|Bid||97.00 x 800|
|Ask||113.36 x 800|
|Day's range||101.33 - 103.56|
|52-week range||60.43 - 103.56|
|PE ratio (TTM)||N/A|
|Earnings date||31 Jul 2018 - 6 Aug 2018|
|Forward dividend & yield||N/A (N/A)|
|1y target est||95.90|
Tableau Software (DATA) announces acquisition of AI startup, Empirical Systems to provide AI-powered tools to customers for exploring and interpreting data quickly and efficiently.
Of the 41 analysts covering Splunk (SPLK) on May 14, 33 (~78%) recommended “buy,” three rated it as “overweight,” and six recommended “hold.” Their average target price was $112.74, and the company’s closing price was $112.10.
Big data company Splunk (SPLK) has continued to drive its product portfolio through enhanced AI features, which may improve performance, profitability, and data security. Its open-source platform is available on the cloud, saving time and cost to deploy.
Splunk’s (SPLK) operating expenses have grown continuously over the last five years, mainly driven by the higher research and development expenses and selling and marketing costs. To boost its presence in US and international markets, the company expects to maintain high sales and marketing expenses. The chart above shows how Splunk’s operating costs have risen over the last five years, growing at a compound annual rate of 41%.
Splunk (SPLK) has completed its $350 million acquisition of Phantom Cyber, a pioneer in SOAR (security orchestration, automation, and response). The acquisition could boost Splunk’s SOC (security operations center) by automating workloads, organizing tasks, enhancing collaboration, and speeding up incident response.
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Tableau Software Inc. (DATA) just released its latest quarterly financial results, posting earnings of a loss of 19 cents per share and revenues of $224 million.
On a per-share basis, the Seattle-based company said it had a loss of 57 cents. Losses, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, were 19 cents per share. The results missed Wall Street expectations. The ...
Tableau Software (DATA) has bought back shares on a regular basis in the last two years. During this period, the company bought back ~1.7 million shares worth ~$100.0 million, maintaining a steady average of ~$50.0 million in share repurchases each year. In fiscal 2017, the company repurchased ~$80.0 million in shares at an average of ~$20.0 million each quarter.
The higher usage of data in every industry has helped Tableau Software (DATA) realize strong growth in its customer base. A strong product pipeline and the company’s service organization have driven its customer growth. Moreover, a change in the company’s payment plan from an upfront model to a subscription-based model has attracted more clients to the company.
Strong growth in data usage across different industries has supported Tableau Software’s (DATA) analytics platform. The company has gained a strong presence outside the US and Canada, driven by the growing demand for data analytics.
Tableau Software (DATA) continues to generate strong growth in Annual Recurring Revenue (or ARR) in the last five quarters, driven by its strong growth in billings. Higher demand for data analytics has led to strong growth in its customer portfolio.
Keeping in mind its future market expansion goals, as well as its goal of countering competitive threats, Tableau Software (DATA) has rolled out its action plans. The company is gradually moving toward a subscription-based payment model from its existing upfront payment system. This shift may add flexibility for its customers and boost its global subscriber growth.
Tableau Software’s (DATA) Licensing business is primarily generated from the sale of software licenses to new customers as well as existing customers. Software license revenues are derived from the sales of perpetual term and subscription licenses. Its perpetual license revenues comprise ~72.0% of the company’s total License segment.
In order to remain competitive, Tableau Software (DATA) makes significant investments in research and development (or R&D) on a regular basis. The company’s goal to expand its international presence also accelerated its sales and marketing costs. On a combined basis, these categories constitute nearly 90.0% of the company’s total operating expenses.
Tableau Software’s (DATA) Maintenance & Service segment maintained strong growth momentum throughout fiscal 2017, buoyed by its increasing customer base. Tableau Software’s strategy to sell its Maintenance & Service segment’s products, combined with its licensing deals, drives its segmental revenues. The change in its upfront payment model to a subscription-based business model may provide more flexibility to its customers and drive its Maintenance & Service business.
Tableau Software’s (DATA) International segment is showing an improving trend driven by higher global demand for analytics services. Large international companies like China-based Lenovo and French banking service provider BNP Paribas also utilized Tableau Software’s analytics services.
Tableau Software’s (DATA) bottom-line growth in the last several quarters has remained soft, driven by higher costs associated with its Licenses and Maintenance & Services segments. Increased marketing and product development expenses also affect the company’s EPS (earnings per share).
In Microsoft’s (MSFT) Productivity and Business Processes segment’s latest performance, Office 365 continued to steal the show. Microsoft’s dominance in the enterprise software space has benefited Office 365.