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Brooks Automation Stock Forecast, Price & News

+2.63 (+3.74 %)
(As of 11/27/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $73.03
50-Day Range
MA: $56.77
52-Week Range
Now: $73.03
Volume330,130 shs
Average Volume509,050 shs
Market Capitalization$5.39 billion
P/E Ratio82.99
Dividend Yield0.57%
Brooks Automation, Inc. provides automation and cryogenic solutions worldwide. The company operates in two segments, Brooks Semiconductor Solutions Group and Brooks Life Science Systems. The Brooks Semiconductor Solutions Group segment offers 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 the 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: 2.4Community Rank: 2.9Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.10 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$897.27 million
Cash Flow$2.25 per share
Book Value$16.44 per share


Net Income$64.85 million


Market Cap$5.39 billion
Next Earnings Date2/4/2021 (Estimated)
+2.63 (+3.74 %)
(As of 11/27/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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Brooks Automation (NASDAQ:BRKS) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Brooks Automation's stock price been impacted by COVID-19?

Brooks Automation's stock was trading at $30.80 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, BRKS shares have increased by 137.1% and is now trading at $73.03.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Brooks Automation?

8 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Brooks Automation in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Brooks Automation?

Wall Street analysts have given Brooks Automation a "Buy" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's winning trading ideas this year have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Brooks Automation wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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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, February 4th 2021.
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How were Brooks Automation's earnings last quarter?

Brooks Automation, Inc. (NASDAQ:BRKS) announced its earnings results on Sunday, November, 15th. The semiconductor company reported $0.47 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.36 by $0.11. The semiconductor company had revenue of $246.20 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $234.88 million. Brooks Automation had a return on equity of 7.95% and a net margin of 7.23%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 23.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the firm posted $0.30 earnings per share.
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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 Tuesday, November 10th. Shareholders of record on Friday, December 4th will be given a dividend of $0.10 per share on Thursday, December 17th. This represents a $0.40 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.55%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 3rd.
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What guidance has Brooks Automation issued on next quarter's earnings?

Brooks Automation issued an update on its first quarter earnings guidance on Tuesday, November, 10th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $0.37-0.47 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.31. The company issued revenue guidance of $237-251 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $228.45 million.

What price target have analysts set for BRKS?

8 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year price targets for Brooks Automation's stock. Their forecasts range from $40.00 to $77.00. On average, they anticipate Brooks Automation's share price to reach $62.88 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 13.9%.
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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), Micron Technology (MU), Applied Materials (AMAT), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Intel (INTC), AbbVie (ABBV), Adobe (ADBE), Alibaba Group (BABA), Square (SQ) and Visa (V).

Who are Brooks Automation's key executives?

Brooks Automation's management team includes the following people:
  • Dr. Stephen S. Schwartz, CEO, Pres, Interim GM of Life Sciences & Director (Age 61, Pay $979.59k)
  • Mr. Lindon G. Robertson, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 58, Pay $710.18k)
  • Mr. David C. Gray Ph.D., Sr. VP and Chief Strategy & New Bus. Officer (Age 54, Pay $475.09k)
  • Mr. David E. Jarzynka, Pres of Semiconductor Solutions Group (Age 52, Pay $523.53k)
  • Dr. Guojuan Liao Ph.D., Pres of Life Sciences Services & GENEWIZ (Age 54, Pay $701.48k)
  • Mr. David F. Pietrantoni, VP of Fin., Corp. Controller & Principal Accounting Officer (Age 47)
  • Mr. Mark Namaroff, Director of Investor Relations (Age 57)
  • Mr. Jason W. Joseph, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 49)
  • Mr. John E. O'Brien, VP of Corp. Devel. (Age 50)
  • Mr. William T. Montone, Sr. VP of HR (Age 68)

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 investors include BlackRock Inc. (15.03%), William Blair Investment Management LLC (5.22%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (3.03%), State Street Corp (2.98%), Jennison Associates LLC (1.54%) and Fisher Asset Management LLC (1.40%). 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, 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 Wells Fargo & Company MN, Royce & Associates LP, Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A., Great West Life Assurance Co. Can, State Street Corp, Tower House Partners LLP, Fisher Asset Management LLC, and Hodges Capital Management Inc.. 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 William Blair Investment Management LLC, Copper Rock Capital Partners LLC, Jennison Associates LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., BlackRock Inc., Congress Asset Management Co. MA, Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC, and BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA.
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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 $73.03.

How big of a company is Brooks Automation?

Brooks Automation has a market capitalization of $5.39 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. Brooks Automation employs 3,200 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 11/28/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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