Strong Financial Results, and New Developments and Offerings of Business Software & Services - Research Report on Microsoft, Cognizant, CA Technologies, Informatica, and NetScout Systems

Jul 24, 2013, 08:00 ET from Analysts' Corner

NEW YORK, July 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom.

Today, Analysts' Corner announced new research reports highlighting Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ: MSFT), Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ: CTSH), CA Technologies (NYSE: CA), Informatica Corporation (NYSE: INFA), and NetScout Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTCT). Today's readers may access these reports free of charge - including full price targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings - via the links below.

Microsoft Corporation Research Report

On July 18, 2013, Microsoft Corporation (Microsoft) released its Q4 FY 2013 and full-year FY 2013 results (period ended June 30, 2013). Q4 FY 2013 revenues were up 10.2% YoY to $19.9 billion and FY 2013 revenues were up 5.6% YoY to $77.8 billion. Q4 FY 2013 and FY 2013 operating expenses were down 40% YoY to $8.2 billion and 10.4% YoY to $ 30.8 billion respectively. Q4 FY 2013 and FY 2013 net income was approximately $5 billion and $ 21.9 billion respectively, compared to a net loss of $492 million in Q4 FY 2012 and net income of approx. $17 billion in FY 2013 respectively. Q4 FY 2013 diluted EPS was $0.59, compared to a loss of $0.06 per share in Q4 FY 2012. Amy Hood, CFO at Microsoft, commented, "While our fourth quarter results were impacted by the decline in the PC market, we continue to see strong demand for our enterprise and cloud offerings, resulting in a record unearned revenue balance this quarter. We also saw increasing consumer demand for services like Office 365,, Skype, and Xbox LIVE." The Full Research Report on Microsoft Corporation - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: []


Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation Research Report

On July 18, 2013, Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (Cognizant) and XL Group announced the development of a new mobile-enabled risk engineering platform to transform and maximize risk assessment operations for Global Asset Protection Services (GAPS), XL Group's property loss prevention services business. Tim Heinze, Senior Vice President, Head of Global Asset Protection Services at XL Group, said, "In Cognizant, we have found a company who shares our commitment to innovation and customer satisfaction, and can work directly with our field engineers to conceptualize and incubate a next-generation solution that will further strengthen our distinctive value proposition." The Full Research Report on Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: []


CA Technologies Research Report

On July 16, 2013, CA Technologies announced that the new release of CA Nimsoft Service Desk (NSD), a transformational, SaaS-based ITSM solution, which supports organizations to respond more quickly and cost-efficiently than ever to the relentlessly growing demands of business users. Steven L. Lack, Senior Vice President of Managed Services & IT of DecisionOne, stated, "As a premium managed IT services provider, we must do a superior job of keeping our clients' complex IT environments running smoothly, while continuously improving the efficiency of our own internal operations." Lack continued, "We chose CA NSD as a foundational technology for our business precisely because it enables us to achieve these twin objectives by virtue of its rich features, the ease with which we can configure new clients and integrate ITSM processes, and the global support we can count on from CA Technologies." The Full Research Report on CA Technologies - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: []


Informatica Corporation Research Report

On July 16, 2013, Informatica Corporation (Informatica) announced the general availability of PowerCenter Express - the Company's data integration software. Informatica reported that the availability of PowerCenter Express will enable Informatica Vibe-powered organizations of all sizes to "Map once. Deliver Anywhere." Marge Breya, Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer of Informatica, stated, "What companies are struggling with is how to access, aggregate and manage data, not only within their own systems, but also via social channels and other external sources to gain a complete picture of their customers. Only Vibe, which is the central building block for PowerCenter Express through the PowerCenter Big Data Edition, can handle the scale, diversity and accessibility needed for a true information network which is essential to harness the power of data today and for years to come." The Full Research Report on Informatica Corporation - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: []


NetScout Systems, Inc. Research Report

On July 18, 2013, NetScout Systems, Inc. (NetScout Systems) released its Q1 FY 2014 results (period ended June 30, 2013). Revenues were up 7.1% YoY to $81.8 million. Net income was up 4.9% YoY to $5.3 million while diluted EPS remained at $0.12. Anil Singhal, President and CEO of NetScout Systems, said, "We are pleased with our business results this quarter, despite continued weakness in the government sector." Singhal continued, "We are, however, most excited about the positive feedback from our recently released nGeniusONE™ solution. nGeniusONE is our single integrated platform for combining NPM and APM for IT operations. nGeniusONE is based on our second generation ASI technology which enables faster triage of complex performance problems and provides a holistic view of interactions between users, groups of users, and their related infrastructure and applications." NetScout expects FY 2014 revenue to be within $384 million and $399 million range and FY 2014 GAAP diluted EPS between $ 1.06 and $1.16 respectively. The Full Research Report on NetScout Systems, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: []



  1. This is not company news. We are an independent source and our views do not reflect the companies mentioned.
  2. Information in this release is fact checked and produced on a best efforts basis and reviewed by a CFA. However, we are only human and are prone to make mistakes. If you notice any errors or omissions, please notify us below.
  3. This information is submitted as a net-positive to companies mentioned, to increase awareness for mentioned companies to our subscriber base and the investing public.
  4. If you wish to have your company covered in more detail by our team, or wish to learn more about our services, please contact us at
  5. For any urgent concerns or inquiries, please contact us at
  6. Are you a public company? Would you like to see similar coverage on your company? Send us a full investors' package to for consideration.


Content is researched, written and reviewed on a best-effort basis. This document, article or report is prepared and authored by Equity News Network. An outsourced research services provider has, through Chartered Financial Analysts, only reviewed the information provided by Equity News Network in this article or report according to the Procedures outlined by Equity News Network. Equity News Network is not entitled to veto or interfere in the application of such procedures by the outsourced provider to the articles, documents or reports, as the case may be.


Equity News Network makes no warranty, expressed or implied, as to the accuracy or completeness or fitness for a purpose (investment or otherwise), of the information provided in this document. This information is not to be construed as personal financial advice. Readers are encouraged to consult their personal financial advisor before making any decisions to buy, sell or hold any securities mentioned herein.


Equity News Network is not responsible for any error which may be occasioned at the time of printing of this document or any error, mistake or shortcoming. No liability is accepted by Equity News Network whatsoever for any direct, indirect or consequential loss arising from the use of this document. Equity News Network expressly disclaims any fiduciary responsibility or liability for any consequences, financial or otherwise arising from any reliance placed on the information in this document. Equity News Network does not (1) guarantee the accuracy, timeliness, completeness or correct sequencing of the information, or (2) warrant any results from use of the information. The included information is subject to change without notice.

SOURCE Analysts' Corner