EPS for VMware, Inc. (VMW) Expected At $1.14

August 13, 2018 - By Peter Erickson

VMware, Inc. (NYSE:VMW) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 0.74 in 2018 Q1. Its down 0.13, from 0.87 in 2017Q4. It dived, as 68 investors sold VMware, Inc. shares while 154 reduced holdings. 62 funds opened positions while 103 raised stakes. 79.49 million shares or 10.15% less from 88.47 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported.
Kbc Group Incorporated Nv holds 0.42% in VMware, Inc. (NYSE:VMW) or 371,333 shares. Sumitomo Life Ins Company reported 18,425 shares or 0.3% of all its holdings. Barclays Public Limited Co reported 188,881 shares stake. Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft Fi has 2,260 shares. Us Bankshares De stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in VMware, Inc. (NYSE:VMW). Benjamin F Edwards holds 239 shares. Etrade Capital Mgmt Limited Liability holds 0.04% or 9,879 shares in its portfolio. Natl Asset Mngmt holds 0.04% of its portfolio in VMware, Inc. (NYSE:VMW) for 2,333 shares. Manufacturers Life Insur Co The holds 0% or 12,561 shares. Gilman Hill Asset Mngmt Ltd reported 6,085 shares or 0.32% of all its holdings. 5,054 are held by Pitcairn. Cisco Inc owns 1.93M shares for 36.56% of their portfolio. Stratos Wealth Prtn Limited invested in 0.01% or 1,609 shares. Amp Capital Investors Ltd accumulated 54,291 shares. World Asset Mngmt has 2,486 shares.

Since June 1, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 5 insider sales for $16.62 million activity. Krysler P. Kevan sold 13,485 shares worth $2.14 million. Rowe Zane sold $1.11 million worth of stock. RAMASWAMI RAJIV also sold $4.28 million worth of VMware, Inc. (NYSE:VMW) shares. Raghuram Rangarajan (Raghu) also sold $5.89 million worth of VMware, Inc. (NYSE:VMW) on Monday, July 9.

Analysts expect VMware, Inc. (NYSE:VMW) to report $1.14 EPS on August, 23.They anticipate $0.26 EPS change or 29.55 % from last quarter’s $0.88 EPS. VMW’s profit would be $463.82 million giving it 33.60 P/E if the $1.14 EPS is correct. After having $0.87 EPS previously, VMware, Inc.’s analysts see 31.03 % EPS growth. The stock decreased 0.36% or $0.55 during the last trading session, reaching $153.21. About 508,062 shares traded. VMware, Inc. (NYSE:VMW) has risen 41.00% since August 13, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 28.43% the S&P500.

VMware, Inc. (NYSE:VMW) Ratings Coverage

Among 16 analysts covering VMware Inc (NYSE:VMW), 9 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 56% are positive. VMware Inc had 21 analyst reports since February 15, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was downgraded by Hilliard Lyons on Friday, March 2 to “Neutral”. The firm has “Hold” rating by Maxim Group given on Tuesday, March 6. The stock has “Overweight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Friday, June 1. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, March 2 report. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Thursday, March 1 with “Buy”. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Tuesday, May 22 by Oppenheimer. On Wednesday, February 28 the stock rating was maintained by Wells Fargo with “Hold”. The stock has “Market Perform” rating by Wells Fargo on Tuesday, July 10. Robert W. Baird maintained the stock with “Outperform” rating in Friday, March 2 report. Barclays Capital maintained VMware, Inc. (NYSE:VMW) rating on Friday, June 1. Barclays Capital has “Overweight” rating and $160 target.

VMware, Inc. provides virtualization and cloud infrastructure solutions in the United States and internationally. The company has market cap of $62.34 billion. The Company’s virtualization infrastructure solutions includes a suite of services and products designed to deliver a software-defined data center, run on industry-standard desktop computers, servers, and mobile devices; and supports a range of operating system and application environments, as well as networking and storage infrastructures. It has a 49.89 P/E ratio. The firm offers 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; storage and availability products that provide data storage and protection options; network and security products; and management and automation products to manage and automate overarching IT processes involved in provisioning IT services and resources to users from initial infrastructure deployment to retirement.

More notable recent VMware, Inc. (NYSE:VMW) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “VMware to Announce Fiscal Year 2019 Second Quarter Financial Results on Thursday, August 23, 2018” on August 09, 2018, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “VMware Accelerates 5G Readiness for Communications Service Providers with Intent to Acquire Dell EMC Service …” published on August 09, 2018, Bizjournals.com published: “Dell to sell 5G division to VMware as it seeks to go public” on August 11, 2018. More interesting news about VMware, Inc. (NYSE:VMW) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “VMware Is Ready To Soar Without Dell” published on July 17, 2018 as well as Globenewswire.com‘s news article titled: “Malala Yousafzai to Speak at VMworld 2018” with publication date: August 09, 2018.

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