Coherent Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.02 (-0.01 %)
(As of 07/30/2021 04:30 PM ET)
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Volume176,530 shs
Average Volume409,430 shs
Market Capitalization$6.03 billion
P/E RatioN/A
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About Coherent

Coherent, Inc. engages in the design, manufacture, and service of lasers and related accessories. It operates through the following business segments: OEM Laser Sources (OLS), and Industrial Lasers and Systems (ILS). The OLS segment focuses on laser sources and complex optical sub-systems, typically used in microelectronics manufacturing, medical diagnostics, and therapeutic medical applications. The ILS segment covers laser sources, sub-systems, and tools primarily used for industrial laser materials processing. The company was founded by Eugene Watson on May 26, 1966 and is headquartered in Santa Clara, CA.


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Overall MarketRank

1.59 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

530th out of 1,650 stocks

Analytical Instruments Industry

19th out of 36 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.0Community Rank: 3.4Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Coherent (NASDAQ:COHR) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Coherent a buy right now?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Coherent in the last twelve months. There are currently 7 hold ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street 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 buying opportunities in the stock market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new stock ideas, but Coherent wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five companies 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 Tuesday, August 3rd 2021.
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How were Coherent's earnings last quarter?

Coherent, Inc. (NASDAQ:COHR) announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, May, 12th. The scientific and technical instruments company reported $1.42 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.14 by $0.28. The scientific and technical instruments company had revenue of $374 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $330.76 million. Coherent had a positive trailing twelve-month return on equity of 6.24% and a negative net margin of 12.10%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 27.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $0.61 EPS.
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How has Coherent's stock price 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. Since then, COHR shares have increased by 110.4% and is now trading at $245.94.
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What price target have analysts set for COHR?

7 brokerages have issued 1 year price objectives for Coherent's stock. Their forecasts range from $140.00 to $215.00. On average, they expect Coherent's stock price to reach $171.67 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 30.2%.
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Who are Coherent's key executives?

Coherent's management team includes the following people:
  • Andreas Walter Mattes, President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • Mark Stewart Sobey, Chief Operating Officer & Executive Vice President
  • Bret Morgan DiMarco, Secretary, Chief Legal Officer & Executive VP
  • David Nicholas Gee, Chief Marketing Officer & Senior Vice President
  • Jeff Nolan, Director-Global Marketing & Communications

What is Andy Mattes' approval rating as Coherent's CEO?

25 employees have rated Coherent CEO Andy Mattes on Andy Mattes has an approval rating of 100% among Coherent's employees. This puts Andy Mattes in the top 10% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

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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).

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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Terril Brothers Inc. (0.25%), Harvest Management LLC (0.11%), Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund (0.03%) and New Mexico Educational Retirement Board (0.02%). Company insiders that own Coherent stock include Mark Stewart Sobey, Pamela Fletcher and Stephen A Skaggs.
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Which institutional investors are selling Coherent stock?

COHR stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Terril Brothers Inc..
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Which institutional investors are buying Coherent stock?

COHR stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Harvest Management LLC, New Mexico Educational Retirement Board, and Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund.
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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.
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What is Coherent's stock price today?

One share of COHR stock can currently be purchased for approximately $245.94.

How much money does Coherent make?

Coherent has a market capitalization of $6.03 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.

How many employees does Coherent have?

Coherent employs 4,875 workers across the globe.

What is Coherent's official website?

The official website for Coherent is

Where are Coherent's headquarters?

Coherent is headquartered at 5100 Patrick Henry Drive, Santa Clara CA, 95054.

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 7/30/2021 by Staff
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