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VMware Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.41 (+0.31 %)
(As of 01/22/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $134.50
50-Day Range
MA: $140.26
52-Week Range
Now: $134.50
Volume1.59 million shs
Average Volume2.14 million shs
Market Capitalization$56.46 billion
P/E Ratio35.77
Dividend YieldN/A
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. It 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. It also provides networking and security products and services that enable customers to connect and operate their network; and storage and availability products, including data storage and protection options. In addition, it offers VMware Cloud Foundation, a platform that combines its compute, storage, and networking technologies with cloud management into an integrated stack and delivers enterprise-ready cloud infrastructure for private and public clouds. Further, it provides hybrid cloud computing solutions, such as VMware Cloud Provider Program, VMware Cloud Foundation, and VMware Cloud Services; computing solutions, such as Workspace ONE that delivers and manages any application on any device by integrating access control, application management, and multi-platform endpoint management; pivotal cloud foundry, pivotal labs, and heptio, as well as pivotal application and pivotal container services; and VMware Carbon Black Cloud platform, AppDefense, and VMware Workspace ONE platform. The company sells its products through distributors, resellers, system vendors, and systems integrators. VMware, Inc. has strategic alliances with Amazon Web Services to build and deliver an integrated hybrid solution; and SNC-Lavalin to provide digital collaboration platform for project delivery. The company was incorporated in 1998 and is headquartered in Palo Alto, California. VMware, Inc. is a subsidiary of Dell Technologies Inc.
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Overall MarketRank

1.53 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

285th out of 1,509 stocks

Prepackaged Software Industry

54th out of 284 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 4.3Community Rank: 2.7Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Prepackaged software
Sub-IndustrySystems Software



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$10.81 billion
Cash Flow$6.75 per share
Book Value$16.78 per share


Net Income$6.41 billion


Market Cap$56.46 billion
Next Earnings Date2/25/2021 (Estimated)
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VMware (NYSE:VMW) Frequently Asked Questions

How has VMware's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

VMware's stock was trading at $106.01 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, VMW stock has increased by 26.9% and is now trading at $134.50.
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Is VMware a buy right now?

26 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for VMware in the last twelve months. There are currently 9 hold ratings and 17 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" VMware stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than VMware?

Wall Street analysts have given VMware a "Buy" 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 VMware wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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What is Pat Gelsinger's approval rating as VMware's CEO?

2,988 employees have rated VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger on Glassdoor.com. Pat Gelsinger has an approval rating of 94% among VMware's employees. This puts Pat Gelsinger in the top 30% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

When is VMware's next earnings date?

VMware is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 25th 2021.
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How were VMware's earnings last quarter?

VMware, Inc. (NYSE:VMW) issued its quarterly earnings results on Monday, November, 23rd. The virtualization software provider reported $1.66 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.44 by $0.22. The virtualization software provider earned $2.86 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $2.81 billion. VMware had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 27.10% and a net margin of 13.75%. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $1.16 EPS.
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What guidance has VMware issued on next quarter's earnings?

VMware issued an update on its FY 2021 After-Hours earnings guidance on Tuesday, November, 24th. The company provided EPS guidance of 7.03-7.03 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $6.66. The company issued revenue guidance of $11.7-11.7 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $11.62 billion.

What price target have analysts set for VMW?

26 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month target prices for VMware's shares. Their forecasts range from $140.00 to $200.00. On average, they expect VMware's stock price to reach $169.70 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 26.2% from the stock's current price.
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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), salesforce.com (CRM), Alibaba Group (BABA), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), QUALCOMM (QCOM), The Walt Disney (DIS), Netflix (NFLX), PayPal (PYPL), Adobe (ADBE) and Micron Technology (MU).

Who are VMware's key executives?

VMware's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Patrick P. Gelsinger, CEO & Director (Age 60, Pay $2.54M)
  • Mr. Zane C. Rowe, CFO & Exec. VP (Age 50, Pay $1.68M)
  • Mr. Rangarajan Raghuram, Chief Operating Officer of Products & Cloud Services (Age 58, Pay $1.28M)
  • Mr. Sanjay J. Poonen, Chief Operating Officer of Customer Operations (Age 51, Pay $1.33M)
  • Dr. Scott Devine, Co-Founder & Principal Engineer
  • Mr. Andrew James Munk, Principal Accounting Officer & VP of Corp. Controller (Age 56)
  • Mr. Greg Lavender, Sr. VP & CTO
  • Mr. Paul Ziots, VP of Investor Relations
  • Ms. Amy Fliegelman Olli, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 57)
  • Ms. Joan MacNeil Stone, Sr. VP & Chief Communications Officer

What is VMware's stock symbol?

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

Who are VMware's major shareholders?

VMware's stock is owned by many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Gillespie Robinson & Grimm Inc. (0.05%), Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A. (0.05%), Nepsis Inc. (0.01%), Campbell Capital Management Inc. (0.01%), Forte Capital LLC ADV (0.01%) and Welch & Forbes LLC (0.01%). Company insiders that own VMware stock include Amy Fliegelman Olli, Andrew M Cohen, Cynthia Gaylor, Edward Hieatt, Jean Pierre Brulard, Maurizio Carli, Onsi Fakhouri, P Kevan Krysler, Patrick P Gelsinger, Rajiv Ramaswami, Rangarajan (Raghu) Raghuram, Robert C Mee, Sanjay Poonen, Scott Yara, William Cook and Zane Rowe.
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Which major investors are selling VMware stock?

VMW stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A., Abner Herrman & Brock LLC, MEAG MUNICH ERGO Kapitalanlagegesellschaft mbH, Nepsis Inc., State of Alaska Department of Revenue, OneAscent Financial Services LLC, DNB Asset Management AS, and Gillespie Robinson & Grimm Inc.. Company insiders that have sold VMware company stock in the last year include Amy Fliegelman Olli, Jean Pierre Brulard, Rajiv Ramaswami, Rangarajan (Raghu) Raghuram, Sanjay Poonen, and Zane Rowe.
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Which major investors are buying VMware stock?

VMW stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bennicas & Associates Inc., Kestra Advisory Services LLC, Exchange Traded Concepts LLC, Forte Capital LLC ADV, Welch & Forbes LLC, Sicart Associates LLC, NuWave Investment Management LLC, and Scharf Investments LLC.
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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 WeBull, 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 $134.50.

How big of a company is VMware?

VMware has a market capitalization of $56.46 billion and generates $10.81 billion in revenue each year. The virtualization software provider earns $6.41 billion in net income (profit) each year or $4.51 on an earnings per share basis. VMware employs 31,000 workers across the globe.

What is VMware's official website?

The official website for VMware is 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]

This page was last updated on 1/24/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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