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Stocks Gaining Momentum: Ciena Corporation (NYSE:CIEN), International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM)

Waking on tracing line of previous stocks, Ciena Corporation (NYSE:CIEN) also making a luring appeal, share price swings at $23.17 with percentage change of 8.02% in most recent trading session. The firm attains price to earnings ratio of 257.44 and its current ratio stands at 3.30. The price to current year EPS has 125.30%. To see more absolute value, taking notice on its price to next year’s EPS that cloud be 24.18%, according to Thomson Reuter. To see the ratio analysis, the debt to equity ratio appeared as 2.26 for seeing its liquidity position.

Ciena Corporation (CIEN) announced unaudited financial results for its fiscal third quarter ended July 31, 2016.  For the fiscal third quarter 2016, Ciena reported revenue of $670.6 million as compared to $602.9 million for the fiscal third quarter 2015. On the basis of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), Ciena’s net income for the fiscal third quarter 2016 was $33.5 million, or $0.23 per diluted common share, which compares to a GAAP net income of $23.6 million, or $0.19 per diluted common share, for the fiscal third quarter 2015. Ciena’s adjusted (non-GAAP) net income for the fiscal third quarter 2016 was $67.6 million, or $0.42 per diluted common share, which compares to an adjusted (non-GAAP) net income of $50.7 million, or $0.37 per diluted common share, for the fiscal third quarter 2015.

Always volatility measures make charm for active trader; price volatility of stock was 2.69% for a week and 2.45% for a month. The price volatility’s Average True Range for 14 days was 0.64. On these bases, analysts would recommend this stock as an “Active Spinning Stocks.” CIEN’s institutional ownership was registered as 98.10% while insider ownership was 2.20%. The firm attains analyst recommendation of 1.80 on scale of 1-5 with week’s performance of 6.28%.

International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) keeps its position active in context of investors’ investment valuation, price per shares surged 0.42% to $159.54 with volume of 2.35 Million.

Valuation of Investment

Looking forward to the ratio analysis, the co has price to earnings ratio of 12.96, which is indicating if firm is fluctuating between 15 to 25 than its lies on average position; but sometimes if it’s under this value some experts consider it as undervalue security. Looking on other side, Forward Price to Earnings ratio of IBM persists on 11.31. The firm has price to earnings growth of 4.55, which is a valuation metric for determining relative trade-off among price of a stock. Slightly noticeable ratio of firm is current ratio, which is standing at 1.30.

Moving toward other technical indicators, stock is wondering in considerable region as it has 20 days moving average of -0.67% and struggles for 50 days moving average of buoyant run is 1.42%. The firm presented substantial 200-days simple moving average of 11.76%. The firm has floated short ration of 2.21%, hold to candle to sentiment indicator; Short Ratio was 6.37. Taking notice on average true range by J. Welles Wilder, it was 1.58. It is useful indicator for the long-term investors to monitor.

 

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