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

MKS Instruments, Inc. (MKSI): $122.54

7.60 (+6.61%)

POWR Rating

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  • MKSI scores best on the Momentum dimension, with a Momentum rank ahead of 90.37% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for MKSI is in Quality, which has been heading up over the past 179 days.
  • MKSI ranks lowest in Sentiment; there it ranks in the 50th percentile.

MKSI Stock Summary

  • MKSI has a higher market value than 80.16% of US stocks; more precisely, its current market capitalization is $9,089,273,037.
  • MKSI's equity multiplier -- a measure of assets relative to shareholders'equity -- is greater than that of 28.84% of US stocks.
  • The volatility of Mks Instruments Inc's share price is greater than that of only 19.75% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Mks Instruments Inc, a group of peers worth examining would be ACIW, CEMI, BB, DZSI, and DSGX.
  • Visit MKSI's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

MKSI Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Technology stock, MKSI's price/sales ratio is 43.4% lower, now standing at 3.
  • MKSI's price/earnings ratio has moved down 24.8 over the prior 243 months.
  • Over the past 243 months, MKSI's price/sales ratio has gone up 0.8.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for MKSI.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
MKSI 2021-09-01 3.0 3.1 16.9 14.0
MKSI 2021-08-31 3.0 3.1 17.1 14.2
MKSI 2021-08-30 3.1 3.2 17.4 14.4
MKSI 2021-08-27 3.1 3.2 17.5 14.4
MKSI 2021-08-26 3.0 3.1 16.8 13.9
MKSI 2021-08-25 3.0 3.1 16.8 13.9

MKSI Growth Metrics

    The 5 year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at 23.51%.
  • Its year over year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 104.69%.
  • Its 2 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at -19.77%.
Over the past 15 months, MKSI's revenue has gone up $780,149,000.

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

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-12-31 2,949.6 639.5 551.4
2021-09-30 2,845.9 592.4 516.8
2021-06-30 2,693.8 591.4 476.1
2021-03-31 2,488.2 565.2 403.3
2020-12-31 2,330 513.2 350.1
2020-09-30 2,169.451 443.247 277.264

MKSI's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • MKSI has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 62.83% of graded US stocks.
  • MKSI's asset turnover comes in at 0.69 -- ranking 31st of 76 Measuring and Control Equipment stocks.
  • CLIR, COHU, and THMO are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with MKSI.

The table below shows MKSI's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-09-30 0.690 0.466 0.266
2021-06-30 0.678 0.461 0.248
2021-03-31 0.650 0.455 0.220
2020-12-31 0.631 0.450 0.200
2020-09-30 0.608 0.444 0.170
2020-06-30 0.589 0.444 0.155

MKSI Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of MKSI, see our MKSI 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 $220.20 Average Broker Recommendation 1.55 (Moderate Buy)

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MKSI Price/Volume Stats

Current price $122.54 52-week high $191.85
Prev. close $114.94 52-week low $110.26
Day low $118.07 Volume 537,234
Day high $123.10 Avg. volume 593,874
50-day MA $131.36 Dividend yield 0.77%
200-day MA $148.74 Market Cap 6.82B

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.

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Why Is MKS Instruments (MKSI) Up 2.3% Since Last Earnings Report?

MKS Instruments (MKSI) reported earnings 30 days ago. What's next for the stock? We take a look at earnings estimates for some clues.

Yahoo | February 25, 2022

MKS Instruments planned purchase of Atotech said to see some Chinese concerns

A Chinese regulator has recently express some concerns about MKS Instrument''s planned $5B acquisition of Atotech (ATC)

Seeking Alpha | February 24, 2022

What 4 Analyst Ratings Have To Say About MKS Instruments

MKS Instruments (NASDAQ: MKSI ) has observed the following analyst ratings within the last quarter: Bullish Somewhat Bullish Indifferent Somewhat Bearish Bearish Total Ratings 4 0 0 0 0 Last 30D 1 0 0 0 0 1M Ago 3 0 0 0 0 2M Ago 0 0 0 0 0 3M Ago 0 0 0 0 0 These 4 analysts have an average price target of $197.5 versus the current price of MKS Instruments at $145.45, implying upside. Below is a summary of how these 4 analysts rated MKS Instruments over the past 3 months. The greater the number of bullish ratings, the more positive analysts are on the stock and the … Full story available on

Benzinga | February 23, 2022

MKS Instruments declares $0.22 dividend

MKS Instruments (NASDAQ:MKSI) declares $0.22/share quarterly dividend, in line with previous. Forward yield 0.6% Payable March 11; for shareholders of record Feb. 28; ex-div Feb. 25. See MKSI Dividend Scorecard, Yield Chart, & Dividend Growth....

Seeking Alpha | February 8, 2022

MKS Instruments Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend

ANDOVER, Mass., Feb. 08, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- MKS Instruments, Inc. (NASDAQ: MKSI), a global provider of technologies that enable advanced processes and improve productivity, today announced that its Board of Directors has authorized a quarterly cash dividend of $0.22 per share, payable on March 11, 2022 to shareholders of record as of February 28, 2022. Future dividend declarations, as well as the record and payment dates for such dividends, are subject to the final determination of the com

Yahoo | February 8, 2022

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MKSI Price Returns

1-mo N/A
3-mo -20.76%
6-mo -25.22%
1-year -30.26%
3-year 59.95%
5-year 60.45%
YTD -29.54%
2021 16.38%
2020 37.70%
2019 71.89%
2018 -31.06%
2017 60.48%

MKSI Dividends

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