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Present Trend: Coherent (NASDAQ: COHR)

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Coherent is part of the technology sector and is in the computer hardware industry. The company CEO is John R. Ambroseo. Coherent Inc is a supplier of photonics-based solutions in a range of commercial and scientific research applications. It designs, manufactures, services and markets lasers and related accessories for a diverse group of customers.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The COHR stock showed a previous change of -0.24% with an open at 124.08 and a close of 121.78. It reached an intraday high of 125.63 and a low of 121.39.

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Liquidity:

The stock has a market cap of $2.9b with 24.2m shares outstanding, of which the float is 23.8m shares. Trading volume reached 176,139 shares compared to its average volume of 371,385 shares. Based on the current average volume and close price, the trading liquidity is good.

Historical Trading Performance:

Over the last five trading days, Coherent shares returned 3.24% and in the past 30 trading days it returned -17.72%. Over three months, it changed -11.78%. In one year it has changed -26.59% and within that year its 52-week high was 192.37 and its 52-week low was 90.10. COHR stock is 35.16% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 137.74 and a 50 day moving average of 137.15. Currently COHR stock is trading -11.58% below its 200 day moving average and may not be a good opportunity to buy as it may continue to trend down.

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Earnings:

The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at 9.94 that ended on 30th of September 2018, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 12.25. Based on 1 analyst estimate, the estimated EPS for the next quarter is 1.85. The TTM EPS is 11.48, which comes to a TTM PE of 10.61. Historically, the PE high was 78.50 and the PE low was 10.61. If the stock reached its PE low, that would represent a price of 121.78, which is a decrease of -0.00%.

Below was the last reported quarterly diluted earnings per share:

1stQtr of 2019 (Reported on 04/30/2019): 0.85
4thQtr of 2018 (Reported on 01/29/2019): 1.45
3rdQtr of 2018 (Reported on 11/06/2018): 2.99
2ndQtr of 2018 (Reported on 07/31/2018): 2.69
1stQtr of 2018 (Reported on 05/01/2018): 2.61

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 83.15, which means it may be overvalued by -46.46%.

Indicators to Watch:

The current calculated beta is 1.75.

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Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on assets is 8.62%, profit margin is 11.56%, price-to-sales is 1.74 and price-to-book is 2.25.

Company Scores:

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

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