Red Hat Inc

Most Recent

  • Why Red Hat Stock Rose More than 4% This Week
    Earnings Report

    Why Red Hat Stock Rose More than 4% This Week

    In the last seven years, Red Hat has met or exceeded analysts’ expectations each quarter with few exceptions.

    By Anne Shields
  • What’s Oracle’s Value Proposition in the US Software Space?
    Company & Industry Overviews

    What’s Oracle’s Value Proposition in the US Software Space?

    As of December 26, 2017, Microsoft (MSFT), with a market cap exceeding $650 billion, continued to be the largest software player. Oracle came in second.

    By Anne Shields
  • uploads///AdobeStock_
    Consumer

    Soros Fund Management’s Major Picks amid Trade War

    Soros Fund Management’s top five buys in the second quarter were Invesco QQQ Trust (QQQ), Alphabet, eBay, Symantec, and Red Hat.

    By Rabindra Samanta
  • uploads///bitcoin users
    Company & Industry Overviews

    After Microsoft R3CV Deal, Bank of Ireland Shared Blockchain Trial

    On April 5, 2016, the Bank of Ireland (IREBY) stated that in collaboration with Deloitte, the bank has successfully finished a joint proof-of-concept blockchain trial.

    By Anne Shields
  • uploads///revenue growth
    Earnings Report

    Red Hat: 56th Consecutive Quarter of Revenue Growth

    Red Hat (RHT), a leading Linux software and open-source provider, was the latest in the technology space to announce its fiscal 4Q16 earnings.

    By Anne Shields
  • uploads///George Soros
    Fund Managers

    George Soros Buys Slack, Increases SPY Short Exposure

    The 13F filing showed that George Soros bought almost 500,000 Slack (WORK) shares at an average price of $37.5 per share during the second quarter.

    By Mike Sonnenberg
  • uploads///AdobeStock_
    Consumer

    The George Soros Fund Shares 13F Analysis

    On November 14, The George Soros Fund Management LLC filed 13F. The firm’s total market value was around $3.6 billion at the end of Q3 2019.

    By Rabindra Samanta
  • uploads///part
    Fund Managers

    Analysts See Symantec as Value Stock

    Analysts call Symantec (SYMC) a value stock. The average EV-to-sales for the System Software subsector is 3.93x. Symantec is trading at an EV multiple of 2.34x.

    By Adam Rogers
  • uploads///AdobeStock_
    Consumer

    George Soros: Warren Is Most Qualified Candidate

    On October 25, George Soros weighed in on the 2020 election. He told the New York Times that Elizabeth Warren is the “most qualified to be president.”

    By Rabindra Samanta
  • uploads///Quantum Computers
    Company & Industry Overviews

    IBM Turns to Africa to Create Market for Its Quantum Computers

    IBM (IBM) has launched a program to train African developers on quantum computing. The company has partnered with more than a dozen African universities to initially train a pool of 200 African students on quantum coding, it said in a press release. IBM’s quantum training program for African students will initially be offered in South Africa in partnership with the Wit University.

    By Ruchi Gupta
  • uploads///jobs
    Company & Industry Overviews

    IBM Cutting Jobs as Red Hat Deal Closing Nears

    IBM (IBM) is planning to cut around 1,700 jobs.

    By Neha Gupta
  • uploads///achievement _
    Consumer

    How Does Warren Buffett View Berkshire Hathaway?

    Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway’s (BRK-B) chairman, is a legendary investor. Buffett is known for his long-term value investments.

    By Mohit Oberoi, CFA
  • uploads///part
    Consumer

    Why Warren Buffett Abandoned an Age-Old Practice This Year

    Warren Buffett said, “For nearly three decades, the initial paragraph featured the percentage change in Berkshire’s per-share book value. It’s now time to abandon that practice.”

    By Mohit Oberoi, CFA
  • uploads///money _
    Energy & Utilities

    How Warren Buffett’s Investment Philosophy Has Evolved

    Berkshire Hathaway trimmed stakes in Apple, Wells Fargo, Southwest Airlines, United Continental, Phillips 66, and Charter Communications in the fourth quarter.

    By Mohit Oberoi, CFA
  • uploads///iphone _
    Consumer

    Why Warren Buffet Wants Apple to Fall More

    In the fourth quarter of 2018, Apple was one of the worst-performing tech stocks. The stock lost nearly 30.1% of its value on reports of weakening sales in China.

    By Jitendra Parashar
  • uploads///stock _
    Consumer

    Buffett Admits to another Mistake—and It’s Not Apple

    Berkshire Hathaway (BRK-B) released its 2018 annual report and chairman Warren Buffett’s annual shareholder letter over the weekend.

    By Mohit Oberoi, CFA
  • uploads///economy _
    Company & Industry Overviews

    Was Buffett Wrong to Not Deploy Berkshire’s Cash in Q4?

    Last week, Berkshire Hathaway (BRK-B) released its 13F for the fourth quarter.

    By Mohit Oberoi, CFA
  • uploads///Part
    Consumer

    Soros Fund Management’s Top Buys in the Fourth Quarter

    George Soros added 2.026 million shares of the SPDR Select Sector Fund (XLF) to its portfolio during the fourth quarter, giving it a weight of 1.5% in the portfolio.

    By Anuradha Garg
  • uploads///part
    Financials

    Is Warren Buffett Losing His Influence over Equity Markets?

    The market’s reaction to Berkshire’s 13F was cold at best.

    By Mohit Oberoi, CFA
  • uploads///economy _
    Consumer

    Is Warren Buffett Expecting a Market Crash?

    Last week, Berkshire Hathaway (BRK-B) released its fourth-quarter 13F.

    By Mohit Oberoi, CFA
  • uploads///
    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Microsoft Bought DataSense

    Microsoft (MSFT) recently announced that it had bought education data management platform DataSense from BrightBytes.

    By Ruchi Gupta
  • uploads///cloud services market share trend
    Company & Industry Overviews

    The Real Reason IBM Acquired Red Hat

    In October, IBM (IBM) shocked the world by acquiring Red Hat (RHT) for $34 billion, marking its largest acquisition to date.

    By Puneet Sikka
  • uploads///
    Company & Industry Overviews

    How the Red Hat Deal Will Affect IBM’s Repurchase Program

    The deal to acquire Red Hat (RHT) is expected to interfere with IBM’s (IBM) share repurchase program. Let’s take a look at how.

    By Ruchi Gupta
  • uploads///
    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Will IBM Finance Its Red Hat Deal?

    IBM is acquiring open-source software leader Red Hat for $34 billion, a 63% premium to its closing price the day before the deal was made public.

    By Ruchi Gupta
  • uploads///RD
    Company & Industry Overviews

    How More Research and Development Could Help VMware

    VMware (VMW) considers it extremely important to upgrade its product portfolio by investing in R&D (research and development) on a regular basis.

    By Aaron Hemsworth
  • uploads///valuation
    Company & Industry Overviews

    Does VMware’s Valuation Look Attractive?

    On September 5, VMware (VMW) was trading at a forward price-to-free-cash-flow multiple of ~16.5x.

    By Aaron Hemsworth
  • uploads///BEAT PE MC
    Healthcare

    Analyzing BEAT, SUPN, ADBE And RHT Stocks

    Growth stock analysis   BioTelemetry BioTelemetry’s (BEAT) net income has declined at a 3-year and 5-year average of 17% and 5.9% respectively. The company’s negative pre-tax margin changed from 5.5% in 2013 to 3.6% in 2017. The stock prices have beaten the diagnostics & research industry and S&P 500 between 2013 and 2017. The market […]

    By Amanda Lawrence
  • uploads///proj pe ratio
    Consumer

    Total Returns and Sector Exposure for Growth Indexes—Continued

    The S&P 900 Growth and S&P 900 Pure Growth indexes have three-year annualized returns of 13% and 9.7%, respectively.

    By Amanda Lawrence
  • uploads///android
    Company & Industry Overviews

    What Oracle’s Lawsuit Win against Google Means for Software Industry

    The Oracle-Google case raises issues critical to the technology world.

    By Anne Shields
  • uploads///application software
    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Adobe Is Positioned in the Application Software Space

    On March 13, 2018, SAP (SAP) with a market cap of $132.2 billion was the world’s largest player by market capitalization in the software space, followed by Adobe and ServiceNow (NOW)

    By Anne Shields
  • uploads///microsoft
    Company & Industry Overviews

    What’s Microsoft’s Value Proposition in the US Software Space?

    Despite the massive surge in Microsoft stock, which helped its market cap to cross the $724 billion mark, it’s lagging behind Amazon (AMZN), which has a market cap of ~$726 billion.

    By Anne Shields
  • uploads///gartner
    Consumer

    What Is Hybrid Cloud’s Role in Red Hat’s Growth?

    Red Hat’s dominant presence in the Linux space will further enable it to cross-sell its OpenStack to new and existing clients as hybrid cloud adoption increases.

    By Anne Shields
  • uploads///Open Stack
    Earnings Report

    Why Red Hat’s App Business Looks Promising

    Though Red Hat’s app development business contributes less than its infrastructure-related offerings to its total revenues, it’s worth paying attention to.

    By Anne Shields
  • uploads///Gainers
    Company & Industry Overviews

    Red Hat: S&P 500’s Top Gainer on September 26

    Red Hat, which provides open-source software products to the enterprise community, was the S&P 500’s top gainer on September 26.

    By Val Kensington
  • uploads///analysts recommendations
    Miscellaneous

    How Wall Street Analysts See Oracle Stock

    Of the 35 analyst recommendations for Oracle’s stock, only one is a “sell” recommendation. More than 60% of the ratings recommended a “buy.”

    By Anne Shields
  • uploads///market cap
    Company & Industry Overviews

    What Is Microsoft’s Value Proposition in the US Software Space?

    As of January 25, 2017, Microsoft continues to be the largest software player by market capitalization on a global scale.

    By Anne Shields
  • uploads///mkt cap
    Company & Industry Overviews

    Understanding Oracle’s Value Proposition in the Software Space

    Oracle was trading at a forward EV-to-EBITDA multiple of ~8.3x on December 8, 2016. This metric was lower than Microsoft’s multiple of ~10.3x.

    By Anne Shields
  • uploads///analysts recommendations
    Company & Industry Overviews

    What Are the Analysts’ Recommendations for Microsoft?

    Of the 38 analyst recommendations on Microsoft’s stock, 60.5% were “buys” as of April 6. Meanwhile, ~29% of recommendations were “holds.” The remaining ~10.5% of recommendations on the stock were “sells.”

    By Anne Shields
  • uploads///msft mkt cao
    Company & Industry Overviews

    Microsoft’s Value Proposition in the US Software Space

    As of April 6, 2016, Microsoft was the largest software player by market capitalization on a global scale. It was followed by Oracle (ORCL).

    By Anne Shields
  • uploads///blockchain financial
    Company & Industry Overviews

    Microsoft Is Not the Only Player Focused on Blockchain Technology

    Marley Gray, director of technology strategy at Microsoft, is hopeful that the company’s Azure platform will appeal to future blockchain players. Azure is built and designed for development and testing of the technology.

    By Anne Shields
  • uploads///blockchain technology
    Company & Industry Overviews

    Microsoft Goes Deeper into Blockchain Technology with R3CV Deal

    Since late 2014, Microsoft has tested and accepted bitcoin and its foundation technology, blockchain.

    By Anne Shields
  • uploads///
    Miscellaneous

    Red Hat Posts Yet Another Quarterly Growth in Revenues

    Red Hat (RHT), a leading Linux software and open-source provider, was the latest in the technology space to announce its fiscal 4Q16 earnings.

    By Adam Rogers
  • uploads///Series  A
    Company & Industry Overviews

    Qualcomm Is Targeting a $100 Billion Market by 2020

    Qualcomm (QCOM) has stated that its total SAM (serviceable addressable market) is expected to grow from $23 billion in 2015 to about $100 billion in 2020.

    By Puja Tayal
  • uploads///Chart
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    How the Tech Sector and Downbeat Earnings Hobbled SPY

    Total System Services landed at the bottom of SPY after it reported earnings of $0.57 per share, compared to the company’s estimated EPS of $0.60.

    By Renee Blakely
  • uploads///Screenshot
    Company & Industry Overviews

    Enterprise Storage Moves to Software-Defined Storage

    Software-defined storage separates storage hardware from the software that manages the storage infrastructure.

    By Puja Tayal
  • uploads///rht pm
    Earnings Report

    Organic Growth Boosts Red Hat’s Performance

    Red Hat has a market cap of $13.34 billion. Its YTD performance is stable. After the earnings report for 2Q16, Red Hat stock rose by 2.34% to close at $72.72 per share.

    By Gabriel Kane
  • uploads///Open NFV
    Earnings Report

    HP OpenNFV: HP joins network functions virtualization ecosystem

    Network functions virtualization decouples network functions from proprietary hardware appliances so they can run in open software.

    By Anne Shields
  • Technology & Communications

    Why improved SAP HANA SPS 08 features will benefit SAP

    SAP HANA SPS 08 offers the option of including Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHT) and Intel Ivy Bridge processor-based systems (INTC). It provides support for backup and recovery solutions from multiple vendors.

    By Anne Shields
  • Technology & Communications

    Must-know: Why VMware sees competition from Microsoft

    VMware leads virtualization infrastructure solutions with around a 60% share of the server virtualization market—the company recently posted 2Q14 results above street estimates with revenue up 17% to $1.46 billion from $1.24 billion in the same quarter last year.

    By Samantha Nielson
  • Technology & Communications

    Overview: Understanding the software industry cost structure

    R&D costs typically form 10%–20% of the revenues for software companies.

    By Anne Shields
    • CONNECT with Market Realist
    • Link to Facebook
    • Link to Twitter
    • Link to Instagram
    • Link to Email Subscribe
    Market Realist Logo
    Do Not Sell My Personal Information

    © Copyright 2021 Market Realist. Market Realist is a registered trademark. All Rights Reserved. People may receive compensation for some links to products and services on this website. Offers may be subject to change without notice.