Shares of Enzymotec Ltd (NASDAQ:ENZY) have earned an average recommendation of “Hold” from the six analysts that are presently covering the company, MarketBeat Ratings reports. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation and four have assigned a hold recommendation to the company. The average twelve-month target price among brokerages that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is $11.75.

A number of analysts recently weighed in on ENZY shares. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Enzymotec from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, October 17th. Jefferies Group reissued a “hold” rating and issued a $11.50 target price on shares of Enzymotec in a research note on Thursday, October 19th. Wells Fargo & Co upped their target price on shares of Enzymotec from $9.50 to $12.00 and gave the company a “market perform” rating in a research note on Monday, October 30th. Finally, BidaskClub cut shares of Enzymotec from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Saturday.

Enzymotec (ENZY) traded up $0.03 during midday trading on Friday, reaching $11.88. 533,744 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 124,233. The company has a market capitalization of $278.21, a PE ratio of -43.98, a P/E/G ratio of 3.19 and a beta of 1.22. Enzymotec has a twelve month low of $6.30 and a twelve month high of $12.35.

Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Janus Henderson Group PLC bought a new stake in Enzymotec in the second quarter valued at about $2,350,000. Osborn Williams & Donohoe LLC bought a new stake in Enzymotec in the third quarter valued at about $137,000. State Street Corp increased its stake in Enzymotec by 1.8% in the second quarter. State Street Corp now owns 20,952 shares of the biotechnology company’s stock valued at $169,000 after acquiring an additional 380 shares during the period. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. bought a new stake in Enzymotec in the third quarter valued at about $107,000. 15.73% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

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About Enzymotec

Enzymotec Ltd. is a nutritional ingredients and medical foods company. The Company’s technologies, research expertise and clinical validation process enables it to develop solutions across a range of products. The Company operates in two segments: Nutrition segment and VAYA Pharma segment. Both of the Company’s segments offer a range of products that leverage its lipid-related offerings.

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