Semi Gear Orders Climbed in January PDF Print E-mail
Written by Mike Buetow   
Monday, 24 February 2014 11:13

SAN JOSE — The 90-day moving average orders at North America-based semiconductor equipment manufacturers was $1.28 billion worldwide in January, up 19.1% year-over-year. Bookings were down 7.2% from the revised December figures, SEMI said.

The book-to-bill ratio for the month was 1.04, meaning that $104 worth of orders were received for every $100 of product billed for the month.

The three-month average worldwide billings in January was $1.24 billion, down 8.3% from the final December figure and up 27.9% from January 2013.

The SEMI book-to-bill is a ratio of three-month moving averages of worldwide bookings and billings for North American-based semiconductor equipment manufacturers. Billings and bookings figures are in millions of U.S. dollars.

Billings
(3-mo. avg)

Bookings
(3-mo. avg)

Book-to-Bill

August 2013

1,081.9

1,063.9

0.98

September 2013

1,020.9

992.8

0.97

October 2013

1,071.0

1,124.5

1.05

November 2013

1,113.9

1,238.0

1.11

December 2013 (final)

1,349.7

1,380.8

1.02

January 2014 (prelim)

1,238.0

1,281.9

1.04

Source: SEMI, February 2014

 

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