Large Inflow of Money Detected in MKS Instruments

MKS Instruments (MKSI) : Mondays money flow points at investors jumping to buy the stock on the weakness of price. $6.4 million worth of transactions were on upticks, whereas, the downticks accounted for $4.5 million worth of transactions. The net money flow was a positive $1.9 million and the uptick to downtick ratio was 1.42. However, the block trades showed a clear dominance of the bulls with a very healthy ratio of 2.26 in their favor. The net money flow into the stock was $1.54 million. The value of block trades done on downticks was only $1.22 million. The lack of interest in trading on downticks shows that the investors dont want to sell their holdings. The upticks accounted for $2.77 million of the total block trades, indicating continued buying interest on weakness, which bodes well for the future of the stock. MKS Instruments (MKSI) was trading at $46.91, down $0.06 during day. The stock slid -0.13% over the previous days close. For the week, the stock recorded -0.36% over the previous weeks close.


MKS Instruments, Inc. has dropped 0.47% in the last five trading days, however, the shares have posted positive gains of 2.31% in the last 4 weeks. MKS Instruments, Inc. is up 29.45% in the last 3-month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at 31.87%.

MKS Instruments (NASDAQ:MKSI): During Mondays trading session, Bulls were in full control of the stock right from the opening. The stock opened at $47.09 and $46.57 proved to be the low of the day. Continuous buying at higher levels pushed the stock towards an intraday high of $47.26. The buying momentum continued till the end and the stock did not give up its gains. It closed at $47.02, notching a gain of 0.11% for the day. The total traded volume was 546,454 . The stock had closed at $46.97 on the previous day.

In a related news,The officer (Sr. VP, Business Units) of Mks Instruments Inc, Lee John Tseng-Chung sold 9,955 shares at $46.36 on August 10, 2016. The Insider selling transaction had a total value worth of $461,514. The Insider information was disclosed with the Securities and Exchange Commission in a Form 4 filing.

MKS Instruments, Inc. (MKS) is a provider of instruments, subsystems and process control solutions that measures, controls, powers, monitors and analyzes critical parameters of advanced manufacturing processes. The Company operates in four segments: Advanced Manufacturing Capital Equipment; Analytical Solutions Group; Europe Region Sales & Service, and Asia Region Sales & Service. The Advanced Manufacturing Capital Equipment segment includes the development, manufacture, sales and servicing of instruments and control products, power and reactive gas products, materials delivery products and vacuum products. The Analytical Solutions Group includes gas composition analysis, information technology products and custom fabrication services. The Europe and Asia region sales and service segments resell and service the Advanced Manufacturing Capital Equipment and Analytical Solutions Group products sold into their respective regions.

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