MKS Instruments, Inc. (MKSI) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 24, 2018

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MKS Instruments, Inc. ( MKSI ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 24, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.2 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 08, 2018. Shareholders who purchased MKSI prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 11.11% increase over prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $111.7, the dividend yield is .72%.

The previous trading day's last sale of MKSI was $111.7, representing a -12.92% decrease from the 52 week high of $128.28 and a 69.5% increase over the 52 week low of $65.90.

MKSI is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes companies such as Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc ( TMO ) and ASML Holding N.V. ( ASML ). MKSI's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $6.88. Zacks Investment Research reports MKSI's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 38.19%, compared to an industry average of 27.3%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the MKSI Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to MKSI through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have MKSI as a top-10 holding:

  • iShares PHLX SOX Semiconductor Sector Index Fund ( SOXX )
  • iShares Edge MSCI Multifactor USA Small-Cap ETF ( SMLF )
  • Vanguard Russell 2000 Growth ETF ( VTWG )
  • iShares Russell 2000 Growth ETF ( IWO )
  • Vanguard Russell 2000 ETF ( VTWO ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is SOXX with an increase of 8.4% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of MKSI at 1.19%.

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