Why Guidewire Software (GWRE) Stock Is Gaining In After-Hours Trading Today

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Guidewire Software (GWRE) shares are up 6.6% to $49.20 in after-hours trading on Tuesday after announcing fourth quarter revenue of $118.2 million, ahead of analysts expectations of $112.9 million.

The insurance industry software provider reported quarterly earnings of 37 cents per diluted share, 10 cents better than it reported a year ago and 9 cents better than analysts were expecting for the quarter.

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TheStreet Ratings team rates GUIDEWIRE SOFTWARE INC as a Hold with a ratings score of C-. TheStreet Ratings Team has this to say about their recommendation:

"We rate GUIDEWIRE SOFTWARE INC (GWRE) a HOLD. The primary factors that have impacted our rating are mixed - some indicating strength, some showing weaknesses, with little evidence to justify the expectation of either a positive or negative performance for this stock relative to most other stocks. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and increase in net income. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company's return on equity has been disappointing."

Highlights from the analysis by TheStreet Ratings Team goes as follows:

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