According to Semi, North American manufacturers of semiconductor equipment posted $1.23 billion in orders in December 2007 (three-month average basis) and a book-to-bill ratio of 0.89. A book-to-bill of 0.89 means that $89 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.
|December 2007 (prelim.)||1,376.9||1,227.8||0.89|
|November 2007 (final)||1,383.2||1,130.7||0.82|
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