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Thursday, June 4, 2015

Stock Alerts -(CIEN +1.4%) higher after FQ2 beat; guidance in-line- 6/4/15

Ciena higher after FQ2 beat; guidance in-line
  • Though the Nasdaq is down 1%, Ciena (CIEN +1.4%) remains higher after beating FQ2 estimates on the back of strong packet-optical (integrated Ethernet/optical networking) hardware sales. FQ3 revenue guidance is at $610M-$640M, in-line with a $632.2M consensus.
  • Financials: Boosting FQ2 EPS: Gross margin was 44.4%, +30 bps Q/Q and +130 bps Y/Y, and above guidance of 42%-43%; FQ3 GM guidance is at 43%. Also helping: Operating expenses (non-GAAP) only rose by $1.6M Y/Y (less than 1%) to $207.9M. On a GAAP basis, R&D spend totaled $105.2M, sales/marketing $82.5M, and G&A $30.3M. Adjusted op. margin rose to 10.9% from 6.8% in FQ1 and 6.2% a year ago.
  • Business performance: Converged packet optical revenue (69.6% of total) +21% Y/Y to $432.9M. Packet networking (Ethernet switches) -20% to $53.3M. Optical transport -44% to $16.5M. Software/services +11% to $118.9M.
  • Georgaphic/customer performance: North America was 63.9% of revenue (U.S. was 59.1%), EMEA 16.4%, Asia-Pac 12%, and Caribbean/Latin America 7.7%. AT&T accounted for 19% of sales, and was the sole 10%+ customer. UBS likes the fact North American sales rose 20% Q/Q in spite of AT&T revenue (recently under pressure) remaining roughly flat.
  • Shares made a new 52-week high of $25.49 this morning before pulling back a bit.
  • FQ2 results, PR

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