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NYSE:VMW - VMware Stock Price, Forecast & News

$156.14
+5.23 (+3.47 %)
(As of 12/13/2019 01:16 AM ET)
Today's Range
$149.22
Now: $156.14
$156.25
50-Day Range
$147.07
MA: $160.17
$172.66
52-Week Range
$128.69
Now: $156.14
$206.80
Volume1.81 million shs
Average Volume1.35 million shs
Market Capitalization$63.80 billion
P/E Ratio31.67
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.89
VMware, Inc provides software in the areas of hybrid cloud, multi-cloud, modern applications, networking and security, and digital workspaces in the United States and internationally. The company offers compute products, including VMware vSphere, a data center platform, which enables users to deploy hypervisor, a layer of software that resides between the operating system and system hardware to enable compute virtualization; and cloud management products for businesses with automated operation, programmable provisioning, and application monitoring solutions. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Prepackaged software
Sub-IndustrySystems Software
SectorComputer and Technology
CUSIP92856340
Phone650-427-5000

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$8.97 billion
Cash Flow$6.79 per share
Book Value$14.23 per share

Profitability

Net Income$2.42 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees24,200
Market Cap$63.80 billion
Next Earnings Date2/27/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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VMware (NYSE:VMW) Frequently Asked Questions

What is VMware's stock symbol?

VMware trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "VMW."

How were VMware's earnings last quarter?

VMware, Inc. (NYSE:VMW) posted its earnings results on Tuesday, November, 26th. The virtualization software provider reported $1.49 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.43 by $0.06. The virtualization software provider had revenue of $2.46 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $2.41 billion. VMware had a net margin of 67.21% and a return on equity of 61.67%. VMware's revenue for the quarter was up 11.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $1.56 earnings per share. View VMware's Earnings History.

When is VMware's next earnings date?

VMware is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 27th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for VMware.

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

VMware issued an update on its fourth quarter earnings guidance on Tuesday, November, 26th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of approx $2.16 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $2.19. The company issued revenue guidance of approx $2.95 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $2.92 billion.

What price target have analysts set for VMW?

24 brokers have issued 12 month target prices for VMware's stock. Their forecasts range from $115.00 to $210.00. On average, they expect VMware's share price to reach $177.90 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 13.9% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for VMware.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for VMware?

24 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for VMware in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 8 hold ratings and 15 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for VMware.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about VMware stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about VMware stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "VMware reported impressive first-quarter fiscal 2020 results. Both earnings and revenues increased on a year-over-year basis. Strong top-line growth was primarily driven by robust performance from NSX, VeloCloud and vSAN product lines. VMware’s dominance in software-defined data center (SDDC) and the expanding customer base in cloud driven by partnerships with the likes of IBM and AWS are positives. Shares have outperformed the industry on a year-to-date basis. Nevertheless, growth in license bookings has been muted for the last few quarters, owing to customer delays and macro-economic weakness in some key regions. Moreover, VMware’s margins are expected to remain under pressure due to heavy spending. Intensifying competition is also a concern." (6/5/2019)
  • 2. Maxim Group analysts commented, "April quarter license billings impressively sustain mid-teen growth, despite compute license decelerating in-line with our preview. FY20 guidance maintained and likely embeds slowing incremental Dell synergies and a signal of macro caution as echoed by April Q reporting companies and our industry preview. Maintain Hold rating." (5/31/2019)

Has VMware been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about VMW stock have trended extremely negative this week, InfoTrie reports. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. VMware earned a media sentiment score of -5.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the virtualization software provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term. View News Stories for VMware.

Are investors shorting VMware?

VMware saw a drop in short interest in the month of November. As of November 15th, there was short interest totalling 7,730,000 shares, a drop of 6.0% from the October 31st total of 8,220,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 1,480,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 5.2 days. Approximately 10.2% of the shares of the stock are sold short. View VMware's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of VMware's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of VMware own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other VMware investors own include NVIDIA (NVDA), Alibaba Group (BABA), salesforce.com (CRM), Paypal (PYPL), Netflix (NFLX), Walt Disney (DIS), Adobe (ADBE), Micron Technology (MU), Mastercard (MA) and Cisco Systems (CSCO).

Who are VMware's key executives?

VMware's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Patrick P. Gelsinger, CEO & Director (Age 58)
  • Mr. Zane C. Rowe, CFO & Exec. VP (Age 48)
  • Mr. Maurizio Carli, Exec. VP of Worldwide Sales & Services (Age 60)
  • Mr. Rangarajan Raghuram, Chief Operating Officer of Products & Cloud Services (Age 56)
  • Mr. Sanjay J. Poonen, Chief Operating Officer of Customer Operations (Age 49)

Who are VMware's major shareholders?

VMware's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include State Street Corp (0.48%), First Trust Advisors LP (0.31%), WELLCOME TRUST LTD THE as trustee of the WELLCOME TRUST (0.18%), Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.08%), Strs Ohio (0.07%) and Ardevora Asset Management LLP (0.06%). Company insiders that own VMware stock include Amy Fliegelman Olli, Maurizio Carli, Michael W Brown, P Kevan Krysler, Patrick P Gelsinger, Rajiv Ramaswami, Rangarajan (Raghu) Raghuram, Sanjay Poonen and Zane Rowe. View Institutional Ownership Trends for VMware.

Which institutional investors are selling VMware stock?

VMW stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Voya Investment Management LLC, Catalyst Capital Advisors LLC, Man Group plc, Artemis Investment Management LLP, Sawgrass Asset Management LLC, Stifel Financial Corp, Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC and Strs Ohio. Company insiders that have sold VMware company stock in the last year include Amy Fliegelman Olli, Maurizio Carli, Michael W Brown, P Kevan Krysler, Patrick P Gelsinger, Rajiv Ramaswami, Rangarajan (Raghu) Raghuram, Sanjay Poonen and Zane Rowe. View Insider Buying and Selling for VMware.

Which institutional investors are buying VMware stock?

VMW stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including WELLCOME TRUST LTD THE as trustee of the WELLCOME TRUST, First Trust Advisors LP, Ilmarinen Mutual Pension Insurance Co, State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D, California Public Employees Retirement System, Ardevora Asset Management LLP, North Star Asset Management Inc. and Denali Advisors LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for VMware.

How do I buy shares of VMware?

Shares of VMW 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, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is VMware's stock price today?

One share of VMW stock can currently be purchased for approximately $156.14.

How big of a company is VMware?

VMware has a market capitalization of $63.80 billion and generates $8.97 billion in revenue each year. The virtualization software provider earns $2.42 billion in net income (profit) each year or $4.93 on an earnings per share basis. VMware employs 24,200 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About VMware.

What is VMware's official website?

The official website for VMware is http://www.vmware.com/.

How can I contact VMware?

VMware's mailing address is 3401 HILLVIEW AVENUE, PALO ALTO CA, 94304. The virtualization software provider can be reached via phone at 650-427-5000 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for VMware (NYSE VMW)

Community Ranking:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  1,367 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  1,134 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  2,501
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about VMware and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe VMW will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe VMW will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/13/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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