$0.28 EPS Expected for Brooks Automation, Inc (BRKS)

October 30, 2017 - By Dolores Ford


Investors sentiment decreased to 1.43 in 2017 Q2. 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.
Paradigm Capital Mgmt Incorporated New York has invested 0.15% in Brooks Automation, Inc (NASDAQ:BRKS). Robeco Institutional Asset Management Bv stated it has 13,863 shares. Creative Planning invested 0% of its portfolio in Brooks Automation, Inc (NASDAQ:BRKS). California-based California Employees Retirement Systems has invested 0.01% in Brooks Automation, Inc (NASDAQ:BRKS). Guggenheim Limited Co invested in 0% or 33,029 shares. D E Shaw holds 0.01% or 254,702 shares in its portfolio. Jane Street Ltd Company holds 19,655 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Swiss Comml Bank reported 0% of its portfolio in Brooks Automation, Inc (NASDAQ:BRKS). Phocas has 235,927 shares. 21,193 were reported by Raymond James And Associate. Janney Montgomery Scott Ltd Liability Corp reported 10,924 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Ubs Asset Management Americas Inc reported 35,867 shares or 0% of all its holdings. 1,350 were reported by Tompkins Financial Corp. Principal Financial Inc reported 0.01% in Brooks Automation, Inc (NASDAQ:BRKS). Massachusetts-based Cadence Capital Ltd Llc has invested 0.04% in Brooks Automation, Inc (NASDAQ:BRKS).

Since May 5, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 sale for $51,639 activity. $51,639 worth of Brooks Automation, Inc (NASDAQ:BRKS) was sold by Jarzynka David.

Analysts await Brooks Automation, Inc (NASDAQ:BRKS) to report earnings on November, 9. They expect $0.28 EPS, up 27.27 % or $0.06 from last year’s $0.22 per share. BRKS’s profit will be $19.53M for 29.82 P/E if the $0.28 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.36 actual EPS reported by Brooks Automation, Inc for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -22.22 % negative EPS growth. About 770,233 shares traded or 20.80% up from the average. Brooks Automation, Inc (NASDAQ:BRKS) has risen 181.96% since October 30, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 165.26% the S&P500.

Brooks Automation, Inc (NASDAQ:BRKS) Ratings Coverage

Among 5 analysts covering Brooks Automation (NASDAQ:BRKS), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 60% are positive. Brooks Automation had 16 analyst reports since August 14, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Friday, July 29 by Needham. Credit Suisse maintained Brooks Automation, Inc (NASDAQ:BRKS) rating on Tuesday, March 8. Credit Suisse has “Underperform” rating and $10 target. The stock of Brooks Automation, Inc (NASDAQ:BRKS) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, February 4 by B. Riley & Co. On Thursday, August 3 the stock rating was maintained by B. Riley & Co with “Buy”. The rating was downgraded by Needham on Monday, September 18 to “Hold”. The rating was maintained by Needham on Thursday, February 2 with “Buy”. Stifel Nicolaus upgraded the shares of BRKS in report on Monday, August 7 to “Buy” rating. The stock has “Buy” rating by Citigroup on Wednesday, October 12. The rating was upgraded by Credit Suisse to “Neutral” on Monday, January 9. Citigroup maintained the stock with “Neutral” rating in Friday, August 14 report.

Brooks Automation, Inc. is a provider of automation and cryogenic solutions for various applications and markets. The company has market cap of $2.33 billion. The Firm operates through two divisions: Brooks Semiconductor Solutions Group and Brooks Life Science Systems. It has a 41.86 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: Benzinga.com which released: “Brooks Automation Shares Running Out Of Room To Run” on September 18, 2017, also Globenewswire.com with their article: “Brooks Automation Acquires Life Sciences Consumables Provider 4titude, Ltd …” published on October 05, 2017, Globenewswire.com published: “Brooks Automation Announces the Acquisition of Pacific Bio-Material Management …” on July 05, 2017. More interesting news about Brooks Automation, Inc (NASDAQ:BRKS) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “Brooks Automation, Inc. (BRKS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for September 07, 2017” published on September 06, 2017 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Brooks Automation’s (BRKS) CEO Steve Schwartz on Q3 2017 Results - Earnings …” with publication date: August 03, 2017.

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