NASDAQ:COHR - Coherent Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $156.47 0.00 (0.00 %) (As of 04/22/2019 02:09 AM ET)Previous Close$156.47Today's Range$152.75 - $157.2752-Week Range$90.10 - $192.37Volume299,014 shsAverage Volume360,493 shsMarket Capitalization$3.81 billionP/E Ratio12.00Dividend YieldN/ABeta1.59 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Coherent, Inc. provides lasers, laser-based technologies, and laser-based system solutions for a range of scientific, commercial, and industrial applications. It operates through two segments, OEM Laser Sources and Industrial Lasers & Systems. The company designs, manufactures, markets, and services lasers, laser tools, precision optics, and related accessories; and laser measurement and control products. Its products are used in markets, including microelectronics, materials processing, original equipment manufacturer components and instrumentation, and scientific research and government programs. The company markets its products through a direct sales force in the United States, as well as through direct sales personnel and independent representatives internationally. Coherent, Inc. was founded in 1966 and is headquartered in Santa Clara, California. Receive COHR News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for COHR and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry Analytical instruments Sub-IndustryElectronic Equipment & Instruments SectorComputer and Technology Current SymbolNASDAQ:COHR Previous Symbol CUSIP19247910 CIK21510 Webwww.coherent.com Phone408-764-4000Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.31 Current Ratio3.26 Quick Ratio1.95Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio12.00 Forward P/E Ratio21.88 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$1.90 billion Price / Sales2.00 Cash Flow$18.3866 per share Price / Cash Flow8.51 Book Value$54.10 per share Price / Book2.89Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$13.04 Net Income$247.35 million Net Margins13.33% Return on Equity22.05% Return on Assets12.57%Miscellaneous Employees5,418 Outstanding Shares24,330,000Market Cap$3.81 billion Next Earnings Date4/30/2019 (Confirmed) OptionableOptionable Coherent (NASDAQ:COHR) Frequently Asked Questions What is Coherent's stock symbol? Coherent trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "COHR." How will Coherent's stock buyback program work? Coherent declared that its Board of Directors has approved a stock repurchase plan on Thursday, February 8th 2018, which authorizes the company to buyback $100,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are usually an indication that the company's leadership believes its stock is undervalued. How were Coherent's earnings last quarter? Coherent, Inc. (NASDAQ:COHR) announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, January, 29th. The scientific and technical instruments company reported $2.09 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $2.07 by $0.02. The scientific and technical instruments company earned $383.15 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $382.65 million. Coherent had a return on equity of 22.05% and a net margin of 13.33%. View Coherent's Earnings History. When is Coherent's next earnings date? Coherent is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, April 30th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Coherent. What price target have analysts set for COHR? 9 brokerages have issued 12 month price objectives for Coherent's stock. Their predictions range from $125.00 to $217.00. On average, they expect Coherent's stock price to reach $175.7143 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 12.3% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Coherent. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Coherent? 9 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Coherent in the last year. There are currently 5 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Coherent. What are Wall Street analysts saying about Coherent stock? Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Coherent stock: 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Coherent, Inc. is an American company, designs, manufactures and markets laser systems and components, laser measurement and control products, optics, and laser accessories, which are used both in industry and scientific research. Their markets are the microelectronics industry (e.g., flat panel display manufacturing, integrated circuit packaging, and integrated circuit inspection), scientific research, OEM components, and materials processing (e.g., CO2 lasers for cutting metals). " (4/2/2019) 2. Benchmark Co. analysts commented, "We maintain our Buy recommendation and $216 target price. Buy Current Price $177.88 Price Target $216.00 52-Wk Range $145.66 – $329.00 Market Cap (B) $4.32 Enterprise Value (B) $4.41 24,300 Avg. Vol. (30 day) (000s) 436.9 FY Sep Revenue (m) 2017A $346.073A $422.833A $464.107A $490.298A $1,723.311A 2018E $477.565A $481.118A $482.342A $480.000E $1,921.025E 2019E $460.000E $440.000E $465.000E $480.000E $1,845.000E Coherent Inc." (9/13/2018) Has Coherent been receiving favorable news coverage? News stories about COHR stock have been trending somewhat positive on Monday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research group ranks the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Coherent earned a daily sentiment score of 1.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the scientific and technical instruments company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future. Are investors shorting Coherent? Coherent saw a increase in short interest in the month of March. As of March 15th, there was short interest totalling 2,291,660 shares, an increase of 47.0% from the February 28th total of 1,558,785 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 334,252 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 6.9 days. Approximately 9.5% of the shares of the stock are sold short. View Coherent's Current Options Chain. Who are some of Coherent's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Coherent include PerkinElmer (PKI), Bio-Rad Laboratories (BIO.B), Bio-Rad Laboratories (BIO), Bruker (BRKR), Horiba (HRIBF), Pacific Biosciences of California (PACB), Accelerate Diagnostics (AXDX), Fluidigm (FLDM), Quanterix (QTRX), Harvard Bioscience (HBIO), Eyepoint Pharmaceuticals (EYPT), HTG Molecular Diagnostics (HTGM), BioNano Genomics (BNGO), Precipio (PRPO) and Aethlon Medical (AEMD). What other stocks do shareholders of Coherent own? Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Coherent investors own include NVIDIA (NVDA), Alibaba Group (BABA), Lam Research (LRCX), Micron Technology (MU), Adobe (ADBE), Broadcom (AVGO), Netflix (NFLX), Paypal (PYPL), Alphabet (GOOG) and Applied Materials (AMAT). Who are Coherent's key executives? Coherent's management team includes the folowing people: Dr. John R. Ambroseo, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 58)Mr. Kevin S. Palatnik, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 61)Mr. Bret M. DiMarco, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 51)Mr. Paul F. Sechrist, Exec. VP of Worldwide Sales & Services (Age 60)Dr. Mark S. Sobey, Exec. VP & GM of OEM Laser Sources (Age 59) Who are Coherent's major shareholders? Coherent's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include KAMES CAPITAL plc (0.93%), BTIM Corp. (0.71%), Bangor Savings Bank (0.02%), North Star Investment Management Corp. (0.02%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.01%) and Oakbrook Investments LLC (0.01%). Company insiders that own Coherent stock include Bret Dimarco, Garry W Rogerson, Jay T Flatley, John Ambroseo, Mark Stewart Sobey, Pamela Fletcher, Paul F Sechrist, Sandeep Vij and Stephen A Skaggs. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Coherent. Which institutional investors are selling Coherent stock? COHR stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State of Alaska Department of Revenue. Company insiders that have sold Coherent company stock in the last year include Mark Stewart Sobey and Pamela Fletcher. View Insider Buying and Selling for Coherent. Which institutional investors are buying Coherent stock? COHR stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BTIM Corp., KAMES CAPITAL plc, North Star Investment Management Corp., Oakbrook Investments LLC and Bangor Savings Bank. View Insider Buying and Selling for Coherent. How do I buy shares of Coherent? Shares of COHR can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is Coherent's stock price today? One share of COHR stock can currently be purchased for approximately $156.47. How big of a company is Coherent? Coherent has a market capitalization of $3.81 billion and generates $1.90 billion in revenue each year. The scientific and technical instruments company earns $247.35 million in net income (profit) each year or $13.04 on an earnings per share basis. Coherent employs 5,418 workers across the globe. What is Coherent's official website? The official website for Coherent is http://www.coherent.com. How can I contact Coherent? Coherent's mailing address is 5100 Patrick Henry Drive, Santa Clara CA, 95054. The scientific and technical instruments company can be reached via phone at 408-764-4000. MarketBeat Community Rating for Coherent (NASDAQ COHR)Community Ranking: 2.6 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 411 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 369 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 780MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Coherent and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe COHR will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe COHR will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 4/22/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What is the price-to-earnings growth (PEG) ratio?