MKS Instruments Receives a Buy from KeyBanc

By Ryan Adsit

In a report released yesterday, Weston Twigg from KeyBanc reiterated a Buy rating on MKS Instruments (NASDAQ: MKSI), with a price target of $135. The company’s shares opened today at $92.70.

According to, Twigg is a 5-star analyst with an average return of 30.4% and a 70.0% success rate. Twigg covers the Consumer Goods sector, focusing on stocks such as Applied Materials, Kla-Tencor Corp, and Micron.

Currently, the analyst consensus on MKS Instruments is a Strong Buy with an average price target of $132.25, implying a 42.7% upside from current levels. In a report issued on July 12, Benchmark Co. also maintained a Buy rating on the stock with a $140 price target.


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The company has a one-year high of $128.28 and a one-year low of $75.90. Currently, MKS Instruments has an average volume of 724.5K.

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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.