Here’s how analysts see Brooks Automation, Inc. (NASDAQ:BRKS) after this past week.

December 8, 2017 - By Winifred Garcia

 Here's how analysts see Brooks Automation, Inc. (NASDAQ:BRKS) after this past week.
Investors sentiment decreased to 1.43 in Q2 2017. Its down 0.38, from 1.81 in 2017Q1. It dropped, as 21 investors sold Brooks Automation, Inc. shares while 61 reduced holdings. 51 funds opened positions while 66 raised stakes. 63.04 million shares or 0.41% less from 63.30 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported.
Meeder Asset Mngmt holds 2,397 shares. Citadel Advsr Limited Company reported 321,986 shares. North Star Invest Management invested 0.14% in Brooks Automation, Inc. (NASDAQ:BRKS). Janney Montgomery Scott has invested 0% of its portfolio in Brooks Automation, Inc. (NASDAQ:BRKS). Georgia-based Voya Mgmt has invested 0% in Brooks Automation, Inc. (NASDAQ:BRKS). Prudential Finance Inc holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Brooks Automation, Inc. (NASDAQ:BRKS) for 464,538 shares. American Gru holds 0% or 51,622 shares. Paradigm Ny owns 77,900 shares. Northern Tru reported 1.55M shares. Bowling Portfolio Mgmt Limited Liability Company reported 30,599 shares. Nordea Invest accumulated 153,600 shares. Lombard Odier Asset Mgmt (Usa) holds 0.21% in Brooks Automation, Inc. (NASDAQ:BRKS) or 125,000 shares. Gotham Asset Mngmt Limited Liability Co, a New York-based fund reported 58,159 shares. Schwab Charles Inv Mngmt, a California-based fund reported 420,807 shares. Glenmede Tru Na has invested 0% in Brooks Automation, Inc. (NASDAQ:BRKS).

Brooks Automation, Inc. (NASDAQ:BRKS) Ratings Coverage

Among 6 analysts covering Brooks Automation (NASDAQ:BRKS), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. Brooks Automation had 20 analyst reports since August 14, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Monday, August 7 by Stifel Nicolaus. As per Thursday, August 3, the company rating was maintained by B. Riley & Co. Citigroup maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, November 10 report. The rating was maintained by Needham on Friday, November 6 with “Buy”. The rating was maintained by Credit Suisse on Thursday, August 3 with “Neutral”. The rating was upgraded by Citigroup on Wednesday, October 12 to “Buy”. The firm has “Underperform” rating by Credit Suisse given on Tuesday, March 8. As per Monday, January 9, the company rating was upgraded by Credit Suisse. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Monday, September 18 by Needham. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Monday, November 13 by FBR Capital. Below is a list of Brooks Automation, Inc. (NASDAQ:BRKS) latest ratings and price target changes.

13/11/2017 Broker: FBR Capital Rating: Buy New Target: $34.0 Maintain
10/11/2017 Broker: Citigroup Rating: Buy Old Target: $31 New Target: $34 Maintain
08/11/2017 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Rating: Buy Old Target: $32 New Target: $38 Maintain
06/11/2017 Broker: FBR Capital Rating: Buy New Target: $34.0
18/09/2017 Broker: Needham Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Hold Downgrade
07/08/2017 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Old Rating: Hold New Rating: Buy Old Target: $22 New Target: $32 Upgrade
03/08/2017 Broker: Credit Suisse Rating: Neutral Old Target: $25.5 New Target: $26 Maintain
03/08/2017 Broker: B. Riley & Co Rating: Buy New Target: $34.0000 Maintain

The stock increased 3.20% or $0.74 during the last trading session, reaching $23.89. About 1.05M shares traded or 13.85% up from the average. Brooks Automation, Inc. (NASDAQ:BRKS) has risen 181.96% since December 8, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 165.26% the S&P500.

Brooks Automation, Inc. provides automation and cryogenic solutions for various applications and markets. The company has market cap of $1.67 billion. It operates through two divisions, Brooks Semiconductor Solutions Group and Brooks Life Science Systems. It has a 26.84 P/E ratio. The Brooks Semiconductor Solutions Group segment offers critical automated transport, vacuum, and contamination controls solutions and services.

More notable recent Brooks Automation, Inc. (NASDAQ:BRKS) news were published by: Finance.Yahoo.com which released: “Is It Time To Buy Brooks Automation Inc (BRKS)?” on November 26, 2017, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “Oversold Conditions For Brooks Automation (BRKS)” published on November 10, 2017, Nasdaq.com published: “Brooks Automation Inc. Bottom Line Advances 60% In Q4” on November 09, 2017. More interesting news about Brooks Automation, Inc. (NASDAQ:BRKS) were released by: Globenewswire.com and their article: “Brooks Automation Announces Participation in the Sixth Annual New York City …” published on November 21, 2017 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “Brooks Automation is Now Oversold (BRKS)” with publication date: December 01, 2017.

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