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Workday is a company providing enterprise cloud applications for finance and human resources. It delivers financial management, human capital management, and analytics applications designed for companies, educational institutions, and government agencies. As part of its applications, Workday provides embedded analytics that captures the content and context of everyday business events, facilitating informed decision-making from wherever users work.

TypePublic
Founded2005
HQPleasanton, CA, US
Websiteworkday.com
Employee Ratings4.3
Overall CultureA

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Employees (est.) (Jan 2021)12,500(+2%)
Job Openings969
Revenue (FY, 2021)$4.3 B(+20%)
Share Price (Apr 2021)$257.6
Cybersecurity ratingCMore

Key People/Management at Workday

Aneel Bhusri

Aneel Bhusri

Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer & Director
Dave Duffield

Dave Duffield

Co-Founder and Chairman
Chano Fernandez

Chano Fernandez

Co-CEO
Robynne Sisco

Robynne Sisco

President and Chief Financial Officer
Ashley Goldsmith

Ashley Goldsmith

Chief People Officer
Sheri Rhodes

Sheri Rhodes

Chief Information Officer
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Workday Office Locations

Workday has offices in Pleasanton, Atlanta, Austin, Beaverton and in 53 other locations
Pleasanton, CA, US (HQ)
6110 Stoneridge Mall Rd
Atlanta, GA, US
3350 Peachtree Rd NE #1000Atlanta
Austin, TX, US
3815 S Capital of Texas Hwy #140
Beaverton, OR, US
4145 SW Watson Ave #500
Berwyn, PA, US
1180 Swedesford Rd #210
Boston, MA, US
33 Arch St #2200
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Workday Financials and Metrics

Workday Revenue

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Workday's revenue was reported to be $4.32 b in FY, 2021 which is a 19% increase from the previous period.
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Revenue (FY, 2021)

4.3b

Revenue growth (FY, 2020 - FY, 2021), %

19%

Gross profit (FY, 2021)

3.1b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2021), %

72.3%

Net income (FY, 2021)

(282.4m)

EBIT (FY, 2021)

(248.6m)

Market capitalization (9-Apr-2021)

62.6b

Closing stock price (9-Apr-2021)

257.6

Cash (31-Jan-2021)

1.4b

EV

63.4b
Workday's current market capitalization is $62.6 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2019FY, 2020FY, 2021

Revenue

2.8b3.6b4.3b

Revenue growth, %

32%29%19%

Cost of goods sold

835.0m1.1b1.2b

Gross profit

2.0b2.6b3.1b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021Q3, 2021

Revenue

618.6m671.7m743.2m825.1m887.8m938.1m1.0b931.7m1.1b

Cost of goods sold

178.0m200.2m223.0m243.2m266.3m270.9m305.6m284.3m295.2m

Gross profit

440.7m471.5m520.2m581.8m621.4m667.2m712.8m647.4m810.8m

Gross profit Margin, %

71%70%70%71%70%71%70%69%73%
Annual
USDFY, 2019FY, 2020FY, 2021

Cash

638.6m731.1m1.4b

Accounts Receivable

704.7m877.6m1.0b

Prepaid Expenses

136.7m172.0m111.2m

Current Assets

2.7b3.1b4.8b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021Q3, 2021

Cash

1.0b1.7b540.4m781.8m619.5m912.7m1.2b1.2b1.1b

Accounts Receivable

354.2m457.5m486.0m542.8m613.4m615.5m584.2m694.3m742.7m

Prepaid Expenses

97.4m105.2m132.5m148.1m163.5m145.5m166.6m161.0m157.7m

Current Assets

3.9b3.6b2.3b2.7b2.8b3.0b3.5b3.7b4.0b
Annual
USDFY, 2019FY, 2020FY, 2021

Net Income

(418.3m)(480.7m)(282.4m)

Depreciation and Amortization

198.1m276.3m293.7m

Accounts Payable

5.9m20.3m(3.5m)

Cash From Operating Activities

606.7m864.6m1.3b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021Q3, 2021

Net Income

(74.4m)(86.2m)(313.9m)(116.3m)(237.0m)(352.7m)(158.4m)(186.4m)(210.7m)

Depreciation and Amortization

38.7m42.2m138.5m61.2m128.9m201.2m71.5m144.7m218.6m

Accounts Payable

8.0m6.0m1.8m1.5m2.6m4.5m(22.4m)(13.1m)(9.3m)

Cash From Operating Activities

184.2m57.6m356.1m209.2m309.5m567.5m263.7m420.9m714.7m
USDQ1, 2019

EV/EBIT

-383.3 x

EV/CFO

148.3 x

EV/FCF

201.8 x

Revenue/Employee

71.9k

Debt/Equity

0.9 x

Debt/Assets

0.3 x

Financial Leverage

3 x

P/E Ratio

(356.7)
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Workday Operating Metrics

Workday's Backlog was reported to be $10.1b in FY, 2021. Workday's Enterprise Customers was reported to be 2.1 k in FY, 2018.
FY, 2014FY, 2015Mar, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020FY, 2021

Backlog

$636.1 m$965 m$1.6 b$2.5 b$5.2 b$6.7 b$8.29 b$10.09 b

Enterprise Customers

7001.2 k1.53 k2.1 k
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Workday Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
PeakonJanuary 28, 2021$700 m
Scout RFPNovember 05, 2019$540 m
Trusted KeyJuly 19, 2019
StoriesJuly 17, 2018
Workday Adaptive PlanningJune 11, 2018$1.55 b
RallyteamJune 08, 2018
Tri-Valley Resellers, LLCJanuary 16, 2018
Pattern TechnologiesJuly 24, 2017
PlatforaJuly 21, 2016
ZaptionJune 30, 2016
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Workday Revenue Breakdown

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Workday revenue breakdown by business segment: 12.3% from Professional Services and 87.7% from Subscription Services

Workday revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 24.8% from Other Countries and 75.2% from United States

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Workday Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

C

71/100

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Workday Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

50-59

out of 100

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Workday Online and Social Media Presence

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Workday Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    A

    77/100

  • CEO Rating

    A+

    88/100

  • Compensation

    B

    73/100

  • Diversity

    A

    77/100

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Workday News and Updates

Workday Accelerates Customer Time-to-Value With New Workday Extend Capabilities

Workday Inc. (NASDAQ: WDAY), a leader in enterprise cloud applications for finance and human resources, today announced new capabilities in Workday Extend—a solution that helps customers and partners seamlessly extend beyond core Workday applications to meet their unique business needs. New orchestr…

UPDATE 1-Workday co-founder David Duffield resigns as chairman

Workday Inc said on Thursday David Duffield had resigned as chairman and that co-Chief Executive Officer Aneel Bhusri would take over his role.

State of Maine orders review of $54.6m Workday project as it alleges delivery failure and threatens cancellation

The US state of Maine is requesting an official review of its $54.6m project to renew its HR system, currently being built by Workday under a contract the state is threatening to cancel, a move which could leave the state government continuing to rely on its 30-year-old mainframe-based system.

Workday bets big on staff coming back to the office by splurging $172.5m on HQ and five more Bay Area buildings

SaaSy HR and finance software biz Workday is backing its return-to-office plan with a $172.5m property investment on the eastern side of San Francisco Bay - at a time when flexible working seems here to stay.

International software firm Workday to create 400 jobs in Dublin

Workday is expanding its Irish workforce by 30% with the new jobs in product and technology development.

Workday Announces Annual Stockholder Meeting

Workday, Inc. (NASDAQ: WDAY), a leader in enterprise cloud applications for finance and human resources, today announced that its 2021 annual meeting of stockholders will be held virtually on Tuesday, June 8, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. Pacific Time / 12:00 p.m. Eastern Time.
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Workday Blogs

Learning Tech Pioneer Degreed Gets New CEO, Now Valued At $1.4 Billion

Degreed, the pioneering learning tech company that leads the Learning Experience Platform market, just received $153 Million in additional funding and is now valued at $1.4 Billion. With a compound growth rate of over 70%, more than 350 customers, and 7 million users, this is a reasonable valuation …

Do people really not want to work?

On my way to work this morning, I saw seven businesses that had “Help Wanted” signs out front. The sign above is from a fast-food restaurant requesting you be nice for the few staff they have that are working their … Continue reading →

Be Careful with Employer Online Reviews!

Some recent data out analyzing online reviews on sites like Amazon and Yelp show that half of all reviews give the highest possible rating possible. So, ask yourself, of all the stuff you bought on Amazon and all the restaurants … Continue reading →

Oracle Introduces Employee Experience Platform: War For Employee Journeys Gets Hotter

Oracle is a serious enterprise software company. I competed with Oracle in the 1980s and it was brutal. The company generated $39 Billion in revenue last year and made $15 Billion in operating profit, a metric most CFOs would die for. And over my 40+ years in tech, I’ve seen Oracle adapt to every te…

Understanding The Exciting, New, Disrupted Labor Market

The Labor Market is changing fast. New jobs are being created at a record rate, remote work has now become standard fare, and the demand for service jobs is explosive. According to EMSI, there are 24% more jobs in the US than there were a year ago. What are all these jobs? They’re in healthcare, ...…

Harvard Business Review: 4 Ways Procurement Is Evolving in 2021 and Beyond

Harvard Business Review finds that procurement’s role in the enterprise is evolving, and explains how leaders can empower their teams to act strategically.
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Workday Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Workday founded?

    Workday was founded in 2005.

  • Who are Workday key executives?

    Workday's key executives are Aneel Bhusri, Dave Duffield and Chano Fernandez.

  • How many employees does Workday have?

    Workday has 12,500 employees.

  • What is Workday revenue?

    Latest Workday annual revenue is $4.3 b.

  • What is Workday revenue per employee?

    Latest Workday revenue per employee is $345.4 k.

  • Who are Workday competitors?

    Competitors of Workday include The Access Group, Alight and UKG.

  • Where is Workday headquarters?

    Workday headquarters is located at 6110 Stoneridge Mall Rd, Pleasanton.

  • Where are Workday offices?

    Workday has offices in Pleasanton, Atlanta, Austin, Beaverton and in 53 other locations.

  • How many offices does Workday have?

    Workday has 58 offices.