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

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$21.27 +0.48 (+2.31 %)
(As of 03/26/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$20.79
Today's Range$21.01 - $21.55
52-Week Range$16.25 - $43.63
Volume4,805 shs
Average Volume589,456 shs
Market Capitalization$781.67 million
P/E Ratio66.16
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

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

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$191.36 million
Cash Flow$0.4627 per share
Book Value$5.95 per share

Profitability

Net Income$13.94 million

Miscellaneous

Employees1,130
Market Cap$781.67 million
Next Earnings Date5/22/2019 (Estimated)
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) issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, February, 20th. The company reported $0.10 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.08 by $0.02. The company had revenue of $46.16 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $46.64 million. Nlight had a return on equity of 8.37% and a net margin of 7.28%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 23.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $0.04 EPS. View Nlight's Earnings History.

When is Nlight's next earnings date?

Nlight is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, May 22nd 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Nlight.

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

Nlight updated its first quarter 2019 earnings guidance on Wednesday, February, 20th. The company provided EPS guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $40-44 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $46.29 million.

What price target have analysts set for LASR?

10 brokers have issued 12-month price targets for Nlight's shares. Their forecasts range from $14.00 to $43.00. On average, they anticipate Nlight's share price to reach $29.2222 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 37.4% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Nlight.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Nlight?

10 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Nlight in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 4 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?

Press coverage about LASR stock has trended somewhat negative this week, according to InfoTrie. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Nlight earned a media sentiment score of -1.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future.

Who are some of Nlight's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Nlight own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Nlight investors own include Micron Technology (MU), Intel (INTC), Netflix (NFLX), NVIDIA (NVDA), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Nutanix (NTNX), AbbVie (ABBV), Walt Disney (DIS), Magellan Midstream Partners (MMP) and Vanda Pharmaceuticals (VNDA).

Who are Nlight's key executives?

Nlight's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Scott H. Keeney, Co-Founder, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 54)
  • Mr. Robert Martinsen, Chief Technology Officer (Age 58)
  • Mr. Bill Willson, Managing Director of Fiber Division
  • Mr. Jason Farmer, Co-Founder
  • Mr. Ran Bareket, VP & CFO (Age 53)

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 a price of $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 many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Royce & Associates LP (3.92%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (3.34%), BlackRock Inc. (3.18%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (2.70%), Pinnacle Associates Ltd. (2.25%) and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (1.75%). Company insiders that own Nlight stock include Bandel L Carano, David D Osborne, Mv Management Ix Llc, Ran Bareket, 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 Account Management LLC, Principal Financial Group Inc., Stifel Financial Corp, Raymond James & Associates and Barclays PLC. Company insiders that have sold Nlight company stock in the last year include Bandel L Carano, David D Osborne, Mv Management Ix Llc, Ran Bareket, Robert Martinsen and Scott H Keeney. View Insider Buying and Selling for Nlight.

Which major investors are buying Nlight stock?

LASR stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, BlackRock Inc., Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Royce & Associates LP, Hamilton Lane Advisors LLC, Pinnacle Associates Ltd., Bank of New York Mellon Corp and Northern Trust Corp. 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 $21.27.

How big of a company is Nlight?

Nlight has a market capitalization of $781.67 million and generates $191.36 million in revenue each year. The company earns $13.94 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.32 on an earnings per share basis. Nlight employs 1,130 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 NORTHEAST 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:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  63 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  68 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  131
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 3/26/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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