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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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Company
Exchange
Industry
Zen Score
Market Cap
Price
1d %
EBITDA
P/E
D/E
GRMN
GARMIN LTD
NYSE
Scientific & Technical Instruments
$17.46B$91.080.47%$1.21B18.14x0.30
KEYS
KEYSIGHT TECHNOLOGIES INC
NYSE
Scientific & Technical Instruments
$31.58B$176.620.33%$1.56B29.00x1.00
SOTK
SONO TEK CORP
NASDAQ
Scientific & Technical Instruments
$85.93M$5.46-2.33%$2.10M68.25x0.31
LUNA
LUNA INNOVATIONS INC
NASDAQ
Scientific & Technical Instruments
$212.93M$6.461.73%$14.57M20.19x0.65
MKSI
MKS INSTRUMENTS INC
NASDAQ
Scientific & Technical Instruments
$5.39B$81.08-0.41%$792.90M10.52x1.74
WATT
ENERGOUS CORP
NASDAQ
Scientific & Technical Instruments
$78.86M$1.01-0.98%-$29.29M-2.59x0.18
VNT
VONTIER CORP
NYSE
Scientific & Technical Instruments
$3.09B$19.580.93%$749.80M7.25x7.57
VPG
VISHAY PRECISION GROUP INC
NYSE
Scientific & Technical Instruments
$548.78M$40.430.27%$58.82M16.57x0.59
NOVT
NOVANTA INC
NASDAQ
Scientific & Technical Instruments
$5.69B$159.520.45%$153.66M78.20x1.23
TDY
TELEDYNE TECHNOLOGIES INC
NYSE
Scientific & Technical Instruments
$19.69B$420.170.05%$1.30B26.97x0.80
ST
SENSATA TECHNOLOGIES HOLDING PLC
NYSE
Scientific & Technical Instruments
$6.92B$45.260.51%$836.44M22.86x1.84
ESE
ESCO TECHNOLOGIES INC
NYSE
Scientific & Technical Instruments
$2.48B$95.971.44%$142.97M34.77x0.61
AATC
AUTOSCOPE TECHNOLOGIES CORP
NASDAQ
Scientific & Technical Instruments
$26.98M$4.99-0.74%$1.38M55.44x0.17
CGNX
COGNEX CORP
NASDAQ
Scientific & Technical Instruments
$8.46B$48.94-0.47%$268.92M39.47x0.37
FTV
FORTIVE CORP
NYSE
Scientific & Technical Instruments
$24.08B$68.070.27%$1.34B35.27x0.69
VLDR
VELODYNE LIDAR INC
NASDAQ
Scientific & Technical Instruments
$242.34M$1.020.00%-$160.91M-1.21x0.33
WRAP
WRAP TECHNOLOGIES INC
NASDAQ
Scientific & Technical Instruments
$98.70M$2.40-2.83%-$18.50M-5.22x0.09
TRMB
TRIMBLE INC
NASDAQ
Scientific & Technical Instruments
$14.44B$58.54-0.29%$830.90M30.49x0.84
ITRI
ITRON INC
NASDAQ
Scientific & Technical Instruments
$2.41B$53.321.08%-$43.56M-26.27x1.10
ELSE
ELECTRO SENSORS INC
NASDAQ
Scientific & Technical Instruments
$16.64M$4.89-2.00%$111.00k489.00x0.07
MVIS
MICROVISION INC
NASDAQ
Scientific & Technical Instruments
$499.77M$3.01-0.99%-$50.39M-9.41x0.28
FARO
FARO TECHNOLOGIES INC
NASDAQ
Scientific & Technical Instruments
$594.01M$31.63-0.88%-$2.94M-10.24x0.49
MLAB
MESA LABORATORIES INC
NASDAQ
Scientific & Technical Instruments
$941.04M$176.331.46%$32.48M-235.11x0.75
BKSY
BLACKSKY TECHNOLOGY INC
NYSE
Scientific & Technical Instruments
$206.32M$1.70-2.30%-$17.99M4.05x0.83
GNSS
GENASYS INC
NASDAQ
Scientific & Technical Instruments
$116.74M$3.191.92%$1.23M-63.80x0.33
SOBR
SOBR SAFE INC
NASDAQ
Scientific & Technical Instruments
$17.56M$1.213.88%-$8.41M-0.57x0.32
FCUV
FOCUS UNIVERSAL INC
NASDAQ
Scientific & Technical Instruments
$514.95M$11.83-1.17%-$4.43M-118.30x0.29
COHR
COHERENT CORP
NASDAQ
Scientific & Technical Instruments
$5.11B$36.82-0.71%$675.67M78.34x1.33
ZEPP
ZEPP HEALTH CORP
NYSE
Scientific & Technical Instruments
$53.01M$1.231.49%N/A-3.11x1.10
BNSO
BONSO ELECTRONICS INTERNATIONAL INC
NASDAQ
Scientific & Technical Instruments
$19.97M$3.431.21%-$1.21M-6.01x0.55
SVRE
SAVERONE 2014 LTD
NASDAQ
Scientific & Technical Instruments
$5.76M$1.27-6.96%-$23.62M-0.09x0.31
MIND
MIND TECHNOLOGY INC
NASDAQ
Scientific & Technical Instruments
$6.34M$0.463.37%-$10.60M-0.39x0.39
SLNH
SOLUNA HOLDINGS INC
NASDAQ
Scientific & Technical Instruments
$13.98M$0.800.50%-$39.14M-0.15x0.62
SATL
SATELLOGIC INC
NASDAQ
Scientific & Technical Instruments
$404.49M$4.46-2.41%-$94.90M-0.19x-1.22
SMIT
SCHMITT INDUSTRIES INC
NASDAQ
Scientific & Technical Instruments
$4.14M$1.077.11%-$2.78M-1.24x36.74

Scientific & Technical Instrument Stocks FAQ

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

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

1. Keysight Technologies (NYSE:KEYS)


Keysight Technologies (NYSE:KEYS) is the top scientific & technical instrument stock with a Zen Score of 50, which is 20 points higher than the scientific & technical instrument industry average of 30. It passed 17 out of 33 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Keysight Technologies has seen its stock lose -7.71% over the past year, overperforming other scientific & technical instrument stocks by 15 percentage points.

Keysight Technologies has an average 1 year price target of $194.40, an upside of 10.07% from Keysight Technologies's current stock price of $176.62.

Keysight Technologies stock has a consensus Strong Buy recommendation according to Wall Street analysts. Of the 11 analysts covering Keysight Technologies, 63.64% have issued a Strong Buy rating, 9.09% have issued a Buy, 27.27% 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 50, which is 20 points higher than the scientific & technical instrument industry average of 30. It passed 17 out of 38 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Garmin has seen its stock lose -34.66% over the past year, underperforming other scientific & technical instrument stocks by -12 percentage points.

Garmin has an average 1 year price target of $123.67, an upside of 35.78% from Garmin's current stock price of $91.08.

Garmin stock has a consensus Buy recommendation according to Wall Street analysts. Of the 6 analysts covering Garmin, 50% have issued a Strong Buy rating, 0% have issued a Buy, 50% have issued a hold, while 0% have issued a Sell rating, and 0% have issued a Strong Sell.

3. Sono Tek (NASDAQ:SOTK)


Sono Tek (NASDAQ:SOTK) is the third best scientific & technical instrument stock with a Zen Score of 49, which is 19 points higher than the scientific & technical instrument industry average of 30. It passed 16 out of 33 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Sono Tek has seen its stock lose -9% over the past year, overperforming other scientific & technical instrument stocks by 13 percentage points.

Sono Tek has an average 1 year price target of $8.00, an upside of 46.52% from Sono Tek's current stock price of $5.46.

Sono Tek stock has a consensus Buy recommendation according to Wall Street analysts. Of the 1 analyst covering Sono Tek, 0% have issued a Strong Buy rating, 100% have issued a Buy, 0% 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. Zepp Health (NYSE:ZEPP)


Zepp Health (NYSE:ZEPP) has an annual dividend yield of 8.14%, which is 6 percentage points higher than the scientific & technical instrument industry average of 2.23%.

Zepp Health's dividend payout ratio of -25.3% indicates that its high dividend yield might not be sustainable for the long-term.

2. Autoscope Technologies (NASDAQ:AATC)


Autoscope Technologies (NASDAQ:AATC) has an annual dividend yield of 7.21%, which is 5 percentage points higher than the scientific & technical instrument industry average of 2.23%.

Autoscope Technologies's dividend payout ratio of 533.3% indicates that its high dividend yield might not be sustainable for the long-term.

3. Garmin (NYSE:GRMN)


Garmin (NYSE:GRMN) has an annual dividend yield of 3.07%, which is 1 percentage points higher than the scientific & technical instrument industry average of 2.23%. 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 55.8% indicates that its dividend yield is sustainable for the long-term.

Why are scientific & technical instrument stocks up?

Scientific & technical instrument stocks were up 0.33% in the last day, and up 2.04% over the last week.

We couldn't find a catalyst for why scientific & technical instrument stocks are up.

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. Mks Instruments (NASDAQ:MKSI)


Mks Instruments (NASDAQ:MKSI) is the most undervalued scientific & technical instrument stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Mks Instruments has a valuation score of 86, which is 58 points higher than the scientific & technical instrument industry average of 28. It passed 6 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Mks Instruments's stock has dropped -47.7% in the past year. It has underperformed other stocks in the scientific & technical instrument industry by -25 percentage points.

2. Vontier (NYSE:VNT)


Vontier (NYSE:VNT) is the second most undervalued scientific & technical instrument stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Vontier has a valuation score of 57, which is 29 points higher than the scientific & technical instrument industry average of 28. It passed 4 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Vontier's stock has dropped -39.7% in the past year. It has underperformed other stocks in the scientific & technical instrument industry by -17 percentage points.

3. Luna Innovations (NASDAQ:LUNA)


Luna Innovations (NASDAQ:LUNA) is the third most undervalued scientific & technical instrument stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Luna Innovations has a valuation score of 57, which is 29 points higher than the scientific & technical instrument industry average of 28. It passed 4 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Luna Innovations's stock has dropped -24.44% in the past year. It has underperformed other stocks in the scientific & technical instrument industry by -2 percentage points.

Are scientific & technical instrument stocks a good buy now?

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 20.07% 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 27.85x.
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