NASDAQ:BRKS - Brooks Automation Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $30.85 -0.01 (-0.03 %) (As of 10/23/2018 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$30.86Today's Range$29.35 - $31.3852-Week Range$21.75 - $39.75Volume30,846 shsAverage Volume694,507 shsMarket Capitalization$2.17 billionP/E Ratio25.02Dividend Yield1.30%Beta1.05 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 applications and markets. It operates in 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 products include atmospheric and vacuum robots, robotic modules, and tool automation systems that offer precision handling and clean wafer environments; automated cleaning and inspection systems for wafer carriers, as well as reticle pod cleaners and stockers; and vacuum pumping and thermal management solutions for critical process vacuum applications. 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, decapping, 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 relocation, bio-processing, 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; and 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. The company serves semiconductor capital equipment and sample management markets for life sciences 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 Webwww.brooks.com Phone978-262-2400 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.27 Current Ratio3.29 Quick Ratio2.48 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio25.02 Forward P/E Ratio19.90 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$692.89 million Price / Sales3.15 Cash Flow$1.6622 per share Price / Cash18.56 Book Value$8.71 per share Price / Book3.54 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.24 Net Income$62.61 million Net Margins15.40% Return on Equity16.28% Return on Assets11.01% Miscellaneous Employees1,661 Outstanding Shares70,640,000Market Cap$2.17 billion OptionableN/A 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 Monday, August 6th. Investors of record on Friday, September 7th will be paid a dividend of $0.10 per share on Friday, September 28th. This represents a $0.40 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.28%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 6th. View Brooks Automation's Dividend History. How were Brooks Automation's earnings last quarter? Brooks Automation, Inc (NASDAQ:BRKS) announced its quarterly earnings data on Monday, August, 6th. The semiconductor company reported $0.46 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.43 by $0.03. The semiconductor company earned $223.48 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $218.98 million. Brooks Automation had a net margin of 15.40% and a return on equity of 16.28%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 23.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $0.36 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, November 8th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Brooks Automation. What guidance has Brooks Automation issued on next quarter's earnings? Brooks Automation updated its fourth quarter earnings guidance on Monday, August, 6th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $0.35 -0.43 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.40. The company issued revenue guidance of $203 -213 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $208.89 million. What price target have analysts set for BRKS? 6 brokerages have issued 12 month price targets for Brooks Automation's stock. Their forecasts range from $28.00 to $56.00. On average, they anticipate Brooks Automation's share price to reach $41.3333 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 32.5% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Brooks Automation. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Brooks Automation? 6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Brooks Automation in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 5 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Brooks Automation. Who are some of Brooks Automation's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Brooks Automation include IHI Corp/ADR (IHICY), SUMITOMO HEAVY/ADR (SOHVY), ASM International (ASMIY), Bodycote (BYPLF), Milacron (MCRN), Axcelis Technologies (ACLS), Veeco Instruments (VECO), Energy Recovery (ERII), Manitex International (MNTX), ACM Research (ACMR), Intevac (IVAC), Amtech Systems (ASYS), CVD Equipment (CVV), Greystone Logistics (GLGI) and Magnegas Applied Tchnlgy Sltns (MNGA). 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 E. Jarzynka, Sr. VP & GM of Brooks Semiconductor Solutions Group (Age 50)Mr. David C. Gray Ph.D., Sr. VP and Chief Strategy & New Bus. Officer (Age 52)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 IMA Wealth Inc. (0.14%), Nisa Investment Advisors LLC (0.06%), New England Research & Management Inc. (0.05%), Aperio Group LLC (0.05%), Seven Eight Capital LP (0.05%) and NJ State Employees Deferred Compensation Plan (0.03%). Company insiders that own Brooks Automation stock include Alfred Woollacott III, David C Gray, David Jarzynka, David Pietrantoni, Jason Joseph, Lindon G Robertson, Maurice H Tenney, Robyn C Davis, 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 NJ State Employees Deferred Compensation Plan and IMA Wealth Inc.. 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 purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including New England Research & Management Inc., Seven Eight Capital LP, Nisa Investment Advisors LLC and Aperio Group LLC. 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 $31.19. How big of a company is Brooks Automation? Brooks Automation has a market capitalization of $2.17 billion and generates $692.89 million in revenue each year. The semiconductor company earns $62.61 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.24 on an earnings per share basis. Brooks Automation employs 1,661 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: 400 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 272 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 672MarketBeat'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 10/23/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What is a Stop Order?