Market Inference Overview -- VMW Stock

Large-cap Technology company Vmware has moved -0.3% so far today on a volume of 67,321, compared to its average of 983,315. In contrast, the S&P 500 index moved -0.8%.

Vmware trades -12.81% away from its average analyst target price of $140.62 per share. The 19 analysts following the stock have set target prices ranging from $120 to $170, and on average have given Vmware a rating of buy.

Anyone interested in buying VMW should be aware of the facts below:

  • Vmware's current price is 152.3% away from its Graham number of $48.58 (a purchase price with a built-in margin of safety)

  • Based on its trailing earning per share of 4.86, Vmware has a trailing 12 month Price to Earnings (P/E) ratio of 25.2 while the S&P 500 average is 15.97

  • VMW has a forward P/E ratio of 16.2 based on its forward 12 month price to earnings (Eps) of $7.58 per share

  • The company has a price to earnings growth (PEG) ratio of 1.57 — a number near or below 1 signifying that Vmware is fairly valued compared to its estimated growth potential

  • Its Price to Book (P/B) ratio is 5.7 compared to its sector average of 5.57

  • VMware, Inc. provides software solutions in the areas of modern applications, cloud management and infrastructure, networking, security, and digital workspaces in the United States and internationally.

  • Based in Palo Alto, the company has 37,500 full time employees and a market cap of $51,450,560,512.

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