Shares of Teradata Corporation (NYSE:TDC) have earned an average recommendation of “Hold” from the sixteen research firms that are currently covering the stock, MarketBeat Ratings reports. Five equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, nine have issued a hold recommendation and one has given a buy recommendation to the company. The average 12 month price objective among analysts that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is $28.50.

Several equities analysts have recently weighed in on the company. BidaskClub downgraded Teradata Corporation from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Saturday, July 8th. Sanford C. Bernstein started coverage on Teradata Corporation in a research report on Wednesday, May 24th. They issued an “underperform” rating and a $25.00 price objective on the stock. BMO Capital Markets upped their price objective on Teradata Corporation from $30.00 to $32.00 and gave the company a “market perform” rating in a research report on Friday, July 28th. Stifel Nicolaus reissued a “hold” rating and set a $32.00 price target on shares of Teradata Corporation in a research report on Monday, July 10th. Finally, UBS AG reissued a “sell” rating and set a $22.00 price target (down previously from $24.00) on shares of Teradata Corporation in a research report on Friday, June 16th.

Shares of Teradata Corporation (TDC) traded up 0.26% during midday trading on Tuesday, reaching $30.74. 2,451,225 shares of the company were exchanged. The stock has a market capitalization of $4.02 billion, a P/E ratio of 39.92 and a beta of 1.25. Teradata Corporation has a 12-month low of $26.27 and a 12-month high of $33.32. The company has a 50 day moving average price of $31.03 and a 200-day moving average price of $30.06.

Teradata Corporation (NYSE:TDC) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July 27th. The technology company reported $0.22 EPS for the quarter, hitting the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.22. Teradata Corporation had a return on equity of 21.12% and a net margin of 4.63%. The company had revenue of $513 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $519.79 million. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $0.71 EPS. The firm’s revenue was down 14.4% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, analysts forecast that Teradata Corporation will post $1.25 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

In other news, insider Victor L. Lund acquired 31,270 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, July 31st. The stock was acquired at an average cost of $31.95 per share, with a total value of $999,076.50. Following the completion of the purchase, the insider now owns 111,447 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $3,560,731.65. The acquisition was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website. Also, CFO Stephen Mark Scheppmann sold 47,065 shares of Teradata Corporation stock in a transaction on Monday, July 31st. The shares were sold at an average price of $31.83, for a total value of $1,498,078.95. Following the completion of the sale, the chief financial officer now directly owns 143,689 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $4,573,620.87. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. 1.73% of the stock is owned by insiders.

Institutional investors and hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. American Beacon Advisors Inc. acquired a new position in Teradata Corporation during the 1st quarter worth $111,000. TrimTabs Asset Management LLC boosted its position in shares of Teradata Corporation by 88.8% during the 1st quarter. TrimTabs Asset Management LLC now owns 4,268 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $133,000 after acquiring an additional 2,008 shares in the last quarter. ETF Managers Group LLC acquired a new position in shares of Teradata Corporation during the 2nd quarter worth about $130,000. Westpac Banking Corp purchased a new stake in shares of Teradata Corporation in the 1st quarter valued at about $126,000. Finally, Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank lifted its holdings in shares of Teradata Corporation by 9.9% in the 2nd quarter. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank now owns 5,183 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $153,000 after purchasing an additional 469 shares during the last quarter. 99.94% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

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About Teradata Corporation

Teradata Corporation is a provider of analytic data platforms, analytic applications and related services. The Company’s segments include Americas region (North America and Latin America) and International region (Europe, Middle East, Africa, Asia Pacific and Japan). Its offerings include analytics solutions, ecosystem architecture consulting and hybrid cloud solutions.

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