Exfo Company Profile (NASDAQ:EXFO)

About Exfo (NASDAQ:EXFO)

Exfo logoEXFO 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
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: $263.3 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 54,570,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $4.66
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $4.89
  • 52 Week Range: $3.07 - $6.15
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 34.964
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 16.64
  • P/E Growth: 4.230
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $245.57 million
  • Price / Sales: 1.07
  • Book Value: $3.44 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.40
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: $20.9 million
  • Net Margins: 4.36%
  • Return on Equity: 6.60%
  • Return on Assets: 5.06%
Debt:
  • Current Ratio: 2.85%
  • Quick Ratio: 2.09%
Misc:
  • 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?

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?

Exfo's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Soros Fund Management LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Exfo.

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.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Exfo (NASDAQ:EXFO) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 4 Hold Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: $5.19 (7.51% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Exfo (NASDAQ:EXFO)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
5/2/2017Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingHold$5.75LowView Rating Details
4/19/2017National Bank FinancialReiterated RatingSector Perform$5.50LowView Rating Details
1/11/2017BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingHold$5.00N/AView Rating Details
1/5/2017Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingHold$4.50N/AView Rating Details
3/30/2016CIBCBoost Price Target$3.25 -> $3.50N/AView Rating Details
9/9/2015Northland SecuritiesInitiated CoverageOutperform$4.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/26/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Exfo (NASDAQ:EXFO)
Earnings by Quarter for Exfo (NASDAQ:EXFO)
Earnings History by Quarter for Exfo (NASDAQ:EXFO)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
3/29/20172/28/2017$0.04$0.04$60.47 million$60.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/10/2017Q117$0.04$0.07$59.64 million$61.79 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/12/2016Q416$0.04$0.05$60.71 million$62.86 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
6/29/2016Q316$0.06$0.02$60.87 million$60.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
3/29/2016Q216$0.04$0.07$54.62 million$53.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/6/2016Q116$0.04$0.04$57.81 million$55.23 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/7/2015Q415$0.04$0.07$58.69 million$56.59 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
6/23/2015Q315$0.02$0.02$58.86 million$57.78 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
3/24/2015Q215$0.01$0.04$56.30 million$50.99 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/7/2015Q115$0.02$0.04$60.48 million$56.72 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/8/2014Q4 14$0.06$0.04$63.21 million$59.74 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
6/25/2014Q3 14$0.04$0.05$61.25 million$63.88 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/25/2014Q214($0.01)($0.02)$55.73 million$51.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/8/2014Q1$0.03($0.01)$60.71 million$56.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/8/2013Q413$0.05$0.06$60.94 million$60.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
6/26/2013Q313$0.01($0.01)$59.01 million$58.87 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/9/2013Q113$0.03($0.03)$62.44 million$59.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/27/2012$0.08$0.02ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/11/2012$0.08$0.05ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/11/2011$0.07$0.03ViewN/AView Earnings Details
6/28/2011$0.08$0.03ViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/31/2011$0.10$0.03ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/12/2011$0.21$0.23ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Exfo (NASDAQ:EXFO)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.10
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.26
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q3 20171$0.04$0.04$0.04
Q4 20171$0.06$0.06$0.06
Q1 20181$0.06$0.06$0.06
Q2 20181$0.06$0.06$0.06
Q3 20181$0.06$0.06$0.06
Q4 20181$0.08$0.08$0.08
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Dividend History for Exfo (NASDAQ:EXFO)
No dividend announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Exfo (NASDAQ:EXFO)
No insider trades for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Headlines

Headline Trends for Exfo (NASDAQ:EXFO)
Latest Headlines for Exfo (NASDAQ:EXFO)
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americanbankingnews.com logoExfo Inc (EXFO) Short Interest Update
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 21 at 11:14 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks: Analysts Expect Exfo Inc (EXFO) to Post $0.04 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 8 at 6:24 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoExfo (EXFO) Receiving Positive News Coverage, Report Finds
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 4 at 1:24 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEXFO Streamlines Monitoring Solutions Portfolio
finance.yahoo.com - May 2 at 3:22 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoExfo's (EXFO) "Hold" Rating Reaffirmed at Canaccord Genuity
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 2 at 3:04 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoExfo (EXFO) Earns Media Impact Rating of 0.09
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 27 at 11:04 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSomewhat Positive Press Coverage Unlikely to Affect Exfo (EXFO) Share Price
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 24 at 8:56 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoNational Bank Financial Comments on Exfo Inc's Q3 2017 Earnings (EXFO)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 24 at 8:42 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoExfo Inc (EXFO) Forecasted to Post FY2018 Earnings of $0.27 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 21 at 4:54 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoExfo Inc (EXFO) Receives "Sector Perform Market Weight" Rating from National Bank Financial
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 21 at 7:23 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoExfo Inc (EXFO) Receives New Coverage from Analysts at National Bank Financial
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 20 at 4:17 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoExfo Inc (EXFO) Lifted to "Hold" at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 17 at 9:51 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoExfo Inc (EXFO) Upgraded to "Hold" at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 10 at 11:33 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoExfo Inc (EXFO) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research to Sell
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 3 at 11:23 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoExfo Inc (EXFO) Posts Quarterly Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.01 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 30 at 8:59 AM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-EXFO reports Q2 sales of $60 million
www.reuters.com - March 29 at 5:35 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEXFO Announces CEO Transition
finance.yahoo.com - March 29 at 5:35 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoExfo Inc (EXFO) Updates Q3 Earnings Guidance
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 29 at 5:07 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEXFO honored by 2017 Lightwave Innovation Reviews
finance.yahoo.com - March 23 at 5:37 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEXFO expands its optical power meter portfolio for network equipment manufacturers
finance.yahoo.com - March 21 at 5:18 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEXFO launches OSA designed for network equipment manufacturers
finance.yahoo.com - March 16 at 6:26 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEXFO reveals new 400G Solution for Network Equipment Manufacturers, Data Centers and Service Providers at OFC 2017
finance.yahoo.com - March 15 at 5:30 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEXFO Investor Advisory - Second-Quarter Results for Fiscal 2017
finance.yahoo.com - March 8 at 5:56 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEXFO Acquires Ontology Systems
finance.yahoo.com - March 2 at 3:31 AM
baystreet.ca logoEXFO Inc.
www.baystreet.ca - February 23 at 5:05 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEXFO's new multifiber inspection solution has a tip the industry's been waiting for
finance.yahoo.com - February 23 at 5:05 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEXFO Receives Frost & Sullivan's 2016 Market Share Leadership Award for Global Portable Fiber Optic Test Equipment
finance.yahoo.com - February 9 at 5:41 PM
baystreet.ca logoEXFO at 52-Week High on Product News
www.baystreet.ca - January 26 at 6:32 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEXFO first to offer Speedtest™ Powered handheld broadband testing device
finance.yahoo.com - January 26 at 6:32 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEXFO certified as a great workplace by the Great Place to Work® Institute
finance.yahoo.com - January 25 at 6:27 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoTesting high counts of optical short links in data centers
finance.yahoo.com - January 23 at 5:27 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAirgain (AIRG) Looks Good: Stock Adds 10.9% in Session
finance.yahoo.com - January 23 at 10:30 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoCan the Rally in Exfo (EXFO) Shares Continue?
finance.yahoo.com - January 19 at 6:42 PM
zacks.com logoStock Market Roundup, Jan. 17: Bank Stocks (JPM, BAC, GS) Drag Markets Down
www.zacks.com - January 17 at 5:49 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoEXFO Announces Election of Directors
us.rd.yahoo.com - January 13 at 5:49 PM
seekingalpha.com logoEXFO Inc. 2017 Q1 - Results - Earnings Call Slides
seekingalpha.com - January 11 at 10:41 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logo8:39 am EXFO amends Annual Report for fiscal 2016 after identifying a material weakness in the company's internal control over financial reporting
us.rd.yahoo.com - January 11 at 4:06 AM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoEXFO Reports First-Quarter Results for Fiscal 2017
us.rd.yahoo.com - January 11 at 4:06 AM
baystreet.ca logoExfo Inc (EXFO) Picks up Ground Ahead of Earnings
www.baystreet.ca - January 10 at 6:03 PM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-EXFO Q1 earnings per share $0.06
www.reuters.com - January 10 at 6:03 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEXFO Files Amended Annual Report for Fiscal 2016
finance.yahoo.com - January 9 at 10:57 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEXFO to Present Earlier at Needham Growth Conference
finance.yahoo.com - January 6 at 5:39 PM

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