As the year 2010 has already ended, every single investor is impatiently waiting for the companies to announce their annual results for this period. One of the biggest computer security companies McAfee, Inc. (NYSE: MFE
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) is under a magnifier. What is expected from this company?
Logically speaking, every single Internet security company is supposed to increase its profit due to the up-rise of malware on the Internet. More malware on the web creates more work for companies like McAfee, thus making their name more respectful as they are able to help more people.
This time, the rogueware Security Shield 2010 has been among the biggest threats on the web. It has caused lots of trouble to many computer users, making their machines worthless (if Security Shield 2010 is still trying to make fun of your machine, be sure to get rid of it by following the instructions provided here
). In this case, antivirus creators had lots of work to do, enhancing the performance of their software.
According to the stock chart, MFE share has been trading around $47 for almost half a year. After the last trade, the stock jumped up by 0.08% and reached the price of $47.33 on a volume of over 2 million, but hasn't still made any significant movement. Supposedly, everyone is waiting for the announcement of the 10-K report that is going to show the present situation of the company.
Maybe we will notice that the widely spread rogueware Security Shield 2010 has been able to affect MFE capital in some drastic way. Now, it's just a matter of time till the results become available to the public.