MKS Instruments

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.

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

MKS Instruments Office Locations

MKS Instruments has offices in Andover, Austin, Wilmington, Telford and in 11 other locations
Andover, US (HQ)
2 Tech Dr, Suite 201
Austin, US
1321 Rutherford Ln, Suite 200
Santa Clara, US
3635 Peterson Way
Wilmington, US
90 Industrial Way
Malmö, SE
21 Stortorget
Telford, GB
Pegasus Court Stafford Park 7
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MKS Instruments Financials and Metrics

MKS Instruments Financials

MKS Instruments's revenue was reported to be $1.3 b in FY, 2016

Revenue (Q2, 2017)

480.8 m

Gross profit (Q2, 2017)

448.9 m

Gross profit margin (Q2, 2017), %


Net income (Q2, 2017)

120.4 m

EBIT (Q2, 2017)

92.9 m

Market capitalization (22-Dec-2017)

5.3 b

Cash (30-Jun-2017)

422.8 m


5.5 b
MKS Instruments's current market capitalization is $5.3 b.
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


669.4 m780.9 m813.5 m1.3 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

402.8 m443.1 m76.9 m729.7 m

Gross profit

266.6 m337.8 m736.6 m565.6 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, 2016


288.9 m305.4 m227.6 m228.6 m

Accounts Receivable

116.7 m106.4 m101.9 m248.8 m


142.7 m155.2 m152.6 m275.9 m

Current Assets

879.2 m738.1 m939.5 m998.8 m
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, 2016

Net Income

35.8 m115.8 m122.3 m104.8 m

Depreciation and Amortization

17.1 m20.5 m22.1 m35.7 m

Accounts Receivable

(36 m)6.1 m2.3 m(58.1 m)


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

Accounts Receivable

(17.7 m)(2.8 m)15.8 m9.3 m(19 m)(18.8 m)(11.4 m)


(17.9 m)(7.4 m)(11.8 m)(14.5 m)(12.8 m)(18.5 m)(25.2 m)
Y, 2017


58.7 x

Financial Leverage

1.7 x
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MKS Instruments Operating Metrics

MKS Instruments's Backlog was reported to be $338 m in FY, 2016, which is a 263% increase from the previous period
FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Patents (US)


Patents (foreign)

6966961.02 k

Patents Pending



$93 m$338 m
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