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VMware is a leader in software for virtual computing, allowing companies to integrate and manage their cloud infrastructure.
I like and use the technology, but the valuation on this is just getting ridiculous. I would highly suggest that anyone currently thumbing up this stock instead thumb up EMC, as its valuation is much more sane, and then you still get exposure to VMW as well.
VMWare's cloud and virtualization technology is the future. Virtualization will extend beyond machines to networks and potential other services.
we run several VM servers... as the advantages to running these VMs become clearer to IT executives they will become even more widely adopted.
With the diversion of Sliderocket out of the way, VMW can get back to what it does best.
IBD EPS, RS, SPROE, Acc ratings plus P/E and div yieldSOFTWARE 97 6 AD+ 25PE
- Margin not sustainable, VMW is now charging a real server's price for a virtual machine- Competitors start to take away customers- Big industry players start to rally behind Openstack
2-14-2013, VMW @ $73.38. S&P = 1,520.Market Cap = 31.5B, P/B = 5.71, P/E = 43.19, DIV = 0. Growth stock, self touted as the "CISCO KILLER" . . . will replace CSCO's routers and other communication hardware with VMW's prorietary software applications (??). Started without LIMIT SET at "52 week low" in the midst of a Bullish market. Need information sources and some sort of outside/professional confirmation. For personal portfolio, need to see it at 50% of 52 week high . . . about 20% lower at approx. $60/share.
Core virtualization market close to saturation, meeting fierce specialized competition in network virtualization -- growth slowing, stock still priced as a fast grower though it isn't any more -- still a good company, but it's going to face a serious "price reset".
http://www.insider-monitor.com/trading/cik1124610.htmlplus the deep = oooooohhhhhh yyyyeeeeaaaaaaa
.........over 170 mill in insider buying since november
Oversold. Still growing at a good pace and this pullback presents a good entry point.
Leader in the cloud. PIck up after large drop
Oversold for a good growing company in an area of technology still very relevant
Everybody is going to need VMWARE so they can have a virtual copy of Windows 7 in their Windows 8 environment.
VMWare is a leader in the virtualization space, a growing market with the ongoing "cloud" movement, and is well positioned to extend its dominance with EMC's backing. Buying at such a discount doesn't hurt either.
It's a trap!It's at its 52 week low, and my own trend analysis on stocks shows a good chance of bouncing back in a significant way when a stock plummets more than 15% in a day (unless there's significantly negative news). Especially when strong, blue chip stocks are involved. "Institutions can't repel great deals on this magnitude!" VMWare is losing market share to some competitors, but it is still a major player in its business. I don't believe it's prospects have diminished to a point where this price accurately represents its market value. Some important figures (IMO):P/E: 45.28 and 92% approval from Motley Fool All-Star Players show strong, positive sentiment towards this stock.EPS: 1.72ROA: 6.60 (Industrial Average: 7.90)ROE: 10.50 (IA: 11.70)Accounts Recievable Turnover: 6.80 (above IA)Asset Turnover: 0.50 (IA: 0.80)PEG Ratio: 45.28/28.40 = 1.59The statistics aren't the best I've seen, but they're also above average.
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