Attunity Ltd. (NASDAQ:ATTU) shares shot up 3.5% during trading on Wednesday . The company traded as high as $8.37 and last traded at $8.37, with a volume of 75,392 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at $8.09.

A number of research firms have recently commented on ATTU. SunTrust Banks Inc. reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $12.00 price objective on shares of Attunity in a research note on Thursday, May 5th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Attunity from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, July 6th.

The firm’s market capitalization is $139.87 million. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $9.34 and a 200-day moving average price of $8.07.

Attunity (NASDAQ:ATTU) last announced its earnings results on Wednesday, August 3rd. The company reported $0.01 earnings per share for the quarter. The firm had revenue of $14.20 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $13.76 million. On average, analysts expect that Attunity Ltd. will post $0.03 earnings per share for the current year.

An institutional investor recently raised its position in Attunity stock. Royce & Associates LLC boosted its stake in shares of Attunity Ltd. (NASDAQ:ATTU) by 48.1% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 148,800 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 48,300 shares during the period. Royce & Associates LLC owned 0.90% of Attunity worth $1,644,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Attunity Ltd is a provider of information availability software solutions. The Company’s solutions enable access, management, sharing and distribution of data, including Big Data, across a range of enterprise platforms, organizations and the cloud. Its software includes products for real-time data integration, including data and files replication; data warehouse automation, data usage analytics and test data management; ARA, which automates the deployment and upgrade of custom applications and Web content across various stages of the application and content lifecycle, and managed file transfer (MFT).

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