FireEye, Inc. (NASDAQ:FEYE) To Report Earnings

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Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of FireEye (NASDAQ:FEYE) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research report sent to investors on Tuesday, January 16th. The stock now has an average rating of Buy and an average target price of $18.09. Oppenheimer restated a buy rating and set a $23.00 price objective on shares of FireEye in a research report on Monday, September 18th. BMO Capital Markets reduced their price objective on shares of FireEye from $17.00 to $16.00 and set a market perform rating for the company in a research note on Thursday, November 2nd. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, twenty have assigned a hold rating, thirteen have given a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company's stock. Verition Fund Management LLC now owns 12,769 shares of the information security company's stock valued at $194,000 after buying an additional 469 shares in the last quarter. (NASDAQ:FEYE) by some 17,445,524 shares, 127 decreased positions by 15,813,883 and 52 held positions by 92,180,151.

The Relative Volume of the company is 2.52 and Average Volume (3 months) is 2.99 million. The company has a market capitalization of $2,615.61, a P/E ratio of -8.51 and a beta of 0.57.

FireEye, Inc. (NASDAQ:FEYE) reported its EPS in the last quarter as $0.01/Share beating the analyst estimate of $-0.01/Share by a difference of $0.02.

The company reported a profit of 1 cent per share for the fourth quarter ended December 31, compared with analysts' average estimate of a net loss of 1 cent. The company had revenue of $202.30 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $193.74 million. And this is the first adjusted quarterly profit, for the "security-software company" in its history, and an increase from a loss of 3 cents a share a year ago. The firm's revenue was up 9.5% on a year-over-year basis.

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FireEye, Inc. disclosed in a document filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that Director Codd Ronald E F has sold 6,767 shares of FireEye, Inc.

The stock's 50-day average volume has been 2,916,264 shares, with an average of 75% of medium term indicators pointing toward Sell. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 7,099 shares in the company, valued at $96,333.43.

Additionally, according to the most recent 13F filing from FireEye, Inc. New York State Common Retirement Fund now owns 403,076 shares of the information security company's stock valued at $6,131,000 after buying an additional 1,161 shares in the last quarter. FDx Advisors Inc. now owns 28,097 shares of the information security company's stock valued at $399,000 after purchasing an additional 4,011 shares during the period. Private Advisor Group LLC lifted its position in shares of FireEye by 1.2% during the 1st quarter.

FireEye posted strong billings during the period as well, amounting to $242.2 million.

FireEye Inc. provides security platform for cyber-attacks to enterprises and governments.

Mandia said that FireEye's endpoint protection, threat intelligence and Mandiant services arms all had their best ever quarters and singled out the channel as playing a key role in the improved financial performance. Migdal Insurance & Financial Holdings Ltd. now owns 9,134 shares of the information security company's stock valued at $141,000 after buying an additional 1,252 shares in the last quarter.