NASDAQ:MKSI - MKS Instruments Stock Price Target and Predictions

  • Consensus Rating: Buy
  • Consensus Price Target: $214.00
  • Forecasted Upside: 28.95 %
  • Number of Analysts: 9
  • Breakdown:
  • 0 Sell Ratings
  • 1 Hold Ratings
  • 8 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
$165.95
▲ +2.89 (1.77%)

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Analyst Price Target for MKSI

Analyst Price Target is $214.00
▲ +28.95% Upside Potential
This price target is based on 9 analysts offering 12 month price targets for MKS Instruments in the last 3 months. The average price target is $214.00, with a high forecast of $250.00 and a low forecast of $178.00. The average price target represents a 28.95% upside from the last price of $165.95.

This chart shows the closing price for MKSI for the last year in relation to the current analyst high, average, and low pricetarget.

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Current Consensus is Buy

The current consensus among 9 polled investment analysts is to buy stock in MKS Instruments. This Buy consensus rating has held steady for over two years.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 7 buy ratings
  • 1 hold ratings
  • 0 sell ratings
6/15/2020
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  • 9 buy ratings
  • 2 hold ratings
  • 0 sell ratings
9/13/2020
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  • 9 buy ratings
  • 2 hold ratings
  • 0 sell ratings
12/12/2020
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 8 buy ratings
  • 2 hold ratings
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3/12/2021
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  • 9 buy ratings
  • 2 hold ratings
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6/10/2021
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  • 9 buy ratings
  • 1 hold ratings
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9/8/2021
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  • 8 buy ratings
  • 1 hold ratings
  • 0 sell ratings
11/7/2021
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 8 buy ratings
  • 1 hold ratings
  • 0 sell ratings
12/7/2021

Latest Recommendations

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  • 8 buy ratings
  • 1 hold ratings
  • 0 sell ratings

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
10/29/2021Rosenblatt SecuritiesLower Price TargetBuy$285.00 ➝ $225.00High
8/20/2021CitigroupInitiated CoverageNeutralLow
7/30/2021Needham & Company LLCLower Price TargetPositive ➝ Buy$235.00 ➝ $215.00Low
7/30/2021BenchmarkLower Price TargetBuy$235.00 ➝ $216.00Low
7/6/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftInitiated CoverageBuy$225.00Low
7/2/2021Needham & Company LLCBoost Price TargetBuy ➝ Buy$222.00 ➝ $235.00Medium
5/28/2021Rosenblatt SecuritiesBoost Price TargetBuy$265.00 ➝ $285.00Low
4/28/2021DA DavidsonBoost Price Target$215.00 ➝ $230.00Low
4/28/2021Rosenblatt SecuritiesBoost Price TargetBuy$235.00 ➝ $265.00Low
4/27/2021Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingPositive ➝ Buy$225.00 ➝ $250.00Low
1/29/2021CitigroupLower Price Target$200.00 ➝ $180.00Low
1/29/2021KeyCorpBoost Price TargetOverweight$175.00 ➝ $207.00High
1/26/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price TargetPositive ➝ Buy$170.00 ➝ $200.00High
1/25/2021CitigroupBoost Price TargetNeutral$124.00 ➝ $200.00Low
1/22/2021Needham & Company LLCBoost Price TargetBuy$175.00 ➝ $205.00Low
12/11/2020Needham & Company LLCBoost Price TargetBuy$145.00 ➝ $175.00Low
12/11/2020Rosenblatt SecuritiesBoost Price TargetBuy$185.00 ➝ $205.00Low
12/11/2020CowenBoost Price TargetOutperform$150.00 ➝ $178.00Low
12/11/2020DA DavidsonBoost Price TargetBuy$150.00 ➝ $175.00Low
12/11/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price TargetBuy$145.00 ➝ $170.00Low
12/11/2020KeyCorpBoost Price TargetOverweight$155.00 ➝ $175.00Low
10/29/2020BenchmarkBoost Price TargetBuy$146.00 ➝ $150.00Low
9/11/2020Berenberg BankInitiated CoverageBuyMedium
7/31/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price Target$130.00 ➝ $145.00High
7/31/2020KeyCorpBoost Price TargetOverweight$122.00 ➝ $152.00Low
7/29/2020Rosenblatt SecuritiesBoost Price TargetBuy$162.00 ➝ $185.00High
7/28/2020Needham & Company LLCBoost Price TargetPositive ➝ Buy$125.00 ➝ $135.00Medium
7/21/2020Rosenblatt SecuritiesInitiated CoverageBuy$162.00Low
7/1/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price TargetBuy$120.00 ➝ $130.00Medium
6/25/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyInitiated CoverageEqual Weight$120.00Low
6/18/2020DA DavidsonUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$150.00High
6/15/2020Needham & Company LLCInitiated CoverageBuy$125.00Medium
4/30/2020CitigroupBoost Price TargetNeutral$85.00 ➝ $115.00High
4/30/2020DA DavidsonBoost Price TargetNeutral$85.00 ➝ $100.00High
4/2/2020DA DavidsonDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$85.00High
3/27/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower Price TargetBuy$130.00 ➝ $110.00High
3/23/2020CitigroupDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$130.00 ➝ $85.00Low
2/2/2020Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingBuy$134.00High
1/30/2020BenchmarkBoost Price TargetBuy$120.00 ➝ $130.00High
1/29/2020KeyCorpBoost Price TargetOverweight$117.00 ➝ $130.00Medium
1/27/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price TargetBuy$115.00 ➝ $130.00High
10/25/2019DA DavidsonBoost Price TargetBuy$125.00Low
10/25/2019BenchmarkReiterated RatingBuy$120.00Medium
10/25/2019CitigroupBoost Price TargetBuy$115.00 ➝ $124.00Medium
10/25/2019CowenBoost Price TargetOutperform$110.00 ➝ $130.00Medium
9/23/2019CitigroupBoost Price TargetBuy$102.00 ➝ $115.00Low
5/15/2019Susquehanna BancsharesInitiated CoveragePositive ➝ Positive$123.00Low
4/30/2019CowenReiterated RatingOutperform ➝ Outperform$115.00 ➝ $120.00High
4/17/2019Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price TargetBuy ➝ Buy$100.00 ➝ $115.00Low
4/2/2019Stifel NicolausBoost Price TargetBuy ➝ Outperform$100.00 ➝ $128.00Low
3/29/2019BenchmarkBoost Price TargetBuy$98.00 ➝ $111.00High
3/26/2019DA DavidsonBoost Price TargetBuy$105.00Low
2/4/2019CowenReiterated RatingBuyMedium
1/31/2019BenchmarkReiterated RatingBuy$98.00Low
10/26/2018BenchmarkLower Price TargetBuy$100.00Low
10/25/2018KeyCorpLower Price TargetOverweight$135.00 ➝ $112.00Medium
10/24/2018CowenSet Price TargetBuy$100.00High
10/23/2018Stifel NicolausLower Price TargetBuy$155.00 ➝ $146.00Low
9/25/2018CitigroupLower Price TargetBuy ➝ Buy$118.00 ➝ $101.00High
7/30/2018CitigroupLower Price TargetBuy ➝ Buy$122.00 ➝ $118.00Medium
7/26/2018KeyCorpReiterated RatingBuy$135.00High
7/26/2018BenchmarkReiterated RatingBuy$125.00High
7/26/2018CowenLower Price TargetHold$135.00 ➝ $124.00High
7/13/2018CitigroupLower Price TargetBuy$130.00 ➝ $122.00Low
6/18/2018Stifel NicolausBoost Price TargetBuy ➝ Buy$147.00 ➝ $155.00Low
5/31/2018BenchmarkInitiated CoverageBuy$140.00Medium
5/14/2018CowenInitiated CoverageOutperform$135.00Low
3/22/2018Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price TargetBuy$140.00High
2/4/2018Dougherty & CoReiterated RatingBuyHigh
2/2/2018KeyCorpReiterated RatingBuyMedium
2/1/2018Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingBuy$133.00Medium
10/26/2017Dougherty & CoBoost Price TargetBuy$106.00 ➝ $115.00N/A
10/26/2017Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price TargetBuy$104.00 ➝ $116.00N/A
10/24/2017Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingBuy ➝ Buy$98.00 ➝ $108.00N/A
10/1/2017Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingBuyLow
9/16/2017KeyCorpReiterated RatingOutperform$100.00High
7/27/2017Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingBuy$90.00 ➝ $98.00Low
7/5/2017Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftInitiated CoverageBuy$84.00Low
4/28/2017Dougherty & CoReiterated RatingBuy ➝ Buy$86.00 ➝ $100.00Low
4/28/2017Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingBuy$71.00 ➝ $81.00Low
1/24/2017Dougherty & CoUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$75.00N/A
(Data available from 12/8/2016 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

0.78 (Buy)

Our news sentiment rating is based on the average sentiment of articles about this company published in the media in the last 30 days of headlines and can range from 2 (very positive sentiment) to -2 (very negative sentiment).

News Sentiment Over Time

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5/12/2021
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6/11/2021
  • 3 very positive mentions
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7/11/2021
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8/10/2021
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9/9/2021
  • 2 very positive mentions
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10/9/2021
  • 3 very positive mentions
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11/8/2021
  • 5 very positive mentions
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  • 2 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
12/8/2021

Current Sentiment

  • 5 very positive mentions
  • 4 positive mentions
  • 2 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
MKS Instruments logo
MKS Instruments, Inc. provides instruments, systems, subsystems and process control solutions to measure, control, power, monitor, and analyze parameters of manufacturing processes to improve process performance and productivity for its customers. It operates through the following segments: Vacuum & Analysis, Light & Motion and Equipment & Solutions. The Vacuum & Analysis segment comprises pressure measurement and control, flow measurement and control, gas and vapor delivery, gas composition analysis, residual gas analysis, leak detection, control technology, ozone generation and delivery, RF & DC power, reactive gas generation and vacuum technology components. The Light & Motion segment includes lasers, photonics, sub-micron positioning, vibration control, and optics instruments. The Equipment & Solutions segment provides laser-based manufacturing systems solutions for the micro-machining industry that enable customers to optimize production. The company was founded in 1961 and is headquartered in Andover, MA.
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Today's Range

Now: $165.95
Low: $161.21
High: $167.04

50 Day Range

MA: $153.11
Low: $141.92
High: $166.98

52 Week Range

Now: $165.95
Low: $138.70
High: $199.44

Volume

433,641 shs

Average Volume

431,282 shs

Market Capitalization

$9.20 billion

P/E Ratio

17.86

Dividend Yield

0.54%

Beta

1.41

Frequently Asked Questions

What sell-side analysts currently cover shares of MKS Instruments?

The following Wall Street analysts have issued research reports on MKS Instruments in the last year: Benchmark Co., Citigroup Inc., Cowen Inc, DA Davidson, Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft, KeyCorp, Needham & Company LLC, Rosenblatt Securities, Stifel Nicolaus, and Zacks Investment Research.
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What is the current price target for MKS Instruments?

9 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for MKS Instruments in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $214.00, suggesting a possible upside of 31.2%. Stifel Nicolaus has the highest price target set, predicting MKSI will reach $250.00 in the next twelve months. Cowen Inc has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $178.00 for MKS Instruments in the next year.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for MKS Instruments?

MKS Instruments currently has 1 hold rating and 8 buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Buy." A "buy" rating indicates that analysts believe MKSI will outperform the market and that investors should add to their positions of MKS Instruments.
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How do I contact MKS Instruments' investor relations team?

MKS Instruments' physical mailing address is 2 TECH DRIVE SUITE 201, ANDOVER MA, 01810. The scientific and technical instruments company's listed phone number is (978) 645-5500 and its investor relations email address is [email protected] The official website for MKS Instruments is www.mksinst.com.