News articles about Workiva (NYSE:WK) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Workiva earned a news impact score of 0.04 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave headlines about the software maker an impact score of 46.617979400672 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next several days.
WK has been the topic of a number of recent analyst reports. Stifel Nicolaus increased their price target on Workiva from $23.00 to $24.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, November 8th. Zacks Investment Research raised Workiva from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $24.00 price target on the stock in a research note on Thursday, October 5th. Northland Securities set a $23.00 price target on Workiva and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Sunday, September 10th. SunTrust Banks reissued a “buy” rating and set a $24.00 price target on shares of Workiva in a research note on Friday, November 3rd. Finally, Credit Suisse Group increased their price target on Workiva from $19.00 to $21.00 and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a research note on Wednesday, November 8th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. Workiva presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $22.14.
Shares of Workiva (NYSE WK) opened at $21.40 on Friday. The company has a current ratio of 0.90, a quick ratio of 0.90 and a debt-to-equity ratio of -1.29. Workiva has a twelve month low of $12.15 and a twelve month high of $23.70.
Workiva (NYSE:WK) last released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, November 7th. The software maker reported ($0.23) EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.40) by $0.17. The business had revenue of $52.10 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $50.64 million. Workiva had a negative return on equity of 13,251.94% and a negative net margin of 18.83%. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 16.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted ($0.23) EPS. equities analysts anticipate that Workiva will post -1.1 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
In other news, major shareholder Jerome M. Behar sold 25,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Friday, October 6th. The stock was sold at an average price of $22.04, for a total transaction of $551,000.00. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Also, major shareholder Jerome M. Behar sold 2,442 shares of the stock in a transaction on Wednesday, November 8th. The shares were sold at an average price of $23.40, for a total value of $57,142.80. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last 90 days, insiders have sold 106,154 shares of company stock valued at $2,256,241. Insiders own 33.29% of the company’s stock.
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Workiva Inc provides enterprises with cloud solutions for improving productivity, accountability and insight into business data. The Company created Wdesk, a collaborative work management platform for organizations to collect, link, report and analyze their business data. Wdesk’s word processing, spreadsheet and presentation applications are integrated and built upon a data management engine, offering synchronized data, controlled collaboration, granular permissions and a full audit trail.
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