technologyThe technology industry is driven by innovation, and many of the most compelling stock picks are found in the bargain price range. NeoPhotonics Corp. (NYSE: NPTN) develops networking equipment for high-bandwidth communications. Some of its products include optical switching devices, high speed integrated controllers, transceivers, laser devices, and network monitoring equipment.

There’s a lot of opportunity in the optical networking market, especially as public and private sectors move towards ultrafast broadband solutions. This company has generated lower double-digit revenue growth in the previous two fiscal years. At the end of 2019, it reported a gross profit margin of 24.86% and an EBITDA margin of 4.24%.

Earnings are forecasted to increase by 61.14% this year, which will make the company even more profitable. The stock is currently trading close to 31% below its fair market value, which suggests that there will be a strong upside, especially as the market is bullish today. Bargain investors will find that this stock offers low-end exposure to the rapidly growing communications and technology industries.

Key Data:

  • 1 Year Price Growth: 08%
  • YTD Price Growth: 36%
  • 3 Month Price Growth: 80%

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