Currently, Guidewire Software Inc. [GWRE] is trading at $78.59, up 4.13%. Until recently, the best way to gauge how the stock has performed was to look at its short-term value. The GWRE shares have gain 8.10% over the last week, with a monthly amount glided 24.94%, and seem to be holding up well over a long-time horizon.
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On 25, January 2023, Guidewire Awards Latest Group of PartnerConnect Consulting Program Specializations. In a post published today on Yahoo Finance, Guidewire (NYSE: GWRE) announced that 11 specializations have been awarded to six Guidewire PartnerConnect Consulting partners. The Guidewire PartnerConnect Consulting program also announced its newly launched Rapid Implementation specialization. This new specialization is a global badge, which recognizes partners for achieving a cloud specialization, completing a cloud implementation within six months from inception to go-live, and successfully engaging with the Guidewire Delivery Services Team.
From an analyst’s perspective:
Guidewire Software Inc. [NYSE: GWRE] stock has seen the most recent analyst activity on January 23, 2023, when Goldman initiated its Buy rating and assigned the stock a price target of $88. Previously, JP Morgan started tracking the stock with Overweight rating on December 01, 2022, and set its price target to $78. On July 27, 2022, Oppenheimer initiated with a Outperform rating and assigned a price target of $85 on the stock. RBC Capital Mkts started tracking the stock assigning a Outperform rating and suggested a price target of $125 on April 19, 2022. JMP Securities upgraded its rating to a Mkt Outperform but $110 remained the price target by the analyst firm on March 18, 2022. BofA Securities downgraded its rating to Underperform for this stock on October 04, 2021, and downed its price target to $125.
This stock has fluctuated between a low of $52.08 and a high of $103.11 over the last 52 weeks. Currently, Wall Street analysts expect the stock to reach $78.50 within the next 12 months. Guidewire Software Inc. [NYSE: GWRE] shares were valued at $78.59 at the most recent close of the market. An investor can expect a potential drop of -0.11% based on the average GWRE price forecast.
Analyzing the GWRE fundamentals
Recent quarter sales for Guidewire Software Inc. [NYSE:GWRE] were 195.28 billion which represents 17.70% growth. Gross Margin for this corporation currently stands at +43.34% with Operating Margin at -24.17%, Pretax Margin comes in at -28.27%, and Net Margin reading is -22.20%.
Before buying any particular stock, readers tend to pay close attention to the indicators that support and create resistance. The company’s stock is currently sitting at 76.79 points at the first support level, and at 74.98 for the second support level. However, for the 1st resistance point, the stock is sitting at 79.53, and for the 2nd resistance point, it is at 80.46.
Guidewire Software Inc. [GWRE] reported earnings per share of $0.03 for its fiscal quarter that ended on 7/30/2022. Based on the Wall Street analysts’ estimates, the company was expected to report earnings of -$0.01/share, meaning a difference of $0.04 and a surprise factor of 400.00%. By comparison, the stated earnings for the previous quarter ended on 4/29/2022 were -$0.26 per share as compared to estimates of -$0.27 per share, a difference of $0.01 representing a surprise of 3.70%.
Ratios To Look Out For
To put it in perspective, the Current Ratio for Guidewire Software Inc. [NYSE:GWRE] is 3.70. As well, the Quick Ratio is 3.64, while the Cash Ratio is 2.89. Considering the valuation of this stock, the price to sales ratio is 7.99, the price to book ratio is 4.50.
Transactions by insiders
Insider trading has also been a hot topic recently, with 10 insiders purchasing 29,239 shares and 8 selling 18,263 shares in the past 3 months. Recent insider trading involved Hung Priscilla, President & COO, that happened on Jan 18 when 9547.0 shares were sold. Chief Financial Officer, Cooper Jeffrey Elliott completed a deal on Jan 10 to sell 403.0 shares. Meanwhile, Chief Admin Officer, Gen Couns King James Winston sold 1386.0 shares on Dec 20.