Novanta Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.88 (-0.64 %)
(As of 04/22/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $135.63
50-Day Range
MA: $131.68
52-Week Range
Now: $135.63
Volume75,602 shs
Average Volume107,726 shs
Market Capitalization$4.80 billion
P/E Ratio116.92
Dividend YieldN/A
Novanta Inc., together with its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, markets, and sells photonics, vision, and precision motion components and sub-systems to original equipment manufacturers in the medical and industrial markets worldwide. Its Photonics segment offers photonics-based solutions, including laser scanning and beam delivery, CO2 laser, solid state laser, ultrafast laser, and optical light engine products for photonics-based applications, such as industrial processing, metrology, medical and life science imaging, DNA sequencing, and medical laser procedures. The company's Vision segment provides a range of medical grade technologies, including medical insufflators, pumps, and related disposables; visualization solutions; wireless, recorder, and video integration technologies for operating room integrations; optical data collection and machine vision technologies; radio frequency identification technologies; thermal chart recorders; spectrometry technologies; and embedded touch screen solutions. Its Precision Motion segment offers optical and inductive encoders, precision motors, motion control sub-assemblies, servo drives, air bearings, and air bearing spindles. The company sells its products through its direct sales force, resellers, distributors, and system integrators under the Cambridge Technology, Synrad, Laser Quantum, ARGES, WOM, NDS, NDSsi, Med X Change, Reach Technology, JADAK, ThingMagic, Photo Research, Celera Motion, MicroE, Zettlex, Applimotion, Ingenia, and Westwind brands. The company was formerly known as GSI Group, Inc. and changed its name to Novanta Inc. in May 2016. Novanta Inc. was founded in 1968 and is headquartered in Bedford, Massachusetts.
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Miscellaneous electrical machinery, equipment, & supplies
Current SymbolNASDAQ:NOVT
Previous SymbolNASDAQ:GSIG
Year FoundedN/A



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$626.10 million
Cash Flow$3.38 per share
Book Value$11.89 per share


Net Income$40.77 million


Market Cap$4.80 billion
Next Earnings Date5/11/2021 (Confirmed)


Novanta Inc. (NASDAQ:NOVT) CEO Sells $1,013,775.00 in Stock
April 21, 2021 |
Form 8-K NOVANTA INC For: Mar 19 -
March 23, 2021 |
Company News for Mar 2, 2021
March 2, 2021 |
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Overall MarketRank

1.51 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

345th out of 1,554 stocks

Miscellaneous Electrical Machinery, Equipment, & Supplies Industry

8th out of 38 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.0Community Rank: 3.0Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
-0.88 (-0.64 %)
(As of 04/22/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Novanta (NASDAQ:NOVT) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Novanta a buy right now?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Novanta in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "hold" Novanta stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in NOVT, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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Wall Street analysts have given Novanta a "Hold" 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 Novanta wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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When is Novanta's next earnings date?

Novanta is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, May 11th 2021.
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How can I listen to Novanta's earnings call?

Novanta will be holding an earnings conference call on Tuesday, May 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 Novanta's earnings last quarter?

Novanta Inc. (NASDAQ:NOVT) announced its quarterly earnings results on Sunday, February, 28th. The technology company reported $0.53 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.44 by $0.09. The technology company earned $147.50 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $147.05 million. Novanta had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 16.33% and a net margin of 6.81%. The business's revenue for the quarter was down 7.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $0.55 EPS.
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How has Novanta's stock been impacted by Coronavirus?

Novanta's stock was trading at $79.04 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, NOVT stock has increased by 71.6% and is now trading at $135.63.
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What guidance has Novanta issued on next quarter's earnings?

Novanta issued an update on its first quarter 2021 Pre-Market earnings guidance on Monday, March, 1st. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of 0.35-0.39 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $0.48. The company issued revenue guidance of $155-157 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $151 million.

What price target have analysts set for NOVT?

2 brokerages have issued 1 year price objectives for Novanta's stock. Their forecasts range from $90.00 to $109.00. On average, they anticipate Novanta's stock price to reach $99.50 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 26.6%.
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Who are Novanta's key executives?

Novanta's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Matthijs Glastra, CEO & Director (Age 52, Pay $977.28k)
  • Mr. Robert J. Buckley, Chief Financial Officer (Age 47, Pay $610.28k)
  • Mr. Brian S. Young, Chief HR Officer (Age 52, Pay $395.47k)
  • Mr. Peter L. Chang, VP, Corp. Controller & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 56)
  • Ms. Sarah Betadam, Chief Information Officer
  • Ms. Kitty Sahin, Exec. VP of Strategy & Bus. Devel.
  • Mr. Phil Martin, Group Pres of Photonics
  • Ms. Leane Sinicki, Group Pres of Precision Motion
  • Mr. Heinrich Dreyer, Group Pres of Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Mr. Ray Nash, Corp. Fin. Leader

What is Matthijs Glastra's approval rating as Novanta's CEO?

44 employees have rated Novanta CEO Matthijs Glastra on Matthijs Glastra has an approval rating of 87% among Novanta's employees.

Who are some of Novanta's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Novanta own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Novanta investors own include NVIDIA (NVDA), Alibaba Group (BABA), Gilead Sciences (GILD), Intuitive Surgical (ISRG), Lam Research (LRCX), Altria Group (MO), AT&T (T), Abiomed (ABMD), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) and Broadcom (AVGO).

What is Novanta's stock symbol?

Novanta trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "NOVT."

Who are Novanta's major shareholders?

Novanta's stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Exchange Traded Concepts LLC (0.04%) and Forte Capital LLC ADV (0.01%). Company insiders that own Novanta stock include Brian S Young, Matthijs Glastra, Peter L Chang, Robert Buckley and Stephen W Bershad.
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Which institutional investors are selling Novanta stock?

NOVT stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Forte Capital LLC ADV. Company insiders that have sold Novanta company stock in the last year include Brian S Young, Matthijs Glastra, Peter L Chang, and Robert Buckley.
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Which institutional investors are buying Novanta stock?

NOVT stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Exchange Traded Concepts LLC.
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How do I buy shares of Novanta?

Shares of NOVT 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 Novanta's stock price today?

One share of NOVT stock can currently be purchased for approximately $135.63.

How much money does Novanta make?

Novanta has a market capitalization of $4.80 billion and generates $626.10 million in revenue each year. The technology company earns $40.77 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.14 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Novanta have?

Novanta employs 2,200 workers across the globe.

What is Novanta's official website?

The official website for Novanta is

Where are Novanta's headquarters?

Novanta is headquartered at 125 Middlesex Turnpike, Bedford MA, 01730.

How can I contact Novanta?

Novanta's mailing address is 125 Middlesex Turnpike, Bedford MA, 01730. The technology company can be reached via phone at 781-266-5700 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 4/22/2021 by Staff
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