NASDAQ:BRKS - Brooks Automation Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $26.26 -0.77 (-2.85 %) (As of 12/14/2018 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$26.26Today's Range$26.06 - $27.1752-Week Range$22.87 - $39.75Volume620,727 shsAverage Volume824,216 shsMarket Capitalization$1.94 billionP/E Ratio41.03Dividend Yield1.48%Beta1.13 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 Webwww.brooks.com Phone978-262-2400 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.27 Current Ratio3.43 Quick Ratio2.84 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio41.03 Forward P/E Ratio27.07 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$631.56 million Price / Sales2.98 Cash Flow$1.1472 per share Price / Cash Flow22.89 Book Value$10.16 per share Price / Book2.58 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.64 Net Income$116.57 million Net Margins14.94% Return on Equity13.78% Return on Assets8.95% Miscellaneous Employees1,548 Outstanding Shares71,780,000Market Cap$1.94 billion 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 announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, November 20th. Shareholders of record on Friday, December 7th will be given a dividend of $0.10 per share on Thursday, December 20th. This represents a $0.40 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.52%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 6th. View Brooks Automation's Dividend History. How were Brooks Automation's earnings last quarter? Brooks Automation, Inc (NASDAQ:BRKS) posted its earnings results on Monday, November, 19th. The semiconductor company reported $0.16 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.38 by $0.22. The semiconductor company had revenue of $160 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $206 million. Brooks Automation had a net margin of 14.94% and a return on equity of 13.78%. The firm's revenue was up 18.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the business posted $0.35 earnings per share. 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 Thursday, February 7th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Brooks Automation. What guidance has Brooks Automation issued on next quarter's earnings? Brooks Automation issued an update on its first quarter 2019 earnings guidance on Monday, November, 19th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $0.10-0.14 for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $170-180 million. What price target have analysts set for BRKS? 5 equities research analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Brooks Automation's stock. 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 year. This suggests a possible upside of 46.2% 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? Media stories about BRKS stock have trended somewhat positive on Saturday, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. InfoTrie rates the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing 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 closest to five being the most favorable. Brooks Automation earned a news impact score of 0.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news articles about the semiconductor company a news buzz of 2.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is very unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near future. Who are some of Brooks Automation's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Brooks Automation include GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft (GEAGY), IHI CORP/ADR (IHICY), SUMITOMO HEAVY/ADR (SOHVY), ASM International (ASMIY), Bodycote (BYPLF), Milacron (MCRN), Axcelis Technologies (ACLS), Energy Recovery (ERII), Veeco Instruments (VECO), ACM Research (ACMR), Manitex International (MNTX), Intevac (IVAC), Amtech Systems (ASYS), Magnegas Applied Tchnlgy Sltns (MNGA) and CVD Equipment (CVV). Who are Brooks Automation's key executives? Brooks Automation's management team includes the folowing people: Dr. Stephen S. Schwartz, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 59)Mr. Lindon G. Robertson, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 56)Mr. David C. Gray Ph.D., Sr. VP and Chief Strategy & New Bus. Officer (Age 52)Mr. David E. Jarzynka, Pres of Semiconductor Solutions Group (Age 50)Mr. Maurice H. Tenney III, Pres of Brooks Life Science Systems (Age 55) Who are Brooks Automation's major shareholders? Brooks Automation's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (14.34%), Vanguard Group Inc. (10.20%), Vanguard Group Inc (10.04%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (5.16%), DF Dent & Co. Inc. (2.81%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (2.77%). 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 Glenmede Trust Co. NA, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Vident Investment Advisory LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Allianz Asset Management GmbH, Penserra Capital Management LLC, Macquarie Group Ltd. and Legal & General Group Plc. 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 bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Mirae Asset Global Investments Co. Ltd., Federated Investors Inc. PA, FMR LLC, Point72 Asset Management L.P., BlackRock Inc., Vanguard Group Inc, Vanguard Group Inc. and Wells Fargo & Company MN. 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 $26.26. How big of a company is Brooks Automation? Brooks Automation has a market capitalization of $1.94 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: 409 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 282 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 691MarketBeat'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 12/15/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What is a balanced fund?