Proactiveinvestors United Kingdom Micro Focus International plc Proactiveinvestors United Kingdom Micro Focus International plc RSS feed en Fri, 28 Feb 2020 18:21:33 +0000 Genera CMS (Proactiveinvestors) (Proactiveinvestors) Micro Focus downgraded to ‘neutral’ as UBS predicts ‘long and difficult road ahead’ Thu, 20 Feb 2020 11:44:00 +0000 Autonomy boss Mike Lynch submits to arrest as US attempts extradition Wed, 05 Feb 2020 15:35:00 +0000 Micro Focus completes business review, chairman steps down Tue, 04 Feb 2020 09:48:00 +0000 How to invest in 2020 (and through to 2030) Mon, 30 Dec 2019 12:00:00 +0000 De La Rue chairman steps down after investor pressure over poor performance Mon, 02 Sep 2019 07:57:00 +0100 Micro Focus accelerates strategic review as it cuts revenue guidance Thu, 29 Aug 2019 06:38:00 +0100 Software giant Micro Focus launches US$200mln share buyback programme Wed, 17 Jul 2019 07:56:00 +0100 Micro Focus plunges to bottom of FTSE 100 as boss cashes in £11.6mln of shares Mon, 15 Jul 2019 09:45:00 +0100 Micro Focus reiterates guidance after a steady half year Tue, 09 Jul 2019 12:45:00 +0100 Micro Focus trading in line Thu, 16 May 2019 07:41:00 +0100 Micro Focus has completed its recovery, says Barclays as it downgrades software giant Fri, 12 Apr 2019 10:45:00 +0100 Citi chops ratings for blue-chip software firms Sage and Micro Focus, having adjusted targets Thu, 04 Apr 2019 10:36:00 +0100 Micro Focus continues to expect moderation in revenue decline from continuing business in current year Fri, 29 Mar 2019 09:42:00 +0000 Micro Focus jumps on share buyback extension as it moves on from disruptive HPE integration Thu, 14 Feb 2019 09:35:00 +0000 Micro Focus boosted by Goldman Sachs upgrade to ‘buy’ from ‘neutral’ following recent trading update Wed, 14 Nov 2018 14:11:00 +0000 Micro Focus raises revenue guidance for year just ended Mon, 05 Nov 2018 09:39:00 +0000 Credit Suisse puts the boot into Micro Focus downgrading its shares to ‘underperform’ from ‘neutral’ Mon, 16 Jul 2018 10:46:00 +0100 Micro Focus shares drop as says running about "one year behind" its original plan since HPE Software acquisition Wed, 11 Jul 2018 11:50:00 +0100 Micro Focus to sell SUSE business to private equity firm EQTVIII for US$2.5bn Mon, 02 Jul 2018 10:20:00 +0100 Micro Focus jumps as says new US$40mln licensing deal will help bolster first-half revenue Wed, 16 May 2018 08:05:00 +0100 Micro Focus spikes higher on report activist investor Elliott has built up stake in software firm Thu, 12 Apr 2018 13:47:00 +0100 Micro Focus shares recover as analysts say reaction to revenue warning 'overdone' Tue, 20 Mar 2018 11:25:00 +0000 Micro Focus shares crash as it cuts revenue guidance, CEO resigns Mon, 19 Mar 2018 11:00:00 +0000 Micro Focus hit by Numis downgrade after warning on full year revenue Mon, 19 Mar 2018 10:45:00 +0000 Micro Focus shares plunge as it warns on revenue after decline at HPE software unit Mon, 08 Jan 2018 10:00:00 +0000 Deutsche Bank downgrades Micro Focus to ‘hold’ from ‘buy’ on valuation grounds Mon, 27 Nov 2017 10:33:00 +0000 Micro Focus shares jump as newly acquired HPE software firm reports quarterly profit growth Wed, 06 Sep 2017 08:55:00 +0100 Micro Focus expects to deliver medium term benefits from HPE merger Mon, 04 Sep 2017 07:15:00 +0100 Micro Focus shares fall on "broadly flat" revenue outlook after in-line final results Wed, 12 Jul 2017 13:03:00 +0100 UK tech stocks dumped as sharp sector sell-off on Wall Street continues following negative broker comment Mon, 12 Jun 2017 14:58:00 +0100 Micro Focus International shares fall 11% after it sounds alert over HPE Software revenues Tue, 09 May 2017 07:35:00 +0100 Micro Focus can hit £26, claims Zak Mir Tue, 28 Feb 2017 10:50:00 +0000 Micro Focus comes down to earth as UBS downgrades to 'neutral' Fri, 16 Dec 2016 09:58:00 +0000 Micro Focus International tops FTSE 100 gainers after strong first-half results Wed, 14 Dec 2016 09:24:00 +0000 Micro Focus International to merge with Hewlett Packard Enterprise's software arm Thu, 08 Sep 2016 07:30:00 +0100 MicroFocus and Sophos among Peel Hunt's cybersecurity winners Tue, 03 Nov 2015 15:08:00 +0000 UBS upgrades Micro Focus, eyes spin-out of Linux unit Tue, 27 Oct 2015 09:06:00 +0000 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.


Mon, 24 Dec 2012 09:10:00 +0000
Micro Focus reaffirms full year targets, to return US$130m to shareholders Thu, 16 Aug 2012 09:08:00 +0100 Micro Focus hikes dividend after profits surge 30pct Thu, 21 Jun 2012 09:38:00 +0100 Micro Focus gives details of planned return of £83.6 mln cash Wed, 14 Dec 2011 07:59:00 +0000 Micro Focus International lifted by positive interims and return of cash Wed, 07 Dec 2011 08:37:00 +0000 Micro Focus takeover off Mon, 22 Aug 2011 09:27:00 +0100 Micro Focus: Chairman Loosemore steps in after CEO Clifford's departure Fri, 15 Apr 2011 07:12:00 +0100 Micro Focus appoints former Morse CEO Mike Phillips as new CFO Tue, 07 Sep 2010 08:18:00 +0100 Micro Focus Increases Full Year Revenue and Earnings Guidance Ahead of H1 Results Wed, 11 Nov 2009 10:58:00 +0000 Micro Focus announces 2 acquisitions, sees full-year revenues up 20 pct Wed, 06 May 2009 10:46:00 +0100 Micro Focus reports good first-half results, trading outlook in line Tue, 09 Dec 2008 09:49:00 +0000 Micro Focus snaps up Nasdaq listed Netmanage Inc
NetManage provides software that allows companies to "transform core applications into new Web-based business solutions". The acquisition price is a 73% premium to the share price of Netmanage on the day before the announcement. Micro Focus added that the offer price included a minimum of US$25 million in cash on NetManage's balance sheet.

"The Board of Micro Focus believes that combining the businesses of Micro Focus and NetManage will further strengthen Micro Focus's position as a leading player in the fast growing, highly fragmented Application Modernisation market." the Company said.

In a separate announcement, Micro Focus confirmed that trading was ahead of expectations for the 12 months to April 30th, 2008.

Shares in Mirco Focus climbed 10% to 258 pence valuing the group at £516 million.]]>
Thu, 01 May 2008 09:56:00 +0100
Micro Focus takes a beating Micro Focus blamed the lowered guidance on a multitude of problems including weak sales in Japan, delays in signing contracts, failure to close larger deals, and a reduction in the rate of smaller deals closed. All of these problems had a ?knock-on? impact on maintenance revenues.

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