Coherent is a world leader in providing photonics based solutions to the commercial and scientific research markets. The Company designs, manufactures and markets laser systems and components, laser measurement and control products, optics, and laser accessories, which are used both in industry and scientific research. Coherent's markets are the microelectronics industry (flat panel display manufacturing, integrated circuit packaging, and integrated circuit inspection), scientific research, OEM components, and materials processing (CO2 lasers for cutting metals).

Santa Clara, US
Size (employees)
2,787 (est)
Coherent was founded in 1966 and is headquartered in Santa Clara, US
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Coherent Office Locations

Coherent has an office in Santa Clara
Santa Clara, US (HQ)
5100 Patrick Henry Dr
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Coherent Financials and Metrics

Coherent Financials

Coherent's revenue was reported to be $1.72 b in FY, 2017

Revenue (Q2, 2018)

958.7 m

Gross profit (Q2, 2018)

432.5 m

Gross profit margin (Q2, 2018), %


Net income (Q2, 2018)

107.2 m

EBIT (Q2, 2018)

210 m

Market capitalization (22-Jun-2018)

3.9 b

Closing share price (22-Jun-2018)


Cash (31-Mar-2018)

309 m
Coherent's current market capitalization is $3.9 b.
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017


794.6 m802.5 m857.4 m1.7 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

973 m

Gross profit

750.3 m
USDQ1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q2, 2018


193.6 m199.2 m196.5 m200.6 m203.7 m199.9 m218.8 m958.7 m

Cost of goods sold

116 m118.6 m122.3 m118.3 m120.4 m111.3 m124.2 m526.2 m

Gross profit

77.5 m80.7 m74.3 m82.3 m83.3 m88.6 m94.6 m432.5 m

Gross profit Margin, %

USDFY, 2017


443.1 m

Accounts Receivable

(52.5 m)


414.8 m

Current Assets

1.3 b
USDQ1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q2, 2018


138.4 m140.3 m149.6 m129.4 m115.1 m103.1 m142.3 m157.2 m139.4 m433 m472.3 m309 m


171 m176.5 m179.8 m162 m153.7 m157.8 m158 m179.1 m200.2 m388.2 m402.8 m492.7 m

Current Assets

633.4 m672.2 m704.8 m673.2 m684.7 m710.9 m671.5 m725.1 m760.3 m1.2 b1.3 b1.2 b


114.4 m114.1 m112.5 m104 m100.9 m99 m99.7 m108.6 m111.7 m256 m268.6 m307.3 m
USDFY, 2017

Net Income

207.1 m

Depreciation and Amortization

16 m


414.8 m

Accounts Payable

75.9 m
USDQ1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q2, 2016Q2, 2018

Net Income

11.7 m15.3 m13 m17.4 m18.4 m38.1 m107.2 m

Depreciation and Amortization

12.9 m25.4 m


(21.1 m)(59.7 m)

Accounts Payable

7.5 m13.6 m
USDY, 2018

Financial Leverage

1.8 x
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Coherent Operating Metrics

Coherent's Patent Applications was reported to be 133 in FY, 2016.
FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Backlog (Commercial Lasers and Components)

$75.30 m$90.20 m$90.10 m

Backlog (Specialty Lasers and Systems)

$253 m$219.30 m$515.20 m

Patent Applications

147 139 133

Patents Issued

427 484 565
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Coherent Revenue Breakdown

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Coherent revenue breakdown by business segment: 26.4% from Commercial Lasers and Components and 73.6% from Specialty Laser Systems

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Coherent News and Updates

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