• Consensus Rating: Hold
  • Consensus Price Target: $154.69
  • Forecasted Upside: 26.90 %
  • Number of Analysts: 18
  • Breakdown:
  • 0 Sell Ratings
  • 10 Hold Ratings
  • 8 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
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Analyst Price Target for VMW

Analyst Price Target is $154.69
▲ +26.90% Upside Potential
This price target is based on 18 analysts offering 12 month price targets for VMware in the last 3 months. The average price target is $154.69, with a high forecast of $185.00 and a low forecast of $135.00. The average price target represents a 26.90% upside from the last price of $121.90.

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Current Consensus is Hold

The current consensus among 18 contributing investment analysts is to hold stock in VMware. This rating has held steady since May 2021, when it changed from a Buy consensus rating.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
11/24/2021Bank of AmericaLower Price TargetNeutral$175.00 ➝ $150.00High
11/24/2021CitigroupLower Price TargetBuy$190.00 ➝ $177.00High
11/24/2021BMO Capital MarketsLower Price TargetMarket Perform$172.00 ➝ $135.00High
11/24/2021The Goldman Sachs GroupLower Price TargetNeutral$159.00 ➝ $136.00High
11/24/2021BarclaysLower Price TargetOverweight$163.00 ➝ $140.00High
11/24/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower Price TargetHold$145.00 ➝ $135.00High
11/24/2021Piper SandlerLower Price TargetOverweight$178.00 ➝ $154.00High
11/16/2021Credit Suisse GroupInitiated CoverageOutperform$175.00Low
11/15/2021MizuhoLower Price TargetNeutral$165.00 ➝ $138.00Medium
11/8/2021BarclaysInitiated CoverageOverweight$163.00Medium
11/3/2021Royal Bank of CanadaLower Price TargetOutperform$180.00 ➝ $153.00High
11/3/2021OppenheimerLower Price TargetOutperform$175.00 ➝ $148.00High
11/1/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftInitiated CoveragePositive ➝ Hold$145.00 ➝ $170.00High
10/8/2021Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingHold$160.00Low
9/20/2021CitigroupInitiated CoverageBuy$190.00Low
9/2/2021CitigroupBoost Price TargetBuy$178.00 ➝ $190.00Low
8/27/2021Stifel NicolausBoost Price TargetBuy$175.00 ➝ $185.00High
6/25/2021Raymond JamesReiterated RatingOutperform$175.00Low
5/28/2021Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$156.00 ➝ $160.00Low
5/28/2021BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetMarket Perform$150.00 ➝ $175.00High
5/28/2021BarclaysBoost Price TargetOverweight$180.00 ➝ $190.00High
5/13/2021MizuhoBoost Price TargetNeutral$160.00 ➝ $165.00High
4/21/2021Northland SecuritiesReiterated RatingOutperform ➝ Market Perform$169.00Low
4/15/2021Northland SecuritiesDowngradeOutperform ➝ Market Perform$169.00High
4/15/2021MizuhoBoost Price TargetNeutral$147.00 ➝ $160.00High
4/15/2021Piper SandlerBoost Price TargetOverweight$158.00 ➝ $180.00High
4/14/2021Bank of AmericaReiterated RatingNeutral$175.00Low
4/8/2021Bank of AmericaInitiated CoverageNeutral$175.00Medium
2/11/2021Cleveland ResearchDowngradeBuy ➝ NeutralLow
1/21/2021The Goldman Sachs GroupInitiated CoverageNeutral$150.00Low
1/14/2021UBS GroupLower Price TargetNeutral$152.00 ➝ $145.00Medium
1/13/2021BMO Capital MarketsDowngradeOutperform ➝ Market Perform$157.00 ➝ $148.00Medium
1/13/2021William BlairDowngradeOutperform ➝ Market PerformMedium
11/25/2020Piper SandlerBoost Price Target$170.00 ➝ $179.00High
11/25/2020UBS GroupLower Price TargetNeutral$155.00 ➝ $152.00High
11/25/2020Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$149.00 ➝ $156.00High
11/25/2020BarclaysLower Price TargetOverweight$187.00 ➝ $180.00High
11/25/2020MizuhoLower Price TargetNeutral$152.00 ➝ $147.00High
10/20/2020KeyCorpBoost Price TargetOverweight$170.00 ➝ $180.00Low
10/13/2020UBS GroupInitiated CoverageNeutral$155.00Low
10/2/2020William BlairReiterated RatingOutperformLow
9/3/2020Northland SecuritiesInitiated CoverageOutperform$169.00Low
8/28/2020Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingHoldLow
8/28/2020BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingBuyLow
8/28/2020BarclaysLower Price TargetOverweight$175.00 ➝ $172.00Low
8/28/2020CitigroupBoost Price TargetBuy$193.00 ➝ $200.00Low
8/28/2020Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetOutperform$181.00 ➝ $185.00Low
8/12/2020Cross ResearchUpgradeHold ➝ BuyHigh
6/24/2020William BlairReiterated RatingBuyMedium
6/24/2020The Goldman Sachs GroupBoost Price TargetAverage ➝ Neutral$143.00 ➝ $158.00High
6/23/2020Stifel NicolausUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$166.00 ➝ $196.00High
6/22/2020Tigress FinancialReiterated RatingBuyLow
5/29/2020CfraUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$154.00 ➝ $180.00High
5/29/2020Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$136.00 ➝ $149.00High
5/29/2020Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetNeutral$160.00 ➝ $175.00High
5/29/2020Bank of AmericaBoost Price TargetBuy$135.00 ➝ $162.00High
5/29/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost Price TargetOverweight$190.00 ➝ $200.00High
5/29/2020Stifel NicolausBoost Price TargetHold$150.00 ➝ $166.00High
5/29/2020BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetOutperform$152.00 ➝ $165.00High
5/29/2020KeyCorpBoost Price TargetOverweight$160.00 ➝ $170.00High
5/29/2020Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetOutperform$165.00 ➝ $181.00High
5/29/2020MizuhoBoost Price TargetNeutral$140.00 ➝ $152.00High
5/29/2020Jefferies Financial GroupBoost Price TargetHold$135.00 ➝ $160.00High
5/29/2020OppenheimerReiterated RatingBuy$175.00High
5/27/2020BMO Capital MarketsLower Price Target$163.00 ➝ $152.00Medium
5/14/2020Jefferies Financial GroupDowngradeBuy ➝ Hold$135.00Low
4/17/2020KeyCorpLower Price TargetOverweight$172.00 ➝ $160.00Medium
4/3/2020Raymond JamesLower Price TargetOutperform$164.00 ➝ $140.00Low
3/24/2020OppenheimerLower Price Target$200.00 ➝ $165.00High
3/6/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower Price TargetBuy$165.00 ➝ $155.00Low
2/29/2020Maxim GroupReiterated RatingHoldLow
2/28/2020Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingBuy$175.00 ➝ $190.00Low
2/28/2020Royal Bank of CanadaLower Price Target$200.00 ➝ $183.00High
2/28/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower Price TargetOverweight$194.00 ➝ $180.00High
2/28/2020Stifel NicolausLower Price TargetHold$178.00 ➝ $150.00High
2/28/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower Price TargetBuy$190.00 ➝ $165.00High
2/28/2020WedbushLower Price TargetOutperform$210.00 ➝ $160.00High
2/28/2020William BlairReiterated RatingOutperformHigh
2/28/2020MizuhoLower Price TargetNeutral$165.00 ➝ $147.00High
2/28/2020KeyCorpLower Price TargetOverweight$186.00 ➝ $172.00High
2/6/2020Sanford C. BernsteinUpgradeMarket Perform ➝ Outperform$171.00 ➝ $181.00High
1/22/2020KeyCorpBoost Price TargetOverweight$182.00 ➝ $186.00Medium
1/13/2020Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$170.00 ➝ $175.00Medium
12/10/2019Piper Jaffray CompaniesInitiated CoverageOverweight$170.00Low
11/28/2019Bank of AmericaReiterated RatingBuy$190.00Medium
11/27/2019Wells Fargo & CompanyReiterated RatingBuy$180.00 ➝ $200.00Medium
11/27/2019Nomura SecuritiesBoost Price TargetReduce$114.00 ➝ $115.00Low
11/27/2019Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetOutperform$190.00 ➝ $200.00Low
11/27/2019KeyCorpBoost Price TargetOverweight$175.00 ➝ $182.00Low
11/27/2019BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetOutperform$160.00 ➝ $192.00High
11/27/2019Stifel NicolausBoost Price TargetHold$150.00 ➝ $178.00High
11/22/2019Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingHold$170.00Low
11/1/2019BarclaysSet Price TargetBuy$186.00Low
10/17/2019KeyCorpLower Price TargetOverweight$182.00 ➝ $175.00Low
10/16/2019Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetEqual ➝ Equal Weight$188.00 ➝ $170.00Low
10/8/2019Jefferies Financial GroupLower Price TargetBuy$198.00 ➝ $180.00Low
10/1/2019Wells Fargo & CompanyUpgradeMarket Perform ➝ Outperform$140.00 ➝ $180.00High
9/9/2019Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingOutperform ➝ Sector PerformLow
9/6/2019OppenheimerReiterated RatingOutperform$200.00Medium
9/6/2019CitigroupBoost Price TargetNeutral$14.00 ➝ $15.00Low
9/5/2019The Goldman Sachs GroupUpgradeSell ➝ Neutral$152.00Low
9/3/2019Cleveland ResearchReiterated RatingHoldLow
8/29/2019Nomura SecuritiesSet Price TargetSell$114.00Low
8/26/2019Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetEqual Weight$190.00 ➝ $188.00Low
8/26/2019Credit Suisse GroupDowngradeOutperform ➝ Neutral$20.00 ➝ $15.00Low
8/23/2019WedbushSet Price TargetBuy$210.00Medium
8/23/2019Monness Crespi & HardtReiterated RatingHoldMedium
8/23/2019MizuhoSet Price TargetBuy$145.00Medium
8/23/2019Maxim GroupReiterated RatingHoldN/A
8/23/2019OppenheimerLower Price TargetOutperform$220.00 ➝ $200.00Low
8/23/2019William BlairDowngradeOutperform ➝ Market PerformLow
8/23/2019CitigroupLower Price TargetBuy$212.00 ➝ $183.00High
8/23/2019Stifel NicolausLower Price TargetHold$160.00 ➝ $150.00High
8/23/2019BarclaysLower Price TargetOverweight$190.00 ➝ $178.00High
8/23/2019Nomura SecuritiesLower Price TargetReduce$130.00 ➝ $114.00High
8/23/2019Royal Bank of CanadaLower Price TargetOutperform$210.00 ➝ $190.00High
8/23/2019Bank of AmericaLower Price TargetBuy$225.00 ➝ $190.00High
8/23/2019Credit Suisse GroupLower Price TargetNeutral$185.00 ➝ $170.00High
8/23/2019KeyCorpLower Price TargetOverweight$214.00 ➝ $182.00High
8/23/2019Jefferies Financial GroupSet Price TargetBuy$198.00High
8/23/2019Raymond JamesLower Price TargetOutperform$206.00 ➝ $185.00High
8/23/2019Needham & Company LLCDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldHigh
8/21/2019JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingBuyN/A
8/21/2019BMO Capital MarketsLower Price TargetOutperform$198.00 ➝ $160.00Medium
8/19/2019Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower Price TargetBuy$220.00 ➝ $190.00Low
8/16/2019CitigroupSet Price TargetBuy$212.00Low
8/15/2019WedbushReiterated RatingNeutral$15.00High
8/2/2019Maxim GroupReiterated RatingHoldLow
7/18/2019WedbushReiterated RatingOutperformLow
6/25/2019Bank of AmericaDowngradeNeutral ➝ Underperform$16.00 ➝ $12.00Low
6/5/2019William BlairReiterated RatingOutperformMedium
6/5/2019BarclaysLower Price TargetEqual Weight$21.00 ➝ $15.00Low
6/5/2019Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetOverweight$26.00 ➝ $18.00High
6/5/2019Bank of AmericaReiterated RatingNeutral ➝ Neutral$25.00 ➝ $20.00High
6/5/2019KeyCorpLower Price TargetOverweight$27.00 ➝ $21.00High
6/5/2019Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingOutperform$25.00 ➝ $20.00High
6/5/2019Needham & Company LLCLower Price TargetBuy ➝ Buy$28.00 ➝ $21.00High
6/5/2019WedbushDowngradeOutperform ➝ Neutral$26.00 ➝ $15.00High
5/31/2019Maxim GroupReiterated RatingHoldHigh
5/31/2019Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetEqual Weight$192.00 ➝ $190.00Low
5/31/2019Raymond JamesBoost Price TargetOutperform$196.00 ➝ $206.00Low
5/31/2019KeyCorpReiterated RatingOverweight$206.00 ➝ $214.00Low
5/31/2019Bank of AmericaReiterated RatingBuy$225.00Medium
5/31/2019WedbushReiterated RatingBuy$210.00High
5/31/2019Jefferies Financial GroupBoost Price TargetBuy$203.00 ➝ $213.00High
5/31/2019BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$195.00 ➝ $198.00High
5/29/2019Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$152.00 ➝ $192.00Medium
5/28/2019Cleveland ResearchReiterated RatingBuyMedium
5/23/2019CitigroupBoost Price TargetBuy$201.00 ➝ $235.00Low
5/17/2019BarclaysBoost Price TargetOverweight$200.00 ➝ $224.00Medium
5/1/2019Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price TargetBuy ➝ Buy$215.00 ➝ $230.00Low
4/29/2019OppenheimerBoost Price TargetOutperform$200.00 ➝ $220.00Medium
4/23/2019Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price TargetBuy ➝ Buy$200.00 ➝ $215.00High
4/18/2019KeyCorpBoost Price TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$192.00 ➝ $206.00Low
4/11/2019WedbushBoost Price TargetOutperform$190.00 ➝ $210.00Medium
3/18/2019Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$24.00 ➝ $26.00High
3/15/2019BarclaysLower Price TargetEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$23.00 ➝ $21.00Medium
3/15/2019WedbushBoost Price TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$25.00 ➝ $26.00Medium
3/15/2019Bank of AmericaReiterated RatingNeutral ➝ Neutral$22.00 ➝ $25.00High
3/13/2019MizuhoInitiated CoverageNeutral$160.00Low
3/6/2019The Goldman Sachs GroupDowngradeNeutral ➝ Sell$177.00Low
3/1/2019Nomura SecuritiesSet Price TargetSell$130.00High
3/1/2019BarclaysBoost Price TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$168.00 ➝ $200.00Low
3/1/2019Raymond JamesBoost Price TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$163.00 ➝ $196.00Low
3/1/2019Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost Price TargetMarket Perform ➝ Market Perform$155.00 ➝ $180.00Low
3/1/2019CitigroupBoost Price TargetBuy ➝ Buy$166.00 ➝ $201.00Low
3/1/2019Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$160.00 ➝ $185.00Low
3/1/2019KeyCorpBoost Price TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$172.00 ➝ $192.00Low
3/1/2019Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price TargetBuy ➝ Buy$190.00 ➝ $200.00Low
3/1/2019WedbushBoost Price TargetPositive ➝ Outperform$173.00 ➝ $190.00Low
3/1/2019Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingBuy$203.00Low
3/1/2019BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingOutperform ➝ Outperform$170.00 ➝ $195.00Medium
2/27/2019Bank of AmericaBoost Price TargetBuy ➝ Buy$190.00 ➝ $200.00Medium
2/4/2019Evercore ISIInitiated CoverageIn-line ➝ In-Line$160.00Medium
1/15/2019Morgan StanleyDowngradeOverweight ➝ Equal$175.00 ➝ $152.00High
1/11/2019Credit Suisse GroupInitiated CoverageNeutral ➝ Neutral$160.00Low
1/11/2019The Goldman Sachs GroupInitiated CoverageNeutral ➝ Neutral$155.00Medium
1/10/2019BMO Capital MarketsInitiated CoverageOutperform$175.00 ➝ $170.00Low
1/9/2019BarclaysInitiated CoverageOverweight ➝ Overweight$168.00Medium
1/8/2019OppenheimerLower Price TargetOutperform$180.00 ➝ $170.00Low
1/8/2019CitigroupInitiated CoverageBuy ➝ Buy$166.00Low
1/4/2019KeyCorpLower Price TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$199.00 ➝ $172.00High
12/20/2018Royal Bank of CanadaUpgradeSector Perform ➝ OutperformHigh
12/12/2018Needham & Company LLCBoost Price TargetBuy ➝ Buy$25.00 ➝ $28.00High
11/30/2018JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$165.00 ➝ $194.00High
11/30/2018KeyCorpBoost Price TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$167.00 ➝ $199.00High
11/30/2018Nomura SecuritiesSet Price TargetReduce ➝ Reduce$115.00 ➝ $128.00High
11/30/2018Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$180.00 ➝ $200.00High
11/30/2018Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingHold ➝ Hold$142.00 ➝ $145.00High
11/30/2018Raymond JamesBoost Price TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$174.00 ➝ $190.00High
11/30/2018Jefferies Financial GroupBoost Price TargetBuy ➝ Buy$186.00 ➝ $196.00High
11/30/2018WedbushReiterated RatingOutperform$200.00High
11/30/2018Maxim GroupReiterated RatingHold ➝ Hold$150.00 ➝ $155.00High
10/22/2018Needham & Company LLCInitiated CoverageBuy ➝ Buy$25.00Low
10/18/2018WedbushInitiated CoverageOutperform ➝ Outperform$185.00High
9/13/2018Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingBuy$29.00High
9/13/2018BarclaysLower Price TargetEqual Weight$22.00High
9/7/2018CitigroupBoost Price TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$22.00 ➝ $28.00Medium
9/7/2018BarclaysBoost Price TargetEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$24.00 ➝ $26.00Low
8/31/2018OppenheimerBoost Price TargetOutperform$170.00 ➝ $180.00Low
8/30/2018Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$26.00 ➝ $32.00Low
8/26/2018BarclaysReiterated RatingBuy$175.00Low
8/24/2018JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$150.00 ➝ $165.00Medium
8/24/2018Nomura SecuritiesBoost Price TargetReduce ➝ Reduce$111.00 ➝ $115.00High
8/24/2018KeyCorpBoost Price TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$160.00 ➝ $167.00Low
8/24/2018Maxim GroupBoost Price TargetHold ➝ Hold$142.00 ➝ $150.00Low
8/24/2018Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetOutperform$180.00Low
8/24/2018Stifel NicolausBoost Price TargetHold ➝ Hold$122.00 ➝ $142.00Low
8/24/2018William BlairReiterated RatingOutperformHigh
8/15/2018BarclaysBoost Price TargetEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$22.00 ➝ $24.00Medium
8/13/2018OppenheimerBoost Price TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$165.00 ➝ $170.00Low
7/16/2018Bank of AmericaBoost Price TargetBuy$190.00Low
7/10/2018Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost Price TargetMarket Perform ➝ Market Perform$135.00 ➝ $155.00Low
7/6/2018Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingBuy$172.00Medium
7/5/2018Raymond JamesBoost Price Target$153.00 ➝ $174.00Low
7/3/2018BarclaysReiterated RatingOverweight$160.00 ➝ $172.00Low
7/3/2018BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetBuy ➝ Outperform$155.00 ➝ $175.00Low
7/2/2018Jefferies Financial GroupBoost Price TargetBuy ➝ Positive$185.00Low
6/13/2018BarclaysBoost Price TargetEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$19.00 ➝ $22.00High
6/13/2018Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$22.00 ➝ $25.00High
6/13/2018Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$24.00 ➝ $26.00High
6/1/2018BarclaysBoost Price TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$154.00 ➝ $160.00Medium
6/1/2018Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$155.00 ➝ $160.00High
6/1/2018JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$130.00 ➝ $150.00High
6/1/2018Maxim GroupBoost Price TargetHold ➝ Hold$134.00 ➝ $142.00High
6/1/2018Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetOutperform$150.00 ➝ $160.00High
6/1/2018KeyCorpBoost Price TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$155.00 ➝ $160.00High
6/1/2018BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$138.00 ➝ $155.00High
6/1/2018Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingBuy$163.00High
5/24/2018MizuhoReiterated RatingHold$125.00Low
5/22/2018OppenheimerBoost Price TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$135.00 ➝ $165.00Medium
5/21/2018Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$140.00 ➝ $155.00Low
5/15/2018Wells Fargo & CompanyInitiated CoverageMarket Perform$19.00Medium
5/15/2018Credit Suisse GroupInitiated CoverageOutperform$22.00Low
5/15/2018UBS GroupInitiated CoverageNeutral$20.00Low
5/15/2018Morgan StanleyInitiated CoverageOverweight$24.00Low
5/15/2018CitigroupInitiated CoverageNeutral$21.00Low
5/15/2018Royal Bank of CanadaInitiated CoverageOutperform ➝ Sector Perform$21.00 ➝ $21.00Low
5/15/2018KeyCorpInitiated CoverageOverweight$24.00Low
5/15/2018William BlairInitiated CoverageOutperformLow
5/15/2018Bank of AmericaInitiated CoverageNeutral$21.00Low
5/15/2018BarclaysInitiated CoverageEqual Weight$19.00Low
5/15/2018The Goldman Sachs GroupInitiated CoverageBuy$21.00Low
4/11/2018Monness Crespi & HardtInitiated CoverageNeutral ➝ NeutralLow
3/6/2018Maxim GroupReiterated RatingHold ➝ Hold$123.00 ➝ $134.00Medium
3/2/2018Hilliard LyonsDowngradeBuy ➝ NeutralHigh
3/2/2018BMO Capital MarketsLower Price TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$142.00 ➝ $138.00High
3/2/2018MizuhoReiterated RatingNeutral ➝ Neutral$110.00 ➝ $125.00High
3/2/2018Stifel NicolausDowngradeBuy ➝ Hold$152.00 ➝ $135.00High
3/2/2018Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingOutperform ➝ Outperform$135.00 ➝ $140.00High
3/1/2018Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingBuy$171.00High
2/28/2018Wells Fargo & CompanyReiterated RatingMarket Perform$110.00 ➝ $125.00Low
2/23/2018MizuhoReiterated RatingHold$110.00Low
2/15/2018Edward JonesDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldLow
2/5/2018CitigroupDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$124.00Low
1/30/2018Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingBuy$135.00Low
1/29/2018Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price TargetBuy ➝ Buy$145.00 ➝ $175.00High
1/29/2018CowenReiterated RatingBuy$150.00 ➝ $160.00High
1/23/2018Nomura SecuritiesInitiated CoverageReduce ➝ Reduce$108.00Low
1/17/2018Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetPositive ➝ Outperform$150.00Medium
1/11/2018CowenUpgradeMarket Perform ➝ OutperformMedium
12/18/2017KeyCorpUpgradeSector Weight ➝ Overweight$142.00High
12/3/2017Stifel NicolausBoost Price TargetBuy$150.00 ➝ $152.00High
12/1/2017CIBCBoost Price TargetOutperform$120.00 ➝ $135.00Low
12/1/2017Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingBuy$135.00Medium
12/1/2017Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingBuy$145.00Medium
12/1/2017Maxim GroupBoost Price TargetHold$113.00 ➝ $123.00Medium
12/1/2017GabelliDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldLow
12/1/2017OppenheimerBoost Price TargetOutperform$120.00 ➝ $135.00Medium
12/1/2017Drexel HamiltonDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldMedium
12/1/2017CitigroupBoost Price TargetBuy$145.00Medium
12/1/2017Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingBuy$140.00High
12/1/2017BMO Capital MarketsUpgradeMarket Perform ➝ Outperform$142.00High
11/30/2017Drexel HamiltonReiterated RatingBuy ➝ Buy$120.00Medium
11/30/2017MizuhoReiterated RatingHold$110.00High
11/27/2017Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingBuy$150.00 ➝ $152.00Low
11/27/2017Bank of AmericaBoost Price TargetBuy$125.00 ➝ $148.00Low
11/27/2017BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingMarket Perform ➝ Market Perform$114.00 ➝ $136.00Medium
11/17/2017MizuhoReiterated RatingHold$110.00N/A
11/10/2017BarclaysReiterated RatingBuyN/A
11/6/2017BarclaysBoost Price TargetOverweight$130.00 ➝ $140.00N/A
11/2/2017Drexel HamiltonReiterated RatingBuy$120.00N/A
10/17/2017KeyCorpReiterated RatingHoldN/A
10/4/2017Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingBuy$125.00Low
9/27/2017Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingOverweight$115.00 ➝ $123.00Medium
9/14/2017Bank of AmericaReiterated RatingBuy$120.00 ➝ $125.00Low
9/14/2017BarclaysUpgradeEqual Weight ➝ Overweight$109.00 ➝ $130.00Low
9/12/2017Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingBuy$125.00Medium
9/6/2017Moffett NathansonInitiated CoverageNeutral ➝ Neutral$120.00Low
9/5/2017William BlairReiterated RatingOutperformLow
9/5/2017OppenheimerBoost Price TargetBuy$110.00 ➝ $120.00Low
9/5/2017Credit Suisse GroupInitiated CoverageOutperform ➝ Outperform$130.00Low
9/1/2017KeyCorpReiterated RatingSector WeightLow
8/31/2017Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingOutperform$120.00 ➝ $125.00Low
8/29/2017Berenberg BankReiterated RatingHold$94.00Medium
8/29/2017OppenheimerReiterated RatingBuyLow
8/28/2017CitigroupReiterated RatingBuy$124.00Medium
8/28/2017MKM PartnersReiterated RatingBuy$110.00 ➝ $120.00High
8/25/2017Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingBuy$109.00 ➝ $118.00High
8/25/2017BarclaysBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$100.00 ➝ $109.00Medium
8/25/2017William BlairReiterated RatingOurperformLow
8/25/2017BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingMarket Perform$110.00 ➝ $114.00Medium
8/25/2017Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingOverweight$107.00 ➝ $115.00Medium
8/25/2017Jefferies Financial GroupBoost Price TargetBuy$121.00 ➝ $129.00Medium
8/25/2017Drexel HamiltonReiterated RatingBuy$113.00 ➝ $120.00Low
8/25/2017Maxim GroupReiterated RatingHold$105.00Low
8/25/2017Bank of AmericaUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$108.00 ➝ $120.00Low
8/25/2017Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingBuy$115.00 ➝ $120.00High
8/23/2017Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetOutperform$113.00 ➝ $125.00Low
8/22/2017Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$110.00 ➝ $120.00High
8/18/2017Evercore ISIReiterated RatingHold$95.00Low
8/15/2017Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingBuy$113.00Low
8/15/2017Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price TargetHold$100.00 ➝ $110.00Medium
8/15/2017BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetMarket Perform$105.00 ➝ $110.00High
8/14/2017CowenReiterated RatingMarket Perform$98.00 ➝ $104.00High
8/14/2017Robert W. BairdSet Price TargetBuy$115.00Medium
8/14/2017MizuhoBoost Price TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$90.00 ➝ $95.00High
8/11/2017CitigroupBoost Price TargetBuy$120.00 ➝ $124.00Low
6/21/2017Stifel NicolausUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$96.00 ➝ $109.00Medium
6/5/2017Drexel HamiltonReiterated RatingBuy$105.00 ➝ $113.00Low
6/3/2017Bank of AmericaReiterated RatingNeutral$100.00 ➝ $108.00High
6/3/2017Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingOverweight$100.00 ➝ $107.00High
6/3/2017BTIG ResearchReiterated RatingNeutralHigh
6/3/2017Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingBuy$105.00 ➝ $110.00High
6/3/2017MizuhoReiterated RatingNeutral$84.00 ➝ $90.00High
6/2/2017OppenheimerReiterated RatingOutperform$110.00High
6/2/2017Maxim GroupReiterated RatingHold$96.00Low
6/2/2017Stifel NicolausBoost Price TargetHold ➝ Hold$88.00 ➝ $96.00Low
6/2/2017BMO Capital MarketsLower Price TargetMarket Perform ➝ Market Perform$105.00 ➝ $98.00Low
6/1/2017MKM PartnersReiterated RatingBuy$100.00 ➝ $110.00Medium
6/1/2017JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingOverweight$95.00High
5/31/2017Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$97.00 ➝ $110.00Low
5/31/2017Robert W. BairdUpgradeNeutral ➝ Outperform$90.00 ➝ $115.00Low
5/25/2017CowenBoost Price TargetOutperform$92.00 ➝ $98.00Low
4/17/2017BTIG ResearchInitiated CoverageNeutralLow
4/11/2017Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price TargetHold$85.00 ➝ $90.00Low
4/6/2017Drexel HamiltonReiterated RatingBuy$105.00Low
4/5/2017Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingBuy$97.00Low
4/5/2017BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingHold$98.00Medium
4/4/2017Berenberg BankInitiated CoverageHold ➝ Hold$94.00Low
3/17/2017Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingBuy$105.00Low
2/8/2017William BlairReiterated RatingOutperformN/A
2/7/2017Daiwa Capital MarketsUpgradeHold ➝ OutperformN/A
1/31/2017MKM PartnersReiterated RatingBuy$84.00 ➝ $100.00N/A
1/30/2017Pacific CrestReiterated RatingEqual WeightN/A
1/30/2017Maxim GroupBoost Price TargetHold$83.00 ➝ $92.00N/A
1/29/2017Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingOutperform$90.00 ➝ $97.00N/A
1/27/2017Drexel HamiltonBoost Price Target$105.00N/A
1/27/2017Robert W. BairdBoost Price TargetNeutral$80.00 ➝ $90.00N/A
1/27/2017Nomura InstinetBoost Price TargetNeutral$68.00 ➝ $78.00N/A
1/27/2017Jefferies Financial GroupBoost Price TargetBuy$91.00 ➝ $105.00N/A
1/27/2017BarclaysReiterated RatingEqual Weight$88.00 ➝ $95.00N/A
1/27/2017MizuhoBoost Price TargetNeutral$73.00 ➝ $84.00N/A
1/27/2017Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweight$98.00 ➝ $100.00N/A
1/26/2017OppenheimerSet Price TargetBuy$90.00 ➝ $94.00N/A
1/26/2017Drexel HamiltonReiterated RatingBuy$90.00 ➝ $105.00N/A
1/24/2017Maxim GroupBoost Price TargetHold$77.00 ➝ $83.00N/A
1/17/2017William BlairReiterated RatingOutperformN/A
1/12/2017OTR GlobalUpgradeReduce ➝ NeutralN/A
1/11/2017Wells Fargo & CompanyInitiated CoverageMarket PerformN/A
1/9/2017UBS GroupDowngradeBuy ➝ NeutralN/A
12/17/2016MizuhoReiterated RatingNeutralN/A
(Data available from 11/27/2016 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

0.29 (Hold)

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VMware, Inc. engages in the provision of cloud infrastructure and business mobility. Its products include Software-Defined Data Center, Hybrid Cloud Computing, and End-User Computing. It supports modernizing data centers, integrating public clouds, empowering digital workspaces and transforming security. The company was founded by Diane Greene, Mendel Rosenblum, Scott Devine, Edward Wang and Edouard Bugnion in 1998 and is headquartered in Palo Alto, CA.
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Today's Range

Now: $121.90
Low: $117.07
High: $123.13

50 Day Range

MA: $138.26
Low: $116.48
High: $157.38

52 Week Range

Now: $121.90
Low: $114.01
High: $172.00


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Market Capitalization

$51.05 billion

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Frequently Asked Questions

What sell-side analysts currently cover shares of VMware?

The following Wall Street sell-side analysts have issued research reports on VMware in the last twelve months: Bank of America Co., Barclays PLC, BMO Capital Markets, Citigroup Inc., Cleveland Research, Credit Suisse Group AG, Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft, Mizuho, Morgan Stanley, Northland Securities, Oppenheimer Holdings Inc., Piper Sandler, Raymond James, Royal Bank of Canada, Stifel Nicolaus, The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., TheStreet, UBS Group AG, William Blair, and Zacks Investment Research.
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What is the current price target for VMware?

16 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for VMware in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $154.69, suggesting a possible upside of 30.3%. Stifel Nicolaus has the highest price target set, predicting VMW will reach $185.00 in the next twelve months. BMO Capital Markets has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $135.00 for VMware in the next year.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for VMware?

VMware currently has 10 hold ratings and 8 buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Hold." A "hold" rating indicates that analysts believe investors should keep any existing positions they have in VMW, but not buy more shares or sell existing shares.
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What other companies compete with VMware?

Other companies that are similar to VMware include Microsoft, Oracle, ServiceNow, Fortinet, Axon Enterprise, Qualys, C3.ai, Commvault Systems, Progress Software and FalconStor Software.

How do I contact VMware's investor relations team?

VMware's physical mailing address is 3401 HILLVIEW AVENUE, PALO ALTO CA, 94304. The virtualization software provider's listed phone number is (650) 427-5000 and its investor relations email address is [email protected] The official website for VMware is www.vmware.com.