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MKS Instruments Stock Price, Forecast & Analysis (NASDAQ:MKSI)

$109.38
-0.99 (-0.90 %)
(As of 11/13/2019 10:43 AM ET)
Today's Range
$108.54
Now: $109.38
$109.50
50-Day Range
$86.86
MA: $99.72
$114.54
52-Week Range
$56.37
Now: $109.38
$115.12
Volume3,095 shs
Average Volume532,931 shs
Market Capitalization$5.96 billion
P/E Ratio13.97
Dividend Yield0.72%
Beta1.49
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. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.08 billion
Cash Flow$9.28 per share
Book Value$34.70 per share

Profitability

Net Income$392.90 million

Miscellaneous

Employees4,851
Market Cap$5.96 billion
Next Earnings Date2/4/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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MKS Instruments (NASDAQ:MKSI) Frequently Asked Questions

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 announced a quarterly dividend on Monday, October 28th. Shareholders of record on Monday, November 25th will be given a dividend of $0.20 per share on Friday, December 6th. This represents a $0.80 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.72%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, November 22nd. View MKS Instruments' Dividend History.

How were MKS Instruments' earnings last quarter?

MKS Instruments, Inc. (NASDAQ:MKSI) announced its earnings results on Wednesday, October, 23rd. The scientific and technical instruments company reported $1.12 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.87 by $0.25. The scientific and technical instruments company earned $462.45 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $442.90 million. MKS Instruments had a net margin of 9.10% and a return on equity of 13.84%. The business's revenue was down 5.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $1.88 earnings per share. View MKS Instruments' Earnings History.

When is MKS Instruments' next earnings date?

MKS Instruments is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, February 4th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for MKS Instruments.

What guidance has MKS Instruments issued on next quarter's earnings?

MKS Instruments updated its fourth quarter earnings guidance on Wednesday, October, 23rd. The company provided EPS guidance of $0.85-1.19 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $1.02. The company issued revenue guidance of $445-495 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $461.95 million.

What price target have analysts set for MKSI?

7 brokers have issued 12 month price objectives for MKS Instruments' shares. Their forecasts range from $115.00 to $130.00. On average, they anticipate MKS Instruments' stock price to reach $123.57 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 12.0% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for MKS Instruments.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for MKS Instruments?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for MKS Instruments in the last year. There are currently 7 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for MKS Instruments.

Has MKS Instruments been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about MKSI stock has been trending very negative this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research group scores the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of 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 -3.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the scientific and technical instruments company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near future. View News Stories for MKS Instruments.

Are investors shorting MKS Instruments?

MKS Instruments saw a drop in short interest in October. As of October 15th, there was short interest totalling 2,080,000 shares, a drop of 10.7% from the September 15th total of 2,330,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 454,800 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 4.6 days. Currently, 3.9% of the company's shares are short sold. View MKS Instruments' Current Options Chain.

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), Broadcom (AVGO), Intel (INTC), Paypal (PYPL), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) and CVS Health (CVS).

Who are MKS Instruments' key executives?

MKS Instruments' management team includes the folowing 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)

Who are MKS Instruments' major shareholders?

MKS Instruments' stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include TimesSquare Capital Management LLC (1.68%), Fisher Asset Management LLC (1.49%), First Trust Advisors LP (0.83%), Systematic Financial Management LP (0.42%), Kornitzer Capital Management Inc. KS (0.27%) and Rhumbline Advisers (0.25%). Company insiders that own MKS Instruments stock include Brian Charles Quirk, Dennis L Werth, Elizabeth Mora, Gerard G Colella, Jacqueline F Moloney, John R Abrams, John Tseng-Chung Lee, Kathleen Flaherty Burke, Peter Hanley, Richard S Chute and Seth H Bagshaw. View Institutional Ownership Trends for MKS Instruments.

Which institutional investors are selling MKS Instruments stock?

MKSI stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including TimesSquare Capital Management LLC, Skylands Capital LLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Great West Life Assurance Co. Can, SG Americas Securities LLC, Tygh Capital Management Inc., Janney Montgomery Scott LLC and New York State Teachers Retirement System. 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. View Insider Buying and Selling for MKS Instruments.

Which institutional investors are buying MKS Instruments stock?

MKSI stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including First Trust Advisors LP, Kornitzer Capital Management Inc. KS, State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D, State of Tennessee Treasury Department, Lisanti Capital Growth LLC, Mackay Shields LLC, Fisher Asset Management LLC and Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL. View Insider Buying and Selling for MKS Instruments.

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 $110.37.

How big of a company is MKS Instruments?

MKS Instruments has a market capitalization of $6.02 billion and generates $2.08 billion in revenue each year. The scientific and technical instruments company earns $392.90 million in net income (profit) each year or $7.83 on an earnings per share basis. MKS Instruments employs 4,851 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About MKS Instruments.

What is MKS Instruments' official website?

The official website for MKS Instruments is http://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]


MarketBeat Community Rating for MKS Instruments (NASDAQ MKSI)

Community Ranking:  3.2 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  405 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  237 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  642
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about MKS Instruments and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe MKSI will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe MKSI will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 11/13/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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