Brooks Automation

Brooks Automation is a provider of automation, vacuum and instrumentation equipment for multiple markets, including semiconductor manufacturing, technology device manufacturing, and life sciences. The Company operates in four segments: Brooks Product Solutions, Brooks Global Services, and Brooks Life Science Systems. Brooks Automation provides semiconductor automation and life science systems equipment, gas analysis and vacuum measurement, cryopumps, cryochillers and compressors, asset tracking equipment. The Company features in developing and building the handling system and related technology. Automation products are used to support both atmospheric and vacuum based processes while the company's focus remains on improving performance and productivity. The Company provides vacuum pumps and instrumentation to maintain pressure consistency of the known process gas. The Brooks Life Science Systems provides automated sample management systems and equipment, such as automated blood fractionation equipment, cellular imaging, and consumables parts.

Company Growth (employees)
Chelmsford, US
Size (employees)
1,310 (est)
Brooks Automation was founded in 1978 and is headquartered in Chelmsford, US

Brooks Automation Office Locations

Brooks Automation has an office in Chelmsford
Chelmsford, US (HQ)
15 Elizabeth Dr

Brooks Automation Financials and Metrics

Brooks Automation Financials

Brooks Automation's revenue was reported to be $560.3 m in FY, 2016

Revenue (Q3, 2017)

181.7 m

Gross profit (Q3, 2017)

71.6 m

Gross profit margin (Q3, 2017), %


Net income (Q3, 2017)

17.4 m

EBIT (Q3, 2017)

18.8 m

Market capitalization (13-Nov-2017)

1.9 b

Cash (30-Jun-2017)

117.1 m
Brooks Automation's current market capitalization is $1.9 b.
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


451 m482.8 m552.7 m560.3 m

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

229.4 m250.3 m298.3 m268 m

Gross profit

221.5 m232.6 m254.4 m292.3 m
USDQ1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017


124.6 m125.9 m117.4 m122.7 m139.3 m144.9 m120 m135.3 m147.5 m160 m169.3 m181.7 m

Cost of goods sold

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

Gross profit

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

Gross profit Margin, %

USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


83 m94.1 m80.7 m85.1 m

Accounts Receivable

77.5 m80.1 m86.4 m106.4 m


97.7 m93.6 m100.6 m92.6 m

Current Assets

330.1 m374.3 m373.5 m299.3 m
USDQ1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017


78 m85.3 m115.5 m77.8 m73.2 m79.7 m55.6 m62.2 m66.1 m82.9 m103.9 m117.1 m

Accounts Receivable

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


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

Current Assets

321 m369.3 m392.8 m339.6 m361.5 m370.8 m297 m295.7 m293.2 m306.2 m337.2 m365.4 m
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

(2.2 m)31.5 m14.2 m(69.5 m)

Depreciation and Amortization

24.2 m23.5 m25.2 m28 m

Accounts Receivable

6.4 m12.1 m(5.1 m)(1.8 m)


15.5 m9.6 m(5.9 m)8.6 m
USDQ1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017

Net Income

3.5 m6.8 m31.3 m(2.7 m)(23 k)7.7 m(4.6 m)(88.6 m)(80 m)13.9 m27.9 m45.2 m

Depreciation and Amortization

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

Accounts Receivable

1.9 m(6.1 m)10.4 m5 m(13.3 m)(19.1 m)218 k(664 k)2.9 m(11.1 m)(9.7 m)(14.6 m)


942 k276 k1.2 m(236 k)2.5 m(1.5 m)119 k(374 k)2.1 m(2.9 m)(7.3 m)(12.9 m)
Y, 2017

Financial Leverage

1.3 x
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Brooks Automation Operating Metrics

Brooks Automation's Backlog was reported to be $325 m in FY, 2016, which is a 201% increase from the previous period
FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


$126.9 m$107.8 m$325 m

Twelve-month Backlog

$113.6 m$96 k$92

Patents (US)


Patents Pending (US)

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