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MKS Instruments Inc (MKSI.OQ)

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MKS Instruments Makes Voluntary $50 Mln Prepayment On Its Term Loan
Thursday, 30 Nov 2017 

Nov 30 (Reuters) - MKS Instruments Inc ::MKS INSTRUMENTS MAKES A VOLUNTARY $50 MILLION PREPAYMENT ON ITS TERM LOAN.MKS INSTRUMENTS INC - ‍PREPAYMENT REDUCES OUTSTANDING PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF TERM LOAN TO $398 MILLION AS OF NOVEMBER 30, 2017​.MKS INSTRUMENTS INC - INTEREST RATE ON TERM LOAN IS NOW LIBOR PLUS 200 BASIS POINTS DOWN FROM LIBOR PLUS 400 BASIS POINTS AT LOAN ORIGINATION.  Full Article

MKS Instruments increases quarterly cash dividend
Tuesday, 31 Oct 2017 

Oct 31 (Reuters) - MKS Instruments Inc :MKS Instruments increases quarterly cash dividend.MKS Instruments Inc - ‍board of directors has authorized a quarterly cash dividend of $0.18 per share​.MKS Instruments - authorized quarterly cash dividend of $0.18 per share which represents 3% increase from last quarter's dividend of $0.175 per share​.  Full Article

MKS Instruments reports Q3 earnings per share $1.38
Tuesday, 24 Oct 2017 

Oct 24 (Reuters) - MKS Instruments Inc :MKS instruments reports third quarter 2017 financial results.Q3 non-GAAP earnings per share $1.56 excluding items.Q3 earnings per share $1.38.Q3 earnings per share view $1.46 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.Q3 revenue $486 million versus I/B/E/S view $476.3 million.MKS Instruments Inc - ‍expects that revenue in Q4 of 2017 May range from $480 to $520 million​.Q4 revenue view $465.4 million -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.MKS Instruments Inc sees Q4 ‍GAAP net income could range from $1.34 to $1.59 per diluted share and non-GAAP net earnings could range from $1.52 to $1.76.  Full Article

MKS Instruments makes a voluntary $60 million prepayment on its term loan
Monday, 3 Oct 2016 

Mks Instruments Inc : MKS Instruments makes a voluntary $60 million prepayment on its term loan and enters into an interest rate swap agreement . MKS Instruments Inc says prepayment was made through a tax efficient repatriation of cash from international operations . Entered into an interest rate swap agreement to fix rate on approximately 50% of its remaining outstanding term loan balance . Swap converts floating rate on $335 million of term loan to a fixed interest rate of 4.70% through September 2020 .Prepayment in addition to scheduled principal payment of $1.8 million, reduces outstanding principal amount of term loan to $668 million as of Sept 30.  Full Article

MKS Instruments Q2 GAAP earnings per share $0.17
Wednesday, 27 Jul 2016 

Mks Instruments Inc : MKS Instruments Inc qtrly net revenues $ 326 million versus $ 184 million in Q1 . MKS Instruments reports Q2 2016 financial results . Q2 non-gaap earnings per share $0.72 . Q2 GAAP earnings per share $0.17 . Q2 earnings per share view $0.48 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S . Sees q3 non-GAAP earnings per share $0.64 to $0.86 . Sees q3 GAAP earnings per share $0.36 to $0.60 . Sees q3 2016 sales $345 million to $385 million .Q3 earnings per share view $0.67, revenue view $359.8 million -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.  Full Article

MKS Instruments Inc announces quarterly cash dividend
Tuesday, 3 May 2016 

MKS Instruments Inc:Board of directors has authorized a quarterly cash dividend of $0.17 per share, payable on June 10, 2016 to shareholders of record as of May 30, 2016.  Full Article

MKS Instruments Inc announces agreement to acquire Newport Corporation
Tuesday, 23 Feb 2016 

MKS Instruments Inc:Announces agreement to acquire Newport Corporation.All-cash transaction is valued at approximately $980 million.Entered into an agreement for MKS Instruments to acquire Newport Corporation for $23.00 per share.Combined company is expected to have approximately $1.4 billion in pro forma annual revenue, based on the two companies' 2015 historical results.Transaction is expected to be accretive to MKS Instruments' Non-GAAP net earnings and free cash flow during the first 12 months post-closing.Combined company expects to realize $35 million in annualized cost synergies within 18 to 36 months.MKS Instruments intends to fund the transaction with a combination of available cash on hand and up to $800 million in committed debt financing.Transaction has been approved by MKS Instruments' and Newport Corporation's board of directors.Transaction expected to close in the second quarter of 2016.  Full Article

MKS Instruments Inc gives Q1 2016 outlook
Wednesday, 27 Jan 2016 

MKS Instruments Inc:Expect that sales in Q1 2016 may range from $165 to $185 million, and at these volumes, our non-GAAP net earnings could range from $0.25 to $0.38 per share and GAAP net income could range from $0.23 to $0.36 per share.  Full Article