News Bell: nLIGHT, Inc. (NASDAQ:LASR), Helix Energy Solutions Group, Inc. (NYSE:HLX)



nLIGHT, Inc. (NASDAQ:LASR) represented a move of -1.14 percent or $0.02 per share and closed its previous day trading session at $19.1. 517395 Shares were traded in the last trading session with an Average Volume of 482.33 Million Shares. The stock currently has a Market Capitalization of 706.51 Million.

nLIGHT Inc. provides high-power semiconductor and fiber laser. It sells its products primarily in industrial, microfabrication, aerospace and defense markets. nLIGHT Inc. is based in Vancouver, Washington.

The stock traded between $16.25 and $43.63 over 1-Year time period showing its price to sales ratio of 3.87. nLIGHT, Inc. (NASDAQ:LASR) is currently showing an INCREASING volatility over a period of 10-Days while the 20-Days Volatility showing a INCREASING trend.

Right now, the stock has a 50-Day Simple Moving Average of $-4.35 and 200-Day Simple Moving Average of $-33.17. Its Price to Free Cash Flow is 0 and Price to Book of 3.13.

Analyst’s recommended the stock as 2 where 1 represents Strong Buy and 5 represents Sell.

In the last Quarter, nLIGHT, Inc. (NASDAQ:LASR) reported its Actual EPS of $0.15/share. The analysts offering Earnings Estimates for the company were believing that nLIGHT, Inc. could bring EPS of $0.12/share. The difference between Actual EPS and Estimated EPS was 0.03 Percent. Thus showing an Earnings Surprise of 25 Percent.

Helix Energy Solutions Group, Inc. (NYSE:HLX)

In the last trading session, Helix Energy Solutions Group, Inc. (NYSE:HLX) added its value by 0.24% closing at the price of $8.2. The stock currently has market capitalization of 1.21 Billion, with average volume of 1.36 Million shares.

Beta is also a factor of measure of the relative volatility of a particular stock to the market. Currently Helix Energy Solutions Group, Inc. (NYSE:HLX) is showing beta of 2.66. This particular value of beta suggests that Helix Energy Solutions Group, Inc. (NYSE:HLX) has historically moved 266% for every 100% move in the benchmark, based on price level.

EPS is another important factor while making the decision of buying, selling or holding of particular share. Currently EPS for Helix Energy Solutions Group, Inc. (NYSE:HLX) is at $0.28.

The stock currently has RSI of 48.93. RSI is considered overbought when above 70 and oversold when below 30, currently the given RSI for the stock suggests that the stock is average and it has not entered in overbought or oversold territory.

Helix Energy Solutions Group, Inc. is an international offshore energy company that provides specialty services to the offshore energy industry, with a focus on their growing well intervention and robotics operations. Their Contracting Services seek to provide services and methodologies which they believe are critical to developing offshore reservoirs and maximizing production economics. Their operations goal is to deliver our services in a cost effective manner and with zero incidents. The company seeks to align the interests of the producer and the contractor by investing in mature offshore oil and gas properties, hub production facilities and proven undeveloped reserve plays where Helix Energy Solutions Group adds value by deploying vessels from its diverse contracting fleet. This unique integration of marine contracting and oil and gas operations is designed to add stability to revenues and earnings in an industry as cyclical as energy.

Helix Energy Solutions Group, Inc. (NYSE:HLX) topped its 52-week high price of $10.89 on 10/09/18 and 52-Week Low Price of $ 5.44 on 04/03/18. The Stock currently has P/E (price to earnings ttm) of 29.71 and Weekly volatility of 4.89% and monthly volatility of 4.99% respectively.