Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. (BRCD) Lost -0.16% in the last trading session

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Simple Moving Averages

Before looking at the financial values or the trading statistics of Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. (BRCD), we will start our analysis with the SMA or Simple Moving Average values.

The SMA or Simple Moving Averages are commonly available for 20 Day, 50 Day and 200 Day Simple Moving Averages. For our stock under consideration here, Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. (BRCD) has distance from 20 Day SMA is -0.2% while its distance from 50 day SMA is -0.08%. BRCD’s distance from 200 Day SMA is 6.05%.

While looking at the SMA values of Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. (BRCD), the 200 simple moving average (SMA) is considered a key indicator by traders and market analysts for determining the overall long-term trend. The 200 SMA is considered so critically important a trend indicator that the event of the 50-day SMA crossing to the downside of the 200-day SMA is referred to as a death cross, signaling a serious bear market in a stock, index or other investment.

Last Trading Day Performance

On the last trading day, Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. (BRCD) lost -0.16% closing at the price of $12.61 while the previous close of BRCD was $12.63.

Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. (BRCD) traded with the volume of 3.07 Million shares while its average 3 months volume is at 3920 shares.

Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. (BRCD) has a market capitalization of 5.18 Billion while its Major Index membership is at 0.

Key Indicators

Shares of Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. (BRCD) touched the day high at $12.64 while its day Low was at $12.61. In contrast, BRCD’s 52 week high hovers at $12.69 with its current distance from 52 week high value is -0.67%. Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. (BRCD) 52 week low value is at $8.64 and its current distance from 52 week low value is 45.95%.

Volatility of the shares is also to be considered while making the investment decisions. As volatility place a very vital role in identifying the risk involved in the particular case. In our current pick, Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. (BRCD) has weekly volatility of 0.24%% while its monthly volatility value is at 0.29%%.

Another indicator of risk for a particular security is “Beta”. A beta approximates the overall volatility of a security’s returns against the returns of a relevant benchmark (usually the S&P 500 is used). Currently Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. (BRCD) has beta value of 0.66. This Beta value of Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. (BRCD) shows that it has historically moved 66% for every 100% move in the benchmark.

Financial Ratios

For making investment decisions, financial ratios play a vital role. There is a large variety of financial ratios that can be considered while making an investment decision but here in the case of Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. (BRCD), we will discuss a few.

Annual Dividend Yield of Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. (BRCD) stands at 1.74%.

Price to Earning P/E ratio and Forward P/E stand at 86.37 and 15.27 respectively.

Brocade Communications Systems, Inc.’s Quick Ratio shows the value of 2.4.

Debt to Equity ratio stands at 0.6 while Long Term Debt To Equity Ratio flashes the value of 0.57.