Stock News in Focus: Brooks Automation (NASDAQ:BRKS)

Brooks Automation, Inc. (NASDAQ:BRKS) changed -1.97% to recent value of $28.81. The stock transacted 1102973 shares during most recent day however it has an average volume of 755.4K shares. It spotted trading -27.52% off 52-week high price. On the other end, the stock has been noted 32.46% away from the low price over the last 52-weeks.

Brooks Automation, Inc. (NASDAQ:BRKS), a leading worldwide provider of automation and cryogenic solutions for multiple markets including semiconductor manufacturing and life sciences, announced today that it has closed its previously announced acquisition of GENEWIZ Group.

GENEWIZ, headquartered in Plainfield, New Jersey, is a leading provider of gene sequencing and synthesis services for more than 4,000 institutional customers worldwide and is supported by their global network of laboratories spanning the United States, China, Japan, Germany and the United Kingdom.

BRKS has a gross margin of 40.30% and an operating margin of 11.10% while its profit margin remained 15.40% for the last 12 months. Its earnings per share (EPS) expected to touch remained 187.60% for this year while earning per share for the next 5-years is expected to reach at 12.00%.

The company has 70.64M of outstanding shares and 69.57M shares were floated in the market. According to the most recent quarter its current ratio was 3.3 that represents company’s ability to meet its current financial obligations. The price moved ahead of -5.70% from the mean of 20 days, -10.91% from mean of 50 days SMA and performed -5.55% from mean of 200 days price. Company’s performance for the week was -3.68%, -10.28% for month and YTD performance remained 20.80%.

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