SecureWorks (SCWX) Upgraded by First Analysis to Overweight

First Analysis upgraded shares of SecureWorks (NASDAQ:SCWX) from an equal weight rating to an overweight rating in a research note issued to investors on Friday, Marketbeat Ratings reports. They currently have $12.00 price objective on the technology company’s stock.

SCWX has been the subject of several other research reports. Needham & Company LLC assumed coverage on shares of SecureWorks in a research report on Tuesday, January 16th. They set a hold rating for the company. ValuEngine raised shares of SecureWorks from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research report on Thursday, April 12th. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of SecureWorks from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research report on Wednesday, April 4th. BidaskClub lowered shares of SecureWorks from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research report on Thursday, February 22nd. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus lowered shares of SecureWorks from a buy rating to a hold rating and reduced their price target for the company from $14.00 to $9.00 in a research report on Thursday, March 29th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have issued a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. SecureWorks presently has a consensus rating of Hold and a consensus target price of $11.50.

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NASDAQ SCWX opened at $10.08 on Friday. SecureWorks has a 52 week low of $7.83 and a 52 week high of $12.99. The stock has a market cap of $814.45, a PE ratio of -22.40 and a beta of 1.91.

SecureWorks (NASDAQ:SCWX) last released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, March 28th. The technology company reported ($0.12) EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.11) by ($0.01). SecureWorks had a negative net margin of 6.00% and a negative return on equity of 5.37%. The business had revenue of $120.65 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $117.71 million. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned ($0.02) EPS. SecureWorks’s revenue for the quarter was up 1.4% compared to the same quarter last year. sell-side analysts expect that SecureWorks will post -0.33 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

A number of institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in SCWX. Horrell Capital Management Inc. increased its holdings in SecureWorks by 33.0% in the 4th quarter. Horrell Capital Management Inc. now owns 544,073 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $4,826,000 after acquiring an additional 135,000 shares in the last quarter. Masters Capital Management LLC increased its holdings in SecureWorks by 8.1% in the 4th quarter. Masters Capital Management LLC now owns 1,000,000 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $8,870,000 after acquiring an additional 75,000 shares in the last quarter. Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V. purchased a new stake in SecureWorks in the 4th quarter worth approximately $528,000. Renaissance Technologies LLC increased its holdings in SecureWorks by 51.5% in the 4th quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC now owns 172,900 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $1,534,000 after acquiring an additional 58,800 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Millennium Management LLC purchased a new stake in SecureWorks in the 4th quarter worth approximately $371,000. 7.53% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

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About SecureWorks

SecureWorks Corp. provides intelligence-driven information security solutions focused on protecting organizations from cyber-attacks. Its solutions enable organizations to fortify their cyber defenses to prevent security breaches, detect malicious activity in real time, prioritize and respond rapidly to security breaches, and predict emerging threats.

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