Brooks Automation (NASDAQ:BRKS) is scheduled to announce its earnings results after the market closes on Thursday, August 1st. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of $0.16 per share for the quarter. Investors that are interested in registering for the company’s conference call can do so using this link.

Brooks Automation (NASDAQ:BRKS) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Monday, April 29th. The semiconductor company reported $0.17 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.10 by $0.07. The business had revenue of $198.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $193.24 million. Brooks Automation had a net margin of 6.68% and a return on equity of 9.45%. The business’s revenue was up 26.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.40 earnings per share. On average, analysts expect Brooks Automation to post $1 EPS for the current fiscal year and $1 EPS for the next fiscal year.

BRKS traded down $0.74 during midday trading on Tuesday, reaching $40.68. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 7,676 shares, compared to its average volume of 361,781. The company has a market capitalization of $2.99 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 63.97 and a beta of 1.38. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.73, a current ratio of 2.86 and a quick ratio of 2.25. Brooks Automation has a 1 year low of $23.02 and a 1 year high of $42.25. The company’s 50-day simple moving average is $39.44.

In other news, insider David Pietrantoni sold 3,333 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, July 23rd. The shares were sold at an average price of $41.00, for a total transaction of $136,653.00. Following the sale, the insider now owns 35,768 shares in the company, valued at $1,466,488. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at this link. Also, SVP William T. Montone sold 1,692 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, May 2nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $38.06, for a total transaction of $64,397.52. Following the sale, the senior vice president now owns 109,809 shares in the company, valued at approximately $4,179,330.54. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last quarter, insiders have sold 14,957 shares of company stock worth $589,465. Corporate insiders own 2.45% of the company’s stock.

A number of equities research analysts have weighed in on BRKS shares. Stifel Nicolaus upped their price objective on shares of Western Digital from $48.00 to $55.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, April 30th. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Hallmark Financial Services from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, July 25th. BidaskClub cut shares of Xencor from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Tuesday, June 11th. Finally, ValuEngine cut shares of Zosano Pharma from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, May 1st. Two analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, six have assigned a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $40.29.

Brooks Automation Company Profile

Brooks Automation, Inc provides automation and cryogenic solutions for various markets. The company operates in two segments, Brooks Semiconductor Solutions Group and Brooks Life Science Systems. The Brooks Semiconductor Solutions Group segment offers mission-critical wafer automation and contamination controls solutions and services.

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Earnings History for Brooks Automation (NASDAQ:BRKS)

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