NASDAQ:BRKR - Bruker Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$29.62 +0.55 (+1.89 %)
(As of 12/19/2018 08:10 AM ET)
Previous Close$29.07
Today's Range$29.06 - $29.91
52-Week Range$28.13 - $36.49
Volume820,950 shs
Average Volume688,567 shs
Market Capitalization$4.55 billion
P/E Ratio24.48
Dividend Yield0.55%
Beta1.39
Bruker Corporation manufactures and distributes scientific instruments, and analytical and diagnostic solutions in the United States, Europe, the Asia Pacific, and internationally. The company operates in two segments, Bruker Scientific Instruments, and Bruker Energy & Supercon Technologies. It offers life science tools based on magnetic resonance technology; life science mass spectrometry and ion mobility spectrometry systems; infrared spectroscopy and radiological/nuclear detectors for chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and explosive detection in emergency response, homeland security, and defense applications; and research, analytical, and process analysis instruments and solutions based on infrared and Raman molecular spectroscopy technologies. The company also provides X-ray instruments, atomic force microscopy instrumentation, fluorescence optical microscopy instruments, analytical tools for electron microscopes and X-ray metrology, and defect-detection equipment for semiconductor process control, as well as handheld, portable, and mobile X-ray fluorescence spectrometry instruments and spark optical emission spectroscopy systems. In addition, it offers superconducting and non-superconducting materials and devices. The company serves pharmaceutical, biotechnology and diagnostic, chemical, food and beverage, clinical, polymer, nanotechnology, semiconductor, and industrial companies; nonprofit laboratories; contract research organizations, academic institutions, medical schools, nonprofit or for-profit forensics, agriculture, food and beverage safety, environmental and clinical microbiology laboratories, hospitals, and government departments and agencies; and raw material manufacturers and other businesses through direct sales forces, distributors, independent sales representatives, and other representatives. It has a strategic partnership with Mestrelab Research SL. Bruker Corporation was founded in 1991 and is headquartered in Billerica, Massachusetts.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Analytical instruments
Sub-IndustryLife Sciences Tools & Services
SectorComputer and Technology
Current SymbolNASDAQ:BRKR
Previous Symbol
CUSIP11679410
Phone978-663-3660

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.27
Current Ratio2.24
Quick Ratio1.32

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio24.48
Forward P/E Ratio21.16
P/E Growth1.78

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.77 billion
Price / Sales2.63
Cash Flow$1.6791 per share
Price / Cash Flow17.64
Book Value$4.72 per share
Price / Book6.28

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.21
Net Income$78.60 million
Net Margins5.24%
Return on Equity27.46%
Return on Assets11.52%

Miscellaneous

Employees6,200
Outstanding Shares156,570,000
Market Cap$4.55 billion
OptionableOptionable

Bruker (NASDAQ:BRKR) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Bruker's stock symbol?

Bruker trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "BRKR."

How often does Bruker pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Bruker?

Bruker declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, November 9th. Investors of record on Monday, December 3rd will be paid a dividend of $0.04 per share on Friday, December 21st. This represents a $0.16 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.54%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, November 30th. View Bruker's Dividend History.

How will Bruker's stock buyback program work?

Bruker announced that its Board of Directors has initiated a share buyback program on Sunday, June 4th 2017, which allows the company to repurchase $225,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are generally a sign that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Bruker's earnings last quarter?

Bruker Co. (NASDAQ:BRKR) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November, 1st. The medical research company reported $0.37 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.30 by $0.07. The medical research company earned $466.60 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $451.88 million. Bruker had a return on equity of 27.46% and a net margin of 5.24%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 7.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $0.29 EPS. View Bruker's Earnings History.

When is Bruker's next earnings date?

Bruker is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 14th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Bruker.

What guidance has Bruker issued on next quarter's earnings?

Bruker issued an update on its FY18 earnings guidance on Thursday, November, 1st. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $1.36-1.40 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $1.37. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.88-1.89 billion (+6.5-7%), compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.88 billion.

What price target have analysts set for BRKR?

7 analysts have issued 1-year target prices for Bruker's stock. Their predictions range from $30.00 to $42.00. On average, they expect Bruker's stock price to reach $34.7143 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 17.2% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Bruker.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Bruker?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Bruker in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 4 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Bruker.

Has Bruker been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about BRKR stock have been trending negative on Wednesday, according to InfoTrie. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Bruker earned a news sentiment score of -2.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the medical research company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future.

Who are some of Bruker's key competitors?

Who are Bruker's key executives?

Bruker's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Dr. Frank H. Laukien, Chairman, CEO & Pres (Age 58)
  • Dr. Mark R. Munch, Exec. VP and Pres of Bruker Nano Group & Bruker Nano Surfaces Division (Age 56)
  • Mr. Juergen Srega, Pres of Bruker CALID Group & Bruker Daltonics Division (Age 63)
  • Mr. Gerald N. Herman, CFO, VP & Corp. Controller (Age 60)
  • Stacey Desrochers, Treasurer & Director of Investor Relations

Who are Bruker's major shareholders?

Bruker's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (6.52%), Vanguard Group Inc (6.52%), FMR LLC (4.68%), BlackRock Inc. (3.41%), Acadian Asset Management LLC (2.98%) and AQR Capital Management LLC (1.44%). Company insiders that own Bruker stock include Frank H Laukien, Ingen Chris Van, Mark Munch and Richard Kniss. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Bruker.

Which major investors are selling Bruker stock?

BRKR stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Marshall Wace North America L.P., Renaissance Technologies LLC, First Quadrant L P CA, Pictet Asset Management Ltd., Allianz Asset Management GmbH, MERIAN GLOBAL INVESTORS UK Ltd, Prudential Financial Inc. and First Trust Advisors LP. View Insider Buying and Selling for Bruker.

Which major investors are buying Bruker stock?

BRKR stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Janus Henderson Group PLC, Marshall Wace LLP, AQR Capital Management LLC, Panagora Asset Management Inc., Morgan Stanley, Man Group plc, Fuller & Thaler Asset Management Inc. and Epoch Investment Partners Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Bruker.

How do I buy shares of Bruker?

Shares of BRKR can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Bruker's stock price today?

One share of BRKR stock can currently be purchased for approximately $29.62.

How big of a company is Bruker?

Bruker has a market capitalization of $4.55 billion and generates $1.77 billion in revenue each year. The medical research company earns $78.60 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.21 on an earnings per share basis. Bruker employs 6,200 workers across the globe.

What is Bruker's official website?

The official website for Bruker is http://www.bruker.com.

How can I contact Bruker?

Bruker's mailing address is 40 Manning Road, Billerica MA, 01821. The medical research company can be reached via phone at 978-663-3660 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Bruker (NASDAQ BRKR)

Community Ranking:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  525 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  579 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,104
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Bruker and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe BRKR will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe BRKR will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/19/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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