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FireEye, Inc. Earnings Ahead: Quick Glance

1 is equivalent to a buy rating, 3 a hold rating, and 5 a sell rating. The stock's current RSI reading is at 57.30.

FireEye, Inc. has a 52 week low of $10.35 and a 52 week high of $18.00. The company added a huge number of new customers, of which 47 were of six-digit and 1 in seven-digit of sizes. The deals have beefed up FireEye's cyber security suite and enhanced its competitive dynamics.

FEYE has been the topic of several research analyst reports. Imperial Capital reissued an outperform rating and issued a $25.00 price target on shares of FireEye in a research report on Sunday, July 24th. Finally, Evercore ISI set a $20.00 target price on FireEye and gave the company a buy rating in a research report on Tuesday, August 1st. BTIG Research reaffirmed a "buy" rating and set a $18.00 price objective (up from $17.00) on shares of FireEye in a research note on Wednesday, August 2nd. (NASDAQ:FEYE) stock may see increased volatility following the report. Vetr lowered shares of FireEye from a strong-buy rating to a buy rating and set a $17.31 target price for the company.in a research note on Wednesday, July 12th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, twenty-one have assigned 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 $20.34. Reynders Mcveigh Mngmt Ltd holds 0.03% of its portfolio in FireEye Inc (NASDAQ:FEYE) for 12,510 shares. FireEye has a 1-year low of $10.87 and a 1-year high of $23.82. The company has a 50 day moving average price of $17.03 and a 200 day moving average price of $15.31. The company was maintained on Wednesday, March 9 by Barclays Capital.

FireEye (NASDAQ:FEYE) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November 3rd. The information security company reported ($0.26) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of ($0.39) by $0.13. FireEye had a negative net margin of 46.37% and a negative return on equity of 26.21%. The business had revenue of $185.50 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $176.39 million. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned ($0.33) earnings per share. However, -2.08% over the last one month, 14.32% for the last quarter and year to date performance stands at 42.18%. FireEye, Inc. (NASDAQ:FEYE), at its latest closing price of $16.92, it has a price-to-book ratio of 3.90, compared to an industry average at 5.58.

Sell-side analysts have also provided a consensus recommendation of 2.50 on company shares. Frank Verdecanna, an officer at (FEYE), sold 404 shares at a price of 13.91 to bring his total ownership in the stock to 168,181 shares. Following the sale, the president now owns 508,210 shares in the company, valued at approximately $8,893,675.

In other FireEye news, President Travis M. Reese sold 88,445 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, October 3rd. Volume is the basic fuel of the market since stocks move up or down in price only when shares are trading hands. The disclosure for this sale can be found here.

But it's not just selling activity that is creating investor interest in FEYE; over the last several weeks, several insiders have bought shares. On Wednesday, August 2 the stock rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray with "Hold". The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company now owns 6,623 shares of the information security company's stock valued at $101,000 after purchasing an additional 1,528 shares during the last quarter. (NYSE:MOS) by 718,812 shares in the quarter, for a total of 6.25M shares, and has risen its stake in Digitalglobe Inc. Legal & General Group Plc now owns 11,377 shares of the information security company's stock worth $188,000 after buying an additional 423 shares during the period. Pinnacle Associates Ltd. grew its stake in FireEye by 81.7% during the second quarter. Over the last three months, insiders have sold 194,884 shares of company stock worth $3,210,523. Manufacturers Life Insurance Company The reported 0% of its portfolio in FireEye Inc (NASDAQ:FEYE). Principal Financial Group Inc. now owns 14,439 shares of the information security company's stock worth $213,000 after buying an additional 440 shares during the period.

Institutional investors have also been busy with the stock.

Jabre Capital Partners Sa decreased Fireeye Inc (FEYE) stake by 38.1% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. The Company's cybersecurity solutions combine its purpose-built virtual-machine technology, threat intelligence and security in a suite of products and services.



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