Dividend Alert: $0.17 dividends just around the corner for MKS Instruments, Inc. (NASDAQ:MKSI) shareholders.

Dividend Alert: $0.17 dividends just around the corner for MKS Instruments, Inc. (NASDAQ:MKSI) shareholders.

MKS Instruments, Inc. (NASDAQ:MKSI) is expected to pay $0.17 on Dec 9, 2016. The indicated annual dividend is $0.68. Shareholders owning the stock before Nov 23, 2016 will be eligible to receive the payout. Based on MKS Instruments, Inc.’s current price of $57.00, the dividend is 0.30%. This dividend’s record date is Nov 28, 2016 and the announcement date is Oct 25, 2016. The stock increased 0.88% or $0.5 during the last trading session, hitting $57. MKS Instruments, Inc. (NASDAQ:MKSI) has risen 50.83% since April 20, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 46.28% the S&P500.

MKS Instruments, Inc. is a provider of instruments, subsystems and process control solutions that measures, controls, powers, monitors and analyzes critical parameters of advanced manufacturing processes to improve process performance and productivity. The company has a market cap of $3.06 billion. The Firm operates through divisions, including Advanced Manufacturing Capital Equipment, which includes the development, manufacturing and sales of instruments, control and vacuum products, power and reactive gas products; Global Service, which includes the worldwide servicing of instruments, control and vacuum products, power and reactive gas products and certain other product groups; Asia Region Sales, which includes sales of products that are re-sold from the Advanced Manufacturing Capital Equipment and Other divisions into Asia regions, and Other. It has a 36.19 P/E ratio.

Insitutional Activity: The institutional sentiment decreased to 1.37 in Q2 2016. Its down 0.12, from 1.49 in 2016Q1. The ratio fall, as 18 funds sold all MKS Instruments, Inc. shares owned while 53 reduced positions. 32 funds bought stakes while 74 increased positions. They now own 54.44 million shares or 1.76% more from 53.49 million shares in 2016Q1.
Gotham Asset Mngmt Ltd last reported 454,893 shares in the company. Price T Rowe Assocs Inc Md last reported 16,953 shares in the company. Moreover, Sector Pension Inv Board has 0.02% invested in MKS Instruments, Inc. (NASDAQ:MKSI) for 37,472 shares. Richard Bernstein Advisors Lc has 88,880 shares for 0.36% of their US portfolio. Bancorp Of Montreal Can accumulated 3,878 shares or 0% of the stock. Schroder Invest Management Grp holds 0% of its portfolio in MKS Instruments, Inc. (NASDAQ:MKSI) for 6,000 shares. Silvercrest Asset Mgmt Ltd Llc reported 1.79 million shares or 0.98% of all its holdings. Los Angeles Cap Mgmt And Equity has 0.01% invested in the company for 29,664 shares. Blackrock Institutional Trust Comm Na has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in MKS Instruments, Inc. (NASDAQ:MKSI). State Of Wisconsin Invest Board has invested 0.04% of its portfolio in MKS Instruments, Inc. (NASDAQ:MKSI). Strs Ohio has 4,600 shares for 0% of their US portfolio. Ameriprise has 364,257 shares for 0.01% of their US portfolio. Citadel Advsr Limited Liability has 0% invested in the company for 29,347 shares. Sprott accumulated 0.57% or 255,000 shares. Fmr Ltd Company holds 0% or 10,643 shares in its portfolio.

Insider Transactions: Since May 24, 2016, the stock had 0 buys, and 17 sales for $2.88 million net activity. $235,545 worth of MKS Instruments, Inc. (NASDAQ:MKSI) was sold by COLELLA GERARD G on Tuesday, September 13. HANLEY PETER sold $82,582 worth of stock or 2,000 shares. Lee John Tseng-Chung had sold 9,955 shares worth $461,524. Abrams John R had sold 338 shares worth $13,807. BAGSHAW SETH H also sold $554,500 worth of MKS Instruments, Inc. (NASDAQ:MKSI) shares. Mora Elizabeth also sold $10,100 worth of MKS Instruments, Inc. (NASDAQ:MKSI) shares. Werth Dennis L sold $131,605 worth of MKS Instruments, Inc. (NASDAQ:MKSI) on Thursday, November 17.

MKS Instruments, Inc. (NASDAQ:MKSI) Ratings Coverage

Out of 4 analysts covering MKS Instruments (NASDAQ:MKSI), 4 rate it a “Buy”, 0 “Sell”, while 0 “Hold”. This means 100% are positive. MKS Instruments has been the topic of 6 analyst reports since October 23, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Buy” on Thursday, May 12. The company was maintained on Monday, June 13 by Dougherty & Company. Citigroup initiated it with “Buy” rating and $59 target price in Wednesday, October 12 report. The company was maintained on Monday, May 2 by Dougherty & Company. Pacific Crest initiated the stock with “Overweight” rating in Monday, January 4 report. The company was maintained on Friday, October 23 by Dougherty & Company.

More important recent MKS Instruments, Inc. (NASDAQ:MKSI) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “Ex-Dividend Reminder: MKS Instruments, Curtiss-Wright and Matthews International” on November 21, 2016, also Wsj.com published article titled: “MKS Instruments to Buy Newport Corp. for $897 Million in Cash”, Zacks.com published: “Can MKS Instruments (MKS) Run Higher on Strong Earnings Estimate Revisions?” on November 18, 2016. More interesting news about MKS Instruments, Inc. (NASDAQ:MKSI) was released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “MKS Instruments And Newport Corporation: A Marriage Of Equals” with publication date: February 25, 2016.

MKSI Company Profile

MKS Instruments, Inc. (MKS), incorporated on June 14, 1961, is a well-known provider of instruments, subsystems and process control solutions that measures, controls, powers, monitors and analyzes critical parameters of advanced manufacturing processes to improve process performance and productivity. The Firm operates through divisions, including Advanced Manufacturing Capital Equipment, Global Service, Asia Region Sales and Other. It also provides services relating to the maintenance and repair of its products, software, service and maintenance, installation services and training. The Firm groups its products into three groups of similar products upon the similarity of product function. These three groups of products are instruments, control and vacuum products; power and reactive gas products, and analytical solutions group products.

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