NASDAQ:BRKS - Brooks Automation Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $29.01 -0.50 (-1.69 %) (As of 03/25/2019 10:50 AM ET)Previous Close$29.51Today's Range$28.70 - $29.5652-Week Range$23.02 - $39.75Volume3,312 shsAverage Volume776,597 shsMarket Capitalization$2.06 billionP/E Ratio44.95Dividend Yield1.36%Beta1.33 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Brooks Automation, Inc. provides automation and cryogenic solutions for various markets. The company operates in two segments, Brooks Semiconductor Solutions Group and Brooks Life Science Systems. The Brooks Semiconductor Solutions Group segment offers mission-critical wafer automation and contamination controls solutions and services. Its products include atmospheric and vacuum robots, robotic modules, and tool automation systems that offer precision handling and clean wafer environments; and automated cleaning and inspection systems for wafer carriers, reticle pod cleaners, and stockers. This segment also offers repair, diagnostic, and installation services, as well as spare parts and productivity enhancement upgrade services. The Brooks Life Science Systems segment provides automated cold storage systems; consumables, including various formats of racks, tubes, caps, plates, and foils; and instruments used for labeling, bar coding, capping, de-capping, auditing, sealing, peeling, and piercing tubes and plates. It also provides sample management services, such as on-site and off-site sample storage, cold chain logistics, sample transport and collection relocation, bio-processing solutions, disaster recovery, and business continuity, as well as project management and consulting. In addition, this segment offers sample intelligence software solutions and customer technology integration; laboratory work flow scheduling for life science tools and instrument work cells, sample inventory and logistics, environmental and temperature monitoring, and clinical trial and consent management, as well as planning, data management, virtualization, and visualization services; and gene sequencing analysis and synthesis services. The company serves thee semiconductor capital equipment and life sciences sample management markets in approximately 50 countries. Brooks Automation, Inc. was founded in 1978 and is headquartered in Chelmsford, Massachusetts. Receive BRKS News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for BRKS and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry Special industry machinery, not elsewhere classified Sub-IndustrySemiconductor Equipment SectorComputer and Technology Current SymbolNASDAQ:BRKS Previous Symbol CUSIP11434010 CIK933974 Webwww.brooks.com Phone978-262-2400Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.73 Current Ratio2.73 Quick Ratio2.15Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio44.95 Forward P/E Ratio38.68 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$631.56 million Price / Sales3.26 Cash Flow$1.1609 per share Price / Cash Flow24.99 Book Value$10.16 per share Price / Book2.86Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.64 Net Income$116.57 million Net Margins14.86% Return on Equity11.80% Return on Assets7.10%Miscellaneous Employees1,548 Outstanding Shares70,960,000Market Cap$2.06 billion Next Earnings Date5/7/2019 (Estimated) OptionableOptionable Brooks Automation (NASDAQ:BRKS) Frequently Asked Questions 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 declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, February 6th. Stockholders of record on Friday, March 1st will be paid a dividend of $0.10 per share on Friday, March 22nd. This represents a $0.40 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.38%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, February 28th. View Brooks Automation's Dividend History. How were Brooks Automation's earnings last quarter? Brooks Automation, Inc (NASDAQ:BRKS) posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, February, 5th. The semiconductor company reported $0.17 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.12 by $0.05. The semiconductor company earned $179.37 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $174.46 million. Brooks Automation had a return on equity of 11.80% and a net margin of 14.86%. Brooks Automation's revenue for the quarter was up 25.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $0.09 EPS. View Brooks Automation's Earnings History. When is Brooks Automation's next earnings date? Brooks Automation is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, May 7th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Brooks Automation. What guidance has Brooks Automation issued on next quarter's earnings? Brooks Automation updated its second quarter earnings guidance on Tuesday, February, 5th. The company provided EPS guidance of $0.07-0.12 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $0.21. The company issued revenue guidance of $190-200 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $199.85 million.Brooks Automation also updated its Q2 2019 guidance to $0.07-0.12 EPS. What price target have analysts set for BRKS? 5 brokerages have issued 12 month price targets for Brooks Automation's shares. Their predictions range from $26.00 to $56.00. On average, they anticipate Brooks Automation's share price to reach $38.40 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 32.4% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Brooks Automation. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Brooks Automation? 5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Brooks Automation in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Brooks Automation. Has Brooks Automation been receiving favorable news coverage? News stories about BRKS stock have trended positive this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. InfoTrie ranks the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Brooks Automation earned a news sentiment score of 3.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the semiconductor company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days. Who are some of Brooks Automation's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Brooks Automation include GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft (GEAGY), SUMITOMO HEAVY/ADR (SOHVY), IHI CORP/ADR (IHICY), ASM International (ASMIY), Bodycote (BYPLF), Milacron (MCRN), Axcelis Technologies (ACLS), Veeco Instruments (VECO), Energy Recovery (ERII), ACM Research (ACMR), Manitex International (MNTX), Intevac (IVAC), Amtech Systems (ASYS), CVD Equipment (CVV) and Greystone Logistics (GLGI). What other stocks do shareholders of Brooks Automation own? Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Brooks Automation investors own include Micron Technology (MU), Alibaba Group (BABA), NVIDIA (NVDA), Intel (INTC), Applied Materials (AMAT), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Square (SQ), Bank of America (BAC), Boeing (BA) and Visa (V). Who are Brooks Automation's key executives? Brooks Automation's management team includes the folowing people: Dr. Stephen S. Schwartz, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 60)Mr. Lindon G. Robertson, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 57)Mr. David C. Gray Ph.D., Sr. VP and Chief Strategy & New Bus. Officer (Age 53)Mr. David E. Jarzynka, Pres of Semiconductor Solutions Group (Age 51)Mr. Maurice H. Tenney III, Pres of Brooks Life Sciences (Age 56) Who are Brooks Automation's major shareholders? Brooks Automation's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (14.39%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (4.72%), Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management LLC (4.33%), Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC (3.92%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (2.90%) and Macquarie Group Ltd. (2.41%). Company insiders that own Brooks Automation stock include David C Gray, David Jarzynka, David Pietrantoni, Jason Joseph, Lindon G Robertson, Maurice H Tenney, Stephen S Schwartz and William T Montone. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Brooks Automation. Which institutional investors are selling Brooks Automation stock? BRKS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Millennium Management LLC, Boston Partners, FMR LLC, Mirae Asset Global Investments Co. Ltd., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Jennison Associates LLC, Hodges Capital Management Inc. and First Trust Advisors LP. Company insiders that have sold Brooks Automation company stock in the last year include David C Gray, David Jarzynka, David Pietrantoni, Jason Joseph, Lindon G Robertson, Maurice H Tenney, Stephen S Schwartz and William T Montone. View Insider Buying and Selling for Brooks Automation. Which institutional investors are buying Brooks Automation stock? BRKS stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Norges Bank, Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management LLC, Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund, Macquarie Group Ltd., Granite Investment Partners LLC, BlackRock Inc., Bank of New York Mellon Corp and Bank of America Corp DE. View Insider Buying and Selling for Brooks Automation. How do I buy shares of Brooks Automation? Shares of BRKS 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 Brooks Automation's stock price today? One share of BRKS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $29.01. How big of a company is Brooks Automation? Brooks Automation has a market capitalization of $2.06 billion and generates $631.56 million in revenue each year. The semiconductor company earns $116.57 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.64 on an earnings per share basis. Brooks Automation employs 1,548 workers across the globe. What is Brooks Automation's official website? The official website for Brooks Automation is http://www.brooks.com. How can I contact Brooks Automation? Brooks Automation's mailing address is 15 Elizabeth Drive, Chelmsford MA, 01824. The semiconductor company can be reached via phone at 978-262-2400 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for Brooks Automation (NASDAQ BRKS)Community Ranking: 3.0 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 416 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 287 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 703MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Brooks Automation and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe BRKS will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe BRKS will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 3/25/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Why are percentage decliners important?