TASER International Company Profile (NASDAQ:AAXN)

About TASER International (NASDAQ:AAXN)

TASER International logoAxon Enterprise, Inc., formerly TASER International, Inc., is engaged in development, manufacture and sale of conducted electrical weapons (CEWs) for use by law enforcement, military, corrections and private security personnel, and by private individuals for personal defense. It is also engaged in development of connected wearable on-officer cameras. It operates through two segments: the sale of CEWs, accessories, and other related products and services (the TASER Weapons segment), and the Axon business, focused on devices, wearables, applications, cloud and mobile products (the Axon segment). Its TASER Weapons product line includes TASER X26P, TASER X2, TASER C2, TASER Pulse and Replacement Cartridges. Its hardware products include Axon Body 2, Axon Flex, Axon Fleet, Axon Interview, Axon Signal and Axon Dock. Its Axon software and mobile technologies include Evidence.com, Evidence.com for Prosecutors, Evidence Sync, Axon Capture, Axon View, Axon Five, Axon Convert and Axon Detect.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Industrial Products
  • Industry: Aerospace & Defense - NEC
  • Sub-Industry: Aerospace & Defense
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:AAXN
  • CUSIP: 87651B10
  • Web: www.taser.com
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: $1.33974 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 52,725,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $25.24
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $24.59
  • 52 Week Range: $21.18 - $30.15
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 71.85
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 44.25
  • P/E Growth: 3.25
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $291.96 million
  • Price / Sales: 4.55
  • Book Value: $2.99 per share
  • Price / Book: 8.43
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: $38.42 million
  • Net Margins: 6.31%
  • Return on Equity: 11.93%
  • Return on Assets: 6.58%
Debt:
  • Current Ratio: 1.99%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.45%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 616,240 shs.
  • Beta: 0.97
  • Short Ratio: 30.62
 
Frequently Asked Questions for TASER International (NASDAQ:AAXN)

What is TASER International's stock symbol?

TASER International trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "AAXN."

How were TASER International's earnings last quarter?

TASER International, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAXN) announced its earnings results on Tuesday, May, 9th. The company reported $0.07 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.03 by $0.04. The business earned $79.20 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $69.69 million. TASER International had a net margin of 6.31% and a return on equity of 11.93%. The business's revenue was up 42.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $0.06 earnings per share. View TASER International's Earnings History.

Where is TASER International's stock going? Where will TASER International's stock price be in 2017?

5 analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for TASER International's stock. Their predictions range from $25.00 to $31.00. On average, they expect TASER International's share price to reach $29.25 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for TASER International.

What are analysts saying about TASER International stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about TASER International stock:

  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Axon Enterprise, Inc. engages in the development, manufacture and sale of conducted electrical weapons for the law enforcement, federal, military, corrections, private security and personal defense markets. Its operating segment consists of TASER Weapons and Axon segments. TASER Weapons segment involves in the sale of conducted electrical weapons, accessories and other products and services. Axon segment focuses on devices, wearables, applications, cloud and mobile products. Axon Enterprise Inc., formerly known as TASER International Inc., is headquartered in Scottsdale, AZ. " (7/11/2017)
  • 2. Imperial Capital analysts commented, "Revenue and EPS Beat Our Estimates; Axon Product Segment Gross Margin Adversely Impacted Results; Growing Base of Recurring Revenue Customers; Maintaining Our In-Line Rating and Lowering Our Price Target to $25 from $27. We are maintaining our In-Line rating and lowering our one-year price target to $25 from $27 on the shares of TASR. Our price target is about 9% above the recent share price. Given management's 1Q17 revenue guidance, we are revising our FY17-FY18 estimates, and introducing our FY19 estimates." (3/3/2017)

Who are some of TASER International's key competitors?

Who are TASER International's key executives?

TASER International's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Michael Garnreiter CPA, Independent Chairman of the Board
  • Luke S. Larson, President
  • Patrick W. Smith, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • Jawad A. Ahsan, Chief Financial Officer
  • Douglas E. Klint, Executive Vice President, General Counsel
  • Joshua M. Isner, Executive Vice President of Global Sales
  • Marie Masenga, Corporate Controller
  • Marcus W. L. Womack, Executive Vice President and General Manager of the Software and Sensors Segment
  • Mark W. Kroll Ph.D., Director
  • Richard H. Carmona M.D., Independent Director

Who owns TASER International stock?

TASER International's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Villere ST Denis J & Co. LLC (6.63%), Eqis Capital Management Inc. (0.09%), Congress Asset Management Co. MA (0.06%), Juncture Wealth Strategies LLC (0.06%), Trellus Management Company LLC (0.05%) and Wellington Shields Capital Management LLC (0.05%). Company insiders that own TASER International stock include Daniel Marc Behrendt, Hadi Partovi, Joshua Isner and Luke Larson. View Institutional Ownership Trends for TASER International.

Who bought TASER International stock? Who is buying TASER International stock?

TASER International's stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Villere ST Denis J & Co. LLC, Eqis Capital Management Inc., Juncture Wealth Strategies LLC, Trellus Management Company LLC, Wellington Shields Capital Management LLC, Louisiana State Employees Retirement System, Capstone Asset Management Co. and Aperio Group LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for TASER International.

How do I buy TASER International stock?

Shares of TASER International can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is TASER International's stock price today?

One share of TASER International stock can currently be purchased for approximately $25.22.


MarketBeat Community Rating for TASER International (NASDAQ AAXN)
Community Ranking:  2.5 out of 5 (  )
Outperform Votes:  191 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  190 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  381
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for TASER International (NASDAQ:AAXN) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Hold Ratings, 2 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.40)
Consensus Price Target: $29.25 (15.98% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for TASER International (NASDAQ:AAXN)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
5/10/2017Craig HallumBoost Price TargetBuy -> Buy$29.00 -> $30.00HighView Rating Details
4/6/2017Imperial CapitalReiterated RatingIn-Line$25.00LowView Rating Details
3/2/2017Ladenburg Thalmann Financial ServicesReiterated RatingNeutralN/AView Rating Details
3/2/2017Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc.Reiterated RatingMarket PerformN/AView Rating Details
8/5/2016J P Morgan Chase & CoSet Price TargetBuy$31.00N/AView Rating Details
7/6/2016CL KingUpgradeNeutral -> Buy$32.00N/AView Rating Details
6/23/2016Dougherty & CoReiterated RatingBuy$23.00N/AView Rating Details
9/24/2015SidotiInitiated CoverageBuy$35.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 7/27/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for TASER International (NASDAQ:AAXN)
Earnings by Quarter for TASER International (NASDAQ:AAXN)
Earnings History by Quarter for TASER International (NASDAQ AAXN)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
5/9/2017Q1 2017$0.03$0.07$69.69 million$79.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/28/2017Q416$0.11$0.12$71.90 million$82.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/9/2016Q316$0.06$0.07$59.00 million$71.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/4/2016Q216$0.04$0.07$54.42 million$58.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/4/2016Q116$0.03$0.06$51.82 million$55.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/29/2016Q415$0.04$0.09$50.72 million$56.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/3/2015Q315$0.08$0.03$47.36 million$50.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/30/2015Q215$0.08$0.11$44.56 million$46.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/30/2015Q115$0.06$0.13$39.97 million$44.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/26/2015Q414$0.10$0.09$42.19 million$46.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/30/2014Q314$0.09$0.14$39.34 million$44.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/30/2014Q214$0.05$0.07$37.50 million$37.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/30/2014Q114$0.04$0.06$34.03 million$36.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/26/2014Q413$0.06$0.13$37.43 million$40.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/30/2013Q313$0.08$0.10$32.60 million$35.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/31/2013Q2 2013$0.07$0.08$31.31 million$32.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/25/2013Q1 2013$0.05$0.06$28.17 million$30.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/21/2013Q4 2012$0.07$0.07$30.47 million$32.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/26/2012$0.04$0.07ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/26/2012$0.02$0.06ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/26/2012$0.01$0.07ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/23/2012$0.02($0.11)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/31/2011$0.01$0.02ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/28/2011$0.01($0.04)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for TASER International (NASDAQ:AAXN)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.20
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.23
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q2 20173$0.01$0.05$0.03
Q3 20172$0.06$0.09$0.08
Q4 20173$0.07$0.10$0.09
Q2 20181$0.02$0.02$0.02
Q3 20181$0.09$0.09$0.09
Q4 20181$0.12$0.12$0.12
Q1 20191$0.12$0.12$0.12
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Dividend History for TASER International (NASDAQ:AAXN)
No dividend announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for TASER International (NASDAQ:AAXN)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 3.70%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 79.21%
Insider Trades by Quarter for TASER International (NASDAQ:AAXN)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for TASER International (NASDAQ:AAXN)
Insider Trades by Quarter for TASER International (NASDAQ:AAXN)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
3/16/2017Daniel Marc BehrendtCFOSell19,751$23.01$454,470.51View SEC Filing  
3/13/2017Joshua IsnerEVPSell1,423$22.66$32,245.18View SEC Filing  
3/9/2017Daniel Marc BehrendtCFOSell15,661$22.40$350,806.40View SEC Filing  
3/7/2017Daniel Marc BehrendtCFOSell10,000$22.57$225,700.00View SEC Filing  
11/16/2016Daniel Marc BehrendtCFOSell9,118$27.76$253,115.68View SEC Filing  
11/16/2016Joshua IsnerEVPSell2,914$27.76$80,892.64View SEC Filing  
11/16/2016Luke LarsonPresidentSell8,367$27.68$231,598.56View SEC Filing  
3/16/2016Joshua IsnerEVPSell1,780$18.80$33,464.00View SEC Filing  
3/7/2016Hadi PartoviDirectorBuy100,000$19.85$1,985,000.00View SEC Filing  
3/7/2016Luke LarsonPresidentSell6,000$20.01$120,060.00View SEC Filing  
8/3/2015Hadi PartoviDirectorBuy20,000$25.75$515,000.00View SEC Filing  
6/10/2015Marcus WomackInsiderSell25,000$34.64$866,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/8/2015Daniel Marc BehrendtCFOSell14,926$31.93$476,587.18View SEC Filing  
5/8/2015Douglas E KlintGeneral CounselSell21,961$32.79$720,101.19View SEC Filing  
5/8/2015Patrick W SmithCEOSell150,000$31.44$4,716,000.00View SEC Filing  
3/4/2015Douglas E KlintGeneral CounselSell8,346$22.02$183,778.92View SEC Filing  
3/4/2015Patrick W SmithCEOSell4,889$22.02$107,655.78View SEC Filing  
12/17/2014Luke LarsonCMOSell2,350$24.53$57,645.50View SEC Filing  
11/12/2014Michael GarnreiterDirectorSell4,000$20.00$80,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/6/2014Luke LarsonCMOSell6,728$18.46$124,198.88View SEC Filing  
11/3/2014Daniel Marc BehrendtCFOSell10,000$19.24$192,400.00View SEC Filing  
9/15/2014Patrick W SmithCEOSell115,000$17.91$2,059,650.00View SEC Filing  
3/14/2014Patrick SmithCEOSell95,000$18.46$1,753,700.00View SEC Filing  
8/29/2013Hadi PartoviDirectorBuy50,000$11.89$594,500.00View SEC Filing  
5/13/2013Patrick W SmithCEOSell50,000$8.93$446,500.00View SEC Filing  
5/9/2013Douglas E KlintInsiderSell18,923$8.99$170,117.77View SEC Filing  
2/25/2013Hadi PartoviDirectorBuy50,000$7.10$355,000.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Headline Trends for TASER International (NASDAQ:AAXN)
Latest Headlines for TASER International (NASDAQ:AAXN)
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DateHeadline
finance.yahoo.com logoFeatured Company News – Axon Enterprise Wins Patent Suit; Shutting Down 3rd Consecutive CEW Infringer
finance.yahoo.com - July 26 at 3:15 PM
streetinsider.com logoAxon Enterprise (AAXN) Says it Won Patent Suit Shutting Down 3rd Consecutive CEW Infringer
www.streetinsider.com - July 25 at 5:00 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoAxon Wins Patent Suit Shutting Down 3rd Consecutive CEW Infringer
finance.yahoo.com - July 25 at 5:00 AM
bizjournals.com logoAxon wins patent lawsuit to ban sale of competitor's weapon products - Phoenix Business Journal
www.bizjournals.com - July 24 at 6:58 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAxon wins patent lawsuit to ban sale of competitor's weapon products
finance.yahoo.com - July 24 at 6:58 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoTASER International, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAXN) Given Average Recommendation of "Hold" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 24 at 2:52 PM
streetinsider.com logoAxon Enterprise (AAXN) Says it Won Patent Suit Shutting Down 3rd Consecutive CEW Infringer - StreetInsider.com
www.streetinsider.com - July 24 at 1:56 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Axon Enterprise, Inc. : July 24, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - July 24 at 1:56 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAxon Adds Cyber Security Expert Julie Cullivan to Board of Directors
finance.yahoo.com - July 20 at 3:17 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoATS Armor LLC Receives Third Order from Miami-Dade Police Department to Complete Full Deployment of Active Shooter Kits
finance.yahoo.com - July 18 at 3:21 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Axon Enterprise, Inc. : July 14, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - July 14 at 5:08 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAxon extends its free year trial of body cameras and evidence management to another country
finance.yahoo.com - July 13 at 8:49 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAxon Offers One Year of Free Evidence.com Licenses, Body Cameras, and Mobile Apps for All Canadian Law Enforcement
finance.yahoo.com - July 13 at 3:41 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAxon Enterprise, Inc. – Value Analysis (NASDAQ:AAXN) : July 12, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - July 12 at 3:16 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoTASER International, Inc. (AAXN) Downgraded to Sell at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 11 at 6:02 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAxon Enterprise, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : AAXN-US : July 11, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - July 11 at 4:19 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoDigital Ally claims big win in patent dispute
finance.yahoo.com - July 10 at 3:22 PM
marketwatch.com logoDigital Ally's stock rockets after 'significant' patent win against Axon - MarketWatch
www.marketwatch.com - July 8 at 3:07 PM
investorplace.com logoWhy Axon Enterprise Inc (AAXN) Stock Could Head MUCH Higher - Investorplace.com
investorplace.com - July 8 at 3:07 PM
streetinsider.com logoAxon Enterprise (AAXN) Says California Highway Patrol Purchases 2500 TASER X2, Among Other Orders
www.streetinsider.com - July 6 at 9:44 PM
nasdaq.com logoAxon Enterprise Wins Multiple Orders for X2 Smart Weapons - Nasdaq - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - July 6 at 4:42 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAlbuquerque Police Department Renews Five-Year Axon Contract; Upgrades to Unlimited Plan
finance.yahoo.com - July 6 at 4:41 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAxon Enterprise Wins Multiple Orders for X2 Smart Weapons
finance.yahoo.com - July 6 at 4:41 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoTASER International, Inc. (AAXN) Expected to Post Quarterly Sales of $74.57 Million
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 6 at 11:32 AM
bizjournals.com logoAxon announces more than 10000 Taser orders - Phoenix Business Journal
www.bizjournals.com - July 6 at 4:18 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoAxon announces more than 10,000 Taser orders
finance.yahoo.com - July 5 at 11:15 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoCalifornia Highway Patrol Purchases 2500 TASER X2 Smart Weapons
finance.yahoo.com - July 5 at 3:20 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks: Brokerages Expect TASER International, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAXN) to Announce $0.04 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 4 at 2:20 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Axon Enterprise, Inc. : July 3, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - July 3 at 3:21 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAxon's Most Brilliant Moves in 2017 So Far
finance.yahoo.com - June 29 at 3:20 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoTASER International, Inc. (AAXN) Given Consensus Rating of "Buy" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 27 at 12:15 PM
nasdaq.com logo5 Small Stocks for the Next Decade
www.nasdaq.com - June 22 at 6:30 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Axon Enterprise, Inc. : June 22, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 22 at 6:30 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAxon Announces Intent to Partner with Washington State University to Further Ground Breaking Research on Police-Community Interactions
finance.yahoo.com - June 21 at 3:20 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAxon Gives 'Accelerate' Attendees Exclusive First Look at New RMS Solution
finance.yahoo.com - June 20 at 3:33 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAxon Enterprise Inc.'s Worst Moves in 2017 So Far
finance.yahoo.com - June 19 at 3:15 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoRoundtable: 1 Top Stock I'm Excited About
finance.yahoo.com - June 15 at 3:09 PM
prnewswire.com logoFighting Terror: Innovative Companies Take Aim at Fresh Solutions for Global Defense - PR Newswire (press release)
www.prnewswire.com - June 14 at 3:11 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAxon Enterprise, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : AAXN-US : June 14, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 14 at 3:11 PM
seekingalpha.com logoAxon Enterprise: High-Quality, Broad-Based Growth With The Bear Case Already Priced Into Shares
seekingalpha.com - June 12 at 8:20 PM
americanbankingnews.com logo$75.02 Million in Sales Expected for Axon Enterprise Inc (AAXN) This Quarter
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 10 at 9:02 AM
americanbankingnews.com logo Brokerages Anticipate Axon Enterprise Inc (AAXN) to Announce $0.04 Earnings Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 8 at 12:24 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoUSPTO grants PhaZZer Electronics, Inc. a second reexamination request of all eighteen claims of Taser International, Inc.'s now Axon Enterprise Inc (NASDAQ: AAXN) US Patent No. 7,234,262
finance.yahoo.com - June 7 at 3:18 PM
prnewswire.com logoPhaZZer Electronics Inc. is granted a second reexamination despite Taser International Inc. (Axon - PR Newswire (press release)
www.prnewswire.com - June 5 at 3:19 PM
fool.com logoAxon Enterprise Inc's Growth Potential Is Enormous - Motley Fool
www.fool.com - June 5 at 3:19 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Axon Enterprise, Inc. : June 5, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 5 at 3:19 PM
seekingalpha.com logoCan Taser Continue To Electrify Profits?
seekingalpha.com - June 5 at 12:59 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoPhaZZer Electronics Inc. is granted a second reexamination despite Taser International Inc. (Axon Enterprises Inc. AAXN) best efforts to validate their '262 patent
finance.yahoo.com - June 5 at 12:59 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAxon Enterprise Inc's Growth Potential Is Enormous
finance.yahoo.com - June 5 at 12:59 PM
fool.com logoAxon Enterprise Inc's Growth Potential Is Enormous
www.fool.com - June 5 at 10:41 AM

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