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NASDAQ:LASRNlight Stock Price, Forecast & News

-0.42 (-1.69 %)
(As of 08/14/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $24.50
50-Day Range
MA: $22.93
52-Week Range
Now: $24.50
Volume212,335 shs
Average Volume323,999 shs
Market Capitalization$952.41 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
nLIGHT, Inc. designs, develops, and manufactures semiconductor and fiber lasers for industrial, microfabrication, and aerospace and defense applications. The company operates in two segments, Laser Products and Advanced Development. It also produces optical fiber products. The company markets and sells its products to original equipment manufacturers primarily through direct sales force in the United States, China, South Korea, and Finland, as well as through various independent sales representatives and distributors in 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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 1.5Community Rank: 2.3Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.09 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Semiconductors & related devices
Current SymbolNASDAQ:LASR



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$176.62 million
Cash Flow$0.02 per share
Book Value$5.74 per share


Net Income$-12,880,000.00


Market Cap$952.41 million
Next Earnings Date11/2/2020 (Estimated)
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(As of 08/14/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Nlight (NASDAQ:LASR) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Nlight's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Nlight's stock was trading at $12.22 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, LASR stock has increased by 100.5% and is now trading at $24.50.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Nlight?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Nlight in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating, 5 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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When is Nlight's next earnings date?

Nlight is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, November 2nd 2020.
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How were Nlight's earnings last quarter?

Nlight Inc (NASDAQ:LASR) posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, August, 5th. The company reported ($0.18) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of ($0.17) by $0.01. Nlight had a negative return on equity of 9.11% and a negative net margin of 14.17%.
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What guidance has Nlight issued on next quarter's earnings?

Nlight updated its third quarter 2020 After-Hours earnings guidance on Wednesday, August, 5th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $54-60 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $51.2 million.

What price target have analysts set for LASR?

7 brokers have issued 1-year price objectives for Nlight's stock. Their forecasts range from $22.00 to $27.00. On average, they expect Nlight's share price to reach $25.17 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 2.7% from the stock's current price.
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Has Nlight been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about LASR stock has trended somewhat positive this week, InfoTrie reports. InfoTrie scores the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of 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 0.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future.
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Are investors shorting Nlight?

Nlight saw a increase in short interest during the month of June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totaling 1,870,000 shares, an increase of 26.4% from the June 15th total of 1,480,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 328,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 5.7 days. Currently, 5.5% of the shares of the company are short sold.
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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 Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Netflix (NFLX), AbbVie (ABBV), BioMarin Pharmaceutical (BMRN), Intel (INTC), NVIDIA (NVDA), Walt Disney (DIS), Alibaba Group (BABA), Enterprise Products Partners (EPD) and Gilead Sciences (GILD).

Who are Nlight's key executives?

Nlight's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Scott H. Keeney, Co-Founder, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 55, Pay $747.02k)
  • Mr. Ran Bareket, VP & CFO (Age 54, Pay $470.8k)
  • Mr. Robert Martinsen, Chief Technology Officer (Age 58, Pay $307.33k)
  • Mr. Jason Farmer, Co-Founder
  • Mr. David Pickett, Chief Operating Officer

When did Nlight IPO?

(LASR) raised $76 million in an initial public offering 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.

What is Nlight's stock symbol?

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

Who are Nlight's major shareholders?

Nlight's stock is owned by a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Wasatch Advisors Inc. (8.72%), Vanguard Group Inc. (8.46%), Jennison Associates LLC (3.04%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (2.72%), TimesSquare Capital Management LLC (2.42%) and Pinnacle Associates Ltd. (2.03%). Company insiders that own Nlight stock include Bandel L Carano, David D Osborne, Mv Management Ix Llc, Ran Bareket, Robert Martinsen, Scott H Keeney and Sixth Mdv Partners, LLC.
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Which institutional investors are selling Nlight stock?

LASR stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Phoenix Holdings Ltd., Bank of America Corp DE, TimesSquare Capital Management LLC, Silvercrest Asset Management Group LLC, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Jennison Associates LLC, Pinnacle Associates Ltd., and NewFocus Financial Group LLC. Company insiders that have sold Nlight company stock in the last year include Ran Bareket, Robert Martinsen, and Scott H Keeney.
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Which institutional investors are buying Nlight stock?

LASR stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Wasatch Advisors Inc., Vanguard Group Inc., Russell Investments Group Ltd., Driehaus Capital Management LLC, Columbus Circle Investors, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Swiss National Bank, and Motley Fool Asset Management LLC.
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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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Nlight's stock price today?

One share of LASR stock can currently be purchased for approximately $24.50.

How big of a company is Nlight?

Nlight has a market capitalization of $952.41 million and generates $176.62 million in revenue each year. The company earns $-12,880,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($0.24) on an earnings per share basis. Nlight employs 1,100 workers across the globe.

What is Nlight's official website?

The official website for Nlight is 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]

This page was last updated on 8/15/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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