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

MKS Instruments, Inc. (MKSI): $105.24

-1.51 (-1.41%)

POWR Rating

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  • Momentum is the dimension where MKSI ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 75.21% of US stocks.
  • MKSI's strongest trending metric is Quality; it's been moving down over the last 177 days.
  • MKSI ranks lowest in Quality; there it ranks in the 13th percentile.

MKSI Stock Summary

  • The ratio of debt to operating expenses for MKS INSTRUMENTS INC is higher than it is for about 86.64% of US stocks.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of 408.75%, MKS INSTRUMENTS INC's debt growth rate surpasses 95.84% of about US stocks.
  • MKS INSTRUMENTS INC's shareholder yield -- a measure of how much capital is returned to stockholders via dividends and buybacks -- is -57.82%, greater than the shareholder yield of merely 9.24% of stocks in our set.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to MKSI, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are ST, ENTG, ACIW, OTEX, and CSGS.
  • MKSI's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit MKS INSTRUMENTS INC's official web site, go to

MKSI Valuation Summary

  • MKSI's EV/EBIT ratio is 16.8; this is 8.7% lower than that of the median Technology stock.
  • MKSI's price/earnings ratio has moved up 43 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for MKSI.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
MKSI 2023-01-06 2.0 1.6 15.1 16.8
MKSI 2023-01-05 1.8 1.4 13.9 16.0
MKSI 2023-01-04 1.8 1.4 13.9 16.0
MKSI 2023-01-03 1.7 1.4 13.1 15.5
MKSI 2022-12-30 1.7 1.4 13.1 15.5
MKSI 2022-12-29 1.8 1.4 13.2 15.5

MKSI Growth Metrics

    Its 2 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 128.73%.
  • Its 3 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 49.59%.
  • The 4 year net income to common stockholders growth rate now stands at 29.37%.
Over the past 49 months, MKSI's revenue has gone up $1,098,533,000.

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
2022-09-30 3,224.9 539.3 429.2
2022-06-30 3,012.8 493.4 555.6
2022-03-31 2,997.7 553.6 572.1
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

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 $105.24 52-week high $163.89
Prev. close $106.75 52-week low $64.77
Day low $103.43 Volume 598,500
Day high $106.27 Avg. volume 701,772
50-day MA $87.76 Dividend yield 0.82%
200-day MA $98.62 Market Cap 7.00B

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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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.

MKS Instruments Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2022 Earnings Conference Call

ANDOVER, Mass., Jan. 23, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- MKS Instruments, Inc. (NASDAQ: MKSI), a global provider of enabling technologies that transform our world, today announced that the Company will release fourth quarter and full year 2022 financial results after market close on Monday, February 13, 2023.

GlobeNewswire | January 23, 2023

Will MKS Instruments (MKSI) Beat Estimates Again in Its Next Earnings Report?

MKS Instruments (MKSI) has an impressive earnings surprise history and currently possesses the right combination of the two key ingredients for a likely beat in its next quarterly report.

Yahoo | January 19, 2023

MKS Instruments (MKSI) Expected to Beat Earnings Estimates: Should You Buy?

MKS Instruments (MKSI) possesses the right combination of the two key ingredients for a likely earnings beat in its upcoming report. Get prepared with the key expectations.

Yahoo | January 18, 2023

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Ultra Clean Holdings (UCTT) revises its fourth-quarter 2022 revenue guidance due to disruptions caused by a resurgent COVID situation in its China facility.

Yahoo | January 10, 2023

MKS Instruments: Challenges After An Expensive Atotech Deal (NASDAQ:MKSI)

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Seeking Alpha | January 8, 2023

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MKSI Price Returns

1-mo 23.65%
3-mo 24.76%
6-mo -12.10%
1-year -28.86%
3-year -2.58%
5-year 6.63%
YTD 24.21%
2022 -50.97%
2021 16.38%
2020 37.70%
2019 71.89%
2018 -31.06%

MKSI Dividends

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