ServiceNow (NOW) Receives a Buy from Jefferies

In a report released yesterday, Samad Samana from Jefferies maintained a Buy rating on ServiceNow (NOWResearch Report), with a price target of $700.00. The company’s shares closed last Monday at $515.23.

According to TipRanks.com, Samana is a 4-star analyst with an average return of 11.0% and a 52.4% success rate. Samana covers the Technology sector, focusing on stocks such as Automatic Data Processing, BigCommerce Holdings, and Ceridian HCM Holding.

The word on The Street in general, suggests a Strong Buy analyst consensus rating for ServiceNow with a $684.95 average price target, a 33.7% upside from current levels. In a report issued on February 28, JMP Securities also maintained a Buy rating on the stock with a $705.00 price target.

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Based on ServiceNow’s latest earnings release for the quarter ending December 31, the company reported a quarterly revenue of $1.61 billion and net profit of $26 million. In comparison, last year the company earned revenue of $1.25 billion and had a net profit of $17 million.

Based on the recent corporate insider activity of 139 insiders, corporate insider sentiment is negative on the stock. This means that over the past quarter there has been an increase of insiders selling their shares of NOW in relation to earlier this year.

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Founded in 2004 and based in California, ServiceNow, Inc. is a software company which provides enterprise cloud computing solutions to help companies manage digital workflows for enterprise operations. The company offers its solutions to various sectors including healthcare, education, oil and gas, telecommunications, government, consumer products, technology, IT and financial services.

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