The following are today's upgrades for Validea's Price/Sales Investor model based on the published strategy of Kenneth Fisher. This value strategy rewards stocks with low P/S ratios, long-term profit growth, strong free cash flow and consistent profit margins.
SECUREWORKS CORP (SCWX) is a small-cap value stock in the Computer Services industry. The rating according to our strategy based on Kenneth Fisher changed from 48% to 60% based on the firm’s underlying fundamentals and the stock’s valuation. A score of 80% or above typically indicates that the strategy has some interest in the stock and a score above 90% typically indicates strong interest.
Company Description: Secureworks Corp. is a global cybersecurity provider of technology-driven security solutions. The Company's primary business activity is to provide customers with technology-driven cybersecurity solutions. It offers an integrated suite of technology-driven security solutions enabled by its Taegis software platform or Counter Threat Platform. Taegis offerings include two applications, Extended Detection and Response (XDR), and Vulnerability Detection and Response (VDR). Its Taegis software platform and Counter Threat Platform collect, aggregate, correlate and analyze events. It provides Taegis XDR, VDR and ManagedXDR software-driven applications and solutions. It provides other managed security services, such as security monitoring, advanced endpoint threat detection, firewall and next-generation firewall services, managed network intrusion detection systems, and log retention services. Its professional services include incident response, and security and risk consulting.
The following table summarizes whether the stock meets each of this strategy's tests. Not all criteria in the below table receive equal weighting or are independent, but the table provides a brief overview of the strong and weak points of the security in the context of the strategy's criteria.
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About Kenneth Fisher: The son of Philip Fisher, who is considered the "Father of Growth Investing", Kenneth Fisher is a money manager, bestselling author, and longtime Forbes columnist. The younger Fisher wowed Wall Street in the mid-1980s when his book Super Stocks first popularized the idea of using the price/sales ratio (PSR) as a means of identifying attractive stocks. According to his alma mater, Humboldt State University, Fisher is also one of the world's foremost experts on 19th century logging. Appropriately, Fisher's firm, Fisher Investments, is located in a lush forest preserve in Woodside, California, where the contrarian-minded Fisher says he and his employees can get away from Wall Street groupthink.
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