NASDAQ:BRCD - Brocade Communications Systems Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$12.73 0.00 (0.00 %)
(As of 06/18/2018 06:00 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%

About Brocade Communications Systems (NASDAQ:BRCD)

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

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

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 given a dividend of $0.055 per share on Tuesday, October 3rd. This represents a $0.22 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.73%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, September 8th. View Brocade Communications Systems' Dividend History.

How were Brocade Communications Systems' earnings last quarter?

Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:BRCD) released its earnings results on Thursday, February, 23rd. The technology company reported $0.16 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' 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 net margin of 3.56% and a negative return on equity of 3.07%. The business'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 EPS. 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 anticipate Brocade Communications Systems' share price to reach $12.8750 in the next twelve months. 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 articles about BRCD stock have trended somewhat positive on Monday, according to Accern. The research group ranks the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Brocade Communications Systems earned a coverage optimism score of 0.10 on Accern's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the technology company an impact score of 46.34 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future.

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 (BRCD)

Community Ranking:  1.6 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  291 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  620 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  911
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This page was last updated on 6/18/2018 by Staff

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