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NASDAQ:BRKSBrooks Automation Stock Price, Forecast & News

$43.72
+0.70 (+1.63 %)
(As of 06/5/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$43.52
Now: $43.72
$44.86
50-Day Range
$32.29
MA: $37.92
$43.02
52-Week Range
$21.19
Now: $43.72
$50.35
Volume439,599 shs
Average Volume474,956 shs
Market Capitalization$3.22 billion
P/E Ratio7.18
Dividend Yield0.93%
Beta1.48
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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Analyst Opinion: 1.3Community Rank: 2.9Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 2.5 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

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2.20 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Special industry machinery, not elsewhere classified
Sub-IndustrySemiconductor Equipment
Current SymbolNASDAQ:BRKS
CUSIP11434010
Phone978-262-2400

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$781.86 million
Cash Flow$1.57 per share
Book Value$15.77 per share

Profitability

Net Income$437.42 million

Miscellaneous

Employees2,984
Market Cap$3.22 billion
Next Earnings Date8/6/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Brooks Automation (NASDAQ:BRKS) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Brooks Automation's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Brooks Automation's stock was trading at $30.80 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, BRKS shares have increased by 41.9% and is now trading at $43.72. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Brooks Automation?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Brooks Automation in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View analyst ratings for Brooks Automation.

When is Brooks Automation's next earnings date?

Brooks Automation is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, August 6th 2020. View our earnings forecast for Brooks Automation.

How were Brooks Automation's earnings last quarter?

Brooks Automation, Inc (NASDAQ:BRKS) announced its earnings results on Thursday, April, 30th. The semiconductor company reported $0.25 EPS for the quarter, hitting analysts' consensus estimates of $0.25. The semiconductor company earned $220.23 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $219.27 million. Brooks Automation had a net margin of 52.96% and a return on equity of 6.41%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 11.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $0.17 EPS. View Brooks Automation's earnings history.

How often does Brooks Automation pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Brooks Automation?

Brooks Automation declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, April 30th. Shareholders of record on Friday, June 5th will be paid a dividend of $0.10 per share on Friday, June 26th. This represents a $0.40 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.91%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, June 4th. View Brooks Automation's dividend history.

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

Brooks Automation updated its third quarter earnings guidance on Thursday, April, 30th. The company provided EPS guidance of $0.16-0.24 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.30. The company issued revenue guidance of $200-215 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $218.33 million.

What price target have analysts set for BRKS?

6 analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Brooks Automation's stock. Their forecasts range from $35.00 to $50.00. On average, they expect Brooks Automation's share price to reach $42.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 3.9%. View analysts' price targets for Brooks Automation.

Has Brooks Automation been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about BRKS stock have trended somewhat negative recently, InfoTrie reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Brooks Automation earned a coverage optimism score of -1.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news stories about the semiconductor company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future. View the latest news aboutBrooks Automation.

Are investors shorting Brooks Automation?

Brooks Automation saw a decline in short interest during the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totaling 4,000,000 shares, a decline of 12.3% from the April 30th total of 4,560,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 643,800 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 6.2 days. Approximately 5.6% of the shares of the company are sold short. View Brooks Automation's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Brooks Automation's key competitors?

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), Applied Materials (AMAT), Alibaba Group (BABA), Intel (INTC), Micron Technology (MU), Square (SQ), AbbVie (ABBV), Adobe (ADBE), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) and Lam Research (LRCX).

Who are Brooks Automation's key executives?

Brooks Automation's management team includes the following people:
  • Dr. Stephen S. Schwartz, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 60)
  • Mr. Lindon G. Robertson, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 57)
  • Mr. David C. Gray Ph.D., Sr. VP and Chief Strategy & New Bus. Officer (Age 53)
  • Mr. David E. Jarzynka, Pres of Semiconductor Solutions Group (Age 51)
  • Mr. Maurice H. Tenney III, Pres of Brooks Life Sciences (Age 56)

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 BlackRock Inc. (14.29%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (3.71%), William Blair Investment Management LLC (3.61%), Silvercrest Asset Management Group LLC (3.59%), State Street Corp (3.02%) and Tower House Partners LLP (1.97%). Company insiders that own Brooks Automation stock include Alfred Woollacott III, David C Gray, David Jarzynka, David Pietrantoni, Jason Joseph, Joseph R Martin, 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 Silvercrest Asset Management Group LLC, Rice Hall James & Associates LLC, Rice Hall James & Associates LLC, BlackRock Inc., Morgan Stanley, Morgan Stanley, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, and Castleark Management LLC. 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, Stephen S Schwartz, and William T Montone. View insider buying and selling activity 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 William Blair Investment Management LLC, Waddell & Reed Financial Inc., Wells Fargo & Company MN, Tower House Partners LLP, Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Jennison Associates LLC, Nuveen Asset Management LLC, and State Street Corp. View insider buying and selling activity 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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Brooks Automation's stock price today?

One share of BRKS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $43.72.

How big of a company is Brooks Automation?

Brooks Automation has a market capitalization of $3.22 billion and generates $781.86 million in revenue each year. The semiconductor company earns $437.42 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.77 on an earnings per share basis. Brooks Automation employs 2,984 workers across the globe.

What is Brooks Automation's official website?

The official website for Brooks Automation is 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]

This page was last updated on 6/6/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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