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NASDAQ:COHRCoherent Stock Price, Forecast & News

+0.78 (+0.61 %)
(As of 08/7/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $127.97
50-Day Range
MA: $133.40
52-Week Range
Now: $127.97
Volume176,314 shs
Average Volume157,332 shs
Market Capitalization$3.10 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 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: 4.4Community Rank: 2.6Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.97 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

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



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.43 billion
Cash Flow$10.07 per share
Book Value$36.84 per share


Net Income$53.83 million


Market Cap$3.10 billion
Next Earnings Date11/3/2020 (Estimated)
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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 shares have increased by 9.5% and is now trading at $127.97.
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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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When is Coherent's next earnings date?

Coherent is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, November 3rd 2020.
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How were Coherent's earnings last quarter?

Coherent, Inc. (NASDAQ:COHR) announced its earnings results on Tuesday, August, 4th. The scientific and technical instruments company reported $0.52 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.21 by $0.31. The scientific and technical instruments company had revenue of $298.30 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $287.43 million. Coherent had a negative net margin of 33.76% and a positive return on equity of 3.25%. Coherent's revenue for the quarter was down 12.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $1.33 earnings per share.
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What guidance has Coherent issued on next quarter's earnings?

Coherent updated its fourth quarter 2020 After-Hours earnings guidance on Tuesday, August, 4th. The company provided EPS 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 brokerages have issued 1 year price targets for Coherent's stock. Their forecasts range from $130.00 to $205.00. On average, they expect Coherent's stock price to reach $166.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 30.1% from the stock's current price.
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Has Coherent been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about COHR stock have trended very positive on Saturday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research firm ranks the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing 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 nearest to five being the most favorable. Coherent earned a media sentiment score of 4.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the scientific and technical instruments company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future.
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Are investors shorting Coherent?

Coherent saw a decrease in short interest in 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 currently 5.6 days. Currently, 4.4% of the shares of the company 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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Victory Capital Management Inc. (6.28%), Fisher Asset Management LLC (1.58%), Boston Trust Walden Corp (0.83%), New York State Common Retirement Fund (0.79%), Robecosam AG (0.78%) and Terril Brothers Inc. (0.64%). 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 Russell Investments Group Ltd., Skylands Capital LLC, New York State Common Retirement Fund, Fisher Asset Management LLC, Robecosam AG, Texas Permanent School Fund, Greatmark Investment Partners Inc., and Dupont Capital Management 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 institutional investors are buying Coherent stock?

COHR stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Victory Capital Management Inc., SG Americas Securities LLC, Boston Trust Walden Corp, WINTON GROUP Ltd, Swiss National Bank, Coastline Trust Co, Sciencast Management LP, and Great Lakes Advisors LLC.
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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 $127.97.

How big of a company is Coherent?

Coherent has a market capitalization of $3.10 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 8/8/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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