Published On: Wed, Oct 19th, 2016

MKS Instruments, Inc. (NASDAQ:MKSI) Updated Analyst Coverage


A number of investment brokers have recently updated their price targets on shares of MKS Instruments, Inc. (NASDAQ:MKSI).

Most recent broker ratings

10/12/2016 – Citigroup began new coverage on MKS Instruments, Inc. giving the company a “buy” rating. They now have a USD 59 price target on the stock.

06/23/2016 – MKS Instruments, Inc. had its “buy” rating reiterated by analysts at Dougherty & Co. They now have a USD 50 price target on the stock.

05/12/2016 – MKS Instruments, Inc. had its “buy” rating reiterated by analysts at Stifel Nicolaus. They now have a USD 49 price target on the stock.

01/04/2016 – Pacific Crest began new coverage on MKS Instruments, Inc. giving the company a “overweight” rating. They now have a USD 42 price target on the stock.

03/16/2015 – MKS Instruments, Inc. had its “neutral” rating reiterated by analysts at Zacks. They now have a USD 37 price target on the stock.

01/09/2015 – MKS Instruments, Inc. was downgraded to “underperform” by analysts at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. They now have a USD 32 price target on the stock.

11/24/2014 – MKS Instruments, Inc. was downgraded to “neutral” by analysts at Sidoti.

09/23/2014 – MKS Instruments, Inc. had its “buy” rating reiterated by analysts at Canaccord Genuity. They now have a USD 39 price target on the stock.

01/31/2014 – MKS Instruments, Inc. was upgraded to “buy” by analysts at TheStreet.

01/20/2014 – MKS Instruments, Inc. was upgraded to “buy” by analysts at Thomson Reuters/Verus.

The share price of MKS Instruments, Inc. (NASDAQ:MKSI) was up +1.14% during the last day of trading, with a day high of 49.75. 305993 shares were traded during the last session.

The stock’s 50 day moving average is 48.66 and its 200 day moving average is 43.53. The stock’s market capitalization is 2.62B. MKS Instruments, Inc. has a 52-week low of 29.00 and a 52-week high of 54.73.

MKS Instruments, Inc. (MKS) is a provider of instruments, subsystems and process control solutions that measures, controls, powers, monitors and analyzes critical parameters of advanced manufacturing processes to improve process performance and productivity. The Company operates through segments, including Advanced Manufacturing Capital Equipment, which includes the development, manufacturing and sales of instruments, control and vacuum products, power and reactive gas products; Global Service, which includes the worldwide servicing of instruments, control and vacuum products, power and reactive gas products and certain other product groups; Asia Region Sales, which includes sales of products that are re-sold from the Advanced Manufacturing Capital Equipment and Other segments into Asia regions, and Other. The Company groups its products into three groups, including instruments, control and vacuum products; power and reactive gas products, and analytical solutions group products.