NASDAQ:NTAP - NetApp Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$82.70 +0.85 (+1.04 %)
(As of 07/16/2018 08:30 AM ET)
Previous Close$81.85
Today's Range$81.65 - $82.87
52-Week Range$37.55 - $82.13
Volume1.47 million shs
Average Volume2.53 million shs
Market Capitalization$21.79 billion
P/E Ratio27.66
Dividend Yield1.93%
NetApp logoNetApp, Inc. provides software, systems, and services to manage and store computer data worldwide. It offers flash; flash arrays that support data management; hybrid arrays to deploy the speed of flash storage; hybrid cloud; ONTAP cloud storage data management service; NetApp cloud sync hybrid data management Software as a Service; NetApp private storage for cloud; and AltaVault cloud-integrated solutions. The company also provides ONTAP storage operating system for data protection and security; SANtricity storage operating system, which provides performance, reliability, and data protection for application-driven workloads; SolidFire element operating system; NetApp StorageGRID Webscale software that allows customers to store and manage massive amounts of data on premises and in the cloud; NetApp integrated data protection solutions; OnCommand management software and management integration tools; and FlexArray storage virtualization software. Further, it provides software and hardware maintenance, professional, and customer education and training services, as well as support solutions. The company serves energy, financial services, government, high technology, Internet, life sciences, healthcare services, manufacturing, media, entertainment, animation, video postproduction, and telecommunications sectors through a direct sales force and channel partners. NetApp, Inc. was founded in 1992 and is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Computer storage devices
Sub-IndustryComputer Storage & Peripherals
SectorComputer and Technology


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.75
Current Ratio1.89
Quick Ratio1.86


Trailing P/E Ratio27.66
Forward P/E Ratio23.30
P/E Growth1.68

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$5.91 billion
Price / Sales3.69
Cash Flow$3.8181 per share
Price / Cash21.66
Book Value$7.71 per share
Price / Book10.73


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.99
Net Income$76 million
Net Margins1.29%
Return on Equity33.87%
Return on Assets8.38%


Outstanding Shares263,480,000
Market Cap$21,789.88

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NetApp (NASDAQ:NTAP) Frequently Asked Questions

What is NetApp's stock symbol?

NetApp trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "NTAP."

How often does NetApp pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for NetApp?

NetApp declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, May 23rd. Investors of record on Friday, July 6th will be paid a dividend of $0.40 per share on Wednesday, July 25th. This represents a $1.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.93%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, July 5th. This is an increase from NetApp's previous quarterly dividend of $0.20. View NetApp's Dividend History.

How were NetApp's earnings last quarter?

NetApp Inc. (NASDAQ:NTAP) released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, May, 23rd. The data storage provider reported $1.05 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.01 by $0.04. The data storage provider earned $1.64 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.60 billion. NetApp had a net margin of 1.29% and a return on equity of 33.87%. NetApp's revenue for the quarter was up 10.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $0.86 EPS. View NetApp's Earnings History.

When is NetApp's next earnings date?

NetApp is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, August, 15th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for NetApp.

What guidance has NetApp issued on next quarter's earnings?

NetApp updated its first quarter earnings guidance on Wednesday, May, 23rd. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $0.76-0.82 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $0.78. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.365-1.465 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.42 billion.

What price target have analysts set for NTAP?

31 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for NetApp's stock. Their predictions range from $40.00 to $94.00. On average, they anticipate NetApp's share price to reach $69.00 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 16.6%. View Analyst Ratings for NetApp.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for NetApp?

31 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for NetApp in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 9 hold ratings and 20 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."

What are Wall Street analysts saying about NetApp stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about NetApp stock:
  • 1. Guggenheim analysts commented, "We are initiating coverage of Buy rating and $94 price target. We believe NTAP has regained momentum and competitive edge over the past 2 years, facing the same public cloud headwind as other traditional systems OEMs but 1) jumping from laggard to leader in all-flash arrays (AFAs) and 2) leveraging its core ONTAP software into one of the market’s most compelling “hybrid” cloud platforms. NTAP’s common software stack can now be deployed on-prem or in the cloud and its new software-only SaaS business could even help make the cloud accretive. We believe enterprise storage demand is reaccelerating, driven by investments in machine learning (ML) and AI that feed on massive amounts of processing thrown at massive amounts of data storage." (7/12/2018)
  • 2. According to Zacks Investment Research, "NetApp is a provider of enterprise storage and data management software and hardware products and services. The company’s expertise in the flash array market is increasing its prominence in the storage area network (SAN) and converged infrastructure markets. The company’s newly launched hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI) is also expected to be a positive for the top-line growth in the long run. We believe NetApp is well positioned to enjoy steady growth driven by its diversified portfolio and strong distribution channels. These will drive demand for the company's products going forward. Estimates have been going up ahead of the company’s Q4 earnings release. The company has positive record of earnings surprises in recent quarters. Shares of the company have outperformed the industry in the past one year. However, intensifying competition from bellwethers such as HP Inc., Dell, IBM and Oracle is a major headwind." (4/17/2018)
  • 3. Pivotal Research analysts commented, "We are raising our investment rating on NTAP from a Hold to a BUY based on higher growth expectations, along with a major dividend hike and another multi-billion dollar share buyback. Our EPS for FY19 moves to $3.90 from $3.72 vs the street at $3.77. Rev to $6.2b, up from $6.1b. Our PT moves to $72 from $62 based on a 15x PE multiple when adjusting for the $13/share of net cash. We expect at a minimum a $2.5b multi-year buyback, but could as high as $3.5b, front end loaded, and the dividend to be raised 50%-100% from the current $0.80/annual 1.33% yield to a 2%-2.67% yield. All this can be funded from the repatriation and FCF. Attractive cash position and Free Cash Flow. NTAP is repatriating $4b of cash. Plus over the next three years they should have almost $4b of cumulative FCF, using approximately the mid-point of the prior guidance for FCF as a percent of revenue of 16%-22% (FCF was at 23% in 3Q18A)." (4/4/2018)

Who are some of NetApp's key competitors?

Some companies that are related to NetApp include Western Digital (WDC), Seagate Technology (STX), Pure Storage (PSTG), Quantum (QTM) and US Gold (USAU).

Who are NetApp's key executives?

NetApp's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. George Kurian, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 51)
  • Mr. Ronald J. Pasek, Exec. VP, CFO & Principal Accounting Officer (Age 57)
  • Mr. Matthew K. Fawcett, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 50)
  • Mr. Joel D. Reich, Exec. VP & Gen. Mang., NetApp Storage Systems and Software Bus. Unit (Age 59)
  • Mr. Henri P. Richard, Exec. VP of Worldwide Field & Customer Operations (Age 61)

Has NetApp been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about NTAP stock have trended positive on Monday, Accern reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. NetApp earned a daily sentiment score of 0.43 on Accern's scale. They also assigned headlines about the data storage provider an impact score of 45.66 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future.

Who are NetApp's major shareholders?

NetApp's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V. (0.03%), Fjarde AP Fonden Fourth Swedish National Pension Fund (0.03%), Xact Kapitalforvaltning AB (0.03%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.02%), Palo Capital Inc. (0.02%) and Gateway Investment Advisers LLC (0.02%). Company insiders that own NetApp stock include Alan L Earhart, George Kurian, George T Shaheen, Gerald Held, Henri P Richard, Jeffry R Allen, Joel D Reich, Kathryn Hill, Matthew K Fawcett, Richard P Wallace, Robert T Wall and Thomas Michael Nevens. View Institutional Ownership Trends for NetApp.

Which major investors are selling NetApp stock?

NTAP stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Fjarde AP Fonden Fourth Swedish National Pension Fund. Company insiders that have sold NetApp company stock in the last year include George Kurian, George T Shaheen, Gerald Held, Henri P Richard, Joel D Reich, Kathryn Hill, Matthew K Fawcett, Richard P Wallace and Thomas Michael Nevens. View Insider Buying and Selling for NetApp.

Which major investors are buying NetApp stock?

NTAP stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V., Palo Capital Inc., Gateway Investment Advisers LLC, DnB Asset Management AS, First Citizens Bank & Trust Co., Contravisory Investment Management Inc., State of Alaska Department of Revenue and Handelsbanken Fonder AB. View Insider Buying and Selling for NetApp.

How do I buy shares of NetApp?

Shares of NTAP 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 NetApp's stock price today?

One share of NTAP stock can currently be purchased for approximately $82.70.

How big of a company is NetApp?

NetApp has a market capitalization of $21.79 billion and generates $5.91 billion in revenue each year. The data storage provider earns $76 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.99 on an earnings per share basis. NetApp employs 10,300 workers across the globe.

How can I contact NetApp?

NetApp's mailing address is 1395 CROSSMAN AVENUE, SUNNYVALE CA, 94089. The data storage provider can be reached via phone at 408-822-6000 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for NetApp (NASDAQ NTAP)

Community Ranking:  1.8 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  810 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  1,424 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  2,234
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about NetApp and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe NTAP will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe NTAP will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 7/16/2018 by Staff

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