BRKS:NSD-Brooks Automation, Inc (USD)

COMMON STOCK | Semiconductor Equipment & Materials | NSD

Last Closing Price

USD 89.57

Change

+2.79 (+3.22)%

Market Cap

USD 6.45B

Volume

0.32M

Avg Analyst Target

USD 108.00 (+20.58%)

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About

Brooks Automation, Inc. provides manufacturing automation solutions for the semiconductor industry, and life science sample-based services and solutions for the life sciences market worldwide. The company operates in three segments: Brooks Semiconductor Solutions Group, Brooks Life Sciences Services, and Brooks Life Sciences Products. The Brooks Semiconductor Solutions Group segment offers wafer automation and contamination controls solutions and services. Its products include atmospheric and vacuum robots, robotic modules, and tool automation systems that offer precision handling and clean wafer environments; and automated cleaning and inspection systems for wafer carriers, reticle pod cleaners, and stockers. It also offers repair and refurbishment, diagnostics, and installation services, as well as spare parts and productivity enhancement upgrade services. The Brooks Life Sciences Services segment provides gene sequencing and gene synthesis services, including next generation sequencing, sanger sequencing, gene synthesis, bioinformatics, and good laboratory practices regulatory services; on-site and off-site sample storage, cold chain logistics, sample transport and collection relocation, bio-processing solutions, disaster recovery, and business continuity, as well as project management and consulting services; and sample intelligence software solutions and integration of customer technology. The Brooks Life Sciences Products segment offers automated cold storage systems; consumables, such as various formats of racks, tubes, caps, plates, and foils used for the storage and handling of samples in cold storage environments; and instruments used for labeling, bar coding, capping, de-capping, auditing, sealing, peeling, and piercing tubes and plates. The company serves semiconductor capital equipment and life sciences sample management markets in approximately 50 countries. Brooks Automation, Inc. was founded in 1978 and is headquartered in Chelmsford, Massachusetts.

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MUSC:CA Manulife Multifactor U.S... 0.00 % 0.57 %

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JHSC John Hancock Multifactor .. 0.00 % 0.42 %

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IROB:F Legal & General UCITS ETF.. 0.00 % 0.80 %

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Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Semiconductor Equipment & Materials)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain 32.01% 63% D 79% C+
Dividend Return 0.29% 36% F 11% F
Total Return 32.31% 63% D 79% C+
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 93.83% 67% D+ 82% B-
Dividend Return 0.87% 36% F 15% F
Total Return 94.70% 67% D+ 82% B-
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 614.84% 87% B+ 94% A
Dividend Return 15.96% 75% C 63% D
Total Return 630.81% 87% B+ 94% A
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 48.34% 70% C- 85% B
Dividend Return 1.50% 62% D- 41% F
Total Return 49.84% 74% C 85% B
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 51.88% 41% F 34% F
Risk Adjusted Return 96.06% 70% C- 92% A-
Market Capitalization 6.45B 70% C- 89% B+
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 87%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Semiconductor Equipment & Materials)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 69.76 16% F 16% F
Price/Book Ratio 5.28 52% F 28% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 170.27 4% F 3% F
EV/EBITDA 35.69 32% F 26% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 7.71% 44% F 67% D+
Return on Invested Capital 5.70% 37% F 68% D+
Return on Assets 5.18% 41% F 82% B-
Debt to Equity Ratio 4.09% 94% A 81% B-
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 1.37 93% A 68% D+
Short Percent 2.21% 52% F 60% D-
Beta 1.96 15% F 14% F
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

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Fundamental Analysis Breakdown

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
Low debt

The company is less leveraged than its peers ,, and is among the top quartile, which makes it more flexible. However, do check the news and look at its sector. Sometimes this is low because the company is not growing and has no growth potential.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Superior Earnings Growth

This stock has shown top quartile earnings growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.

What to not like:
High volatility

The total returns for this company are volatile and above median for its sector over the past 5 years. Make sure you have the risk tolerance for investing in such stock.

Overpriced compared to earnings

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to earning basis and is above the sector median.

Overpriced on cashflow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

Poor return on equity

The company management has delivered below median return on equity in the most recent 4 quarters compared to its peers.

Poor capital utilization

The company management has delivered below median return on invested capital in the most recent 4 quarters compared to its peers.

Poor return on assets

The company management has delivered below median return on assets in the most recent 4 quarters compared to its peers.

Overpriced on free cash flow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to free cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

Low Revenue Growth

This stock has shown below median revenue growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector

Low Dividend Growth

This stock has shown below median dividend growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.