Lumentum Holdings (LITE) Receives a Buy from Needham

In a report released today, Alex Henderson from Needham assigned a Buy rating to Lumentum Holdings (LITE), with a price target of $115.00. The company’s shares closed last Monday at $72.97.

According to, Henderson is a 5-star analyst with an average return of 18.0% and a 53.4% success rate. Henderson covers the Technology sector, focusing on stocks such as SailPoint Technologies Holdings, Applied Optoelectronics, and CrowdStrike Holdings.

The word on The Street in general, suggests a Strong Buy analyst consensus rating for Lumentum Holdings with a $106.27 average price target, a 48.0% upside from current levels. In a report issued on September 1, Stifel Nicolaus also maintained a Buy rating on the stock with a $98.00 price target.

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Lumentum Holdings’ market cap is currently $5.49B and has a P/E ratio of 40.30. The company has a Price to Book ratio of 4.98.

Based on the recent corporate insider activity of 89 insiders, corporate insider sentiment is negative on the stock. This means that over the past quarter there has been an increase of insiders selling their shares of LITE in relation to earlier this year.

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Lumentum Holdings, Inc. engages in the provision of optical and photonic products. It operates through the Optical Communications (OpComms) and Commercial Lasers segments. The OpComms segment includes a range of components, modules, and subsystems to support customers including carrier networks of access (local), metro (intracity), long-haul (city-to-city and worldwide), and submarine (undersea) applications. The Commercial Lasers segment focuses in serving customers in markets and applications such as sheet metal processing, general manufacturing, biotechnology, graphics and imaging, remote sensing, and precision machining such as drilling in printed circuit boards, wafer singulation, glass cutting, and solar cell scribing. The company was founded on February 10, 2015 and is headquartered in Milpitas, CA.

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