Guidewire Software Inc (NYSE:GWRE) insider Scott Roza sold 781 shares of the stock in a transaction on Monday, October 17th. The shares were sold at an average price of $58.33, for a total transaction of $45,555.73. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now directly owns 1,399 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $81,603.67. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website.

Scott Roza also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Wednesday, October 5th, Scott Roza sold 94 shares of Guidewire Software stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $60.32, for a total transaction of $5,670.08.
  • On Thursday, September 15th, Scott Roza sold 782 shares of Guidewire Software stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $61.04, for a total transaction of $47,733.28.
  • On Tuesday, September 6th, Scott Roza sold 93 shares of Guidewire Software stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $62.73, for a total transaction of $5,833.89.
  • On Thursday, August 4th, Scott Roza sold 94 shares of Guidewire Software stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $60.97, for a total transaction of $5,731.18.

Guidewire Software Inc (NYSE:GWRE) traded up 0.66% during midday trading on Tuesday, reaching $58.25. 270,593 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $60.39 and a 200 day moving average of $59.57. The company has a market cap of $4.26 billion and a P/E ratio of 291.25. Guidewire Software Inc has a 52-week low of $42.32 and a 52-week high of $64.78.

Guidewire Software (NYSE:GWRE) last released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, September 7th. The company reported $0.39 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.32 by $0.07. The company earned $141.18 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $136.09 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $0.35 earnings per share. Guidewire Software’s revenue for the quarter was up 12.1% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts anticipate that Guidewire Software Inc will post $0.76 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Insider Buying and Selling by Quarter for Guidewire Software (NYSE:GWRE)

Institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Pacer Advisors Inc. bought a new position in Guidewire Software during the second quarter valued at approximately $124,000. Bank of Montreal Can bought a new position in Guidewire Software during the second quarter valued at approximately $159,000. Societe Generale bought a new position in Guidewire Software during the second quarter valued at approximately $200,000. Murphy Capital Management Inc. bought a new position in Guidewire Software during the second quarter valued at approximately $228,000. Finally, Calvert Investment Management Inc. bought a new position in Guidewire Software during the second quarter valued at approximately $235,000.

A number of equities analysts have recently commented on GWRE shares. Bank of America Corp. downgraded shares of Guidewire Software from a “neutral” rating to an “underperform” rating and set a $60.00 price objective for the company. in a report on Friday, September 16th. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. started coverage on shares of Guidewire Software in a report on Tuesday, October 4th. They set a “neutral” rating and a $57.00 price objective for the company. They noted that the move was a valuation call. JMP Securities reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of Guidewire Software in a report on Thursday, September 8th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Guidewire Software from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $73.00 price objective for the company in a report on Wednesday, September 7th. Finally, Deutsche Bank AG reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $80.00 price objective on shares of Guidewire Software in a report on Thursday, September 29th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and seven have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $69.38.

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. Its platform consists of three products: core transaction processing, data management and analytics, and digital engagement.

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