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

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$33.75 +0.25 (+0.75 %)
(As of 02/20/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$33.50
Today's Range$32.97 - $33.84
52-Week Range$23.02 - $39.75
Volume619,619 shs
Average Volume583,875 shs
Market Capitalization$2.39 billion
P/E Ratio52.73
Dividend Yield1.19%
Beta1.3
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

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

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$631.56 million
Cash Flow$1.2088 per share
Book Value$10.29 per share

Profitability

Net Income$116.57 million

Miscellaneous

Employees1,548
Market Cap$2.39 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 Wednesday, February 6th. Stockholders of record on Friday, March 1st will be paid a dividend of $0.10 per share on Friday, March 22nd. This represents a $0.40 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.19%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, February 28th. 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 Tuesday, February, 5th. The semiconductor company reported $0.17 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.12 by $0.05. The semiconductor company had revenue of $179.37 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $174.46 million. Brooks Automation had a net margin of 14.86% and a return on equity of 11.80%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 25.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $0.09 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 Tuesday, May 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 second quarter earnings guidance on Tuesday, February, 5th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $0.07-0.12 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $0.21. The company issued revenue guidance of $190-200 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $199.85 million.Brooks Automation also updated its Q2 2019 guidance to $0.07-0.12 EPS.

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 expect Brooks Automation's stock price to reach $38.40 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 13.8% 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?

News articles about BRKS stock have trended neutral this week, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. InfoTrie rates the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Brooks Automation earned a daily sentiment score of 0.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the semiconductor company a news buzz of 5.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat likely to have an effect on the company'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 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)

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. (14.39%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (4.65%), Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management LLC (4.33%), Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC (3.92%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (2.90%) and Macquarie Group Ltd. (2.41%). 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 Millennium Management LLC, Boston Partners, Mirae Asset Global Investments Co. Ltd., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Jennison Associates LLC, Hodges Capital Management Inc., First Trust Advisors LP and Royce & Associates LP. 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 acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management LLC, Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund, Macquarie Group Ltd., Granite Investment Partners LLC, BlackRock Inc., Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Bank of America Corp DE and PNC Financial Services Group Inc.. 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 $33.75.

How big of a company is Brooks Automation?

Brooks Automation has a market capitalization of $2.39 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:  413 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  284 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  697
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This page was last updated on 2/20/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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