Tableau Software, Inc. (NYSE:DATA) CFO Thomas E. Walker, Jr. sold 2,500 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, August 29th. The shares were sold at an average price of $71.46, for a total transaction of $178,650.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief financial officer now directly owns 137,478 shares in the company, valued at $9,824,177.88. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at this link.

Tableau Software, Inc. (NYSE:DATA) traded up 0.67% during mid-day trading on Wednesday, reaching $72.00. 615,033 shares of the company traded hands. Tableau Software, Inc. has a 52-week low of $41.41 and a 52-week high of $73.37. The stock’s market capitalization is $5.69 billion. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $67.03 and a 200 day moving average of $58.85.

Tableau Software (NYSE:DATA) last released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, August 2nd. The software company reported $0.10 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($0.05) by $0.15. Tableau Software had a negative net margin of 17.08% and a negative return on equity of 18.71%. The company had revenue of $212.90 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $210.72 million. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 7.3% on a year-over-year basis. Equities research analysts expect that Tableau Software, Inc. will post $0.22 earnings per share for the current year.

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Several institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in DATA. Winfield Associates Inc. raised its position in Tableau Software by 0.7% in the first quarter. Winfield Associates Inc. now owns 2,280 shares of the software company’s stock worth $113,000 after buying an additional 15 shares in the last quarter. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. raised its position in Tableau Software by 0.5% in the first quarter. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. now owns 4,336 shares of the software company’s stock worth $215,000 after buying an additional 20 shares in the last quarter. Utah Retirement Systems raised its position in Tableau Software by 1.0% in the first quarter. Utah Retirement Systems now owns 10,000 shares of the software company’s stock worth $495,000 after buying an additional 100 shares in the last quarter. Public Employees Retirement Association of Colorado raised its position in Tableau Software by 1.1% in the second quarter. Public Employees Retirement Association of Colorado now owns 13,107 shares of the software company’s stock worth $803,000 after buying an additional 138 shares in the last quarter. Finally, The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company raised its position in Tableau Software by 7.9% in the second quarter. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company now owns 2,287 shares of the software company’s stock worth $140,000 after buying an additional 167 shares in the last quarter. 78.00% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

A number of research analysts recently weighed in on the stock. UBS AG reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $68.00 price target (up from $60.00) on shares of Tableau Software in a research note on Thursday, May 25th. Wedbush decreased their price target on shares of Tableau Software from $74.00 to $64.00 and set an “outperform” rating on the stock in a research note on Friday, May 26th. Jefferies Group LLC raised their target price on shares of Tableau Software from $50.00 to $52.00 and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, May 4th. Royal Bank Of Canada raised their target price on shares of Tableau Software from $65.00 to $70.00 and gave the stock a “sector perform” rating in a research note on Thursday, August 3rd. Finally, BMO Capital Markets raised their target price on shares of Tableau Software from $64.00 to $70.00 and gave the stock a “market perform” rating in a research note on Thursday, August 3rd. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, fifteen have issued a hold rating, fifteen have issued a buy rating and two have given a strong buy rating to the company. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $64.29.

Tableau Software Company Profile

Tableau Software, Inc (Tableau) offers software products. The Company’s products are used by people of diverse skill levels across all kinds of organizations. The Company’s products are used by people of skill levels across all kinds of organizations. Its technologies include visual query language (VizQL) and Hybrid Data Architecture.

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