• Communications
  • Optical Components

Research Coverage

  • Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (AAOI)
  • Aviat Networks, Inc. (ANVW)
  • AXT, Inc. (AXTI)
  • Ciena Corporation (CIEN)
  • Coherent Corp. (COHR)
  • DZS Inc. (DZSI)
  • Extreme Networks, Inc. (EXTR)
  • Fabrinet (FN)
  • Infinera Corporation (INFN)
  • Lumentum Holdings, Inc. (LITE)
  • Luna Innovations Incorporated (LUNA)
  • Ribbon Communications, Inc. (RBBN)
  • Vecima Networks, Inc. (VCM-CA)
  • Viavi Solutions Inc. (VIAV)


Dave Kang is Senior Analyst with B. Riley Securities responsible for covering communications equipment sector. He has 26 years of experience in communications equipment sector with a focus on optical networking.

In Thomson Reuters' annual survey of top stock picker category, Dave took the #3 spot in the Communication Equipment sector in 2017, #3 in 2014, and #2 in 2011.

Prior to B. Riley, he held positions as Senior Research Analyst at Roth Capital and ABN Amro.

Mr. Kang received his B.S.E.E. at Caltech and M.S.E.E. at University of Southern California.

B. Riley Securities provides a full suite of investment banking, corporate finance, advisory, research, and sales and trading services. Investment banking services include initial, secondary and follow-on offerings, institutional private placements, merger and acquisition (M&A) advisory, SPACs, corporate restructuring and recapitalization. B. Riley is nationally recognized and highly ranked for its proprietary small-cap equity research. B. Riley Securities formerly operated as B. Riley FBR following the merger of B. Riley & Co. and FBR & Co.