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Viavi Solutions Stock Price, Forecast & Analysis (NASDAQ:VIAV)

$15.67
-0.11 (-0.70 %)
(As of 11/18/2019 10:53 AM ET)
Today's Range
$15.60
Now: $15.67
$15.72
50-Day Range
$13.38
MA: $14.82
$16.11
52-Week Range
$9.17
Now: $15.67
$16.35
Volume24,574 shs
Average Volume1.89 million shs
Market Capitalization$3.60 billion
P/E Ratio30.13
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.08
Viavi Solutions Inc provides network test, monitoring, and assurance solutions to communications service providers, enterprises, network equipment manufacturers, civil government, military, and avionics customers worldwide. The company operates through Network Enablement, Service Enablement, and Optical Security and Performance Products segments. The Network Enablement segment offers testing solutions that access the network to perform build-out and maintenance tasks. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Semiconductors & related devices
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorComputer and Technology
Current SymbolNASDAQ:VIAV
Previous SymbolNASDAQ:VIAVV
CUSIPN/A
Phone408-404-3600

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.13 billion
Cash Flow$1.11 per share
Book Value$3.08 per share

Profitability

Net Income$5.40 million

Miscellaneous

Employees3,600
Market Cap$3.60 billion
Next Earnings Date2/4/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Viavi Solutions (NASDAQ:VIAV) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Viavi Solutions' stock symbol?

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

How will Viavi Solutions' stock buyback program work?

Viavi Solutions declared that its Board of Directors has initiated a share buyback program on Friday, February 16th 2018, which authorizes the company to repurchase $50,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are often a sign that the company's leadership believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Viavi Solutions' earnings last quarter?

Viavi Solutions Inc (NASDAQ:VIAV) released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, October, 30th. The communications equipment provider reported $0.18 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.16 by $0.02. The communications equipment provider earned $299.80 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $287.31 million. Viavi Solutions had a return on equity of 17.53% and a net margin of 2.37%. Viavi Solutions's revenue for the quarter was up 11.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $0.15 earnings per share. View Viavi Solutions' Earnings History.

When is Viavi Solutions' next earnings date?

Viavi Solutions is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, February 4th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Viavi Solutions.

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

Viavi Solutions updated its second quarter earnings guidance on Wednesday, October, 30th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $0.18 to $0.20 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $0.18. The company issued revenue guidance of $292 million to $312 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $301.77 million.

What price target have analysts set for VIAV?

8 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for Viavi Solutions' shares. Their forecasts range from $13.00 to $19.00. On average, they expect Viavi Solutions' stock price to reach $15.88 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 1.3% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Viavi Solutions.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Viavi Solutions?

8 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Viavi Solutions in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Viavi Solutions.

What are Wall Street 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 boasts a comprehensive product portfolio that offers end-to-end network visibility and analytics that optimize complex physical and virtual networks. Its products are well positioned to meet the evolving industry trends, given its technology prowess, product depth and wide customer base. Viavi pursues a holistic growth model with strategic acquisitions and focused organic improvement plans. Demand for sophisticated anti-counterfeiting features, optical filters and sensors offer lucrative growth opportunities. However, seasonality patterns and exposure to foreign currency fluctuations remain headwinds. Continued Sino-U.S. trade hostilities have hurt the supply-chain management of Viavi as most of the manufacturing partners are located in China, denting its profitability. Soft growth outlook for the 3D sensing business remains another concern." (9/16/2019)
  • 2. Rosenblatt Securities analysts commented, "We expect the 5G testing business to maintain its growth engines as more countries deploy 5G networks in 2020. We believe Viavi will continue to benefit from the 5G equipment installation stage as the company can sell system testing products and field testing services." (8/16/2019)

Has Viavi Solutions been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about VIAV stock have trended very negative on Monday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Viavi Solutions earned a media sentiment score of -3.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the communications equipment provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term. View News Stories for Viavi Solutions.

Are investors shorting Viavi Solutions?

Viavi Solutions saw a increase in short interest in October. As of October 15th, there was short interest totalling 10,440,000 shares, an increase of 5.9% from the September 15th total of 9,860,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,960,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 5.3 days. Currently, 4.6% of the shares of the company are sold short. View Viavi Solutions' Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Viavi Solutions' key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Viavi Solutions own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Viavi Solutions investors own include Lundin Mining (LUN), Lam Research (LRCX), Energy Transfer LP Unit (ET), Lumentum (LITE), NVIDIA (NVDA), Ford Motor (F), Cisco Systems (CSCO), QUALCOMM (QCOM), Visa (V) and Intel (INTC).

Who are Viavi Solutions' key executives?

Viavi Solutions' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Oleg Khaykin, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 54)
  • Mr. Amar Maletira, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 50)
  • Mr. Ralph Rondinone, Sr. VP of Global Operations & Services and Network & Service Enablement (Age 57)
  • Mr. Paul McNab, Exec. VP and Chief Marketing & Strategy Officer (Age 56)
  • Mr. Gary W. Staley, Sr. VP of Global Sales, Network & Service Enablement (Age 52)

Who are Viavi Solutions' major shareholders?

Viavi Solutions' stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include DNB Asset Management AS (1.64%), Columbus Circle Investors (0.86%), Fisher Asset Management LLC (0.48%), Emerald Advisers LLC (0.46%), Emerald Mutual Fund Advisers Trust (0.36%) and Picton Mahoney Asset Management (0.33%). Company insiders that own Viavi Solutions stock include Amar Maletira, Gary W Staley, Keith Barnes, Kevin Christopher Siebert, Luke M Scrivanich, Pamela J Strayer, Paul Mcnab, Ralph Rondinone, Richard Belluzzo and Timothy Campos. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Viavi Solutions.

Which major investors are selling Viavi Solutions stock?

VIAV stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Fisher Asset Management LLC, Eagle Asset Management Inc., John G Ullman & Associates Inc., Sawgrass Asset Management LLC, Thompson Investment Management Inc., Picton Mahoney Asset Management, Essex Investment Management Co. LLC and Ackerman Capital Advisors LLC. Company insiders that have sold Viavi Solutions company stock in the last year include Amar Maletira, Keith Barnes, Kevin Christopher Siebert, Luke M Scrivanich, Ralph Rondinone and Timothy Campos. View Insider Buying and Selling for Viavi Solutions.

Which major investors are buying Viavi Solutions stock?

VIAV stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Emerald Advisers LLC, Columbus Circle Investors, Emerald Mutual Fund Advisers Trust, DNB Asset Management AS, State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D, Tygh Capital Management Inc., California Public Employees Retirement System and State of Alaska Department of Revenue. View Insider Buying and Selling for Viavi Solutions.

How do I buy shares of Viavi Solutions?

Shares of VIAV 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, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Viavi Solutions' stock price today?

One share of VIAV stock can currently be purchased for approximately $15.67.

How big of a company is Viavi Solutions?

Viavi Solutions has a market capitalization of $3.60 billion and generates $1.13 billion in revenue each year. The communications equipment provider earns $5.40 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.52 on an earnings per share basis. Viavi Solutions employs 3,600 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Viavi Solutions.

What is Viavi Solutions' official website?

The official website for Viavi Solutions is http://www.viavisolutions.com/.

How can I contact Viavi Solutions?

Viavi Solutions' mailing address is 6001 AMERICA CENTER DRIVE 6TH FLOOR, SAN JOSE CA, 95002. The communications equipment provider can be reached via phone at 408-404-3600 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Viavi Solutions (NASDAQ VIAV)

Community Ranking:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  578 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  495 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,073
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Viavi Solutions and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe VIAV will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe VIAV will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 11/18/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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