NASDAQ:LASR - Nlight Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $18.49 -0.44 (-2.32 %) (As of 01/17/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$18.93Today's Range$17.64 - $19.0152-Week Range$16.25 - $43.63Volume933,000 shsAverage Volume439,133 shsMarket Capitalization$653.54 millionP/E RatioN/ADividend 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 Webwww.nlight.net Phone360-566-4460Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.08 Current Ratio9.12 Quick Ratio7.71Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E RatioN/A Forward P/E Ratio56.03 P/E Growth1.53 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$138.58 million Price / Sales4.88 Cash FlowN/A Price / Cash FlowN/A Book ValueN/A Price / BookN/AProfitability 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 Shares36,570,000Market Cap$653.54 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 quarterly earnings results on Monday, November, 5th. The company reported $0.15 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.12 by $0.03. The business had revenue of $51.03 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $49.20 million. Nlight had a return on equity of 9.94% and a net margin of 6.93%. The company's revenue for the quarter 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 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 equities research analysts have issued 12-month 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 $30.3750 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 64.3% 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? Media stories about LASR stock have trended negative on Thursday, according to InfoTrie. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Nlight earned a news impact score of -2.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories about the company a news buzz of 2.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is very unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days. Are investors shorting Nlight? Nlight saw a increase in short interest during the month of December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totalling 2,494,159 shares, an increase of 46.3% from the December 14th total of 1,705,016 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 668,435 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 3.7 days. Currently, 9.8% of the company's stock are short sold. View Nlight's Current Options Chain. Who are some of Nlight's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Nlight include Finisar (FNSR), Cabot Microelectronics (CCMP), Viavi Solutions (VIAV), Cirrus Logic (CRUS), Dialog Semiconductor (DLGNF), Power Integrations (POWI), Amkor Technology (AMKR), Acacia Communications (ACIA), BE Semiconductor Industrs (BESIY), Solaredge Technologies (SEDG), Diodes (DIOD), Inphi (IPHI), Kulicke and Soffa Industries (KLIC), Tower Semiconductor (TSEM) and Oclaro (OCLR). 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 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. 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 $18.49. How big of a company is Nlight? Nlight has a market capitalization of $653.54 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 ( )Outperform Votes: 55 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 57 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 112MarketBeat'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 1/17/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What is Liquidity?