Shares of Teradata Co. (NYSE:TDC) fell 6.1% during trading on Wednesday . The stock traded as low as $45.11 and last traded at $45.38. 1,865,571 shares were traded during mid-day trading, an increase of 60% from the average session volume of 1,169,427 shares. The stock had previously closed at $48.32.

Several equities analysts recently issued reports on TDC shares. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Teradata from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, February 28th. Citigroup cut shares of Teradata from a “neutral” rating to a “sell” rating and decreased their target price for the company from $42.00 to $36.00 in a research note on Wednesday. TheStreet upgraded shares of Teradata from a “c+” rating to a “b-” rating in a research note on Friday, February 8th. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Teradata from a “buy” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, February 12th. Finally, BMO Capital Markets reiterated a “market perform” rating and issued a $45.00 target price (up from $40.00) on shares of Teradata in a research note on Friday, February 8th. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the stock. Teradata has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $46.78.

The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.97, a quick ratio of 1.39 and a current ratio of 1.42. The company has a market cap of $5.61 billion, a PE ratio of 51.57, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.37 and a beta of 0.98.

Teradata (NYSE:TDC) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, February 7th. The technology company reported $0.49 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.44 by $0.05. The firm had revenue of $588.00 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $565.94 million. Teradata had a net margin of 1.39% and a return on equity of 18.18%. The business’s revenue was down 6.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $0.58 EPS. As a group, research analysts expect that Teradata Co. will post 1.06 EPS for the current year.

In other Teradata news, Director James M. Ringler sold 10,710 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, February 19th. The shares were sold at an average price of $46.34, for a total transaction of $496,301.40. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 57,180 shares in the company, valued at $2,649,721.20. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Also, Director Lisa R. Bacus sold 12,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, March 14th. The stock was sold at an average price of $48.04, for a total transaction of $576,480.00. Following the transaction, the director now owns 22,486 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $1,080,227.44. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Corporate insiders own 1.22% of the company’s stock.

A number of large investors have recently bought and sold shares of TDC. Macquarie Group Ltd. acquired a new position in Teradata during the fourth quarter worth $32,000. Mondrian Capital Management LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Teradata in the fourth quarter valued at about $38,000. Penserra Capital Management LLC raised its position in shares of Teradata by 21.7% in the fourth quarter. Penserra Capital Management LLC now owns 1,215 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $46,000 after buying an additional 217 shares during the last quarter. Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund raised its position in shares of Teradata by 3,695.9% in the fourth quarter. Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund now owns 1,813,738 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $47,000 after buying an additional 1,765,956 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Cerebellum GP LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Teradata in the fourth quarter valued at about $77,000. Institutional investors own 95.12% of the company’s stock.

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About Teradata (NYSE:TDC)

Teradata Corporation provides analytic data solutions and related services worldwide. The company operates through Americas Data and Analytics, and International Data and Analytics segments. Its analytic data solutions comprise software, hardware, and related business consulting and support services.

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