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

$95.86
+0.02 (+0.02 %)
(As of 10/23/2019 07:06 AM ET)
Today's Range
$95.54
Now: $95.86
$96.96
50-Day Range
$76.86
MA: $91.32
$96.74
52-Week Range
$56.37
Now: $95.86
$103.86
Volume258,681 shs
Average Volume361,610 shs
Market Capitalization$5.22 billion
P/E Ratio12.24
Dividend Yield0.83%
Beta1.48
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$9.54 per share
Book Value$34.70 per share

Profitability

Net Income$392.90 million

Miscellaneous

Employees4,851
Market Cap$5.22 billion
Next Earnings Date10/23/2019 (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 announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, July 30th. Shareholders of record on Monday, August 26th will be paid a dividend of $0.20 per share on Friday, September 6th. This represents a $0.80 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.83%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, August 23rd. View MKS Instruments' Dividend History.

How were MKS Instruments' earnings last quarter?

MKS Instruments, Inc. (NASDAQ:MKSI) issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, July, 30th. The scientific and technical instruments company reported $1.09 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.08 by $0.01. The scientific and technical instruments company earned $474.11 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $483.27 million. MKS Instruments had a net margin of 11.41% and a return on equity of 16.34%. The firm's quarterly revenue was down 17.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $2.33 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 Wednesday, October 23rd 2019. View Earnings Estimates for MKS Instruments.

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

MKS Instruments updated its third quarter earnings guidance on Tuesday, July, 30th. The company provided EPS guidance of $0.69 to $1.02 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $1.26. The company issued revenue guidance of $415 million to $465 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $501.44 million.

What price target have analysts set for MKSI?

8 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for MKS Instruments' shares. Their forecasts range from $105.00 to $128.00. On average, they expect MKS Instruments' stock price to reach $116.13 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 21.1% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for MKS Instruments.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for MKS Instruments?

8 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for MKS Instruments in the last year. There are currently 8 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?

News articles about MKSI stock have trended somewhat positive on Wednesday, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. MKS Instruments earned a media sentiment score of 2.0 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, meaning that recent press 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 drop in short interest during the month of September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 2,330,000 shares, a drop of 6.0% from the August 30th total of 2,480,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 454,600 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 5.1 days. Currently, 4.3% 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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Strs Ohio (0.09%), Envestnet Asset Management Inc. (0.05%), Pacer Advisors Inc. (0.04%), Bridge City Capital LLC (0.04%), Brinker Capital Inc. (0.03%) and Leith Wheeler Investment Counsel Ltd. (0.03%). 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, 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 First Citizens Bank & Trust Co., Advantage Investment Management LLC, Robecosam AG and State of Michigan Retirement System. Company insiders that have sold MKS Instruments company stock in the last year include Elizabeth Mora, Gerard G Colella and Jacqueline F Moloney. 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 Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL, Pacer Advisors Inc., Brinker Capital Inc., Leith Wheeler Investment Counsel Ltd., Bridge City Capital LLC, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Strs Ohio and World Asset Management Inc. 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 $95.86.

How big of a company is MKS Instruments?

MKS Instruments has a market capitalization of $5.22 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:  3.1 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  394 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  236 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  630
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 10/23/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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