Workday Inc. (NYSE:WDAY) SVP James P. Shaughnessy sold 5,875 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, October 3rd. The shares were sold at an average price of $90.82, for a total transaction of $533,567.50. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website.

James P. Shaughnessy also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Thursday, September 1st, James P. Shaughnessy sold 5,875 shares of Workday stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $86.80, for a total transaction of $509,950.00.
  • On Friday, July 15th, James P. Shaughnessy sold 1,842 shares of Workday stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $79.05, for a total transaction of $145,610.10.

Workday Inc. (NYSE:WDAY) opened at 92.05 on Thursday. The stock’s market capitalization is $18.41 billion. The company’s 50-day moving average is $87.07 and its 200 day moving average is $79.67. Workday Inc. has a 1-year low of $47.32 and a 1-year high of $92.50.

Workday (NYSE:WDAY) last released its earnings results on Wednesday, August 24th. The company reported ($0.04) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of ($0.02) by $0.02. The company had revenue of $377.70 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $372.68 million. Workday had a negative return on equity of 26.89% and a negative net margin of 25.71%. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 33.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $0.02 EPS. Equities analysts predict that Workday Inc. will post ($0.03) earnings per share for the current year.

Insider Buying and Selling by Quarter for Workday (NYSE:WDAY)

Hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Vanguard Group Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Workday by 7.5% in the second quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 8,269,840 shares of the company’s stock valued at $617,509,000 after buying an additional 577,294 shares during the last quarter. Artisan Partners Limited Partnership boosted its stake in shares of Workday by 3.5% in the second quarter. Artisan Partners Limited Partnership now owns 5,152,979 shares of the company’s stock valued at $384,773,000 after buying an additional 172,572 shares during the last quarter. Tybourne Capital Management HK Ltd. boosted its stake in shares of Workday by 139.6% in the first quarter. Tybourne Capital Management HK Ltd. now owns 2,955,095 shares of the company’s stock valued at $227,069,000 after buying an additional 1,721,958 shares during the last quarter. BlackRock Institutional Trust Company N.A. boosted its stake in shares of Workday by 5.5% in the second quarter. BlackRock Institutional Trust Company N.A. now owns 2,751,816 shares of the company’s stock valued at $205,478,000 after buying an additional 143,766 shares during the last quarter. Finally, State Street Corp boosted its stake in shares of Workday by 3.9% in the second quarter. State Street Corp now owns 1,926,525 shares of the company’s stock valued at $143,846,000 after buying an additional 72,175 shares during the last quarter.

WDAY has been the topic of several research analyst reports. Needham & Company LLC reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Workday in a research report on Tuesday, August 30th. DA Davidson reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $99.00 price target (up previously from $97.00) on shares of Workday in a research report on Wednesday, August 24th. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. reiterated a “neutral” rating and set a $78.00 price target on shares of Workday in a research report on Saturday, August 13th. Wedbush upgraded shares of Workday from an “underperform” rating to a “neutral” rating and boosted their price target for the company from $69.00 to $82.00 in a research report on Wednesday, September 28th. Finally, Stephens initiated coverage on shares of Workday in a research report on Thursday, August 4th. They set an “equal weight” rating on the stock. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, twenty-one have assigned a hold rating and seventeen have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $86.19.

About Workday

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. It operates in the cloud applications segment.

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