MKS Instruments, Inc. (MKSI): Price and Financial Metrics

MKS Instruments, Inc. (MKSI): $150.76

-8.01 (-5.05%)

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MKSI Stock Summary

  • With a market capitalization of $8,767,615,675, Mks Instruments Inc has a greater market value than 80.54% of US stocks.
  • Over the past twelve months, MKSI has reported earnings growth of 103.68%, putting it ahead of 87.84% of US stocks in our set.
  • Revenue growth over the past 12 months for Mks Instruments Inc comes in at 22.65%, a number that bests 80.08% of the US stocks we're tracking.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to MKSI, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are ENTG, MDRX, AMOT, CEMI, and VAR.
  • Visit MKSI's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

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MKSI Price/Volume Stats

Current price $150.76 52-week high $192.30
Prev. close $158.77 52-week low $66.87
Day low $146.30 Volume 516,473
Day high $159.96 Avg. volume 527,910
50-day MA $164.02 Dividend yield 0.5%
200-day MA $130.56 Market Cap 8.33B

MKS Instruments, Inc. (MKSI) Company Bio

MKS Instruments provides instruments, subsystems, and process control solutions that measure, control, power, monitor, and analyze critical parameters of manufacturing processes in the United States and internationally. The company operates through four segments: Advanced Manufacturing Capital Equipment, Analytical Solutions Group, Europe Region Sales & Service, and Asia Region Sales & Service. The company was founded in 1961 and is based in Andover, Massachusetts.

MKSI Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$150.76$196.98 24%

Below please find a table outlining a discounted cash flow forecast for MKSI, in which we model out valuation assuming a variety of terminal growth rates. To summarize, we found that Mks Instruments Inc ranked in the 58th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. More precisely, our analysis suggests the stock is undervalued by approximately 24.67% on a DCF basis. The most interesting components of our discounted cash flow analysis for Mks Instruments Inc ended up being:

  • MKSI'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 32.91% of tickers in our DCF set.
  • Mks Instruments Inc's interest coverage rate -- a measure of gross earnings relative to interest payments -- comes in at 15.54. This coverage rate is greater than that of 81.51% of stocks we're observing for the purpose of forecasting via discounted cash flows.
  • The weighted average cost of capital for the company is 9. This value is greater than merely 21.96% stocks in the Technology sector that generate free cash flow.

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For other companies in the Technology that have a similar discounted cashflow valuation profile (and ensuing price forecasts) as MKSI, try CSGS, SSTI, SWI, MGIC, and HCKT.

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Latest MKSI News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Mks Instruments Inc that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate MKSI as an investment opportunity.

Chip Machinery Makers Emerge as Big Winners in Supply Crunch

(Bloomberg) -- The sudden shortage of semiconductors is disrupting automotive production and limiting revenue growth for Apple Inc. It’s created a stock market boon, however, for the makers of chip production equipment.Those companies have emerged as the biggest winners from the supply crunch as chipmakers rush to add more factory capacity. Applied Materials Inc., the world’s biggest equipment maker, has seen its shares advance 36% this year, making it the best performer in a semiconductor index. Brooks Automation Inc., Lam Research Corp. and KLA Corp. are each up more than 19%, nearly twice the gain in the Philadelphia semiconductor index. The stocks fell on Tuesday amid a broad technology slump following a two-day rally.Expanding equipment budgets by major chipmakers and governments c...

Yahoo | March 2, 2021

Coherent Reportedly Seeks Final Bids From II-VI, MKS Next Week

Coherent is the prize in a bidding war among MKS Instruments, II-VI and Lumentum. It seeks final bids from MKS and II-VI next week, a report says.

Yahoo | February 23, 2021

Market 2021 Analysis By Global Manufacturers –Emerson Electric Co, AMETEK Inc., Zeeco, Inc, MKS Instruments, LumaSense Technologies Inc

Latest Published Report by Allied Market Research Titled,”Flare Monitoring Market by Mounting Method (In-process and Remote) and Industry Vertical (Refinery, Landfill, Petrochemical, and Others) - Global Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast, 2018-2025”. The report offers an extensive flare monitoring market analysis

OpenPR | February 22, 2021

Benchmark Co. Stick to Their Buy Rating for MKS Instruments By

Benchmark Co. Stick to Their Buy Rating for MKS Instruments | February 17, 2021

Coherent To Engage In Discussions With II-VI

Coherent, Inc. (NASDAQ: COHR) today announced that its board of directors has determined to engage in discussions with II-VI Incorporated (NASDAQ: IIVI) in response to its unsolicited proposal to acquire Coherent in a transaction where each share of Coherent common stock would be exchanged for $130.00 in cash and 1.3055 shares of II-VI common stock.

Yahoo | February 16, 2021

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MKSI Price Returns

1-mo -10.19%
3-mo -0.50%
6-mo 32.41%
1-year 47.98%
3-year 34.91%
5-year 359.55%
YTD 0.33%
2020 37.70%
2019 71.89%
2018 -31.06%
2017 60.48%
2016 67.68%

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