Micro Focus International PLC

Micro Focus International is a global enterprise software provider. Co.'s solutions help organizations leverage existing IT investments, enterprise applications and emerging technologies to address complex, rapidly evolving business requirements, including the protection of corporate information at all times. Co. has two operating segments: Micro Focus Product Portfolio and SUSE Product Portfolio. The Micro Focus Product Portfolio segment is managed with a single product group that makes and maintains the software. SUSE provides and supports enterprise-grade Linux and Open Source Software Defined Infrastructure and Application Delivery solutions.
  • TickerMCRO
  • ISINGB00BD8YWM01
  • CountryUnited Kingdom

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1 director sold

A director at Micro Focus International sold 650,000 shares at 1,777p and the significance rating of the trade was 81/100. Is that information sufficient for you to make an investment decision? This report gives details of those trades and adds context and analysis to them such that you can judge whether these trading decisions are ones worth following. Included in the report is a detailed share price chart which plots discretionary trades by all the company's directors over the last two years clearly showing Close periods where trading activity is restricted under listing rules. The names...

Expert Corporate Governance Service (ECGS)

Micro Focus Intl - AGM 29 April 2019

Item 1: To amend the Articles of Association At the extraordinary meeting held in August 2018, shareholders approved the disposal of SUSE Business to Marcel BidCo GmbH, a subsidiary of EQT Partners, for a total cash consideration of $2.535bn. The disposal was completed on 15 March 2019.  The Company is now proposing a return of capital with an aggregate principal amount equivalent to US$1.8bn.  The return of value represents approximately 17% of the market cap of the Company. The amendments to the Articles of Association proposed are necessary to facilitate the return of capital via a B shar...

MicroFocus March 29, 2019

Merger with Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Profit Warning and Sale of SUSE Business On September 2016, the Company entered into a definitive agreement with Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) on the terms of a transaction which provided for the combination of HPEns software business segment with the Company by way of a merger. The transaction was valued at $8.8bn. On March 2018, the Company issued a profit warning arguing that its revenues declined more than expected due to problems stemming from its acquisition of Hewlett Packard. On 22 March 2018, Hsu resigned from his position of CEO min order to...

Micro Focus – Proxinvest Corporate Governance Rating ® : B

Proxinvest Corporate Governance Rating ® helps investors integrate governance into their investment decision and identify governance risks and opportunities within their portfolio. Proxinvest Corporate Governance Rating ® Service rates European issuers through the analysis of four main themes : Ownership & Shareholder rights, Board & Committees, Audit & Process, Remuneration. Each theme is rated taking into account several comprehensive sub-categories. Our unique two-step process to achieve each rating includes a first step quantitative valuation and a second step qualitative filter...

MICRO FOCUS INTL.PLC. sees a downgrade to Slightly Negative on account of less fundamental stars

The independent financial analyst theScreener just lowered the general evaluation of MICRO FOCUS INTL.PLC. (GB), active in the Software industry. As regards its fundamental valuation, the title now shows 2 out of 4 stars while market behaviour can be considered risky. theScreener believes that the title remains under pressure due to the loss of a star(s) and downgrades its general evaluation to Slightly Negative. As of the analysis date December 18, 2018, the closing price was GBp 1,377.50 and its target price was estimated at GBp 899.78.

1 director sold

A director at Micro Focus International sold 650,000 shares at 1,777p and the significance rating of the trade was 81/100. Is that information sufficient for you to make an investment decision? This report gives details of those trades and adds context and analysis to them such that you can judge whether these trading decisions are ones worth following. Included in the report is a detailed share price chart which plots discretionary trades by all the company's directors over the last two years clearly showing Close periods where trading activity is restricted under listing rules. The names...

MICRO FOCUS INTL.PLC. sees a downgrade to Slightly Negative on account of less fundamental stars

The independent financial analyst theScreener just lowered the general evaluation of MICRO FOCUS INTL.PLC. (GB), active in the Software industry. As regards its fundamental valuation, the title now shows 2 out of 4 stars while market behaviour can be considered risky. theScreener believes that the title remains under pressure due to the loss of a star(s) and downgrades its general evaluation to Slightly Negative. As of the analysis date December 18, 2018, the closing price was GBp 1,377.50 and its target price was estimated at GBp 899.78.

Expert Corporate Governance Service (ECGS)

Micro Focus Intl - AGM 29 April 2019

Item 1: To amend the Articles of Association At the extraordinary meeting held in August 2018, shareholders approved the disposal of SUSE Business to Marcel BidCo GmbH, a subsidiary of EQT Partners, for a total cash consideration of $2.535bn. The disposal was completed on 15 March 2019.  The Company is now proposing a return of capital with an aggregate principal amount equivalent to US$1.8bn.  The return of value represents approximately 17% of the market cap of the Company. The amendments to the Articles of Association proposed are necessary to facilitate the return of capital via a B shar...

MicroFocus March 29, 2019

Merger with Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Profit Warning and Sale of SUSE Business On September 2016, the Company entered into a definitive agreement with Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) on the terms of a transaction which provided for the combination of HPEns software business segment with the Company by way of a merger. The transaction was valued at $8.8bn. On March 2018, the Company issued a profit warning arguing that its revenues declined more than expected due to problems stemming from its acquisition of Hewlett Packard. On 22 March 2018, Hsu resigned from his position of CEO min order to...

Micro Focus – Proxinvest Corporate Governance Rating ® : B

Proxinvest Corporate Governance Rating ® helps investors integrate governance into their investment decision and identify governance risks and opportunities within their portfolio. Proxinvest Corporate Governance Rating ® Service rates European issuers through the analysis of four main themes : Ownership & Shareholder rights, Board & Committees, Audit & Process, Remuneration. Each theme is rated taking into account several comprehensive sub-categories. Our unique two-step process to achieve each rating includes a first step quantitative valuation and a second step qualitative filter...

Expert Corporate Governance Service (ECGS)

Micro Focus International PLC - proxy report-21/08/2018

Item 1: To approve the disposal of the SUSE business segment Shareholder approval is sought for the disposal of SUSE Business to Marcel BidCo GmbH, a subsidiary of EQT Partners, for a total cash consideration of $2.535bn. The disposal will have a significant impact in the Company balance sheet as SUSE Busines represents an important part of the Company assets. SUSE Business is a German-based, multinational, open-source software that develops and sells Linux products to business customers. Founded in 1992, it was the first company to market Linux for the enterprise. It operates in 40 countrie...

Jérôme VINERIER

Analyse court terme - MICRO FOCUS INTERNATIONAL : Le mouvement se poursuit.

La tendance de fond est clairement orientée à la baisse. Le mouvement se poursuit. Le prochain objectif est à 1 090,20 p, puis 865,40 p. Le franchissement de 1 860,08 p remettrait en cause la suite de la baisse.

Jérôme VINERIER

Short term view - MICRO FOCUS INTERNATIONAL : The movement goes on.

The background trend is clearly bearish. The movement goes on. The next target is at 1,090.20 p, then 865.40 p. Passing 1,860.08 p would question the continuation of the fall.

Jérôme VINERIER

Short term view - MICRO FOCUS INTERNATIONAL : The movement goes on.

The background trend is clearly bearish. The movement goes on. The next target is at 1,090.20 p, then 865.40 p. Passing 1,860.08 p would question the continuation of the fall.

Jérôme VINERIER

Analyse court terme - MICRO FOCUS INTERNATIONAL : Le mouvement se poursuit.

La tendance de fond est clairement orientée à la baisse. Le mouvement se poursuit. Le prochain objectif est à 1 090,20 p, puis 865,40 p. Le franchissement de 1 860,08 p remettrait en cause la suite de la baisse.

Jérôme VINERIER

Medium term view - MICRO FOCUS INTERNATIONAL : The movement goes on.

The background trend is clearly bearish. The movement goes on. The next target is at 1,090.26 p, then 754.00 p. Passing 1,811.00 p would question the continuation of the fall.

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