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NASDAQ:LASRNlight Stock Price, Forecast & News

+0.06 (+0.28 %)
(As of 05/29/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $21.56
50-Day Range
MA: $17.68
52-Week Range
Now: $21.56
Volume321,514 shs
Average Volume382,972 shs
Market Capitalization$829.84 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: 2.4Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.12 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$5.53 per share


Net Income$-12,880,000.00


Market Cap$829.84 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 shares have increased by 76.4% and is now trading at $21.56. 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 (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.16) by $0.08. The business earned $43.22 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $39.46 million. Nlight had a negative return on equity of 6.30% and a negative net margin of 10.74%. Nlight's revenue for the quarter was up 103134.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $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 earnings per share (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 stock. Their forecasts range from $20.00 to $25.00. On average, they expect Nlight's stock price to reach $22.83 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 5.9% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Nlight.

Has Nlight been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about LASR stock has trended somewhat negative this week, according to InfoTrie. InfoTrie scores the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing 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 media sentiment score of -1.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news stories about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days. View the latest news aboutNlight.

Are investors shorting Nlight?

Nlight saw a increase in short interest in the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totaling 1,750,000 shares, an increase of 5.4% from the April 30th total of 1,660,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 346,600 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 5.0 days. Approximately 5.2% of the shares of the stock are sold short. 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 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 many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include JPMorgan Chase & Co. (8.14%), BlackRock Inc. (5.77%), Clearbridge Investments LLC (5.58%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (3.73%), Wasatch Advisors Inc. (3.60%) and Jennison Associates LLC (3.09%). 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 Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Waddell & Reed Financial Inc., Clearbridge Investments LLC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Pinnacle Associates Ltd., First Washington CORP, Morgan Stanley, and Fred Alger Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold Nlight company stock in the last year include Ran Bareket, Robert Martinsen, and Scott H Keeney. View insider buying and selling activity for Nlight.

Which major investors are buying Nlight stock?

LASR stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Wasatch Advisors Inc., Penn Capital Management Co. Inc., Ranger Investment Management L.P., Russell Investments Group Ltd., Phoenix Holdings Ltd., Needham Investment Management LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., and TimesSquare Capital Management LLC. View insider buying and selling activity 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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Nlight's stock price today?

One share of LASR stock can currently be purchased for approximately $21.56.

How big of a company is Nlight?

Nlight has a market capitalization of $829.84 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 5/31/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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