Viavi Solutions Company Profile (NASDAQ:VIAV)

About Viavi Solutions (NASDAQ:VIAV)

Viavi Solutions logoViavi Solutions Inc. (Viavi) is a provider of network test, monitoring and assurance solutions to communications service providers, enterprises and their ecosystems. The Company also offers thin film optical coatings, providing light management solutions to anti-counterfeiting, consumer and industrial, government and healthcare and other markets. The Company's segments include Network Enablement (NE), Service Enablement (SE), and Optical Security and Performance Products (OSP). The NE segment provides testing solutions that access the network to perform build-out and maintenance tasks. The SE segment offers solutions, which are embedded systems that yield network, service and application performance data. The OSP segment provides optical security solutions. The OSP segment's security offerings for the currency market include Optically Variable Pigment (OVP), Optically Variable Magnetic Pigment (OVMP) and banknote thread substrates.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Computer and Technology
  • Industry: Communications & Networking
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:VIAV
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: www.viavisolutions.com
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: $2.15338 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 227,547,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $9.68
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $10.48
  • 52 Week Range: $6.99 - $11.89
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 13.34
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 19.65
  • P/E Growth: 2.28
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $811.4 million
  • Price / Sales: 2.64
  • Book Value: $3.45 per share
  • Price / Book: 2.73
Profitability:
  • EBITDA: $94.4 million
  • Net Margins: 20.57%
  • Return on Equity: 8.46%
  • Return on Assets: 3.31%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.18%
  • Current Ratio: 7.29%
  • Quick Ratio: 7.08%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 2.37 million shs.
  • Beta: 1.31
  • Short Ratio: 5.22
 

Frequently Asked Questions for Viavi Solutions (NASDAQ:VIAV)

What is Viavi Solutions' stock symbol?

Viavi Solutions trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "VIAV."

How were Viavi Solutions' earnings last quarter?

Viavi Solutions Inc. (NASDAQ:VIAV) released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, August, 15th. The company reported $0.09 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.06 by $0.03. The firm had revenue of $198.10 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $196.22 million. Viavi Solutions had a return on equity of 8.46% and a net margin of 20.57%. The business's revenue for the quarter was down 11.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.10 earnings per share. View Viavi Solutions' Earnings History.

When will Viavi Solutions make its next earnings announcement?

Viavi Solutions is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, November, 1st 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Viavi Solutions.

What guidance has Viavi Solutions issued on next quarter's earnings?

Viavi Solutions issued an update on its first quarter earnings guidance on Tuesday, August, 15th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $0.06-0.09 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.10. The company issued revenue guidance of $173-193 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $198.97 million.

Where is Viavi Solutions' stock going? Where will Viavi Solutions' stock price be in 2017?

8 equities research analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Viavi Solutions' shares. Their predictions range from $10.00 to $17.20. On average, they expect Viavi Solutions' stock price to reach $12.78 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Viavi Solutions.

What are analysts saying about Viavi Solutions stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Viavi Solutions stock:

  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Viavi Solutions Inc. provides software and hardware platforms and instruments for telecommunications service providers, wireless operators, cable operators, network-equipment manufacturers and enterprises. The Company offers installation, commissioning, scripting, custom analytics, integration, business intelligence consulting, operational assistance, field and lab testing, technical training, maintenance, and support services. Its operating segment consists of Network and Service Enablement, Communications and Commercial Optical Products and Optical Security and Performance Products. Viavi Solutions Inc., formerly known as JDS Uniphase Corporation, is based in Milpitas, Calif. " (8/19/2017)
  • 2. Rosenblatt Securities analysts commented, "We also see that TV/automotive manufacturers are also considering the adoption of 3D sensing functionality." (3/14/2017)
  • 3. Jefferies Group LLC analysts commented, "We remain cautiously optimistic about a potential rebound in demand by carriers, improved growth prospects driven by 3D sensing, and margin expansion driven by self-help initiatives. However, a relatively full-valuation and uncertain timing of these catalysts keep us on the sidelines." (2/1/2017)

Who are some of Viavi Solutions' key competitors?

Who are Viavi Solutions' key executives?

Viavi Solutions' management team includes the folowing people:

  • Richard E. Belluzzo, Independent Chairman of the Board
  • Oleg Khaykin, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • Amar Maletira, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President
  • Luke Scrivanich, Senior Vice President, General Manager - Optical Security & Performance Products
  • Ralph Rondinone, Senior Vice President, Global Operations, Network Service Enablement
  • Paul McNab, Executive Vice President, Chief Marketing and Strategy Officer
  • Kevin Siebert, Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary
  • Keith L. Barnes, Independent Director
  • Tor R. Braham, Independent Director
  • Timothy Campos, Independent Director

Who owns Viavi Solutions stock?

Viavi Solutions' stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Fisher Asset Management LLC (0.33%). Company insiders that own Viavi Solutions stock include Dion Joannou, Keith Barnes, Kevin Christopher Siebert, Luke M Scrivanich, Paul Mcnab, Ralph Rondinone, Richard Belluzzo and Susan Louise Spradley. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Viavi Solutions.

Who bought Viavi Solutions stock? Who is buying Viavi Solutions stock?

Viavi Solutions' stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Fisher Asset Management LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Viavi Solutions.

How do I buy Viavi Solutions stock?

Shares of Viavi Solutions 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 Viavi Solutions' stock price today?

One share of Viavi Solutions stock can currently be purchased for approximately $9.43.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Viavi Solutions (NASDAQ VIAV)
Community Ranking:  2.6 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  377 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  344 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  721
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Viavi Solutions 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 Viavi Solutions (NASDAQ:VIAV) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Hold Ratings, 6 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.75)
Consensus Price Target: $12.78 (35.56% upside)
Consensus Price Target History for Viavi Solutions (NASDAQ:VIAV)
Price Target History for Viavi Solutions (NASDAQ:VIAV)
Analysts' Ratings History for Viavi Solutions (NASDAQ:VIAV)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
10/12/2017Needham & Company LLCReiterated RatingHoldN/AView Rating Details
8/20/2017B. RileyReiterated RatingBuy$12.50LowView Rating Details
8/16/2017MKM PartnersBoost Price TargetBuy$11.00 -> $12.00HighView Rating Details
8/16/2017Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingHold$11.00HighView Rating Details
5/5/2017Jefferies Group LLCUpgradeHold -> Buy$9.50 -> $14.00HighView Rating Details
3/14/2017Rosenblatt SecuritiesInitiated CoverageBuy -> Buy$17.20MediumView Rating Details
2/1/2017William BlairReiterated RatingOutperformN/AView Rating Details
12/8/2016Craig HallumUpgradeHold -> Buy$7.00 -> $10.00N/AView Rating Details
10/11/2016J P Morgan Chase & CoUpgradeNeutral -> Overweight$7.50 -> $10.00N/AView Rating Details
8/12/2016Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingHold$6.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/22/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Viavi Solutions (NASDAQ:VIAV)
Earnings by Quarter for Viavi Solutions (NASDAQ:VIAV)
Earnings History by Quarter for Viavi Solutions (NASDAQ VIAV)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
11/1/2017$0.08N/AView Earnings Details
8/15/2017Q4 2017$0.06$0.09$196.22 million$198.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/2/2017Q3 2017$0.04$0.06$196.85 million$196.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/31/2017Q217$0.07$0.10$197.73 million$206.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/1/2016Q117$0.07$0.09$208.14 million$210.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/11/2016Q416$0.09$0.10$220.39 million$224.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/3/2016Q316$0.08$0.09$218.38 million$220.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/2/2016Q216$0.07$0.11$220.24 million$232.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/2/2015Q116$0.06$0.08$212.71 million$229.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/11/2015Q415$0.08$0.13$217.58 million$427.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/30/2015Q315$0.09$0.12$418.12 million$410.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/29/2015Q215$0.16$0.15$445.02 million$437.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/29/2014Q115$0.10$0.14$416.70 million$433.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/12/2014Q414$0.13$0.14$437.09 million$448.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/30/2014Q314$0.11$0.10$431.73 million$418.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/30/2014Q214$0.14$0.19$433.70 million$447.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/30/2013Q114$0.12$0.13$423.20 million$429.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/13/2013Q4 2013$0.13$0.13$430.64 million$421.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/1/2013Q3 2013$0.11$0.10$417.49 million$405.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/30/2013Q2 2013$0.14$0.18$424.19 million$429.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/30/2012$0.12$0.15ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/14/2012$0.12$0.15ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/2/2012$0.11$0.11ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/1/2012$0.10$0.15ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/1/2011$0.12$0.18ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/17/2011$0.23$0.23ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/5/2011$0.20$0.22ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/3/2011$0.19$0.29ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Viavi Solutions (NASDAQ:VIAV)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.21
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.32
2019 EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.52
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20173$0.04$0.06$0.05
Q2 20175$0.04$0.09$0.06
Q3 20174$0.04$0.05$0.04
Q4 20174$0.06$0.07$0.06
Q1 20182$0.06$0.06$0.06
Q2 20183$0.07$0.09$0.08
Q3 20183$0.06$0.11$0.09
Q4 20183$0.08$0.12$0.10
Q1 20192$0.11$0.12$0.12
Q2 20192$0.14$0.15$0.15
Q3 20192$0.12$0.13$0.13
Q4 20191$0.13$0.13$0.13
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Dividend History for Viavi Solutions (NASDAQ:VIAV)
No dividend announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Viavi Solutions (NASDAQ:VIAV)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 0.59%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 92.44%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Viavi Solutions (NASDAQ:VIAV)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Viavi Solutions (NASDAQ:VIAV)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Viavi Solutions (NASDAQ:VIAV)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
10/13/2017Richard BelluzzoDirectorSell10,000$9.54$95,400.00View SEC Filing  
9/29/2017Kevin Christopher SiebertVPSell10,689$9.40$100,476.60View SEC Filing  
9/29/2017Ralph RondinoneSVPSell27,272$9.44$257,447.68View SEC Filing  
9/19/2017Paul McnabEVPSell27,936$9.87$275,728.32View SEC Filing  
8/25/2017Luke M ScrivanichSVPSell6,179$10.21$63,087.59View SEC Filing  
8/23/2017Paul McnabEVPSell8,915$10.04$89,506.60View SEC Filing  
8/22/2017Ralph RondinoneSVPSell4,569$9.83$44,913.27View SEC Filing  
8/21/2017Kevin Christopher SiebertVPSell4,591$10.11$46,415.01View SEC Filing  
8/1/2017Luke M ScrivanichSVPSell543$11.03$5,989.29View SEC Filing  
6/16/2017Paul McnabEVPSell2,222$11.13$24,730.86View SEC Filing  
5/23/2017Luke M ScrivanichSVPSell4,691$11.39$53,430.49View SEC Filing  
5/22/2017Kevin Christopher SiebertVPSell2,176$10.96$23,848.96View SEC Filing  
5/9/2017Paul McnabEVPSell3,702$11.52$42,647.04View SEC Filing  
2/22/2017Ralph RondinoneSVPSell10,556$10.67$112,632.52View SEC Filing  
2/16/2017Kevin Christopher SiebertVPSell10,500$10.77$113,085.00View SEC Filing  
2/16/2017Ralph RondinoneSVPSell3,710$10.77$39,956.70View SEC Filing  
2/8/2017Luke M ScrivanichSVPSell39,563$10.00$395,630.00View SEC Filing  
2/1/2017Luke M ScrivanichSVPSell1,483$9.15$13,569.45View SEC Filing  
1/26/2017Susan Louise SpradleySVPSell19,890$8.98$178,612.20View SEC Filing  
1/18/2017Dion JoannouSVPSell13,956$8.46$118,067.76View SEC Filing  
1/17/2017Susan Louise SpradleySVPSell13,110$8.40$110,124.00View SEC Filing  
12/13/2016Keith BarnesDirectorSell3,371$8.52$28,720.92View SEC Filing  
12/9/2016Keith BarnesDirectorSell19,523$8.56$167,116.88View SEC Filing  
11/22/2016Kevin Christopher SiebertVPSell2,193$7.89$17,302.77View SEC Filing  
11/22/2016Susan Louise SpradleySVPSell3,981$7.89$31,410.09View SEC Filing  
10/5/2016Paul McnabEVPSell35,535$7.41$263,314.35View SEC Filing  
9/30/2016Kevin Christopher SiebertVPSell8,696$7.31$63,567.76View SEC Filing  
9/30/2016Luke M ScrivanichSVPSell34,299$7.31$250,725.69View SEC Filing  
9/30/2016Paul McnabEVPSell15,202$7.40$112,494.80View SEC Filing  
9/19/2016Paul McnabEVPSell36,690$7.40$271,506.00View SEC Filing  
9/12/2016Susan Louise SpradleySVPSell15,766$7.50$118,245.00View SEC Filing  
8/25/2016Luke M ScrivanichSVPSell16,555$7.73$127,970.15View SEC Filing  
8/24/2016Dion JoannouSVPSell12,466$7.79$97,110.14View SEC Filing  
8/23/2016Luke M ScrivanichSVPSell14,415$7.84$113,013.60View SEC Filing  
8/22/2016Kevin Christopher SiebertVPSell6,938$7.73$53,630.74View SEC Filing  
8/18/2016Kevin Christopher SiebertVPSell2,558$7.76$19,850.08View SEC Filing  
8/17/2016Ralph RondinoneSVPSell10,573$7.59$80,249.07View SEC Filing  
5/24/2016Paul McnabEVPSell62,131$6.69$415,656.39View SEC Filing  
5/23/2016Kevin Christopher SiebertVPSell1,224$6.35$7,772.40View SEC Filing  
5/23/2016Ralph RondinoneSVPSell4,685$6.35$29,749.75View SEC Filing  
2/23/2016Kevin Christopher SiebertVPSell1,101$6.33$6,969.33View SEC Filing  
2/23/2016Susan Louise SpradleySVPSell6,404$6.42$41,113.68View SEC Filing  
2/22/2016Ralph RondinoneSVPSell9,401$6.28$59,038.28View SEC Filing  
2/18/2016Kevin Christopher SiebertVPSell10,106$6.16$62,252.96View SEC Filing  
2/16/2016Ralph RondinoneSVPSell10,207$5.97$60,935.79View SEC Filing  
2/9/2016Dion JoannouSVPSell31,519$5.79$182,495.01View SEC Filing  
1/19/2016Susan Louise SpradleySVPSell26,467$5.08$134,452.36View SEC Filing  
12/2/2015Luke M. ScrivanichSVPSell5,219$6.41$33,453.79View SEC Filing  
11/23/2015Kevin Christopher SiebertVPSell1,216$6.30$7,660.80View SEC Filing  
11/23/2015Ralph RondinoneSVPSell4,642$6.30$29,244.60View SEC Filing  
9/28/2015Ralph RondinoneSVPSell23,074$5.38$124,138.12View SEC Filing  
8/25/2015Kevin Christopher SiebertVPSell3,893$5.19$20,204.67View SEC Filing  
8/24/2015Ralph RondinoneSVPSell23,719$5.20$123,338.80View SEC Filing  
8/14/2015Richard BelluzzoDirectorBuy20,000$5.73$114,600.00View SEC Filing  
7/16/2015Luke M ScrivanichSVPSell5,203$11.15$58,013.45View SEC Filing  
5/26/2015Luke M ScrivanichSVPSell470$12.61$5,926.70View SEC Filing  
5/21/2015Luke M ScrivanichSVPSell1,567$12.71$19,916.57View SEC Filing  
5/11/2015Kevin Christopher SiebertVPSell2,450$12.64$30,968.00View SEC Filing  
2/23/2015Andrew R PollackSVPSell2,843$13.39$38,067.77View SEC Filing  
2/2/2015Rex S JacksonSVPSell2,144$12.15$26,049.60View SEC Filing  
12/11/2014Rex S JacksonSVPSell30,823$14.00$431,522.00View SEC Filing  
12/1/2014Luke M ScrivanichSVPSell2,037$13.13$26,745.81View SEC Filing  
11/24/2014Andrew R PollackSVPSell2,873$13.40$38,498.20View SEC Filing  
11/18/2014Keith BarnesDirectorSell2,165$13.27$28,729.55View SEC Filing  
11/17/2014Keith BarnesDirectorSell4,126$13.10$54,050.60View SEC Filing  
11/3/2014Luke M ScrivanichSVPSell12,435$13.67$169,986.45View SEC Filing  
9/26/2014Andrew R PollackSVPSell5,591$12.87$71,956.17View SEC Filing  
9/26/2014David W HeardInsiderSell14,626$12.86$188,090.36View SEC Filing  
8/25/2014Andrew R PollackSVPSell1,568$11.63$18,235.84View SEC Filing  
8/25/2014David W HeardInsiderSell3,614$11.64$42,066.96View SEC Filing  
8/21/2014Andrew R PollackSVPSell5,149$11.32$58,286.68View SEC Filing  
8/18/2014Andrew R PollackSVPSell1,801$11.00$19,811.00View SEC Filing  
8/18/2014David W HeardInsiderSell1,711$10.97$18,769.67View SEC Filing  
5/23/2014Andrew R PollackSVPSell1,567$10.79$16,907.93View SEC Filing  
5/23/2014Thomas H WaechterInsiderSell9,409$10.79$101,523.11View SEC Filing  
5/16/2014Andrew PollackSVPSell1,800$10.81$19,458.00View SEC Filing  
5/16/2014David HeardInsiderSell1,711$10.81$18,495.91View SEC Filing  
4/16/2014Andrew PollackSVPSell2,080$13.09$27,227.20View SEC Filing  
2/25/2014Andrew PollackSVPSell1,568$13.46$21,105.28View SEC Filing  
2/25/2014Thomas WaechterInsiderSell9,409$13.47$126,739.23View SEC Filing  
2/19/2014Andrew PollackSVPSell1,822$13.50$24,597.00View SEC Filing  
2/19/2014Thomas WaechterInsiderSell8,092$13.51$109,322.92View SEC Filing  
1/16/2014Andrew PollackSVPSell2,806$12.12$34,008.72View SEC Filing  
12/3/2013Penny HerscherDirectorSell1,146$11.97$13,717.62View SEC Filing  
11/25/2013Andrew PollackSVPSell1,567$11.98$18,772.66View SEC Filing  
11/25/2013David HeardInsiderSell2,819$11.98$33,771.62View SEC Filing  
10/22/2013Alan S LoweEVPSell49,459$16.49$815,578.91View SEC Filing  
10/21/2013Luke M ScrivanichSVPSell7,500$16.00$120,000.00View SEC Filing  
10/21/2013Thomas H WaechterInsiderSell10,165$16.00$162,640.00View SEC Filing  
10/16/2013Keith BarnesDirectorSell2,696$14.93$40,251.28View SEC Filing  
9/10/2013Luke M ScrivanichSVPSell6,617$14.87$98,394.79View SEC Filing  
9/10/2013Thomas H WaechterInsiderSell100,486$14.80$1,487,192.80View SEC Filing  
9/9/2013David W HeardInsiderSell24,719$14.82$366,335.58View SEC Filing  
9/3/2013Luke ScrivanichSVPSell3,408$12.98$44,235.84View SEC Filing  
8/23/2013Andrew PollackSVPSell6,179$13.49$83,354.71View SEC Filing  
8/16/2013Andrew PollackSVPSell2,169$13.80$29,932.20View SEC Filing  
5/16/2013Andrew R PollackSVPSell2,169$14.02$30,409.38View SEC Filing  
1/16/2013Andrew R PollackSVPSell2,806$13.39$37,572.34View SEC Filing  
11/13/2012Penny HerscherDirectorSell2,077$11.07$22,992.39View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

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