BlackRock MuniHoldings Investment Quality Fund (MFL) At $14.70 Forms Top; 5 Analysts Covering Aspen Aerogels, Inc. (ASPN)

January 23, 2018 - By Shannon Black

Among 8 analysts covering Aspen Aerogels (NYSE:ASPN), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 63% are positive. Aspen Aerogels had 14 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Friday, August 5, the company rating was maintained by JP Morgan. Needham maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, February 24 report. KeyBanc Capital Markets initiated Aspen Aerogels, Inc. (NYSE:ASPN) on Thursday, April 14 with “Overweight” rating. The rating was initiated by Global Hunter Securities with “Buy” on Wednesday, August 12. As per Monday, November 14, the company rating was downgraded by Citigroup. The rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity on Thursday, July 27 with “Buy”. The rating was initiated by Craig Hallum with “Buy” on Tuesday, September 20. The rating was initiated by Needham on Monday, August 10 with “Buy”. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Seaport Global Securities on Friday, November 4. The firm has “Buy” rating by Needham given on Friday, November 3. See Aspen Aerogels, Inc. (NYSE:ASPN) latest ratings:

03/11/2017 Broker: Needham Rating: Buy New Target: $6.0 Maintain
27/07/2017 Broker: Canaccord Genuity Rating: Buy New Target: $6.0000 Maintain

BlackRock MuniHoldings Investment Quality Fund (MFL) formed multiple top with $15.58 target or 6.00% above today’s $14.70 share price. BlackRock MuniHoldings Investment Quality Fund (MFL) has $555.78M valuation. The stock increased 0.07% or $0.01 during the last trading session, reaching $14.7. About 78,092 shares traded. BlackRock MuniHoldings Investment Quality Fund (NYSE:MFL) has declined 3.95% since January 23, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 20.65% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.27, from 1.27 in 2017Q2. It dived, as 6 investors sold BlackRock MuniHoldings Investment Quality Fund shares while 9 reduced holdings. 3 funds opened positions while 12 raised stakes. 4.70 million shares or 6.25% less from 5.02 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Ent Fincl Corporation has invested 0.05% in BlackRock MuniHoldings Investment Quality Fund (NYSE:MFL). Virtu Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 14,149 shares or 0% of its portfolio. 2,835 are held by Northwestern Mutual Wealth Mngmt. Morgan Stanley invested in 2.12 million shares. Raymond James Fin reported 27,605 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Provise Mngmt Gru Ltd Liability Co has invested 0.04% in BlackRock MuniHoldings Investment Quality Fund (NYSE:MFL). Stifel Fincl Corp invested in 91,779 shares or 0% of the stock. First Republic Inv Mgmt invested in 13,474 shares. Van Eck Corp holds 0.01% in BlackRock MuniHoldings Investment Quality Fund (NYSE:MFL) or 76,023 shares. Wells Fargo And Company Mn owns 222,832 shares for 0% of their portfolio. 311,970 were reported by Royal Fincl Bank Of Canada. Invesco Ltd, Georgia-based fund reported 77,299 shares. 85,329 were accumulated by Cap Investment Advisors Limited. Raymond James & Assoc has 51,011 shares. Hightower Advisors Ltd Liability invested in 0.02% or 191,561 shares.

The stock increased 1.79% or $0.09 during the last trading session, reaching $5.12. About 264,034 shares traded or 223.14% up from the average. Aspen Aerogels, Inc. (NYSE:ASPN) has risen 3.77% since January 23, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 12.93% the S&P500.