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Brooks Automation provides automation and cryogenic solutions for various applications and markets. It operates in two segments, Brooks Semiconductor Solutions Group and Brooks Life Science Systems. The Brooks Semiconductor Solutions Group segment offers critical automated transport, vacuum, and contamination controls solutions and services. Its products include atmospheric and vacuum robots, robotic modules, and tool automation systems that offer precision handling and clean wafer environments, vacuum pumping and thermal management solutions for critical process vacuum applications, etc. The Brooks Life Science Systems segment provides automated cold storage systems, consumables, as well as instruments used for labeling, barcoding, capping, decapping, auditing, sealing, peeling, and piercing tubes and plates.
TypePublic
Founded1978
HQChelmsford, US
Websitebrooks.com
Employee Ratings3

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Employees (est.) (Sept 2019)2,984(+93%)
Job Openings183
Revenue (FY, 2019)$780.8 M(+24%)
Share Price (Jan 2020)$42.8 (-1%)

Key People/Management at Brooks Automation

Stephen Schwartz

Stephen Schwartz

President, CEO
Lindon Robertson

Lindon Robertson

EVP, CFO
Maurice Tenney

Maurice Tenney

President, Brooks Life Sciences
David Jarzynka

David Jarzynka

President Semiconductor Solutions Group
David Gray

David Gray

SVP, Chief Strategy Officer
Jason Joseph

Jason Joseph

SVP, General Counsel and Secretary
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Brooks Automation Office Locations

Brooks Automation has offices in Chelmsford, Austin, Fremont, Suzhou Shi and in 14 other locations
Chelmsford, US (HQ)
15 Elizabeth Dr
Austin, US
9601 Dessau Rd #301
Fremont, US
46702 Bayside Pkwy
Suzhou Shi, CN
Xinghua St, Wuzhong Qu
Dresden, DE
23 Karl-Marx-Straße
Jena, DE
11 Ernst-Ruska-Ring
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Brooks Automation Financials and Metrics

Brooks Automation Revenue

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Brooks Automation's revenue was reported to be $780.85 m in FY, 2019
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Revenue (FY, 2019)

780.8m

Gross profit (FY, 2019)

316.3m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2019), %

40.5%

Net income (FY, 2019)

437.4m

EBIT (FY, 2019)

46.0m

Market capitalization (21-Jan-2020)

3.2b

Closing stock price (21-Jan-2020)

42.8

Cash (30-Sept-2019)

301.6m

EV

3.0b
Brooks Automation's current market capitalization is $3.2 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

688.1m519.5m451.0m482.8m552.7m560.3m692.9m631.6m780.8m

Revenue growth, %

7%14%1%24%

Cost of goods sold

465.1m346.0m229.4m250.3m298.3m268.0m425.5m385.5m464.6m

Gross profit

223.0m173.5m221.5m232.6m254.4m292.3m267.4m246.1m316.3m
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2011Q2, 2012Q3, 2012Q1, 2013Q2, 2013Q3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019

Revenue

186.1m139.3m140.4m98.0m116.6m118.1m124.6m125.9m117.4m122.7m139.3m144.9m120.0m135.3m147.5m160.0m169.3m181.7m396.6m620.1m179.4m198.4m203.9m

Cost of goods sold

129.2m91.1m94.2m68.9m80.0m78.4m79.9m81.6m76.6m83.6m93.3m93.7m79.4m88.5m93.4m103.0m104.8m110.1m237.1m371.4m107.3m117.9m120.4m

Gross profit

57.0m48.3m46.2m29.2m36.6m39.7m44.7m44.3m40.7m39.1m46.0m51.2m40.6m46.8m54.2m56.9m64.5m71.6m159.4m248.7m72.1m80.5m83.5m

Gross profit Margin, %

31%35%33%30%31%34%36%35%35%32%33%35%34%35%37%36%38%39%40%40%40%41%41%
Annual
USDFY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Cash

58.8m54.6m83.0m94.1m80.7m85.1m101.6m197.7m301.6m

Accounts Receivable

76.7m78.9m77.5m80.1m86.4m106.4m120.8m125.2m165.6m

Prepaid Expenses

10.3m9.1m31.7m46.3m

Inventories

107.7m103.0m97.7m93.6m100.6m92.6m106.4m97.0m99.4m
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2011Q2, 2012Q3, 2012Q1, 2013Q2, 2013Q3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019

Cash

133.1m81.2m61.6m54.9m60.1m61.9m78.0m85.3m115.5m77.8m73.2m79.7m55.6m62.2m66.1m82.9m103.9m117.1m194.0m179.4m135.8m137.2m156.9m

Accounts Receivable

82.5m80.5m87.3m63.8m73.5m86.3m75.5m83.4m82.8m75.7m94.7m101.0m102.9m104.2m101.1m114.4m115.2m120.8m141.5m156.7m164.5m163.1m

Prepaid Expenses

10.2m10.1m10.4m9.9m11.8m12.5m42.1m35.1m40.4m

Inventories

93.5m105.1m106.8m105.1m96.6m92.8m96.7m93.8m103.1m94.9m90.6m95.2m99.9m100.7m98.2m92.5m99.1m105.3m126.6m132.3m110.1m108.5m104.8m
Annual
USDFY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Net Income

128.4m136.8m(2.1m)31.5m14.2m(69.5m)62.6m116.5m437.4m

Depreciation and Amortization

17.2m21.6m24.2m23.5m25.2m28.0m28.1m37.4m54.5m

Inventories

(19.1m)5.9m15.5m9.6m(5.9m)8.6m12.8m(24.4m)(2.9m)

Accounts Payable

(15.1m)(11.2m)3.1m(11.9m)8.4m(5.1m)7.8m5.5m4.7m
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2011Q2, 2012Q3, 2012Q1, 2013Q2, 2013Q3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019

Net Income

116.3m12.5m20.6m(9.2m)(9.8m)(8.2m)3.5m6.8m31.3m(2.7m)(23.0k)7.7m(4.6m)(88.6m)(80.0m)13.9m27.9m45.2m83.5m106.1m14.4m17.8m25.1m

Depreciation and Amortization

12.3m10.6m16.2m6.4m12.4m18.3m5.7m11.2m17.3m6.4m12.7m18.9m6.4m13.8m21.3m6.8m13.7m20.6m17.6m27.6m11.8m26.3m40.4m

Inventories

(11.2m)3.5m961.0k6.8m13.7m17.3m942.0k276.0k1.2m(236.0k)2.5m(1.5m)119.0k(374.0k)2.1m(2.9m)(7.3m)(12.9m)(16.2m)(21.6m)(12.3m)(10.0m)(6.4m)

Accounts Payable

(11.8m)5.9m6.5m(10.8m)(3.3m)(758.0k)(4.5m)248.0k(15.7m)2.1m8.3m11.6m(7.6m)(7.1m)(4.7m)13.0m10.1m9.5m14.9m16.7m7.9m(6.1m)(6.8m)
USDY, 2019

EV/EBIT

64.3 x

EV/CFO

32.6 x

Revenue/Employee

261.7k

Financial Leverage

1.3 x
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Brooks Automation Operating Metrics

Brooks Automation's Backlog was reported to be $325m in FY, 2016.
FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Backlog

$126.90 m$107.80 m$325 m

Countries

50

Patents (US)

480 485 430

Patents Pending (US)

140 140 130
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Brooks Automation Revenue Breakdown

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Brooks Automation revenue breakdown by business segment: 78.5% from Brooks Semiconductor Solutions Group and 21.5% from Brooks Life Science Systems

Brooks Automation revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 11.6% from Rest of Europe, 47.3% from Asia/Pacific and Other, 6.1% from United Kingdom and 35.0% from North America

Brooks Automation Online and Social Media Presence

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Brooks Automation News and Updates

Investor Alert: Kaplan Fox Announces Investigation Of Brooks Automation, Inc.

NEW YORK, Dec. 4, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaplan Fox & Kilsheimer LLP (www.kaplanfox.com) is investigating claims on behalf of investors of Brooks Automation, Inc. ("Brooks Automation" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: BRKS). On December 2, 2019, Brooks Automation disclosed that the Company "is...

HAGENS BERMAN, NATIONAL TRIAL ATTORNEYS, Encourages Brooks Automation, Inc. (BRKS) Investors to Contact Its Attorneys, Announces Securities Fraud Investigation

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 2, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Hagens Berman urges Brooks Automation, Inc. (NASDAQ: BRKS) investors who have suffered losses on or before December 2, 2019 to submit their losses now to learn if they qualify to recover compensable damages. The firm has opened an investigation...

Brooks Automation Announces Third Quarter Fiscal 2019 Earnings Release Date and Conference Call

CHELMSFORD, Mass., July 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Brooks Automation, Inc. (Nasdaq: BRKS) will announce third quarter fiscal 2019 earnings, which ended on June 30, 2019, on Thursday, August 1, 2019 after the market closes. The Company will host a conference call and live webcast to discuss...

Global Tissue Banking Market 2019-2024 with Vendor Profiles of Thermo Fisher Scientific, Danaher, Custom Biogenic Systems, Brooks Automation, & Tecan Group

DUBLIN, March 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Global Tissue Banking Market Forecast up to 2024" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The global tissue banking market is estimated to witness a CAGR of 11.2% during the forecast period 2018-2024 The conservation and...

Brooks Automation to Participate in the Morgan Stanley Technology, Media and Telecom Investor Conference

CHELMSFORD, Mass., Feb. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Brooks Automation, Inc. (Nasdaq: BRKS) announced today that company management will participate in the Morgan Stanley Technology, Media and Telecom Investor Conference at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco on Monday, February 25 at 5:15 p.m. ...

Brooks Automation Announces Participation in the 37th Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference

CHELMSFORD, Mass., Jan. 2, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Brooks Automation, Inc. (Nasdaq: BRKS) announced today that the company will present at the 37th Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference at the Westin St. Francis Hotel, San Francisco, CA. Steve Schwartz, President and Chief Executive...
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Brooks Automation Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Brooks Automation founded?

    Brooks Automation was founded in 1978.

  • Who are Brooks Automation key executives?

    Brooks Automation's key executives are Stephen Schwartz, Lindon Robertson and Maurice Tenney.

  • How many employees does Brooks Automation have?

    Brooks Automation has 2,984 employees.

  • What is Brooks Automation revenue?

    Latest Brooks Automation annual revenue is $780.8 m.

  • What is Brooks Automation revenue per employee?

    Latest Brooks Automation revenue per employee is $261.7 k.

  • Who are Brooks Automation competitors?

    Competitors of Brooks Automation include MKS Instruments, KLA-Tencor and Veeco.

  • Where is Brooks Automation headquarters?

    Brooks Automation headquarters is located at 15 Elizabeth Dr, Chelmsford.

  • Where are Brooks Automation offices?

    Brooks Automation has offices in Chelmsford, Austin, Fremont, Suzhou Shi and in 14 other locations.

  • How many offices does Brooks Automation have?

    Brooks Automation has 23 offices.