MKS Instruments Company Profile (NASDAQ:MKSI)

About MKS Instruments

MKS Instruments logoMKS 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
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $48.85
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $48.66
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $43.95
  • 52-Week Range: $30.67 - $54.73
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 31.95
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 14.50
  • P/E Growth: 1.53
  • Market Cap: $2.62B
  • Outstanding Shares: 53,242,000
  • Beta: 1.18
  • Net Margins: 9.21%
  • Return on Equity: 9.33%
  • Return on Assets: 7.13%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.59%
  • Current Ratio: 4.82%
  • Quick Ratio: 3.48%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for MKS Instruments (NASDAQ:MKSI) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Hold Rating, 3 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.75)
Consensus Price Target: $50.00 (2.35% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for MKS Instruments (NASDAQ:MKSI)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
10/12/2016Citigroup Inc.Initiated CoverageBuy$59.00View Rating Details
7/29/2016Pacific CrestReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
7/28/2016Dougherty & CoDowngradeBuy -> NeutralView Rating Details
5/12/2016Stifel NicolausBoost Price TargetBuy$43.00 -> $49.00View Rating Details
1/9/2015Bank of America Corp.DowngradeNeutral -> Underperform$32.00View Rating Details
11/24/2014SidotiDowngradeBuy -> NeutralView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/26/2014 forward)


Earnings History for MKS Instruments (NASDAQ:MKSI)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/26/2016Q3$0.78$0.88$370.13 million$380.66 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/27/2016Q2$0.48$0.72$288.62 million$325.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/25/2016Q116$0.33$0.38$177.19 million$184.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/27/2016Q4$0.27$0.34$159.58 million$172.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/21/2015Q3$0.56$0.59$204.71 million$209.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/22/2015Q2$0.61$0.62$210.61 million$217.97 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/22/2015Q115$0.53$0.66$205.53 million$214.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/28/2015Q414$0.47$0.54$192.68 million$203.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/22/2014Q314$0.36$0.43$180.95 million$187.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/23/2014Q214$0.28$0.42$171.00 million$185.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/23/2014Q114$0.42$0.51$198.17 million$206.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/29/2014Q413$0.36$0.42$191.74 million$204.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/23/2013Q313$0.21$0.25$164.60 million$166.45 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/24/2013Q2 2013$0.13$0.14$155.51 million$157.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/24/2013Q1 2013$0.04$0.07$137.44 million$141.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/30/2013Q4 2012($0.01)$0.10$125.16 million$133.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/24/2012$0.20$0.16ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/25/2012$0.38$0.35ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/25/2012$0.38$0.43ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/1/2012$0.24$0.38ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/19/2011$0.49$0.58ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/20/2011$0.64$0.73ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/20/2011$0.71$0.73ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/2/2011$0.69$0.70ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for MKS Instruments (NASDAQ:MKSI)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.69 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.37 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20162$0.30$0.35$0.33
Q2 20162$0.50$0.52$0.51
Q3 20162$0.75$0.81$0.78
Q4 20162$0.73$0.85$0.79
Q1 20171$0.62$0.62$0.62
Q2 20171$0.86$0.86$0.86
Q3 20171$0.96$0.96$0.96
Q4 20171$0.90$0.90$0.90
Q1 20181$0.74$0.74$0.74
Q2 20181$0.95$0.95$0.95
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for MKS Instruments (NASDAQ:MKSI)
Annual Dividend:$0.68
Dividend Yield:1.39%
Payout Ratio:44.16% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
25.28% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
20.18% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)

Dividend History for MKS Instruments (NASDAQ:MKSI)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for MKS Instruments (NASDAQ:MKSI)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 1.60%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 99.16%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
10/3/2016Brian Charles QuirkVPSell1,000$49.36$49,360.00View SEC Filing  
9/13/2016Gerard G ColellaCEOSell5,000$47.11$235,550.00View SEC Filing  
8/19/2016Seth H BagshawVPSell15,000$47.43$711,450.00View SEC Filing  
8/15/2016Peter HanleyDirectorSell259$46.78$12,116.02View SEC Filing  
8/10/2016John Tseng-Chung LeeVPSell9,955$46.36$461,513.80View SEC Filing  
8/3/2016Brian Charles QuirkVPSell1,000$45.17$45,170.00View SEC Filing  
8/3/2016Elizabeth MoraDirectorSell200$45.17$9,034.00View SEC Filing  
8/1/2016Gerard G ColellaCEOSell5,000$45.71$228,550.00View SEC Filing  
8/1/2016Peter HanleyDirectorSell400$45.67$18,268.00View SEC Filing  
6/10/2016Peter HanleyDirectorSell2,000$41.29$82,580.00View SEC Filing  
6/8/2016John R AbramsVPSell3,498$42.00$146,916.00View SEC Filing  
5/27/2016Peter HanleyDirectorSell800$40.60$32,480.00View SEC Filing  
5/24/2016Peter HanleyDirectorSell500$39.00$19,500.00View SEC Filing  
5/16/2016Brian Charles QuirkVPSell1,000$36.25$36,250.00View SEC Filing  
5/9/2016Richard S ChuteDirectorSell3,000$35.94$107,820.00View SEC Filing  
5/5/2016Robert R AndersonDirectorBuy3,500$35.94$125,790.00View SEC Filing  
5/3/2016Peter HanleyDirectorSell323$36.60$11,821.80View SEC Filing  
3/24/2016Gerard G ColellaCEOSell10,000$35.75$357,500.00View SEC Filing  
3/18/2016Brian Charles QuirkVPSell1,000$36.00$36,000.00View SEC Filing  
2/26/2016John Tseng-Chung LeeVPSell994$32.70$32,503.80View SEC Filing  
2/26/2016Seth H BagshawCFOSell1,750$32.70$57,225.00View SEC Filing  
2/17/2016John Tseng-Chung LeeVPSell1,371$33.26$45,599.46View SEC Filing  
2/17/2016Seth H. BagshawCFOSell1,600$33.26$53,216.00View SEC Filing  
2/11/2016John Tseng-Chung LeeVPSell1,435$31.96$45,862.60View SEC Filing  
2/11/2016Seth H. BagshawCFOSell2,150$31.96$68,714.00View SEC Filing  
1/28/2016Brian Charles QuirkVPSell1,000$36.00$36,000.00View SEC Filing  
12/16/2015Brian Charles QuirkVPSell1,000$36.03$36,030.00View SEC Filing  
12/16/2015Cristina AmonDirectorSell1,500$36.09$54,135.00View SEC Filing  
7/15/2015Richard S ChuteDirectorSell12,000$36.68$440,160.00View SEC Filing  
5/28/2015Peter HanleyDirectorSell1,600$37.72$60,352.00View SEC Filing  
5/14/2015John Tseng-Chung LeeVPSell10,747$36.36$390,760.92View SEC Filing  
4/27/2015Gerard G ColellaCEOSell5,000$36.08$180,400.00View SEC Filing  
3/2/2015Richard S ChuteDirectorSell12,000$35.58$426,960.00View SEC Filing  
2/23/2015Seth H BagshawCFOSell2,115$35.30$74,659.50View SEC Filing  
2/17/2015Gerard G ColellaCEOSell6,000$35.30$211,800.00View SEC Filing  
2/10/2015Seth H BagshawCFOSell1,615$35.78$57,784.70View SEC Filing  
1/30/2015Brian Charles QuirkVPSell1,041$36.09$37,569.69View SEC Filing  
1/23/2015Brian Charles QuirkVPSell1,040$34.76$36,150.40View SEC Filing  
1/16/2015Brian Charles QuirkVPSell1,040$33.10$34,424.00View SEC Filing  
12/12/2014Brian Charles QuirkVPSell1,041$35.97$37,444.77View SEC Filing  
12/5/2014Brian Charles QuirkVPSell1,040$36.17$37,616.80View SEC Filing  
12/2/2014Elizabeth MoraDirectorSell1,875$36.09$67,668.75View SEC Filing  
11/21/2014Brian Charles QuirkVPSell1,040$36.30$37,752.00View SEC Filing  
11/10/2014John R AbramsVPSell2,058$36.58$75,281.64View SEC Filing  
10/31/2014Seth H BagshawCFOSell1,000$36.40$36,400.00View SEC Filing  
10/29/2014Seth H BagshawCFOSell4,000$36.00$144,000.00View SEC Filing  
10/24/2014Seth H BagshawCFOSell4,000$35.26$141,040.00View SEC Filing  
10/23/2014Gerard G ColellaCEOSell3,000$35.00$105,000.00View SEC Filing  
9/19/2014Seth H BagshawCFOSell3,500$34.77$121,695.00View SEC Filing  
8/28/2014Seth H BagshawCFOSell2,600$33.46$86,996.00View SEC Filing  
8/14/2014Peter HanleyDirectorSell3,000$32.75$98,250.00View SEC Filing  
8/8/2014Robert R AndersonDirectorSell9,069$32.39$293,744.91View SEC Filing  
7/28/2014Elizabeth MoraDirectorSell2,000$31.97$63,940.00View SEC Filing  
7/24/2014Seth H BagshawCFOSell5,000$32.62$163,100.00View SEC Filing  
6/13/2014John Tseng-Chung LeeVPSell9,128$29.55$269,732.40View SEC Filing  
6/13/2014Robert R AndersonDirectorSell3,418$29.61$101,206.98View SEC Filing  
6/5/2014Gerard G ColellaCEOSell3,000$29.50$88,500.00View SEC Filing  
6/5/2014Peter HanleyDirectorSell2,000$29.64$59,280.00View SEC Filing  
6/4/2014Richard S ChuteDirectorSell3,000$28.65$85,950.00View SEC Filing  
5/16/2014Peter HanleyDirectorSell1,000$27.18$27,180.00View SEC Filing  
3/4/2014Cristina AmonDirectorSell5,111$30.25$154,607.75View SEC Filing  
2/7/2014Robert AndersonDirectorSell4,000$28.95$115,800.00View SEC Filing  
2/4/2014Elizabeth MoraDirectorSell1,875$29.75$55,781.25View SEC Filing  
2/3/2014Richard ChuteDirectorSell12,000$29.69$356,280.00View SEC Filing  
12/16/2013Leo BerlinghieriCEOSell5,000$29.15$145,750.00View SEC Filing  
12/6/2013Richard ChuteDirectorSell5,000$29.39$146,950.00View SEC Filing  
10/18/2013Leo BerlinghieriCEOSell31,800$29.02$922,836.00View SEC Filing  
5/30/2013Paul LoomisVPSell2,732$28.07$76,687.24View SEC Filing  
4/12/2013Paul LoomisVPSell1,394$26.73$37,261.62View SEC Filing  
11/26/2012Richard S ChuteDirectorSell12,000$24.09$289,080.00View SEC Filing  
8/9/2012Robert R AndersonDirectorSell6,000$27.15$162,900.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Latest Headlines for MKS Instruments (NASDAQ:MKSI)
News IconMKS Instruments Reports Q3 2016 Financial Results (NASDAQ:MKSI) - October 26 at 6:11 PM logoMKS Instruments Inc. Bottom Line Climbs 52% In Q3 (NASDAQ:MKSI) - October 26 at 6:11 PM logoMKS Instruments tops Street 3Q forecasts (NASDAQ:MKSI) - October 26 at 6:11 PM logoQ3 2016 MKS Instruments Inc Earnings Release - After Market Close (NASDAQ:MKSI) - October 26 at 9:32 AM logoMKS Instruments Announces Quarterly Cash Dividend (NASDAQ:MKSI) - October 25 at 11:15 AM logoETF’s with exposure to MKS Instruments, Inc. : October 21, 2016 (NASDAQ:MKSI) - October 21 at 6:11 PM logoMKS Instruments' Active Dashboard to Assist Manufacturers (NASDAQ:MKSI) - October 19 at 6:29 PM
News IconMKS Announces Release of Umetrics Active Dashboard (NASDAQ:MKSI) - October 18 at 11:23 AM logoMKS Instruments : Combined Synopsis/Solicitation - MKS Instruments Inc. parts or Equivalents (NASDAQ:MKSI) - October 18 at 11:23 AM logoMKS Announces Release of Umetrics™ Active Dashboard (NASDAQ:MKSI) - October 18 at 11:23 AM
News IconUpdate on MKS Instruments, Inc. (NASDAQ:MKSI) for the day (NASDAQ:MKSI) - October 14 at 5:58 PM
News IconToday’s Rating Change: How Will MKS Instruments (NASDAQ:MKSI) Stock React To Citigroup New Rating Coverage? (NASDAQ:MKSI) - October 13 at 6:15 PM logoMKS Instruments, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : MKSI-US : October 12, 2016 (NASDAQ:MKSI) - October 12 at 11:29 AM logoMKS Instruments Announces Third Quarter 2016 Earnings Conference Call (NASDAQ:MKSI) - October 11 at 6:25 PM logoBRIEF-Acelrx Pharma says amended loan and security deal with Hercules Tech II and Hercules Capital Inc (NASDAQ:MKSI) - October 3 at 5:48 PM logoMKS Instruments (MKSI) Announces Making $60M Term Loan Prepayment; Enters Interest Rate Swap Agreement (NASDAQ:MKSI) - October 3 at 5:48 PM logoMKS INSTRUMENTS INC Files SEC form 8-K, Other Events, Financial Statements and Exhibits (NASDAQ:MKSI) - October 3 at 5:48 PM logoMKS Instruments Makes a Voluntary $60 Million Prepayment on its Term Loan and Enters into an Interest Rate Swap Agreement (NASDAQ:MKSI) - October 3 at 5:48 PM logoBRIEF-MKS Instruments makes a voluntary $60 million prepayment on its term loan (NASDAQ:MKSI) - October 3 at 5:16 PM logoMKS Instruments (MKSI) Down to Hold on Macro Headwinds (NASDAQ:MKSI) - September 28 at 5:55 PM logoMKS Instruments Has Returned 36.5% Since SmarTrend Recommendation (MKSI) (NASDAQ:MKSI) - September 27 at 6:02 PM logoETF’s with exposure to MKS Instruments, Inc. : September 27, 2016 (NASDAQ:MKSI) - September 27 at 10:47 AM logoMKS Instruments Up 32.6% Since SmarTrend Uptrend Call (MKSI) (NASDAQ:MKSI) - September 19 at 6:09 PM logoResearch Analysts Set MKS Instruments, Inc. (NASDAQ:MKSI)’s Price Target At $50.25 (NASDAQ:MKSI) - September 14 at 6:16 PM logoMKS Instruments, Inc. – Value Analysis (NASDAQ:MKSI) : September 14, 2016 (NASDAQ:MKSI) - September 14 at 6:16 PM logoMKS Instruments, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : MKSI-US : September 13, 2016 (NASDAQ:MKSI) - September 13 at 11:00 AM logoMKS Instruments Has Returned 31.2% Since SmarTrend Recommendation (MKSI) (NASDAQ:MKSI) - September 10 at 5:37 PM logoA Price Target Of $50.25 Is Set By Research Analysts For MKS Instruments, Inc. (NASDAQ:MKSI) (NASDAQ:MKSI) - September 10 at 5:37 PM logoMKS Instruments : Announces Upcoming Investor Events (NASDAQ:MKSI) - September 8 at 10:00 AM
News IconMKS Instruments Inc. (MKSI) Shares Sold by Thomson Horstmann & Bryant Inc. (NASDAQ:MKSI) - September 6 at 6:15 PM logoMKS Instruments, Inc. : MKSI-US: Dividend Analysis : August 29th, 2016 (record date) : By the numbers : September 1, 2016 (NASDAQ:MKSI) - September 1 at 6:02 PM logoGet Nice Earnings Surprise With These 5 Stocks (NASDAQ:MKSI) - September 1 at 9:17 AM logoMKS INSTRUMENTS, INC. : ex-dividend day (NASDAQ:MKSI) - August 25 at 6:09 PM logoMKS Instruments Up 34.1% Since SmarTrend Uptrend Call (MKSI) (NASDAQ:MKSI) - August 25 at 6:09 PM logoMKS Instruments Receives Lam Research 2016 Supplier Excellence Award (NASDAQ:MKSI) - August 24 at 9:19 AM logoEx-Dividend Reminder: Assurant, MKS Instruments and Northrop Grumman (NASDAQ:MKSI) - August 23 at 10:35 AM logoUptrend Call Working As MKS Instruments Stock Rises 29.8% (MKSI) (NASDAQ:MKSI) - August 18 at 6:20 PM logoMKS INSTRUMENTS INC Financials (NASDAQ:MKSI) - August 11 at 6:34 PM logoMKS Instruments Up 29.0% Since SmarTrend Uptrend Call (MKSI) (NASDAQ:MKSI) - August 10 at 6:37 PM
News IconMKS Instruments Inc. (MKSI) Stake Increased by GHP Investment Advisors Inc. (NASDAQ:MKSI) - August 5 at 6:22 PM logoETF’s with exposure to MKS Instruments, Inc. : August 5, 2016 (NASDAQ:MKSI) - August 5 at 6:22 PM logoBull of the Day: MKS Instruments (MKSI) (NASDAQ:MKSI) - August 5 at 9:14 AM logoMKS Instruments, Inc. :MKSI-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2016 By the Numbers : August 4, 2016 (NASDAQ:MKSI) - August 4 at 6:31 PM logoTelephone and Data Systems (TDS): Q2 Earnings Preview (NASDAQ:MKSI) - August 3 at 9:32 AM logoMKS Instruments Inc. (MKSI) Hits New 52-week High During July 28 Session (NASDAQ:MKSI) - July 30 at 5:39 PM logo5 Stocks with Notable Relative Price Strength to Buy Now (NASDAQ:MKSI) - July 29 at 8:14 AM logoMKS Instruments (MKSI) Beats on Q2 Earnings, Stock Gains (NASDAQ:MKSI) - July 28 at 10:43 AM logoMKS Instruments Inc. Announces 17% Gain In Q2 Bottom Line (NASDAQ:MKSI) - July 28 at 9:25 AM logoMKS Instruments beats Street 2Q forecasts (NASDAQ:MKSI) - July 28 at 7:16 AM logoMKS Instruments Reports Q2 2016 Financial Results (NASDAQ:MKSI) - July 27 at 6:30 PM


MKS Instruments (NASDAQ:MKSI) Chart for Wednesday, October, 26, 2016

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