Workday, Inc. (NYSE:WDAY) Director David A. Duffield sold 3,997 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, July 17th. The shares were sold at an average price of $102.69, for a total value of $410,451.93. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link.

Shares of Workday, Inc. (NYSE WDAY) traded up 0.16% during mid-day trading on Wednesday, hitting $102.70. The stock had a trading volume of 839,299 shares. The stock’s market capitalization is $21.26 billion. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $100.09 and a 200-day moving average of $89.17. Workday, Inc. has a 52 week low of $65.79 and a 52 week high of $104.80.

Workday (NYSE:WDAY) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, June 1st. The software maker reported $0.29 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.16 by $0.13. The company had revenue of $479.90 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $468.07 million. Workday had a negative return on equity of 27.75% and a negative net margin of 22.99%. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 38.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $0.05 earnings per share. On average, equities research analysts predict that Workday, Inc. will post $0.65 earnings per share for the current year.

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Several research analysts recently weighed in on the company. Royal Bank Of Canada decreased their target price on Workday from $105.00 to $96.00 and set an “outperform” rating for the company in a research note on Wednesday, May 24th. UBS AG reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $115.00 target price (up previously from $103.00) on shares of Workday in a research note on Friday, June 2nd. Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group set a $106.00 target price on Workday and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Saturday, June 3rd. BMO Capital Markets reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $96.00 target price on shares of Workday in a research note on Wednesday, April 5th. Finally, ValuEngine raised Workday from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, June 2nd. Four analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, twenty-two have assigned a hold rating and sixteen have given a buy rating to the company. Workday presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $92.44.

Several institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in WDAY. Wedbush Securities Inc. raised its position in shares of Workday by 0.8% in the first quarter. Wedbush Securities Inc. now owns 5,573 shares of the software maker’s stock worth $464,000 after buying an additional 44 shares during the period. Fisher Asset Management LLC raised its position in shares of Workday by 0.5% in the second quarter. Fisher Asset Management LLC now owns 8,620 shares of the software maker’s stock worth $836,000 after buying an additional 45 shares during the period. Wetherby Asset Management Inc. raised its position in shares of Workday by 0.8% in the first quarter. Wetherby Asset Management Inc. now owns 10,667 shares of the software maker’s stock worth $888,000 after buying an additional 85 shares during the period. Utah Retirement Systems raised its position in shares of Workday by 0.5% in the first quarter. Utah Retirement Systems now owns 21,400 shares of the software maker’s stock worth $1,782,000 after buying an additional 100 shares during the period. Finally, Gemmer Asset Management LLC raised its position in shares of Workday by 1.3% in the second quarter. Gemmer Asset Management LLC now owns 8,881 shares of the software maker’s stock worth $861,000 after buying an additional 117 shares during the period.

Workday Company Profile

Workday, Inc is a provider of enterprise cloud applications for finance and human resources. The Company delivers financial management, human capital management and analytics applications designed for various companies, educational institutions and government agencies. As part of its applications, the Company provides embedded analytics that capture the content and context of everyday business events, facilitating informed decision-making from wherever users are working.

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