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+1.22%
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9.95
0.00
0.00%

Open

9.82

Previous Close

9.83

Volume (Avg)

1.78M (4.94M)

Day's Range

9.74-9.96

52Wk Range

7.77-10.99

Market Cap.

4.30B

Dividend Rate (Yield )

0.14 (0.70%)

Beta

0.86

Shares Outstanding

432.00M

P/E Ratio (EPS)

20.53 (0.48)

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

    • 2.22B

    • Net Income

    • 208.62M

    • Market Cap.

    • 4.30B

    • Enterprise Value

    • -

    • Net Profit Margin %

    • 9.92

    • PEG (Price/Earnings Growth) Ratio

    • 2.17

    • Beta

    • 0.86

    • Forward P/E

    • 11.38

    • Price/Sales

    • 2.04

    • Price/Book Value

    • 1.84

    • 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

                  • Shares Short

                    as of -

                  • -

                  • Short Ratio

                    as of -

                  • -

                  • Short % of Float

                    as of -

                  • -

                  • Shares Short

                    prior month

                  • -

                  • Trailing Annual Dividend Yield

                  • -

                  • 5 Year Average Dividend Yield

                  • -

                  • Key Metrics

                  • Company

                    • Payout Ratio

                    • 7.22

                    • Dividend Date

                    • 8/25/2014

                    • Ex-Dividend Date

                    • 9/8/2014

                    • Last Split Factor

                      new per old

                    • -

                    • Last Split Date

                    • -

                    • 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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