News headlines about Tableau Software (NYSE:DATA) have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies negative and positive news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Tableau Software earned a coverage optimism score of 0.22 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the software company an impact score of 47.0683302499138 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.

Here are some of the media headlines that may have effected Accern’s rankings:

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Shares of Tableau Software (NYSE DATA) traded up $0.06 on Wednesday, reaching $84.28. 124,197 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 961,762. Tableau Software has a twelve month low of $47.30 and a twelve month high of $87.60. The firm has a market cap of $7,045.44, a price-to-earnings ratio of -35.99 and a beta of 0.79.

Tableau Software (NYSE:DATA) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, February 1st. The software company reported $0.12 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.03 by $0.09. Tableau Software had a negative net margin of 21.16% and a negative return on equity of 23.84%. The firm had revenue of $249.40 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $240.63 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $0.26 EPS. The business’s revenue was down .5% compared to the same quarter last year. equities research analysts predict that Tableau Software will post -1.95 EPS for the current year.

A number of analysts have commented on DATA shares. Mizuho reaffirmed a “neutral” rating and set a $85.00 target price (up previously from $68.00) on shares of Tableau Software in a report on Thursday, February 1st. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Tableau Software from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Friday, February 2nd. Wells Fargo & Co lifted their target price on shares of Tableau Software to $90.00 and gave the stock a “market perform” rating in a report on Friday, February 2nd. BMO Capital Markets reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $92.00 target price on shares of Tableau Software in a report on Friday, February 2nd. Finally, Barclays boosted their price target on shares of Tableau Software from $82.00 to $98.00 and gave the company an “overweight” rating in a report on Friday, February 2nd. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eighteen have issued a hold rating, fourteen have issued a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $81.26.

In related news, insider Elissa Fink sold 2,500 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, February 9th. The shares were sold at an average price of $76.59, for a total transaction of $191,475.00. Following the sale, the insider now owns 69,844 shares in the company, valued at approximately $5,349,351.96. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Also, insider Pat Hanrahan sold 400,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, February 7th. The shares were sold at an average price of $78.50, for a total transaction of $31,400,000.00. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last 90 days, insiders have sold 933,719 shares of company stock worth $73,445,439. Company insiders own 24.76% of the company’s stock.

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About Tableau Software

Tableau Software, Inc (Tableau) offers software products. The Company’s products are used by people of diverse skill levels across all kinds of organizations. The Company’s products are used by people of skill levels across all kinds of organizations. Its technologies include visual query language (VizQL) and Hybrid Data Architecture.

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