13GD Runner: Learn Why Silver Lake Group. Just Purchased Vmware, Inc Stake?

13GD Runner: Learn Why Silver Lake Group. Just Purchased Vmware, Inc Stake?

The New Silver Lake Group. Holding in Vmware, Inc

Silver Lake Group. filed with the SEC SC 13D/A form for Vmware, Inc. The form can be accessed here: 000119312516761812. As reported in Silver Lake Group.’s form, the filler as of late owns 83.3% or 343,025,308 shares of the Information Technology–company.

Vmware, Inc stake is a new one for the for this institutional investor and it was filed because of activity on November 7, 2016. We feel this shows Silver Lake Group.’s positive view for the stock.

Vmware, Inc Institutional Sentiment

Latest Security and Exchange filings show 344 investors own Vmware, Inc. The institutional ownership in Q3 2015 is very high, at 49.97% of the outstanding shares. This is decreased by 6897707 the total institutional shares. 62852245 were the shares owned by these institutional investors. In total 55 funds opened new Vmware, Inc stakes, 113 increased stakes. There were 56 that closed positions and 122 reduced them.

3 managers had the stock in their top Ten. Notable investors are: Cisco Systems Inc., Hbk Investments L P, Anandar Capital Management Lp, Harber Asset Management Llc, Nine Chapters Capital Management Llc, Bluefin Trading Llc, Gmt Capital Corp..

Bender Robert & Associates is an institutional investor bullish on Vmware, Inc, owning 55449 shares as of Q3 2015 for 2.96% of its portfolio. Oaktop Capital Management Ii Lp owns 92500 shares or 1.64% of its portfolio. CA Avalon Global Asset Management Llc have 4.34% of their stock portfolio for 76300 shares. Further, Spark Investment Management Llc reported stake worth 0.77% of its US stock portfolio. The CA Cisco Systems Inc owns 5325000 shares. Vmware, Inc is 99.34% of the manager’s US portfolio.

Business Profile

VMware, Inc. is a provider of virtualization infrastructure solutions and cloud infrastructure solutions. The Company develops and markets its product and service offerings within three product groups, which include software-defined data center (SDDC), hybrid cloud computing and end-user computing (EUC). Its compute virtualization includes offerings that allow organizations to manage Information technology (IT) resources across private clouds and complex multi-cloud, and multi-device environments. Its SDDC is designed to transform the data center into an on-demand service. Its cloud strategy has three components, which include continue to expand beyond compute virtualization in the private cloud, extend the private cloud into the public cloud, and connect and secure endpoints across a range of public clouds. Its End-User Computing portfolio enables IT organizations to deliver secure access to applications, data and devices for their end users.

SEC Form 13D is filed within 10 days, by anyone who acquires beneficial ownership of 5%+ of any public firm. Activist investors and practices such as: company breakups, hostile takeovers, and change of control events, are permitted for this form filers. A filer must promptly update its 13D filing in case of acquisition or disposition of 1% or more of the securities that are the subject of the filing.

Insitutional Activity: The institutional sentiment increased to 1.07 in Q2 2016. Its up 0.04, from 1.03 in 2016Q1. The ratio increased, as 47 funds sold all VMware, Inc. shares owned while 105 reduced positions. 57 funds bought stakes while 105 increased positions. They now own 90.43 million shares or 5.40% more from 85.80 million shares in 2016Q1.

Whittier Com holds 1,455 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Strs Ohio has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in VMware, Inc. (NYSE:VMW). Cap Guardian Tru Company reported 800 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Mufg Americas Holdings Corporation reported 250 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Shell Asset Mgmt reported 29,933 shares or 0.04% of all its holdings. Ls Invest Advsrs Ltd Limited Liability Company has 0.01% invested in the company for 2,617 shares. First Republic Inv Mngmt Inc last reported 0% of its portfolio in the stock. Reilly Advsrs Ltd Co accumulated 228 shares or 0% of the stock. Tudor Et Al accumulated 46,916 shares or 0.06% of the stock. Cisco System has 50.94% invested in the company for 4.33 million shares. Pacad Inv holds 34,401 shares or 0.27% of its portfolio. Parallax Volatility Advisers Ltd Partnership has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in VMware, Inc. (NYSE:VMW). Gotham Asset Mngmt Limited Liability Corporation owns 267,055 shares or 0.18% of their US portfolio. Td Asset Management has invested 0% of its portfolio in VMware, Inc. (NYSE:VMW). First Financial In accumulated 105 shares or 0% of the stock.

Insider Transactions: Since May 17, 2016, the stock had 0 buys, and 5 sales for $1.37 million net activity. Smith S. Dawn sold $48,285 worth of stock. On Wednesday, July 27 Krysler P. Kevan sold $505,931 worth of the stock or 6,988 shares. Shares for $330,440 were sold by POONEN SANJAY.

The stock increased 1.43% or $1.1 during the last trading session, hitting $77.89. About 1.79M shares traded hands. VMware, Inc. (NYSE:VMW) has risen 51.46% since April 5, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 49.50% the S&P500.

VMware, Inc. is a provider of virtualization infrastructure solutions and cloud infrastructure solutions. The company has a market cap of $33.18 billion. The Firm develops and markets its product and service offerings within three product groups, which include software-defined data center , hybrid cloud computing and end-user computing (EUC). It has a 31.33 P/E ratio. The Company’s compute virtualization includes offerings that allow organizations to manage Information technology (IT) resources across private clouds and complex multi-cloud, and multi-device environments.

VMware, Inc. (NYSE:VMW) Ratings Coverage

Out of 35 analysts covering VMware Inc (NYSE:VMW), 12 rate it a “Buy”, 0 “Sell”, while 23 “Hold”. This means 34% are positive. $105 is the highest target while $50 is the lowest. The $75.67 average target is -2.85% below today’s ($77.89) stock price. VMware Inc has been the topic of 73 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. Robert W. Baird downgraded the shares of VMW in a report on Wednesday, January 27 to “Neutral” rating. The company was maintained on Wednesday, January 27 by Maxim Group. The stock of VMware, Inc. (NYSE:VMW) has “Market Perform” rating given on Tuesday, September 1 by FBR Capital. The stock has “Buy” rating given by Citigroup on Thursday, October 27. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets on Thursday, October 27 with “Market Perform”. The stock of VMware, Inc. (NYSE:VMW) earned “Mkt Perform” rating by FBR Capital on Wednesday, January 27. The firm has “Market Perform” rating by Bernstein given on Tuesday, July 26. On Thursday, November 3 the stock rating was upgraded by Raymond James to “Outperform”. The stock has “Hold” rating given by Drexel Hamilton on Friday, October 9. Deutsche Bank maintained the shares of VMW in a report on Friday, October 14 with “Hold” rating.

More recent VMware, Inc. (NYSE:VMW) news were published by: Profitconfidential.com which released: “VMware, Inc.: A Major Price Shock in VMW Stock Is Expected” on October 27, 2016. Also Seekingalpha.com published the news titled: “VMware Partnerships Driving Demand” on November 07, 2016. Investorplace.com‘s news article titled: “VMWare, Inc. (VMW) and Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) Herald the Death of Old Data …” with publication date: October 14, 2016 was also an interesting one.

According to Zacks Investment Research, “VMware provides virtualization solutions from the desktop to the data center. Their solutions enable organizations to aggregate multiple servers, storage infrastructure and networks together into shared pools of capacity that can be allocated dynamically, securely and reliably to applications as needed, increasing hardware utilization and reducing spending. They have expanded their offering with virtual infrastructure automation and management products to address distributed and heterogeneous infrastructure challenges such as system recoverability and reliability, backup and recovery, resource provisioning and management, capacity and performance management and desktop security. They derive a significant majority of their revenues from their indirect sales channel that include distributors, resellers, x86 system vendors and systems integrators.”

VMW Company Profile

VMware, Inc., incorporated on February 10, 1998, is a well-known provider of virtualization infrastructure solutions and cloud infrastructure solutions. The Firm develops and markets its product and service offerings within three product groups, which include software-defined data center (SDDC), hybrid cloud computing and end-user computing (EUC). The Company’s compute virtualization includes offerings that allow organizations to manage Information technology (IT) resources across private clouds and complex multi-cloud, and multi-device environments.

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