Splunk Inc (SPLK) reported quarterly earnings results on Thursday, May-26-2016. The company reported $-0.02 EPS for the quarter. Analysts had a consensus estimate of $-0.02. The company posted revenue of $186.00 million in the period, compared to analysts expectations of $174.18 million. The company’s revenue was up 48.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $-0.01 EPS.
Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on Splunk Inc. MKM Partners Initiated Splunk Inc on May 6, 2016 to “Neutral”, Price Target of the shares are set at $55.Company shares were Reiterated by Stifel on Mar 22, 2016 to “Buy”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 56 from a previous price target of $51 .Splunk Inc was Initiated by Macquarie to “Outperform” on Mar 4, 2016.
Splunk Inc opened for trading at $54.94 and hit $55.1 on the upside on Wednesday, eventually ending the session at $54.36, with a gain of 0.04% or 0.02 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 17,47,554 shares. Company has a market cap of $7,196 M.
In a different news, on May 19, 2016, Godfrey Sullivan (director) sold 120,000 shares at $50.05 per share price. According to the SEC, on Apr 19, 2016, Steven R Sommer (SVP & Chief Marketing Officer) sold 4,303 shares at $49.41 per share price. On Apr 6, 2016, Leonard R Stein (SVP, General Counsel & Sec.) sold 6,826 shares at $50.00 per share price, according to the Form-4 filing with the securities and exchange commission.
Splunk Inc. is a provider of software products that allow organizations to gain real-time operational intelligence by harnessing the value of their data. The Company’s products allow users to collect index search explore monitor and analyze data regardless of format or source. The Company’s products address diverse data sets referred to as big data and are specifically tailored for machine-generated data. The Company’s flagship product is Splunk Enterprise which is a machine data engine consisting of collection indexing search reporting analysis alerting and monitoring and data management capabilities. The Company’s Splunk Cloud service delivers the core functionalities of Splunk Enterprise as a cloud service. In addition the Company offers user behavioral analytics to help detect respond to and mitigate advanced hidden and insider threats.