FLIR Systems Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.11 (+0.19 %)
(As of 04/16/2021 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $58.53
50-Day Range
MA: $55.59
52-Week Range
Now: $58.53
Volume2.26 million shs
Average Volume2.25 million shs
Market Capitalization$7.69 billion
P/E Ratio55.74
Dividend Yield1.17%
FLIR Systems, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, designs, develops, markets, and distributes thermal imaging systems, visible-light imaging systems, locater systems, measurement and diagnostic systems, and threat-detection solutions worldwide. The company operates in two segments, Industrial Technologies and Defense Technologies. The Industrial Technologies segment develops and manufactures thermal and visible-spectrum imaging camera cores and components for third parties to create thermal, industrial, and other types of imaging systems; and develops and manufactures devices that image, measure, and analyze thermal energy, gases, and other environmental elements for industrial, commercial, and scientific applications, as well as imaging payloads for unmanned aerial systems, and machine vision cameras. It also develops, manufactures, and services thermal imaging cameras, analytics software, gas detection cameras, firefighting cameras, process automation cameras, environmental test and measurement devices, security cameras, marine electronics, and traffic cameras for perimeter security, critical infrastructure, recreational and commercial maritime, and traffic monitoring and control. The Defense Technologies segment develops and manufactures airborne, land, maritime, and man-portable multi-spectrum imaging systems; radars; lasers; imaging components; integrated multi-sensor system platforms; chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and explosives detectors; and nano-class unmanned aerial systems, as well as services related to systems for military, law enforcement, public safety, and other government customers. It also produces multi-mission unmanned air and unmanned ground systems serving the U.S. Department of Defense and federal government agencies, public safety, and governmental customers. It has collaboration with Neurala to deliver AI-Powered industrial cameras. FLIR Systems, Inc. was incorporated in 1978 and is headquartered in Wilsonville, Oregon.
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Search & navigation equipment
Sub-IndustryElectronic Equipment & Instruments
Current SymbolNASDAQ:FLIR
Year Founded1978



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.89 billion
Cash Flow$3.40 per share
Book Value$13.95 per share


Net Income$171.60 million


Market Cap$7.69 billion
Next Earnings Date5/5/2021 (Estimated)


FLIR Systems receives millions in funding from DARPA
April 12, 2021 |
FLIR Systems (NASDAQ:FLIR) Sets New 1-Year High at $58.02
April 12, 2021 |
FLIR Systems (NASDAQ:FLIR) Hits New 1-Year High at $57.49
April 5, 2021 |
FLIR Systems (NASDAQ:FLIR) Reaches New 12-Month High at $56.33
March 29, 2021 |
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Overall MarketRank

1.45 out of 5 stars

Aerospace Sector

25th out of 75 stocks

Search & Navigation Equipment Industry

6th out of 14 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.0Community Rank: 2.3Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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FLIR Systems (NASDAQ:FLIR) Frequently Asked Questions

Is FLIR Systems a buy right now?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for FLIR Systems in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 5 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "hold" FLIR Systems stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in FLIR, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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Wall Street analysts have given FLIR Systems 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 FLIR Systems wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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Are investors shorting FLIR Systems?

FLIR Systems saw a increase in short interest during the month of March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totaling 6,430,000 shares, an increase of 29.1% from the March 15th total of 4,980,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 1,870,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 3.4 days. Approximately 5.0% of the shares of the stock are sold short.
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When is FLIR Systems' next earnings date?

FLIR Systems is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, May 5th 2021.
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How were FLIR Systems' earnings last quarter?

FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:FLIR) announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, February, 25th. The scientific and technical instruments company reported $0.78 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.62 by $0.16. The scientific and technical instruments company earned $524.30 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $492.46 million. FLIR Systems had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 16.85% and a net margin of 7.36%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 7.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $0.53 EPS.
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How has FLIR Systems' stock price been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

FLIR Systems' stock was trading at $35.15 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, FLIR stock has increased by 66.5% and is now trading at $58.53.
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How often does FLIR Systems pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for FLIR Systems?

FLIR Systems announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, February 25th. Investors of record on Friday, March 5th will be paid a dividend of $0.17 per share on Friday, March 19th. This represents a $0.68 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.16%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, March 4th.
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Is FLIR Systems a good dividend stock?

FLIR Systems pays an annual dividend of $0.68 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.17%. FLIR Systems does not yet have a strock track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of FLIR Systems is 30.49%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, FLIR Systems will have a dividend payout ratio of 29.57% next year. This indicates that FLIR Systems will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What price target have analysts set for FLIR?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year price targets for FLIR Systems' stock. Their forecasts range from $52.00 to $56.00. On average, they anticipate FLIR Systems' share price to reach $54.25 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 7.3%.
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Who are FLIR Systems' key executives?

FLIR Systems' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. James J. Cannon, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 50, Pay $2.1M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Ms. Carol P. Lowe, CFO & Exec. VP (Age 55, Pay $1.37M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Ms. Sonia Galindo, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel, Sec. and Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer (Age 52, Pay $811.09k) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Ms. Paula M. Cooney, Sr. VP & Chief HR Officer (Age 52, Pay $720.23k) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Travis Barton Johnson, VP, Corp. Controller & Principal Accounting Officer (Age 35)

What is Jim Cannon's approval rating as FLIR Systems' CEO?

58 employees have rated FLIR Systems CEO Jim Cannon on Jim Cannon has an approval rating of 84% among FLIR Systems' employees.

Who are some of FLIR Systems' key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of FLIR Systems own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other FLIR Systems investors own include Bank of America (BAC), AT&T (T), Micron Technology (MU), Intel (INTC), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), NVIDIA (NVDA), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Raytheon Technologies (RTX), QUALCOMM (QCOM) and Tesla (TSLA).

What is FLIR Systems' stock symbol?

FLIR Systems trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "FLIR."

Who are FLIR Systems' major shareholders?

FLIR Systems' stock is owned by a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include CHURCHILL MANAGEMENT Corp (0.15%), Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.14%), Calamos Advisors LLC (0.10%), Valicenti Advisory Services Inc. (0.07%), Red Spruce Capital LLC (0.04%) and Havens Advisors LLC (0.03%). Company insiders that own FLIR Systems stock include Angus L Macdonald, Anthony D Buffum, Brian E Harding, Catherine Ann Halligan, Earl R Lewis, Jeffrey Frank, John D Carter and Steven E Wynne.
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Which institutional investors are selling FLIR Systems stock?

FLIR stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Retirement Systems of Alabama, Valicenti Advisory Services Inc., Red Spruce Capital LLC, CHURCHILL MANAGEMENT Corp, Pacer Advisors Inc., State of Alaska Department of Revenue, First Bank & Trust, and Crossmark Global Holdings Inc.. Company insiders that have sold FLIR Systems company stock in the last year include Angus L Macdonald, Earl R Lewis, John D Carter, and Steven E Wynne.
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Which institutional investors are buying FLIR Systems stock?

FLIR stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Calamos Advisors LLC, Havens Advisors LLC, FDx Advisors Inc., and Valeo Financial Advisors LLC.
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How do I buy shares of FLIR Systems?

Shares of FLIR 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 FLIR Systems' stock price today?

One share of FLIR stock can currently be purchased for approximately $58.53.

How much money does FLIR Systems make?

FLIR Systems has a market capitalization of $7.69 billion and generates $1.89 billion in revenue each year. The scientific and technical instruments company earns $171.60 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.23 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does FLIR Systems have?

FLIR Systems employs 4,179 workers across the globe.

Does FLIR Systems have any subsidiaries?

The following companies are subsidiares of FLIR Systems: Acyclica, Aerius Photonics, Aeryon Labs, Armasight, Brysen Optical Corp, Cedip Infrared Systems, DVTel, Digimerge Technologies, Directed Perception Inc., Endeavor Robotics, Extech Instruments, FLIR Commercial Systems Inc., FLIR Detection Inc., FLIR Government Systems Inc., FLIR Integrated Imaging Solutions, FLIR Surveillance Inc., FLIR Systems AB, FLIR Systems BV, FLIR Systems Holding AB, FLIR Systems Trading Belgium BVBA, FSI Holdings CV, ICx Technologies, Ifara Tecnologias S.L, Indigo Systems, Lorex Technology, OmniTech Partners Inc., Point Grey Research Inc., Prox Dynamics, RIHL Ltd., Raymarine Holdings, Raymarine UK Ltd., Salvador Imaging Inc., Scientific Materials Corporation, and Traficon International NV.

When was FLIR Systems founded?

FLIR Systems was founded in 1978.

What is FLIR Systems' official website?

The official website for FLIR Systems is

Where are FLIR Systems' headquarters?

FLIR Systems is headquartered at 27700 SW PARKWAY AVENUE, WILSONVILLE OR, 97070.

How can I contact FLIR Systems?

FLIR Systems' mailing address is 27700 SW PARKWAY AVENUE, WILSONVILLE OR, 97070. The scientific and technical instruments company can be reached via phone at 503-498-3547.

This page was last updated on 4/18/2021 by Staff
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