NASDAQ:LUNA - Luna Innovations Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$3.42 +0.07 (+2.09 %)
(As of 07/17/2018 05:58 AM ET)
Previous Close$3.35
Today's Range$3.34 - $3.42
52-Week Range$1.16 - $4.00
Volume136,600 shs
Average Volume57,939 shs
Market Capitalization$91.53 million
P/E Ratio83.75
Dividend YieldN/A
Luna Innovations logoLuna Innovations Incorporated develops, manufactures, and markets fiber optic sensing, and test and measurement products worldwide. It operates in two segments, Products and Licensing, and Technology Development. The Products and Licensing segment offers fiber optic sensing products, as well as test and measurement products to monitor the integrity of fiber optic network components and sub-assemblies, which include optical vector analyzer, optical backscatter reflectometers, and the Phoenix family of tunable lasers; and distributed sensing systems comprising optical distributed sensor interrogator sensing solution with multiple sensors whose inputs are integrated through a fiber optic network and software. This segment also offers optoelectronic solutions for various applications, such as metrology, missile guidance, flame monitoring, temperature sensing, particle detection, color sensing, infrared detection, and other applications; and terahertz sensing systems, which are used to measure and verify physical properties online and in real-time. In addition, this segment conducts applied research in the fiber optic sensing area for corporate and government customers. 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

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Commercial physical research
SectorBusiness Services


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.01
Current Ratio4.75
Quick Ratio4.20


Trailing P/E Ratio83.75
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$46.23 million
Price / Sales2.02
Cash Flow$0.0895 per share
Price / Cash38.21
Book Value$1.74 per share
Price / Book1.97


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A
Net Income$14.61 million
Net Margins31.84%
Return on Equity2.78%
Return on Assets2.06%


Outstanding Shares27,320,000
Market Cap$91.53

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Luna Innovations (NASDAQ:LUNA) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Luna Innovations' stock symbol?

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

How will Luna Innovations' stock buyback program work?

Luna Innovations declared that its Board of Directors has authorized a stock buyback program on Thursday, September 21st 2017, which allows the company to repurchase $2,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to buy up to 4.4% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are generally an indication that the company's management believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Luna Innovations' earnings last quarter?

Luna Innovations Incorporated (NASDAQ:LUNA) posted its earnings results on Wednesday, May, 9th. The scientific and technical instruments company reported $0.00 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.02 by $0.02. The scientific and technical instruments company had revenue of $12.19 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $12.40 million. Luna Innovations had a net margin of 31.84% and a return on equity of 2.78%. View Luna Innovations' Earnings History.

When is Luna Innovations' next earnings date?

Luna Innovations is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, August, 9th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Luna Innovations.

What price target have analysts set for LUNA?

1 equities research analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Luna Innovations' stock. Their predictions range from $3.25 to $3.25. On average, they expect Luna Innovations' share price to reach $3.25 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 5.0%. View Analyst Ratings for Luna Innovations.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Luna Innovations?

1 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Luna Innovations in the last year. There are currently 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."

Who are some of Luna Innovations' key competitors?

Who are Luna Innovations' key executives?

Luna Innovations' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Scott A. Graeff, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 51)
  • Mr. Dale E. Messick, Chief Financial Officer (Age 54)
  • Dr. Brian J. Soller, VP & GM of Lightwave Division (Age 45)
  • Mr. Jean-Pierre Maufras, Gen. Mang. of OptoSolutions
  • Dr. James T. Garrett Ph.D., VP of Technology Devel.

Has Luna Innovations been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about LUNA stock have been trending positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Luna Innovations earned a media sentiment score of 0.26 on Accern's scale. They also gave news headlines about the scientific and technical instruments company an impact score of 46.73 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future.

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 Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Luna Innovations' stock price today?

One share of LUNA stock can currently be purchased for approximately $3.42.

How big of a company is Luna Innovations?

Luna Innovations has a market capitalization of $91.53 million and generates $46.23 million in revenue each year. Luna Innovations employs 198 workers across the globe.

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]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Luna Innovations (NASDAQ LUNA)

Community Ranking:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  89 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  89 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  178
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This page was last updated on 7/17/2018 by Staff

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