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; automated cleaning and inspection systems for wafer carriers, as well as reticle pod cleaners and stockers; and vacuum pumping and thermal management solutions for critical process vacuum applications. The Brooks Life Science Systems segment provides automated cold storage systems; consumables, including various formats of racks, tubes, caps, plates, and foils; and instruments used for labeling, bar coding, capping, decapping, auditing, sealing, peeling, and piercing tubes and plates.
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TypePublic
HQChelmsford, US
Founded1978
Size (employees)1,661 (est)
Websitebrooks.com
Brooks Automation was founded in 1978 and is headquartered in Chelmsford, US
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Brooks Automation Office Locations

Brooks Automation has offices in Chelmsford, Austin, Fremont, Chu-Pei City and in 14 other locations
Chelmsford, US (HQ)
15 Elizabeth Dr
Austin, US
301 9601 Dessau Rd
Fremont, US
46702 Bayside Pkwy
Shanghai, CN
2nd Floor, No. 72, 887 Zuchongzhi Road Zhangjiang Hi-Tech Park
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 $631.56 m in FY, 2018
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Revenue (FY, 2018)

631.6m

Gross profit (FY, 2018)

246.1m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2018), %

39%

Net income (FY, 2018)

116.5m

EBIT (FY, 2018)

31.4m

Market capitalization (17-Jan-2019)

2.0b

Closing stock price (17-Jan-2019)

27.8

Cash (30-Sep-2018)

197.7m

EV

2.0b
Brooks Automation's current market capitalization is $2 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Revenue

451.0m482.8m552.7m560.3m692.9m631.6m

Revenue growth, %

7%14%1%24%

Cost of goods sold

229.4m250.3m298.3m268.0m425.5m385.5m

Gross profit

221.5m232.6m254.4m292.3m267.4m246.1m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Revenue

124.6m125.9m117.4m122.7m139.3m144.9m120.0m135.3m147.5m160.0m169.3m181.7m396.6m620.1m

Cost of goods sold

79.9m81.6m76.6m83.6m93.3m93.7m79.4m88.5m93.4m103.0m104.8m110.1m237.1m371.4m

Gross profit

44.7m44.3m40.7m39.1m46.0m51.2m40.6m46.8m54.2m56.9m64.5m71.6m159.4m248.7m

Gross profit Margin, %

36%35%35%32%33%35%34%35%37%36%38%39%40%40%
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Cash

83.0m94.1m80.7m85.1m101.6m197.7m

Accounts Receivable

77.5m80.1m86.4m106.4m120.8m125.2m

Inventories

97.7m93.6m100.6m92.6m106.4m97.0m

Current Assets

330.1m374.3m373.5m299.3m352.0m564.1m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Cash

78.0m85.3m115.5m77.8m73.2m79.7m55.6m62.2m66.1m82.9m103.9m117.1m194.0m179.4m

Accounts Receivable

75.5m83.4m82.8m75.7m94.7m101.0m102.9m104.2m101.1m114.4m115.2m120.8m141.5m156.7m

Inventories

96.7m93.8m103.1m94.9m90.6m95.2m99.9m100.7m98.2m92.5m99.1m105.3m126.6m132.3m

Current Assets

321.0m369.3m392.8m339.6m361.5m370.8m297.0m295.7m293.2m306.2m337.2m365.4m529.6m541.9m
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Net Income

(2.1m)31.5m14.2m(69.5m)62.6m116.5m

Depreciation and Amortization

24.2m23.5m25.2m28.0m28.1m37.4m

Inventories

15.5m9.6m(5.9m)8.6m12.8m(24.4m)

Accounts Payable

3.1m(11.9m)8.4m(5.1m)7.8m5.5m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Net Income

3.5m6.8m31.3m(2.7m)(23.0k)7.7m(4.6m)(88.6m)(80.0m)13.9m27.9m45.2m83.5m106.1m

Depreciation and Amortization

5.7m11.2m17.3m6.4m12.7m18.9m6.4m13.8m21.3m6.8m13.7m20.6m17.6m27.6m

Inventories

942.0k276.0k1.2m(236.0k)2.5m(1.5m)119.0k(374.0k)2.1m(2.9m)(7.3m)(12.9m)(16.2m)(21.6m)

Accounts Payable

(4.5m)248.0k(15.7m)2.1m8.3m11.6m(7.6m)(7.1m)(4.7m)13.0m10.1m9.5m14.9m16.7m
USDY, 2018

EV/EBIT

63.6 x

EV/CFO

27 x

Financial Leverage

1.5 x
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Brooks Automation Operating Metrics

FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Countries

50

Customers (Brooks Life Science Systems)

800

Patents Pending (US)

140 140 130

Twelve-month Backlog

$113.60 m$96 k$92
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Brooks Automation Revenue Breakdown

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

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

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Brooks Automation News and Updates

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...

Brooks Automation Announces Participation in the Seventh Annual New York City Investor Summit

CHELMSFORD, Mass., Dec. 3, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Brooks Automation, Inc. (Nasdaq:BRKS) announced today that Steve Schwartz, President and Chief Executive Officer, and Lindon Robertson, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will participate in the 7th Annual New York City...

Brooks Automation Clarifies the Start Time of their Earnings Release Conference Call at 5:30PM Eastern time, as Originally Scheduled

CHELMSFORD, Mass., Nov. 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Brooks Automation, Inc. (Nasdaq: BRKS) has clarified that today's conference call will occur at 5:30 pm Eastern time as originally scheduled. Earlier this afternoon, the press release indicated an erroneous start time. Conference Call...

Brooks Automation Reports Fourth Quarter Results of Fiscal Year Ended September 30, 2018

CHELMSFORD, Mass., Nov. 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Brooks Automation, Inc. (Nasdaq: BRKS) today reported financial results for the fourth quarter and the fiscal year ended September 30, 2018. GAAP Summary Quarter Ended Year Ended Dollars in millions, except per share data September 30,...

Brooks Automation Announces Completion of GENEWIZ Acquisition

CHELMSFORD, Mass., Nov. 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Brooks Automation, Inc. (Nasdaq: BRKS), a leading worldwide provider of automation and cryogenic solutions for multiple markets including semiconductor manufacturing and life sciences, announced today that it has closed its previously...

Brooks Automation Announces Fiscal 2018 Fourth Quarter and Year-End Earnings Release Date and Conference Call

CHELMSFORD, Mass., Nov. 7, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Brooks Automation, Inc. (Nasdaq:BRKS) will announce fiscal 2018 fourth quarter earnings, which ended on September 30, 2018, on Monday, November 19, 2018 after the market close. The Company will host a live webcast of its financial results on ...
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Brooks Automation Company Life and Culture

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Brooks Automation Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Brooks Automation founded?

    Brooks Automation was founded in 1978.

  • How many employees does Brooks Automation have?

    Brooks Automation has 1,661 employees.

  • What is Brooks Automation revenue?

    Latest Brooks Automation annual revenue is $631.6 m.

  • What is Brooks Automation revenue per employee?

    Latest Brooks Automation revenue per employee is $380.2 k.

  • Who are Brooks Automation competitors?

    Competitors of Brooks Automation include Applied Materials, Entegris 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, Chu-Pei City and in 14 other locations.

  • How many offices does Brooks Automation have?

    Brooks Automation has 18 offices.