Blair William & Co. IL raised its position in Callidus Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:CALD) by 12.9% during the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 87,267 shares of the technology company’s stock after buying an additional 10,004 shares during the period. Blair William & Co. IL owned 0.13% of Callidus Software worth $2,112,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Other institutional investors have also bought and sold shares of the company. Ameritas Investment Partners Inc. acquired a new position in Callidus Software during the first quarter worth approximately $103,000. US Bancorp DE boosted its position in Callidus Software by 13.3% in the first quarter. US Bancorp DE now owns 6,690 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $142,000 after buying an additional 784 shares during the last quarter. Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc. acquired a new position in Callidus Software during the first quarter worth approximately $146,000. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA boosted its position in Callidus Software by 1,877.6% in the second quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA now owns 7,060 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $171,000 after buying an additional 6,703 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. acquired a new position in Callidus Software during the first quarter worth approximately $208,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 94.70% of the company’s stock.

Shares of Callidus Software, Inc. (CALD) opened at 24.05 on Friday. The firm’s 50-day moving average is $24.04 and its 200 day moving average is $21.89. Callidus Software, Inc. has a 12 month low of $15.15 and a 12 month high of $25.90. The firm’s market capitalization is $1.63 billion.

Callidus Software (NASDAQ:CALD) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August 3rd. The technology company reported ($0.07) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.06 by $0.13. Callidus Software had a negative net margin of 10.08% and a negative return on equity of 6.25%. The company had revenue of $61.30 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $58.95 million. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $0.06 earnings per share. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 23.1% on a year-over-year basis. On average, equities research analysts anticipate that Callidus Software, Inc. will post $0.33 EPS for the current year.

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A number of research firms recently commented on CALD. ValuEngine upgraded Callidus Software from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, August 3rd. Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc. lifted their price target on Callidus Software to $30.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a report on Friday, June 30th. B. Riley reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $24.50 price target on shares of Callidus Software in a report on Friday, May 5th. Jefferies Group LLC began coverage on Callidus Software in a report on Wednesday, July 26th. They set a “buy” rating and a $29.00 price target for the company. Finally, BidaskClub cut Callidus Software from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, August 11th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and nine have issued a buy rating to the company. The company presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $25.13.

In other news, insider Leslie Stretch sold 104,509 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, July 26th. The shares were sold at an average price of $25.00, for a total transaction of $2,612,725.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now directly owns 324,145 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $8,103,625. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Also, CFO Roxanne Oulman sold 5,500 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, August 10th. The shares were sold at an average price of $23.89, for a total transaction of $131,395.00. Following the transaction, the chief financial officer now directly owns 159,201 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $3,803,311.89. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold 221,776 shares of company stock valued at $5,417,341 over the last three months. 1.61% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.

About Callidus Software

Callidus Software Inc (Callidus) is a provider of cloud-based sales, marketing, learning and customer experience solutions. The Company’s CallidusCloud enables its customers to manage their Lead to Money process with a suite of solutions that identify leads, implement territory and quota plans, enable sales forces, automate bid configuration pricing and quoting, manage contracts, streamline sales compensation and capture customer feedback, among others.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Callidus Software (NASDAQ:CALD)

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