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: $218.82 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 54,704,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $4.08
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $4.70
  • 52 Week Range: $3.46 - $6.15
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 101.25
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 16.88
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $243.18 million
  • Price / Sales: 0.91
  • Book Value: $3.31 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.22
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: $17.91 million
  • Net Margins: 0.93%
  • Return on Equity: 3.25%
  • Return on Assets: 2.47%
Debt:
  • Current Ratio: 2.24%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.65%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 25,728 shs.
  • Beta: 0.52
  • Short Ratio: 0.3
 

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 Thursday, June, 29th. The company reported ($0.03) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.03 by $0.06. The firm earned $58.50 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $61.61 million. EXFO had a net margin of 0.93% and a return on equity of 3.25%. The company's revenue was down 3.8% on a year-over-year basis. View EXFO's Earnings History.

When will EXFO make its next earnings announcement?

EXFO is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October, 12th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for EXFO.

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 analysts have issued 12 month price targets for EXFO's shares. Their predictions range from $5.25 to $6.00. On average, they expect EXFO's stock price to reach $5.70 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. 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. " (8/30/2017)
  • 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

Who owns EXFO stock?

EXFO's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include EdgePoint Investment Group Inc. (5.50%), SOROS FUND MANAGEMENT LLC (9.99%), TD Asset Management Inc. (0.43%), White Pine Capital LLC (0.32%) and Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (0.32%). 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 Goldman Sachs Group Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for EXFO.

Who bought EXFO stock? Who is buying EXFO stock?

EXFO's stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including White Pine Capital LLC and TD Asset Management Inc.. 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.

What is EXFO's stock price today?

One share of EXFO stock can currently be purchased for approximately $4.05.


MarketBeat Community Rating for EXFO (NASDAQ EXFO)
Community Ranking:  1.1 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  79 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  273 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  352
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 (40.74% 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 9/21/2015 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
10/12/2017$0.06N/AView Earnings Details
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)
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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finance.yahoo.com logoEXFO launches telecom industry's most advanced and full-featured 400G test solution
finance.yahoo.com - September 18 at 6:19 PM
americanbankingnews.com logo Brokerages Anticipate EXFO Inc (EXFO) Will Post Earnings of $0.06 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 17 at 10:16 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoEXFO Inc (EXFO) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 16 at 3:10 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEXFO Investor Advisory - Fourth-Quarter and Year-End Financial Results for Fiscal 2017
finance.yahoo.com - September 14 at 7:13 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoReviewing Keysight Technologies (KEYS) & EXFO (EXFO)
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 12 at 12:48 AM
streetinsider.com logoEXFO, Inc. (EXFO) Reports Agreement to Acquire Yenista Optics
www.streetinsider.com - September 8 at 4:36 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEXFO in exclusive negotiations to acquire Yenista Optics
finance.yahoo.com - September 7 at 6:35 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEXFO launches first optical spectrum analyzer to cover all testing applications
finance.yahoo.com - September 6 at 6:28 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEXFO, Inc.: Leads amongst peers with strong fundamentals
finance.yahoo.com - September 1 at 6:53 PM
nasdaq.com logoEXFO To Buy 33.1% Stake In Astellia; To Launch Voluntary Bid For Remaining Stake
www.nasdaq.com - August 31 at 5:50 AM
americanbankingnews.com logo Analysts Anticipate EXFO Inc (EXFO) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $60.90 Million
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 31 at 2:46 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoEXFO Inc (EXFO) Upgraded to Hold at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 30 at 6:56 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoEXFO Inc (EXFO) Expected to Announce Earnings of $0.06 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 29 at 10:26 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEXFO's radio access network test solution speeds up cell-site commissioning
finance.yahoo.com - August 29 at 7:01 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoEXFO Inc (EXFO) Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 22 at 2:32 AM
americanbankingnews.com logo Analysts Anticipate EXFO Inc (NASDAQ:EXFO) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $60.90 Million
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 13 at 8:08 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEXFO to Present at Canaccord Genuity Growth Conference
finance.yahoo.com - August 2 at 7:24 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoAnalyzing Image Sensing Systems (ISNS) & EXFO (EXFO)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 30 at 6:25 PM
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) 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

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