MKS Instruments - MKSI Stock Price Target and Predictions

  • Consensus Rating: Buy
  • Consensus Price Target: $155.00
  • Forecasted Upside: 87.56 %
  • Number of Analysts: 8
  • Breakdown:
  • 0 Sell Ratings
  • 2 Hold Ratings
  • 6 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
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Analyst Price Target for MKSI

Analyst Price Target is $155.00
▲ +87.56% Upside Potential
This price target is based on 8 analysts offering 12 month price targets for MKS Instruments in the last 3 months. The average price target is $155.00, with a high forecast of $230.00 and a low forecast of $105.00. The average price target represents a 87.56% upside from the last price of $82.64.

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 8 contributing 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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Latest Recommendations

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
9/29/2022Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower Target$125.00 ➝ $110.00Low
9/27/2022Needham & Company LLCLower TargetBuy$135.00 ➝ $105.00Low
9/19/2022BenchmarkLower TargetBuy$172.00 ➝ $145.00Low
9/1/2022Wells Fargo & CompanyLower TargetEqual Weight$110.00 ➝ $105.00Low
7/29/2022Needham & Company LLCBoost TargetBuy$130.00 ➝ $135.00Low
7/28/2022Stifel NicolausLower Target$242.00 ➝ $230.00Low
7/19/2022Needham & Company LLCLower TargetBuy$175.00 ➝ $130.00Low
7/18/2022Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower Target$150.00 ➝ $125.00Low
6/23/2022Wells Fargo & CompanyLower TargetEqual Weight$125.00 ➝ $110.00Low
4/28/2022Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower Target$170.00 ➝ $150.00High
4/28/2022CitigroupLower Target$170.00 ➝ $140.00High
4/18/2022Wells Fargo & CompanyLower TargetEqual Weight$155.00 ➝ $125.00Low
4/13/2022Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower TargetBuy$200.00 ➝ $170.00Low
4/7/2022Stifel NicolausBoost Target$256.00 ➝ $260.00Low
2/22/2022Loop CapitalInitiated CoverageBuy$200.00High
1/28/2022Needham & Company LLCLower TargetBuy$215.00 ➝ $185.00High
1/28/2022Rosenblatt SecuritiesLower TargetBuy$225.00 ➝ $205.00High
1/28/2022Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower TargetBuy$225.00 ➝ $200.00High
1/25/2022KeyCorpInitiated CoverageSector Weight ➝ Sector WeightMedium
12/27/2021Needham & Company LLCReiterated RatingBuy$215.00High
12/13/2021CitigroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$190.00High
10/29/2021Rosenblatt SecuritiesLower TargetBuy$285.00 ➝ $225.00High
8/20/2021CitigroupInitiated CoverageNeutralLow
7/30/2021Needham & Company LLCLower TargetPositive ➝ Buy$235.00 ➝ $215.00Low
7/30/2021BenchmarkLower TargetBuy$235.00 ➝ $216.00Low
7/6/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftInitiated CoverageBuy$225.00Low
7/2/2021Needham & Company LLCBoost TargetBuy ➝ Buy$222.00 ➝ $235.00Medium
5/28/2021Rosenblatt SecuritiesBoost TargetBuy$265.00 ➝ $285.00Low
4/28/2021DA DavidsonBoost Target$215.00 ➝ $230.00Low
4/28/2021Rosenblatt SecuritiesBoost TargetBuy$235.00 ➝ $265.00Low
4/27/2021Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingPositive ➝ Buy$225.00 ➝ $250.00Low
1/29/2021CitigroupLower Target$200.00 ➝ $180.00Low
1/29/2021KeyCorpBoost TargetOverweight$175.00 ➝ $207.00High
1/26/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost TargetPositive ➝ Buy$170.00 ➝ $200.00High
1/25/2021CitigroupBoost TargetNeutral$124.00 ➝ $200.00Low
1/22/2021Needham & Company LLCBoost TargetBuy$175.00 ➝ $205.00Low
12/11/2020Needham & Company LLCBoost TargetBuy$145.00 ➝ $175.00Low
12/11/2020Rosenblatt SecuritiesBoost TargetBuy$185.00 ➝ $205.00Low
12/11/2020CowenBoost TargetOutperform$150.00 ➝ $178.00Low
12/11/2020DA DavidsonBoost TargetBuy$150.00 ➝ $175.00Low
12/11/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost TargetBuy$145.00 ➝ $170.00Low
12/11/2020KeyCorpBoost TargetOverweight$155.00 ➝ $175.00Low
10/29/2020BenchmarkBoost TargetBuy$146.00 ➝ $150.00Low
9/11/2020Berenberg BankInitiated CoverageBuyMedium
7/31/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Target$130.00 ➝ $145.00High
7/31/2020KeyCorpBoost TargetOverweight$122.00 ➝ $152.00Low
7/29/2020Rosenblatt SecuritiesBoost TargetBuy$162.00 ➝ $185.00High
7/28/2020Needham & Company LLCBoost TargetPositive ➝ Buy$125.00 ➝ $135.00Medium
7/21/2020Rosenblatt SecuritiesInitiated CoverageBuy$162.00Low
7/1/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost 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 TargetNeutral$85.00 ➝ $115.00High
4/30/2020DA DavidsonBoost TargetNeutral$85.00 ➝ $100.00High
4/2/2020DA DavidsonDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$85.00High
3/27/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower TargetBuy$130.00 ➝ $110.00High
3/23/2020CitigroupDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$130.00 ➝ $85.00Low
2/2/2020Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingBuy$134.00High
1/30/2020BenchmarkBoost TargetBuy$120.00 ➝ $130.00High
1/29/2020KeyCorpBoost TargetOverweight$117.00 ➝ $130.00Medium
1/27/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost TargetBuy$115.00 ➝ $130.00High
10/25/2019DA DavidsonBoost TargetBuy$125.00Low
10/25/2019BenchmarkReiterated RatingBuy$120.00Medium
10/25/2019CitigroupBoost TargetBuy$115.00 ➝ $124.00Medium
10/25/2019CowenBoost TargetOutperform$110.00 ➝ $130.00Medium
9/23/2019CitigroupBoost 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 TargetBuy ➝ Buy$100.00 ➝ $115.00Low
4/2/2019Stifel NicolausBoost TargetBuy ➝ Outperform$100.00 ➝ $128.00Low
3/29/2019BenchmarkBoost TargetBuy$98.00 ➝ $111.00High
3/26/2019DA DavidsonBoost TargetBuy$105.00Low
2/4/2019CowenReiterated RatingBuyMedium
1/31/2019BenchmarkReiterated RatingBuy$98.00Low
10/26/2018BenchmarkLower TargetBuy$100.00Low
10/25/2018KeyCorpLower TargetOverweight$135.00 ➝ $112.00Medium
10/24/2018CowenSet TargetBuy$100.00High
10/23/2018Stifel NicolausLower TargetBuy$155.00 ➝ $146.00Low
9/25/2018CitigroupLower TargetBuy ➝ Buy$118.00 ➝ $101.00High
7/30/2018CitigroupLower TargetBuy ➝ Buy$122.00 ➝ $118.00Medium
7/26/2018KeyCorpReiterated RatingBuy$135.00High
7/26/2018BenchmarkReiterated RatingBuy$125.00High
7/26/2018CowenLower TargetHold$135.00 ➝ $124.00High
7/13/2018CitigroupLower TargetBuy$130.00 ➝ $122.00Low
6/18/2018Stifel NicolausBoost TargetBuy ➝ Buy$147.00 ➝ $155.00Low
5/31/2018BenchmarkInitiated CoverageBuy$140.00Medium
5/14/2018CowenInitiated CoverageOutperform$135.00Low
3/22/2018Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost TargetBuy$140.00High
2/4/2018Dougherty & CoReiterated RatingBuyHigh
2/2/2018KeyCorpReiterated RatingBuyMedium
2/1/2018Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingBuy$133.00Medium
10/26/2017Dougherty & CoBoost TargetBuy$106.00 ➝ $115.00N/A
10/26/2017Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost TargetBuy$104.00 ➝ $116.00N/A
10/24/2017Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingBuy ➝ Buy$98.00 ➝ $108.00N/A
10/1/2017Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingBuyLow
(Data available from 10/1/2017 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

0.03 (Hold)

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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Current Sentiment

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MKS Instruments logo
MKS Instruments, Inc. provides instruments, systems, subsystems, and process control solutions that measure, monitor, deliver, analyze, power, and control critical parameters of manufacturing processes worldwide. Its Vacuum & Analysis segment offers pressure and vacuum control solutions, including direct and indirect pressure measurement; materials delivery solutions comprising flow and valve technologies, as well as integrated pressure measurement and control subsystems, which provide customers with precise control capabilities; power solutions products, such as microwave, power delivery systems, radio frequency matching networks, and metrology products used in providing energy to etching, stripping, and deposition processes; and plasma and reactive gas products. Its Light & Motion segment offers laser products, such as continuous wave and pulsed nanosecond, diode and diode-pumped solid-state, and fiber laser technologies; and photonics products comprising motion control, optical tables and vibration isolation systems, photonic instruments, optics and optical assemblies, opto-mechanical components, temperature sensing products for wafer fabrication systems, and laser and LED measurement products, including laser power and energy meters, laser beam profilers, and optical and photonic subsystems. Its Equipment & Solutions segment provides laser-based systems for printed circuit board (PCB) manufacturing, including flexible interconnect PCB processing systems and high-density interconnect solutions for rigid PCB manufacturing and substrate processing, and multi-layer ceramic capacitor test systems. It serves semiconductor, industrial technologies, life and health sciences, research, and defense markets. It sells its products and services through its direct sales organization, independent distributors, and sales representatives, as well as through its websites and product catalogs. The company was incorporated in 1961 and is headquartered in Andover, Massachusetts.
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Today's Range

Now: $82.64
Low: $82.54
High: $84.99

50 Day Range

MA: $103.06
Low: $82.31
High: $123.77

52 Week Range

Now: $82.64
Low: $81.50
High: $181.03


572,950 shs

Average Volume

594,035 shs

Market Capitalization

$4.61 billion

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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., Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft, KeyCorp, Loop Capital, Needham & Company LLC, Rosenblatt Securities, Stifel Nicolaus,, TheStreet, and Wells Fargo & Company.
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What is the current price target for MKS Instruments?

8 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for MKS Instruments in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $155.00, suggesting a possible upside of 87.6%. Stifel Nicolaus has the highest price target set, predicting MKSI will reach $230.00 in the next twelve months. Wells Fargo & Company has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $105.00 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 2 hold ratings and 6 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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What other companies compete with MKS Instruments?

Other companies that are similar to MKS Instruments include Sensata Technologies, Cognex, Nutanix, Lumentum and Coupa Software. Learn More about companies similar to MKS Instruments.

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 Learn More about contacing MKS Instruments investor relations.