Workday Inc (WDAY) Shares Bought by Janus Henderson Group PLC

Janus Henderson Group PLC raised its stake in Workday Inc (NYSE:WDAY) by 6,210.6% during the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 1,038,153 shares of the software maker’s stock after buying an additional 1,021,702 shares during the period. Janus Henderson Group PLC owned 0.50% of Workday worth $100,701,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

A number of other institutional investors also recently modified their holdings of WDAY. Winfield Associates Inc. boosted its position in Workday by 136.4% in the second quarter. Winfield Associates Inc. now owns 1,040 shares of the software maker’s stock valued at $101,000 after buying an additional 600 shares in the last quarter. First Personal Financial Services boosted its position in Workday by 21.2% in the second quarter. First Personal Financial Services now owns 1,057 shares of the software maker’s stock valued at $103,000 after buying an additional 185 shares in the last quarter. Global X Management Co. LLC boosted its position in Workday by 9.3% in the second quarter. Global X Management Co. LLC now owns 1,136 shares of the software maker’s stock valued at $110,000 after buying an additional 97 shares in the last quarter. IFP Advisors Inc boosted its position in Workday by 17.6% in the second quarter. IFP Advisors Inc now owns 1,176 shares of the software maker’s stock valued at $114,000 after buying an additional 176 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Advisor Group Inc. boosted its position in Workday by 22.5% in the second quarter. Advisor Group Inc. now owns 1,283 shares of the software maker’s stock valued at $123,000 after buying an additional 236 shares in the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 67.08% of the company’s stock.

Shares of Workday Inc (NYSE WDAY) opened at 108.31 on Wednesday. Workday Inc has a 52-week low of $65.79 and a 52-week high of $111.45. The company’s market capitalization is $22.53 billion. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $105.68 and its 200 day moving average is $98.18.

Workday (NYSE:WDAY) last released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August 30th. The software maker reported $0.24 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.15 by $0.09. The business had revenue of $525.30 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $507.44 million. Workday had a negative net margin of 15.71% and a negative return on equity of 24.60%. Workday’s revenue was up 40.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the business earned ($0.04) EPS. Equities analysts expect that Workday Inc will post $0.83 EPS for the current year.

WDAY has been the topic of a number of research analyst reports. Canaccord Genuity restated a “buy” rating and issued a $115.00 target price on shares of Workday in a research report on Friday, July 7th. Deutsche Bank AG restated a “hold” rating and issued a $105.00 target price (up previously from $95.00) on shares of Workday in a research report on Thursday, August 31st. BMO Capital Markets restated a “market perform” rating and issued a $117.00 target price (up previously from $110.00) on shares of Workday in a research report on Friday, September 1st. Drexel Hamilton restated a “buy” rating and issued a $122.00 target price on shares of Workday in a research report on Tuesday, August 29th. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) restated a “neutral” rating and issued a $114.00 target price (up previously from $101.00) on shares of Workday in a research report on Thursday, August 31st. Four analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, twenty have given a hold rating and sixteen have issued a buy rating to the company. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $99.06.

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In other news, SVP James P. Shaughnessy sold 8,760 shares of Workday stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, July 17th. The shares were sold at an average price of $103.62, for a total value of $907,711.20. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link. Also, Director David A. Duffield sold 457,386 shares of Workday stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, September 8th. The stock was sold at an average price of $109.35, for a total transaction of $50,015,159.10. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last 90 days, insiders have sold 719,211 shares of company stock valued at $77,520,886. 37.71% of the stock is owned by company insiders.

Workday Company Profile

Workday, Inc is a provider of enterprise cloud applications for finance and human resources. The Company delivers financial management, human capital management and analytics applications designed for various companies, educational institutions and government agencies. As part of its applications, the Company provides embedded analytics that capture the content and context of everyday business events, facilitating informed decision-making from wherever users are working.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Workday (NYSE:WDAY)

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