MKS Instruments, Inc. (MKSI) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

 Published On: Apr, 2016 |    No of Pages: 36 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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MKS Instruments, Inc. (MKSI) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company’s businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company’s key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better.

The profile contains critical company information including:

- Business description – A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions.
- Corporate strategy – Analyst’s summarization of the company’s business strategy.
- SWOT Analysis – A detailed analysis of the company’s strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.
- Company history – Progression of key events associated with the company.
- Major products and services – A list of major products, services and brands of the company.
- Key competitors – A list of key competitors to the company.
- Key employees – A list of the key executives of the company.
- Executive biographies – A brief summary of the executives’ employment history.
- Key operational heads – A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.
- Important locations and subsidiaries – A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.
- Detailed financial ratios for the past five years – The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.
- Interim ratios for the last five interim periods – The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.


MKS Instruments, Inc. (MKS) is a provider of instruments, subsystems and process control solutions. Its product and service portfolio includes pressure measurement and control, materials delivery, gas composition analysis, control and information technology, power and reactive gas generation, and vacuum technology. The company caters to manufacturers of capital equipment for semiconductor devices; and for other thin film applications, including flat panel displays, solar cells light emitting diodes, data storage media, other advanced coatings; medical equipment; pharmaceutical manufacturing; energy generation; and environmental monitoring. The company has manufacturing facilities in China, Germany, Israel, Italy, Korea, Mexico, the UK and the US. MKS is headquartered in Andover, Massachusetts, the US.

MKS Instruments, Inc. Key Recent Developments

Apr 22, 2015: MKS Instruments Reports Q1 2015 Financial Results
Jan 28, 2015: MKS Instruments Reports Fourth Quarter And Full Year 2014 Financial Results

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Table of Contents
Table of Contents 2
List of Tables 4
List of Figures 5
Section 1 - About the Company 6
MKS Instruments, Inc. - Key Facts 6
MKS Instruments, Inc. - Key Employees 7
MKS Instruments, Inc. - Key Employee Biographies 8
MKS Instruments, Inc. - Major Products and Services 9
MKS Instruments, Inc. - History 10
MKS Instruments, Inc. - Company Statement 13
MKS Instruments, Inc. - Locations And Subsidiaries 14
Head Office 14
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 14
Section 2 – Company Analysis 16
MKS Instruments, Inc. - Business Description 16
MKS Instruments, Inc. - SWOT Analysis 18
SWOT Analysis - Overview 18
MKS Instruments, Inc. - Strengths 18
Strength - Research & Development 18
Strength - Global Presence 18
Strength - Business Performance: Advanced Manufacturing Capital Equipment 18
MKS Instruments, Inc. - Weaknesses 19
Weakness - High Dependence on a Few Customers 19
MKS Instruments, Inc. - Opportunities 20
Opportunity - New Offerings 20
Opportunity - Positive Outlook of Semiconductor Market 20
Opportunity - Strategic Acquisition 20
MKS Instruments, Inc. - Threats 21
Threat - Government Regulations 21
Threat - Competition 21
Threat - Rapid Technological Changes 21
MKS Instruments, Inc. - Key Competitors 22
Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 23
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 23
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 24
Performance Chart 26
Financial Performance 26
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 27
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 28
MKS Instruments, Inc., Recent Deals Summary 29
Section 4 – Company’s Recent Developments 30
Apr 22, 2015: MKS Instruments Reports Q1 2015 Financial Results 30
Jan 28, 2015: MKS Instruments Reports Fourth Quarter And Full Year 2014 Financial Results 31
Section 5 – Appendix 32
Methodology 32
Ratio Definitions 32
About GlobalData 36
Contact Us 36
Disclaimer 36

List of Tables
MKS Instruments, Inc., Key Facts 6
MKS Instruments, Inc., Key Employees 7
MKS Instruments, Inc., Key Employee Biographies 8
MKS Instruments, Inc., Major Products and Services 9
MKS Instruments, Inc., History 10
MKS Instruments, Inc., Other Locations 14
MKS Instruments, Inc., Subsidiaries 15
MKS Instruments, Inc., Key Competitors 22
MKS Instruments, Inc., Ratios based on current share price 23
MKS Instruments, Inc., Annual Ratios 24
MKS Instruments, Inc., Interim Ratios 27
MKS Instruments, Inc., Recent Deals Summary 29
Currency Codes 32
Capital Market Ratios 32
Equity Ratios 33
Profitability Ratios 33
Cost Ratios 34
Liquidity Ratios 34
Leverage Ratios 35
Efficiency Ratios 35

List of Figures
MKS Instruments, Inc., Performance Chart (2011 - 2015) 26
MKS Instruments, Inc., Ratio Charts 28

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