NASDAQ:LASR - Nlight Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$19.11 -0.57 (-2.90 %)
(As of 12/9/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$19.11
Today's Range$18.7250 - $19.68
52-Week Range$16.25 - $43.63
Volume539,468 shs
Average Volume415,028 shs
Market Capitalization$698.89 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
BetaN/A
nLIGHT, Inc. designs, develops, and manufactures semiconductor and fiber lasers used in various end applications in the industrial, microfabrication, and aerospace and defense markets. The company also produces optical fiber products. It markets and sells its products to original equipment manufacturer primarily through direct sales force in the United States, China, South Korea, Germany, and Finland, as well as through various independent sales representatives and distributors in North America, Asia, and Europe. The company was formerly known as nLight Photonics Corporation and changed its name to nLIGHT, Inc. in January 2016. nLIGHT, Inc. was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Vancouver, Washington.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Semiconductors & related devices
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorComputer and Technology
Current SymbolNASDAQ:LASR
Previous Symbol
CUSIPN/A
Phone360-566-4460

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.08
Current Ratio9.12
Quick Ratio7.71

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E RatioN/A
Forward P/E Ratio57.91
P/E Growth1.96

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$138.58 million
Price / Sales5.04
Cash FlowN/A
Price / Cash FlowN/A
Book ValueN/A
Price / BookN/A

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A
Net Income$1.83 million
Net Margins6.93%
Return on Equity9.94%
Return on Assets7.12%

Miscellaneous

Employees1,071
Outstanding Shares36,570,000
Market Cap$698.89 million
OptionableOptionable

Nlight (NASDAQ:LASR) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Nlight's stock symbol?

Nlight trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "LASR."

How were Nlight's earnings last quarter?

Nlight Inc (NASDAQ:LASR) announced its earnings results on Monday, November, 5th. The company reported $0.15 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.12 by $0.03. The company earned $51.03 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $49.20 million. Nlight had a net margin of 6.93% and a return on equity of 9.94%. The firm's revenue was up 39.6% on a year-over-year basis. View Nlight's Earnings History.

When is Nlight's next earnings date?

Nlight is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, February 4th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Nlight.

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

Nlight updated its fourth quarter 2018 earnings guidance on Monday, November, 5th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $45-49 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $47.46 million.

What price target have analysts set for LASR?

9 brokers have issued 12-month target prices for Nlight's stock. Their forecasts range from $14.00 to $43.00. On average, they anticipate Nlight's stock price to reach $30.6250 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 60.3% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Nlight.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Nlight?

9 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Nlight in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 3 hold ratings, 4 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Nlight.

Has Nlight been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about LASR stock have trended somewhat positive recently, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Nlight earned a news impact score of 0.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the company a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days.

Who are some of Nlight's key competitors?

Who are Nlight's key executives?

Nlight's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Scott H. Keeney, Co-Founder, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 53)
  • Mr. Jason Farmer, Co-Founder
  • Mr. Ran Bareket, VP & CFO (Age 52)
  • Mr. David Pickett, Chief Operating Officer
  • Mr. Jason D. Willey, Sr. Director of Investor Relations and Corp. Devel.

When did Nlight IPO?

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

When did Nlight's lock-up period expire?

Nlight's lock-up period expired on Tuesday, October 23rd. Nlight had issued 6,000,000 shares in its initial public offering on April 26th. The total size of the offering was $96,000,000 based on an initial share price of $16.00. Since the end of Nlight's lock-up period, restrictions preventing major shareholders and company insiders from selling shares in the company have been lifted.

Who are Nlight's major shareholders?

Nlight's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Neuberger Berman Group LLC (3.41%), Clearbridge Investments LLC (3.39%), Royce & Associates LP (2.49%), Vanguard Group Inc. (2.32%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (2.40%) and Pinnacle Associates Ltd. (1.82%). Company insiders that own Nlight stock include Bandel L Carano, David D Osborne, Mv Management Ix Llc, Robert Martinsen and Scott H Keeney. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Nlight.

Which major investors are selling Nlight stock?

LASR stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC, Primecap Management Co. CA and Board of Trustees of The Leland Stanford Junior University. Company insiders that have sold Nlight company stock in the last year include Bandel L Carano, David D Osborne, Mv Management Ix Llc, Robert Martinsen and Scott H Keeney. View Insider Buying and Selling for Nlight.

Which major investors are buying Nlight stock?

LASR stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Clearbridge Investments LLC, Neuberger Berman Group LLC, Pinnacle Associates Ltd., Royce & Associates LP, Vanguard Group Inc., Motley Fool Wealth Management LLC, Motley Fool Asset Management LLC and Wells Fargo & Company MN. View Insider Buying and Selling for Nlight.

How do I buy shares of Nlight?

Shares of LASR 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 Nlight's stock price today?

One share of LASR stock can currently be purchased for approximately $19.11.

How big of a company is Nlight?

Nlight has a market capitalization of $698.89 million and generates $138.58 million in revenue each year. Nlight employs 1,071 workers across the globe.

What is Nlight's official website?

The official website for Nlight is http://www.nlight.net.

How can I contact Nlight?

Nlight's mailing address is 5408 NE 88TH STREET BUILDING E, VANCOUVER WA, 98665. The company can be reached via phone at 360-566-4460 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Nlight (NASDAQ LASR)

Community Ranking:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  53 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  51 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  104
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Nlight and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe LASR will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe LASR will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/9/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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