Posts Tagged ‘VMW’

Increased Put Options Review Before Earnings (CRM, VMW, JNPR, NFLX, AMZN)

An article in Barron’s this weekend against Salesforce.com (NYSE: CRM) and the risks associated with chasing its 100-times forward earnings multiple is adding some weight on the shares of several key high-flying tech shares ahead of this week’s earnings. Virtualization leader VMware Inc. (NYSE: VMW) is reporting earnings after the close on Monday and Thomson [...]

Top After-Hours Movers & Reactions (AAPL, BP, APA, CYT, GILD, SHLD, YHOO, VMW)

Many shares are moving in the after-hours trading session.  Most are earnings as earnings season is in full swing, but some are not tied to earnings at all. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) closed at $251.89 and shares are up 2.9% at $259.14 on more than 4.57 million shares as of 5:05 PM EST.  SUMMARY BP [...]

Citrix Options Shadow VMWare Earnings (CTXS, VMW)

VMWare Inc. (NYSE: VMW) soared in after-hours trading, and in our earnings summary we already noted that that this sets a very high bar for Citrix Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: CTXS) as a result of the strong virtualization market.  We did not see this options trading in our reviews throughout the trading day, but it turns [...]

VMware Sympathy Spike: Citrix Systems (VMW, CTXS)

You have already seen the volume spike in VMware (NYSE: VMW) after its CEO is out immediately and after its guidance was being deemed as “talked down” this morning.  One other company involved in virtualization, via its 2007 acquisition of XenSource, is Citrix Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: CTXS).  Citrix shares are down about 2.1% at $27.90 [...]

Price/Volume Spike: VMware (VMW, EMC)

VMware Inc. (NYSE: VMW) is being beaten like a rented mule in pre-market trading this morning.  The virtualization company announced that Diane Greene is out as CEO effective immediately, and its guidance is being taken as an earnings warning.  Shares are paying a dear price this morning.  at 9:26 AM EST we have seen 867,000 [...]