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The Chart for Workday Inc. (WDAY) Is Flashing Mixed Signals

Workday Inc. (NASDAQ:WDAY) went up by 1.98% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $260.46. The company’s stock price has collected 2.21% of gains in the last five trading sessions. Barron’s reported on 11/30/22 that Workday Heads for Biggest Gain Since 2016. Strong Earnings Were a ‘Holiday Cocktail.’

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Plus, the 36-month beta value for WDAY is at 1.24. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 25 analysts out of 40 who provided ratings for Workday Inc. declared the stock was a “buy,” while 6 rated the stock as “overweight,” 8 rated it as “hold,” and 1 as “sell.”

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The average price from analysts is $205.43, which is $34.17 above the current price. WDAY currently public float of 200.33M and currently shorts hold a 2.31% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of WDAY was 2.24M shares.

WDAY’s Market Performance

WDAY stocks went up by 2.21% for the week, with a monthly drop of -4.38% and a quarterly performance of 9.78%, while its annual performance rate touched -31.86%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 3.54% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 3.28% for Workday Inc. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is 1.09% for WDAY stocks with a simple moving average of 1.79% for the last 200 days.

Analysts’ Opinion of WDAY

Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for WDAY stocks, with Guggenheim repeating the rating for WDAY by listing it as a “Sell.” The predicted price for WDAY in the upcoming period, according to Guggenheim is $142 based on the research report published on January 17th of the current year 2023.

CapitalOne, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see WDAY reach a price target of $200. The rating they have provided for WDAY stocks is “Overweight” according to the report published on January 13th, 2023.

MoffettNathanson gave a rating of “Outperform” to WDAY, setting the target price at $245 in the report published on January 09th of the current year.

WDAY Trading at 4.34% 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 -35.68% of loss for the given period.

Volatility was left at 3.28%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 3.54%, as shares sank -1.47% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +26.32% upper at present.

During the last 5 trading sessions, WDAY rose by +2.21%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -29.58% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $165.61. In addition, Workday Inc. saw 0.13% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further gains.

Insider Trading

Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at WDAY starting from Larson Barbara A, who sale 1,491 shares at the price of $161.73 back on Jan 05. After this action, Larson Barbara A now owns 75,097 shares of Workday Inc., valued at $241,135 using the latest closing price.

BHUSRI ANEEL, the Co-CEO of Workday Inc., sale 2,787 shares at $161.72 during a trade that took place back on Jan 05, which means that BHUSRI ANEEL is holding 415,722 shares at $450,712 based on the most recent closing price.

Stock Fundamentals for WDAY

Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:

  • -2.09 for the present operating margin
  • +72.26 for the gross margin

The net margin for Workday Inc. stands at +0.57. Equity return is now at value -6.30, with -2.60 for asset returns.

The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 1.00.