Workday, Inc. (NASDAQ:WDAY) insider Gomez Luciano Fernandez sold 8,068 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, March 15th. The stock was sold at an average price of $136.09, for a total transaction of $1,097,974.12. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website.
Gomez Luciano Fernandez also recently made the following trade(s):
- On Thursday, February 15th, Gomez Luciano Fernandez sold 1,709 shares of Workday stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $124.23, for a total transaction of $212,309.07.
Shares of NASDAQ WDAY traded up $1.60 during trading on Thursday, reaching $128.23. The company had a trading volume of 1,196,908 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,666,722. Workday, Inc. has a 52 week low of $82.57 and a 52 week high of $140.00. The company has a market cap of $26,565.00, a PE ratio of -100.97 and a beta of 1.80. The company has a current ratio of 1.92, a quick ratio of 1.92 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.73.
Workday (NASDAQ:WDAY) last announced its earnings results on Tuesday, February 27th. The software maker reported $0.28 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.19 by $0.09. Workday had a negative net margin of 14.99% and a negative return on equity of 16.31%. The company had revenue of $582.48 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $573.41 million. equities research analysts forecast that Workday, Inc. will post -1.24 earnings per share for the current year.
Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in WDAY. Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc. grew its position in shares of Workday by 5.6% during the 4th quarter. Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc. now owns 8,235 shares of the software maker’s stock worth $838,000 after buying an additional 438 shares during the period. EFG Asset Management Americas Corp. grew its position in shares of Workday by 10.4% during the 4th quarter. EFG Asset Management Americas Corp. now owns 5,263 shares of the software maker’s stock worth $535,000 after buying an additional 495 shares during the period. Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A. grew its position in shares of Workday by 6.5% during the 3rd quarter. Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A. now owns 8,187 shares of the software maker’s stock worth $863,000 after buying an additional 498 shares during the period. Advisor Group Inc. grew its position in shares of Workday by 53.2% during the 3rd quarter. Advisor Group Inc. now owns 1,965 shares of the software maker’s stock worth $208,000 after buying an additional 682 shares during the period. Finally, IFM Investors Pty Ltd grew its position in shares of Workday by 22.2% during the 4th quarter. IFM Investors Pty Ltd now owns 4,214 shares of the software maker’s stock worth $429,000 after buying an additional 766 shares during the period. 70.00% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.
A number of research firms have recently commented on WDAY. Monness Crespi & Hardt began coverage on shares of Workday in a report on Wednesday. They set a “buy” rating and a $156.00 price objective for the company. KeyCorp raised their price objective on shares of Workday from $140.00 to $145.00 and gave the stock an “overweight” rating in a report on Tuesday. ValuEngine raised shares of Workday from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, April 2nd. BidaskClub raised shares of Workday from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, March 7th. Finally, Citigroup raised their price objective on shares of Workday from $85.00 to $94.00 and gave the stock a “sell” rating in a report on Thursday, March 1st. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eighteen have assigned a hold rating, twenty have given a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the stock. The company has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $120.41.
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Workday Company Profile
Workday, Inc provides enterprise cloud applications for finance and human resources worldwide. It provides applications for customers to manage critical business functions to optimize their financial and human capital resources. The company offers Workday Financial Management application that provides functions of general ledger, accounting, accounts payable and receivable, cash and asset management, employee expense and revenue management, projects, procurement, inventory, and grants management.
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