FireEye, Inc. (FEYE) Releases Quarterly Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.03 EPS


FEYE has been the subject of a number of research analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research now has $15.00 price target on the information security company's stock. Positively, the company added 57 new Helix customers (now 71 total Helix customers) and experienced a record-breaking quarter for its endpoint product, HX. Its virtual machine-based security platform is a virtual execution engine, complemented by dynamic threat intelligence, to identify and block cyber attacks in real time. Bank of America upgraded the shares of FEYE in report on Monday, March 20 to "Buy" rating. BidaskClub cut shares of FireEye from a "sell" rating to a "strong sell" rating in a report on Wednesday, August 2nd. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, twenty-one have issued a hold rating, twelve have given a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company's stock. The stock now has an average rating of "Hold" and a consensus target price of $17.13. FEYE's value Change from Open was at -0.99% with a Gap of 0.71%. 1,334,435 shares of the stock were exchanged. The stock volatility for month is 2.16% and for week it is 2.53%.The stock traded 63.48% to its 52 week low and was changed -6.00% from its 52 week high as of last close. The company has market cap of $3.00 billion.

In terms of earnings per share, 27 analysts have a -0.01 EPS mean target for the quarter ending Dec-17, for the quarter ending Mar-18, 22 analysts have a -0.06 EPS mean target and for the quarter ending Mar-18 there are 28 estimates of -0.21 EPS. The firm had revenue of $189.60 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $186.41 million. During the same quarter previous year, the firm posted ($0.37) earnings per share. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 6.0% compared to the same quarter past year. On average, equities research analysts expect that FireEye will post ($1.13) earnings per share for the current year. Also, EVP Alexa King sold 69,884 shares of FireEye stock in a transaction on Thursday, August 3rd. The stock was sold at an average price of $14.19, for a total value of $34,992.54. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website. (FEYE)'s latest closing price was 18.86% from the average-price of 200 days while it maintained a distance from the 50 Day Moving Average at 3.26% and -1.27% compared with the 20 Day Moving Average. Following the completion of the transaction, the executive vice president now owns 155,905 shares of the company's stock, valued at $2,213,851. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. The fund owned 6,623 shares of the information security company's stock after buying an additional 1,528 shares during the quarter.

Jabre Capital Partners Sa increased Nvidia Corp (NASDAQ:NVDA) stake by 24,000 shares to 29,000 valued at $4.19 million in 2017Q2. The company's shares closed yesterday at $16.37. Canada Pension Plan Investment Board increased its position in shares of FireEye by 31.9% in the 2nd quarter. Neuberger Berman Grp Ltd Co owns 2.49M shares. Finally, Eaton Vance Management increased its position in shares of FireEye by 22.8% in the 2nd quarter. Public Employees Retirement Association of Colorado now owns 34,619 shares of the information security company's stock worth $570,000 after buying an additional 431 shares during the period. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.

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