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Deutsche Bank downgrades Micro Focus to ‘hold’ from ‘buy’ on valuation grounds

The German lender left its target price for the FTSE 100 listed group at 2,800p, with the stock trading at 2,583p, down 2.7% or 72p on Friday’s close...

on 11/27/2017
Tech

Micro Focus shares jump as newly acquired HPE software firm reports quarterly profit growth

Micro Focus said two months of HPE software revenue will be reported in its half year results...

on 09/06/2017
Tech

Micro Focus expects to deliver medium term benefits from HPE merger

Micro Focus is concentrating on merging with Hewlett Packard Enterprise's software business after completing the acquisition last week...

on 09/04/2017
Tech

Micro Focus shares fall on "broadly flat" revenue outlook after in-line final results

The FTSE 100-listed firm said revenues for the year ended 30 April were US$1.3807bn, 0.9% lower than the previous year's US$1.3927bn...

on 07/12/2017
Tech

UK tech stocks dumped as sharp sector sell-off on Wall Street continues following negative broker comment

Among the blue chips, software company Micro Focus and accounting software provider Sage Group were among the biggest fallers, shedding 3.5% and 2.5% respectively...

on 06/12/2017
Tech

Micro Focus International shares fall 11% after it sounds alert over HPE Software revenues

"Whilst the short term decline in licence [revenue] is disappointing it is not unusual given the level of change being undertaken," said chairman Kevin Loosemore ...

on 05/09/2017
Industry & services

Six FTSE 100 giants you have (probably) never heard of

They've made it into the FTSE 100 without ever being in danger of making it to the front pages of the national dailies. Is it worth getting to know these companies better?...

on 04/05/2017
Mining

Sirius Minerals named among the ‘top tips’ for 2017

Here we take a look at the medium and small cap companies included among Fleet Street's top stock market tips for 2017....

on 01/14/2017
Tech

Micro Focus comes down to earth as UBS downgrades to 'neutral'

Cutting its stance, the Swiss broker said:” Notwithstanding H1's good results and a $400m planned Return of Value, we see the upside for the shares as limited now.”...

on 12/16/2016
Tech

Micro Focus International tops FTSE 100 gainers after strong first-half results

The group – which is reversing into US giant Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co.'s (NYSE:HPE.) software business - posted a 22.4% jump in underlying earnings (EBITDA) to US$332.5mln (£260mln) for the six months to October 31. ...

on 12/14/2016
Finance

RBS has a shocker post-Brexit

It was better news for the miners which have rallied since June’s EU referendum...

on 09/23/2016
Tech

HP inks US$1bln deal with Samsung’s printing arm

HP says it bought the business to “disrupt and reinvent” the US$55bln printer industry...

on 09/12/2016
Tech

Micro Focus International to merge with Hewlett Packard Enterprise's software arm

Software group to acquire Hewlett Packard spin-off's software business...

on 09/08/2016
Tech

Hewlett Packard Enterprise shares drop after Q3 earnings, unit sale to UK’s Micro Focus

The UK’s Micro Focus is set to acquire the software unit of Hewlett Packard Enterprise in a deal worth more than $8bn, marking one of the biggest UK tech acquisitions of the year...

on 09/07/2016
Tech

MicroFocus and Sophos among Peel Hunt's cybersecurity winners

The brokers sees budgets increasing; a move towards detection and response....

on 11/03/2015
Tech

Micro Focus deal "clearly signals" scope for further deals, says Numis

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.  ...

on 12/24/2012
Tech

Micro Focus takeover off

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on 08/22/2011
Tech

Autonomy’s takeover provides boon to technology sector

The City believes that Autonomy’s takeover by HP could herald further takeover interest in a number of listed technology companies. Micro Focus is an obvious target, but analysts also highlight ARM Holdings, Blinkx and Wolfson Microelectronics...

on 08/19/2011