Workday Inc is a software-application business based in the US. Workday shares (WDAY) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Workday employs 12,500 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$4.7 billion.
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Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Workday's stock price has had significant positive movement.
Its last market close was $277.27, which is 33.69% up on its pre-crash value of $183.86 and 157.33% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the stocks fell as low as $107.75.
If you had bought $1,000 worth of Workday stocks at the start of February 2020, those stocks would have been worth $673.90 at the bottom of the March crash, and if you held on to them, then as of the last market close they'd be worth $1,469.53.
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|Latest market close||$277.27|
|52-week range||$201.62 - $282.77|
|50-day moving average||$264.88|
|200-day moving average||$245.27|
|Wall St. target price||$305.90|
|Dividend yield||N/A (0%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$-0.16|
|1 week (2021-10-11)||9.30%|
|1 month (2021-09-20)||3.77%|
|3 months (2021-07-20)||20.12%|
|6 months (2021-04-20)||10.94%|
|1 year (2020-10-20)||23.54%|
|2 years (2019-10-18)||79.42%|
|3 years (2018-10-19)||117.13%|
|5 years (2016-10-20)||214.83%|
Valuing Workday stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Workday's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Workday's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 3.1302. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.
The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Workday's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
Workday's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $190 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Workday's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
|Revenue TTM||$4.7 billion|
|Gross profit TTM||$3.1 billion|
|Return on assets TTM||-0.95%|
|Return on equity TTM||-1.1%|
|Market capitalisation||$67.2 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
There are currently 8.0 million Workday shares held short by investors – that's known as Workday's "short interest". This figure is 4.3% up from 7.7 million last month.
There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Workday shares can be evaluated.
Workday's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Workday shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Workday shares traded daily (recently around 1.5 million). Workday's SIR currently stands at 5.22. In other words for every 100,000 Workday shares traded daily on the market, roughly 5220 shares are currently held short.
However Workday's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Workday shares, or, against the total number of tradable Workday shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Workday's short interest could be expressed as 0.03% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Workday shares in existence, roughly 30 shares are currently held short) or 0.0424% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Workday shares, roughly 42 shares are currently held short).
A SIR below 10% would generally be considered to indicate a fairly optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Workday.
Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like Workday.
When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.
Total ESG risk: 18.25
Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Workday's overall score of 18.25 (as at 12/31/2018) is excellent – landing it in it in the 12nd percentile of companies rated in the same sector.
ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Workday is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).
Environmental score: 4.18/100
Workday's environmental score of 4.18 puts it squarely in the 7th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Workday is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
Social score: 11.83/100
Workday's social score of 11.83 puts it squarely in the 7th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Workday is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.
Governance score: 11.73/100
Workday's governance score puts it squarely in the 7th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Workday is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
We're not expecting Workday to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.
Over the last 12 months, Workday's shares have ranged in value from as little as $201.615 up to $282.77. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Workday's is 1.3037. This would suggest that Workday's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).
Workday, Inc. provides enterprise cloud applications worldwide. Its applications help its customers to manage critical business functions and optimize their financial and human resources. The company offers a suite of financial management applications, which enable chief financial officers to maintain accounting information in the general ledger; manage financial processes; identify real-time financial, operational, and management insights; enhance financial consolidation; reduce time-to-close; promote internal control and auditability; and achieve consistency across finance operations. It also provides cloud spend management solutions; a suite of human capital management applications that allows organizations to manage the entire employee lifecycle from recruitment to retirement; Workday applications for planning; and applications for analytics and reporting, including augmented analytics to surface insights to the line of business in simple-to-understand stories, machine learning to drive efficiency and automation, and benchmarks to compare performance against other companies. In addition, the company offers Workday applications serving industries, such as healthcare, higher education, and professional services. It serves technology, financial services, business and professional services, healthcare and life sciences, manufacturing, retail, and hospitality industries; and educational institutions, government agencies, and nonprofit organizations.
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