Our quantitative data points are meant to provide a high-level understanding of factors in equity risk models for Mks Instruments Inc. Portfolio managers use these models to forecast risk, optimize portfolios and review performance.
We show how MKSI stock compares to 2,000+ US-based stocks, and to peers in the Electronic Technology sector and Electronic Equipment/Instruments industry.
Please do not consider this data as investment advice. Data is downloaded from sources we deem reliable, but errors may occur.
MKS Instruments, Inc. provides instruments, subsystems, and process control solutions to measure, control, power, monitor, and analyse parameters of manufacturing processes. It operates through the Vacuum & Analysis; Light & Motion and Equipment & Solutions segments. The Vacuum and Analysis segment comprises pressure measurement and control, flow measurement and control, gas and vapor delivery, gas composition analysis, residual gas analysis, leak detection, control technology, ozone generation and delivery, RF & DC power, reactive gas generation, and vacuum technology components. The Light and Motion segment includes lasers, photonics, sub-micron positioning, vibration control, and optics instruments. The Equipment & Solutions segment provides laser-based manufacturing systems solutions for the micro-machining industry that enable customers to optimize production. The company was founded in 1961 and is headquartered in Andover, MA.
Many of the following risk metrics are standardized and transformed into quantitative factors in institutional-level risk models.
Rankings below represent percentiles from 1 to 100, with 1 being the lowest rating of risk.
Stocks with higher beta exhibit higher sensitivity to the ups and downs in the market. (↑↑)
Stocks with higher market capitalization often have lower risk. (↑↓)
Higher average daily dollar volume over the past 30 days implies lower liquidity risk. (↑↓)
Higher price momentum stocks, aka recent winners, equate to lower risk for many investors. (↑↓)
Style risk factors often include measures of profitability and payout levels.
Companies with higher earnings generally provide lower risk. (↑↓)
Companies with higher dividend yields, if sustaintable, are perceived to have lower risk. (↑↓)