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

Coherent, Inc. (COHR)

Today's Latest Price: $120.59 USD

0.50 (0.42%)

Updated Nov 27 1:00pm

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Industry Rank:

Ranked of 53 in Technology - Communication/Networking

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COHR Stock Summary

  • COHR's went public 34.93 years ago, making it older than 92.95% of listed US stocks we're tracking.
  • Of note is the ratio of Coherent Inc's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; only 17.69% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • Over the past twelve months, COHR has reported earnings growth of -383.07%, putting it ahead of only 5.15% of US stocks in our set.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Coherent Inc are ANGO, ASUR, DHX, LBRT, and ECOL.
  • COHR's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Coherent Inc's official web site, go to

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COHR Price/Volume Stats

Current price $120.59 52-week high $178.08
Prev. close $120.09 52-week low $78.21
Day low $118.57 Volume 63,800
Day high $121.03 Avg. volume 204,367
50-day MA $118.92 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $123.93 Market Cap 2.93B

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.

COHR Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$120.59$61.21 -49%

We started the process of determining a valid price forecast for Coherent Inc with a discounted cash flow analysis -- the results of which can be found in the table below. To summarize, we found that Coherent Inc ranked in the 31th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Our DCF analysis suggests the stock is overvalued by about 49%. In terms of the factors that were most noteworthy in this DCF analysis for COHR, they are:

  • 88% of the company's capital comes from equity, which is greater than 70.76% of stocks in our cash flow based forecasting set.
  • Coherent Inc's interest coverage rate -- a measure of gross earnings relative to interest payments -- comes in at -25.62. This coverage rate is greater than that of merely 5.01% of stocks we're observing for the purpose of forecasting via discounted cash flows.
  • The weighted average cost of capital for the company is 10. This value is greater than 82.37% stocks in the Technology sector that generate free cash flow.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

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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.

Global Medical Fiber Optics Market 2020-2026 Featuring Profiles of MKS Instruments, IPG Photonics, Coherent, LEONI Group and Other Players -

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The "Global Medical Fiber Optics Market By Application (Illumination, Endoscopic Imaging, Biomedical Sensing, Laser Signal Delivery, and Other Applications), By Fiber Type (Multimode Optical Fiber and Single Mode Optical Fiber), By Region, Industry Analysis and Forecast, 2020 - 2026" report has been added to's offering. The Global Medical Fiber Optics Market size is expected to reach $1.3 billion by 2026, rising at a market growth of 8.6% CAGR dur

Business Wire | August 25, 2020

Coherent CFO set to retire next year

Coherent ([[COHR]] -2.1%) Chief Financial Officer Kevin Palatnik will retire after over four years in the job, effective no later than February 28, 2021.Palatnik had previously served as the CFO at Audience (later acquired by Knowles) and Cadence Design Systems.The company is launching a search for a new CFO....

Seeking Alpha | August 21, 2020

Analysis on Impact of COVID-19- Global Laser Welding Machine Market 2020-2024 | Evolving Opportunities with AMADA HOLDINGS Co. Ltd. and Coherent Inc. | Technavio

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #GlobalLaserWeldingMachineMarket--The Global Laser Welding Machine Market will grow by $ 246.50 mn during 2020-2024

Business Wire | August 21, 2020

Applied Materials: Tailwinds In Semiconductor - Headwinds In Display

Semiconductor equipment growth in 2Q 2020 was dramatically different than growth of equipment to manufacture LCDs and OLED displays. Unlike the semiconductor equipment market recovering in 2Q 2020, the display equipment market plummeted QoQ in 2Q 2020, which I will discuss in depth in this article. We can corroborate this...

Robert Castellano on Seeking Alpha | August 19, 2020

Earnings Outlook For Coherent

Coherent (NASDAQ: COHR) will be releasing its next round of earnings this Tuesday, August 04. For all of the relevant information, here is your guide …

Benzinga | August 3, 2020

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COHR Price Returns

1-mo -3.64%
3-mo 7.04%
6-mo -17.98%
1-year -20.06%
3-year -58.70%
5-year 77.08%
YTD -27.51%
2019 57.36%
2018 -62.54%
2017 105.43%
2016 111.00%
2015 7.23%

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