Analysts Opinions on: Ciena Corporation (CIEN)

Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Ciena Corporation (CIEN) belonging to the Technology sector has surged 1.89% and closed its last trading session at $19.94.

The company reported its EPS on 7/30/2017. Currently, the stock has a 1 Year Price Target of $28.89.

The consensus recommendation, according to Zacks Investment research, is 1.5. The scale runs from 1 to 5 with 1 recommending Strong Buy and 5 recommending a Strong Sell.

The Stock had a 1.47 Consensus Analyst Recommendation 30 Days Ago, whereas 60 days ago and 90 days ago the analyst recommendations were 1.47 and 1.47 respectively.

Ciena Corporation on 7/30/2017 reported its EPS as $0.44 with the analysts projecting the EPS of the stock as $0.47. The company beat the analyst EPS Estimate with the difference of $-0.03. This shows a surprise factor of -0.064%.

Many analysts have provided their estimated foresights on Ciena Corporation Earnings, with 19 analysts believing the company would generate an Average Estimate of $0.5.

Whereas they predicted High and Low Earnings Estimate as $0.55 and $0.44 respectively. While in the same Quarter Previous year, the Actual EPS was $0.44.

Analysts are also projecting an Average Revenue Estimate for Ciena Corporation as $737210 in the Current Quarter. This estimate is provided by 17 analysts.

The High Revenue estimate is predicted as 743100, while the Low Revenue Estimate prediction stands at 731300. The company’s last year sales total was 716190.

For the Current Quarter, the growth estimate for Ciena Corporation is 13.6%, while for the Next Quarter the stock growth estimate is 15.4%.

In the past 5 years, the stock showed growth of 46.61% per annum. While for the next 5 years, the growth estimate is 16%.

Insider Trades for Ciena Corporation show that the latest trade was made on 1 Nov 2017 where Moylan (James E Jr), the Chief Financial Officer completed a transaction type “Sell” in which 2000 shares were traded at a price of $20.46.

Ciena Corporation (CIEN) has the market capitalization of $2.84 Billion. The company rocked its 52-Week High of $27.98 and touched its 52-Week Low of $19.49.

The stock has Return on Assets (ROA) of 4.9 percent. Return on Equity (ROE) stands at 16.5% and Return on Investment (ROI) of 7 percent.

The stock is currently showing YTD performance of -18.31 Percent. The company has Beta Value of 1.68 and ATR value of 0.61. The Weekly and Monthly Volatility stands at 3.16% and 2.71%.