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  • Does Palo Alto Pose a Real Competition to FireEye in Cybersecurity?
    Company & Industry Overviews

    Does Palo Alto Pose a Real Competition to FireEye in Cybersecurity?

    FireEye (FEYE) employs malware sandboxing technology to identify advanced security threats before they intrude and infect a network.

    By Anne Shields
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Israeli Shekel Rose, Central Bank Kept Rates Unchanged

    The Israeli shekel rose against the US dollar on November 23, 2015. The central bank of Israel kept the interest rates unchanged at 0.1%.

    By David Meyer
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    Earnings Report

    Can Cisco Continue Revenue Growth in Its Security Business?

    According to IDC, the worldwide security appliance market grew YoY in vendor revenues and unit shipments in 2Q16 (fiscal 4Q16 for Cisco).

    By Adam Rogers
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    Technology & Communications

    How Could Cyphort’s Acquisition Benefit Juniper Networks?

    In September 2017, Juniper Networks (JNPR) announced that it would acquire software security company Cyphort for an undisclosed sum.

    By Adam Rogers
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    Earnings Report

    What Impacted Cisco Systems’ Security Revenues in Fiscal 2Q18?

    In fiscal 2Q18, Cisco’s (CSCO) Security segment posted revenues of $558.0 million, a 6.0% increase compared to $526.0 million in fiscal 2Q17.

    By Adam Rogers
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    Technology & Communications

    What Drove Fortinet Stock Lower on November 2?

    Fortinet (FTNT) fell 13.3% on November 2 to close at $72.56.

    By Adam Rogers
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    Technology & Communications

    Why Intel Spun Off Its Security Business

    Intel has agreed to sell a 51% stake in its security business to private investment company TPG in a $4.2 billion cash-stock deal.

    By Puja Tayal
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    Technology & Communications

    FireEye Is Trading at a 26% Discount to Average Analyst Estimates

    Cybersecurity (HACK) stock FireEye (FEYE) has taken investors on a volatile ride over the last few years.

    By Adam Rogers
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    Earnings Report

    PANW Stock Declines, Guidance Falls below Estimates

    PANW shares have fallen more than 8.5% in pre-market trading today. The company announced its earnings results for the first quarter of 2020 on Monday.

    By Adam Rogers
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    Earnings Report

    Ping Identity Stock Surges after Q3 Results

    Ping Identity shares have gained 20% after it announced its quarterly results on Wednesday. The company reported sales of $61.8 million.

    By Adam Rogers
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    Earnings Report

    Why Is CyberArk Stock Soaring Today?

    CyberArk (CYBR) shares are trading close to 11% higher today at the time of this writing. The company announced its third-quarter results today.

    By Adam Rogers
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    Financials

    CRWD Tanks 9.5% after Citi Initiates Coverage with ‘Sell’

    CrowdStrike (CRWD) fell 9.5% today to close at $54.52. Analyst Walter Pritchard initiated coverage on CRWD with a “sell” rating and a target price of $43.

    By Adam Rogers
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Hacking an Apple Device Could Make You a Millionaire

    This year, Apple is offering a prize of up to $1 million for the identification of security vulnerabilities in the iPhone and its other devices.

    By Adam Rogers
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    Technology & Communications

    How Broadcom Plans to Benefit from Its Upcoming Acquisition

    Yesterday, after it was reported that Broadcom was in late-stage talks to acquire Symantec, its stock fell 3.5%. Here’s why.

    By Adam Rogers
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    Earnings Report

    What Are Fortinet’s Valuation Multiples?

    Fortinet (FTNT) is expected to grow sales by double-digit rates over the next few years.

    By Adam Rogers
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Fortinet Gains Market Share in Worldwide Security Segment

    Fortinet managed to increase sales by 17.7% in the fourth quarter

    By Adam Rogers
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    Earnings Report

    How Fortinet’s Earnings Growth Has Trended

    Fortinet (FTNT) has managed to improve profitability over the years with sales growth.

    By Adam Rogers
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    Earnings Report

    What Are Fortinet’s Key Revenue Drivers for 2019 and Beyond?

    Analysts expect Fortinet’s sales to rise 16% in fiscal 2019 to $2.09 billion, 13.2% in 2020 to $2.37 billion, and 11% to $2.62 billion in 2021.

    By Adam Rogers
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    Earnings Report

    What Could Drive FireEye Shares Higher

    FireEye (FEYE) is not yet GAAP-profitable. Though the company has managed to improve its net margin from -104% in 2014 to -29.3% in 2018, it’s likely to improve to -12.5% by 2021.

    By Adam Rogers
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    Earnings Report

    Exploring Analysts’ Q1 Revenue, Earnings Estimates for Proofpoint

    High-growth cybersecurity company Proofpoint (PFPT) is scheduled to announce its first-quarter earnings results on April 25.

    By Adam Rogers
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What Next for Imperva?

    Imperva (IMPV) now looks to be firmly on track to be acquired by Thoma Bravo after its go-shop window closed.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Gauging FireEye’s Value Proposition in the Cybersecurity Space

    Most companies in the cybersecurity space are relatively new, and so most of them don’t pay dividends—FireEye, Palo Alto Networks, and Fortinet included.

    By Anne Shields
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Cisco Leads in Security Appliances—But for How Long?

    Cisco Systems (CSCO), with its 15.9% market share, retained its lead in the security appliance market in calendar 2Q17.

    By Anne Shields
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    Earnings Report

    Inside Cisco’s Security Segment: Revenue Outlook for Fiscal 1Q18

    In fiscal 2017, Cisco’s Security segment generated revenues of $2.2 billion—a rise of 9% YoY, compared with its revenues of $2 billion in fiscal 2016.

    By Adam Rogers
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Intel Fought to Keep the McAfee Brand

    According to research firm MarketsandMarkets, the global cybersecurity market is expected to surpass $231.9 billion by 2022, compared with an estimated $137.9 billion this year.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Technology & Communications

    Why Symantec Acquired Fireglass

    Symantec announced the acquisition of Fireglass in early July 2017.

    By Anne Shields
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Petya’s Role in the Recent Cybersecurity Stock Surge

    Several prominent cybersecurity stocks rose on Wednesday, June 28, following the Petya ransomware attack.

    By Anne Shields
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    Miscellaneous

    Why Microsoft Is Looking to Israel to Beef Up Its Cybersecurity Efforts

    Investment in Israeli cybersecurity companies rose 23% from $560 million in 2015 to $689 million in 2016.

    By Anne Shields
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    Earnings Report

    What Symantec’s Data Loss Prevention Could Gain from Blue Coat

    A leader in the data loss prevention space Earlier in this series, we discussed Symantec’s (SYMC) Enterprise Security segment’s performance in fiscal 2Q17. We also learned that Symantec was recognized as a leader in endpoint protection. Additionally, it launched SEP (Symantec Endpoint Protection) 14 and SEP Cloud. These launches ensured that “Symantec the only company with […]

    By Anne Shields
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    Fund Managers

    What’s the Sector Composition of the FNGAX?

    The Franklin International Growth Fund invests “in the equity securities of mid- and large-capitalization companies outside the U.S. with long-term growth potential.”

    By David Ashworth
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    Fund Managers

    The Franklin International Growth Fund’s Portfolio Moves in YTD 2016

    In the past 12 months until May 2016, Franklin International Growth Fund (FNGAX) has witnessed increased exposure to discretionary and healthcare stocks.

    By David Ashworth
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    Fund Managers

    What You Should Know about the Franklin International Growth Fund

    The Franklin International Growth Fund – Class A (FNGAX) was incepted in June 2008 and has an expense ratio of 1.4%.

    By David Ashworth
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    Earnings Report

    Why Palo Alto Networks’ Security Appliance Market Share Could Rise

    Palo Alto Networks, which operates in the cyber security space, is growing fast. The industry is expected to grow from $77 billion in 2015 to $170 billion in 2020.

    By Anne Shields
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Cybersecurity Jobs to Increase 53% by 2018

    According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, more than 0.21 million cybersecurity positions are unfilled in the United States.

    By Parker Thomas
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    Earnings Report

    All Eyes on Intronis: Inside Barracuda Networks’ Acquisition Announcement All Eyes on Intronis

    Barracuda Networks announced that its intentions to acquire Intronis, a leading provider of data protection solutions to MSPs.

    By Parker Thomas
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    Earnings Report

    Symantec Is Upgraded to ‘Hold’ after Its Fiscal 1Q16 Results

    Investors’ hopes got a boost when Symantec’s stock was upgraded to “hold” by Zacks Investment Research on August 17, 2015.

    By Anne Shields
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Nexgate and Hootsuite See 300% Growth in Joint Customers

    On June 4, Proofpoint announced that Nexgate and Hootsuite have gained solid momentum in the last year. The companies saw 300% growth in joint customers for social media engagement and security.

    By Adam Rogers
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Did Cisco Acquire OpenDNS in the Last Quarter?

    In fiscal 4Q15, Cisco acquired OpenDNS for $635 million. OpenDNS is a cloud security player. It should benefit Cisco in the network security business.

    By Puneet Sikka
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    Earnings Report

    Cisco’s Security Business: FirePOWER Series Drives Its Growth

    In fiscal 3Q15, Cisco’s security business experienced YoY revenue growth of 14%. This was much better than the segment’s growth in fiscal 2Q15.

    By Puneet Sikka
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    CoroNet Protects Gadgets from Wi-Fi Zone Attacks

    CoroNet is a company that has developed technology to keep your electronic gadgets safe from hazardous networks and protect your data.

    By Anne Shields
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