Nanometrics Incorporated, together with its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, markets, sells, and supports thin film, optical critical dimension, and overlay dimension metrology systems. It offers metrology systems, which include standalone and fully automated systems for high-volume semiconductor manufacturing process control; integrated systems incorporated onto semiconductor and solar photovoltaics (PV) processing systems that provide real-time measurements and feedback; and standalone manual and semi-automated systems used to monitor material characteristics of various silicon and compound semiconductor devices and substrates. The company’s products also include fourier-transform infrared and photoluminescence metrology systems. Its products are used primarily in manufacturing of semiconductors, solar PV, and high-brightness LEDs, as well as by customers in silicon wafer and data storage industries.
Company Growth (employees)
Milpitas, US
Size (employees)
532 (est)+3%
Nanometrics was founded in 1975 and is headquartered in Milpitas, US

Nanometrics Office Locations

Nanometrics has offices in Milpitas, Austin, Hillsboro, Singapore and in 1 other location
Milpitas, US (HQ)
1550 Buckeye Dr

Nanometrics Data and Metrics

Nanometrics Financial Metrics

Nanometrics's revenue was reported to be $221.1 m in FY, 2016
Numbers are in $, USD

Revenue (FY, 2016)

221.1 m

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


Net income (FY, 2016)

44 m

EBIT (FY, 2016)

29.1 m

Market capitalization (26-May-2017)

706.3 m

Closing share price (26-May-2017)


Cash (31-Dec-2016)

47.1 m
Nanometrics's current market capitalization is $706.3 m.
Numbers are in $, USDFY, 2013FY, 2014Y, 2015FY, 2016


144.3 m166.4 m187.4 m221.1 m

Revenue growth, %


Gross profit

62.7 m75.8 m

Gross profit Margin, %


Operating expense total

84.4 m87.5 m84.7 m85 m


(21.7 m)(11.7 m)5 m29.1 m

EBIT margin, %


Interest expense

651 k389 k289 k285 k

Interest income

62 k47 k71 k35 k

Pre tax profit

(23.6 m)(11.6 m)5.6 m29.1 m

Income tax expense

(9.4 m)19.5 m2.7 m(14.9 m)

Net Income

(14.1 m)(31.1 m)2.9 m44 m
Numbers are in $, USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


44.8 m34.7 m38.2 m47.1 m

Accounts Receivable


34.5 m35.1 m47.7 m38.8 m

Current Assets

190.8 m157.8 m178.1 m216.4 m


47.4 m49.6 m44.5 m44.2 m


11.7 m10.5 m9.4 m8.9 m

Total Assets

262.8 m223.2 m235.5 m287.8 m

Accounts Payable

10.7 m10.2 m11.7 m11.3 m

Current Liabilities

49 m38.2 m45.2 m42 m

Additional Paid-in Capital

244.7 m251.4 m258.7 m272 m

Retained Earnings

(38 m)(69.1 m)(66.2 m)(22.2 m)

Total Equity

187.3 m243.8 m

Financial Leverage

1.3 x1.2 x
Numbers are in $, USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

(14.1 m)(31.1 m)2.9 m44 m

Depreciation and Amortization

2.6 m2.7 m2 m1.5 m

Accounts Receivable

(10 m)3.9 m(13 m)(2.7 m)


(7 m)(7.2 m)(16 m)4.5 m

Accounts Payable

Cash From Operating Activities

(2.4 m)(635 k)1.6 m45.7 m

Purchases of PP&E

(5.7 m)(5.8 m)(1.8 m)(4 m)

Cash From Investing Activities

(7.8 m)(8.1 m)2 m(42.1 m)

Cash From Financing Activities

(7.5 m)(675 k)220 k5.3 m

Interest Paid

232 k

Income Taxes Paid

313 k861 k
Y, 2016

Financial Leverage

1.2 x

Nanometrics Market Value History

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Nanometrics Median Salaries

Source: 34 public H-1B filings from Nanometrics

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