NASDAQ:LASR

nLIGHT Competitors

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$31.38
50-Day Range
$30.63
MA: $33.99
$41.04
52-Week Range
$12.65
Now: $30.97
$46.45
Volume107,833 shs
Average Volume328,159 shs
Market Capitalization$1.24 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta2.68

Competitors

nLIGHT (NASDAQ:LASR) Vs. CRUS, DQ, SYNA, SPWR, SMTC, and MTSI

Should you be buying LASR stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the industry of "semiconductors & related devices" are considered alternatives and competitors to nLIGHT, including Cirrus Logic (CRUS), Daqo New Energy (DQ), Synaptics (SYNA), SunPower (SPWR), Semtech (SMTC), and MACOM Technology Solutions (MTSI).

Cirrus Logic (NASDAQ:CRUS) and nLIGHT (NASDAQ:LASR) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, earnings, valuation, analyst recommendations, profitability, institutional ownership and risk.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for Cirrus Logic and nLIGHT, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Cirrus Logic04702.64
nLIGHT02512.88

Cirrus Logic currently has a consensus target price of $102.50, indicating a potential upside of 19.67%. nLIGHT has a consensus target price of $40.50, indicating a potential upside of 30.77%. Given nLIGHT's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe nLIGHT is more favorable than Cirrus Logic.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Cirrus Logic and nLIGHT's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Cirrus Logic$1.28 billion3.88$159.50 millionN/AN/A
nLIGHT$176.62 million7.04$-12,880,000.00($0.24)-129.04

Cirrus Logic has higher revenue and earnings than nLIGHT.

Profitability

This table compares Cirrus Logic and nLIGHT's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Cirrus Logic12.57%14.92%11.51%
nLIGHT-13.57%-9.52%-7.53%

Volatility and Risk

Cirrus Logic has a beta of 0.88, indicating that its stock price is 12% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, nLIGHT has a beta of 2.68, indicating that its stock price is 168% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

84.2% of Cirrus Logic shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 86.5% of nLIGHT shares are held by institutional investors. 1.8% of Cirrus Logic shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 5.5% of nLIGHT shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Daqo New Energy (NYSE:DQ) and nLIGHT (NASDAQ:LASR) are both basic materials companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, earnings, valuation, analyst recommendations, profitability, institutional ownership and risk.

Profitability

This table compares Daqo New Energy and nLIGHT's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Daqo New Energy13.98%12.41%6.49%
nLIGHT-13.57%-9.52%-7.53%

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Daqo New Energy and nLIGHT's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Daqo New Energy$349.99 million13.95$29.52 million$0.40175.65
nLIGHT$176.62 million7.04$-12,880,000.00($0.24)-129.04

Daqo New Energy has higher revenue and earnings than nLIGHT. nLIGHT is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Daqo New Energy, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Volatility and Risk

Daqo New Energy has a beta of 0.9, indicating that its stock price is 10% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, nLIGHT has a beta of 2.68, indicating that its stock price is 168% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

14.6% of Daqo New Energy shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 86.5% of nLIGHT shares are held by institutional investors. 5.5% of nLIGHT shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for Daqo New Energy and nLIGHT, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Daqo New Energy01202.67
nLIGHT02512.88

Daqo New Energy currently has a consensus target price of $57.60, indicating a potential downside of 18.02%. nLIGHT has a consensus target price of $40.50, indicating a potential upside of 30.77%. Given nLIGHT's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe nLIGHT is more favorable than Daqo New Energy.

Summary

Daqo New Energy beats nLIGHT on 8 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

Synaptics (NASDAQ:SYNA) and nLIGHT (NASDAQ:LASR) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, profitability, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, risk, earnings and dividends.

Profitability

This table compares Synaptics and nLIGHT's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Synaptics8.47%21.89%10.46%
nLIGHT-13.57%-9.52%-7.53%

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Synaptics and nLIGHT's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Synaptics$1.33 billion3.52$118.80 million$4.2131.88
nLIGHT$176.62 million7.04$-12,880,000.00($0.24)-129.04

Synaptics has higher revenue and earnings than nLIGHT. nLIGHT is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Synaptics, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Volatility & Risk

Synaptics has a beta of 1.17, meaning that its share price is 17% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, nLIGHT has a beta of 2.68, meaning that its share price is 168% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

99.9% of Synaptics shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 86.5% of nLIGHT shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.9% of Synaptics shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 5.5% of nLIGHT shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for Synaptics and nLIGHT, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Synaptics021102.85
nLIGHT02512.88

Synaptics currently has a consensus price target of $137.5833, indicating a potential upside of 2.52%. nLIGHT has a consensus price target of $40.50, indicating a potential upside of 30.77%. Given nLIGHT's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe nLIGHT is more favorable than Synaptics.

Summary

Synaptics beats nLIGHT on 9 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

SunPower (NASDAQ:SPWR) and nLIGHT (NASDAQ:LASR) are both oils/energy companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, profitability, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, risk, earnings and dividends.

Profitability

This table compares SunPower and nLIGHT's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
SunPower4.05%-256.87%-2.58%
nLIGHT-13.57%-9.52%-7.53%

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares SunPower and nLIGHT's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
SunPower$1.86 billion2.50$22.16 million($0.47)-58.23
nLIGHT$176.62 million7.04$-12,880,000.00($0.24)-129.04

SunPower has higher revenue and earnings than nLIGHT. nLIGHT is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than SunPower, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Volatility & Risk

SunPower has a beta of 2.47, meaning that its share price is 147% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, nLIGHT has a beta of 2.68, meaning that its share price is 168% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

45.9% of SunPower shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 86.5% of nLIGHT shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.1% of SunPower shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 5.5% of nLIGHT shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for SunPower and nLIGHT, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
SunPower48101.77
nLIGHT02512.88

SunPower currently has a consensus price target of $29.5455, indicating a potential upside of 7.95%. nLIGHT has a consensus price target of $40.50, indicating a potential upside of 30.77%. Given nLIGHT's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe nLIGHT is more favorable than SunPower.

Summary

nLIGHT beats SunPower on 10 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

Semtech (NASDAQ:SMTC) and nLIGHT (NASDAQ:LASR) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, profitability, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, risk, earnings and dividends.

Profitability

This table compares Semtech and nLIGHT's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Semtech8.30%9.60%6.19%
nLIGHT-13.57%-9.52%-7.53%

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Semtech and nLIGHT's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Semtech$547.51 million8.40$31.87 million$0.9177.43
nLIGHT$176.62 million7.04$-12,880,000.00($0.24)-129.04

Semtech has higher revenue and earnings than nLIGHT. nLIGHT is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Semtech, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Volatility & Risk

Semtech has a beta of 1.66, meaning that its share price is 66% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, nLIGHT has a beta of 2.68, meaning that its share price is 168% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

97.1% of Semtech shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 86.5% of nLIGHT shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.8% of Semtech shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 5.5% of nLIGHT shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for Semtech and nLIGHT, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Semtech041102.73
nLIGHT02512.88

Semtech currently has a consensus price target of $75.00, indicating a potential upside of 6.44%. nLIGHT has a consensus price target of $40.50, indicating a potential upside of 30.77%. Given nLIGHT's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe nLIGHT is more favorable than Semtech.

Summary

Semtech beats nLIGHT on 10 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

MACOM Technology Solutions (NASDAQ:MTSI) and nLIGHT (NASDAQ:LASR) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, profitability, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, risk, earnings and dividends.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

69.2% of MACOM Technology Solutions shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 86.5% of nLIGHT shares are owned by institutional investors. 32.2% of MACOM Technology Solutions shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 5.5% of nLIGHT shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for MACOM Technology Solutions and nLIGHT, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
MACOM Technology Solutions01902.90
nLIGHT02512.88

MACOM Technology Solutions currently has a consensus price target of $57.2222, indicating a potential downside of 5.42%. nLIGHT has a consensus price target of $40.50, indicating a potential upside of 30.77%. Given nLIGHT's higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe nLIGHT is more favorable than MACOM Technology Solutions.

Profitability

This table compares MACOM Technology Solutions and nLIGHT's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
MACOM Technology Solutions-8.69%10.47%2.68%
nLIGHT-13.57%-9.52%-7.53%

Volatility & Risk

MACOM Technology Solutions has a beta of 2.32, meaning that its share price is 132% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, nLIGHT has a beta of 2.68, meaning that its share price is 168% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares MACOM Technology Solutions and nLIGHT's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
MACOM Technology Solutions$530.04 million7.80$-46,080,000.00$0.39155.13
nLIGHT$176.62 million7.04$-12,880,000.00($0.24)-129.04

nLIGHT has lower revenue, but higher earnings than MACOM Technology Solutions. nLIGHT is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than MACOM Technology Solutions, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

MACOM Technology Solutions beats nLIGHT on 9 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.


nLIGHT Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
Cirrus Logic logo
CRUS
Cirrus Logic
1.8$85.65-0.9%$4.97 billion$1.28 billion33.07News Coverage
Daqo New Energy logo
DQ
Daqo New Energy
1.2$70.26-3.7%$4.88 billion$349.99 million67.69Increase in Short Interest
Synaptics logo
SYNA
Synaptics
1.5$134.20-1.1%$4.69 billion$1.33 billion42.07Analyst Downgrade
SunPower logo
SPWR
SunPower
1.2$27.37-3.4%$4.67 billion$1.86 billion73.97Gap Up
Semtech logo
SMTC
Semtech
1.8$70.46-0.6%$4.60 billion$547.51 million99.24Insider Selling
MACOM Technology Solutions logo
MTSI
MACOM Technology Solutions
1.6$60.50-0.0%$4.13 billion$530.04 million-70.35
FormFactor logo
FORM
FormFactor
1.8$49.37-0.0%$3.84 billion$589.46 million49.87Analyst Report
Viavi Solutions logo
VIAV
Viavi Solutions
1.5$16.60-0.2%$3.80 billion$1.14 billion103.76
Ambarella logo
AMBA
Ambarella
1.5$102.31-1.8%$3.71 billion$228.73 million-58.13News Coverage
Diodes logo
DIOD
Diodes
1.6$81.36-0.7%$3.60 billion$1.25 billion37.15Analyst Downgrade
Decrease in Short Interest
News Coverage
Kulicke and Soffa Industries logo
KLIC
Kulicke and Soffa Industries
2.0$54.42-2.4%$3.38 billion$623.18 million65.57Decrease in Short Interest
Gap Up
Tower Semiconductor logo
TSEM
Tower Semiconductor
2.0$29.43-1.8%$3.14 billion$1.23 billion43.93Decrease in Short Interest
MaxLinear logo
MXL
MaxLinear
1.6$38.30-2.0%$2.86 billion$317.18 million-34.20
Canadian Solar logo
CSIQ
Canadian Solar
2.0$44.11-3.2%$2.62 billion$3.20 billion12.79High Trading Volume
Xperi logo
XPER
Xperi
1.6$22.39-0.6%$2.36 billion$280.07 million-38.60
Silicon Motion Technology logo
SIMO
Silicon Motion Technology
2.1$66.63-4.2%$2.34 billion$457.25 million22.43Dividend Announcement
Analyst Report
Decrease in Short Interest
News Coverage
Gap Down
Rambus logo
RMBS
Rambus
1.0$20.39-2.7%$2.28 billion$224.03 million-56.64Gap Down
Ultra Clean logo
UCTT
Ultra Clean
1.5$53.73-2.0%$2.18 billion$1.07 billion49.75Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
Himax Technologies logo
HIMX
Himax Technologies
1.1$12.40-3.5%$2.16 billion$671.84 million137.79Gap Up
Canaan logo
CAN
Canaan
0.5$13.61-6.5%$2.13 billion$204.35 million21.60Increase in Short Interest
News Coverage
Gap Up
OSI Systems logo
OSIS
OSI Systems
1.6$98.67-0.2%$1.77 billion$1.17 billion28.60
SiTime logo
SITM
SiTime
1.6$99.39-1.4%$1.70 billion$84.07 million-144.04
JinkoSolar logo
JKS
JinkoSolar
1.1$37.88-5.5%$1.67 billion$4.27 billion27.85Analyst Downgrade
Gap Down
Ichor logo
ICHR
Ichor
1.9$58.82-0.4%$1.65 billion$620.84 million47.06Analyst Report
Increase in Short Interest
Analyst Revision
SMART Global logo
SGH
SMART Global
1.3$56.59-0.1%$1.40 billion$1.12 billion31.27Analyst Report
CEVA logo
CEVA
CEVA
1.7$58.33-0.2%$1.33 billion$87.15 million5,833.00Unusual Options Activity
ChipMOS TECHNOLOGIES logo
IMOS
ChipMOS TECHNOLOGIES
0.9$33.12-3.1%$1.20 billion$680 million16.24Decrease in Short Interest
MagnaChip Semiconductor logo
MX
MagnaChip Semiconductor
2.1$25.15-1.4%$1.16 billion$792.20 million3.93
Alpha and Omega Semiconductor logo
AOSL
Alpha and Omega Semiconductor
1.4$32.10-1.3%$827.25 million$464.91 million535.00News Coverage
Photronics logo
PLAB
Photronics
1.7$12.71-0.2%$805.62 million$609.69 million23.98
Kopin logo
KOPN
Kopin
0.7$8.24-0.7%$752.19 million$29.52 million-54.93Decrease in Short Interest
ReneSola logo
SOL
ReneSola
1.6$9.21-1.1%$640.85 million$119.12 million-41.86
Maxeon Solar Technologies logo
MAXN
Maxeon Solar Technologies
1.2$18.07-6.9%$616.75 millionN/A0.00Analyst Report
Unusual Options Activity
News Coverage
EBON
Ebang International
1.0$4.82-12.4%$603.51 million$109.06 million0.00Increase in Short Interest
Gap Down
NeoPhotonics logo
NPTN
NeoPhotonics
1.4$11.29-2.5%$573.33 million$356.80 million66.42Insider Selling
Gap Down
Atomera logo
ATOM
Atomera
0.4$20.42-5.5%$471.15 million$530,000.00-25.52News Coverage
AXT logo
AXTI
AXT
1.7$10.94-3.1%$461.30 million$83.26 million-364.38News Coverage
Gap Down
DSP Group logo
DSPG
DSP Group
1.7$14.25-0.2%$345.22 million$117.61 million-59.38Increase in Short Interest
News Coverage
NVE logo
NVEC
NVE
1.2$71.25-0.6%$344.35 million$25.41 million29.44
VIA optronics logo
VIAO
VIA optronics
0.7$13.83-2.1%$293.89 million$153.70 million0.00High Trading Volume
Increase in Short Interest
News Coverage
Gap Up
Beam Global logo
BEEM
Beam Global
1.2$33.34-2.8%$222.98 million$5.11 million-42.20Gap Down
EMCORE logo
EMKR
EMCORE
1.2$5.93-1.7%$218.45 million$110.13 million-23.72News Coverage
Gap Down
Resonant logo
RESN
Resonant
1.4$3.62-1.7%$217.63 million$740,000.00-5.40Gap Down
Applied Optoelectronics logo
AAOI
Applied Optoelectronics
1.5$7.89-0.1%$210.66 million$190.87 million-2.02News Coverage
Sequans Communications logo
SQNS
Sequans Communications
1.5$5.85-2.4%$207.35 million$30.86 million-3.25Analyst Downgrade
O2Micro International logo
OIIM
O2Micro International
1.4$7.28-2.1%$198.29 million$60.93 million60.67
Pixelworks logo
PXLW
Pixelworks
1.2$3.18-2.5%$166.03 million$68.75 million-5.05Analyst Upgrade
News Coverage
GSI Technology logo
GSIT
GSI Technology
0.5$6.60-1.1%$157.07 million$43.34 million-7.86
SPI Energy logo
SPI
SPI Energy
0.5$6.22-2.7%$138.96 million$97.88 million0.00Increase in Short Interest
News Coverage
Gap Down
Everspin Technologies logo
MRAM
Everspin Technologies
1.2$5.21-0.2%$100.13 million$37.50 million-9.47
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