NASDAQ:MTSC - MTS Systems Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$55.20 +0.15 (+0.27 %)
(As of 09/21/2018 09:40 AM ET)
Previous Close$55.05
Today's Range$55.20 - $55.25
52-Week Range$42.00 - $57.50
Volume27,531 shs
Average Volume44,623 shs
Market Capitalization$973.37 million
P/E Ratio24.86
Dividend Yield2.20%
MTS Systems logoMTS Systems Corporation supplies test systems and sensors in the Americas, Europe, and Asia. The company's Test segment offers road simulators and component test systems for durability testing; vehicle performance test systems; vehicle dynamics simulators; electrical motors and energy recovery systems; tire performance and rolling resistance measurement systems; and moving ground-plane systems and balances. It also provides systems for the physical characterization of material properties, including ceramics, composites, and steel; systems to test durability and performance of implants, prostheses, and other medical and dental materials and devices; products, systems, and software to perform static and fatigue testing of aircraft and space vehicles; products for blades, bearings, and wind turbines; structural engineering systems, such as static and dynamic testing; and seismic simulation tables. In addition, this segment offers installation, professional training, calibration and metrology, technical consulting, and onsite and factory repair and maintenance services, as well as various accessories and spare parts. It serves automobile, truck, motorcycle, motorsports vehicle, construction equipment, agricultural equipment, rail, and off-road vehicle manufacturers and their suppliers, as well as power generation, aerospace, bio-medical, wind energy, oil and gas, structural engineering, and other industries. The company's Sensors segment offers sensors for acceleration, position, vibration, motion, pressure, force, and sound measurement; and piezoelectric sensors and components for vibration, pressure, and force measurement. It serves automotive, aerospace, industrial, defense, and research and development markets. The company sells its products through direct sales and service organizations, and independent distributors, as well as through catalogs, Internet, etc. MTS Systems Corporation was founded in 1966 and is headquartered in Eden Prairie, Minnesota.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Measuring & controlling devices, not elsewhere classified
Sub-IndustryElectronic Equipment & Instruments
SectorComputer and Technology


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.72
Current Ratio1.67
Quick Ratio1.09


Trailing P/E Ratio24.86
Forward P/E Ratio27.33
P/E Growth2.7

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$787.96 million
Price / Sales1.25
Cash Flow$4.8936 per share
Price / Cash11.28
Book Value$25.29 per share
Price / Book2.18


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.22
Net Income$25.08 million
Net Margins7.18%
Return on Equity7.56%
Return on Assets2.99%


Outstanding Shares17,860,000
Market Cap$973.37 million

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 Friday, August 3rd. Stockholders of record on Monday, September 17th will be given a dividend of $0.30 per share on Monday, October 1st. This represents a $1.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.17%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, September 14th. View MTS Systems' Dividend History.

How were MTS Systems' earnings last quarter?

MTS Systems Co. (NASDAQ:MTSC) announced its quarterly earnings data on Monday, August, 6th. The scientific and technical instruments company reported $0.49 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.64 by $0.15. The scientific and technical instruments company had revenue of $194.67 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $204.63 million. MTS Systems had a net margin of 7.18% and a return on equity of 7.56%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up .5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $0.56 earnings per share. View MTS Systems' Earnings History.

When is MTS Systems' next earnings date?

MTS Systems is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, November, 26th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for MTS Systems.

What price target have analysts set for MTSC?

2 brokerages have issued 12 month price targets for MTS Systems' shares. Their forecasts range from $70.00 to $70.00. On average, they expect MTS Systems' share price to reach $70.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 26.8% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for MTS Systems.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for MTS Systems?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for MTS Systems in the last year. There are currently 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for MTS Systems.

Who are some of MTS Systems' key competitors?

Who are MTS Systems' key executives?

MTS Systems' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Dr. Jeffrey A. Graves, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 57)
  • Mr. Brian T. Ross, Sr. VP, CFO & Principal Accounting Officer (Age 42)
  • Mr. David T. Hore, Pres of MTS Sensors (Age 52)
  • Mr. William C. Becker, Pres of Materials Test Systems (Age 64)
  • Colonel Steven B. Harrison, Pres of Vehicles & Structures Test Systems (Age 52)

Has MTS Systems been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about MTSC stock has trended somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. The research group ranks the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. MTS Systems earned a media and rumor sentiment score of 0.18 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the scientific and technical instruments company an impact score of 46.57 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future. View Recent Headlines for MTS Systems.

Who are MTS Systems' major shareholders?

MTS Systems' stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (13.59%), Fuller & Thaler Asset Management Inc. (7.88%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (4.65%), Tributary Capital Management LLC (2.55%), Confluence Investment Management LLC (2.28%) and Segall Bryant & Hamill LLC (1.73%). Company insiders that own MTS Systems stock include Chun Hung Yu, David Hore, Jeffrey A Graves and William C Becker. View Institutional Ownership Trends for MTS Systems.

Which institutional investors are selling MTS Systems stock?

MTSC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including United Services Automobile Association, Point72 Asset Management L.P., Fuller & Thaler Asset Management Inc., Millennium Management LLC, Bank of America Corp DE, Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan, Arizona State Retirement System and Zebra Capital Management LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for MTS Systems.

Which institutional investors are buying MTS Systems stock?

MTSC stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Segall Bryant & Hamill LLC, BlackRock Inc., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Tributary Capital Management LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Aristotle Capital Boston LLC, Rice Hall James & Associates LLC and Cooke & Bieler 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 shares of MTS Systems?

Shares of MTSC 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 MTSC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $55.20.

How big of a company is MTS Systems?

MTS Systems has a market capitalization of $973.37 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 $2.22 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]

MarketBeat Community Rating for MTS Systems (NASDAQ MTSC)

Community Ranking:  2.2 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  175 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  220 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  395
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about MTS Systems and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe MTSC will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe MTSC will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 9/21/2018 by Staff

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