Workday, Inc. (WDAY) Reaches $130.37 After 3.00% Up Move; Colony Group Has Increased Procter & Gamble Co (PG) Stake

April 17, 2018 - By Dolores Ford

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The stock of Workday, Inc. (NASDAQ:WDAY) is a huge mover today! The stock increased 2.79% or $3.54 during the last trading session, reaching $130.37. About 1.10 million shares traded. Workday, Inc. (NASDAQ:WDAY) has risen 52.48% since April 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 40.93% the S&P500.The move comes after 7 months positive chart setup for the $27.64B company. It was reported on Apr, 17 by Barchart.com. We have $134.28 PT which if reached, will make NASDAQ:WDAY worth $829.14 million more.

Colony Group Llc increased Procter & Gamble Co (PG) stake by 35.89% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Colony Group Llc acquired 4,832 shares as Procter & Gamble Co (PG)’s stock declined 15.56%. The Colony Group Llc holds 18,296 shares with $1.68M value, up from 13,464 last quarter. Procter & Gamble Co now has $198.14 billion valuation. The stock decreased 0.02% or $0.0147 during the last trading session, reaching $78.5953. About 1.14 million shares traded. The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) has declined 14.03% since April 17, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 25.58% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.89 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.07, from 0.82 in 2017Q3. It improved, as 64 investors sold PG shares while 740 reduced holdings. 118 funds opened positions while 594 raised stakes. 1.47 billion shares or 1.61% less from 1.50 billion shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Moreover, Jolley Asset Mngmt Ltd Limited Liability Company has 0.19% invested in The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG). Hexavest Inc holds 859,589 shares or 0.9% of its portfolio. 923,089 were accumulated by Lpl Limited Liability Com. 5.73 million are held by Us National Bank & Trust De. Jacobs Co Ca invested in 1.36% or 118,523 shares. Ubs Asset Mngmt Americas stated it has 0.72% of its portfolio in The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG). 180,566 were accumulated by Braun Stacey Associates Incorporated. Villere St Denis J & Comm Ltd Liability Com holds 0.02% in The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) or 3,129 shares. Piedmont Investment Ltd Liability Corp owns 705,030 shares or 1.3% of their US portfolio. American Fincl Bank accumulated 7,056 shares. New Vernon Inv Limited Liability Com reported 6,077 shares stake. Montag & Caldwell Limited Liability Corp accumulated 10,225 shares or 0.03% of the stock. Pettee Inc stated it has 45,769 shares. Glovista Limited Liability Company has invested 0.18% of its portfolio in The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG). Daiwa Sb Invs holds 350 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio.

Since November 15, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 7 selling transactions for $6.85 million activity. On Thursday, February 15 the insider Schomburger Jeffrey K sold $3.07M. 23,500 shares were sold by Fish Kathleen B, worth $1.93 million on Thursday, February 15. TASTAD CAROLYN M sold 1,935 shares worth $152,724. On Thursday, February 15 Pritchard Marc S. sold $668,179 worth of The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) or 8,502 shares. 2,353 The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) shares with value of $184,924 were sold by FergusonMchugh MaryLynn. Posada Juan Fernando also sold $739,189 worth of The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) shares.

Among 25 analysts covering Proctor & Gamble (NYSE:PG), 12 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 48% are positive. Proctor & Gamble had 81 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Buy” on Monday, July 17. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Hold” on Friday, June 30. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Thursday, July 6 with “Buy”. Suntrust Robinson downgraded the stock to “Hold” rating in Thursday, December 22 report. The firm has “Market Perform” rating by Wells Fargo given on Tuesday, November 15. The stock of The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) has “Neutral” rating given on Wednesday, January 27 by UBS. The company was maintained on Wednesday, January 24 by Stifel Nicolaus. SunTrust downgraded the shares of PG in report on Thursday, December 22 to “Hold” rating. CLSA upgraded The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) rating on Wednesday, October 26. CLSA has “Outperform” rating and $95 target. On Thursday, July 27 the stock rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Hold”.

Colony Group Llc decreased Ishares Msci Eafe Index (EFA) stake by 4,425 shares to 24,315 valued at $1.71 million in 2017Q4. It also reduced Verisign Inc (NASDAQ:VRSN) stake by 3,226 shares and now owns 110,659 shares. Cameco Corp (NYSE:CCJ) was reduced too.

Since December 7, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 28 selling transactions for $246.01 million activity. On Tuesday, January 16 the insider Shaughnessy James P sold $229,165. Another trade for 7,569 shares valued at $840,109 was made by Stankey Michael A. on Tuesday, January 16. Shares for $4.89 million were sold by Sisco Robynne on Thursday, March 1. PEEK MARK S had sold 17,916 shares worth $2.01M. Another trade for 75,000 shares valued at $9.54 million was made by BHUSRI ANEEL on Friday, March 2. On Thursday, December 7 DUFFIELD DAVID A sold $50.02 million worth of Workday, Inc. (NASDAQ:WDAY) or 482,001 shares. 11,430 shares were sold by WILMINGTON PHILIP W, worth $1.17M.

Analysts await Workday, Inc. (NASDAQ:WDAY) to report earnings on June, 7. They expect $-0.31 earnings per share, down 29.17% or $0.07 from last year’s $-0.24 per share. After $-0.32 actual earnings per share reported by Workday, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -3.13% EPS growth.

Workday, Inc. provides enterprise cloud applications for finance and human resources worldwide. The company has market cap of $27.64 billion. It provides applications for clients to manage critical business functions to optimize their financial and human capital resources. It currently has negative earnings. The firm offers Workday Financial Management application that provides functions of general ledger, accounting, accounts payable and receivable, cash and asset management, employee expense and revenue management, projects, procurement, inventory, and grants management.

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