The MKS Instruments (MKSI) Receives Daily Media Impact Score of 0.19

The MKS Instruments (MKSI) Receives Daily Media Impact Score of 0.19

These are some of the media headlines that may have effected AlphaOne’s scoring:

News articles about MKS Instruments (NASDAQ:MKSI) have been trending somewhat positive on Monday, according to Alpha One Sentiment Analysis. The research firm, a subsidiary of Accern, ranks the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Alpha One ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. MKS Instruments earned a news sentiment score of 0.19 on Alpha One’s scale. Alpha One also assigned news stories about the scientific and technical instruments company an impact score of 33 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the immediate future.

Shares of MKS Instruments (MKSI) opened at 83.95 on Monday. MKS Instruments has a 12 month low of $39.32 and a 12 month high of $85.00. The stock has a market cap of $4.54 billion, a PE ratio of 30.04 and a beta of 1.03. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $78.05 and a 200 day moving average of $67.18. MKS Instruments (NASDAQ:MKSI) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, April 26th. The scientific and technical instruments company reported $1.27 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.08 by $0.19. MKS Instruments had a net margin of 8.09% and a return on equity of 13.63%. The company had revenue of $437.20 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $413.26 million. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $0.38 earnings per share. MKS Instruments’s revenue for the quarter was up 138.0% on a year-over-year basis. On average, equities analysts anticipate that MKS Instruments will post $4.95 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, June 9th. Shareholders of record on Monday, May 29th will be given a $0.175 dividend. This represents a $0.70 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.83%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, May 24th. MKS Instruments’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 35.23%. MKSI has been the subject of a number of recent analyst reports. Dougherty & Co reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $100.00 price target (up from $86.00) on shares of MKS Instruments in a research note on Friday, April 28th. Stifel Nicolaus reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $81.00 price target (up from $71.00) on shares of MKS Instruments in a research note on Friday, April 28th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of MKS Instruments from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $79.00 price target for the company in a research note on Friday, April 21st. Finally, ValuEngine raised shares of MKS Instruments from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday. Six research analysts have rated the stock with a buy rating, MKS Instruments presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $79.75.

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, June 9th. Shareholders of record on Monday, May 29th will be given a $0.175 dividend. This represents a $0.70 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.83%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, May 24th. MKS Instruments’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 35.23%. In other MKS Instruments news, Director Robert R. Anderson sold 2,500 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, March 13th. The shares were sold at an average price of $67.01, for a total value of $167,525.00. Following the completion of the sale, the director now owns 3,832 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $256,782.32. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Also, VP Brian Charles Quirk sold 1,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, April 3rd. The shares were sold at an average price of $68.75, for a total value of $68,750.00. Following the transaction, the vice president now owns 17,563 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $1,207,456.25. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold 62,126 shares of company stock valued at $4,575,982 in the last ninety days. 1.60% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.

MKS Instruments Company Profile MKS Instruments, Inc is a global provider of instruments, subsystems and process control solutions that measures, controls, powers, delivers, monitors and analyzes critical parameters of advanced manufacturing processes. The Company operates through two segments, including the Vacuum & Analysis segment and the Light & Motion segment.new TradingView.widget({ “height”: 400, “width”: 625, “symbol”: “NASDAQ:MKSI”, “interval”: “D”, “timezone”: “Etc/UTC”, “theme”: “White”, “style”: “1”, “locale”: “en”, “toolbar_bg”: “#f1f3f6”, “enable_publishing”: false, “hideideas”: true, “referral_id”: “2588”});

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