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Slack Stock Price, News & Analysis (NYSE:WORK)

-2.19 (-9.13 %)
(As of 10/18/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $21.81
50-Day Range
MA: $25.37
52-Week Range
Now: $21.81
Volume20.03 million shs
Average Volume9.87 million shs
Market Capitalization$11.87 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
Slack Technologies, Inc. operates Slack, a business technology software platform in the United States and internationally. Its platform brings together people, applications, and data, as well as sells its offering under a software-as-a-service model. The company was formerly known as Tiny Speck, Inc. and changed its name to Slack Technologies, Inc. in 2014. Slack Technologies, Inc. was founded in 2009 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Miscellaneous business services
SectorBusiness Services



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$400.55 million



Market Cap$11.87 billion
Next Earnings Date12/4/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableNot Optionable

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Slack (NYSE:WORK) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Slack's stock symbol?

Slack trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "WORK."

How were Slack's earnings last quarter?

Slack (NYSE:WORK) released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, September, 4th. The company reported ($0.98) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of ($1.03) by $0.05. The firm earned $144.97 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $140.60 million. View Slack's Earnings History.

When is Slack's next earnings date?

Slack is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, December 4th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Slack.

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

Slack issued an update on its third quarter earnings guidance on Wednesday, September, 4th. The company provided EPS guidance of ($0.09-0.08) for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of ($0.07). The company issued revenue guidance of $154-156 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $153.55 million.

What price target have analysts set for WORK?

16 brokerages have issued twelve-month price targets for Slack's stock. Their forecasts range from $26.00 to $44.00. On average, they expect Slack's share price to reach $35.81 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 64.2% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Slack.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Slack?

16 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Slack in the last year. There are currently 7 hold ratings and 9 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Slack.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Slack stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Slack stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Slack Technologies Inc. operates Slack, a business technology software platform primarily in the United States and internationally. Its platform sells software-as-a-service model. Slack Technologies Inc. is based in San Francisco, California. " (10/5/2019)
  • 2. KeyCorp analysts commented, "We estimate revenue growth could exceed 53% y/y even with a slight drag from service outage credits. We remain buyers of WORK as a category pioneer with multi-billion-dollar revenue potential, particularly given shares have declined 26% from the opening direct listing price of $38.50 vs. Nasdaq -1%." (8/25/2019)

Has Slack been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about WORK stock have trended somewhat negative this week, InfoTrie reports. The research group rates the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Slack earned a media sentiment score of -1.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media stories about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days. View News Stories for Slack.

Who are some of Slack's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Slack own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Slack investors own include Alibaba Group (BABA), Square (SQ), NVIDIA (NVDA), Twilio (TWLO), Netflix (NFLX), salesforce.com (CRM), Walt Disney (DIS), Paypal (PYPL), Roku (ROKU) and Shopify (SHOP).

When did Slack IPO?

(WORK) raised $4.8 billion in an initial public offering (IPO) on Thursday, June 20th 2019. The company issued 118,400,000 shares at $38.25-$42.00 per share. DPO (Direct Public Offering) served as the underwriter for the IPO.

When does Slack's lock-up period expire?

Slack's lock-up period expires on Tuesday, December 17th. Slack had issued 118,429,640 shares in its IPO on June 20th. The total size of the offering was $4,559,541,140 based on an initial share price of $38.50. After the expiration of Slack's lock-up period, restrictions preventing company insiders and major shareholders from selling shares in the company will be lifted.

Who are Slack's major shareholders?

Slack's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Coastal Investment Advisors Inc. (0.02%), Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft FI (0.02%), Brio Consultants LLC (0.01%), Envestnet Asset Management Inc. (0.00%), Wedbush Securities Inc. (0.00%) and Baldwin Brothers Inc. MA (0.00%). Company insiders that own Slack stock include Allen Shim, Brandon Zell, Cal Henderson, Chamath Palihapitiya, David Schellhase, Parallel Fund Iv-A LP Ah, Robert Frati, Stewart Butterfield and Thomas C Leonard. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Slack.

Which major investors are selling Slack stock?

WORK stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Coastal Investment Advisors Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Slack company stock in the last year include Allen Shim, Brandon Zell, Cal Henderson, Chamath Palihapitiya, David Schellhase, Parallel Fund Iv-A LP Ah, Robert Frati, Stewart Butterfield and Thomas C Leonard. View Insider Buying and Selling for Slack.

Which major investors are buying Slack stock?

WORK stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft FI, Brio Consultants LLC, Wedbush Securities Inc., Baldwin Brothers Inc. MA, Envestnet Asset Management Inc. and Sterling Investment Advisors Ltd.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Slack.

How do I buy shares of Slack?

Shares of WORK 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, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Slack's stock price today?

One share of WORK stock can currently be purchased for approximately $21.81.

How big of a company is Slack?

Slack has a market capitalization of $11.87 billion and generates $400.55 million in revenue each year. Slack employs 1,664 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Slack.

What is Slack's official website?

The official website for Slack is http://slack.com/.

How can I contact Slack?

Slack's mailing address is 500 HOWARD STREET, SAN FRANCISCO CA, 94105. The company can be reached via phone at 855-980-5920.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Slack (NYSE WORK)

Community Ranking:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  40 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  46 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  86
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Slack and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe WORK will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe WORK will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 10/19/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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