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Industry: Computer Hardware » Scientific & Technical Instruments  
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Traded in other countries:NP4.Germany,
Headquarter Location:USA
Newport Corp supplies technology products & systems to various industries, including scientific research, microelectronics, defense & security, life & health sciences & industrial markets. Its segment includes Photonics, Lasers & Optics Group.

Newport Corp was established in 1969 as Newport Research Corporation. In 1978, Newport Research Corporation merged into James Dole Corporation, an entity which was incorporated in Nevada in 1938, and the company was renamed Newport Corporation following the merger. The Company is a supplier of advanced technology products and systems to a wide range of industries, including scientific research, microelectronics, defense and security, life and health sciences, and industrial markets. It also provides a broad portfolio of products to customers in these end markets, allowing it to offer them an end-to-end resource for photonics solutions. In January 2013, Company reorganized its operations to create three new operating groups: Photonics Group, Lasers Group and Optics Group. Its Lasers Group is substantially the same as former Lasers Division. Photonics Group is comprised of the photonics products and technologies of former PPT Division and Ophir Division. Optics Group is comprised of the optical components and integrated solutions products and technologies of former PPT Division and Ophir Division. Photonics Group's products and systems are sold to end users in all of target end markets. The products sold by this group include photonics instruments and systems, precision positioning systems and subsystems, vibration isolation systems and subsystems, optical components for research applications, optical hardware, and three-dimensional non-contact measurement sensors and equipment. Lasers Group offers a broad portfolio of laser technology products and services to OEM and end-user customers in all of target end markets. Its lasers and laser-based systems include ultrafast lasers and amplifiers, diode-pumped solid-state lasers, high-energy pulsed lasers, tunable lasers, fiber lasers and gas lasers. Optics Group offers precision optics and lens assemblies, thin-film filters and coatings, replicated mirrors and ruled and holographic diffraction gratings to OEM and end-user customers in target end markets. This business was sold in January 2014. Its competitors include: Coherent, Inc., Sciencetech, Inc., Optometrics Corporation, Corning, Inc., among others. The Company's lasers and laser-based systems are subject to the laser radiation safety regulations of the Radiation Control for Health and Safety Act administered by the Center for Devices and Radiological Health of the United States Food and Drug Administration.



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Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $602.69
EPS (TTM) $ 0.78
Short Percentage of Float1.87%
52-Week Range $13.18 - 23.05
Shares Outstanding (Mil)38.63

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Revenue (Mil $)
EPS ($) 1.57
EPS without NRI ($) 1.57
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