MKS Instruments, Inc. is a provider of instruments, subsystems and process control solutions that measure, control, power, monitor and analyze critical parameters of advanced manufacturing processes to improve process performance and productivity. Its products are derived from its core competencies in pressure measurement and control, materials delivery, gas composition analysis, control and information technology, power and reactive gas generation, and vacuum technology. The Company's primary served markets are manufacturers of capital equipment for semiconductor devices, and for other thin film applications including flat panel displays, solar cells, light emitting diodes, data storage media, and other advanced coatings. MKS also leverages its technology in other markets with advanced manufacturing applications including medical equipment, pharmaceutical manufacturing, energy generation, and environmental monitoring.

Andover, US
Size (employees)
4,667 (est)
MKS Instruments was founded in 1961 and is headquartered in Andover, US
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MKS Instruments Office Locations

MKS Instruments has offices in Santa Clara, Andover, Austin, Wilmington and in 11 other locations
Andover, US (HQ)
2 Tech Dr, Suite 201
Andover, US
6 Shattuck Rd
Austin, US
1321 Rutherford Ln, Suite 200
Boulder, US
5330 Sterling Dr
Longmont, US
6450 Dry Creek Dr
Methuen, US
651 Lowell St
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MKS Instruments Financials and Metrics

MKS Instruments Financials

MKS Instruments's revenue was reported to be $1.92 b in FY, 2017

Revenue (FY, 2017)

1.9 b

Gross profit (FY, 2017)

891.5 m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2017), %


Net income (FY, 2017)

339.1 m

EBIT (FY, 2017)

406.6 m

Market capitalization (23-Apr-2018)

5.8 b

Cash (31-Dec-2017)

333.8 m


5.9 b
MKS Instruments's current market capitalization is $5.8 b.
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017


669.4 m780.9 m813.5 m1.3 b1.9 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

402.8 m443.1 m76.9 m729.7 m1 b

Gross profit

266.6 m337.8 m736.6 m565.6 m891.5 m
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017


166.5 m206.4 m184.7 m186.8 m213.8 m218 m209.3 m183.7 m325.9 m380.7 m437.2 m480.8 m

Cost of goods sold

16.4 m16.8 m17.5 m18.3 m18.1 m19.3 m19.4 m20.4 m26 m28.5 m26.5 m31.9 m

Gross profit

150 m189.6 m167.1 m168.5 m195.7 m198.6 m189.9 m163.3 m299.9 m352.2 m410.6 m448.9 m

Gross profit Margin, %

USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017


288.9 m305.4 m227.6 m228.6 m333.8 m

Accounts Receivable

116.7 m106.4 m101.9 m248.8 m


142.7 m155.2 m152.6 m275.9 m339.1 m

Current Assets

879.2 m738.1 m939.5 m998.8 m1.2 b
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017


254.8 m287.1 m262.8 m295.5 m178.3 m195.1 m357.9 m354.3 m366.9 m255.9 m422.8 m

Accounts Receivable

98.1 m119.5 m101.5 m106.3 m124.6 m116 m113.5 m234 m243.9 m267.2 m268.5 m


136.1 m147.5 m155.9 m153.9 m165.6 m168.1 m151.7 m278.4 m279 m285.5 m304.7 m

Current Assets

893.6 m895.6 m763 m736.9 m687.7 m719.4 m959.1 m1 b1 b1 b1.2 b
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

35.8 m115.8 m122.3 m104.8 m339.1 m

Depreciation and Amortization

17.1 m20.5 m22.1 m35.7 m82.6 m


(30 m)(21 m)(15 m)(13.8 m)(72.5 m)

Accounts Payable

23.2 m(5.5 m)(10.6 m)16.2 m11.4 m
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017

Net Income

15.5 m31.2 m52.5 m81.6 m33.8 m67 m96.8 m17.6 m9.2 m32.5 m65.1 m

Depreciation and Amortization

12.7 m4.2 m9 m14.8 m5.5 m11.1 m16.6 m1.7 m8.9 m12.5 m12.5 m


(17.9 m)(7.4 m)(11.8 m)(14.5 m)(12.8 m)(18.5 m)(25.2 m)

Accounts Payable

10.5 m(4.7 m)(13.5 m)(9.2 m)3.6 m(26 k)(7.5 m)28.1 m61.5 m68.4 m70.5 m
USDY, 2017


14.5 x


16.6 x


410.5 k

Financial Leverage

1.5 x
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MKS Instruments Operating Metrics

MKS Instruments's Backlog was reported to be $338m in FY, 2016.
FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


$93 m$338 m

Patents (US)

376 376 531

Patents (foreign)

696 696 1.02 k

Patents Pending

77 77 103
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