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NanoString Technologies (NASDAQ:NSTG) Director Charles P. Waite, Jr. sold 18,557 shares of the stock on the open market in a transaction dated Monday, August 18th. The stock was sold at an average price of $12.05, for a total transaction of $223,611.85. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link.

Separately, analysts at Leerink Swann cut their price target on shares of NanoString Technologies from $23.00 to $21.00 in a research note on Wednesday, August 6th.

Shares of NanoString Technologies (NASDAQ:NSTG) traded down 1.97% on Wednesday, hitting $11.47. 95,303 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. NanoString Technologies has a 1-year low of $7.07 and a 1-year high of $22.44. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $12.74 and its 200-day moving average is $16.00. The company’s market cap is $207.8 million.

NanoString Technologies (NASDAQ:NSTG) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, August 5th. The company reported ($0.58) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of ($0.65) by $0.07. The company had revenue of $10.90 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $10.20 million. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 51.4% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts predict that NanoString Technologies will post $-2.20 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

NanoString Technologies, Inc develops, manufactures and sells products, which unlock clinically actionable genomic information from minute amounts of tissue.

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