Brooks Automation, Inc. (BRKS): Price and Financial Metrics

Brooks Automation, Inc. (BRKS): $89.96

0.83 (+0.93%)

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  • Growth is the dimension where BRKS ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 92.44% of US stocks.
  • BRKS's strongest trending metric is Stability; it's been moving down over the last 31 weeks.
  • BRKS ranks lowest in Value; there it ranks in the 13th percentile.

BRKS Stock Summary

  • BRKS's current price/earnings ratio is 71.63, which is higher than 87.41% of US stocks with positive earnings.
  • The price/operating cash flow metric for Brooks Automation Inc is higher than 89.1% of stocks in our set with a positive cash flow.
  • BRKS's equity multiplier -- a measure of assets relative to shareholders'equity -- is greater than that of only 16.28% of US stocks.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Brooks Automation Inc, a group of peers worth examining would be BCOV, ROG, JNPR, EHTH, and POWL.
  • BRKS's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Brooks Automation Inc's official web site, go to

BRKS Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Technology stock, BRKS's price/sales ratio is 18.87% higher, now standing at 6.3.
  • BRKS's price/earnings ratio has moved down 3.8 over the prior 243 months.
  • BRKS's price/earnings ratio has moved down 3.8 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for BRKS.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
BRKS 2021-01-22 6.9 5.1 96.0 77.4
BRKS 2016-03-22 1.2 1.1 55.7 39.9
BRKS 2014-09-16 1.5 1.1 19.3 17.3
BRKS 2014-08-14 1.5 1.1 19.1 17.1
BRKS 2014-03-21 1.6 1.2 72.8 50.1
BRKS 2011-06-29 1.0 1.6 7.7 6.9

BRKS Growth Metrics

  • The 3 year net cashflow from operations growth rate now stands at 85.89%.
  • Its year over year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at -79.07%.
  • The 2 year net income to common stockholders growth rate now stands at 273.61%.
BRKS's revenue has moved up $200,687,000 over the prior 34 months.

The table below shows BRKS's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-03-31 1,002.635 155.865 92.445
2020-12-31 936.276 55.853 77.824
2020-09-30 897.273 37.866 64.853
2020-06-30 850.288 18.724 448.206
2020-03-31 833.818 28.612 441.764
2019-12-31 811.981 110.377 436.058

BRKS Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of BRKS, see our BRKS price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $112.50 Average Broker Recommendation 1.5 (Moderate Buy)

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BRKS Price/Volume Stats

Current price $89.96 52-week high $108.72
Prev. close $89.13 52-week low $42.65
Day low $88.56 Volume 248,500
Day high $90.50 Avg. volume 894,849
50-day MA $94.05 Dividend yield 0.44%
200-day MA $81.25 Market Cap 6.68B

Brooks Automation, Inc. (BRKS) Company Bio

Brooks Automation is a provider of automation and cryogenic solutions for multiple markets including semiconductor manufacturing and life sciences. The company was founded in 1978 and is based in Chelmsford, Massachusetts.

BRKS Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$89.96$32.44 -66%

Below please find a table outlining a discounted cash flow forecast for BRKS, in which we model out valuation assuming a variety of terminal growth rates. To summarize, we found that Brooks Automation Inc ranked in the 27th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Our DCF analysis suggests the stock is overvalued by about 65.83%. The most interesting components of our discounted cash flow analysis for Brooks Automation Inc ended up being:

  • The company's balance sheet shows it gets 99% of its capital from equity, and 1% of its capital from debt. Its equity weight surpasses that of 85.42% of free cash flow generating stocks in the Technology sector.
  • The business' balance sheet reveals debt to be 1% of the company's capital (with equity being the remaining amount). Approximately just 7.89% of US stocks with free cash flow have a lower reliance on debt in their capital structure.
  • BRKS's estimated cost of debt, based largely on its market capitalization and its interest coverage ratio, is 3%; for context, that number is higher than 55.91% of tickers in our DCF set.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

For other companies in the Technology that have a similar discounted cashflow valuation profile (and ensuing price forecasts) as BRKS, try NVDA, STM, ADSK, CTLP, and GPRO.

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Latest BRKS News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Brooks Automation Inc that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate BRKS as an investment opportunity.

Brooks Automation Announces Fiscal 2021 Third Quarter Earnings Conference Call and Webcast

Brooks Automation, Inc. (Nasdaq: BRKS) will announce fiscal 2021 third quarter which ended on June 30, 2021 on Thursday, August 5, 2021 after the market closes.

Yahoo | July 20, 2021

Brooks Automation, Inc. (BRKS): Hedge Funds In Wait-and-See Mode

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Yahoo | July 13, 2021

Brooks Automation (NASDAQ:BRKS) Could Easily Take On More Debt

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Yahoo | July 10, 2021

6 Mid-Cap Tech Stocks to Buy on Dwindling Inflation Fears

We have narrowed down our search to six mid-cap technology stocks that have provided higher returns than the S&P 500 Index in the past six months. These are: APPS, BRKS, TDC, CRNC, JBL and SGMS.

Yahoo | July 8, 2021

4 Stocks to Gain as Industrial Automation is in Full Swing

Industrial automation not only lends competitive advantage but also solves labor shortage. This calls for investing in MKS Instruments (MKSI), Teradyne (TER), Brooks Automation (BRKS) and AMETEK (AME)

Yahoo | June 25, 2021

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BRKS Price Returns

1-mo -6.29%
3-mo -12.35%
6-mo 10.69%
1-year 107.23%
3-year 207.31%
5-year 659.49%
YTD 32.88%
2020 63.07%
2019 62.06%
2018 11.20%
2017 42.03%
2016 65.23%

BRKS Dividends

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