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BRCD [NASD]
Brocade Communications Systems, Inc.
Index- P/E23.72 EPS (ttm)0.52 Insider Own0.50% Shs Outstand400.54M Perf Week0.16%
Market Cap4.96B Forward P/E11.49 EPS next Y1.08 Insider Trans-1.75% Shs Float396.71M Perf Month0.73%
Income213.90M PEG4.74 EPS next Q0.26 Inst Own85.50% Short Float4.22% Perf Quarter36.95%
Sales2.35B P/S2.11 EPS this Y-35.10% Inst Trans-6.07% Short Ratio1.84 Perf Half Y40.91%
Book/sh6.33 P/B1.96 EPS next Y5.07% ROA4.80% Target Price12.40 Perf Year42.55%
Cash/sh3.14 P/C3.94 EPS next 5Y5.00% ROE8.50% 52W Range7.28 - 12.50 Perf YTD37.12%
Dividend0.22 P/FCF19.71 EPS past 5Y38.20% ROI6.30% 52W High-0.96% Beta0.91
Dividend %1.78% Quick Ratio2.30 Sales past 5Y1.80% Gross Margin64.60% 52W Low70.10% ATR0.13
Employees4640 Current Ratio2.40 Sales Q/Q11.60% Oper. Margin13.10% RSI (14)75.37 Volatility0.48% 0.67%
OptionableYes Debt/Eq0.62 EPS Q/Q-18.60% Profit Margin9.10% Rel Volume0.79 Prev Close12.39
ShortableYes LT Debt/Eq0.59 EarningsNov 21 AMC Payout37.90% Avg Volume9.12M Price12.38
Recom3.10 SMA200.04% SMA5014.48% SMA20028.54% Volume7,242,734 Change-0.08%
Nov-03-16Downgrade Wunderlich Hold → Sell $11
Nov-03-16Downgrade RBC Capital Mkts Outperform → Sector Perform $14 → $12.75
Nov-03-16Downgrade DA Davidson Buy → Neutral $12.75
Nov-02-16Upgrade Robert W. Baird Underperform → Neutral $9 → $13
Nov-02-16Downgrade Argus Buy → Hold
Nov-01-16Upgrade RBC Capital Mkts Sector Perform → Outperform $11 → $14
Oct-04-16Initiated DA Davidson Buy $12
Aug-26-16Reiterated Wunderlich Hold $9 → $11
Aug-22-16Reiterated RBC Capital Mkts Sector Perform $10 → $11
Jul-14-16Downgrade Robert W. Baird Neutral → Underperform $10 → $8
May-20-16Reiterated RBC Capital Mkts Sector Perform $10 → $9
May-18-16Initiated BofA/Merrill Buy $10
May-03-16Downgrade Wunderlich Buy → Hold $10.50 → $9
Mar-16-16Resumed RBC Capital Mkts Sector Perform $11
Feb-18-16Upgrade Wunderlich Hold → Buy $9.50 → $10.50
Jan-27-16Initiated Citigroup Neutral
Jan-05-16Reiterated UBS Sell $9 → $8.50
Nov-24-15Reiterated RBC Capital Mkts Sector Perform $12 → $11
Nov-24-15Downgrade JP Morgan Overweight → Neutral
Aug-21-15Upgrade Goldman Sell → Neutral
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Dec-08-16 03:01AM  Queensland Brain Institute to Accelerate Brain Research with Brocade Marketwired
Dec-07-16 03:43PM  Brocade Introduces the Brocade Ruckus ICX 7150 Switch to Bring Enhanced Functionality and Performance to Budget Conscious Organizations PR Newswire
Dec-06-16 10:58AM  Hedge Funds Are Crazy About AMC Networks Inc (AMCX) at Insider Monkey
10:00AM  Why Shares of Brocade Communications Gained 16% in November at Motley Fool
08:00AM  Brocade Expands Data Center Networking Solutions to Accelerate Digital Transformation Marketwired
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11:45AM  Lifshitz & Miller Law Firm Announces Investigation of Brocade Communications Systems, Inc., Datalink Corporation, Energy Transfer Partners, L.P., Equity One, Inc., Gas Natural Inc., Inteliquent, Inc. and Synutra International, Inc. PR Newswire
08:15AM  Post Earnings Coverage as Brocade Revenue Figures Climb 12% Accesswire
Nov-29-16 04:08PM  After $5.9 Billion Buyout, Is Broadcom Set For Breakout Or Bust?
10:28AM  Top Chip Stock Makes Buyout, Nears Buy Zone Ahead Of Earnings
Nov-28-16 09:15AM  Post Earnings Coverage as NetApp Topped Earnings Estimates and Product Revenue up 7.5% Sequentially Accesswire
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Nov-24-16 01:39PM  Hedge Funds Keep Buying CONSOL Energy Inc. (CNX) at Insider Monkey
10:04AM  Brocade Acquisition to Further Increase Broadcoms Leverage at Market Realist
08:04AM  Why Brocade Shares Rose in November 2016 at Market Realist
Nov-23-16 06:25PM  From the Street: How Do Analysts View Brocade Now?
06:25PM  Why Did Brocades IP Networking Business Revenue Rise in Fiscal 4Q16?
06:25PM  Inside Brocades SAN Business Performance in Fiscal 4Q16
12:09PM  Brocade Communications Beats Analyst Estimates in Fiscal 4Q16
Nov-22-16 11:05AM  Why Did Ciscos 1Q17 Revenues Fall in the Switching Business? at Market Realist
11:04AM  Will Orders from Apple Push Broadcoms Fiscal 4Q16 Profit Margin?
10:04AM  What Investors Should Expect from Broadcoms Fiscal 4Q16 Earnings
08:04AM  How AVGO Plans to Leverage Brocades Businesses to Its Benefit
Nov-21-16 06:49PM  Brocade Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal 2016 Earnings Marketwired
06:26PM  Brocade tops Street 4Q forecasts AP
04:45PM  BROCADE COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS INC Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition
03:04PM  Whats the Strategy behind Broadcoms Brocade Acquisition? at Market Realist
02:04PM  Why Broadcom Chose Brocade as Its Next Acquisition Target at Market Realist
12:00PM  Why AVGOs Stock Fell after Donald Trumps Election as President
09:26AM  5 Stocks to Watch After the Market Closes Today
07:07AM  Q4 2016 Brocade Communications Systems Inc Earnings Release - After Market Close
Nov-18-16 07:00PM  Ruckus Wireless Wins Two Wireless Broadband Alliance Wi-Fi Industry Awards for Second Consecutive Year PR Newswire
Nov-15-16 04:06PM  Top-Ranked Cloud Networking Stock Floating Near Buy Zone
10:38AM  Breakout Watch: Cloud Firm Arista Networks Floats Into Buy Zone
08:04AM  Will Hewlett Packard Enterprises Revenues Rise in WLAN Segment?
Nov-11-16 11:15PM  INVESTOR ALERT: Brower Piven Commences An Investigation Into The Proposed Sale Of Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. And Encourages Shareholders To Contact The Firm For Additional Information Business Wire
Nov-09-16 09:35PM  SHAREHOLDER UPDATE: Brodsky & Smith, LLC Announces an Investigation of The Board of Directors of Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. -BRCD PR Newswire
Nov-08-16 02:24PM  SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Brower Piven Commences An Investigation Into The Proposed Sale Of Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. And Encourages Investors To Contact The Firm For Additional Information Business Wire
Nov-04-16 02:09PM  INVESTOR ALERT: Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Announces an Investigation Into Whether the Sale of Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. to Broadcom Ltd. is Fair to Shareholders Business Wire
01:35PM  Brocade Communications Systems Inc. Acquisition May Not Be in the Best Interests of BRCD Shareholders PR Newswire
Nov-03-16 10:02PM  Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. -- Moody's places Brocades' ratings under review for downgrade at Moody's
09:13PM  BROCADE INVESTOR ALERT BY THE FORMER ATTORNEY GENERAL OF LOUISIANA: Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC Investigates Adequacy of Price and Process in Proposed Sale of Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. PR Newswire
03:52PM  Buying Brocade Boosts Broadcom's Price Target At Pacific Crest
03:47PM  Avago Technologies Cayman Finance Ltd. -- Moody's affirms Avago Cayman's Ba1 CFR on announced Broadcom acquisition of Brocade Communications; outlook remains positive at Moody's
02:09PM  Trio Of Downgrades For Brocade; Analysts Don't See Any Rival Bids at Barrons.com
12:55PM  Broadcom to buy Brocade in $5.9B deal that affects hundreds in Colorado at bizjournals.com
12:25PM  Brocade (BRCD) Stock Lower, RBC Downgrades on Broadcom Deal at TheStreet
11:40AM  BROCADE COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS, INC. SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Former SEC Attorney Willie Briscoe and Powers Taylor LLP Believe the Acquisition by Broadcom Limited May be Unfair to Shareholders Business Wire
11:15AM  Broadcom To Investors: We Aren't Getting Into The Systems Business
09:05AM  Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Brocade, Facebook, First Solar, Fitbit, ONEOK Partners, Sunrun and More at 24/7 Wall St.
08:15AM  Blog Coverage Chip Manufacturer Broadcom Acquires Network Solutions Company Brocade Communication Accesswire
08:00AM  Brocade to Announce Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2016 Results on November 21, 2016 Marketwired
06:23AM  Brocade downgraded by RBC Capital Mkts, Wunderlich and DA Davidson
01:24AM  [$$] Chip Maker Broadcom to Buy Brocade for $5.5 Billion at The Wall Street Journal
12:16AM  PRESS DIGEST- New York Times business news - Nov 3 Reuters
Nov-02-16 06:38PM  Broadcom to buy Brocade for $5.9B, plans to divest part of business at bizjournals.com +9.61%
06:05PM  Business Highlights
05:49PM  BROCADE COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS, INC. SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Rigrodsky & Long, P.A. Announces Investigation Of Buyout Business Wire
05:27PM  Harwood Feffer LLP Announces Investigation of Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. PR Newswire
05:22PM  BROCADE COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS INC Files SEC form 8-K, Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement, Regulation FD Disc
04:30PM  Brocade jumps on deal news; Estee Lauder drops
04:26PM  S&P 500 logs longest losing streak in 5 years at MarketWatch
04:25PM  Brocade shares soar after chipmaker Broadcom agrees to buy it at CNBC
04:05PM  Broadcom To Buy Brocade For $5.9 Billion, Reaffirms Q4 Guidance
04:00PM  Broadcom buying Brocade Communications in $5.5B deal AP
03:46PM  Chipmaker Broadcom to buy network gear maker Brocade for $5.5 billion
01:48PM  Broadcom to Acquire Brocade Communications at Motley Fool
01:39PM  Why Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. Stock Jumped Today at Motley Fool
01:36PM  Broadcom's Got Deal Chops at Bloomberg
01:29PM  Broadcom's M&A Savvy, Strategic Vision Give Its Shares More Room to Run at TheStreet
01:10PM  Broadcom Takes Next Step in Chipmaker Consolidation at TheStreet
12:52PM  [$$] Chip Maker Broadcom to Buy Brocade for $5.5 Billion at The Wall Street Journal
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12:22PM  Why Brocade, Cempra, Apple, and Two Other Stocks Are in Spotlight Today at Insider Monkey
12:03PM  Stocks Bleed A Little More; Broadcom Acquisition Spree Continues
11:45AM  SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Announces an Investigation Concerning Whether the Sale of Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. to Broadcom Ltd. is Fair to Shareholders -- BRCD Accesswire
11:33AM  Broadcom (AVGO) Stock Gains, Buying Brocade in $5.9 Billion Deal at TheStreet
11:26AM  Brocade stock jumps on Broadcom deal
09:45AM  As Broadcom Buys Brocade, Here Are Other Enterprise Technology Firms That Could Get Acquired Next
08:18AM  BROCADE (BRCD) ALERT: Johnson & Weaver, LLP Launches an Investigation into the Fairness of Price and Process in Proposed Sale of Brocade Communications Systems, Inc.; Is $12.75 a Fair Price? PR Newswire
07:45AM  Brocade (BRCD) Stock Jumps, Broadcom Acquiring for $5.9 Billion at TheStreet
07:28AM  Broadcom is buying Brocade Communications for $5.9 billion
07:15AM  Chipmaker Broadcom to buy network gear maker Brocade for $5.5 bln Reuters
07:14AM  Broadcom agrees to acquire Brocade Communications for $5.9 billion at MarketWatch
07:05AM  Broadcom Limited to Acquire Brocade Communications Systems Inc. for $5.9 Billion GlobeNewswire
Nov-01-16 05:25PM  Brocade sale may include dumping a business it just bought for $1.5B at bizjournals.com +6.04%
05:25PM  Brocade Considering Sale (BRCD, AVGO) at Investopedia
05:09PM  Broadcom nears deal to buy Brocade: sources
04:36PM  Broadcom Close To Deal To Buy Brocade Communications Systems
04:20PM  Brocade Communications Systems, Inc.: Leads amongst peers with strong fundamentals
03:44PM  Broadcom close to buying Brocade, would sell networking business: Report at MarketWatch
03:34PM  Brocade (BRCD) Stock Pops, Nearing Deal With Broadcom at TheStreet
11:14AM  RBC Is Bullish On Brocade Following Possible Sale News
10:16AM  Five Stocks Traders Are Watching Today: Brocade Communications, Valeant, BlackBerry, and More at Insider Monkey
08:09AM  Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : BRCD-US : November 1, 2016
07:23AM  U.S. stocks set for gains after upbeat Chinese factory data at MarketWatch
Oct-31-16 08:44PM  Which Enterprise Tech Companies Will Get Acquired Next? +21.98%
05:13PM  Why Brocade Communications Systems, Embraer, and Team Health Jumped Today at Motley Fool
04:27PM  Brocade Blasts Higher On Broadcom Acquisition Chatter
Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. provides storage area networking (SAN) and Internet protocol (IP) networking solutions for businesses and organizations worldwide. It operates through three segments: SAN Products, IP Networking Products, and Global Services. The SAN Products segment offers infrastructure products and solutions, such as fiber channel SAN backbones, directors, and fabric/embedded switches that assist customers in the development and deployment of storage and server consolidation, and disaster recovery and data security, as well as to meet compliance requirements regarding data management; and fabric extension, switching, and routing solutions. The IP Networking Products segment provides Layer 2 and Layer 3 switches and routers that are designed to connect users over private and public networks, including local area, metro, and within and across data centers. This segment also provides converged network products; a portfolio of related software and hardware-based data networking offerings; and Layer 4-7 platforms, including ADX and virtual application delivery controller products that are designed for application traffic management and server load balancing activities. The Global Services segment offers break/fix maintenance, installation, consulting, network management and software maintenance, and customer support services. The company also provides virtual evolved packet software that primarily addresses mobile applications and 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
DIPENTIMA RENATO ADirectorNov 23Option Exercise8.2980,000663,200226,800Nov 28 06:11 PM
CHENG KENCTO and SVP, Corporate DevelopNov 23Option Exercise7.4760,000448,200569,294Nov 28 06:14 PM
England Gale E.COO and SVP OperationsNov 23Sale12.4110,000124,136121,605Nov 28 06:13 PM
England Gale E.COO and SVP OperationsNov 01Option Exercise0.0034,6670139,432Nov 02 09:09 PM
Lindholm JeffreySVP, Worldwide SalesNov 01Option Exercise0.0039,3340194,102Nov 02 09:04 PM
FAIRFAX DANIEL WSVP and CFONov 01Option Exercise0.0038,3340325,816Nov 02 09:03 PM
CHENG KENCTO and SVP, Corporate DevelopNov 01Option Exercise0.0039,0000517,867Nov 02 09:00 PM
CARNEY LLOYDChief Executive OfficerNov 01Option Exercise0.00189,4330602,823Nov 02 08:59 PM
ODONNELL ELLENSVP & General CounselNov 01Option Exercise0.0020,334023,194Nov 02 08:57 PM
England Gale E.COO and SVP OperationsOct 31Option Exercise0.0062,3650136,933Nov 02 09:09 PM
Lindholm JeffreySVP, Worldwide SalesOct 31Option Exercise0.0059,5310181,652Nov 02 09:04 PM
FAIRFAX DANIEL WSVP and CFOOct 31Option Exercise0.0059,5310317,371Nov 02 09:03 PM
CHENG KENCTO and SVP, Corporate DevelopOct 31Option Exercise0.0065,2000511,137Nov 02 09:00 PM
CARNEY LLOYDChief Executive OfficerOct 31Option Exercise0.00330,7270634,942Nov 02 08:59 PM
KRAUSE L WILLIAMDirectorSep 20Option Exercise8.8020,000176,000177,204Sep 22 05:23 PM
ODONNELL ELLENSVP & General CounselSep 15Sale9.007,50067,5006,118Sep 16 07:05 PM
England Gale E.COO and SVP OperationsAug 22Sale10.1910,000101,91974,568Aug 23 06:18 PM
ODONNELL ELLENSVP & General CounselJun 10Sale8.878,12972,09113,618Jun 13 07:40 PM
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England Gale E.COO and SVP OperationsJun 03Option Exercise0.0025,000093,942Jun 06 04:49 PM
England Gale E.COO and SVP OperationsMay 31Sale9.0010,00090,00068,942Jun 01 05:32 PM
HOUSE DAVID LDirectorApr 08Option Exercise4.1927,500115,225273,224Apr 11 04:23 PM
KRAUSE L WILLIAMDirectorApr 05Option Exercise4.1920,00083,800136,981Apr 06 04:32 PM
FAIRFAX DANIEL WSVP and CFOMar 29Sale10.2312,000122,779256,211Mar 30 09:09 PM
VASWANI SANJAYDirectorMar 16Option Exercise5.2440,000209,400157,751Mar 17 07:18 PM
England Gale E.COO and SVP OperationsFeb 22Sale9.6810,00096,83778,942Feb 23 06:34 PM
HOUSE DAVID LDirectorFeb 18Option Exercise5.1720,000103,400220,501Feb 22 04:41 PM
GERDELMAN JOHN WDirectorFeb 01Option Exercise4.1920,00083,800183,251Feb 03 06:48 PM
CARNEY LLOYDChief Executive OfficerJan 16Option Exercise0.0076,6660333,573Jan 20 04:50 PM
ODONNELL ELLENSVP & General CounselDec 15Sale8.605,40946,5172,471Dec 16 07:02 PM