Headlines about Aspen Aerogels (NYSE:ASPN) have been trending somewhat positive on Friday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies positive and negative media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Aspen Aerogels earned a coverage optimism score of 0.05 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave headlines about the construction company an impact score of 46.6573071746802 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near future.

Separately, Zacks Investment Research lowered Aspen Aerogels from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, October 9th.

Shares of Aspen Aerogels (NYSE ASPN) opened at $5.00 on Friday. Aspen Aerogels has a 52 week low of $3.84 and a 52 week high of $5.20. The firm has a market capitalization of $118.19, a price-to-earnings ratio of -5.00 and a beta of 1.09.

Aspen Aerogels (NYSE:ASPN) last released its earnings results on Thursday, November 2nd. The construction company reported ($0.13) earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.14) by $0.01. Aspen Aerogels had a negative return on equity of 21.86% and a negative net margin of 22.72%. The business had revenue of $27.20 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $28.23 million. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted ($0.13) earnings per share. The business’s revenue was down 8.1% compared to the same quarter last year. analysts expect that Aspen Aerogels will post -0.88 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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

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About Aspen Aerogels

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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