Guidewire Software, Inc. (NYSE:GWRE) Director Guy Dubois sold 1,026 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Friday, December 1st. The stock was sold at an average price of $74.15, for a total transaction of $76,077.90. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 10,113 shares in the company, valued at approximately $749,878.95. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website.

Guidewire Software, Inc. (NYSE:GWRE) traded down $0.02 on Tuesday, reaching $70.45. The company had a trading volume of 1,049,680 shares, compared to its average volume of 467,869. The company has a market capitalization of $5,370.00, a PE ratio of 182.88, a PEG ratio of 36.19 and a beta of 1.17. Guidewire Software, Inc. has a 1-year low of $49.18 and a 1-year high of $83.52.

Guidewire Software (NYSE:GWRE) last released its earnings results on Wednesday, November 29th. The technology company reported ($0.06) EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.04 by ($0.10). The firm had revenue of $108.20 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $100.61 million. Guidewire Software had a net margin of 3.82% and a return on equity of 3.29%. The firm’s revenue was up 15.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $0.02 EPS. research analysts predict that Guidewire Software, Inc. will post 0.13 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Several research analysts have recently weighed in on GWRE shares. BidaskClub cut shares of Guidewire Software from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, August 11th. TheStreet cut shares of Guidewire Software from a “b-” rating to a “c+” rating in a report on Monday, August 14th. KeyCorp reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $75.00 price target on shares of Guidewire Software in a report on Friday, August 25th. Piper Jaffray Companies reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $80.00 price target on shares of Guidewire Software in a report on Sunday, August 27th. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus upped their price target on shares of Guidewire Software from $70.00 to $75.00 and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, September 7th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating, eight have assigned a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the stock. The company has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $80.11.

A number of institutional investors and hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in GWRE. D.A. Davidson & CO. increased its stake in Guidewire Software by 2,270.8% in the second quarter. D.A. Davidson & CO. now owns 1,541 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $105,000 after acquiring an additional 1,476 shares during the last quarter. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company increased its stake in Guidewire Software by 7.3% in the second quarter. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company now owns 2,205 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $151,000 after acquiring an additional 150 shares during the last quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA increased its stake in Guidewire Software by 64.2% in the third quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA now owns 2,030 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $158,000 after acquiring an additional 794 shares during the last quarter. Zions Bancorporation bought a new position in Guidewire Software in the third quarter valued at $161,000. Finally, Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank increased its stake in Guidewire Software by 12.6% in the second quarter. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank now owns 2,536 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $174,000 after acquiring an additional 283 shares during the last quarter.

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Guidewire Software Company Profile

Guidewire Software, Inc is a provider of software products for property and casualty (P&C) insurers. The Company’s software serves as a technology platform for P&C insurance carriers. The Company’s InsurancePlatform consists of three elements: core transaction processing, data management and analytics, and digital engagement.

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