NASDAQ:MTSC - MTS Systems Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $54.02 +0.05 (+0.09 %) (As of 03/26/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$53.97Today's Range$53.87 - $54.6552-Week Range$38.42 - $57.00Volume84,887 shsAverage Volume91,467 shsMarket Capitalization$966.96 millionP/E Ratio16.47Dividend Yield2.26%Beta1.45 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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, 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; 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, product life cycle management, 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 vehicles, construction and agricultural equipment, rail and off-road vehicle manufacturers, and their suppliers, as well as the power generation, aerospace, vehicles, biomedical, structural engineering, oil and gas, wind energy, and other industries. The company's Sensors segment offers sensors for measurements of vibration, pressure, position, force, and sound; and piezoelectric sensors and components for vibration, pressure, and force measurement. It serves the automotive, aerospace, industrial, defense, and research and development markets. The company sells its products through direct sales and service organizations, and independent representatives and 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 CUSIP55377710 CIK68709 Webwww.mts.com Phone952-937-4000Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.92 Current Ratio1.79 Quick Ratio1.08Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio16.47 Forward P/E Ratio20.38 P/E Growth2.01 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$778.03 million Price / Sales1.24 Cash Flow$5.8337 per share Price / Cash Flow9.26 Book Value$26.76 per share Price / Book2.02Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.28 Net Income$61.32 million Net Margins4.91% Return on Equity8.78% Return on Assets3.56%Miscellaneous Employees3,400 Outstanding Shares17,900,000Market Cap$966.96 million Next Earnings Date5/6/2019 (Estimated) OptionableOptionable 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 announced a quarterly dividend on Monday, February 11th. Stockholders of record on Monday, March 18th will be paid a dividend of $0.30 per share on Monday, April 1st. This represents a $1.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.22%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, March 15th. View MTS Systems' Dividend History. How were MTS Systems' earnings last quarter? MTS Systems Co. (NASDAQ:MTSC) posted its quarterly earnings results on Monday, February, 4th. The scientific and technical instruments company reported $0.59 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.51 by $0.08. The scientific and technical instruments company had revenue of $203.20 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $206.78 million. MTS Systems had a net margin of 4.91% and a return on equity of 8.78%. The company's revenue was up 4.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $0.41 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, May 6th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for MTS Systems. What guidance has MTS Systems issued on next quarter's earnings? MTS Systems issued an update on its FY19 earnings guidance on Monday, February, 4th. The company provided EPS guidance of $2.42-2.72 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $2.56. The company issued revenue guidance of $830-870 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $855.24 million.MTS Systems also updated its FY 2019 guidance to $2.42-2.72 EPS. What price target have analysts set for MTSC? 1 equities research analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for MTS Systems' shares. Their forecasts range from $70.00 to $70.00. On average, they expect MTS Systems' stock price to reach $70.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 29.6% 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 coverage about MTSC stock has been trending negative this week, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research group rates the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. MTS Systems earned a daily sentiment score of -2.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the scientific and technical instruments company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future. Who are some of MTS Systems' key competitors? Some companies that are related to MTS Systems include Cubic (CUB), Oxford Instruments (OXINF), Nanometrics (NANO), FARO Technologies (FARO), Geospace Technologies (GEOS), Image Sensing Systems (ISNS), Know Labs (KNWN), Midwest Energy Emissions (MEEC), Sierra Monitor (SRMC), Mikros Systems (MKRS), Mechanical Technology (MKTY), Cemtrex (CETX), Abaxis (ABAX) and Visualant (VSUL). What other stocks do shareholders of MTS Systems own? Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other MTS Systems investors own include Westport Fuel Systems (WPRT), NVIDIA (NVDA), Illumina (ILMN), WD-40 (WDFC), Tesla (TSLA), AAR (AIR), Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMY), Micron Technology (MU), Constellation Brands (STZ) and American Superconductor (AMSC). Who are MTS Systems' key executives? MTS Systems' management team includes the folowing people: Dr. Jeffrey A. Graves, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 58)Mr. Brian T. Ross, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 43)Mr. William C. Becker, Pres of MTS Test & Simulation Sales, Service & Marketing (Age 65)Colonel Steven B. Harrison, Pres of MTS Test and Simulation Engineering, Operations & Order Fulfillment (Age 53)Mr. David T. Hore, Pres of MTS Sensors (Age 53) Who are MTS Systems' major shareholders? MTS Systems' stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (14.55%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (5.27%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (5.27%), Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC (5.04%), Tributary Capital Management LLC (2.18%) and New South Capital Management Inc. (1.65%). Company insiders that own MTS Systems stock include Chun Hung Yu, David Hore, Jeffrey A Graves, Michael V Schrock and William C Becker. View Institutional Ownership Trends for MTS Systems. Which major investors are selling MTS Systems stock? MTSC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Confluence Investment Management LLC, Bank of America Corp DE, 1492 Capital Management LLC, New South Capital Management Inc., Elk Creek Partners LLC, Advisory Services Network LLC, United Services Automobile Association and Bank of New York Mellon Corp. View Insider Buying and Selling for MTS Systems. Which major investors are buying MTS Systems stock? MTSC stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Norges Bank, Millennium Management LLC, BlackRock Inc., Dean Investment Associates LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, GSA Capital Partners LLP and Two Sigma Investments LP. Company insiders that have bought MTS Systems stock in the last two years include Chun Hung Yu, David Hore, Jeffrey A Graves, Michael V Schrock 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 $54.02. How big of a company is MTS Systems? MTS Systems has a market capitalization of $966.96 million and generates $778.03 million in revenue each year. The scientific and technical instruments company earns $61.32 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.28 on an earnings per share basis. MTS Systems employs 3,400 workers across the globe. What is MTS Systems' official website? The official website for MTS Systems is http://www.mts.com. 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 ( )Outperform Votes: 195 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 251 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 446MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about MTS Systems and other stocks. 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