nLIGHT Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.67 (+2.16 %)
(As of 06/23/2021 01:15 PM ET)
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Volume4,182 shs
Average Volume287,897 shs
Market Capitalization$1.36 billion
P/E RatioN/A
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About nLIGHT

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 laser chips, optical fiber in-house, and electrical-optical components. The company also provides fiber amplifiers and 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 Finland, as well as through various independent sales representatives and distributors in Asia, Europe, 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 founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Vancouver, Washington.


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Overall MarketRank

1.61 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

304th out of 1,591 stocks

Semiconductors & Related Devices Industry

48th out of 151 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 3.4Community Rank: 2.4Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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nLIGHT (NASDAQ:LASR) Frequently Asked Questions

Is nLIGHT a buy right now?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for nLIGHT in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" nLIGHT stock.
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When is nLIGHT's next earnings date?

nLIGHT is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, August 4th 2021.
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How were nLIGHT's earnings last quarter?

nLIGHT, Inc. (NASDAQ:LASR) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, May, 6th. The company reported $0.06 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of ($0.15) by $0.21. The business had revenue of $61.30 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $59.87 million. nLIGHT had a negative net margin of 8.14% and a negative trailing twelve-month return on equity of 7.07%. nLIGHT's revenue for the quarter was up 41.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted ($0.08) EPS.
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How has nLIGHT's stock been impacted by Coronavirus?

nLIGHT's stock was trading at $12.22 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, LASR shares have increased by 159.5% and is now trading at $31.71.
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What guidance has nLIGHT issued on next quarter's earnings?

nLIGHT updated its second quarter 2021 earnings guidance on Thursday, May, 27th. The company provided EPS guidance of - for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $62 million-$68 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $65.51 million.

What price target have analysts set for LASR?

7 equities research analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for nLIGHT's shares. Their forecasts range from $27.00 to $53.00. On average, they expect nLIGHT's stock price to reach $42.80 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 35.0% from the stock's current price.
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Who are nLIGHT's key executives?

nLIGHT's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Scott H. Keeney, Co-Founder, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 56, Pay $720.47k)
  • Mr. Ran Bareket, Chief Financial Officer (Age 55, Pay $392.55k)
  • Mr. Robert Martinsen, Chief Technology Officer (Age 59, Pay $317.57k)
  • Mr. Jason Farmer, Co-Founder
  • Mr. David Pickett, Chief Operating Officer
  • Joseph Corso, VP of Corp. Devel. & IR
  • Ms. Meredith Weisshaar, VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec.
  • Ms. Kerry Hill, VP of HR & Treasury
  • Mr. Frank Pfeffer, Managing Director of Industrial Laser Systems
  • Mr. Bill Willson, Managing Director of Fiber Division

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

19 employees have rated nLIGHT CEO Scott Keeney on Scott Keeney has an approval rating of 59% among nLIGHT's employees. This puts Scott Keeney in the bottom 25% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

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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), The Walt Disney (DIS), Gilead Sciences (GILD), Micron Technology (MU) and PayPal (PYPL).

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.

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 many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Wasatch Advisors Inc. (13.31%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (8.09%), BlackRock Inc. (5.87%), Clearbridge Investments LLC (4.31%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (3.89%) and Jennison Associates LLC (3.30%). Company insiders that own nLIGHT stock include Ran Bareket, Robert Martinsen and Scott H Keeney.
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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 Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Millennium Management LLC, Motley Fool Asset Management LLC, Primecap Management Co. CA, Russell Investments Group Ltd., TimesSquare Capital Management LLC, Allianz Asset Management GmbH, and Morgan Stanley. Company insiders that have sold nLIGHT company stock in the last year include Ran Bareket, and Scott H Keeney.
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Which institutional investors are buying nLIGHT stock?

LASR stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Wasatch Advisors Inc., Bank of New York Mellon Corp, AWM Investment Company Inc., Jennison Associates LLC, Neuberger Berman Group LLC, Lisanti Capital Growth LLC, Pier Capital LLC, and Goldman Sachs Group Inc..
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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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is nLIGHT's stock price today?

One share of LASR stock can currently be purchased for approximately $31.71.

How much money does nLIGHT make?

nLIGHT has a market capitalization of $1.36 billion and generates $222.79 million in revenue each year. The company earns $-20,930,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($0.48) on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does nLIGHT have?

nLIGHT employs 1,200 workers across the globe.

What is nLIGHT's official website?

The official website for nLIGHT is

Where are nLIGHT's headquarters?

nLIGHT is headquartered at 5408 NORTHEAST 88TH STREET BUILDING E, VANCOUVER WA, 98665.

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 6/23/2021 by Staff
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