Luna Innovations Incorporated Company Profile (NASDAQ:LUNA)

About Luna Innovations Incorporated (NASDAQ:LUNA)

Luna Innovations Incorporated logoLuna Innovations Incorporated develops, manufactures and markets fiber optic sensing and test, and measurement products. The Company is focused on bringing technology solutions to measure and monitor processes in the aerospace, automotive, energy, composite, telecommunications and defense industries. The Company operates in two business segments: Products and Licensing, and Technology Development. The Products and Licensing segment develops, manufactures and markets its suite of products, including high-speed optical receiver (HSOR), custom optoelectronic subsystems (Optoelectronics), and Terahertz (THz) products, and fiber optic sensing, as well as test and measurement products. The Technology Development segment performs applied research principally in the areas of sensing and instrumentation, advanced materials and health sciences. The Company's HSOR transmission products are deployed in the Internet communications equipment infrastructure for high-speed bandwidth.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Business Services
  • Industry: Advanced Medical Equipment & Technology
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:LUNA
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: www.lunainc.com
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: $47.99 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 27,688,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $1.45
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $1.53
  • 52 Week Range: $1.16 - $2.33
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: Infinity
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $57.27 million
  • Price / Sales: 0.82
  • Book Value: $1.22 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.39
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: $2.29 million
  • Net Margins: -3.00%
  • Return on Equity: -5.00%
  • Return on Assets: -3.24%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.05%
  • Current Ratio: 2.29%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.66%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 144,598 shs.
  • Beta: 1.28
  • Short Ratio: 1.13
 

Frequently Asked Questions for Luna Innovations Incorporated (NASDAQ:LUNA)

What is Luna Innovations Incorporated's stock symbol?

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

How will Luna Innovations Incorporated's stock buyback program work?

Luna Innovations Incorporated announced that its Board of Directors has approved a share 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 reacquire up to 4.4% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are usually an indication that the company's leadership believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Luna Innovations Incorporated's earnings last quarter?

Luna Innovations Incorporated (NASDAQ:LUNA) posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August, 10th. The company reported ($0.01) earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of ($0.03) by $0.02. The firm earned $13.58 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $14.20 million. Luna Innovations Incorporated had a negative net margin of 3.00% and a negative return on equity of 5.00%. View Luna Innovations Incorporated's Earnings History.

When will Luna Innovations Incorporated make its next earnings announcement?

Luna Innovations Incorporated is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, November, 8th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Luna Innovations Incorporated.

Where is Luna Innovations Incorporated's stock going? Where will Luna Innovations Incorporated's stock price be in 2017?

1 brokers have issued twelve-month price targets for Luna Innovations Incorporated's shares. Their predictions range from $3.00 to $3.00. On average, they anticipate Luna Innovations Incorporated's share price to reach $3.00 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Luna Innovations Incorporated.

Who are some of Luna Innovations Incorporated's key competitors?

Who are Luna Innovations Incorporated's key executives?

Luna Innovations Incorporated's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Richard W. Roedel CPA, Independent Chairman of the Board
  • My E. Chung, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • Dale E. Messick CPA, Chief Financial Officer
  • Talfourd H. Kemper Jr., Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary
  • Scott A. Graeff, Chief Strategy Officer, Treasurer
  • N. Leigh Anderson Ph.D., Director
  • Donald C Pastor, Director
  • Warren B. Phelps III, Director
  • Gary J. Spiegel, Director
  • John B. Williamson III., Independent Director

Who owns Luna Innovations Incorporated stock?

Luna Innovations Incorporated's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include LEVITICUS PARTNERS L P (4.89%), Vanguard Group Inc. (1.73%), Thompson Davis & CO. Inc. (0.55%) and California Public Employees Retirement System (0.31%). Company insiders that own Luna Innovations Incorporated stock include Dale E Messick, Donald Pastor, Health System Carilion, Michael W Wise and Richard Roedel. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Luna Innovations Incorporated.

Who sold Luna Innovations Incorporated stock? Who is selling Luna Innovations Incorporated stock?

Luna Innovations Incorporated's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Thompson Davis & CO. Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Luna Innovations Incorporated.

Who bought Luna Innovations Incorporated stock? Who is buying Luna Innovations Incorporated stock?

Luna Innovations Incorporated's stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Vanguard Group Inc.. Company insiders that have bought Luna Innovations Incorporated stock in the last two years include Dale E Messick, Donald Pastor, Michael W Wise and Richard Roedel. View Insider Buying and Selling for Luna Innovations Incorporated.

How do I buy Luna Innovations Incorporated stock?

Shares of Luna Innovations Incorporated can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Luna Innovations Incorporated's stock price today?

One share of Luna Innovations Incorporated stock can currently be purchased for approximately $1.70.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Luna Innovations Incorporated (NASDAQ LUNA)
Community Ranking:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  33 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  40 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  73
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Luna Innovations Incorporated (NASDAQ:LUNA) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 3.00)
Consensus Price Target: $3.00 (76.47% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Luna Innovations Incorporated (NASDAQ:LUNA)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
8/14/2017Northland SecuritiesSet Price TargetBuy$3.00HighView Rating Details
(Data available from 9/25/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Luna Innovations Incorporated (NASDAQ:LUNA)
Earnings by Quarter for Luna Innovations Incorporated (NASDAQ:LUNA)
Earnings History by Quarter for Luna Innovations Incorporated (NASDAQ LUNA)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
11/7/2017$0.01N/AView Earnings Details
8/10/2017Q2 2017($0.03)($0.01)$14.20 million$13.58 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/11/2017Q1 2017($0.01)($0.05)$13.50 million$13.12 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/16/2017Q4 2016$0.01$15.10 million$15.96 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/9/2016Q3 2016($0.01)($0.02)$14.70 million$14.62 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/9/2016Q2($0.01)($0.03)$15.00 million$14.65 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/10/2016Q1($0.01)($0.05)$14.00 million$13.99 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
3/22/2016Q4($0.01)($0.02)$13.50 million$15.45 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/10/2015Q315($0.04)($0.03)$40.90 million$13.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/11/2015Q215($0.10)$5.23 million$10.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
3/13/2014Q4($0.14)$6.10 million$5.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/7/2013Q313($0.04)$6.80 million$5.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/6/2013Q2 2013($0.07)$6.70 million$6.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Luna Innovations Incorporated (NASDAQ:LUNA)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $-0.04 EPS

Dividends

Dividend History for Luna Innovations Incorporated (NASDAQ:LUNA)
No dividend announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Luna Innovations Incorporated (NASDAQ:LUNA)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 13.00%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 9.97%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Luna Innovations Incorporated (NASDAQ:LUNA)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Luna Innovations Incorporated (NASDAQ:LUNA)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
1/30/2017Health System CarilionMajor ShareholderSell84,566$1.99$168,286.34View SEC Filing  
8/17/2016Michael W WiseDirectorBuy20,000$1.11$22,200.00View SEC Filing  
8/15/2016Richard RoedelDirectorBuy78,373$1.23$96,398.79View SEC Filing  
6/15/2016Richard RoedelDirectorBuy39,200$1.18$46,256.00View SEC Filing  
6/14/2016Donald PastorDirectorBuy7,200$1.19$8,568.00View SEC Filing  
5/16/2016Dale E MessickCFOBuy3,000$1.06$3,180.00View SEC Filing  
1/24/2014Kent A MurphyMajor ShareholderSell1,461,663$1.82$2,660,226.66View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Headline Trends for Luna Innovations Incorporated (NASDAQ:LUNA)
Latest Headlines for Luna Innovations Incorporated (NASDAQ:LUNA)
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reuters.com logoBRIEF-Luna Innovations announces stock repurchase program
www.reuters.com - September 22 at 10:42 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoLuna Innovations Incorporated Announces Stock Repurchase Program
finance.yahoo.com - September 21 at 4:35 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoStock Repurchase Program Authorized by Luna Innovations (LUNA)
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 21 at 11:12 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Luna Innovations, Inc. : September 19, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - September 20 at 5:30 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoReviewing Luna Innovations (LUNA) and Hansen Medical (HNSN)
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 17 at 10:32 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoAnalyzing Luna Innovations (LUNA) & Its Competitors
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 16 at 8:16 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoLuna Innovations (LUNA) vs. Fulgent Genetic (FLGT) Head to Head Contrast
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 8 at 6:11 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Luna Innovations, Inc. : September 6, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - September 6 at 2:21 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoLuna Innovations, Inc. :LUNA-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : August 31, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - September 1 at 3:09 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoB. Riley & Co. Acts as Sell-Side Advisor to Luna Innovations Incorporated in the Sale of its High-Speed Optical Receivers Technology to MACOM Technology Solutions Holdings, Inc.
finance.yahoo.com - August 22 at 8:44 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoLuna Innovations Incorporated (LUNA) Stock Rating Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 16 at 10:56 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoLuna Innovations Incorporated (LUNA) Given a $3.00 Price Target by Northland Securities Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 14 at 1:06 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoLuna Innovations Incorporated Reports Second Quarter and First Half of 2017 Financial Results
finance.yahoo.com - August 11 at 6:16 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoInvestor Network: Luna Innovations Incorporated to Host Earnings Call
finance.yahoo.com - August 11 at 6:16 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoLuna Innovations Incorporated (NASDAQ:LUNA) Announces Earnings Results
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 10 at 10:42 PM
streetinsider.com logoLuna Innovations (LUNA) Sells High-Speed Optical Receivers Technology
www.streetinsider.com - August 10 at 3:43 AM
News IconBRIEF-Luna sells high-speed optical receivers technology for $33.5 mln
www.businessinsider.com - August 10 at 3:43 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoLuna Announces Sale of High-Speed Optical Receivers Technology
finance.yahoo.com - August 10 at 3:43 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoLuna Innovations Incorporated (NASDAQ:LUNA) Set to Announce Earnings on Thursday
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 8 at 10:44 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoLuna Announces Second Quarter Financial Release Date of August 10, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 7 at 4:00 PM
finanznachrichten.de logoGlobal Distributed Fiber Optic Sensor Market to Grow at a CAGR of 15% by 2023: Driven by the Escalation in Global Demand of Oil & Gas
www.finanznachrichten.de - August 4 at 12:56 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoLuna Innovations Incorporated (NASDAQ:LUNA) Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research to Hold
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 12 at 11:28 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Luna Innovations, Inc. : July 10, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - July 11 at 12:56 AM
nasdaq.com logoFall Prevention Innovation Challenge Winners Announced By AARP Services, Inc., UnitedHealthcare
www.nasdaq.com - June 14 at 9:56 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Luna Innovations, Inc. : June 9, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 9 at 6:34 PM
streetinsider.com logoForm 4 LUNA INNOVATIONS INC For: May 24 Filed by: PHELPS BARRY
www.streetinsider.com - May 27 at 6:44 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Luna Innovations, Inc. : May 26, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 26 at 7:12 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoLuna Innovations, Inc. :LUNA-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : May 25, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 26 at 3:31 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoLuna Innovations Incorporated (LUNA) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research to Strong Sell
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 19 at 12:46 AM
seekingalpha.com logoLuna Innovations' (LUNA) CEO My Chung on Q1 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
seekingalpha.com - May 12 at 7:01 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoLuna Innovations Incorporated (LUNA) Posts Quarterly Earnings Results, Misses Estimates By $0.04 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 12 at 2:46 PM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-Luna Innovations quarterly revenue $13.1 mln vs. $14 mln
www.reuters.com - May 11 at 6:54 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoLuna Innovations Incorporated Reports First Quarter 2017 Financial Results
finance.yahoo.com - May 11 at 6:54 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoLuna Innovations (LUNA) Earning Positive Press Coverage, AlphaOne Reports
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 4 at 1:46 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoPositive Press Coverage Extremely Likely to Impact Luna Innovations (LUNA) Stock Price
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 30 at 10:00 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Luna Innovations, Inc. : April 19, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 19 at 6:29 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSomewhat Positive Media Coverage Likely to Impact Luna Innovations (LUNA) Stock Price
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 19 at 12:59 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSomewhat Favorable News Coverage Extremely Likely to Impact Luna Innovations (LUNA) Share Price
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 15 at 10:29 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of LUNA earnings conference call or presentation 16-Mar-17 9:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - March 22 at 6:31 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoLUNA INNOVATIONS INC Files SEC form 10-K, Annual Report
biz.yahoo.com - March 21 at 11:56 AM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-Luna Innovations qtrly EPS $0.01
www.reuters.com - March 16 at 7:08 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoLUNA INNOVATIONS INC Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Financial Statements and Exhi
biz.yahoo.com - March 16 at 7:08 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoPicometrix® Division of Luna Continues 100G Telecom Success
au.finance.yahoo.com - March 13 at 6:07 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoLuna Announces Fourth Quarter 2016 and Year-End Financial Release Date of March 16, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - March 9 at 6:11 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoLUNA INNOVATIONS INC Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers
biz.yahoo.com - February 27 at 6:13 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoDistributed Fiber Optic Sensor Market by Operating Principle, Fiber Type, Scattering Process, Application, …
finance.yahoo.com - February 24 at 9:41 AM
marketwatch.com logoDistributed Fiber Optic Sensor Market Worth 1,712.3 Million USD by 2022
www.marketwatch.com - February 17 at 7:12 PM
globenewswire.com logoNACD Opens Call for Nominations for 2017 NACD Directorship 100
globenewswire.com - February 13 at 10:34 AM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-Leviticus Partners reports 6.17 pct passive stake in Luna Innovations - SEC filing
www.reuters.com - February 1 at 5:17 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoLuna to Present at the 9th Annual LD Micro Main Event
finance.yahoo.com - November 29 at 3:01 PM

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