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 MISC TECHNOLOGY
Sub-IndustryElectronic Equipment & Instruments
SectorComputer and Technology
Trailing P/E Ratio18.1802721088435
Forward P/E Ratio22.46
Sales & Book Value
Annual Sales$787.96 million
Price / Sales1.21
Cash Flow$4.82 per share
Price / Cash11.08
Book Value$25.29 per share
Price / Book2.11
Net Income$25.08 million
Return on Equity9.33%
Return on Assets3.39%
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 Monday, February 12th. Stockholders of record on Monday, March 19th will be given a dividend of $0.30 per share on Monday, April 2nd. This represents a $1.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.25%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, March 16th. View MTS Systems' Dividend History.
How were MTS Systems' earnings last quarter?
MTS Systems Co. (NASDAQ:MTSC) released its earnings results on Monday, February, 5th. The scientific and technical instruments company reported $0.41 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.42 by $0.01. The scientific and technical instruments company had revenue of $194.20 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $196.23 million. MTS Systems had a return on equity of 9.33% and a net margin of 7.22%. MTS Systems's revenue was down 2.6% compared to the same quarter last year. View MTS Systems' Earnings History.
When will MTS Systems make its next earnings announcement?
Where is MTS Systems' stock going? Where will MTS Systems' stock price be in 2018?
2 analysts have issued 1-year price targets for MTS Systems' shares. Their predictions range from $70.00 to $70.00. On average, they expect MTS Systems' share price to reach $70.00 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for MTS Systems.
Who are some of MTS Systems' key competitors?
Some companies that are related to MTS Systems include Kulicke and Soffa Industries (KLIC), Oclaro (OCLR), Badger Meter (BMI), Veeco Instruments (VECO), Rudolph Technologies (RTEC), Axcelis Technologies (ACLS), Ultra Clean (UCTT), Thermon Group (THR), Cutera (CUTR), ChipMOS Technologies (IMOS), Electro Scientific Industries (ESIO), Nanometrics (NANO), Cohu (COHU), Photronics (PLAB), Allied Motion Technologies (AMOT), EMCORE (EMKR), Harvard Bioscience (HBIO) and Intevac (IVAC).
Who are MTS Systems' key executives?
MTS Systems' management team includes the folowing people:
- David J. Anderson, Independent Chairman of the Board (Age 70)
- 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)
- Maximiliane C. Straub, Director (Age 53)
- David D. Johnson, Independent Director (Age 61)
- Randy J. Martinez, Independent Director (Age 62)
- Michael V. Schrock, Independent Director (Age 64)
Has MTS Systems been receiving favorable news coverage?
Media headlines about MTSC stock have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. MTS Systems earned a news impact score of 0.13 on Accern's scale. They also gave press coverage about the scientific and technical instruments company an impact score of 46.74 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days.
Who are MTS Systems' major shareholders?
MTS Systems' stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (12.38%), Ariel Investments LLC (9.45%), Fuller & Thaler Asset Management Inc. (8.05%), Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC (5.57%), Confluence Investment Management LLC (2.12%) and Bowen Hanes & Co. Inc. (1.80%). 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.
Which institutional investors are selling MTS Systems stock?
MTSC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Renaissance Technologies LLC, Ariel Investments LLC, Kennedy Capital Management Inc., Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC, Citadel Advisors LLC, Deprince Race & Zollo Inc., Bank of Montreal Can and Brandywine Global Investment Management LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for MTS Systems.
Which institutional investors are buying MTS Systems stock?
MTSC stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Cooke & Bieler LP, BlackRock Inc., Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Millennium Management LLC, 1492 Capital Management LLC, Clearbridge LLC, Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and Bowen Hanes & Co. Inc.. 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 $53.45.
How big of a company is MTS Systems?
MTS Systems has a market capitalization of $952.12 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 $2.94 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
(Earnings results data provided by Zacks Investment Research)
|Date||Quarter||Consensus Estimate||Actual EPS||Revenue Estimate||Actual Revenue||Release Link||Conference Call||Details|
|2/5/2018||Q1 2018||$0.42||$0.41||$196.23 million||$194.20 million||View||N/A|
|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|
|11/14/2013||Q4 2013||$1.13||$1.24||$147.63 million||$154.80 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: $2.37
(Earnings estimates data provided by Zacks Investment Research)
|Quarter||Number of Estimates||Low Estimate||High Estimate||Average Estimate|
MTS Systems (NASDAQ:MTSC) Dividend Information
|Payout Ratio:||40.82% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings) |
50.42% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
39.87% (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: 1.50%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 99.00%
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||Shares Held After Transaction||Details|
|3/15/2018||Jeffrey A Graves||Insider||Buy||4,000||$53.58||$214,320.00|| |
|3/14/2018||Chun Hung Yu||Director||Buy||2,000||$53.29||$106,580.00||39,901|| |
|8/24/2017||David Hore||Insider||Buy||5,000||$47.13||$235,650.00||20,977|| |
|8/23/2017||William C Becker||Insider||Buy||4,000||$46.40||$185,600.00||4,000|| |
|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||15,000|| |
|6/13/2017||Jeffrey A Graves||Insider||Sell||23,820||$54.10||$1,288,662.00||50,514|| |
|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||5,000|| |
|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||11,345|| |
|4/8/2016||Chun Hung Yu||Director||Buy||2,000||$52.00||$104,000.00||9,345|| |
|4/8/2016||Jeffrey A Graves||CEO||Buy||322||$51.83||$16,689.26||18,718|| |
|12/15/2015||Chun Hung Yu||Director||Buy||1,000||$61.05||$61,050.00||4,142|| |
|8/25/2015||David D Johnson||Director||Buy||5,000||$60.33||$301,650.00||12,142|| |
|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||3,142|| |
|2/6/2014||Steven Mahon||SVP||Sell||5,600||$71.47||$400,232.00||2,309|| |
|2/4/2014||David Johnson||Director||Buy||5,000||$70.41||$352,050.00||5,818|| |
|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||7,962|| |
|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 Co. (MTSC) Insider Jeffrey A. Graves Acquires 4,000 Shares|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 16 at 10:10 PM
|Insider Buying: MTS Systems Co. (MTSC) Director Purchases 2,000 Shares of Stock|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 16 at 8:36 PM
|MTS Systems (MTSC) Upgraded to Hold by BidaskClub|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 14 at 6:07 PM
|MTS Systems Corporation (NASDAQ:MTSC): Dividend Is Coming In 3 Days, Should You Buy?|
finance.yahoo.com - March 12 at 10:07 AM
|$195.52 Million in Sales Expected for MTS Systems Co. (MTSC) This Quarter|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 7 at 3:13 PM
|MTS Systems Co. (MTSC) Stake Lessened by Royce & Associates LP|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 5 at 10:28 AM
|Martingale Asset Management L P Has $1.79 Million Position in MTS Systems Co. (MTSC)|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 5 at 10:14 AM
|White Pine Capital LLC Acquires 6,990 Shares of MTS Systems Co. (MTSC)|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 4 at 2:45 PM
|Bowen Hanes & Co. Inc. Buys 25,000 Shares of MTS Systems Co. (MTSC)|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 4 at 5:02 AM
|MTS Systems (MTSC) Rating Increased to Sell at BidaskClub|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 3 at 5:48 PM
|MTS Systems Co. (MTSC) Stake Lowered by Loews Corp|
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 28 at 3:14 PM
|MTS Systems Co. (MTSC) Position Trimmed by Citadel Advisors LLC|
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 26 at 12:02 PM
|MTS Systems Co. (MTSC) Shares Bought by Pinebridge Investments L.P.|
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 25 at 9:30 AM
|MTS Systems Co. (MTSC) Holdings Cut by Comerica Bank|
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 25 at 5:08 AM
|MTS Systems Co. (MTSC) Expected to Post Earnings of $0.49 Per Share|
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 16 at 5:10 PM
|MTS Systems Co. Announces Quarterly Dividend of $0.30 (MTSC)|
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 12 at 4:36 PM
|Zacks Investment Research Upgrades MTS Systems (MTSC) to Buy|
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 11 at 12:12 AM
|FY2018 Earnings Forecast for MTS Systems Co. Issued By B. Riley (MTSC)|
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 9 at 12:50 PM
|Top Tech Dividend Yielding Stocks To Profit From|
finance.yahoo.com - February 8 at 4:40 PM
|MTS Systems Co. Expected to Earn Q4 2018 Earnings of $0.85 Per Share (MTSC)|
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 8 at 3:16 PM
|MTS tops Street 1Q forecasts|
finance.yahoo.com - February 6 at 8:50 AM
|MTS Systems (MTSC) Announces Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.01 EPS|
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 5 at 8:32 PM
|MTS Reports Fiscal 2018 First Quarter Financial Results|
finance.yahoo.com - February 5 at 4:41 PM
|MTS Systems beats by $0.09, misses on revenue|
seekingalpha.com - February 5 at 4:10 PM
|Is MTS Systems Corporation’s (NASDAQ:MTSC) Balance Sheet Strong Enough To Weather A Storm?|
finance.yahoo.com - February 5 at 8:50 AM
|$193.40 Million in Sales Expected for MTS Systems Co. (MTSC) This Quarter|
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 1 at 4:30 AM
|Contrasting MTS Systems (MTSC) and Hollysys Automation Technologies (HOLI)|
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 31 at 11:16 AM
|MTS Systems (MTSC) Upgraded to "Hold" at Zacks Investment Research|
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 31 at 6:46 AM
| Brokerages Anticipate MTS Systems Co. (MTSC) Will Post Earnings of $0.40 Per Share|
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 30 at 7:12 PM
|Analysis: Positioning to Benefit within Catalyst Biosciences, Sandy Spring, Kadant, MTS, Social Reality, and Equity Commonwealth — Research Highlights Growth, Revenue, and Consolidated Results|
finance.yahoo.com - January 29 at 8:56 AM
|MTS Systems (MTSC) to Release Earnings on Monday|
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 29 at 5:30 AM
|MTS Appoints MEDTEC Solutions As New Business Partner In Vietnam|
finance.yahoo.com - January 23 at 4:24 PM
|MTS Announces First Quarter 2018 Earnings Release Date and Conference Call|
finance.yahoo.com - January 22 at 5:28 PM
|MTS Systems Co. (MTSC) Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from Brokerages|
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 22 at 3:52 AM
|Head-To-Head Review: MTS Systems (MTSC) versus Emerson Electric (EMR)|
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 18 at 1:32 PM
|MTS Systems (MTSC) Downgraded to Sell at Zacks Investment Research|
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 18 at 8:28 AM
|MTS Systems (MTSC) Cut to "Strong Sell" at BidaskClub|
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 13 at 3:26 PM
|MTS & Nordic Research Specialist SINTEF Co-Develop Next Generation Geomaterials Modeling Technology Vital To Future Oil Exploration|
finance.yahoo.com - January 11 at 5:43 PM
|Reviewing MTS Systems (MTSC) & Rockwell Automation (ROK)|
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 1 at 1:30 AM
|MTS Systems (MTSC) Raised to Hold at Zacks Investment Research|
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 31 at 8:24 AM
|Zacks: Analysts Anticipate MTS Systems Co. (MTSC) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $193.40 Million|
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 30 at 5:40 PM
|MTS Systems Co. (MTSC) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages|
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 28 at 3:52 AM
|$0.40 EPS Expected for MTS Systems Co. (MTSC) This Quarter|
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 28 at 3:21 AM
|Zacks: Analysts Expect MTS Systems Co. (MTSC) Will Announce Earnings of $0.40 Per Share|
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 28 at 3:21 AM
|American Superconductor (AMSC) vs. MTS Systems (MTSC) Financial Review|
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 24 at 11:28 AM
|MTS Systems Corp. : MTSC-US: Dividend Analysis : December 18th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : December 18, 2017|
finance.yahoo.com - December 18 at 5:35 PM
|ETFs with exposure to MTS Systems Corp. : December 13, 2017|
finance.yahoo.com - December 13 at 5:46 PM
|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
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MTS Systems (NASDAQ:MTSC) Income Statement, Balance Sheet and Cash Flow Statement
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