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MKS Instruments Stock Forecast, Price & News

-9.21 (-5.10%)
(As of 01/18/2022 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
447,135 shs
Average Volume
415,976 shs
Market Capitalization
$9.51 billion
P/E Ratio
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About MKS Instruments

MKS Instruments, Inc. provides instruments, systems, subsystems and process control solutions to measure, control, power, monitor, and analyze parameters of manufacturing processes to improve process performance and productivity for its customers. It operates through the following segments: Vacuum & Analysis, Light & Motion and Equipment & Solutions. The Vacuum & Analysis segment comprises pressure measurement and control, flow measurement and control, gas and vapor delivery, gas composition analysis, residual gas analysis, leak detection, control technology, ozone generation and delivery, RF & DC power, reactive gas generation and vacuum technology components. The Light & Motion segment includes lasers, photonics, sub-micron positioning, vibration control, and optics instruments. The Equipment & Solutions segment provides laser-based manufacturing systems solutions for the micro-machining industry that enable customers to optimize production. The company was founded in 1961 and is headquartered in Andover, MA.


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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Process control instruments
Semiconductor Equipment
Current Symbol
Year Founded

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$2.33 billion
Cash Flow
$8.83 per share
Book Value
$42.82 per share


Net Income
$350.10 million
Pretax Margin




Free Float
Market Cap
$9.51 billion

Company Calendar

Last Earnings
Ex-Dividend for 12/10 Dividend
Dividend Payable
Next Earnings (Confirmed)
Fiscal Year End

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Overall MarketRank

2.91 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

49th out of 896 stocks

Process Control Instruments Industry

3rd out of 17 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 3.5Community Rank: 5.0Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 2.5Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

MKS Instruments (NASDAQ:MKSI) Frequently Asked Questions

Is MKS Instruments a buy right now?

7 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for MKS Instruments in the last year. There are currently 7 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" MKS Instruments stock.
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How has MKS Instruments' stock been impacted by COVID-19?

MKS Instruments' stock was trading at $89.69 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, MKSI shares have increased by 91.2% and is now trading at $171.48.
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When is MKS Instruments' next earnings date?

MKS Instruments is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, January 26th 2022.
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How can I listen to MKS Instruments' earnings call?

MKS Instruments will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, January 27th at 8:30 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link.

How were MKS Instruments' earnings last quarter?

MKS Instruments, Inc. (NASDAQ:MKSI) issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, October, 27th. The scientific and technical instruments company reported $2.79 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $2.77 by $0.02. The scientific and technical instruments company had revenue of $741.90 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $725.44 million. MKS Instruments had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 23.41% and a net margin of 18.16%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 25.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $1.93 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 Tuesday, October 26th. Investors of record on Monday, November 29th will be paid a dividend of $0.22 per share on Friday, December 10th. This represents a $0.88 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.51%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, November 26th.
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Is MKS Instruments a good dividend stock?

MKS Instruments pays an annual dividend of $0.88 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.49%. MKS Instruments does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of MKS Instruments is 9.47%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, MKS Instruments will have a dividend payout ratio of 7.24% next year. This indicates that MKS Instruments 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 fourth quarter 2021 earnings guidance on Wednesday, November, 3rd. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $2.590-$3.110 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $2.820. The company issued revenue guidance of $730 million-$790 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $735.59 million.

What price target have analysts set for MKSI?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for MKS Instruments' stock. Their forecasts range from $190.00 to $250.00. On average, they expect MKS Instruments' stock price to reach $219.75 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 28.1% from the stock's current price.
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Who are MKS Instruments' key executives?

MKS Instruments' management team includes the following people:
  • John Tseng Chung Lee, President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • James A. Schreiner, Chief Operating Officer & Senior Vice President
  • Seth H. Bagshaw, Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer & Senior VP (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Kathleen Flaherty Burke, Secretary, Senior Vice President & General Counsel
  • Jennifer J. Reilly, Chief Human Resources Officer & Senior VP

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

6 employees have rated MKS Instruments CEO John T.C. Lee on Glassdoor.com. John T.C. Lee has an approval rating of 77% among MKS Instruments' 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 variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P. (0.57%), Leith Wheeler Investment Counsel Ltd. (0.09%), Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (0.03%), Tributary Capital Management LLC (0.03%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.02%) and Ayrshire Capital Management LLC (0.01%). Company insiders that own MKS Instruments stock include David Philip Henry, Elizabeth Mora, Eric Robert Taranto, Gerard G Colella, Jacqueline F Moloney 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 Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P., State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Tributary Capital Management LLC, Crossmark Global Holdings Inc., and FourThought Financial LLC. Company insiders that have sold MKS Instruments company stock in the last year include David Philip Henry, Elizabeth Mora, Eric Robert Taranto, Gerard G Colella, 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 Aries Wealth Management, Canandaigua National Corp, Leith Wheeler Investment Counsel Ltd., Louisiana State Employees Retirement System, and Ayrshire Capital Management LLC.
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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 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 $171.48.

How much money does MKS Instruments make?

MKS Instruments has a market capitalization of $9.51 billion and generates $2.33 billion in revenue each year. The scientific and technical instruments company earns $350.10 million in net income (profit) each year or $9.29 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does MKS Instruments have?

MKS Instruments employs 5,800 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, 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, Eolite Systems SAS, 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 (Hong Kong) Limited, MKS Instruments (Singapore) Pte. Ltd., MKS Instruments Deutschland GmbH, MKS Instruments ESI Switzerland GmbH, MKS Instruments Holdings Ltd, MKS Instruments Israel Ltd., MKS Instruments Italy S.r.l., MKS Instruments Mexico S. de R.L. de C.V., 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., Newport Corporation, Newport Instruments Canada Corporation, Newport Laser Holding GmbH, Newport Ophir Holdings Ltd., Newport Opto-Electronics Technologies (Korea) LLC, 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 GmbH, Ophir Optronics Ltd., Ophir Optronics Solutions Ltd., Ophir Spiricon Europe GmbH, Ophir-Spiricon LLC, Plasmart, Precisive, Spectra International, Spectra-Physics K.K., Telvac Engineering, Tenta Technology, Umetrics, V-Gen Ltd., Wenzel Instruments, and Yield Dynamics.

When was MKS Instruments founded?

MKS Instruments was founded in 1961.

What is MKS Instruments' official website?

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

Where are MKS Instruments' headquarters?

MKS Instruments is headquartered at 2 TECH DRIVE SUITE 201, ANDOVER MA, 01810.

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, via email at [email protected], or via fax at 978-557-5100.

This page was last updated on 1/19/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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