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Brooks Automation, Inc.
Type
Public
Traded as NASDAQ: BRKS
S&P 600 Component
Industry Semiconductor Equipment & Materials
Founded 1978
Headquarters Chelmsford, Massachusetts, United States
Key people

Dr. Stephen S. Schwartz (CEO), Mark D. Morelli ( President and Chief Operating Officer)

Lindon G. Robertson ( Chief Financial Officer) (Dec 31, 2013)
Revenue $ 477.51M(Dec 31, 2013)
Number of employees
1471 (Dec 31, 2013)
Website www.brooks.com

Dr. Stephen S. Schwartz (CEO), Mark D. Morelli ( President and Chief Operating Officer)

Brooks Automation was set up in 1978 and is now based in Chelmsford, Massachusetts. Brooks Automation is a provider of automation, vacuum and instrumentation equipment for multiple markets, including semiconductor manufacturing, technology device manufacturing and life sciences. Brooks Automation operates in four segments: Brooks Product Solutions, Brooks Global Services and Brooks Life Science Systems.

Brooks Automation was set up in 1978 and incorporated in 1994.

In 2002, Brooks Automation, Inc. completed the acquisition of Intelligent Automation Systems, Inc. of Cambridge, Massachusetts, a custom automation company with technology and products for the semiconductor, photonics and life sciences industries.

Brooks Automation acquired the Celigo automated Cell Cytometer product line from Cyntellect, Inc in 2011. The next year the company acquired intangible assets from Intevac, Inc. and acquired Crossing Automation Inc.

In October 2012, Brooks Automation entered into an agreement to acquire Crossing Automation Inc.

In April 2014, Brooks Automation entered into an agreement to sell its Granville-Phillips division to MKS Instruments.

Brooks closed the sale of Granville-Phillips to MKS Instruments on May 30, 2014.

Brooks Automation provides mainly four kinds: semiconductor automation and life science systems equipment, gas analysis and vacuum measurement, cryopumps, cryochillers and compressors, asset tracking equipment. The company features in developing and building the handling system and related technology. Automation products are used to support both atmospheric and vacuum based processes while the company's focus remains on improving performance and productivity. The company provides vacuum pumps and instrumentation to maintain pressure consistency of the known process gas. The Brooks Life Science Systems provides automated sample management systems and equipment, such as automated blood fractionation equipment, cellular imaging and consumables parts.

Brooks Automation won the R&D 100 award (100 most technologically significant new products introduced) by R&D Magazine for its Model 830 Vacuum Quality Monitor (VQMTM). VQMTM was used to determine gas composition with an electrostatic autoresonant ion trap.

Investment goal date:
Dividends reinvested
Brooks Automation, Inc. BRKS report Q4 2017
Period
Date
Adjusted Actuals EPS
GAAP EPS
Q2 2018
2018-04-28
--
--
Q1 2018
2018-02-05
--
--
Q1 2018
2018-02-02
--
--
Q4 2017
2017-11-09
0.3500
0.2500
Q4 2017
2017-11-08
--
--
Q3 2017
2017-08-02
0.3600
0.2500
Q2 2017
2017-04-27
0.2800
0.2000
Q1 2017
2017-02-01
0.2500
0.2000
Q4 2016
2016-11-10
0.2200
0.1500
Q3 2016
2016-07-28
0.1600
0.1200
Q2 2016
2016-04-28
0.0700
-1.2200
Q1 2016
2016-02-03
0.0200
-0.0700
Q4 2015
2015-11-05
0.1700
0.1000
There is presents forecasts or rating agencies and recommendation for investors about this ticker
Funds
Fund Name
Ticker shares
AMERIPRISE FINANCIAL INC
1794660
Bank of New York Mellon Corp
2065743
BlackRock Fund Advisors
5425824
BlackRock Inc.
8670335
BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, N.A.
1811849
Boston Partners
1799471
DIMENSIONAL FUND ADVISORS LP
5810132
GRANAHAN INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT INC/MA
1049515
NORTHERN TRUST CORP
2373820
OPPENHEIMER FUNDS INC
1035284
PRICE T ROWE ASSOCIATES INC /MD/
1928874
ROYCE & ASSOCIATES LLC
2206909
STATE STREET CORP
1637250
Vanguard Group, Inc
6282912
VICTORY CAPITAL MANAGEMENT INC
1503970
Major Shareholders
Name Relationship
Total Shares
Holding stocks
WRIGHTON MARK S
0.1500% (99157)
BRKS / CBT / GLW /
ALLEN A CLINTON
0.1100% (72348)
BRKS / CLCT / LKQ / PMD /
MARTIN JOSEPH R
0.1200% (80319)
BRKS / CLCT /
PARK CHONG SUP
0.0500% (36645)
BRKS / CSC / ENPH / STX /
HEADLEY MARTIN S
0.7600% (506741)
BRKS /
WOOLLACOTT ALFRED III
0.1200% (81493)
BRKS /
MCGILLICUDDY JOHN K
0.0100% (9500)
BRKS / CBT / WTS /
SCHWARTZ STEPHEN S
0.9500% (636159)
BRKS /
SCHWARTZ STEPHEN S
1.1900% (792688)
BRKS /
Palepu Krishna G.
0.1300% (87678)
BRKS /
Zane Ellen M
0.0600% (42185)
BRKS / BSX / HAE / PRXL /
Leitzke Thomas
0.2100% (139819)
BRKS /
Morelli Mark D
0.6200% (414944)
BRKS / CMCO /
Steven A. Michaud
0.3300% (221215)
BRKS /
Mathews Timothy S
0.0800% (55846)
BRKS / EIGI /
Gray David C
0.1500% (100123)
BRKS /
Gray David C
0.2200% (145275)
BRKS /
Haris Clinton M.
0.2300% (151374)
BRKS / ENTG /
Joseph Jason
0.1800% (120563)
BRKS /
Joseph Jason
0.1800% (123414)
BRKS /
Robertson Lindon G
0.2600% (174129)
BRKS / GTI /
Robertson Lindon G
0.2700% (179664)
BRKS / GTI /
Tenney Maurice H.
0.2700% (179348)
BRKS / PKI /
Tenney Maurice H.
0.3500% (236662)
BRKS / PKI /
Montone William T.
0.2000% (136756)
BRKS /
Montone William T.
0.2100% (142312)
BRKS /
Mirchandani Kush
0.1800% (120792)
BRKS /
Pietrantoni David
0.1000% (68240)
BRKS /
Pietrantoni David
0.1100% (70169)
BRKS /
Davis Robyn C
0.0100% (6569)
BRKS /
Jarzynka David
0.0600% (37152)
BRKS /
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