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Brooks Automation Stock Forecast, Price & News

-5.38 (-5.85 %)
(As of 05/12/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Volume1.24 million shs
Average Volume910,928 shs
Market Capitalization$6.43 billion
P/E Ratio98.40
Dividend Yield0.43%
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About Brooks Automation

Brooks Automation, Inc. engages in the provision of automation and cryogenic solutions for multiple markets, including semiconductor capital equipment and life science biological sample management and storage. It operates through the following segments: Brooks Semiconductor Solutions Group and Brooks Life Sciences Products and Brooks Life Sciences Services. The Brooks Semiconductor Solutions Group segment provides a variety of products, services and solutions that improves throughput and yield in controlled operating environments, as well as an extensive range of support services. The Brooks Life Sciences Products segment offers automated cold sample management systems for compound and biological sample storage, equipment for sample preparation and handling, consumables and instruments that help customers manage samples throughout their research discovery and development workflows. The Brooks Life Sciences Services segment offers sample storage services, genomic sequencing, gene synthesis, lab processing services, lab analysis, informatics and other support services provided to a wide range of life science customers, including pharmaceutical companies, biotechnology companies, biorepositories and research institutes. The company was founded in 1978 and is headquartered in Chelmsford, MA.


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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Special industry machinery, not elsewhere classified
Sub-IndustrySemiconductor Equipment
Current SymbolNASDAQ:BRKS
Phone(978) 262-2400
Year Founded1978

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$897.27 million
Cash Flow$2.40 per share
Book Value$16.45 per share


Net Income$64.85 million




Market Cap$6.43 billion
Next Earnings Date7/29/2021 (Estimated)

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Overall MarketRank

1.91 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

132nd out of 1,567 stocks

Special Industry Machinery, Not Elsewhere Classified Industry

4th out of 27 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.4Community Rank: 2.9Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.9 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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When is Brooks Automation's next earnings date?

Brooks Automation is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, July 29th 2021.
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How were Brooks Automation's earnings last quarter?

Brooks Automation, Inc. (NASDAQ:BRKS) issued its quarterly earnings results on Sunday, May, 9th. The semiconductor company reported $0.61 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.51 by $0.10. The semiconductor company earned $287 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $272.88 million. Brooks Automation had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 7.95% and a net margin of 7.23%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 30.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.25 earnings per share.
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How has Brooks Automation's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus?

Brooks Automation's stock was trading at $30.80 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, BRKS stock has increased by 181.1% and is now trading at $86.59.
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How often does Brooks Automation pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Brooks Automation?

Brooks Automation announced a quarterly dividend on Monday, May 10th. Shareholders 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 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 0.43%. Brooks Automation does not yet have a strock 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 19.42% 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 issued an update on its third quarter earnings guidance on Monday, May, 10th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $0.65-0.75 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $0.53. The company issued revenue guidance of $300-320 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $274.38 million.

What price target have analysts set for BRKS?

6 brokerages have issued 1 year price targets for Brooks Automation's shares. Their forecasts range from $52.00 to $130.00. On average, they expect Brooks Automation's stock price to reach $91.50 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 5.7% 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:
  • Stephen S. Schwartz, President, Chief Executive Officer & Director (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Lindon G. Robertson, Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Jason W. Joseph, Secretary, Senior Vice President & General Counsel (LinkedIn Profile)
  • David C. Gray, Senior VP, Chief Strategy & New Business Officer (LinkedIn Profile)
  • David E. Jarzynka, President-Brooks Semiconductor Solutions Group (LinkedIn Profile)

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 a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (12.27%), Waddell & Reed Financial Inc. (1.95%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.72%), Northern Trust Corp (1.53%), Fisher Asset Management LLC (1.28%) and Jennison Associates LLC (1.22%). Company insiders that own Brooks Automation stock include David C Gray, David Pietrantoni, Jason Joseph, Joseph R Martin, Lindon G Robertson, Robin Vacha, Stephen S Schwartz and William T Montone.
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Which institutional investors are selling Brooks Automation stock?

BRKS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Principal Financial Group Inc., Prudential Financial Inc., Jennison Associates LLC, Fisher Asset Management LLC, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Royce & Associates LP, and Comerica Bank. Company insiders that have sold Brooks Automation company stock in the last year include David C Gray, David Pietrantoni, Jason Joseph, Joseph R Martin, Lindon G Robertson, Robin Vacha, Stephen S Schwartz, and William T Montone.
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Which institutional investors are buying Brooks Automation stock?

BRKS stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Lord Abbett & CO. LLC, GW&K Investment Management LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Great Lakes Advisors LLC, Geneva Capital Management LLC, Geode Capital Management LLC, American International Group Inc., and Rafferty Asset Management LLC.
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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 $86.59.

How much money does Brooks Automation make?

Brooks Automation has a market capitalization of $6.43 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 5/13/2021 by Staff
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