NASDAQ:BRKS - Brooks Automation Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$26.26 -0.77 (-2.85 %)
(As of 12/14/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$26.26
Today's Range$26.06 - $27.17
52-Week Range$22.87 - $39.75
Volume620,727 shs
Average Volume824,216 shs
Market Capitalization$1.94 billion
P/E Ratio41.03
Dividend Yield1.48%
Beta1.13
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.

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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
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 Shares71,780,000
Market 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 declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, November 20th. Investors of record on Friday, December 7th will be paid 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 is Thursday, December 6th. View Brooks Automation's Dividend History.

How were Brooks Automation's earnings last quarter?

Brooks Automation, Inc (NASDAQ:BRKS) announced its quarterly earnings results on Monday, November, 19th. The semiconductor company reported $0.16 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.38 by $0.22. The semiconductor company had revenue of $160 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $206 million. Brooks Automation had a return on equity of 13.78% and a net margin of 14.94%. Brooks Automation's revenue was up 18.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company earned $0.35 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 Thursday, February 7th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Brooks Automation.

What guidance has Brooks Automation issued on next quarter's earnings?

Brooks Automation updated its first quarter 2019 earnings guidance on Monday, November, 19th. The company provided 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 1-year price targets for Brooks Automation's stock. Their forecasts 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 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 headlines about BRKS stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. InfoTrie scores the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Brooks Automation earned a daily sentiment score of 0.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media stories about the semiconductor company a news buzz of 2.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is very unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future.

Who are some of Brooks Automation's key competitors?

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 variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders 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 major 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 major 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 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  409 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  282 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  691
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This page was last updated on 12/15/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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