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NASDAQ:LASRNlight Stock Price, Forecast & News

-0.04 (-0.18 %)
(As of 07/14/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $22.65
50-Day Range
MA: $22.54
52-Week Range
Now: $22.65
Volume714,200 shs
Average Volume330,818 shs
Market Capitalization$871.78 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: 1.6Community Rank: 2.3Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.10 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$871.78 million
Next Earnings Date8/3/2020 (Estimated)

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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 Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, LASR stock has increased by 85.4% and is now trading at $22.65. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Nlight?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Nlight in the last year. There are currently 5 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View analyst ratings for Nlight.

When is Nlight's next earnings date?

Nlight is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, August 3rd 2020. View our earnings forecast for Nlight.

How were Nlight's earnings last quarter?

Nlight Inc (NASDAQ:LASR) announced its earnings results on Wednesday, May, 6th. The company reported ($0.08) earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of ($0.16) by $0.08. The business had revenue of $43.22 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $39.46 million. Nlight had a negative net margin of 10.74% and a negative return on equity of 6.30%. The business's revenue was up 103134.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $0.02 EPS. View Nlight's earnings history.

What guidance has Nlight issued on next quarter's earnings?

Nlight issued an update on its second quarter 2020 After-Hours earnings guidance on Wednesday, May, 6th. The company provided EPS guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $45-51 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $45.17 million.

What price target have analysts set for LASR?

6 equities research analysts have issued 12-month target prices for Nlight's shares. Their forecasts range from $20.00 to $25.00. On average, they anticipate Nlight's stock price to reach $22.83 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 0.8% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Nlight.

Has Nlight been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about LASR stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, InfoTrie reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing 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 positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Nlight earned a news impact score of 2.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media headlines about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future. View the latest news about Nlight.

Are investors shorting Nlight?

Nlight saw a decline in short interest in the month of June. As of June 15th, there was short interest totaling 1,420,000 shares, a decline of 7.8% from the May 31st total of 1,540,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 356,800 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 4.0 days. Currently, 4.2% of the company's stock are short sold. View Nlight's Current Options Chain.

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 Netflix (NFLX), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Intel (INTC), Walt Disney (DIS), Micron Technology (MU), Paypal (PYPL), Sangamo Therapeutics (SGMO), AbbVie (ABBV), Alibaba Group (BABA) and Baidu (BIDU).

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 (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 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."

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 $22.65.

How big of a company is Nlight?

Nlight has a market capitalization of $871.78 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 7/15/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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