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, and in 1 other locations
Milpitas, US (HQ)
1550 Buckeye Dr

Nanometrics Metrics

Nanometrics Financial Metrics

Revenue (2016)

$221.1 m

Revenue growth (2015-16), %


Net income (2016)

$44 m

Market capitalization (21-Mar-2017)

$744.7 m

Closing share price (21-Mar-2017)


Cash (31-Dec-2016)

$47.1 m
Nanometrics's current market capitalization is $744.7 m.
Nanometrics's revenue was reported to be $221.1 m in FY, 2016
FY, 2013FY, 2014Y, 2015FY, 2016


$144.3 m$166.4 m$187.4 m$221.1 m

Revenue growth, %


Gross profit

$62.7 m$75.8 m

Gross profit Margin, %


Operating expense total

$84.4 m$87.5 m$84.7 m$85 m


($21.7 m)($11.7 m)$5 m$29.1 m

EBIT margin, %


Interest expense

$651 k$389 k$289 k$285 k

Interest income

$62 k$47 k$71 k$35 k

Pre tax profit

($23.6 m)($11.6 m)$5.6 m$29.1 m

Income tax expense

($9.4 m)$19.5 m$2.7 m($14.9 m)

Net Income

($14.1 m)($31.1 m)$2.9 m$44 m
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


$44.8 m$34.7 m$38.2 m$47.1 m

Accounts Receivable


$34.5 m$35.1 m$47.7 m$38.8 m

Current Assets

$190.8 m$157.8 m$178.1 m$216.4 m


$47.4 m$49.6 m$44.5 m$44.2 m


$11.7 m$10.5 m$9.4 m$8.9 m

Total Assets

$262.8 m$223.2 m$235.5 m$287.8 m

Accounts Payable

$10.7 m$10.2 m$11.7 m$11.3 m

Current Liabilities

$49 m$38.2 m$45.2 m$42 m

Additional Paid-in Capital

$244.7 m$251.4 m$258.7 m$272 m

Retained Earnings

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

Total Equity

$187.3 m$243.8 m

Financial Leverage

1.3 x1.2 x
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

($14.1 m)($31.1 m)$2.9 m$44 m

Depreciation and Amortization

$2.6 m$2.7 m$2 m$1.5 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 m$45.7 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)

Interest Paid

$232 k

Income Taxes Paid

$313 k$861 k

Nanometrics Market Value History

Nanometrics Job Categories

Nanometrics Median Salaries

Source: 34 public H-1B filings from Nanometrics

Nanometrics Company Life

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