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NASDAQ:MKSI

MKS Instruments - MKSI Stock Forecast, Price & News

$116.01
+5.31 (+4.80%)
(As of 08/10/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$112.40
$116.07
50-Day Range
$96.32
$125.46
52-Week Range
$92.65
$181.03
Volume
670,079 shs
Average Volume
578,093 shs
Market Capitalization
$6.47 billion
P/E Ratio
11.65
Dividend Yield
0.79%
Price Target
$163.57

MKS Instruments MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.71 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
41.9% Upside
$163.57 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
3.02% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Weak
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-1.16
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.38mentions of MKS Instruments in the last 14 days
Based on 16 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Acquiring Shares
$30,015 Bought Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
-2.89%
From $10.74 to $10.43 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.53 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

151st out of 653 stocks

Process Control Instruments Industry

6th out of 12 stocks

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About MKS Instruments (NASDAQ:MKSI) Stock

MKS Instruments, Inc. provides instruments, systems, subsystems, and process control solutions that measure, monitor, deliver, analyze, power, and control critical parameters of manufacturing processes worldwide. Its Vacuum & Analysis segment offers pressure and vacuum control solutions, including direct and indirect pressure measurement; materials delivery solutions comprising flow and valve technologies, as well as integrated pressure measurement and control subsystems, which provide customers with precise control capabilities; power solutions products, such as microwave, power delivery systems, radio frequency matching networks, and metrology products used in providing energy to etching, stripping, and deposition processes; and plasma and reactive gas products. Its Light & Motion segment offers laser products, such as continuous wave and pulsed nanosecond, diode and diode-pumped solid-state, and fiber laser technologies; and photonics products comprising motion control, optical tables and vibration isolation systems, photonic instruments, optics and optical assemblies, opto-mechanical components, temperature sensing products for wafer fabrication systems, and laser and LED measurement products, including laser power and energy meters, laser beam profilers, and optical and photonic subsystems. Its Equipment & Solutions segment provides laser-based systems for printed circuit board (PCB) manufacturing, including flexible interconnect PCB processing systems and high-density interconnect solutions for rigid PCB manufacturing and substrate processing, and multi-layer ceramic capacitor test systems. It serves semiconductor, industrial technologies, life and health sciences, research, and defense markets. It sells its products and services through its direct sales organization, independent distributors, and sales representatives, as well as through its websites and product catalogs. The company was incorporated in 1961 and is headquartered in Andover, Massachusetts.

MKS Instruments Trading Up 4.4 %

Shares of NASDAQ:MKSI traded up $4.92 during midday trading on Wednesday, reaching $115.62. 26,046 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 577,485. The company has a 50 day simple moving average of $108.65 and a 200 day simple moving average of $126.70. The stock has a market capitalization of $6.44 billion, a P/E ratio of 11.11 and a beta of 1.55. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.26, a quick ratio of 3.63 and a current ratio of 5.14. MKS Instruments has a twelve month low of $92.65 and a twelve month high of $181.03.

MKS Instruments (NASDAQ:MKSI - Get Rating) last posted its earnings results on Wednesday, July 27th. The scientific and technical instruments company reported $2.59 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $2.31 by $0.28. MKS Instruments had a net margin of 18.44% and a return on equity of 21.04%. The firm had revenue of $765.00 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $733.55 million. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $3.02 EPS. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 2.0% on a year-over-year basis. As a group, equities analysts expect that MKS Instruments will post 10.74 earnings per share for the current year.

MKS Instruments Announces Dividend

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 9th. Investors of record on Monday, August 8th will be issued a $0.22 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, August 5th. This represents a $0.88 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.76%. MKS Instruments's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 8.84%.

Wall Street Analyst Weigh In

A number of equities analysts recently weighed in on the stock. StockNews.com lowered shares of MKS Instruments from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research report on Friday, August 5th. TheStreet cut MKS Instruments from a "b-" rating to a "c+" rating in a report on Tuesday, July 12th. Citigroup reduced their price target on MKS Instruments from $170.00 to $140.00 in a report on Thursday, April 28th. Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft dropped their price objective on shares of MKS Instruments from $150.00 to $125.00 in a report on Monday, July 18th. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus cut their price objective on shares of MKS Instruments from $242.00 to $230.00 in a research report on Thursday, July 28th. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the stock. Based on data from MarketBeat, the company has a consensus rating of "Moderate Buy" and a consensus price target of $163.57.

Insider Activity at MKS Instruments

In related news, Director Peter Cannone III bought 250 shares of the company's stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, August 1st. The stock was purchased at an average price of $120.06 per share, for a total transaction of $30,015.00. Following the acquisition, the director now owns 3,142 shares of the company's stock, valued at $377,228.52. The acquisition was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link. 0.46% of the stock is owned by insiders.

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MKSI Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 6/10 Dividend
5/26/2022
Dividend Payable
6/10/2022
Last Earnings
7/27/2022
Ex-Dividend for 9/9 Dividend
8/05/2022
Today
8/10/2022
Dividend Payable
9/09/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
10/26/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Process control instruments
Sub-Industry
Semiconductor Equipment
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:MKSI
CUSIP
55306N10
Employees
6,400
Year Founded
1961

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$163.57
High Stock Price Forecast
$230.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$110.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+41.0%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.71
Research Coverage
7 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$551.40 million
Pretax Margin
22.32%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$2.95 billion
Cash Flow
$12.83 per share
Book Value
$52.05 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
55,486,000
Market Cap
$6.47 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.55

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MKSI Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell MKS Instruments stock right now?

7 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for MKS Instruments in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" MKSI shares.
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What is MKS Instruments' stock price forecast for 2022?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month price targets for MKS Instruments' stock. Their MKSI share price forecasts range from $110.00 to $230.00. On average, they predict the company's stock price to reach $163.57 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 42.6% from the stock's current price.
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How have MKSI shares performed in 2022?

MKS Instruments' stock was trading at $174.17 on January 1st, 2022. Since then, MKSI shares have decreased by 34.2% and is now trading at $114.68.
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When is MKS Instruments' next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, October 26th 2022.
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How were MKS Instruments' earnings last quarter?

MKS Instruments, Inc. (NASDAQ:MKSI) issued its earnings results on Wednesday, July, 27th. The scientific and technical instruments company reported $2.59 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $2.31 by $0.28. The scientific and technical instruments company had revenue of $765 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $733.55 million. MKS Instruments had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 21.04% and a net margin of 18.44%. MKS Instruments's quarterly revenue was up 2.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $3.02 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 Tuesday, July 26th. Stockholders of record on Monday, August 8th will be given a dividend of $0.22 per share on Friday, September 9th. This represents a $0.88 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.77%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, August 5th.
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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 0.74%. The company does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio is 8.84%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, MKSI will have a dividend payout ratio of 8.44% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What guidance has MKS Instruments issued on next quarter's earnings?

MKS Instruments updated its third quarter 2022 earnings guidance on Thursday, August, 4th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $2.41-$2.91 for the period, compared to the consensus earnings per share estimate of $2.50. The company issued revenue guidance of $740.00 million-$800.00 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $756.68 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).

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 number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Victory Capital Management Inc. (4.70%), Cooke & Bieler LP (2.46%), Royce & Associates LP (1.42%), Pictet Asset Management SA (0.92%), Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P. (0.62%) and Lazard Asset Management LLC (0.57%). Insiders that own company stock include David Philip Henry, Elizabeth Mora, Eric Robert Taranto, Gerard G Colella, 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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is MKS Instruments' stock price today?

One share of MKSI stock can currently be purchased for approximately $114.68.

How much money does MKS Instruments make?

MKS Instruments (NASDAQ:MKSI) has a market capitalization of $6.39 billion and generates $2.95 billion in revenue each year. The scientific and technical instruments company earns $551.40 million in net income (profit) each year or $9.96 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does MKS Instruments have?

The company employs 6,400 workers across the globe.

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., Electro Scientific Industries, Electro Scientific Industries Europe Ltd, 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, Micro-Controle Spectra-Physics S.A.S., Micronor LLC, 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 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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When was MKS Instruments founded?

MKS Instruments was founded in 1961.

How can I contact MKS Instruments?

MKS Instruments' mailing address is 2 TECH DRIVE SUITE 201, ANDOVER MA, 01810. The official website for the company is www.mksinst.com. The scientific and technical instruments company can be reached via phone at (978) 645-5500, via email at david.ryzhik@mksinst.com, or via fax at 978-557-5100.

This page (NASDAQ:MKSI) was last updated on 8/10/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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