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June 5, 2014
07:20 EDTDATA, P, LNKD, RKUS, ARUN, PANWFBN Securities to hold a bus tour
6th Semi-Annual Silicon Valley Technology Bus Tour travels throughout Silicon Valley on June 4-6 and on June 9-11.
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September 1, 2015
10:59 EDTPANWCyberArk bucks downward market trend after Piper upgrade
The shares of Israeli cybersecurity company CyberArk (CYBR) are flat despite the large decline in the broader market after research firm Piper Jaffray upgraded the stock to Buy from Hold. The stock's decline has created an attractive entry point, as companies are becoming more interested in the type of products CyberArk offers, Piper analyst Andrew Nowinski contended. WHAT'S NEW: After conducting extensive checks, Nowinski believes that companies are becoming more interested in Privileged Account Management, the area in which CyberArk specializes. Enterprises are focusing on this area more intently because they realize they need to spend more on protecting their most critical assets within firewalls, the analyst stated. As a result of this trend, CyberArk's market share gains could accelerate, Nowinski believes. Moreover, the company is one of the few cybersecurity companies capable of generating 40%+ revenue growth and 20%+ operating margins, the analyst stated. Additionally, the company's 2016 free cash flow should come in nearly triple analysts' consensus 2016 estimate, said Nowinski, who set a $70 price target and Overweight rating on the shares. OTHERS TO WATCH: Other publicly traded IT security companies include Barracuda (CUDA), Check Point (CHKP), F5 Networks (FFIV), FireEye (FEYE), Fortinet (FTNT), Imperva (IMPV), Palo Alto (PANW), Proofpoint (PFPT), Qualys (QLYS) and Symantec (SYMC). PRICE ACTION: In morning trading, CyberArk was little changed at $51 per share.
10:56 EDTRKUSRBC Capital to hold a bus tour
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07:52 EDTDATATableau management to meet with JMP Securities
Meeting to be held in Seattle on September 8 hosted by JMP Securities.
06:19 EDTLNKDLinkedIn rolls out messaging feature, Re/code reports
LinkedIn has built a messaging feature, Re/code reports. The network is starting with a "10% ramp to English global members," meaning most users won't see the update right away, the report says. Reference Link
August 31, 2015
16:10 EDTLNKDStephens to hold a tour
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09:09 EDTPMP Associates to hold a conference
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07:52 EDTPANWPalo Alto checks positive, says Oppenheimer
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August 28, 2015
07:12 EDTPANWWilliam Blair names 21 stocks best positioned for volatile markets
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August 27, 2015
10:31 EDTPPandora calls active
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10:23 EDTPRumor: Pandora moves up on renewed takeover chatter
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August 24, 2015
15:01 EDTPANWWyndham slips after FTC given go-ahead for data breach lawsuit
Shares of Wyndham (WYN) have slipped in afternoon trading after an appeals court ruled that the FTC can sue the company over its allegedly poor cybersecurity practices. WHAT'S NEW: According to a Reuters report of court proceedings, the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Philadelphia has ruled that the FTC may proceed with its lawsuit against Wyndham over data breaches in 2008 and 2009, saying the hotel company failed to take reasonable steps to protect customer information. Wyndham's allegedly lackluster data protection policies constitute "unfair and deceptive trade practices," granting the Federal Trade Commission authority to step in, said Judge Thomas Ambro. FTC Chairwoman Edith Ramirez commented, "It is not only appropriate, but critical, that the FTC has the ability to take action on behalf of consumers when companies fail to take reasonable steps to secure sensitive consumer information," according to the report. WHAT'S NOTABLE: Today's ruling comes in the wake of numerous high-profile "hack attacks," with American Airlines (AAL), Anthem (ANTM), United Airlines (UAL) and Target (TGT) all reporting digital security breaches in recent years. Though no final verdict has been reached in the case between the FTC and Wyndham, Judge Ambro may have established the beginnings of a legal precedent potentially allowing the Commission to sue companies for not going far enough to protect consumer data and Chairwoman Ramirez appeared to share that broader tone. PRICE ACTION: Shares of Wyndham are down about 4% in intraday trading. Cybersecurity firms FireEye (FEYE) and Palo Alto Networks (PANW) are down roughly 2% and 2.7% for the afternoon.
14:21 EDTPANWJMP Securities says pullback in Palo Alto a buying opportunity
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08:52 EDTPANWPalo Alto weakness creates buying opportunity, says JMP Securities
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08:36 EDTPANWIT security outlook still positive, says Pacific Crest
After attending a conference and analyzing IT security companies' Q2 results, Pacific Crest is more confident that IT security spending trends will continue to be strong. The firm identifies Barracuda (CUDA), Imperva (IMPV) and Palo Alto (PANW) as its favorite names in the space.
August 21, 2015
09:29 EDTPANWPalo Alto results should beat expectations, says RBC Capital
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August 20, 2015
10:22 EDTLNKDAfter meeting with CEO, JPMorgan says buy LinkedIn
After meeting with LinkedIn's CEO Jeff Weiner and CFO Steve Sordello, JPMorgan tells investors to buy the stock. Calling the recent decline in the shares a buying opportunity, the firm is upbeat about the outlook for the company's Talent, Marketing, and Sales Navigation units. WHAT'S NEW: Talent has performed well since the company assigned new sales professionals to most of its accounts in the first quarter, JPMorgan analyst Doug Anmuth quoted LinkedIn as saying. Additionally, the company improved Talent by enabling users to search by key criteria such as hiring volume and overall spending potential, Anmuth believes. Meanwhile, LinkedIn is improving Marketing by replacing display ads with sponsored updates which have higher click through rates and pricing, the analyst added. As a result of this change, Marketing's growth could reaccelerate in 2016, Anmuth contended. Additionally, LinkedIn's recently acquired online learning website, Lynda.com, is "just beginning to ramp," and its Sales Navigation unit is poised to make bigger deals with corporations, Anmuth believes. The analyst kept a $300 price target and Overweight rating on the shares. WHAT'S NOTABLE: On August 13, research firm Stifel called LinkedIn its "best emerging large cap idea." The firm expects positive catalysts to emerge for the company in the second half of 2015. It kept a Buy rating on the shares. PRICE ACTION: In early trading, LinkedIn lost 0.7% to $188.
06:57 EDTLNKDLinkedIn pullback a buying opportunity, says JPMorgan
JPMorgan analyst Doug Anmuth recommends using the recent pullback in shares of LinkedIn as a buying opportunity. After meeting with management, including CEO Jeff Weiner and CFO Steve Sordello, Anmuth reiterates an Overweight rating on the stock. Management's tone was upbeat as Talent metrics have improved, the analyst points out. He keeps a $300 price target on the name.
August 19, 2015
09:05 EDTPPandora price target raised to $25 from $20 at Rosenblatt
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09:02 EDTDATATableau launches operations in China
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07:54 EDTLNKDLinkedIn management to meet with Pacific Crest
Meeting to be held on the West Coast on August 25 hosted by Pacific Crest.
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