Datawatch Corp. (NASDAQ:DWCH) shares reached a new 52-week high during mid-day trading on Monday . The company traded as high as $6.85 and last traded at $6.83, with a volume of 18,266 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at $6.55.

Separately, Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Datawatch Corp. from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, June 21st.

The stock’s 50-day moving average price is $5.83 and its 200-day moving average price is $5.36. The stock’s market cap is $80.64 million.

Datawatch Corp. (NASDAQ:DWCH) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, July 20th. The company reported ($0.25) EPS for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.10) by $0.15. The firm earned $7.40 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $7.77 million. Equities research analysts predict that Datawatch Corp. will post ($0.70) earnings per share for the current year.

In other Datawatch Corp. news, Director David Mahoney purchased 10,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Friday, June 10th. The shares were bought at an average cost of $5.34 per share, with a total value of $53,400.00. Following the completion of the acquisition, the director now owns 330,403 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $1,764,352.02. The purchase was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through this link.

Datawatch Corporation provides visual data discovery software. The Company is engaged in the design, development, marketing, distribution and support of business computer software primarily for the visual data discovery market. Its line of visual data discovery solutions includes Datawatch Desktop, Datawatch Server, Datawatch Modeler, Datawatch Automator, Datawatch RMS and Datawatch Report Manager OnDemand (RMOD).

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