Benchmark Co. Remains a Buy on MKS Instruments (MKSI)

By Jason Carr

In a report released today, Mark Miller from Benchmark Co. maintained a Buy rating on MKS Instruments (MKSIResearch Report), with a price target of $98. The company’s shares closed yesterday at $81.40.

According to, Miller is a top 100 analyst with an average return of 20.6% and a 65.7% success rate. Miller covers the Consumer Goods sector, focusing on stocks such as Axcelis Technologies, Nanometrics Inc, and Western Digital.

MKS Instruments has an analyst consensus of Moderate Buy, with a price target consensus of $100, a 22.9% upside from current levels. In a report issued on January 29, Stifel Nicolaus also maintained a Buy rating on the stock with a $106 price target.

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The company has a one-year high of $128.28 and a one-year low of $56.37. Currently, MKS Instruments has an average volume of 620.5K.

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MKS Instruments, Inc. engages in the provision of instruments, subsystems, and process control solutions to measure, control, power, monitor, and analyze parameters of manufacturing processes. It operates through the Vacuum and Analysis; and Light and Motion segments.