Coherent, Inc. (COHR): Price and Financial Metrics

Coherent, Inc. (COHR): $253.22

1.35 (+0.54%)

POWR Rating

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  • Growth is the dimension where COHR ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 98.18% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for COHR is in Value, which has been heading down over the past 52 weeks.
  • COHR's current lowest rank is in the Value metric (where it is better than 21.07% of US stocks).

COHR Stock Summary

  • Coherent Inc's stock had its IPO on January 1, 1986, making it an older stock than 92.68% of US equities in our set.
  • The price/operating cash flow metric for Coherent Inc is higher than 96.48% of stocks in our set with a positive cash flow.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, COHR is more volatile than just 18.89% of stocks we're observing.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Coherent Inc, a group of peers worth examining would be KERN, KIQ, CBAT, LIVN, and ANIK.
  • Visit COHR's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

COHR Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Technology stock, COHR's price/earnings ratio is 232.82% lower, now standing at -51.8.
  • COHR's price/earnings ratio has moved down 58.2 over the prior 243 months.
  • COHR's price/earnings ratio has moved down 58.2 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for COHR.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
COHR 2021-09-01 4.4 7.4 -51.8 -53.6
COHR 2021-08-31 4.4 7.4 -51.6 -53.4
COHR 2021-08-30 4.4 7.3 -51.2 -53.1
COHR 2021-08-27 4.4 7.4 -51.7 -53.6
COHR 2021-08-26 4.4 7.3 -51.2 -53.0
COHR 2021-08-25 4.4 7.3 -51.2 -53.1

COHR Growth Metrics

  • The 2 year revenue growth rate now stands at -32.65%.
  • Its 3 year price growth rate is now at 57.32%.
  • Its 3 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 115.13%.
Over the past 67 months, COHR's revenue has gone up $620,425,000.

The table below shows COHR's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-06-30 1,412.545 49.928 -120.12
2021-03-31 1,315.116 32.816 -159.09
2020-12-31 1,234.281 221.797 -419.788
2020-09-30 1,228.999 206.907 -414.139
2020-06-30 1,247.712 206.101 -421.204
2020-03-31 1,288.552 160.85 -415.595

COHR's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • COHR has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 67.05% of graded US stocks.
  • COHR's asset turnover comes in at 0.77 -- ranking 21st of 75 Measuring and Control Equipment stocks.
  • MKSI, COHU, and TKOI are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with COHR.

The table below shows COHR's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-07-03 0.770 0.375 -0.083
2021-04-03 0.726 0.356 -0.115
2021-01-02 0.685 0.342 -0.298
2020-10-03 0.653 0.334 -0.298
2020-07-04 0.641 0.326 -0.302
2020-04-04 0.632 0.318 -0.305

COHR Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of COHR, see our COHR price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $218.67 Average Broker Recommendation 2 (Hold)

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COHR Price/Volume Stats

Current price $253.22 52-week high $270.99
Prev. close $251.87 52-week low $115.32
Day low $251.08 Volume 3,021
Day high $253.22 Avg. volume 335,838
50-day MA $251.18 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $248.20 Market Cap 6.21B

Coherent, Inc. (COHR) Company Bio

Coherent Inc. provides photonics-based solutions for a range of commercial and scientific research applications in the United States and internationally. The company operates through two segments: Specialty Lasers and Systems, and Commercial Lasers and Components. The company was founded in 1966 and is based in Santa Clara, California.

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Latest COHR News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Coherent Inc that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate COHR as an investment opportunity.

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Yahoo | October 8, 2021

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How Analysts View II-VI's Acquisition Of Coherent?

Barclays analyst Tom O'Malley downgraded II-VI Inc (NASDAQ: IIVI) to Underweight from Equal Weight with a price target of $56, down from $65. The analyst believes II-VI shares will continue to be an underperformer saying 3D sensing "is now a headwind," and its core business is a low single-digit grower. Additionally, the acquired Coherent Inc (NASDAQ: COHR) business is at a cyclical peak, and post-deal, the combined entity would be more significant than three times levered "into a potential corr

Yahoo | October 4, 2021

Time to Buy the Dip on This Crucial Tech Company

Across the megatrends of 5G, cloud computing, autonomous vehicles, and others, the common denominator is the requirement for components made of advanced engineered materials. Furthermore, the industry is consolidating, with II-VI being a leader on that front, currently waiting for final approval of its acquisition of Coherent (NASDAQ: COHR). Already down some 30% from all-time highs, II-VI fell another 4% after reporting earnings on Tuesday, Aug. 10.

Yahoo | August 12, 2021

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COHR Price Returns

1-mo -1.08%
3-mo 3.66%
6-mo -5.35%
1-year 101.05%
3-year 104.90%
5-year 140.00%
YTD 68.79%
2020 -9.82%
2019 57.36%
2018 -62.54%
2017 105.43%
2016 111.00%

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