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Aspen Aerogels (NASDAQ:ASPN) CFO John F. Fairbanks purchased 1,000 shares of Aspen Aerogels stock on the open market in a transaction dated Monday, August 25th. The stock was purchased at an average price of $10.85 per share, with a total value of $10,850.00. Following the completion of the acquisition, the chief financial officer now directly owns 1,485 shares in the company, valued at approximately $16,112. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link.

A number of analysts have recently weighed in on ASPN shares. Analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co. initiated coverage on shares of Aspen Aerogels in a research note on Tuesday, July 8th. They set an “overweight” rating and a $17.00 price target on the stock. Separately, analysts at Canaccord Genuity initiated coverage on shares of Aspen Aerogels in a research note on Tuesday, July 8th. They set a “buy” rating and a $13.50 price target on the stock. Finally, analysts at Citigroup Inc. initiated coverage on shares of Aspen Aerogels in a research note on Tuesday, July 8th. They set a “neutral” rating and a $12.00 price target on the stock.

Aspen Aerogels (NASDAQ:ASPN) opened at 10.72 on Tuesday. Aspen Aerogels has a 1-year low of $8.04 and a 1-year high of $11.74. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $9.79 and a 200-day moving average of $10.11. The company’s market cap is $220.6 million.

Aspen Aerogels (NASDAQ:ASPN) last released its earnings data on Thursday, August 7th. The company reported ($0.14) EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of ($0.18) by $0.04. The company had revenue of $26.60 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $24.38 million. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 15.7% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts predict that Aspen Aerogels will post $-5.51 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Aspen Aerogels, Inc is an energy technology company that designs, develops and manufactures aerogel insulation used primarily in large-scale energy infrastructure facilities.

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