Stock Impressing Investors: Brooks Automation, Inc. (NASDAQ:BRKS)

The stock declined 1.21% or $1.72 reaching $140.06 per share. About 451,185 shares traded. Stifel Nicolaus downgraded the stock to "Hold" rating in Tuesday, January 3 report.

Trimble Incorporated (NASDAQ:TRMB) had an increase of 5.62% in short interest. The shares were sold at an average price of $12.74, for a total value of $82,058.34. BorgWarner Inc. (NYSE:BWA) has risen 25.00% since October 29, 2016 and is uptrending. The Company's solutions are used across a range of industries, including agriculture, architecture, civil engineering, survey and land administration, construction, geospatial, government, natural resources, transportation and utilities. It has a 41.65 P/E ratio. The Company's business divisions include Building and Infrastructure, Geospatial, Resource and utilities and Transportation. The volume of 0.63 Million shares climbed down over an trading activity of 610.39 Million shares. Kliem Jurgen sold 3,644 shares worth $132,438. $156,811 worth of BorgWarner Inc. Pension reported 1,288 shares.

Among 17 analysts covering Trimble Navigation Limited (NASDAQ:TRMB), 8 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 47% are positive. Three analysts have made estimates for Brooks Automation's earnings, with estimates ranging from $172.00 million to $176.30 million. The firm earned "Outperform" rating on Friday, October 27 by Oppenheimer. (NYSE:BWA) on Tuesday, June 13. The lowest target is $17.0 while the high is $22.0. The firm has "Buy" rating by Deutsche Bank given on Tuesday, August 8. Barclays Capital downgraded the stock to "Equal-Weight" rating in Tuesday, November 29 report. Needham downgraded the shares of BRKS in report on Monday, September 18 to "Hold" rating. The rating was maintained by Wedbush on Friday, April 29 with "Outperform". The stock has "Buy" rating by Piper Jaffray on Friday, October 27. Jefferies maintained the stock with "Hold" rating in Tuesday, March 15 report.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.28 in 2017 Q2. This represents a $0.40 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.20%. It worsened, as 50 investors sold JNJ shares while 878 reduced holdings. 51 funds opened positions while 141 raised stakes. 223.17 million shares or 0.94% less from 225.30 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Rhumbline Advisers, Massachusetts-based fund reported 137,144 shares. (NYSE:BWA). Amg Funds Lc has invested 0.47% in BorgWarner Inc. Gemmer Asset Ltd Liability Co holds 92 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Thrivent Fincl For Lutherans stated it has 0.04% of its portfolio in BorgWarner Inc. John G Ullman & Associates Inc owns 267,084 shares or 1.15% of their United States portfolio. First Personal Service owns 0% invested in Trimble Inc (NASDAQ:TRMB) for 244 shares. Amer Registered Investment Advisor accumulated 29,290 shares. (NYSE:BWA). Robecosam Ag holds 1,600 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Oppenheimer Asset has invested 0.02% in Trimble Inc (NASDAQ:TRMB). Bath Savings Tru reported 36,310 shares.

Since the start of the calendar year, Brooks Automation, Inc. Therefore 60% are positive. EPS ratio determined by looking at last 12 month figures is 0.8. Credit Suisse Group reaffirmed a "hold" rating and set a $26.00 price target on shares of Brooks Automation in a report on Thursday, August 3rd. The rating was upgraded by Citigroup on Wednesday, October 12 to "Buy".

Brooks Automation (BRKS) traded up 1.74% during trading on Friday, reaching $33.35. (NYSE:BWA), 5 have Buy rating, 4 Sell and 13 Hold. On Thursday, February 4 the stock rating was maintained by B. Riley & Co with "Buy". The company now has a consensus rating of "Buy" and a consensus price target of $15.05. The rating was initiated by Jefferies on Wednesday, November 30 with "Buy". As per Thursday, August 4, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. Needham maintained Brooks Automation, Inc (NASDAQ:BRKS) on Thursday, February 2 with "Buy" rating. The stock of Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) has "Buy" rating given on Wednesday, October 18 by Leerink Swann. (NASDAQ:BRKS)'s stock has changed 95.37%. Credit Suisse has "Underperform" rating and $10 target.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 buys, and 1 sale for $51,639 activity. $51,639 worth of stock was sold by Jarzynka David on Friday, May 5. The firm earned "Neutral" rating on Monday, January 9 by Credit Suisse. They expect $0.28 earnings per share, up 27.27% or $0.06 from last year's $0.22 per share. BRKS's profit will be $19.56 million for 29.78 P/E if the $0.28 EPS becomes a reality. For the past month, Brooks Automation, Inc.'s stock has been 10.91%, 35.79% for the last quarter, 23.20% for the past six months and 152.46% for the past 52 weeks.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.43 in Q2 2017. Its down 0.38, from 1.81 in 2017Q1. At present, 3 analysts recommended Holding these shares while 0 recommended sell, according to FactSet data. Louisiana State Employees Retirement System raised its position in Brooks Automation by 0.3% in the second quarter. North Star Investment Mngmt Corp has invested 0.14% in Brooks Automation, Inc (NASDAQ:BRKS). Royal Bancorporation Of Canada has 21,087 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Gsa Llp has invested 0.22% in Brooks Automation, Inc (NASDAQ:BRKS). Jpmorgan Chase And accumulated 28,426 shares or 0% of the stock. Pdt Partners Limited, New York-based fund reported 215,200 shares. Brooks Automation, Inc (NASDAQ:BRKS) has risen 181.96% since October 30, 2016 and is uptrending. For the next fiscal year, analysts expect that the company will report sales of $729.53 million per share, with estimates ranging from $706.60 million to $752.00 million. Robeco Institutional Asset Mgmt Bv reported 13,863 shares. Moreover, Peak6 Investments Ltd Partnership has 0% invested in Brooks Automation, Inc (NASDAQ:BRKS) for 39,343 shares. Legal General Group Public Lc owns 133,417 shares.

Brooks Automation, Inc is a global provider of automation, vacuum and instrumentation solutions for multiple markets, including semiconductor manufacturing, technology device manufacturing and life sciences. Caxton L P reported 0% of its portfolio in Brooks Automation, Inc (NASDAQ:BRKS).

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