EXFO Inc is a Canada-based company, which provides communications service providers (CSPs) and data center, cloud and Web-scale operators with field test, service assurance and analytics solutions to ensure the deployment, maintenance and management of physical, virtual, fixed and mobile networks. It focuses on network infrastructures: fourth generation (4G)/long-term evolution (LTE), wireless backhaul, small cells and distributed antenna systems (DAS), 100G network upgrades and fiber-to-the-home (FTTH)/fiber-to-the-curb (FTTC)/fiber-to-the-node (FTTN) deployments. It offers a range of wire line and wireless tests, service assurance and analytics solutions to the global telecommunications industry. Its products include TestFlow; LTB-8 platform; a family of optical time domain reflect meters (OTDRs); iSAM; MaxTester-940 Fiber Certifier optical loss test set (OLTS) for data center and enterprise markets, and the G.fast handheld test set.
Industry, Sector and Symbol:
- Sector: Computer and Technology
- Industry: Communication Equipment
- Sub-Industry: N/A
- Symbol: NASDAQ:EXFO
- CUSIP: N/A
- Web: www.exfo.com
- Market Cap: $263.3 million
- Outstanding Shares: 54,570,000
- 50 Day Moving Avg: $4.66
- 200 Day Moving Avg: $4.89
- 52 Week Range: $3.07 - $6.15
Sales & Book Value:
- Trailing P/E Ratio: 34.964
- Foreward P/E Ratio: 16.64
- P/E Growth: 4.230
- Annual Revenue: $245.57 million
- Price / Sales: 1.07
- Book Value: $3.44 per share
- Price / Book: 1.40
- EBIDTA: $20.9 million
- Net Margins: 4.36%
- Return on Equity: 6.60%
- Return on Assets: 5.06%
- Current Ratio: 2.85%
- Quick Ratio: 2.09%
- Average Volume: 53,681 shs.
- Beta: 0.71
- Short Ratio: 0.29
Frequently Asked Questions for Exfo (NASDAQ:EXFO)
What is Exfo's stock symbol?
Exfo trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "EXFO."
How were Exfo's earnings last quarter?
Exfo Inc (NASDAQ:EXFO) issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, March, 29th. The company reported $0.04 earnings per share for the quarter, hitting the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.04. The firm had revenue of $60 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $60.47 million. Exfo had a net margin of 4.36% and a return on equity of 6.60%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 11.9% compared to the same quarter last year. View Exfo's Earnings History.
What guidance has Exfo issued on next quarter's earnings?
Exfo issued an update on its third quarter earnings guidance on Wednesday, March, 29th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $0.00-0.04 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $0.09. The company issued revenue guidance of $58-63 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $63.96 million.
Where is Exfo's stock going? Where will Exfo's stock price be in 2017?
4 brokers have issued 12 month price targets for Exfo's shares. Their forecasts range from $4.50 to $5.75. On average, they anticipate Exfo's share price to reach $5.19 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Exfo.
What are analysts saying about Exfo stock?
Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Exfo stock:
- 1. Canaccord Genuity analysts commented, "We continue to believe in EXFO’s differentiated position as a vendor of higher-margin, software-centric active service assurance technology on the protocol side, and are also more confident on a sustainable optical investment cycle driven by the need to build out backhaul and metro networks in preparation for 5G wireless, 4G densification and new pressures as IoT moves beyond the hype stage." (5/2/2017)
- 2. According to Zacks Investment Research, "EXFO Inc. is a provider of next-generation test and service assurance solutions for wireless and wireline network operators and equipment manufacturers in the global telecommunications industry. The Company operates in two segments: Telecom Division, and the Life Sciences and Industrial Division. The Telecom Division offers a wide range of innovative solutions to assess optical networks, from the core to access, as well as next-generation IP infrastructures and related triple-play services. The Life Sciences and Industrial Division offers solutions in medical device and opto-electronics assembly, fluorescence microscopy and other life science sectors. EXFO Inc., formerly known as EXFO Electro-Optical Engineering Inc., is headquartered in Quebec, Canada. " (4/17/2017)
Are investors shorting Exfo?
Exfo saw a drop in short interest during the month of April. As of April 28th, there was short interest totalling 27,730 shares, a drop of 7.9% from the April 13th total of 30,097 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 21,212 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 1.3 days.
Who are some of Exfo's key competitors?
Some companies that are related to Exfo include A10 Networks (ATEN), Internet Initiative Japan (IIJI), Harmonic (HLIT), ShoreTel (SHOR), Sonus Networks (SONS), Comtech Telecomm. Corp. (CMTL), Calix (CALX), Gilat Satellite Networks (GILT), Ceragon Networks Ltd (CRNT), AudioCodes (AUDC), Aerohive Networks (HIVE), Clearfield (CLFD), Allot Communications Ltd (ALLT), KVH Industries (KVHI), TESSCO Technologies (TESS), Aviat Networks (AVNW), ClearOne Incoprorated (CLRO) and Pointer Telocation Ltd (PNTR).
Who owns Exfo stock?
Exfo's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Renaissance Technologies LLC (2.82%), Soros Fund Management LLC (2.28%), TD Asset Management Inc. (0.39%), Hillsdale Investment Management Inc. (0.34%), Morgan Stanley (0.34%) and Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (0.33%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Exfo.
Who sold Exfo stock? Who is selling Exfo stock?
Who bought Exfo stock? Who is buying Exfo stock?
Exfo's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including TD Asset Management Inc., Renaissance Technologies LLC, Morgan Stanley, Acadian Asset Management LLC, Hillsdale Investment Management Inc. and Geode Capital Management LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Exfo.
How do I buy Exfo stock?
Shares of Exfo can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.
How much does a share of Exfo stock cost?
One share of Exfo stock can currently be purchased for approximately $4.83.
Earnings History for Exfo (NASDAQ:EXFO)Earnings History by Quarter for Exfo (NASDAQ:EXFO)
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)
|Date||Quarter||Consensus Estimate||Actual EPS||Revenue Estimate||Actual Revenue||Release Link||Conference Call||Details|
|3/29/2017||2/28/2017||$0.04||$0.04||$60.47 million||$60.00 million||View||N/A|
|1/10/2017||Q117||$0.04||$0.07||$59.64 million||$61.79 million||View||N/A|
|10/12/2016||Q416||$0.04||$0.05||$60.71 million||$62.86 million||View||Listen|
|6/29/2016||Q316||$0.06||$0.02||$60.87 million||$60.90 million||View||Listen|
|3/29/2016||Q216||$0.04||$0.07||$54.62 million||$53.60 million||View||Listen|
|1/6/2016||Q116||$0.04||$0.04||$57.81 million||$55.23 million||View||N/A|
|10/7/2015||Q415||$0.04||$0.07||$58.69 million||$56.59 million||View||N/A|
|6/23/2015||Q315||$0.02||$0.02||$58.86 million||$57.78 million||View||Listen|
|3/24/2015||Q215||$0.01||$0.04||$56.30 million||$50.99 million||View||N/A|
|1/7/2015||Q115||$0.02||$0.04||$60.48 million||$56.72 million||View||N/A|
|10/8/2014||Q4 14||$0.06||$0.04||$63.21 million||$59.74 million||View||N/A|
|6/25/2014||Q3 14||$0.04||$0.05||$61.25 million||$63.88 million||View||N/A|
|3/25/2014||Q214||($0.01)||($0.02)||$55.73 million||$51.20 million||View||N/A|
|1/8/2014||Q1||$0.03||($0.01)||$60.71 million||$56.00 million||View||Listen|
|10/8/2013||Q413||$0.05||$0.06||$60.94 million||$60.90 million||View||N/A|
|6/26/2013||Q313||$0.01||($0.01)||$59.01 million||$58.87 million||View||N/A|
|1/9/2013||Q113||$0.03||($0.03)||$62.44 million||$59.80 million||View||N/A|
Earnings Estimates for Exfo (NASDAQ:EXFO)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.10
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.26
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)
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Dividend History for Exfo (NASDAQ:EXFO)
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