NASDAQ:BRKR - Bruker Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $34.52 +0.32 (+0.94 %) (As of 01/18/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$34.20Today's Range$33.99 - $34.5452-Week Range$26.10 - $36.38Volume625,500 shsAverage Volume907,031 shsMarket Capitalization$5.35 billionP/E Ratio28.53Dividend Yield0.47%Beta1.35 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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. Receive BRKR News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for BRKR and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry Analytical instruments Sub-IndustryLife Sciences Tools & Services SectorComputer and Technology Current SymbolNASDAQ:BRKR Previous Symbol CUSIP11679410 Webwww.bruker.com Phone978-663-3660Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.27 Current Ratio2.24 Quick Ratio1.32Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio28.53 Forward P/E Ratio24.66 P/E Growth1.89 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$1.77 billion Price / Sales3.06 Cash Flow$1.6652 per share Price / Cash Flow20.73 Book Value$4.72 per share Price / Book7.31Profitability 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 Shares156,568,000Market Cap$5.35 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 announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, November 9th. Stockholders of record on Monday, December 3rd will be given a dividend of $0.04 per share on Friday, December 21st. This represents a $0.16 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.46%. 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 has approved a share buyback program on Sunday, June 4th 2017, which allows the company to buyback $225,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are usually a sign that the company's management believes its shares are undervalued. How were Bruker's earnings last quarter? Bruker Co. (NASDAQ:BRKR) released its earnings results on Thursday, November, 1st. The medical research company reported $0.37 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.30 by $0.07. The medical research company earned $466.60 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $451.88 million. Bruker had a return on equity of 27.46% and a net margin of 5.24%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 7.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $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 guidance of $1.36-1.40 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus 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? 6 brokers have issued 12-month price objectives for Bruker's shares. Their forecasts range from $30.00 to $42.00. On average, they anticipate Bruker's share price to reach $35.1667 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 1.9% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Bruker. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Bruker? 6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Bruker in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 2 hold ratings, 1 buy rating and 1 strong 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 articles about BRKR stock have trended positive on Friday, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. InfoTrie rates the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Bruker earned a media sentiment score of 2.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the medical research company a news buzz of 5.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future. Who are some of Bruker's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Bruker include Waters (WAT), Mettler-Toledo International (MTD), PerkinElmer (PKI), Bio-Rad Laboratories (BIO), Coherent (COHR), Horiba (HRIBF), Pacific Biosciences of California (PACB), Accelerate Diagnostics (AXDX), Quanterix (QTRX), Fluidigm (FLDM), Eyepoint Pharmaceuticals (EYPT), Harvard Bioscience (HBIO), HTG Molecular Diagnostics (HTGM), BioNano Genomics (BNGO) and Arrayit (ARYC). 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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BTIM Corp. (0.39%), Scout Investments Inc. (0.12%), Boston Advisors LLC (0.03%), Meeder Asset Management Inc. (0.01%) and Fox Run Management L.L.C. (0.01%). 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 institutional investors are selling Bruker stock? BRKR stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BTIM Corp., Fox Run Management L.L.C. and Scout Investments Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Bruker. Which institutional investors are buying Bruker stock? BRKR stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Boston Advisors LLC and Meeder Asset Management 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 $34.52. How big of a company is Bruker? Bruker has a market capitalization of $5.35 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 ( )Outperform Votes: 531 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 582 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 1,113MarketBeat'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 1/19/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Why does a company issue an IPO?