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LUNA - Luna Innovations Inc Share Price

$12.17 0.4  3.7%

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Small Cap
Market Cap £259.9m
Enterprise Value £240.9m
Revenue £54.7m
Position in Universe 3807th / 6715
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Year End 31st Dec 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020E 2021E CAGR / Avg
21.3 44.0 59.2 33.1 42.9 70.5 81.2 106.6 +27.1%
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FINANCIAL BRIEF: : For the nine months ended 30 September 2020, LunaInnovations Incorporated revenues increased 11% to $56.8M.Net income applicable to common stockholders excludingextraordinary items increased 65% to $4.8M. Revenuesreflect United States segment increase of 57% to $38.6M,Asia segment increase of 68% to $11.9M, Europe segmentincrease of 43% to $5.3M.
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Profile Summary

Luna Innovations Inc. provides advanced optical technology. The Company provides fiber optic test, measurement and control products for the telecommunications and photonics industries and distributed fiber optic sensing products for industries utilizing composite and other advanced materials, such as the automotive, aerospace, energy and infrastructure industries. It operates through two segments: Lightwave segment and the Luna Labs segment. The Lightwave segment develops, manufactures and markets distributed fiber optic sensing products and fiber optic communications test and control products. The Luna Labs segment performs applied research principally in the areas of sensing and instrumentation, advanced materials and health sciences. The Company operates across United States, Asia, Europe, Canada and Central and South America.

Last Annual December 31st, 2019
Last Interim September 30th, 2020
Incorporated April 4, 2003
Public Since June 6, 2006
No. of Shareholders: 100
No. of Employees: 277
Sector Industrials
Industry Machinery, Equipment & Components
Index Nasdaq Composite ,
Exchange NASDAQ Capital Market
Shares in Issue 30,838,060
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Frequently Asked Questions for Luna Innovations Inc
What is the Luna Innovations Inc share price?

As of 5:15pm, shares in Luna Innovations Inc are trading at $12.17, giving the company a market capitalisation of £259.9m. This share price information is delayed by 15 minutes.

How has the Luna Innovations Inc share price performed this year?

Shares in Luna Innovations Inc are currently trading at $12.17 and the price has moved by 66.05% over the past 365 days. In terms of relative price strength - which takes into account the overall market trend - the Luna Innovations Inc price has moved by 28.11% over the past year.

What are the analyst and broker recommendations for Luna Innovations Inc?

Of the analysts with advisory recommendations for Luna Innovations Inc, there are there are currently 1 "buy" , 1 "hold" and 0 "sell" recommendations. The overall consensus recommendation for Luna Innovations Inc is Buy. You can view the full broker recommendation list by unlocking its StockReport.

When will Luna Innovations Inc next release its financial results?

Luna Innovations Inc is scheduled to issue upcoming financial results on the following dates:

Interim results are scheduled for: 2021-09-30
What is the Luna Innovations Inc dividend yield?

Luna Innovations Inc does not currently pay a dividend.

Does Luna Innovations Inc pay a dividend?

Luna Innovations Inc does not currently pay a dividend.

When does Luna Innovations Inc next pay dividends?

Luna Innovations Inc does not currently pay a dividend.

How do I buy Luna Innovations Inc shares?

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What is the market cap of Luna Innovations Inc?

Shares in Luna Innovations Inc are currently trading at $12.17, giving the company a market capitalisation of £259.9m.

Where are Luna Innovations Inc shares listed? Where are Luna Innovations Inc shares listed?

Here are the trading details for Luna Innovations Inc:

Country of listing: United States
Exchange: NAQ
Ticker Symbol: LUNA
What kind of share is Luna Innovations Inc?

Based on an overall assessment of its quality, value and momentum, Luna Innovations Inc is currently classified as a High Flyer. The classification is based on a composite score that examines a wide range of fundamental and technical measures. Stock are classified on the the following spectrum: Super Stocks, High Flyers, Contrarians, Turnarounds, Neutral, Value Traps, Momentum Traps, Falling Stars, and Sucker Stocks. For more information, learn about our StockRank Styles.

Is there a Luna Innovations Inc share price forecast 2021?

Shares in Luna Innovations Inc are currently priced at $12.17. At that level they are trading at 11.58% premium to the analyst consensus target price of 0.00.

Analysts covering Luna Innovations Inc currently have a consensus Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast of 0.3 for the next financial year.

How can I tell whether the Luna Innovations Inc share price will go up?

An important predictor of whether a stock price will go up is its track record of momentum. Price trends tend to persist, so it's worth looking at them when it comes to a share like Luna Innovations Inc. Over the past six months, the relative strength of its shares against the market has been 71.7%. At the current price of $12.17, shares in Luna Innovations Inc are trading at 54.47% against their 200 day moving average. You can read more about the power of momentum in assessing share price movements on Stockopedia.

What is the Luna Innovations Inc PE Ratio?

The Luna Innovations Inc PE ratio based on its reported earnings over the past 12 months is 51.74. The shares are currently trading at $12.17.

The PE ratio (or price-to-earnings ratio) is the one of the most popular valuation measures used by stock market investors. It is calculated by dividing a company's price per share by its earnings per share.

The PE ratio can be seen as being expressed in years, in the sense that it shows the number of years of earnings which would be required to pay back the purchase price, ignoring inflation. So in general terms, the higher the PE, the more expensive the stock is.

Who are the key directors of Luna Innovations Inc?

Luna Innovations Inc's management team is headed by:

Scott Graeff - PRE
Richard Roedel - CHM
N. Leigh Anderson - DRC
Donald Pastor - IND
Gary Spiegel - IND
Warren Phelps - IND
Mary Vitale - IND
Eugene Nestro - CFO
Jane Bailey - VPR
Who are the major shareholders of Luna Innovations Inc?

Here are the top five shareholders of Luna Innovations Inc based on the size of their shareholding:

Royce Investment Partners Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 6.36% (1.96m shares)
BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, N.A. Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 5.89% (1.82m shares)
AMH Equity, Ltd. Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 4.84% (1.49m shares)
The Vanguard Group, Inc. Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 4.66% (1.44m shares)
ACK Asset Management LLC Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 3.93% (1.21m shares)
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