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nLIGHT (LASR) Stock Price, News & Analysis

+0.21 (+1.74%)
(As of 06/12/2024 ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
149,384 shs
Average Volume
176,002 shs
Market Capitalization
$583.15 million
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
Price Target

nLIGHT MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
3.00 Rating Score
30.5% Upside
$16.00 Price Target
Short Interest
2.50% of Shares Sold Short
Dividend Strength
News Sentiment
1.16mentions of nLIGHT in the last 14 days
Based on 5 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$715,932 Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
From ($0.89) to ($0.76) Per Share

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.

3.19 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

268th out of 587 stocks

Semiconductors & Related Devices Industry

40th out of 87 stocks

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nLIGHT, Inc. designs, develops, manufactures, and sells semiconductor and fiber lasers for industrial, microfabrication, and aerospace and defense applications. The company operates in two segments, Laser Products and Advanced Development. It offers semiconductor lasers with various ranges of power levels, wavelengths, and output fiber sizes; and programmable and serviceable fiber lasers for use in industrial and aerospace and defense applications. The company also provides laser sensors, including light detection and ranging technologies for intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance applications; and fiber amplifiers, 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 independent sales representatives and distributors in Asia, Australia, Europe, the Middle East, 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

LASR Stock News Headlines

nLIGHT (LASR) Earnings Dates & Reports
LASR Stock Earnings: nLight Beats EPS, Beats Revenue for Q1 2024
LASR Apr 2024 7.500 call
nLIGHT Shares Drop 13% Following 4Q Revenue Miss
LASR Jun 2024 10.000 call
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Company Calendar

Last Earnings
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Semiconductors & related devices
Current Symbol
Year Founded

Price Target and Rating

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Potential Upside/Downside
Consensus Rating
Rating Score (0-4)
Research Coverage
2 Analysts


Net Income
Pretax Margin


Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$200.36 million
Book Value
$5.45 per share


Free Float
Market Cap
$583.15 million
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Key Executives

  • Mr. Scott H. KeeneyMr. Scott H. Keeney (Age 59)
    Co-Founder, Chairman, President & CEO
    Comp: $500.66k
  • Mr. Joseph Corso (Age 43)
    Chief Financial Officer
    Comp: $331.91k
  • Mr. Jason Farmer
  • 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?

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

2 analysts have issued 12 month price targets for nLIGHT's stock. Their LASR share price targets range from $15.00 to $17.00. On average, they expect the company's share price to reach $16.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 30.5% 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 9.2% and is now trading at $12.26.
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When is nLIGHT's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, August 1st 2024.
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How were nLIGHT's earnings last quarter?

nLIGHT, Inc. (NASDAQ:LASR) announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, May, 2nd. The company reported ($0.29) earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.30) by $0.01. The company earned $44.53 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $44.35 million. nLIGHT had a negative net margin of 23.81% and a negative trailing twelve-month return on equity of 17.86%.

What ETF holds nLIGHT's stock?

ProShares Nanotechnology ETF holds 4,166 shares of LASR stock, representing 0.89% of its portfolio.

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

nLIGHT updated its second quarter 2024 earnings guidance on Friday, May, 3rd. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $47.0 million-$51.0 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $48.2 million.

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

19 employees have rated nLIGHT Chief Executive Officer Scott Keeney on 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?

nLIGHT (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 served 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 number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (10.65%), Pinnacle Associates Ltd. (3.62%), Clearbridge Investments LLC (3.48%), Wasatch Advisors LP (0.73%), Rice Hall James & Associates LLC (0.49%) and Allspring Global Investments Holdings LLC (0.32%). Insiders that own company stock include Geoffrey Moore, James Nias, Joseph John Corso, 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 6/13/2024 by Staff

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