Workday Inc. (NASDAQ:WDAY) went down by -0.70% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $248.75. The company’s stock price has collected 1.48% of gains in the last five trading sessions. Barron’s reported on 10/01/20 that Buy Workday Stock as a Play in Cloud Financial Software, Citi Says
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Plus, the 36-month beta value for WDAY is at 1.58. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 16 analysts out of 34 who provided ratings for Workday Inc. declared the stock was a “buy,” while 3 rated the stock as “overweight,” 11 rated it as “hold,” and 4 as “sell.”
The average price from analysts is $246.84, which is $25.3 above the current price. WDAY currently public float of 175.19M and currently shorts hold a 3.80% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of WDAY was 1.93M shares.
WDAY’s Market Performance
WDAY stocks went up by 1.48% for the week, with a monthly drop of -6.21% and a quarterly performance of 14.78%, while its annual performance rate touched 27.25%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 2.92% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 3.85% for Workday Inc.. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is 3.76% for WDAY stocks with a simple moving average of 24.59% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of WDAY
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for WDAY stocks, with Stifel repeating the rating for WDAY by listing it as a “Buy.” The predicted price for WDAY in the upcoming period, according to Stifel is $275 based on the research report published on October 02nd of the current year 2020.
Citigroup, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see WDAY reach a price target of $265, previously predicting the price at $218. The rating they have provided for WDAY stocks is “Buy” according to the report published on October 01st, 2020.
Wells Fargo gave a rating of “Equal Weight” to WDAY, setting the target price at $240 in the report published on August 28th of the current year.
WDAY Trading at 9.07% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought WDAY to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -11.97% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 3.85%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 2.92%, as shares sank -1.80% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +18.13% upper at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, WDAY rose by +1.48%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +37.20% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $210.85. In addition, Workday Inc. saw 33.16% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further gains.
Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at WDAY starting from DUFFIELD DAVID A, who sale 227,685 shares at the price of $219.64 back on Oct 01. After this action, DUFFIELD DAVID A now owns 102,997 shares of Workday Inc., valued at $50,008,120 using the latest closing price.
Fernandez Gomez Luciano, the Co-CEO of Workday Inc., sale 7,344 shares at $208.05 during a trade that took place back on Sep 15, which means that Fernandez Gomez Luciano is holding 241,515 shares at $1,527,922 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for WDAY
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- -14.04 for the present operating margin
- +70.58 for the gross margin
The net margin for Workday Inc. stands at -13.27. The total capital return value is set at -14.08, while invested capital returns managed to touch -14.40. Equity return is now at value -16.80, with -6.20 for asset returns.
Based on Workday Inc. (WDAY), the company’s capital structure generated 63.13 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 38.70. Total debt to assets is 23.03, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 50.65. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 31.05.
When we switch over and look at the enterrpise to sales, we see a ratio of 11.48, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.04. The receivables turnover for the company is 4.58 and the total asset turnover is 0.59. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 1.01.