Brooks Automation Company Profile (NASDAQ:BRKS)

About Brooks Automation

Brooks Automation logoBrooks Automation, Inc. is a provider of automation and cryogenic solutions for various applications and markets. The Company operates through two segments: Brooks Semiconductor Solutions Group and Brooks Life Science Systems. The Brooks Semiconductor Solutions Group segment offers critical automated transport, vacuum and contamination controls solutions and services. Its product offerings include robots and integrated automation systems for handling of substrates. It is also a provider of cryogenic components to create vacuum and thermal stability within critical operating environments in the manufacturing process. It also offers equipment for automated contamination control, conditioning and metrology solutions for wafer and reticle carriers. The Brooks Life Science Systems segment offers sample life cycle management solutions that provide life science and bioscience customers with a range of sample management solutions for scientific research and support drug development.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Computer and Technology
  • Industry: Semiconductor Equipment & Materials
  • Sub-Industry: Semiconductor Equipment
  • Exchange: NASDAQ
  • Symbol: BRKS
  • CUSIP: 11434010
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $16.86
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $16.89
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $14.09
  • 52-Week Range: $8.33 - $17.98
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 17.31
  • P/E Growth: 1.65
  • Market Cap: $1.12B
  • Outstanding Shares: 66,269,000
  • Beta: 1.16
  • Net Margins: -12.40%
  • Return on Equity: 5.79%
  • Return on Assets: 4.66%
  • Current Ratio: 2.50%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.73%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Brooks Automation (NASDAQ:BRKS) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Hold Ratings, 4 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.67)
Consensus Price Target: $18.08 (6.62% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Brooks Automation (NASDAQ:BRKS)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
1/16/2017B. RileyReiterated RatingBuy$21.00View Rating Details
1/9/2017Credit Suisse Group AGUpgradeUnderperform -> Neutral$13.00 -> $17.00View Rating Details
1/3/2017Stifel NicolausDowngradeBuy -> Hold$17.00View Rating Details
11/30/2016Needham & Company LLCReiterated RatingBuy$17.00View Rating Details
10/12/2016Citigroup Inc.UpgradeNeutral -> Buy$12.50 -> $16.50View Rating Details
9/13/2016Janney Montgomery ScottInitiated CoverageBuy$20.00View Rating Details
6/29/2015Deutsche Bank AGInitiated CoverageHoldView Rating Details
(Data available from 1/21/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Brooks Automation (NASDAQ:BRKS)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
11/10/2016Q416$0.15$0.22$145.77 million$157.55 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/28/2016Q3$0.13$0.16$144.40 million$147.53 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/28/2016Q2$0.05$0.07$135.41 million$135.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/3/2016Q1($0.01)$0.02$113.53 million$120.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/5/2015Q415$0.13$0.17$143.21 million$145.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/6/2015Q315$0.10$0.15$139.46 million$144.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/30/2015Q215$0.05$0.08$132.70 million$139.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/5/2015Q115$0.06$0.08$127.70 million$122.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/12/2014Q4$0.06$0.07$117.72 million$122.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/31/2014Q314$0.03$0.05$116.90 million$117.35 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/8/2014Q214$0.08$0.08$128.46 million$125.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/6/2014Q114$0.07$0.09$122.08 million$124.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/14/2013Q413$0.04$0.13$115.66 million$118.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/8/2013Q3 2013$0.04$0.03$121.84 million$118.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/9/2013Q2 2013($0.02)$0.01$107.03 million$116.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/31/2013Q1 2013($0.11)($0.06)$90.73 million$98.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/8/2012Q412$0.02$0.08$115.97 million$119.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/9/2012$0.19$0.14ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/10/2012$0.18$0.20ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/9/2012$0.04$0.06ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/10/2011$0.28$0.19ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/4/2011$0.36$0.36ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/5/2011$0.42$0.41ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/3/2011$0.33$0.37ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Brooks Automation (NASDAQ:BRKS)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.82 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.98 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20161$0.05$0.05$0.05
Q2 20161$0.12$0.12$0.12
Q3 20161$0.14$0.14$0.14
Q4 20161$0.22$0.22$0.22
Q1 20171$0.21$0.21$0.21
Q2 20171$0.22$0.22$0.22
Q3 20171$0.23$0.23$0.23
Q4 20171$0.21$0.21$0.21
Q1 20181$0.21$0.21$0.21
Q2 20181$0.24$0.24$0.24
Q3 20181$0.28$0.28$0.28
Q4 20181$0.27$0.27$0.27
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Brooks Automation (NASDAQ:BRKS)
Annual Dividend:$0.40
Dividend Yield:2.36%
Payout Ratio:-39.22% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
48.78% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
40.82% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)

Dividend History for Brooks Automation (NASDAQ:BRKS)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Brooks Automation (NASDAQ:BRKS)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 2.24%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 91.72%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
1/13/2017Jason JosephVPSell4,884$17.50$85,470.00View SEC Filing  
1/12/2017William T MontoneSVPSell12,500$17.09$213,625.00View SEC Filing  
1/4/2017Jason JosephVPSell8,256$16.77$138,453.12View SEC Filing  
12/7/2016David PietrantoniInsiderSell12,000$16.59$199,080.00View SEC Filing  
12/6/2016Lindon G RobertsonCFOSell21,905$16.20$354,861.00View SEC Filing  
11/28/2016Stephen S SchwartzCEOSell10,000$16.67$166,700.00View SEC Filing  
11/22/2016Alfred Woollacott IIIDirectorSell10,000$16.41$164,100.00View SEC Filing  
11/21/2016Stephen S. SchwartzCEOSell10,000$15.81$158,100.00View SEC Filing  
11/15/2016Robyn C DavisDirectorSell3,000$15.51$46,530.00View SEC Filing  
11/11/2016Stephen S SchwartzCEOSell10,000$15.00$150,000.00View SEC Filing  
9/16/2016David C GrayInsiderSell6,441$12.74$82,058.34View SEC Filing  
8/1/2016Jason JosephVPSell1,422$12.38$17,604.36View SEC Filing  
7/28/2016Jason JosephVPSell4,000$13.00$52,000.00View SEC Filing  
7/20/2016Jason JosephVPSell1,500$12.50$18,750.00View SEC Filing  
7/20/2016William T MontoneSVPSell5,000$12.50$62,500.00View SEC Filing  
7/15/2016William T MontoneSVPSell5,000$12.08$60,400.00View SEC Filing  
7/12/2016Jason JosephVPSell1,450$12.00$17,400.00View SEC Filing  
7/5/2016Jason JosephVPSell5,528$11.06$61,139.68View SEC Filing  
6/2/2016Jason JosephVPSell3,000$11.50$34,500.00View SEC Filing  
3/17/2016David C GrayInsiderSell12,089$9.96$120,406.44View SEC Filing  
2/12/2016Lindon G. RobertsonCFOBuy20,000$8.56$171,200.00View SEC Filing  
2/10/2016A Clinton AllenDirectorBuy20,000$8.74$174,800.00View SEC Filing  
12/9/2015David PietrantoniinsiderSell10,000$11.52$115,200.00View SEC Filing  
11/23/2015John K McgillicuddyDirectorSell3,000$11.04$33,120.00View SEC Filing  
5/18/2015William T MontoneSVPSell5,000$11.51$57,550.00View SEC Filing  
2/9/2015Stephen S SchwartzCEOSell29,150$12.20$355,630.00View SEC Filing  
1/15/2015William T MontoneSVPSell3,000$12.21$36,630.00View SEC Filing  
12/8/2014Stephen S SchwartzCEOSell7,481$12.00$89,772.00View SEC Filing  
11/28/2014Stephen S SchwartzCEOSell1,119$12.00$13,428.00View SEC Filing  
11/24/2014David PietrantoniInsiderSell4,195$11.71$49,123.45View SEC Filing  
11/18/2014Stephen S SchwartzCEOSell7,365$12.02$88,527.30View SEC Filing  
10/28/2014William T MontoneSVPSell3,000$11.50$34,500.00View SEC Filing  
9/9/2014William T MontoneSVPSell3,000$11.08$33,240.00View SEC Filing  
8/28/2014David PietrantoniInsiderSell2,500$11.07$27,675.00View SEC Filing  
8/6/2014Joseph R MartinDirectorSell6,113$10.69$65,347.97View SEC Filing  
7/1/2014Jason JosephVPSell2,500$10.60$26,500.00View SEC Filing  
6/27/2014Jason JosephVPSell2,500$10.30$25,750.00View SEC Filing  
3/7/2014William MontoneSVPSell3,000$10.79$32,370.00View SEC Filing  
2/18/2014Stephen SchwartzCEOSell20,000$10.49$209,800.00View SEC Filing  
12/9/2013William MontoneSVPSell3,000$10.29$30,870.00View SEC Filing  
12/4/2013Kush MirchandaniSVPSell1,500$10.43$15,645.00View SEC Filing  
8/20/2013Joseph MartinDirectorSell6,479$9.01$58,375.79View SEC Filing  
5/23/2013Timothy S MathewsInsiderSell10,035$10.25$102,858.75View SEC Filing  
5/15/2013Stephen S SchwartzCEOSell20,000$10.00$200,000.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Latest Headlines for Brooks Automation (NASDAQ:BRKS)
DateHeadline logoChip stocks index could soar over 35% this year, Credit Suisse analyst says (NASDAQ:BRKS) - January 9 at 5:07 PM logoBrooks Automation to Present at the 19th Annual Needham Growth Conference (NASDAQ:BRKS) - January 5 at 4:27 PM logoGenerac Holdings Boosts Business with Motortech Acquisition (NASDAQ:BRKS) - January 4 at 4:57 PM logoAnalyst Downgrades – Brooks Automation (NASDAQ:BRKS) Stock Gets Downgraded By Stifel Nicolaus from Buy to Hold (NASDAQ:BRKS) - January 3 at 5:26 PM logoBrooks Automation downgraded by Stifel (NASDAQ:BRKS) - January 3 at 10:19 AM logoBrooks Automation flies to nine-year high (NASDAQ:BRKS) - December 22 at 3:42 PM logoVeeco Instruments (VECO) Worth a Look: Stock Jumps 5.2% (NASDAQ:BRKS) - December 14 at 4:50 PM logoWhy Brooks Automation (BRKS) Stock Might be a Great Pick (NASDAQ:BRKS) - December 12 at 11:03 AM logoHedge Funds Are Buying Brooks Automation, Inc (BRKS) (NASDAQ:BRKS) - December 10 at 11:47 AM logoPost Earnings Coverage as Ambarella Revenue Up 7.8% (NASDAQ:BRKS) - December 7 at 10:49 AM logoETFs with exposure to Brooks Automation, Inc. : December 5, 2016 (NASDAQ:BRKS) - December 5 at 4:49 PM logoBrooks Automation Announces Participation at the Midtown CAP Summit Investor Conference (NASDAQ:BRKS) - December 5 at 4:49 PM logoBrooks Automation, Inc. :BRKS-US: Earnings Analysis: 2016 By the Numbers : December 2, 2016 (NASDAQ:BRKS) - December 2 at 10:05 AM featured highlights: WellCare Health Plans, Applied Materials, Brooks Automation, KVH Industries and McDermott International (NASDAQ:BRKS) - December 1 at 4:05 PM logoBrooks Automation (BRKS) Shares March Higher, Can It Continue? (NASDAQ:BRKS) - November 30 at 4:03 PM logoBrooks Automation (BRKS) Acquires Cool Lab (NASDAQ:BRKS) - November 30 at 6:10 AM logoBROOKS AUTOMATION INC Files SEC form 10-K, Annual Report (NASDAQ:BRKS) - November 30 at 6:10 AM logoBrooks Automation Announces the Acquisition of Cool Lab, LLC (NASDAQ:BRKS) - November 30 at 6:10 AM logoBRIEF-Brooks Automation to acquire Cool Lab LLC (NASDAQ:BRKS) - November 29 at 6:25 PM
News IconRudolph Technologies to Participate in the Fifth Annual Midtown Cap Investor Summit 2016 (NASDAQ:BRKS) - November 22 at 3:27 PM logoBrooks Automation (BRKS): Strong Industry, Solid Earnings Estimate Revisions (NASDAQ:BRKS) - November 21 at 4:06 PM logoCompany Stocks Gaining on Unusual Volume (NASDAQ:BRKS) - November 14 at 7:32 AM logoEdited Transcript of BRKS earnings conference call or presentation 10-Nov-16 1:30pm GMT (NASDAQ:BRKS) - November 10 at 9:59 PM logoBrooks Automation Inc. Q4 Earnings Climb 35% (NASDAQ:BRKS) - November 10 at 12:24 PM logoBrooks tops Street 4Q forecasts (NASDAQ:BRKS) - November 10 at 12:24 PM logoBrooks Automation Inc Earnings Call scheduled for 8:30 am ET today (NASDAQ:BRKS) - November 10 at 12:24 PM logoBrooks Automation beats by $0.07, beats on revenue (NASDAQ:BRKS) - November 10 at 7:43 AM logoETF’s with exposure to Brooks Automation, Inc. : November 9, 2016 (NASDAQ:BRKS) - November 9 at 1:02 PM logoBrooks Automation, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : BRKS-US : November 8, 2016 (NASDAQ:BRKS) - November 8 at 2:44 PM logoBrooks Automation, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : BRKS-US : October 28, 2016 (NASDAQ:BRKS) - October 28 at 10:38 AM logoBrooks Automation Announces Fiscal 2016 Fourth Quarter And Year-End Earnings Release Date and Conference Call (NASDAQ:BRKS) - October 25 at 8:51 AM logoShares of BRKS Up 29.1% Since Uptrend Call on Shares (NASDAQ:BRKS) - October 18 at 3:54 PM logoBrooks Automation upgraded by Citigroup (NASDAQ:BRKS) - October 12 at 4:09 PM logo32.7% Return Seen to Date on SmarTrend Brooks Automation Call (BRKS) (NASDAQ:BRKS) - October 11 at 4:02 PM logoBRIEF-Taiwan's TSMC orders equipment for T$1.5 bln (NASDAQ:BRKS) - October 7 at 2:49 AM logoETF’s with exposure to Brooks Automation, Inc. : September 28, 2016 (NASDAQ:BRKS) - September 28 at 3:44 PM logoUptrend Call Working As Brooks Automation Stock Rises 33.4% (BRKS) (NASDAQ:BRKS) - September 23 at 3:24 PM logoBrooks Automation Has Returned 23.8% Since SmarTrend Recommendation (BRKS) (NASDAQ:BRKS) - September 17 at 8:46 AM logoETF’s with exposure to Brooks Automation, Inc. : September 15, 2016 (NASDAQ:BRKS) - September 15 at 12:51 PM logoBrooks Automation, Inc. – Value Analysis (NASDAQ:BRKS) : September 13, 2016 (NASDAQ:BRKS) - September 13 at 5:59 PM logoBrooks Automation, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : BRKS-US : September 12, 2016 (NASDAQ:BRKS) - September 12 at 3:51 PM logoBrooks Automation to Present at the Citi Global Technology Conference (NASDAQ:BRKS) - August 31 at 8:46 AM logoShares of BRKS Up 22.6% Since Uptrend Call on Shares (NASDAQ:BRKS) - August 30 at 3:56 PM logoBrooks Automation to Present at the 11th Annual Wells Fargo Securities Healthcare Conference (NASDAQ:BRKS) - August 25 at 8:49 AM logoBrooks Automation Up 23.5% Since SmarTrend Uptrend Call (BRKS) (NASDAQ:BRKS) - August 22 at 4:02 PM logoETF’s with exposure to Brooks Automation, Inc. : August 17, 2016 (NASDAQ:BRKS) - August 17 at 4:04 PM logoBrooks Automation, Inc. :BRKS-US: Earnings Analysis: Q3, 2016 By the Numbers : August 12, 2016 (NASDAQ:BRKS) - August 12 at 12:37 PM logoUptrend Call Working As Brooks Automation Stock Rises 19.1% (BRKS) (NASDAQ:BRKS) - August 10 at 11:51 AM logoBROOKS AUTOMATION INC Financials (NASDAQ:BRKS) - August 5 at 3:58 PM logoEdited Transcript of BRKS earnings conference call or presentation 28-Jul-16 9:30pm GMT (NASDAQ:BRKS) - July 29 at 11:30 AM


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Last Updated on 1/21/2017 by Staff