Aspen Aerogels Inc (NYSE:ASPN) Shares Bought by Vanguard Group Inc.

Vanguard Group Inc. grew its stake in shares of Aspen Aerogels Inc (NYSE:ASPN) by 57.9% during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 676,514 shares of the construction company’s stock after buying an additional 248,100 shares during the period. Vanguard Group Inc. owned 2.78% of Aspen Aerogels worth $4,824,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

Several other institutional investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in ASPN. Russell Investments Group Ltd. boosted its position in Aspen Aerogels by 2,335.0% in the 2nd quarter. Russell Investments Group Ltd. now owns 48,699 shares of the construction company’s stock worth $347,000 after purchasing an additional 46,699 shares in the last quarter. Wedge Capital Management L L P NC purchased a new position in shares of Aspen Aerogels during the 2nd quarter valued at approximately $735,000. Finally, BlackRock Inc. lifted its position in shares of Aspen Aerogels by 26.7% during the 2nd quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 502,708 shares of the construction company’s stock valued at $3,584,000 after buying an additional 105,803 shares in the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 68.06% of the company’s stock.

Several research firms recently commented on ASPN. ValuEngine downgraded Aspen Aerogels from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a re....

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