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Ovascience (NASDAQ:OVAS) Director Richard Aldrich bought 2,000 shares of Ovascience stock in a transaction dated Monday, June 9th. The stock was purchased at an average price of $7.59 per share, for a total transaction of $15,180.00. Following the completion of the acquisition, the director now directly owns 526,445 shares in the company, valued at approximately $3,995,718. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link.

Ovascience (NASDAQ:OVAS) traded up 2.44% during mid-day trading on Thursday, hitting $8.39. The stock had a trading volume of 3,440 shares. Ovascience has a 1-year low of $5.509 and a 1-year high of $15.95. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $7.49 and its 200-day moving average is $8.9. The company’s market cap is $195.9 million.

Ovascience (NASDAQ:OVAS) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, May 8th. The company reported ($0.41) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of ($0.46) by $0.05. On average, analysts predict that Ovascience will post $-1.92 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

A number of research firms have recently commented on OVAS. Analysts at HC Wainwright reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Ovascience in a research note on Monday, May 12th. Separately, analysts at Oppenheimer initiated coverage on shares of Ovascience in a research note on Tuesday, April 29th. They set an “outperform” rating and a $11.00 price target on the stock. Finally, analysts at Leerink Swann raised their price target on shares of Ovascience to $16.00 in a research note on Thursday, April 3rd.

OvaScience, Inc, is a life science company developing products to improve the treatment of female infertility based on recent scientific discoveries about the existence of egg precursor cells.

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