|Bid||126.37 x 1100|
|Ask||126.38 x 1000|
|Day's Range||123.94 - 126.62|
|52 Week Range||99.20 - 126.62|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||30.51|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||1.73 (1.42%)|
|1y Target Est||N/A|
Business software companies SAP, Microsoft and Adobe said on Monday they were forming a data alliance that will make it easier for clients running their applications to get a better overview of the customer. The partners announced the Open Data Initiative at a Microsoft conference in Orlando, Florida, saying it would help break down information silos that make it hard for businesses to make the most of their customer base. "The core focus of the Open Data Initiative is to eliminate data silos and enable a single view of the customer, helping companies to better govern their data and support privacy and security initiatives," the three said in a joint statement.
OUTSIDE THE BOX When I was chief learning officer at LinkedIn, I bucked a popular trend in the tech sector. The rule — in practice, though not in writing, of course — was to hire millennials. This had been the case for years, since hiring managers across the industry believed what a young Facebook (FB) CEO Mark Zuckerberg once said: “Young people are just smarter.
Despite the reported outreach by U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, the Trump administration has levied additional tariffs on $200 billion worth of imported goods from China.
SAP HANA Cloud Platform and its partners are gaining popularity, assisting clients extend their functionalities and build new applications, which in turn is fueling growth.
Verizon's (VZ) innovative network solutions will help SAP to build a future-ready infrastructure that will support exponential growth of its cloud business.
SAP remains optimistic that growing demand for simplified and automated business-to-business commerce solutions will fuel Ariba's growth.
HUANGZHOU, China/FRANKFURT (Reuters) - SAP SE (SAPG.DE), the German business software company, said on Wednesday it was teaming up with Alibaba (BABA.N) to offer its flagship products on the Chinese company's ...
SAP SE , the German business software company, said on Wednesday it was teaming up with Alibaba to offer its flagship products on the Chinese company's cloud infrastructure. SAP Chief Executive Bill McDermott ...
On September 7, 35 analysts tracked Oracle (ORCL) stock, as shown in the chart below. Sixteen analysts offered “buy” ratings, and another 16 analysts gave “hold” recommendations for ORCL stock. Two analysts provided “overweight” ratings, and one analyst gave a “sell” rating. There were no “underweight” recommendations on the stock.
Autodesk (ADSK) is underway with the transition to a cloud-based subscription business model, where customers pay ongoing subscription fees instead of one-time software license purchases. Many Autodesk customers have transitioned to cloud-based subscriptions. But there are about 2.0 million customers still on legacy software licenses, and the company is working to get them to transition to subscriptions.
Intuit (INTU) is making changes to its executive suite, betting on leaders of its small business group to take it forward. The small business group has been Intuit’s growth engine. Intuit has settled on Sasan Goodarzi as its new CEO. Goodarzi, currently the leader of Intuit’s small business group, will replace current CEO Brad Smith and transition into the new role beginning January 1, 2019. The outgoing CEO Smith will transition into the executive chair role.
Principally, they offer passive income that can either boost overall returns or help mitigate market volatility. On the other hand, you can’t find anyone who isn’t at least somewhat interested in tech stocks. Because tech covers a broad range of subcategories, you can find several names that offer passive income.
Emerging markets bear the brunt of angst over trade as President Trump threatens to slap another round of tariffs on Chinese goods. Cloud computing trended thanks to skyrocketing cloud usage and record capital expenditures of the largest cloud infrastructure players. Argentina came third in the list as optimism surfaced after government and IMF officials signaled progress in the talks regarding the improvement of a standby loan agreement approved in June. Lithium oversupply in China has sent prices to 14-month lows as cheap, locally produced material hurts the international market. The U.S. dollar closed the list due to positive reaction to strong wage data and an overall upbeat jobs report. Check out our previous trends edition at Trending: Markets Plough Ahead on NAFTA Breakthrough.
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South Africa's Special Investigating Unit (SIU) will investigate whether a kickback of more than 35 million rand ($2 million) was paid for a state contract with German software firm SAP, a spokeswoman for the unit told Reuters. South African President Cyril Ramaphosa authorised the SIU investigation last week, after the country's anti-graft agency started its own probe into a 671 million rand ($45 million) deal SAP signed with the water ministry in 2016. Asked for comment, SAP said it was reviewing all its public-sector contracts in South Africa dating back to 2010.
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa authorised a new investigation into a water ministry contract with German software firm SAP (SAPG.DE) on Thursday, citing allegations that public money was spent unlawfully. The investigation by South Africa's Special Investigating Unit (SIU) comes after the country's anti-graft agency said in March it was conducting its own probe into a 671 million rand (34.1 million pounds) water ministry deal with SAP. SAP is one of several foreign firms to suffer reputational damage in South Africa after becoming entangled in corruption scandals under Ramaphosa's predecessor, Jacob Zuma.
On August 23, Microsoft’s (MSFT) forward PE (price-to-earnings) multiple for the current year is projected to be ~24.3x. This is much higher than IBM (IBM) and Oracle’s (ORCL) estimated PE multiples of 10.41x and 14.23x, respectively. However, Microsoft’s one-year projected EPS stood at 11.7%, which is higher than IBM and Oracle’s EPS estimates of 1.4% and 7.9%, respectively.
wants to help managers improve their leadership skills and retain employees by launching about a dozen mobile and desktop applications that incorporate data analytics and machine learning. The company’s vision is to develop consumer-like applications that bring more transparency and information to workplace issues such as leadership, pay equity, hiring and health-and-wellness, said Jennifer Morgan, president of SAP’s global customer operations for the Americas and Asia Pacific Japan regions. “With AI and machine learning, there’s a perfect opportunity to really help companies understand the data so they can make changes as necessary,” said Ms. Morgan.
On news of the fiscal second-quarter earnings report, Salesforce (NYSE:CRM) stock is seeing little action in aftermarket trading. While CRM stock continues to grow at a strong pace, Wall Street has baked in much of the good news already — Salesforce’s stock is up roughly 50% year-to-date. Guidance disappointed — which is probably the main reason for the muted reaction of CRM stock.
The Israeli government plans to end some software licensing agreements with Microsoft (MSFT) at the end of the year. Israel spends about $27.0 million per year to license desktop and server software from Microsoft for its government offices, including Office and Windows software.
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Accel-KKR's investment is buying out some early investors in SugarCRM and giving it new funds to help it grow, including via acquisitions.
About a week after Amazon (AMZN) reported record quarterly profits for the second quarter, CNBC carried a story that said Amazon was close to moving completely off Oracle (ORCL) databases. Amazon would rely exclusively on its internally developed database technologies. Amazon declined to comment for the CNBC story, but the story cited confidential sources that said Amazon was on track to move away from Oracle databases by 2020.