Workday Inc (NASDAQ:WDAY) SVP James P. Shaughnessy sold 1,500 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Monday, June 10th. The stock was sold at an average price of $213.68, for a total transaction of $320,520.00. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website.

James P. Shaughnessy also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Monday, April 15th, James P. Shaughnessy sold 4,347 shares of Workday stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $192.97, for a total transaction of $838,840.59.
  • On Wednesday, April 10th, James P. Shaughnessy sold 4,800 shares of Workday stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $194.83, for a total transaction of $935,184.00.

Shares of NASDAQ:WDAY traded up $3.68 during trading hours on Wednesday, hitting $209.45. The stock had a trading volume of 1,343,700 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,856,183. Workday Inc has a 1-year low of $117.24 and a 1-year high of $217.63. The firm has a market capitalization of $48.29 billion, a P/E ratio of -171.68 and a beta of 1.67. The company has a current ratio of 1.09, a quick ratio of 1.09 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.60.

Workday (NASDAQ:WDAY) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, May 28th. The software maker reported ($0.26) EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of ($0.23) by ($0.03). Workday had a negative net margin of 15.19% and a negative return on equity of 14.92%. The firm had revenue of $825.10 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $814.21 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $0.33 EPS. Workday’s revenue for the quarter was up 33.2% compared to the same quarter last year. Analysts predict that Workday Inc will post -1.04 EPS for the current year.

Several equities analysts have recently commented on WDAY shares. Cowen raised shares of Workday from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating and increased their price target for the stock from $160.00 to $225.00 in a research report on Friday, February 15th. Citigroup increased their price target on shares of Workday from $106.00 to $138.00 and gave the stock a “sell” rating in a research report on Friday, March 1st. Barclays increased their price target on shares of Workday from $180.00 to $187.00 and gave the stock an “equal weight” rating in a research report on Friday, March 1st. Northland Securities reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $200.00 price target on shares of Workday in a research report on Friday, March 1st. Finally, KeyCorp increased their price target on shares of Workday from $216.00 to $235.00 and gave the stock an “overweight” rating in a research report on Friday, March 1st. Five investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have given a hold rating, nineteen have given a buy rating and two have assigned a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. Workday presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $206.32.

Large investors have recently made changes to their positions in the business. Vanguard Group Inc increased its holdings in shares of Workday by 0.8% in the third quarter. Vanguard Group Inc now owns 12,604,769 shares of the software maker’s stock valued at $1,840,044,000 after purchasing an additional 98,167 shares during the period. Advisors Asset Management Inc. increased its holdings in shares of Workday by 1,773.5% in the fourth quarter. Advisors Asset Management Inc. now owns 3,185 shares of the software maker’s stock valued at $509,000 after purchasing an additional 3,015 shares during the period. Redpoint Investment Management Pty Ltd increased its holdings in shares of Workday by 10.8% in the fourth quarter. Redpoint Investment Management Pty Ltd now owns 5,584 shares of the software maker’s stock valued at $892,000 after purchasing an additional 543 shares during the period. Parallel Advisors LLC increased its holdings in shares of Workday by 40.9% in the fourth quarter. Parallel Advisors LLC now owns 534 shares of the software maker’s stock valued at $85,000 after purchasing an additional 155 shares during the period. Finally, Allen Investment Management LLC increased its holdings in shares of Workday by 8.9% in the fourth quarter. Allen Investment Management LLC now owns 34,798 shares of the software maker’s stock valued at $5,557,000 after purchasing an additional 2,843 shares during the period. Institutional investors own 67.23% of the company’s stock.

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Workday Company Profile

Workday, Inc provides enterprise cloud applications worldwide. Its applications help its customers to manage critical business functions and optimize their financial and human capital resources. The company offers Workday Financial Management application that provides functions of general ledger, accounting, accounts payable and receivable, cash and asset management, revenue management, and grants management, as well as project and resource management, time and expense tracking, project billing, revenue recognition, financial reporting, and analytics.

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