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: Testing & Measuring Equipment
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:EXFO
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: www.exfo.com
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: $235.23 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 54,704,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $4.81
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $5.04
  • 52 Week Range: $3.14 - $6.15
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 105.00
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 17.50
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $243.18 million
  • Price / Sales: 0.94
  • Book Value: $3.31 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.27
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: $17.91 million
  • Net Margins: 0.93%
  • Return on Equity: 2.76%
  • Return on Assets: 2.10%
Debt:
  • Current Ratio: 2.24%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.65%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 25,235 shs.
  • Beta: 0.57
  • Short Ratio: 0.53
 
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) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, June, 29th. The company reported ($0.03) EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.03 by $0.06. The firm had revenue of $58.50 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $61.61 million. EXFO had a return on equity of 2.76% and a net margin of 0.93%. The business's revenue for the quarter was down 3.8% on a year-over-year basis. View EXFO's Earnings History.

What guidance has EXFO issued on next quarter's earnings?

EXFO issued an update on its fourth quarter earnings guidance on Thursday, June, 29th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $0.00-$0.04 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $0.08. The company issued revenue guidance of $58-63, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $66.62 million.

Where is EXFO's stock going? Where will EXFO's stock price be in 2017?

5 brokers have issued 1-year target prices for EXFO's stock. Their predictions range from $5.25 to $6.00. On average, they anticipate EXFO's share price to reach $5.70 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for EXFO.

What are analysts saying about EXFO stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about EXFO stock:

  • 1. 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. " (7/3/2017)
  • 2. 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)

Who are some of EXFO's key competitors?

Who are EXFO's key executives?

EXFO's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Germain Lamonde, Executive Chairman of the Board
  • Philippe Morin, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operating Officer
  • Pierre Plamondon, Chief Financial Officer, Vice President - Finance
  • Luc Gagnon, Vice President - Manufacturing Operations and Customer Service
  • Jon Bradley, Vice President - Sales, EMEA
  • Joseph Soo, Vice President - Sales, Asia-Pacific
  • Dana Yearian, Vice President - Sales, Americas
  • Etienne Gagnon, Vice President - Physical Layer and Wireless Division
  • Claudio Mazzuca, Vice President - Transport and Service Assurance Division
  • Sylvain Rouleau, Vice President - Human Capital

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.

What is EXFO's stock price today?

One share of EXFO stock can currently be purchased for approximately $4.20.


MarketBeat Community Rating for EXFO (NASDAQ EXFO)
Community Ranking:  1.1 out of 5 ()
Outperform Votes:  69 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  255 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  324
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about EXFO and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for EXFO (NASDAQ:EXFO) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 4 Hold Ratings, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.20)
Consensus Price Target: $5.70 (35.71% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for EXFO (NASDAQ:EXFO)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
7/1/2017BMO Capital MarketsSet Price TargetHold$6.00LowView Rating Details
7/1/2017Northland SecuritiesSet Price TargetBuy$6.00LowView Rating Details
6/30/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaLower Price TargetSector Perform$5.50 -> $5.25LowView Rating Details
5/2/2017Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingHold$5.75LowView Rating Details
4/19/2017National Bank FinancialReiterated RatingSector Perform$5.50LowView Rating Details
3/30/2016CIBCBoost Price Target$3.25 -> $3.50N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 7/28/2015 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
6/29/20175/31/2017$0.03($0.03)$61.61 million$58.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
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)
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Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for EXFO (NASDAQ:EXFO)
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Headlines

Headline Trends for EXFO (NASDAQ:EXFO)
Latest Headlines for EXFO (NASDAQ:EXFO)
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DateHeadline
americanbankingnews.com logoEXFO Inc (EXFO) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 28 at 11:21 AM
americanbankingnews.com logo$60.90 Million in Sales Expected for EXFO Inc (EXFO) This Quarter
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 26 at 3:17 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEarnings Review and Free Research Report: ADTRAN’s Revenue Jumped 14%; Adjusted EPS Climbed 20%
finance.yahoo.com - July 21 at 3:18 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoEXFO Inc (EXFO) Downgraded by TheStreet
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 11 at 11:54 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoEXFO Inc (EXFO) Downgraded to Strong Sell at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 3 at 7:02 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoEXFO Inc (EXFO) PT Set at $6.00 by Northland Securities
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 3 at 6:25 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEXFO, Inc. :EXFO-US: Earnings Analysis: Q3, 2017 By the Numbers : July 3, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - July 3 at 6:17 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBMO Capital Markets Analysts Give EXFO Inc (NASDAQ:EXFO) a $6.00 Price Target
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 3 at 5:10 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoEXFO Inc (NASDAQ:EXFO) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 3 at 12:04 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoFY2017 Earnings Estimate for EXFO Inc (EXFO) Issued By National Bank Financial
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 3 at 8:29 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoEXFO Inc (NASDAQ:EXFO) Price Target Cut to $5.25
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 30 at 5:20 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks: Analysts Expect EXFO Inc (EXFO) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $67.49 Million
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 30 at 3:20 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoEXFO Inc (EXFO) Posts Earnings Results, Misses Expectations By $0.06 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 30 at 11:23 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoInvestor Network: EXFO Inc. to Host Earnings Call
finance.yahoo.com - June 29 at 7:58 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEXFO Reports Third Quarter Results for Fiscal 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 29 at 7:58 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoExfo reports 3Q loss
finance.yahoo.com - June 29 at 7:58 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoExfo Inc (EXFO) Updates Q4 Earnings Guidance
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 29 at 5:26 PM
americanbankingnews.com logo Analysts Expect EXFO Inc (EXFO) Will Announce Earnings of $0.03 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 28 at 8:04 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoHead to Head Review: EXFO (EXFO) versus Cognex Corporation (CGNX)
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 26 at 10:08 AM
baystreet.ca logoCanada GDP Due Next Week
www.baystreet.ca - June 23 at 5:43 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoContrasting Vishay Precision Group (VPG) and EXFO (EXFO)
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 13 at 10:18 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEXFO Investor Advisory - Third-Quarter Results for Fiscal 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 8 at 6:07 PM
seekingalpha.com logoEXFO (EXFO) Presents At Cowen And Company 45th Annual Technology, Media & Telecom Conference - Slideshow
seekingalpha.com - June 5 at 5:11 PM
americanbankingnews.com logo$61.47 Million in Sales Expected for Exfo Inc (EXFO) This Quarter
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 4 at 10:36 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoExfo Inc (EXFO) Upgraded to Hold at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 31 at 10:04 PM
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

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