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+1.22%
After Hours :
9.95
0.00
0.00%

Open

9.82

Previous Close

9.83

Volume (Avg)

1.78M (4.95M)

Day's Range

9.74-9.96

52Wk Range

7.66-10.99

Market Cap.

4.25B

Dividend Rate (Yield )

0.14 (0.71%)

Beta

0.86

Shares Outstanding

432.00M

P/E Ratio (EPS)

20.28 (0.48)

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Fundamentals
  • Key statistics
  • Growth
  • Profitability
  • Financial health
  • Price ratios
  • Trading statistics
Industry Data Storage
Highlights
Analyst Recommendation: Outperform
    • Revenue

    • 2.22B

    • Net Income

    • 208.62M

    • Market Cap.

    • 4.25B

    • Enterprise Value

    • -

    • Net Profit Margin %

    • 9.92

    • PEG (Price/Earnings Growth) Ratio

    • 2.17

    • Beta

    • 0.86

    • Forward P/E

    • 11.24

    • Price/Sales

    • 2.01

    • Price/Book Value

    • 1.82

    • Price/Cash flow

    • 7.76

      • EBITDA

      • 569.84M

      • Return on Capital %

      • 6.14

      • Return on Equity %

      • 9.42

      • Return on Assets %

      • 6.14

      • Book Value/Share

      • 5.41

      • Shares Outstanding

      • 432.00M

      • Last Split Factor (Date)

      • -

      • Last Dividend (Ex-Date)

      • 0.04 (9/8/2014)

      • Dividend Declaration Date

      • 8/25/2014

      Analyst Recommendation
      10/21/2014
      Outperform
        • 1 Year Price Target

        • 11.25

        • Credit Rating

        • -

        • Analysts

        • 6

        • EPS Estimate

        • 0.77

        • Cashflow Estimate

        • 1.08

        Morningstar Consensus estimate data
        • Growth Rate (%)

        • Company

        • Industry

          • Sales (Revenue)

            Q/Q (last year)

          • 1.70

          • 2.62

          • Net Income

            YTD/YTD (last year)

          • 6.90

          • -10.82

          • Net Income

            Q/Q (last year)

          • -26.40

          • 10.91

          • Sales (Revenue)

            5-Year Annual Average

          • 8.67

          • 42.11

          • Net Income

            5-Year Annual Average

          • 4.50

          • 9.43

          • Dividends

            5-Year Annual Average

          • -

          • 73.04

          • Profit Margins (%)

          • Company

          • Industry

            • Gross Margin

            • 65.80

            • 52.35

            • Pre-Tax Margin

            • 14.09

            • 14.83

            • Net Profit Margin

            • 9.92

            • 11.39

            • Average Gross Margin

              5-Year Annual Average

            • 59.40

            • 52.46

            • Average Pre-Tax Margin

              5-Year Annual Average

            • 6.10

            • 14.39

            • Average Net Profit Margin

              5-Year Annual Average

            • 4.40

            • 141.92B

            • Financial Ratios

            • Company

            • Industry

              • Debt/Equity Ratio

              • 0.25

              • 0.28

              • Current Ratio

              • 3.06

              • 1.68

              • Quick Ratio

              • 2.66

              • 1.34

              • Interest Coverage

              • 9.44

              • 19.67

              • Leverage Ratio

              • 1.54

              • 1.97

              • Book Value/Share

              • 5.41

              • 11.54

              • Price Ratios

              • Company

              • Industry

                • Current P/E Ratio

                • 19.61

                • 19.31

                • P/E Ratio 5-Year High

                • 22.68

                • 97.41

                • P/E Ratio 5-Year Low

                • 6.56

                • 61.53

                • Price/Sales Ratio

                • 1.95

                • 2.04

                • Price/Book Value

                • 1.76

                • 2.83

                • Price/Cash Flow Ratio

                • 7.76

                • 9.40

                • Key Metrics

                • Company

                • Industry

                  • Return on Equity %

                    (5-Year Average)

                  • 9.42

                    (4.40)

                  • 14.22

                    (13.68)

                  • Return on Assets %

                    (5-Year Average)

                  • 6.14

                    (2.80)

                  • 7.26

                    (7.54)

                  • Return on Capital %

                    (5-Year Average)

                  • 8.38

                    (5.50)

                  • 10.93

                    (11.28)

                  • Income/Employee

                  • 52.81k

                  • 33.24k

                  • Inventory Turnover

                  • 16.55

                  • 7.34

                  • Asset Turnover

                  • 0.62

                  • 0.64

                  Current Historical
                  Financials
                  • Income Statement
                  • Balance Sheet
                  • Cash Flow
                  Operating Income
                  308.48M
                  Operating Margin
                  13.88
                  Total Equity
                  -
                  Retained Earnings
                  -
                  Free Cashflow
                  -
                  Price/Cashflow
                  7.76
                  Ownership

                  Institutional Ownership

                  97.36%

                  Top 10 Institutions

                  41.81%

                  Mutual Fund Ownership

                  44.46%

                  Float

                  86.39%

                  5% / Insider Ownership

                  0.55%

                  Corporate insiders or major stockholders reporting trading activity in the stock.

                  Top Mutual Fund Owners

                  Top Institutional Owners

                  Mutual Fund Name

                  Institution Name

                  • Mutual Fund Name

                  • Shares Held

                  • % Change

                  • % Outstanding

                  • JHancock Disciplined Value Fund

                  •  

                    7,537,233

                  • 0.00

                  • 1.74

                  • Vanguard Small Cap Index

                  •  

                    7,437,826

                  • -0.34

                  • 1.72

                  • Vanguard Total Stock Mkt Idx

                  •  

                    6,955,978

                  • 0.16

                  • 1.61

                  • JHancock Disciplined Value Mid Cap Fund

                  •  

                    4,278,435

                  • 1.65

                  • 0.99

                  • Vanguard Small Cap Value Index Fund

                  •  

                    3,990,289

                  • 1.26

                  • 0.92

                  • Vanguard Extended Market Index Fund

                  •  

                    3,900,070

                  • -3.84

                  • 0.90

                  • Fidelity® Mid-Cap Stock Fund

                  •  

                    3,800,200

                  • 0.00

                  • 0.88

                  • Robeco Boston Partners L/S Rsrch Fd

                  •  

                    3,800,012

                  • 11.89

                  • 0.89

                  • Institution Name

                  • Shares Held

                  • % Change

                  • % Outstanding

                  • Robeco Investment Management, Inc.

                  •  

                    37,388,766

                  • -16.87%

                  • 8.73

                  • Franklin Advisers, Inc.

                  •  

                    31,218,998

                  • +1,785.27%

                  • 7.17

                  • Vanguard Group, Inc.

                  •  

                    26,611,199

                  • -0.11%

                  • 6.21

                  • AllianceBernstein LP

                  •  

                    21,282,680

                  • +62.14%

                  • 4.97

                  • AQR Capital Management LLC

                  •  

                    14,887,407

                  • +16.86%

                  • 3.48

                  • BlackRock Fund Advisors

                  •  

                    10,804,539

                  • -6.96%

                  • 2.52

                  • Fidelity Management and Research Company

                  •  

                    10,776,738

                  • -28.12%

                  • 2.52

                  • BMO Asset Management Inc.

                  •  

                    9,563,672

                  • +17.19%

                  • 2.23

                  • LSV Asset Management

                  •  

                    8,524,099

                  • +21.46%

                  • 1.99

                  • Lazard Asset Management LLC

                  •  

                    8,517,365

                  • +9,954.14%

                  • 1.99

                  Company Profile

                  Sector

                  Technology

                  Industry

                  Data Storage

                  Type

                  Cyclical

                  Style

                  Mid Value

                  Brocade Communications Systems Inc was incorporated in California on August 24, 1995 and reincorporated in Delaware on May 14, 1999. The Company is a supplier of networking equipment, including Internet Protocol based Ethernet networ...moreking solutions and storage area networking solutions for businesses and organizations of many types and sizes, including global enterprises, and service providers such as telecommunication firms, cable operators and mobile carriers. The Company’s products, services and solutions simplify information technology infrastructure, increase resource utilization, ensure availability of mission critical applications, and support key IT services including Internet connectivity, enterprise mobility, virtualization, and cloud computing. The Company’s storage networking products and...more services are designed to help customers reduce the cost and complexity of managing business information within a shared data storage environment, while enabling high levels of availability of mission critical business applications. In addition, its products and services assist customers in the development and delivery of storage and server consolidation, disaster recovery and data security, and in meeting compliance issues regarding data management. The Company’s enterprise-class Layer 2 and Layer 3 switches and routers are designed to connect users in an enterprise network, enabling network connectivity such as access to the Internet, network-based communications such as voice over IP, and higher levels of collaboration through unified messaging applications and greater degrees of productivity through mobility. The Company’s Layer 4 – 7 platforms, including the Brocade ServerIron and ServerIron ADX family of products, are designed for application traffic management and server load balancing, allowing customers to improve the performance of specific applications or improve the performance of a server farm. The Company’s education and training organization delivers technical education and training to its partners and their customers on its technology that encompasses design, implementation and management solutions. The Company competes with companies, such as Alcatel-Lucent, Arista Networks, Avaya Inc., Enterasys Networks, Inc., Extreme Networks, Inc., F5 Networks, Inc., Dell/Force10 Networks, Inc., HP, Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd., IBM and Juniper Networks, Inc. The Company has manufacturing arrangements with Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd., Sanmina-SCI Corporation, Asteel Flash Group, Accton Wireless Broadband Corporation, Motorola, Inc. and Quanta Computer Incorporated, under which the Company provides product forecasts and places purchase orders in advance of the scheduled delivery of products to its customers. The Company’s products and services are marketed, sold and supported to end-user customers through distribution partners, including original equipment manufacturers, distributors, systems integrators, value-added resellers and directly to end-users by its sales force.lessless

                  Key People

                  Lloyd A. Carney

                  CEO/Director

                  David L. House

                  Chairman of the Board/Director

                  Daniel W. Fairfax

                  CFO/Chief Accounting Officer/Vice President, Divisional

                  Ken K. Cheng

                  Chief Technology Officer/Vice President, Divisional

                  Mr. L. William Krause

                  Director

                  • Brocade Communications Systems Inc

                  • 130 Holger Way

                  • San Jose, CA 95134

                  • USA.Map

                  • Phone: +1 408 333-8000

                  • Fax: +1 408 487-8101

                  • brocade.com

                  Incorporated

                  1995

                  Employees

                  4,143

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