SolarWinds

  • SolarWinds vs. Splunk: A Tale of Two Data Management Companies

    By Jason Earley - July 1, 2013 | Tickers: SWI, SPLK

    Data surrounds us, but we only perceive a small fraction of it.  

    Companies like SolarWinds (NYSE: SWI) and Splunk (NASDAQ: SPLK) empower customers to gain dominion over complex digital networks and turn data from numerous disparate sources into actionable business insight.  Think banks aggregating financial activities from numerous sources (ATM, wire transfer, online banking, credit card transactions) to detect fraud or identifying anomalies across network devices in order to quickly more »

  • This Stock Has it All But is Quite Expensive

    By Anh HOANG - April 8, 2013 | Tickers: CA, HPQ, SWI

    Shareholders of SolarWinds (NYSE: SWI) must feel quite happy. The stock has experienced a decent increase in price over the past twelve months, rising from $39 to more than $59, which represents a gain of more than 50%. Jim Simons of hedge fund Renaissance Technologies expressed his bullish attitude toward this stock, buying nearly 1.5 million shares in the third quarter of 2012. Should investors consider SolarWinds a good more »

  • This Stock has it All but is Quite Expensive

    By Anh HOANG - March 31, 2013 | Tickers: CA, HPQ, SWI

    Shareholders of SolarWinds (NYSE: SWI) must feel quite happy as the stock has experienced a decent increase in its price In the past twelve months, rising from $39 to more than $59, representing a gain of more than 50%. Jim Simons of hedge fund Renaissance Technologies expressed his bullish attitude toward this stock, buying nearly 1.5 million shares in the third quarter of 2012. Should investors consider SolarWinds a more »

  • Three Small Caps for the Rest of 2013

    By Ash Anderson - March 29, 2013 | Tickers: MED, SWI, RGR

    Finding companies to invest in is the toughest task of all. We could just buy the big name companies, sit back and hope that they come through with some sort of gains. On the other hand, we could get proactive about all of this and jump right in with some small cap companies.

    I’m picking small caps for a couple of reasons. The first is that these companies have more »

  • Four Stocks with Strong After-Hour Earnings to Move on Tuesday

    By Brian Nichols - February 5, 2013 | Tickers: GILD, HI, SWI, THO

    While the market was busy digesting the trouble within the quarterly reports of Baidu and Yum! Brands, there were other companies beating expectations. These under-the-radar stocks posted solid quarters and could very well trade higher throughout Tuesday’s session. As a result, I am looking at those companies.

    A Fast-Growing Under-the-Radar Stock Worth Watching

    The recreation vehicle manufacturer Thor Industries (NYSE: THO) fell 6% on Monday prior to announcing preliminary more »

  • Top nine performers in the US Tech sector in year 2012.

    By Muhammad Binyameen - January 8, 2013 | Tickers: CSC, CCI, EQIX, LNKD, NCR, RAX, CRM, SWI, S

    Top nine performers in the US tech sector in the year 2012.
    Top nine Stocks in Tech sector according to annual percentage price appreciation.


    #1.Sprint Nextel Corporation (NYSE: S)
    Sprint Nextel Corp leads the us tech  sector by generating +152.99% price appreciation.Sprint Nextel Corp offers a range of wireline and wireless communication products and services to meet the needs of  individuals, businesses, government subscribers and resellers.

    #2 more »

  • SolarWinds - The David of the IT Department

    By Gautam Chatterjee - January 6, 2013 | Tickers: HPQ, IBM, SWI

    Forbes’ annual ranking of America’s Best Small Companies highlights those companies that have experienced strong growth over the past five years. Topping this year’s list is the software outfit SolarWinds.

    Designer, developer and marketer of information technology and infrastructure management, SolarWinds Inc. (NYSE: SWI) is quickly making its name in the world. The company, which offers a wide of range of software products to enable management of networks more »

  • 3 Companies Soaring with Efficiency

    By Michael Carter - December 6, 2012 | Tickers: BGS, SAM, SWI

    Net Income per Employee or NIPE (sometimes called revenue per employee) is a company’s net income divided by the number of employees.  I like to compare it to the efficiency of the workforce in generating real monetary results.  It is not as mainstream a metric as other popular indicators like market cap, P/E ratios, or EPS, and is often not mentioned at all unless you do the calculation more »

  • SolarWinds: a Growth Story at the Heart of the Cloud

    By Erick Santos - November 9, 2012 | Tickers: AMZN, IBM, RAX, SWI

    I'm always looking at various stock screens for fast growing companies in good growth sectors. A company that has grabbed my attention is SolarWinds (NYSE: SWI), a midcap company based in Austin, TX, that provides IT departments with software to monitor their networks and servers. SolarWinds' philosophy is to take existing network needs and then sell software to IT professionals that meet those needs at a much cheaper price more »

  • Is Verisign a Buying Opportunity?

    By Meena Krishnamsetty - November 1, 2012 | Tickers: FFIV, ORCL, RHT, SWI, VRSN

    Verisign (NASDAQ: VRSN)’s stock dropped about 15% on October 26 after the company said that the U.S. Department of Commerce may subject a registry agreement for the .com domain to further review. The DOC, according to the company’s quarterly report, appears concerned about the agreement’s pricing terms. Since the market had been expecting that the registry services company would get approval from the federal government fairly more »

  • Best Companies Under A Billion

    By Mark Morelli - October 30, 2012 | Tickers: BRLI, SAM, BWLD, CRUS, SWI

    Forbes magazine just published an article about the best small, public companies in the U.S. right now. One of the criteria was for current revenue to be less than $1 billion. Included in the story is commentary from Jack Dorsey, founder of Twitter and Square, about the essential challenges that exist for some of them today. You can read the online article here.

    The print version of the story more »

  • A Handful of Stocks Ready to Move

    By Joshua Hayes - January 29, 2012 | Tickers: CFX, HEES, LAD, SWI, TNGO

    In the stock market there is a lot of bad information. This information comes at you in all forms of different media. Do you listen to this information or ignore it? This is what separates the best traders from everyone else. The best traders have learned to ignore everything except the truth. The only truth is price.

    Price is the only fact that matters to a trader. I am a more »