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

$102.87
+1.08 (+1.06 %)
(As of 02/27/2020 06:42 AM ET)
Today's Range
$101.72
Now: $102.87
$106.10
50-Day Range
$101.79
MA: $112.27
$120.84
52-Week Range
$70.47
Now: $102.87
$122.30
Volume328,055 shs
Average Volume459,555 shs
Market Capitalization$5.61 billion
P/E Ratio40.34
Dividend Yield0.79%
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$1.90 billion
Cash Flow$6.93 per share
Book Value$37.12 per share

Profitability

Net Income$140.40 million

Miscellaneous

Employees4,851
Market Cap$5.61 billion
Next Earnings Date5/4/2020 (Estimated)
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 Wednesday, February 12th. Shareholders of record on Monday, February 24th will be paid a dividend of $0.20 per share on Friday, March 6th. This represents a $0.80 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.78%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, February 21st. View MKS Instruments' Dividend History.

How were MKS Instruments' earnings last quarter?

MKS Instruments, Inc. (NASDAQ:MKSI) released its earnings results on Tuesday, January, 28th. The scientific and technical instruments company reported $1.20 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $1.07 by $0.13. The scientific and technical instruments company earned $500 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $474.92 million. MKS Instruments had a net margin of 7.39% and a return on equity of 12.67%. MKS Instruments's revenue for the quarter was up 8.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $1.54 earnings per share. View MKS Instruments' Earnings History.

When is MKS Instruments' next earnings date?

MKS Instruments is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, May 4th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for MKS Instruments.

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

MKS Instruments issued an update on its first quarter earnings guidance on Tuesday, January, 28th. The company provided EPS guidance of $1.14-$1.49 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $1.29. The company issued revenue guidance of $495-$545 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $496.09 million.

What price target have analysts set for MKSI?

8 brokerages have issued 12 month price targets for MKS Instruments' stock. Their forecasts range from $123.00 to $134.00. On average, they anticipate MKS Instruments' stock price to reach $128.25 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 24.7% 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?

Press coverage about MKSI stock has trended neutral on Thursday, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public 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 0.3 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, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future. View News Stories for MKS Instruments.

Are investors shorting MKS Instruments?

MKS Instruments saw a increase in short interest in the month of February. As of February 14th, there was short interest totalling 1,560,000 shares, an increase of 13.9% from the January 30th total of 1,370,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 428,500 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 3.6 days. Currently, 2.9% 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), Paypal (PYPL), Broadcom (AVGO), Intel (INTC), 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 a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Principal Financial Group Inc. (2.84%), State Street Corp (2.49%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (2.05%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (2.04%), Royce & Associates LP (1.87%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.71%). Company insiders that own MKS Instruments stock include Brian Charles Quirk, Elizabeth Mora, Gerard G Colella, Jacqueline F Moloney, John R Abrams, Kathleen Flaherty Burke, 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 Franklin Resources Inc., Renaissance Technologies LLC, Janus Henderson Group PLC, First Trust Advisors LP, Principal Financial Group Inc., Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc., FMR LLC and Royce & Associates LP. 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 institutional investors are buying MKS Instruments stock?

MKSI stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Columbus Circle Investors, Lord Abbett & CO. LLC, Pictet Asset Management Ltd., Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, Neumeier Poma Investment Counsel LLC, Jupiter Asset Management Ltd., UBS Group AG and California Public Employees 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 $102.87.

How big of a company is MKS Instruments?

MKS Instruments has a market capitalization of $5.61 billion and generates $1.90 billion in revenue each year. The scientific and technical instruments company earns $140.40 million in net income (profit) each year or $4.52 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:  454 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  258 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  712
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This page was last updated on 2/27/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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