NASDAQ:SPLK - Splunk Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$102.25 +1.68 (+1.67 %)
(As of 12/18/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$100.57
Today's Range$100.75 - $103.28
52-Week Range$81.65 - $130.00
Volume1.93 million shs
Average Volume2.09 million shs
Market Capitalization$15.56 billion
P/E Ratio-78.05
Dividend YieldN/A
Splunk, Inc. engages in the development and provision of software solutions. Its software solutions include cloud services, enterprise security, application delivery, big data, business analytics, and information technology operations and log management. The company was founded by Erik M. Swan, Michael J. Baum and Robin K. Das in October 2003 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Prepackaged software
Sub-IndustryApplication Software
SectorComputer and Technology
Current SymbolNASDAQ:SPLK
Previous Symbol


Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.14
Current Ratio3.84
Quick Ratio3.84


Trailing P/E Ratio-78.05
Forward P/E Ratio-95.56
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.27 billion
Price / Sales11.89
Cash FlowN/A
Price / Cash FlowN/A
Book Value$5.71 per share
Price / Book17.91


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)($1.31)
Net Income$-259,100,000.00
Net Margins-18.92%
Return on Equity-20.60%
Return on Assets-8.91%


Outstanding Shares147,780,000
Market Cap$15.56 billion

Splunk (NASDAQ:SPLK) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Splunk's stock symbol?

Splunk trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "SPLK."

How were Splunk's earnings last quarter?

Splunk Inc (NASDAQ:SPLK) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November, 29th. The software company reported $0.38 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of ($0.23) by $0.61. The software company earned $480.98 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $433.60 million. Splunk had a negative net margin of 18.92% and a negative return on equity of 20.60%. Splunk's revenue was up 40.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $0.17 EPS. View Splunk's Earnings History.

When is Splunk's next earnings date?

Splunk is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, March 7th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Splunk.

What guidance has Splunk issued on next quarter's earnings?

Splunk issued an update on its FY 2020 earnings guidance on Thursday, November, 29th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $2.15-2.15 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $2.1 billion.Splunk also updated its FY 2019 guidance to EPS.

What price target have analysts set for SPLK?

34 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year target prices for Splunk's shares. Their predictions range from $110.00 to $170.00. On average, they expect Splunk's stock price to reach $129.20 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 26.4% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Splunk.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Splunk?

34 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Splunk in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 5 hold ratings and 28 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Splunk.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Splunk stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Splunk stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Splunk Inc. provides a software platform, which collects and indexes data and enables users to search, correlate, analyze, monitor and report on this data, all in real time. Its software is designed to help users in various roles, including IT and business professionals. Splunk Inc. is based in San Francisco, California. " (12/18/2018)
  • 2. Rosenblatt Securities analysts commented, "We come away from Splunk’s annual user conference (“.conf”) with increased convic- tion that the business momentum remains very strong with customers reacting very positively to several parts of the new Enterprise 7.2 release which we believe could drive more expansion. Attendance at the event was up over 40% from last year, a further sign of accelerating momentum. We believe the combination of significant innovation, go -to-market execution (i.e., solution selling and focus on ratable revenue) and customer success set the company up for continuing outperformance. We reiter- ate our Buy rating and $135 price target." (10/7/2018)

Has Splunk been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about SPLK stock has been trending somewhat positive recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Splunk earned a daily sentiment score of 1.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news coverage about the software company a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future.

Who are some of Splunk's key competitors?

Who are Splunk's key executives?

Splunk's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Douglas Merritt, President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • Ammar Maraqa, Vice President-Business Operations & Strategy
  • David F. Conte, CFO, Principal Accounting Officer& Senior VP
  • Timothy Tully, Chief Technology Officer & Senior Vice President
  • Chris Olson, Senior Vice President

Who are Splunk's major shareholders?

Splunk's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc (8.44%), Jennison Associates LLC (4.81%), Clearbridge Investments LLC (3.35%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (2.87%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (2.15%) and Pictet Asset Management Ltd. (1.42%). Company insiders that own Splunk stock include David F Conte, Douglas Merritt, Godfrey Sullivan, Graham Smith, John G Connors, Ledger Susan St, Leonard R Stein, Mark T Carges, Scott Morgan, Thomas M Neustaetter and Timothy Tully. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Splunk.

Which major investors are selling Splunk stock?

SPLK stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Winslow Capital Management LLC, Allianz Asset Management GmbH, American Century Companies Inc., Alliancebernstein L.P., Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Management Company LTD, First Trust Advisors LP and Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp. Company insiders that have sold Splunk company stock in the last year include David F Conte, Douglas Merritt, Godfrey Sullivan, Graham Smith, Ledger Susan St, Leonard R Stein, Mark T Carges, Scott Morgan, Thomas M Neustaetter and Timothy Tully. View Insider Buying and Selling for Splunk.

Which major investors are buying Splunk stock?

SPLK stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FIL Ltd, FMR LLC, AQR Capital Management LLC, Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Sanoor Capital Management LP, Nikko Asset Management Americas Inc. and Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Splunk.

How do I buy shares of Splunk?

Shares of SPLK can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Splunk's stock price today?

One share of SPLK stock can currently be purchased for approximately $102.25.

How big of a company is Splunk?

Splunk has a market capitalization of $15.56 billion and generates $1.27 billion in revenue each year. The software company earns $-259,100,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($1.31) on an earnings per share basis. Splunk employs 3,200 workers across the globe.

What is Splunk's official website?

The official website for Splunk is

How can I contact Splunk?

Splunk's mailing address is 270 BRANNAN STREET, SAN FRANCISCO CA, 94107. The software company can be reached via phone at 415-848-8400 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Splunk (NASDAQ SPLK)

Community Ranking:  3.5 out of 5 (star star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  1,402 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  591 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,993
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Splunk and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe SPLK will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe SPLK will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/18/2018 by Staff

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