Value Holdings Management CO. LLC Buys 103,434 Shares of Nanometrics Incorporated (NASDAQ:NANO)

Value Holdings Management CO. LLC lifted its stake in shares of Nanometrics Incorporated (NASDAQ:NANO) by 119.8% during the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 189,775 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock after purchasing an additional 103,434 shares during the period. Nanometrics accounts for 2.4% of Value Holdings Management CO. LLC’s holdings, making the stock its 12th biggest position. Value Holdings Management CO. LLC owned about 0.76% of Nanometrics worth $6,934,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission.

Several other institutional investors also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Quadrant Capital Group LLC raised its position in shares of Nanometrics by 1,461.5% during the fourth quarter. Quadrant Capital Group LLC now owns 1,015 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock worth $36,000 after acquiring an additional 950 shares during the last quarter. Allred Capital Management LLC bought a new stake in Nanometrics in the fourth quarter worth about $37,000. Strs Ohio bought a new stake in Nanometrics in the fourth quarter worth about $109,000. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank raised its stake in shares of Nanometrics by 155.4% during the fourth quarter. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank now owns 3,093 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock valued at $113,000 after acquiring an additional 1,882 shares in the last quarter. Finally, US Bancorp DE raised its stake in shares of Nanometrics by 226.5% during the fourth quarter. US Bancorp DE now owns 5,084 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock valued at $186,000 after acquiring an additional 3,527 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors own 90.59% of the company’s stock.

Shares of Nanometrics stock traded up $2.07 on Wednesday, hitting $35.33. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $36.36 and its 200-day moving average is $33.73. The company has a current ratio of 5.34, a quick ratio of 4.01 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.02. Nanometrics Incorporated has a 12-month low of $25.52 and a 12-month high of $38.60. The company has a market cap of $825.85 million, a PE ratio of 14.91 and a beta of 1.64.

Nanometrics Profile

Nanometrics Incorporated provides process control metrology and inspection systems for use primarily in the fabrication of semiconductors and other solid-state devices, and industrial and scientific applications worldwide. The company offers automated metrology systems that provide optical critical dimension, thin film metrology, and wafer stress metrology for transistor and interconnect metrology applications; and integrated metrology systems that are installed onto wafer processing equipment to provide near real-time measurements.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Nanometrics (NASDAQ:NANO)

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