Workday Inc (WDAY) was Upgraded by Wedbush to ” Neutral” according to the research note released today. The brokerage firm has raised the Price Target to $ 82 from a previous price target of $69 . Earlier the firm had a rating of “Underperform ” on the company shares. Wedbush advised their investors in a research report released on Sep 28, 2016.
Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on Workday Inc. Company shares were Reiterated by Deutsche Bank on Sep 16, 2016 to “Hold”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 85 from a previous price target of $75 .Company shares were Reiterated by BMO Capital Markets on Aug 25, 2016 to “Market Perform”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 93 from a previous price target of $90 .Company shares were Downgraded by First Analysis Sec on Aug 25, 2016 to ” Equal-Weight”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 88 from a previous price target of $87 .
On the company’s financial health, Workday Inc reported $-0.04 EPS for the quarter, missing the analyst consensus estimate by $ -0.01 based on the information available during the earnings call on Aug 24, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $-0.03. The company had revenue of $377.70 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $372.71 million. The company’s revenue was up 33.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.02 EPS.
Workday Inc opened for trading at $88.32 and hit $89.86 on the upside on Tuesday, eventually ending the session at $89.79, with a gain of 1.66% or 1.47 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 10,94,076 shares. Company has a market cap of $17,958 M.
In a different news, on Sep 19, 2016, Philip W Wilmington (co-President) sold 15,631 shares at $87.89 per share price. According to the SEC, on Sep 19, 2016, Mark S Peek (co-President) sold 1,562 shares at $87.35 per share price. On Sep 19, 2016, David A Duffield (Chairman) sold 351,750 shares at $88.16 per share price, according to the Form-4 filing with the securities and exchange commission.
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 a range of companies educational institutions and government agencies. The Company’s applications include Workday Financial Management Workday Human Capital Management (Workday HCM) and Workday Insight Applications. Workday Financial Management is a unified application built on a single global core with a range of financial capabilities relevant analytics and metrics and an auditable process management built to help manage financial processes for global organizations. Workday HCM enables an organization to staff pay organize and develop its global workforce. Workday Insight Applications is a suite of applications that leverage advanced data science and machine learning methodologies to help customers make financial and workforce decisions.