Ultrack Systems (OTCMKTS:MJLB) vs. MKS Instruments (NASDAQ:MKSI) Head to Head Contrast

Ultrack Systems (OTCMKTS:MJLBGet Free Report) and MKS Instruments (NASDAQ:MKSIGet Free Report) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, valuation, risk, institutional ownership, profitability, analyst recommendations and dividends.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings for Ultrack Systems and MKS Instruments, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Ultrack Systems 0 0 0 0 N/A
MKS Instruments 0 2 6 0 2.75

MKS Instruments has a consensus target price of $104.10, indicating a potential upside of 3.26%. Given MKS Instruments’ higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe MKS Instruments is more favorable than Ultrack Systems.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

99.3% of MKS Instruments shares are held by institutional investors. 0.7% of MKS Instruments shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Ultrack Systems and MKS Instruments’ top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Ultrack Systems N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
MKS Instruments $3.55 billion 1.90 $333.00 million ($26.21) -3.85

MKS Instruments has higher revenue and earnings than Ultrack Systems.


This table compares Ultrack Systems and MKS Instruments’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Ultrack Systems N/A N/A N/A
MKS Instruments -45.65% 10.78% 3.87%


MKS Instruments beats Ultrack Systems on 7 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Ultrack Systems

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Ultrack Systems, Inc. operates in the fleet tracking industry. Its products include battery-powered asset tracking devices, solar powered asset tracking devices, hard wired GPS trackers, GPS padlocks, plug and play trackers, iridium satellite trackers, and GPS dash camera tracker, as well as yard camera HD 720P solar and battery power IP yard cameras. The company is based in Concord, Canada.

About MKS Instruments

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MKS Instruments, Inc. provides foundational technology solutions to semiconductor manufacturing, electronics and packaging, and specialty industrial applications in the United States, Germany, China, and internationally. It operates through Vacuum Solutions Division, Photonics Solutions Division, and Material Solutions Division. The Vacuum Solution Division segment provides foundational technology solutions, including pressure measurement and control, flow measurement and control, gas and vapor delivery, gas composition analysis, electronic control technology, reactive gas generation and delivery, power generation and delivery, and vacuum technology. The Photonics Solutions Division segment offers range of solutions, which include lasers, beam measurement and profiling, precision motion control, vibration isolation systems, photonics instruments, temperature sensing, opto-mechanical components, optical elements, systems for flexible PCB laser processing, high-speed multilayer ceramic capacitor testing, and laser-based systems, as well as high density interconnect PCB and package manufacturing. The Material Solutions Division segment develops, process, and manufactures technologies comprising advanced surface modification, electroless and electrolytic plating, and surface finishing for chemistry, equipment, software, and services markets, as well as high-technology applications. In addition, the company sells its products and services through direct sales, network of independent distributors, and sales representatives, as well as websites, including product catalogs. MKS Instruments, Inc. was incorporated in 1961 and is headquartered in Andover, Massachusetts.

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