Invesco owns 0.01% invested in Brooks Automation, Inc (NASDAQ:BRKS) for 879,955 shares.
The stock of Brooks Automation Incorporated (NASDAQ:BRKS) registered an increase of 11% in short interest.
Other hedge funds also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Brooks Automation's revenue for the quarter was up 15.4% compared to the same quarter last year. analysts anticipate that Brooks Automation, Inc. will post 1.33 EPS for the current fiscal year. AHL Partners LLP grew its position in Brooks Automation by 259.3% during the 2nd quarter. Alpha Windward LLC increased its stake in Brooks Automation by 12.3% in the 3rd quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 6,675,027 shares of the semiconductor company's stock valued at $144,781,000 after acquiring an additional 392,115 shares during the last quarter. Assenagon Asset Management S.A. purchased a new position in Brooks Automation during the 3rd quarter valued at about $6,072,000. Finally, Vanguard Group Inc. raised its stake in Brooks Automation by 4.4% during the 1st quarter. Geode Capital Management, LLC now controls 849,708 shares valued at $25,797,000. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief executive officer now owns 661,852 shares of the company's stock, valued at $18,895,874.60.
TRADEMARK VIOLATION NOTICE: This story was reported by TrueBlueTribune and is the sole property of of TrueBlueTribune. If you are viewing this article on another website, it was copied illegally and republished in violation of USA & worldwide trademark & copyright laws. Price T Rowe Assocs Inc Md reported 0.01% of its portfolio in Brooks Automation, Inc (NASDAQ:BRKS). The stock was sold at an average price of $28.55, for a total value of $796,973.25. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink. Also, VP David Jarzynka sold 2,476 shares of Brooks Automation stock in a transaction dated Monday, November 6th. The stock was sold at an average price of $33.80, for a total value of $134,862.00. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last quarter, insiders sold 66,258 shares of company stock worth $1,995,532. The P/S ratio of the stock is 2.75, while the historical median P/S ratio is 1.41.
Brooks Automation, Inc. has a one year low of $15.34 and a one year high of $34.77. (NASDAQ:BRKS) traded up $0.13 on Friday, hitting $27.46. 1,048,617 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 679,262.
Brooks Automation (NASDAQ:BRKS) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November 9th. After $0.34 actual earnings per share reported by Brooks Automation, Inc for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -8.82% negative EPS growth. Brooks Automation had a net margin of 9.04% and a return on equity of 13.40%. They expect $0.31 earnings per share, up 40.91% or $0.09 from last year's $0.22 per share. Brooks Automation now has a P/E ratio of 30.73 and the market value is 1.91B. Stockholders of record on Friday, December 1st will be paid a $0.10 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, November 30th.
BRKS's mean recommendation on Reuter's scale presents no change from 1.83 thirty days ago to 1.83 now, which indicates a buy consensus from the analyst community. Brooks Automation's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is now 44.94%.
BRKS has been the subject of several research reports.
Equity analyst Citigroup raised the price target of the stock on November 10 changing the price objective from $31.00 to $34.00 and issued a "Buy" rating. Needham & Company LLC reiterated a hold rating on shares of Brooks Automation in a research report on Friday, October 6th. Janney Montgomery Scott increased their price target on Brooks Automation from $30.00 to $35.00 and gave the stock a "buy" rating in a research report on Thursday, September 14th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research cut Brooks Automation from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research report on Friday, November 10th. Five research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company's stock. Brooks Automation presently has a consensus rating of "Hold" and a consensus price target of $31.57. The Brooks Semiconductor Solutions Group segment offers critical automated transport, vacuum and contamination controls solutions and services.