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NASDAQ:MKSIMKS Instruments Stock Price, Forecast & News

$123.11
-2.65 (-2.11 %)
(As of 08/7/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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$121.45
Now: $123.11
$127.53
50-Day Range
$108.59
MA: $116.85
$128.48
52-Week Range
$66.87
Now: $123.11
$129.97
Volume423,902 shs
Average Volume437,791 shs
Market Capitalization$6.79 billion
P/E Ratio29.24
Dividend Yield0.64%
Beta1.52
MKS Instruments, Inc. provides instruments, subsystems, and process control solutions that measure, monitor, deliver, analyze, power, and control critical parameters of manufacturing processes worldwide. It operates through two segments, Vacuum and Analysis, and Light and Motion. The Vacuum and Analysis segment offers analytical and control solutions, including gas analyzers, automation control products, I/O modules, automation software, and precision machined components and electromechanical assemblies; direct and indirect pressure measurement and integrated process solutions; and materials delivery solutions comprising flow and valve technologies, as well as integrated pressure measurement and control subsystems to provide customers with control capabilities that are optimized for a given application. It also provides delivery, plasma, and reactive gas generation products used in semiconductor and other thin film applications, and medical imaging equipment applications. The Light and Motion segment offers lasers and laser-based systems, such as amplifiers, fiber lasers, diode-pumped solid-state lasers, high-energy pulsed lasers, and tunable lasers, as well as accessories; optics products comprising precision optics, thin-film filters and coatings, replicated mirrors, and ruled and holographic diffraction gratings; and photonics products comprising optical components, lens assemblies, and vibration isolation solutions, as well as three-dimensional non-contact measurement sensors and equipment. It also designs, develops, and manufactures subsystems and subassemblies. The company markets and sells its products and services through its direct sales organization, an international network of independent distributors, and sales representatives, as well as through its Websites and product catalogs. MKS Instruments, Inc. was founded in 1961 and is headquartered in Andover, Massachusetts.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 3.4Community Rank: 3.2Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.40 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Process control instruments
Sub-IndustrySemiconductor Equipment
Current SymbolNASDAQ:MKSI
CUSIP55306N10
Phone978-645-5500

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.90 billion
Cash Flow$6.57 per share
Book Value$38.58 per share

Profitability

Net Income$140.39 million

Miscellaneous

Employees5,500
Market Cap$6.79 billion
Next Earnings Date10/28/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
$123.11
-2.65 (-2.11 %)
(As of 08/7/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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MKS Instruments (NASDAQ:MKSI) Frequently Asked Questions

How has MKS Instruments' stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

MKS Instruments' stock was trading at $89.69 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, MKSI stock has increased by 37.3% and is now trading at $123.11.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of MKS Instruments?

10 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for MKS Instruments in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 8 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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When is MKS Instruments' next earnings date?

MKS Instruments is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, October 28th 2020.
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How were MKS Instruments' earnings last quarter?

MKS Instruments, Inc. (NASDAQ:MKSI) issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, July, 29th. The scientific and technical instruments company reported $1.62 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.18 by $0.44. The scientific and technical instruments company had revenue of $544.30 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $491.83 million. MKS Instruments had a net margin of 11.41% and a return on equity of 14.78%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 14.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $1.09 EPS.
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How often does MKS Instruments pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for MKS Instruments?

MKS Instruments declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, July 29th. Shareholders of record on Monday, August 24th will be paid a dividend of $0.20 per share on Friday, September 4th. This represents a $0.80 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.65%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, August 21st.
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What guidance has MKS Instruments issued on next quarter's earnings?

MKS Instruments issued an update on its third quarter earnings guidance on Wednesday, July, 29th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $1.55-1.95 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $1.13. The company issued revenue guidance of $535-585 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $474.04 million.

What price target have analysts set for MKSI?

10 brokerages have issued 12 month price targets for MKS Instruments' stock. Their forecasts range from $115.00 to $185.00. On average, they anticipate MKS Instruments' share price to reach $139.60 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 13.4% from the stock's current price.
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Has MKS Instruments been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about MKSI stock have trended very positive on Saturday, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. MKS Instruments earned a media sentiment score of 4.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the scientific and technical instruments company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few days.
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Are investors shorting MKS Instruments?

MKS Instruments saw a drop in short interest in the month of July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totaling 1,240,000 shares, a drop of 8.8% from the July 15th total of 1,360,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 395,400 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 3.1 days. Approximately 2.3% of the shares of the company are sold short.
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Who are some of MKS Instruments' key competitors?

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), Alibaba Group (BABA), Lam Research (LRCX), Applied Materials (AMAT), Intel (INTC), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Paypal (PYPL), Broadcom (AVGO) and AbbVie (ABBV).

Who are MKS Instruments' key executives?

MKS Instruments' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Gerald G. Colella, CEO & Director (Age 62)
  • Dr. John T. C. Lee, Pres & COO (Age 56)
  • Mr. Seth H. Bagshaw, Sr. VP, CFO & Treasurer (Age 59)
  • Mr. Dennis L. Werth, Advisor (Age 64)
  • Mr. Richard S. Chute, Sec. & Director (Age 80)

What is MKS Instruments' stock symbol?

MKS Instruments trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "MKSI."

Who are MKS Instruments' major shareholders?

MKS Instruments' stock is owned by a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Principal Financial Group Inc. (2.22%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (1.75%), Fisher Asset Management LLC (1.05%), TimesSquare Capital Management LLC (0.91%), Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC (0.74%) and Columbus Circle Investors (0.30%). Company insiders that own MKS Instruments stock include Elizabeth Mora, Gerard G Colella, Jacqueline F Moloney, Kathleen Flaherty Burke and Seth H Bagshaw.
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Which major investors are selling MKS Instruments stock?

MKSI stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Victory Capital Management Inc., Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC, Principal Financial Group Inc., Nuance Investments LLC, First Trust Advisors LP, TimesSquare Capital Management LLC, Columbus Circle Investors, and Fisher Asset Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold MKS Instruments company stock in the last year include Elizabeth Mora, Gerard G Colella, Jacqueline F Moloney, Kathleen Flaherty Burke, and Seth H Bagshaw.
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Which major investors are buying MKS Instruments stock?

MKSI stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Great Lakes Advisors LLC, Rafferty Asset Management LLC, Strs Ohio, Swiss National Bank, ProShare Advisors LLC, PFG Advisors, Quantitative Systematic Strategies LLC, and DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale.
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How do I buy shares of MKS Instruments?

Shares of MKSI can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is MKS Instruments' stock price today?

One share of MKSI stock can currently be purchased for approximately $123.11.

How big of a company is MKS Instruments?

MKS Instruments has a market capitalization of $6.79 billion and generates $1.90 billion in revenue each year. The scientific and technical instruments company earns $140.39 million in net income (profit) each year or $4.52 on an earnings per share basis. MKS Instruments employs 5,500 workers across the globe.

What is MKS Instruments' official website?

The official website for MKS Instruments is www.mksinst.com.

How can I contact MKS Instruments?

MKS Instruments' mailing address is 2 TECH DRIVE SUITE 201, ANDOVER MA, 01810. The scientific and technical instruments company can be reached via phone at 978-645-5500 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 8/8/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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