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Brooks Automation Stock Forecast, Price & News

-1.96 (-2.46 %)
(As of 01/15/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $77.73
50-Day Range
MA: $72.43
52-Week Range
Now: $77.73
Volume568,056 shs
Average Volume1.35 million shs
Market Capitalization$5.77 billion
P/E Ratio88.33
Dividend Yield0.54%
Brooks Automation, Inc. provides manufacturing automation solutions for the semiconductor industry, and life science sample-based services and solutions for the life sciences market worldwide. The company operates in three segments: Brooks Semiconductor Solutions Group, Brooks Life Sciences Services, and Brooks Life Sciences Products. 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. It also offers repair and refurbishment, diagnostics, and installation services, as well as spare parts and productivity enhancement upgrade services. The Brooks Life Sciences Services segment provides gene sequencing and gene synthesis services, including next generation sequencing, sanger sequencing, gene synthesis, bioinformatics, and good laboratory practices regulatory services; 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 services; and sample intelligence software solutions and integration of customer technology. The Brooks Life Sciences Products segment offers automated cold storage systems; consumables, such as various formats of racks, tubes, caps, plates, and foils used for the storage and handling of samples in cold storage environments; and instruments used for labeling, bar coding, capping, de-capping, auditing, sealing, peeling, and piercing tubes and plates. The company serves 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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Overall MarketRank

2.22 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

42nd out of 1,259 stocks

Special Industry Machinery, Not Elsewhere Classified Industry

2nd out of 22 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.4Community Rank: 2.9Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 2.5 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

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$16.45 per share


Net Income$64.85 million


Market Cap$5.77 billion
Next Earnings Date2/4/2021 (Estimated)
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(As of 01/15/2021 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 Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

Brooks Automation's stock was trading at $30.80 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, BRKS shares have increased by 152.4% and is now trading at $77.73.
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Is Brooks Automation a buy right now?

8 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Brooks Automation in the last twelve months. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" Brooks Automation stock.
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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 past winning trading ideas 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 quarterly earnings data on Sunday, November, 15th. The semiconductor company reported $0.47 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.36 by $0.11. The semiconductor company earned $246.20 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $234.88 million. Brooks Automation had a net margin of 7.23% and a return on equity of 7.95%. Brooks Automation's quarterly revenue was up 23.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $0.30 EPS.
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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 paid a dividend of $0.10 per share on Thursday, December 17th. This represents a $0.40 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.51%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 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 0.54%. 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 first quarter earnings guidance on Tuesday, November, 10th. The company provided EPS guidance of $0.37-0.47 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS 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 analysts have issued 1 year target prices for Brooks Automation's shares. Their forecasts range from $40.00 to $91.00. On average, they expect Brooks Automation's stock price to reach $64.88 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 16.5%.
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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 & Director (Age 62, Pay $1.42M)
  • Mr. Lindon G. Robertson, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 59, Pay $1M)
  • Mr. Jason W. Joseph, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 50, Pay $586.54k)
  • Dr. Guojuan Liao Ph.D., Pres of Life Sciences Services (Age 56, Pay $713.92k)
  • Mr. David E. Jarzynka, Pres of Semiconductor Solutions Group (Age 53, Pay $770.35k)
  • Mr. David F. Pietrantoni, VP of Fin., Corp. Controller & Principal Accounting Officer (Age 48)
  • Mr. Mark Namaroff, Director of Investor Relations (Age 58)
  • Mr. John E. O'Brien, VP of Corp. Devel. (Age 51)
  • Mr. William T. Montone, Sr. VP of HR (Age 69)
  • Mr. J. Robert Woodward, Sr. VP of Quality & Engineering

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 State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.08%), New England Research & Management Inc. (0.03%), Crossmark Global Holdings Inc. (0.02%), Park National Corp OH (0.01%) and Sowell Financial Services LLC (0.00%). 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 major investors are selling Brooks Automation stock?

BRKS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including New England Research & Management Inc., State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Park National Corp OH, and Crossmark Global Holdings 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 major investors are buying Brooks Automation stock?

BRKS stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Sowell Financial Services 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.

What is Brooks Automation's stock price today?

One share of BRKS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $77.73.

How big of a company is Brooks Automation?

Brooks Automation has a market capitalization of $5.77 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 1/17/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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