VMware Company Profile (NYSE:VMW)

About VMware

VMware logoVMware, Inc. is a provider of virtualization infrastructure solutions and cloud infrastructure solutions. The Company develops and markets its product and service offerings within three product groups, which include software-defined data center (SDDC), hybrid cloud computing and end-user computing (EUC). Its compute virtualization includes offerings that allow organizations to manage Information technology (IT) resources across private clouds and complex multi-cloud, and multi-device environments. Its SDDC is designed to transform the data center into an on-demand service. Its cloud strategy has three components, which include continue to expand beyond compute virtualization in the private cloud, extend the private cloud into the public cloud, and connect and secure endpoints across a range of public clouds. Its End-User Computing portfolio enables IT organizations to deliver secure access to applications, data and devices for their end users.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Computer and Technology
  • Industry: Technical & System Software
  • Sub-Industry: Systems Software
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: VMW
  • CUSIP: 92856340
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $74.25
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $69.68
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $58.64
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 29.92
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 21.58
  • P/E Growth: 1.27
  • Market Cap: $31.51B
  • Outstanding Shares: 424,408,000
  • Beta: 1.28
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for VMware (NYSE:VMW) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 25 Hold Ratings, 9 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.23)
Consensus Price Target: $76.77 (3.39% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for VMware (NYSE:VMW)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
7/26/2016Sanford C. BernsteinReiterated RatingMarket Perform$67.00View Rating Details
7/26/2016Citigroup Inc.DowngradeBuy -> Neutral$99.00 -> $79.00View Rating Details
7/25/2016Morgan StanleyInitiated CoverageOverweight$86.00View Rating Details
7/20/2016NomuraReiterated RatingNeutral$60.00View Rating Details
7/20/2016Cowen and CompanyReiterated RatingMarket PerformView Rating Details
7/20/2016Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingNeutral$60.00 -> $77.00View Rating Details
7/19/2016Jefferies GroupReiterated RatingBuy$83.00 -> $84.00View Rating Details
7/19/2016MKM PartnersBoost Price TargetBuy$70.00 -> $80.00View Rating Details
7/19/2016Deutsche Bank AGBoost Price TargetHold$55.00 -> $65.00View Rating Details
7/19/2016Maxim GroupBoost Price TargetHold$68.00 -> $73.00View Rating Details
7/19/2016BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetMarket Perform$55.00 -> $70.00View Rating Details
7/18/2016Drexel HamiltonReiterated RatingBuy$77.00 -> $85.00View Rating Details
7/15/2016MizuhoBoost Price TargetNeutral$52.00 -> $61.00View Rating Details
7/11/2016Summit ResearchInitiated CoverageHoldView Rating Details
7/11/2016Summit RedstoneReiterated RatingHold$60.00View Rating Details
6/16/2016Credit Agricole SADowngradeOutperform -> Underperform$56.00View Rating Details
5/22/2016Pacific CrestReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
5/5/2016SunTrust Banks Inc.Reiterated RatingNeutral$58.00View Rating Details
4/20/2016FBN SecuritiesBoost Price TargetOutperform$60.00 -> $70.00View Rating Details
4/18/2016Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
3/28/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaBoost Price TargetOutperform$110.00 -> $120.00View Rating Details
3/28/2016Raymond James Financial Inc.Boost Price TargetOutperform$98.00 -> $109.00View Rating Details
2/16/2016Piper Jaffray Cos.Lower Price TargetNeutral$65.00 -> $55.00View Rating Details
1/28/2016Oppenheimer Holdings Inc.Reiterated RatingMarket PerformView Rating Details
1/27/2016William BlairReiterated RatingMarket PerformView Rating Details
1/27/2016SusquehannaLower Price TargetNeutral$69.00 -> $52.00View Rating Details
1/27/2016FBR & CoLower Price TargetMarket Perform$73.00 -> $59.00View Rating Details
12/14/2015GabelliInitiated CoverageBuy$84.00View Rating Details
10/21/2015MacquarieDowngradeNeutral$70.00View Rating Details
10/21/2015Bank of America Corp.DowngradeBuy -> Neutral$106.00 -> $69.00View Rating Details
10/21/2015Atlantic SecuritiesDowngradeOverweight -> NeutralView Rating Details
10/21/2015Sterne Agee CRTDowngradeBuy -> Neutral$88.00 -> $75.00View Rating Details
10/21/2015Monness Crespi & HardtDowngradeBuy -> NeutralView Rating Details
10/13/2015JMP SecuritiesDowngradeOutperform -> Market PerformView Rating Details
10/9/2015Credit Suisse Group AGReiterated RatingOutperform$130.00View Rating Details
10/9/2015Barclays PLCLower Price Target$97.00 -> $94.00View Rating Details
7/23/2015Cantor FitzgeraldReiterated RatingHold$82.00View Rating Details
6/24/2015Goldman Sachs Group Inc.UpgradeBuy -> Conviction-Buy$102.00View Rating Details
1/28/2015JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower Price TargetNeutral$90.00 -> $88.00View Rating Details
1/28/2015Needham & Company LLCDowngradeBuy -> Hold$103.00 -> $96.00View Rating Details
1/12/2015OTR GlobalUpgradePositiveView Rating Details
(Data available from 8/28/2014 forward)


Earnings History for VMware (NYSE:VMW)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
7/18/2016Q216$0.95$0.97$1.68 billion$1.69 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/19/2016Q116$0.84$0.86$1.58 billion$1.59 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/26/2016Q4$1.25$1.26$1.85 billion$1.87 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/20/2015Q315$1.00$1.02$1.66 billion$1.68 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/21/2015Q215$0.91$0.93$1.59 billion$1.52 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/21/2015Q115$0.84$0.86$1.51 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/27/2015Q414$1.07$1.08$1.69 billion$1.70 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/21/2014Q314$0.83$0.87$1.50 billion$1.52 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/22/2014Q214$0.79$0.81$1.44 billion$1.46 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/22/2014Q114$0.79$0.80$1.35 billion$1.36 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/28/2014Q413$1.00$1.01$1.48 billion$1.48 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/21/2013Q313$0.82$0.84$1.29 billion$1.29 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/23/2013Q2 2013$0.77$0.79$1.23 billion$1.24 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/23/2013Q1 2013$0.70$0.74$1.18 billion$1.19 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/28/2013Q4 2012$0.78$0.81$1.28 billion$1.29 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/23/2012$0.63$0.70ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/23/2012$0.67$0.68ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/18/2012$0.59$0.66ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/23/2012$0.60$0.62ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/17/2011$0.50$0.53ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/19/2011$0.47$0.51ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/19/2011$0.42$0.48ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/24/2011$0.44$0.46ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for VMware (NYSE:VMW)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.12 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.44 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20161$0.65$0.65$0.65
Q2 20163$0.66$0.71$0.68
Q3 20163$0.74$0.81$0.78
Q4 20163$0.88$1.01$0.95
Q1 20173$0.64$0.68$0.66
Q2 20173$0.73$0.79$0.77
Q3 20173$0.85$0.96$0.89
Q4 20173$1.00$1.09$1.05
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Dividend History for VMware (NYSE:VMW)
No dividend announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for VMware (NYSE:VMW)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
7/27/2016P. Kevan KryslerInsiderSell6,988$72.40$505,931.20View SEC Filing  
5/31/2016Sanjay PoonenEVPSell5,500$60.08$330,440.00View SEC Filing  
5/17/2016S. Dawn SmithVPSell6,910$59.45$410,799.50View SEC Filing  
5/3/2016Maurizio CarliEVPSell12,880$56.01$721,408.80View SEC Filing  
4/26/2016Sanjay PoonenEVPSell13,000$57.80$751,400.00View SEC Filing  
6/3/2015S. Dawn SmithVPSell248$89.95$22,307.60View SEC Filing  
6/1/2015S. Dawn SmithVPSell661$87.25$57,672.25View SEC Filing  
5/22/2015Paul MaritzDirectorSell271,757$87.35$23,737,973.95View SEC Filing  
5/20/2015Paul MaritzDirectorSell169,304$87.72$14,851,346.88View SEC Filing  
5/19/2015Paul MaritzDirectorSell84,652$87.70$7,423,980.40View SEC Filing  
5/11/2015Carl M EschenbachCOOSell8,586$89.29$766,643.94View SEC Filing  
5/11/2015Rangarajan (Raghu) RaghuramEVPSell3,125$88.40$276,250.00View SEC Filing  
3/9/2015P. Kevan KryslerCAOSell3,211$85.61$274,893.71View SEC Filing  
2/25/2015Jonathan ChadwickCFOSell23,260$83.86$1,950,583.60View SEC Filing  
2/18/2015Sanjay PoonenEVPSell6,384$84.87$541,810.08View SEC Filing  
7/28/2014Rangarajan (Raghu) RaghuramEVPSell15,857$97.70$1,549,228.90View SEC Filing  
6/4/2014Carl M EschenbachCOOSell8,958$96.53$864,715.74View SEC Filing  
5/22/2014S. Dawn SmithVPSell1,436$96.52$138,602.72View SEC Filing  
5/21/2014Carl EschenbachCOOSell5,897$95.05$560,509.85View SEC Filing  
3/5/2014Carl EschenbachCOOSell4,095$102.68$420,474.60View SEC Filing  
2/6/2014Carl EschenbachCOOSell6,001$90.27$541,710.27View SEC Filing  
11/13/2013Paul MaritzDirectorSell167,555$80.73$13,526,715.15View SEC Filing  
9/6/2013Carl M EschenbachCOOSell4,296$85.44$367,050.24View SEC Filing  
5/17/2013Carl M EschenbachCOOSell19,619$78.76$1,545,192.44View SEC Filing  
5/1/2013Corp EmcMajor ShareholderBuy70,765$70.63$4,998,131.95View SEC Filing  
4/30/2013Corp EmcMajor ShareholderBuy209,883$71.45$14,996,140.35View SEC Filing  
4/26/2013Corp EmcMajor ShareholderBuy208,970$71.76$14,995,687.20View SEC Filing  
2/28/2013Corp EmcMajor ShareholderBuy55,000$72.62$3,994,100.00View SEC Filing  
2/26/2013Corp EmcMajor ShareholderBuy69,700$71.71$4,998,187.00View SEC Filing  
2/22/2013Corp EmcMajor ShareholderBuy84,200$71.56$6,025,352.00View SEC Filing  
2/11/2013Corp EmcMajor ShareholderBuy64,300$77.59$4,989,037.00View SEC Filing  
2/8/2013Corp EmcMajor ShareholderBuy253,412$78.76$19,958,729.12View SEC Filing  
2/6/2013Corp EmcMajor ShareholderBuy413,101$78.44$32,403,642.44View SEC Filing  
2/1/2013Corp EmcMajor ShareholderBuy289,500$77.70$22,494,150.00View SEC Filing  
1/30/2013Corp EmcMajor ShareholderBuy256,010$78.06$19,984,140.60View SEC Filing  
12/31/2012Corp EmcMajor ShareholderBuy69,730$93.26$6,503,019.80View SEC Filing  
12/27/2012Corp EmcMajor ShareholderBuy67,571$94.71$6,399,649.41View SEC Filing  
12/24/2012Corp EmcMajor ShareholderBuy67,134$95.31$6,398,541.54View SEC Filing  
12/20/2012Corp EmcMajor ShareholderBuy33,390$96.24$3,213,453.60View SEC Filing  
12/19/2012Corp EmcMajor ShareholderBuy66,500$96.58$6,422,570.00View SEC Filing  
12/17/2012Corp EmcMajor ShareholderBuy68,975$93.02$6,416,054.50View SEC Filing  
12/13/2012Corp EmcMajor ShareholderBuy69,660$92.22$6,424,045.20View SEC Filing  
12/11/2012Corp EmcMajor ShareholderBuy95,300$93.21$8,882,913.00View SEC Filing  
12/7/2012Corp EmcMajor ShareholderBuy127,725$91.57$11,695,778.25View SEC Filing  
12/5/2012Corp EmcMajor ShareholderBuy132,830$90.60$12,034,398.00View SEC Filing  
12/3/2012Corp EmcMajor ShareholderBuy98,595$91.25$8,996,793.75View SEC Filing  
11/27/2012Corp EmcMajor ShareholderBuy74,010$89.79$6,645,357.90View SEC Filing  
11/20/2012Corp EmcMajor ShareholderBuy34,880$85.98$2,998,982.40View SEC Filing  
11/16/2012Corp EmcMajor ShareholderBuy130,025$84.55$10,993,613.75View SEC Filing  
11/14/2012Corp EmcMajor ShareholderBuy92,840$86.13$7,996,309.20View SEC Filing  
11/12/2012Corp EmcMajor ShareholderBuy68,294$87.82$5,997,579.08View SEC Filing  
11/8/2012Corp EmcMajor ShareholderBuy37,925$89.44$3,392,012.00View SEC Filing  
11/5/2012Corp EmcMajor ShareholderBuy56,271$88.82$4,997,990.22View SEC Filing  
11/1/2012Corp EmcMajor ShareholderBuy58,300$85.71$4,996,893.00View SEC Filing  
10/26/2012Corp EmcMajor ShareholderBuy44,325$84.97$3,766,295.25View SEC Filing  
10/24/2012Corp EmcMajor ShareholderBuy154,476$83.31$12,869,395.56View SEC Filing  
10/22/2012Corp EmcMajor ShareholderBuy238,905$83.69$19,993,959.45View SEC Filing  
9/5/2012Corp EmcMajor ShareholderBuy45,312$88.24$3,998,330.88View SEC Filing  
8/31/2012Corp EmcMajor ShareholderBuy44,993$88.88$3,998,977.84View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Latest Headlines for VMware (NYSE:VMW)
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VMware (NYSE:VMW) Chart for Sunday, August, 28, 2016

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