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Nimble Storage (NASDAQ:NMBL) CTO Umesh Maheshwari sold 32,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, August 27th. The stock was sold at an average price of $29.51, for a total value of $944,320.00. Following the sale, the chief technology officer now directly owns 4,855,078 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $143,273,352. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link.

Shares of Nimble Storage (NASDAQ:NMBL) traded down 4.17% on Thursday, hitting $27.59. The stock had a trading volume of 2,011,994 shares. Nimble Storage has a 52-week low of $19.17 and a 52-week high of $58.00. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $27.10 and a 200-day moving average of $32.31. The company’s market cap is $1.972 billion.

Nimble Storage (NASDAQ:NMBL) last announced its earnings results on Tuesday, August 26th. The company reported ($0.15) EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of ($0.16) by $0.01. The company had revenue of $53.80 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $50.54 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted ($0.51) earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 86.9% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts predict that Nimble Storage will post $-0.59 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Several analysts have recently commented on the stock. Analysts at Raymond James raised their price target on shares of Nimble Storage from $33.00 to $35.00 in a research note on Wednesday. Separately, analysts at Barclays raised their price target on shares of Nimble Storage from $28.00 to $30.00 in a research note on Wednesday. They now have an “equal weight” rating on the stock. Finally, analysts at Needham & Company LLC raised their price target on shares of Nimble Storage from $35.00 to $36.00 in a research note on Wednesday. They now have a “strong-buy” rating on the stock. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating, thirteen have assigned a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $39.19.

Nimble Storage, Inc provides its customers with data storage platform. The Company focuses on research and development of its technology platform, developing new products and enhancing its cloud-based management services.

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