NASDAQ:VIAV - Viavi Solutions Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $10.50 -0.15 (-1.41 %) (As of 01/23/2019 02:04 AM ET)Previous Close$10.65Today's Range$10.36 - $10.6152-Week Range$8.49 - $12.82Volume1.00 million shsAverage Volume1.58 million shsMarket Capitalization$2.40 billionP/E Ratio30.88Dividend YieldN/ABeta0.76 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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. This segment provides solutions that include instruments, software, and services to design, build, activate, certify, troubleshoot, and optimize networks. It also offers support and professional services, such as repair, calibration, software support, and technical assistance for the products; and system integration projects, including project management, installation, and implementation, as well as product and technology training, and consulting services. The Service Enablement segment provides embedded systems and enterprise performance management solutions for communication service providers, enterprises, and cloud operators with visibility into network, service, and application data. Its solutions include instruments, microprobes, and software, which monitor, collect, and analyze network data to reveal the actual customer experience and to identify opportunities for new revenue streams and network optimization. The Optical Security and Performance Products segment offers optical products for anti-counterfeiting, government, industrial, automotive, and consumer electronic markets, including 3D sensing applications. The company was formerly known as JDS Uniphase Corporation and changed its name to Viavi Solutions Inc. in August 2015. Viavi Solutions Inc. was founded in 1979 and is headquartered in San Jose, California. Receive VIAV News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for VIAV and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry Semiconductors & related devices Sub-IndustryN/A SectorComputer and Technology Current SymbolNASDAQ:VIAV Previous SymbolNASDAQ:VIAVV CUSIPN/A Webwww.viavisolutions.com Phone408-404-3600Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.79 Current Ratio2.39 Quick Ratio2.18Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio30.88 Forward P/E Ratio21.43 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$880.40 million Price / Sales2.72 Cash Flow$0.8523 per share Price / Cash Flow12.32 Book Value$3.18 per share Price / Book3.30Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.34 Net Income$-46,000,000.00 Net Margins-5.92% Return on Equity12.72% Return on Assets4.75%Miscellaneous Employees3,500 Outstanding Shares228,422,000Market Cap$2.40 billion OptionableOptionable 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 announced that its board has approved a share repurchase program on Friday, February 16th 2018, which authorizes the company to buyback $50,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are typically an indication that the company's management believes its shares are undervalued. How were Viavi Solutions' earnings last quarter? Viavi Solutions Inc (NASDAQ:VIAV) announced its earnings results on Thursday, November, 1st. The communications equipment provider reported $0.12 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.11 by $0.01. The communications equipment provider earned $268.50 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $268.73 million. Viavi Solutions had a negative net margin of 5.92% and a positive return on equity of 12.72%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 40.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the business earned $0.11 EPS. 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 5th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Viavi Solutions. How can I listen to Viavi Solutions' earnings call? Viavi Solutions will be holding an earnings conference call on Tuesday, February 5th at 4:30 PM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at 8332459658. What guidance has Viavi Solutions issued on next quarter's earnings? Viavi Solutions updated its second quarter earnings guidance on Thursday, November, 1st. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $0.15-0.17 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $0.16. The company issued revenue guidance of $270-290 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $280.65 million.Viavi Solutions also updated its Q2 2018 guidance to $0.15-0.17 EPS. What price target have analysts set for VIAV? 9 brokers have issued twelve-month price targets for Viavi Solutions' shares. Their forecasts range from $9.50 to $14.00. On average, they expect Viavi Solutions' share price to reach $11.6150 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 10.6% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Viavi Solutions. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Viavi Solutions? 9 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Viavi Solutions in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 1 hold rating and 7 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 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. " (10/17/2018) 2. William Blair analysts commented, "We came away from the presentation incrementally more confident in: 1) the upcoming two mega growth catalysts (3-D sensing and 5G); 2) increasing momentum in the core T&M business (with resurgence of fiber test, ongoing DOCSIS 3.1 deployments, and recovery/growth of the enterprise Ethernet test business); 3) solid steady-state performance of the currency business with the potential for upside from new currency redesign opportunities; 4) management’s ability to extract greater cost/revenue synergies from its recent acquisition of 5) more efficient cost structure and expanding operating margins. Resting on the aforementioned catalysts, management stressed that going forward it expects EPS to significantly outpace revenue growth. Additional highlights can be found in the remainder of the note." (6/15/2018) Has Viavi Solutions been receiving favorable news coverage? News headlines about VIAV stock have been trending very positive this week, according to InfoTrie. InfoTrie scores the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Viavi Solutions earned a daily sentiment score of 3.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the communications equipment provider a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future. Who are some of Viavi Solutions' key competitors? Some companies that are related to Viavi Solutions include ASE Technology (ASX), Qorvo (QRVO), ON Semiconductor (ON), IPG Photonics (IPGP), Integrated Device Technology (IDTI), Monolithic Power Systems (MPWR), First Solar (FSLR), Cree (CREE), Cypress Semiconductor (CY), United Microelectronics (UMC), Mellanox Technologies (MLNX), Semiconductor Manufacturing Int'l (SMI), AU Optronics (AUO), Advantest (ATEYY) and Silicon Laboratories (SLAB). 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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include DNB Asset Management AS (1.84%), Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (0.04%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.03%), Bank of Montreal Can (0.01%), Fox Run Management L.L.C. (0.00%) and Meeder Asset Management Inc. (0.00%). 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 Susan Louise Spradley. 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 DNB Asset Management AS, Louisiana State Employees Retirement System and Fox Run Management L.L.C.. Company insiders that have sold Viavi Solutions company stock in the last year include Amar Maletira, Gary W Staley, Keith Barnes, Kevin Christopher Siebert, Pamela J Strayer, Paul Mcnab and Ralph Rondinone. 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 Meeder Asset Management Inc., State of Alaska Department of Revenue and Bank of Montreal Can. 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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is Viavi Solutions' stock price today? One share of VIAV stock can currently be purchased for approximately $10.50. How big of a company is Viavi Solutions? Viavi Solutions has a market capitalization of $2.40 billion and generates $880.40 million in revenue each year. The communications equipment provider earns $-46,000,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or $0.34 on an earnings per share basis. Viavi Solutions employs 3,500 workers across the globe. 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 ( )Outperform Votes: 511 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 429 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 940MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Viavi Solutions and other stocks. 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