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Ciena Reports Sales Hike in Fiscal Q3

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HANOVER, Md. -- Ciena Corporation (NYSE: CIEN), a networking systems, services and software company, today announced unaudited financial results for its fiscal third quarter ended July 31, 2019.

Q3 Revenue: $960.6 million, increasing 17.3% year over year

Q3 Net Income per Share: $0.55 GAAP; $0.71 adjusted (non-GAAP)

Share Repurchases: Repurchased approximately 1.1 million shares of common stock for an aggregate price of $45.4 million during the quarter

"We delivered another quarter of outstanding financial results as we benefit from our strong competitive position within the industry and continue to gain market share," said Gary Smith, President and CEO, Ciena. "Looking ahead, fiscal 2019 will be an extraordinary year for Ciena, including substantial revenue growth and increased profitability."

For the fiscal third quarter 2019, Ciena reported revenue of $960.6 million as compared to $818.8 million for the fiscal third quarter 2018.

Ciena's GAAP net income for the fiscal third quarter 2019 was $86.7 million, or $0.55 per diluted common share, which compares to a GAAP net income of $50.8 million, or $0.34 per diluted common share, for the fiscal third quarter 2018.

Ciena's adjusted (non-GAAP) net income for the fiscal third quarter 2019 was $112.3 million, or $0.71 per diluted common share, which compares to an adjusted (non-GAAP) net income of $74.3 million, or $0.48 per diluted common share, for the fiscal third quarter 2018.

  • Two 10%-plus customers represented a total of 25% of revenue
  • Cash and investments totaled $842.9 million
  • Cash flow from operations totaled $83.1 million
  • Average days' sales outstanding (DSOs) were 82
  • Accounts receivable balance was $798.9 million
  • Unbilled contract asset balance was $74.3 million
  • Inventories totaled $356.8 million, including:
  • Raw materials: $102.2 million
  • Work in process: $15.5 million
  • Finished goods: $193.5 million
  • Deferred cost of sales: $93.4 million
  • Reserve for excess and obsolescence: $(47.8) million
  • Product inventory turns were 5.1
  • Headcount totaled 6,368

    Ciena Corp. (NYSE: CIEN)

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