Finisar, the biggest optical networking company, trades at a huge discount compared to number two Lumentum. We don’t see reasons for that in terms of margins, growth, profitability or balance sheet. And now the last reason for the value gap, Lumentum’s upcoming boom in VSCELs is also matched by Finisar. We think the value gap […]
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June 17th, 2017 · Comments Off on Finisar’s Big Value Gap To Lumentum Is Going To Close
May 8th, 2017 · Comments Off on How To Survive The Optical Networking Shakeout
One way to escape the shakeout is demonstrated by Lumentum, which looks like having won Apple as a customer for a new big market opportunity, 3D Sensing. The shares rallied on this likelihood, despite a disappointing third quarter and disturbingly soft fourth-quarter guidance. Is most of the good news priced in? How To Survive The […]
May 8th, 2017 · Comments Off on Optical Networking Stocks: Death By A Thousand Cuts
Sometimes whole sectors are sold off without much discrimination between the different names. This opens up opportunities for the rational investor. For instance, the optical networking sector has sold off, multiple times on news of a slowdown in Chinese demand. However, by no means all of these networking stocks have comparable exposure to China; some […]
April 17th, 2017 · Comments Off on Lumentum Sell-Off… Should You Buy?
The optical network sector has given up a substantial part of its gains in short order. But the pre-release of Applied Optoelectronics should allay some fears. In the second half of the year, there are multiple tailwinds which should lift most of these stocks. However, the sector is not without some structural problems, and there […]
April 13th, 2017 · Comments Off on Battle Of The Apple Suppliers
The upcoming new Apple iPhones look like they could become a blockbuster. While by no means guaranteed, any inclusion, especially a new one of the phones (or all of them) could significantly impact suppliers. Here, we look at two potential suppliers which could significantly benefit from an inclusion of ‘3D sensing’ in the upcoming iPhones. […]