MKS Instruments (MKSI) has risen sharply, recording gains of 7.28% in the past 4 weeks. However, the stock has corrected -2.37% in the past 1 week, providing a good buying opportunity on dips. On a relative basis, the stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by 3.79% in the past 4 weeks, but has underperformed the S&P 500 in the past 1 week.
The stock has recorded a 20-day Moving Average of 0.7% and the 50-Day Moving Average is 7.53%. MKS Instruments, Inc. is up 27.94% in the last 3-month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at 28.11%.
MKS Instruments (NASDAQ:MKSI): On Fridays trading session , Opening price of the stock was $47.16 with an intraday high of $47.4. The bears continued to sell at higher levels and eventually sold the stock down to an intraday low of $45.29. However, the stock managed to close at $45.68, a loss of 3.14% for the day. On the previous day, the stock had closed at $47.16. The total traded volume of the day was 1,158,512 shares.
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.