Workday Buy or Sell Recommendation

Macroaxis provides Workday Inc buy hold or sell recommendation only in the context of selected investment horizon and investor attitude towards risk assumed by holding Workday positions. The advice algorithm takes into account all of Workday Inc available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators you will find on this site. The advice is provided from Workday buy-and-hold prospective. See also Workday Analyst Recommendation to compare Macroaxis Buy or Sell Recommendation with current analyst consensus

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Workday Inc -- USA Stock  

USD 106.77  1.79  1.65%

Given the investment horizon of 30 days, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding Workday Inc is 'Strong Hold'.
For the selected time horizon Workday Inc has a risk adjusted performance of 0.045, jensen alpha of 0.0809, total risk alpha of (0.87), sortino ratio of 0.0118 and treynor ratio of 0.3034
Macroaxis provides buy or sell recommendation on Workday to complement and cross-verify current analyst consensus on Workday Inc. Our buy or sell advice engine determines the company potential to grow exclusively from the prospective of investors current risk tolerance and investing horizon. To make sure Workday Inc is not overpriced, please check out all Workday Inc fundamentals including its Book Value Per Share, and the relationship between Net Income and Beta . Given that Workday Inc has Number of Shares Shorted of 14.43 M, we strongly advise you confirm Workday Inc market performance and probability of bankruptcy to make sure the company can sustain itself in the current economic cycle given your prevalent risk tolerance and investing horizon.

Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.21Value At Risk-1.9926
Potential Upside2.9898Standard Deviation1.5858
 Return Density 

Institutional Investors

Security TypeSharesValue
Bristol John W Co IncCommon Shares340.6 K35.9 M
Glynn Capital Management LlcCommon Shares245.3 K25.9 M
National Pension ServiceCommon Shares144.8 K14.7 M
Nikko Asset Management Americas IncCommon Shares117.3 K12.4 M
Bank Of MontrealCommon Shares67.7 K7.1 M
Apg Asset Management NvCommon Shares67.4 K7.1 M
Gateway Investment Advisers LlcCommon Shares61 K6.4 M

Workday Greeks

Alpha over DOW
= 0.080918 
βBeta against DOW= 0.67 
Overall volatility
= 1.62 
 IrInformation ratio = 0.0134 

Workday Volatility Alert

Workday Inc has relatively low volatility with skewness of -0.16 and kurtosis of 0.77. However, we advise all investors to independently investigate Workday Inc to ensure market all accessible information is consistent with the expectations about its upside potential and future risk-adjusted return.
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FundamentalsWorkdayPeer Average
Return On Equity(29.35) % (15.17) %
Return On Asset(7.22) % (15.64) %
Profit Margin(19.89) % (5.5) %
Operating Margin(19.44) % (10.91) %
Current Valuation20.3 B152.14 B
Shares Outstanding134 M1.43 B
Shares Owned by Insiders0.78 % 6.91 %
Shares Owned by Institutions105.82 % 18.37 %
Number of Shares Shorted14.43 M3.24 M
Price to Earning(55.27) times40.69 times
Price to Book16.93 times14.44 times
Price to Sales12.18 times17.81 times
Revenue1.85 B9.85 B
Gross Profit1.09 B21.75 B
EBITDA(229.78 M)1.41 B
Net Income(368.54 M)517.71 M
Cash and Equivalents2.1 B3.89 B
Cash per Share10.09 times5.17 times
Total Debt548.46 M7.36 B
Debt to Equity40 % 0.72 %
Current Ratio1.54 times3.3 times
Book Value Per Share6.41 times13.64 times
Cash Flow from Operations374.46 M1.25 B
Short Ratio7.09 times2.09 times
Earnings Per Share(1.96) times2.3 times
Price to Earnings To Growth0.86 times1.22 times
Number of Employees6.4 K10.67 K
Market Capitalization22.58 B29.78 B
Total Asset2.73 B126.86 B
Retained Earnings(1.11 B)38.24 B
Working Capital1.44 B3.58 B
Current Asset2.36 B36.8 B
Strong Hold


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Piotroski F Score

Financial Leverage

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Risk Adjusted Performance0.045
Market Risk Adjusted Performance0.3134
Mean Deviation1.15
Semi Deviation1.35
Downside Deviation1.79
Coefficient Of Variation738.61
Standard Deviation1.59
Information Ratio0.0134
Jensen Alpha0.0809
Total Risk Alpha(0.87)
Sortino Ratio0.0118
Treynor Ratio0.3034
Maximum Drawdown5.47
Value At Risk(1.99)
Potential Upside2.99
Downside Variance3.22
Semi Variance1.82
Expected Short fall(1.17)

Current Valuation

Workday Current Valuation Analysis
Workday Inc is rated third in current valuation category among related companies. After adjusting for long-term liabilities, total market size of Search Cloud And Integrated IT Services industry is at this time estimated at about 96.04 Billion. Workday totals roughly 20.3 Billion in current valuation claiming about 21% of equities listed under Search Cloud And Integrated IT Services industry.