Insider Trading Alert: MTS Systems Corporation $MTSC

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MTS Systems Corporation (MTSC) insider have most recently took part in a trading activity. On Aug 23, 2017 Becker William C, President, Test Materials bought 4,000 shares having total worth of $185,600 at the price of $46.4 per share, following the transaction a total of 4,000 shares owned by Becker William C.

The stock has experienced a total of 5 insider trades in the past three months. These trades include 2 sell activities and 3 buy trades. Furthermore, over the past 12 months , the stock was traded 6 times by insiders. In 2 of these trades, the insider was a seller while an employee of the company was the buyer in 4 instances.

Time Frame Number of Insider Buy Number of Insider Sell Stock Price Change(%)
3 Month 3 2 1.53%
12 Month 4 2 -15.38%

Shares of MTS Systems Corporation (MTSC) traded up 0.11% on Aug 24, 2017, hitting $46.7. 39,635 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. MTS Systems Corporation has a 52 week low of $41.23 and a 52 week high of $59.93. The company’s market cap is $759 million.

MTS Systems Corporation (MTSC) last announced its earnings results on Aug 7, 2017. The company reported 0.56 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, higher than the consensus estimate of 0.48 by $0.08. The company had revenue of $194 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $193 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted 0.78 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 23% on a year-over-year basis.

2017-08-07 2017-05-08 2017-04-10 2016-08-08 2016-05-10 2016-02-09 2015-12-02 2015-08-03 2015-05-04 2015-02-02
earnings per share 0.56 0.67 0.55 0.78 0.27 0.78 0.61 0.72 0.77 0.90
Revenue(M) 193.76 193.42 199.28 157.7 137.1 140.5 143.48 133.91 143.96 142.58

MTS Systems Corporation was incorporated under Minnesota law in 1967. The Company is a supplier of high-performance test systems and position sensors. The Company’s operations are organized and managed in two business segments, the Test segment and the Sensors segment. The Test segment provides testing solutions including hardware, software and aftermarket support. Products are used by customers in their development of new products and in certain quality control applications to characterize the product’s mechanical properties. The Company’s products simulate forces and motions that these customers expect their products to encounter in use. The Sensors segment products are used by industrial machinery and mobile equipment manufacturers to automate the operation of their products for improved end-user productivity and safety. Test systems are largely built to order and mainly engineered and assembled at the Company’s headquarters in Eden Prairie, Minnesota. The Company also operates manufacturing facilities in Shenzhen and Shanghai, China, which manufacture less complex test systems serving the materials market. Sensors are mainly built to order, engineered and assembled regionally at facilities located in Cary, North Carolina; Ludenscheid, Germany; and Tokyo, Japan. The Company’s manufacturing operations and past and present ownership and operations of real property are subject to extensive and changing federal, state, local and foreign laws and regulations.

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William White is a financial writer. He graduated with a degree in Economics. He has contributed to major financial websites and print publications for over 8 years. He handles much of this site's news coverage for corporate insider activity, and occasionally cover other areas of financial sector.

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William White is a financial writer. He graduated with a degree in Economics. He has contributed to major financial websites and print publications for over 8 years. He handles much of this site's news coverage for corporate insider activity, and occasionally cover other areas of financial sector.