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)+8%
Coherent was founded in 1966 and is headquartered in Santa Clara, US

Coherent Office Locations

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

Coherent Data and Metrics

Coherent Financial Metrics

Coherent's revenue was reported to be $857.4 m in FY, 2016 which is a 7% increase from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2016)

857.4 m

Revenue growth (FY, 2015 - FY, 2016), %


Market capitalization (15-Aug-2017)

5.6 b
Coherent's current market capitalization is $5.6 b.
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


794.6 m802.5 m857.4 m

Revenue growth, %

USDY, 2016


331.5 k

Coherent Operating Metrics

Coherent's Backlog was reported to be $605.3 m in FY, 2016. Coherent's Patent Applications was reported to be 133 in FY, 2016
FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Backlog (Commercial Lasers and Components)

$75.3 m$90.2 m$90.1 m

Backlog (Specialty Lasers and Systems)

$253 m$219.3 m$515.2 m

Patents Issued


Patent Applications



$328.3 m$309.5 m$605.3 m

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