Upwork Stock Forecast, Price & News

-1.70 (-3.42 %)
(As of 09/20/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Volume1.58 million shs
Average Volume1.83 million shs
Market Capitalization$6.13 billion
P/E RatioN/A
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About Upwork

Upwork, Inc. operates an online marketplace that enables businesses to find, hire, and pay freelancers for short-term and longer-term projects. Its marketplace offerings include Upwork Basic, Upwork Plus, Upwork Business, Upwork Enterprise, and Upwork Payroll. The company was founded by Odysseas Tsatalos and Efstratios Karamanlakis in December 2013 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.


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Overall MarketRank

2.47 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

149th out of 858 stocks

Data Processing & Preparation Industry

8th out of 93 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 3.4Community Rank: 4.1Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 4.2Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Upwork (NASDAQ:UPWK) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Upwork a buy right now?

7 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Upwork in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 6 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" Upwork stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Upwork?

Wall Street analysts have given Upwork a "Buy" rating, but there may be better buying opportunities in the stock market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new stock ideas, but Upwork wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five companies may be even better buys.
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Are investors shorting Upwork?

Upwork saw a increase in short interest in the month of August. As of August 13th, there was short interest totaling 5,110,000 shares, an increase of 29.7% from the July 29th total of 3,940,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,840,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.8 days. Currently, 4.5% of the shares of the company are sold short.
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When is Upwork's next earnings date?

Upwork is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, November 3rd 2021.
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How were Upwork's earnings last quarter?

Upwork Inc. (NASDAQ:UPWK) announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July, 29th. The company reported ($0.13) earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.11) by $0.02. The firm earned $124.18 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $120.82 million. Upwork had a negative net margin of 5.94% and a negative trailing twelve-month return on equity of 8.77%.
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How has Upwork's stock been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

Upwork's stock was trading at $8.40 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, UPWK shares have increased by 471.4% and is now trading at $48.00.
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What guidance has Upwork issued on next quarter's earnings?

Upwork updated its FY 2021 earnings guidance on Thursday, August, 5th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $0.050-$0.070 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $-0.240. The company issued revenue guidance of $490 million-$494 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $487.17 million.

What price target have analysts set for UPWK?

7 equities research analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Upwork's stock. Their forecasts range from $39.00 to $77.00. On average, they expect Upwork's share price to reach $62.75 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 30.7% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Upwork's key executives?

Upwork's management team includes the following people:
  • Hayden Brown, President, Chief Executive Officer & Director (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Jeff Michael McCombs, Chief Financial Officer
  • Matt McDonald, Senior Vice President-Engineering
  • Saty Bahadur, Chief Technology Officer
  • Amanda Vinson, Senior VP-Corporate Strategy & Development

What is Hayden Brown's approval rating as Upwork's CEO?

32 employees have rated Upwork CEO Hayden Brown on Hayden Brown has an approval rating of 85% among Upwork's employees.

Who are some of Upwork's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Upwork own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Upwork investors own include NVIDIA (NVDA), Shopify (SHOP), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Twilio (TWLO), Alibaba Group (BABA), Square (SQ), Zoom Video Communications (ZM), The Trade Desk (TTD), DocuSign (DOCU) and Teladoc Health (TDOC).

When did Upwork IPO?

(UPWK) raised $135 million in an initial public offering on Wednesday, October 3rd 2018. The company issued 12,300,000 shares at a price of $10.00-$12.00 per share. Citigroup, Jefferies and RBC Capital Markets served as the underwriters for the IPO and Stifel and JMP Securities were co-managers.

What is Upwork's stock symbol?

Upwork trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "UPWK."

Who are Upwork's major shareholders?

Upwork's stock is owned by a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (8.42%), Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (7.64%), BlackRock Inc. (5.88%), Baillie Gifford & Co. (4.47%), FMR LLC (3.65%) and State Street Corp (1.68%). Company insiders that own Upwork stock include Brian K Kinion, Elizabeth A Nelson, Eric Gilpin, Gary Steele, Gregory C Gretsch, Han-Shen Yuan, Hayden Brown, Jeff Mccombs, Leela Srinivasan, Stephane Kasriel, Susan Miranda Green and Thomas Layton.
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Which institutional investors are selling Upwork stock?

UPWK stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Ancient Art L.P., FMR LLC, Morgan Stanley, Morgan Stanley, Kornitzer Capital Management Inc. KS, Capital International Investors, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, and Lord Abbett & CO. LLC. Company insiders that have sold Upwork company stock in the last year include Elizabeth A Nelson, Eric Gilpin, Gary Steele, Hayden Brown, Jeff Mccombs, Leela Srinivasan, and Susan Miranda Green.
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Which institutional investors are buying Upwork stock?

UPWK stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD, Durable Capital Partners LP, Vanguard Group Inc., BlackRock Inc., Invesco Ltd., Penserra Capital Management LLC, Baillie Gifford & Co., and State Street Corp. Company insiders that have bought Upwork stock in the last two years include Gregory C Gretsch, and Thomas Layton.
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How do I buy shares of Upwork?

Shares of UPWK can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Upwork's stock price today?

One share of UPWK stock can currently be purchased for approximately $48.00.

How much money does Upwork make?

Upwork has a market capitalization of $6.13 billion and generates $373.63 million in revenue each year. The company earns $-22,870,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($0.19) on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Upwork have?

Upwork employs 540 workers across the globe.

What is Upwork's official website?

The official website for Upwork is

Where are Upwork's headquarters?

How can I contact Upwork?

Upwork's mailing address is 2625 Augustine Drive Suite 601, Santa Clara CA, 95054. The company can be reached via phone at (650) 316-7500 or via email at [email protected].

This page was last updated on 9/21/2021 by Staff
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