Brooks Automation Stock Forecast, Price & News

-1.66 (-1.88 %)
(As of 07/27/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Volume374,249 shs
Average Volume888,064 shs
Market Capitalization$6.45 billion
P/E Ratio69.42
Dividend Yield0.45%
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About Brooks Automation

Brooks Automation, Inc. provides manufacturing automation solutions for the semiconductor industry, and life science sample-based services and solutions for the life sciences market worldwide. The company operates in three segments: Brooks Semiconductor Solutions Group, Brooks Life Sciences Services, and Brooks Life Sciences Products. The Brooks Semiconductor Solutions Group segment offers 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. It also offers repair and refurbishment, diagnostics, and installation services, as well as spare parts and productivity enhancement upgrade services. The Brooks Life Sciences Services segment provides gene sequencing and gene synthesis services, including next generation sequencing, sanger sequencing, gene synthesis, bioinformatics, and good laboratory practices regulatory services; 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 services; and sample intelligence software solutions and integration of customer technology. The Brooks Life Sciences Products segment offers automated cold storage systems; consumables, such as various formats of racks, tubes, caps, plates, and foils used for the storage and handling of samples in cold storage environments; and instruments used for labeling, bar coding, capping, de-capping, auditing, sealing, peeling, and piercing tubes and plates. The company serves 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.


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1.94 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

200th out of 1,651 stocks

Special Industry Machinery, Not Elsewhere Classified Industry

8th out of 32 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.4Community Rank: 3.7Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Brooks Automation (NASDAQ:BRKS) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Brooks Automation a buy right now?

6 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Brooks Automation in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 hold rating and 5 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" Brooks Automation stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Brooks Automation?

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Are investors shorting Brooks Automation?

Brooks Automation saw a drop in short interest in June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totaling 1,640,000 shares, a drop of 36.4% from the June 15th total of 2,580,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 911,200 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 1.8 days. Currently, 2.3% of the company's stock are sold short.
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When is Brooks Automation's next earnings date?

Brooks Automation is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, August 5th 2021.
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How can I listen to Brooks Automation's earnings call?

Brooks Automation will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, August 5th at 4:30 PM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link.

How were Brooks Automation's earnings last quarter?

Brooks Automation, Inc. (NASDAQ:BRKS) issued its earnings results on Sunday, May, 9th. The semiconductor company reported $0.61 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.51 by $0.10. The semiconductor company earned $287 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $272.88 million. Brooks Automation had a net margin of 9.22% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 11.28%. The firm's revenue was up 30.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $0.25 earnings per share.
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How has Brooks Automation's stock been impacted by COVID-19?

Brooks Automation's stock was trading at $30.80 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, BRKS shares have increased by 181.8% and is now trading at $86.78.
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How often does Brooks Automation pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Brooks Automation?

Brooks Automation declared a quarterly dividend on Monday, May 10th. Investors of record on Friday, June 4th will be paid a dividend of $0.10 per share on Friday, June 25th. This represents a $0.40 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.46%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, June 3rd.
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Is Brooks Automation a good dividend stock?

Brooks Automation pays an annual dividend of $0.40 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.45%. Brooks Automation does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Brooks Automation is 31.75%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Brooks Automation will have a dividend payout ratio of 14.71% next year. This indicates that Brooks Automation will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What guidance has Brooks Automation issued on next quarter's earnings?

Brooks Automation updated its third quarter 2021 earnings guidance on Tuesday, June, 8th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $0.650-0.750 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.520. The company issued revenue guidance of $300 million-320 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $274.10 million.

What price target have analysts set for BRKS?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month price targets for Brooks Automation's shares. Their forecasts range from $52.00 to $130.00. On average, they anticipate Brooks Automation's share price to reach $91.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 5.4% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Brooks Automation's key executives?

Brooks Automation's management team includes the following people:
  • Dr. Stephen S. Schwartz, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 62, Pay $1.42M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Lindon G. Robertson, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 59, Pay $1M)
  • Mr. Jason W. Joseph, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 50, Pay $586.54k) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Dr. Guojuan Liao Ph.D., Pres of Life Sciences Services (Age 56, Pay $713.92k)
  • Mr. David E. Jarzynka, Pres of Semiconductor Solutions Group (Age 53, Pay $770.35k)
  • Mr. David F. Pietrantoni, VP of Fin., Corp. Controller & Principal Accounting Officer (Age 48) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Sara Silverman, Director of Investor Relations
  • Mr. John E. O'Brien, VP of Corp. Devel. (Age 51)
  • Mr. William T. Montone, Sr. VP of HR (Age 69)
  • Mr. J. Robert Woodward, Sr. VP of Quality & Engineering

What is Stephen S. Schwartz's approval rating as Brooks Automation's CEO?

86 employees have rated Brooks Automation CEO Stephen S. Schwartz on Stephen S. Schwartz has an approval rating of 73% among Brooks Automation's employees.

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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 NVIDIA (NVDA), Micron Technology (MU), Applied Materials (AMAT), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Intel (INTC), AbbVie (ABBV), Adobe (ADBE), Alibaba Group (BABA), Square (SQ) and Visa (V).

What is Brooks Automation's stock symbol?

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

Who are Brooks Automation's major shareholders?

Brooks Automation's stock is owned by many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund (0.03%), New Mexico Educational Retirement Board (0.02%), Traynor Capital Management Inc. (0.01%) and New England Research & Management Inc. (0.01%). Company insiders that own Brooks Automation stock include David C Gray, David Pietrantoni, Jason Joseph, Joseph R Martin, Lindon G Robertson, Michael Rosenblatt, Robin Vacha, Stephen S Schwartz, Stephen S Schwartz and William T Montone.
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Which major investors are selling Brooks Automation stock?

BRKS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including New England Research & Management Inc., and Traynor Capital Management Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Brooks Automation company stock in the last year include David Pietrantoni, Jason Joseph, Lindon G Robertson, Michael Rosenblatt, Robin Vacha, Stephen S Schwartz, and William T Montone.
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Which major investors are buying Brooks Automation stock?

BRKS stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including New Mexico Educational Retirement Board, and Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund.
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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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Brooks Automation's stock price today?

One share of BRKS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $86.78.

How much money does Brooks Automation make?

Brooks Automation has a market capitalization of $6.45 billion and generates $897.27 million in revenue each year. The semiconductor company earns $64.85 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.26 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Brooks Automation have?

Brooks Automation employs 3,200 workers across the globe.

Does Brooks Automation have any subsidiaries?

The following companies are subsidiares of Brooks Automation: 4titude Ltd, Auto Simulations, Auto-Soft, Automation Systems Group, BioSpeciMan Corporation, BioSpeciMan LLC, Biostorage Technologies, Biostorage Technologies (Beijing) Consulting Co Ltd, Biostorage Technologies Asia Pacific Pte Ltd, Biostorage Technologies GmbH, Biostorage Technologies Inc., Brooks Automation (France) SAS, Brooks Automation (Germany) GmbH, Brooks Automation (Singapore) PTE Ltd, Brooks Automation (UK) Ltd, Brooks Automation AG, Brooks Automation Asia Ltd, Brooks Automation Israel Ltd, Brooks Automation Korea Inc., Brooks Automation Luxembourg SARL, Brooks Automation Taiwan Company Ltd, Brooks CCS Japan KK, Brooks CCS RS AG, Brooks Japan KK, Brooks RS Holding AG, Brooks Technology (Shanghai) Limited, CCS Technology Inc., Cedrex, Cell Imaging System, Contact Co. Ltd., Cool Lab, Cool Lab LLC, Crossing Automation, Domain Manufacturing Corp., Dynamic Micro Systems Semiconductor Equipment, FASTech Integration, Fab Air Control, FluidX Ltd, FluidX Ltd., GENEWIZ Group, General Precision Inc., Genewiz (Guangzhou) Ltd, Genewiz (Nanjing) Biotech Ltd, Genewiz (Suzhou) Ltd, Genewiz France Ltd, Genewiz GmbH, Genewiz Inc., Genewiz Japan, Genewiz LLC, Genewiz Tianjin Ltd, Genewiz UK Ltd, HERMOS Informatik, Hanyon Technology, Helix Technology Corp., Intelligent Automation Systems, Irvine Optical Co., Keystone Electronics (Wuxi) Co. Ltd., Matrical, MiTeX Solutions, MicroTool Inc., Nexus Biosystems, PRI Automation, Pacific Bio-Material Management Inc., Progressive Technologies, RTS Life Sciences Ltd., RURO, SEMY Engineering, SimCon NV, Smart Machines, Synetics Solutions, Tec-Sem AG, Tec-Sem Singapore PTE Ltd, Techware Systems Corp., and UK Biofex.

When was Brooks Automation founded?

Brooks Automation was founded in 1978.

What is Brooks Automation's official website?

The official website for Brooks Automation is

Where are Brooks Automation's headquarters?

Brooks Automation is headquartered at 15 Elizabeth Drive, Chelmsford MA, 01824.

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]

This page was last updated on 7/28/2021 by Staff
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