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Guru Trades

Q1 2013

FIRE Guru Trades in Q1 2013

Jim Simons 339,200 sh (New)
John Burbank 110,600 sh (New)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
RS Investment Management 513,678 sh (-7.81%)
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Q2 2013

FIRE Guru Trades in Q2 2013

RS Investment Management 639,693 sh (+24.53%)
John Burbank Sold Out
Jim Simons 287,400 sh (-15.27%)
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Q3 2013

FIRE Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Mario Gabelli 472,200 sh (New)
RS Investment Management Sold Out
Jim Simons 238,000 sh (-17.19%)
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Q4 2013

FIRE Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Mario Gabelli Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
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Latest Guru Trades with FIRE

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Mario Gabelli 2013-12-31 Sold Out 0.21%$75.96 - $75.97 $ 75.960%0
Mario Gabelli 2013-09-30 New Buy0.21%$55.03 - $75.96 $ 75.966%472200
John Burbank 2013-06-30 Sold Out 0.26%$47.76 - $57.97 $ 75.9641%0
John Burbank 2013-03-31 New Buy0.26%$39.99 - $59.23 $ 75.9657%110600
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Guru Investment Theses on Sourcefire, Inc.

Mario Gabelli Comments on Sourcefire Inc. - Jan 03, 2014

Sourcefire Inc. (3.0%) (FIRE - $75.92 - NASDAQ) (FIRE), based in Columbia, MD, provides cybersecurity technologies – both hardware and software – to enterprises and government agencies worldwide. On July 23, 2013, Cisco announced it would acquire Sourcefire for $76.00 cash per share. The $2.7 billion merger currently has all required regulatory approvals. The shareholder vote is scheduled on October 7, and the deal should close shortly thereafter.



 



From Mario Gabelli's third quarter 2013 commentary.



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Mario Gabelli Comments on Sourcefire Inc.
Sourcefire Inc. (3.0%) (FIRE - $75.92 - NASDAQ) (FIRE), based in Columbia, MD, provides cybersecurity technologies – both hardware and software – to enterprises and government agencies worldwide. On July 23, 2013, Cisco announced it would acquire Sourcefire for $76.00 cash per share. The $2.7 billion merger currently has all required regulatory approvals. The shareholder vote is scheduled on October 7, and the deal should close shortly thereafter. Read more...

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Business Description

Industry: Application Software » Software - Application
Compare:CRM, SQI, RHT, INTU, ADBE » details
Traded in other countries:SEV.Germany
Sourcefire, Inc. was incorporated in Delaware in 2001. The Company is a provider of Enterprise Threat Management, or ETM, intelligent security infrastructure solutions for information technology, or IT, environments of commercial enterprises such as healthcare, financial services, manufacturing, energy, education, retail and telecommunications and federal and state government organizations. The Company's 3D System is comprised of hardware and software product offerings such as Sourcefire Defense Center and Sourcefire 3D Sensors. The Sourcefire 3D System Defense Center unifies critical network security functions including event monitoring, correlation, and prioritization with network and user intelligence for forensic analysis, trends analysis, reporting and alerting. Sourcefire 3D Sensors have processing speeds ranging from 5 megabytes per second, or Mbps, to 10 gigabytes per second, or Gbps, Sourcefire 3D Sensors are highly scalable, fault-tolerant appliances responsible for processing Sourcefire IPS, RNA, RUA and NetFlow Analysis software applications. The Company's 3D Sensors are available with a variety of copper and fiber interfaces to meet the connectivity needs of virtually any organization. The company also provides a variety of professional services solutions to provide customers with best practices for planning, installing, configuring, and managing all components of the Sourcefire 3D System. The Company provides a variety of training programs to help security professionals using Sourcefire commercial or open source security solutions out of their investment. The competitors include Cisco Systems, Inc., IBM Corporation, Juniper Networks, Inc., 3Com Corporation, Check Point Software Technologies, Ltd., McAfee, Inc., Cisco Systems, Inc., 3Com Corporation and Juniper Networks, Inc. The Company sells their solutions to a diverse customer base that includes Global 2000 companies, global enterprises, U.S. and international government agencies and small and mid-size businesses. For the years ended December 31, 2012, 2011 and 2010, the Company generated approximately 67%, 75%, and 75% of the revenue from customers in the United States and 33%, 25%, and 25% from customers outside the United States, respectively. The Company increased their total revenue from $165.6 million in 2011 to $223.1 million in 2012, representing an annual growth rate of 35%.To protect intellectual property, both domestically and abroad, the Company rely on patent, trademark, copyright and trade secret laws The Company holds 23 issued patents and have dozens of patent applications pending for examination in the U.S. and foreign jurisdictions.
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