MKS Instruments 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.

HQAndover, US
Size (employees)4,923 (est)+6%
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 Meguro-ku, North Logan, Jerusalem, Nienburg/Weser and in 25 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
Bozeman, US
31950 Frontage Rd
Franklin, US
8 East Forge Parkway
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MKS Instruments Financials and Metrics

MKS Instruments Revenue

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MKS Instruments's revenue was reported to be $1.92 b in FY, 2017 which is a 47.9% increase from the previous period.

Revenue (Q2, 2018)

1.1 b

Gross profit (Q2, 2018)

537.7 m

Gross profit margin (Q2, 2018), %


Net income (Q2, 2018)

228 m

EBIT (Q2, 2018)

282.9 m

Market capitalization (20-Sep-2018)

4.6 b

Closing stock price (20-Sep-2018)

MKS Instruments's current market capitalization is $4.6 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 m450.7 m729.7 m1 b

Gross profit

266.6 m337.8 m362.9 m565.6 m891.5 m
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018


166.5 m206.4 m184.7 m186.8 m213.8 m218 m209.3 m183.7 m325.9 m380.7 m437.2 m480.8 m554.3 m1.1 b

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 m30.1 m589.7 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 m524.2 m537.7 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 m300.3 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, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018


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 m365.7 m384.9 m

Current Assets

893.6 m895.6 m763 m736.9 m687.7 m719.4 m959.1 m1 b1 b1 b1.2 b1.3 b1.4 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 m65.9 m82.6 m


(30 m)(21 m)(14.5 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, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018

Net Income

15.5 m31.2 m52.5 m81.6 m33.8 m67 m96.8 m17.6 m9.2 m32.5 m65.1 m105.1 m228 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 m20.5 m40.4 m


(17.9 m)(7.4 m)(11.8 m)(14.5 m)(12.8 m)(18.5 m)(25.2 m)(28.2 m)(59.5 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 m9.3 m5.6 m
USDY, 2018


0.2 x


0.1 x

Financial Leverage

1.4 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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MKS Instruments Revenue Breakdown

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MKS Instruments revenue breakdown by business segment: 37.0% from Light & Motion and 63.0% from Vacuum & Analysis

MKS Instruments revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 19.3% from Asia, 49.9% from United States, 8.7% from Japan, 11.0% from Europe and 11.1% from South Korea

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MKS Instruments Online and Social Media Presence

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MKS Instruments News and Updates

MKS Instruments Announces Appointment of Raj Batra to its Board of Directors

ANDOVER, Mass., July 31, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- MKS Instruments, Inc. (NASDAQ: MKSI), a global provider of technologies that enable advanced processes and improve productivity, announced today that Raj Batra, President of the Digital Factory Division of Siemens in the U.S., was appointed to its …
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MKS Instruments Company Life and Culture

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