NASDAQ:LUNA - Luna Innovations Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$3.33 +0.12 (+3.74 %)
(As of 10/22/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$3.21
Today's Range$3.20 - $3.35
52-Week Range$1.47 - $4.32
Volume24,997 shs
Average Volume122,230 shs
Market Capitalization$87.71 million
P/E Ratio40.13
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.83
Luna 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
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorBusiness Services
SymbolNASDAQ:LUNA
CUSIPN/A
Phone540-769-8400

Debt

Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current Ratio4.70
Quick Ratio4.14

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio40.13
Forward P/E Ratio111.00
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$46.23 million
Price / Sales1.97
Cash Flow$0.0909 per share
Price / Cash36.62
Book Value$1.74 per share
Price / Book1.91

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A
Net Income$14.61 million
Net Margins34.13%
Return on Equity4.98%
Return on Assets3.83%

Miscellaneous

Employees198
Outstanding Shares27,320,000
Market Cap$87.71 million

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 announced that its board has initiated a share repurchase plan on Thursday, September 21st 2017, which permits the company to buyback $2,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to purchase up to 4.4% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are typically an indication that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Luna Innovations' earnings last quarter?

Luna Innovations Incorporated (NASDAQ:LUNA) issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August, 1st. The scientific and technical instruments company reported $0.03 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.02 by $0.01. The scientific and technical instruments company had revenue of $13.77 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $12.90 million. Luna Innovations had a return on equity of 4.98% and a net margin of 34.13%. View Luna Innovations' Earnings History.

When is Luna Innovations' next earnings date?

Luna Innovations is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, November 12th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Luna Innovations.

What price target have analysts set for LUNA?

2 brokerages have issued 12 month price targets for Luna Innovations' shares. Their predictions range from $4.00 to $4.00. On average, they anticipate Luna Innovations' stock price to reach $4.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 20.1% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Luna Innovations.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Luna Innovations?

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, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Luna Innovations.

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.

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 $3.33.

How big of a company is Luna Innovations?

Luna Innovations has a market capitalization of $87.71 million and generates $46.23 million in revenue each year. Luna Innovations employs 198 workers across the globe.

What is Luna Innovations' official website?

The official website for Luna Innovations is http://www.lunainc.com.

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:  110 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  108 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  218
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Luna Innovations and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe LUNA will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe LUNA will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 10/22/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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