nLIGHT Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.86 (-2.90 %)
(As of 09/17/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Volume529,088 shs
Average Volume128,276 shs
Market Capitalization$1.24 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
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About nLIGHT

nLIGHT, Inc. develops and manufactures semiconductor and fiber lasers components. Its products include semiconductor lasers, fiber lasers and optical fibers. It operates through the following segments: Laser Products and Advanced Development. The Laser Products segment includes products such as fiber lasers, diodes, complete laser systems and components. The Advanced Development segment includes the operating results of Nutronics since the date of acquisition. The company was founded by Scott H. Keeney, Mark DeVito and Jason Farmer in 2000 and is headquartered in Camas, WA.


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Overall MarketRank

2.16 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

315th out of 857 stocks

Semiconductors & Related Devices Industry

50th out of 116 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 3.4Community Rank: 4.3Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 2.5Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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nLIGHT (NASDAQ:LASR) Frequently Asked Questions

Is nLIGHT a buy right now?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for nLIGHT in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 4 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" nLIGHT stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than nLIGHT?

Wall Street analysts have given nLIGHT a "Buy" rating, but there may be better buying opportunities in the stock market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new stock ideas, but nLIGHT wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five companies may be even better buys.
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Are investors shorting nLIGHT?

nLIGHT saw a drop in short interest during the month of August. As of August 13th, there was short interest totaling 1,200,000 shares, a drop of 14.9% from the July 29th total of 1,410,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 231,800 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 5.2 days. Approximately 2.9% of the company's shares are sold short.
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When is nLIGHT's next earnings date?

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

nLIGHT, Inc. (NASDAQ:LASR) posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August, 5th. The company reported ($0.18) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.10) by $0.08. The company earned $69.11 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $66.43 million. nLIGHT had a negative net margin of 8.01% and a negative trailing twelve-month return on equity of 6.82%.
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How has nLIGHT's stock been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

nLIGHT's stock was trading at $12.22 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, LASR stock has increased by 135.5% and is now trading at $28.78.
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What guidance has nLIGHT issued on next quarter's earnings?

nLIGHT issued an update on its third quarter 2021 earnings guidance on Thursday, September, 2nd. The company provided EPS guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $68 million-$74 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $69.91 million.

What price target have analysts set for LASR?

5 brokers have issued 1 year target prices for nLIGHT's shares. Their forecasts range from $36.00 to $53.00. On average, they expect nLIGHT's stock price to reach $46.25 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 60.7% from the stock's current price.
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Who are nLIGHT's key executives?

nLIGHT's management team includes the following people:
  • Scott H. Keeney, Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer
  • David Pickett, Chief Operating Officer
  • Ran Bareket, Chief Financial Officer & Vice President
  • Robert Martinsen, Chief Technology Officer
  • Jacob Bell, VP & General Manager-Industrial Lasers

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 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 number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Wasatch Advisors Inc. (13.63%), Vanguard Group Inc. (8.78%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (7.77%), BlackRock Inc. (6.26%), Clearbridge Investments LLC (4.34%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (4.09%). 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 Lord Abbett & CO. LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Millennium Management LLC, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Neuberger Berman Group LLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC, and Next Century Growth Investors LLC. 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 acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Pathstone Family Office LLC, Pathstone Family Office LLC, Ranger Investment Management L.P., Royal Bank of Canada, Redwood Investments LLC, Wasatch Advisors Inc., American Century Companies Inc., and Vanguard 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 $28.78.

How much money does nLIGHT make?

nLIGHT has a market capitalization of $1.24 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 1,275 workers across the globe.

What is nLIGHT's official website?

The official website for nLIGHT is

Where are nLIGHT's headquarters?

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 9/19/2021 by Staff
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