Stock To Watch: MKS Instruments, Inc. (NASDAQ:MKSI)


The leading market experts have placed a mean price target of $50.20 on MKS Instruments, Inc. (NASDAQ:MKSI) stock. This price level, which is estimated to be attained in one-year, indicates the mean of stock opinions given by the companies included in the First Call survey. The renowned research firms have predicted earnings of $0.86 a share for the upcoming quarter and $2.68 for the current fiscal.

Technical View

The technical analysis of MKS Instruments, Inc. plainly substantiates that the 50-day moving average of MKS Instruments, Inc. is $46.26, and stock is trading $2.20 points away or +4.75% from its 50-day moving average of $46.26. Further it is trading $8.91 or +22.52% away its 200-day moving average of $39.55. MKS Instruments, Inc. (NASDAQ:MKSI) 52-week high is $54.73 and the 52-week low is $29.00.

This explains if the stock moves $-6.27, it will post a 52-week high. In event of +67.10% decline, a 52-week low will be hit.

Taking the valuation aspect to emphasize the valuation of MKS Instruments, Inc., shareholders can apply financial tool known as price-to-earnings ratio. This financial ratio assesses stock’s valuation by considering the relative expense of the stock. Following this ratio, MKS Instruments, Inc. (NASDAQ:MKSI) ratio came in at 31.69.

The stock last ended the trading session at $48.46 and registered a market cap of $2.60B. To appraise firm’s growth, the shareholders take help of the Price-to-Earnings-Growth ratio. When a stock has a higher PEG ratio, it is suggestive of lower stock appreciation in approaching sessions. A stock comes in the group of undervalued stocks when its PEG ratio falls in between 0 and 1. MKS Instruments, Inc. (NASDAQ:MKSI) PEG ratio is at 1.46.

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