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MKS Instruments (MKSI) Company Profile

Updated Nov 22, 2022

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MKS Instruments has the following business profile:
Business Profile of MKS Instruments (MKSI)
Company's Full Name:MKS Instruments, Inc.
Short Name:MKS Instruments
Trading Ticker Symbol:MKSI
Primary Exchange:NASDAQ
Headquarter City/Country:Massachusetts, MA
Primary Industry Sector:Capital Goods
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Dividend Payments:Dividend History
ETFs Holding:List of ETFs holding MKS Instruments stock

Market and Trading Information for MKS Instruments

The following details were available for trading and market data about the stock of MKS Instruments as of writing:
Trading Details of MKS Instruments (MKSI)
Current Share Price:$76.4
Previous Year's Closing Price:$174.75
Percentage Price Change (YTD):-56.28%
Market Cap:$5.08 billion
52-week Price Range:$64.77 - $181.03
Dividend Per Share:$0.88
EPS (TTM):7.53
Price-Earnings (Trailing):10.15
Price-Earnings (Forward):16.22

Company Profile and Business Description for MKS Instruments

MKS Instruments, Inc., incorporated on June 14, 1961, 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. The Vacuum & Analysis segment provides a range of instruments, components, subsystems and software, which are derived from its core competencies in pressure measurement and control, flow measurement and control, gas and vapor delivery, gas composition analysis, residual gas analysis, leak detection, control and information technology, ozone generation and delivery, radio frequency (RF) and direct current (DC) power, reactive gas generation and vacuum technology. The Light & Motion segment provides a range of instruments, components and subsystems, which are derived from its core competencies in lasers, photonics and optics.

The Company groups its products into seven product groups, which include Analytical and Controls Solutions Products; Materials Delivery Solutions Products; Power, Plasma and Reactive Gas Solutions Products; Pressure and Vacuum Measurement Products; Photonics Products; Optics Products, and Laser Products. Its products are derived from its core competencies in automation and control, gas composition analysis, lasers, materials delivery, optics, photonics, pressure, power, reactive gas and vacuum. It also provides services relating to the maintenance and repair of its products, software, service and maintenance, installation services and training. Its primary served markets are manufacturers of capital equipment for semiconductor manufacturing, electronic thin films, life and health sciences, process and industrial technologies, as well as research and defense. Its manufacturing facilities are located in the United States, China, Mexico, Korea, Germany, Austria, France, Romania, the United Kingdom, Israel and Italy.

Vacuum and Analysis Segment

The Vacuum and Analysis segment includes Analytical and Control Solutions; Materials Delivery Solutions; Power, Plasma and Reactive Gas Generation Solutions, and Pressure and Vacuum Measurement Solutions. The Analytical and Control Solutions products include gas analyzers, automation control products, automation software, data analytics software, and precision machined components and electromechanical assemblies. The Materials Delivery Solutions products include flow and valve technologies, as well as integrated pressure measurement and control subsystems to provide customers with control capabilities that are optimized for a given application.

The Company's Power, Plasma and Reactive Gas Solutions products include power delivery, plasma and reactive gas generation products used in semiconductor and other thin film applications and in medical imaging equipment applications. It designs and manufactures microwave, DC and RF power delivery systems, as well as radio frequency matching networks and metrology products. Its power amplifiers are used in medical imaging equipment. It designs and manufactures reactive gas generation products. The Pressure and Vacuum Measurement Solutions products consist of direct and indirect pressure measurement and integrated process solutions.

Light and Motion Segment

The Light and Motion segment includes Lasers, Optics and Photonics solutions. Laser products include lasers and laser-based systems, including ultrafast lasers and amplifiers, fiber lasers, diode-pumped solid-state lasers, high-energy pulsed lasers and tunable lasers. In addition to providing a range of standard and configured laser products and accessories to its end user customers, it also works with its original equipment manufacturer (OEM) customers to develop lasers and laser system designs optimized for their product and technology roadmaps. The Optics products include precision optics and lens assemblies, thin-film filters and coatings, replicated mirrors and ruled and holographic diffraction gratings. It also designs, develops and manufactures subsystems and subassemblies that integrate its portfolio of products and technologies into solutions that meet the specific application requirements of its OEM and select end user customers. The Photonics products include photonics instruments and systems, vibration and motion control, as well as three-dimensional non-contact measurement sensors and equipment.

The Company competes with Hitachi Ltd., Horiba Ltd., Nor-Cal Products, Inc., VAT, Inc. Inficon, Inc., Advanced Energy Industries, Inc., Ametek, Inc., Coherent, Inc., Excelitas Technologies Corp., IDEX Corporation, IPG Photonics, Inc., Jenoptik AG, PI miCos GmbH, Thorlabs, Inc. and Trumpf Group.

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ETFs Holding MKS Instruments Stock

As of March 2020, the following exchange-traded funds (ETF) hold the MKS Instruments stocks in their respective portfolios. Below is a random list of only 10 ETFs in no particular order that have MKS Instruments stock holding. There are a total of 88 ETFs in Fknol.com records which are holding MKS Instruments stock in their portfolio. See Full List.

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AVUSAvantis US Equity ETFAVUS is an actively managed diverse portfolio of U.S. large-, mid-, and small-cap stocks aiming to find those with lower price relative to valuations. ...Full Details0.15%1856
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DEUSXtrackers Russell 1000 Comprehensive Factor ETFThe Deutsche X-trackers Russell 1000 Comprehensive Factor ETF tracks the Russell 1000 Comprehensive Factor Index, which selects and weights securities within the Russell 1000 by five different factors. ...Full Details0.17%822
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DGROiShares Core Dividend Growth ETFThe iShares Core Dividend Growth ETF tracks an index of US stocks that are selected by dividends, dividend growth and payout ratio, then weighted by dividend dollars. ...Full Details0.08%449
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DGRWWisdomTree US Dividend Growth FundThe WisdomTree U.S. Quality Dividend Growth ETF tracks the performance of the WisdomTree US Dividend Growth Index by investing in large- and midcap dividend-paying US common stocks with growth characteristics. ...Full Details0.28%276
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DONWisdomTree US MidCap Dividend ETFThe WisdomTree U.S. MidCap Dividend Fund tracks a dividend-weighted index of midcap stocks. ...Full Details0.38%389
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DTDWisdomTree US Total Dividend ETFThe WisdomTree U.S. Total Dividend Fund tracks an index of U.S. companies selected and weighted based on the dollar amount of dividends paid. ...Full Details0.28%864
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EQALInvesco Russell 1000 Equal Weight ETFThe Invesco Russell 1000 Equal Weight Index Portfolio tracks an index of the 1000 largest US stocks. Each sector receives equal weight, and each stock within a sector receives equal weight. ...Full Details0.2%971
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EQWMInvesco Russell MidCap Equal Weight ETFThe Invesco Russell Midcap Equal Weight Portfolio tracks the Russell Midcap Equal Weight Index, which uses a tiered equal weighting methodology. ...Full Details0.25%779
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ESGVVanguard ESG US Stock ETFThe Vanguard ESG U.S. Stock ETF tracks a market-cap-weighted index of US companies screened for environmental, social, and corporate governance (ESG) criteria. ...Full Details0.12%988
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ESMLiShares MSCI USA Small-Cap ESG Optimized ETFThe iShares MSCI USA Small-Cap ESG Optimized ETF tracks an index of small-cap companies with high environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factor scores as determined by MSCI. ...Full Details0.17%920
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