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    15 Stocks In Software – Infrastructure Industry You Should Add In Your Bucket

    By Hasnain R

    Oct 29,2020

    5:09 AM UTC

    Software Infrastructure Industry is considered to be an important industry as it helps the organization run smoothly by automating the processes in the organizations. Software is ubiquitous and is helpful in reducing time and also save costs. The software helps in increasing staff productivity, minimizing manual error, and improve security management.

    Every sector including manufacturing, entertainment, healthcare, technology all is experiencing change because of fast digital transformation. Half of 2020 is passed and half is underway and the new trends in the software industry are also in process. There are various trends in software development that will take the center stage in 2020 and 2021. Trends include the Internet of Things (IoT), Artificial Intelligence, and Big data, etc.

    There are few leading companies in the Software Infrastructure Industry yo should add to your portfolio:

    Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ: MSFT)

    Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ: MSFT) shares were trading down -4.96% at $202.68 at the time of writing on Wednesday. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ: MSFT) share price went from a low point around $132.52 to briefly over $232.86 in the past 52 weeks, though shares have since pulled back to $202.68. MSFT market cap has remained high, hitting $1523.33B at the time of writing, giving it a price-to-sales ratio of more than 10.

    Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) has earlier announced that the fiscal year 2021 first-quarter financial results are available on its Investor Relations website. If we look at the recent analyst rating MSFT, UBS resumed coverage on MSFT shares with a Buy rating and a $230.72 price target, which implies room for 28.04% upside momentum this year.

    Palantir Technologies Inc. (NYSE: PLTR)

    Palantir Technologies Inc. (PLTR) last closed at $10.85, in a 52-week range of $8.90 to $11.42. Palantir Technologies Joins The Trinity Challenge. Palantir Technologies Inc. (PLTR) has announced that it has joined Trinity College Cambridge’s ‘The Trinity Challenge’ as a member. Palantir Technologies Inc.’s market cap has remained high, hitting $18.24 Billion at the time of writing.

    Oracle Corporation (NYSE: ORCL)

    Oracle Corporation (NYSE: ORCL) stock drop by -2.61% to $55.59 after Pennsylvania State University Joins Oracle Academy to Help Students Become Cloud Developers and Technology Leaders. The most recent rating by UBS, on October 14, 2020, is at a Neutral. Oracle Corporation (ORCL) revealed new cloud services to help mid-sized banks fighting money laundering and outsmart financial crime.

    Limelight Networks Inc. (NASDAQ: LLNW)

    Limelight Networks Inc. (NASDAQ: LLNW) shares headed falling, lower as much as -6.36%. The most recent rating by B. Riley Securities, on October 23, 2020, is at a Buy. Limelight Networks Inc. (LLNW) has shared record revenue of $59.2 million for the third quarter of 2020, up 15 percent, compared to $51.3 million in the third quarter of 2019.

    FireEye Inc. (NASDAQ: FEYE)

    FireEye Inc. (NASDAQ: FEYE) rose 0.25% after gaining more than $0.04 on Wednesday. It has moved up 87.33% from its 52-weeks low and moved down -22.98% from its 52-weeks high. FireEye Inc. (FEYE) has earlier announced the financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2020. It has reported a revenue of $238 million as compared to the revenue of $226 million.

    Akamai Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ: AKAM)

    Akamai Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ: AKAM) last closed at $97.40, in a 52-week range of $75.18 to $120.00. Analysts have a consensus price target of $124.65. Akamai Technologies Inc. (AKAM) earlier announced that it has been recognized by Gartner as a Leader in the 2020 Magic Quadrant for Web Application Firewalls for the fourth year in a row.

    Square Inc. (NYSE: SQ)

    Square Inc. (NYSE: SQ) stock drop by -2.27% to $167.13. The most recent rating by Wolfe Research, on September 29, 2020, is at an Outperform. Square Inc. (SQ) has announced that it is scheduled to release financial results for the third quarter of 2020 on November 5, 2020. The company will host the conference call on the same day.

    NortonLifeLock Inc. (NASDAQ: NLOK)

    NortonLifeLock Inc. (NASDAQ: NLOK) shares headed falling, lower as much as -1.83% after 1 in 5 Americans Have Shared Disinformation. The most recent rating by Argus, on August 21, 2020, is at a Buy. NortonLifeLock Inc. (NLOK) announced it was named one of America’s Most JUST Companies, which recognizes companies for its commitment to serving its workers, customers, communities, the environment, and shareholders.

    BlackBerry Limited (NYSE: BB)

    BlackBerry Limited (NYSE: BB) fall -5.77% after losing more than -$0.28 on Wednesday. BlackBerry Limited (BB) has revealed a partnership to speed up Ontario’s economic recovery, after the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. It has announced that it will participate in the Ontario Made program, managed by CME, aimed at promoting locally made products.

    Dropbox Inc. (NASDAQ: DBX)

    Dropbox Inc. (NASDAQ: DBX) last closed at $18.61, in a 52-week range of $14.55 to $24.14. Analysts have a consensus price target of $28.11. Dropbox Inc. (DBX) has announced that it will release its financial results for the third quarter ended 30 September 2020 after the market close on November 5, 2020. It has traded up 27.90% from its 52-weeks low and traded down -22.91% from its 52-weeks high.

    Adobe Inc. (NASDAQ: ADBE)

    Adobe Inc. (NASDAQ: ADBE) stock drop by -4.51% to $456.97. The most recent rating by DZ Bank, on September 17, 2020, is at a Buy. Adobe Inc. (ADBE) has revealed significant innovation across its Creative Cloud applications and services. In addition to ground-breaking new features like Neural Filters in Photoshop, the company shared major updates to its flagship applications including Lightroom, Premiere Pro, and Illustrator.

    CrowdStrike Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: CRWD)

    CrowdStrike Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: CRWD) fall -1.43% after losing more than -$1.91 on Wednesday. CrowdStrike Holdings Inc. (CRWD) has earlier revealed the new CrowdStrike Falcon X Recon module that will offer customers an increased level of situational awareness through the deep, broad collection of data from digital sources.

    Cloudflare Inc. (NYSE: NET)

    Cloudflare Inc. (NYSE: NET) last closed at $54.76, in a 52-week range of $15.05 to $61.86. Analysts have a consensus price target of $48.46. Cloudflare Inc. (NET) has earlier announced that it has dropped Cloudflare One, a comprehensive, cloud-based network-as-a-service solution for the workforce. This company has a market capitalization of $16.74 billion at the time of writing.

    Nutanix Inc. (NTNX)

    Nutanix Inc. (NTNX) stock soar by 0.08% to $24.56 after Nutanix Empowers UK Institute to Leap with Confidence. The most recent rating by Robert W. Baird, on August 28, 2020, is at a Neutral. Nutanix Inc. (NTNX) has revealed that that Highland Bank, a privately-held, business-focused bank implemented Nutanix hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI) to enable employees to work from anywhere in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as increase the flexibility and reliability of their infrastructure.

    Box Inc. (NYSE: BOX)

    Box Inc. (NYSE: BOX) shares headed falling, lower as much as -0.80%. The most recent rating by Craig Hallum, on May 28, 2020, is at a Buy. Box Inc. (BOX) has traded up 86.00% from its 52-weeks low and traded down -27.25% from its 52-weeks low. This company has a market capitalization of $2.52 billion at the time of writing.

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