Ciena Corporation (CIEN): Price and Financial Metrics

Ciena Corporation (CIEN): $54.76

-0.87 (-1.56%)

POWR Rating

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  • CIEN scores best on the Value dimension, with a Value rank ahead of 71.12% of US stocks.
  • CIEN's strongest trending metric is Stability; it's been moving down over the last 179 days.
  • CIEN's current lowest rank is in the Sentiment metric (where it is better than 31.3% of US stocks).

CIEN Stock Summary

  • Ciena Corp's market capitalization of $9,416,626,698 is ahead of 80.6% of US-listed equities.
  • With a one year PEG ratio of 5,751.41, Ciena Corp is expected to have a higher PEG ratio (a measure of how expensive a stock is relative to its expected earnings growth) than 99.36% of US stocks.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of 48.99%, Ciena Corp's debt growth rate surpasses 83.27% of about US stocks.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Ciena Corp, a group of peers worth examining would be ALTR, LI, GRMN, BHVN, and VIAV.
  • Visit CIEN's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

CIEN Valuation Summary

  • CIEN's EV/EBIT ratio is 17.1; this is 46.98% lower than that of the median Technology stock.
  • CIEN's price/sales ratio has moved down 0.4 over the prior 243 months.
  • Over the past 243 months, CIEN's price/sales ratio has gone down 0.4.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for CIEN.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
CIEN 2021-09-01 2.6 3.3 24.1 17.1
CIEN 2021-08-31 2.6 3.3 24.2 17.2
CIEN 2021-08-30 2.6 3.3 24.2 17.2
CIEN 2021-08-27 2.6 3.3 24.2 17.2
CIEN 2021-08-26 2.6 3.3 24.0 17.0
CIEN 2021-08-25 2.6 3.3 24.0 17.1

CIEN Growth Metrics

    Its 5 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 63.42%.
  • Its 2 year revenue growth rate is now at 28.3%.
  • Its year over year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 35.51%.
CIEN's revenue has moved up $175,840,000 over the prior 15 months.

The table below shows CIEN's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-12-31 3,707.997 494.554 490.671
2021-09-30 3,620.684 541.646 500.196
2021-06-30 3,407.678 474.051 461.738
2021-03-31 3,396.249 580.383 365.773
2020-12-31 3,456.375 446.571 354.311
2020-09-30 3,532.157 493.654 361.291

CIEN's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • CIEN has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 69.57% of graded US stocks.
  • CIEN's asset turnover comes in at 0.783 -- ranking 83rd of 208 Electronic Equipment stocks.
  • CLRO, KLIC, and MPWR are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with CIEN.

The table below shows CIEN's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-07-31 0.783 0.484 0.160
2021-05-01 0.808 0.483 0.180
2021-01-30 0.849 0.475 0.180
2020-10-31 0.887 0.468 0.187
2020-08-01 0.939 0.454 0.191
2020-05-02 0.952 0.445 0.168

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CIEN Price/Volume Stats

Current price $54.76 52-week high $78.28
Prev. close $55.63 52-week low $41.63
Day low $54.21 Volume 825,907
Day high $55.20 Avg. volume 1,523,274
50-day MA $48.45 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $58.83 Market Cap 8.20B

Ciena Corporation (CIEN) Company Bio

Ciena Corporation provides equipment, software, and services that support the transport, switching, aggregation, service delivery, and management of voice, video, and data traffic on communications networks worldwide. The company was founded in 1992 and is based in Hanover, Maryland.

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CIEN Price Returns

1-mo 16.26%
3-mo 9.92%
6-mo -20.29%
1-year -1.16%
3-year 33.33%
5-year 134.32%
YTD -28.86%
2021 45.64%
2020 23.80%
2019 25.89%
2018 62.02%
2017 -14.26%

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