TEL AVIV, Israel _ Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. on Tuesday reported second-quarter net income of $165.8 million. The average estimate of 13 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.07 per share. Nine analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $420.7 million.
Symantec said it would buy privately held cybersecurity company Blue Coat for $4.65 billion in a cash deal.
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Some of Tuesday's midday movers:
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Cisco Systems says it will buy software maker Sourcefire for about $2.7 billion in cash to boost its network security offerings.
Cybercriminals aren't the only ones cashing in on espionage and hacking attacks; security companies small as well as large are poised to rake in profits.
Hedge fund managers and investment gurus have to notify the SEC about their moves every quarter. Investors pore over this data in the belief the big fish have special insight.
Big investors are reporting their quarterly holdings, offering a glimpse into what some of the big fish were buying and selling during the first quarter.
Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Wednesday: