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NASDAQ:BRKR

Bruker - BRKR Competitors

$78.84
+1.14 (+1.47%)
(As of 03/31/2023 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$77.82
$79.34
50-Day Range
$67.46
$77.70
52-Week Range
$48.42
$79.33
Volume
641,979 shs
Average Volume
705,193 shs
Market Capitalization
$11.57 billion
P/E Ratio
39.62
Dividend Yield
0.25%
Price Target
$73.75

BRKR vs. PKI, WAT, MTD, A, JBL, DOX, GDDY, DT, WDC, and BSY

Should you be buying Bruker stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Bruker include PerkinElmer (PKI), Waters (WAT), Mettler-Toledo International (MTD), Agilent Technologies (A), Jabil (JBL), Amdocs (DOX), GoDaddy (GDDY), Dynatrace (DT), Western Digital (WDC), and Bentley Systems (BSY). These companies are all part of the "computer and technology" sector.

Bruker vs.

PerkinElmer (NYSE:PKI) and Bruker (NASDAQ:BRKR) are both large-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their community ranking, analyst recommendations, dividends, profitability, risk, earnings, valuation, institutional ownership and media sentiment.

PerkinElmer has a net margin of 14.69% compared to Bruker's net margin of 11.72%. Bruker's return on equity of 34.13% beat PerkinElmer's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
PerkinElmer 14.69% 13.94% 7.05%
Bruker 11.72% 34.13% 10.05%

Bruker received 154 more outperform votes than PerkinElmer when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 64.84% of users gave Bruker an outperform vote while only 64.21% of users gave PerkinElmer an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
PerkinElmerOutperform Votes
497
64.21%
Underperform Votes
277
35.79%
BrukerOutperform Votes
651
64.84%
Underperform Votes
353
35.16%

PerkinElmer has a beta of 1.1, indicating that its share price is 10% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Bruker has a beta of 1.14, indicating that its share price is 14% more volatile than the S&P 500.

PerkinElmer pays an annual dividend of $0.28 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.2%. Bruker pays an annual dividend of $0.20 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.3%. PerkinElmer pays out 6.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Bruker pays out 10.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Bruker has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years. Bruker is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

85.2% of PerkinElmer shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 70.4% of Bruker shares are held by institutional investors. 0.5% of PerkinElmer shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 27.6% of Bruker shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

PerkinElmer has higher revenue and earnings than Bruker. PerkinElmer is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Bruker, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
PerkinElmer$3.31 billion5.08$569.18 million$4.5829.06
Bruker$2.53 billion4.59$296.60 million$1.9939.74

PerkinElmer presently has a consensus price target of $166.30, indicating a potential upside of 24.96%. Bruker has a consensus price target of $73.75, indicating a potential downside of 6.75%. Given PerkinElmer's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities research analysts clearly believe PerkinElmer is more favorable than Bruker.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
PerkinElmer
0 Sell rating(s)
5 Hold rating(s)
5 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.50
Bruker
1 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
2 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.33

In the previous week, Bruker had 2 more articles in the media than PerkinElmer. MarketBeat recorded 7 mentions for Bruker and 5 mentions for PerkinElmer. PerkinElmer's average media sentiment score of 0.65 beat Bruker's score of 0.41 indicating that PerkinElmer is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
PerkinElmer
4 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
Bruker
3 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
1 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral

Summary

PerkinElmer beats Bruker on 11 of the 21 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding BRKR and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NASDAQ and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment > -1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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BRKR vs. The Competition

MetricBrukerAnalytical instruments IndustryComputer SectorNASDAQ Exchange
Market Cap$11.60B$6.35B$13.61B$6.01B
Dividend Yield0.26%0.39%4.32%6.33%
P/E Ratio39.7428.00318.1012.86
Price / Sales4.5911.80891.0756.23
Price / Cash25.6176.2025.1965.84
Price / Book10.3447.518.925.09
Net Income$296.60M-$266.93M$528.77M$191.80M
7 Day Performance4.38%6.67%13.39%2.42%
1 Month Performance14.76%-2.63%9.21%-4.39%
1 Year Performance23.00%-36.49%0.70%-16.12%

Bruker Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
PKI
PerkinElmer
3.3545 of 5 stars
$129.40
+0.9%
$166.30
+28.5%
-26.6%$16.36B$3.31B28.2516,700
WAT
Waters
2.4987 of 5 stars
$300.47
+0.3%
$354.00
+17.8%
-5.3%$17.71B$2.97B25.578,200Analyst Revision
MTD
Mettler-Toledo International
2.0755 of 5 stars
$1,496.31
+1.5%
$1,450.71
-3.0%
+6.7%$33.02B$3.92B38.9118,000Positive News
A
Agilent Technologies
2.9386 of 5 stars
$133.85
+0.9%
$163.31
+22.0%
-0.7%$39.58B$6.85B30.2118,100Analyst Downgrade
Short Interest ↑
JBL
Jabil
2.6336 of 5 stars
$84.62
+1.7%
$92.20
+9.0%
+43.4%$11.28B$33.48B12.26250,000Short Interest ↓
DOX
Amdocs
2.5217 of 5 stars
$94.51
-0.4%
$98.75
+4.5%
+14.6%$11.42B$4.58B21.2930,288
GDDY
GoDaddy
2.8361 of 5 stars
$75.00
+0.2%
$93.56
+24.7%
-10.0%$11.54B$4.09B34.096,910Short Interest ↓
DT
Dynatrace
2.8025 of 5 stars
$40.42
+3.1%
$47.11
+16.5%
-15.4%$11.68B$1.10B404.203,600Short Interest ↓
WDC
Western Digital
2.6272 of 5 stars
$36.60
+5.7%
$50.19
+37.1%
-26.4%$11.69B$18.79B-126.2165,000News Coverage
BSY
Bentley Systems
2.7849 of 5 stars
$42.17
+1.6%
$46.56
+10.4%
-4.9%$11.76B$1.10B76.675,000Short Interest ↓
This page (NASDAQ:BRKR) was last updated on 3/31/2023 by MarketBeat.com Staff