660.0k)(6.1m)(13.1m)(11.4m)(20.8m)(25.6m)(27.5m)

Accounts Payable

(3.5m)4.0m(2.8m)55.0k6.8m(3.5m)28.5m39.6m18.3m
USDQ1, 2019

EV/EBIT

-45.5 x

EV/CFO

173.3 x

Debt/Equity

0.7 x

Debt/Assets

0.3 x

Financial Leverage

2.1 x

P/E Ratio

(26.8)
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Cohu Operating Metrics

Cohu's Backlog was reported to be $259.5m in FY, 2020.
FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Backlog

$150.4 m$160.4 m$259.5 m

Backlog (Semiconductor Test and Inspection)

$139.8 m$149.9 m$237.1 m

Backlog (PCB Test)

$10.6 m$10.5 m$22.4 m
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Cohu Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
XcerraOctober 01, 2018$796 m
Kita ManufacturingJanuary 05, 2017$15 m
IsmecaDecember 10, 2012
RascoDecember 08, 2008$80 m
KryoTechMay 06, 2005
Schlumberger - Automated Systems BusinessJuly 18, 2001$14.2 m
Cohu Foreign Sales Corp
Cohu GmbH
Cohu Interface Solutions LLC
Cohu Malaysia Sdn. Bhd
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Cohu Revenue Breakdown

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Cohu revenue breakdown by business segment: 97.0% from Semiconductor Test and Inspection and 3.0% from Other

Cohu revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 24.1% from China, 9.0% from Malaysia, 17.5% from Philippines, 30.8% from Rest of the World, 9.9% from Taiwan and 8.7% from United States

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Cohu Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

A

94/100

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Cohu Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

40-49

out of 100

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Cohu Online and Social Media Presence

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Cohu Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    A+

    81/100

  • CEO Rating

    B+

    74/100

  • Compensation

    A-

    80/100

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Cohu News and Updates

Cohu Reports Fourth Quarter And Full Year 2021 Operating Results

Cohu, Inc. (NASDAQ: COHU), a global leader in back-end semiconductor equipment and services, today reported fiscal 2021 fourth quarter net sales of $191.9 million and GAAP income of $20.9 million or $0.42 per share. Net sales for full year 2021 were $887.2 million with GAAP income of $167.3 million …

Cohu To Announce Fourth Quarter And Fiscal Year 2021 Results On February 10

A global leader in back-end semiconductor equipment and services will release financial results for fourth quarter and fiscal year 2021 on Thursday, February 10, 2022 at 1:00 p.m. Pacific Time/4:00 p.m. Eastern Time.

Cohu to Present at 24th Annual Needham Virtual Growth Conference

Cohu, Inc. (NASDAQ: COHU), a global leader in back-end semiconductor equipment and services, today announced that management will participate at the 24th Annual Needham Virtual Growth Conference on Tuesday, January 11, 2022 with a one-on-one format and presentation at 10:45 a.m. EST.

Cohu Announces Diamondx Order from Leading Korean Display Driver Manufacturer

Cohu, Inc. (NASDAQ: COHU), a global leader in back-end semiconductor equipment and services, today announced that it had received a multi-system Diamondx tester order from a large Korean display driver manufacturer for AMOLED driver ICs used in mobile device applications.

Cohu Announces Diamondx Order from Leading Korean Display Driver Manufacturer

Cohu, Inc. (NASDAQ: COHU), a global leader in back-end semiconductor equipment and services, today announced that it had received a multi-system Diamondx tester order from a large Korean display driver manufacturer for AMOLED driver ICs used in mobile device applications.

Cohu, Inc. (NASDAQ:COHU) Given Average Recommendation of "Buy" by Brokerages

Cohu, Inc. (NASDAQ:COHU) has been assigned a consensus recommendation of "Buy" from the ten ratings firms that are currently covering the company, MarketBeat reports. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and six have given a buy rating to the company. The average 1 year pric…
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Cohu Blogs

Diamondx Selected for Internet of Things Semiconductor Test

POWAY, Calif. --(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 23, 2022-- Cohu, Inc. (NASDAQ: COHU ), a global leader in back-end semiconductor equipment and services, today announced a leading U.S. semiconductor manufacturer has selected the Diamond x platform for testing their product portfolio.

Cohu Reports First Quarter 2022 Results

Cohu Reports First Quarter 2022 Results Content Import Thu, 04/28/2022 - 16:08 Cohu Reports First Quarter 2022 Results April 28, 2022 at 4:08 PM EDT Earnings First quarter revenue $197.8 million, up 3.1% quarter-over-quarter Gross margin of 46.1…

Cohu to Announce First Quarter 2022 Results on April 28

Cohu to Announce First Quarter 2022 Results on April 28 Content Import Mon, 04/18/2022 - 16:05 Cohu to Announce First Quarter 2022 Results on April 28 April 18, 2022 at 4:05 PM EDT General POWAY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 18, 2022-- Cohu, In…

Cohu Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2021 Operating Results

Full year 2021 revenue of $887 million grew 39% year-over-year; 5-year CAGR 26% Full year 2021 inspection & metrology revenue grew 130% year-over-year Full year 2021 interface products revenue grew 25% year-over-year Q4 Gross margin of 44.0%; non-GAAP gross margin of 44.1% Q4 design-wins expandi…

Cohu To Announce Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2021 Results on February 10

Cohu To Announce Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2021 Results on February 10 Content Import Wed, 02/02/2022 - 09:02 Cohu To Announce Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2021 Results on February 10 February 2, 2022 at 9:00 AM EST This release is a backfill from a New…

Cohu Updates Mid-Term Financial Target Model

POWAY, Calif. --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 14, 2021-- Cohu, Inc. (NASDAQ: COHU ), a global leader in back-end semiconductor equipment and services, today announced that it is updating its mid-term financial target model (1) to annual revenue of $1 billion and non-GAAP EPS of $4.00 to better reflect its
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Cohu Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Cohu founded?

    Cohu was founded in 1957.

  • Who are Cohu key executives?

    Cohu's key executives are Luis A. Müller, William E. Bendush and Jeffrey D. Jones.

  • How many employees does Cohu have?

    Cohu has 3,240 employees.

  • What is Cohu revenue?

    Latest Cohu annual revenue is $887.2 m.

  • What is Cohu revenue per employee?

    Latest Cohu revenue per employee is $273.8 k.

  • Who are Cohu competitors?

    Competitors of Cohu include AEM, ASM America and Tokyo Electron US.

  • Where is Cohu headquarters?

    Cohu headquarters is located at 12367 Crosthwaite Cir, Poway.

  • Where are Cohu offices?

    Cohu has offices in Poway, Lincoln, Milpitas, Norwood and in 20 other locations.

  • How many offices does Cohu have?

    Cohu has 26 offices.