Workday shares are trading higher late Thursday after the cloud-based provider of enterprise HR and financial software posted better-than-expected results for its fiscal second quarter ended July 31.
For the quarter, Workday (ticker: WDAY) reported revenue of $1.26 billion, up 19% from a year ago, and slightly ahead of the Street consensus estimate of $1.24 billion. Subscription revenue was $1.11 billion, up 20%, and ahead of the company’s guidance range of $1.095 billion to $1.097 billion. Non-GAAP profits were $1.23 a share, well ahead of consensus at 78 cents. Under generally accepted accounting principles, the company earned 41 cents a share.
Workday says its backlog now stands at $10.5 billion, up 23% from a year ago. Operating cash flow in the quarter jumped to $198.5 million, from $157.2 million in the comparable year-earlier quarter.
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These smart moves now, which include partnering with commercial vehicle heavyweights like Oshkosh (NYSE:OSK) could pay off big time down the road. It’s pulling back from its recent Reddit pop, but back at around $9 per share, consider it one of the top “meme stocks” to buy.
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Down more than 80% since its debut last fall, why would you want to follow the lead of Reddit traders, and jump into ROOT stock? At first glance, shares in this insurance tech company, which like Lemonade (NASDAQ:LMND) is using artificial intelligence (AI) to beat old school insurers at their own game, may not look so appealing.
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A number of research firms have changed their ratings and price targets for Roots (TSE: ROOT):
9/13/2018 – Roots had its price target lowered by analysts at Royal Bank of Canada from C$13.00 to C$10.00. They now have a “sector perform” rating on the stock. 9/13/2018 – Roots had its price target lowered by analysts at TD Securities from C$17.00 to C$15.00. They now have an “action list buy” rating on the stock. 9/13/2018 – Roots had its price target lowered by analysts at Canaccord Genuity from C$16.00 to C$12.00. 9/13/2018 – Roots had its price target lowered by analysts at CIBC from C$13.00 to C$10.00. 9/10/2018 – Roots had its price target lowered by analysts at National Bank Financial from C$14.50 to C$13.50. They now have an “outperform” rating on the stock. 8/28/2018 – Roots had its “action list buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at TD Securities. They now have a C$17.00 price target on the stock.
Shares of TSE:ROOT opened at C$6.22 on Monday. Roots Corp has a 1-year low of C$6.14 and a 1-year high of C$13.55.
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Pennymac Mortgage Investment (NYSE:PMT) shares reached a new 52-week high and low on Monday . The company traded as low as $18.60 and last traded at $18.62, with a volume of 19306 shares changing hands. The stock had previously closed at $18.50.
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Pennymac Mortgage Investment (NYSE:PMT) – Equities researchers at Wedbush lifted their Q1 2019 earnings per share estimates for shares of Pennymac Mortgage Investment in a research note issued to investors on Thursday, May 10th. Wedbush analyst J. Weaver now anticipates that the real estate investment trust will post earnings per share of $0.36 for the quarter, up from their previous estimate of $0.34. Wedbush also issued estimates for Pennymac Mortgage Investment’s Q2 2019 earnings at $0.43 EPS, Q3 2019 earnings at $0.43 EPS, Q4 2019 earnings at $0.52 EPS and FY2019 earnings at $1.74 EPS.
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The Top Stock Market Stories for Wednesday
In addition to Trump’s concerns about China and trade, the President also stated that he is unsure whether a summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un will take place as planned. Multiple media outlets this morning are questioning if the event will take place. The summit is tentatively planned for June 12. Banking stocks were on the move after Congress passed new laws designed to reduce regulations for thousands of financial institutions. The new rules will ensure that smaller banks are not facing the same strict rules as the bigger giants. The financial sector has been lobbying to changes to the Dodd-Frank Act since its inception after the 2008-09 financial crisis. Facebook Inc. (Nasdaq: FB) CEO Mark Zuckerberg met with members of the European Union on Tuesday. The CEO of the social media giant outraged European Parliament members after reportedly dodging questions about user privacy and the firm’s collection of personal data. During the conversation, EU members questioned whether Facebook is a monopoly and pondered if the firm should be broken up due to antitrust concerns.
Three Stocks to Watch Today: TGT, LOW, TIF
Shares of Target Corporation (NYSE: TGT) fell nearly 6% after the retail giant fell short of earnings expectations before the bell. The firm reported earnings per share of $1.32. This figure missed Wall Street earnings expectations by six cents. The retail giant blamed poor spring weather for its performance and said that its bottom line has been impacted by the costs of upgrading its physical locations. Lowe’s Companies (NYSE: LOW) stock gained
Best Financial Stocks To Buy For 2023: Ramco-Gershenson Properties Trust(RPT)
Ramco-Gershenson Properties Trust, a real estate investment trust (REIT), engages in the ownership, development, acquisition, management, and leasing of community shopping centers, single tenant retail properties, and one regional mall in the Midwestern, Southeastern, and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States. As of December 31, 2007, the company owned interests in 89 shopping centers, which included 65 community centers, 21 power centers, 2 single tenant retail properties, and 1 enclosed regional mall. Ramco-Gershenson Properties has elected to be a taxable REIT for federal income tax purposes. As a REIT, it would not be subject to federal income taxes, if it distributes approximately 90% of its taxable income to its shareholders. The company was founded in 1988 and is based in Farmington Hills, Michigan with additional office in Boca Raton, Florida.
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