Aspen Aerogels (ASPN) Given Media Sentiment Rating of 0.04

News headlines about Aspen Aerogels (NYSE:ASPN) have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Aspen Aerogels earned a coverage optimism score of 0.04 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave headlines about the construction company an impact score of 45.592868085709 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near future.

Separately, Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Aspen Aerogels from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $5.50 price objective on the stock in a research note on Thursday, November 9th.

Shares of Aspen Aerogels (NYSE:ASPN) opened at $4.88 on Friday. The firm has a market cap of $113.46, a PE ratio of -4.88 and a beta of 1.09. Aspen Aerogels has a 52 week low of $3.84 and a 52 week high of $5.14.

Aspen Aerogels (NYSE:ASPN) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November 2nd. The construction company reported ($0.13) earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.14) by $0.01. The firm had revenue of $27.20 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $28.23 million. Aspen Aerogels had a negative net margin of 22.72% and a negative return on equity of 21.86%. The company’s quarterly revenue was down 8.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned ($0.13) earnings per share. equities analysts predict that Aspen Aerogels will post -0.88 EPS for the current fiscal year.

In other news, major shareholder Craig A. Huff sold 2,895,981 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, November 30th. The shares were sold at an average price of $4.30, for a total transaction of $12,452,718.30. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through this hyperlink. 16.80% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.

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Aspen Aerogels Company Profile

Aspen Aerogels, Inc is an energy technology company that designs, develops and manufactures aerogel insulation used primarily in energy infrastructure facilities. The Company also performs contract research services for various federal and non-federal government agencies, including the Department of Defense, the Department of Energy and other institutions.

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