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NASDAQ:MKSI - MKS Instruments Stock Price, Forecast & News

$112.91
-3.90 (-3.34 %)
(As of 01/26/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$112.03
Now: $112.91
$118.21
50-Day Range
$105.51
MA: $110.77
$117.61
52-Week Range
$70.47
Now: $112.91
$119.22
Volume448,705 shs
Average Volume378,647 shs
Market Capitalization$6.15 billion
P/E Ratio36.42
Dividend Yield0.68%
Beta1.47
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$9.22 per share
Book Value$34.70 per share

Profitability

Net Income$392.90 million

Miscellaneous

Employees4,851
Market Cap$6.15 billion
Next Earnings Date1/28/2020 (Confirmed)
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 declared a quarterly dividend on Monday, October 28th. Investors 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 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.71%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, November 22nd. View MKS Instruments' Dividend History.

How were MKS Instruments' earnings last quarter?

MKS Instruments, Inc. (NASDAQ:MKSI) announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, October, 23rd. The scientific and technical instruments company reported $1.12 earnings per share 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%. MKS Instruments's revenue for the quarter was down 5.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $1.88 EPS. 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, January 28th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for MKS Instruments.

How can I listen to MKS Instruments' earnings call?

MKS Instruments will be holding an earnings conference call on Tuesday, January 28th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

What price target have analysts set for MKSI?

7 brokers have issued 1 year price objectives for MKS Instruments' stock. Their forecasts range from $115.00 to $130.00. On average, they anticipate MKS Instruments' share price to reach $123.57 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 9.4% 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?

Media stories about MKSI stock have been trending extremely negative on Sunday, according to InfoTrie. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. 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 -4.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media stories about the scientific and technical instruments company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days. View News Stories for MKS Instruments.

Are investors shorting MKS Instruments?

MKS Instruments saw a decline in short interest in December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totalling 1,430,000 shares, a decline of 7.1% from the December 15th total of 1,540,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 404,200 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 3.5 days. Currently, 2.7% of the shares of the company are sold short. 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), Paypal (PYPL), Intel (INTC), Broadcom (AVGO), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) and AbbVie (ABBV).

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 many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Columbus Circle Investors (0.27%), New York State Teachers Retirement System (0.17%), Strs Ohio (0.10%), Nisa Investment Advisors LLC (0.04%), State of Michigan Retirement System (0.03%) and Janney Montgomery Scott LLC (0.03%). Company insiders that own MKS Instruments stock include Brian Charles Quirk, 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 major investors are selling MKS Instruments stock?

MKSI stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Leith Wheeler Investment Counsel Ltd., State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Janney Montgomery Scott LLC, Raymond James Trust N.A., Somerset Trust Co, Optimum Investment Advisors, New York State Teachers Retirement System and Hanson & Doremus Investment Management. 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 major investors are buying MKS Instruments stock?

MKSI stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Columbus Circle Investors, Strs Ohio, Cerebellum GP LLC, Advisor Partners LLC, Sciencast Management LP, NEXT Financial Group Inc, Nisa Investment Advisors LLC and State of Michigan Retirement System. 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 $112.91.

How big of a company is MKS Instruments?

MKS Instruments has a market capitalization of $6.15 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:  432 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  248 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  680
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 1/26/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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