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VMW

VMware

$148.15

0.11 (0.07%)

, PVTL

Pivotal Software

$13.69

0.01 (0.07%)

07:14
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VMware price target lowered to $200 from $220 at Oppenheimer

Oppenheimer analyst Ittai Kidron lowered his price target for VMware (VMW) to $200 from $220 and maintained an Outperform rating after the company delivered a "solid" quarter with "strong" billings metrics, adjusted guidance for Q3 and FY20 and announced plans to acquire Pivotal Software (PVTL) and Carbon Black (CBLK). In a research note to investors, Kidron says he has "mixed feelings" and is "less constructive" on Pivotal's deal merits, but understands VMware's efforts to complement its infrastructure-oriented portfolio with modern application development and endpoint security assets. He believes the shares will likely remain range-bound until VMware proves it can execute and drive top-line growth synergies.

VMW

VMware

$148.15

0.11 (0.07%)

PVTL

Pivotal Software

$13.69

0.01 (0.07%)

CBLK

Carbon Black

$24.52

1.77 (7.78%)

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VMW VMware
$148.15

0.11 (0.07%)

08/23/19
NEED
08/23/19
DOWNGRADE
NEED
Hold
Pivotal Software downgraded to Hold from Buy at Needham
Needham analyst Jack Andrews downgraded Pivotal Software (PVTL) after yesterday's announcement that it is being acquired by VMWare (VMW) at $2.7B. The analyst notes that the implied multiple of 3.6-times enterprise value to consensus FY20 revenue is too low, but he does not expect the deal to encounter any competing offers.
08/23/19
RAJA
08/23/19
NO CHANGE
Target $185
RAJA
Outperform
VMware price target lowered to $185 from $206 at Raymond James
Raymond James analyst Michael Turits lowered his price target on VMware (VMW) to $185 to reflect the lighter than expected Q3 guidance, with license revenue forecast coming in "light on a mix shift to ratable SaaS". The analyst is keeping his Outperform rating howerver, stating that VMware's growth remains otherwise "impressive" at 12% for revenue, 13% bookings, and 17% billings in spite of the weaker enterprise IT spending environment which has weighed on other on-premise server and networking companies. Turits further states that the acquisitions of Pivotal Software (PVTL) and Carbon Black (CBLK) may not be "transformative" but are "logically incremental" and made with "reasonable valuations".
08/23/19
JEFF
08/23/19
NO CHANGE
Target $198
JEFF
Buy
VMware price target lowered to $198 from $213 at Jefferies
Jefferies analyst John DiFucci lowered his price target on VMware (VMW) to $198, saying that while the company posted a "solid" Q2, its Q3 guidance was affected by the revenue mix shift to "more ratable business". The analyst is keeping his Buy rating on the stock and contends that investors may be over-estimating the decline of its core compute business which has been "more resilient" lately. DiFucci further contends that VMware's deals with public cloud providers "extend the relevance" of its core business. The analyst adds that the company's Pivotal Software (PVTL) acquisition "makes sense" and comes at an "attractive" value, while the deal for Carbon Black (CBLK) comes with some "execution risk" because of the high level of competition in the corporate endpoint security sector.
08/23/19
KEYB
08/23/19
NO CHANGE
Target $182
KEYB
Overweight
VMware price target lowered to $182 from $214 at KeyBanc
KeyBanc analyst Alex Kurtz lowered his price target on VMware (VMW) to $182, saying the company generated "solid" billings upside with its Q2 results, but its announced acquisitions of Pivotal Software (PVTL) and Carbon Black (CBLK) may lead to some investor concerns with execution and use of funds. The analyst is keeping his Overweight rating on the shares longer term and sees the deals reflecting VMware's intentions to "modernize and secure" the company's core compute franchise.
PVTL Pivotal Software
$13.69

0.01 (0.07%)

08/21/19
BMOC
08/21/19
NO CHANGE
Target $160
BMOC
Outperform
VMware price target lowered to $160 from $198 at BMO Capital
BMO Capital analyst Keith Bachman lowered his price target on VMware (VMW) to $160 to reflect the "formidable" headwinds seen in on-premise spending, noting that the company's Q4 ramp guidance is unlikely to be realized. The analyst also contends that VMWare's deal with Pivotal Software (PVTL) comes with "governance issues" and conflicts of interest related to Dell (DELL), which may weigh on the company's multiple expansion. Bachman still keeps his Outperform rating on VMware and sees its core compute and management businesses remaining "healthy".
CBLK Carbon Black
$24.52

1.77 (7.78%)

05/23/19
COWN
05/23/19
INITIATION
Target $18
COWN
Market Perform
Carbon Black initiated with a Market Perform at Cowen
Cowen analyst Nick Yako initiated Carbon Black with a Market Perform rating and $18 price target, saying the company is well positioned as more businesses look to deploy endpoint protection in the cloud over the next 3-5 years. In a research note to investors, Yako says he believes the company's decision to pivot to a cloud first company was the right move, although the transition will take time as high growth in the cloud business will be offset by a relatively flat on-premise business.
06/28/19
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Crowdstrike 'stands out' in endpoint security market, says OTR Global
In a note to investors earlier, OTR Global said its checks with security distributors, resellers and system integrators showed that in a continued strong endpoint security market in Q2, CrowdStrike (CRWD) gained ground against incumbent vendors. The firm also noted that Carbon Black's (CBLK) Q2 endpoint sales met or exceeded plan for the majority of 11 partners the firm checked with and that only one of 14 sources said that Symantec's (SYMC) endpoint sales exceeded expectations in the quarter.

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