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  • Clouds That Generate Revenues Not Raindrops

    By Sean Fox - August 29, 2013 | Tickers: EMC, RHT, VMW

    A New Direction for Tech

    Most tech companies guard their source code as closely as Coca Cola guards their secret recipe. Their revenues stem from licensing fees and sales of prepackaged products developed entirely in-house. How then, does a company who makes its entire source code available to the general public, generate revenues? Just ask the people who comprise Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT)! They have managed to grow their more »

  • Why Investors Need To Sit On The Sidelines For These Stocks

    By Jayson Derrick - August 15, 2013 | Tickers: AAPL, EMC, FIO

    One of the biggest mistakes investors make is jumping in to a long term investment too quickly. These three companies have potential to pay off in the long term, however there still a lot of question marks today that need to be answered first.

    Carl Icahn bought shares but you should hold off a bit

    Billionaire investor Carl Icahn tweeted that he had accumulated a large position in Apple (NASDAQ: AAPLmore »)

  • Can Profits Be Archived? A Look at Data Storage

    By patricio kehoe - August 12, 2013 | Tickers: EMC, STX, WDC

    With cloud storage turning into the new star of the digital era, what is the future for hard disk drives (HDD)? I do not like to think that one innovation erases competitors from the picture. I prefer to think that new technologies offer another possibility to accomplish our everyday tasks. So, let's look into three data storage market leaders: EMC (NYSE: EMC), Western Digital (NASDAQ: WDC), and Seagate Tech more »

  • The Market Is Missing Something in These Three Companies

    By Rupert Hargreaves - July 24, 2013 | Tickers: AXLL, EMC, PAAS

    The market is missing something with chemical's company Axiall (NYSE: AXLL) and miner Pan American Silver (NASDAQ: PAAS). Both companies have very strong cash flows, generating huge amounts of cash, but despite this, the market is still placing a lower valuation on them than that of their peers.

    Why is this?

    Axiall has been sold off recently after a poor set of first quarter results. The company made a more »

  • Computer Storage Firms Securing Footing in a Growing Market

    By Phillip Woolgar - July 24, 2013 | Tickers: BRCD, EMC, WDC

    Cloud computing is certainly a growing field, so it is important as an investor in technology for me to be aware of the companies with a stake in this market segment. These firms provide network and storage solutions that are now in high demand from most major corporations. The increasing focus on this technology has these companies racing for a spot at the top, and that involves a spate of more »

  • Stock Up on These Data Storage Companies

    By Madhukar Dubey - July 22, 2013 | Tickers: BRCD, CSCO, EMC

    According to IDC, the global enterprise storage system market, after the economic recession, showed 18% growth in the year 2009-2010, realizing almost $31 billion in revenue. It is expected to grow at a CAGR of 3.9% for the period 2010-2015. Increase in the need for data management has created a huge demand for services and products.

    Let’s see how these companies will manage to meet the increasing demand more »

  • Western Digital: Well-Equipped to Face the Rising Competition

    By Awais Iqbal - July 15, 2013 | Tickers: EMC, NTAP, WDC

    The success of information technology companies is driven by their ability to innovate. The benefits of moving first also stand to be the greatest in this industry. Some companies try to add to their service portfolio by acquiring other IT companies that possess differentiating products. The recent move by Western Digital (NASDAQ: WDC) to acquire VeloBit makes the company fall under this category.

    How does the acquisition of VeloBit benefit more »

  • Is EMC a Good Stock to Buy?

    By Meena Krishnamsetty - July 15, 2013 | Tickers: EMC, NTAP, VMW

    Data storage, infrastructure, and security company EMC (NYSE: EMC) has been left out of the stock market’s rise year to date, with its current stock price at about the same levels as the beginning of 2013 while the S&P 500 has risen about 15%.

    This is, in part, due to higher costs in the first quarter of 2013, which caused pre-tax income to be essentially flat versus a more »

  • Shining Stars in the Data Storage Industry

    By usman iftikhar - July 12, 2013 | Tickers: EMC, NTAP, STX, WDC

    Due to the high penetration of mobile devices, consumers have started to create large amounts of digital content. This has led to the growing demand for data storage devices. Consequently, sales of hard disk drives and solid-storage media, including SSD, 15K-RPM and 10K-RPM performance drives, are showing robust growth. Worldwide spending on cloud storage solutions is expected to grow from $91 billion in 2011 to $207 billion in 2016. It more »

  • 3 Tech Stocks Poised To Outperform

    By Victor Selva - July 2, 2013 | Tickers: ABB, EMC, MCHP, VMW

    The tech segment always provides opportunities for those smart or big enough to seize them. The next few years will face ABB (NYSE: ABB), EMC (NYSE: EMC) and Microchip Technologies (NASDAQ: MCHP) with plenty of growth opportunities. The question is: will they be able to make the best out of them? And further: are they good companies to put your money down and expect for returns?

    A power stock

    ABB more »

  • This Company’s CFO Is Buying on Bad News

    By Meena Krishnamsetty - June 27, 2013 | Tickers: EMC, INFA, IRM, NTAP

    Iron Mountain (NYSE: IRM) plunged 16% on June 7 after the company filed an 8-K related to its discussions with the IRS. First, the records management and data protection services company’s request for a certain Private Letter Ruling (PLR), which would allow it to qualify for conversion to a real estate investment trust (namely, a ruling which would classify Iron Mountain’s racking structures as real estate), has been more »

  • How Investing In Data Companies Can Generate Returns

    By Shweta Dubey - June 26, 2013 | Tickers: EMC, STX, WDC

    The data storage market is expected to reach $16.9 billion in 2015, up from $8 billion last year. The ever increasing need to manage data created a huge demand for data storage devices and services. Also, the customers are shifting to hybrid laptops/tablets and cloud storage. This shift drives the opportunities for data storage devices manufacturers and service providers to cater to the increasing demand.

    I have chosen more »

  • Why Are Investors Happy About This Company's Prospects?

    By Mike Thiessen - June 19, 2013 | Tickers: EMC, NTAP

    NetApp (NASDAQ: NTAP) released a new OS for its clustered data solution that should lead to gains in market share, possibly at the expense of EMC (NYSE: EMC). Additionally, the company recently decided to issue dividends and approved a $3 billion share repurchase program. NetApp is a data storage company offering data management and enterprise storage solutions. It partners with IBM, VMware, Cisco, Microsoft and Fijitsu.

    Dividend and Repurchase Program more »

  • Why These 3 Tech Companies Are a Good Investment Opportunity

    By Damian Illia - June 19, 2013 | Tickers: CHKP, EMC, CRM

    Although plenty of Tech companies offer great growth prospects and market out-performance, the last ten years have taught me to invest more wisely. Instead of looking for humongous growth, I search for companies that offer sustainable -and attainable- expected growth rates, plenty of cash to back its development and an economic “moat” to keep competitors at bay. EMC (NYSE: EMC), Check Point Software Technologies (NASDAQ: CHKP) and SalesForce.com (NYSE: CRMmore »)

  • Cover All The Bases When Valuing Stocks

    By Timothy Green - June 13, 2013 | Tickers: CSCO, EMC, NTAP | Editor's Choice

    Sometimes a stock appears to be cheap when in reality it's expensive, and sometimes a stock appears to be expensive when in reality it's cheap. The numbers which you choose to look at can have a significant impact on a stock’s valuation, and it's important to cover all the bases in order to get a clear picture of the company's financials.

    Consider enterprise storage company more »

  • 3 Data Storage Companies You Shouldn't Miss

    By Damian Illia - June 11, 2013 | Tickers: EMC, STX, TDC

    In a world where more and more data is generated, storage needs will increase constantly, both in the personal and enterprise segments. As a result, companies dealing with data storage and handling seem poised to deliver strong growth rates in the upcoming years.

    However, nowadays, several ways to stow information exist and some firms look more prepared for the future than others. EMC (NYSE: EMC), Seagate Technology (NASDAQ: STX)and more »

  • Stock Could Rebound if New Management Executes

    By Mike Thiessen - June 11, 2013 | Tickers: AAPL, EMC, FB, FIO, STEC

    Fusion-IO (NYSE: FIO) is a stock that is down over 50% since its peak and has not showed many positive signs upon first look. Insiders sold off along with institutional investors. However, the company is undergoing a management change following the departure of their CEO and two other co-founders. All the bad news may be priced in, and the stock could be poised for a rebound.

    Fusion-IO provides data center more »

  • The Bear Case for Fusion-io: Part 1

    By Adrian Campos - June 10, 2013 | Tickers: EMC, FIO, LSI

    Are you looking for a stock to short? I will develop a bear case for Fusion-io (NYSE: FIO) in two parts, where I will analyze the fundamentals, business, and recent acquisitions of this IT company. It seems that more chest pain for shareholders could be on the way. That is, if they still hold their long positions after a disastrous yearly performance: stock price is down almost 28%, and I more »

  • Buybacks Mean Better Times Ahead for These Stocks

    By Jacob Wolinsky - June 10, 2013 | Tickers: EMC, NTAP, TPL

    Markets are witnessing some selling pressure leading to a correction, owing to fears regarding the early phase out of quantitative easing. While this will likely set a cat among pigeons, investors can use the opportunity to get into solid plays at discounted prices. Texas Pacific Land Trust (NYSE: TPL), EMC (NYSE: EMC), and NetApp (NASDAQ: NTAP) are some such companies whose shares have come down a bit in recent days more »

  • A Bright Future for Open Text

    By Vladimir Zernov - June 7, 2013 | Tickers: EMC, IBM, OTEX, ORCL

    In today's world where companies are buried in information, enterprise content management (ECM) systems are seen as a must for serious businesses. These systems help enterprises control their content, boosting their effectiveness and productivity. One of the companies that sells ECM systems is Open Text (NASDAQ: OTEX). Its stock is up 25% year-to-date, with most of the gains built in the last month. Will this momentum continue?

    Open Text more »

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