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Academy Sports and Outdoors, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASO) to Post FY2025 Earnings of $6.35 Per Share, B. Riley Forecasts

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Academy Sports and Outdoors, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASO - Free Report) - Stock analysts at B. Riley reduced their FY2025 earnings per share estimates for Academy Sports and Outdoors in a report issued on Tuesday, June 11th. B. Riley analyst A. Glaessgen now expects that the company will earn $6.35 per share for the year, down from their previous estimate of $6.50. B. Riley has a "Buy" rating and a $72.00 price objective on the stock. The consensus estimate for Academy Sports and Outdoors' current full-year earnings is $6.61 per share. B. Riley also issued estimates for Academy Sports and Outdoors' Q4 2025 earnings at $1.98 EPS.

Academy Sports and Outdoors (NASDAQ:ASO - Get Free Report) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, June 11th. The company reported $1.08 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $1.19 by ($0.11). Academy Sports and Outdoors had a net margin of 8.17% and a return on equity of 27.18%. The firm had revenue of $1.36 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.38 billion. During the same period last year, the company posted $1.19 earnings per share. Academy Sports and Outdoors's revenue for the quarter was down 1.4% on a year-over-year basis.

Several other research firms also recently issued reports on ASO. Jefferies Financial Group began coverage on Academy Sports and Outdoors in a research report on Friday, April 12th. They set a "buy" rating and a $85.00 target price on the stock. Wedbush dropped their target price on Academy Sports and Outdoors from $80.00 to $65.00 and set an "outperform" rating on the stock in a research report on Wednesday. JPMorgan Chase & Co. increased their target price on Academy Sports and Outdoors from $55.00 to $87.00 and gave the stock an "overweight" rating in a research report on Wednesday, March 20th. Bank of America downgraded Academy Sports and Outdoors from a "buy" rating to a "neutral" rating and dropped their target price for the stock from $75.00 to $63.00 in a research report on Tuesday. Finally, Morgan Stanley dropped their target price on Academy Sports and Outdoors from $65.00 to $60.00 and set an "equal weight" rating on the stock in a research report on Wednesday. Five investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and ten have assigned a buy rating to the stock. According to MarketBeat.com, the company has a consensus rating of "Moderate Buy" and an average target price of $66.27.


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Academy Sports and Outdoors Stock Performance

Shares of NASDAQ:ASO traded up $0.42 during trading on Friday, hitting $51.79. 1,842,013 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 1,378,639. The company has a market cap of $3.74 billion, a PE ratio of 7.92, a P/E/G ratio of 0.86 and a beta of 1.37. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $56.60 and a 200 day moving average of $62.08. Academy Sports and Outdoors has a 52-week low of $42.83 and a 52-week high of $75.73. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.25, a current ratio of 1.62 and a quick ratio of 0.51.

Institutional Investors Weigh In On Academy Sports and Outdoors

A number of large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in ASO. New York State Common Retirement Fund grew its stake in shares of Academy Sports and Outdoors by 5.8% during the third quarter. New York State Common Retirement Fund now owns 31,739 shares of the company's stock valued at $1,500,000 after buying an additional 1,735 shares during the last quarter. Swiss National Bank grew its stake in shares of Academy Sports and Outdoors by 0.4% during the third quarter. Swiss National Bank now owns 168,100 shares of the company's stock valued at $7,946,000 after buying an additional 600 shares during the last quarter. Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. grew its stake in shares of Academy Sports and Outdoors by 3.2% during the third quarter. Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. now owns 661,316 shares of the company's stock valued at $31,260,000 after buying an additional 20,780 shares during the last quarter. Van ECK Associates Corp grew its stake in shares of Academy Sports and Outdoors by 42.8% during the third quarter. Van ECK Associates Corp now owns 15,447 shares of the company's stock valued at $730,000 after buying an additional 4,630 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Deutsche Bank AG grew its stake in shares of Academy Sports and Outdoors by 12.8% during the third quarter. Deutsche Bank AG now owns 40,470 shares of the company's stock valued at $1,913,000 after buying an additional 4,605 shares during the last quarter.

Insider Buying and Selling at Academy Sports and Outdoors

In other Academy Sports and Outdoors news, Director Jeffrey C. Tweedy sold 1,200 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, April 23rd. The stock was sold at an average price of $60.00, for a total transaction of $72,000.00. Following the sale, the director now owns 7,870 shares in the company, valued at $472,200. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website. Company insiders own 2.19% of the company's stock.

Academy Sports and Outdoors Announces Dividend

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, July 18th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, June 20th will be given a dividend of $0.11 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, June 20th. This represents a $0.44 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.85%. Academy Sports and Outdoors's payout ratio is 6.73%.

Academy Sports and Outdoors Company Profile

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Academy Sports and Outdoors, Inc, through its subsidiaries, operates as a sporting goods and outdoor recreational retailer in the United States. The company outdoor division comprises camping products, such as coolers and drinkware, and camping accessories and equipment,; fishing products, including marine equipment and fishing rods, reels, and baits and equipment; and hunting products, which includes firearms, ammunition, archery and archery equipment, camouflage apparel, waders, shooting accessories, gun safes, optics, airguns, and hunting equipment.

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