Large Inflow of Money Detected in MKS Instruments

MKS Instruments (MKSI) : Thursdays money flow points at investors jumping to buy the stock on the weakness of price. $1.4 million worth of transactions were on upticks, whereas, the downticks accounted for $0.71 million worth of transactions. The net money flow was a positive $0.69 million and the uptick to downtick ratio was 1.96. The net money flow into the stock was $0.5 million. The lack of interest in trading on downticks shows that the investors dont want to sell their holdings. The upticks accounted for $0.5 million of the total block trades, indicating continued buying interest on weakness, which bodes well for the future of the stock. MKS Instruments (MKSI) was trading at $46.26, down $0.41 during day. The stock slid -0.88% over the previous days close. For the week, the stock recorded 5.16% over the previous weeks close.


The stock has recorded a 20-day Moving Average of 8.94% and the 50-Day Moving Average is 14.83%. Shares have rallied 22.12% from its 1 Year high price. On Jul 11, 2016, the shares registered one year high at $44.90 and the one year low was seen on Oct 22, 2015. The 50-Day Moving Average price is $41.42 and the 200 Day Moving Average price is recorded at $36.83.

MKS Instruments (NASDAQ:MKSI): The stock opened at $46.97 on Thursday but the bulls could not build on the opening and the stock topped out at $47.00 for the day. The stock traded down to $46.01 during the day, due to lack of any buying support eventually closed down at $46.09 with a loss of -1.24% for the day. The stock had closed at $46.67 on the previous day. The total traded volume was 525,575 shares.

In an insider trading activity, According to the information disclosed by the Securities and Exchange Commission in a Form 4 filing, the director of Mks Instruments Inc, Hanley Peter had sold 2,000 shares worth of $82,580 in a transaction dated June 10, 2016. In this transaction, 2,000 shares were sold at $41.29 per share.

MKS Instruments, Inc. (MKS) is a provider of instruments, subsystems and process control solutions that measures, controls, powers, monitors and analyzes critical parameters of advanced manufacturing processes. The Company operates in four segments: Advanced Manufacturing Capital Equipment; Analytical Solutions Group; Europe Region Sales & Service, and Asia Region Sales & Service. The Advanced Manufacturing Capital Equipment segment includes the development, manufacture, sales and servicing of instruments and control products, power and reactive gas products, materials delivery products and vacuum products. The Analytical Solutions Group includes gas composition analysis, information technology products and custom fabrication services. The Europe and Asia region sales and service segments resell and service the Advanced Manufacturing Capital Equipment and Analytical Solutions Group products sold into their respective regions.

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