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NASDAQ:BRKSBrooks Automation Stock Price, Forecast & News

-0.54 (-0.97 %)
(As of 08/14/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $54.89
50-Day Range
MA: $47.66
52-Week Range
Now: $54.89
Volume204,700 shs
Average Volume539,527 shs
Market Capitalization$4.05 billion
P/E Ratio8.88
Dividend Yield0.72%
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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 1.2Community Rank: 2.9Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 2.5 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.86 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

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



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$781.86 million
Cash Flow$1.53 per share
Book Value$15.93 per share


Net Income$437.42 million


Market Cap$4.05 billion
Next Earnings Date11/4/2020 (Estimated)
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Brooks Automation (NASDAQ:BRKS) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Brooks Automation's stock 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 78.2% and is now trading at $54.89.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Brooks Automation?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Brooks Automation in the last year. There are currently 4 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."
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When is Brooks Automation's next earnings date?

Brooks Automation is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, November 4th 2020.
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How were Brooks Automation's earnings last quarter?

Brooks Automation, Inc (NASDAQ:BRKS) issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July, 30th. The semiconductor company reported $0.32 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.20 by $0.12. The semiconductor company earned $220.35 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $207.25 million. Brooks Automation had a return on equity of 6.58% and a net margin of 52.69%.
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How often does Brooks Automation pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Brooks Automation?

Brooks Automation declared a quarterly dividend on Monday, August 3rd. Shareholders of record on Friday, September 4th will be paid a dividend of $0.10 per share on Friday, September 25th. This represents a $0.40 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.73%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 3rd.
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What guidance has Brooks Automation issued on next quarter's earnings?

Brooks Automation issued an update on its fourth quarter earnings guidance on Thursday, July, 30th. The company provided EPS guidance of $0.32-0.40 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $0.21. The company issued revenue guidance of $229-241 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $208.44 million.

What price target have analysts set for BRKS?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month target prices for Brooks Automation's stock. Their forecasts range from $35.00 to $65.00. On average, they anticipate Brooks Automation's share price to reach $45.20 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 17.7%.
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Has Brooks Automation been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about BRKS stock have trended very positive recently, InfoTrie reports. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Brooks Automation earned a daily sentiment score of 4.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave headlines about the semiconductor company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few days.
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Are investors shorting Brooks Automation?

Brooks Automation saw a decrease in short interest during the month of April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totaling 4,000,000 shares, a decrease of 12.3% from the April 15th total of 4,560,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 643,800 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 6.2 days. Currently, 5.6% of the shares of the company are sold short.
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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), Micron Technology (MU), Alibaba Group (BABA), Adobe (ADBE), Intel (INTC), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Square (SQ), AbbVie (ABBV) and Broadcom (AVGO).

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 a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (10.85%), Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management LLC (5.34%), William Blair Investment Management LLC (4.93%), Silvercrest Asset Management Group LLC (3.62%), Macquarie Group Ltd. (2.30%) and Fisher Asset Management LLC (1.46%). 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.
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Which major investors are selling Brooks Automation stock?

BRKS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Marshall Wace North America L.P., Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Federated Hermes Inc., Vident Investment Advisory LLC, Vident Investment Advisory LLC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Fisher Asset Management LLC, and First Trust Advisors LP. 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.
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Which major investors are buying Brooks Automation stock?

BRKS stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including William Blair Investment Management LLC, Vanguard Group Inc., Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management LLC, Great Lakes Advisors LLC, Advisory Research Inc., Ceredex Value Advisors LLC, Comerica Bank, and Prudential Financial Inc..
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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 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 $54.89.

How big of a company is Brooks Automation?

Brooks Automation has a market capitalization of $4.05 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 8/15/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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