MKS Instruments Inc

Scientific & Technical Instruments

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Company Statistics

Market Cap.:
$6.14 billion
Book Value:
Revenue TTM:
$3.84 billion
Operating Margin TTM:
Gross Profit TTM:
$1.55 billion
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Company Profile

MKS Instruments Inc had its IPO on 1999-03-26 under the ticker symbol MKSI.

The company operates in the Technology sector and Scientific & Technical Instruments industry. MKS Instruments Inc has a staff strength of 10,450 employees.

Stock update

Shares of MKS Instruments Inc opened at $91.21 at the start of the last trading session i.e. 2023-09-12.

The stocks traded within a range of $90.8 - $92.62, and closed at $90.94.

This is a -0.96% slip from the previous day's closing price.

A total volume of 423,962 shares were traded at the close of the day’s session.

In the last one week, shares of MKS Instruments Inc have slipped by -9.79%.

MKS Instruments Inc's Key Ratios

MKS Instruments Inc has a market cap of $6.14 billion, indicating a price to book ratio of 1.3683 and a price to sales ratio of 1.6799.

In the last 12-months MKS Instruments Inc’s revenue was $3.84 billion with a gross profit of $1.55 billion and an EBITDA of $840 million. The EBITDA ratio measures MKS Instruments Inc's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure its profitability.

In the trailing 12-month period, MKS Instruments Inc’s operating margin was 12.3% while its return on assets stood at 4.22% with a return of equity of -62.3%.

In Q2, MKS Instruments Inc’s quarterly earnings growth was a negative -69.9% while revenue growth was a positive 31.1%.

MKS Instruments Inc’s PE and PEG Ratio

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Trailing PE

Its diluted EPS in the last 12-months stands at $-26.28 per share while it has a forward price to earnings multiple of 9.901 and a PEG multiple of 0.61. A low price to earnings ratio can mean the stock is attractively valued while a high ratio suggests the stock may be overvalued.

The PEG on the other hand provides a broader view compared to the P/E ratio and gives greater insight into MKS Instruments Inc’s profitability.

MKS Instruments Inc stock is trading at a EV to sales ratio of 3.1095 and a EV to EBITDA ratio of 12.6444. Its price to sales ratio in the trailing 12-months stood at 1.6799.

MKS Instruments Inc stock pays annual dividends of $0.88 per share, indicating a yield of 0.96% and a payout ratio of 13.46%.

Balance sheet and cash flow metrics

Total Assets
$9.23 billion
Total Liabilities
$835.00 million
Operating Cash Flow
Capital Expenditure
$18 million
Dividend Payout Ratio

MKS Instruments Inc ended 2023 with $9.23 billion in total assets and $0 in total liabilities. Its intangible assets were valued at $9.23 billion while shareholder equity stood at $2.50 billion.

MKS Instruments Inc ended 2023 with $628.00 million in deferred long-term liabilities, $835.00 million in other current liabilities, in common stock, $431.00 million in retained earnings and $2.58 billion in goodwill. Its cash balance stood at $757.00 million and cash and short-term investments were $758.00 million. The company’s total short-term debt was $88,000,000 while long-term debt stood at $4.82 billion.

MKS Instruments Inc’s total current assets stands at $2.73 billion while long-term investments were $0 and short-term investments were $1.00 million. Its net receivables were $631.00 million compared to accounts payable of $314.00 million and inventory worth $1.04 billion.

In 2023, MKS Instruments Inc's operating cash flow was $-17000000.00 while its capital expenditure stood at $18 million.

Comparatively, MKS Instruments Inc paid $0.13 in dividends in 2023.

Other key metrics

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Analyst Target Price

MKS Instruments Inc stock is currently trading at $90.94 per share. It touched a 52-week high of $113.3441 and a 52-week low of $113.3441. Analysts tracking the stock have a 12-month average target price of $111.57.

Its 50-day moving average was $100.2 and 200-day moving average was $93.43 The short ratio stood at 2.29 indicating a short percent outstanding of 0%.

Around 73% of the company’s stock are held by insiders while 10135.7% are held by institutions.

Frequently Asked Questions About MKS Instruments Inc

The stock symbol (also called stock or share ticker) of MKS Instruments Inc is MKSI

The IPO of MKS Instruments Inc took place on 1999-03-26

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MKS Instruments, Inc. provides foundational technology solutions to semiconductor manufacturing, electronics and packaging, and specialty industrial applications in the United States, Germany, China, and internationally. It operates through Vacuum Solutions Division, Photonics Solutions Division, and Material Solutions Division. The Vacuum Solution Division segment provides foundational technology solutions, including pressure measurement and control, flow measurement and control, gas and vapor delivery, gas composition analysis, electronic control technology, reactive gas generation and delivery, power generation and delivery, and vacuum technology. The Photonics Solutions Division segment offers range of solutions, which include lasers, beam measurement and profiling, precision motion control, vibration isolation systems, photonics instruments, temperature sensing, opto-mechanical components, optical elements, systems for flexible PCB laser processing, high-speed multilayer ceramic capacitor testing, and laser-based systems, as well as high density interconnect PCB and package manufacturing. The Material Solutions Division segment develops, process, and manufactures technologies comprising advanced surface modification, electroless and electrolytic plating, and surface finishing for chemistry, equipment, software, and services markets, as well as high-technology applications. In addition, the company sells its products and services through direct sales, network of independent distributors, and sales representatives, as well as websites, including product catalogs. MKS Instruments, Inc. was incorporated in 1961 and is headquartered in Andover, Massachusetts.


2 Tech Drive, Andover, MA, United States, 01810