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

Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist.
$48.23 +0.12 (+0.25 %)
(As of 11/18/2018 01:31 PM ET)
Previous Close$48.23
Today's Range$47.76 - $49.1260
52-Week Range$42.00 - $57.50
Volume113,325 shs
Average Volume113,175 shs
Market Capitalization$861.39 million
P/E Ratio21.73
Dividend Yield2.49%
MTS 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.

Receive MTSC News and Ratings via Email

Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for MTSC and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter.

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Measuring & controlling devices, not elsewhere classified
Sub-IndustryElectronic Equipment & Instruments
SectorComputer and Technology
Current SymbolNASDAQ:MTSC
Previous Symbol


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


Trailing P/E Ratio21.73
Forward P/E Ratio23.53
P/E Growth1.86

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$787.96 million
Price / Sales1.09
Cash Flow$4.8327 per share
Price / Cash9.98
Book Value$25.29 per share
Price / Book1.91


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$861.39 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 Tuesday, November 13th. Shareholders of record on Monday, December 17th will be paid a dividend of $0.30 per share on Monday, December 31st. This represents a $1.20 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.49%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, December 14th. View MTS Systems' Dividend History.

How were MTS Systems' earnings last quarter?

MTS Systems Co. (NASDAQ:MTSC) posted its earnings results on Monday, August, 6th. The scientific and technical instruments company reported $0.49 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.64 by $0.15. The scientific and technical instruments company earned $194.67 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $204.63 million. MTS Systems had a net margin of 7.18% and a return on equity of 7.56%. The company's quarterly revenue was up .5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company earned $0.56 EPS. 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.

How can I listen to MTS Systems' earnings call?

MTS Systems will be holding an earnings conference call on Tuesday, November 27th at 10:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at 8557195012.

What price target have analysts set for MTSC?

1 analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for MTS Systems' shares. Their predictions range from $70.00 to $70.00. On average, they expect MTS Systems' stock price to reach $70.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 45.1% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for MTS Systems.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for MTS Systems?

1 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for MTS Systems in the last year. There are currently 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for MTS Systems.

Has MTS Systems been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about MTSC stock have trended very positive on Sunday, according to InfoTrie. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog 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. MTS Systems earned a news sentiment score of 3.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news stories about the scientific and technical instruments company a news buzz of 9.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future.

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)

Who are MTS Systems' major shareholders?

MTS Systems' stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (14.12%), Fuller & Thaler Asset Management Inc. (7.69%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (4.89%), Confluence Investment Management LLC (2.38%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (1.78%) and JPMorgan Chase & Co. (1.78%). 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 Tributary Capital Management LLC, New South Capital Management Inc., Fuller & Thaler Asset Management Inc., Elk Creek Partners LLC, Credit Suisse AG, Rice Hall James & Associates LLC, Citadel Advisors LLC and United Services Automobile Association. View Insider Buying and Selling for MTS Systems.

Which institutional investors are buying MTS Systems stock?

MTSC stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Select Equity Group L.P., Eagle Boston Investment Management Inc., Renaissance Technologies LLC, Aristotle Capital Boston LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Piermont Capital Management Inc. and Wells Fargo & Company MN. 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 $48.23.

How big of a company is MTS Systems?

MTS Systems has a market capitalization of $861.39 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.

What is MTS Systems' official website?

The official website for MTS Systems is

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:  179 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  229 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  408
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 11/18/2018 by Staff

Featured Article: What does EPS mean?

Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of analysts' upgrades, downgrades and new coverage with's FREE daily email newsletter.

Yahoo Gemini Pixel