Sciencast Management LP Takes $430,000 Position in Alteryx Inc (NYSE:AYX)

Sciencast Management LP purchased a new stake in Alteryx Inc (NYSE:AYX) during the second quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund purchased 2,616 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $430,000.

A number of other hedge funds have also made changes to their positions in the stock. Allworth Financial LP acquired a new stake in Alteryx in the second quarter valued at $25,000. Larson Financial Group LLC purchased a new position in shares of Alteryx in the 2nd quarter valued at about $29,000. Truvestments Capital LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Alteryx in the first quarter valued at about $30,000. Patriot Financial Group Insurance Agency LLC purchased a new stake in Alteryx during the first quarter worth about $38,000. Finally, Harel Insurance Investments & Financial Services Ltd. acquired a new position in Alteryx during the first quarter worth about $38,000. 73.54% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

AYX stock opened at $175.49 on Friday. The company has a market cap of $11.58 billion, a PE ratio of 3,509.80 and a beta of 1.42. The company has a current ratio of 4.11, a quick ratio of 4.11 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.59. The stock has a 50-day moving average price of $164.46 and a two-hundred day moving average price of $134.62. Alteryx Inc has a 12-month low of $75.17 and a 12-month high of $185.75.

Alteryx (NYSE:AYX) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, May 6th. The company reported ($0.10) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of ($0.09) by ($0.01). The company had revenue of $108.80 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $105.64 million. Alteryx had a net margin of 1.28% and a return on equity of 7.04%. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 43.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.04 earnings per share. Equities analysts forecast that Alteryx Inc will post -0.12 EPS for the current fiscal year.

In related news, CRO Robert Scott Jones sold 1,599 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, May 5th. The shares were sold at an average price of $112.05, for a total transaction of $179,167.95. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink. Also, Director Kimberly Alexy sold 464 shares of Alteryx stock in a transaction on Thursday, May 14th. The stock was sold at an average price of $121.25, for a total transaction of $56,260.00. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last quarter, insiders have sold 158,583 shares of company stock worth $23,499,932. Company insiders own 13.58% of the company’s stock.

Several equities research analysts have recently commented on AYX shares. Zacks Investment Research raised Alteryx from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday. Citigroup lowered their target price on Alteryx from $175.00 to $160.00 and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a report on Wednesday, April 29th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. cut Alteryx from a “neutral” rating to an “underweight” rating and set a $88.00 price target for the company. in a research report on Thursday, April 23rd. Needham & Company LLC raised their target price on shares of Alteryx from $164.00 to $192.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, July 27th. Finally, Rosenblatt Securities reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a $115.00 price target on shares of Alteryx in a report on Tuesday, July 28th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating and eight have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $151.20.

Alteryx Profile

Alteryx, Inc operates a self-service data analytics software platform that enables organizations to enhance business outcomes and the productivity of their business analysts, data scientists, and citizen data scientists worldwide. Its software platform includes Alteryx Designer, a data profiling, preparation, blending, and analytics product used to create visual workflows or analytic processes; Alteryx Server, a server-based product for scheduling, sharing, and running analytic processes and applications in a Web-based environment; Alteryx Connect, a collaborative data exploration platform for discovering information assets and sharing recommendations across the enterprise; and Alteryx Promote, an analytics model management product for data scientists and analytics teams to build, manage, monitor, and deploy predictive models into real-time production applications.

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