EXFO Company Profile (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
  • Market Cap: $218.83 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 54,708,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $4.05
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $4.46
  • 52 Week Range: $3.73 - $6.15
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 250.00
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 11.43
  • P/E Growth: 3.12
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $243.3 million
  • Price / Sales: 0.90
  • Book Value: $3.60 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.11
  • EBITDA: $20.63 million
  • Net Margins: 0.35%
  • Return on Equity: 5.26%
  • Return on Assets: 3.99%
  • Current Ratio: 2.41%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.77%
  • Average Volume: 26,846 shs.
  • Beta: 0.48
  • 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 earnings results on Tuesday, January, 10th. The company reported $0.07 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.04 by $0.03. The business had revenue of $61.79 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $59.64 million. EXFO had a net margin of 0.35% and a return on equity of 5.26%. View EXFO's Earnings History.

When will EXFO make its next earnings announcement?

EXFO is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, January, 9th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for EXFO.

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

5 brokerages have issued 12-month price targets for EXFO's shares. Their forecasts range from $4.75 to $6.00. On average, they expect EXFO's share price to reach $5.50 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. " (10/16/2017)
  • 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 a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include SOROS FUND MANAGEMENT LLC (9.99%). View Institutional Ownership Trends 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 $4.00.

MarketBeat Community Rating for EXFO (NASDAQ EXFO)
Community Ranking:  1.2 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  89 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  290 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  379
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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: $5.50 (37.50% upside)
Consensus Price Target History for EXFO (NASDAQ:EXFO)
Price Target History for EXFO (NASDAQ:EXFO)
Analysts' Ratings History for EXFO (NASDAQ:EXFO)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
10/16/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaReiterated RatingHold$5.25N/AView Rating Details
10/15/2017Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingHold$4.75N/AView Rating Details
10/13/2017BMO Capital MarketsSet Price TargetHold$6.00N/AView Rating Details
10/11/2017Northland SecuritiesSet Price TargetBuy$6.00N/AView 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 10/23/2015 forward)


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)


Earnings Estimates for EXFO (NASDAQ:EXFO)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.10
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.25
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q3 20171$0.04$0.04$0.04
Q4 20171$0.06$0.06$0.06
Q1 20181$0.05$0.05$0.05
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)


Dividend History for EXFO (NASDAQ:EXFO)
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This page was last updated on 10/23/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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