Ciena Corporation (NYSE:CIEN) shares were trading lower by -0.19 percent ($-0.04) at $21.25 a piece in Tuesday’s session. It had closed the previous session at $21.29. CIEN trades with a P/S ratio of 1.09. This is lower than the both industry’s 90.29 and the wider sector’s 13.11. A low price-to-sales ratio, typically less than 1.0, is considered a good value. Also, it has an estimated price-earnings (P/E) multiple of 10.65 and a trailing 12-month price-earnings (P/E) multiple of 23.05. Shares of CIEN have downtrended -16.93% in the past three months, while the S&P 500 has moved -19.28% in that time. Ciena Corporation (CIEN) has a market cap of $3.02 billion and over the last 12 months, Ciena Corporation (NYSE:CIEN) has gone stronger by 5.15%. During the last 52 weeks, the (NYSE:CIEN) price has been as high as $27.98 and as low as $18.94. Ciena Corporation earnings have risen with an annualized rate of 17.6% over the last 5 years.

Ciena Corporation (Mean Target Price: $28.7)

The average 1-year price target for Ciena Corporation (CIEN) — averaging the work of different analysts — reveals a mean PT of $28.7/share. That’s a potential 35.06 increase relative to where Ciena Corporation (NYSE:CIEN) has been trading recently. The current price is seen ranging between $21.12 and $21.47. There are brokerage firms with lower targets than the average, including one setting a price target of $22. And then on the other side of the spectrum one analyst entrenched in the bullish camp has a target as high as $36.

Ciena Corporation (CIEN) Consensus Recommendation

The collective rating of 1.9 for Ciena Corporation (NYSE:CIEN) also leans strongly towards the bullish end of the spectrum. Of the 21 analysts surveyed by Reuters that track CIEN 4 of them rate its stock a hold. The other 17, though not evenly; between analysts who think you should buy Ciena Corporation versus those who think you should sell it. A 17 analysts rate it as either a buy or a strong buy, while0 believe that investors should either steer clear of CIEN or, if they already own its stock, sell it.

Is Matador Resources Company (NYSE:MTDR) Cheap From Peers?

Matador Resources Company (MTDR) knifed -0.19 percent lower and now trades for $26.49. MTDR comes in with a P/S ratio of 6.53 that’s greater than 1, potentially implying that it could be expensive relative to the overall sector (13.11) and its peers (90.29). Also, it has an estimated price-earnings (P/E) multiple of 36.89 and a trailing 12-month price-earnings (P/E) multiple of 13.61. During the last 52 weeks, the price has been as high as $28.51 and as low as $20.13. Matador Resources Company (NYSE:MTDR) earnings have risen with a quarterly rate of 26.3% over the last 5 years. Shares of MTDR have increased 12.77% in the past three monthswhile the S&P 500 has gained 11.14% in that time.

Matador Resources Company (Price Objective: $29.25)

Matador Resources Company (NYSE:MTDR) has a market cap of $2.87 billion and over the last 12 months, MTDR has risen by 13.84%. The average 1-year price target for (MTDR) reveals an average price target of $29.25 per share. That’s a potential 10.42 gain from where (NYSE:MTDR) has been trading recently. There are brokerage firms with lower targets than the average, including one setting a price target of $22. And then on the other side of the spectrum one analyst entrenched in the bullish camp has a target as high as $35.

Analyst Thoughts About Matador Resources Company (NYSE:MTDR)

The consensus recommendation — averaging the work of 19 analysts — of 2.1 for Matador Resources Company (MTDR) points to moderate case. Of the analysts surveyed by Reuters that track Matador Resources Company 5 of them rate its stock a hold. The other 14 are split, though not evenly, between analysts who think you should buy its stock versus those who think you should sell it. A 14 analysts rate it as either a buy or a strong buy, while 0 believe that investors should either steer clear of (NYSE:MTDR) or, if they already own its stock, sell it.