Dividend Growth of Bruker Corporation(BRKR)

Bruker Corporation(BRKR) is having a Dividend Yield of 0.67% with the Annual cash Dividend per share of $0.16. The last quarter cash dividend per share pay out was $0.04. Bruker Corporation has a 5 year average dividend yield of 0.11% and the stock has a Indicated annual dividend of $0.16. Bruker Corporation(BRKR) formally announced its most recent dividend on November 14, 2016 with a Dividend per share of $0.04. The new indicated annual dividend based on announced dividend per share is $0.16. The dividend yield based on the forward looking indicated annual dividend is 0.67%. Bruker Corporation(BRKR) has the most recent dividend payout ratio of 0.14 with a 5-year average payout ratio of 0.02. Companys change in pay out ratio when compared to the last 5 years average pay out ratio has been 0.12.

Bruker Corporation (NASDAQ:BRKR) rose 0.83% or 0.2 points on Thursday and made its way into the gainers of the day. After trading began at $24.15 the stock was seen hitting $24.4 as a peak level and $23.81 as the lowest level. The stock ended up at $24.26. The daily volume was measured at 703,770 shares. The 52-week high of the share price is $29.85 and the 52-week low is $19.585. The company has a market cap of $3,891 million. Bruker Corporation has dropped 3% in the last five trading days, however, the shares have posted positive gains of 7.01% in the last 4 weeks. Bruker Corporation is up 5.39% in the last 3-month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at 14.54%.

Currently the company Insiders own 35.8% of Bruker Corporation shares according to the proxy statements. In the past twelve weeks, the net percent change held by company insiders has changed by 0.02% . Institutional Investors own 69.45% of Bruker Corporation shares. During last six month period, the net percent change held by insiders has seen a change of 0.02%. Company has reported several Insider transactions to the SEC, on Dec 15, 2016, Frank H Laukien (CEO) purchased 4,725 shares at 21.22 per share price.On Dec 14, 2016, Ingen Chris Van (director) sold 20,000 shares at 22.29 per share price.On Aug 12, 2016, Richard A Packer (director) purchased 10,000 shares at 21.97 per share price.

Several Stock Research Financial Advisors from Investment Banking firms have advised their client and investors on the stock.Bruker Corporation was Initiated by Deutsche Bank on Jan 18, 2017 to Hold, Price Target of the shares are set at $24.Bruker Corporation was Downgraded by Barclays on Jan 4, 2017 to Equal Weight, Lowers Price Target to $ 22 from a previous price target of $30 .Bruker Corporation was Downgraded by JP Morgan to Neutral on Dec 14, 2016.

Bruker Corporation Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Feb 13, 2017. The company reported $0.46 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.10. Analyst had a consensus of $0.36. The company had revenue of $470.30 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $465.32 million. The companys revenue was down -1.7 % compared to the same quarter last year.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.38 EPS.

As of February 26, 2008, the renamed BRUKER CORPORATION has become the parent company of the entire Bruker group of companies. After the closing of the acquisition of the Bruker BioSpin Group, Bruker Corporation now operates in two segments, the life science and analytical (LSA) systems segment, and the international advanced superconductor (IAS) segment.

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