|Bid||457.2000 x 151300|
|Ask||457.8000 x 209800|
|Day's range||399.5588 - 470.8000|
|52-week range||268.7000 - 675.0000|
|PE ratio (TTM)||N/A|
|Earnings date||26 May 2017 - 29 May 2017|
|Forward dividend & yield||0.04 (0.70%)|
|1y target est||8.88|
Britain's FTSE 100 index gained on Tuesday, with banks leading the way after data showed a small slowdown in inflation, while Fenner shares surged after a takeover offer from tyre maker Michelin. In the second approach for a UK mid-cap firm in as many days, Fenner (FENR.L) jumped 24 percent to the top of the FTSE 250 after France's Michelin (MICP.PA) made a 1.2 billion-pound ($1.7 billion) bid for the engineering company. "Our first take is that the deal looks good and offers a healthy premium especially in light of Fenner's very strong recent share price performance," said Stifel analysts.
** Cyber-security company Sophos falls 9.2 percent, taking two-day losses to more than 16 percent ** Traders flag continuing worries over leverage after the blow-up at peer Micro Focus, that fell 46 percent ...
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The company, which follows a software subscription model that analysts say is highly profitable, said billings grew 18.7 percent in the third quarter ended Dec. 31. In comparison, Sophos reported a 29 percent growth in billings in its second quarter. The company, which develops products to encrypt communications, said it was "confident" in the outlook for the full year after reporting a 23.4 percent rise in third quarter revenue.
Sophos (LSE:SOPH), a global leader in network and endpoint security, today announced that Gartner, Inc., has positioned Sophos as a Leader in its 2018 Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms1 . Sophos has been positioned as a Leader in all of these reports since they were first published in 2007. In the report, Gartner states that the definition of an Endpoint Protection Platform (EPP) has been updated: “In September 2017, in response to changing market dynamics and client requirements, we adjusted our definition of an EPP.
Key Survey Findings: More than 50 percent of organizations were hit by ransomware last year and on average they were struck twice More than 75 percent were running up-to-date endpoint protection when last impacted by ransomwareMedian total cost of a ransomware attack was $133,000, including ransom, downtime, manpower, device cost, network cost, and lost opportunities; five percent reported $1.3 million to $6. ...
In a world where protecting against cyber crime is high on most big business agendas, a U.K. provider of IT security to clients as small as dentists and neighborhood stores is outpacing the best that Silicon ...
** Network security solutions provider Sophos up 5.1 pct, hits all-time high ** Co says billings at reported exchange rates increased by 22 pct to $341.5 mln ** Raising outlook for billings and unlevered ...
MADRID/LONDON (Reuters) - The owners of Avast Software have hired Rothschild to prepare the business for a share sale which could value one of the world's most used providers of computer antivirus software at as much as $4 billion (£3 billion), four sources familiar with the matter told Reuters. CVC Capital Partners [CVC.UL], which took control of the Prague-based company in 2014, could seek an initial public offering (IPO) in London for Avast in the first half of next year if market conditions allow, two of the sources said. CVC and Rothschild declined to comment.
Cloud services and network security company Sophos raised its full-year forecast for the amount it bills its customers to growth of 20 percent, from a previous target of mid to high-teens, citing "strong ...
For Kris Hagerman, chief executive of UK-based cyber security firm Sophos Group Plc (Frankfurt: 2SO.F - news) , the past week could have been bad. The WannaCry "ransomware" attack hobbled some of its hospital customers in Britain's National Health Service, forcing them to turn away ambulances and cancel surgeries. The company quickly removed a boast on its website that “The NHS is totally protected with Sophos.” In many industries, that sort of stumble would likely hit a company's reputation hard.
Live coverage of European markets now available on cpurl://apps.cp./cms/?pageId=livemarkets Summary: **STOXX 600 down 0.2 pct **Anti-virus provider Sophos jumps 7 pct after global ransomware attack **Atlantia ...