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Motley Fool  May 27  Comment 
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Motley Fool  May 27  Comment 
The electron microscopy company agrees to be acquired for $107.50 per share.
Benzinga  May 27  Comment 
FEI Company (NASDAQ: FEIC) surged 13.66 percent to $107.50. The volume of FEI Company shares traded was 3522 percent higher than normal. FEI Company agreed to be acquired by Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO) for $4.2 billion. Big...
Benzinga  May 27  Comment 
Veeva Systems Inc (NYSE: VEEV) shares rose 8.30 percent to reach a new 52-week high of $32.23 as the company reported better-than-expected results for the first quarter and issued a strong revenue forecast for the year. Ulta Salon, Cosmetics &...
Reuters  May 27  Comment 
* Deal expected to be immediately accretive to adjusted earnings per share
Motley Fool  May 5  Comment 
The high-performance microscopy maker affirms its full-year guidance.




 

FEI Co. designs, makes, and services systems used in analysis of nano-scale objects, particularly with regard to evaluating their 3-D shape. It's microscopes are extremely sophisticated pieces of equipment, costing an average $1 million. It's high end model, priced at $7 million, is capable of resolution down to one-half of one-billionth of a meter.

The company markets its products and services to a diverse customer base including electronic manufacturers, industrial material scientists, and life science research institutions. It's mainstay business is the semiconductor industry, but is expanding into the natural resources industry.

Business Segments

Electronics

Electronic manufacturers continue to shrink their products while maintaining a need to properly analyze and evaluate individual parts. For this task they utilize nano-scale microscopes to check for defects.

Research and Industry

Life Sciences

Service and Components



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