Technical Analysis for MKSI - MKS Instruments, Inc.

Grade Last Price % Change Price Change
grade A 113.79 2.27% 2.53
MKSI closed up 2.27 percent on Thursday, July 2, 2020, on 77 percent of normal volume. The stock exhibited some range contraction during this trading session as price made an NR7 -- narrowest range of the last seven sessions. Note that the stock is in overbought territory based on its Slow Stochastic indicator (14, 3, 3) -- sideways movement or a pullback should not be unexpected.

Trend Table & Recent Signals

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

Date Alert Name Type % Chg
NR7 Range Contraction 0.00%
Stochastic Reached Overbought Strength 0.00%
Overbought Stochastic Strength 0.00%
20 DMA Support Bullish 0.49%
Multiple of Ten Bullish Other 0.49%
Crossed Above 20 DMA Bullish 3.18%
Non-ADX 1,2,3,4 Bullish Bullish Swing Setup 3.18%
NR7 Range Contraction 3.18%
Multiple of Ten Bullish Other 3.18%
Inside Day Range Contraction 3.18%

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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.
Technology Semiconductor Control Systems Medical Imaging Agilent Technologies Process Control Control Products Gases Manufacturing Processes Process Control Solutions Ultrapure Water Vacuum

Is MKSI a Buy, Sell or Hold?

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


Indicator Value
52 Week High 122.3
52 Week Low 66.87
Average Volume 402,590
200-Day Moving Average 101.92
50-Day Moving Average 104.03
20-Day Moving Average 110.69
10-Day Moving Average 112.07
Average True Range 4.63
ADX 17.17
+DI 24.08
-DI 16.22
Chandelier Exit (Long, 3 ATRs ) 102.96
Chandelier Exit (Short, 3 ATRs ) 114.77
Upper Bollinger Band 117.53
Lower Bollinger Band 103.86
Percent B (%b) 0.73
BandWidth 12.35
MACD Line 2.46
MACD Signal Line 2.69
MACD Histogram -0.2361
Fundamentals Value
Market Cap 6.18 Billion
Num Shares 54.3 Million
EPS 4.81
Price-to-Earnings (P/E) Ratio 23.66
Price-to-Sales 3.37
Price-to-Book 4.02
PEG Ratio 0.54
Dividend 0.70
Dividend Yield 0.62%
Pivot Point Level Traditional / Classic Fibonacci Demark Woodie Camarilla
Resistance 4 (R4) 117.50
Resistance 3 (R3) 117.59 116.44 116.88
Resistance 2 (R2) 116.44 115.49 116.40 116.68
Resistance 1 (R1) 115.12 114.91 115.78 115.03 116.47
Pivot Point 113.97 113.97 114.30 113.92 113.97
Support 1 (S1) 112.64 113.02 113.30 112.55 111.11
Support 2 (S2) 111.49 112.44 111.45 110.90
Support 3 (S3) 110.17 111.49 110.70
Support 4 (S4) 110.08