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Share Price:
Down 534.20p
Change Today:
-7.40p
Market Cap:
1,791.68m
Sector:
Software & Computer Services

Micro Focus surges again as Goldman upgrades to 'buy'

By Michele Maatouk

Date: Monday 07 Dec 2020

LONDON (ShareCast) - (Sharecast News) - Shares of Micro Focus surged on Monday after Goldman Sachs upgraded the software company to 'buy' from 'neutral' and hiked the price target to 650p from 335p.
The bank said Micro Focus's better-than-expected full-year trading update in November indicated there were early signs of a moderation in the rate of revenue declines. GS said four key assets - Vertica, IDOL, ArcSight and Fortify - are being overshadowed by the more challenged part of the business but have potential to unlock "significant" value.

It also said the shares would benefit from a rotation to value stocks.

Micro Focus shares rocketed at the end of last week after Amazon named it as one of the businesses approved to help companies move computer mainframes onto Amazon Web Services (AWS).

At 1100 GMT, the shares were up 15.2% at 496.20p.

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MCRO Market Data

Currency UK Pounds
Price 534.20p
Change Today -7.40p
52 Week High 587.60p
52 Week Low 211.80p
Volume 491,394
Shares Issued 335.40m
Market Cap 1,791.68m
Beta 0.02

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What The Brokers Say

Strong Buy 3
Buy 0
Neutral 5
Sell 0
Strong Sell 1
Total 9
neutral
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MCRO Dividends

  Latest Previous
  Final Final
Ex-Div 11-Mar-21 n/a
Paid 15-Apr-21 n/a
Amount 15.50¢ 0.000¢

Trades for 16-Apr-2021

Time Volume / Share Price
16:35 195,939 @ 534.20p
16:29 6 @ 536.00p
16:29 9 @ 536.00p
16:29 9 @ 536.00p
16:29 300 @ 535.40p

MCRO Key Personnel

CEO Stephen Murdoch
CFO Brian McArthur-Muscroft