Morningstar Quicktake Report
 
Photronics   PLAB
Historical Overview
Annual Sales
Fiscal year-end: October TTM = Trailing 12 Months
Growth 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 TTM
Sales %      55.3   27.8   23.4   12.7  
Earnings/Share %     62.7   4.8   18.4   -18.4  
Book Value/Share %     50.5   8.5   15.3   10.0  
Profits
Net Income $Mil   10   19   21   26   20   11  
Earnings/Share $   0.51   0.83   0.87   1.03   0.84   0.45  
EPS (Cont Ops) $   0.51   0.83   0.87   1.03   0.84   0.45  
Dividends/Share $   0.00   0.00   0.00   0.00   0.00   0.00  
Total Shares Mil   20   21   24   24   24   24  
Returns on Capital
Net Margin %   12.8   14.9   13.1   13.0   9.2   4.8  
Asset Turnover   0.8   0.7   0.8   0.5   0.6   0.6  
Financial Leverage   1.2   1.3   1.4   2.0   1.9   1.9  
Return on Equity %   12.9   13.9   13.4   13.8   10.2   5.2  
   Industry Rank   25   47   47   38   42   57  
Return on Assets %   10.5   10.7   9.9   7.0   5.5   2.8  
   Industry Rank   15   37   38   47   46   58  
Industry Rank (100=Worst)  
Cash Flow $Mil  
Operating Cash Flow       39   47   45    
Capital Spending       56   96   66    
= Free Cash Flow       -17   -50   -21    
Data through month-end.
Balance-Sheet Breakdown 
07/31/99
   
  Assets   $Mil   %
Cash   7.6   2.0
Other Current Assets   59.9   15.5
Long-term Assets   319.6   82.6
  Total 387.1 100.0
   
  Liabilities and Equity   $Mil   %
Current Liabilities   50.2   13.0
Long-Term Liabilites   132.7   34.3
Shareholders' Equity   204.1   52.7
  Total   387.1   100.0