Algert Global LLC Decreased Mks Instrument INC (MKSI) Stake by $3.39 Million as Shares Declined

June 26, 2018 - By Anthony Rauscher

MKS Instruments, Inc. (NASDAQ:MKSI) Corporate LogoDuring 2018 Q1 the big money sentiment increased to 1.24. That’s change of 0.17, from 2017Q4’s 1.07. 26 investors sold all, 124 reduced holdings as MKSI ratio improved. 114 increased stakes while 72 funds acquired stakes. Funds hold 50.42 million shares thus 1.05% more from 2017Q4’s 49.89 million shares. Westover Capital Advsrs Limited Liability Com has 6,846 shs for 0.43% of their capital. Principal Fincl Grp Inc invested in 897,572 shs or 0.1% of the stock. Preferred Limited Liability owns 0.04% invested in MKS Instruments, Inc. (NASDAQ:MKSI) for 796 shs. Bryn Mawr Tru holds 0.02% or 2,375 shs in its capital. Etrade Management Lc owns 10,059 shs. Lsv Asset Mgmt owns 0.02% invested in MKS Instruments, Inc. (NASDAQ:MKSI) for 117,230 shs. Proshare Advsr has 0.01% invested in MKS Instruments, Inc. (NASDAQ:MKSI) for 17,688 shs. State Treasurer State Of Michigan stated it has 19,900 shs or 0.02% of all its holdings. Ghp Investment Advsrs has 0.62% invested in MKS Instruments, Inc. (NASDAQ:MKSI). Sit Inv Assoc holds 0.11% or 39,500 shs. Putnam Fl Management Co invested in 27,759 shs or 0.29% of the stock. Indiana-based Horizon Invest Service Ltd Liability Corp has invested 1.38% in MKS Instruments, Inc. (NASDAQ:MKSI). Ameriprise Inc holds 0.03% or 600,396 shs. Canandaigua Financial Bank And Trust accumulated 0.08% or 5,389 shs. Globeflex Capital LP holds 0.33% or 13,400 shs.

MKSI registered $8.48 million net activity with 0 insider buys and 21 sales since January 8, 2018. BAGSHAW SETH H also sold $1.02M worth of MKS Instruments, Inc. (NASDAQ:MKSI) shs. On Tuesday, May 1 $1.02M worth of MKS Instruments, Inc. (NASDAQ:MKSI) was sold by COLELLA GERARD G. On Wednesday, May 9 the insider CHUTE RICHARD S sold $220,171. The insider HANLEY PETER sold 350 shs worth $40,286. $1.09M worth of stock was sold by PHILLIPPY ROBERT J on Thursday, February 15. Shares for $210,200 were sold by Quirk Brian Charles.

Peter Algert’s holdings in Mks Instrument Inc (MKSI) is reduced by 87.37% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. By selling 29,435 shares Algert Global Llc made the stock sank with 1.01%. The capital goods company reported $492,000 value for the 2018Q1. Now the hedge fund run by Peter Algert is holding 4,254 shares, compared to the 33,689 from the previous quarter. Algert Global Llc has risen its stake in Spdr S&P 500 Etf Tr (SPY) and also increased its holding in Innoviva Inc by 236,671 shares in the quarter, for a total of 255,330 shares.

Earnings report for MKS Instruments, Inc. (NASDAQ:MKSI) is awaited on July, 24., as reported by RTT. Analysts forecast $2.22 EPS, which is $0.81 up or 57.45 % from 2017’s $1.41 EPS. If reported the P/E will be 10.79 with $121.39 million profit. After $2.07 EPS report last quarter, Wall Street now sees 7.25 % EPS growth of MKS Instruments, Inc..

Another two news for MKS Instruments, Inc. (NASDAQ:MKSI) were briefly published by: Gurufocus.com on June 25, 2018 with title “6 Low PE Stocks”. The other Globenewswire.com‘s article was titled “MKS Instruments Announces Live Webcast of Upcoming Investor and Analyst Day” and published on June 05, 2018.

MKS Instruments, Inc. (NASDAQ:MKSI) Ratings Coverage

Total analysts of 5 have positions in MKS Instruments (NASDAQ:MKSI) as follows: 5 rated it a “Buy”, 0 with “Sell” and 0 with “Hold”. The positive are 100%. The firm has $155 highest while $12500 is the lowest target. The average target $138.60 is 44.60% above the last ($95.85) price. Since February 1, 2018 according to StockzIntelligence Inc MKS Instruments has 7 analyst reports. On Thursday, May 31 the rating was initiated by Benchmark with “Buy”. The company rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Thursday, February 1. On Monday, June 18 Stifel Nicolaus maintained MKS Instruments, Inc. (NASDAQ:MKSI) with “Buy” rating. The company rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus on Thursday, February 1. On Thursday, June 21 the stock of MKS Instruments, Inc. (NASDAQ:MKSI) has “Buy” rating given by Benchmark.

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