About MKS Instruments
MKS Instruments, Inc. (MKS) is a provider of instruments, subsystems and process control solutions that measures, controls, powers, monitors and analyzes critical parameters of advanced manufacturing processes to improve process performance and productivity. The Company operates through segments, including Advanced Manufacturing Capital Equipment, which includes the development, manufacturing and sales of instruments, control and vacuum products, power and reactive gas products; Global Service, which includes the worldwide servicing of instruments, control and vacuum products, power and reactive gas products and certain other product groups; Asia Region Sales, which includes sales of products that are re-sold from the Advanced Manufacturing Capital Equipment and Other segments into Asia regions, and Other. The Company groups its products into three groups, including instruments, control and vacuum products; power and reactive gas products, and analytical solutions group products.
Industry, Sector and Symbol:
- Sector: Computer and Technology
- Industry: Scientific & Technical Instruments
- Sub-Industry: Semiconductor Equipment
- Exchange: NASDAQ
- Symbol: MKSI
- CUSIP: 55306N10
- Previous Close: $66.70
- 50 Day Moving Average: $65.23
- 200 Day Moving Average: $55.28
- 52-Week Range: $53,617,000.00 - $32.72
- Trailing P/E Ratio: 34.38
- Foreward P/E Ratio: 14.63
- P/E Growth: 1.34
- Market Cap: $3.58B
- Outstanding Shares: 53,617,000
- Beta: 1.03
- Net Margins: 8.09%
- Return on Equity: 13.63%
- Return on Assets: 8.21%
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- Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.48%
- Current Ratio: 4.21%
- Quick Ratio: 3.05%
What is MKS Instruments' stock symbol?
MKS Instruments trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "MKSI."
How often does MKS Instruments pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for MKS Instruments?
MKS Instruments declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, February 14th. Shareholders of record on Monday, February 27th will be paid a dividend of $0.175 per share on Friday, March 10th. This represents a $0.70 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.05%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, February 23rd. This is an increase from MKS Instruments's previous quarterly dividend of $0.17.
Where is MKS Instruments' stock going? Where will MKS Instruments' stock price be in 2017?
4 analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for MKS Instruments' stock. Their predictions range from $59.00 to $75.00. On average, they anticipate MKS Instruments' share price to reach $66.00 in the next year.
When will MKS Instruments announce their earnings?
MKS Instruments is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, April, 24th 2017.
What are analysts saying about MKS Instruments stock?
Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about MKS Instruments stock:
According to Zacks Investment Research, "MKS Instruments reported robust third-quarter 2016 results. Adjusted earnings and revenues exceeded its respective year-ago tallies as well as the Zacks Consensus Estimates. The company is presently boosting its revenues and margins on the back of favorable business conditions in the semiconductor and other advanced markets. The strategic acquisition of Newport Corporation is also expected to bolster near-term revenues and margins. Also, the new operating model is expected to enhance profitability and support the implementation of an efficient capital deployment program to ultimately strengthen balance sheet and augment shareholders’ cash results in the near term." (10/28/2016)
Citigroup Inc. analysts commented, "The Newport transaction not only diversifies the revenue base to an even 50/50 split of semi and non-semi business, but it also opens the door to new customers in the semiconductor space." (10/12/2016)
Who owns MKS Instruments stock?
MKS Instruments' stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (7.89%), Royce & Associates LP (4.35%), Silvercrest Asset Management Group LLC (3.64%), Franklin Resources Inc. (3.21%), State Street Corp (2.33%) and Fiduciary Management Inc. WI (2.06%). Company insiders that own MKS Instruments stock include Brian Charles Quirk, Cristina Amon, Elizabeth Mora, Gerard G Colella, John R Abrams, John Tseng-Chung Lee, Peter Hanley, Richard S Chute, Robert R Anderson and Seth H Bagshaw.
Who sold MKS Instruments stock? Who is selling MKS Instruments stock?
MKS Instruments' stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Royce & Associates LP, Franklin Resources Inc., Federated Investors Inc. PA, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Neumeier Poma Investment Counsel LLC, Loomis Sayles & Co. L P, Zebra Capital Management LLC and Denver Investment Advisors LLC. Company insiders that have sold MKS Instruments stock in the last year include Brian Charles Quirk, Elizabeth Mora, Gerard G Colella, John R Abrams, John Tseng-Chung Lee, Peter Hanley, Richard S Chute, Robert R Anderson and Seth H Bagshaw.
Who bought MKS Instruments stock? Who is buying MKS Instruments stock?
MKS Instruments' stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Value Holdings Management CO. LLC, State Street Corp, Silvercrest Asset Management Group LLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Guggenheim Capital LLC, Cortina Asset Management LLC, Fiduciary Management Inc. WI and Putnam Investments LLC.
How do I buy MKS Instruments stock?
Shares of MKS Instruments can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.
How much does a share of MKS Instruments stock cost?
One share of MKS Instruments stock can currently be purchased for approximately $66.70.