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May 20, 2014
08:06 EDTPFPTProofpoint acquires NetCitadel for approximately $24M in cash
Proofpoint announced that it has acquired Silicon Valley-based NetCitadel for approximately $24M in cash. The acquisition extends the reach and capabilities of Proofpoint's existing advanced threat solutions, adding additional threat verification and containment capabilities via an open platform that unifies products from Proofpoint and other vendors. The unification of disparate threat intelligence data combined with automated incident response enables security professionals to respond to threats faster, in a more scalable way, and with higher confidence and accuracy. This allows an enterprise to prioritize their efforts more effectively to prevent data breaches and data loss across their entire organization. Proofpoint currently expects the transaction to have no material impact on revenue, billings, and non-GAAP profitability for Q2.
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September 1, 2015
10:59 EDTPFPTCyberArk 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 EDTPFPTRBC Capital to hold a bus tour
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August 31, 2015
16:10 EDTPFPTStephens to hold a tour
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August 24, 2015
14:21 EDTPFPTJMP Securities says pullback in Palo Alto a buying opportunity
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