SEMI October 2007 Book-to-Bill Ratio

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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.

  Billings
(Three-month avg.)
Bookings
(Three-month avg.)
Book-to-Bill
October 2007 (prelim.) 1,488.1 1,231.6 0.83
September 2007 (final) 1,557.4 1,235.0 0.79
August 2007 1,682.3 1,371.2 0.82
July 2007 1,685.8 1,406.3 0.83
June 2007 1,768.1 1,607.6 0.91
May 2007 1,670.2 1,641.9 0.98
April 2007 1,594.7 1,567.5 0.98
March 2007 1,436.4 1,419.6 0.99
February 2007 1,423.0 1,398.1 0.98
January 2007 1,448.0 1,445.8 1.00
Source: SEMI November 2007

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