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Luna Innovations Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.02 (-0.24%)
(As of 12/3/2021 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
156,215 shs
Average Volume
214,282 shs
Market Capitalization
$269.51 million
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
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About Luna Innovations

Luna Innovations, Inc. engages in the development and manufacture of fiber optic test and measurement, sensing and instrumentation products for the automotive, aerospace, energy and infrastructure industries. It operates through the following segments: Lightwave and Luna Labs. The Lightwave segment develops, manufactures and markets distributed fiber optic sensing products and fiber optic communications test and control products. The Luna Labs segment performs applied research principally in the areas of sensing and instrumentation, advanced materials and health science. The company was founded by Kent A. Murphy in July 1990 and is headquartered in Roanoke, VA.


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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Commercial physical research
Current Symbol
Year Founded

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$82.68 million
Cash Flow
$0.31 per share
Book Value
$2.47 per share


Net Income
$3.29 million
Pretax Margin




Free Float
Market Cap
$269.51 million
Not Optionable

Company Calendar

Last Earnings
Fiscal Year End
Next Earnings (Estimated)


Overall MarketRank

1.87 out of 5 stars

Business Services Sector

196th out of 423 stocks

Commercial Physical Research Industry

10th out of 27 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.3Community Rank: 4.4Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 0.8Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Luna Innovations (NASDAQ:LUNA) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Luna Innovations a buy right now?

2 Wall Street equities research 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 equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" Luna Innovations stock.
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How has Luna Innovations' stock price been impacted by COVID-19?

Luna Innovations' stock was trading at $5.99 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, LUNA stock has increased by 40.7% and is now trading at $8.43.
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Are investors shorting Luna Innovations?

Luna Innovations saw a decrease in short interest during the month of November. As of November 15th, there was short interest totaling 813,300 shares, a decrease of 24.0% from the October 31st total of 1,070,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 155,300 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 5.2 days. Currently, 2.7% 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 10th 2022.
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How were Luna Innovations' earnings last quarter?

Luna Innovations Incorporated (NASDAQ:LUNA) posted its quarterly earnings results on Monday, November, 15th. The scientific and technical instruments company reported $0.03 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.05 by $0.02. The scientific and technical instruments company had revenue of $20.33 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $30.60 million. Luna Innovations had a negative net margin of 0.26% and a positive trailing twelve-month return on equity of 5.66%. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $0.12 earnings per share.
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What guidance has Luna Innovations issued on next quarter's earnings?

Luna Innovations issued an update on its FY 2021 earnings guidance on Monday, November, 29th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $85 million-$88 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $121.13 million.

What price target have analysts set for LUNA?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Luna Innovations' stock. Their forecasts range from $9.00 to $12.00. On average, they expect Luna Innovations' share price to reach $10.50 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 24.6% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Luna Innovations' key executives?

Luna Innovations' management team includes the following people:
  • Scott A. Graeff, President, CEO, Secretary, Treasurer & Director
  • Brian J. Soller, Chief Operating Officer
  • Eugene Nestro, Chief Financial Officer
  • James T. Garrett, Vice President-Technology Development
  • William van Anglen, Senior Vice President & Head-Human Resources

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.

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 many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (5.96%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (2.39%), Morgan Stanley (2.28%), Wasatch Advisors Inc. (2.23%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (2.15%) and Geode Capital Management LLC (1.65%).
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Which institutional investors are selling Luna Innovations stock?

LUNA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Renaissance Technologies LLC, Wasatch Advisors Inc., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Morgan Stanley, California State Teachers Retirement System, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Perritt Capital Management Inc., and GSA Capital Partners LLP.
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Which institutional investors are buying Luna Innovations stock?

LUNA stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Victory Capital Management Inc., Chase Investment Counsel Corp, Moors & Cabot Inc., Raymond James & Associates, Citadel Advisors LLC, Stanley Laman Group Ltd., Janney Montgomery Scott LLC, and Geode Capital Management LLC.
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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 $8.43.

How much money does Luna Innovations make?

Luna Innovations has a market capitalization of $269.51 million and generates $82.68 million in revenue each year. The scientific and technical instruments company earns $3.29 million in net income (profit) each year or ($0.01) on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Luna Innovations have?

Luna Innovations employs 419 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, via email at [email protected], or via fax at 540-769-8401.

This page was last updated on 12/5/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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