VMware Stock Forecast, Price & News

-4.15 (-2.44 %)
(As of 04/20/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $165.88
50-Day Range
MA: $150.28
52-Week Range
Now: $165.88
Volume1.51 million shs
Average Volume1.45 million shs
Market Capitalization$69.54 billion
P/E Ratio44.12
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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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Prepackaged software
Sub-IndustrySystems Software
Year Founded1998



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$10.81 billion
Cash Flow$8.32 per share
Book Value$16.78 per share


Net Income$6.41 billion


Market Cap$69.54 billion
Next Earnings Date5/27/2021 (Estimated)


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Overall MarketRank

1.12 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

611th out of 1,547 stocks

Prepackaged Software Industry

141st out of 284 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.3Community Rank: 2.7Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
-4.15 (-2.44 %)
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VMware (NYSE:VMW) Frequently Asked Questions

Is VMware a buy right now?

22 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for VMware in the last year. There are currently 11 hold ratings and 11 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" VMware stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than VMware?

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When is VMware's next earnings date?

VMware is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, May 27th 2021.
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How were VMware's earnings last quarter?

VMware, Inc. (NYSE:VMW) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, February, 25th. The virtualization software provider reported $2.21 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $1.43 by $0.78. The virtualization software provider earned $3.29 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $3.23 billion. VMware had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 27.10% and a net margin of 13.75%.
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How has VMware's stock been impacted by Coronavirus?

VMware's stock was trading at $106.01 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, VMW shares have increased by 56.5% and is now trading at $165.88.
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What price target have analysts set for VMW?

22 brokerages have issued 1-year price objectives for VMware's shares. Their forecasts range from $145.00 to $200.00. On average, they anticipate VMware's share price to reach $173.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 4.3% from the stock's current price.
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Who are VMware's key executives?

VMware's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Zane C. Rowe, CFO, Exec. VP & Interim CEO (Age 50, Pay $1.68M)
  • Mr. Rangarajan Raghuram, Chief Operating Officer of Products & Cloud Services (Age 58, Pay $1.28M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Sanjay J. Poonen, Chief Operating Officer of Customer Operations (Age 51, Pay $1.33M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • 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 (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Paul Ziots, VP of Investor Relations
  • Ms. Amy Fliegelman Olli, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 57) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Ms. Joan MacNeil Stone, Sr. VP & Chief Communications Officer
  • Mr. Jean-Pierre Brulard, Exec. VP of Worldwide Sales (Age 62)

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.

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).

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 a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Gillespie Robinson & Grimm Inc. (0.05%), Nepsis Inc. (0.02%), Welch & Forbes LLC (0.01%), Campbell Capital Management Inc. (0.01%), First National Bank of Mount Dora Trust Investment Services (0.01%) and Royal London Asset Management Ltd. (0.01%). Company insiders that own VMware stock include Amy Fliegelman Olli, Andrew M Cohen, Cynthia Gaylor, 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 Abner Herrman & Brock LLC, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, MEAG MUNICH ERGO Kapitalanlagegesellschaft mbH, Campbell Capital Management Inc., and Valeo Financial Advisors LLC. Company insiders that have sold VMware company stock in the last year include Amy Fliegelman Olli, Jean Pierre Brulard, Patrick P Gelsinger, Rajiv Ramaswami, Rangarajan (Raghu) Raghuram, Sanjay Poonen, and Zane Rowe.
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Which major investors are buying VMware stock?

VMW stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Beech Hill Advisors Inc., First National Bank of Mount Dora Trust Investment Services, Nepsis Inc., Buffington Mohr McNeal, DnB Asset Management AS, Gillespie Robinson & Grimm Inc., TrimTabs Asset Management LLC, and Welch & Forbes 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.
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What is VMware's stock price today?

One share of VMW stock can currently be purchased for approximately $165.88.

How much money does VMware make?

VMware has a market capitalization of $69.54 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.

How many employees does VMware have?

VMware employs 29,450 workers across the globe.

Does VMware have any subsidiaries?

The following companies are subsidiares of VMware: 3401 Hillview LLC, A.W.S. Holding LLC, AirWatch LLC, Akimbi Systems, Apteligent, Arkin, Arkinnet Software Private Limited, Avi Networks, B-hive Networks, Bitnami, Blue Lane Technologies, Boxer, Carbon Black, CloudCoreo, CloudHealth Technologies, CloudVelox, CloudVolumes, Desktone, Determina, Digital Fuel, DynamicOps, E8 Security, Heptio, Immidio, Integrien, Lastline, Nicira Inc., Nicira Networks, Nyansa, Octarine, PLUMgrid, PacketMotion Inc, Pivotal, SaltStack, Shavlik Technologies, SlideRocket, Socialcast, Spring, Taiwan VMware Information Technology LLC, Thinstall inc, TriCipher, VMware (Thailand) Co. Ltd., VMware AirWatch, VMware Australia Pty Ltd, VMware Belgium, VMware Bulgaria EOOD, VMware Canada Inc., VMware Costa Rica Ltda., VMware Denmark ApS, VMware Eastern Europe, VMware France SAS, VMware Global Inc., VMware Hong Kong Limited, VMware Information Technology (China) Co. Ltd, VMware International Limited, VMware International Marketing Limited, VMware Israel Ltd., VMware Italy S.r.l., VMware K.K., VMware Korea Co. Ltd., VMware Malaysia SDN. BHD., VMware Marketing Austria GmbH, VMware Middle East FZ-LLC, VMware NZ Company, VMware Netherlands B.V., VMware SD-WAN, VMware Saudi Limited, VMware Singapore Pte. Ltd., VMware Software India Private Limited, VMware Software e Serviços Brasil Ltda., VMware Spain S.L., VMware Sweden AB, VMware Switzerland GmbH, VMware Turkey Software Solutions and Services Company Limited, VMware UK Limited, VeloCloud Networks Private Limited, Velocloud Networks LLC, Virsto Software, Wanova, Wanova Technologies Ltd., WaveMaker, Wavefront, and Wavefront LLC.

When was VMware founded?

VMware was founded in 1998.

What is VMware's official website?

The official website for VMware is www.vmware.com.

Where are VMware's headquarters?

VMware is headquartered at 3401 HILLVIEW AVENUE, PALO ALTO CA, 94304.

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 4/21/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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