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October 8, 2012
10:13 EDTCIEN, JDSU, OCLR, OPLK, FN, EMKR, NPTN, FNSROptical component makers lower after Oclaro misses expectations
Several companies that make optical network components for telecom products are sinking after one of the names in the space, Oclaro (OCLR), announced on Friday night that its first quarter revenue would be lower than expected. Oclaro, which said its revenue would be below both its guidance and analysts' consensus estimates, cited "challenging market conditions" and a slower than expected ramp of its new products as two reasons for its revenue shortfall. In a note to investors earlier today, Needham analyst Alex Henderson wrote that Oclaro's problems probably aren't affecting other companies in its sector. Among other companies in the sector, Henderson expects Finisar (FNSR) to report results in-line with analysts' expectations, and believes that Fabrinet's (FN) results are likely to be consistent with its previous guidance. Needham's favorite names in the sector are Neophotonics (NPTN) and Oplink (OPLK), and it also recommends Ciena (CIEN) and Emcore (EMKR). The firm maintained a Hold rating on Oclaro, which dropped 18c, or 6.84%, to $2.45 in early trading. Meanwhile, optical component maker JDS Uniphase (JDSU) slid 3.17% to $11, Finisar lost 2.14% to $13.23, and Fabrinet retreated 3.45% to $11.20,
News For OCLR;FNSR;FN;JDSU;NPTN;OPLK;CIEN;EMKR From The Last 14 Days
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June 22, 2015
10:21 EDTFNSROptions with decreasing implied volatility
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June 19, 2015
17:05 EDTEMKREMCORE announces results final results of modified dutch auction tender offer
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16:17 EDTFNSROn The Fly: Top stock stories for Friday
Stocks on Wall Street began the session in negative territory and remained there throughout the entire day. The economic calendar was quiet and the news flow was slow, leaving the averages to move in a narrow range until the final hour, when “quadruple witching” action kicked in and moved them a leg lower. The simultaneous expiration of futures and options can cause increased volatility, which occurred as the day’s volume was light. ECONOMIC EVENTS: In the U.S., Baker Hughes reported that the U.S. Rig Count declined 2 rigs from last week to 857. In Europe, the ECB agreed to raise the limit on Emergency Liquidity Assistance to Greek banks for the second time in a week, though there were contradictory reports about the size of the increase. Next, the eurozone's heads of government will meet for an emergency summit to discuss Greece on Monday. In Asia, China's Shanghai Composite index dropped 6.4%, bringing the benchmark's weekly loss to 13.3% and sending the index into correction territory. The Bank of Japan kept interest rates unchanged and maintained its asset purchases program, as expected. The BOJ also said it will reduce the number of policy meetings it holds each year to 8 from the current 14 meetings, putting it on par with other major central banks. COMPANY NEWS: Shares of ConAgra (CAG) advanced $4.31, or 11.02%, to $43.43 after activist investor Jana Partners reported that it has acquired a 7.2% stake in the packaged foods company. Jana suggested that the company should undertake a strategic review of its strategy and corporate structure to determine if its businesses are optimally positioned to succeed, as well as various potential alternative transactions and structures... Another food producer, Hershey (HSY), fell $3.38, or 3.66%, to $88.89 after lowering its outlook for this fiscal year. The chocolate maker said its North America confectionery business is on track to deliver on its 2015 financial objectives, but cited growth in China that was below expectations for its lowered outlook. Hershey also announced the implementation of a new productivity initiative that will result in the company cutting about 300 jobs by the end of this year. MAJOR MOVERS: Among the notable gainers following the activist involvement in ConAgra were a number of its peers, including Pinnacle Foods (PF), which rose 8.58% to $46.80, and Treehouse Foods (THS), which gained 4.86% to $75.55. Also higher was KB Home (KBH), which gained $1.41, or 9.43%, to $16.37 after the homebuilder reported better than expected results for its fiscal second quarter. Among the noteworthy losers was Healthways (HWAY), which sunk $3.13, or 20.15%, to $12.40 after the health management solutions provider lowered its revenue outlook for fiscal year 2015. Also lower were shares of Finisar (FNSR), which fell $2.27, or 10.25%, to $19.88 and were downgraded at Raymond James following the company's fourth quarter earnings report last night. INDEXES: The Dow dropped 101.56, or 0.56%, to 18,014.28, the Nasdaq fell 15.95, or 0.31%, to 5,117.00, and the S&P 500 lost 11.49, or 0.54%, to 2,109.75.
12:49 EDTOCLR, JDSU, FNSROptical networking stocks slide after Finisar results
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10:00 EDTFNSROn The Fly: Analyst Downgrade Summary
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09:18 EDTFNSROn The Fly: Pre-market Movers
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09:14 EDTFNSRFinisar downgraded to Outperform at Raymond James
As previously reported, Raymond James downgraded Finisar to Outperform from Strong Buy and lowered its price target to $24 from $27. The firm is less positive regarding expense control and margins given increased competition among web scale customers.
06:54 EDTFNSRFinisar downgraded to Outperform from Strong Buy at Raymond James
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June 18, 2015
19:00 EDTFNSROn The Fly: After Hours Movers
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16:06 EDTFNSRFinisar sees Q1 non-GAAP EPS 23c-29c, consensus 27c
Sees Q1 revenue $308M-$328M, consensus $318.04M. Sees Q1 non-GAAP operating margin 30.5%.
16:04 EDTFNSRFinisar reports Q4 non-GAAP EPS 25c, consensus 25c
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15:27 EDTFNSRNotable companies reporting after market close
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June 17, 2015
18:02 EDTEMKREMCORE updates preliminary results of modified Dutch auction tender offer
EMCORE updated preliminary results of its modified "Dutch auction" tender offer, which expired on June 15. A total of 8,771,948 shares of EMCORE common stock were properly tendered and not properly withdrawn at or below $6.55 per share, including 837,416 shares that were tendered through a notice of guaranteed delivery. Due to the tender offer being oversubscribed, the company expects to purchase only a prorated portion of the shares properly tendered by each tendering stockholder at or below the final per share purchase price. The company expects to accept for purchase approximately 6,870,229 shares of EMCORE common stock at an anticipated price of $6.55 per share, for a total aggregate cost of approximately $45M, excluding fees and expenses related to the tender offer.

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