CIENA CORPORATION

(NASDAQ: CIEN)
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CIENA CORPORATION: STOCK RATING SUMMARY
6
StockScouter

CIENA CORPORATION, a mid-cap value company in the technology sector, is expected to outperform the market over the next six months with average risk.

10 is the best possible rating.

QUICK SUMMARY
Pro

Earnings growth in the past year has accelerated moderately compared to earnings growth in the past three years. Positive

The StockScouter measure of relative price change and consistency is very high. Very positive

Con

The price-to-earnings multiple is a negative number. No effect

One or more analysts has modestly decreased quarterly earnings estimates for CIEN. Negative

FUNDAMENTAL
Grade: B

The most recent quarterly earnings report was much higher than analysts’ consensus forecast. Positive

Earnings growth in the past year has accelerated moderately compared to earnings growth in the past three years. Positive

One or more analysts has modestly decreased quarterly earnings estimates for CIEN. Negative

OWNERSHIP
Grade: D

Two or more executives, directors or major shareholders – including one high-level executive –sold a small number of shares recently. Very negative

Shares are under heavy accumulation by financial institutions. Positive for large companies like CIEN

VALUATION
Grade: C

The price-to-earnings multiple is a negative number. No effect

The price-to-sales multiple is slightly lower than the average for all stocks in the StockScouter universe. Neutral for a medium- to large-sized company like CIEN

The ratio of CIEN's price-to-earnings multiple to its five-year growth rate is unavailable or inconsistent.

TECHNICAL
Grade: B

The StockScouter measure of relative price change and consistency is very high. Very positive

Previous day's closing price for CIEN was slightly below its 50-day moving average. Negative

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