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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 7/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 3.76
WDAY's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
61% of the 1726 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 9.60 vs. WDAY: 3.76 )
WDAY' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 2.68   Max: No Debt
Current: 3.76

Equity to Asset 0.52
WDAY's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
59% of the 1684 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.59 vs. WDAY: 0.52 )
WDAY' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.82   Max: 0.65
Current: 0.52

-0.82
0.65
Z-Score: 9.41
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 1/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) -32.82
WDAY's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
59% of the 1723 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.62 vs. WDAY: -32.82 )
WDAY' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -58.35   Max: -32.69
Current: -32.82

-58.35
-32.69
Net-margin (%) -37.67
WDAY's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
59% of the 1723 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. WDAY: -37.67 )
WDAY' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -59.24   Max: -36.79
Current: -37.67

-59.24
-36.79
ROE (%) -20.38
WDAY's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
56% of the 1682 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.25 vs. WDAY: -20.38 )
WDAY' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -20.12   Max: -14.53
Current: -20.38

-20.12
-14.53
ROA (%) -10.58
WDAY's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 1734 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.59 vs. WDAY: -10.58 )
WDAY' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -34.23   Max: -7.93
Current: -10.58

-34.23
-7.93
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -191.04
WDAY's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
58% of the 1722 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 26.91 vs. WDAY: -191.04 )
WDAY' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -303.33   Max: -197.37
Current: -191.04

-303.33
-197.37
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Financials


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Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

WDAY Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Andreas Halvorsen 403,200 sh (New)
David Swensen 117,704 sh (New)
Alan Fournier 1,579,100 sh (New)
PRIMECAP Management 10,025 sh (+66.39%)
Steven Cohen 56,290 sh (+47.79%)
Paul Tudor Jones 213,243 sh (unchged)
Stanley Druckenmiller 505,500 sh (unchged)
John Griffin 1,283,000 sh (unchged)
Steve Mandel 3,522,285 sh (unchged)
Jim Chanos 203,500 sh (-0.54%)
Julian Robertson 142,150 sh (-43.2%)
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Q4 2013

WDAY Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Jim Simons 311,800 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 1,700 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 547,433 sh (+156.72%)
Alan Fournier 1,910,800 sh (+21.01%)
John Griffin 1,283,000 sh (unchged)
PRIMECAP Management 10,025 sh (unchged)
Stanley Druckenmiller 505,500 sh (unchged)
David Swensen Sold Out
Andreas Halvorsen Sold Out
Julian Robertson Sold Out
Steve Mandel 3,085,065 sh (-12.41%)
Jim Chanos 132,400 sh (-34.94%)
Steven Cohen 16,768 sh (-70.21%)
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Q1 2014

WDAY Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Ron Baron 72,451 sh (New)
Frank Sands 3,322,430 sh (New)
Andreas Halvorsen 3,123,549 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 96,356 sh (+474.64%)
Jim Simons 367,800 sh (+17.96%)
Alan Fournier 2,236,885 sh (+17.07%)
Paul Tudor Jones 587,350 sh (+7.29%)
John Griffin 1,283,000 sh (unchged)
PRIMECAP Management 10,025 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce Sold Out
Steve Mandel 2,986,060 sh (-3.21%)
Stanley Druckenmiller 437,079 sh (-13.54%)
Jim Chanos 110,220 sh (-16.75%)
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Q2 2014

WDAY Guru Trades in Q2 2014

George Soros 360,000 sh (New)
David Swensen 77,093 sh (New)
Ron Baron 119,617 sh (+65.1%)
Frank Sands 4,079,335 sh (+22.78%)
Steve Mandel 3,516,060 sh (+17.75%)
Alan Fournier 2,548,885 sh (+13.95%)
PRIMECAP Management 10,025 sh (unchged)
John Griffin 1,283,000 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones 448,250 sh (-23.68%)
Andreas Halvorsen 2,271,588 sh (-27.28%)
Jim Chanos 80,130 sh (-27.3%)
Stanley Druckenmiller 222,679 sh (-49.05%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with WDAY

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
George Soros 2014-06-30 New Buy0.24%$67.06 - $95.28 $ 84.498%360000
Steve Mandel 2014-06-30 Add 17.75%0.2%$67.06 - $95.28 $ 84.498%3516060
Frank Sands 2014-06-30 Add 22.78%0.17%$67.06 - $95.28 $ 84.498%4079335
Ron Baron 2014-06-30 Add 65.1%0.02%$67.06 - $95.28 $ 84.498%119617
Frank Sands 2014-03-31 New Buy0.79%$81.77 - $115.47 $ 84.49-11%3322430
Ron Baron 2014-03-31 New Buy0.03%$81.77 - $115.47 $ 84.49-11%72451
Julian Robertson 2013-12-31 Sold Out 1.8%$72.21 - $82.67 $ 84.497%0
Steve Mandel 2013-12-31 Reduce -12.41%0.16%$72.21 - $82.67 $ 84.497%3085065
Julian Robertson 2013-09-30 Reduce -43.2%0.86%$64.07 - $83.13 $ 84.4916%142150
PRIMECAP Management 2013-09-30 Add 66.39%$64.07 - $83.13 $ 84.4916%10025
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Ratios

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P/B 13.98
WDAY's P/B is ranked lower than
62% of the 1592 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. WDAY: 13.98 )
WDAY' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 10.77   Max: 23.34
Current: 13.98

10.77
23.34
P/S 25.03
WDAY's P/S is ranked lower than
64% of the 1684 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.98 vs. WDAY: 25.03 )
WDAY' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 7.87   Max: 40.26
Current: 25.03

7.87
40.26
EV-to-EBIT -71.75
WDAY's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
92% of the 1216 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 16.28 vs. WDAY: -71.75 )
WDAY' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 0   Max: 0
Current: -71.75

Current Ratio 4.05
WDAY's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
86% of the 1308 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.02 vs. WDAY: 4.05 )
WDAY' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.07   Max: 4.8
Current: 4.05

1.07
4.8
Quick Ratio 4.05
WDAY's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
87% of the 1308 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. WDAY: 4.05 )
WDAY' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.07   Max: 4.8
Current: 4.05

1.07
4.8

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Cash 20.80
WDAY's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
52% of the 509 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 12.82 vs. WDAY: 20.80 )
WDAY' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 16.49   Max: 35.48
Current: 20.8

16.49
35.48
Price/Net Current Asset Value 18.93
WDAY's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
51% of the 628 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 10.94 vs. WDAY: 18.93 )
WDAY' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 15.13   Max: 30.07
Current: 18.93

15.13
30.07
Price/Tangible Book 14.45
WDAY's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
60% of the 1326 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 4.29 vs. WDAY: 14.45 )
WDAY' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 12   Max: 21.51
Current: 14.45

12
21.51
Price/Median PS Value 1.03
WDAY's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
70% of the 1607 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. WDAY: 1.03 )
WDAY' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.33   Max: 1.34
Current: 1.03

0.33
1.34

Business Description

Industry: Application Software » Software - Application
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Traded in other countries:W7D.Germany
Workday, Inc. was incorporated in March 2005 as North Tahoe Power Tools, Inc., a Nevada corporation. In July 2005, it changed its name to Workday, Inc. and in June 2012 it reincorporated in Delaware. The Company is a provider of enterprise cloud-based applications for human capital management (HCM), payroll, financial management, time tracking, procurement and employee expense management. The Company's applications are designed for global enterprises to manage complex and dynamic operating environments. The Company provides its customers highly adaptable, accessible and reliable applications to manage critical business functions that enable them to optimize their financial and human capital resources. The Company's customers can operate with a more complete picture of their organization because its applications and embedded analytics capture the content and context of everyday business events, facilitating fast and informed decision-making from wherever they are working. The Company delivers its cloud-based applications using an innovative technology foundation that leverages the most recent advances in cloud computing and data management. The Company's suite of cloud-based applications is designed for leading global enterprises seeking highly flexible software that allows them to embrace changes in their operating and regulatory environments. The Company's rapid innovation cycle and regular deployment of the latest capabilities to its customers ensures that users are always able to use the latest version of its software, which it currently updates three times per year. The Company's applications provide its customers with significant visibility into their operations and enable real-time operational and financial insights. The Company's applications are designed to capture both the content and context of everyday business events without the technical complexity and rigidity associated with traditional relational databases. The Company's cloud-based model can result in significantly lower total costs when compared to legacy ERM software. With all of its customers operating on the same version of its software, its applications eliminate customized code and allow it to make regular updates to its software with minimal disruption. The Company's multi-tenant architecture enables multiple customers to share the same version of its applications while securely partitioning their respective application data. The Company's applications use objects to represent real-world entities such as employees, benefits, budgets, charts of accounts, and organizations. The Company's use of in-memory processing brings data physically closer to the central processing units and into main memory, eliminating the need to run a disk-seek operation each time a data look-up is performed. The Company has built a flexible and modern UI platform that allows it to quickly embrace new UI technologies without needing to rewrite the underlying application logic. The C
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