Veeva Systems (NYSE:VEEV) Rating Increased to Strong-Buy at Vetr

Vetr upgraded shares of Veeva Systems (NYSE:VEEV) from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating in a research report sent to investors on Thursday, February 8th. They currently have $61.05 price target on the technology company’s stock.

A number of other equities analysts have also recently issued reports on VEEV. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Veeva Systems from a hold rating to a buy rating and set a $65.00 price objective for the company in a research report on Wednesday, October 11th. Needham & Company LLC reiterated a buy rating on shares of Veeva Systems in a research report on Thursday, October 12th. Stifel Nicolaus reiterated a buy rating and set a $67.00 price objective on shares of Veeva Systems in a research report on Friday, October 13th. BidaskClub raised shares of Veeva Systems from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating in a report on Friday, October 20th. Finally, Canaccord Genuity reissued a buy rating and set a $70.00 target price on shares of Veeva Systems in a report on Wednesday, December 6th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating, nine have issued a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the stock. The company has an average rating of Buy and an average price target of $67.54.

Veeva Systems (VEEV) opened at $59.76 on Thursday. The company has a market cap of $8,446.66, a P/E ratio of 101.29, a PEG ratio of 6.17 and a beta of 1.66. Veeva Systems has a 12-month low of $41.30 and a 12-month high of $68.07.

Veeva Systems (NYSE:VEEV) last released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, December 5th. The technology company reported $0.25 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.16 by $0.09. The business had revenue of $176.10 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $171.99 million. Veeva Systems had a net margin of 19.97% and a return on equity of 12.21%. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 23.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $0.22 EPS. equities research analysts forecast that Veeva Systems will post 0.68 EPS for the current year.

In other news, CFO Timothy S. Cabral sold 50,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Monday, December 18th. The shares were sold at an average price of $55.74, for a total value of $2,787,000.00. Following the sale, the chief financial officer now directly owns 50,000 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $2,787,000. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website. Also, President Matthew J. Wallach sold 24,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, February 14th. The shares were sold at an average price of $57.36, for a total transaction of $1,376,640.00. Following the completion of the sale, the president now directly owns 24,000 shares in the company, valued at $1,376,640. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last ninety days, insiders sold 166,417 shares of company stock worth $9,502,103. Insiders own 17.50% of the company’s stock.

Institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. IFP Advisors Inc lifted its position in shares of Veeva Systems by 605.4% during the 3rd quarter. IFP Advisors Inc now owns 13,347 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $753,000 after acquiring an additional 11,455 shares during the period. BRITISH COLUMBIA INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT Corp raised its holdings in Veeva Systems by 255.5% during the third quarter. BRITISH COLUMBIA INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT Corp now owns 156,579 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $8,833,000 after buying an additional 112,539 shares during the last quarter. California State Teachers Retirement System raised its holdings in Veeva Systems by 2.5% during the second quarter. California State Teachers Retirement System now owns 195,489 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $11,985,000 after buying an additional 4,770 shares during the last quarter. Dynamic Technology Lab Private Ltd raised its holdings in Veeva Systems by 133.5% during the third quarter. Dynamic Technology Lab Private Ltd now owns 31,420 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $1,772,000 after buying an additional 17,962 shares during the last quarter. Finally, APG Asset Management N.V. acquired a new position in Veeva Systems during the third quarter worth $931,000. Institutional investors own 69.55% of the company’s stock.

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Veeva Systems Company Profile

Veeva Systems Inc (Veeva) is a provider of cloud-based software solutions for the global life sciences industry. The Company offers solutions for a range of requirements within life sciences companies, including multichannel customer relationship management, regulated content and information management, master data management and customer data.

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