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Viavi Solutions, Lumentum begin life as JDSU is no more

JDSU officially split into Viavi Solutions (NASDAQ:VIAV) and Lumentum Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:LITE) August 1. Their respective stocks will begin trading August 4. The split ends JDSU's reign as one of the top companies in optical communications technology and test and measurement.

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