VMware, Inc. (NYSE:VMW) has analysts on the Bullish side this week.

December 7, 2017 - By Louis Casey

 VMware, Inc. (NYSE:VMW) has analysts on the Bullish side this week.
Investors sentiment decreased to 1.21 in 2017 Q2. Its down 0.33, from 1.54 in 2017Q1. It worsened, as 45 investors sold VMware, Inc. shares while 123 reduced holdings. 60 funds opened positions while 143 raised stakes. 86.40 million shares or 2.10% more from 84.63 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported.
Natixis stated it has 0% in VMware, Inc. (NYSE:VMW). 4,319 were reported by Neuberger Berman Ltd Liability. Gmt Cap Corp accumulated 1.21M shares. Panagora Asset stated it has 205,518 shares or 0.07% of all its holdings. Bokf Na invested 0.02% in VMware, Inc. (NYSE:VMW). The California-based Strategic Limited Liability Company has invested 0.24% in VMware, Inc. (NYSE:VMW). Robeco Institutional Asset Bv holds 0.7% or 1.24 million shares. Hanson Mcclain Incorporated stated it has 0% in VMware, Inc. (NYSE:VMW). Stifel Financial invested 0.03% in VMware, Inc. (NYSE:VMW). D E Shaw & Co Incorporated has 1.39 million shares for 0.2% of their portfolio. Financial Management holds 0% or 49 shares. Renaissance Technologies holds 2.11M shares. Forte Limited Liability Com Adv holds 20,770 shares. Credit Agricole S A invested in 0.01% or 40,082 shares. Private Advisor Ltd reported 2,517 shares.

VMware, Inc. (NYSE:VMW) Ratings Coverage

Among 46 analysts covering VMware Inc (NYSE:VMW), 20 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 26 Hold. Therefore 43% are positive. VMware Inc had 156 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Jefferies maintained the shares of VMW in report on Friday, July 7 with “Buy” rating. The stock has “Outperform” rating by Robert W. Baird on Tuesday, September 1. The firm has “Mkt Perform” rating given on Wednesday, January 27 by FBR Capital. The rating was maintained by FBN Securities on Monday, August 14 with “Buy”. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, August 11 by Jefferies. The rating was maintained by Drexel with “Hold” on Wednesday, October 21. The stock has “Outperform” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Wednesday, August 23. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, June 2 by Oppenheimer. Cowen & Co maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Friday, August 25 report. Macquarie Research downgraded VMware, Inc. (NYSE:VMW) on Wednesday, October 21 to “Neutral” rating. Below is a list of VMware, Inc. (NYSE:VMW) latest ratings and price target changes.

01/12/2017 Broker: Raymond James Rating: Buy New Target: $135.0 Maintain
01/12/2017 Broker: Oppenheimer Rating: Outperform Old Target: $120.00 New Target: $135.00 Maintain
01/12/2017 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Rating: Buy Old Target: $150.00 New Target: $152.00 Maintain
01/12/2017 Broker: Barclays Capital Rating: Buy New Target: $145.0 Maintain
01/12/2017 Broker: Cowen & Co Rating: Hold New Target: $130.0 Maintain
01/12/2017 Broker: Gabelli Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Hold Downgrade
01/12/2017 Broker: Drexel Hamilton Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Hold Downgrade
01/12/2017 Broker: BMO Capital Markets Old Rating: Market Perform New Rating: Outperform Old Target: $114 Upgrade
01/12/2017 Broker: Deutsche Bank Rating: Buy New Target: $145.0 Maintain
30/11/2017 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Buy New Target: $140.0 Maintain

The stock increased 0.47% or $0.55 during the last trading session, reaching $117.22. About 2.31M shares traded or 21.04% up from the average. VMware, Inc. (NYSE:VMW) has risen 57.35% since December 7, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 40.65% the S&P500.

VMware, Inc. provides virtualization and cloud infrastructure solutions in the United States and internationally. The company has market cap of $47.34 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 42.2 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 Inc. Q3 Profit Advances 14%” on November 30, 2017, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “VMware: Stay Long” published on December 01, 2017, Seekingalpha.com published: “VMware: Stellar Q3 Means The Growth Is Likely To Continue” on December 02, 2017. More interesting news about VMware, Inc. (NYSE:VMW) were released by: Investorplace.com and their article: “VMware, Inc. (VMW) Surges on Year-to-Year Revenue Growth” published on November 30, 2017 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “VMware: Discovering Growth Again” with publication date: November 27, 2017.

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