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Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. (BRCD) Receives $10.25 Average PT from Analysts

19 May 2017

Investors and Traders continue to monitor technical levels of shares of Oclaro, Inc. Five analysts have made estimates for Brocade Communications Systems' earnings. Acrospire Investment Management LLC now owns 11,211 shares of the technology company's stock worth $103,000 after buying an additional 1,900 shares in the last quarter. The firm is expected to announce its next quarterly earnings report on Thursday, May 18th. Thrivent Financial For Lutherans sold 295,668 shares as Brocade Communications Systems (BRCD)'s stock 0.00%. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $0.29 earnings per share.

Zacks offers analysts with an Average Broker Rating (or ABR), basing it on sell-side recommendations. Wunderlich had a markedly different take on 03/11/2016, proposing that Brocade Communications Systems, Inc.is now considered Sell versus prior Hold rating.

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Last time, the company failed Wall Street by reporting EPS of $0.16, smashing the consensus of $0.25 per share. The firm had revenue of $581.46 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $649.89 million. ODONNELL ELLEN sold $78,563 worth of Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. Analysts are expecting EPS growth rates to be at -35.20% this quarter and EPS estimate for next year reflect a 4.36% growth rate. Similarly, full-year EPS forecasts have ranged between $0.59 and $1.02.

BRCD has been the subject of several analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research cut Brocade Communications Systems from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research note on Monday, January 23rd. TheStreet downgraded shares of Brocade Communications Systems from a "b" rating to a "c" rating in a research note on Friday, February 24th. Lindholm Jeffrey also sold $6.62 million worth of Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. Analysts have a mean recommendation of 2.10 on this stock (A rating of less than 2 means buy, "hold" within the 3 range, "sell" within the 4 range, and "strong sell" within the 5 range). The company maintains price to book ratio of 0.87 vs.an industry average at 0.40. The stock ended last trade at $6.55 a share and the price is up more than -29.87% so far this year. The shares were sold at an average price of $12.47, for a total transaction of $13,104,922.52. Following the completion of the sale, the senior vice president now directly owns 11,226 shares in the company, valued at $138,865.62. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link.

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In other Brocade Communications Systems news, CEO Lloyd Carney sold 1,050,916 shares of the company's stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, March 22nd. The mean target of $12.75 should be compared with the price when the stock was languishing around $7.44 a share. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Harber Asset Mngmt Ltd Liability owns 1.35% invested in Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. It has no change, as 90 investors sold PM shares while 466 reduced holdings. only 97 funds opened positions while 478 raised stakes. Magnetar Fincl Ltd Liability Co has invested 1.31% in Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. Stephens Inc. AR now owns 11,960 shares of the technology company's stock worth $149,000 after buying an additional 1,792 shares in the last quarter. Acrospire Investment Management LLC increased its stake in shares of Brocade Communications Systems by 20.4% in the third quarter. Shares are trading 2.04% above their 50-day moving average, and 6.06% below their 200-day moving average. Creative Planning increased its stake in shares of Brocade Communications Systems by 27.4% in the first quarter. Edge Wealth Mgmt Ltd Liability invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. Gardner Lewis Asset Management L P acquired a new stake in Brocade Communications Systems during the fourth quarter valued at about $50,423,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 80.06% of the company's stock. (NASDAQ:BRCD). Ny State Common Retirement Fund holds 0.02% or 872,424 shares. The stock is now trading 0.85% above its SMA 50 and 11.16% above its SMA 200. The company has a market cap of $5.10 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 45.82 and a beta of 0.88. Brocade Communications Systems's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 42.31%. Cqs Cayman Lp invested 0.28% of its portfolio in Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. "(BRCD) Will Post Earnings of $0.01 Per Share" was published by Chaffey Breeze and is owned by of Chaffey Breeze.

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