Symantec, Check Point Software Technologies, Sourcefire, and KEYW Holding Early Briefing and Review

Apr 09, 2013, 08:00 ET from

LONDON, April 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Security software & services providers such as Symantec Corporation (NASDAQ: SYMC), Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ: CHKP), Sourcefire Inc. (NASDAQ: FIRE), and The KEYW Holding Corp. (NASDAQ: KEYW) faced significant challenges in 2012 as businesses scaled back spending on technology amid uncertainty in the global economy. However, the global economic environment has improved since the start of this year. The Eurozone debt crisis has eased, although the region is still not showing any signs of growth. The U.S. and China, nonetheless, have been seeing a recovery. On Monday, shares of security software and services providers ended on a mixed note even as the broad market edged higher. StockCall has released free charting and technical research on these aforementioned companies. Register to read these reports at  

Shares of Symantec Corporation edged lower on Monday; however, the losses were limited. The stock ended the day 0.16% lower at $24.25 on volume of 6.08 million. Symantec's shares are currently trading close to their 52-week high of $24.91. Year-to-date, the stock has gained nearly 29%, outperforming the S&P 500. However, in the last few weeks, the stock has traded sideways. Its MACD has also slipped below the signal line, which suggests that market sentiment is bearish on the stock. Sign up for the free report on SYMC at

Shares of Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. ended marginally lower yesterday. The stock closed 0.09% lower at $46.22 on volume of 2.13 million. In the last three trading sessions, Check Point Software Technologies' shares have gained more than 2.10%. The company's shares have seen a series of lows over the last one month. The stock, however, has rebounded from around $45 support level. Its MACD chart suggests that market sentiment is starting to turn bullish. Year-to-date, the Security Software & Services company's shares have fallen nearly 3%. CHKP free technical report can be accessed by signing up at

Shares of Sourcefire Inc. edged higher in Monday's trading session. The stock ended the day 1% higher at $55.45 on volume of 717,594. Sourcefire's shares bounced back yesterday after finding support at around $54. However, the stock's MACD chart is still giving bearish signals. Shares of FIRE are currently trading above their 50-day and 200-day moving averages. The stock is trading more than 7% below its 52-week high. Despite struggling in the past one month, Sourcefire Inc. shares are still up more than 17% in 2013. Free report on FIRE can be accessed by registering at

Shares of The KEYW Holding Corp. edged higher in its last trading session. The stock touched an intra-day high of $14.37 before finishing the day 0.41% higher at $14.81 on above average volume of 548,773. KEYW Holding's shares are still down more than 5.70% in the last three sessions. Despite the recent losses, the stock has gained more than 16.70% in 2013 so far, outperforming the S&P 500. The stock is currently trading nearly 10% below its 52-week high. Recent volume activity and the stock's MACD chart suggest that market sentiment is currently bearish on KEYW Holding Corp. Register with StockCall and download the research on KEYW for free at

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