Quest Software, Inc.
If you should find yourself running with the bulls in Pamplona, Spain, any July in the near future, you would do well to have a pre-determined strategy when rounding corners. The bulls thunder down the ancient cobblestone streets, enraged and indiscriminate, chasing a horde of adventurous Spaniards clad in traditional white linen and blood red waist-sashes and neckerchiefs. The thousand-pound bulls take corners wide. You should do the opposite.
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You must have had enough experience with cloud computing. Whenever you travel by public bus or you use the public lavatory, you are using 'cloud computing.'
Well, I am joking. If you have an email account with Google or Yahoo!, or if you have used GoogleApps, you are not new to cloud computing.
What do you mean by cloud computing?
Cloud computing is the process of offering hosting and maintenance more »
In the fourth quarter of 2011, David Einhorn and Greenlight Capital took a position in Dell (NASDAQ: DELL) at an average price of $15.53. At the time, he wrote to investors that “the recent business performance has exceeded the recent stock performance… [Dell’s P/E] reflects a valuation usually associated with collapsing businesses.” Not only was the stock a good value in his eyes, but the company seemed more »
Bravo to Dell (NASDAQ: DELL) for starting to pay a dividend. Last month, the company announced it will begin paying 8 cents per quarter to investors, resulting in a current yield of 2.6%. Dell’s a bit late to the party, but good for it. Some, though, think this is a bad idea. They are wrong.
Critics prefer Dell to funnel its money mainly toward growth initiatives, more acquisitions more »
Dell (NASDAQ: DELL) was a company that was once synonymous with the PC. The company was founded by Michael Dell when he was a grad student in the University of Texas in 1984, it then grew to be the largest PC maker in the world before forking over that title to Hewlett Packard (NYSE: HPQ) in 2005. From 1990 to its 2000 high the stock was a shareholder’s best more »
IPOs may be dead in the water, but mergers and acquisitions are still going strong. Among this summer’s mergers and acquisitions are three which stand out from the others due to their growth and profit potential.
John Paulson has had some sub-prime ups and Chinese fraud downs, but the past few months have been good for Pauly. Some of his investments have performed exceptionally well.
Paulson initiated a position in Quest Software Inc. (NASDAQ: QSFT) back in Q1 with an average price of about $20. Quest deals in the management of databases and has been in the news quite frequently as of late. Following an agreement more »
Hardware giant Dell (NASDAQ: DELL), which primarily sells desktops and personal computers, has decided to acquire Quest Software (NASDAQ: QSFT), a provider of management software solutions that helps companies solve their IT problems. Dell is facing stiff competition in hardware from Hewlett-Packard (NYSE: HPQ) and Lenovo, and hence, it is looking toward other sources to keep its revenue stream running.
End to the Bidding Fight
The purchase price for the more »
Dell (NASDAQ: DELL) is widely known for its PCs. However, Dell provides a diverse range of products and services for its customers. Dell provides computing hardware and software for consumers, small and large businesses, and the government. Dell prides itself on the built-to-order facet of its computers. However, the manufacturer has had a hard time competing with brands such as Hewlett-Packard (NYSE: HPQ). In addition to personal computers and accessories more »