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Entegris (NASDAQ:ENTG) CFO Gregory B. Graves unloaded 38,994 shares of the stock on the open market in a transaction dated Friday, August 22nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $11.99, for a total transaction of $467,538.06. Following the transaction, the chief financial officer now directly owns 57,218 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $686,044. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link.

A number of research firms have recently commented on ENTG. Analysts at Citigroup Inc. reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of Entegris in a research note on Wednesday, July 30th. They now have a $13.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $12.00. Separately, analysts at Needham & Company LLC raised their price target on shares of Entegris from $14.00 to $16.00 in a research note on Friday, June 20th. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock. Finally, analysts at Dougherty & Co raised their price target on shares of Entegris from $13.50 to $17.00 in a research note on Friday, June 20th. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock. Two analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and nine have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $13.86.

Entegris (NASDAQ:ENTG) traded up 0.75% during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $12.08. 486,227 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. Entegris has a 1-year low of $9.25 and a 1-year high of $14.05. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $12.50 and a 200-day moving average of $12.07. The company has a market cap of $1.685 billion and a P/E ratio of 44.74.

Entegris (NASDAQ:ENTG) last announced its earnings results on Tuesday, July 29th. The company reported $0.20 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.18 by $0.02. The company had revenue of $251.60 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $240.20 million. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.15 earnings per share. Entegris’s revenue was up 41.7% compared to the same quarter last year. Analysts expect that Entegris will post $0.68 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Entegris, Inc is a global developer, manufacturer and supplier of products and materials used in processing and manufacturing in the semiconductor and other high-technology industries.

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