NASDAQ:FARO - FARO Technologies Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $47.15 +0.67 (+1.44 %) (As of 02/18/2019 03:44 AM ET)Previous Close$47.15Today's Range$46.78 - $47.6952-Week Range$37.58 - $70.20Volume80,682 shsAverage Volume73,184 shsMarket Capitalization$813.48 millionP/E Ratio162.59Dividend YieldN/ABeta1.54 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email FARO Technologies, Inc. designs, develops, manufactures, markets, and supports software driven, three-dimensional (3D) measurement, imaging, and realization systems. The company offers FaroArm, a combination of six or seven-axis, articulated measurement arm, a computer, and CAM2 software programs; and FARO ScanArm, a FaroArm equipped with a hard probe and non-contact laser line probe to measure products. It also provides FARO Gage, a combination of an articulated arm device with a computer and software; FARO Laser Tracker that combines a portable laser measurement tool, a computer, and CAM2 software programs; FARO Cobalt Array Imager, a metrology-grade structured light imager; FARO Tracer, which projects a laser line onto a surface or object; and FARO Focus laser scanner to measure and collect a cloud of data points. In addition, the company offers FARO Scanner Freestyle3DX, a handheld scanner that documents rooms, structures, and objects in 3D, as well as creates high-definition point clouds; and FARO Software, a proprietary computer-aided design-based measurement and laser scanner software. FARO Technologies, Inc. offers its products for manufacturing, industrial, architecture, surveying, building information modeling, construction, public safety, cultural heritage, and other applications. The company sells its products in Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Singapore, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Turkey, the United Kingdom, and the United States. FARO Technologies, Inc. was founded in 1981 and is headquartered in Lake Mary, Florida. Receive FARO News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for FARO and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry Measuring & controlling devices, not elsewhere classified Sub-IndustryElectronic Equipment & Instruments SectorComputer and Technology Current SymbolNASDAQ:FARO Previous Symbol CUSIP31164210 Webwww.faro.com Phone407-333-9911Debt Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A Current Ratio3.71 Quick Ratio2.92Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio162.59 Forward P/E Ratio94.30 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$360.92 million Price / Sales2.25 Cash Flow$1.3159 per share Price / Cash Flow35.83 Book Value$21.07 per share Price / Book2.24Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.29 Net Income$-14,510,000.00 Net Margins-2.99% Return on Equity3.18% Return on Assets2.46%Miscellaneous Employees1,669 Outstanding Shares17,253,000Market Cap$813.48 million OptionableOptionable FARO Technologies (NASDAQ:FARO) Frequently Asked Questions What is FARO Technologies' stock symbol? FARO Technologies trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "FARO." How were FARO Technologies' earnings last quarter? FARO Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:FARO) issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, October, 31st. The scientific and technical instruments company reported $0.09 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.15 by $0.06. The scientific and technical instruments company had revenue of $99.71 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $102.53 million. FARO Technologies had a positive return on equity of 3.18% and a negative net margin of 2.99%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 10.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $0.10 earnings per share. View FARO Technologies' Earnings History. When is FARO Technologies' next earnings date? FARO Technologies is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, February 20th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for FARO Technologies. What price target have analysts set for FARO? 6 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for FARO Technologies' stock. Their predictions range from $45.00 to $82.00. On average, they anticipate FARO Technologies' share price to reach $63.25 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 34.1% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for FARO Technologies. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for FARO Technologies? 6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for FARO Technologies in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 5 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for FARO Technologies. What are Wall Street analysts saying about FARO Technologies stock? Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about FARO Technologies stock: 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "FARO Technologies, Inc. is the world's most trusted source for 3D measurement technology. The Company develops and markets computer-aided measurement and imaging devices and software. Technology from FARO permits high-precision 3D measurement, imaging and comparison of parts and complex structures within production and quality assurance processes. The devices are used for inspecting components and assemblies, rapid prototyping, documenting large volume spaces or structures in 3D, surveying and construction, as well as for investigation and reconstruction of accident sites or crime scenes. FARO Technologies capture and analysis of on-site real world data to investigate crash, crime and fire, plan security activities and provide virtual reality training for public safety personnel, and also Capture detailed and precise 3D data from existing products permitting CAD analysis and redesign, after market design and legacy part replication. " (1/4/2019) 2. Canaccord Genuity analysts commented, "We reiterate a BUY rating on FARO as the company appears well positioned to deliver operating leverage as revenue growth rates recover into the mid-teens. New product introductions and investments in emerging verticals should drive more sustainable growth going forward. We are increasing our estimates and take our price target to $62 based on newly introduced 2019 numbers." (2/22/2018) Has FARO Technologies been receiving favorable news coverage? News coverage about FARO stock has been trending somewhat positive recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative press 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 five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. FARO Technologies earned a daily sentiment score of 1.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the scientific and technical instruments company a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days. Who are some of FARO Technologies' key competitors? Some companies that are related to FARO Technologies include Cubic (CUB), MTS Systems (MTSC), Nanometrics (NANO), Oxford Instruments (OXINF), Geospace Technologies (GEOS), Know Labs (KNWN), Image Sensing Systems (ISNS), Sierra Monitor (SRMC), Midwest Energy Emissions (MEEC), Mikros Systems (MKRS), Cemtrex (CETX), Mechanical Technology (MKTY), Abaxis (ABAX) and Visualant (VSUL). Who are FARO Technologies' key executives? FARO Technologies' management team includes the folowing people: Dr. Simon Raab, Co-Founder, Chairman, CEO & Pres (Age 66)Mr. Robert E. Seidel Jr., Chief Financial Officer (Age 44)Ms. Kathleen J. Hall, Chief Operating Officer (Age 58)Mr. Jody S. Gale, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 44)Ms. Janet D'Anjou, VP of Fin. and Corp. Devel. (Age 43) Who are FARO Technologies' major shareholders? FARO Technologies' stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (14.55%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (5.67%), Paradice Investment Management LLC (5.41%), Royce & Associates LP (3.59%), Baillie Gifford & Co. (2.06%) and Mirae Asset Global Investments Co. Ltd. (2.05%). Company insiders that own FARO Technologies stock include Jody Storm Gale, John Donofrio, Kathleen Hall, Katrona Tyrrell and Simon Raab. View Institutional Ownership Trends for FARO Technologies. Which institutional investors are selling FARO Technologies stock? FARO stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Mirae Asset Global Investments Co. Ltd., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, United Services Automobile Association, Citigroup Inc., Penserra Capital Management LLC, Suffolk Capital Management LLC, MetLife Investment Advisors LLC and New York State Common Retirement Fund. Company insiders that have sold FARO Technologies company stock in the last year include Jody Storm Gale, John Donofrio, Kathleen Hall, Katrona Tyrrell and Simon Raab. View Insider Buying and Selling for FARO Technologies. Which institutional investors are buying FARO Technologies stock? FARO stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Paradice Investment Management LLC, First Trust Advisors LP, BlackRock Inc., Millennium Management LLC, Jane Street Group LLC, Legal & General Group Plc, Geode Capital Management LLC and CWM LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for FARO Technologies. How do I buy shares of FARO Technologies? Shares of FARO 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 FARO Technologies' stock price today? One share of FARO stock can currently be purchased for approximately $47.15. How big of a company is FARO Technologies? FARO Technologies has a market capitalization of $813.48 million and generates $360.92 million in revenue each year. The scientific and technical instruments company earns $-14,510,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or $0.29 on an earnings per share basis. FARO Technologies employs 1,669 workers across the globe. What is FARO Technologies' official website? The official website for FARO Technologies is http://www.faro.com. How can I contact FARO Technologies? FARO Technologies' mailing address is 250 TECHNOLOGY PARK, LAKE MARY FL, 32746. The scientific and technical instruments company can be reached via phone at 407-333-9911. MarketBeat Community Rating for FARO Technologies (NASDAQ FARO)Community Ranking: 2.6 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 308 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 294 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 602MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about FARO Technologies and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe FARO will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe FARO will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 2/18/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What are no-load funds?