Why the Equifax Data Breach Matters so Much
Equifax (EFX) announced that its cybersecurity breach could impact 143 million US customers, or about 44% of the US population.
How FireEye’s CEO Is Approaching the Security Field
In its most recent quarter, FireEye strengthened its HX with Exploit Guard to facilitate behavioral analysis. HX protects network end points from malware.
What Drove Fiserv’s 4Q16 Earnings Growth?
Fiserv’s 4Q16 net income of $215 million was 14% higher YoY.
Why You Should Care about the Capital One Data Breach
Capital One announced yesterday that a data breach occurred in March. It affected about 100 million people in the US and 6 million in Canada.
Will Equifax Data Breach Resolution Help Its Stock?
Credit reporting agency Equifax (EFX) agreed to pay up to $700 million to settle investigations associated with its massive data breach in 2017.
Symantec Foresees Revenue Growth in 2019
Symantec (SYMC) topped its revenue estimates in the third quarter of fiscal 2019 and grew slightly from the previous year’s quarter.
Assessing FireEye’s EU Opportunities in General Data Protection Regulations
According to the EU’s GDPR, companies are required to make a “good faith effort” to inform regulatory authorities of data breaches within 72 hours.
Equifax Bounced, Apple and Oracle Didn’t
Investors must feel that no matter how bad the breach was and how bad Equifax handled it, the core business will likely bounce back or not be impacted much.
Dividend Yield of the S&P Global
The S&P Global’s PE ratio of 18.9x compares to a sector average of 25.1x. The dividend yield of 1.1% compares to a sector average of 3.2%.
Fiserv’s 4Q16 High-Flying Earnings
Fiserv reported adjusted earnings of $1.16 per share for 4Q16—21% higher YoY.
FIS Increased Quarterly Dividends 12% to $0.29
For 4Q16, FIS announced dividends of $0.29 per share, which is 12.0% higher on a year-over-year basis.
What Do Analysts Expect from Fiserv’s 4Q16 Earnings?
Fiserv (FISV) booked $5.2 billion revenues in 2015, while rival DST Systems (DST) generated $2.8 billion.
Which Picks Have Been a Boon for the MFS Growth Fund so Far in 2016?
The MFS Growth Fund Class A has gained by 3.2% YTD in 2016, which makes the fund among the above-average performers in the year so far, among our 12 funds.