Stock on Focus: Flir Systems Inc (FLIR)

Company Profile:

FLIR Systems, Inc. (FLIR) designs, develops, markets and distributes thermal imaging systems, visible-light imaging systems, locater systems, measurement and diagnostic systems and advanced threat-detection solutions. The Company’s segments include Surveillance, Instruments, Security, OEM & Emerging Markets, Maritime and Detection. Its Surveillance segment provides enhanced imaging and recognition solutions. Its Instruments segment provides devices that image, measure and assess thermal energy, gases and other environmental elements for industrial, commercial, and scientific applications under the FLIR and Extech brands. Its OEM & Emerging Markets segment provides thermal imaging camera cores and components. Its Maritime segment develops and manufactures electronics and imaging instruments. Its Security segment develops and manufactures a range of cameras and video recording systems. The Detection segment offers sensors, instruments and integrated platform solutions. FLIR Systems, Inc. was founded in 1978 and is headquartered in Wilsonville, Oregon.

Recent News:

For the second quarter ended June 30, 2016, revenue was $402.7 million, up 2% compared to second quarter 2015 revenue of $393 million. Year-to-date revenue of $782 million was 6% above the prior year. Second quarter 2016 net earnings were $45.4 million, or $0.33 per diluted share, compared with net earnings of $50.5 million, or $0.36 per diluted share in the second quarter a year ago.

On July 11, 2016, the company announced the release of the new Star SAFIRE 380-HLDc high-definition, compact airborne electro-optical/infrared (EO/IR) targeting system.


Fundamental Analysis:

Ninestocks analyzes several different financial aspects: Growth, Profitability, solvency and efficiency.

Growth – Measures the growth of both the company’s income statement and cash flow.


Profitability – Measures the historical price movement of the stock.


Solvency – Measures the solvency of the company based on several ratios.


Efficiency – Measures the strength and historic growth of a company’s return on invested capital.



FLIR’s strengths can be seen in its strong profitability. Its revenue and net income have increased over several years. Technical indicators signal the bullish signs, as there is a bullish cross in Stochastic Oscillator and RSI is increasing to 42.47. We rate Flir Systems Inc (FLIR) a STRONG BUY.






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