Stock Movements Activity: Brooks Automation, Inc. (BRKS), Chuy's Holdings, Inc. (CHUY)

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09 July, 2017

It has no change, as 12 investors sold Brooks Automation, Inc shares while 57 reduced holdings. only 31 funds opened positions while 49 raised stakes.

Among 5 analysts covering Brooks Automation (NASDAQ:BRKS), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold.

Brooks Automation, Inc is a provider of automation and cryogenic solutions for various applications and markets. Can boosted its position in Brooks Automation by 3.0% in the first quarter. Trexquant Investment L P has 66,600 shares. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) has invested 0% of its portfolio in Brooks Automation, Inc (NASDAQ:BRKS). Royal Natl Bank Of Canada holds 0% or 45,533 shares in its portfolio. Analysts predict that Brooks Automation, Inc. will post $1.10 EPS for the current year. Perhaps, that suggests something about why 80.50% of the outstanding share supply is held by institutional investors. (NASDAQ:SPSC). Citadel Advisors Ltd Com reported 0% of its portfolio in SPS Commerce, Inc. Blackrock Inc reported 17,468 shares. Brooks Automation earned a news impact score of 0.03 on Accern's scale. Thrivent For Lutherans owns 453,228 shares or 0.03% of their USA portfolio. Jacobs Levy Equity Mgmt Inc owns 52,726 shares or 0.02% of their USA portfolio.

Since January 12, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 7 insider sales for $2.00 million activity. Montone William T. had sold 12,500 shares worth $213,566. California Public Employees Retirement has 0% invested in Brooks Automation, Inc (NASDAQ:BRKS) for 123,800 shares. Strs Ohio stated it has 0% in Brooks Automation, Inc (NASDAQ:BRKS). Pietrantoni David sold 10,000 shares worth $209,500. Northern Trust Corp increased its position in shares of Brooks Automation by 1.0% in the third quarter.

05/27/2014 - Brooks Automation, Inc. was upgraded to "buy" by analysts at ING. (BRKS), we can see that the stock moved -6.49% for the last five trades. Brooks Automation had a return on equity of 8.47% and a net margin of 7.41%. It was reported on Jul, 6 by Barchart.com. BRKS's profit will be $20.27 million for 19.85 P/E if the $0.29 EPS becomes a reality. The semiconductor company reported $0.28 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.25 by $0.03. After $0.28 actual EPS reported by Brooks Automation, Inc for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 3.57% EPS growth. Therefore 60% are positive.

02/18/2014 - Brooks Automation, Inc. was downgraded to " by analysts at Thomson Reuters/Verus.

Brooks Automation (NASDAQ:BRKS) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, April 27th.

11/13/2014 - Brooks Automation, Inc. had its " rating reiterated by analysts at B. Riley.

12/06/2013 - Brooks Automation, Inc. was upgraded to " by analysts at Jefferson Research. The rating was maintained by Citigroup on Friday, August 14 with "Neutral". The stock has "Buy" rating by Citigroup on Wednesday, October 12. The firm has "Underperform" rating given on Tuesday, March 8 by Credit Suisse. Needham & Company LLC raised their price objective on Brooks Automation from $22.00 to $28.00 and gave the company a "buy" rating in a research report on Friday, April 28th. BidaskClub downgraded shares of Brooks Automation from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research note on Tuesday. The firm has "Neutral" rating by Credit Suisse given on Monday, January 9. The company presently has an average rating of "Buy" and an average target price of $24.14.

Brooks Automation, Inc. (NASDAQ:BRKS)'s shares may have a significant upside to the consensus target of 27.75, but how has it been performing relative to the market? As previously announced, Sun Capital Partners V, L.P., an affiliate of Sun Capital Partners, Inc., has agreed to enter into an investment agreement with the Company to backstop the Rights Offering for up to $30 million. The firm has a market capitalization of $1.50 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 32.82 and a beta of 1.01. The Firm operates through two divisions: Brooks Semiconductor Solutions Group and Brooks Life Science Systems. It has a 14.82 P/E ratio. The Brooks Semiconductor Solutions Group segment offers critical automated transport, vacuum and contamination controls solutions and services.


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