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Viavi Solutions Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.27 (-2.21 %)
(As of 09/18/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $11.93
50-Day Range
MA: $13.16
52-Week Range
Now: $11.93
Volume4.44 million shs
Average Volume2.48 million shs
Market Capitalization$2.72 billion
P/E Ratio91.78
Dividend YieldN/A
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.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 3.4Community Rank: 2.7Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.68 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Semiconductors & related devices
Current SymbolNASDAQ:VIAV
Previous SymbolNASDAQ:VIAVV



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.14 billion
Cash Flow$1.21 per share
Book Value$3.12 per share


Net Income$28.70 million


Market Cap$2.72 billion
Next Earnings Date11/4/2020 (Estimated)
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(As of 09/18/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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Viavi Solutions (NASDAQ:VIAV) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Viavi Solutions' stock been impacted by Coronavirus?

Viavi Solutions' stock was trading at $12.01 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, VIAV stock has decreased by 0.7% and is now trading at $11.93.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Viavi Solutions?

8 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Viavi Solutions in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 7 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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When is Viavi Solutions' next earnings date?

Viavi Solutions is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, November 4th 2020.
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How were Viavi Solutions' earnings last quarter?

Viavi Solutions Inc (NASDAQ:VIAV) announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, August, 11th. The communications equipment provider reported $0.18 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.13 by $0.05. The communications equipment provider earned $266.60 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $259.98 million. Viavi Solutions had a net margin of 2.53% and a return on equity of 18.00%. The business's revenue was down 8.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $0.17 EPS.
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What guidance has Viavi Solutions issued on next quarter's earnings?

Viavi Solutions updated its first quarter earnings guidance on Tuesday, August, 11th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $0.14-$0.16 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.15. The company issued revenue guidance of $258-$282 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $267.36 million.

What price target have analysts set for VIAV?

8 equities research analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Viavi Solutions' stock. Their forecasts range from $14.00 to $17.00. On average, they expect Viavi Solutions' share price to reach $16.06 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 34.6% from the stock's current price.
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Are investors shorting Viavi Solutions?

Viavi Solutions saw a decline in short interest in August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totaling 10,090,000 shares, a decline of 12.5% from the August 15th total of 11,530,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 2,320,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 4.3 days. Approximately 4.5% of the shares of the company are sold short.
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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 NVIDIA (NVDA), Energy Transfer LP Unit (ET), Intel (INTC), Lam Research (LRCX), QUALCOMM (QCOM), AT&T (T), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Lundin Mining (LUN), Visa (V) and Verizon Communications (VZ).

Who are Viavi Solutions' key executives?

Viavi Solutions' management team includes the following 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)

What is Viavi Solutions' stock symbol?

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

Who are Viavi Solutions' major shareholders?

Viavi Solutions' stock is owned by a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (10.91%), DNB Asset Management AS (1.79%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (1.46%), Neuberger Berman Group LLC (1.16%), Balyasny Asset Management LLC (1.12%) and Principal Financial Group Inc. (0.84%). Company insiders that own Viavi Solutions stock include Amar Maletira, Gary W Staley, Keith Barnes, Kevin Christopher Siebert, Luke M Scrivanich, Paul Mcnab, Ralph Rondinone and Timothy Campos.
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Which institutional investors are selling Viavi Solutions stock?

VIAV stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Vanguard Group Inc., Victory Capital Management Inc., William Blair Investment Management LLC, DNB Asset Management AS, Principal Financial Group Inc., Principal Financial Group Inc., and Ziegler Capital Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold Viavi Solutions company stock in the last year include Amar Maletira, Gary W Staley, Kevin Christopher Siebert, Luke M Scrivanich, Ralph Rondinone, and Timothy Campos.
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Which institutional investors are buying Viavi Solutions stock?

VIAV stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Balyasny Asset Management LLC, GW&K Investment Management LLC, Nordea Investment Management AB, Schonfeld Strategic Advisors LLC, Pinnacle Associates Ltd., Wexford Capital LP, Prudential Financial Inc., and First Trust Advisors LP.
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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 $11.93.

How big of a company is Viavi Solutions?

Viavi Solutions has a market capitalization of $2.72 billion and generates $1.14 billion in revenue each year. The communications equipment provider earns $28.70 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.58 on an earnings per share basis. Viavi Solutions employs 3,600 workers across the globe.

What is Viavi Solutions' official website?

The official website for Viavi Solutions is 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]

This page was last updated on 9/19/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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