Shares of Attunity Ltd (NASDAQ:ATTU) have been given an average rating of “Buy” by the seven ratings firms that are currently covering the stock, MarketBeat.com reports. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating, two have issued a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company. The average 1-year price target among brokerages that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is $25.00.

A number of equities analysts have recently weighed in on ATTU shares. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Attunity from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $26.00 price target for the company in a report on Tuesday, March 19th. Roth Capital cut Attunity from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a report on Thursday, February 21st. BidaskClub cut Attunity from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, February 4th. Craig Hallum cut Attunity from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, January 31st. Finally, ValuEngine cut Attunity from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, March 1st.

Institutional investors and hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Wells Fargo & Company MN purchased a new stake in Attunity during the 3rd quarter valued at about $120,000. Bank of New York Mellon Corp purchased a new stake in Attunity during the 3rd quarter valued at about $676,000. BlackRock Inc. grew its position in Attunity by 600.5% during the 3rd quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 47,345 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $894,000 after purchasing an additional 40,586 shares during the last quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. grew its position in Attunity by 29.1% during the 3rd quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 169,686 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $3,205,000 after purchasing an additional 38,246 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Morgan Stanley grew its position in Attunity by 13,631.7% during the 3rd quarter. Morgan Stanley now owns 213,116 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $4,025,000 after purchasing an additional 211,564 shares during the last quarter. 53.47% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Shares of NASDAQ ATTU remained flat at $$23.42 during mid-day trading on Wednesday. The stock had a trading volume of 179 shares, compared to its average volume of 291,578. The stock has a market cap of $500.72 million, a PE ratio of 73.19, a PEG ratio of 3.23 and a beta of 1.89. Attunity has a fifty-two week low of $9.43 and a fifty-two week high of $27.32.

Attunity Company Profile

Attunity Ltd., together with its subsidiaries, develops, markets, sells, and supports data integration and Big Data management software solutions worldwide. It offers Attunity Replicate, a data replication software for delivering, sharing, and ensuring the availability of data for meeting business operations, analytics, and business intelligence needs; Attunity Gold Client, a replication software for data management within SAP environments; and Attunity Visibility, a software for data usage analytics in Big Data environments.

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