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When did Luna go public?
Shares of Luna’s common stock began trading on the Nasdaq Global Market on June 2, 2006.
What is the stock symbol?
The company’s stock trades on the Nasdaq Global Market under the stock symbol “LUNA.”
What are Luna’s primary business activities?
Luna provides unique capabilities in high-performance, fiber optic-based, test products for the telecommunications industry and distributed fiber optic-based sensing for the aerospace and automotive industries.
How is Luna’s business structured?
Luna is organized into two business divisions which work closely together to turn ideas into products: Lightwave and Luna Labs.
Who are your key management team members?
Click here to view a list of Luna's key management team members.
Who is on your board of directors?
Click here to view a list of Luna’s Board of Directors.
Does the company have an employee stock option program?
Our 2016 Equity Incentive Plan provides for the grant of incentive stock options and other equity-based awards to our directors, employees and consultants.
Does the company offer an Employee Stock Purchase Plan?
We currently provide the right for employees to purchase shares under an Employee Stock Purchase Plan. See our 2020 Proxy Statement for details.
When is your annual shareholders’ meeting?
Luna typically hosts its annual shareholders meeting in May. As we set the date for any future meetings, they can be viewed on the Investor Calendar, here.
How can I purchase shares of Luna's stock?
Subsequent to the initial public offering, all major investment companies, including those with online services, should be trading our stock.
Do you offer a direct stock purchase program?
No, but you can contact a stockbroker or one of the on-line investment firms.
What is your CUSIP number?
Our CUSIP number is 550351 10 0.
Does the company pay a dividend?
No, we do not currently pay a dividend on our common stock.
Who are your independent auditors?
Our auditors are Grant Thornton, McLean, VA.
Who is your outside corporate counsel?
Our corporate counsel is Cooley LLP, Reston, VA.
Who is your transfer agent?
How can I add or change information on my stock certificate?

Please contact our transfer agent:

American Stock Transfer & Trust Company
6201 - 15th Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11219
Phone: 1.718.921.8217
Fax: 1.718.236.4588

What is your fiscal year?
The company’s fiscal year ends December 31.
When do you issue your quarterly financial news releases?
Releases will generally be issued within 45 days following the close of each interim quarter and within 75 days following the close of the year.
When was Luna founded, and in what state were you incorporated?
We were founded in July 1990 and re-incorporated as a Delaware corporation in April 2003.
What does Luna do?
Luna is a leader in optical technology, providing unique capabilities in high-performance, fiber optic-based, test products for the telecommunications industry and distributed fiber optic-based sensing for the aerospace and automotive industries. See more details in our Corporate Profile.
How many employees do you have?
Luna has approximately 250 employees.
Where are your headquarters?
Luna is headquartered in Roanoke, Virginia. The telephone number is 1.540.769.8400.
How many offices do you have?
Facilities exist in Roanoke, Blacksburg and Charlottesville, Virginia; Ann Arbor, Michigan; Atlanta, Georgia; and Chino, California.
How do I contact the investor relations department if I have a question?
You can send an email to [email protected] or call corporate headquarters at 1.540.769.8400.
Who should I contact if I want to report a corporate governance issue or concerns regarding violations of Luna’s business conduct or ethics?

To contact our Board of Directors or one of its committees, please e-mail our Corporate Secretary at [email protected]. The Corporate Secretary will ensure that e-mails are brought to the attention of the appropriate Director or Committee of our Board of Directors.

Concerns or complaints about Luna's accounting, internal accounting controls or audit-related matters may be submitted anonymously and confidentially to the Audit Committee of our Board of Directors via the Luna Corporate Governance Hotline at 1.800.503.1833.

You can also use the Luna Innovations Corporate Governance Hotline to report problems or concerns regarding violations or potential violations of Luna Innovations business conduct or ethics to the Nominating and Governance Committee of our Board of Directors.

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