Ciena Corporation (NYSE:CIEN) closed its last session at $21.6. The stock traded within a range of $21.51 and $21.89. The company operates in the Technology sector with a market capitalization of 3.07 Million. Trading volume for Ciena Corporation was 2.61 Million in its previous trading session. Currently, Ciena Corporation (NYSE:CIEN) has an average volume of 3.14 Million.

Company Profile

Ciena Corporation is the network specialist, focused on expanding the possibilities for its customers’ networks while reducing their cost of ownership. The Company’s systems, software and services target and cure specific network pain points so that telcos, cable operators, governments and enterprises can best exploit the new applications that are driving their businesses forward.

Analyst Views

Ciena Corporation (NYSE:CIEN) received a Buy rating from 2 analysts. 0 analysts gave its stock an Outperform rating. 2 analysts say it’s a Hold while 0 analysts provided their expert opinion as Sell.

Ciena Corporation (NYSE:CIEN) touched its 1-Year High price of $27.98 on 06/01/17 and its 1-Year Low price of $18.94 on 11/01/16.

EPS & Financials

Ciena Corporation (NYSE:CIEN) reported its EPS in the last quarter as $0.51/Share beating the analyst estimate of $0.49/Share by a difference of $0.02. This showed a surprise of 4.1% in the last quarter earnings.

For the current quarter, 20 analysts are projecting a mean EPS of $0.5/share. According to their observations and findings, the stock could provide a high EPS of $0.55/share and a low EPS of $0.44/share.

Analysts believe that the company has the potential to earn average revenue of $737.09 Million for the current quarter. According to their predictions high & low revenue estimates are 743.1 Million and 731.3 Million respectively.

Technical Analysis

By taking a look at the stock’s current statistics it can gauged that the stock candle is BEARISH with LOW volatility. Ciena Corporation (NYSE:CIEN) has a 20-Day average volume of 2.8 Million. According to today’s trading volume Ciena Corporation is BELOW its 20-Day Avg. volume with the stock showing BELOW Abnormal volume in the past 150 days.

Moving average convergence divergence (MACD) shows that the stock is on a PRICE RELATIVITY trend. The trend for the past 10-days shows that the company was in BEARISH territory while an analysis of the last 40-Day trend shows a BEARISH signal. The 100-Day trend also shows a BEARISH trend as well.

The company currently has an insider ownership of 1.2 Percent and Institutional ownership of 0 Percent. The return on assets stands at 4.9%, Return on Equity currently is 16.5% and the Return on Investment value is 7%.

Ciena Corporation (NYSE:CIEN) gross margin percentage stands at 44.7% while its operating margin for the past trailing twelve month is 7.8 percent and its overall profit margin (ttm) is 5 Percent. The stock is currently moving below its 20-Day Simple Moving Average of -1.43% with a 50-Day Simple Moving Average of -5.97 percent. As of today, the company has a SMA200 (200-day simple moving average) of -10.29 Percent. The Stock has YTD (year to date) performance of -11.51 percent.

The TTM operating margin for the company stands at 7.8%. The return on invested capital is at 7%, which is good, compared to its peers. The Free Cash Flow or FCF margin is 23.38.

The company’s stock is currently moving with a -ve distance from the 200 day SMA of approximately -10.29%, and has a solid year to date (YTD) performance of -11.51% which means that the stock is constantly adding to its value from the previous fiscal year end price.