Tableau Software (DATA) Getting Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Report Shows

Headlines about Tableau Software (NYSE:DATA) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern rates the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Tableau Software earned a media sentiment score of 0.22 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the software company an impact score of 47.1015935576917 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.

These are some of the headlines that may have effected Accern’s scoring:

A number of analysts have recently weighed in on DATA shares. Barclays restated a “buy” rating and issued a $80.00 target price on shares of Tableau Software in a research note on Wednesday, October 11th. Needham & Company LLC assumed coverage on Tableau Software in a research report on Monday, October 23rd. They issued a “buy” rating and a $98.00 price objective for the company. Bank of America lifted their price objective on Tableau Software from $84.00 to $90.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, October 18th. KeyCorp reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $85.00 price objective on shares of Tableau Software in a research report on Friday, October 6th. Finally, BidaskClub lowered Tableau Software from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, November 7th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seventeen have given a hold rating, fifteen have issued a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $72.11.

Tableau Software (NYSE:DATA) traded down $1.32 during trading on Tuesday, hitting $73.20. The stock had a trading volume of 700,375 shares, compared to its average volume of 696,100. The firm has a market cap of $5,840.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of -34.69 and a beta of 0.82. Tableau Software has a 52 week low of $44.02 and a 52 week high of $82.32.

Tableau Software (NYSE:DATA) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, November 2nd. The software company reported $0.08 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.01 by $0.07. The company had revenue of $214.90 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $219.43 million. Tableau Software had a negative return on equity of 20.89% and a negative net margin of 18.76%. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 4.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $0.16 EPS. sell-side analysts anticipate that Tableau Software will post -1.63 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

In other news, CFO Thomas E. Walker, Jr. sold 5,000 shares of Tableau Software stock in a transaction dated Friday, November 10th. The stock was sold at an average price of $71.39, for a total transaction of $356,950.00. Following the transaction, the chief financial officer now owns 137,478 shares in the company, valued at approximately $9,814,554.42. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website. Also, CEO Adam Selipsky sold 7,272 shares of Tableau Software stock in a transaction dated Thursday, November 16th. The shares were sold at an average price of $70.67, for a total value of $513,912.24. Following the transaction, the chief executive officer now owns 237,592 shares in the company, valued at approximately $16,790,626.64. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold a total of 692,286 shares of company stock valued at $48,819,636 over the last 90 days. Corporate insiders own 24.76% of the company’s stock.

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About Tableau Software

Tableau Software, Inc (Tableau) offers software products. The Company’s products are used by people of diverse skill levels across all kinds of organizations. The Company’s products are used by people of skill levels across all kinds of organizations. Its technologies include visual query language (VizQL) and Hybrid Data Architecture.

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