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MKS Instruments (MKSI) Stock Forecast, Price & News

+2.99 (+2.50%)
(As of 05/27/2022 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
503,509 shs
Average Volume
585,854 shs
Market Capitalization
$6.81 billion
P/E Ratio
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About MKS Instruments

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.


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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Process control instruments
Semiconductor Equipment
Current Symbol
Year Founded

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$2.95 billion
Cash Flow
$14.07 per share
Book Value
$54.38 per share


Net Income
$551.40 million
Pretax Margin




Free Float
Market Cap
$6.81 billion

Company Calendar

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Overall MarketRank

2.88 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

55th out of 931 stocks

Process Control Instruments Industry

3rd out of 17 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 3.4Community 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?

8 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for MKS Instruments in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" MKS Instruments stock.
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When is MKS Instruments' next earnings date?

MKS Instruments is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, July 27th 2022.
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How were MKS Instruments' earnings last quarter?

MKS Instruments, Inc. (NASDAQ:MKSI) announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, April, 26th. The scientific and technical instruments company reported $2.71 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $2.59 by $0.12. The scientific and technical instruments company had revenue of $742 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $753.56 million. MKS Instruments had a net margin of 19.08% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 22.81%. The company's revenue was up 6.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $2.56 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 Thursday, May 12th. Shareholders of record on Monday, May 30th will be paid a dividend of $0.22 per share on Friday, June 10th. This represents a $0.88 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.72%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, May 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 0.74%. MKS Instruments does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of MKS Instruments is 8.57%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, MKS Instruments will have a dividend payout ratio of 7.48% 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 issued an update on its second quarter earnings guidance on Tuesday, April, 26th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $2.04-2.52 for the period, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.80. The company issued revenue guidance of $700-760 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $784.50 million.

What price target have analysts set for MKSI?

8 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for MKS Instruments' shares. Their forecasts range from $125.00 to $260.00. On average, they anticipate MKS Instruments' stock price to reach $185.13 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 51.2% from the stock's current price.
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Who are MKS Instruments' key executives?
MKS Instruments' management team includes the following people:
  • Dr. John T. C. Lee, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 59, Pay $3.12M)
  • Mr. Seth H. Bagshaw, Sr. VP, CFO & Treasurer (Age 62, Pay $1.74M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. James Alan Schreiner, Sr. VP & COO (Age 60, Pay $1.13M)
  • Ms. Kathleen F. Burke, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 57, Pay $1.22M)
  • Dr. Mark Milton Gitin, Sr. VP and GM of Light & Motion Division (Age 55, Pay $1.06M)
  • Mr. David Ryzhik, VP of Investor Relations
  • Maryann Naddy, Sr. Director of Corp. Marketing
  • Mr. David Philip Henry, Sr. VP of Corp. Marketing, Project Management Office & Global Service (Age 50) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Ms. Jennifer J. Reilly, Sr. VP & Chief HR Officer
  • Mr. Francis J. Tan, Sr. VP of Strategic Devel.
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 number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (9.50%), BlackRock Inc. (9.39%), Capital International Investors (8.47%), Wellington Management Group LLP (8.34%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (3.93%) and Victory Capital Management Inc. (2.99%). Company insiders that own MKS Instruments stock include David Philip Henry, Elizabeth Mora, Eric Robert Taranto, Gerard G Colella and Seth H Bagshaw.
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Which institutional investors are selling MKS Instruments stock?

MKSI stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Vanguard Group Inc., TimesSquare Capital Management LLC, Invesco Ltd., Royce & Associates LP, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, and Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan Trust Fund. Company insiders that have sold MKS Instruments company stock in the last year include Elizabeth Mora, and Gerard G Colella.
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Which institutional investors are buying MKS Instruments stock?

MKSI stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Victory Capital Management Inc., William Blair Investment Management LLC, Wellington Management Group LLP, Cooke & Bieler LP, BlackRock Inc., Ceredex Value Advisors LLC, Madison Asset Management LLC, and TIG Advisors 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 $122.41.

How much money does MKS Instruments make?

MKS Instruments has a market capitalization of $6.81 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 $10.27 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does MKS Instruments have?

MKS Instruments 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., 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, 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., 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 (USA) Inc., Photon Control Inc., 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.

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 5/28/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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