Short Interest Runner: Workday Incorporated (NYSE:WDAY) Reports Increase in Sellers; Strong Momentum for Short Players

November 21, 2016 - By Hazel Jackson   ·   0 Comments

Short Interest Runner: Workday Incorporated (NYSE:WDAY) Reports Increase in Sellers; Strong Momentum for Short Players

The stock of Workday Incorporated (NYSE:WDAY) registered an increase of 4.24% in short interest. WDAY’s total short interest was 15.58 million shares in November as published by FINRA. Its up 4.24% from 14.94M shares, reported previously. With 2.00M shares average volume, it will take short sellers 8 days to cover their WDAY’s short positions. The short interest to Workday Incorporated’s float is 13.62%. About 202,337 shares traded hands. Workday Inc (NYSE:WDAY) has risen 9.78% since April 19, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 5.92% the S&P500.

Workday, Inc. is a provider of enterprise cloud applications for finance and human resources. The company has a market cap of $16.49 billion. The Firm delivers financial management, human capital management and analytics applications designed for various companies, educational institutions and government agencies. It currently has negative earnings. It operates in the cloud applications segment.

Insitutional Activity: The institutional sentiment increased to 1.42 in 2016 Q2. Its up 0.27, from 1.15 in 2016Q1. The ratio is positive, as 35 funds sold all Workday Inc shares owned while 80 reduced positions. 42 funds bought stakes while 90 increased positions. They now own 123.31 million shares or 1.62% less from 125.34 million shares in 2016Q1.
Lord Abbett And Com Ltd Liability Corp has 74,635 shares for 0.02% of their US portfolio. 1832 Asset Mngmt Ltd Partnership holds 41,800 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Robeco Institutional Asset Bv last reported 0% of its portfolio in the stock. Hightower Advsr Ltd accumulated 0% or 4,246 shares. Suntrust Banks accumulated 0% or 7,164 shares. Manufacturers Life The has invested 0.06% of its portfolio in Workday Inc (NYSE:WDAY). Blackrock Advsrs Ltd Llc last reported 197,038 shares in the company. Grp One Trading Limited Partnership holds 7,275 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Wetherby Asset Mgmt reported 10,398 shares or 0.17% of all its holdings. Glenmede Tru Na, a Pennsylvania-based fund reported 2,998 shares. The Pennsylvania-based Hamilton Lane Advisors Ltd Company has invested 1.99% in Workday Inc (NYSE:WDAY). Hhr Asset Mgmt Ltd Liability has 1.06M shares for 4.04% of their US portfolio. Shinko Asset Mngmt Limited accumulated 0% or 310 shares. Crosslink Cap Incorporated has 3.22% invested in the company for 239,590 shares. Ls Inv last reported 2,089 shares in the company.

Insider Transactions: Since June 1, 2016, the stock had 0 insider buys, and 64 insider sales for $222.62 million net activity. Bozzini James sold 3,886 shares worth $324,950. STILL GEORGE J JR sold $2.51M worth of Workday Inc (NYSE:WDAY) on Wednesday, June 8. $46,470 worth of Workday Inc (NYSE:WDAY) shares were sold by Sisco Robynne. 6,878 shares were sold by PEEK MARK S, worth $593,965. 6,484 shares with value of $542,475 were sold by Stankey Michael A. on Monday, August 15. 3,400 shares were sold by MCNAMARA MICHAEL M, worth $272,782 on Wednesday, July 13. $890,920 worth of Workday Inc (NYSE:WDAY) was sold by BHUSRI ANEEL on Monday, October 17.

Workday Inc (NYSE:WDAY) Ratings Coverage

Out of 37 analysts covering Workday (NYSE:WDAY), 14 rate it a “Buy”, 2 “Sell”, while 21 “Hold”. This means 38% are positive. Workday has been the topic of 96 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. Wedbush downgraded Workday Inc (NYSE:WDAY) on Friday, May 27 to “Underperform” rating. The firm has “Equal-Weight” rating given on Thursday, August 25 by Barclays Capital. The company was maintained on Thursday, August 25 by Drexel Hamilton. The company was maintained on Thursday, August 25 by DA Davidson. On Thursday, August 27 the stock rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank with “Hold”. The stock has “Hold” rating given by Wunderlich on Thursday, May 26. The rating was upgraded by DA Davidson on Tuesday, August 25 to “Neutral”. Deutsche Bank maintained Workday Inc (NYSE:WDAY) on Friday, September 16 with “Hold” rating. Barclays Capital maintained the stock with “Overweight” rating in Thursday, August 27 report. The company was maintained on Wednesday, September 28 by UBS.

WDAY Company Profile

Workday, Inc., incorporated on March 16, 2012, is a well-known provider of enterprise cloud applications for finance and human resources. The Firm delivers financial management, human capital management and analytics applications designed for various companies, educational institutions and government agencies. It operates in the cloud applications segment. As part of its applications, the Company provides embedded analytics that capture the content and context of everyday business events, facilitating informed decision-making from wherever users are working. The Company’s applications include Workday Financial Management, Workday Human Capital Management (HCM) and Workday Insight Applications. It also provides open, standards Web-services application programming interfaces, and pre-built packaged integrations and connectors.

Another recent and important Workday Inc (NYSE:WDAY) news was published by Prnewswire.com which published an article titled: “Accu-Time Systems Becomes a Workday Certified Solution Partner” on November 14, 2016.

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