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BRCD [NASD]
Brocade Communications Systems, Inc.
Index- P/E20.84 EPS (ttm)0.55 Insider Own0.20% Shs Outstand421.73M Perf Week-7.36%
Market Cap4.83B Forward P/E11.54 EPS next Y0.99 Insider Trans-26.27% Shs Float420.02M Perf Month-10.54%
Income244.40M PEG2.50 EPS next Q0.20 Inst Own92.80% Short Float2.69% Perf Quarter-3.21%
Sales2.22B P/S2.17 EPS this Y17.80% Inst Trans-0.80% Short Ratio2.16 Perf Half Y7.50%
Book/sh5.72 P/B2.00 EPS next Y5.86% ROA6.50% Target Price12.63 Perf Year14.49%
Cash/sh3.22 P/C3.56 EPS next 5Y8.33% ROE10.30% 52W Range7.85 - 12.92 Perf YTD-2.96%
Dividend0.14 P/FCF14.61 EPS past 5Y35.20% ROI9.00% 52W High-11.30% Beta1.11
Dividend %1.22% Quick Ratio2.50 Sales past 5Y2.50% Gross Margin66.70% 52W Low45.98% ATR0.31
Employees4161 Current Ratio2.60 Sales Q/Q2.10% Oper. Margin21.90% RSI (14)38.75 Volatility2.91% 2.34%
OptionableYes Debt/Eq0.44 EPS Q/Q11.10% Profit Margin11.00% Rel Volume0.74 Prev Close11.57
ShortableYes LT Debt/Eq0.32 EarningsFeb 19 AMC Payout18.80% Avg Volume5.22M Price11.46
Recom2.90 SMA20-5.45% SMA50-4.13% SMA2007.69% Volume3,851,845 Change-0.95%
Nov-25-14Downgrade Wunderlich Buy → Hold $12
Sep-25-14Reiterated Wunderlich Buy $11 → $12
Sep-25-14Reiterated RBC Capital Mkts Outperform $12 → $13
Feb-14-14Reiterated RBC Capital Mkts Outperform $12 → $13
Feb-14-14Reiterated Deutsche Bank Hold $6 → $8
Nov-25-13Downgrade ISI Group Buy → Neutral $9
Aug-14-13Reiterated ISI Group Buy $7.50 → $9
Jun-07-13Upgrade ISI Group Neutral → Buy $7.50
Feb-15-13Reiterated Wunderlich Buy $7 → $7.50
Jan-27-12Initiated Kaufman Bros Hold $6
Jan-11-12Reiterated Mizuho Buy $6 → $7.50
Oct-27-11Reiterated UBS Neutral $3.75 → $4.35
Aug-08-11Reiterated Wunderlich Buy $8 → $6
Aug-08-11Reiterated UBS Neutral $7 → $3.75
Apr-25-11Upgrade Robert W. Baird Neutral → Outperform $8
Feb-18-11Upgrade Wunderlich Hold → Buy $6 → $8
Feb-18-11Reiterated UBS Neutral $6 → $6.50
Feb-18-11Reiterated The Benchmark Company Buy $6 → $8
Jan-06-11Initiated Wunderlich Hold $6
Nov-16-10Upgrade JMP Securities Mkt Perform → Mkt Outperform $7
Mar-26-15 08:54PM  Oxford Industries, Orexigen And GameStop Lead Thursday's After-Hours Movers
Mar-24-15 01:44PM  Sonus Networks Cuts Outlook As Sales Growth Dwindles at Investor's Business Daily
Mar-19-15 06:01AM  6 ways thinking differently from other investors can make you money at MarketWatch
Mar-09-15 12:13PM  Data Center Stocks: F5 Downgraded, Gigamon Upgraded at Investor's Business Daily
11:59AM  What could Apple buy next? at CNBC
11:04AM  Insider trading plea not valid after major ruling: U.S. prosecutors Reuters
Mar-08-15 08:08PM  10-Q for Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. at Company Spotlight
Mar-06-15 04:08PM  BROCADE COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS INC Files SEC form 10-Q, Quarterly Report
Mar-05-15 03:41PM  6 Takeaways From Mobile World Congress Day 3
08:31AM  Brocade Executive to Present at Upcoming Financial Conference at noodls
Mar-04-15 02:50PM  U.S. judge upholds insider trading conviction despite law change Reuters
08:22AM  Brocade Completes the Acquisition of the SteelApp Business From Riverbed Technology at noodls
08:00AM  Brocade Completes the Acquisition of the SteelApp Business From Riverbed Technology Marketwired
Mar-01-15 11:30PM  Brocade to Acquire Connectem; Extends Leadership in New IP to Mobile Networks Marketwired
Feb-26-15 12:00PM  Brocade Shares Vision for New IP at Mobile World Congress Marketwired
08:00AM  Brocade Executive to Present at Upcoming Financial Conferences Marketwired
Feb-20-15 05:59PM  Brocade Plunges After Analysts' Reports, Oracle Slips as Lawsuit Heats Up: Tech Winners & Losers at TheStreet
10:07AM  Morgan Stanley, Oppenheimer Analysts Shrug Off Brocade Beat Benzinga
08:39AM  Why This JP Morgan Analyst Is Watching T-Mobile, Hewlett-Packard And Others Today Benzinga
06:00AM  Brocade Still a Buy After Earnings Beat, Declaring Dividend at TheStreet
Feb-19-15 05:48PM  Brocade Reports Fiscal Q1 2015 Results Marketwired
05:30PM  Brocade Communications Systems Inc Earnings Call scheduled for 5:30 pm ET today CCBN
05:28PM  Brocade beats Street 1Q forecasts AP
04:04PM  BROCADE COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS INC Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition EDGAR Online
04:01PM  Brocade Announces First Quarter 2015 Results Marketwired
07:07AM  Q1 2015 Brocade Communications Systems Inc Earnings Release - After Market Close CCBN
06:00AM  Brocade Should Climb on Projected Telecom Spending Increase at TheStreet
Feb-12-15 08:00AM  Brocade Unveils the Industry's First IP Storage Switch for EMC Connectrix Marketwired
Feb-05-15 05:00PM  Brocade Announces Its Intent to Acquire the Assets of Riverbed Technology's SteelApp Business Marketwired
08:01AM  Brocade Advances Data Center Agility With New VCS Fabric Portfolio Enhancements Marketwired
Feb-04-15 08:00AM  Brocade to Announce First Quarter 2015 Results Marketwired
Jan-30-15 04:02PM  BROCADE COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS INC Files SEC form 8-K, Financial Statements and Exhibits EDGAR Online
Jan-28-15 08:00AM  Brocade Enables Pervasive Data Privacy Across Public and Private Cloud Deployments for the New IP Marketwired
Jan-20-15 08:00AM  Brocade Vyatta Controller Eliminates Vendor Lock-In Enabling Customers to Deliver Network Innovations for the New IP Marketwired
Jan-19-15 06:40PM  Ex-Brocade CEO Michael Klayko takes over as CEO at AOptix at American City Business Journals
Jan-14-15 04:03PM  BROCADE COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS INC Files SEC form 8-K, Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement, Creation of a Dire EDGAR Online
Jan-09-15 11:41AM  Brocade Communications Systems (BRCD) Stock Falls After Pricing Senior Notes at TheStreet
01:25AM  Brocade Announces Pricing of $500 Million Convertible Senior Notes Offering Marketwired
Jan-07-15 08:52PM  Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. -- Moody's rates new convertible notes Ba2; affirms Brocade's Ba2 Corporate Family Rating at Moody's
05:33PM  Brocade Cleans Up With Convertible Debt Offering at 24/7 Wall St.
05:19PM  After-hours buzz: WD-40, Brocade, Zumiez & more at CNBC
05:04PM  BROCADE COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS INC Files SEC form 8-K, Other Events, Financial Statements and Exhibits EDGAR Online
04:34PM  Brocade Announces Plans to Offer $500 Million in Convertible Senior Notes Marketwired
08:00AM  Brocade, immixGroup Offer Exclusive Network Subscription Services to Government Agencies Marketwired
Dec-30-14 01:04PM  BROCADE COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS INC Financials EDGAR Online Financials
Dec-21-14 07:07PM  10-K for Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. Company Spotlight
Dec-19-14 05:20PM  BROCADE COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS INC Files SEC form 10-K, Annual Report EDGAR Online
Dec-15-14 09:00AM  Momentum Builds for NBASE-T Alliance With Twelve New Participants Marketwired
Dec-04-14 08:00AM  Brocade Partners With Mirantis to Deliver On-Demand Data Center Solution Based on OpenStack Marketwired
Dec-01-14 07:30PM  Brocade Executives to Present at Upcoming Financial Conferences Marketwired
08:00AM  Open Industry Alliance and IEEE to Bring 2.5G and 5G Ethernet Speeds to Enterprise Access Points PR Newswire
Nov-26-14 10:47AM  Today's Top 5 Stock Picks: Brocade, H&E Equipment and Other Rock Solid Small Caps at Barrons.com
Nov-25-14 04:34PM  Deutsche Bank Sees Weak Outlook For Brocade Communications Systems Benzinga
09:13AM  Wunderlich Downgrades Brocade Communications Benzinga
08:57AM  Analysts' Actions: Nu Skin, TJX, Tupperware, United Technologies TheStreet
08:48AM  What We're Trading Yahoo Finance Blogs
08:16AM  #PreMarket Primer: Tuesday, November 25: Violent Protests In Ferguson Following Grand Jury Decision Benzinga
06:07AM  Brocade downgraded by Wunderlich Briefing.com
Nov-24-14 05:56PM  Brocade Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2014 Earnings Marketwired
04:57PM  After-hours buzz: Amgen, Palo Alto Networks & more at CNBC
04:36PM  Brocade Communications Beats Q4 Views; Mum On Take-Out Rumor Benzinga
04:31PM  Brocade tops Street 4Q forecasts AP
04:23PM  Brocade Communications' profit tops expectations, but shares fall at MarketWatch
04:10PM  Brocade Announces Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2014 Results Marketwired
04:04PM  BROCADE COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS INC Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition EDGAR Online
08:14AM  #PreMarket Primer: Monday, November 24: Talks With Iran Unlikely To Yield A Deal Benzinga
07:07AM  Q4 2014 Brocade Communications Systems Inc Earnings Release - After Market Close CCBN
Nov-23-14 02:57PM  Earnings Expectations For The Week Of November 24 Benzinga
Nov-20-14 08:00AM  ESG Lab Achieves Impressive Testing Results for Enterprise-Ready VDI Solution Based on EMC VSPEX Proven Infrastructure and Brocade Networking Marketwired
Nov-13-14 12:45PM  Insider Trading Alert - MCO, BRCD And MAS Traded By Insiders at TheStreet
10:47AM  The Top 25 Analysts On Wall Street Benzinga
Nov-10-14 08:02AM  Brocade Expands Its Revolutionary Subscription Model to Include Solutions From Aruba Networks Marketwired
Nov-07-14 12:06PM  Insider Trading Alert - TYL, BRCD And MA Traded By Insiders at TheStreet
Nov-06-14 06:41PM  Fast-Growing Names Emerge In Computer Networking Space at Investor's Business Daily
04:00PM  Blue Harbour eliminates position in Brocade Communications Market Realist
Nov-05-14 08:02AM  Brocade Hires Mobile Networking Luminary, Kevin Shatzkamer Marketwired
08:00AM  Brocade to Announce Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2014 Results Marketwired
Nov-04-14 08:00AM  Brocade Expands the Effortless Network Strategy With New Scale-Out Solutions and SDN Support Marketwired
Oct-31-14 11:18AM  Van Jones: Black high-tech heroes for next generation at USA TODAY
Oct-27-14 05:04PM  Today's Market Thorns, Roses, and All Time Highs... Yahoo Finance Blogs
Oct-16-14 04:48PM  Hedge fund analyst gets 5 years in U.S. prison for insider trading scheme Reuters
Oct-14-14 03:20AM  Brocade Collaborates With VMware to Support the New IP and Advance Adoption of the Software-Defined Data Center and Network Virtualization Marketwired
Oct-13-14 09:02AM  The Open Networking Challenge at Forbes
08:00AM  Brocade Advances Replication and Disaster Recovery Capabilities for Remote Data Centers Marketwired
06:41AM  Should You Get Rid of Ixia (XXIA) Now? Zacks
Oct-06-14 08:00AM  Brocade Appoints Industry Veteran Allen Olivo to Vice President of Global Brand and Communications Marketwired
Oct-03-14 08:45AM  Could There Be A Thousand Warren Buffetts? at Forbes
Oct-02-14 02:59PM  Ex-Foundry Network executive guilty of insider trading at MarketWatch
02:49PM  [$$] Former Foundry Network Exec Guilty of Insider Trading at The Wall Street Journal
Sep-30-14 06:24PM  Arista, Brocade Lead Rise Of Computer Network Stocks at Investor's Business Daily
04:06PM  BROCADE COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS INC Files SEC form 8-K, Amendments to Articles of Inc. or Bylaws; Change in Fiscal Yea EDGAR Online
Sep-29-14 05:52PM  U.S. says ex-Foundry exec spun company secrets into 'unearned gold' Reuters
09:17AM  UPDATE: Summit Research Upgrades Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. Benzinga
Sep-25-14 09:12AM  UPDATE: Wunderlich Securities On Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. As Analyst Event Highlights Incremental Prospects Benzinga
Sep-24-14 08:00AM  Brocade to Kick Off Its Investor Day With the Ringing of the Opening Bell at NASDAQ Marketwired
Sep-23-14 10:00AM  Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: BRCD) to Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Opening Bell GlobeNewswire
08:01AM  Brocade Announces New Hardware and Software for Brocade MLXe Routers to Help Transition to the "New IP" Marketwired
Sep-22-14 08:00AM  Brocade Vyatta Controller Opens Path to User-Centric Networking Marketwired
Sep-18-14 03:35PM  CORRECTION - Brocade Marketwired
08:00AM  Brocade Appoints Senior Executives to Strategic Roles in EMEA and APAC Marketwired
Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. provides storage area networking (SAN) and Internet protocol networking solutions for businesses and organizations worldwide. It operates through SAN Products, IP Networking Products, and Global Services segments. The SAN Products segment offers infrastructure products and solutions, such as fiber channel SAN backbones, directors, fabrics, and embedded switches that assist customers in the development and delivery of storage and server consolidation, disaster recovery and data security, and compliance issues regarding data management; and fabric extension, switching, and routing solutions. The IP Networking Products segment provides open systems interconnection reference model (OSI) Layer 2 and Layer 3 switches and routers that are designed to connect users in an enterprise network enabling network connectivity, including access to the Internet, network-based communications, and collaboration through unified messaging applications and mobility. This segment also provides converged network products; a portfolio of software- and hardware-based platforms designed for service provider environments, as well as carrier Ethernet products; and OSI Layer 47 solutions, which are designed for application traffic management and server load balancing. The Global Services segment offers break/fix maintenance, installation, consulting, network management and software maintenance, and customer support services. Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. serves various enterprises and service providers, such as telecommunication firms, cable operators, and mobile carriers. The company markets and sells its products and services to end-user customers directly, as well as through various distribution partners, including original equipment manufacturers, distributors, systems integrators, and value-added resellers. Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. was founded in 1995 and is headquartered in San Jose, California.
Insider Trading Relationship Date Transaction Cost #Shares Value ($) #Shares Total SEC Form 4
FAIRFAX DANIEL WSVP and CFOMar 26Sale11.4025,000285,000215,783Mar 27 06:36 PM
EARHART ALAN LDirectorMar 05Option Exercise6.0140,000240,40095,000Mar 06 06:34 PM
EARHART ALAN LDirectorMar 05Sale12.3940,000495,60075,000Mar 06 06:34 PM
Lindholm JeffreySVP, Worldwide SalesMar 04Option Exercise0.0018,750055,048Mar 04 07:22 PM
FAIRFAX DANIEL WSVP and CFOFeb 25Sale12.3925,000309,740240,783Feb 26 06:29 PM
FAIRFAX DANIEL WSVP and CFOJan 26Sale11.5325,000288,250265,783Jan 27 05:33 PM
CARNEY LLOYDChief Executive OfficerJan 16Option Exercise0.0076,667076,667Jan 20 06:59 PM
FAIRFAX DANIEL WCFO, VP of FinanceDec 30Option Exercise7.4775,000560,250365,783Dec 31 07:04 PM
FAIRFAX DANIEL WCFO, VP of FinanceDec 30Sale12.0075,000900,000290,783Dec 31 07:04 PM
FAIRFAX DANIEL WCFO, VP of FinanceDec 23Sale11.6025,000290,000290,783Dec 24 07:31 PM
CHENG KENCTO & VP Corporate DevelopmentDec 06Option Exercise0.0037,5000384,489Dec 09 08:15 PM
FAIRFAX DANIEL WCFO, VP of FinanceDec 06Option Exercise0.0056,2500345,135Dec 09 08:14 PM
CARNEY LLOYDChief Executive OfficerDec 05Sale11.4211,954136,4910Dec 09 05:58 PM
FAIRFAX DANIEL WCFO, VP of FinanceNov 28Sale11.2525,000281,250288,885Dec 02 06:30 PM
CARNEY LLOYDChief Executive OfficerNov 11Sale11.0042,578468,35811,954Nov 12 07:53 PM
CARNEY LLOYDChief Executive OfficerNov 05Sale10.895,97865,12454,532Nov 06 05:43 PM
England Gale E.SVP OperationsNov 01Option Exercise0.0011,000038,340Nov 04 07:13 PM
Lindholm JeffreySVP, Worldwide SalesNov 01Option Exercise0.0010,334039,662Nov 04 07:12 PM
CARNEY LLOYDChief Executive OfficerNov 01Option Exercise0.0050,000086,600Nov 04 07:12 PM
CHENG KENCTO & VP Corporate DevelopmentNov 01Option Exercise0.0040,5010352,904Nov 04 07:11 PM
FAIRFAX DANIEL WCFO, VP of FinanceNov 01Option Exercise0.0064,5010327,944Nov 04 07:55 PM
FAIRFAX DANIEL WCFO, VP of FinanceOct 26Option Exercise0.00112,5000336,798Oct 28 07:34 PM
FAIRFAX DANIEL WCFO, VP of FinanceOct 25Option Exercise0.0050,0000243,088Oct 28 07:34 PM
CHENG KENCTO & VP Corporate DevelopmentOct 25Option Exercise0.0033,3330344,403Oct 28 07:33 PM
GERDELMAN JOHN WDirectorOct 15Option Exercise5.157,50038,625159,000Oct 16 07:33 PM
CHENG KENCTO & VP Corporate DevelopmentSep 18Sale10.5029,000304,578225,727Sep 18 06:57 PM
CARNEY LLOYDChief Executive OfficerSep 05Sale10.276,44666,20036,600Sep 08 06:23 PM
CHENG KENCTO & VP Corporate DevelopmentSep 04Sale10.433,00031,283254,727Sep 04 06:51 PM
CHENG KENCTO & VP Corporate DevelopmentSep 03Sale10.464,00041,841257,727Sep 04 06:51 PM
CHENG KENCTO & VP Corporate DevelopmentSep 02Sale10.564,00042,231261,727Sep 04 06:51 PM
CARNEY LLOYDChief Executive OfficerAug 11Sale9.256,44559,61643,046Aug 11 07:37 PM
Lindholm JeffreySVP, Worldwide SalesAug 01Option Exercise0.0025,000037,465Aug 05 06:16 PM
CARNEY LLOYDChief Executive OfficerAug 01Option Exercise0.0045,000068,710Aug 05 06:15 PM
CHENG KENCTO & VP Corporate DevelopmentAug 01Option Exercise0.0018,0000310,625Aug 05 06:15 PM
England Gale E.SVP OperationsAug 01Option Exercise0.0018,800034,405Aug 05 06:15 PM
FAIRFAX DANIEL WCFO, VP of FinanceAug 01Option Exercise0.0022,5000199,364Aug 05 06:15 PM
CARNEY LLOYDChief Executive OfficerJun 30Sale9.2523,711219,32723,710Jul 01 07:03 PM
CHENG KENCTO & VP Corporate DevelopmentJun 09Option Exercise2.7212,84434,929305,469Jun 09 07:40 PM
CHENG KENCTO & VP Corporate DevelopmentJun 09Sale9.1512,844117,523292,625Jun 09 07:40 PM
CHENG KENCTO & VP Corporate DevelopmentJun 06Option Exercise2.7220,00054,390312,625Jun 06 07:05 PM
CHENG KENCTO & VP Corporate DevelopmentJun 06Sale9.2120,000184,204292,625Jun 06 07:05 PM
CHENG KENCTO & VP Corporate DevelopmentJun 05Option Exercise2.7230,00081,585322,625Jun 06 07:05 PM
CHENG KENCTO & VP Corporate DevelopmentJun 05Sale9.1730,000275,100292,625Jun 06 07:05 PM
CHENG KENCTO & VP Corporate DevelopmentJun 04Option Exercise2.7225,00067,988317,625Jun 04 06:17 PM
CHENG KENCTO & VP Corporate DevelopmentJun 04Sale9.2025,000230,000292,625Jun 04 06:17 PM
CHENG KENCTO & VP Corporate DevelopmentJun 03Option Exercise2.7210,00027,195302,625Jun 04 06:17 PM
England Gale E.SVP OperationsJun 03Option Exercise0.0025,000025,000Jun 04 06:18 PM
CHENG KENCTO & VP Corporate DevelopmentJun 03Sale9.3410,00093,397292,625Jun 04 06:17 PM
CHENG KENCTO & VP Corporate DevelopmentJun 02Option Exercise2.7225,00067,988317,625Jun 04 06:17 PM
CHENG KENCTO & VP Corporate DevelopmentJun 02Sale9.1525,000228,758292,625Jun 04 06:17 PM