Teradata Corp. (NYSE:TDC) hit a new 52-week high during mid-day trading on Tuesday . The company traded as high as $31.99 and last traded at $31.61, with a volume of 723,155 shares traded. The stock had previously closed at $31.90.

A number of equities research analysts have recently issued reports on TDC shares. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Teradata Corp. from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $28.00 price target on the stock in a report on Monday, April 18th. SunTrust Banks Inc. reissued a “neutral” rating and issued a $26.00 price target on shares of Teradata Corp. in a report on Thursday, May 5th. Summit Research raised shares of Teradata Corp. from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating and increased their price target for the stock from $23.00 to $25.00 in a report on Thursday, May 5th. Oppenheimer Holdings Inc. reissued a “hold” rating on shares of Teradata Corp. in a report on Friday, May 6th. Finally, Morgan Stanley reissued a “sell” rating and issued a $24.00 price target on shares of Teradata Corp. in a report on Friday, May 6th. Five research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, thirteen have issued a hold rating and one has issued a buy rating to the company. Teradata Corp. presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $26.72.

The company has a market cap of $4.10 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 89.24. The firm’s 50 day moving average is $27.54 and its 200-day moving average is $26.28.

Teradata Corp. (NYSE:TDC) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, August 2nd. The company reported $0.71 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.60 by $0.11. The business earned $599 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $560.67 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $0.53 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was down 3.9% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, equities analysts expect that Teradata Corp. will post $2.44 EPS for the current year.

In other news, Director Nancy E. Cooper sold 1,840 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, August 4th. The stock was sold at an average price of $31.06, for a total transaction of $57,150.40. Following the sale, the director now directly owns 35,157 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,091,976.42. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Also, EVP Daniel L. Harrington sold 9,574 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, May 26th. The stock was sold at an average price of $27.60, for a total value of $264,242.40. Following the sale, the executive vice president now directly owns 70,040 shares in the company, valued at $1,933,104. The disclosure for this sale can be found here.

Several hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of TDC. Bank of Montreal Can boosted its stake in shares of Teradata Corp. by 5.4% in the fourth quarter. Bank of Montreal Can now owns 305,254 shares of the company’s stock valued at $8,066,000 after buying an additional 15,660 shares during the period. Aberdeen Asset Management PLC UK boosted its stake in shares of Teradata Corp. by 2.7% in the fourth quarter. Aberdeen Asset Management PLC UK now owns 243,536 shares of the company’s stock valued at $6,856,000 after buying an additional 6,340 shares during the period. Victory Capital Management Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Teradata Corp. by 2.8% in the fourth quarter. Victory Capital Management Inc. now owns 1,033,468 shares of the company’s stock valued at $27,304,000 after buying an additional 28,618 shares during the period. Andra AP fonden boosted its stake in shares of Teradata Corp. by 13.2% in the fourth quarter. Andra AP fonden now owns 74,700 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,974,000 after buying an additional 8,700 shares during the period. Finally, BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA boosted its stake in shares of Teradata Corp. by 147.9% in the fourth quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA now owns 58,765 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,553,000 after buying an additional 35,059 shares during the period.

Teradata Corporation (Teradata) is a provider of analytic data platforms, marketing and analytic applications, and related services. The Company’s analytic data platforms consist of software, hardware and related business consulting and support services for data warehousing, and big data analytics. It operates in two segments: data and analytics, and marketing applications.

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