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How to buy Viavi Solutions stock
Learn how to easily invest in Viavi Solutions stock.
Viavi Solutions is a communication equipment business based in the US. Viavi Solutions shares (VIAV) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Viavi Solutions employs 3,600 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $1.3 billion.
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Viavi Solutions stock price (NASDAQ: VIAV)Use our graph to track the performance of VIAV stocks over time.
Viavi Solutions shares at a glance
|Latest market close||$11.43|
|52-week range||$9.99 - $17.43|
|50-day moving average||$10.88|
|200-day moving average||$13.23|
|Wall St. target price||$14.11|
|Dividend yield||$0 (0%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$0.46|
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Is it a good time to buy Viavi Solutions stock?
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Viavi Solutions price performance over time
|1 week (2023-01-27)||2.05%|
|1 month (2023-01-03)||7.22%|
|3 months (2022-11-03)||-20.13%|
|6 months (2022-08-03)||-24.30%|
|1 year (2022-02-03)||-26.92%|
|2 years (2021-02-03)||-29.40%|
|3 years (2020-02-03)||14.41|
|5 years (2018-02-02)||14.30%|
Is Viavi Solutions stock undervalued or overvalued?
Valuing Viavi Solutions stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Viavi Solutions's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Viavi Solutions's P/E ratio
Viavi Solutions's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 25x. In other words, Viavi Solutions shares trade at around 25x recent earnings.
That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.
Viavi Solutions's PEG ratio
Viavi Solutions's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 2.41. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.
The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Viavi Solutions's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
Viavi Solutions's EBITDA
Viavi Solutions's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $262 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Viavi Solutions's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
Viavi Solutions financials
|Revenue TTM||$1.3 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||14.76%|
|Gross profit TTM||$803.5 million|
|Return on assets TTM||5.98%|
|Return on equity TTM||13.66%|
|Market capitalisation||$2.6 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Viavi Solutions share dividends
We're not expecting Viavi Solutions to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.
Have Viavi Solutions's shares ever split?
Viavi Solutions's shares were split on a 1758:1000 basis on 3 August 2015. So if you had owned 1000 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 1758 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Viavi Solutions shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 43.1% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Viavi Solutions shares which in turn could have impacted Viavi Solutions's share price.
Viavi Solutions share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, Viavi Solutions's shares have ranged in value from as little as $9.99 up to $17.4295. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Viavi Solutions's is 0.7736. This would suggest that Viavi Solutions's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).
Viavi Solutions overview
Viavi Solutions Inc. provides network test, monitoring, and assurance solutions for communications service providers, enterprises, network equipment manufacturers, original equipment manufacturers, government, and avionics customers in the Americas, the Asia-Pacific, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. The company operates through three segments: Network Enablement (NE), Service Enablement (SE), and Optical Security and Performance Products (OSP). The NE segment offers testing solutions that access the network to perform build-out and maintenance tasks. Its solutions include instruments, software, and services to design, build, activate, certify, troubleshoot, and optimize networks; and test and measurement instrumentation for communication and safety. It also offers support and professional services, such as repair, calibration, software support, and technical assistance for the products; and system integration projects, including project management, installation, and implementation, as well as product and technology training, and consulting services. The SE segment provides embedded systems and enterprise performance management solutions for communication service providers, enterprises, and cloud operators with visibility into network, service, and application data.
Viavi Solutions in the news
VIAVI ANNOUNCES SECOND QUARTER FISCAL 2023 RESULTS
Is Viavi Solutions Inc.'s (NASDAQ:VIAV) 16% ROE Better Than Average?
VIAVI Announces Date for Fiscal Second Quarter 2023 Financial Results
Frequently asked questionsWhat percentage of Viavi Solutions is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 1.114% of Viavi Solutions shares are held by insiders and 96.574% by institutions. How many people work for Viavi Solutions?
Latest data suggests 3,600 work at Viavi Solutions. When does the fiscal year end for Viavi Solutions?
Viavi Solutions's fiscal year ends in June. Where is Viavi Solutions based?
Viavi Solutions's address is: 1445 South Spectrum Boulevard, Chandler, AZ, United States, 85286 What is Viavi Solutions's ISIN number?
Viavi Solutions's international securities identification number is: US9255501051 What is Viavi Solutions's CUSIP number?
Viavi Solutions's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 909149106
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