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EXFO, Inc. (EXFO)

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  • Jan. 9, 2014, 9:41 AM
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    • EXFO (EXFO -8.3%) has been cut to Hold by TD Securities, and to Underperform by CIBC, after missing FQ1 estimates and providing soft FQ2 guidance.
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  • Oct. 16, 2013, 9:31 AM
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  • Jun. 5, 2013, 1:45 PM
    EXFO -4.64% falls after saying Tuesday evening that FQ3 revenues will come in below guidance causing the company to swing to a projected net loss of $0.02-0.01 per share, versus previous guidance for a net profit. (PR)
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  • Mar. 7, 2013, 10:11 AM
    It's rally time for telecom equipment and optical component makers, as the Street sees positive implications in Ciena's FQ1 beat and respectable FQ2 guidance for service provider capex. JDSU +6.2%. JNPR +4%. FNSR +4.5%. INFN +5.1%. ADTN +2.5%. RVBD +1.7%. FFIV +2.3%. CALX +2.1%. OCLR +5.7%. OPLK +2.7%. EXFO +4.5%.
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  • Jan. 31, 2013, 10:51 AM
    Just about anyone competing with JDS Uniphase (JDSU +17.7%) in a major way is higher after the optical component/test equipment firm beat FQ2 estimates and issued healthy FQ3 guidance. FNSR +10.8%. OCLR +10.5%. NPTN +4.3%. OPLK +4.7%. EXFO +6.6%. XXIA +1.9%. Telecom equipment makers are also up, lifted by both JDS and Ericsson's results: INFN +4.4%. CIEN +6.4%. ADTN +2.7%. JNPR +2.6%. PKT +3.6%. ALLT +3.2%. JDS mentioned on its earnings call "recent announcements and customer dialogue" bode well for 2013 telecom capex.
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  • Jan. 22, 2013, 12:45 PM
    Midday top 10 gainers: PBIB +32%. DQ +18%. TECUA +18%. ONP +17%. USEG +17%. RDCM +17%. CIMT +14%. BOX +14%. MTRX +12%. PRCP +12%.
    Midday top 10 Losers: CALI -12%. OIBR -12%. BVX -10%. DOM -9%. ARNA -8%. IIVI -8%. AMRI -8%. UPI -8%. IPXL -8%. EXFO -7%.
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  • Jan. 14, 2013, 10:58 AM
    Ixia (XXIA +8.4%) shoots higher after raising its Q4 revenue guidance range to $123.5M-$124.5M from $118M-$122M; the consensus stands at $120.5M. The telecom test equipment hardware vendor adds it expects revenue from two recent acquisitions - Anue and BreakingPoint - to amount to $30M-$31M, above guidance of $26M-$28M. Rival EXFO (EXFO +4.9%) is up in sympathy.
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  • Jan. 10, 2013, 11:18 AM
    EXFO (EXFO -1%) dips after posting a $0.03 loss for its FQ1, reversing a year-ago profit as telecommunications testing equipment maker posted weak sales. For the current quarter, the company expects its per-share result to range from break even to a loss of $0.04 on revenue of $62M to $67M. Analysts estimates are for a profit of $0.06 per share on revenue of $65M.
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  • Jun. 28, 2012, 5:28 PM
    More on EXFO Electro-Optical Engineering (EXFO): FQ3 misses across the board as the telecommunications testing equipment maker swung to a loss for the quarter on a weaker bookings and a 13% Y/Y decline in total revenue. The company also cuts guidance, now expecting a loss between $0.11 $0.07 per share on revenue of $55M - $60M. Street estimates were for a profit of $0.07 on $67M in revenue. Shares -3% AH.
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  • Jun. 28, 2012, 4:33 PM
    EXFO Electro-Optical Engineering (EXFO): FQ3 EPS of -$0.06 misses by $0.08. Revenue of $59.5M (-13% Y/Y) misses by $1M. Shares -2.8% AH. (PR)
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  • Mar. 27, 2012, 7:20 PM
    More on EXFO Electo-Optical (EXFO): FQ2 misses across the board on weak revenue. Net earnings fell 39% as profit slipped on a decline in bookings, though margins improved. The company also guides FQ3 lower, now expecting to earn $0.01 - $0.05 per share on revenue of $68M. Street estimates are at $0.10 per share on $72M in revenue. Shares -5.4% AH.
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  • Mar. 27, 2012, 4:13 PM
    EXFO Electro-Optical Engineering (EXFO): FQ2 EPS of $0.02 misses by $0.06. Revenue of $66.9M (-7.1% Y/Y) misses by $3M. Shares -6.8% AH. (PR)
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  • Jan. 11, 2012, 5:06 PM
    EXFO Electro-Optical Engineering (EXFO): FQ1 EPS of $0.05 misses by $0.03. Revenue of $66.4M (-1.8% Y/Y) misses by $3.4M. Shares -8.1% AH. (PR)
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  • Oct. 14, 2011, 10:29 AM
    Shares of Ixia (XXIA +6.1%) gain after the company grabs the attention of Gabelli, landing a Buy rating and a lofty $17 price target. It's not a bad day for other networking stocks as well - boosted by a powerhouse Google (GOOG +5.7%) Q3 report. Gainers: EXFO +5.5%, JNPR +2.8%, JDSU +2.9%.
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  • Oct. 11, 2011, 4:46 PM
    EXFO, a maker of network testing gear, falls 4.2% AH after reporting FQ4 revenue of $64.4M (+10% Y/Y) and EPS of $0.03, missing consensus by $0.3M and $0.04. Gross margin declined by 0.6 points Q/Q, to 63.6%, and the company reported a book-to-bill ratio of 0.97. EXFO shares plunged in June following an EPS miss.  (PR)
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  • Jun. 29, 2011, 10:51 AM
    Network test and assurance company EXFO (EXFO -15.4%) posts EPS of $0.03 vs. an expected $0.06. Despite the miss, sales are up 21% and gross margin rose to 64.2%.
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Company Description
EXFO Inc and its subsidiaries designs, manufactures and market test, service assurance and quality of experience solutions for wireless and wireline network operators and equipment manufacturers in the telecommunications industry.
Sector: Technology
Country: Canada