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Micro Focus International Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.15 (-2.58 %)
(As of 01/15/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $5.66
50-Day Range
MA: $5.69
52-Week Range
Now: $5.66
Volume600,263 shs
Average Volume843,500 shs
Market Capitalization$1.90 billion
P/E Ratio2.89
Dividend Yield10.55%
Micro Focus International plc develops, sells, and supports software products and solutions to small and medium size enterprises. The company offers infrastructure software products that are managed on an investment portfolio. Its product portfolio includes application modernization and connectivity, application delivery management, and IT operations management, as well as security, information management, and Governance. Micro Focus International plc was founded in 1976 and is headquartered in Newbury, the United Kingdom.
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Overall MarketRank

1.81 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

126th out of 1,258 stocks

Prepackaged Software Industry

23rd out of 231 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.1Community Rank: 2.1Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 2.5 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Prepackaged software



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.35 billion
Cash Flow$2.93 per share
Book Value$17.30 per share



Market Cap$1.90 billion
Next Earnings Date2/2/2021 (Estimated)
-0.15 (-2.58 %)
(As of 01/15/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Micro Focus International (NYSE:MFGP) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Micro Focus International's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus?

Micro Focus International's stock was trading at $7.56 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, MFGP shares have decreased by 25.1% and is now trading at $5.66.
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Is Micro Focus International a buy right now?

8 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Micro Focus International in the last year. There are currently 6 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "hold" Micro Focus International stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in MFGP, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Micro Focus International?

Wall Street analysts have given Micro Focus International a "Hold" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Micro Focus International wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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When is Micro Focus International's next earnings date?

Micro Focus International is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, February 2nd 2021.
View our earnings forecast for Micro Focus International

How often does Micro Focus International pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Micro Focus International?

Micro Focus International announced a semi-annual dividend on Friday, February 7th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, April 14th will be paid a dividend of $0.5833 per share on Thursday, May 14th. This represents a yield of 12.5%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, April 13th. This is a boost from Micro Focus International's previous semi-annual dividend of $0.56.
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Is Micro Focus International a good dividend stock?

Micro Focus International pays an annual dividend of $0.56 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 10.55%. MFGP has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. The dividend payout ratio of Micro Focus International is 28.57%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Micro Focus International will have a dividend payout ratio of 32.75% next year. This indicates that Micro Focus International will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What price target have analysts set for MFGP?

8 equities research analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for Micro Focus International's shares. Their forecasts range from $5.00 to $5.00. On average, they expect Micro Focus International's share price to reach $5.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 11.7%.
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Are investors shorting Micro Focus International?

Micro Focus International saw a increase in short interest in December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totaling 1,790,000 shares, an increase of 40.9% from the December 15th total of 1,270,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,480,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 1.2 days.
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Who are some of Micro Focus International's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Micro Focus International own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Micro Focus International investors own include Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), AT&T (T), HP (HPQ), Cisco Systems (CSCO), CVS Health (CVS), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), DXC Technology (DXC), Pfizer (PFE), Ford Motor (F) and Honeywell International (HON).

Who are Micro Focus International's key executives?

Micro Focus International's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Stephen Murdoch, CEO & Director (Age 54)
  • Mr. Brian David McArthur-Muscroft, CFO & Director (Age 57)
  • Mr. Paul Rodgers, Chief Operating Officer (Age 57)
  • Ben Donnelly, Head of Investor Relations
  • Ms. Jane Smithard, Chief Legal Officer & Group Gen. Counsel (Age 67)
  • Mr. Tim Brill, Head of Corp. Communication & Investor Relations
  • Ms. Genefa Murphy, Chief Marketing Officer
  • Mr. Nick Wilson, Worldwide Pres of Sales
  • Ms. Susan Ferguson, Chief HR Officer & Sr. VP Bus. Operations
  • Mr. Neil Fowler, Sr. VP & GM of AMC Product Group

What is Micro Focus International's stock symbol?

Micro Focus International trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "MFGP."

How do I buy shares of Micro Focus International?

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

What is Micro Focus International's stock price today?

One share of MFGP stock can currently be purchased for approximately $5.66.

How big of a company is Micro Focus International?

Micro Focus International has a market capitalization of $1.90 billion and generates $3.35 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $1.47 billion in net income (profit) each year or $1.96 on an earnings per share basis. Micro Focus International employs 12,797 workers across the globe.

What is Micro Focus International's official website?

The official website for Micro Focus International is www.microfocus.com.

How can I contact Micro Focus International?

Micro Focus International's mailing address is 22-30 OLD BATH ROAD, NEWBURY BERKSHIRE X0, RG14 1QN. The company can be reached via phone at 44-01-6353-2646 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 1/17/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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