Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. reduced its stake in shares of Finisar Co. (NASDAQ:FNSR) by 2.1% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 957,382 shares of the technology company’s stock after selling 20,434 shares during the quarter. Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. owned 0.80% of Finisar worth $21,896,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently modified their holdings of the company. Supplemental Annuity Collective Trust of NJ grew its position in Finisar by 10.0% during the second quarter. Supplemental Annuity Collective Trust of NJ now owns 11,000 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $252,000 after buying an additional 1,000 shares during the period. Bank of Montreal Can grew its position in Finisar by 519.6% during the second quarter. Bank of Montreal Can now owns 11,637 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $266,000 after buying an additional 9,759 shares during the period. Gamco Investors INC. ET AL acquired a new position in Finisar during the first quarter worth about $313,000. Cerebellum GP LLC grew its position in Finisar by 14.7% during the first quarter. Cerebellum GP LLC now owns 14,156 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $328,000 after buying an additional 1,818 shares during the period. Finally, KBC Group NV acquired a new position in Finisar during the second quarter worth about $385,000. Institutional investors own 99.70% of the company’s stock.
Several brokerages have weighed in on FNSR. BidaskClub lowered shares of Finisar from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, August 28th. B. Riley restated a “neutral” rating on shares of Finisar in a research report on Friday, June 14th. Stifel Nicolaus set a $23.00 target price on shares of Finisar and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, June 14th. Finally, MKM Partners lowered their target price on shares of Finisar from $23.00 to $22.00 and set a “neutral” rating on the stock in a research report on Thursday, September 5th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have assigned a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. Finisar currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $26.31.
FNSR stock opened at $22.98 on Friday. The company’s 50 day simple moving average is $22.88 and its 200-day simple moving average is $23.08. The firm has a market capitalization of $2.80 billion, a PE ratio of 38.95, a P/E/G ratio of 3.42 and a beta of 1.52. Finisar Co. has a 12 month low of $15.81 and a 12 month high of $24.77. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.32, a current ratio of 6.84 and a quick ratio of 5.38.
Finisar (NASDAQ:FNSR) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, June 13th. The technology company reported $0.19 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.15 by $0.04. The business had revenue of $310.09 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $323.42 million. Finisar had a negative net margin of 3.48% and a positive return on equity of 4.62%. As a group, sell-side analysts anticipate that Finisar Co. will post 0.57 earnings per share for the current year.
Finisar Company Profile
Finisar Corporation provides components and subsystems to networking equipment manufacturers, data center operators, telecom service providers, consumer electronics, and automotive companies in the United States, China, Malaysia, and internationally. The company’s optical subsystems primarily include transmitters, receivers, transceivers, transponders, and active optical cables, which provide the fundamental optical-electrical or optoelectronic interface for interconnecting the electronic equipment used in wireline networks comprising switches, routers, and servers, as well as wireless networks, such as antennas and base stations.
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