EXFO (EXFO) Receiving Positive News Coverage, Analysis Shows

News headlines about EXFO (NASDAQ:EXFO) (TSE:EXF) have trended positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. EXFO earned a media sentiment score of 0.32 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the communications equipment provider an impact score of 45.6839467738313 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the immediate future.

These are some of the media headlines that may have effected Accern’s analysis:

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Shares of EXFO stock traded down $0.04 on Friday, reaching $4.05. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 3,106 shares, compared to its average volume of 7,480. EXFO has a 1 year low of $3.72 and a 1 year high of $5.40. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.01, a quick ratio of 1.39 and a current ratio of 2.11. The firm has a market cap of $222.46, a PE ratio of 19.29 and a beta of 0.60.

EXFO (NASDAQ:EXFO) (TSE:EXF) last posted its earnings results on Tuesday, January 9th. The communications equipment provider reported $0.06 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.05 by $0.01. The firm had revenue of $63.39 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $62.80 million. EXFO had a net margin of 0.09% and a return on equity of 5.22%. equities analysts predict that EXFO will post 0.24 EPS for the current year.

A number of research analysts recently weighed in on EXFO shares. BidaskClub raised shares of EXFO from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Monday, February 5th. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of EXFO from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Thursday, January 11th. Six investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and one has issued a buy rating to the stock. EXFO currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $5.35.

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EXFO Company Profile

EXFO Inc develops, manufactures, and markets smarter network test, monitoring, and analytics solutions for communications service providers, network equipment manufacturers, and Webscale companies. It offers lab and manufacturing testing systems, including lab platforms; network simulation and load testing tools to meet the mobile telecom and VOIP/IMS network test challenges; transport and datacom solutions, such as Ethernet testing, fiber channel testing, DSn/PDH and SONET/SDH testing, synchronization testing, and SONET/SDH, OTN, and multiservice testing solutions; and optical products comprising power meters, light sources and amplifiers, variable attenuators, switch and utility modules, polarization analysis, optical communication analyzers, spectral testing products, bit-error-rate testing products, optical benchtop kits, osics multifunction platform, optical component testers, and tunable filters.

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