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Love or Hate: IPG Photonics Corporation (NASDAQ: IPGP)


IPG Photonics Corporation trades as part of the technology sector and semiconductors industry. The company CEO is Valentin P. Gapontsev. IPG Photonics Corp is a developer and manufacturer of fiber lasers and amplifiers for diverse applications in numerous markets. The company sells its products globally to OEMs, system integrators and end users in a wide range of diverse markets.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The IPGP stock showed a previous change of 1.56% with an open at 168.00 and a close of 168.92. It reached an intraday high of 169.12 and a low of 166.68.

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The stock has a market cap of $9.0b with 53.1m shares outstanding, of which the float is 51.1m shares. Trading volume reached 444,830 shares compared to its average volume of 406,657 shares. Based on the current average volume and close price, the trading liquidity is good.

Historical Trading Performance:

Over the last five trading days, IPG Photonics Corporation shares returned -0.02% and in the past 30 trading days it returned 8.03%. Over three months, it changed 34.17%. In one year it has changed -27.34% and within that year its 52-week high was 261.77 and its 52-week low was 104.64. IPGP stock is 61.43% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 156.12 and a 50 day moving average of 152.87. Currently IPGP stock is trading 8.20% above its 200 day moving average.

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The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at 7.39 that ended on 31st of December 2018, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 22.86. Based on 3 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 1.04. The TTM EPS is 7.44, which comes to a TTM PE of 22.70. Historically, the PE high was 51.10 and the PE low was 16.20. If the stock reached its PE low, that would represent a price of 120.55, which is a decrease of -28.63%.

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 147.97, which means it may be overvalued by -14.16%

Indicators to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 3.80% of insider ownership and 104.80% of institutional ownership. Short-interest is 0, which is 0.00% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio is 0.00.

The current calculated beta is 1.85

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Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 19.11%, return on assets is 16.35%, profit margin is 27.08%, price-to-sales is 8.03 and price-to-book is 4.07.

Company Scores:

All scores are out of six:
 0  :Valuation Score
 2  :Past Performance Score
 5  :Financial Strength Score
 2  :Future Growth Score
 0  :Dividend Score
 2  :Overall Score

John Jones
Worked for several Wall Street firms: Salomon Smith Barney, UBS, and Charles Schwab. Has developed skills and gained extensive experience over the years that is used today to uncover winning penny stocks.Also was an attorney for small businesses in Scottsdale, Arizona. That experience and understanding of law provides a unique perspective and edge in discovering quality companies in various industries.