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United States : Ciena Reports Fiscal Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results

June 6, 2014



Ciena Corporation, the network specialist, today announced unaudited financial results for its fiscal second quarter ended April 30, 2014.

For the fiscal second quarter 2014, Ciena reported revenue of $560.0 million as compared to $507.7 million for the fiscal second quarter 2013.

On the basis of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), Ciena's net loss for the fiscal second quarter 2014 was $(10.2) million, or $(0.10) per common share, which compares to a GAAP net loss of $(27.1) million, or $(0.27) per common share, for the fiscal second quarter 2013.

Ciena's adjusted (non-GAAP) net income for the fiscal second quarter 2014 was $19.4 million, or $0.17 per diluted common share, which compares to an adjusted (non-GAAP) net income of $2.2 million, or $0.02 per diluted common share, for the fiscal second quarter 2013.

As a direct result of our expanding role and reach in the industry, we delivered strong financial results in both our second quarter and first half of fiscal 2014, including continued revenue growth and increased operating leverage, said Gary B. Smith, president and CEO, Ciena. As the shift continues toward on-demand networking models and as we continue to diversify our business, we expect to deliver steadily improving financial performance, including performance in the second half of the year that is stronger than the first half.

Ciena will host a discussion of its unaudited fiscal second quarter 2014 results with investors and financial analysts today, Thursday, June 5, 2014 at 8:30 a.m. (Eastern). The live broadcast of the discussion will be available via Ciena's homepage at www.ciena.com. An archived transcript of the discussion will be available shortly following the conclusion of the live broadcast on the Investor Relations page of Ciena's website at www.ciena.com/investors.


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Source: TendersInfo (India)


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