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Marketo (NASDAQ:MKTO) CFO Frederick Ball sold 10,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, August 15th. The stock was sold at an average price of $28.22, for a total transaction of $282,200.00. Following the sale, the chief financial officer now directly owns 33,350 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $941,137. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at this link.

Marketo (NASDAQ:MKTO) traded down 1.02% on Friday, hitting $28.08. 317,104 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. Marketo has a 52 week low of $22.02 and a 52 week high of $45.00. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $27.6 and its 200-day moving average is $30.88. The company’s market cap is $1.145 billion.

Marketo (NASDAQ:MKTO) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July 24th. The company reported ($0.17) EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of ($0.30) by $0.13. The company had revenue of $36.00 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $33.97 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted ($0.49) earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 60.1% on a year-over-year basis. Analysts expect that Marketo will post $-0.91 EPS for the current fiscal year.

A number of analysts have recently weighed in on MKTO shares. Analysts at First Analysis initiated coverage on shares of Marketo in a research note on Wednesday, July 23rd. They set an “overweight” rating on the stock. Separately, analysts at Goldman Sachs reiterated a “conviction-buy” rating on shares of Marketo in a research note on Thursday, May 22nd. Finally, analysts at Goldman Sachs downgraded shares of Marketo from a “conviction-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, May 21st. They now have a $23.99 price target on the stock, down previously from $41.00. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company. The stock has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $47.50.

Marketo, Inc (NASDAQ:MKTO) provides cloud-based marketing software platform that enables organizations to engage in modern relationship marketing.

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