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NASDAQ:COHRCoherent Stock Price, Forecast & News

$144.47
-0.86 (-0.59 %)
(As of 08/4/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$139.90
Now: $144.47
$146.03
50-Day Range
$127.02
MA: $134.08
$146.67
52-Week Range
$78.21
Now: $144.47
$178.08
Volume134,570 shs
Average Volume136,678 shs
Market Capitalization$3.50 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.76
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.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 3.4Community Rank: 2.6Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.77 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Analytical instruments
Sub-IndustryElectronic Equipment & Instruments
Current SymbolNASDAQ:COHR
CUSIP19247910
Phone408-764-4000

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.43 billion
Cash Flow$9.94 per share
Book Value$53.57 per share

Profitability

Net Income$53.83 million

Miscellaneous

Employees5,184
Market Cap$3.50 billion
Next Earnings DateN/A
OptionableOptionable
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Coherent (NASDAQ:COHR) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Coherent's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Coherent's stock was trading at $116.87 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, COHR stock has increased by 23.6% and is now trading at $144.47.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Coherent?

9 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Coherent in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 7 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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How were Coherent's earnings last quarter?

Coherent, Inc. (NASDAQ:COHR) issued its earnings results on Tuesday, August, 4th. The scientific and technical instruments company reported $0.52 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.21 by $0.31. The scientific and technical instruments company earned $298.30 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $287.43 million. Coherent had a positive return on equity of 4.99% and a negative net margin of 32.25%. The business's quarterly revenue was down 12.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company posted $1.33 earnings per share.
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What guidance has Coherent issued on next quarter's earnings?

Coherent issued an update on its fourth quarter 2020 After-Hours earnings guidance on Tuesday, August, 4th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $290-320 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $325.49 million.

What price target have analysts set for COHR?

9 analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Coherent's shares. Their forecasts range from $130.00 to $205.00. On average, they anticipate Coherent's share price to reach $167.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 15.9% from the stock's current price.
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Has Coherent been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about COHR stock has trended somewhat negative this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Coherent earned a news sentiment score of -1.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media stories about the scientific and technical instruments company a news buzz of 5.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days.
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Are investors shorting Coherent?

Coherent saw a decrease in short interest during the month of June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totaling 1,040,000 shares, a decrease of 6.3% from the June 15th total of 1,110,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 184,700 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 5.6 days. Currently, 4.4% of the company's stock are sold short.
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Who are some of Coherent's key competitors?

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), Applied Materials (AMAT), Broadcom (AVGO), Micron Technology (MU), Adobe (ADBE), Universal Display (OLED), Paypal (PYPL) and Alphabet (GOOG).

Who are Coherent's key executives?

Coherent's management team includes the following 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)

What is Coherent's stock symbol?

Coherent trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "COHR."

Who are Coherent's major shareholders?

Coherent's stock is owned by many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Boston Trust Walden Corp (0.83%), Robecosam AG (0.78%), Terril Brothers Inc. (0.64%), Skylands Capital LLC (0.17%), Greatmark Investment Partners Inc. (0.14%) and Raymond James & Associates (0.09%). Company insiders that own Coherent stock include Mark Stewart Sobey, Pamela Fletcher and Stephen A Skaggs.
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Which major investors are selling Coherent stock?

COHR stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Skylands Capital LLC, Robecosam AG, Texas Permanent School Fund, Greatmark Investment Partners Inc., Dupont Capital Management Corp, Terril Brothers Inc., Arizona State Retirement System, and M&T Bank Corp. Company insiders that have sold Coherent company stock in the last year include Mark Stewart Sobey, and Stephen A Skaggs.
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Which major investors are buying Coherent stock?

COHR stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including SG Americas Securities LLC, Boston Trust Walden Corp, Sciencast Management LP, Strs Ohio, State of Michigan Retirement System, Envestnet Asset Management Inc., ProShare Advisors LLC, and Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc..
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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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Coherent's stock price today?

One share of COHR stock can currently be purchased for approximately $144.47.

How big of a company is Coherent?

Coherent has a market capitalization of $3.50 billion and generates $1.43 billion in revenue each year. The scientific and technical instruments company earns $53.83 million in net income (profit) each year or $4.89 on an earnings per share basis. Coherent employs 5,184 workers across the globe.

What is Coherent's official website?

The official website for Coherent is 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.

This page was last updated on 8/5/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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