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What Do Analysts Recommend for FireEye?

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Shareholder returns and stock trends

As of November 4, 2015, FireEye (FEYE) has generated returns of -15.5% for the trailing 12 months (or TTM) and -12.5% in the trailing-one-month period. The share price of the firm has increased by 6.3% in the trailing-five-day period.

FireEye’s (FEYE) peers Fortinet (FTNT), Splunk (SPLK), and Gemalto have generated returns of 2.5%, 4.9%, and -3.6%, respectively, in the trailing-five-day period.

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Moving averages

On November 4, 2015, the last trading price of FireEye (FEYE) was $29.1. The company was trading 1.5% below its 20-day moving average of $29.40, 12.8% below its 50-day moving average of $33.20, and 27.8% below its 100-day moving average of $40.0.

Moving average convergence divergence and relative strength index

The MACD (or moving average convergence divergence) is the difference between the short-term and long-term moving averages of a firm. FireEye’s (FEYE) 14-day MACD of -1.85 shows a downward trading trend, as the figure is negative.

The 14-day relative strength index (or RSI) for FireEye is 45, which shows that the stock was somewhat overbought. If the RSI is above 70, it indicates the stock is overbought. An RSI figure below 30 suggests that a stock has been oversold.

FireEye (FEYE) constitutes 0.04% of the iShares Russell 1000 Growth ETF (IWF) and 0.82% of the iShares North American Tech-Software ETF (IGV).

Analyst recommendations

Out of 33 analysts covering FireEye (FEYE), 15 have a “buy” recommendation, 18 have a “hold” recommendation, and none of the analysts recommend a “sell.” The analyst stock price target for the company is $45.2 with a median target estimate of $47.0. FireEye (QLYS) is trading at a discount of 38.4% with respect to its median target.

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