Elastic (ESTC) Receives a Buy from Oppenheimer

In a report released today, Ittai Kidron from Oppenheimer assigned a Buy rating to Elastic (ESTCResearch Report), with a price target of $140.00. The company’s shares closed last Wednesday at $119.90, close to its 52-week high of $127.90.

According to TipRanks.com, Kidron is a top 25 analyst with an average return of 39.3% and a 75.4% success rate. Kidron covers the Technology sector, focusing on stocks such as Zoom Video Communications, Slack Technologies, and Cambium Networks.

Currently, the analyst consensus on Elastic is a Strong Buy with an average price target of $137.38, implying a 15.4% upside from current levels. In a report issued on November 30, Monness also maintained a Buy rating on the stock with a $142.00 price target.

See today’s analyst top recommended stocks >>

The company has a one-year high of $127.90 and a one-year low of $39.01. Currently, Elastic has an average volume of 908.9K.

Based on the recent corporate insider activity of 54 insiders, corporate insider sentiment is negative on the stock. This means that over the past quarter there has been an increase of insiders selling their shares of ESTC in relation to earlier this year.

TipRanks has tracked 36,000 company insiders and found that a few of them are better than others when it comes to timing their transactions. See which 3 stocks are most likely to make moves following their insider activities.

Elastic NV engages in the provision of open source search and analytics engine services. It offers Elastic Stack, which is a set of software products that ingest and store data from any source, in any format, and perform search, analysis, and visualization. The company was founded by Shay Banon, Uri Boness, Steven Schuurman, and Simon Willnauer on February 9, 2012 and is headquartered in Mountain View, CA.