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MKS Instruments Set to Grow Despite Headwinds: Hold Now?

On Apr 11, 2016, we issued an updated research report on premium technology company MKS Instruments, Inc. MKSI. The company offers instruments, subsystems and process-control solutions to measure, control, power, monitor and analyze parameters of manufacturing processes, and enjoys a solid position in the industry.

Growth Drivers

MKS Instruments’ top line and bottom line have been gaining significantly from its strong semiconductor business in niche foreign markets and the unique productive operating model. The company’s cost-saving initiatives have improved its liquidity which it plans to return to shareholders in the upcoming quarters. Moreover, MKS Instruments is strengthening the product portfolio through innovative product launches.

Existing Issues

Being a multinational company, MKS Instruments is exposed to uncertainties like sudden foreign currency fluctuations which could hurt its revenues and margins, going ahead. Moreover, the intensely competitive market poses the risk of market share loss to the company.

Stocks to Consider

MKS Instruments currently carries a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold). Some better-ranked stocks within the industry are Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc. KLIC, Ultra Clean Holdings Inc. UCTT and Accelerize Inc. ACLZ. All the three companies currently have a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy).

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