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Coherent Stock Forecast, Price & News

+45.06 (+29.65 %)
(As of 01/19/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $197.01
50-Day Range
MA: $145.36
52-Week Range
Now: $197.01
Volume4.84 million shs
Average Volume666,395 shs
Market Capitalization$4.81 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
Coherent, Inc. provides lasers, laser-based technologies, and laser-based system solutions for a range of scientific, commercial, and industrial research applications. It operates in 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 for applications in 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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Overall MarketRank

1.46 out of 5 stars

Analyst Opinion: 1.2Community Rank: 2.6Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Analytical instruments
Sub-IndustryElectronic Equipment & Instruments
Current SymbolNASDAQ:COHR



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.23 billion
Cash Flow$24.47 per share
Book Value$38.23 per share


Net Income$-414,140,000.00


Market Cap$4.81 billion
Next Earnings Date2/3/2021 (Estimated)
+45.06 (+29.65 %)
(As of 01/19/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Coherent (NASDAQ:COHR) Frequently Asked Questions

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

Coherent's stock was trading at $116.87 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, COHR stock has increased by 68.6% and is now trading at $197.01.
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Is Coherent a buy right now?

9 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Coherent in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 sell rating, 4 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "hold" Coherent stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in COHR, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Coherent?

Wall Street analysts have given Coherent a "Hold" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Coherent wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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When is Coherent's next earnings date?

Coherent is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, February 3rd 2021.
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How were Coherent's earnings last quarter?

Coherent, Inc. (NASDAQ:COHR) announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, November, 10th. The scientific and technical instruments company reported $1.01 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.80 by $0.21. The scientific and technical instruments company had revenue of $316.75 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $310.04 million. Coherent had a negative net margin of 33.70% and a positive return on equity of 3.41%. The company's revenue was down 5.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $0.89 EPS.
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What guidance has Coherent issued on next quarter's earnings?

Coherent issued an update on its first quarter 2021 Pre-Market earnings guidance on Tuesday, January, 19th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $325-327 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $313.09 million.

What price target have analysts set for COHR?

9 brokerages have issued 12-month target prices for Coherent's shares. Their forecasts range from $140.00 to $185.00. On average, they expect Coherent's share price to reach $162.43 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 17.6%.
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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), Universal Display (OLED), Adobe (ADBE), PayPal (PYPL) and Alphabet (GOOG).

Who are Coherent's key executives?

Coherent's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Kevin S. Palatnik, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 62, Pay $495.58k)
  • Dr. Mark S. Sobey, Exec. VP & COO (Age 60, Pay $456.35k)
  • Mr. Bret M. DiMarco, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 52, Pay $409.23k)
  • Dr. John R. Ambroseo, Special Advisor (Age 59, Pay $831.35k)
  • Mr. Paul F. Sechrist, Advisor (Age 61, Pay $428.28k)
  • Mr. Andreas Walter Mattes, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 59)
  • Jeff Nolan, Director of Global Marketing Communications
  • Mr. David Nicholas Gee, Sr. VP & CMO (Age 53)

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 a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Boston Trust Walden Corp (0.45%), Westside Investment Management Inc. (0.04%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.02%) and Crossmark Global Holdings Inc. (0.01%). 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 Boston Trust Walden Corp, Crossmark Global Holdings Inc., Westside Investment Management Inc., and State of Alaska Department of Revenue. Company insiders that have sold Coherent company stock in the last year include Pamela Fletcher, and Stephen A Skaggs.
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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 WeBull, 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 $197.01.

How big of a company is Coherent?

Coherent has a market capitalization of $4.81 billion and generates $1.23 billion in revenue each year. The scientific and technical instruments company earns $-414,140,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or $1.44 on an earnings per share basis. Coherent employs 4,875 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 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 1/19/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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