Equities analysts predict that Tableau Software Inc Class A (NYSE:DATA) will announce earnings of ($0.09) per share for the current quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Eleven analysts have issued estimates for Tableau Software Inc Class A’s earnings, with the lowest EPS estimate coming in at ($0.14) and the highest estimate coming in at $0.05. Tableau Software Inc Class A posted earnings of $0.08 per share in the same quarter last year, which would indicate a negative year-over-year growth rate of 212.5%. The firm is expected to issue its next quarterly earnings report on Thursday, November 1st.

According to Zacks, analysts expect that Tableau Software Inc Class A will report full year earnings of ($0.29) per share for the current fiscal year, with EPS estimates ranging from ($0.34) to ($0.11). For the next year, analysts anticipate that the business will post earnings of $0.14 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from ($0.19) to $0.66. Zacks’ EPS averages are a mean average based on a survey of analysts that that provide coverage for Tableau Software Inc Class A.

Tableau Software Inc Class A (NYSE:DATA) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August 2nd. The software company reported ($0.71) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of ($0.66) by ($0.05). The firm had revenue of $243.60 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $237.23 million. Tableau Software Inc Class A had a negative net margin of 20.38% and a negative return on equity of 24.51%. Tableau Software Inc Class A’s quarterly revenue was up 14.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $0.10 earnings per share.

Several research firms have recently weighed in on DATA. Deutsche Bank raised Tableau Software Inc Class A from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and increased their price target for the company from $105.00 to $120.00 in a report on Wednesday, August 1st. UBS Group reissued a “buy” rating and set a $130.00 price target (up from $114.00) on shares of Tableau Software Inc Class A in a report on Friday, August 3rd. Jefferies Financial Group upped their price objective on Tableau Software Inc Class A to $87.00 and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, May 3rd. Moffett Nathanson restated a “sell” rating on shares of Tableau Software Inc Class A in a research note on Thursday, May 10th. Finally, Citigroup upped their price objective on Tableau Software Inc Class A to $107.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, May 3rd. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, thirteen have assigned a hold rating, thirteen have given a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $108.48.

In other Tableau Software Inc Class A news, insider Chris Stolte sold 285,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Thursday, August 9th. The stock was sold at an average price of $102.98, for a total value of $29,349,300.00. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now owns 176,327 shares in the company, valued at approximately $18,158,154.46. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link. Also, CEO Adam Selipsky sold 6,948 shares of the stock in a transaction on Wednesday, May 16th. The stock was sold at an average price of $93.41, for a total value of $649,012.68. Following the completion of the sale, the chief executive officer now owns 286,401 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $26,752,717.41. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold a total of 929,933 shares of company stock valued at $95,083,505 in the last quarter. 19.22% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.

A number of hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of the business. BlackRock Inc. increased its stake in Tableau Software Inc Class A by 10.8% in the 2nd quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 3,572,065 shares of the software company’s stock worth $349,168,000 after buying an additional 348,593 shares in the last quarter. FMR LLC increased its stake in Tableau Software Inc Class A by 4,138.8% in the 2nd quarter. FMR LLC now owns 2,323,496 shares of the software company’s stock worth $227,122,000 after buying an additional 2,268,681 shares in the last quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. increased its stake in Tableau Software Inc Class A by 2.3% in the 1st quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 1,921,122 shares of the software company’s stock worth $155,266,000 after buying an additional 43,257 shares in the last quarter. Baillie Gifford & Co. increased its stake in Tableau Software Inc Class A by 11.7% in the 2nd quarter. Baillie Gifford & Co. now owns 1,716,736 shares of the software company’s stock worth $167,811,000 after buying an additional 179,906 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Eagle Asset Management Inc. increased its stake in Tableau Software Inc Class A by 4.4% in the 1st quarter. Eagle Asset Management Inc. now owns 1,378,095 shares of the software company’s stock worth $111,377,000 after buying an additional 57,984 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 80.79% of the company’s stock.

NYSE DATA opened at $101.95 on Friday. Tableau Software Inc Class A has a 1-year low of $68.37 and a 1-year high of $112.42.

Tableau Software Inc Class A Company Profile

Tableau Software, Inc provides business analytics software products. It offers Tableau Desktop, an analytics product that empowers people to access and analyze data; and Tableau Server, a business intelligence platform with data management and scalability to foster sharing of analytics, as well as to enhance the dissemination of information in an organization and promote decision-making.

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