There is a slight risk associated with trading before and after the market open. Due to lower liquidity and higher volatility, extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads on particular security due to the release of critical financial information after regular trading hours. After-hours trades for Workday Inc. (WDAY) shows that investor sentiment remained broken, with the stock’s consolidated last price falling by -$0.97, or -0.64%, to $150.01. Volume reached 52,400 shares, with price reaching a high of $150.49 and a low of $150.49. Earlier, Yahoo Finance discussed this stock as it revealed Workday Announces New Innovations to Support Customers in the Changing World of Work.
This NASDAQ-listed company operates within the Software – Application industry segment, falling under the Technology sector. At the end of the last regular session, the stock closed at $150.49 and fluctuated between $152.21 as its day high and $148.85 as its day low. The current market capitalization of Workday Inc. is $39.04B. A total of 2.5 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 2.86M shares.
Insider trades can also provide insight into a stock’s future direction. During the recent three months, WDAY has seen 2 BUY and 6 SELL insider trades, representing the acquisition of 17,748 and the disposition of 23,740 shares. Over the last 12 months, there were 22 BUYs and 180 SELLs from insiders. Insiders purchased 475,338 shares during that period but sold 536,699.
In the most recent transaction, DUFFIELD DAVID A sold 102,500 shares of WDAY for 156.24 per share on Sep 15. After the transaction, the 10% Owner now owns 102,500 company shares. In a previous transaction on Sep 15, Fernandez Gomez Luciano sold 2,046 shares at 158.32 per share. WDAY shares that Co-CEO owns now total 257,656.
Among the insiders who sold shares, Robinson Douglas A. disposed of 221 shares on Sep 15 at a per-share price of $158.32. This resulted in the Co-President holding 134,673 shares of WDAY after the transaction. In another insider transaction, Robinson Douglas A. sold 2,127 shares at $138.49 per share on Jul 15. Company shares held by the Co-President now total 134,894.
Even though price targets are rarely accurate, they do tend to exert some kind of influence from time to time and are often considered important by markets. According to analysts who have offered 12-month price targets for WDAY in the last 3 months, the mean price target is $216.71 with high estimates of $282.00 and low estimates of $142.00. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, WDAY has a high of $307.81 and a low of $134.10.
As of this writing, WDAY has an earnings estimate of $-0.15 per share for the current quarter. EPS was calculated based on a consensus of 18 estimates, with a high estimate of $-0.01 per share and a lower estimate of $-0.31.
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In a balance sheet, you can see what assets and liabilities the company has, as well as how much equity investors have invested. These figures can be used to calculate a company’s financial ratios to give investors a better idea of its prospects.
The risks associated with pre-market and after-hours trading may be slightly higher than the regular market hours. The reason is that extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for particular security due to lower liquidity and higher volatility as issuers often announce critical financial information outside regular trading hours. Currently, 35 analysts are providing their opinions on the stock. On a scale of 1 to 5, with 1 being Sell and 5 being Buy, the average analyst rating for WDAY is Sell with a score of 4.55. A total of 24 analysts rated the stock as Buy while 5 rated it as Overweight while 5 rated it as Hold. Among the other participants, 0 thought the stock was Underweight and 1 thought it should be Sold.