NASDAQ:BRCD - Brocade Communications Systems Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$12.73 0.00 (0.00 %)
(As of 10/22/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$12.73
Today's Range$12.73 - $12.73
52-Week Range$11.43 - $12.74
Average Volume6.14 million shs
Market Capitalization$5.27 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield1.75%
Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. (Brocade) is a supplier of networking hardware, software and services, including storage area networking (SAN) solutions and Internet protocol (IP) networking solutions for businesses and organizations of various types and sizes. The Company operates through three segments: SAN Products, IP Networking Products and Global Services. The SAN Products segment includes infrastructure products and solutions that help customers develop and deploy storage and server consolidation, disaster recovery and data security. The IP Networking Products segment includes Layer 2 and Layer 3 Ethernet switches, and routers to connect users over private and public networks. The Global Services segment includes break or fix maintenance, installation, consulting, network management and software maintenance, and post-contract customer support. Its products enable customers to deploy architectures and technologies, including virtualization and cloud computing.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry N/A
Sub-IndustryCommunications Equipment


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.58
Current Ratio2.78
Quick Ratio2.66


Trailing P/E RatioN/A
Forward P/E Ratio35.36
P/E Growth2.93

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.35 billion
Price / Sales2.25
Cash Flow$1.1765 per share
Price / Cash10.82
Book Value$6.33 per share
Price / Book2.01


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A
Net Income$213.81 million
Net Margins-3.56%
Return on Equity-3.07%
Return on Assets-1.62%


Outstanding Shares413,820,000
Market Cap$5.27 billion

Brocade Communications Systems (NASDAQ:BRCD) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Brocade Communications Systems' stock symbol?

Brocade Communications Systems trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "BRCD."

How were Brocade Communications Systems' earnings last quarter?

Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:BRCD) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, February, 23rd. The technology company reported $0.16 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.26 by $0.10. The technology company had revenue of $581.46 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $649.89 million. Brocade Communications Systems had a negative return on equity of 3.07% and a negative net margin of 3.56%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 1.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the business earned $0.29 earnings per share. View Brocade Communications Systems' Earnings History.

What price target have analysts set for BRCD?

1 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month price targets for Brocade Communications Systems' stock. Their forecasts range from $12.75 to $12.75. On average, they anticipate Brocade Communications Systems' stock price to reach $12.75 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 0.2% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Brocade Communications Systems.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Brocade Communications Systems?

1 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Brocade Communications Systems in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Brocade Communications Systems.

Who are Brocade Communications Systems' key executives?

Brocade Communications Systems' management team includes the folowing people:
  • David L. House, Independent Chairman of the Board (Age 73)
  • Lloyd A. Carney, CEO and Director (Age 55)
  • Daniel W. Fairfax, Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President (Age 61)
  • Gale E. England, Chief Operating Officer, Senior Vice President-Operations (Age 67)
  • Ken K. Cheng, Chief Technology Officer ,Senior Vice President-Corporate Development and Emerging Business (Age 61)
  • Ellen A. O Donnell, Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary (Age 53)
  • Jeffrey P. Lindholm, Senior Vice President - Worldwide Sales (Age 60)
  • Judy Bruner, Independent Director (Age 58)
  • Renato A. DiPentima Ph.D., Independent Director (Age 76)
  • Alan L. Earhart, Independent Director (Age 73)

Who are Brocade Communications Systems' major shareholders?

Brocade Communications Systems' stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Kovack Advisors Inc. (0.00%). Company insiders that own Brocade Communications Systems stock include Ellen Odonnell, Ken Cheng and Lloyd Carney. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Brocade Communications Systems.

Which institutional investors are buying Brocade Communications Systems stock?

BRCD stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Kovack Advisors Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Brocade Communications Systems.

How do I buy shares of Brocade Communications Systems?

Shares of BRCD can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Brocade Communications Systems' stock price today?

One share of BRCD stock can currently be purchased for approximately $12.73.

How big of a company is Brocade Communications Systems?

Brocade Communications Systems has a market capitalization of $5.27 billion and generates $2.35 billion in revenue each year. Brocade Communications Systems employs 5,960 workers across the globe.

What is Brocade Communications Systems' official website?

The official website for Brocade Communications Systems is

How can I contact Brocade Communications Systems?

Brocade Communications Systems' mailing address is 130 Holger Way, SAN JOSE, CA 95134, United States. The technology company can be reached via phone at +1-408-3338000 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Brocade Communications Systems (NASDAQ BRCD)

Community Ranking:  1.6 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  312 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  636 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  948
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Brocade Communications Systems and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe BRCD will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe BRCD will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 10/22/2018 by Staff

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