Workday Inc (NASDAQ:WDAY) SVP James P. Shaughnessy sold 6,341 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, January 10th. The stock was sold at an average price of $113.41, for a total transaction of $719,132.81. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this hyperlink.

James P. Shaughnessy also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Friday, December 15th, James P. Shaughnessy sold 6,409 shares of Workday stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $103.47, for a total transaction of $663,139.23.

Workday Inc (NASDAQ WDAY) opened at $112.90 on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.74, a quick ratio of 2.11 and a current ratio of 2.11. Workday Inc has a 12 month low of $79.11 and a 12 month high of $116.89. The firm has a market capitalization of $23,480.00, a PE ratio of -78.40 and a beta of 1.83.

Workday (NASDAQ:WDAY) last released its earnings results on Wednesday, November 29th. The software maker reported $0.24 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.14 by $0.10. Workday had a negative return on equity of 19.73% and a negative net margin of 16.91%. The company had revenue of $555.40 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $541.05 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $0.03 EPS. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 35.6% on a year-over-year basis. equities research analysts forecast that Workday Inc will post -1.1 earnings per share for the current year.

A number of large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the business. Nordea Investment Management AB grew its stake in Workday by 2.5% during the 2nd quarter. Nordea Investment Management AB now owns 3,413 shares of the software maker’s stock valued at $331,000 after acquiring an additional 83 shares in the last quarter. Toronto Dominion Bank grew its stake in Workday by 15.1% during the 2nd quarter. Toronto Dominion Bank now owns 1,536 shares of the software maker’s stock valued at $149,000 after acquiring an additional 201 shares in the last quarter. Advisor Group Inc. grew its stake in Workday by 22.5% during the 2nd quarter. Advisor Group Inc. now owns 1,283 shares of the software maker’s stock valued at $123,000 after acquiring an additional 236 shares in the last quarter. Suntrust Banks Inc. grew its stake in Workday by 6.9% during the 2nd quarter. Suntrust Banks Inc. now owns 4,053 shares of the software maker’s stock valued at $393,000 after acquiring an additional 263 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. grew its stake in Workday by 6.3% during the 2nd quarter. Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. now owns 7,862 shares of the software maker’s stock valued at $763,000 after acquiring an additional 464 shares in the last quarter. 66.90% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

Several brokerages have commented on WDAY. Bank of America boosted their price target on shares of Workday from $123.00 to $134.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, November 27th. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Workday from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, November 22nd. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $120.00 price target on shares of Workday in a research report on Tuesday, November 28th. Guggenheim reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a $106.00 price target on shares of Workday in a research report on Thursday. Finally, UBS Group reiterated a “sell” rating and issued a $95.00 price target (down from $121.00) on shares of Workday in a research report on Thursday, November 9th. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, twenty have assigned a hold rating and sixteen have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $106.81.

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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. 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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