MKS Instruments Inc. (MKSI) Breaks into New 52-Week High on October 20 Session

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Shares of MKS Instruments Inc. (MKSI) broke into a new 52-week high yesterday, hitting a peak of $102.50. Shares closed at $101.10 after opening at $101.65 for a move of 0.85%. The company now has a market cap of $5.49 billion.

Investors and traders can learn a lot about a stock’s momentum when it sets a new 52-week high. As an example, bullish investors view a company hitting its highest price in a year as a sign of momentum and may interpret it as a signal to buy. On the other hand, bearish investors could view a new 52-week high as a signal of the end of a strong run, with the stock possibly peaking out before an impending period of decline.

For MKS Instruments Inc., the new 52-week high came on volume of 359,322. The stock has a float of 54.28 million shares and average daily volume of $536,151. It has a 50-day SMA of $88.00 and a 200-day SMA of $75.95.

MKS Instruments Inc. now has a P/E ratio of 20.8.

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MKS Instruments Inc is a provider of instruments, subsystems and process control solutions that measure, control, power, deliver, monitor and analyze critical parameters of manufacturing processes to improve process performance and productivity.

MKS Instruments Inc. is based out of Andover, MA and has some 4,667 employees. Its CEO is Gerald G. Colella.

MKS Instruments Inc. is also a component of the Russell 2000 Index, which is an invaluable tool for any small-cap investor. Consisting of the smaller 2,000 publicly traded companies of the 3,000 largest companies in America by market cap (which combine to make the broader Russell 3000 index), the Russell 2000 gives the most comprehensive snapshot of the small-cap market of any index out there.

What's more, the Russell 2000 is maintained by Russell Investments, a company committed to using rules-based methodologies to construct unbiased indices that differ from the committee-selected Dow Jones Industrial Average or S&P 500.

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