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ASM International Q3 operating result misses Reuters poll


Tuesday, 31 Oct 2017 

Oct 31 (Reuters) - ASM INTERNATIONAL NV ::‍CONTINUE TO EXPECT A CLEAR YEAR-ON-YEAR IMPROVEMENT IN SINGLE WAFER ALD MARKET IN 2017​.Q3 NEW ORDERS OF EUR 160.4‍​ MILLION VERSUS EUR 160 MILLION IN REUTERS POLL.‍FOR Q4, ON A CURRENCY COMPARABLE LEVEL, EXPECTS SALES OF EUR 190-210 MILLION AND AN ORDER INTAKE OF EUR 170-190 MILLION​.Q3 NET EARNINGS EUR ‍​ 42.2MLN VERSUS EUR 33.1 MILLION YEAR AGO.Q3 NET SALES OF EUR 185.3‍​ MILLION VERSUS EUR 178 MILLION IN REUTERS POLL.Q3 OPERATING RESULT OF EUR ‍​25.7 MLN VS EUR 27.1 MLN IN REUTERS POLL.‍AIM TO OUTGROW WAFER FAB EQUIPMENT MARKET IN 2018​.‍WE EXPECT OUR GROSS MARGIN TO NORMALIZE AGAIN IN COURSE OF 2018 - CEO​.