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Best Scientific & Technical Instrument Stocks to Buy Now (2022)
Top scientific & technical instrument stocks in 2022 ranked by overall Zen Score. See the best scientific & technical instrument stocks to buy now, according to analyst forecasts for the scientific & technical instruments industry.

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Ticker
Company
Exchange
Industry
Zen Score
Market Cap
Price
1d %
EBITDA
P/E
D/E
MKSI
MKS INSTRUMENTS INC
NASDAQ
Scientific & Technical Instruments
$5.89B$105.916.60%$821.60M10.26x0.54
GRMN
GARMIN LTD
NYSE
Scientific & Technical Instruments
$19.34B$100.131.26%$1.35B17.91x0.23
KEYS
KEYSIGHT TECHNOLOGIES INC
NYSE
Scientific & Technical Instruments
$25.28B$140.482.60%$1.49B25.18x1.06
CYBE
CYBEROPTICS CORP
NASDAQ
Scientific & Technical Instruments
$260.02M$35.12-1.07%$19.84M17.22x0.25
SOTK
SONO TEK CORP
NASDAQ
Scientific & Technical Instruments
$122.69M$7.809.86%$3.34M48.75x0.28
NOVT
NOVANTA INC
NASDAQ
Scientific & Technical Instruments
$4.50B$126.162.59%$124.18M77.40x1.26
IIVI
II-VI INC
NASDAQ
Scientific & Technical Instruments
$5.93B$55.725.63%$696.63M28.72x0.93
VPG
VISHAY PRECISION GROUP INC
NYSE
Scientific & Technical Instruments
$394.99M$28.951.61%$43.61M18.09x0.62
WATT
ENERGOUS CORP
NASDAQ
Scientific & Technical Instruments
$79.38M$1.030.98%-$39.79M-1.72x0.09
ESE
ESCO TECHNOLOGIES INC
NYSE
Scientific & Technical Instruments
$1.74B$67.234.64%$127.44M28.37x0.59
LUNA
LUNA INNOVATIONS INC
NASDAQ
Scientific & Technical Instruments
$198.76M$6.1311.66%$13.98M17.51x0.57
CGNX
COGNEX CORP
NASDAQ
Scientific & Technical Instruments
$7.88B$45.382.69%$347.83M28.54x0.42
ST
SENSATA TECHNOLOGIES HOLDING PLC
NYSE
Scientific & Technical Instruments
$6.78B$43.192.81%$815.35M20.57x1.80
AATC
AUTOSCOPE TECHNOLOGIES CORP
NASDAQ
Scientific & Technical Instruments
$28.74M$5.33-1.11%$2.06M25.38x0.14
FTV
FORTIVE CORP
NYSE
Scientific & Technical Instruments
$20.17B$56.282.76%$1.26B30.92x0.70
TDY
TELEDYNE TECHNOLOGIES INC
NYSE
Scientific & Technical Instruments
$17.71B$378.023.50%$1.16B30.22x0.82
TRMB
TRIMBLE INC
NASDAQ
Scientific & Technical Instruments
$15.26B$61.012.66%$818.60M31.45x0.80
MLAB
MESA LABORATORIES INC
NASDAQ
Scientific & Technical Instruments
$1.05B$199.660.83%$32.53M554.61x0.80
VNT
VONTIER CORP
NYSE
Scientific & Technical Instruments
$3.76B$23.370.34%$880.30M6.85x6.84
COHR
COHERENT INC
NASDAQ
Scientific & Technical Instruments
$6.64B$267.560.79%$241.91M56.93x1.00
ZEPP
ZEPP HEALTH CORP
NYSE
Scientific & Technical Instruments
$126.63M$2.032.01%N/A9.71x1.11
VLDR
VELODYNE LIDAR INC
NASDAQ
Scientific & Technical Instruments
$255.79M$1.23-0.81%-$208.19M-1.10x0.28
ELSE
ELECTRO SENSORS INC
NASDAQ
Scientific & Technical Instruments
$20.71M$6.103.74%$694.00k50.83x0.06
BKSY
BLACKSKY TECHNOLOGY INC
NYSE
Scientific & Technical Instruments
$291.79M$2.42-2.42%-$72.88M26.89x0.72
WRAP
WRAP TECHNOLOGIES INC
NASDAQ
Scientific & Technical Instruments
$96.28M$2.3525.67%-$23.81M-3.92x0.09
MVIS
MICROVISION INC
NASDAQ
Scientific & Technical Instruments
$702.14M$4.251.67%-$48.49M-13.71x0.14
FCUV
FOCUS UNIVERSAL INC
NASDAQ
Scientific & Technical Instruments
$590.43M$13.51-1.39%-$4.21M-135.10x0.07
ITRI
ITRON INC
NASDAQ
Scientific & Technical Instruments
$2.29B$50.823.36%-$23.44M-24.55x1.06
FARO
FARO TECHNOLOGIES INC
NASDAQ
Scientific & Technical Instruments
$573.41M$31.400.42%$2.36M-12.31x0.48
GNSS
GENASYS INC
NASDAQ
Scientific & Technical Instruments
$137.17M$3.753.88%$2.12M-187.50x0.32
SLNH
SOLUNA HOLDINGS INC
NASDAQ
Scientific & Technical Instruments
$76.66M$5.465.00%$1.28M-4.88x0.56
BNSO
BONSO ELECTRONICS INTERNATIONAL INC
NASDAQ
Scientific & Technical Instruments
$17.25M$2.96-3.58%N/A-24.67x0.66
QNGY
QUANERGY SYSTEMS INC
NYSE
Scientific & Technical Instruments
$42.08M$0.452.48%-$117.09M-0.04x1.01
MIND
MIND TECHNOLOGY INC
NASDAQ
Scientific & Technical Instruments
$11.85M$0.86-2.27%-$11.18M-0.70x0.39
SVRE
SAVERONE 2014 LTD
NASDAQ
Scientific & Technical Instruments
N/A$2.49-1.58%-$25.80M-0.15x0.56
SATL
SATELLOGIC INC
NASDAQ
Scientific & Technical Instruments
$325.59M$3.59-6.99%-$94.90M-0.15x-1.22
SMIT
SCHMITT INDUSTRIES INC
NASDAQ
Scientific & Technical Instruments
$15.20M$3.981.15%-$2.49M-4.62x3.95
SOBR
SOBR SAFE INC
NASDAQ
Scientific & Technical Instruments
$9.47M$0.931.30%-$9.63M-0.65x-1.84

Scientific & Technical Instrument Stocks FAQ

What are the best scientific & technical instrument stocks to buy right now in Jun 2022?

According to Zen Score, the 3 best scientific & technical instrument stocks to buy right now are:

1. Mks Instruments (NASDAQ:MKSI)


Mks Instruments (NASDAQ:MKSI) is the top scientific & technical instrument stock with a Zen Score of 66, which is 33 points higher than the scientific & technical instrument industry average of 33. It passed 25 out of 38 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Mks Instruments has seen its stock lose -38.98% over the past year, underperforming other scientific & technical instrument stocks by -17 percentage points.

Mks Instruments has an average 1 year price target of $165.00, an upside of 55.79% from Mks Instruments's current stock price of $105.91.

Mks Instruments stock has a consensus Strong Buy recommendation according to Wall Street analysts. Of the 7 analysts covering Mks Instruments, 57.14% have issued a Strong Buy rating, 14.29% have issued a Buy, 28.57% have issued a hold, while 0% have issued a Sell rating, and 0% have issued a Strong Sell.

2. Garmin (NYSE:GRMN)


Garmin (NYSE:GRMN) is the second best scientific & technical instrument stock with a Zen Score of 61, which is 28 points higher than the scientific & technical instrument industry average of 33. It passed 22 out of 38 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Garmin has seen its stock lose -30% over the past year, underperforming other scientific & technical instrument stocks by -8 percentage points.

Garmin has an average 1 year price target of $138.33, an upside of 38.15% from Garmin's current stock price of $100.13.

Garmin stock has a consensus Strong Buy recommendation according to Wall Street analysts. Of the 3 analysts covering Garmin, 66.67% have issued a Strong Buy rating, 0% have issued a Buy, 33.33% have issued a hold, while 0% have issued a Sell rating, and 0% have issued a Strong Sell.

3. Keysight Technologies (NYSE:KEYS)


Keysight Technologies (NYSE:KEYS) is the third best scientific & technical instrument stock with a Zen Score of 52, which is 19 points higher than the scientific & technical instrument industry average of 33. It passed 17 out of 33 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Keysight Technologies has seen its stock lose -7.98% over the past year, overperforming other scientific & technical instrument stocks by 14 percentage points.

Keysight Technologies has an average 1 year price target of $182.56, an upside of 29.95% from Keysight Technologies's current stock price of $140.48.

Keysight Technologies stock has a consensus Strong Buy recommendation according to Wall Street analysts. Of the 9 analysts covering Keysight Technologies, 55.56% have issued a Strong Buy rating, 22.22% have issued a Buy, 22.22% have issued a hold, while 0% have issued a Sell rating, and 0% have issued a Strong Sell.

What are the scientific & technical instrument stocks with highest dividends?

Out of 10 scientific & technical instrument stocks that have issued dividends in the past year, the 3 scientific & technical instrument stocks with the highest dividend yields are:

1. Autoscope Technologies (NASDAQ:AATC)


Autoscope Technologies (NASDAQ:AATC) has an annual dividend yield of 9.01%, which is 7 percentage points higher than the scientific & technical instrument industry average of 2%.

Autoscope Technologies's dividend payout ratio of 171.4% indicates that its high dividend yield might not be sustainable for the long-term.

2. Zepp Health (NYSE:ZEPP)


Zepp Health (NYSE:ZEPP) has an annual dividend yield of 4.93%, which is 3 percentage points higher than the scientific & technical instrument industry average of 2%.

Zepp Health's dividend payout ratio of 47.8% indicates that its high dividend yield is sustainable for the long-term.

3. Garmin (NYSE:GRMN)


Garmin (NYSE:GRMN) has an annual dividend yield of 2.74%, which is 1 percentage points higher than the scientific & technical instrument industry average of 2%. Garmin's dividend payout is stable, having never dropped by more than 10% in the last 10 years. Garmin's dividend has shown consistent growth over the last 10 years.

Garmin's dividend payout ratio of 47.9% indicates that its dividend yield is sustainable for the long-term.

Why are scientific & technical instrument stocks up?

Scientific & technical instrument stocks were up 2.51% in the last day, and up 5.74% over the last week. Wrap Technologies was the among the top gainers in the scientific & technical instruments industry, gaining 25.67% yesterday.

Wrap Technologies shares are trading higher in possible anticipation of protests after the US Supreme Court overturned Roe vs Wade. The company develops policing solutions to law enforcement and security personnel.

What are the most undervalued scientific & technical instrument stocks?

Based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score, the 3 most undervalued scientific & technical instrument stocks right now are:

1. Ii Vi (NASDAQ:IIVI)


Ii Vi (NASDAQ:IIVI) is the most undervalued scientific & technical instrument stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Ii Vi has a valuation score of 86, which is 53 points higher than the scientific & technical instrument industry average of 33. It passed 6 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Ii Vi's stock has dropped -21.86% in the past year. It has performed in line with other stocks in the scientific & technical instrument industry.

2. Mks Instruments (NASDAQ:MKSI)


Mks Instruments (NASDAQ:MKSI) is the second most undervalued scientific & technical instrument stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Mks Instruments has a valuation score of 71, which is 38 points higher than the scientific & technical instrument industry average of 33. It passed 5 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Mks Instruments's stock has dropped -38.98% in the past year. It has underperformed other stocks in the scientific & technical instrument industry by -17 percentage points.

3. Sensata Technologies Holding (NYSE:ST)


Sensata Technologies Holding (NYSE:ST) is the third most undervalued scientific & technical instrument stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Sensata Technologies Holding has a valuation score of 57, which is 24 points higher than the scientific & technical instrument industry average of 33. It passed 4 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Sensata Technologies Holding's stock has dropped -25.6% in the past year. It has underperformed other stocks in the scientific & technical instrument industry by -3 percentage points.

Are scientific & technical instrument stocks a good buy now?

44.44% of scientific & technical instrument stocks rated by analysts are a buy right now. On average, analysts expect scientific & technical instrument stocks to rise by 34.93% over the next year.

What is the average p/e ratio of the scientific & technical instruments industry?

The average P/E ratio of the scientific & technical instruments industry is 29.96x.
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