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Open
$10.74
Previous Close
$10.74
Day High
$10.94
Day Low
$10.70
52 Week High
03/24/14 - $11.64
52 Week Low
09/3/13 - $8.74
Market Cap
723.8M
Average Volume 10 Days
349.9K
EPS TTM
$0.19
Shares Outstanding
66.6M
EX-Date
03/5/14
P/E TM
57.2x
Dividend
$0.32
Dividend Yield
2.95%
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brooks automation inc (BRKS) Details

Brooks Automation, Inc. provides automation, vacuum, and instrumentation solutions for semiconductor manufacturing, life sciences, and technology device manufacturing markets. The company’s Brooks Product Solutions segment provides a range of products critical to technology equipment productivity and availability. This segment offers atmospheric and vacuum tool automation systems, atmospheric and vacuum robots and robotic modules, and cryogenic vacuum pumping, thermal management, and vacuum measurement solutions, which are used to create, measure, and control critical process vacuum applications. Its Brooks Global Services segment provides a range of support services, including on and off-site repair services, on and off-site diagnostic support services, and installation services to enable the customers to maximize process tool uptime and productivity. This segment also offers spare part support services to end-user customers. The company’s Brooks Life Science Systems segment provides automated sample management systems for automated cold sample storage, equipment for sample preparation and handling, consumables, and parts and support services to a range of life science customers, including pharmaceutical companies, biotechnology companies, biobanks, national laboratories, research institutes, and research universities. Brooks Automation, Inc. markets its products through its direct sales organizations in Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and North America. The company was founded in 1978 and is headquartered in Chelmsford, Massachusetts.

1,471 Employees
Last Reported Date: 11/22/13
Founded in 1978

brooks automation inc (BRKS) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer and Director
Total Annual Compensation: $536.3K
President and Chief Operating Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $396.4K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

brooks automation inc (BRKS) Key Developments

The University of Oxford and UK Biocentre Announce Purchase of Multiple Brooks Automated Sample Management Systems

Brooks Automation, Inc. announced that Brooks has been selected to provide multiple automated sample management systems, which will form an integral part of a new Bioresource facility. The mission of the facility is to provide high-throughput services to support academic biomedical research in the UK. The facility will be designed, commissioned and operated by specialist staff from UK Biocentre that already provides similar services to the academic community. Brooks Life Science Systems will commission eight automated storage systems to be built on its recently released automated storage platform and will provide five years of services, representing a total value of approximately $15 million. The systems are expected to be installed beginning in the latter part of calendar year 2014 and through the first calendar quarter of 2015.

Brooks Automation and BioCision Announce Strategic Collaboration

Brooks Automation, Inc. and BioCision, LLC announced they have established a relationship to support the development of technologies to improve temperature control and standardization in the use of biomaterials across multiple industries, including pre-clinical and clinical research and product development. Under the terms of the agreement, Brooks Automation has made a $4 million equity investment in BioCision. This new collaboration will leverage BioCision's proven expertise in the development of unique mobile temperature management products and technologies together with Brooks Automation's advanced research and production capabilities in automated systems for sample storage. The research and product design and engineering teams from both companies will work together to advance development of new, highly adaptable and scalable products to support a range of needs in biomaterial sample handling and biobanking, including products that are fully compatible with existing automated systems and that can serve as stand-alone solutions.

Brooks Automation, Inc. Reiterates Quarterly Cash Dividend, Payable March 28, 2014

Brooks Automation, Inc. announced that the Board of Directors has reiterated a dividend of $0.08 per share payable on March 28, 2014 to stockholders of record on March 7, 2014.

 

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