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How to buy Luna Innovations Incorporated stock

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Luna Innovations Incorporated is a scientific & technical instruments business based in the US. Luna Innovations Incorporated shares (LUNA) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Luna Innovations Incorporated employs 385 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $93.2 million.

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Luna Innovations Incorporated stock price (NASDAQ: LUNA)

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Luna Innovations Incorporated shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-10-02.
Latest market close$4.56
52-week range$4.38 - $10.20
50-day moving average $5.67
200-day moving average $6.39
Wall St. target price$10.69
PE ratio 12.5424
Dividend yield $0 (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.35

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Luna Innovations Incorporated price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $4.56 from 2022-10-03

1 week (2022-09-27) 1.11%
1 month (2022-09-02) -18.72%
3 months (2022-07-05) -20.42%
6 months (2022-04-05) -38.04%
1 year (2021-10-05) -49.33%
2 years (2020-10-05) -28.75%
3 years (2019-10-04) 5.83
5 years (2017-10-04) 166.67%

Is Luna Innovations Incorporated stock undervalued or overvalued?

Valuing Luna Innovations Incorporated stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Luna Innovations Incorporated's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Luna Innovations Incorporated's P/E ratio

Luna Innovations Incorporated's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 13x. In other words, Luna Innovations Incorporated shares trade at around 13x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.

Luna Innovations Incorporated's EBITDA

Luna Innovations Incorporated's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $1.2 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Luna Innovations Incorporated's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Luna Innovations Incorporated financials

Revenue TTM $93.2 million
Gross profit TTM $51.6 million
Return on assets TTM -1.75%
Return on equity TTM -3.79%
Profit margin 9.83%
Book value $2.70
Market capitalisation $145.7 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Luna Innovations Incorporated share dividends

We're not expecting Luna Innovations Incorporated to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Luna Innovations Incorporated share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Luna Innovations Incorporated's shares have ranged in value from as little as $4.38 up to $10.2. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

LUNA.US volatility(beta: 1.27)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Luna Innovations Incorporated's is 1.2657. This would suggest that Luna Innovations Incorporated's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Luna Innovations Incorporated overview

Luna Innovations Incorporated develops, manufactures, and markets fiber optic test, measurement, and control products worldwide. The company offers optical test and measurement products, which include optical vector analyzer, optical backscatter reflectometers, and the Phoenix family of tunable lasers; and Hyperion sensing solution that enables full-spectrum data acquisition and flexible peak detect algorithms of fiber-bragg gratings (FBGs), long period FBGs, and fabry-perot sensors with low-latency access to data for closed loop feedback applications. It also provides polarization control products, including components, modules, and instruments to measure, manage, and control polarization and group delay in fiber optic networks; tunable lasers; single frequency lasers; temperature and strain sensing products; ODiSI sensing solution, which provides distributed strain and temperature measurements; and Terametrix terahertz gauging and imaging products that provide precise single and multi-layer thickness, density, basis weight, and caliper thickness measurements, as well as distributed acoustic sensing intellectual property and products. The company primarily markets its fiber optic test, measurement, and control products to telecommunications companies, defense agencies, government system integrators, researchers, original equipment manufacturers, distributors, testing labs, and strategic partners directly, as well as through manufacturer representative organizations, partner and distribution channels, technical sales engineers, value added resellers, and independent sales representatives. Luna Innovations Incorporated was incorporated in 1990 and is headquartered in Roanoke, Virginia. .

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Luna Innovations Incorporated is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 4.095% of Luna Innovations Incorporated shares are held by insiders and 50.809% by institutions.
How many people work for Luna Innovations Incorporated?
Latest data suggests 385 work at Luna Innovations Incorporated.
When does the fiscal year end for Luna Innovations Incorporated?
Luna Innovations Incorporated's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Luna Innovations Incorporated based?
Luna Innovations Incorporated's address is: 301 1st Street, SW, Roanoke, VA, United States, 24011
What is Luna Innovations Incorporated's ISIN number?
Luna Innovations Incorporated's international securities identification number is: US5503511009
What is Luna Innovations Incorporated's CUSIP number?
Luna Innovations Incorporated's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 550351100

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