Stock That Is Worth Exploring Now: Coherent Corp (NYSE: COHR)

Coherent Corp (NYSE:COHR) does about 2.05M shares in volume on a normal day but saw 2337880 shares change hands in Friday trading. The company now has a market cap of 11.37B USD. Its current market price is $74.56, marking an increase of 0.95% compared to the previous close of $73.86. The 52 week high reached by this stock is $75.25 whilst the lowest price level in 52 weeks is $28.47.

Coherent Corp (COHR) has a 20-day trading average at $71.04 and the current price is -0.92% off the 52-week high compared with 161.89% distance from its 52-week low. The 50-day simple moving average of the closing price is $62.94 and its 200-day simple moving average is $49.90. If we look at the stock’s price movements over the week, volatility stands at 3.35%, which increases to 3.55% over 1 month. It is also key to look at other market indicators of price movement for the stock, where we see that the relative strength index (RSI) is at 69.91 to suggest the stock is neutral.

The consensus objective for the share price is $68.38, suggesting that the stock has a potential downside of -9.04% over the period.

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The company shares received a number of brokerage firm price updates over the past month, with the latest being on January 16, 2024 when Barclays upgraded the stock to “Overweight” and issued a price target of between $38 and $60. Morgan Stanley downgraded the stock to “Equal-Weight” from Overweight on December 13, 2023 at a price target of $39-$45. B. Riley Securities upgraded its price target at $31-$37.

Coherent Corp (COHR) stock is up 4.65% over the week and 13.16% over the past month. Its price is 71.28% year-to-date and 47.32% over the past year.

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To reach the target analysts have set, the stock logically needs to shrink -9.04 percent from here.

The company has a return on investment of -3.49% and return on equity of -3.78%. The forward price to earnings ratio is 24.37. The beta has a value of 1.65. Price to book ratio is 2.13 and price to sales ratio is 2.47.

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