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Ciena (CIEN) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$55.33
-0.99 (-1.76%)
(As of 04:32 PM ET)
Today's Range
$54.82
$56.29
50-Day Range
$43.11
$57.37
52-Week Range
$39.94
$57.73
Volume
1.92 million shs
Average Volume
1.73 million shs
Market Capitalization
$8.02 billion
P/E Ratio
32.36
Dividend Yield
N/A
Price Target
$59.79

Ciena MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.92 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
8.7% Upside
$60.21 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
3.23% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
N/A
Sustainability
-0.77
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.71mentions of Ciena in the last 14 days
Based on 19 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$5.64 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
34.45%
From $2.09 to $2.81 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.

4.69 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

60th out of 583 stocks

Telephone & Telegraph Apparatus Industry

1st out of 11 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

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Company Calendar

Last Earnings
12/07/2023
Today
2/23/2024
Next Earnings (Confirmed)
3/07/2024
Fiscal Year End
10/31/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Telephone & telegraph apparatus
Sub-Industry
Communications Equipment
CUSIP
17177930
Employees
8,483
Year Founded
1992

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
$60.21
High Stock Price Target
$71.00
Low Stock Price Target
$41.00
Potential Upside/Downside
+8.1%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.92
Research Coverage
12 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$254.83 million
Pretax Margin
7.38%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$4.39 billion
Cash Flow
$3.06 per share
Book Value
$19.27 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
143,805,000
Market Cap
$8.02 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.01

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CIEN Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Ciena stock right now?

12 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Ciena in the last twelve months. There are currently 2 hold ratings, 9 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "moderate buy" CIEN shares.
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What is Ciena's stock price target for 2024?

12 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for Ciena's stock. Their CIEN share price targets range from $41.00 to $71.00. On average, they anticipate the company's share price to reach $60.21 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 8.7% 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 start of the year. Since then, CIEN shares have increased by 23.0% and is now trading at $55.38.
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Are investors shorting Ciena?

Ciena saw a increase in short interest in the month of January. As of January 15th, there was short interest totaling 4,520,000 shares, an increase of 10.5% from the December 31st total of 4,090,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,600,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.8 days. Currently, 3.2% of the company's shares 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, March 7th 2024.
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How can I listen to Ciena's earnings call?

Ciena will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, March 7th 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) issued its earnings results on Thursday, December, 7th. The communications equipment provider reported $0.75 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.69 by $0.06. The communications equipment provider had revenue of $1.13 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.10 billion. Ciena had a net margin of 5.81% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 10.28%. The company's revenue was up 16.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $0.49 EPS.

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

Ciena issued an update on its first quarter 2024 earnings guidance on Monday, December, 11th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $980.0 million-$1.1 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.0 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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (10.36%), BNP Paribas Asset Management Holding S.A. (3.47%), Capital World Investors (2.42%), Senvest Management LLC (2.04%), FIL Ltd (1.84%) and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.49%). Insiders that own company stock include Andrew C Petrik, Andrew C Petrik, 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, Joseph Gebbia, 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 2/23/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff