MTS Systems Corporation Company Profile (NASDAQ:MTSC)

About MTS Systems Corporation

MTS Systems Corporation logoMTS Systems Corporation (MTS) is a global supplier of test systems and position sensors. The Company's operations are organized and managed in two business segments: the Test segment and the Sensors. Testing segment's testing hardware, software and services solutions help customers improve their design, development, and manufacturing processes and are used for determining the mechanical behavior of materials, products, and structures. Test also sells a range of accessories and spare parts, as well as services, including installation, calibration, maintenance, training and consulting. MTS' sensors segment provides controls for a range of industrial and vehicular applications. The segment's customer industries include manufacturers of plastic injection molding machines, steel mills, fluid power, oil and gas, medical, wood product processing equipment, mobile equipment, and energy.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Computer and Technology
  • Industry: Scientific & Technical Instruments
  • Sub-Industry: Electronic Equipment & Instruments
  • Exchange: NASDAQ
  • Symbol: MTSC
  • CUSIP: 55377710
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $55.40
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $57.37
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $51.70
  • 52-Week Range: $41.53 - $62.27
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 26.91
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 20.37
  • P/E Growth: 2.06
  • Market Cap: $923.74M
  • Outstanding Shares: 16,674,000
  • Beta: 1.54
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: 5.37%
  • Return on Equity: 12.45%
  • Return on Assets: 6.95%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.04%
  • Current Ratio: 2.59%
  • Quick Ratio: 2.12%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for MTS Systems Corporation (NASDAQ:MTSC) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Hold Ratings, 3 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.60)
Consensus Price Target: $61.33 (10.71% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for MTS Systems Corporation (NASDAQ:MTSC)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
2/10/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoDowngradeOverweight -> Neutral$61.00View Rating Details
10/13/2016SidotiUpgradeNeutral -> Buy$55.00View Rating Details
8/17/2016Wells Fargo & CompanyInitiated CoverageMarket PerformView Rating Details
6/17/2016StephensUpgradeEqual Weight -> OverweightView Rating Details
5/11/2016WunderlichLower Price TargetBuy$80.00 -> $68.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 2/24/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for MTS Systems Corporation (NASDAQ:MTSC)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
4/17/2017        
8/8/2016Q316$0.74$0.78$146.77 million$157.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/10/2016Q2$0.70$0.27$144.00 million$137.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/9/2016Q116$0.30$0.78$1.06 billion$141.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
12/2/2015Q415$0.65$0.61$144.44 million$143.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/3/2015Q315$0.71$0.72$141.59 million$133.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/4/2015Q215$0.76$0.77$148.10 million$144.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/2/2015Q115$0.74$0.90$142.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/10/2014Q414$0.72$0.71$142.70 million$143.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/4/2014Q314$0.94$0.99$148.63 million$145.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/5/2014Q214$0.74$0.53$138.50 million$137.34 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/31/2014Q114$0.72$0.78$142.67 million$138.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/14/2013Q413$1.11$1.24$147.60 million$154.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/5/2013Q3 2013$0.84$0.72$138.00 million$135.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/6/2013Q2 2013$0.86$0.69$135.00 million$136.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/31/2013Q1 2013$0.78$0.87$135.45 million$142.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/15/2012Q412$1.02$0.94$146.44 million$137.84 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/2/2012$0.93$1.07ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/3/2012$0.90$0.69ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/2/2012$0.80$0.98ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/17/2011$0.67$0.94ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/4/2011$0.69$0.69ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/5/2011$0.62$0.75ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/3/2011$0.46$0.73ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for MTS Systems Corporation (NASDAQ:MTSC)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.73 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.72 EPS

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for MTS Systems Corporation (NASDAQ:MTSC)
Annual Dividend:$1.20
Dividend Yield:2.17%
Payout Ratio:58.54% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
43.96% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
44.12% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)

Dividend History for MTS Systems Corporation (NASDAQ:MTSC)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
2/6/2017quarterly$0.302.06%3/16/20173/20/20174/3/2017
11/15/2016quarterly$0.302.3%12/15/201612/19/20161/3/2017
7/28/2016quarterly$0.302.53%9/15/20169/19/201610/3/2016
5/24/2016quarterly$0.302.5%6/16/20166/20/20167/5/2016
2/8/2016quarterly$0.302.24%3/17/20163/21/20164/4/2016
11/17/2015quarterly$0.301.87%12/10/201512/14/201512/28/2015
7/21/2015quarterly$0.301.88%9/10/20159/14/20159/28/2015
6/2/2015quarterly$0.301.71%6/11/20156/15/20156/29/2015
2/9/2015quarterly$0.301.68%3/12/20153/16/20153/30/2015
11/18/2014quarterly$0.301.82%12/11/201412/15/201412/29/2014
7/22/2014quarterly$0.301.81%9/11/20149/15/20149/29/2014
5/20/2014quarterly$0.301.8%6/12/20146/16/20146/30/2014
2/11/2014quarterly$0.301.67%3/13/20143/17/20143/31/2014
11/19/2013quarterly$0.301.87%12/12/201312/16/20131/2/2014
8/1/2013quarterly$0.301.89%9/12/20139/16/201310/1/2013
5/21/2013quarterly$0.302.02%6/6/20136/10/20137/1/2013
2/5/2013quarterly$0.302.15%3/7/20133/11/20134/1/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for MTS Systems Corporation (NASDAQ:MTSC)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 1.50%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 99.96%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
8/19/2016William E. BachrachSVPSell491$49.32$24,216.12View SEC Filing  
5/12/2016Chun Hung YuDirectorBuy2,000$47.44$94,880.00View SEC Filing  
4/8/2016Chun Hung YuDirectorBuy2,000$52.00$104,000.00View SEC Filing  
4/8/2016Jeffrey A GravesCEOBuy322$51.83$16,689.26View SEC Filing  
12/15/2015Chun Hung YuDirectorBuy1,000$61.05$61,050.00View SEC Filing  
8/25/2015David D JohnsonDirectorBuy5,000$60.33$301,650.00View SEC Filing  
8/13/2014Susan E KnightCFOSell22,803$68.13$1,553,568.39View SEC Filing  
2/21/2014Chun Hung YuDirectorBuy1,000$72.78$72,780.00View SEC Filing  
2/6/2014Steven MahonSVPSell5,600$71.47$400,232.00View SEC Filing  
2/4/2014David JohnsonDirectorBuy5,000$70.41$352,050.00View SEC Filing  
9/10/2013Arthur R Baker IIISVPSell3,368$59.99$202,046.32View SEC Filing  
8/7/2013Brendan HegartyDirectorSell2,086$61.86$129,039.96View SEC Filing  
6/7/2013Jean Lou ChameauDirectorSell3,000$59.70$179,100.00View SEC Filing  
5/24/2013Jean Lou ChameauDirectorSell5,000$58.40$292,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/10/2013Jean Lou ChameauDirectorSell5,000$55.57$277,850.00View SEC Filing  
2/13/2013Brendan C HegartyDirectorSell1,991$55.17$109,843.47View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for MTS Systems Corporation (NASDAQ:MTSC)
DateHeadline
seekingalpha.com logoHigh Dividend Yield On Mobile TeleSystems With Continued Rise In Price (NASDAQ:MTSC)
seekingalpha.com - February 22 at 6:50 PM
prnewswire.com logoMTS Receives Notice From Nasdaq Regarding Late Form 10-Q Filing (NASDAQ:MTSC)
www.prnewswire.com - February 22 at 6:50 PM
capitalcube.com logoMTS Systems Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : MTSC-US : February 13, 2017 (NASDAQ:MTSC)
www.capitalcube.com - February 13 at 10:02 AM
News IconMTS Systems Corporation (MTSC) is an attractive dividend stock, but are there better? (NASDAQ:MTSC)
simplywall.st - February 10 at 7:36 PM
capitalcube.com logoMTS Systems Corp. : MTSC-US: Dividend Analysis : December 19th, 2016 (record date) : By the numbers : February 6, 2017 (NASDAQ:MTSC)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 6 at 6:46 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoMTS Announces Receipt Of Extended Deadline To Provide Financial Information And Reaffirms Preliminary Fiscal 2016 Results (NASDAQ:MTSC)
finance.yahoo.com - January 24 at 7:26 PM
News IconSagard Capital Partners Management Corp Stake in Mts Sys Corp (MTSC) Has Lowered by $6.40 Million as Shares Rose (NASDAQ:MTSC)
randolphguide.com - January 24 at 7:26 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoMTS SYSTEMS CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement, Financial Statements and Exhibits (NASDAQ:MTSC)
biz.yahoo.com - January 24 at 7:26 PM
4-traders.com logoMTS SYSTEMS CORP : Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Other Events (form 8-K) (NASDAQ:MTSC)
www.4-traders.com - January 17 at 7:02 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoMTS SYSTEMS CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Other Events (NASDAQ:MTSC)
biz.yahoo.com - January 17 at 11:39 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoMTS SYSTEMS CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers, Financial Statements and Exhibits (NASDAQ:MTSC)
biz.yahoo.com - January 13 at 8:03 PM
News IconInvestor Investigation over potential Securities Laws Violations by MTS Systems Corporation (NASDAQ:MTSC) (NASDAQ:MTSC)
www.groundreport.com - January 11 at 7:18 PM
streetinsider.com logoMTS Systems (MTSC) Appoints Maximiliane Straub to Board of Directors (NASDAQ:MTSC)
www.streetinsider.com - January 9 at 7:24 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoMTS Announces the Appointment of Ms. Maximiliane Straub to the Board of Directors (NASDAQ:MTSC)
finance.yahoo.com - January 9 at 7:24 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoMTS SYSTEMS CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers (NASDAQ:MTSC)
biz.yahoo.com - January 6 at 7:24 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoMTS Announces Executive Leadership Changes And Reorganization Of Test Business (NASDAQ:MTSC)
us.rd.yahoo.com - January 5 at 8:09 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoMTS SYSTEMS CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers, Regulation FD Disclosure, Financial S (NASDAQ:MTSC)
us.rd.yahoo.com - January 5 at 8:09 PM
publicnow.com logo5 January, 2017 MTS Announces Executive Leadership Changes and Reorganization of Test Business (NASDAQ:MTSC)
us.rd.yahoo.com - January 5 at 8:09 PM
4-traders.com logoMTS : Presolicitation Notice - PROGRAMMER REPLACEMENT PISTON WITH ASSOCIATED SEAL KIT (NASDAQ:MTSC)
www.4-traders.com - December 28 at 6:34 PM
sbwire.com logoMTS Systems Corporation (NASDAQ:MTSC) Shareholder News: Investigation over Possible Violations of Securities Laws (NASDAQ:MTSC)
www.sbwire.com - December 22 at 5:33 AM
4-traders.com logoMTS SYSTEMS CORPORATION : ex-dividend day (NASDAQ:MTSC)
www.4-traders.com - December 16 at 12:35 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoRobbins Arroyo LLP Is Investigating the Officers and Directors of MTS Systems Corporation (MTSC) on Behalf of Shareholders (NASDAQ:MTSC)
finance.yahoo.com - December 14 at 12:07 AM
streetinsider.com logoMTS Systems (MTSC) Receive NASDAQ Non-Compliance Notice (NASDAQ:MTSC)
www.streetinsider.com - December 9 at 6:41 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoMTS Receives Notice From Nasdaq Regarding Late Form 10-K Filing (NASDAQ:MTSC)
finance.yahoo.com - December 9 at 6:41 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo9:26 am MTS Systems receives notice from Nasdaq as a result of its inability to timely file its Annual Report on Form 10-K; co intends to regain compliance (NASDAQ:MTSC)
finance.yahoo.com - December 9 at 6:41 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoMTS SYSTEMS CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Notice of Delisting or Failure to Satisfy a Continued Listing Rule or Standard; (NASDAQ:MTSC)
biz.yahoo.com - December 9 at 6:41 PM
News IconShould You Avoid MTS Systems Corporation (MTSC)? (NASDAQ:MTSC)
feedproxy.google.com - December 8 at 8:47 AM
fxpips.com logoGaps Down Stocks Summary – ATLO, MTSC, IDSA, SINO, BOJA, VUZI, SCVL (NASDAQ:MTSC)
www.fxpips.com - December 1 at 9:28 AM
streetinsider.com logoMTS Systems (MTSC) Announces Strong Prelim. FY16 Results; Has Initiated Internal Investigation (NASDAQ:MTSC)
www.streetinsider.com - November 30 at 11:31 AM
News IconMTS Systems Delays Fourth-Quarter Report on Potential Violations in China (NASDAQ:MTSC)
ih.advfn.com - November 30 at 11:31 AM
marketexclusive.com logoMTS SYSTEMS CORPORATION (NASDAQ:MTSC) Files An 8-K Results of Operations and Financial Condition (NASDAQ:MTSC)
marketexclusive.com - November 30 at 11:31 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoQ4 2016 MTS Systems Corp Earnings Release - After Market Close (NASDAQ:MTSC)
biz.yahoo.com - November 30 at 11:31 AM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoMTS Provides Preliminary Results For Fiscal 2016 And Reports Delay Of Its Form 10-K Filing As A Result Of Internal Investigation Concerning Apparent Violations Of The Company's Code Of Conduct In China (NASDAQ:MTSC)
us.rd.yahoo.com - November 29 at 2:42 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logo9:01 am MTS Systems reports delay of its Form 10-K filing as a result of internal investigation concerning apparent violations of the co's code of conduct in China; raises FY16 guidance (NASDAQ:MTSC)
us.rd.yahoo.com - November 29 at 2:42 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoMTS SYSTEMS CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Financial Statements and Exhibits (NASDAQ:MTSC)
us.rd.yahoo.com - November 29 at 2:42 PM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoMTS says probing its China executives (NASDAQ:MTSC)
sg.finance.yahoo.com - November 29 at 2:42 PM
wsj.com logo[$$] MTS Systems Delays Fourth-Quarter Report on Potential Violations in China (NASDAQ:MTSC)
www.wsj.com - November 29 at 2:42 PM
bizjournals.com logoMTS investigates China executives; delays Q4 report (NASDAQ:MTSC)
www.bizjournals.com - November 29 at 2:42 PM
feeds.reuters.com logoBUZZ-MTS Systems Corp: Biggest intraday pct loss in more than 5 months (NASDAQ:MTSC)
feeds.reuters.com - November 29 at 10:38 AM
seekingalpha.com logoMTS Systems -8.4%; 10-K filing delayed on internal investigation of conduct violations, preliminary FY 2016 results positive (NASDAQ:MTSC)
seekingalpha.com - November 29 at 10:19 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoMTS Announces Declaration of Quarterly Cash Dividend (NASDAQ:MTSC)
finance.yahoo.com - November 15 at 6:55 PM
publicnow.com logo15 November, 2016 MTS Announces Declaration of Quarterly Cash Dividend (NASDAQ:MTSC)
www.publicnow.com - November 15 at 6:55 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoMTS Announces Fourth Quarter 2016 Earnings Release Date and Conference Call (NASDAQ:MTSC)
finance.yahoo.com - November 14 at 6:36 PM
publicnow.com logo14 November, 2016 MTS Announces Fourth Quarter 2016 Earnings Release Date and Conference Call (NASDAQ:MTSC)
www.publicnow.com - November 14 at 6:36 PM
insidermonkey.com logoMairs & Power Adds Alphabet (GOOGL), Thinks Wells Fargo (WFC) Has Been Overly Punished (NASDAQ:MTSC)
www.insidermonkey.com - November 4 at 9:45 AM
capitalcube.com logoMTS Systems Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : MTSC-US : November 1, 2016 (NASDAQ:MTSC)
www.capitalcube.com - November 1 at 10:52 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoMairs & Power Comments on MTS Systems (NASDAQ:MTSC)
finance.yahoo.com - October 31 at 6:21 PM
4-traders.com logoMTS : to Present at Stephens Fall Investment Conference (NASDAQ:MTSC)
www.4-traders.com - October 28 at 6:04 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoMTS Systems to Present at Stephens Fall Investment Conference (NASDAQ:MTSC)
finance.yahoo.com - October 26 at 6:21 PM
capitalcube.com logoMTS Systems Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : MTSC-US : October 20, 2016 (NASDAQ:MTSC)
www.capitalcube.com - October 20 at 12:02 PM

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What is MTS Systems Corporation's stock symbol?

MTS Systems Corporation trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "MTSC."

How often does MTS Systems Corporation pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for MTS Systems Corporation?

MTS Systems Corporation declared a quarterly dividend on Monday, February 6th. Investors of record on Monday, March 20th will be paid a dividend of $0.30 per share on Monday, April 3rd. 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 Thursday, March 16th.

Where is MTS Systems Corporation's stock going? Where will MTS Systems Corporation's stock price be in 2017?

5 equities research analysts have issued 1 year price targets for MTS Systems Corporation's stock. Their forecasts range from $55.00 to $68.00. On average, they expect MTS Systems Corporation's stock price to reach $61.33 in the next twelve months.

When will MTS Systems Corporation announce their earnings?

MTS Systems Corporation is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, April, 17th 2017.

Who owns MTS Systems Corporation stock?

MTS Systems Corporation's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC (7.45%), New South Capital Management Inc. (3.40%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.26%), State Street Corp (2.24%), Levin Capital Strategies L.P. (2.20%) and Renaissance Technologies LLC (1.79%). Company insiders that own MTS Systems Corporation stock include Chun Hung Yu, David D Johnson, Jeffrey A Graves and William E Bachrach.

Who sold MTS Systems Corporation stock? Who is selling MTS Systems Corporation stock?

MTS Systems Corporation's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Levin Capital Strategies L.P., Renaissance Technologies LLC, Loews Corp, Two Sigma Investments LP, Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC, Millrace Asset Group Inc., Marshall Wace LLP and GSA Capital Partners LLP.

Who bought MTS Systems Corporation stock? Who is buying MTS Systems Corporation stock?

MTS Systems Corporation's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Denver Investment Advisors LLC, State Street Corp, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Summit Global Investments, Capstone Investment Advisors LLC, Gamco Investors INC. ET AL, Good Life Advisors LLC and Martingale Asset Management L P. Company insiders that have bought MTS Systems Corporation stock in the last two years include Chun Hung Yu, David D Johnson and Jeffrey A Graves.

How do I buy MTS Systems Corporation stock?

Shares of MTS Systems Corporation can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of MTS Systems Corporation stock cost?

One share of MTS Systems Corporation stock can currently be purchased for approximately $55.40.

MTS Systems Corporation (NASDAQ:MTSC) Chart for Friday, February, 24, 2017


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Dividend Payments by Quarter for MTS Systems Corporation (NASDAQ:MTSC)

Last Updated on 2/24/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff