NASDAQ:LASR - Nlight Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$17.87 +0.43 (+2.47 %)
(As of 01/15/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$17.44
Today's Range$17.35 - $18.21
52-Week Range$16.25 - $43.63
Volume258,021 shs
Average Volume291,810 shs
Market Capitalization$646.59 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
BetaN/A
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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Semiconductors & related devices
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorComputer and Technology
Current SymbolNASDAQ:LASR
CUSIPN/A
Phone360-566-4460

Debt

Current Ratio9.12
Quick Ratio7.71

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$138.58 million
Price / Sales4.72
Price / Cash FlowN/A
Price / BookN/A

Profitability

Net Income$1.83 million
Net Margins6.93%
Return on Assets7.12%

Miscellaneous

Employees1,071
Market Cap$646.59 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) released its quarterly earnings data on Monday, November, 5th. The company reported $0.15 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.12 by $0.03. The company earned $51.03 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $49.20 million. Nlight had a net margin of 6.93% and a return on equity of 9.94%. Nlight'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 (EPS) 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 analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for Nlight's shares. Their predictions range from $14.00 to $43.00. On average, they expect Nlight's stock price to reach $30.3750 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 70.0% 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?

News coverage about LASR stock has been trending somewhat positive this week, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research group scores the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Nlight earned a daily sentiment score of 1.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near future.

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 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?

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 Division
  • Mr. Jason Farmer, Co-Founder
  • Mr. Ran Bareket, VP & CFO (Age 53)

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 $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 $17.87.

How big of a company is Nlight?

Nlight has a market capitalization of $646.59 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 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  55 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  57 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  112
MarketBeat'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 1/15/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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