Entegris, Inc. (NASDAQ:ENTG) Director Michael A. Bradley sold 5,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, December 7th. The stock was sold at an average price of $30.00, for a total value of $150,000.00. Following the transaction, the director now directly owns 65,557 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $1,966,710. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website.

Entegris, Inc. (NASDAQ ENTG) traded down $0.90 during midday trading on Monday, reaching $29.50. The company had a trading volume of 1,030,900 shares, compared to its average volume of 865,330. Entegris, Inc. has a 1 year low of $17.65 and a 1 year high of $33.05. The company has a current ratio of 3.14, a quick ratio of 2.43 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.40. The firm has a market cap of $4,170.00, a P/E ratio of 23.23, a P/E/G ratio of 1.91 and a beta of 1.52.

Entegris (NASDAQ:ENTG) last issued its earnings results on Thursday, October 26th. The semiconductor company reported $0.40 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.34 by $0.06. The company had revenue of $345.60 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $334.30 million. Entegris had a return on equity of 18.82% and a net margin of 10.73%. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 16.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $0.24 EPS. research analysts predict that Entegris, Inc. will post 1.37 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The business also recently announced a special dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, November 22nd. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, November 1st were issued a $0.07 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Tuesday, October 31st. Entegris’s payout ratio is currently 7.22%.

Several research analysts have recently weighed in on the company. Loop Capital upped their target price on Entegris from $35.00 to $40.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, October 27th. Dougherty & Co increased their price objective on Entegris from $33.00 to $36.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, October 27th. Citigroup increased their price objective on Entegris from $29.00 to $34.00 and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a research note on Friday, October 27th. Needham & Company LLC reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $35.00 price objective on shares of Entegris in a research note on Friday, October 27th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research raised Entegris from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $35.00 price objective for the company in a research note on Thursday, October 19th. Five equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, six have assigned a buy rating and two have issued a strong buy rating to the stock. Entegris presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $32.10.

A number of large investors have recently modified their holdings of the business. Teacher Retirement System of Texas grew its holdings in Entegris by 0.5% in the 2nd quarter. Teacher Retirement System of Texas now owns 11,271 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock valued at $247,000 after buying an additional 53 shares in the last quarter. Alps Advisors Inc. grew its holdings in Entegris by 0.3% in the 2nd quarter. Alps Advisors Inc. now owns 21,965 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock valued at $482,000 after buying an additional 56 shares in the last quarter. Pacad Investment Ltd. grew its holdings in Entegris by 0.7% in the 2nd quarter. Pacad Investment Ltd. now owns 13,821 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock valued at $303,000 after buying an additional 100 shares in the last quarter. Ameritas Investment Partners Inc. grew its holdings in Entegris by 1.2% in the 2nd quarter. Ameritas Investment Partners Inc. now owns 12,364 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock valued at $271,000 after buying an additional 148 shares in the last quarter. Finally, 1st Global Advisors Inc. grew its holdings in Entegris by 0.6% in the 2nd quarter. 1st Global Advisors Inc. now owns 34,720 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock valued at $762,000 after buying an additional 206 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors own 96.52% of the company’s stock.

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About Entegris

Entegris, Inc is a global developer, manufacturer and supplier of microcontamination control products, specialty chemicals and materials handling solutions for manufacturing processes in the semiconductor and other high-technology industries. The Company operates in three business segments: Specialty Chemicals and Engineered Materials (SCEM), Advanced Materials Handling (AMH) and Microcontamination Control (MC).

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