Trading Day Triumph: Coherent Corp (COHR) Ends at 54.70, a -1.08 Surge/Plunge

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Coherent Corp (NYSE: COHR) closed the day trading at $54.70 down -1.08% from the previous closing price of $55.30. In other words, the price has decreased by -$1.08 from its previous closing price. On the day, 4.36 million shares were traded. COHR stock price reached its highest trading level at $55.49 during the session, while it also had its lowest trading level at $53.62.


For a better understanding of COHR, let’s look at its different ratios. It provided that stocks Price–to–Cash (P/C) ratio for the trailing twelve months (TTM) is standing at 7.67 whereas its Price-to-Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) for the term is 36.91. For the most recent quarter (mrq), Quick Ratio is recorded 1.72 and its Current Ratio is at 2.71. In the meantime, Its Debt-to-Equity ratio is 0.57 whereas as Long-Term Debt/Eq ratio is at 0.55.

Upgrades & Downgrades

In addition, analysts’ ratings and any changes thereto give investors an idea of the stock’s future direction. In the most recent recommendation for the company, Barclays on January 16, 2024, Upgraded its rating to Overweight and sets its target price to $60 from $38 previously.

On December 13, 2023, Morgan Stanley Downgraded its rating to Equal-Weight which previously was Overweight and also upped its target price recommendation from $39 to $45.

B. Riley Securities Upgraded its Neutral to Buy on October 11, 2023, whereas the target price for the stock was revised from $31 to $37.

Insider Transactions:

The insider trade also gives investors a glimpse into the future direction of stock prices, which can be beneficial to investors. A recent insider transaction in this stock occurred on May 01 ’24 when BASHAW WALTER ROBERT II sold 4,375 shares for $54.51 per share. The transaction valued at 238,503 led to the insider holds 104,034 shares of the business.

MATTERA VINCENT D JR sold 5,000 shares of COHR for $265,483 on Apr 15 ’24. The Chief Executive Officer now owns 669,684 shares after completing the transaction at $53.10 per share. On Apr 01 ’24, another insider, BASHAW WALTER ROBERT II, who serves as the President of the company, sold 4,375 shares for $60.44 each. As a result, the insider received 264,414 and left with 108,409 shares of the company.

Valuation Measures:

Investors should consider key stock statistics when deciding whether to invest or divest. In the wake of the recent closing price, COHR now has a Market Capitalization of 8339616256 and an Enterprise Value of 14551029760. For the stock, the TTM Price-to-Sale (P/S) ratio is 1.81 while its Price-to-Book (P/B) ratio in mrq is 1.56. Its current Enterprise Value per Revenue stands at 3.164 whereas that against EBITDA is 15.825.

Stock Price History:

Over the past 52 weeks, COHR has reached a high of $67.94, while it has fallen to a 52-week low of $26.29. The 50-Day Moving Average of the stock is -5.74%, while the 200-Day Moving Average is calculated to be 21.72%.

Shares Statistics:

Over the past 3-months, COHR traded about 2.08M shares per day on average, while over the past 10 days, COHR traded about 2303790 shares per day. A total of 151.81M shares are outstanding, with a floating share count of 146.72M. Insiders hold about 3.36% of the company’s shares, while institutions hold 85.58% stake in the company. Shares short for COHR as of 1713139200 were 4111308 with a Short Ratio of 1.98, compared to 1710460800 on 4524808. Therefore, it implies a Short% of Shares Outstanding of 4111308 and a Short% of Float of 3.6199997999999995.

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