Attunity (ATTU) Lowered to Sell at BidaskClub

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BidaskClub lowered shares of Attunity (NASDAQ:ATTU) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research note published on Thursday, BidAskClub reports.

Other equities research analysts have also recently issued reports about the stock. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Attunity from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research note on Thursday. Roth Capital cut shares of Attunity from a buy rating to a neutral rating in a research note on Thursday, February 21st. ValuEngine cut shares of Attunity from a strong-buy rating to a buy rating in a research note on Friday, March 1st. Finally, Craig Hallum cut shares of Attunity from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research note on Thursday, January 31st. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the stock. Attunity presently has an average rating of Hold and a consensus target price of $24.75.

ATTU traded down $0.01 during trading hours on Thursday, hitting $23.38. 1,312 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 360,860. Attunity has a 12 month low of $7.56 and a 12 month high of $27.32. The stock has a market capitalization of $500.08 million, a PE ratio of 73.09, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 3.23 and a beta of 1.94.

Attunity (NASDAQ:ATTU) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, January 31st. The technology company reported $0.12 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.02 by $0.10. Attunity had a return on equity of 11.23% and a net margin of 6.95%. The company had revenue of $25.98 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $23.70 million. Sell-side analysts predict that Attunity will post 0.29 EPS for the current year.

Large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Wells Fargo & Company MN acquired a new position in Attunity during the third quarter worth about $120,000. Raymond James & Associates acquired a new position in Attunity during the fourth quarter worth about $225,000. Blair William & Co. IL grew its holdings in Attunity by 27.2% during the third quarter. Blair William & Co. IL now owns 15,900 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $300,000 after acquiring an additional 3,400 shares during the period. Worth Venture Partners LLC acquired a new position in Attunity during the third quarter worth about $561,000. Finally, Citadel Advisors LLC grew its holdings in Attunity by 150.4% during the third quarter. Citadel Advisors LLC now owns 32,476 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $613,000 after acquiring an additional 19,504 shares during the period. 51.42% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

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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