Technical Analysis for MKSI - MKS Instruments, Inc.

Grade Last Price % Change Price Change
D 159.5 -2.03% -3.30
MKSI closed down 5.22 percent on Tuesday, March 2, 2021, on 1.14 times normal volume. The stock fell below its 50 day moving average, damaging its intermediate-term outlook by crossing under that important trendline.

Trend Table & Recent EOD Signals

ADX Long Term Intermediate Term Short Term
Weak or Absent Up Down Down
Historical MKSI trend table...

Date Alert Name Type % Chg
Fell Below 20 DMA Bearish -2.03%
Fell Below 50 DMA Bearish -2.03%
180 Bearish Setup Bearish Swing Setup -2.03%
Multiple of Ten Bearish Other -2.03%
NR7 Range Contraction -7.14%
Multiple of Ten Bullish Other -7.14%
Gapped Up Strength -7.14%
Crossed Above 20 DMA Bullish -3.27%
Crossed Above 50 DMA Bullish -3.27%
Multiple of Ten Bullish Other -3.27%
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Down 3% 43 minutes ago
60 Minute Opening Range Breakdown about 1 hour ago
Down 2 % about 5 hours ago
Down 1% about 5 hours ago
Bearish 180 Entry about 5 hours ago
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MKS Instruments, Inc. Description

MKS Instruments, Inc. provides instruments, subsystems, and process control solutions that measure, control, power, monitor, and analyze critical parameters of advanced manufacturing processes to improve process performance and productivity of advanced manufacturing processes. The company operates through four segments: Advanced Manufacturing Capital Equipment, Analytical Solutions Group, Europe Region Sales & Service, and Asia Region Sales & Service. It offers instruments and control systems, such as pressure measurement and control, materials delivery, and control products; and power and reactive gas products, including power delivery and reactive gas generation products used in semiconductor and other thin film applications, including solar and in medical imaging equipment applications. The company's vacuum products consist of vacuum technology products, including vacuum containment components, vacuum gauges, vacuum valves, effluent management subsystems and custom stainless steel chambers, vessels and pharmaceutical process equipment hardware, and housings. It also provides gas composition analysis products, such as mass spectrometry-based gas composition analysis instruments, and fourier transform infra-red based gas composition analysis products used in various industries, including the engine development, environmental emissions monitoring, air safety monitoring, and semiconductor industries. In addition, the company designs software products, including the design of experiment and analysis software for analyzing large and complex data sets focusing on manufacturing processes for the pharmaceutical, biotech, and other industries. Further, it builds precision machined components and electromechanical assemblies for the analytical instrument, scientific, semiconductor, and medical industries. MKS Instruments, Inc. was founded in 1961 and is headquartered in Andover, Massachusetts.


Sector: Technology
Industry: Scientific & Technical Instruments
Keywords: Semiconductor Technology Products Manufacturing Process Stainless Steel Vacuum Control Systems Medical Imaging Process Control Capital Equipment Control Products Thin Film Manufacturing Processes Gases Control Solutions Process Equipment Mass Spectrometry Analysis Software Gas Products Generation Products Advanced Manufacturing Analytical Solutions Edwards Equipment Applications Medical Imaging Equipment Pressure Measurement Process Control Solutions Ultrapure Water

Is MKSI a Buy, Sell or Hold?

Indicator Bull Case Neutral / Hold Bear Case
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200 DMA
ADX Trend
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Relative Strength


Indicator Value
52 Week High 192.27
52 Week Low 66.87
Average Volume 462,333
200-Day Moving Average 129.96
50-Day Moving Average 163.81
20-Day Moving Average 163.88
10-Day Moving Average 166.71
Average True Range 8.47
ADX 14.64
+DI 26.58
-DI 27.14
Chandelier Exit (Long, 3 ATRs ) 151.94
Chandelier Exit (Short, 3 ATRs ) 171.49
Upper Bollinger Band 178.49
Lower Bollinger Band 149.27
Percent B (%b) 0.46
BandWidth 17.83
MACD Line 0.90
MACD Signal Line 0.87
MACD Histogram 0.0281
Fundamentals Value
Market Cap 8.98 Billion
Num Shares 55.1 Million
EPS 5.02
Price-to-Earnings (P/E) Ratio 32.44
Price-to-Sales 3.56
Price-to-Book 3.47
PEG Ratio 0.61
Dividend 0.80
Dividend Yield 0.49%
Pivot Point Level Traditional / Classic Fibonacci Demark Woodie Camarilla
Resistance 4 (R4) 175.19
Resistance 3 (R3) 176.50 173.67 173.13
Resistance 2 (R2) 173.67 170.52 173.02 172.44
Resistance 1 (R1) 168.24 168.57 166.83 166.93 171.75
Pivot Point 165.41 165.41 164.71 164.76 165.41
Support 1 (S1) 159.98 162.26 158.57 158.67 153.85
Support 2 (S2) 157.15 160.31 156.50 153.16
Support 3 (S3) 151.72 157.15 152.48
Support 4 (S4) 150.41