Equities research analysts expect Attunity Ltd (NASDAQ:ATTU) to post $0.06 earnings per share (EPS) for the current quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Three analysts have issued estimates for Attunity’s earnings, with the lowest EPS estimate coming in at $0.03 and the highest estimate coming in at $0.10. Attunity also reported earnings per share of $0.06 during the same quarter last year. The business is scheduled to announce its next earnings report before the market opens on Thursday, February 1st.

According to Zacks, analysts expect that Attunity will report full year earnings of $0.01 per share for the current year, with EPS estimates ranging from ($0.06) to $0.08. For the next year, analysts anticipate that the company will report earnings of $0.18 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $0.05 to $0.28. Zacks Investment Research’s EPS calculations are a mean average based on a survey of sell-side analysts that follow Attunity.

Attunity (NASDAQ:ATTU) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November 2nd. The technology company reported ($0.01) EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of ($0.04) by $0.03. Attunity had a negative net margin of 8.99% and a negative return on equity of 12.67%.

Several research analysts have issued reports on ATTU shares. Roth Capital lifted their target price on shares of Attunity to $13.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, November 2nd. ValuEngine cut shares of Attunity from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Monday, December 4th. William Blair started coverage on shares of Attunity in a report on Monday, December 18th. They issued an “outperform” rating for the company. Finally, Needham & Company LLC started coverage on shares of Attunity in a report on Monday, December 11th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $13.00 target price for the company. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has issued a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the company. Attunity presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $12.67.

A number of institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the business. P.A.W. Capital Corp purchased a new position in Attunity in the fourth quarter worth about $2,094,000. Perkins Capital Management Inc. purchased a new position in shares of Attunity during the fourth quarter valued at approximately $419,000. Unterberg Capital LLC raised its holdings in shares of Attunity by 4.5% during the third quarter. Unterberg Capital LLC now owns 460,000 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $3,087,000 after purchasing an additional 20,000 shares during the last quarter. Wasatch Advisors Inc. raised its holdings in shares of Attunity by 34.5% during the third quarter. Wasatch Advisors Inc. now owns 92,973 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $628,000 after purchasing an additional 23,832 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Virtu KCG Holdings LLC purchased a new position in shares of Attunity during the second quarter valued at approximately $163,000. 14.94% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Attunity (NASDAQ ATTU) traded down $0.21 during trading hours on Thursday, reaching $6.75. 124,893 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 47,673. Attunity has a 1-year low of $6.25 and a 1-year high of $9.54. The company has a market capitalization of $135.74, a price-to-earnings ratio of -21.84 and a beta of 1.68.

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About Attunity

Attunity Ltd (Attunity) is a provider of Big Data management software solutions that enable access, management, sharing and distribution of data across heterogeneous enterprise platforms, organizations and the cloud. The Company’s software solutions include data replication and distribution (Attunity Replicate, change data capture (CDC) and Attunity Gold Client Solutions), test data management (Attunity Gold Client Solutions), data connectivity (Attunity Connect), enterprise file replication (AttunityRepliWeb), managed-file-transfer (Attunity MFT), data warehouse automation (Attunity Compose), data usage analytics (Attunity Visibility) and cloud data delivery (AttunityCloudBeam).

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