Marquette Asset Management LLC Buys 91,183 Shares of Astrotech Co. (NASDAQ:ASTC)

Marquette Asset Management LLC increased its holdings in shares of Astrotech Co. (NASDAQ:ASTCGet Rating) by 33.0% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 367,864 shares of the aerospace company’s stock after buying an additional 91,183 shares during the quarter. Marquette Asset Management LLC owned 0.73% of Astrotech worth $158,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Separately, Virtu Financial LLC bought a new stake in shares of Astrotech during the 1st quarter worth $56,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 6.69% of the company’s stock.

Insider Buying and Selling

In other news, major shareholder Braden Michael Leonard bought 311,733 shares of the stock in a transaction on Tuesday, August 23rd. The stock was acquired at an average price of $0.45 per share, with a total value of $140,279.85. Following the acquisition, the insider now directly owns 4,961,733 shares in the company, valued at $2,232,779.85. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through this hyperlink. 8.20% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.

Astrotech Price Performance

Shares of ASTC stock traded down $0.02 on Friday, hitting $0.42. 401,889 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 244,368. Astrotech Co. has a 12 month low of $0.41 and a 12 month high of $1.15. The stock has a market cap of $21.27 million, a P/E ratio of -2.63 and a beta of -0.70. The company has a 50 day moving average of $0.46 and a 200 day moving average of $0.53.

Analyst Ratings Changes

Separately, StockNews.com began coverage on Astrotech in a research report on Sunday, September 18th. They set a “sell” rating for the company.

Astrotech Company Profile

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Astrotech Corporation operates as a science and technology development and commercialization company worldwide. It operates through three segments, Astrotech Technologies, Inc (ATI), 1st Detect Corporation (1st Detect), and AgLAB Inc (AgLAB). The ATI segment owns and licenses the AMS Technology, the platform mass spectrometry technology.

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