Guidewire Software Inc (NYSE:GWRE) General Counsel James Winston King sold 562 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, November 14th. The stock was sold at an average price of $59.13, for a total transaction of $33,231.06. Following the completion of the sale, the general counsel now directly owns 225 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $13,304.25. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at this link.

James Winston King also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Thursday, October 13th, James Winston King sold 561 shares of Guidewire Software stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $58.47, for a total transaction of $32,801.67.
  • On Tuesday, September 20th, James Winston King sold 3,638 shares of Guidewire Software stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $58.43, for a total transaction of $212,568.34.
  • On Monday, September 19th, James Winston King sold 2,306 shares of Guidewire Software stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $59.53, for a total transaction of $137,276.18.
  • On Tuesday, September 13th, James Winston King sold 564 shares of Guidewire Software stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $61.45, for a total value of $34,657.80.

Shares of Guidewire Software Inc (NYSE:GWRE) opened at 55.825 on Thursday. Guidewire Software Inc has a 52-week low of $42.32 and a 52-week high of $64.78. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $58.30 and its 200 day moving average price is $59.88. The company has a market capitalization of $4.08 billion and a P/E ratio of 279.125.

Guidewire Software (NYSE:GWRE) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, September 7th. The company reported $0.39 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.32 by $0.07. The firm had revenue of $141.18 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $136.09 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $0.35 earnings per share. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 12.1% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, equities research analysts forecast 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)

Several hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of the company. Pacer Advisors Inc. purchased a new stake in shares of Guidewire Software during the second quarter valued at approximately $124,000. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company purchased a new stake in shares of Guidewire Software during the third quarter valued at approximately $123,000. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank boosted its stake in shares of Guidewire Software by 14.3% in the third quarter. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank now owns 2,253 shares of the company’s stock valued at $135,000 after buying an additional 282 shares during the last quarter. Bank of Montreal Can purchased a new stake in shares of Guidewire Software during the second quarter valued at approximately $159,000. Finally, Societe Generale purchased a new stake in shares of Guidewire Software during the second quarter valued at approximately $200,000.

A number of research analysts have recently commented on the company. Deutsche Bank AG reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Guidewire Software in a research report on Monday, August 1st. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Guidewire Software from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, August 1st. JPMorgan Chase & Co. increased their target price on Guidewire Software from $68.00 to $78.00 and gave the company an “overweight” rating in a research report on Thursday, September 8th. TheStreet upgraded Guidewire Software from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, September 7th. Finally, JMP Securities reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Guidewire Software in a research report on Thursday, September 8th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and seven have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Buy” 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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