Will the HPE-SimpliVity Deal Urge VMware to Make Acquisitions?
#VMware to Make Acquisitions? PART: 12345678910 Will the #HPE- #SimpliVity Deal Urge VMware to Make Acquisitions? PART 1 OF 10 Why VMware Stock Could Be a Smart Investment in 2017 By Anne Shields Jan 23, 201711:02 am EST VMware a top software pick in 2017 According to 247wallst.com, RBC recently announced that VMware (VMW) was one of its top large-cap software picks for 2017. After hitting a low, VMware stock recovered, returning more than 58% to shareholders in the last year. In early 2016, VMware provided weak 2016 guidance due to the distractions posed by the impending Dell-EMC deal. This weak guidance contributed to the market’s subdued interest in the company in the year. However, with EMC (EMC) now being part of Dell, the market’s outlook has improved on VMware. EMC has an 80.0% stake and 97.0% voting rights in VMware.