MKSI MKS Instruments

MKS Instruments, Inc. is a global provider of instruments, systems, subsystems and process control solutions that measure, monitor, deliver, analyze, power and control critical parameters of advanced manufacturing processes to improve process performance and productivity for our customers. Our products are derived from our core competencies in pressure measurement and control, flow measurement and control, gas and vapor delivery, gas composition analysis, electronic control technology, reactive gas generation and delivery, power generation and delivery, vacuum technology, lasers, photonics, optics, precision motion control, vibration control and laser-based manufacturing systems solutions. We also provide services relating to the maintenance and repair of our products, installation services and training. Our primary served markets include semiconductor, industrial technologies, life and health sciences, research and defense.

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Date Owner Security Transaction Code Indirect 10b5-1 $Price #Shares $Value #Remaining
1 Jun 21 Elizabeth Mora Common Stock Sell Dispose S No Yes 190 300 57K 15,448.103
20 May 21 David Philip Henry Common Stock Sell Dispose S No No 186.698 284 53.02K 1,805.58
11 May 21 Peter Cannone Iii Common Stock Grant Aquire A No No 0 1,146.789 0 1,146.789
11 May 21 Batra Raj Common Stock Grant Aquire A No No 0 1,146.789 0 7,230.048

Data for the last complete 13F reporting period. To see the most recent changes to ownership, click the ownership history button above.

94.4% owned by funds/institutions
13F holders
Current Prev Q Change
Total holders 341 345 -1.2%
Opened positions 50 58 -13.8%
Closed positions 54 44 +22.7%
Increased positions 114 103 +10.7%
Reduced positions 127 128 -0.8%
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Current Prev Q Change
Total value 9.69B 7.85B +23.6%
Total shares 52.28M 52.11M +0.3%
Total puts 165.6K 257.8K -35.8%
Total calls 148.8K 263.8K -43.6%
Total put/call ratio 1.1 1.0 +13.9%
Largest owners
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BLK Blackrock 5.43M $1.01B +5.3%
Vanguard 5.41M $1B +6.3%
Wellington Management 5.34M $989.37M +5.5%
Capital International Investors 3.6M $668.21M -5.3%
JPM JPMorgan Chase & Co. 2.21M $409.71M +11.5%
Alliancebernstein 1.46M $269.86M -9.2%
ATAC Neuberger Berman 1.36M $251.72M +0.7%
IVZ Invesco 1.35M $249.49M -18.1%
STT State Street 1.27M $235.63M -0.5%
GS Goldman Sachs 1.17M $216.11M +16.4%
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Pictet Asset Management 933.37K +757.97K +432.1%
Pendal 636.18K +636.18K NEW
Norges Bank 0 -544.86K EXIT
TROW T. Rowe Price 549.53K -505.95K -47.9%
Voya Investment Management 33.31K -474.65K -93.4%
Millennium Management 469.69K +454.34K +2959.3%
Victory Capital Management 253.16K -393.21K -60.8%
Vanguard 5.41M +322.2K +6.3%
IVZ Invesco 1.35M -297.32K -18.1%
Wellington Management 5.34M +279.07K +5.5%

Financial report summary

Management Discussion
  • This Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q contains “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 regarding the future financial performance, business prospects and growth of MKS. These statements are only predictions based on current assumptions and expectations. Any statements that are not statements of historical fact (including statements containing the words “will,” “projects,” “intends,” “believes,” “plans,” “anticipates,” “expects,” “estimates,” “forecasts,” “continues” and similar expressions) should be considered to be forward-looking statements. Actual events or results may differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements set forth herein. Among the important factors that could cause actual events to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements are the conditions affecting the markets in which MKS operates, including the fluctuations in capital spending in the semiconductor industry and other advanced manufacturing markets, fluctuations in sales to our major customers, the ability to anticipate and meet customer demand, manufacturing and sourcing risks, including supply chain disruptions and component shortages, the terms of our Term Loan Facility, competition from larger or more established companies in MKS’ markets, MKS’ ability to successfully grow its business and particularly the business of ESI, which it acquired in February 2019, the challenges, risks and costs involved with integrating the operations of the companies we have acquired, potential fluctuations in quarterly results, dependence on new product development, rapid technological and market change, acquisition strategy, volatility of stock price, international operations, financial risk management, and the other factors described in MKS’ Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2020 and any subsequent Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q, as filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”). MKS is under no obligation to, and expressly disclaims any obligation to, update or alter these forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise after the date of this report.
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