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EXFO develops, manufactures, and markets smarter network test, monitoring, and analytics solutions for communications service providers, network equipment manufacturers, and webscale companies. It offers lab and manufacturing testing systems, including lab platforms; network simulation and load testing tools to meet the mobile telecom and VOIP/IMS network test challenges; transport and datacom solutions, such as Ethernet testing, fiber channel testing, DSn/PDH and SONET/SDH testing, synchronization testing, and SONET/SDH, OTN, and multiservice testing solutions; and optical products comprising power meters, light sources and amplifiers, variable attenuators, switch and utility modules, polarization analysis, optical communication analyzers, spectral testing products.

TypePublic
Founded1984
HQQuébec, CA
Websiteexfo.com
Employee Ratings3.4

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Nov 2017)1,577(+2%)
Job Openings83
Revenue (FY, 2018)$269.5 M(+11%)
Share Price (Sept 2019)$3.7

Key People/Management at EXFO

Germain Lamonde

Germain Lamonde

Founder and Executive Chairman
Philippe Morin

Philippe Morin

Chief Executive Officer
Abdelkrim Benamar

Abdelkrim Benamar

Vice President, Service Assurance, Systems and Services
François Coté

François Coté

Director
Stephen Bull

Stephen Bull

Vice President, Research and Development
Angela Logothetis

Angela Logothetis

Director
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EXFO Office Locations

EXFO has offices in Québec, Ontario, Saint-Laurent, Chelmsford and in 12 other locations
Québec, CA (HQ)
400 Godin Avenue
Ontario, CA
160 Drumlin Circle, Concord
Saint-Laurent, CA
2500 Boulevard Alfred Nobel
Shenzhen, CN
Nanshan
Shenzhen Shi, CN
71, 455-3 Xintian Ave, Baoan Qu
Oulu, FI
Elektroniikkatie 2
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EXFO Financials and Metrics

EXFO Revenue

EXFO's revenue was reported to be $269.55 m in FY, 2018 which is a 10.8% increase from the previous period.
USD

Revenue (FY, 2018)

269.5m

Revenue growth (FY, 2017 - FY, 2018), %

10.8%

Gross profit (FY, 2018)

164.5m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2018), %

61%

Net income (FY, 2018)

(12.3m)

Market capitalization (24-Sept-2019)

206.6m

Closing stock price (24-Sept-2019)

3.7

Cash (31-Aug-2018)

12.8m

EV

213.4m
EXFO's current market capitalization is $206.6 m.
Annual
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Revenue

231.7m224.7m235.2m243.3m269.5m

Gross bookings

240.4m223.1m240.3m

Revenue growth, %

(3%)5%3%11%

Cost of goods sold

94.3m105.0m
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2018

Revenue

72.2m

Cost of goods sold

29.0m

Gross profit

43.3m

Gross profit Margin, %

60%
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018

Cash

38.4m12.8m

Accounts Receivable

41.4m47.3m

Prepaid Expenses

4.2m5.3m

Inventories

33.8m38.6m
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2018

Cash

18.5m

Accounts Receivable

46.8m

Prepaid Expenses

5.2m

Inventories

37.9m
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018

Net Income

851.0k(12.3m)

Depreciation and Amortization

7.2m15.8m

Inventories

911.0k(1.0m)

Accounts Payable

(1.7m)1.0m
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2018

Net Income

(6.0m)

Depreciation and Amortization

5.8m

Inventories

1.2m

Accounts Payable

1.8m
USDY, 2018

EV/CFO

14.9 x

Revenue/Employee

172.3k

Debt/Equity

0.1 x

Debt/Assets

0.1 x

Financial Leverage

1.6 x
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EXFO Revenue Breakdown

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EXFO revenue breakdown by business segment: 64.4% from Physical-layer product line and 35.6% from Protocol-layer product line

EXFO Online and Social Media Presence

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EXFO News and Updates

EXFO launches new category of fiber testing solutions

QUEBEC CITY, June 4, 2019 /PRNewswire/ - EXFO Inc. (NASDAQ: EXFO) (TSX: EXF) the communications industry's test, monitoring and analytics experts, launched Optical Xplorer™, the first optical fiber multimeter (OFM). Optical Xplorer makes fiber testing simple for all frontline technicians, ...

EXFO joins O-RAN Alliance

Contributing to standardization of technology that powers 5G networks BARCELONA, Feb. 25, 2019 /PRNewswire/ - EXFO Inc. (NASDAQ: EXFO) (TSX: EXF) has joined the O-RAN Alliance, a group formed in 2018 by network operators with the vision of creating standards and clearly defined...

EXFO wins fifth service assurance honor in seven months

Winner of Frost & Sullivan 2018 Customer Value Leadership Award for Global Data Analytics Solutions for Communications Service Providers QUEBEC CITY, Jan. 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ - EXFO Inc. (NASDAQ: EXFO) (TSX: EXF) continues to earn industry recognition for leadership in service assurance ...

EXFO Announces Normal Course Issuer Bid

QUEBEC CITY, Jan. 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ - EXFO Inc. (NASDAQ: EXFO) (TSX: EXF) announced today that its Board of Directors has authorized a share repurchase program, by way of a normal course issuer bid ("NCIB") on the open market, of up to approximately 6.3% (1,200,000 subordinate voting...

Fiber Optic Power Meters 2018 Global Market Key Players - L-com, Inc., Artifex Engineering, Newport Corporation, EXFO, Power & Tel, Yokogawa Corporation of America, Beijing Shun Xiang Kai Xin Technology Co., Ltd.....

Fiber Optic Power Meters – Global Market Growth, Opportunities, Analysis Of Top Key Players And Forecast To 2023 Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

Mobile Data Service in Brazil Market 2018 Analysis By Key Players – Alcatel-Lucent, Compuware, Ericsson, Astellia, EXFO, InfoVista

WiseGuyReports.Com Publish a New Market Research Report On –“ Mobile Data Service in Brazil Market 2018 Analysis By Key Players – Alcatel-Lucent, Compuware, Ericsson, Astellia, EXFO, InfoVista”. Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday
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EXFO Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was EXFO founded?

    EXFO was founded in 1984.

  • Who are EXFO key executives?

    EXFO's key executives are Germain Lamonde, Philippe Morin and Abdelkrim Benamar.

  • How many employees does EXFO have?

    EXFO has 1,577 employees.

  • What is EXFO revenue?

    Latest EXFO annual revenue is $269.5 m.

  • What is EXFO revenue per employee?

    Latest EXFO revenue per employee is $170.9 k.

  • Who are EXFO competitors?

    Competitors of EXFO include CAE, Ranovus and Sierra Wireless.

  • Where is EXFO headquarters?

    EXFO headquarters is located at 400 Godin Avenue, Québec.

  • Where are EXFO offices?

    EXFO has offices in Québec, Ontario, Saint-Laurent, Chelmsford and in 12 other locations.

  • How many offices does EXFO have?

    EXFO has 17 offices.