Workday Inc (WDAY) Insider Sells $4,738,950.00 in Stock
Workday Inc (NASDAQ:WDAY) insider Mark S. Peek sold 45,000 shares of Workday stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, January 4th. The shares were sold at an average price of $105.31, for a total transaction of $4,738,950.00. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website.
Shares of Workday Inc (NASDAQ:WDAY) traded up $4.08 during trading hours on Thursday, hitting $109.25. 2,774,041 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 2,380,000. Workday Inc has a 52 week low of $68.67 and a 52 week high of $116.89. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.74, a current ratio of 2.11 and a quick ratio of 2.11. The firm has a market cap of $22,720.00, a P/E ratio of -75.87 and a beta of 1.83.
Workday (NASDAQ:WDAY) last issued its earnings results on Wednesday, November 29th. The software maker reported $0.24 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.14 by $0.10. Workday had a negative net margin of 16.91% and a negative return on equity of 19.73%. The company had revenue of $555.40 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $541.05 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $0.03 EPS. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 35.6% compared to the same quarter last year. equities research analysts predict that Workday Inc will post -1.1 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
A number of research firms have recently commented on WDAY. TheStreet raised shares of Workday from a “d+” rating to a “c” rating in a research report on Wednesday, November 29th. Barclays lifted their price target on shares of Workday from $108.00 to $117.00 and gave the company an “equal weight” rating in a research report on Friday, November 17th. Drexel Hamilton reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $133.00 target price on shares of Workday in a research report on Wednesday, November 29th. Oppenheimer reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $117.00 target price on shares of Workday in a research report on Monday, September 18th. Finally, Bank of America boosted their target price on shares of Workday from $123.00 to $134.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, November 27th. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, twenty-one have issued a hold rating and fifteen have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $103.88.
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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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