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MKS Instruments is a company that provides instruments, subsystems, and process control solutions to measure, control, power, monitor, and analyse the critical parameters of manufacturing processes. It offers capacitance manometers, RF and microwave generators, vacuum flanges and fittings, gas analyzers, process automation controllers, and other products. The company serves manufacturers of capital equipment for semiconductor devices as well as medical equipment, pharmaceutical manufacturing, energy generation, and environmental monitoring sectors.
TypePublic
Founded1961
HQAndover, MA, US
Websitemksinst.com
Employee Ratings3.2
Overall CultureB+

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2020)5,400(-1%)
Job Openings154
Revenue (FY, 2019)$1.9 B(-8%)
Share Price (Jun 2021)$177.6(-2%)
Cybersecurity ratingDMore

Key People/Management at MKS Instruments

John T.C. Lee

John T.C. Lee

President and Chief Executive Officer, Director
Seth H. Bagshaw

Seth H. Bagshaw

Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer
James A. Schreiner

James A. Schreiner

Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
Jennifer J. Reilly

Jennifer J. Reilly

Senior Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer
Kathleen F. Burke

Kathleen F. Burke

Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
Eric R. Taranto

Eric R. Taranto

Senior Vice President & General Manager, Vacuum & Analysis Division
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MKS Instruments Office Locations

MKS Instruments has offices in Andover, Austin, Broomfield, Milpitas and in 9 other locations
Andover, MA, US (HQ)
2 Tech Dr #201
Andover, MA, US
Six Shattuck Road
Austin, TX, US
1321 Rutherford Ln #200
Broomfield, CO, US
11380 Reed Way
Milpitas, CA, US
1565 Barber Ln
Wilmington, MA, US
90 Industrial Way
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MKS Instruments Financials and Metrics

MKS Instruments Revenue

MKS Instruments's revenue was reported to be $1.9 b in FY, 2019 which is a 8.4% decrease from the previous period.
USD

Revenue (Q1, 2021)

693.9m

Gross profit (Q1, 2021)

322.1m

Gross profit margin (Q1, 2021), %

46.4%

Net income (Q1, 2021)

122.3m

EBIT (Q1, 2021)

155.5m

Market capitalization (11-Jun-2021)

9.8b

Closing stock price (11-Jun-2021)

177.6

Cash (31-Mar-2021)

592.9m

EV

10.2b
MKS Instruments's current market capitalization is $9.8 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Revenue

1.9b2.1b1.9b

Revenue growth, %

48%8%(8%)

Cost of goods sold

1.0b1.1b1.1b1.3b

Gross profit

891.5m979.5m830.4m
Quarterly
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Cash

333.8m644.3m414.6m544.6m

Accounts Receivable

300.3m295.5m341.1m392.7m

Inventories

339.1m384.7m462.1m501.4m

Current Assets

1.2b1.5b1.4b1.8b
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Net Income

339.1m392.9m140.4m350.1m

Depreciation and Amortization

82.6m79.9m110.0m99.2m

Inventories

(72.5m)(73.8m)(29.3m)(52.2m)

Accounts Payable

11.4m2.0m(24.2m)
USDQ1, 2017

Debt/Equity

0.4 x

Debt/Assets

0.3 x

Financial Leverage

1.7 x
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MKS Instruments Operating Metrics

MKS Instruments's Backlog was reported to be $500m in FY, 2019.
FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Backlog

$93 m$338 m$464 m$400 m$500 m

Countries

100

Patents (US)

376376531517510724

Patents Pending

77771039782107
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MKS Instruments Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Electro Scientific IndustriesOctober 31, 2018$1 b
Newport CorporationApril 28, 2016$980 m
PrecisiveApril 13, 2015$13 m
Brooks Automation - Granville-PhillipsMarch 18, 2014$87 m
Alter Power SystemsMarch 12, 2013
PlasmartAugust 30, 2012$22.6 m
Yield DynamicsNovember 08, 2007
Novx CorpOctober 11, 2006$2.6 m
Ion Systems, IncJanuary 03, 2006$68.1 m
UmetricsDecember 15, 2005$30.4 m
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MKS Instruments Revenue Breakdown

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MKS Instruments revenue breakdown by business segment: 9.7% from Equipment & Solutions, 38.2% from Light & Motion and 52.1% from Vacuum & Analysis

MKS Instruments revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 7.9% from Germany, 9.4% from China, 46.8% from United States, 7.5% from Japan, 8.8% from South Korea and 19.6% from Other

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MKS Instruments Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

D

63/100

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MKS Instruments Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

40-49

out of 100

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MKS Instruments Online and Social Media Presence

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MKS Instruments Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    B+

    74/100

  • CEO Rating

    B+

    73/100

  • Compensation

    A

    82/100

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MKS Instruments News and Updates

MKS Instruments Increases Quarterly Cash Dividend

MKS Instruments, Inc. (NASDAQ: MKSI), a global provider of technologies that enable advanced processes and improve productivity, today announced that its Board of Directors has authorized a quarterly cash dividend of $0.22 per share, a ten percent increase compared to the prior quarterly dividend

MKS Instruments Announces Agreement to Acquire Photon Control

MKS Instruments, Inc. (NASDAQ:MKSI) (“MKS”), a global provider of technologies that enable advanced processes and improve productivity, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement pursuant to which MKS will acquire Photon Control Inc. (TSX:PHO) for CAD$3.60 per share, in an all-c…

MKS Instruments Powers its Way to Market Share Gains in 2020

MKS Instruments, Inc. (NASDAQ: MKSI), a global provider of technologies that enable advanced processes and improve productivity, today announced significant market share gains across a number of product categories in 2020, as recently reported by VLSI, an independent research and analytics firm

MKS Instruments Announces First Quarter 2021 Earnings Conference Call

MKS Instruments, Inc. (NASDAQ: MKSI), a global provider of technologies that enable advanced processes and improve productivity, today announced that the Company will release first quarter 2021 financial results after market close on Monday, April 26, 2021

MKS Instruments Reports Fourth Quarter And Full Year 2020 Financial Results

ANDOVER, Mass., Jan. 27, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- MKS Instruments, Inc. (NASDAQ: MKSI), a global provider of technologies that enable advanced processes and improve productivity, today reported fourth quarter and full year 2020 financial results.
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MKS Instruments Blogs

MKS Instruments Reports First Quarter 2021 Financial Results

Record revenue of $694 million, up 30% year-over-year Record Non-GAAP net earnings of $143 million, up 68% year-over-year, and GAAP net income of $122 million, up 77% year-over-year Operating cash flow of $127 million, up 69% year-over-year, and free cash flow of $100 million, up 55% year-over-year

MKS Instruments Reports Third Quarter 2020 Financial Results

Record quarterly consolidated r evenue of   $590   million , up   28%   year-over-year Record q uarterly Semiconductor Market revenue of   $359 million , up   61%   year-over-year Quarterly n on-GAAP   net earnings per diluted share of   $1.93 ,   up   72%   year-over-year Quarterly GAAP   net

MKS Receives Two Innovation Awards in China for the Spectra-Physics® IceFyre® UV Picosecond Laser

MKS Receives Two Innovation Awards in China for the Spectra-Physics® IceFyre® UV Picosecond Laser Content Import Tue, 09/22/2020 - 16:06 MKS Receives Two Innovation Awards in China for the Spectra-Physics® IceFyre® UV Picosecond Laser Sep 22, 2020 This release…

MKS Instruments to Participate in Citi’s 2020 Global Technology Virtual Conference

ANDOVER, Mass. , Sept. 02, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- MKS Instruments, Inc. (NASDAQ: MKSI), a global provider of technologies that enable advanced processes and improve productivity, announced today that Seth H. Bagshaw , Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer will participate

MKS Instruments to Participate in KeyBanc Capital Markets’ Future of Technology Series

ANDOVER, Mass. , Aug. 05, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- MKS Instruments, Inc. (NASDAQ: MKSI), a global provider of technologies that enable advanced processes and improve productivity, announced today that Seth H. Bagshaw , Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer will participate in

MKS Instruments Reports Second Quarter 2020 Financial Results

Quarterly revenue of $544 million , up 15% year-over-year Quarterly Semiconductor Market revenue of $321 million , up 50% year-over-year, led by record revenue in our Power Solutions business Quarterly non-GAAP net earnings per diluted share of $1.62 , up 49% year-over-year Quarterly GAAP net
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MKS Instruments Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was MKS Instruments founded?

    MKS Instruments was founded in 1961.

  • Who are MKS Instruments key executives?

    MKS Instruments's key executives are John T.C. Lee, Seth H. Bagshaw and James A. Schreiner.

  • How many employees does MKS Instruments have?

    MKS Instruments has 5,400 employees.

  • Who are MKS Instruments competitors?

    Competitors of MKS Instruments include Bently Nevada, Advanced Energy and Ultra Clean Technology.

  • Where is MKS Instruments headquarters?

    MKS Instruments headquarters is located at 2 Tech Dr #201, Andover.

  • Where are MKS Instruments offices?

    MKS Instruments has offices in Andover, Austin, Broomfield, Milpitas and in 9 other locations.

  • How many offices does MKS Instruments have?

    MKS Instruments has 14 offices.