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

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$12.73 0.00 (0.00 %)
(As of 08/21/2018 01:51 AM 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 logoBrocade 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 often does Brocade Communications Systems pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Brocade Communications Systems?

Brocade Communications Systems announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, August 24th. Shareholders of record on Monday, September 11th will be paid a dividend of $0.055 per share on Tuesday, October 3rd. This represents a $0.22 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.73%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, September 8th. View Brocade Communications Systems' Dividend History.

How were Brocade Communications Systems' earnings last quarter?

Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:BRCD) posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, February, 23rd. The technology company reported $0.16 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.26 by $0.10. The technology company earned $581.46 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate 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 company's revenue for the quarter was up 1.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company earned $0.29 earnings per share. View Brocade Communications Systems' Earnings History.

What price target have analysts set for BRCD?

2 brokerages have issued 1 year price targets for Brocade Communications Systems' stock. Their forecasts range from $12.75 to $13.00. On average, they expect Brocade Communications Systems' stock price to reach $12.8750 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 1.1% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Brocade Communications Systems.

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

2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Brocade Communications Systems in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings 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)

Has Brocade Communications Systems been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about BRCD stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Brocade Communications Systems earned a media and rumor sentiment score of 0.15 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news articles about the technology company an impact score of 46.88 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term. View Recent Headlines 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.

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:  303 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  630 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  933
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 8/21/2018 by Staff

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