Proactiveinvestors USA & Canada Micro Focus International plc https://www.proactiveinvestors.com Proactiveinvestors USA & Canada Micro Focus International plc RSS feed en Sun, 20 Oct 2019 03:32:47 -0400 http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss Genera CMS action@proactiveinvestors.com (Proactiveinvestors) action@proactiveinvestors.com (Proactiveinvestors) De La Rue chairman steps down after investor pressure over poor performance https://www.proactiveinvestors.com/companies/news/901851/de-la-rue-chairman-steps-down-after-investor-pressure-over-poor-performance-901851.html Mon, 02 Sep 2019 07:57:00 -0400 https://www.proactiveinvestors.com/companies/news/901851/de-la-rue-chairman-steps-down-after-investor-pressure-over-poor-performance-901851.html Micro Focus accelerates strategic review as it cuts revenue guidance https://www.proactiveinvestors.com/companies/news/901688/micro-focus-accelerates-strategic-review-as-it-cuts-revenue-guidance-901688.html Thu, 29 Aug 2019 06:38:00 -0400 https://www.proactiveinvestors.com/companies/news/901688/micro-focus-accelerates-strategic-review-as-it-cuts-revenue-guidance-901688.html Software giant Micro Focus launches US$200mln share buyback programme https://www.proactiveinvestors.com/companies/news/224047/software-giant-micro-focus-launches-us200mln-share-buyback-programme-224047.html Wed, 17 Jul 2019 07:56:00 -0400 https://www.proactiveinvestors.com/companies/news/224047/software-giant-micro-focus-launches-us200mln-share-buyback-programme-224047.html Micro Focus plunges to bottom of FTSE 100 as boss cashes in £11.6mln of shares https://www.proactiveinvestors.com/companies/news/223910/micro-focus-plunges-to-bottom-of-ftse-100-as-boss-cashes-in-116mln-of-shares-223910.html Mon, 15 Jul 2019 09:45:00 -0400 https://www.proactiveinvestors.com/companies/news/223910/micro-focus-plunges-to-bottom-of-ftse-100-as-boss-cashes-in-116mln-of-shares-223910.html Micro Focus reiterates guidance after a steady half year https://www.proactiveinvestors.com/companies/news/223575/micro-focus-reiterates-guidance-after-a-steady-half-year-223575.html Tue, 09 Jul 2019 12:45:00 -0400 https://www.proactiveinvestors.com/companies/news/223575/micro-focus-reiterates-guidance-after-a-steady-half-year-223575.html Micro Focus trading in line https://www.proactiveinvestors.com/companies/news/220400/micro-focus-trading-in-line-220400.html Thu, 16 May 2019 07:41:00 -0400 https://www.proactiveinvestors.com/companies/news/220400/micro-focus-trading-in-line-220400.html Micro Focus has completed its recovery, says Barclays as it downgrades software giant https://www.proactiveinvestors.com/companies/news/218500/micro-focus-has-completed-its-recovery-says-barclays-as-it-downgrades-software-giant-218500.html Fri, 12 Apr 2019 10:45:00 -0400 https://www.proactiveinvestors.com/companies/news/218500/micro-focus-has-completed-its-recovery-says-barclays-as-it-downgrades-software-giant-218500.html Citi chops ratings for blue-chip software firms Sage and Micro Focus, having adjusted targets https://www.proactiveinvestors.com/companies/news/217964/citi-chops-ratings-for-blue-chip-software-firms-sage-and-micro-focus-having-adjusted-targets-217964.html Thu, 04 Apr 2019 10:36:00 -0400 https://www.proactiveinvestors.com/companies/news/217964/citi-chops-ratings-for-blue-chip-software-firms-sage-and-micro-focus-having-adjusted-targets-217964.html Micro Focus continues to expect moderation in revenue decline from continuing business in current year https://www.proactiveinvestors.com/companies/news/217515/micro-focus-continues-to-expect-moderation-in-revenue-decline-from-continuing-business-in-current-year-217515.html Fri, 29 Mar 2019 09:42:00 -0400 https://www.proactiveinvestors.com/companies/news/217515/micro-focus-continues-to-expect-moderation-in-revenue-decline-from-continuing-business-in-current-year-217515.html Micro Focus jumps on share buyback extension as it moves on from disruptive HPE integration https://www.proactiveinvestors.com/companies/news/214622/micro-focus-jumps-on-share-buyback-extension-as-it-moves-on-from-disruptive-hpe-integration-214622.html Thu, 14 Feb 2019 09:35:00 -0500 https://www.proactiveinvestors.com/companies/news/214622/micro-focus-jumps-on-share-buyback-extension-as-it-moves-on-from-disruptive-hpe-integration-214622.html Micro Focus boosted by Goldman Sachs upgrade to ‘buy’ from ‘neutral’ following recent trading update https://www.proactiveinvestors.com/companies/news/209197/micro-focus-boosted-by-goldman-sachs-upgrade-to-buy-from-neutral-following-recent-trading-update-209197.html Wed, 14 Nov 2018 14:11:00 -0500 https://www.proactiveinvestors.com/companies/news/209197/micro-focus-boosted-by-goldman-sachs-upgrade-to-buy-from-neutral-following-recent-trading-update-209197.html Micro Focus raises revenue guidance for year just ended https://www.proactiveinvestors.com/companies/news/208501/micro-focus-raises-revenue-guidance-for-year-just-ended-208501.html Mon, 05 Nov 2018 09:39:00 -0500 https://www.proactiveinvestors.com/companies/news/208501/micro-focus-raises-revenue-guidance-for-year-just-ended-208501.html Credit Suisse puts the boot into Micro Focus downgrading its shares to ‘underperform’ from ‘neutral’ https://www.proactiveinvestors.com/companies/news/200850/credit-suisse-puts-the-boot-into-micro-focus-downgrading-its-shares-to-underperform-from-neutral-200850.html Mon, 16 Jul 2018 10:46:00 -0400 https://www.proactiveinvestors.com/companies/news/200850/credit-suisse-puts-the-boot-into-micro-focus-downgrading-its-shares-to-underperform-from-neutral-200850.html Micro Focus shares drop as says running about "one year behind" its original plan since HPE Software acquisition https://www.proactiveinvestors.com/companies/news/200557/micro-focus-shares-drop-as-says-running-about-one-year-behind-its-original-plan-since-hpe-software-acquisition-200557.html Wed, 11 Jul 2018 11:50:00 -0400 https://www.proactiveinvestors.com/companies/news/200557/micro-focus-shares-drop-as-says-running-about-one-year-behind-its-original-plan-since-hpe-software-acquisition-200557.html Micro Focus to sell SUSE business to private equity firm EQTVIII for US$2.5bn https://www.proactiveinvestors.com/companies/news/199923/micro-focus-to-sell-suse-business-to-private-equity-firm-eqtviii-for-us25bn-199923.html Mon, 02 Jul 2018 10:20:00 -0400 https://www.proactiveinvestors.com/companies/news/199923/micro-focus-to-sell-suse-business-to-private-equity-firm-eqtviii-for-us25bn-199923.html Micro Focus jumps as says new US$40mln licensing deal will help bolster first-half revenue https://www.proactiveinvestors.com/companies/news/197076/micro-focus-jumps-as-says-new-us40mln-licensing-deal-will-help-bolster-first-half-revenue-197076.html Wed, 16 May 2018 08:05:00 -0400 https://www.proactiveinvestors.com/companies/news/197076/micro-focus-jumps-as-says-new-us40mln-licensing-deal-will-help-bolster-first-half-revenue-197076.html Micro Focus spikes higher on report activist investor Elliott has built up stake in software firm https://www.proactiveinvestors.com/companies/news/194873/micro-focus-spikes-higher-on-report-activist-investor-elliott-has-built-up-stake-in-software-firm-194873.html Thu, 12 Apr 2018 13:47:00 -0400 https://www.proactiveinvestors.com/companies/news/194873/micro-focus-spikes-higher-on-report-activist-investor-elliott-has-built-up-stake-in-software-firm-194873.html Micro Focus shares recover as analysts say reaction to revenue warning 'overdone' https://www.proactiveinvestors.com/companies/news/193465/micro-focus-shares-recover-as-analysts-say-reaction-to-revenue-warning-overdone--193465.html Tue, 20 Mar 2018 11:25:00 -0400 https://www.proactiveinvestors.com/companies/news/193465/micro-focus-shares-recover-as-analysts-say-reaction-to-revenue-warning-overdone--193465.html Micro Focus shares crash as it cuts revenue guidance, CEO resigns https://www.proactiveinvestors.com/companies/news/193364/micro-focus-shares-crash-as-it-cuts-revenue-guidance-ceo-resigns-193364.html Mon, 19 Mar 2018 11:00:00 -0400 https://www.proactiveinvestors.com/companies/news/193364/micro-focus-shares-crash-as-it-cuts-revenue-guidance-ceo-resigns-193364.html Micro Focus hit by Numis downgrade after warning on full year revenue https://www.proactiveinvestors.com/companies/news/193378/micro-focus-hit-by-numis-downgrade-after-warning-on-full-year-revenue-193378.html Mon, 19 Mar 2018 10:45:00 -0400 https://www.proactiveinvestors.com/companies/news/193378/micro-focus-hit-by-numis-downgrade-after-warning-on-full-year-revenue-193378.html Micro Focus shares plunge as it warns on revenue after decline at HPE software unit https://www.proactiveinvestors.com/companies/news/189641/micro-focus-shares-plunge-as-it-warns-on-revenue-after-decline-at-hpe-software-unit-189641.html Mon, 08 Jan 2018 10:00:00 -0500 https://www.proactiveinvestors.com/companies/news/189641/micro-focus-shares-plunge-as-it-warns-on-revenue-after-decline-at-hpe-software-unit-189641.html Deutsche Bank downgrades Micro Focus to ‘hold’ from ‘buy’ on valuation grounds https://www.proactiveinvestors.com/companies/news/187824/deutsche-bank-downgrades-micro-focus-to-hold-from-buy-on-valuation-grounds-187824.html Mon, 27 Nov 2017 10:33:00 -0500 https://www.proactiveinvestors.com/companies/news/187824/deutsche-bank-downgrades-micro-focus-to-hold-from-buy-on-valuation-grounds-187824.html Micro Focus shares jump as newly acquired HPE software firm reports quarterly profit growth https://www.proactiveinvestors.com/companies/news/183520/micro-focus-shares-jump-as-newly-acquired-hpe-software-firm-reports-quarterly-profit-growth-183520.html Wed, 06 Sep 2017 08:55:00 -0400 https://www.proactiveinvestors.com/companies/news/183520/micro-focus-shares-jump-as-newly-acquired-hpe-software-firm-reports-quarterly-profit-growth-183520.html Micro Focus expects to deliver medium term benefits from HPE merger https://www.proactiveinvestors.com/companies/news/183368/micro-focus-expects-to-deliver-medium-term-benefits-from-hpe-merger-183368.html Mon, 04 Sep 2017 07:15:00 -0400 https://www.proactiveinvestors.com/companies/news/183368/micro-focus-expects-to-deliver-medium-term-benefits-from-hpe-merger-183368.html Micro Focus shares fall on "broadly flat" revenue outlook after in-line final results https://www.proactiveinvestors.com/companies/news/180760/micro-focus-shares-fall-on-broadly-flat-revenue-outlook-after-in-line-final-results-180760.html Wed, 12 Jul 2017 13:03:00 -0400 https://www.proactiveinvestors.com/companies/news/180760/micro-focus-shares-fall-on-broadly-flat-revenue-outlook-after-in-line-final-results-180760.html UK tech stocks dumped as sharp sector sell-off on Wall Street continues following negative broker comment https://www.proactiveinvestors.com/companies/news/179094/uk-tech-stocks-dumped-as-sharp-sector-sell-off-on-wall-street-continues-following-negative-broker-comment-179094.html Mon, 12 Jun 2017 14:58:00 -0400 https://www.proactiveinvestors.com/companies/news/179094/uk-tech-stocks-dumped-as-sharp-sector-sell-off-on-wall-street-continues-following-negative-broker-comment-179094.html Micro Focus International shares fall 11% after it sounds alert over HPE Software revenues https://www.proactiveinvestors.com/companies/news/177499/micro-focus-international-shares-fall-11-after-it-sounds-alert-over-hpe-software-revenues-177499.html Tue, 09 May 2017 07:35:00 -0400 https://www.proactiveinvestors.com/companies/news/177499/micro-focus-international-shares-fall-11-after-it-sounds-alert-over-hpe-software-revenues-177499.html Micro Focus can hit £26, claims Zak Mir https://www.proactiveinvestors.com/companies/news/306995/micro-focus-can-hit-26-claims-zak-mir-6995.html Tue, 28 Feb 2017 10:50:00 -0500 https://www.proactiveinvestors.com/companies/news/306995/micro-focus-can-hit-26-claims-zak-mir-6995.html Micro Focus comes down to earth as UBS downgrades to 'neutral' https://www.proactiveinvestors.com/companies/news/170596/micro-focus-comes-down-to-earth-as-ubs-downgrades-to-neutral--170596.html Fri, 16 Dec 2016 09:58:00 -0500 https://www.proactiveinvestors.com/companies/news/170596/micro-focus-comes-down-to-earth-as-ubs-downgrades-to-neutral--170596.html Micro Focus International tops FTSE 100 gainers after strong first-half results https://www.proactiveinvestors.com/companies/news/170464/micro-focus-international-tops-ftse-100-gainers-after-strong-first-half-results-170464.html Wed, 14 Dec 2016 09:24:00 -0500 https://www.proactiveinvestors.com/companies/news/170464/micro-focus-international-tops-ftse-100-gainers-after-strong-first-half-results-170464.html Micro Focus International to merge with Hewlett Packard Enterprise's software arm https://www.proactiveinvestors.com/companies/news/163639/micro-focus-international-to-merge-with-hewlett-packard-enterprise-s-software-arm-163639.html Thu, 08 Sep 2016 07:30:00 -0400 https://www.proactiveinvestors.com/companies/news/163639/micro-focus-international-to-merge-with-hewlett-packard-enterprise-s-software-arm-163639.html MicroFocus and Sophos among Peel Hunt's cybersecurity winners https://www.proactiveinvestors.com/companies/news/117026/microfocus-and-sophos-among-peel-hunt-s-cybersecurity-winners-117026.html Tue, 03 Nov 2015 15:08:00 -0500 https://www.proactiveinvestors.com/companies/news/117026/microfocus-and-sophos-among-peel-hunt-s-cybersecurity-winners-117026.html UBS upgrades Micro Focus, eyes spin-out of Linux unit https://www.proactiveinvestors.com/companies/news/273462/ubs-upgrades-micro-focus-eyes-spin-out-of-linux-unit-23462.html Tue, 27 Oct 2015 09:06:00 -0400 https://www.proactiveinvestors.com/companies/news/273462/ubs-upgrades-micro-focus-eyes-spin-out-of-linux-unit-23462.html Micro Focus deal "clearly signals" scope for further deals, says Numis https://www.proactiveinvestors.com/companies/news/43502/micro-focus-deal-clearly-signals-scope-for-further-deals-says-numis-51898.html Micro Focus's deal to acquire software assets from US-listed Progress Software has received the thumbs up from City broker Numis. It also said the company’s performance update was well ahead of expectations, but also noted it was “distorted” by one-offs.

 

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Micro Focus reaffirms full year targets, to return US$130m to shareholders https://www.proactiveinvestors.com/companies/news/39288/micro-focus-reaffirms-full-year-targets-to-return-us130m-to-shareholders-46925.html Thu, 16 Aug 2012 09:08:00 -0400 https://www.proactiveinvestors.com/companies/news/39288/micro-focus-reaffirms-full-year-targets-to-return-us130m-to-shareholders-46925.html Micro Focus hikes dividend after profits surge 30pct https://www.proactiveinvestors.com/companies/news/37177/micro-focus-hikes-dividend-after-profits-surge-30pct-44462.html Thu, 21 Jun 2012 09:38:00 -0400 https://www.proactiveinvestors.com/companies/news/37177/micro-focus-hikes-dividend-after-profits-surge-30pct-44462.html Micro Focus gives details of planned return of £83.6 mln cash https://www.proactiveinvestors.com/companies/news/30899/micro-focus-gives-details-of-planned-return-of-836-mln-cash-36949.html Wed, 14 Dec 2011 07:59:00 -0500 https://www.proactiveinvestors.com/companies/news/30899/micro-focus-gives-details-of-planned-return-of-836-mln-cash-36949.html Micro Focus International lifted by positive interims and return of cash https://www.proactiveinvestors.com/companies/news/30662/micro-focus-international-lifted-by-positive-interims-and-return-of-cash-36669.html Wed, 07 Dec 2011 08:37:00 -0500 https://www.proactiveinvestors.com/companies/news/30662/micro-focus-international-lifted-by-positive-interims-and-return-of-cash-36669.html Micro Focus takeover off https://www.proactiveinvestors.com/companies/news/26977/micro-focus-takeover-off-32200.html Mon, 22 Aug 2011 09:27:00 -0400 https://www.proactiveinvestors.com/companies/news/26977/micro-focus-takeover-off-32200.html Micro Focus: Chairman Loosemore steps in after CEO Clifford's departure https://www.proactiveinvestors.com/companies/news/22963/micro-focus-chairman-loosemore-steps-in-after-ceo-cliffords-departure-27386.html Fri, 15 Apr 2011 07:12:00 -0400 https://www.proactiveinvestors.com/companies/news/22963/micro-focus-chairman-loosemore-steps-in-after-ceo-cliffords-departure-27386.html Micro Focus appoints former Morse CEO Mike Phillips as new CFO https://www.proactiveinvestors.com/companies/news/17336/micro-focus-appoints-former-morse-ceo-mike-phillips-as-new-cfo-20788.html Tue, 07 Sep 2010 08:18:00 -0400 https://www.proactiveinvestors.com/companies/news/17336/micro-focus-appoints-former-morse-ceo-mike-phillips-as-new-cfo-20788.html Micro Focus Increases Full Year Revenue and Earnings Guidance Ahead of H1 Results https://www.proactiveinvestors.com/companies/news/7924/micro-focus-increases-full-year-revenue-and-earnings-guidance-ahead-of-h1-results-10085.html Wed, 11 Nov 2009 10:58:00 -0500 https://www.proactiveinvestors.com/companies/news/7924/micro-focus-increases-full-year-revenue-and-earnings-guidance-ahead-of-h1-results-10085.html Micro Focus announces 2 acquisitions, sees full-year revenues up 20 pct https://www.proactiveinvestors.com/companies/news/3938/micro-focus-announces-2-acquisitions-sees-full-year-revenues-up-20-pct-5513.html Wed, 06 May 2009 10:46:00 -0400 https://www.proactiveinvestors.com/companies/news/3938/micro-focus-announces-2-acquisitions-sees-full-year-revenues-up-20-pct-5513.html Micro Focus reports good first-half results, trading outlook in line https://www.proactiveinvestors.com/companies/news/2493/micro-focus-reports-good-first-half-results-trading-outlook-in-line--3705.html Tue, 09 Dec 2008 09:49:00 -0500 https://www.proactiveinvestors.com/companies/news/2493/micro-focus-reports-good-first-half-results-trading-outlook-in-line--3705.html Micro Focus snaps up Nasdaq listed Netmanage Inc https://www.proactiveinvestors.com/companies/news/1641/micro-focus-snaps-up-nasdaq-listed-netmanage-inc-2414.html
NetManage provides software that allows companies to "transform core applications into new Web-based business solutions". The acquisition price is a 73% premium to the share price of Netmanage on the day before the announcement. Micro Focus added that the offer price included a minimum of US$25 million in cash on NetManage's balance sheet.

"The Board of Micro Focus believes that combining the businesses of Micro Focus and NetManage will further strengthen Micro Focus's position as a leading player in the fast growing, highly fragmented Application Modernisation market." the Company said.

In a separate announcement, Micro Focus confirmed that trading was ahead of expectations for the 12 months to April 30th, 2008.

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Micro Focus takes a beating https://www.proactiveinvestors.com/companies/news/280/micro-focus-takes-a-beating-0118.html Micro Focus blamed the lowered guidance on a multitude of problems including weak sales in Japan, delays in signing contracts, failure to close larger deals, and a reduction in the rate of smaller deals closed. All of these problems had a ?knock-on? impact on maintenance revenues.

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