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NASDAQ:LASR

nLIGHT (LASR) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$12.86
-0.29 (-2.21%)
(As of 02/28/2024 ET)
Today's Range
$12.81
$13.08
50-Day Range
$12.16
$14.61
52-Week Range
$8.13
$15.91
Volume
117,321 shs
Average Volume
187,080 shs
Market Capitalization
$600.43 million
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
N/A
Price Target
$14.67

nLIGHT MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.67 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
14.0% Upside
$14.67 Price Target
Short Interest
Bearish
2.46% of Shares Sold Short
Dividend Strength
N/A
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
0.72mentions of nLIGHT in the last 14 days
Based on 10 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
N/A

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

0.87 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

544th out of 605 stocks

Semiconductors & Related Devices Industry

83rd out of 87 stocks


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About nLIGHT Stock (NASDAQ:LASR)

nLIGHT, Inc. designs, manufactures, and sells semiconductor and fiber lasers for industrial, microfabrication, and aerospace and defense applications. It operates in two segments, Laser Products and Advanced Development. The company also provides fiber amplifiers, and beam combination and control systems for use in high-energy laser systems in directed energy applications. It sells its products through direct sales force in the United States, China, South Korea, and European countries, as well as through various independent sales representatives and distributors in Asia, Europe, and South America. The company was formerly known as nLight Photonics Corporation and changed its name to nLIGHT, Inc. in January 2016. nLIGHT, Inc. was incorporated in 2000 and is headquartered in Camas, Washington.

LASR Stock Price History

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nLIGHT secures $34.5 million contract
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Company Calendar

Last Earnings
11/04/2021
Today
2/28/2024
Next Earnings (Estimated)
5/02/2024
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Semiconductors & related devices
Sub-Industry
N/A
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:LASR
Fax
N/A
Employees
1,100
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
$14.67
High Stock Price Target
$17.00
Low Stock Price Target
$11.00
Potential Upside/Downside
+14.0%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.67
Research Coverage
3 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$-41,670,000.00
Pretax Margin
-24.31%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$209.92 million
Book Value
$5.98 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
44,072,000
Market Cap
$600.43 million
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
2.47
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Key Executives

  • Mr. Scott H. KeeneyMr. Scott H. Keeney (Age 59)
    Co-Founder, Chairman, President & CEO
    Comp: $519.1k
  • Mr. Joseph Corso (Age 43)
    Chief Financial Officer
    Comp: $314.48k
  • Mr. Jason Farmer
    Co-Founder
  • Mr. Chris Schechter
    Chief Operating Officer
  • Mr. James Nias (Age 52)
    VP, Corporate Controller & Chief Accounting Officer
  • Mr. Robert Martinsen (Age 62)
    Chief Technology Officer
    Comp: $317.57k
  • Julie Dimmick
    VP, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary
  • Ms. Kerry Hill
    VP of Human Resources & Treasury
  • Mr. Bill Willson
    Managing Director of Fiber Division
  • Mr. Joseph V. DeBartolo
    VP & General Manager














LASR Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell nLIGHT stock right now?

3 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for nLIGHT in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 2 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "moderate buy" LASR shares.
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What is nLIGHT's stock price target for 2024?

3 brokers have issued 12 month price objectives for nLIGHT's shares. Their LASR share price targets range from $11.00 to $17.00. On average, they anticipate the company's stock price to reach $14.67 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 14.0% from the stock's current price.
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How have LASR shares performed in 2024?

nLIGHT's stock was trading at $13.50 on January 1st, 2024. Since then, LASR stock has decreased by 4.7% and is now trading at $12.86.
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When is nLIGHT's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, May 2nd 2024.
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.

How were nLIGHT's earnings last quarter?

nLIGHT, Inc. (NASDAQ:LASR) issued its earnings results on Thursday, November, 4th. The company reported $0.08 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.06 by $0.02. The company had revenue of $72.24 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $71.32 million. nLIGHT had a negative trailing twelve-month return on equity of 14.88% and a negative net margin of 19.85%. nLIGHT's revenue for the quarter was up 17.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned ($0.04) EPS.

What ETF holds nLIGHT's stock ?

ProShares Nanotechnology ETF holds 1,877 shares of LASR stock, representing 0.88% of its portfolio.

What guidance has nLIGHT issued on next quarter's earnings?

nLIGHT issued an update on its first quarter 2024 earnings guidance on Thursday, February, 22nd. The company provided earnings per share guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $42.0 million-$46.0 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $50.7 million.

What is Scott Keeney's approval rating as nLIGHT's CEO?

19 employees have rated nLIGHT Chief Executive Officer Scott Keeney on Glassdoor.com. Scott Keeney has an approval rating of 59% among the company's employees. This puts Scott Keeney in the bottom 25% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

What other stocks do shareholders of nLIGHT own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other nLIGHT investors own include Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Netflix (NFLX), AbbVie (ABBV), Intel (INTC), NVIDIA (NVDA), BioMarin Pharmaceutical (BMRN), Walt Disney (DIS), Gilead Sciences (GILD), Micron Technology (MU) and PayPal (PYPL).

When did nLIGHT IPO?

(LASR) raised $76 million in an initial public offering (IPO) on Thursday, April 26th 2018. The company issued 5,400,000 shares at $13.00-$15.00 per share. Stifel and Raymond James acted as the underwriters for the IPO and Needham, Canaccord Genuity and D.A. Davidson were co-managers.

Who are nLIGHT's major shareholders?

nLIGHT's stock is owned by a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (10.80%), Pinnacle Associates Ltd. (3.63%), Clearbridge Investments LLC (3.52%), Needham Investment Management LLC (2.69%), Senvest Management LLC (2.48%) and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (2.40%). Insiders that own company stock include James Nias, Ran Bareket and Scott H Keeney.
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How do I buy shares of nLIGHT?

Shares of LASR stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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This page (NASDAQ:LASR) was last updated on 2/29/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff