Astrotech Corp (NASDAQ:ASTC) Stock Sentiment Improves

December 8, 2017 - By Linda Rogers

 Astrotech Corp (NASDAQ:ASTC) Stock Sentiment  Improves

Sentiment for Astrotech Corp (NASDAQ:ASTC)

Astrotech Corp (NASDAQ:ASTC) institutional sentiment decreased to 1.4 in Q2 2017. Its down -0.40, from 1.8 in 2017Q1. The ratio dived, as 7 funds increased and started new equity positions, while 5 sold and reduced positions in Astrotech Corp. The funds in our partner’s database now possess: 2.72 million shares, down from 2.89 million shares in 2017Q1. Also, the number of funds holding Astrotech Corp in their top 10 equity positions was flat from 0 to 0 for the same number . Sold All: 2 Reduced: 3 Increased: 3 New Position: 4.

Astrotech Corporation operates as a science and technology development and commercialization firm in the United States. The company has market cap of $16.19 million. It operates through two divisions, Astro Scientific and Astral. It currently has negative earnings. The Astro Scientific segment develops, makes, and sells chemical analyzers for use in the airport security, military, breath analysis markets, including MMS-1000, a small and low-power desktop analyzer designed for the laboratory market; and OEM-1000, an original equipment maker component that drives the MMS-1000.

The stock decreased 19.43% or $0.95 during the last trading session, reaching $3.94. About 545,146 shares traded or 66.34% up from the average. Astrotech Corporation (NASDAQ:ASTC) has declined 33.73% since December 8, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 50.43% the S&P500.

Beck Capital Management Llc holds 0.89% of its portfolio in Astrotech Corporation for 1.82 million shares. Messner & Smith Theme Value Investment Management Ltd Ca owns 23,100 shares or 0.04% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Boothbay Fund Management Llc has 0.03% invested in the company for 147,151 shares. The New York-based Blackrock Inc. has invested 0% in the stock. Citadel Advisors Llc, a Illinois-based fund reported 11,846 shares.#img1#

More news for Astrotech Corporation (NASDAQ:ASTC) were recently published by: Benzinga.com, which released: “Mid-Afternoon Market Update: Dow Gains Over 200 Points; Astrotech Shares Spike …” on December 04, 2017. Seekingalpha.com‘s article titled: “Astrotech up 22% premarket after TRACER 1000 demos” and published on December 04, 2017 is yet another important article.

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