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Ciena Stock Forecast, Price & News

$44.47
+0.18 (+0.41 %)
(As of 11/27/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$43.98
Now: $44.47
$44.69
50-Day Range
$38.44
MA: $41.87
$44.29
52-Week Range
$30.58
Now: $44.47
$61.51
Volume664,565 shs
Average Volume1.66 million shs
Market Capitalization$6.86 billion
P/E Ratio18.45
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.83
Ciena Corporation provides network hardware, software, and services that support the transport, switching, aggregation, service delivery, and management of video, data, and voice traffic on communications networks worldwide. The company's Networking Platforms segment offers hardware networking solutions optimized for the convergence of coherent optical transport, optical transport network switching, and packet switching. Its products include 6500 Packet-Optical Platform, 5430 Reconfigurable Switching System, Waveserver stackable interconnect system, CoreDirector Multiservice Optical Switches, and OTN configuration for the 5410 Reconfigurable Switching System, as well as Z-Series Packet-Optical Platform; 3000 family of service delivery switches and service aggregation switches, and the 5000 family of service aggregation switches, as well as 8700 Packetwave Platform and the Ethernet packet configuration for the 5410 Service Aggregation Switch; 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, network function virtualization orchestration, analytics, and related services. Its Platform Software and Service segment offers OneControl unified management system and platform software services, as well as manage, control, and plan software. The company's Global Services segment provides consulting and network design, installation and deployment, maintenance support, and training services. The company sells its products through direct and indirect sales channels to network operators. Ciena Corporation has collaboration with Infoblox Inc. The company was founded in 1992 and is headquartered in Hanover, Maryland.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 3.3Community Rank: 3.3Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.91 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Telephone & telegraph apparatus
Sub-IndustryCommunications Equipment
CUSIP17177930
Phone410-694-5700
Employees6,383

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.57 billion
Cash Flow$2.68 per share
Book Value$14.05 per share

Profitability

Net Income$253.43 million

Miscellaneous

Market Cap$6.86 billion
Next Earnings Date12/10/2020 (Confirmed)
OptionableOptionable
$44.47
+0.18 (+0.41 %)
(As of 11/27/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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Ciena (NYSE:CIEN) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Ciena's stock been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

Ciena's stock was trading at $38.83 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, CIEN shares have increased by 14.5% and is now trading at $44.47.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Ciena?

23 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Ciena in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 5 hold ratings and 17 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Ciena?

Wall Street analysts have given Ciena a "Buy" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's winning trading ideas this year have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Ciena wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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When is Ciena's next earnings date?

Ciena is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, December 10th 2020.
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How can I listen to Ciena's earnings call?

Ciena will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, December 10th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

How were Ciena's earnings last quarter?

Ciena Co. (NYSE:CIEN) issued its earnings results on Thursday, September, 3rd. The communications equipment provider reported $1.06 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.83 by $0.23. The communications equipment provider had revenue of $976.70 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $974.49 million. Ciena had a return on equity of 17.93% and a net margin of 10.26%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 1.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the firm posted $0.71 earnings per share.
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What guidance has Ciena issued on next quarter's earnings?

Ciena updated its fourth quarter 2020 Pre-Market earnings guidance on Thursday, September, 3rd. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $800-840 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $994.43 million.

What price target have analysts set for CIEN?

23 brokers have issued 1-year price objectives for Ciena's stock. Their forecasts range from $31.00 to $73.00. On average, they anticipate Ciena's stock price to reach $53.75 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 20.9% from the stock's current price.
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Are investors shorting Ciena?

Ciena saw a decrease in short interest in October. As of October 30th, there was short interest totaling 3,070,000 shares, a decrease of 29.9% from the October 15th total of 4,380,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 2,380,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 1.3 days. Approximately 2.0% of the company's shares are short sold.
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Who are some of Ciena's key competitors?

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), The Walt Disney (DIS) and Skyworks Solutions (SWKS).

Who are Ciena's key executives?

Ciena's management team includes the following people:
  • Dr. Patrick H. Nettles, Exec. Chairman (Age 77, Pay $177.91k)
  • Mr. Gary B. Smith, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 60, Pay $2.99M)
  • Mr. James E. Moylan Jr., Sr. VP of Fin. & CFO (Age 69, Pay $1.4M)
  • Mr. David M. Rothenstein, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 52, Pay $1.14M)
  • Mr. Jason M. Phipps, Sr. VP of Global Sales & Marketing (Age 48, Pay $1.22M)
  • Mr. Scott Alexander McFeely, Sr. VP of Global Products & Services (Age 56, Pay $1.16M)
  • Mr. Stephen B. Alexander, Sr. VP, CTO & Member of Technology Advisory Council (Age 61)
  • Mr. Gregg M. Lampf, VP of Investor Relations
  • Ms. Jane Hobbs, Chief HR Officer & Sr. VP
  • Mr. Matt Vesperman, Managing Director of Australia & New Zealand

What is Ciena's stock symbol?

Ciena trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "CIEN."

Who are Ciena's major shareholders?

Ciena's stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (8.80%), Neuberger Berman Group LLC (2.37%), State Street Corp (2.36%), Congress Asset Management Co. MA (2.28%), First Trust Advisors LP (1.97%) and LSV Asset Management (1.47%). Company insiders that own Ciena stock include Andrew C Petrik, Bruce L Claflin, David M Rothenstein, Gary B Smith, James E Moylan Jr, James E Moylan, Jr, James Frodsham, Jason Phipps, Jean I Liu, Judith M Obrien, Patrick H Nettles, Rick Hamilton, Scott Mcfeely, Stephen B Alexander and Thomas Michael Nevens.
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Which institutional investors are selling Ciena stock?

CIEN stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc., Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, Boston Partners, Rothschild & Co. Asset Management US Inc., Neuberger Berman Group LLC, Morgan Stanley, and Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Ciena company stock in the last year include Andrew C Petrik, Bruce L Claflin, David M Rothenstein, Gary B Smith, James E Moylan, Jr, Patrick H Nettles, Rick Hamilton, Scott Mcfeely, Stephen B Alexander, and Thomas Michael Nevens.
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Which institutional investors are buying Ciena stock?

CIEN stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BNP PARIBAS ASSET MANAGEMENT Holding S.A., Hallmark Capital Management Inc., First Trust Advisors LP, DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale, Voloridge Investment Management LLC, AQR Capital Management LLC, Artemis Investment Management LLP, and Acadian Asset Management LLC.
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How do I buy shares of Ciena?

Shares of CIEN 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 Ciena's stock price today?

One share of CIEN stock can currently be purchased for approximately $44.47.

How big of a company is Ciena?

Ciena has a market capitalization of $6.86 billion and generates $3.57 billion in revenue each year. The communications equipment provider earns $253.43 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.84 on an earnings per share basis. Ciena employs 6,383 workers across the globe.

What is Ciena's official website?

The official website for Ciena is www.ciena.com.

How can I contact Ciena?

Ciena's mailing address is 7035 RIDGE ROAD, HANOVER MD, 21076. The communications equipment provider can be reached via phone at 410-694-5700 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 11/29/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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