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

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$20.92 +0.25 (+1.21 %)
(As of 05/21/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$20.67
Today's Range$20.69 - $21.34
52-Week Range$16.25 - $43.63
Volume255,794 shs
Average Volume420,152 shs
Market Capitalization$774.14 million
P/E Ratio65.38
Dividend YieldN/A
BetaN/A
nLIGHT, Inc. designs, develops, and manufactures semiconductor and fiber lasers used 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 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

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$191.36 million
Cash Flow$0.4815 per share
Book Value$5.91 per share

Profitability

Net Income$13.94 million

Miscellaneous

Employees1,130
Market Cap$774.14 million
Next Earnings Date8/14/2019 (Estimated)
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) announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, May, 8th. The company reported $0.02 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of ($0.03) by $0.05. The company earned $41.86 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $42.47 million. Nlight had a net margin of 5.13% and a return on equity of 4.77%. The company's quarterly revenue was down 1.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $0.10 EPS. View Nlight's Earnings History.

When is Nlight's next earnings date?

Nlight is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, August 14th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Nlight.

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

Nlight issued an update on its first quarter 2019 earnings guidance on Wednesday, February, 20th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $40-44 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $46.29 million.

What price target have analysts set for LASR?

10 brokerages have issued 12-month price targets for Nlight's shares. Their forecasts range from $14.00 to $43.00. On average, they expect Nlight's stock price to reach $28.3750 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 35.6% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Nlight.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Nlight?

10 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Nlight in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 4 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?

Headlines about LASR stock have been trending somewhat negative on Tuesday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research firm ranks the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Nlight earned a media sentiment score of -1.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media coverage about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days.

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 Intel (INTC), Micron Technology (MU), Netflix (NFLX), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), NVIDIA (NVDA), Nutanix (NTNX), Paypal (PYPL), Alibaba Group (BABA), Cisco Systems (CSCO) and Starbucks (SBUX).

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 57)
  • 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 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.

Who are Nlight's major shareholders?

Nlight's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include JPMorgan Chase & Co. (5.49%), Royce & Associates LP (5.39%), TimesSquare Capital Management LLC (4.98%), Neuberger Berman Group LLC (4.10%), BlackRock Inc. (3.28%) and Pinnacle Associates Ltd. (2.31%). 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. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Nlight.

Which major investors are selling Nlight stock?

LASR stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including TimesSquare Capital Management LLC, State Treasurer State of Michigan, Essex Investment Management Co. LLC, Cable Hill Partners LLC, Principal Financial Group Inc., Rice Hall James & Associates LLC, MetLife Investment Advisors LLC and FMR LLC. Company insiders that have sold Nlight company stock in the last year include Bandel L Carano, David D Osborne, Mv Management Ix Llc, Ran Bareket, Robert Martinsen, Scott H Keeney and Sixth Mdv Partners, LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Nlight.

Which major investors are buying Nlight stock?

LASR stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including JPMorgan Chase & Co., Royce & Associates LP, Neuberger Berman Group LLC, AlpInvest Partners B.V., Stephens Investment Management Group LLC, Hamilton Lane Advisors LLC, BlackRock Inc. and WCM Investment Management LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Nlight.

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 $20.92.

How big of a company is Nlight?

Nlight has a market capitalization of $774.14 million and generates $191.36 million in revenue each year. The company earns $13.94 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.32 on an earnings per share basis. Nlight employs 1,130 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 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]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Nlight (NASDAQ LASR)

Community Ranking:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  67 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  75 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  142
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 5/21/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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