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: $21.81
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $19.13
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $15.48
  • 52-Week Range: $8.99 - $22.01
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 19.65
  • P/E Growth: 1.83
  • Market Cap: $1.46B
  • Outstanding Shares: 66,893,000
  • Beta: 1.16
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: -8.49%
  • Return on Equity: 8.51%
  • Return on Assets: 6.78%
Debt:
  • Current Ratio: 2.39%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.67%
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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: $19.08 (12.50% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Brooks Automation (NASDAQ:BRKS)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
2/7/2017B. RileyReiterated RatingBuy$22.00View Rating Details
2/2/2017Needham & Company LLCBoost Price TargetBuy$22.00View Rating Details
1/9/2017Credit Suisse GroupUpgradeUnderperform -> Neutral$13.00 -> $17.00View Rating Details
1/3/2017Stifel NicolausDowngradeBuy -> Hold$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 2/25/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Brooks Automation (NASDAQ:BRKS)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
4/26/2017        
2/1/2017Q1 2017$0.21$0.25$160.03 million$160.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
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)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Brooks Automation (NASDAQ:BRKS)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.98 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.11 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$0.25$0.25$0.25
Q3 20171$0.26$0.26$0.26
Q4 20171$0.23$0.23$0.23
Q1 20181$0.23$0.23$0.23
Q2 20181$0.26$0.26$0.26
Q3 20181$0.30$0.30$0.30
Q4 20181$0.29$0.29$0.29
Q1 20191$0.29$0.29$0.29
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Brooks Automation (NASDAQ:BRKS)
Annual Dividend:$0.40
Dividend Yield:1.83%
Payout Ratio:-53.33% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
40.82% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
36.04% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)

Dividend History for Brooks Automation (NASDAQ:BRKS)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
2/1/2017quarterly$0.101.96%3/1/20173/3/20173/24/2017
11/10/2016quarterly$0.102.67%11/30/201612/2/201612/23/2016
7/28/2016quarterly$0.103.22%8/31/20169/2/20169/23/2016
4/28/2016quarterly$0.104.22%6/1/20166/3/20166/24/2016
2/3/2016quarterly$0.104.48%3/2/20163/4/20163/24/2016
11/5/2015quarterly$0.103.57%12/2/201512/4/201512/22/2015
8/6/2015quarterly$0.103.5%9/2/20159/4/20159/25/2015
5/4/2015quarterly$0.103.57%6/3/20156/5/20156/26/2015
2/5/2015quarterly$0.103.31%3/4/20153/6/20153/27/2015
11/6/2014quarterly$0.103.4%12/3/201412/5/201412/26/2014
7/31/2014quarterly$0.103.8%9/3/20149/5/20149/26/2014
5/8/2014quarterly$0.083.2%6/4/20146/6/20146/27/2014
2/6/2014quarterly$0.083.27%3/5/20143/7/20143/28/2014
11/15/2013quarterly$0.083.13%12/4/201312/6/201312/27/2013
8/8/2013quarterly$0.083.42%9/4/20139/6/20139/27/2013
5/9/2013quarterly$0.083.23%6/5/20136/7/20136/28/2013
2/4/2013quarterly$0.083.46%3/6/20133/8/20133/29/2013
(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: 88.84%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
2/10/2017David PietrantoniInsiderSell10,000$20.95$209,500.00View SEC Filing  
2/9/2017Lindon G RobertsonCFOSell47,017$20.93$984,065.81View SEC Filing  
2/2/2017Jason JosephVPSell8,350$19.58$163,493.00View SEC Filing  
2/2/2017William T MontoneSVPSell15,000$19.33$289,950.00View SEC Filing  
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)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for Brooks Automation (NASDAQ:BRKS)
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thestreet.com logoBigger Upside Move Seen for Brooks Automation (NASDAQ:BRKS)
realmoney.thestreet.com - February 21 at 3:18 PM
marketexclusive.com logoInsider Trading Activity Brooks Automation, Inc. (NASDAQ:BRKS) – Insider Sold 10,000 shares of Stock (NASDAQ:BRKS)
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biz.yahoo.com logoBROOKS AUTOMATION INC Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers, Submission of Matters to a Vote (NASDAQ:BRKS)
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marketexclusive.com - February 12 at 9:02 PM
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www.rttnews.com - February 3 at 9:14 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoBrooks Life Science Systems Optimizes Workflow and Improves Sample Throughput with New FluidX™ IntelliXcap™ Decapper (NASDAQ:BRKS)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 3 at 4:11 PM
rttnews.com logoBrooks Automation Inc. Reveals 1284% Advance In Q1 Earnings (NASDAQ:BRKS)
www.rttnews.com - February 2 at 9:13 PM
streetinsider.com logoBrooks Automation Inc. (BRKS) PT Raised to $22 at Needham & Company (NASDAQ:BRKS)
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finance.yahoo.com - February 2 at 4:12 PM
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us.rd.yahoo.com - February 1 at 9:17 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoBrooks Automation Inc Earnings Call scheduled for 4:30 pm ET today (NASDAQ:BRKS)
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sg.finance.yahoo.com - February 1 at 9:17 PM
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biz.yahoo.com - February 1 at 4:17 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoBrooks Automation Reports Results for the Fiscal First Quarter of 2017 Ended December 31, 2016 (NASDAQ:BRKS)
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finance.yahoo.com - January 28 at 4:02 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoFANTEX, INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Material Modification to Rights of Security Holders, Amendments to Articles of Inc. (NASDAQ:BRKS)
biz.yahoo.com - January 27 at 5:05 PM
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marketexclusive.com logoAnalyst Downgrades – Brooks Automation (NASDAQ:BRKS) Stock Gets Downgraded By Stifel Nicolaus from Buy to Hold (NASDAQ:BRKS)
marketexclusive.com - January 3 at 5:26 PM
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finance.yahoo.com - December 1 at 4:05 PM
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What is Brooks Automation's stock symbol?

Brooks Automation trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "BRKS."

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

Brooks Automation announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, February 1st. Investors of record on Friday, March 3rd will be given a dividend of $0.10 per share on Friday, March 24th. This represents a $0.40 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.83%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, March 1st.

Where is Brooks Automation's stock going? Where will Brooks Automation's stock price be in 2017?

6 brokerages have issued twelve-month price targets for Brooks Automation's shares. Their predictions range from $16.50 to $22.00. On average, they expect Brooks Automation's share price to reach $19.08 in the next year.

When will Brooks Automation announce their earnings?

Brooks Automation is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, April, 26th 2017.

What are analysts saying about Brooks Automation stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Brooks Automation stock:

  • According to Zacks Investment Research, "Brooks Automation delivers automation solutions to the global semiconductor and related industries. The company's hardware, factory/tool management software, and professional services can manage every wafer, reticle and data movement in the fab, helping semiconductor manufacturers optimize throughput, yield and cost reduction, while reducing their time to market. Brooks products and capabilities are used in virtually every fab in the world. " (2/3/2017)

  • Needham & Company LLC analysts commented, "BRKS reported F1Q17 (Dec) earnings and provided guidance above consensus, as strength in the SemiCap space coupled with continuing growth in Life Science are supporting robust business levels. While the strengthening in the SemiCap space is well known, we believe BRKS has significantly improved its position in the space that should support the business to continue to outgrow the industry. In Life Science, we believe the solid bookings with an increased number of multiple large deals confirms that BRKS's strategy to become a comprehensive solution provider is starting to work, which should support more consistent growth ahead. We believe BRKS is executing on its profitable growth strategy, and see the stock pushing higher. Reiterate our Buy and raise our PT to $22 (from $20)." (2/2/2017)

Who owns Brooks Automation stock?

Brooks Automation's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (8.40%), Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC (8.02%), Royce & Associates LP (3.76%), State Street Corp (2.18%), Systematic Financial Management LP (1.10%) and Franklin Resources Inc. (0.78%). Company insiders that own Brooks Automation stock include A Clinton Allen, Alfred Woollacott III, David C Gray, David Pietrantoni, Jason Joseph, John K Mcgillicuddy, Lindon G Robertson, Robyn C Davis, Stephen S Schwartz and William T Montone.

Who sold Brooks Automation stock? Who is selling Brooks Automation stock?

Brooks Automation's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC, Royce & Associates LP, Systematic Financial Management LP, Guggenheim Capital LLC, Franklin Resources Inc., GSA Capital Partners LLP, Teachers Retirement System of The State of Kentucky and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP. Company insiders that have sold Brooks Automation stock in the last year include Alfred Woollacott III, David C Gray, David Pietrantoni, Jason Joseph, Lindon G Robertson, Robyn C Davis, Stephen S Schwartz and William T Montone.

Who bought Brooks Automation stock? Who is buying Brooks Automation stock?

Brooks Automation's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Two Sigma Investments LP, Martingale Asset Management L P, State Street Corp, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Divisar Capital Management LLC, Allianz Asset Management AG, Bessemer Group Inc. and Russell Investments Group Ltd.. Company insiders that have bought Brooks Automation stock in the last two years include A Clinton Allen and Lindon G Robertson.

How do I buy Brooks Automation stock?

Shares of Brooks Automation can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of Brooks Automation stock cost?

One share of Brooks Automation stock can currently be purchased for approximately $21.81.

Brooks Automation (NASDAQ:BRKS) Chart for Saturday, February, 25, 2017


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Dividend Payments by Quarter for Brooks Automation (NASDAQ:BRKS)

Last Updated on 2/25/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff