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How Palo Alto Networks Performed Compared to Its Peers
Palo Alto Networks’ (PANW) current ratio is 1.10. This is low compared to Check Point Software Technologies (CHKP) at 1.70 and Cisco (CSCO) at 3.23.
Elliott Management Seeks Increased Valuation for Polycom
Elliott Management doesn’t believe that Polycom’s strategy of cutting costs, changing management, and repurchasing shares has created shareholder value.
How Did Palo Alto Networks’ Deferred Revenues Rise 70% in 1Q16?
Deferred revenue rose 71% on year-over-year basis to $804.5 million while billings rose 61% to $388 million.
Qualcomm and TDK Enter Joint Venture to Provide RFFE Solutions
On January 13, 2016, Qualcomm (QCOM) and TDK Corporation (TDK), a Japanese (EWJ) electronics company, announced an agreement to form a joint venture that could have huge benefits for both companies.
How Does F5 Networks Compare to Its Peers?
F5 Networks has outperformed its peers based on PBV and PS. ETFs have outperformed F5 Networks based on price movement and PE. However, F5 Networks is way ahead of its ETFs based on PBV.
Key Driver for Juniper: Increasing Demand for Network Solutions
Juniper believes satisfying the worldwide demand will require highly automated networking solutions and cutting edge technology. In 2016, Juniper plans to accelerate its existing strategy.
How Is Juniper Increasing Shareholder Value?
Since 1Q14, Juniper has returned approximately $3.6 billion of capital to shareholders against its commitment to return $4.1 billion by the end of 2016.
Polycom’s UC Platform Segment Revenues Rise 5% Year-over-Year
In 3Q15, product revenues for Polycom fell 12.0% year-over-year to $211.3 million and service revenues fell 4% YoY to $91.8 million.
BlackBerry stock declines as the company’s innovation disappoints
BlackBerry, the Canadian-based smartphone company, was considered a pioneer in the industry for many years. But its fortunes have turned.
Growth in Directors Drives Storage Area Network Revenue for Brocade
Brocade’s (BRCD) SAN (storage area network) revenue performance was primarily driven by growth in directors.
What Motorola’s Acquisition of Airwave Has in Store
In February 2016, Motorola announced that it has completed the acquisition of Airwave, which is the largest operator of public safety networks in the world.
Cisco Wants to Offer Complete Networking Solutions to Customers
Cisco Systems (CSCO) wants to enhance its network security features and convince customers to use the company’s proprietary products instead of open architecture network solutions.
What Trends Are Impacting Cisco Systems?
Companies are increasing network security to help manage and support devices and reduce the threat of cyberattacks. This presents Cisco Systems with opportunities in the network security segment.
Cisco Partners with Philips to Sell ‘Smart’ Lights
Cisco (CSCO) is looking to increase market penetration in the IoT domain. In December 2015, it announced its partnership with Koninklijke Philips NV (PHG).
How Does Ciena Compare to Its Peers?
The price-to-sales ratios of Ciena, Juniper Networks, Alcatel-Lucent, and Infinera are 1.2x, 2.4x, 0.72x, and 3.5x, respectively, as of December 10, 2015.
Ciena’s Revenue and Income Fall in Fiscal 4Q15 and Fiscal 2015
After its fiscal 4Q15 earnings report, Ciena fell by 16.9% to close at $20.04 per share as of December 10, 2015.
How Do R&D Expenses Compare for Cisco, Juniper, and Palo Alto?
In 3Q15, Palo Alto’s (PANW) research and development (or R&D) expenses increased to $60 million from $37 million in 3Q14 and $20 million in 3Q13.
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.
Polycom Trades above Moving Averages in October
Polycom generated investor returns of 5.4% in the trailing-12-month period and 29.4% in the trailing-one-month period.
F5 Networks Revenue and Income Rose in 4Q15 and Fiscal 2015
F5 Networks’ (FFIV) year-to-date price movement has been a mixture of ups and downs in 2015. After the 4Q15 earnings report, FFIV rose 0.87% to close at $121.34 per share on October 28, 2015.
Palo Alto Networks Quotes Above Benchmark
On September 15, 2015, Palo Alto Networks generated returns of 86.3% in the TMM and 5.56% in the trailing one month. Its share price increased by 2.03%.
Palo Alto Networks Is Quoted above the Moving Averages
Palo Alto Networks generated returns of 76.53% in the TTM period and 2% in the trailing one-month period. Its share price rose to 7.40% on September 10, 2015.