Vmware Inc. Class A (VMW) Moves Lower on Volume Spike for August 27

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Vmware Inc. Class A (VMW) traded on unusually high volume on Aug. 27, as the stock lost 1.69% to close at $130.56. On the day, Vmware Inc. Class A saw 2.8 million shares trade hands on 22,727 trades. Considering that the stock averages only a daily volume of 1.64 million shares a day over the last month, this represents a pretty significant bump in volume over the norm.

Generally speaking, when a stock experiences a sudden spike in trading volume, it may be seen as a bullish signal for investors. An increase in volume means more market awareness for the company, potentially setting up a more meaningful move in stock price. The added volume also provides a level of support and stability for price advances.

The stock has traded between $206.80 and $129.33 over the last 52-weeks, its 50-day SMA is now $165.10, and its 200-day SMA $164.38. Vmware Inc. Class A has a P/B ratio of 10.28. It also has a P/E ratio of 8.9.

VMware, a majority-owned subsidiary of Dell, is an industry leader in virtual machines for data center servers and computer desktops. The software provider operates in the three segments of licenses, maintenance, and professional services. Customers include enterprises utilizing data centers, end-user computing, cloud providers, and software-defined networking. The Palo Alto, California, firm operates and sells on a global scale, with about half its revenue from the United States, through direct sales, distributors, and partnerships.

Headquartered in Palo Alto, CA, Vmware Inc. Class A has 24,200 employees and is currently under the leadership of CEO Patrick P. Gelsinger.

For a complete fundamental analysis analysis of Vmware Inc. Class A, check out Equities.com’s Stock Valuation Analysis report for VMW.

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