Media headlines about Tableau Software (NYSE:DATA) have trended somewhat positive on Saturday, according to Accern. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Tableau Software earned a daily sentiment score of 0.17 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news stories about the software company an impact score of 41.7397583064182 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near future.

These are some of the media headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s scoring:

Several equities research analysts have recently weighed in on DATA shares. Vetr raised Tableau Software from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $57.96 price objective for the company in a report on Monday, April 17th. BTIG Research started coverage on Tableau Software in a report on Monday, April 17th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $65.00 price objective for the company. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Tableau Software from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Tuesday, July 4th. Wunderlich increased their price objective on Tableau Software from $55.00 to $65.00 and gave the company a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, May 4th. Finally, Deutsche Bank AG increased their price target on Tableau Software from $50.00 to $60.00 and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, May 4th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, sixteen have issued a hold rating, sixteen have given a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $64.52.

Shares of Tableau Software (NYSE:DATA) opened at 68.67 on Friday. The company’s 50-day moving average price is $64.97 and its 200-day moving average price is $57.31. The stock’s market cap is $5.39 billion. Tableau Software has a 52-week low of $41.41 and a 52-week high of $71.53.

Tableau Software (NYSE:DATA) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, August 2nd. The software company reported $0.10 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of ($0.05) by $0.15. The firm had revenue of $212.90 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $210.72 million. Tableau Software had a negative return on equity of 18.67% and a negative net margin of 17.08%. The firm’s revenue was up 7.3% compared to the same quarter last year. Analysts expect that Tableau Software will post $0.21 earnings per share for the current year.

In other Tableau Software news, CFO Thomas E. Walker, Jr. sold 8,429 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, May 17th. The stock was sold at an average price of $61.84, for a total value of $521,249.36. Following the transaction, the chief financial officer now directly owns 143,763 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $8,890,303.92. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website. Also, EVP Keenan Michael Conder sold 8,800 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, August 11th. The stock was sold at an average price of $68.29, for a total value of $600,952.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the executive vice president now directly owns 86,164 shares in the company, valued at $5,884,139.56. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold 1,161,625 shares of company stock worth $79,348,706 over the last three months. 28.98% of the stock is owned by insiders.

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Tableau Software Company Profile

Tableau Software, Inc (Tableau) offers software products. The Company’s products are used by people of diverse skill levels across all kinds of organizations. The Company’s products are used by people of skill levels across all kinds of organizations. Its technologies include visual query language (VizQL) and Hybrid Data Architecture.

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