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Coherent Inc (COHR) Files 10-K for the Fiscal Year Ended on September 30, 2018

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Coherent Inc (COHR) files its latest 10-K with SEC for the fiscal year ended on September 30, 2018. 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. Coherent Inc has a market cap of $3.14 billion; its shares were traded at around $129.24 with a P/E ratio of 12.96 and P/S ratio of 1.67. Coherent Inc had annual average EBITDA growth of 23.30% over the past five years.


For the last quarter Coherent Inc reported a revenue of $461.5 million, compared with the revenue of $490.3 million during the same period a year ago. For the latest fiscal year the company reported a revenue of $1.9 billion, an increase of 10.4% from last year. For the last five years Coherent Inc had an average revenue growth rate of 21% a year.

The reported diluted earnings per share was $9.95 for the year, an increase of 19% from previous year. Over the last five years Coherent Inc had an EPS growth rate of 34.9% a year. The Coherent Inc enjoyed an operating margin of 20.7%, compared with the operating margin of 18.74% a year before. The 10-year historical median operating margin of Coherent Inc is 11.02%. The profitability rank of the company is 7 (out of 10).

At the current stock price of $129.24, Coherent Inc is traded at close to its historical median P/S valuation band of $140.12. The P/S ratio of the stock is 1.67, while the historical median P/S ratio is 1.81. The stock lost 58.64% during the past 12 months.

Directors and Officers Recent Trades:

  • Director Pamela Fletcher sold 458 shares of COHR stock on 11/09/2018 at the average price of $132.75. The price of the stock has decreased by 2.64% since.

For the complete 20-year historical financial data of COHR, click here.

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