Guidewire Software, Inc. (NYSE:GWRE) Director Guy Dubois sold 1,026 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, December 1st. The stock was sold at an average price of $74.15, for a total value of $76,077.90. Following the sale, the director now owns 10,113 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $749,878.95. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink.

Guidewire Software, Inc. (NYSE:GWRE) opened at $72.73 on Friday. The stock has a market capitalization of $5,374.83, a price-to-earnings ratio of 178.30, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 80.94 and a beta of 1.18. Guidewire Software, Inc. has a 52-week low of $49.18 and a 52-week high of $83.52.

Guidewire Software (NYSE:GWRE) last posted its earnings results on Wednesday, November 29th. The technology company reported ($0.06) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.04 by ($0.10). The firm had revenue of $108.20 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $100.61 million. Guidewire Software had a net margin of 3.82% and a return on equity of 3.29%. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 15.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company posted $0.02 EPS. analysts expect that Guidewire Software, Inc. will post 0.06 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Several research analysts have issued reports on the company. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Guidewire Software from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $88.00 price objective for the company in a research report on Tuesday, October 17th. Piper Jaffray Companies reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $80.00 price objective on shares of Guidewire Software in a research report on Sunday, August 27th. BidaskClub cut Guidewire Software from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, August 11th. TheStreet cut Guidewire Software from a “b-” rating to a “c+” rating in a research report on Monday, August 14th. Finally, Citigroup reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $85.00 price objective (up previously from $79.00) on shares of Guidewire Software in a research report on Thursday, September 7th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating, eight have issued a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. Guidewire Software presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $80.11.

A number of institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the business. Teacher Retirement System of Texas grew its holdings in Guidewire Software by 1.1% in the second quarter. Teacher Retirement System of Texas now owns 5,906 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $406,000 after purchasing an additional 63 shares during the last quarter. Pacer Advisors Inc. grew its holdings in Guidewire Software by 1.0% in the second quarter. Pacer Advisors Inc. now owns 8,178 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $562,000 after purchasing an additional 78 shares during the last quarter. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company grew its holdings in Guidewire Software by 7.3% in the second quarter. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company now owns 2,205 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $151,000 after purchasing an additional 150 shares during the last quarter. Aperio Group LLC grew its holdings in Guidewire Software by 5.3% in the second quarter. Aperio Group LLC now owns 5,369 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $369,000 after purchasing an additional 269 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank grew its holdings in Guidewire Software by 12.6% in the second quarter. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank now owns 2,536 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $174,000 after purchasing an additional 283 shares during the last quarter.

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Guidewire Software Company Profile

Guidewire Software, Inc is a provider of software products for property and casualty (P&C) insurers. The Company’s software serves as a technology platform for P&C insurance carriers. The Company’s InsurancePlatform consists of three elements: core transaction processing, data management and analytics, and digital engagement.

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