NEW YORK, December 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --
Companies in the Technical and System Software industry design, develop, manufacture, and market technical and system software such as assemblers, compilers, file management tools, system utilities, and debuggers. Ahead of today's trading session, Stock-Callers.com presents these equities for review: Mentor Graphics Corp. (NASDAQ: MENT), Autodesk Inc. (NASDAQ: ADSK), PTC Inc. (NASDAQ: PTC), and National Instruments Corp. (NASDAQ: NATI). These stocks research reports can be downloaded now by simply registering for free at:
On Thursday, shares in Wilsonville, Oregon headquartered Mentor Graphics Corp. recorded a trading volume of 1.13 million shares. The stock ended the session 0.25% higher at $36.77. The Company's shares have gained 0.81% in the last one month, 49.94% in the previous three months, and 101.47% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading 11.48% above its 50-day moving average and 50.10% above its 200-day moving average. Moreover, shares of Mentor Graphics, which provides electronic design automation software and hardware solutions to design, analyze, and test electro-mechanical systems, electronic hardware, and embedded systems software worldwide, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 81.28.
On November 28th, 2016, research firm Credit Suisse downgraded the Company's stock rating from 'Outperform' to 'Neutral'.
On December 5th, 2016, AMD announced a new three-year agreement to expand its strategic partnership with Mentor Graphics. The agreement continues AMD's relationship with Mentor Graphics, a world leader in electronic hardware and software design solutions. AMD and Mentor Graphics established an embedded software ecosystem for developers in 2014 to offer powerful open-source tools for building, debugging, analyzing and optimizing embedded software. Your complete research report on MENT can be retrieved for free at:
San Rafael, California headquartered Autodesk Inc.'s stock closed the day 1.39% lower at $74.58 with a total trading volume of 2.09 million shares. The Company's shares have advanced 4.06% in the previous three months and 22.40% since the start of this year. The stock is trading 1.19% and 16.68% above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages, respectively. Additionally, shares of Autodesk, which operates as a design software and services company worldwide, have an RSI of 47.05.
On November 30th, 2016, Autodesk reported that new model subscriptions increased 168,000 from Q2 FY17 to 861,000 in Q3 FY17. The Company's total subscriptions increased 134,000 from Q2 FY17 to 2.95 million at the end of Q3 FY17. Autodesk's revenue was $490 million, a decrease of 18% compared to Q3 FY16. The Company's GAAP diluted net loss per share was $(0.64) in Q3 FY17 compared to GAAP diluted net loss per share of $(0.19) in Q3 FY16.
On December 9th, 2016, research firm Canaccord Genuity reiterated its 'Hold' rating on the Company's stock with an increase of the target price from $70 to $95. ADSK free report is just a click away at:
Shares in Needham, Massachusetts headquartered PTC Inc. recorded a trading volume of 875,361 shares, and ended yesterday's trading session 1.45% lower at $46.15. The stock has advanced 4.58% over the previous three months and 33.27% on an YTD basis. The Company's shares are trading above their 200-day moving average by 14.00%. Furthermore, shares of PTC Inc., which develops and delivers software products and solutions worldwide, have an RSI of 42.43.
On December 15th, 2016, PTC announced that ZF Friedrichshafen AG will implement PTC's Windchill® PLM (product lifecycle management) and PTC IntegrityTM ALM (application lifecycle management) enterprise solutions across all divisions. ZF also has procured PTC's ThingWorx® IoT technology platform starter kit. ZF is a leader in driveline and chassis technology as well as active and passive safety technology and is one of the largest automotive suppliers worldwide. Sign up for your complimentary research report on PTC at:
Austin, Texas headquartered National Instruments Corp.'s stock finished Thursday's session 1.63% higher at $30.55 with a total trading volume of 421,154 shares. The Company's shares have advanced 1.13% in the last one month, 7.84% over the previous three months, and 9.62% since the start of this year. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 5.46% and 8.84%, respectively. Additionally, shares of National Instruments, which designs, manufactures, and sells systems to engineers and scientists worldwide, have an RSI of 62.63.
On December 21st, 2016, National Instruments announced the appointment of John Roiko as interim CFO effective January 1st, 2017. Roiko will oversee the Company's global finance organization and continue to report to Alex Davern, National Instruments' current Chief Operating Officer and CFO, who will become the company's CEO effective January 1st, 2017.
Yesterday, research firm Robert W. Baird upgraded the Company's stock rating from 'Neutral' to 'Outperform' while revising its previous target price from $32 per share to $35 per share. Register for free on Stock-Callers.com and download the latest research report on NATI at:
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