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Hawaii lawmakers take aim at vacation rentals after Lahaina wildfire amplifies Maui housing crisis
Ukrainian and Western leaders laud US aid package while the Kremlin warns of 'further ruin'
Biden sees a $35 price cap for insulin as a pivotal campaign issue. It’s not that clear-cut
'Civil War’ continues box-office campaign at No. 1
Autoworkers union celebrates breakthrough win in Tennessee and takes aim at more plants in the South
New York lawmakers pass $237 billion budget with policies to jump-start housing market
S&P 500   4,967.23
DOW   37,986.40
QQQ   414.65
North Carolina medical marijuana sales begin at Cherokee store
Hawaii lawmakers take aim at vacation rentals after Lahaina wildfire amplifies Maui housing crisis
Ukrainian and Western leaders laud US aid package while the Kremlin warns of 'further ruin'
Biden sees a $35 price cap for insulin as a pivotal campaign issue. It’s not that clear-cut
'Civil War’ continues box-office campaign at No. 1
Autoworkers union celebrates breakthrough win in Tennessee and takes aim at more plants in the South
New York lawmakers pass $237 billion budget with policies to jump-start housing market
S&P 500   4,967.23
DOW   37,986.40
QQQ   414.65
North Carolina medical marijuana sales begin at Cherokee store
Hawaii lawmakers take aim at vacation rentals after Lahaina wildfire amplifies Maui housing crisis
Ukrainian and Western leaders laud US aid package while the Kremlin warns of 'further ruin'
Biden sees a $35 price cap for insulin as a pivotal campaign issue. It’s not that clear-cut
'Civil War’ continues box-office campaign at No. 1
Autoworkers union celebrates breakthrough win in Tennessee and takes aim at more plants in the South
New York lawmakers pass $237 billion budget with policies to jump-start housing market
NASDAQ:WDAY

Workday (WDAY) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$252.22
-3.42 (-1.34%)
(As of 04/19/2024 ET)
Today's Range
$250.52
$256.36
50-Day Range
$252.22
$307.21
52-Week Range
$174.25
$311.28
Volume
1.54 million shs
Average Volume
1.33 million shs
Market Capitalization
$66.59 billion
P/E Ratio
48.97
Dividend Yield
N/A
Price Target
$293.61

Workday MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.71 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
16.4% Upside
$293.61 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
1.53% of Shares Sold Short
Dividend Strength
N/A
Sustainability
-0.20
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.76mentions of Workday in the last 14 days
Based on 13 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$117.73 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
47.16%
From $1.76 to $2.59 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

4.84 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

37th out of 586 stocks

Data Processing & Preparation Industry

4th out of 59 stocks

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About Workday Stock (NASDAQ:WDAY)

Workday, Inc. provides enterprise cloud applications in the United States and internationally. Its applications help its customers to plan, execute, analyze, and extend to other applications and environments to manage their business and operations. The company offers a suite of financial management applications to maintain accounting information in the general ledger; manage financial processes, such as payables and receivables; identify real-time financial, operational, and management insights; enhance financial consolidation; reduce time-to-close; promote internal control and auditability; and achieve consistency across finance operations. It also provides spend management solutions that help organizations to streamline supplier selection and contracts, manage indirect spend, and build and execute sourcing events, such as requests for proposals; expense management solutions to submit and approve expenses; and a suite of human capital management applications that enables HR teams to hire, onboard, pay, develop, reskill, and provide employee experiences. In addition, the company offers planning applications; and applications for analytics and reporting comprising augmented analytics to surface insights to the line of business in simple-to-understand stories, machine learning to drive efficiency and automation, and benchmarks to compare performance against other companies. Further, it provides supply chain and inventory solutions to healthcare organizations; solutions to manage the end-to-end student and faculty lifecycle; and Workday Extend for customers and their developers to build custom applications. It serves professional and business services, financial services, healthcare, education, government, technology, media, retail, and hospitality industries. The company was formerly known as North Tahoe Power Tools, Inc. and changed its name to Workday, Inc. in July 2005. Workday, Inc. was incorporated in 2005 and is headquartered in Pleasanton, California.

WDAY Stock Price History

WDAY Stock News Headlines

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Since March 2018, China started purchasing oil in gold-backed yuan. By December 2022, Foreign Minister Wang Yi stated that Chinese-Arab relations experienced a "historic improvement." after arab nations ditched the dollar to trade with China. On June 6, 2023 China told its banks to slash interest rates on US dollars.
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“More countries ditch the US dollar”
Since March 2018, China started purchasing oil in gold-backed yuan. By December 2022, Foreign Minister Wang Yi stated that Chinese-Arab relations experienced a "historic improvement." after arab nations ditched the dollar to trade with China. On June 6, 2023 China told its banks to slash interest rates on US dollars.
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Company Calendar

Last Earnings
2/26/2024
Today
4/21/2024
Next Earnings (Estimated)
5/23/2024
Fiscal Year End
1/31/2025

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Data processing & preparation
Sub-Industry
Application Software
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:WDAY
CUSIP
98138H10
Fax
N/A
Employees
18,800
Year Founded
2005

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
$293.61
High Stock Price Target
$350.00
Low Stock Price Target
$190.00
Potential Upside/Downside
+16.4%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.71
Research Coverage
28 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$1.38 billion
Pretax Margin
4.90%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$7.26 billion
Cash Flow
$1.57 per share
Book Value
$30.63 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
208,322,000
Market Cap
$66.59 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.32

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Should I Buy Workday Stock? WDAY Pros and Cons Explained

Pros

Here are some ways that investors could benefit from investing in Workday, Inc.:

  • Workday, Inc. provides enterprise cloud applications that help customers manage their business operations efficiently and effectively.
  • The company offers a suite of financial management applications that provide real-time financial insights, enhance financial consolidation, and promote internal control and auditability.
  • Workday's human capital management applications enable HR teams to streamline processes, hire, onboard, and provide employee experiences, which can lead to improved workforce management.
  • Recent developments in Workday's analytics and reporting applications, including augmented analytics and machine learning, can drive efficiency and automation for businesses.
  • Considering the current stock price and the company's growth potential, investing in Workday may offer a good opportunity for capital appreciation.

Cons

Investors should be bearish about investing in Workday, Inc. for these reasons:

  • Workday operates in the competitive data processing & preparation industry, which may pose challenges in maintaining market share and profitability.
  • While the company serves various industries, including healthcare, education, and retail, diversification across industries can also expose it to sector-specific risks.
  • Market volatility and economic uncertainties can impact Workday's financial performance and stock price, affecting investor returns.
  • Investing in application software companies like Workday requires understanding the cyclical nature of technology trends and the need for continuous innovation to stay competitive.
  • Workday's reliance on cloud technology and data security measures may subject it to cybersecurity risks, potentially affecting its reputation and financial stability.
These pros and cons were generated based on recent news and financial data from MarketBeat in order to provide readers with the fastest and most accurate insights. They were last updated on Wednesday, April 10, 2024. Please send any questions or comments about these Workday pros and cons to contact@marketbeat.com.

WDAY Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Workday stock right now?

28 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Workday in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 6 hold ratings and 21 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "moderate buy" WDAY shares.
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What is Workday's stock price target for 2024?

28 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month price targets for Workday's shares. Their WDAY share price targets range from $190.00 to $350.00. On average, they predict the company's share price to reach $293.61 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 16.4% from the stock's current price.
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How have WDAY shares performed in 2024?

Workday's stock was trading at $276.06 at the beginning of the year. Since then, WDAY stock has decreased by 8.6% and is now trading at $252.22.
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When is Workday's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, May 23rd 2024.
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How were Workday's earnings last quarter?

Workday, Inc. (NASDAQ:WDAY) posted its quarterly earnings results on Monday, February, 26th. The software maker reported $1.57 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.47 by $0.10. The software maker had revenue of $1.92 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.92 billion. Workday had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 4.87% and a net margin of 19.02%. Workday's quarterly revenue was up 16.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the business earned ($0.14) earnings per share.

How will Workday's stock buyback program work?

Workday announced that its board has approved a stock buyback plan on Tuesday, November 29th 2022, which authorizes the company to repurchase $500,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to reacquire up to 1.2% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are generally a sign that the company's leadership believes its shares are undervalued.

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

Workday issued an update on its first quarter 2025 earnings guidance on Tuesday, February, 27th. The company provided EPS guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $2.0 billion-$2.0 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $2.0 billion.

What is Aneel Bhusri's approval rating as Workday's CEO?

994 employees have rated Workday Chief Executive Officer Aneel Bhusri on Glassdoor.com. Aneel Bhusri has an approval rating of 95% among the company's employees. This puts Aneel Bhusri in the top 30% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

What other stocks do shareholders of Workday own?
Who are Workday's major shareholders?

Workday's stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.21%), Allspring Global Investments Holdings LLC (0.15%), Los Angeles Capital Management LLC (0.07%), AMI Asset Management Corp (0.06%), Norden Group LLC (0.04%) and Douglas Lane & Associates LLC (0.02%). Insiders that own company stock include Aneel Bhusri, Barbara A Larson, Carl M Eschenbach, Christa Davies, David A Duffield, Douglas A Robinson, George J Still Jr, Gomez Luciano Fernandez, James Bozzini, Michael M Mcnamara, Richard Harry Sauer, Robynne Sisco, Sayan Chakraborty, Zane Rowe and Zane Rowe.
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How do I buy shares of Workday?

Shares of WDAY stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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Does Workday have any subsidiaries?
The following companies are subsidiares of Workday: Adaptive Insights Co. Ltd., Adaptive Insights LLC, Adaptive Insights Ltd., Adaptive Insights Pty Ltd, Canada Workday ULC, Capa Clear Software, GridCraft, Identified, MediaCore, Pattern Technologies, Peakon, Platfora, Platfora Inc., Rallyteam, Rallyteam Inc., Rallyteam Software Solutions Inc., Scout RFP, Skipflag Inc., Stories, Tri-Valley Resellers LLC, Trusted Key, Upshot, Vineyard Sound LLC, Workday (Beijing) Co. Ltd, Workday (Beijing) Co. Ltd., Workday (NZ) Unlimited, Workday (Thailand) Co. Ltd., Workday (UK) Limited, Workday Adaptive Planning, Workday Asia Pacific Limited, Workday Australia Pty Ltd, Workday Australia Pty. Ltd., Workday Austria GmbH, Workday B.V., Workday Belgium SPRL, Workday CZ s.r.o, Workday Denmark Aps, Workday España SL, Workday Finland Oy, Workday France, Workday Global Inc., Workday GmbH, Workday India Private Limited, Workday International Limited, Workday Italy S.r.l., Workday K.K., Workday Korea Limited, Workday Limited, Workday Malaysia Sdn. Bhd., Workday Norway AS, Workday Polska sp. z.o.o, Workday Singapore Pte. Ltd., Workday South Africa (Pty) Ltd, Workday Sweden Aktiebolag, Workday Switzerland GmbH, Zaption, and Zaption Inc..
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This page (NASDAQ:WDAY) was last updated on 4/21/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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