Stephen Simpson, CFA
Long only, growth at reasonable price, value, research analyst

Software AG - All The Buzz, But Can It Deliver The Honey?

If you're a software company these days, you pretty much have to be positioned for Big Data, Cloud, Mobile, and Social/Collaboration to get investor attention. The extent to which these are real and meaningful concepts or just buzzwords is a topic for another day, but the point stands that Software AG (OTCQX:STWRY) has gone out of its way to make sure you know it is targeting these markets.

The question is whether or not the company can deliver. Software AG is a veteran company, but its recent record of in-house development isn't all that impressive and suggests promised growth may have to come from the checkbook (M&A). What's more, it's an open question as to whether the company...

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