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  • Previous Rank854
  • Revenues ($M)$2,601
  • Revenue Percent Change6.3%
  • Profits ($M)$72.6
  • Profits Percent Change522.1%
  • Assets ($M)$2,882
  • Employees5,555
  • Market Value — as of March 31, 2017 ($M)$3,337
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Company Info

Gary B. Smith
CEO Title
President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
Network and Other Communications Equipment
HQ Location
Hanover, MD
Years on Fortune 500 List-
Figures are for fiscal year ended Oct. 31, 2016.

Ciena Rank History

Key Financials (Last Fiscal Year)

$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)$2,6016.3%
Profits ($M)$72.6522.1%
Assets ($M)$2,882-
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$766-
Market Value — as of March 31, 2017 ($M)$3,337-

Profit Ratios

Profit as % of Revenues2.8%
Profits as % of Assets2.5%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity9.5%

Earnings Per Share (Last Fiscal Year)

Earnings Per Share ($)0.51
EPS % Change (from 2015)410%
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)-
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)48.2%

Total Return

Total Return to Investors (2016)18%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)15.1%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)-1.3%