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NASDAQ:MKSI

MKS Instruments (MKSI) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$120.03
-3.33 (-2.70%)
(As of 02/23/2024 ET)
Today's Range
$118.77
$123.45
50-Day Range
$95.02
$124.74
52-Week Range
$63.44
$127.72
Volume
445,494 shs
Average Volume
645,853 shs
Market Capitalization
$8.03 billion
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
0.73%
Price Target
$118.83

MKS Instruments MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.83 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
1.0% Downside
$118.83 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
3.39% of Shares Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Weak
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-1.16
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.98mentions of MKS Instruments in the last 14 days
Based on 8 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$2.35 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
41.39%
From $4.76 to $6.73 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

4.02 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

168th out of 585 stocks

Process Control Instruments Industry

7th out of 11 stocks


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About MKS Instruments Stock (NASDAQ:MKSI)

MKS Instruments, Inc. provides foundational technology solutions to semiconductor manufacturing, electronics and packaging, and specialty industrial applications in the United States, Germany, China, and internationally. It operates through Vacuum Solutions Division, Photonics Solutions Division, and Material Solutions Division. The Vacuum Solution Division segment provides foundational technology solutions, including pressure measurement and control, flow measurement and control, gas and vapor delivery, gas composition analysis, electronic control technology, reactive gas generation and delivery, power generation and delivery, and vacuum technology. The Photonics Solutions Division segment offers range of solutions, which include lasers, beam measurement and profiling, precision motion control, vibration isolation systems, photonics instruments, temperature sensing, opto-mechanical components, optical elements, systems for flexible PCB laser processing, high-speed multilayer ceramic capacitor testing, and laser-based systems, as well as high density interconnect PCB and package manufacturing. The Material Solutions Division segment develops, process, and manufactures technologies comprising advanced surface modification, electroless and electrolytic plating, and surface finishing for chemistry, equipment, software, and services markets, as well as high-technology applications. In addition, the company sells its products and services through direct sales, network of independent distributors, and sales representatives, as well as websites, including product catalogs. MKS Instruments, Inc. was incorporated in 1961 and is headquartered in Andover, Massachusetts.

MKSI Stock Price History

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Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 12/8 Dividend
11/24/2023
Dividend Payable
12/08/2023
Last Earnings
2/07/2024
Ex-Dividend for 3/8 Dividend
2/23/2024
Today
2/24/2024
Dividend Payable
3/08/2024
Next Earnings (Estimated)
5/01/2024
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Process control instruments
Sub-Industry
Semiconductor Equipment
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:MKSI
CUSIP
55306N10
Employees
10,900
Year Founded
1961

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
$118.83
High Stock Price Target
$140.00
Low Stock Price Target
$100.00
Potential Upside/Downside
-1.0%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.83
Research Coverage
6 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$-1,841,000,000.00
Pretax Margin
-53.23%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$3.62 billion
Cash Flow
$10.56 per share
Book Value
$36.96 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
66,570,000
Market Cap
$8.03 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.65

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MKSI Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell MKS Instruments stock right now?

6 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for MKS Instruments in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 hold rating and 5 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "moderate buy" MKSI shares.
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What is MKS Instruments' stock price target for 2024?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year price targets for MKS Instruments' stock. Their MKSI share price targets range from $100.00 to $140.00. On average, they predict the company's stock price to reach $118.83 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 1.0%.
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How have MKSI shares performed in 2024?

MKS Instruments' stock was trading at $102.87 at the beginning of 2024. Since then, MKSI stock has increased by 16.7% and is now trading at $120.03.
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When is MKS Instruments' next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, May 1st 2024.
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How were MKS Instruments' earnings last quarter?

MKS Instruments, Inc. (NASDAQ:MKSI) released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, February, 7th. The scientific and technical instruments company reported $1.17 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.89 by $0.28. The scientific and technical instruments company had revenue of $893 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $845.25 million. MKS Instruments had a negative net margin of 50.80% and a positive trailing twelve-month return on equity of 9.95%. The company's quarterly revenue was down 17.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $2.00 earnings per share.

How often does MKS Instruments pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for MKS Instruments?

MKS Instruments declared a quarterly dividend on Monday, February 5th. Investors of record on Monday, February 26th will be paid a dividend of $0.22 per share on Friday, March 8th. This represents a $0.88 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.73%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, February 23rd.
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Is MKS Instruments a good dividend stock?

MKS Instruments (NASDAQ:MKSI) pays an annual dividend of $0.88 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.71%.
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What guidance has MKS Instruments issued on next quarter's earnings?

MKS Instruments issued an update on its first quarter 2024 earnings guidance on Wednesday, February, 7th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of 0.470-0.970 for the period, compared to the consensus earnings per share estimate of 0.810. The company issued revenue guidance of $800.0 million-$880.0 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $852.3 million.

What is John T.C. Lee's approval rating as MKS Instruments' CEO?

6 employees have rated MKS Instruments Chief Executive Officer John T.C. Lee on Glassdoor.com. John T.C. Lee has an approval rating of 77% among the company's employees.

What other stocks do shareholders of MKS Instruments own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other MKS Instruments investors own include Micron Technology (MU), NVIDIA (NVDA), Lam Research (LRCX), Applied Materials (AMAT), Alibaba Group (BABA), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), AbbVie (ABBV), Intel (INTC), QUALCOMM (QCOM) and Broadcom (AVGO).

Who are MKS Instruments' major shareholders?

MKS Instruments' stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (12.09%), Vanguard Group Inc. (10.31%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (6.71%), Capital International Investors (5.49%), Cooke & Bieler LP (1.73%) and Norges Bank (1.71%). Insiders that own company stock include Carlyle Partners Vi Cayman Hol, David Philip Henry, Elizabeth Mora, Eric Robert Taranto, Gerard G Colella, Jacqueline F Moloney, Kathleen Flaherty Burke, Peter Cannone III and Seth H Bagshaw.
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How do I buy shares of MKS Instruments?

Shares of MKSI stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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Does MKS Instruments have any subsidiaries?
The following companies are subsidiares of MKS Instruments: Alter Power Systems, Applied Science and Technology, Atotech Manufacturing Inc., Beijing Newport Spectra-Physics Technologies Co. Ltd., Brooks Automation - Granville-Phillips, Compact Instrument Technology, D.I.P., ESI China Inc., ESI Electronic Equipment Shanghai Co. Ltd., ESI International Corporation, ESI Japan K.K., ESI Korea Inc., ESI Vietnam Company Limited, Electro Scientific Industries, Electro Scientific Industries Europe Ltd, Electro Scientific Industries GmbH, Electro Scientific Industries Inc., Electro Scientific Industries Singapore Pte. Ltd., Emerson - ENI, EquipNet, High Q Laser GmbH, IPC Fab Automation, Ion Systems Inc, MKS Denmark ApS, MKS German Holding GmbH, MKS Instruments China Company Ltd., MKS Instruments Deutschland GmbH, MKS Instruments ESI Switzerland GmbH, MKS Instruments Holdings Ltd, MKS Instruments Hong Kong Limited, MKS Instruments Israel Ltd., MKS Instruments Italy S.r.l., MKS Instruments Mexico S. de R.L. de C.V., MKS Instruments Singapore Pte. Ltd., MKS Instruments UK Limited, MKS Japan Inc., MKS Korea Ltd., MKS Spectra Holdings Limited, MKS Taiwan Technology Limited, Micro-Controle Spectra-Physics S.A.S., Micronor LLC, Newport Corporation, Newport Corporation, Newport Instruments Canada Corporation, Newport Laser Holding GmbH, Newport Ophir Holdings Ltd., Newport Opto-Electronics Technologies Singapore Pte. Ltd., Newport Opto-Electronics Technologies Wuxi Company Limited, Newport Spectra-Physics B.V., Newport Spectra-Physics GmbH, Newport Spectra-Physics Limited, Novx Corp, On-Line Technologies, Ophir Japan Ltd., Ophir Optics S.R.L., Ophir Optronics Ltd., Ophir Optronics Solutions Ltd., Ophir Spiricon Europe GmbH, Ophir-Spiricon LLC, Photon Control Inc, Photon Control Inc., Photon Control USA Inc., Plasmart, Precisive, Spectra International, Spectra-Physics K.K., Telvac Engineering, Tenta Technology, Umetrics, V-Gen Ltd., Wenzel Instruments, and Yield Dynamics.
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This page (NASDAQ:MKSI) was last updated on 2/25/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff