Workday Inc. (NYSE:WDAY) insider Mark S. Peek sold 1,562 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, September 16th. The stock was sold at an average price of $87.32, for a total value of $136,393.84. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink.

Mark S. Peek also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Friday, July 15th, Mark S. Peek sold 6,904 shares of Workday stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $79.05, for a total value of $545,761.20.

Workday Inc. (NYSE:WDAY) opened at 88.65 on Tuesday. Workday Inc. has a 12 month low of $47.32 and a 12 month high of $90.73. The firm’s market capitalization is $17.73 billion. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $84.44 and its 200 day moving average price is $78.11.

Workday (NYSE:WDAY) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, August 24th. The company reported ($0.04) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of ($0.02) by $0.02. Workday had a negative net margin of 25.71% and a negative return on equity of 26.89%. The firm had revenue of $377.70 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $372.68 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $0.02 earnings per share. The company’s revenue was up 33.6% on a year-over-year basis. Equities research analysts expect that Workday Inc. will post ($0.04) earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

A number of institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of WDAY. Mizuho Asset Management Co. Ltd. raised its position in shares of Workday by 132.1% in the second quarter. Mizuho Asset Management Co. Ltd. now owns 1,541 shares of the company’s stock valued at $115,000 after buying an additional 877 shares in the last quarter. Mutual of America Capital Management LLC raised its position in shares of Workday by 930.0% in the second quarter. Mutual of America Capital Management LLC now owns 1,751 shares of the company’s stock valued at $131,000 after buying an additional 1,581 shares in the last quarter. Societe Generale purchased a new position in shares of Workday during the second quarter valued at about $159,000. Mn Services Vermogensbeheer B.V. raised its position in shares of Workday by 2.8% in the second quarter. Mn Services Vermogensbeheer B.V. now owns 2,829 shares of the company’s stock valued at $190,000 after buying an additional 78 shares in the last quarter. Finally, World Asset Management Inc purchased a new position in shares of Workday during the second quarter valued at about $213,000.

Several equities research analysts have commented on WDAY shares. Cowen and Company restated a “market perform” rating and set a $83.00 price target (up from $75.00) on shares of Workday in a research note on Friday, August 26th. Vetr lowered Workday from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $87.71 price target for the company. in a research note on Thursday, August 25th. Needham & Company LLC lowered Workday from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, August 22nd. Barclays PLC upped their price target on Workday from $71.00 to $77.00 and gave the stock an “equal weight” rating in a research note on Thursday, August 25th. Finally, Piper Jaffray Cos. restated a “neutral” rating and set a $80.00 price target (up from $74.00) on shares of Workday in a research note on Friday, August 26th. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, twenty have given a hold rating and seventeen have given a buy rating to the company. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $84.11.

Workday Company Profile

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 various companies, educational institutions and government agencies. It operates in the cloud applications segment.

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