According to Semi, North American manufacturers of semiconductor equipment posted $1.23 billion in orders in October 2007 (three-month average basis) and a book-to-bill ratio of 0.83. A book-to-bill of 0.83 means that $83 worth of orders were received for every $100 of product billed for the month.
Below is the latest SEMI book-to-bill ratio, which 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.
|October 2007 (prelim.)||1,488.1||1,231.6||0.83|
|September 2007 (final)||1,557.4||1,235.0||0.79|
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