About MTS Systems (NASDAQ:MTSC)
MTS Systems Corporation is a supplier of test systems and position sensors. The Company operates through two segments: Test and Sensors. The Test segment provides testing solutions, including hardware, software and services to ground vehicles, materials and structures markets. The Sensors segment provides position sensors for a range of industrial and mobile hydraulic applications. The Sensors segment products are used by industrial machinery and mobile equipment manufacturers to automate the operation of their products for safety and end-user productivity. The Sensors segment manufactures products utilizing magnetostriction technology. Its technology, Temposonics, offers non-contact position sensing. Its Temposonics sensors provide position feedback for motion control systems. It also provides various service offerings, including calibration, maintenance, training and consulting. The Company has its manufacturing facilities in North America, Europe and Asia.
Industry, Sector and Symbol
Industry Electrical Components & Equipment
Sub-IndustryElectronic Equipment & Instruments
SectorComputer and Technology
Trailing P/E Ratio24.98
Forward P/E Ratio24.36
Sales & Book Value
Annual Sales$787.96 million
Price / Sales1.25
Cash Flow$4.84 per share
Price / Cash11.47
Book Value$25.29 per share
Price / Book2.20
Net Income$25.08 million
Return on Equity10.32%
Return on Assets3.61%
MTS Systems (NASDAQ:MTSC) Frequently Asked Questions
What is MTS Systems' stock symbol?
MTS Systems trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "MTSC."
How often does MTS Systems pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for MTS Systems?
MTS Systems declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, November 14th. Stockholders of record on Monday, December 18th will be given a dividend of $0.30 per share on Tuesday, January 2nd. This represents a $1.20 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.16%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, December 15th. View MTS Systems' Dividend History.
How were MTS Systems' earnings last quarter?
MTS Systems Corporation (NASDAQ:MTSC) issued its earnings results on Monday, November, 27th. The scientific and technical instruments company reported $0.44 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.35 by $0.09. The scientific and technical instruments company earned $201.50 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $195.24 million. MTS Systems had a return on equity of 10.32% and a net margin of 3.18%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was down 6.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $0.55 EPS. View MTS Systems' Earnings History.
When will MTS Systems make its next earnings announcement?
What guidance has MTS Systems issued on next quarter's earnings?
MTS Systems issued an update on its FY18 earnings guidance on Monday, November, 27th. The company provided EPS guidance of $2.05-2.30 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $2.40. The company issued revenue guidance of $780-820 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $815.90 million.
Where is MTS Systems' stock going? Where will MTS Systems' stock price be in 2017?
3 brokerages have issued 1-year target prices for MTS Systems' shares. Their forecasts range from $61.00 to $70.00. On average, they expect MTS Systems' stock price to reach $65.50 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for MTS Systems.
Who are some of MTS Systems' key competitors?
Some companies that are related to MTS Systems include General Cable (BGC), Hollysys Automation Technologies (HOLI), Atkore International Group (ATKR), AZZ (AZZ), Chase (CCF), FARO Technologies (FARO), GrafTech International (GTI), XP Power (XPP), NL Industries (NL), Kimball Electronics (KE), Oxford Instruments (OXIG), American Superconductor (AMSC), Elektron Technology (EKT), Polar Power (POLA), Ilika (IKA), Apc Technology Group (APC) and Transense Technologies (TRT).
Who are MTS Systems' key executives?
MTS Systems' management team includes the folowing people:
- Jeffrey A. Graves Ph.D., President, Chief Executive Officer, Director (Age 56)
- Brian T. Ross, Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President (Age 41)
- William C. Becker, President, Materials Test Systems (Age 64)
- Steven B. Harrison, President - Vehicles and Structure Test Systems (Age 51)
- David T. Hore, President, MTS Sensors (Age 52)
- David J. Anderson, Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board (Age 70)
- Maximiliane C. Straub, Director (Age 52)
- David D. Johnson, Independent Director (Age 61)
- Randy J. Martinez, Independent Director (Age 62)
- Michael V. Schrock, Independent Director (Age 64)
Who owns MTS Systems stock?
MTS Systems' stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Fuller & Thaler Asset Management Inc. (8.44%), Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC (5.79%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.88%), Tributary Capital Management LLC (1.83%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.59%) and Wells Fargo & Company MN (1.10%). Company insiders that own MTS Systems stock include Chun Hung Yu, David Hore, Jeffrey A Graves, William C Becker and William E Bachrach. View Institutional Ownership Trends for MTS Systems.
Who sold MTS Systems stock? Who is selling MTS Systems stock?
MTS Systems' stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including JPMorgan Chase & Co., Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC, Rhumbline Advisers, Schroder Investment Management Group, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, California State Teachers Retirement System, Wells Fargo & Company MN and Deprince Race & Zollo Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for MTS Systems.
Who bought MTS Systems stock? Who is buying MTS Systems stock?
MTS Systems' stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including SG Capital Management LLC, Elk Creek Partners LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, GSA Capital Partners LLP, Citadel Advisors LLC, Fuller & Thaler Asset Management Inc., Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio and First Trust Advisors LP. Company insiders that have bought MTS Systems stock in the last two years include Chun Hung Yu, David Hore, Jeffrey A Graves and William C Becker. View Insider Buying and Selling for MTS Systems.
How do I buy MTS Systems stock?
Shares of MTS Systems 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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.
What is MTS Systems' stock price today?
One share of MTS Systems stock can currently be purchased for approximately $55.55.
How big of a company is MTS Systems?
MTS Systems has a market capitalization of $985.75 million and generates $787.96 million in revenue each year. The scientific and technical instruments company earns $25.08 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.31 on an earnings per share basis. MTS Systems employs 3,500 workers across the globe.
How can I contact MTS Systems?
MTS Systems' mailing address is 14000 TECHNOLOGY DRIVE, EDEN PRAIRIE MN, 55344. The scientific and technical instruments company can be reached via phone at 952-937-4000 or via email at [email protected]
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MTS Systems (NASDAQ:MTSC) Earnings History and Estimates Chart
MTS Systems (NASDAQ MTSC) Earnings History by Quarter
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)
|Date||Quarter||Consensus Estimate||Actual EPS||Revenue Estimate||Actual Revenue||Release Link||Conference Call||Details|
|4/9/2018|| || || || || || || || |
|11/27/2017||Q4 2017||$0.35||$0.44||$195.24 million||$201.50 million||View||N/A|
|8/7/2017||Q3 2017||$0.46||$0.56||$193.03 million||$194.00 million||View||Listen|
|5/8/2017||Q2 2017||$0.48||$0.67||$185.54 million||$193.42 million||View||Listen|
|4/10/2017||Q1 17||$0.82||$0.55||$206.72 million||$199.28 million||View||N/A|
|8/8/2016||Q316||$0.74||$0.78||$146.77 million||$157.70 million||View||N/A|
|5/10/2016||Q2||$0.70||$0.27||$144.00 million||$137.00 million||View||N/A|
|2/9/2016||Q116||$0.59||$0.78||$1.06 billion||$141.00 million||View||N/A|
|12/2/2015||Q415||$0.65||$0.61||$144.44 million||$143.50 million||View||N/A|
|8/3/2015||Q315||$0.71||$0.72||$141.59 million||$133.90 million||View||N/A|
|5/4/2015||Q215||$0.76||$0.77||$148.10 million||$144.00 million||View||N/A|
|11/10/2014||Q414||$0.72||$0.71||$142.70 million||$143.10 million||View||N/A|
|8/4/2014||Q314||$0.91||$0.82||$148.63 million||$145.50 million||View||N/A|
|5/5/2014||Q214||$0.74||$0.53||$138.50 million||$137.34 million||View||N/A|
|1/30/2014||Q114||$0.71||$0.78||$142.67 million||$138.40 million||View||N/A|
|8/5/2013||Q3 2013||$0.84||$0.72||$138.00 million||$135.10 million||View||N/A|
|5/6/2013||Q2 2013||$0.86||$0.69||$135.00 million||$136.90 million||View||N/A|
|1/31/2013||Q1 2013||$0.78||$0.87||$135.45 million||$142.70 million||View||N/A|
|11/15/2012||Q412||$1.02||$0.94||$146.44 million||$137.84 million||View||N/A|
MTS Systems (NASDAQ:MTSC) Earnings Estimates
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.27
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)
|Quarter||Number of Estimates||Low Estimate||High Estimate||Average Estimate|
MTS Systems (NASDAQ:MTSC) Dividend Information
|Payout Ratio:||91.60% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings) |
52.63% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
43.80% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
MTS Systems (NASDAQ:MTSC) Dividend History by Quarter
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
|Announced||Period||Amount||Yield||Ex-Dividend Date||Record Date||Payable Date|
MTS Systems (NASDAQ MTSC) Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History
Insider Ownership Percentage: 1.80%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 97.99%
MTS Systems (NASDAQ MTSC) Insider Trades by Quarter
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
|Transaction Date||Insider Name||Title||Buy/Sell||Number of Shares||Average Share Price||Total Transaction||Details|
|8/24/2017||David Hore||Insider||Buy||5,000||$47.13||$235,650.00|| |
|8/23/2017||William C Becker||Insider||Buy||4,000||$46.40||$185,600.00|| |
|8/11/2017||Jeffrey A. Graves||Insider||Buy||1,000||$48.31||$48,310.00|| |
|8/10/2017||David Hore||Insider||Buy||10,000||$48.20||$482,000.00|| |
|6/13/2017||Jeffrey A Graves||Insider||Sell||23,820||$54.10||$1,288,662.00|| |
|6/12/2017||Jeffrey A. Graves||Insider||Sell||1,426||$54.40||$77,574.40|| |
|5/10/2017||David Hore||Insider||Buy||5,000||$51.55||$257,750.00|| |
|8/19/2016||William E. Bachrach||SVP||Sell||491||$49.32||$24,216.12|| |
|5/12/2016||Chun Hung Yu||Director||Buy||2,000||$47.44||$94,880.00|| |
|4/8/2016||Chun Hung Yu||Director||Buy||2,000||$52.00||$104,000.00|| |
|4/8/2016||Jeffrey A Graves||CEO||Buy||322||$51.83||$16,689.26|| |
|12/15/2015||Chun Hung Yu||Director||Buy||1,000||$61.05||$61,050.00|| |
|8/25/2015||David D Johnson||Director||Buy||5,000||$60.33||$301,650.00|| |
|8/13/2014||Susan E Knight||CFO||Sell||22,803||$68.13||$1,553,568.39|| |
|2/21/2014||Chun Hung Yu||Director||Buy||1,000||$72.78||$72,780.00|| |
|2/6/2014||Steven Mahon||SVP||Sell||5,600||$71.47||$400,232.00|| |
|2/4/2014||David Johnson||Director||Buy||5,000||$70.41||$352,050.00|| |
|9/10/2013||Arthur R Baker III||SVP||Sell||3,368||$59.99||$202,046.32|| |
|8/7/2013||Brendan Hegarty||Director||Sell||2,086||$61.86||$129,039.96|| |
|6/7/2013||Jean Lou Chameau||Director||Sell||3,000||$59.70||$179,100.00|| |
|5/24/2013||Jean Lou Chameau||Director||Sell||5,000||$58.40||$292,000.00|| |
|5/10/2013||Jean Lou Chameau||Director||Sell||5,000||$55.57||$277,850.00|| |
|2/13/2013||Brendan C Hegarty||Director||Sell||1,991||$55.17||$109,843.47|| |
MTS Systems (NASDAQ MTSC) News Headlines
|MTS Systems Corp. :MTSC-US: Earnings Analysis: Q4, 2017 By the Numbers : December 12, 2017|
finance.yahoo.com - December 12 at 9:41 AM
|MTS Systems Corporation (MTSC) Expected to Post Quarterly Sales of $193.40 Million|
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 12 at 6:30 AM
|Contrasting AZZ (AZZ) and MTS Systems (MTSC)|
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 5 at 11:26 AM
|MTS Systems Corporation (MTSC) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts|
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 3 at 3:44 AM
|Brokers Issue Forecasts for MTS Systems Corporation's Q1 2018 Earnings (MTSC)|
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 1 at 5:08 PM
|ETFs with exposure to MTS Systems Corp. : November 30, 2017|
finance.yahoo.com - November 30 at 5:35 PM
|B. Riley Comments on MTS Systems Corporation's Q3 2018 Earnings (MTSC)|
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 30 at 2:44 PM
|MTS Systems Corp. :MTSC-US: Earnings Analysis: 2017 By the Numbers : November 29, 2017|
finance.yahoo.com - November 29 at 5:54 PM
|Edited Transcript of MTSC earnings conference call or presentation 28-Nov-17 3:00pm GMT|
finance.yahoo.com - November 29 at 9:13 AM
|B. Riley Reiterates $70.00 Price Target for MTS Systems (MTSC)|
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 28 at 7:50 PM
|MTS Systems Corp. (MTSC) Is Falling On Full Year Outlook|
www.rttnews.com - November 28 at 5:34 PM
|MTS Systems Corporation to Host Earnings Call|
finance.yahoo.com - November 28 at 10:14 AM
|MTS Systems Corporation (MTSC) Posts Quarterly Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.09 EPS|
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 27 at 8:24 PM
|MTS Systems Corporation (MTSC) Issues FY18 Earnings Guidance|
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 27 at 5:16 PM
|MTS Systems Corp. Announces 53% Rise In Q4 Profit|
www.nasdaq.com - November 27 at 4:53 PM
|MTS Reports Fiscal Year 2017 Fourth Quarter And Full Year Financial Results|
finance.yahoo.com - November 27 at 4:53 PM
|When Should You Buy MTS Systems Corporation (MTSC)?|
finance.yahoo.com - November 27 at 4:53 PM
|MTS beats Street 4Q forecasts|
finance.yahoo.com - November 27 at 4:53 PM
|Zacks: Analysts Expect MTS Systems Corporation (MTSC) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $193.15 Million|
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 24 at 4:48 AM
|$0.35 EPS Expected for MTS Systems Corporation (MTSC) This Quarter|
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 22 at 7:10 PM
|MTS Systems Corp. – Value Analysis (NASDAQ:MTSC) : November 20, 2017|
finance.yahoo.com - November 21 at 8:25 AM
|MTS And McLaren Receive Prestigious Award For Their Unique Automobile Simulation Technology|
finance.yahoo.com - November 21 at 8:25 AM
|MTS Systems Corporation (MTSC) to Release Quarterly Earnings on Monday|
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 20 at 1:40 AM
|MTS Systems Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : MTSC-US : November 17, 2017|
finance.yahoo.com - November 18 at 5:50 AM
|MTS Announces Declaration of Quarterly Cash Dividend|
finance.yahoo.com - November 15 at 6:35 AM
|MTS Systems Corporation (MTSC) Announces Quarterly Dividend of $0.30|
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 14 at 6:02 PM
|MTSC: Insiders Vs. Shorts|
www.thestreet.com - November 14 at 3:14 AM
|MTS Systems Corporation (MTSC) Receives Consensus Rating of "Hold" from Analysts|
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 8 at 2:30 PM
|MTS Systems Corporation (MTSC) Scheduled to Post Quarterly Earnings on Monday|
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 6 at 12:42 PM
|Zacks: Analysts Expect MTS Systems Corporation (MTSC) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $193.15 Million|
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 5 at 8:46 AM
| Brokerages Expect MTS Systems Corporation (MTSC) Will Announce Earnings of $0.35 Per Share|
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 3 at 5:08 PM
|Critical Analysis: MTS Systems Corporation (MTSC) & Kyocera Corporation (KYO)|
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 3 at 1:10 AM
|MTS Systems to Present at the Baird 2017 Global Industrial Conference|
finance.yahoo.com - October 26 at 6:32 AM
|Head to Head Analysis: MTS Systems Corporation (MTSC) versus Regal Beloit Corporation (RBC)|
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 25 at 5:40 PM
|$193.15 Million in Sales Expected for MTS Systems Corporation (MTSC) This Quarter|
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 17 at 9:23 AM
|Critical Comparison: Atkore International Group (ATKR) versus MTS Systems Corporation (MTSC)|
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 15 at 10:20 AM
|MTS Systems Corporation (MTSC) Expected to Post Earnings of $0.35 Per Share|
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 15 at 4:28 AM
|With A Recent ROE Of 6.08%, Can MTS Systems Corporation (MTSC) Catch Up To Its Industry?|
finance.yahoo.com - October 11 at 12:58 AM
|MTS Systems Corp. : MTSC-US: Dividend Analysis : September 18th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : October 6, 2017|
finance.yahoo.com - October 7 at 6:22 AM
|Critical Survey: GrafTech International (GTI) & MTS Systems Corporation (MTSC)|
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 3 at 4:28 AM
|MTS Systems Corporation (MTSC) Short Interest Down 38.5% in September|
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 30 at 3:26 AM
|MTS Appoints John Morris Group As New Business Partner In ... - PR Newswire (press release)|
www.prnewswire.com - September 29 at 6:28 PM
|MTS Appoints John Morris Group As New Business Partner In Australia And New Zealand|
finance.yahoo.com - September 29 at 1:21 PM
|Reviewing GrafTech International (GTI) & MTS Systems Corporation (MTSC)|
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 28 at 4:30 AM
|Financial Survey: MTS Systems Corporation (MTSC) vs. The Competition|
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 25 at 4:10 PM
|MTS Systems Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : MTSC-US : September 18, 2017|
finance.yahoo.com - September 19 at 12:34 AM
|Reviewing MTS Systems Corporation (MTSC) & Its Peers|
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 18 at 10:37 AM
|Critical Comparison: MTS Systems Corporation (MTSC) vs. Its Competitors|
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 14 at 2:22 AM
|MTS Systems Corporation (MTSC) vs. The Competition Financial Survey|
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 11 at 1:06 PM
|Head-To-Head Analysis: MTS Systems Corporation (MTSC) and The Competition|
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 10 at 10:40 AM
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MTS Systems (NASDAQ:MTSC) Income Statement, Balance Sheet and Cash Flow Statement
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