NASDAQ:FNSR - Finisar Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$21.75 -0.39 (-1.76 %)
(As of 12/14/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$21.75
Today's Range$21.62 - $22.15
52-Week Range$14.25 - $23.68
Volume2.16 million shs
Average Volume3.21 million shs
Market Capitalization$2.62 billion
P/E Ratio67.97
Dividend YieldN/A
Finisar Corp. is an optical communications company, which engages in the provision of components and subsystems to networking equipment manufacturers, data center operators, telecom service providers, consumer electronics and automotive companies. Its products include optical transceivers, active optical cable, optical engines, communication components, sensing components, and optical instrumentation. The company was founded by Frank H. Levinson and Jerry S. Rawls in April 1987 and is headquartered in Sunnyvale, CA.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Semiconductors & related devices
Sub-IndustryCommunications Equipment
SectorComputer and Technology
Current SymbolNASDAQ:FNSR
Previous Symbol
Phone(408) 548-1000


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.31
Current Ratio3.69
Quick Ratio3.05


Trailing P/E Ratio67.97
Forward P/E Ratio43.50
P/E Growth3.66

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.32 billion
Price / Sales1.94
Cash Flow$1.4041 per share
Price / Cash Flow15.49
Book Value$13.65 per share
Price / Book1.59


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.32
Net Income$-48,280,000.00
Net Margins-7.61%
Return on Equity1.52%
Return on Assets0.95%


Outstanding Shares117,210,000
Market Cap$2.62 billion

Finisar (NASDAQ:FNSR) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Finisar's stock symbol?

Finisar trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "FNSR."

How were Finisar's earnings last quarter?

Finisar Co. (NASDAQ:FNSR) released its earnings results on Monday, December, 3rd. The technology company reported $0.26 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.10 by $0.16. The technology company had revenue of $325.42 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $327.84 million. Finisar had a positive return on equity of 1.52% and a negative net margin of 7.61%. View Finisar's Earnings History.

When is Finisar's next earnings date?

Finisar is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, March 14th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Finisar.

What price target have analysts set for FNSR?

17 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Finisar's stock. Their forecasts range from $17.00 to $48.00. On average, they anticipate Finisar's stock price to reach $25.7707 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 18.5% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Finisar.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Finisar?

17 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Finisar in the last year. There are currently 12 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Finisar.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Finisar stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Finisar stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Finisar continues to expand its product line of optical subsystems through R&D activities to meet the evolving customer needs. The company believes in low cost and high value-added product manufacturing as a way to enhance revenues. It has low-cost manufacturing facilities in Ipoh, Malaysia and Wuxi, China, which minimizes the cost of production driven by cheap and efficient availability of labor. The company’s revenues are likely to increase manifold with the commercial deployment of 5G in China. Leveraging its sound engineering experience and technical knowhow, Finisar further aims to maintain a leading position in the optical subsystems and components industry. However, the stock has underperformed the industry in the past three months on an average. The current restrictions on export to China pose significant threat to Finisar’s business as majority of its revenues comes from overseas." (11/13/2018)
  • 2. William Blair analysts commented, "We expect the company to come in roughly in line on revenue with a downward bias to EPS due to ongoing datacom pricing pressure affecting gross margin. The Street is looking for $333 million on revenue (roughly flat sequentially) and $0.23 for EPS; we are in line on revenue and a penny below consensus on EPS. We believe the company could see modest quarter-over-quarter expansion in 3-D sensing (revenue is relatively small to be affected by recent Apple [AAPL $176.21; Not Rated] iPhoneX cuts) offsetting ongoing inventory correction in China (at Huawei and ZTE) and product transition at hyperscale customers (Amazon [AMZN $1,500.25; Outperform] transitioning from 40G to 100G). The biggest risk to Finisar remains gross margins, which could remain pressured until datacom pricing stabilizes, cost reduction products become available, and/or higher-margin products (CFP2-ACO and ROADMs) begin to ship in volume." (3/5/2018)

Has Finisar been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about FNSR stock have been trending somewhat positive on Saturday, according to InfoTrie. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Finisar earned a daily sentiment score of 1.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the technology company a news buzz of 9.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future.

Are investors shorting Finisar?

Finisar saw a decrease in short interest during the month of November. As of November 15th, there was short interest totalling 12,062,533 shares, a decrease of 23.9% from the October 31st total of 15,852,090 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 5,952,543 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.0 days. Approximately 10.5% of the company's stock are sold short. View Finisar's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Finisar's key competitors?

Who are Finisar's key executives?

Finisar's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Michael E. Hurlston, Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • Todd Swanson, Chief Operating Officer
  • Kurt Adzema, Chief Financial & Accounting Officer, Executive VP
  • Martin Zirngibl, Chief Technical Officer
  • Chris Brown, Secretary, Chief Counsel & Executive VP

Who are Finisar's major shareholders?

Finisar's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (10.08%), Vanguard Group Inc (10.08%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (8.41%), Alliancebernstein L.P. (7.06%), DNB Asset Management AS (4.71%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (4.26%). Company insiders that own Finisar stock include Jerry S Rawls, John H Clark, Joseph A Young, Julie Sheridan Eng, Kurt Adzema, Mark Colyar, Robert Stephens, Roger C Ferguson and Todd Swanson. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Finisar.

Which institutional investors are selling Finisar stock?

FNSR stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Capital Research Global Investors, Capital World Investors, DNB Asset Management AS, Nan Shan Life Insurance Co. Ltd., Thompson Siegel & Walmsley LLC, State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D, SG Americas Securities LLC and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board. Company insiders that have sold Finisar company stock in the last year include Jerry S Rawls, Julie Sheridan Eng, Kurt Adzema, Mark Colyar and Roger C Ferguson. View Insider Buying and Selling for Finisar.

Which institutional investors are buying Finisar stock?

FNSR stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Alliancebernstein L.P., Victory Capital Management Inc., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Franklin Resources Inc., FMR LLC, Point72 Asset Management L.P., Vanguard Group Inc and Vanguard Group Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Finisar.

How do I buy shares of Finisar?

Shares of FNSR can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Finisar's stock price today?

One share of FNSR stock can currently be purchased for approximately $21.75.

How big of a company is Finisar?

Finisar has a market capitalization of $2.62 billion and generates $1.32 billion in revenue each year. The technology company earns $-48,280,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or $0.32 on an earnings per share basis. Finisar employs 13,000 workers across the globe.

What is Finisar's official website?

The official website for Finisar is

How can I contact Finisar?

Finisar's mailing address is 1389 MOFFETT PARK DR, SUNNYVALE CA, 94089. The technology company can be reached via phone at (408) 548-1000 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Finisar (NASDAQ FNSR)

Community Ranking:  2.9 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  775 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  546 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,321
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Finisar and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe FNSR will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe FNSR will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/15/2018 by Staff

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