Pre-Market Technical Pulse on Scientific & Technical Instruments Stocks — Coherent, FLIR Systems, Trimble, and Fortive

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NEW YORK, November 15, 2017

If you want a Stock Review on COHR, FLIR, TRMB, or FTV then come over to and sign up for your free customized report. First Research reported that the global market for scientific instruments is forecast to grow 4% per year through 2019, according to Technavio. Governments of emerging markets, including China, Brazil, India and Taiwan, are investing in scientific instruments to increase R&D activity in university, government, and corporate laboratories. This morning, scans the recent performance of the following equities in the Scientific and Technical Instruments space: Coherent Inc. (NASDAQ: COHR), FLIR Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: FLIR), Trimble Inc. (NASDAQ: TRMB), and Fortive Corp. (NYSE: FTV). Sign up today on and download our free research reports on these featured stocks at:


Santa Clara, California headquartered Coherent Inc.'s stock finished Tuesday's session 0.41% lower at $300.07 with a total trading volume of 447,369 shares. The Company's shares have advanced 18.19% in the past month, 34.13% in the previous three months, and 118.42% since the start of this year. The stock is trading 17.39% above its 50-day moving average and 31.03% above its 200-day moving average. Additionally, shares of Coherent, which provides lasers and laser-based technology in a range of scientific, commercial, and industrial applications worldwide, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 70.48.

On November 07th, 2017, Coherent announced financial results for its fourth fiscal quarter and fiscal year ended September 30th, 2017. For Q4 FY17, net sales were $490.3 million, and GAAP net income was $73.8 million. For FY17, net sales were $1,723.3 million, and GAAP net income was $207.1 million.

On November 08th, 2017, research firm The Benchmark Company reiterated its 'Buy' rating on the Company's stock with an increase of the target price from $290 a share to $310 a share. COHR complete research report is just a click away at:

FLIR Systems 

On Tuesday, shares in Wilsonville, Oregon headquartered FLIR Systems Inc. recorded a trading volume of 703,070 shares. The stock ended the session 0.04% lower at $47.09. The Company's shares have advanced 10.54% in the last one month, 22.89% in the previous three months, and 30.12% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading 11.15% above its 50-day moving average and 23.58% above its 200-day moving average. Moreover, shares of FLIR Systems, which develops, designs, manufactures, and markets thermal imaging systems, visible-light imaging systems, locater systems, measurement and diagnostic systems, and threat-detection solutions worldwide, have an RSI of 68.38.

On October 24th, 2017, FLIR Systems announced that Robert S. Tyrer was elected to its Board of Directors on October 19th, 2017. The addition of Mr. Tyrer increases the Company's Board to 11 members. 

On October 26th, 2017, research firm Needham reiterated its 'Buy' rating on the Company's stock with an increase of the target price from $42 a share to $50 a share. The complimentary report on FLIR can be downloaded at:


Sunnyvale, California headquartered Trimble Inc.'s shares closed the day 0.76% higher at $41.30. The stock recorded a trading volume of 1.24 million shares, which was higher than its three months average volume of 981,010 shares. The Company's shares have gained 0.78% in the last month, 10.78% over the previous three months, and 36.98% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading 2.63% and 14.87% above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages, respectively. Additionally, shares of Trimble, which provides technology solutions to enhance the work processes of office and mobile field professionals worldwide, have an RSI of 56.57.

On November 13th, 2017, Trimble announced the expansion of its CenterPoint® RTX Fast correction service in North America and Europe. RTX Fast reduces the convergence time – the duration needed to reach full precision accuracy – by up to 98% faster than other satellite-delivered correction services. The service allows customers to realize horizontal positioning accuracy of better than four centimeters (1.5 inches) in as fast as one minute. Sign up for your complimentary report on TRMB at:


Shares in Everett, Washington-based Fortive Corp. finished 0.10% higher at $72.67. The stock recorded a trading volume of 1.22 million shares, which was higher than its three months average volume of 1.18 million shares. The Company's shares have advanced 0.90% in the last one month, 9.86% in the previous three months, and 35.50% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 2.34% and 13.32%, respectively. Furthermore, shares of Fortive, which owns and operates industrial units that manufacture testing and measurement equipment, have an RSI of 52.29.

On November 02nd, 2017, Fortive announced that its Board of Directors declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.07 per share, payable on December 29th, 2017 to stockholders of record on November 24th, 2017. Download the research report for free on FTV at:

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