NASDAQ:VIAV - Viavi Solutions Stock Price, News & Analysis

$14.61
-0.24 (-1.62 %)
(As of 09/19/2019 06:43 AM ET)
Today's Range
$14.5050
Now: $14.61
$14.88
50-Day Range
$13.36
MA: $14.10
$14.93
52-Week Range
$9.17
Now: $14.61
$15.17
Volume991,626 shs
Average Volume2.23 million shs
Market Capitalization$3.34 billion
P/E Ratio28.10
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.03
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$1.0927 per share
Book Value$3.17 per share

Profitability

Net Income$5.40 million

Miscellaneous

Employees3,600
Market Cap$3.34 billion
Next Earnings Date11/7/2019 (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 has authorized a share repurchase program on Friday, February 16th 2018, which allows the company to buyback $50,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are often an indication that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Viavi Solutions' earnings last quarter?

Viavi Solutions Inc (NASDAQ:VIAV) posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August, 15th. The communications equipment provider reported $0.13 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.12 by $0.01. The communications equipment provider had revenue of $289.70 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $279.18 million. Viavi Solutions had a net margin of 0.48% and a return on equity of 16.75%. The firm's revenue was up 9.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $0.14 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 Thursday, November 7th 2019. 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 Thursday, September, 12th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $0.15-0.17 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.15. The company issued revenue guidance of $282-294 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $283.68 million.

What price target have analysts set for VIAV?

8 equities research analysts have issued 1 year price targets for Viavi Solutions' shares. Their forecasts range from $13.00 to $18.00. On average, they expect Viavi Solutions' stock price to reach $15.1429 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 3.6% 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?

Headlines about VIAV stock have trended negative on Thursday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Viavi Solutions earned a news sentiment score of -2.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news headlines about the communications equipment provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future. View News Stories for Viavi Solutions.

Are investors shorting Viavi Solutions?

Viavi Solutions saw a decrease in short interest in August. As of August 15th, there was short interest totalling 9,338,000 shares, a decrease of 11.5% from the July 15th total of 10,553,100 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 2,180,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 4.3 days. Currently, 4.1% of the company's shares 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), QUALCOMM (QCOM), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Intel (INTC) and CBL & Associates Properties (CBL).

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 shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (10.75%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (1.94%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (1.62%), DNB Asset Management AS (1.43%), Rothschild & Co. Asset Management US Inc. (1.42%) and Northern Trust Corp (1.33%). 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 and Richard Belluzzo. 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 Tygh Capital Management Inc., William Blair Investment Management LLC, Pinnacle Associates Ltd., Prudential Financial Inc., Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio, Westfield Capital Management Co. LP, Royal Bank of Canada and Eagle Asset Management Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Viavi Solutions company stock in the last year include Amar Maletira, Gary W Staley, Keith Barnes, Kevin Christopher Siebert, Luke M Scrivanich, 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 Balyasny Asset Management LLC, Bank of Montreal Can, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Rothschild & Co. Asset Management US Inc., Nuveen Asset Management LLC, DNB Asset Management AS, Castleark Management LLC and Vanguard Group Inc.. 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 $14.61.

How big of a company is Viavi Solutions?

Viavi Solutions has a market capitalization of $3.34 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:  564 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  484 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,048
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 9/19/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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