Atria Investments LLC Takes Position in Azenta, Inc. (NASDAQ:AZTA)

Atria Investments LLC purchased a new position in shares of Azenta, Inc. (NASDAQ:AZTAGet Rating) during the second quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund purchased 20,360 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,468,000.

A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently bought and sold shares of AZTA. Vigilant Capital Management LLC acquired a new position in Azenta during the second quarter worth about $25,000. Glassman Wealth Services acquired a new position in Azenta during the second quarter worth about $25,000. Castle Wealth Management LLC acquired a new position in Azenta during the second quarter worth about $34,000. Assetmark Inc. acquired a new position in Azenta during the second quarter worth about $39,000. Finally, Tompkins Financial Corp acquired a new position in Azenta during the second quarter worth about $43,000. 97.43% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades

A number of research firms recently weighed in on AZTA. Stephens boosted their price target on shares of Azenta from $60.00 to $65.00 in a research report on Thursday, November 17th. KeyCorp reduced their target price on shares of Azenta from $90.00 to $70.00 and set an “overweight” rating on the stock in a research note on Monday, October 24th. Needham & Company LLC lifted their target price on shares of Azenta from $74.00 to $78.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, November 15th. Evercore ISI reduced their target price on shares of Azenta to $68.00 in a research note on Monday, August 15th. Finally, TheStreet downgraded shares of Azenta from a “c-” rating to a “d+” rating in a research note on Thursday, September 1st. Four analysts have rated the stock with a buy rating, According to data from MarketBeat, the company has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $72.60.

Azenta Stock Performance

Azenta stock opened at $58.51 on Thursday. The company’s 50 day simple moving average is $46.02 and its 200-day simple moving average is $59.53. The company has a market capitalization of $4.39 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 2.07 and a beta of 1.52. Azenta, Inc. has a 1 year low of $37.61 and a 1 year high of $118.13.

Azenta Profile

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Azenta, Inc provides life science sample exploration and management solutions for the life sciences market in North America, Europe, China, the Asia Pacific, and internationally. The company operates through two reportable segments, Life Sciences Products and Life Sciences Services. The Life Sciences Products segment offers automated cold sample management systems for compound and biological sample storage; equipment for sample preparation and handling; consumables; and instruments that help customers in managing samples throughout their research discovery and development workflows.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Azenta (NASDAQ:AZTA)

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