Brooks Automation, Inc. (NASDAQ:BRKS) is expected to pay $0.10 on Dec 23, 2016. The indicated annual dividend is $0.40. Shareholders owning the stock before Nov 30, 2016 will be eligible to receive the payout. Based on Brooks Automation, Inc.’s current price of $16.72, the dividend is 0.60%. This dividend’s record date is Dec 2, 2016 and the announcement date is Nov 10, 2016. The stock increased 0.36% or $0.06 during the last trading session, hitting $16.72. Brooks Automation, Inc (NASDAQ:BRKS) has risen 63.60% since April 26, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 58.34% the S&P500.
Brooks Automation, Inc. is a global well-known provider of automation, vacuum and instrumentation solutions for multiple markets, including semiconductor manufacturing, technology device manufacturing and life sciences. The company has a market cap of $1.16 billion. The Firm operates in three divisions: Brooks Product Solutions, Brooks Global Services and Brooks Life Science Systems. It currently has negative earnings. The Brooks Product Solutions segment provides a variety of products and solutions that enable improved throughput and yield in controlled operating environments.
Insitutional Activity: The institutional sentiment decreased to 1.16 in Q2 2016. Its down 0.15, from 1.31 in 2016Q1. The ratio dropped, as 16 funds sold all Brooks Automation, Inc shares owned while 38 reduced positions. 15 funds bought stakes while 56 increased positions. They now own 59.57 million shares or 2.20% more from 58.29 million shares in 2016Q1.
California Public Employees Retirement holds 0% or 178,500 shares in its portfolio. Dimensional Fund L P holds 0.04% or 5.80 million shares in its portfolio. Tci Wealth Advsr has 66 shares for 0% of their US portfolio. The New York-based Group Inc has invested 0% in Brooks Automation, Inc (NASDAQ:BRKS). Geode Mngmt Ltd Liability last reported 0% of its portfolio in the stock. Moreover, Aperio Group Ltd Liability Corp has 0% invested in Brooks Automation, Inc (NASDAQ:BRKS) for 16,827 shares. Gsa Prtnrs Llp reported 37,526 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. Us Bancshares De last reported 7,555 shares in the company. Arizona State Retirement Systems holds 0.01% or 35,593 shares in its portfolio. Blackrock Inc owns 19,197 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. The Pennsylvania-based Nationwide Fund has invested 0% in Brooks Automation, Inc (NASDAQ:BRKS). Barrow Hanley Mewhinney Strauss Limited Com accumulated 0.1% or 5.74M shares. National Bank & Trust Of America De last reported 51,774 shares in the company. Granahan Inv Mgmt Inc Ma accumulated 2.99 million shares or 1.22% of the stock. Moreover, Swiss Fincl Bank has 0% invested in Brooks Automation, Inc (NASDAQ:BRKS) for 114,200 shares.
Insider Transactions: Since June 2, 2016, the stock had 0 buys, and 23 insider sales for $3.81 million net activity. 10,000 shares with value of $150,000 were sold by SCHWARTZ STEPHEN S on Monday, November 14. The insider WOOLLACOTT ALFRED III sold $164,100. Shares for $186,134 were sold by Montone William T.. Joseph Jason had sold 3,000 shares worth $34,500. Gray David C also sold $239,046 worth of Brooks Automation, Inc (NASDAQ:BRKS) shares. Another trade for 12,821 shares valued at $196,802 was sold by Jarzynka David. 6,791 shares were sold by Pietrantoni David, worth $104,242.
Brooks Automation, Inc (NASDAQ:BRKS) Ratings Coverage
Out of 4 analysts covering Brooks Automation (NASDAQ:BRKS), 3 rate it a “Buy”, 1 “Sell”, while 0 “Hold”. This means 75% are positive. Brooks Automation has been the topic of 9 analyst reports since August 14, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. Needham maintained Brooks Automation, Inc (NASDAQ:BRKS) on Friday, July 29 with “Buy” rating. The stock of Brooks Automation, Inc (NASDAQ:BRKS) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, February 4 by B. Riley & Co. The company was maintained on Friday, November 6 by Needham. Needham maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, October 9 report. The stock of Brooks Automation, Inc (NASDAQ:BRKS) has “Underperform” rating given on Tuesday, March 8 by Credit Suisse. The stock has “Neutral” rating given by Citigroup on Friday, August 14. Citigroup upgraded Brooks Automation, Inc (NASDAQ:BRKS) on Wednesday, October 12 to “Buy” rating.
More news for Brooks Automation, Inc (NASDAQ:BRKS) were recently published by: Forbes.com, which released: “Ex-Dividend Reminder: Stanley Black & Decker, Brooks Automation and Sealed Air” on November 28, 2016. Nasdaq.com‘s article titled: “Brooks Automation (BRKS): Strong Industry, Solid Earnings Estimate Revisions” and published on November 21, 2016 is yet another important article.
BRKS Company Profile
Brooks Automation, Inc., incorporated on November 14, 1994, is a well-known provider of automation and cryogenic solutions for semiconductor manufacturing and life sciences markets. The Firm operates through three divisions: Brooks Product Solutions, Brooks Global Services and Brooks Life Science Systems.
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