Ciena (CIEN) Stock Price, News & Analysis

+0.17 (+0.35%)
(As of 11:39 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
208,989 shs
Average Volume
1.87 million shs
Market Capitalization
$7.09 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
Price Target

Ciena MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.82 Rating Score
20.3% Upside
$58.79 Price Target
Short Interest
3.65% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.59mentions of Ciena in the last 14 days
Based on 13 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$1.72 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
From $1.46 to $2.29 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

4.89 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

31st out of 584 stocks

Telephone & Telegraph Apparatus Industry

1st out of 12 stocks

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About Ciena Stock (NYSE:CIEN)

Ciena Corporation provides hardware and software services for delivery of video, data, and voice traffic metro, aggregation, and access communications network worldwide. The company's Networking Platforms segment offers convergence of coherent optical transport, open optical networking, optical transport network switching, IP routing, and switching services. Its products include 6500 Packet-Optical Platform, Waveserver stackable interconnect system, and the 6500 Reconfigurable line system, and the 5400 family of Packet-Optical platforms, as well as 8100 coherent routing platforms; 3000 family of service delivery switches and the 5000 family of service aggregation switches, as well as 8700 Packetwave Platform and 6500 Packet Transport System. This segment also sells operating system software and enhanced software features embedded in each of its products. The company's Blue Planet Automation Software and Services segment provides multi-domain service orchestration, inventory, route optimization and analysis, multi-cloud orchestration, and unified assurance and analytics services. Its Platform Software and Service segment offers MCP domain controller solution, and OneControl unified management system, as well as planning tools. The company's Global Services segment provides maintenance support and training, installation and deployment, and consulting and network design services. Ciena Corporation was incorporated in 1992 and is headquartered in Hanover, Maryland.

CIEN Stock Price History

CIEN Stock News Headlines

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Ciena Co. (NYSE:CIEN) SVP Joseph Cumello Sells 1,288 Shares
Gary B. Smith Sells 4,166 Shares of Ciena Co. (NYSE:CIEN) Stock
Ciena’s Market Dominance and Growth Potential Justify Buy Rating
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Company Calendar

Last Earnings
Next Earnings (Confirmed)
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Telephone & telegraph apparatus
Communications Equipment
Year Founded

Price Target and Rating

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Potential Upside/Downside
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
Research Coverage
11 Analysts


Net Income
$254.83 million
Pretax Margin


Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$4.39 billion
Cash Flow
$3.02 per share
Book Value
$19.27 per share


Free Float
Market Cap
$7.08 billion

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CIEN Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Ciena stock right now?

11 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Ciena in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 sell rating, 1 hold rating, 8 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "moderate buy" CIEN shares.
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What is Ciena's stock price target for 2024?

11 Wall Street research analysts have issued 12 month price targets for Ciena's shares. Their CIEN share price targets range from $41.00 to $68.00. On average, they predict the company's share price to reach $58.79 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 20.3% from the stock's current price.
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How have CIEN shares performed in 2024?

Ciena's stock was trading at $45.01 at the beginning of the year. Since then, CIEN stock has increased by 8.5% and is now trading at $48.85.
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Are investors shorting Ciena?

Ciena saw a increase in short interest in the month of April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totaling 5,200,000 shares, an increase of 14.0% from the April 15th total of 4,560,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 2,040,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.5 days. Approximately 3.7% of the shares of the stock are sold short.
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When is Ciena's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, June 6th 2024.
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How can I listen to Ciena's earnings call?

Ciena will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, June 6th at 8:30 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link.

How were Ciena's earnings last quarter?

Ciena Co. (NYSE:CIEN) posted its earnings results on Thursday, March, 7th. The communications equipment provider reported $0.66 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.48 by $0.18. The communications equipment provider earned $1.04 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.02 billion. Ciena had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 9.92% and a net margin of 5.22%. Ciena's revenue for the quarter was down 1.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.48 earnings per share.

What guidance has Ciena issued on next quarter's earnings?

Ciena updated its FY 2024 earnings guidance on Thursday, March, 7th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $4.0 billion-$4.3 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $4.5 billion.

What is Gary B. Smith's approval rating as Ciena's CEO?

581 employees have rated Ciena Chief Executive Officer Gary B. Smith on Glassdoor.com. Gary B. Smith has an approval rating of 95% among the company's employees. This puts Gary B. Smith in the top 30% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

What other stocks do shareholders of Ciena own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Ciena investors own include NVIDIA (NVDA), Bank of America (BAC), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Micron Technology (MU), Intel (INTC), Alibaba Group (BABA), Cisco Systems (CSCO), QUALCOMM (QCOM), Walt Disney (DIS) and Skyworks Solutions (SWKS).

Who are Ciena's major shareholders?

Ciena's stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (10.39%), BNP PARIBAS ASSET MANAGEMENT Holding S.A. (3.45%), Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (1.43%), Fort Pitt Capital Group LLC (1.14%), Rokos Capital Management LLP (1.05%) and Capital World Investors (0.82%). Insiders that own company stock include Andrew C Petrik, Brodie Gage, David M Rothenstein, David M Rothenstein, Gary B Smith, Gary B Smith, Gary E Dickerson, James E Moylan Jr, James E Moylan, Jr, Jason Phipps, Joseph Cumello, Judith M Obrien, Rick Hamilton, Scott Mcfeely, Stephen B Alexander, Stephen B Alexander and Thomas Michael Nevens.
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How do I buy shares of Ciena?

Shares of CIEN stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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Does Ciena have any subsidiaries?
The following companies are subsidiares of Ciena: Akara, Astracom, Catena Networks, Centina Systems Inc, Ciena Canada ULC, Ciena Communications Inc, Ciena Communications Singapore PTE. LTD, Ciena Global Holding LP, Ciena Global Products Company LTD, Ciena Switzerland GMBH, DonRiver, Internet Photonics, Lightera, ONI Systems, Packet Design, PhyFlex Networks, Wavesmith Networks, World Wide Packets, and cyan.
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This page (NYSE:CIEN) was last updated on 5/20/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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