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Luna Innovations Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.20 (-1.68 %)
(As of 02/26/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $11.74
50-Day Range
MA: $11.20
52-Week Range
Now: $11.74
Volume184,525 shs
Average Volume251,125 shs
Market Capitalization$362.04 million
P/E Ratio65.22
Dividend YieldN/A
Luna Innovations Incorporated develops, manufactures, and markets fiber optic sensing, and test and measurement products worldwide. It operates through two segments, Products and Licensing, and Technology Development. The Products and Licensing segment offers test and measurement products, which include optical vector analyzer, optical backscatter reflectometers, and the Phoenix family of tunable lasers; optical distributed sensor interrogator sensing solutions for distributed strain and temperature measurements; and Hyperion sensing solution that enable full-spectrum data acquisition and flexible peak detect algorithms of fiber-bragg grating (FBG), long period FBGs and fabry-perot sensors with low-latency access to data for closed loop feedback applications. This segment also provides general photonics comprising components, modules, and instruments to measure, manage, and control polarization and group delay in fiber optic networks; tunable lasers; and TeraMetrix products to measure and verify physical properties online and in real-time to reduce raw materials and rework costs in manufacturing processes as well as to conduct quality control monitoring utilizing terahertz measurement technologies. The Technology Development segment provides applied research for customers principally in the areas of sensing and instrumentation, advanced materials, and health sciences. The company sells its products to telecommunications companies, defense agencies, government system integrators, researchers, original equipment manufacturers, distributors, testing labs, and strategic partners directly, as well as through manufacturer representative organizations, partner and distribution channels, technical sales engineers, value added resellers, and independent sales representatives. Luna Innovations Incorporated was founded in 1990 and is headquartered in Roanoke, Virginia.
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Commercial physical research
Current SymbolNASDAQ:LUNA
Phone(540) 769-8400
Year FoundedN/A



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$70.52 million
Cash Flow$0.32 per share
Book Value$2.40 per share


Net Income$5.34 million


Market Cap$362.04 million
Next Earnings Date3/11/2021 (Confirmed)
OptionableNot Optionable


Overall MarketRank

1.04 out of 5 stars

Business Services Sector

202nd out of 442 stocks

Commercial Physical Research Industry

18th out of 42 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.3Community Rank: 2.5Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 0.8Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
-0.20 (-1.68 %)
(As of 02/26/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Luna Innovations (NASDAQ:LUNA) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Luna Innovations a buy right now?

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

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

Luna Innovations saw a increase in short interest in January. As of January 15th, there was short interest totaling 552,300 shares, an increase of 33.3% from the December 31st total of 414,400 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 280,300 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.0 days. Currently, 2.1% of the company's shares are short sold.
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When is Luna Innovations' next earnings date?

Luna Innovations is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, March 11th 2021.
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How can I listen to Luna Innovations' earnings call?

Luna Innovations will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, March 11th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

How were Luna Innovations' earnings last quarter?

Luna Innovations Incorporated (NASDAQ:LUNA) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, May, 7th. The scientific and technical instruments company reported $0.01 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.02 by $0.01. The scientific and technical instruments company had revenue of $17.14 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $17.01 million. Luna Innovations had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 10.72% and a net margin of 7.21%.
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How has Luna Innovations' stock price been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Luna Innovations' stock was trading at $5.99 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, LUNA stock has increased by 96.0% and is now trading at $11.74.
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What guidance has Luna Innovations issued on next quarter's earnings?

Luna Innovations updated its FY 2020 Pre-Market earnings guidance on Monday, January, 11th. The company provided EPS guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $81-83 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $81.23 million.

What price target have analysts set for LUNA?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month price targets for Luna Innovations' stock. Their forecasts range from $7.00 to $12.50. On average, they anticipate Luna Innovations' share price to reach $9.75 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 17.0%.
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Who are Luna Innovations' key executives?

Luna Innovations' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Scott A. Graeff, Pres, CEO, Treasurer, Sec. & Director (Age 54, Pay $585.07k)
  • Mr. Eugene J. Nestro, CFO, Principal Financial Officer & Principal Accounting Officer (Age 55, Pay $141.8k)
  • Ms. Allison Woody, Director of Admin.
  • Ms. Jane R. Bailey, VP of Marketing & Communications
  • Ms. Marnie C. Young, VP of HR
  • Dr. Brian J. Soller, Sr. VP & GM of Lightwave Division (Age 48)
  • Dr. James T. Garrett, Sr. VP & GM of Luna Labs

What is Scott A. Graeff's approval rating as Luna Innovations' CEO?

4 employees have rated Luna Innovations CEO Scott A. Graeff on Glassdoor.com. Scott A. Graeff has an approval rating of 73% among Luna Innovations' employees.

Who are some of Luna Innovations' key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Luna Innovations own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Luna Innovations investors own include Roku (ROKU), General Electric (GE), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Inovio Pharmaceuticals (INO), Novavax (NVAX), NVIDIA (NVDA), Enphase Energy (ENPH), Nokia (NOK), Pfizer (PFE) and AbbVie (ABBV).

What is Luna Innovations' stock symbol?

Luna Innovations trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "LUNA."

Who are Luna Innovations' major shareholders?

Luna Innovations' stock is owned by a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (6.48%), Royce & Associates LP (6.36%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (2.38%), Morgan Stanley (2.02%), Punch & Associates Investment Management Inc. (1.93%) and Renaissance Technologies LLC (1.79%).
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Which major investors are selling Luna Innovations stock?

LUNA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Renaissance Technologies LLC, Essex Investment Management Co. LLC, Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc., Punch & Associates Investment Management Inc., Rice Hall James & Associates LLC, Royce & Associates LP, Wells Fargo & Company MN, and Northern Trust Corp.
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Which major investors are buying Luna Innovations stock?

LUNA stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including THB Asset Management, Morgan Stanley, BlackRock Inc., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Worth Venture Partners LLC, Credit Suisse AG, and Bank of New York Mellon Corp.
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How do I buy shares of Luna Innovations?

Shares of LUNA 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 Luna Innovations' stock price today?

One share of LUNA stock can currently be purchased for approximately $11.74.

How much money does Luna Innovations make?

Luna Innovations has a market capitalization of $362.04 million and generates $70.52 million in revenue each year. The scientific and technical instruments company earns $5.34 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.17 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Luna Innovations have?

Luna Innovations employs 277 workers across the globe.

What is Luna Innovations' official website?

The official website for Luna Innovations is www.lunainc.com.

Where are Luna Innovations' headquarters?

Luna Innovations is headquartered at 301 FIRST STREET SW SUITE 200, ROANOKE VA, 24011.

How can I contact Luna Innovations?

Luna Innovations' mailing address is 301 FIRST STREET SW SUITE 200, ROANOKE VA, 24011. The scientific and technical instruments company can be reached via phone at (540) 769-8400 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 2/28/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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