Workday, Inc. (NYSE:WDAY) Director David A. Duffield sold 268,454 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, July 7th. The shares were sold at an average price of $97.20, for a total transaction of $26,093,728.80. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website.

Workday, Inc. (NYSE:WDAY) opened at 100.80 on Tuesday. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $100.70 and its 200 day moving average is $91.11. The firm’s market cap is $20.87 billion. Workday, Inc. has a 12 month low of $65.79 and a 12 month high of $106.75.

Workday (NYSE:WDAY) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, June 1st. The software maker reported $0.29 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.16 by $0.13. The firm had revenue of $479.90 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $468.07 million. Workday had a negative return on equity of 27.75% and a negative net margin of 22.99%. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 38.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $0.05 EPS. On average, equities analysts forecast that Workday, Inc. will post $0.65 earnings per share for the current year.

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A number of brokerages have recently issued reports on WDAY. Wunderlich reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a $96.00 price objective (up previously from $86.00) on shares of Workday in a research report on Saturday, June 3rd. Morgan Stanley reaffirmed an “equal weight” rating and issued a $100.00 price objective (up previously from $91.00) on shares of Workday in a research report on Saturday, June 3rd. Deutsche Bank AG reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a $95.00 price objective (up previously from $85.00) on shares of Workday in a research report on Saturday, June 3rd. Jefferies Group LLC reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a $92.00 price objective (up previously from $84.00) on shares of Workday in a research report on Saturday, June 3rd. Finally, Cowen and Company reiterated a “market perform” rating and issued a $93.00 target price (up from $83.00) on shares of Workday in a research note on Saturday, June 3rd. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, twenty-two have issued a hold rating and sixteen have given a buy rating to the company. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $92.37.

Hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the company. Prudential Financial Inc. boosted its stake in Workday by 15.6% in the second quarter. Prudential Financial Inc. now owns 4,660 shares of the software maker’s stock worth $452,000 after buying an additional 630 shares in the last quarter. Paradigm Asset Management Co. LLC bought a new stake in Workday during the second quarter worth approximately $155,000. Aviva PLC boosted its stake in Workday by 5.5% in the second quarter. Aviva PLC now owns 80,209 shares of the software maker’s stock worth $7,780,000 after buying an additional 4,190 shares in the last quarter. Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. boosted its stake in Workday by 22.8% in the second quarter. Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. now owns 413,348 shares of the software maker’s stock worth $40,095,000 after buying an additional 76,615 shares in the last quarter. Finally, GAM Holding AG boosted its stake in Workday by 8.0% in the second quarter. GAM Holding AG now owns 4,523 shares of the software maker’s stock worth $439,000 after buying an additional 335 shares in the last quarter.

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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