VMware, Inc. (NYSE:VMW) went down by -0.18% from its latest closing price when compared to the 1-year high value of $206.80 and move down -30.89%, while VMW stocks collected +1.94% of gains with the last five trading sessions.

VMware, Inc. (NYSE:VMW) Worth an Investment?

VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW) scored price to earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 33.09 times of increase in earnings at the present.

VMW Market Performance

VMW stocks went up by 1.94% for the week, with the monthly drop of -8.25% and a quarterly performance of -20.17%, while its annual performance rate touched 24.14%. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is -7.29% for VMW stocks with the simple moving average of -3.24% for the last 200 days.

Analysts’ Opinion on VMware, Inc. (NYSE:VMW)

Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for VMW stocks, with BMO Capital Markets repeating the rating for VMW shares by setting it to “Outperform”. The predicted price for VMW socks in the upcoming period according to BMO Capital Markets is $198 based on the research report published on May 31, 2019.

Mizuho, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see VMW stock at the price of $198. The rating they have provided for VMW stocks is “Neutral” according to the report published on March 14, 2019.

Goldman gave “ Sell” rating to VMW stocks, setting the target price at $177 in the report published on March 6, 2019.

VMW Stocks -7.32% Far from 50 Day Moving Average

After a stumble in the market that brought VMW to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, VMware, Inc. was unable to take a rebound, for now settling with -23.60% of loss for the given period.

The stock volatility was left at 2.95%, however, within the period of a single month, the volatility rate increased by 2.86%, while the shares sank at the distance of -8.29% for the moving average in the last 20 days. In oppose to the moving average for the last 50 days, trading by -6.55% lower at the present time.

In the course of the last 5 trading sessions, VMW went up by +1.94%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200 days to the total of +13.25% of gains for the stock in comparison to the 20-day moving average settled at $169.70. In addition, VMware, Inc. saw 15.22% in overturn over the period of a single year with a tendency to cut further gains.

VMW Stock Insider Trading

Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at VMware, Inc. (VMW), starting from GELSINGER PATRICK P, who sold 20,000 shares at the price of $180.00 back on Jul 19. After this action, Rushing now owns 425,214 shares of VMware, Inc., valued at $3,600,000 with the latest closing price.

Rowe Zane, the Chief Financial Officer & EVP of VMware, Inc., sold 22,579 shares at the value of $175.21 during a trade that took place back on Jun 13, which means that Rowe Zane is holding 157,603 shares at the value of $3,956,075 based on the most recent closing price.

VMW Stock Fundamentals

The current profitability levels are settled at +22.94 for the present operating margin and +85.98 for gross margin. The net margin for VMware, Inc. stands at +26.99. Total capital return value is set at 24.51, while invested capital returns managed to touch 28.83. Equity return holds the value 35.40%, with 10.30% for asset returns.

Based on VMware, Inc. (VMW), the company’s capital structure generated 769.87 points for debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is set at the value of 88.50. Total debt to assets is settled at the value of 28.93 with long-term debt to equity ratio rests at 769.87 and long-term debt to capital is 88.50.

EBITDA value lies at +589.00 M with total debt to EBITDA carrying the value of 1.58. The value for Enterprise to Sales is 7.13 with debt to enterprise value settled at 0.07. The receivables turnover for VMware, Inc. is 4.12 with the total asset turnover at the value of 0.51. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 0.99.