NASDAQ:BRKS

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MA: $86.18
$99.80
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$32.56
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$101.63
Volume1.07 million shs
Average Volume912,502 shs
Market Capitalization$7.59 billion
P/E Ratio116.29
Dividend Yield0.42%
Beta1.97

Competitors

Brooks Automation (NASDAQ:BRKS) Vs. AMAT, LRCX, KLAC, ENTG, MKSI, and AMKR

Should you be buying BRKS stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the sub-industry of "semiconductor equipment" are considered alternatives and competitors to Brooks Automation, including Applied Materials (AMAT), Lam Research (LRCX), KLA (KLAC), Entegris (ENTG), MKS Instruments (MKSI), and Amkor Technology (AMKR).

Applied Materials (NASDAQ:AMAT) and Brooks Automation (NASDAQ:BRKS) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, risk, profitability, earnings and valuation.

Dividends

Applied Materials pays an annual dividend of $0.88 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.7%. Brooks Automation pays an annual dividend of $0.40 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.4%. Applied Materials pays out 21.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Brooks Automation pays out 31.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Applied Materials has raised its dividend for 3 consecutive years and Brooks Automation has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years. Applied Materials is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Risk & Volatility

Applied Materials has a beta of 1.48, meaning that its stock price is 48% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Brooks Automation has a beta of 1.97, meaning that its stock price is 97% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

78.8% of Applied Materials shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 95.3% of Brooks Automation shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.4% of Applied Materials shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.6% of Brooks Automation shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and price targets for Applied Materials and Brooks Automation, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Applied Materials041902.83
Brooks Automation02502.71

Applied Materials currently has a consensus price target of $143.7917, indicating a potential upside of 7.52%. Brooks Automation has a consensus price target of $81.8750, indicating a potential downside of 19.99%. Given Applied Materials' stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities analysts clearly believe Applied Materials is more favorable than Brooks Automation.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Applied Materials and Brooks Automation's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Applied Materials$17.20 billion7.13$3.62 billion$4.1732.07
Brooks Automation$897.27 million8.46$64.85 million$1.2681.21

Applied Materials has higher revenue and earnings than Brooks Automation. Applied Materials is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Brooks Automation, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Profitability

This table compares Applied Materials and Brooks Automation's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Applied Materials21.04%40.65%18.07%
Brooks Automation7.23%7.95%6.13%

Summary

Applied Materials beats Brooks Automation on 12 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Lam Research (NASDAQ:LRCX) and Brooks Automation (NASDAQ:BRKS) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, risk, profitability, earnings and valuation.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Lam Research and Brooks Automation's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Lam Research$10.04 billion9.16$2.25 billion$15.9540.36
Brooks Automation$897.27 million8.46$64.85 million$1.2681.21

Lam Research has higher revenue and earnings than Brooks Automation. Lam Research is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Brooks Automation, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and price targets for Lam Research and Brooks Automation, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Lam Research042002.83
Brooks Automation02502.71

Lam Research currently has a consensus price target of $545.0833, indicating a potential downside of 15.32%. Brooks Automation has a consensus price target of $81.8750, indicating a potential downside of 19.99%. Given Lam Research's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities analysts clearly believe Lam Research is more favorable than Brooks Automation.

Profitability

This table compares Lam Research and Brooks Automation's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Lam Research23.60%55.82%20.06%
Brooks Automation7.23%7.95%6.13%

Risk & Volatility

Lam Research has a beta of 1.33, meaning that its stock price is 33% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Brooks Automation has a beta of 1.97, meaning that its stock price is 97% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

84.0% of Lam Research shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 95.3% of Brooks Automation shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.3% of Lam Research shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.6% of Brooks Automation shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Dividends

Lam Research pays an annual dividend of $5.20 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.8%. Brooks Automation pays an annual dividend of $0.40 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.4%. Lam Research pays out 32.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Brooks Automation pays out 31.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Lam Research has raised its dividend for 3 consecutive years and Brooks Automation has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years. Lam Research is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Summary

Lam Research beats Brooks Automation on 12 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Brooks Automation (NASDAQ:BRKS) and KLA (NASDAQ:KLAC) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, dividends, institutional ownership, earnings, analyst recommendations, risk and valuation.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Brooks Automation and KLA's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Brooks Automation$897.27 million8.46$64.85 million$1.2681.21
KLA$5.81 billion8.84$1.22 billion$10.3532.17

KLA has higher revenue and earnings than Brooks Automation. KLA is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Brooks Automation, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for Brooks Automation and KLA, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Brooks Automation02502.71
KLA08802.50

Brooks Automation presently has a consensus target price of $81.8750, indicating a potential downside of 19.99%. KLA has a consensus target price of $284.9333, indicating a potential downside of 14.43%. Given KLA's higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe KLA is more favorable than Brooks Automation.

Profitability

This table compares Brooks Automation and KLA's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Brooks Automation7.23%7.95%6.13%
KLA21.76%65.49%18.66%

Risk & Volatility

Brooks Automation has a beta of 1.97, suggesting that its stock price is 97% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, KLA has a beta of 1.26, suggesting that its stock price is 26% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

95.3% of Brooks Automation shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 88.7% of KLA shares are held by institutional investors. 1.6% of Brooks Automation shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.2% of KLA shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Dividends

Brooks Automation pays an annual dividend of $0.40 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.4%. KLA pays an annual dividend of $3.60 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.1%. Brooks Automation pays out 31.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. KLA pays out 34.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Brooks Automation has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years and KLA has raised its dividend for 11 consecutive years. KLA is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Summary

KLA beats Brooks Automation on 11 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Brooks Automation (NASDAQ:BRKS) and Entegris (NASDAQ:ENTG) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, dividends, institutional ownership, earnings, analyst recommendations, risk and valuation.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Brooks Automation and Entegris' gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Brooks Automation$897.27 million8.46$64.85 million$1.2681.21
Entegris$1.59 billion9.98$254.86 million$1.9360.82

Entegris has higher revenue and earnings than Brooks Automation. Entegris is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Brooks Automation, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for Brooks Automation and Entegris, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Brooks Automation02502.71
Entegris02502.71

Brooks Automation presently has a consensus target price of $81.8750, indicating a potential downside of 19.99%. Entegris has a consensus target price of $104.6667, indicating a potential downside of 10.83%. Given Entegris' higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Entegris is more favorable than Brooks Automation.

Profitability

This table compares Brooks Automation and Entegris' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Brooks Automation7.23%7.95%6.13%
Entegris15.03%26.54%12.06%

Risk & Volatility

Brooks Automation has a beta of 1.97, suggesting that its stock price is 97% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Entegris has a beta of 1.33, suggesting that its stock price is 33% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

95.3% of Brooks Automation shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 98.4% of Entegris shares are held by institutional investors. 1.6% of Brooks Automation shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.7% of Entegris shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Dividends

Brooks Automation pays an annual dividend of $0.40 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.4%. Entegris pays an annual dividend of $0.32 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.3%. Brooks Automation pays out 31.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Entegris pays out 16.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Brooks Automation has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Entegris has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Summary

Entegris beats Brooks Automation on 11 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Brooks Automation (NASDAQ:BRKS) and MKS Instruments (NASDAQ:MKSI) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, dividends, institutional ownership, earnings, analyst recommendations, risk and valuation.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Brooks Automation and MKS Instruments' gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Brooks Automation$897.27 million8.46$64.85 million$1.2681.21
MKS Instruments$1.90 billion5.43$140.39 million$4.5241.33

MKS Instruments has higher revenue and earnings than Brooks Automation. MKS Instruments is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Brooks Automation, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for Brooks Automation and MKS Instruments, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Brooks Automation02502.71
MKS Instruments02802.80

Brooks Automation presently has a consensus target price of $81.8750, indicating a potential downside of 19.99%. MKS Instruments has a consensus target price of $180.00, indicating a potential downside of 3.65%. Given MKS Instruments' stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe MKS Instruments is more favorable than Brooks Automation.

Profitability

This table compares Brooks Automation and MKS Instruments' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Brooks Automation7.23%7.95%6.13%
MKS Instruments12.78%16.49%9.74%

Risk & Volatility

Brooks Automation has a beta of 1.97, suggesting that its stock price is 97% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, MKS Instruments has a beta of 1.6, suggesting that its stock price is 60% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

95.3% of Brooks Automation shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 94.0% of MKS Instruments shares are held by institutional investors. 1.6% of Brooks Automation shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.1% of MKS Instruments shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Dividends

Brooks Automation pays an annual dividend of $0.40 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.4%. MKS Instruments pays an annual dividend of $0.80 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.4%. Brooks Automation pays out 31.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. MKS Instruments pays out 17.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Brooks Automation has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years and MKS Instruments has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years. MKS Instruments is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Summary

MKS Instruments beats Brooks Automation on 11 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

Brooks Automation (NASDAQ:BRKS) and Amkor Technology (NASDAQ:AMKR) are both mid-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, dividends, institutional ownership, earnings, analyst recommendations, risk and valuation.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Brooks Automation and Amkor Technology's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Brooks Automation$897.27 million8.46$64.85 million$1.2681.21
Amkor Technology$4.05 billion1.45$120.89 million$0.5642.89

Amkor Technology has higher revenue and earnings than Brooks Automation. Amkor Technology is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Brooks Automation, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for Brooks Automation and Amkor Technology, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Brooks Automation02502.71
Amkor Technology11202.25

Brooks Automation presently has a consensus target price of $81.8750, indicating a potential downside of 19.99%. Amkor Technology has a consensus target price of $15.25, indicating a potential downside of 36.51%. Given Brooks Automation's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Brooks Automation is more favorable than Amkor Technology.

Profitability

This table compares Brooks Automation and Amkor Technology's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Brooks Automation7.23%7.95%6.13%
Amkor Technology6.39%14.81%6.29%

Risk & Volatility

Brooks Automation has a beta of 1.97, suggesting that its stock price is 97% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Amkor Technology has a beta of 1.63, suggesting that its stock price is 63% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

95.3% of Brooks Automation shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 37.6% of Amkor Technology shares are held by institutional investors. 1.6% of Brooks Automation shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 59.3% of Amkor Technology shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Dividends

Brooks Automation pays an annual dividend of $0.40 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.4%. Amkor Technology pays an annual dividend of $0.16 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.7%. Brooks Automation pays out 31.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Amkor Technology pays out 28.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Brooks Automation has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Amkor Technology has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years. Amkor Technology is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Summary

Brooks Automation beats Amkor Technology on 9 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.


Brooks Automation Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
Applied Materials logo
AMAT
Applied Materials
2.1$133.73+0.5%$122.72 billion$17.20 billion34.11Analyst Report
Lam Research logo
LRCX
Lam Research
2.2$643.71+0.9%$91.99 billion$10.04 billion36.51Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
KLA logo
KLAC
KLA
2.2$333.00+1.7%$51.31 billion$5.81 billion40.51Analyst Report
Entegris logo
ENTG
Entegris
1.8$117.38+1.6%$15.88 billion$1.59 billion60.20Dividend Announcement
Analyst Downgrade
Insider Selling
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
MKS Instruments logo
MKSI
MKS Instruments
2.1$186.82+0.8%$10.32 billion$1.90 billion37.29Insider Selling
Decrease in Short Interest
News Coverage
Amkor Technology logo
AMKR
Amkor Technology
1.9$24.02+0.3%$5.86 billion$4.05 billion18.77Decrease in Short Interest
CMC Materials logo
CCMP
CMC Materials
1.6$190.11+0.6%$5.54 billion$1.12 billion39.36Analyst Revision
News Coverage
Advanced Energy Industries logo
AEIS
Advanced Energy Industries
1.8$116.75+0.8%$4.48 billion$788.95 million43.24Analyst Report
News Coverage
FormFactor logo
FORM
FormFactor
1.8$49.37+0.0%$3.84 billion$589.46 million49.87Analyst Report
Onto Innovation logo
ONTO
Onto Innovation
1.5$70.66+0.6%$3.46 billion$305.90 million-371.89Insider Selling
Xperi logo
XPER
Xperi
1.6$22.39+0.6%$2.36 billion$280.07 million-38.60
Cohu logo
COHU
Cohu
1.5$48.66+1.7%$2.34 billion$583.33 million-43.84Analyst Downgrade
News Coverage
Ultra Clean logo
UCTT
Ultra Clean
1.5$53.73+2.0%$2.18 billion$1.07 billion49.75Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
Axcelis Technologies logo
ACLS
Axcelis Technologies
1.7$42.66+3.9%$1.44 billion$342.96 million32.08Analyst Downgrade
News Coverage
Veeco Instruments logo
VECO
Veeco Instruments
1.4$20.98+1.2%$1.04 billion$419.35 million-24.40Analyst Downgrade
News Coverage
Photronics logo
PLAB
Photronics
1.7$12.71+0.2%$805.62 million$609.69 million23.98News Coverage
PDF Solutions logo
PDFS
PDF Solutions
1.6$17.49+2.0%$649.67 million$85.58 million-69.96News Coverage
AXT logo
AXTI
AXT
1.7$10.94+3.1%$461.30 million$83.26 million-364.38News Coverage
Gap Down
Rubicon Technology logo
RBCN
Rubicon Technology
0.5$10.86+1.8%$26.30 million$3.53 million-45.25Gap Up
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