NASDAQ:LASR - Nlight Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $21.00 -0.31 (-1.45 %) (As of 02/22/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$21.00Today's Range$20.46 - $21.6452-Week Range$16.25 - $43.63Volume381,669 shsAverage Volume396,887 shsMarket Capitalization$767.97 millionP/E Ratio65.63Dividend YieldN/ABetaN/A ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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. Receive LASR News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for LASR and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry Semiconductors & related devices Sub-IndustryN/A SectorComputer and Technology Current SymbolNASDAQ:LASR Previous Symbol CUSIPN/A CIK1124796 Webwww.nlight.net Phone360-566-4460Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.08 Current Ratio9.12 Quick Ratio7.71Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio65.63 Forward P/E Ratio53.85 P/E Growth1.82 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$191.36 million Price / Sales4.01 Cash FlowN/A Price / Cash FlowN/A Book ValueN/A Price / BookN/AProfitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.32 Net Income$1.83 million Net Margins7.28% Return on Equity9.33% Return on Assets6.96%Miscellaneous Employees1,071 Outstanding Shares36,570,000Market Cap$767.97 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) posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, February, 20th. The company reported $0.10 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.08 by $0.02. The firm had revenue of $46.16 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $46.64 million. Nlight had a return on equity of 9.33% and a net margin of 7.28%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 23.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $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 issued an update on its first quarter 2019 earnings guidance on Wednesday, February, 20th. The company provided earnings per share 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 1-year price objectives for Nlight's stock. Their forecasts range from $14.00 to $43.00. On average, they anticipate Nlight's stock price to reach $29.2222 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 39.2% 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? Media coverage about LASR stock has been trending somewhat positive recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Nlight earned a news sentiment score of 2.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media coverage about the company a news buzz of 3.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future. Who are some of Nlight's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Nlight include Viavi Solutions (VIAV), Finisar (FNSR), Cirrus Logic (CRUS), Dialog Semiconductor (DLGNF), Acacia Communications (ACIA), Amkor Technology (AMKR), Power Integrations (POWI), Diodes (DIOD), BE Semiconductor Industrs (BESIY), Solaredge Technologies (SEDG), Inphi (IPHI), Tower Semiconductor (TSEM), OSI Systems (OSIS), MaxLinear (MXL) and Kulicke and Soffa Industries (KLIC). 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), Sangamo Therapeutics (SGMO), QUALCOMM (QCOM), Alibaba Group (BABA), Cisco Systems (CSCO) and Walt Disney (DIS). 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 DivisionMr. Jason Farmer, Co-FounderMr. Ran Bareket, VP & CFO (Age 53) 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 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 number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors 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 purchased 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 $21.00. How big of a company is Nlight? Nlight has a market capitalization of $767.97 million and generates $191.36 million in revenue each year. The company earns $1.83 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.32 on an earnings per share basis. 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: 2.4 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 60 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 64 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 124MarketBeat'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 2/23/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: How much can an individual set aside as a catch-up contribution?