Workday Inc (NYSE:WDAY) Director George J. Still, Jr. sold 20,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, March 14th. The stock was sold at an average price of $83.52, for a total transaction of $1,670,400.00. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this hyperlink.

Shares of Workday Inc (NYSE:WDAY) opened at 85.50 on Tuesday. The firm’s market cap is $17.23 billion. Workday Inc has a 12-month low of $65.79 and a 12-month high of $93.35. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $85.07 and its 200 day moving average is $82.83.

Workday (NYSE:WDAY) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Monday, February 27th. The company reported $0.07 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.01) by $0.08. Workday had a negative return on equity of 29.55% and a negative net margin of 26.36%. The business had revenue of $436.70 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $430.19 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted ($0.01) EPS. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 35.0% on a year-over-year basis. Equities analysts expect that Workday Inc will post $0.51 earnings per share for the current year.

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Several institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in WDAY. Matrix Capital Management Company LP acquired a new position in shares of Workday during the third quarter valued at approximately $468,573,000. BlackRock Institutional Trust Company N.A. raised its position in shares of Workday by 5.6% in the third quarter. BlackRock Institutional Trust Company N.A. now owns 2,906,494 shares of the company’s stock valued at $266,496,000 after buying an additional 154,678 shares during the period. Criterion Capital Management LLC raised its position in shares of Workday by 17.6% in the third quarter. Criterion Capital Management LLC now owns 2,133,635 shares of the company’s stock valued at $195,633,000 after buying an additional 319,900 shares during the period. State Street Corp raised its position in shares of Workday by 1.3% in the fourth quarter. State Street Corp now owns 2,068,704 shares of the company’s stock valued at $136,714,000 after buying an additional 26,016 shares during the period. Finally, Two Sigma Advisers LP raised its position in shares of Workday by 90.2% in the third quarter. Two Sigma Advisers LP now owns 815,700 shares of the company’s stock valued at $74,792,000 after buying an additional 386,900 shares during the period.

A number of brokerages recently issued reports on WDAY. Cowen and Company upped their price objective on shares of Workday from $73.00 to $83.00 and gave the stock a “market perform” rating in a report on Tuesday, February 28th. BTIG Research upped their price objective on shares of Workday from $88.00 to $97.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, February 28th. Citigroup Inc cut shares of Workday from a “neutral” rating to a “sell” rating and upped their price objective for the stock from $73.00 to $77.00 in a report on Tuesday, February 28th. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Evercore ISI cut shares of Workday from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, February 28th. Finally, Wedbush upped their price objective on shares of Workday from $86.00 to $91.00 and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a report on Tuesday, February 28th. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, twenty have issued a hold rating and fourteen have issued a buy rating to the company. Workday has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $87.56.

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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